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This user manual includes detailed usage
instructions for your camera. Please read
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User Manual
PL10
Contents
Basic functions
Extended functions
Shooting options
Playback/Editing
Multimedia
Appendixes
Index
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Health and safety information
Always comply with the following precautions and usage tips to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your camera.
Prevent damage to subjects’ eyesight
Warning—situations that could cause injury to yourself or
others
Do not use the flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3 ft) to
people or animals. Using the flash too close to your subject’s
eyes can cause temporary or permanent damage.
Caution—situations that could cause damage to your
camera or other equipment
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care
Note—notes, usage tips, or additional information
t Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers.
Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries
or damage to your camera.
t Never dispose of batteries in a fire. Follow all local regulations
when disposing of used batteries.
t Never place batteries or cameras on or in heating devices,
such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may
explode when overheated.
Safety warnings
Do not use your camera near flammable or explosive
gases and liquids
Do not use your camera near fuels, combustibles, or flammable
chemicals. Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or
explosive materials in the same compartment as the camera or its
accessories.
Safety precautions
Handle and store your camera carefully and sensibly
Keep your camera away from small children and pets
t Do not allow your camera to get wet—liquids can cause serious
damage. Do not handle your camera with wet hands. Water
damage to your camera can void your manufacturer’s warranty.
Keep your camera and all accessories out of the reach of small
children and animals. Small parts may cause choking or serious
injury if swallowed. Moving parts and accessories may present
physical dangers as well.
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Health and safety information
t Do not expose the camera to direct sunlight or high
temperatures for an extended period of time. Prolonged
exposure to sunlight or extreme temperatures can cause
permanent damage to your camera’s internal components.
t Avoid using or storing your camera in dusty, dirty, humid, or
poorly-ventilated areas to prevent damage to moving parts and
internal components.
t Remove the batteries from your camera when storing it for an
extended period of time. Installed batteries may leak or corrode
over time and cause serious damage to your camera.
t Protect your camera from sand and dirt when using it on
beaches or in other similar areas.
t Protect your camera from impact, rough handling, and
excessive vibration to avoid serious damage.
t Exercise caution when connecting cables or adapters and
installing batteries and memory cards. Forcing the connectors,
improperly connecting cables, or improperly installing batteries
and memory cards can damage ports, connectors, and
accessories.
t Do not insert foreign objects into any of your camera’s
compartments, slots, or access points. Damage due to
improper use may not be covered by your warranty.
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Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from
damage
t Avoid exposing batteries or memory cards to very cold or very
hot temperatures (below 0º C/32º F or above 40º C/104º F).
Extreme temperatures can reduce the charging capacity of your
batteries and can cause memory cards to malfunction.
t Prevent batteries from making contact with metal objects, as
this can create a connection between the + and – terminals
of your battery and lead to temporary or permanent battery
damage.
t Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or
foreign substances. If dirty, wipe the memory card clean with a
soft cloth before inserting in your camera.
t Turn off the camera when inserting or removing the memory
card.
t Do not bend, drop, or subject memory cards to heavy impact
or pressure.
t Do not use memory cards that have been formatted by other
cameras or by a computer. Reformat the memory card with
your camera.
t Never use a damaged charger, battery, or memory card.
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Health and safety information
Use only Samsung-approved accessories
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
Using incompatible accessories may damage your camera,
cause injury, or void your warranty.
t Overcharging batteries may shorten battery life. After charging is
finished, disconnect the cable from your camera.
t Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be
recharged before use.
t Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use.
t Use batteries only for their intended purpose.
Protect your camera’s lens
t Do not expose the lens to direct sunlight, as this may discolour
the image sensor or cause it to malfunction.
t Protect your lens from fingerprints and scratches. Clean your
lens with a soft, clean, debris-free lens cloth.
Exercise caution when using the camera in humid
environments
Use earphones with caution
When transferring the camera from a cold environment to a warm
and humid one, condensation can form on the delicate electronic
circuitry and memory card. In this situation, wait for at least 1 hour
until all moisture has evaporated before using the camera.
t Do not use earphones while driving, cycling, or operating
motorised vehicles. Doing so may create a traffic hazard and
may be illegal in some areas.
t Use only the minimum volume setting necessary. Listening to
earphones at high volume can damage your hearing.
Check that the camera is operating properly before use
The manufacturer takes no responsibility for any loss of files or
damage that may result from camera malfunction or improper
use.
Important usage information
Allow only qualified personnel to service your camera
Do not allow unqualified personnel to service the camera or
attempt to service the camera yourself. Any damage that results
from unqualified service is not covered by your warranty.
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Organisation of the user manual
Basic functions
©2009 SAMSUNG DIGITAL IMAGING CO., LTD.
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Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic
functions for shooting, and how to transfer files to and
from your computer.
Camera specifications or contents of this manual may be
changed without prior notice due to upgrade of camera
functions.
Extended functions
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Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and
how to record a video or voice memo.
Copyright information
Shooting options
t Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are
registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.
t Mac is a registered trademark of the Apple Corporation.
t
is a registered trademark of SRS Labs, Inc. WOW
HD technology is incorporated under licence from SRS
Labs, Inc.
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Learn about the options you can set in shooting mode.
Playback/Editing
59
Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice
memos and edit photos or videos. You will also learn
how to connect your camera to your photo printer or
TV.
Multimedia
74
Learn to use Multimedia modes: Music mode, Videos
mode, and Text Viewer mode.
Appendixes
Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and
maintenance tips.
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Indications used in this manual
Icons used in this manual
Shooting mode
Indication
Smart Auto
S
Icon
Function
Additional information
Auto
a
Safety warnings and precautions
Program
p
DIS
d
[ ]
Camera buttons; for example: [Shutter] (represents the
shutter button)
Photo Help Guide
h
( )
Page number of related information
Scene
s
Movie
v
“
Multimedia
u
The order of options or menus you must select to
perform a step; for example: Select Functions “ White
Balance (represents select Functions, and then White
Balance).
*†
Annotation
Shooting mode icons
These icons indicate that a function is available in the
corresponding modes. The s mode may not support
functions for all scenes.
Abbreviations used in this manual
Abbreviation Definition
e.g.)
Available in the
Program, DIS,
and Movie modes
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ACB
Auto Contrast Balance
AEB
Auto Exposure Bracket
AF
Auto Focus
DIS
Digital Image Stabilisation
DPOF
Digital Print Order Format
EV
Exposure Value
WB
White Balance
Expressions used in this manual
Pressing the shutter
Exposure (Brightness)
tHalf-press [Shutter]: press the shutter halfway down
t Press [Shutter]: press the shutter all the way down
The amount of light that enters your camera determines the
exposure. You can alter the exposure with shutter speed,
aperture value, and ISO speed. By altering the exposure, your
photos will be darker or lighter.
Half-press [Shutter]
Normal exposure
Press [Shutter]
Subject, background, and composition
t Subject: the main object of a scene, such as a person, animal,
or still life
t Background: the objects around the subject
t Composition: the combination of a subject and background
Subject
Composition
Background
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Overexposure (too bright)
Quick reference
Taking photos of people
t s mode > Beauty Shot, Portrait, Children f 34
t Red-eye, Red-eye Fix (to prevent or correct red-eye)
f 45
t Face Detection f 49
Taking photos at night or in the dark
t s mode > Night, Dawn, Firework f 34
t Flash options f 45
t ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) f 46
Taking action photos
t Continuous, Motion Capture f 56
Taking photos of text, insects, or
flowers
t s mode > Close Up, Text f 34
Adjusting the exposure (brightness)
t ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) f 46
t EV (to adjust exposure) f 53
t ACB (to compensate for subjects against bright
backgrounds) f 53
t Metering f 54
t AEB (to take three photos of the same scene with
different exposures) f 56
Applying a different effect
t Photo styles (to apply tones) f 57
t Image adjustment (to adjust saturation, sharpness, or
contrast) f 58
Reducing camera shake
t d mode f 37
t Macro, Auto Macro, Super Macro (to take close-up
photos) f 47
t White balance (to change the colour tone) f 54
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t Connecting your camera to a
computer f 23
t Viewing files by category in
Smart Album f 61
t Deleting all files on the
memory card f 63
t Viewing files as a slide show
f 65
t Viewing files on a TV f 72
t Using a multimedia mode
(listen to music, play videos
and view text files) f 75
t Adjusting sound and volume
f 85
t Adjusting the brightness of
the display f 85
t Changing the display
language f 85
t Setting the date and time
f 86
t Formatting the memory card
f 86
t Troubleshooting f 93
Contents
Using the Beauty Shot mode ................................................
Using the frame guide ..........................................................
Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode ..............................
Using the DIS mode ............................................................
Using the Program mode .....................................................
Recording a video ...............................................................
Recording voice memos ...................................................
Recording a voice memo .....................................................
Adding a voice memo to a photo ..........................................
Basic functions ...................................................................... 10
Unpacking .........................................................................
Camera layout ...................................................................
Icons .................................................................................
Turning your camera on or off ...........................................
Selecting options ...............................................................
Setting the display and sound ...........................................
Changing the display type ....................................................
Setting the sound ................................................................
Taking photos ....................................................................
Zooming .............................................................................
Using the Photo Help Guide mode ....................................
Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) ..............
Installing programs ...............................................................
Transferring files to your PC ..................................................
Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) ..........................
Transferring multimedia files to the camera .............................
Using Samsung Converter ...................................................
Using Samsung Master .......................................................
Transferring files to your computer (for Mac users) ............
Transferring files to your computer .........................................
Transferring multimedia files to the camera .............................
Tips for getting a clearer photo ..........................................
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Shooting options ................................................................... 41
Selecting a resolution and quality ......................................
Selecting a resolution ...........................................................
Selecting image quality ........................................................
Using the timer ..................................................................
Shooting in the dark ..........................................................
Preventing red-eye ..............................................................
Using the flash ....................................................................
Adjusting the ISO speed ......................................................
Changing the camera’s focus ............................................
Using macro .......................................................................
Using auto focus .................................................................
Adjusting the focus area .......................................................
Using face detection .........................................................
Detecting faces ...................................................................
Taking a self-portrait shot ......................................................
Taking a smile shot ..............................................................
Detecting eye blinking ..........................................................
Using smart face recognition ................................................
Extended functions .............................................................. 32
Shooting modes ................................................................ 33
Using the Smart Auto mode ................................................. 33
Using the Scene mode ........................................................ 34
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Adjusting brightness and colour ........................................
Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) ....................................
Compensating for backlighting (ACB) ....................................
Changing the metering option ...............................................
Selecting a light source (White balance) .................................
Using burst modes ............................................................
Improving your photos ......................................................
Applying photo styles ...........................................................
Defining your own RGB tone ................................................
Adjusting your photos ..........................................................
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Multimedia .............................................................................. 74
Using Multimedia mode ....................................................
Using the Music mode ......................................................
Playing music files ...............................................................
Using the Videos mode .....................................................
Using the Text Viewer mode ..............................................
Multimedia mode settings menu .......................................
Appendixes ............................................................................ 83
Camera settings menu ...................................................... 84
Accessing the settings menu ................................................ 84
Sound ................................................................................ 85
Display ............................................................................... 85
Settings .............................................................................. 86
Error messages ................................................................. 88
Camera maintenance ........................................................ 89
Cleaning your camera .......................................................... 89
About memory cards ........................................................... 90
About the battery ................................................................. 91
Before contacting a service centre .................................... 93
Camera specifications ....................................................... 95
Index ............................................................................... 100
Playback/Editing ................................................................... 59
Playing back ......................................................................
Starting Playback mode .......................................................
Viewing photos ...................................................................
Playing a video ....................................................................
Playing voice memos ...........................................................
Editing a photo ..................................................................
Resizing photos ..................................................................
Rotating a photo ..................................................................
Applying photo styles ...........................................................
Defining your own RGB tone ................................................
Correcting exposure problems .............................................
Creating a print order (DPOF) ................................................
Viewing files on a TV .........................................................
Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge) ...............
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Basic functions
Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting, and how to transfer files to
and from your computer.
Unpacking …………………………………… 11
Camera layout
……………………………… 12
Icons …………………………………………… 14
Turning your camera on or off
…………… 15
Selecting options …………………………… 16
Setting the display and sound …………… 18
Changing the display type …………………… 18
Setting the sound ……………………………… 18
Taking photos ………………………………… 19
Zooming
……………………………………… 20
Using the Photo Help Guide mode ……… 21
Transferring files to your computer
(for Windows) ………………………………… 22
Installing programs ……………………………
Transferring files to your PC ……………………
Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) …
Transferring multimedia files to the camera …
Using Samsung Converter ……………………
Using Samsung Master ………………………
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Transferring files to your computer
(for Mac users) ……………………………… 29
Transferring files to your computer …………… 29
Transferring multimedia files to the camera … 29
Tips for getting a clearer photo …………… 30
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Unpacking
Check your product box for the following items.
Optional accessories
Camera
AC adapter/USB cable
Rechargeable battery
Camera case
Strap
Software CD-ROM
(User manual included)
Earphones
A/V cable
Memory cards
Quick Start Manual
The illustrations may differ from your actual items.
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Camera layout
Before you start, familiarise yourself with your camera's parts and their functions.
POWER button
Speaker
Microphone
Shutter button
Lens
Flash
AF-assist light/timer lamp
Multifuntion jack
Accepts the USB cable,
A/V cable, or earphone
Tripod mount
Battery chamber cover
Insert a memory card and battery
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Camera layout
Status lamp
t Blinking: When saving a photo or video, being read by a computer
or printer, or out of focus
t Steady: When connecting to a computer or in focus
Zoom button
t Zoom in or out in Shooting mode.
t Zoom in on part of a photo or view files as thumbnails in Playback mode.
t Adjust volume in Playback mode or Multimedia mode.
Display
Button
Description
m
Access options or menus.
Mode button: Open the list of shooting modes
Icon
In Shooting mode
Mode
Description
Smart Auto
Take a photo by letting the camera select a
scene mode as it detects
a
Auto
Take a photo quickly and easily with minimal
settings
p
Program
Take a photo by setting options
d
DIS
Take a photo with options suitable for reducing
camera shake
h
Photo Help
Guide
Get shooting tips and practice shooting
s
Scene
Take a photo with options preset for a specific
scene
v
Movie
Record a video
u
Multimedia
Listen to MP3s, Play videos, and view text files
S
While setting
D Change the display option Move up
Navigation
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M
Change the macro option
Move down
F
Change the flash option
Move left
t
Change the timer option
Move right
Confirm the highlighted option or menu.
Playback
Enter Playback mode.
Function
t Access options in Shooting mode.
t Delete files in Playback mode.
Icons
The icons displayed will change according to the mode you select or the options you set.
A
Icon
B
B. Icons on the right
A. Information
Icon
Description
Flash
Zoom ratio
Timer
Auto focus
Available number of photos
Photo style
Available recording time
Face detection
Internal memory
C
Description
Selected shooting mode
Face tone
Memory card inserted
Face retouch
t
t
t
Image adjustment (contrast, sharpness,
saturation)
: Fully charged
: Partially charged
: Charging needed
Aperture and shutter speed
Voice memo
Voice muted
C. Icons on the left
Icon
Description
Auto focus frame
Exposure value
Camera shake
White balance
ISO speed
Current date and time
Photo resolution
Video resolution
Photo quality
Frame rate
Metering option
Long time shutter
Burst type
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Turning your camera on or off
Learn how to start your camera.
Turning on your camera in Playback mode
Press [POWER] to turn your camera on or off.
Press [P]. The camera turns on and accesses Playback mode
immediately.
Press and hold [P] to mute camera sounds.
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Selecting options
You can select options by pressing [m] and using the navigation buttons ([D], [M], [F], [t]).
You can also access shooting options by pressing [f] but some options are not available.
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2
In Shooting mode, press [m].
E.g. Select a white balance option in the P mode
1
2
Use the navigation buttons to scroll to an option or
menu.
t To move left or right, press [F] or [t].
t To move up or down, press [D] or [M].
3
In Shooting mode, press [O].
Press [D] or [M] to scroll to Program and then
press [t] or [o].
Press [m].
EV
EV
Functions
Sound
White Balance
ISO
Face Detection
Back
Display
Photo Size
Settings
Quality
Move
ACB
Exit
3
Change
Press [o] to confirm the highlighted option or menu.
4
Press [D] or [M] to scroll to Functions and then
press [t] or [o].
Going back to the previous menu
Press [m] again to go back to the previous menu.
Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode.
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Selecting options
5
Press [D] or [M] to scroll to White Balance and
then press [t] or [o].
EV
White Balance
ISO
Face Detection
Photo Size
Quality
ACB
Exit
6
Back
Press [F] or [t] to scroll to a white balance option.
Daylight
Back
7
Move
Press [o].
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Setting the display and sound
Learn how to change the basic settings for the display and sound according to your preferences.
Changing the display type
Setting the sound
Select a style of display for Shooting or Playback mode.
Set whether your camera emits a specified sound when you
operate your camera.
Press [D] repeatedly to change a display type.
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2
In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m].
Select Sound “ Beep Sound “ an option.
Show all photographic
information.
3
Mode
Description
Shooting
t Display all information about shooting
t Hide information about shooting, except the
available number of photos
Playback
t Display all information about the current photo
t Hide all information about the current file
t Display information about the current photo, except
the shooting settings and captured date
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Option
Description
Off
The camera does not emit any sounds.
1/2/3
The camera emits sounds.
Press [m] to return to the previous mode.
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Taking photos
Learn basic actions to take photos easily and quickly in the Auto mode.
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2
4
In Shooting mode, press [O].
Half-press [Shutter] to focus.
t A green frame means the subject in focus.
Select Auto.
Smart Auto
Auto
Program
DIS
Photo Help Guide
This mode minimizes user settings for
quick, convenient shooting.
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5
Align your subject in the frame.
Press [Shutter] to take a photo.
See page 30 for tips to get clearer photos.
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Taking photos
Digital zoom
Zooming
If the zoom indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using
the digital zoom. The picture quality may deteriorate when you
use the digital zoom.
You can shoot close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. Your
camera has a 3X optical zoom and 5X digital zoom. By using
both, you can zoom in up to 15 times.
Push [Zoom] up to zoom in on your subject. Push [Zoom] down
to zoom out.
Optical range
Zoom indicator
Zoom ratio
Zoom in
Digital range
t The digital zoom is not available when using S, d, s (in some
scenes), and v modes and when used with Face Detection.
t It may take longer to save a photo when using the digital zoom.
Zoom out
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Using the Photo Help Guide mode
This mode provides various shooting tips. Learn how to get better photos and videos.
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2
3
5
In Shooting mode, press [O].
Select Photo Help Guide.
View a topic.
t Press [D] or [M] to display the previous or next screen.
Photo Help Guide
Select a menu from the list.
Press the Fn button.
Move to ISO using the up and
down buttons.
Photo Help Guide
Photo Help Guide
Features to use when the image is out of focus
Features to reduce camera shake
Features to use in low light conditions
Back
Features to use when adjusting brightness
Practice
Features to use when adjusting colours
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Change
4
Press [o] to practice.
t Press [D] to return to the list.
Select a submenu.
t Press [F] to go back to the previous menu.
t While practicing, you cannot set shooting options or menus.
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Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)
Transfer files by connecting your camera to your PC.
Programs contained on the CD
Installing programs
Hardware and software requirements
Program
Purpose
Samsung Master
Edit photos and videos.
Item
Requirements
Samsung Converter*
Convert videos so that they can be played
on the camera.
CPU
Pentium III 500 MHz or better
(Pentium III 800 MHz or better recommended)
Xvid Codec**
Code and decode video files.
RAM
256 MB or more (512 MB or more recommended)
Adobe Reader
View the user manual.
OS
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Hard disk
capacity
250 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended)
Others
t USB port
t CD-ROM drive
t 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible
monitor (24-bit colour display recommended)
t Microsoft Direct X 9.0C or later
* Pentium IV or better is recommended to use the program.
** The XviD codec is distributed according to the GNU General Public
License and everyone can copy, distribute and change this codec.
This License applies to any program or other work which contains a
notice placed by the copyright holder saying it may be distributed under
the terms of this General Public License. For more information, see the
License documents (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html).
t Using a self-assembled PC or a PC and OS that are not supported
may void your warranty.
t These programs may not work properly on 64-bit Edition of Windows
XP and Vista.
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Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)
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2
Insert the installation CD in a compatible CD-ROM drive.
Transferring files to your PC
When the setup screen is displayed, click Samsung
Digital Camera Installer to start installation.
Once you connect the camera to your PC, the camera will be
recognised as a removable drive.
The battery will be charged while the camera is connected to a PC with the
USB cable.
1
Connect your camera to your PC with the USB cable.
You must plug the end of the cable with the indicator light (S) into
your camera. If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files. The
manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data.
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4
Click Preview to check if a movie sample plays properly.
If the sample plays properly, select Do not install and
click Next.
t If it does not, select Install the codec program and click
Install. The codec program is installed.
5
Select programs to install and follow the onscreen
instructions.
6
Click Exit to complete the installation and restart your
computer.
2
Turn on the camera.
t The computer recognises the camera automatically.
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If the camera fails to connect, a pop-up window will appear. Select
Computer.
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Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)
3
On your PC, select My Computer “ Removable Disk
“ DCIM “ 100SSCAM.
4
Select the files you want and drag or save them to your
PC.
Transferring multimedia files to the camera
Requirements
Your camera will support the following file types.
Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP)
Multimedia
mode
Supported type
Music
t File type: MP3 (MPEG-1/2/2.5 Layer 3)
t Bit rate: 48 - 320 Kbps (including VBR)
Videos
File type: PMP SDC*
Text Viewer
t File type: TXT (smaller than 10 MB or up to
99,999 pages)
t Encoding type
- Windows: ANSI (Windows 98 or later)/
Unicode/Unicode (Big-Endian)/
UTF-8 (Windows 2000/XP)
- Mac: ANSI, Unicode (UTF-16)
t Language†: English, Korean, French, German,
Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese,
Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Swedish,
Finnish, Bahasa, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Turkish
The way to disconnect the USB cable for Windows 2000/Vista
is similar.
1
If the status lamp on your camera is blinking, wait until
it stops.
2
Click
on the tool bar at the bottom right of your PC
screen.
3
4
Click the pop-up message.
* A file type that is converted with Samsung Converter (p. 26)
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Subject to change without prior notice
Remove the USB cable.
t Duplicating multimedia files may violate copyright laws.
t Without permission of the manufacturer, you cannot duplicate, modify
and/or distribute any part or all MP3 or PMP files provided in the
internal memory.
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Transferring multimedia files to the camera
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Connect the camera to your PC. (p. 23)
On your PC, select My Computer “ Removable Disk.
Copy multimedia files to the corresponding folders.
t MP3 files to MP3 folder
t SDC files to PMP folder
t TXT files to TEXT folder
Create new folders named “MP3,” “PMP,” and “TEXT.”
t Multimedia files cannot be played or viewed if the folder names are
incorrect.
t Subfolders nested directly within the MP3, PMP and TEXT folders can
be created. Files saved in deeply-nested subfolders may not be played
or viewed.
t You can save up to 200 files or 100 subfolders in each folder.
You can save up to 200 total files and subfolders in combination.
t File names or folder names with more than 120 characters (60
characters for 2-byte languages, such as Chinese or Korean) will not
appear in the playlist.
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Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)
Using Samsung Converter
No.
Convert videos so that they can be played on the camera. For
details, see the Help menu.
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Description
Add video files (AVI, WMV, ASF, MPG [MPEG-1]).
Add subtitles.
Specify the folder path and file name for the converted file.
Convert the file.
Preview.
Cropping slider; move to the point where you want the video
to begin or end.
Pause and resume playback.
Set the frame size and rate or the file size limit.
Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)
Using Samsung Master
No.
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You can download files or edit photos or videos stored on your
PC. For details, see the Help menu.
Downloading files using Samsung Master
When you connect the camera to the PC, a window for
downloading files automatically appears.
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Select the files you want to download.
Click Next and follow the onscreen instructions.
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Description
Select a location for downloaded files.
Click to download the selected files.
Thumbnails of files; click an image to download.
Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)
Using the Samsung Master Interface
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Basic functions
Toolbar
Menus
Click for more information about the program.
Click to enlarge or reduce the thumbnails in the list.
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Change the mode.
t : View mode
t : Edit mode for photos
t : Edit mode for videos
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Preview information about the selected file.
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The photos in the selected folder; double-click to switch to
full-screen view.
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Transferring files to your computer (for Mac users)
When you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the computer will recognise the device automatically. You can transfer files directly
from the camera to the computer without installing any programs.
t Mac OS X version 10.3 or later is supported.
t Supported file types and languages are shown on page 24.
t To use PMP files, you must first convert the files using Samsung Converter on a Windows computer.
Transferring files to your computer
Transferring multimedia files to the camera
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Connect your camera to a Macintosh computer with the
USB cable.
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You must plug the end of the cable with the indicator light (S) into
your camera. If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files. The
manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data.
Turn on your camera.
t The computer recognises the camera automatically and a
removable disk icon will be displayed.
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Connect the camera to a Macintosh computer with the
USB cable.
Double-click the removable disk icon.
Create new folders named “MP3,” “PMP,” and “TEXT.”
Copy multimedia files to the corresponding folders.
t MP3 files to MP3 folder
t SDC files to PMP folder
t TXT files to TEXT folder
Turn on the camera.
t The computer recognises the camera automatically and a
removable disk icon will be displayed.
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Double-click the removable disk icon.
Transfer photos or videos to the computer.
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Tips for getting a clearer photo
Reducing camera shake
Holding your camera correctly
Make sure nothing is
blocking the lens.
Select the d mode to reduce camera
shake digitally. (p. 37)
Half-pressing the shutter button
When
is displayed
When shooting in the dark, avoid
setting the flash option to Slow
Sync or Off. The aperture remains
open longer and it may be harder
to hold the camera still.
t Use a tripod or set the flash
option to Fill in. (p. 45)
t Set ISO speed options. (p. 46)
Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the
focus. Focus and exposure will be
adjusted automatically.
The aperture value and shutter
speed are automatically set.
Camera shake
Focus frame
t Press [Shutter] to take the photo
if displayed in green.
t Change the frame and half-press
[Shutter] again if displayed in red.
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Preventing your subject from being out of focus
t When you take photos in low light
It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when:
- there is little contrast between the subject and background
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Turn on the flash.
(p. 45)
(When your subject is wearing a colour of clothing that is similar to the
background)
the light source behind the subject is too bright
the subject is shiny
the subject includes horizontal patterns, such as blinds
the subject is not positioned in the centre of the frame
t When subjects are moving fast
Use the continuous
or motion capture
function. (p. 56)
Use the focus lock
Half-press [Shutter] to focus. When the subject is in focus,
you can reposition the frame to change the composition.
When you are ready, press [Shutter] to take your photo.
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Extended functions
Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to
record a video or voice memo.
Shooting modes …………………………………………… 33
Using the Smart Auto mode ………………………………
Using the Scene mode ………………………………………
Using the Beauty Shot mode ………………………………
Using the frame guide ………………………………………
Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode …………………
Using the DIS mode …………………………………………
Using the Program mode ……………………………………
Recording a video ……………………………………………
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Recording voice memos ………………………………… 40
Recording a voice memo …………………………………… 40
Adding a voice memo to a photo ………………………… 40
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Take photos or record videos by selecting the best shooting mode for the conditions.
Using the Smart Auto mode
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In this mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate
camera settings based on a defected type of scene. It will be
helpful if you are not familiar with the camera settings for various
scenes.
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Description
Appears when taking portraits at night.
Appears when taking photos of landscapes with
backlighting.
Appears when taking portraits with backlighting.
In Shooting mode, press [O].
Appears when taking portraits.
Select Smart Auto.
Appears when taking close-up photos.
Align your subject in the frame.
Appears when taking close-up photos of text.
t The camera selects a scene automatically. An appropriate
mode icon will appear at the top left of the screen.
Appears when the camera and subject are stable for a
while.
Appears when taking photos of actively moving subjects.
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Half-press [Shutter] to focus.
Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
t If the camera does not recognise a proper scene mode,
will not
change and the default settings will be used.
t Even if there is a face detected, the camera may not select a portrait
mode depending on the subject's position or lighting.
t The camera may not select the correct scene depending on shooting
environments, such as camera shake, lighting, and distance to the
subject.
t Even if you use a tripod, the mode may not be detected depending
on the subject's movement.
Description
Appears when taking photos of landscapes.
Appears when taking photos of bright backgrounds.
Appears when taking photos of landscapes at night.
This is available only when the flash is off.
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Shooting modes
Using the Scene mode
Using the Beauty Shot mode
Take a photo with options preset for a specific scene.
Take a photo of a person with options to hide facial imperfections.
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In Shooting mode, press [O].
Select Scene “ a scene.
Beauty Shot
Frame Guide
Night
Portrait
Children
Landscape
Close Up
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In Shooting mode, press [O].
Select Scene “ Beauty Shot.
To make the subject's skin tone appear lighter (face
only), press [m].
Select Functions “ Face Tone “an option.
t Select a higher setting to make skin tone appear lighter.
This mode is appropriate for shooting with
pre-composed scenes.
Level 2
t For the Beauty Shot mode, see "Using the Beauty Shot
mode."
t For the Frame Guide mode, see “Using the frame guide” on
page 35.
t For the Night mode, see "Adjusting the exposure in the Night
mode" on page 36.
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Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]
to focus.
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Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
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To hide facial imperfections, press [m].
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Select Functions “ Face Retouch “an option.
Using the frame guide
t Select a higher setting to hide a greater number of
imperfections.
When you want another person to take a photo of you, you can
compose the scene with the frame guide feature. The frame
guide will help the other person take a photo of you by showing
the part of the pre-composed scene.
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In Shooting mode, press [O].
Select Scene “ Frame Guide.
Align your subject in the frame and press [Shutter].
t Transparent guides will appear on the left and right of the
frame.
Move
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Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]
to focus.
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Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
The focus distance will be set to Auto Macro.
Cancel Frame: OK
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Ask another person to take a photo.
t The person must align the subject in the frame by using the
guides, and then press [Shutter] to take the photo.
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Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode
In the Night mode, you can catch brief flashes of light as curved
streaks by extending the exposure. Use a slow shutter speed
to extend the time until the shutter closes. Increase the aperture
value to prevent overexposure.
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In Shooting mode, press [O].
Select an option.
t If you select AUTO the aperture value or shutter speed will be
adjusted automatically.
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Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]
to focus.
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Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
Select Scene “ Night.
Use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring.
Press [m].
Select Functions “ Long Time Shutter.
Select the aperture value or shutter speed.
Aperture value
Shutter speed
Aperture
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Shooting modes
Using the DIS mode
Using the Program mode
Reduce camera shake and prevent blurred photos with Digital
Image Stabilisation (DIS) function.
Set various options (except for shutter speed and aperture value)
in the Program mode.
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Before correction
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After correction
In Shooting mode, press [O].
Select DIS.
In Shooting mode, press [O].
Select Program.
Set options. (For a list of options, refer to “Shooting
options.”)
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Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]
to focus.
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Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]
to focus.
Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
t The digital zoom will not work in this mode.
t If your subject is moving rapidly, the photo may be blurry.
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Recording a video
Record videos of up to 120 minutes in length. The recorded
video is saved as an MPEG-4.AVI file.
Press [m].
Select Functions “ Stabiliser “ a stabiliser option.
Option Description
Off: Record a video with the stabilisation function turned
off.
The zoom sound may be recorded if you use the zoom while recording a
video.
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On: Record a video with the stabilisation function turned
on to prevent your video from blurring.
In Shooting mode, press [O].
Select Movie.
Press [m].
Select Functions “ Frame Rate “a frame rate (the
number of frames per second).
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Set other options as desired.
(For options, refer to “Shooting options.”)
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Press [Shutter] to start recording.
Press [Shutter] again to stop recording.
t As the number of frames increases, action appears more
natural, but the file size is increased.
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Press [m].
Select Functions “ Voice “a sound option.
Option Description
On: Record a video with sound.
Off: Record a video without sound.
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Shooting modes
To pause recording
The camera allows you to pause temporarily while recording a
video. With this function, you can record your favourite scenes as
a single video.
Press [o] to pause while recording. Press it again to resume.
Stop
Pause
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Recording voice memos
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Learn how to record a voice memo that you can play back at any time. You can add a voice memo to a photo as a short reminder of
shooting conditions.
You will get the best sound quality when recording 40 cm away from the camera.
Recording a voice memo
Adding a voice memo to a photo
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Voice “ Record.
Press [Shutter] to record.
In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Voice “ Memo.
Align your subject in the frame and take a photo.
t You will begin recording a voice memo right after taking the
photo.
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Record a short voice memo (10 seconds maximum).
t Press [Shutter] to stop recording a voice memo.
Stop
Pause
t Press [o] to pause or resume recording.
t You can record voice memos of up to 10 hours in length.
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Press [Shutter] to stop.
t Press [Shutter] again to record a new voice memo.
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Press [m] to switch to Shooting mode.
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Shooting options
Learn about the options you can set in shooting mode.
Selecting a resolution and quality ………… 42
Selecting a resolution ………………………… 42
Selecting image quality ………………………… 42
Using the timer ……………………………… 43
Shooting in the dark …………………………
Preventing red-eye ……………………………
Using the flash …………………………………
Adjusting the ISO speed ………………………
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Changing the camera’s focus ………………
Using macro ……………………………………
Using auto focus ………………………………
Adjusting the focus area ………………………
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Using face detection …………………………
Detecting faces …………………………………
Taking a self-portrait shot ………………………
Taking a smile shot ……………………………
Detecting eye blinking …………………………
Using smart face recognition …………………
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Adjusting brightness and colour …………
Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) …………
Compensating for backlighting (ACB) …………
Changing the metering option …………………
Selecting a light source (White balance) ………
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Using burst modes ………………………… 56
Improving your photos ………………………
Applying photo styles …………………………
Defining your own RGB tone …………………
Adjusting your photos …………………………
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Selecting a resolution and quality
Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings.
Selecting a resolution
When recording a video:
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As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include
more pixels, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on
a larger screen. When you use a high resolution, the file size will
also increase.
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In the v mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Movie Size “ an option.
Option Description
800 X 592: Play back on an SDTV.
When taking a photo:
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640 X 480: Play back on a general TV.
In Shooting mode, press [m].
320 X 240: Post on a web page.
Select Functions “ Photo Size “ an option.
Option Description
3456 X 2592: Print on A2 paper.
Selecting image quality
3456 X 2304: Print on A3 paper in wide ratio (3:2).
3456 X 1944: Print on A3 paper in panorama ratio (16:9).
2592 X 1944: Print on A4 paper.
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2048 X 1536: Print on A5 paper.
1024 X 768: Attach to email.
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Photos you take are compressed and saved in JPEG format.
Higher quality images will result in larger sizes.
In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Quality “ an option.
Option Description
Super Fine
Fine
Normal
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.
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Using the timer
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Learn how to set the timer to delay shooting.
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In Shooting mode, press [t].
Press [Shutter] to start the timer.
t The AF-assist light/timer lamp blinks. The camera will
automatically take a photo at the specified time.
t Press [t] to cancel the timer.
t Depending on the selected face detection option, the timer is not
available or some timer options are not available.
Off
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Select an option.
Option Description
Off: The timer is not active.
10 Sec: Take a photo in 10 seconds.
2 Sec: Take a photo in 2 seconds.
Double: Take a photo in 10 seconds and take another
in 2 seconds.
Motion Timer: Detect your movement and then take a
photo. (p. 44)
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.
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Using the timer
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Using the motion timer
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In Shooting mode, press [t].
Select
Pose for your photo while the AF-assist light/timer lamp
is blinking.
t The AF-assist light/timer lamp will stop blinking just before the
camera automatically takes a photo.
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Press [Shutter].
Stand within 3 m from the camera within 6 seconds after
pressing [Shutter].
Make a motion, such as waving your arms, to activate
the timer.
t The AF-assist light/timer lamp will start to blink rapidly when
the camera detects you.
The motion timer may not work when:
t you are more than 3 m away from the camera
t your movements are too subtle
t there is too much light or backlight
The detection range
of the motion timer
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Shooting in the dark
Learn how to take photos at night or in low light conditions.
Preventing red-eye
Using the flash
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If the flash fires when you take a photo of a person in the dark, a
red glow may appear in the eyes. To prevent this, select Red-eye
or Red-eye Fix.
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Use the flash when taking photos in the dark or when you need
more light on your photos.
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In Shooting mode, press [F].
Auto
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Select an option.
Option Description
Off:
t The flash will not fire.
t Camera shake warning (
shooting in low light.
) will be displayed when
Auto: The camera will select a proper flash setting for
the detected scene in the
mode.
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Shooting in the dark
Option Description
t Flash options are not available if you set burst options or select
Self-Portrait or Blink Detection.
t Make sure that your subjects are within the recommended distance
from the flash. (p. 95)
t If there is reflected light or much dust in the air, tiny spots may appear
on your photo.
Red-eye Fix*:
t The flash fires when the subject or background is
dark.
t The camera corrects red-eyes through its advanced
software analysis.
Slow Sync:
t The flash fires and the shutter stays open longer.
t Select this when you want to capture ambient light to
reveal more details in the background.
t Use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring.
Fill in:
t The flash always fires.
t Light intensity is adjusted automatically.
Adjusting the ISO speed
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The ISO speed is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as
defined by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
The higher ISO speed you select, the more sensitive to light your
camera becomes. With a higher ISO speed, you can get a better
photo without using the flash.
Red-eye*:
t The flash fires when the subject or background is
dark.
t The camera reduces red-eyes.
Auto: The flash fires automatically when the subject or
background is dark.
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The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.
* There is an interval between two bursts of the flash. Do not move until
the flash fires a second time.
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ ISO “ an option.
t Select
to use an appropriate ISO speed based on the
brightness of the subject and lighting.
t The higher ISO speed you select, the more image noise you may get.
t When Motion Capture is set, ISO speed will be set to Auto.
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Changing the camera’s focus
Learn how to adjust the camera's focus according to your subjects.
Using macro
Using auto focus
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Use macro to take close-up photos of subjects, such as flowers
or insects. Refer to macro options in “Using auto focus.”
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To take sharp photos, select the appropriate focus according to
your distance from the subject.
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In Shooting mode, press [M].
Normal (AF)
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Select an option.
Option Description
t Try to hold the camera very still to prevent blurry photos.
t Turn off the flash if the distance to the subject is less than 40 cm.
Normal (AF): Focus on a subject farther than 80 cm.
Macro: Focus on a subject 5-80 cm (50-80 cm when
using zoom).
Auto Macro: Focus on a subject farther than 5 cm
(farther than 50 cm when using zoom).
Super Macro: Focus on a subject between 1 to 5 cm.
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.
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Changing the camera’s focus
Adjusting the focus area
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You can get clearer photos by selecting an appropriate focus
area according to your subject’s location in the scene.
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Focus Area “ an option.
Option Description
Center AF: Focus on the centre (suitable when subjects
are located in the centre).
Multi AF: Focus on one or more of 9 possible areas.
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.
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Using face detection
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If you use face detection options, your camera can automatically detect a human face. When you focus on a human face, the camera
adjusts the exposure automatically. Take photos quickly and easily by using Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to
capture a smiling face. You can also use Smart Face Recognition to register faces and prioritise the focus on them.
t Face detection may not be effective when:
- the subject is far from the camera (The focus frame will appear
orange for Smile Shot and Blink Detection)
- it is too bright or too dark
- the subject is not facing the camera
- the subject is wearing sunglasses or a mask
- the subject is in backlighting or the lighting condition is unstable
- the subject’s facial expression changes remarkably
t Face detection is not available when using a photo style or saturation.
t When you use the face detection option, the digital zoom
will not work.
t Depending on the selected face detection option, the timer is not
available or some timer options are not available.
t The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.
Detecting faces
Your camera automatically detects human faces (up to 10 human
faces).
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Normal.
t The closest face appears in a white focus frame and the rest
of the faces appear in gray focus frames.
The closer you are to the subject, the quicker your camera will detect faces.
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Using face detection
Taking a self-portrait shot
Taking a smile shot
Take photos of yourself. The focus distance will be set to closeup and your camera will emit a beep.
The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a
smiling face.
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Self-Portrait.
In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Smile Shot.
t When your subject smiles broadly, your camera can detect
the smile more easily.
When your hear a quick beep, press [Shutter].
To turn the beep on or off, select Self-Portrait in the sound settings. (p. 85)
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Using face detection
Detecting eye blinking
Using smart face recognition
If your camera detects closed eyes, it will automatically take 2
photos in succession.
The camera automatically registers faces that you frequently
photograph (up to 10 people). This feature will automatically
prioritise the focus on those faces. This feature is available only
when you use a memory card.
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Blink
Detection.
t Hold your camera still while “Capturing” is displayed on the screen.
t When blink detection fails, “Picture taken with eyes closed.”
message appears. Take another photo.
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Smart Face
Recognition.
t The priority of the faces will be shown by the level indicator
next to the frames.
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Using face detection
t The camera may recognise and register faces incorrectly depending
on lighting conditions, remarkable changes in the subject's pose or
face, and whether or not the subject is wearing glasses.
t The camera may recognise faces and display the level indicator, even
though they have not been registered.
t You can view registered faces in order of priority while in Playback
mode. (p. 61) Even though faces are registered successfully, they may
not be classified in Playback mode.
t If the camera recognises a new face when there are 10 registered
faces, it will replace the face in the lowest priority with the new one.
t The camera can recognise up to 3 faces in one scene.
t When the camera does not recognise faces, it will still detect the faces
without prioritising them.
t You can manually register faces from photos you have already taken.
(p. 61)
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Adjusting brightness and colour
Learn how to adjust the brightness and colour for better image quality.
Adjusting the exposure manually (EV)
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Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos
may be too bright or dark. In these cases, you can adjust the
exposure to get a better photo.
Darker (-)
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Neutral (0)
Compensating for backlighting (ACB)
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When the light source is behind your subject or there is high
contrast between your subject and the background, your subject
is likely to appear dark in the photo. In this case, set the Auto
Contrast Balance (ACB) option.
Brighter (+)
In Shooting mode, press [m].
Without ACB
Select Functions “EV.
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2
Select a value to adjust the exposure.
t Once you adjust the exposure, the setting will remain the same. You
may need to change the exposure value later to avoid overexposure
or underexposure.
t If you cannot decide on an appropriate exposure, select AEB (Auto
Exposure Bracket). The camera takes photos with different exposures:
normal, underexposed, and overexposed. (p. 56)
With ACB
In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “ACB “ an option.
Option Description
Off: ACB is off.
On: ACB is on.
t The ACB feature is always on in the a mode.
t You cannot set burst options when this feature is on.
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Adjusting brightness and colour
Changing the metering option
Selecting a light source (White balance)
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The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera
measures the quantity of light. The brightness and lighting of your
photos will vary depending on the metering mode you select.
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
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The colour of your photo depends on the type and quality of the
light source. If you want the colour of your photo to be realistic,
select an appropriate lighting condition to calibrate the white
balance, such as Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, or Tungsten.
Select Functions “Metering.
Option Description
Multi:
t Your camera divides the scene into several areas, and
then measures the light intensity of each area.
t Suitable for general photos.
(Auto WB)
(Daylight)
Spot:
t Your camera measures only the light intensity of the
very centre of the frame.
t If a subject is not in the centre of the scene, your
photo may be improperly exposed.
t Suitable for a subject with backlighting.
Center–weighted:
t Your camera averages the meter reading of the entire
frame with emphasis placed on the centre.
t Suitable for photos with subjects in the centre of the
frame.
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(Tungsten)
Adjusting brightness and colour
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
Defining your own white balance
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Select Functions “White Balance “ an option.
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Description
Auto WB: Use automatic settings depending on the
lighting conditions.
Daylight: Select when taking outdoor photos on a
sunny day.
In Shooting mode, press [m].
Select Functions “White Balance “ Measure:
Shutter.
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Aim the lens at a piece of white paper.
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Press [Shutter].
Cloudy: Select when taking outdoor photos on a cloudy
day or in shadows.
Fluorescent_H: Select when shooting under a daylight
fluorescent or three-way fluorescent light.
Fluorescent_L: Select when shooting under white
fluorescent light.
Tungsten: Select when taking indoor photos under
incandescent bulbs or halogen lamps.
Measure: Shutter (Custom setting): Use your predefined settings.
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Using burst modes
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It can be difficult to take photos of fast-moving subjects or capture natural facial expressions and gestures of your subjects in photos. In
these cases, select one of the burst modes.
Option Description
AEB:
t Take 3 photos with different exposures: normal,
underexposed, and overexposed.
t Use a tripod to prevent blurry photos.
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.
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In Shooting mode, press [m].
t You can use the flash, timer, and ACB only when you select
Single.
t When you select Motion Capture, the resolution will be set to
VGA and the ISO speed will be set to Auto.
Select Functions “Drive “ an option.
Option Description
Single: Take a single photo.
Continuous:
t While you are pressing [Shutter], the camera takes
photos continuously.
t The maximum number of photos depends on the
capacity of your memory card.
Motion Capture:
t While you are pressing [Shutter], the camera takes
VGA photos (6 photos per second; maximum of 30
photos).
t The camera automatically shows
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