Shooting in a My Colors ModeSH

A My Colors mode easily changes the colors in an image when it is shot, allowing you to alter the balance between red, green and blue, transform pale or tanned skin or change a color specified in the LCD monitor into a different color. Since they work with both stills and movies, these modes let you enjoy producing various image or movie effects. However, depending on the shooting conditions, the images may appear rough or you may not get the expected color. Before you try to photograph...

Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting

Right after a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for 2 seconds. In addition, the images will keep on displaying regardless of the review duration setting if one of the following operations is performed. Keeping the shutter button pressed after a shot. Pressing the FUNC. SET button while the image is displayed on the LCD monitor (except in ri'JcQI mode). Press the shutter button halfway to stop displaying it so that you can shoot the next frame. You can do the follS ving while...

List of Messages

The following messages may appear on the LCD monitor during shooting or playback. Please refer to the Direct Print User Guide for the messages that display during a printer connection. Image is being recorded to, or read from, SD card. Image is being recorded to, or read from, SD card. You attempted to shoot or play back images without an SD card installed. You attempted to shoot an image without an SD card installed, or attempted to attach a sound memo to a movie. SD card is full of images and...

Using the Digital Zoom

When the LCD monitor is on, images can be zoomed to approximately 3.8x, 4.9x, 6.1 x, 7.6x, 9.3x or 12x with the combined optical and digital zoom functions. The digital zoom cannot be used when the LCD monitor Is turned off. Press the DISP. button to turn the LCD monitor on. In the 0 Rec. menu, select Digital Zoom . See Selecting Menus and Settings p. 48 . Use the or t button to select On and press the MENU button. The display will return to the Shooting screen. The combined optical and digital...

Resetting the File Number

The images you shoot are automatically assigned file numbers. You can select how the file number is assigned. The file number is reset to the start 100-0001 each time a new SD card is inserted. New images recorded on SD cards with existing files are assigned the next available number. The file number of the last image to be shot is memorized so that images recorded to a new SD card start from the next number. In the ED Set up menu, select File No. Reset . See Selecting Menus and Settings p. 48...

Using the Selftimer

With this function, images are shot 10 or 2 seconds after the shutter button is pressed. This is useful when you want to take a memorable photo with everyone including yourself in the picture. In addition, you can set the delay time and number of shots Custom Timer . Press the amp gt button to display or 1 When the shutter button is pressed fully, the self-timer will activate and the self-timer lamp will blink. 1 When the self-timer is set to gt the shutter activates 10 2 seconds after the...

Shooting Hardto Focus Subjects Focus Lock AF Lock

It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects. Use the focus lock or AF lock in these situations. Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings Scenes with a mixture of near and far subjects. Subjects with extremely bright objects at the center of the composition Subjects that are moving quickly Try to shoot as close to the glass as possible to reduce the chances of light reflecting back off the glass. The focus lock can be used in any shooting mode. Aim the camera...