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For Your Safety ........................................................................................................................................
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WARNINGS ....................................................................................................................................................
ii
Notices .......................................................................................................................................................
v
Introduction
...........................................................................................................................................1
About This Manual ................................................................................................................................
I
Information and Precautions .............................................................................................................
2
Parts of the Camera ...............................................................................................................................
4
The Camera Body .........................................................................................................................................
4
The Monitor ...................................................................................................................................................
6
Basic Operations .....................................................................................................................................
9
Raising and Lowering tile Flash (_ C Flash Pop-up Controb .....................................................
g
Tile Shutter-release Button .........................................................................................................................
g
Mode Dial ......................................................................................................................................................
I0
Tile []
Tile •
(Playback) Button ...........................................................................................................................
IO
(_l_I Movie-record) Button .............................................................................................................
I0
Tile Rotary Multi Selector ............................................................................................................................
11
Using Camera Menus ..................................................................................................................................
12
Switching Between the Tabs on Menu Screens ...............................................................................
13
Attaching the Camera Strap .......................................................................................................................
13
First Steps .............................................................................................................................................14
Inserting the Battery ...........................................................................................................................
14
Removing the Battery .................................................................................................................................
15
Charging the Battery ..........................................................................................................................
16
Turning On and Off the Camera ................................................................................................................
19
Setting Display Language, Date, and Time ................................................................................
20
Inserting Memory Cards ....................................................................................................................
22
Removing Memory Cards ...........................................................................................................................
22
Basic Photography
and Playback:
I_I (Auto)
Mode ............................................................... 24
Step I Turn the Camera On and Select I_I (Auto) Mode .......................................................
24
Indicators Displayed in I_I (Auto) Mode ...............................................................................................
25
Step 2 Frame a Picture .......................................................................................................................
26
Using the Zoom ............................................................................................................................................
27
Step 3 Focus and Shoot .....................................................................................................................
28
Step 4 Playing Back and Deleting Images ...................................................................................
30
Playing Back Images (Playback Mode) ....................................................................................................
30
Deleting Unwanted Images .......................................................................................................................
31
Using the Flash ......................................................................................................................................
32
Setting the Flash Mode ...............................................................................................................................
33
Taking Pictures with the Self-timer ...............................................................................................
35
Taking Pictures with the Smile Timer ...........................................................................................
37
Macro Mode ...........................................................................................................................................
39
Adjusting
Brightness
(Exposure
Compensation),
Vividness,
and
Hue
..........................
40
Operating
theCreative
Slider
...........................................................
41
Adjusting
Exposure
Compensation
.....................................................
44
More
onShooting
...........................................................................
45
Selecting
aShooting
Mode
(Mode
Dial)
....................................................
45
Changing
I_1
(Auto)
Mode
Settings
(Shooting
Menu)
........................................
46
Image
Mode
(Image
Quality/Image
Size)
................................................
47
White
Balance
(Adjusting
Hue)
.........................................................
49
Metering
............................................................................
S1
ISO
Sensitivity
........................................................................
52
AFArea
Mode
........................................................................
53
Autofocus
Mode
......................................................................
60
Shooting
Suited
toScenes
(Scene
Mode)
...................................................
61
Shooting
intheScene
Mode
Selected
bytheCamera
(Scene
Auto
Selector)
.............
62
Choosing
aScene
and
Shooting
(Scene
Mode
Types
and
Characteristics)
....................
64
Shooting
withEasy
Panorama
..........................................................
75
Playing
Images
Captured
with
Easy
Panorama
...........................................
77
Shooting
withPanorama
Assist
.........................................................
78
Burst
Shooting
(Continuous
Shooting
Mode)
...............................................
80
Changing
Continuous
Shooting
Mode
Settings
..........................................
82
Applying
Effects
When
Shooting
(Special
Effects
Mode)
.....................................
85
Camera
Settings
that
Cannot
BeApplied
Simultaneously
....................................
87
More
onPlayback
...........................................................................
89
Operations
inFull-frame
Playback
Mode
...................................................
89
Displaying
theHistogram
and
Shooting
Information
......................................
gl
Playing
Images
Captured
Using
Continuous
Shooting
Mode
(Sequence)
....................
92
Viewing
Multiple
Images:
Thumbnail
Playback
..............................................
g4
Calendar
Display
......................................................................
96
Taking
aCloser
Look:
Playback
Zoom
......................................................
97
Playing
Back
Images
byCategory
..........................................................
gg
Sorting
Favorite
Images
(Favorite
Pictures
Mode)
...........................................
101
Adding
Images
toanAlbum
...........................................................
101
Viewing
Images
inanAlbum
...........................................................
103
Removing
Images
From
anAlbum
......................................................
104
Using
Favorite
Pictures
Mode
..........................................................
105
Favorite
Pictures
Menu
................................................................
10S
Changing
theAlbum
Icons
............................................................
106
Finding
Images
inAuto
Sort
Mode
.........................................................
10g
Viewing
Images
inAuto
Sort
Mode
.....................................................
109
Operations
inAuto
Sort
Mode
.........................................................
112
Auto
Sort
Menu
......................................................................
112
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Viewing Images by Date (List by Date) .....................................................................................
113
Viewing Images in List by Date Mode .................................................................................................
113
Operations in List by Date Mode ............................................................................................................
114
List by Date Menu .......................................................................................................................................
114
Playback Options: Playback Menu ..............................................................................................
115
_1, Print Order (Creating a DPOF Print Order) ...............................................................................
117
Slide Show .............................................................................................................................................
121
011 Protect ....................................................................................................................................................
122
Rotate Image .........................................................................................................................................
124
Voice Memo ..........................................................................................................................................
125
C_ Copy (Copy Between internal Memory and Memory Card) ........................................
127
Sequence Display Options ................................................................................................................
129
Choose Key Picture ..............................................................................................................................
129
Editing
Images ..................................................................................................................................130
Editing Functions ..............................................................................................................................
130
Image Editing .....................................................................................................................................
132
r_,, Quick Retouch: Enhancing Contrast and Saturation ........................................................
132
_1_ D-Lighting: Enhancing Brightness and Contrast .................................................................
133
Skin Softening: Softening Skin Tones .........................................................................................
134
I_ Filter Effects (Digital Filter) .................................................................................................................
135
[] Frame (Adding Frames to images) ..............................................................................................
137
[] Small Picture: Decreasing image Size.........................................................................................
138
Crop: Creating a Cropped Copy ....................................................................................................
139
Movie
Recording
and Playback ..................................................................................................140
Recording Movies .............................................................................................................................
140
Capturing Still Images While Recording Movies ...........................................................................
142
Recording Movies in Slow Motion and Fast Motion (HS Movie) .........................................
143
Changing Movie Recording Settings ...................................................................................................
146
Movie Options ..............................................................................................................................................
148
Open with HS Footage ................................................................................................................................
150
Autofocus Mode ...........................................................................................................................................
150
Electronic VR .................................................................................................................................................
151
Wind Noise Reduction .................................................................................................................................
151
Movie Playback ..................................................................................................................................
152
Ddeting Movies ............................................................................................................................................
152
Editing Movies ....................................................................................................................................
153
Connecting
to Televisions,
Connecting
Computers
and Printers ..........................................................155
to a TV ...........................................................................................................................
155
Connecting
toaComputer
................................................................
157
Before
Connecting
theCamera
.........................................................
]57
Transferring
Images
from
aCamera
toaComputer
.......................................
158
Charging
While
Connecting
toaComputer
..............................................
162
Connecting
toaPrinter
...................................................................
163
Connecting
theCamera
toaPrinter
.....................................................
164
Printing
Images
One
ataTime
.........................................................
165
Printing
Multiple
Images
...............................................................
166
Basic
Camera
Setup
.........................................................................
169
Setup
Menu
.............................................................................
169
Welcome
Screen
.....................................................................
171
Time
Zone
and
Date
..................................................................
172
Monitor
Settings
......................................................................
175
Print
Date
(Imprinting
Date
and
Time)
...................................................
177
Vibration
Reduction
..................................................................
178
Motion
Detection
.....................................................................
180
AFAssist
.............................................................................
181
Digital
Zoom
.........................................................................
182
Sound
Settings
.......................................................................
183
Auto
Off
.............................................................................
184
Format
Memory/Format
Card
..........................................................
185
Language
...........................................................................
186
TV
Settings
..........................................................................
186
Charge
byComputer
..................................................................
187
Blink
Warning
........................................................................
188
Reset
All.............................................................................
190
Firmware
Version
.....................................................................
193
Caring
fortheCamera
.......................................................................
194
Maximizing
Camera
Life
and
Performance
..................................................
194
Cleaning ........................................................................................................................................................
196
Storage ...........................................................................................................................................................
196
Technical
Notes and Index ...........................................................................................................197
Optional Accessories .......................................................................................................................
197
Approved Memory Cards ...........................................................................................................................
198
File and Folder Names .....................................................................................................................
199
Error Messages ...................................................................................................................................
200
Troubleshooting
................................................................................................................................
205
Specifications .....................................................................................................................................
212
Supported Standards ..................................................................................................................................
215
Index ......................................................................................................................................................
216
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which
may be punishable
or post cards issued by the government
The copying
when
money,
or Reproduction
that was digitally
copied
Do not copy or reproduce
paper
of Copying
of material
memory
be recovered
resulting
images
or formatting
does not completely
from discarded
in the malicious
data storage
devices
erase the original
storage
devices
use of personal
using
such as memory
image data. Deleted
commercially
image data. Ensuring
cards or
files can
available
the privacy
software,
of such data
the user's responsibility,
Before discarding
a data storage
using
deletion
commercial
containing
pictures
no private
selected
information
for the Select
should be taken to avoid
devices.
device
software,
or transferring
or format
(for example,
an image
injury or damage
ownership
the device
option
pictures
and then
of empty
in the Welcome
to property
when
to another
person,
completely
erase all data
refill it with
images
sky). Be sure to also replace
screen
physically
setting
destroying
(_
any
171), Care
data storage
is
The Camera Body
m
1 2 3456
8
2,
o
11
Flash raised
10
Lens cover closed
Zoom
W
T
[]
control ..................................................
27
Power switch/power-on
lamp
: wide .....................................................
27
.......................................................................
19, 184
:tele ........................................................
27
D
Speaker
..................................................
126,
1_2
:thumbnail playback ...........
94,96
D
Microphone (stereo) .....................
] 25, ] 40
: help
playback
zoom ..............................
97
......................................................
61
_
Flash .....................................................................
32
_Mode
dial ...........................................................
45
_-_
(flash pop_up) control .....................
32
_
Shutter-release button .........................
g, 28
_Lens
.........................................................
196,212
Self-timer lamp ...............................................
35
_Cens
cover
AF-assist illuminator .................................
181
34
S
6
2
8 9
10
11
15
16 17
D
Monitor ..........................................................
6, 25
D
fiotafy mukJ selector ...................................
11
D
_) (apply selection) button ....................
11
D
I-_] (playback) button .................
10, 30, 89
D
(_1_1movie-record)
button....10,
140
Tripod socket ................................................
213
_
MI:NUbutton......12, 46, 99, 116, 146, 170
Q
_ (delete) button ...................
31,126, 152
_
Cover latch ................................................
14, 22
18
14
19
Battery-chamber/
memory card slot cover ....................
14, 22
llJ Eyelet for camera strap .............................
13
m HDMI mini connector ..............................
155
m H DMI connector cover ...........................
155
I Charge lamp .........................................
17, 162
Flash lamp .........................................................
34
_O
13
12
USB/audio/video output connector
.................................................
16, 155, 158, 164
m Connector
cover ...........
16, 155, 158, 164
Memory card slot .........................................
22
m
m
Battery chamber ...........................................
14
Battery latch .............................................
14, 15
The Monitor
Tile following
m
o
c
n
o
indicators
may appear
(actual display
varies with
Tile indicators
that appear
after a few seconds
(_]]
current
in tile monitor
camera
in tile monitor
during
shooting
and playback
settings).
during
shooting
and playback
disappear
175).
Shooting
41
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38
_
37
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4
5
36
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2
3
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30
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26
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27
22
25
24
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20
12 13
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Shooting mode _....................
24, 58, 61,80
g
Macro mode ....................................................
39
U
Zoom indicator ......................................
27, 39
Shutter speed .................................................
28
Focus area (auto) ...................................
28, 53
Focus indicator ...............................................
28
Focus area (for manual or center) .....53
AE/AF-L indicator ..........................................
79
Focus area (face detection,
pet detection) .........................................
28, 53
Focus area (subject tracking) ................
58
m
Flash mode .......................................................
32
_J
Battery level indicator ................................
24
Vibration reduction
Electronic vibration
Centepweighted
icon ...............
25, 178
reduction icon
J[_
value.....43, 44
Vividness ............................................................
43
Hue ........................................................................
43
White balance ................................................
49
"Date not set" indicator ...............
] 72, 200
icon ...........................
] 72
Continuous
Print date .........................................................
177
shooting mode .................
80
Self-timer ...........................................................
35
Movie options (normal speed movies)
...............................................................................
148
Smile timer .......................................................
37
Continuous (pet portrait mode) .........74
Movie options (HS movies) ..................
148
Image mode ....................................................
47
Easy panorama ...............................................
75
Pet portrait auto release ..........................
74
J_
(a) Number of exposures remaining
(still images) ..............................................
24
(b) Movie length ..............................
140, 149
Internal memory indicator ......................
25
The icon displayed varies vvRh tile shooting
metering area ........51
_rtJJ Exposure compensation
icon ............................
180
Wind noise reduction ..............................
151
Travel destination
#
Hand-held/tripod ..................................
64, 65
ISO sensitivity ...........................................
34, 52
....................................................................
140, 146
Motion detection
Aperture .............................................................
28
mode.
Backlighdng (HDR) ......................................
66
Panorama ..........................................................
73
Stile image capture
I (movie recording) .....................................
142
Playback
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1
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Date of recording .........................................
20
W
Internal memory indicator .....................
30
Time of recording .........................................
20
Easy panorama playback guide ..........77
Sequence playback guide ......................
92
Movie playback guide ............................
152
Protect icon ...................................................
122
Sequence display ..................................
92, 95
Volume indicator ............................
126, 152
Album icon in favorite pictures mode 1
...............................................................................
]03
Category icon in auto sort mode 1
...............................................................................
[]
[]
[]
m
b
log
Battery level indicator ................................
24
Movie options 2............................................
148
Image mode 2 .......................................
47, 142
_
Filter effects icon .......................................
135
_Skin
softening icon ...................................
134
_
Print order icon ...........................................
117
_
Small picture icon .....................................
138
_
D-Lighting
_
Quick retouch icon ...................................
132
_
Voice memo indicator ............................
126
_File
icon ..........................................
133
number and type .............................
lgg
Easy panorama ...............................................
77
(a) Current frame number/
total number of frames .....................
30
(b) Movie length .........................................
152
1 The icon for the selected album or the selected category in auto sort mode in playback
mode is displayed.
2 The icon displayed varies with the setting that was set at the time of shooting.
Raising and Lowering the Flash (_ _ Flash Pop-up Control)
Slide tile _ _ (flash pop-up)control (_) to make tile flash pop up ((2}).
•
See "Using tile
•
If the flash will not be used, gently
Flash" (_
32) for more
The Shutter-release
Tile camera
exposure,
resistance.
exposure
locked
While
features
press tile
When
shutter-release
button
by pressing
not use force when
button
button
button.
halfway,
tile flash.
#
s
To set focus and
stopping
is pressed
when
halfway,
is pressed
button
the shutter-release
remain
halfway.
is held in this position,
release the shutter
and
the rest of the way down.
button,
as this may result in
images.
Press halfway to set focus
and exposure
you feel
focus and
value) are set. Focus and exposure
the shutter-release
pressing
shake and blurred
button
and aperture
tile shutter-release
the shutter-release
take a picture
camera
a two-stage
shutter-release
speed
on setting
tile flash until it clicks into place.
Button
tile shutter-release
(shutter
while
information
lower
Press the rest of the way
clown to take a picture
Do
Mode
Dial
Rotate the mode dial to the desired icon to switch to
m
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,
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the corresponding
shooting mode (_
45).
m
1!_fl
J _@ I
The []
(Playback)
Button
• Press tile [] button in shooting mode to enter
playback mode.
• When the camera is in shooting mode, press the []
button to switch to playback mode.
• When the camera is off, holding down the []
button will turn the camera on in playback mode.
The •
('_ Movie-record) Button
• Press the • (_ movie-record) button in shooting
mode to start movie recording (_ 140). Press the
• (_ movie-record) button again to stop movie
recording.
..............................
• Press the • (_ movie-record) button in playback
mode to enter shooting mode.
I0
The
Rotary
Multi
Selector
Rotate the rotary multi selector, press its upper (A), lower (V), left (_), or right
side (1_),or press the _) button.
=]
Shooting
Display _ (flash mode)
Rotate
to select
<
Display_
(_
an item*
\
,
.
tselt-timer._
_
,
(_
_/_
f,_i_/Z_,,_
35) menu
Display
creative
,r_q 40 _
_ [k_,i
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_
.....
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App
y se ection
Display
l
_
(macro
Items can also be selected
_
slider
texposure
compensation
/_-_;_
_g
32) menu
(_]
44
guide
mode)
by pressing
(_]
39) menu
the rotary
multi
selector
up or down,
Playback
Select
previous
_
pictures*
Display
[
_
histogram
/shooting
_-----J_
and
information
Select
subsequent
pictures*
Previous
rotary
or subsequent
multi
pictures
can also be selected
by rotating
the
selector,
Menu Screen
Move the highlight
Move
left
the
highlight
or return
to
_/r_,.%_
_!_ \\_ '"r_
__
previous
screen _
Apply selection
/T
(go to next screen)
Move
*
The highlight
up*
Move the highlight right
or go to next screen
(apply selection)
/
the
highlight
can also be moved
down*
by rotating
the rotary
multi
selector.
11
Using
Camera
Menus
Press the MENUbutton (_
m
S) to display the menu for the selected mode.
Use the rotary multi selector (_
Tab for the menus available in
the current shooting mode/
tab for playback mode menu
11) to navigate the menus.
is displayed when previous
menu items are available.
Tab for movie menu (during
shooting mode)/playback
menu (during playback mode)
Tab for displaying
menu
the setup
%7 is displayed when there are one
or more menu items to follow.
1
Pressthe MENU
button.
2
Press the
•
or •
then
rotary
multi
to choose
press
selector
an item,
_ or the I_) button.
Items cars also be chosen by rotating
the rotary multi selector (1_] 11)
To change tabs, press • (_
(]_)_
13).
ID
I/
and
®_,_J)_[]l/
@if@/I
I_
Rotary multi
selector
_) button.
The setting is applied.
4
12
When setting is finished, press the MENU
button.
The camera exits the menu display.
Switching
Between
the Tabs on Menu
Screens
5"
Press the rotary multi
selector _i to highlight
the tab
Attaching
the Camera
Press the rotary multi
selector • or • to select a
tab, and press either the _)
button or •
The selected menu is
displayed
Strap
ii/i ¸/__
13
Insert a Rec:hargeable
Li-ion
• Charge
before
the battery
Battery EN-EL12 (supplied)
the first use or when
into the camera.
the battery
is running
low
(_ 16).
1
Open
the
battery-chamber/memory
card
slot
: _
:__..L._
_ ..... _ [_
m
cover.
2
Insert
_ill
the battery.
Battery chamber
Use the battery to lift the orange
battery latch in the direction indicated
by the arrow ((t}) and fully insert the
battery (2}).
A,t
When the battery is fully inserted, the
battery latch will lock it in place.
i
_1_ Inserting
F-,,.
_
_
the Battery
Inserting the battery upside dawn or backwards could damage the camera.
to check that the battery is in the correct orientation.
Close the
cover.
14
__.,L'r_ (_
_
battery-chamber/memory
card
slot
_
S_
"
Be sure
Removing
the
Battery
Turn tile camera off (_
19) and be sure that tile
power-on lamp and the monitor have turned off before
opening the battery<hamber/memory
card slot (:over.
To eject the battery, open the battery<hamberi
memory card slot cover and slide the orange battery
latch in the direction indicated by the arrow (_). The
battery (:an then be removed by hand ((2]).
• The camera, battery, or memory card may be hot
immediately after using the camera. Observe caution when removing the
battery or memory card.
_1_
Notes
on the
Battery
• Be sure to read and follow
(_
• If the
the warnings
for the battery
on page iii and the section,
"The Battery"
195), before use.
battery
will not be used for an extended
and run it flat before returning
it to storage,
period,
recharge
it at least once
every six months
15
Charge
the supplied
Rechargeable
Li-ion
Battery
EN-EL12 inserted
into the
camera, by connecting
the supplied Charging AC Adapter EH-69P to the camera
via the supplied USB Cable UC-E6, and then plugging
the Charging AC Adapter
into an electrical outlet.
1
Prepare
the Charging
ACAdapter
EH-69P.
_m.
Ira plug adapter* is included, attach the plug adapter to the plug on
the Charging AC Adapter. Push the plug adapter firmly until it is
securely held in place. Once the two are connected, attempting to
forcibly remove the plug adapter could damage the product.
* The shape of the plug adapter varies according to the country or
region in which the camera was purchased.
The Charging AC Adapter comes with the plug adapter attached
in Argentina and Korea.
2
Insertthe
battery([_[_]
14).
Do not turn the camera on.
3
Use the supplied USBcable to connect the Charging AC Adapter to the
camera.
Be sure that connectors are properly oriented. Do not attempt to insert connectors at an
angle, and do not use force when connecting or disconnecting the USB cable.
USB cable
16
4
Plug the
Charging
electrical
AC Adapter
into
an
outlet.
The charge lamp slowly blinks green to indicate that the
battery is charging.
About 3 hours and 50 minutes are required to charge a
fully exhausted battery.
m.
The following chart explains charge lamp status
when the camera is plugged into the electrical
outlet.
Charge lamp
Description
Blinks slowly (green)
Battery charging.
Off
Battery not charging. When charging is complete, the charge
lamp stops blinking green and turns off.
i
ii
iiii
• The ambient temperature is not suited to charging. Charge
the battery indoors with an ambient temperature of 5°C to
35°C (41°F to 95°F).
• The USB cable or Charging AC Adapter is not properly
connected, or there is a problem with the battery.
Disconnect the USB cable or unplug the Charging AC
Adapter and correctly connect it again, or change the
battery.
_i
Flickers (gree n )
.5
Disconnect
then
the
disconnect
Charging
the
AC Adapter
from
the
electrical
outlet
and
USB cable.
17
_1_
Notes
on Charging
AC Adapter
• The Charging
AC Adapter
make or model of device,
EH 69P is _r use only with
• Be sure to read and follow
"The Battery"
(_
The EH 69P is compatible
countries,
_w]
• The Charging
consult
AC Adapter
damage
to the camera.
another
on page iii and the section,
Hz electrical
available)
outlets,
as necessary.
When using
For more
in other
information
about
EH 69P is for charging
outlet
the battery
with
use another
inserted
the Charging
make or model
EH 69P, Failure to observe
into the camera. When
AC Adapter
of USB AC adapter
this precaution
could
the
EH 69P, the camera
other than
result in overheating
or in
Source
• If the AC Adapter
from
AC 100 240 V, 50/60
(commercially
any circumstances,
AC Adapter
AC Power
AC Adapter
Do not use with
your travel agency.
Charging
[]
with
is connected
to an electrical
be turned on,
• Do not, under
for the Charging
devices.
use,
use a plug adapter
plug adapters,
camera
cannot
the warnings
195), before
compatible
an electrical
EH 62F (available
separately;
outlet
pictures
and taking
_
197) is used, power
and playing
is supplied
back images are available
to the camera
with
this
camera,
• Do not, under
any circumstances,
Failure to observe
[]
Charging
• Connecting
EL12 (_
this precaution
Using
Computer
18
make or model
result in overheating
or Battery
the COOLPIX $9100 to a computer
of AC adapter
or in damage
other than
EH 62F,
to the camera,
Charger
also charges
the
Rechargeable
Li ion Battery
157, 187).
• The EN EL12 can be charged
(available
use another
could
separately;
_
without
197).
using the camera
by using
the Battery
Charger
MH 65
EN
Turning
Press
tile
On and Off the Camera
power
switc:h
lamp
(green)
power-on
will
to turn
will
on
light,
(the power-on lamp
turns
on). To turn of[the
turn
on
monitor
power
again.
switch
When
the
tile
camera.
and
then
turns
Tile
tile
monitor
offwhen
camera,
camera
the
press
the
of[,
is turned
lamp and the monitor
will turn of[.
if the camera is turned off, hold down the []
the
_m.
power-on
playback mode (_
[]
Power
Saving
If no operations
mode,
the camera
Function
are per_rmed
and the power
(Auto
Off)
_r a while, the
on lamp will
monitor
will turn off, the camera
blink. If no operations
are per_rmed
will enter standby
_r another
three
minutes,
will turn off automatically,
When the power
on lamp
is blinking,
Pressing
the power
switch,
Rotating
the mode
dial
• in shooting
button to turn the camera on in
30).
or playback
shutter
mode,
the following
release
the camera
operations
button,
[]
will turn
button,
will enter standby
or •
mode
the monitor
(_
movie
in about
back on,
record)
one minute
button
(default
setting).
• The time
Auto
off
allowed
option
to elapse
(_
before the camera
184) in the setup
menu
enters
(_
standby
169),
mode
can be changed
from the
19
When the first time the camera is turned on, the language-selection
screen and
the date and time setting screen for the camera clock are displayed.
I
Press the power switch to turn on the camera.
The power-on lamp (green)will light and then the
mon,tor will turn on (the power-on lamp turns off when
the monitor turns on).
2
Press the rotary multi selector •
or • to choose the desired
button.
language
and press the _)
i_ _
_ll
In
_._[]
Rotary multi
selector
Press •
button.
or •
to choose Yes and press the _)
To cancel the setting the time zone and date,select No.
4
Press _ or i_ to choose your home time zone
([_
[]
174) and press the _) button.
Daylight
If daylight
function
while setting
When the daylight
saving time
of the monitor.
time function.
2O
Time
is in effect,
saving time
at the top
Saving
saving time
press •
function
Press •
to enable
the region
is enabled,
to disable
the daylight
in step 4.
% is displayed
the daylight
saving
i
%4° ,o .__d,__
5
Press •
or •
to choose the date format
and
press the _) button.
6
Press •,
4, •,
or i_ to set the date
and press the _) button.
and
time,
Choose an item: Press • or _1 (changes between D, M, Y,
hour, and minute).
Edit the highlighted
or press • or V.
item: Rotate tile rotary multi selector
Apply tile setting: Select the minute setting and press the
_) button or •.
When settings are finished, the lens extends and the camera switches to shooting mode.
[]
Print
• To imprint
(_
and
Changing
(_
the
Date
the date on images while taking
177) in the setup menu
• To change
menu
Date
the camera's
169).
(_
and
pictures,
Time
enable
print date from
169) after the date and time
date and time setting,
select Time
the Print date
option
have been set,
zone
and
date
(_
172) in the setup
21
Data is saved in the camera's internal memory (approximately 74 MB) or on
removable Secure Digital (SD) memory cards (commercially available; _ 198).
If a memory card is inserted in the camera, data are automatically
saved on
the memory card and data saved to the memory card can be played back,
deleted, or transferred. Remove the memory card to save data in the internal
memory, or play back, delete, or transfer data from the internal memory.
1
Be sure that the power-on lamp and the
monitor are off and open the batterychamber/memory
card slot cover.
__
I
I _,v_oTI_1
Besureto turn offthe camerabefore opening the cover.
2
Insert the memory card.
Slidethe memory card in until it clicksinto
place.
_1_
Inserting
Inserting
the memory
backwards
the memory
memory
3
Memory
Cards
card upside down or
could damage
card.
the camera
or
Be sure to check that the
card is in the correct
orientation,
Close the battery-chamber/memory
Removing
Memory card slot
Memory
card slot cover.
Cards
Turn tile camera offand be sure that tile power<)n
lamp and the monitor have turned off before opening
the battery<:hamberimemory
card slot cover.
Press the card in (_) to partially eject the card, then
remove the card by hand while being careful not to
remove the card at an angle ((2_).
• The camera, battery, or memory card may be hot
immediately after using the camera. Observe caution when removing the
battery or memory card.
22
_1_
Formatting
If the message
Memory
on the right
Cards
is displayed
when
on, the memory
card must be formatted
that formatting
permanently
on the memory
card.
wish to keep before
When formatting
choose
formatting
the memory
the memory
the camera
] 85). Note
and other data
of any images you
card.
card, use the rotary
button.
To start formatting,
• Do not turn
is turned
use (_
deletes all images
Be sure to make copies
Yes and press the _)
be displayed.
button.
the camera
before
multi
The confirmation
choose
Format
selector
dialog
to
will
and press the _)
off or open the battery
chamber/memory
card slot cover
until formatting
is complete,
• Be sure to use this camera
they are inserted
_1_
Note
on the
When memory
be written
position
memory
_1_
Write
memory
Protect
card switch
to, or deleted
is in the lock position,
write
to format
into the COOLPIX $9100
cards previously
(_
is in the lock position,
unlock
devices
the first time
Switch
from, the memory
it by sliding
to save or delete
used in other
185).
images,
data cannot
Write
protect
switch
card. if the switch
the switch
to the
or to format
the
card,
Notes
on Memory
• Use only Secure
• Do not perform
memory
Digital
Cards
memory
the following
card, or during
cards.
during
in the loss of data or in damage
Remove
the battery
formatting,
data transfer
while data is being written
to a corn purer. Failure to observe
to the camera
or memory
or memory
to or deleted
this precaution
from
could
the
result
card:
card
Turn off the camera
Disconnect
the AC adapter
Do not format
the memory
Do not disassemble
Do not drop,
card using
bend, or expose to water
Do not touch the
metal terminals
Do not affix labels or stickers
Do not leave in direct
Do not expose
a computer.
or modify.
to the
sunlight,
to humidity,
with
or strong
memory
closed
physical
your fingers
card.
vehicles,
dust, or corrosive
shock.
or metal objects.
or areas exposed
to high temperatures.
gases.
23
This
section
describes
taking
pictures
inI_1(auto)
mode,
anautomatic:,
"point-andshoot"
mode
recommended
forfirst-time
users
ofdigital
cameras.
1
Press the
power
switch
to turn
on the camera
..................................
"m
The lens extends and the monitor turns on.
2
o
Rotate the mode dial
_'-_"_%,\-r"o,_::
:::: \//
to I_1.
_LL[]_
I_ L-m
.....................
.......
-<
o_
Check
_r
D
the
number
battery
level
of exposures
indicator
and
the
Battery level indicator
remaining.
Battery Level Indicator
_"w_"_
Display
c
[.....
"°_'_"°_"_'_°_'Description
..........
_Z]
Battery level high.
_]
Battery level low.
Prepare to charge or replace the
battery.
o_
rD
@
Battery
exhausted,
Number of exposures
remaining
Cannot take pictures.
Charge or replace the battery.
Number of Exposures Remaining
The number of pictures that can be taken is displayed.
The number of images that can be saved depends on the capacity of the internal
memory or memory card and the image mode setting (_ 47).
24
Indicators Displayed in I_1 (Auto) Mode
Vibration
|Vibration
/applied
"Shooting
mode
_
I1'_11 d,splayed
(auto)
,n I_1
r_
icon
]
reduction
can be
|
to reduce
[_m'_
_
reduction
°f camera
_1
/;Motion
mode.
memory
that
camera's
internal
images
I
will
be saved
memory
on the
I
|
(approximately
_i
is displayed
IThe
F,"
I
14o,|
(_
148)
Ix"
(image
74 MB).[
I
J
")
option
I I formovie
recording
indicator
Indicates
movement
shake are reduced.
options
A movie
Internal
icon
of subject
and camera
l
/
,)
detection
Movie
effects
shake"
The effects
•
the
o
J
€
mode
"]
combination
of image
|
o_
When
a memory
cardisinserted
inthecamera,
[]I l qua"ty
(compression)and
image
I
does
not
memory
appear
and
images
will
be saved
on the|
card.
|size
is displayed.
J [setting
is _
The
4000
default
l
x 3000.
)
• The indicators and photo info displayed during shooting and playback will turn
off after a few seconds (_ 175).
D
• When the monitor has turned off in stand by mode to save power (the poweron lamp is blinking) (_ 184), press the following buttons to turn it back on.
-, Power switch, shutter-release button, or •
[]
(_
movie-record) button
m
Flash
When the flash is lowered,
the flash setting
is fixed at offand
_
In situations where flash is needed, such as in dark locations
raise the flash (_
4, 32),
[]
Functions
• The flash mode
Available
(_
in IPI (Auto}
32) can be adjusted,
appears
or when
at the top of the monitor,
the su_ect
is backlit,
be sure to
Mode
the selhtirner
(_
35) and macro
mode
(_
39) car/be
applied,
• Brightness (exposure compensation),
• Press the MENUbutton
to specify
vividness, and hue can be adjusted with the creative slider (_
settings
shooting
conditions.
The combination
by using
the Image
mode
[]
Vibration
• See Vibration
_r
option
Reduction
reduction
and
(_
for all shooting
of image
in the shooting
Motion
menu
quality
items
(compression)
(_
46) according
and image
40).
to
size can be set
menu.
Detection
178) and Motion
detection
(_
180) in the setup
menu
(_
169)
more in_rmation,
• Set Vibration
reduction
to Off when
using
a tripod
to stabilize
the camera
during
shooting,
25
1
Use both
hands
and
ready
the
camera.
Keep fingers, hair, the camera strap, and other objects
away from the lens, flash, AF assist-illuminator,
microphone, and speaker.
Whenus,
ash,
wh,,eta
ngp,c
32
portrait (tall) orientation,
is above the lens.
_.
o
,<
turn the camera so that the flash
o_
__
_D
c
_t
Frame
the
picture.
When the camera detects a human face, that face is
framed by a yellow double border (focus area) (default
setting).
Up to 12 faces can be detected. When the camera
o_
Orb
detects more than one face, the face closest to the
camera is framed by a double border and the others by
single borders.
When shooting non-human subjects or when no faces are detected, the focus area is
not displayed. Position the main subject near the center of the frame.
26
Using the Zoom
Use the zoom
the zoom
control
control
to activate
toward
size of the subject.
out, increasing
Rotating
the zoom
direction
will adjust the zoom
• When
• A zoom
monitor
Digital
quickly,
Zoom
out
Zoom
in
the
toward
W
in the frame.
while
the zoom
is turned
wide-angle
Rotate
all the way in either
will adjust
the camera
maximum
control
the area visible
control
partially
zoom.
in, increasing
Rotate the zoom
to zoom
the control
optical
T to zoom
rotating
slowly.
on, the zoom
g
is at the
position.
Optical
Digital
zoom
zoom
F,"
indicator
is displayed
atthe top of the
when the zoom control is rotated.
£
&
Zoom
,<
When the camera is zoomed in to tile maximum optical zoom position, rotating
and holding tile zoom control at T triggers digital zoom.
Digital zoom (:an magnify tile subject up to about 4x beyond tile maximum
magnification
of the optical zoom.
D
IWF--------lr---Ld
Maximum
optical
zoom
Digital
zoom
enabled
m
•
Tile
camera
focuses
at tile
displayed when digital
[]
Digital
Unlike
images,
digital
Zoom
optical
zoom,
resulting
and
digital
in slight
zoom
of the
frame
and
tile
focus
area
is not
is in effect.
Interpolation
zoom
uses a digital
deterioration
imaging
process
of picture quality
known
according
as interpobtion
to the image
mode
to magnify
(_
47) and
zoom magnification.
Interpolation
is applied
When zoom
is increased
turns yellow
to indicate
The position
of _
zoom
center
positions
at zoom
the
_
that interpolation
moves
at which
positions
beyond
beyond
position,
is being
to the right as image
shooting
without
_
when
taking
interpolation
still images.
is initiated
and the zoom
indicator
applied,
size decreases,
interpolation
allowing
is possible
for confirmation
at the current
image
of the
mode
setting.
Iwr----_
Small
• Digital
(_
zoom
169),
can be disabled
from
the Digital
image
zoom
size
option
(_
182) in the setup menu
27
1
Pressthe
shutter-release
button
halfway.
When the shutter-release button is pressed
haffway (_ 9), the camera sets focus and
exposure (shutter speed and aperture value).
Focus and exposure remain locked while the
shutter-release button is pressed halfway.
When a face is detected:
• The camera focuses on the face framed by the double
border. When the subject is in focus, the double border
glows green.
F,"
0
&
-<
o_
Shutter
speed
Aperture
Shutter
speed
Aperture
When a face is not detected:
• The camera has nine focus areas, and automatically
selects the focus areas containing the subject closest
to the camera. When the subject is in focus, the focus
areas that are in focus (up to nine areas) glow green.
D
c
o_
Orb
The camera focuses at the center of the frame and the focus area is not displayed when
digital zoom is in effect. Once focus has been acquired, the focus indicator ([_ 6) glows
green.
While the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, the focus area or focus indicator
may blink red. This indicates that the camera is unable to focus. Modify the composition
and press the shutter-release button halfway again.
2
Press the shutter-release
button
the
rest of
the way down.
The shutter is released and the image will be saved to the
memory card or internal memory.
28
_1_
Note
on Saving
While images
Images
are being
saved, the number
battery-chamber/memory
removing
the memory
camera or card,
_1_
of exposures
card slot cover while
card in these circumstances
will
blink. Do notopen
could
the
power
or
result in loss of data or in damage
to the
Autofocus
Autofocus
may not per_rm
may not be in focus
is very dark
• Objects
of sharply
and the subject
as expected
despite
• Subject
in the following
the fact that the focus
differing
brightness
• Subject
with
windows,
• Subject
objects
are included
glows
green;
in the scene (e,g, the sun is behind
the subject
patterns
distances
(window
(e.g. when
from the camera
blinds,
buildings
the subject
is wearing
a white
(such as a cage with an animal
with
multiple
rows of similarly
shirt
o
o
inside)
shaped
_-
etc.)
is moving
times, or focus
above, try pressing
on another
subject,
Note
rapidly
noted
When
subject
on Face
the
release button
at the same distance
halfway
from
to refocus
the camera
several
as the actual
55),
,_
D
Detection
53) or "Face Detection"
Subject
If the ca mera cannot
the shutter
positioned
and use focus lock (_
See "AF Area M,ode" (_
_1_
indicator
F,"
of varying
repeating
In the situations
desired
In some rare cases, the subject
is in deep shadow)
contains
• Subjects
situations,
area or the focus
• No contrast between the subject and surroundings
and is standing
in front of a white wall)
(_
remaining
images are being saved, Cutting
Is Close
to the
focus, try shooting
with
(_
56) for more information.
°_
£2_
Camera
macro
mode
(_
39) or the Close-up
scene mode
70),
[]
AF-assist
If the subject
button
Illuminator
is dimly
is pressed
and
Flash
lit, the AF assist illuminator
halfway,
or the flash (_
(_
181) may light when
32) may fire when
the shutter
the shutter
release button
release
is pressed
all the way down.
29
Playing
Back Images
Press the _
(playback)
(Playback
Mode)
button.
•
(_l
movie-record)
button
The last image captured will be displayed in
full-frame playback mode.
Rotate the rotary multi selector, or press A, V, <1,
or i_ to view previous or next images (_]] ] 1).
ack)
Images may be displayed briefly at low resolution
while being read from the memory card or internal [i[/_
F,"
O
-<
O-
Rotary
memory.
To return to shooting
record) button.
mode, press the []
selector
(_l_I movie-
When playing back images saved in the camera's
internal memory, [] is displayed. When a
memory card is inserted in the camera, [] is not
displayed and images saved on the memory card
are played back.
Internal
memory
indicator
[]
When
the
Monitor
When the power
•
[]
(_
movie
[]
record)
Operations
highlight,
button
[]
button
[]
Pressing
[]
playback
Button
mode,
mode
release button,
130) for more
playback
to Turn
down
to display
(_
[]
button,
or
information,
On
the []
the
91). Press the
mode.
the
button
Camera
will turn the
The lens will not extend.
in which
the face of a person or a pet was detected
in full frame
face, the images
may be automatically
rotated
the Pet portrait
scene mode
with
mode
(_
• For images captured
group,
184),
Mode
74) are displayed
shooting
shutter
back on (_
Images
images
continuously
Power
switch,
Images" (_
information
to full frame
is off, holding
on in playback
to Save
Information
and shooting
the
Viewing
• When
in Playback
89) or "Editing
in full frame
again to return
When the camera
camera
(_
Off
press the power
to turn the monitor
Shooting
histogram,
_) button
is blinking,
Available
Displaying
Press the _)
Has Turned
on lamp
See "More on Playback"
3O
multi
button
button, shutter-release button, or •
_r
D
Orb
6[_
playback
mode,
depending
for playback
(_
upon
at the time of shooting
the orientation
display
(except
(_
56,
of the detected
images captured
74) or images captured
with continuous
80)).
with the continuous
and only the group's
"key picture"
shooting
is displayed
feature,
each series of images
(sequence
display
, _
is treated
92).
as a
Deleting
1
Unwanted
Images
Pressthe'_
button
currently displayed
to delete the image
in the monitor.
4%,®'iJPr______/
_'_
To exit without ddedng, pressthe MENU
button.
2
_
@_@_
Press the rotary multi selector • or • to
choose the desired deletion method and press
the _) button.
Current
image:
Only
the
current
image
or voice
memo
(_ 126)is deleted. If the key picture of a sequencegroup
(_ 92) is selected,aHimagesin the group are deleted.
Eraseselected images: Multiple imagescan be selected
and deleted.
"Operating
the
All images: All
Erase Selected
images
are
Images
co
Screen"
,<
deleted.
O_
3
Press •
button.
or •
to choose Yes and press the _
<_
f
R-
Deleted imagescannot be recovered.
To cancel,press • or • to select No and pressthe _)
button.
Operating
1
the Erase Selected
D
o_
te
Images Screen
Press the rotary multi selector _ or I _ to
choose an image to be deleted and press • to
add _ to the image and mark it for deletion.
To undo the selection,press• to remove_.
Rotatethe zoom control (_ 4) to T (_) to switch back
to full-frame playbackor W (_;_)to displaythumbnails.
2
Add _ to all desired images and then press the _) button to confirm
the selection.
A confirmation dialog is displayed.Follow the instructionsdisplayed in the monitor.
_1_ Notes on Deletion
• Deleted
• Protected
images cannot
be restored.
images cannot
be deleted
Transfer
(_
• Deleting images captured with the continuous
[]
important
images to a computer
he.re
deleting
them.
122),
shooting
feature
* "Deleting Images in a Sequence" (_
93)
Deleting the Last Image Captured While in Shooting Mode
In shooting
mode,
pressthe -_ button to deletethe lastimage
captured.
31
When
tileflash
isneeded,
such
aswhen
thesubject
isdimly
litorwhen
there
is
backlighting,
poptheflash
up.Theflash
mode
(:an
besettomatch
theshooting
conditions.
• When ISO sensitivity is set to Auto, the flash hasa rangeof 0.5-4.0m (1 ft.
8 inn 3 ft.) at the maximum wide-angle zoom position and a range of 1.5-2.5 m
(5 ft. 8 ft. 2 in.) at tile maximum telephoto zoom position.
_T0 Auto
Flash fires automatically
_@
when
lighting
is dim.
Auto with red-eye reduction
_
Reduce
¢
"red-eye"
in portraits.
off
Flashwill not fire even when lighting is dim.
,<_
Fill flash
o__
Flash fires whenever
_e_
backlit
_-
a picture
is taken.
Use to "filldn"
(illuminate)
shadows
and
subjects.
_1_ slowsync
_-
Auto
D
Suited
flash mode
">=
Flash illuminates
is combined
to evening
background
and
main
at night
with
night
slow
portraits
subject;
or under
slow
dim
shutter
that
speed.
include
shutter
background
scenery.
are used
to capture
speeds
lighting.
o_
rD
[]
Red-eye
This camera
repeatedly
camera
before
Reduction
uses advanced
at low intensity
detects
red eye while
the image
when
• Because pre flashes
and when
• More time than
• Red eye reduction
• in extremely
32
processing;
reduction
(in Camera
the main flash, reducing
Red Eye Fix). Pre flashes are fired
the red eye effect.
saving an image, the affected
Additionally,
area will be processed
if the
to reduce
red eye
is saved.
Note the followings
pressed
red-eye
before
shooting.
are fired, there
the shutter
usual is required
lag between
when
the shutter
release button
to save images.
may not produce
rare instances,
is a slight
is released.
the desired
areas not subject
in these cases, choose
another
results in some
situations.
to red eye may be affected
flash mode
and try again.
by red eye reduction
is
Setting
the Flash Mode
1
the _(_
Slide
(flash
pop-up)
control.
The flash pops up.
When the flash is lowered, the flash mode will be fixed at
@ (off).
2
Press the
rotary
multi
selector
_
(flash
mode).
F,"
The flash mode menu is displayed.
o
o
,<:
3
Use the
rotary
multi
desired
mode
and
selector
press
to choose
the _)
the
button.
The icon for the selected flash mode is displayed.
When _tA[JI[}
(auto) is applied, _
is only displayed for a
few seconds, regardless of Photo info settings ([_ 176).
Ira setting is not applied by pressing the _) button
within a few seconds, the selection will be canceled.
_1_
Lowering
the
Flash
If the flash will not be used, gently
lower
the flash until it clicks into
place.
33
_1_
Notes
on Shooting
• Use of a tripod
reduction
• []_
(_
automatically
Note
[]
The
function
on the
reflections,
Flash
release button
• Off: Flash will
c
o
If the battery
[]
may be activated
[]_
using
a tripod
is displayed,
with
some shooting
to save images
from
dust particles
set the flash to _
flash status when
is pressed
Is Dim
Set Vibration
to stabilize the camera.
ISO sensitivity
is
to which
conditions
noise
such as dim
reduction
is applied.
in the air may appear
as bright
spots in images.
(off).
picture
Wait
is taken.
a few seconds
not fire when
is low, the
the shutter
halfway.
• On: Flash will fire when
remain
169) when
or Lighting
shooting.
Lamp
• Slinks; Flash charging.
_r
D
(_
(_))
during
Flash
The flash lamp indicates
,<
Is Disabled
the camera
screen. When
usual is required
the flash, reflections
To reduce these
o
in the shooting
More time than
When using
Flash
increased.
• The noise reduction
_1_
the
to stabilize
178) to Off in setup menu
may be displayed
lighting.
When
is recommended
picture
monitor
and try again.
is taken,
display
will turn
off, and
off, until the flash is fully charged.
The
The defauk
Flash
Mode
fbsh mode
Setting
setting
• _
(auto); _A[J[0(auto)
• _
(scene auto selector):
varies with
shooting
mode
(_
45).
D_
scene mode
• SCENE:
varies with
the selected
• []
(night
landscape);
• []
(night
portrait);
• _
fixed at _
fixed at _
flash mode
setting
for the
scene mode
(_
67 73)
(auto with
red eye reduction)
(fill flash) (when
HDR is Off}, fixed
at _
(off} (when
certain functions,
See "Camera
I-IDR is On)
66)
(continuous);
fixed at _) (off)
• FFFFOTS (special effects);
The flash cannot
Be Applied
camera
Simultaneously"
is turned
_A[I[0 (auto)
be used simultaneously
The flash mode setting
34
selects the optimum
(off)
fixed at _
• _i_ (bacHighting):
(_
_A[I[0 (auto), The camera
it has selected.
off,
(_
applied
with
Settings
that Cannot
87) for more information,
in I_ (auto) mode
is saved in the camera's
memory
even after the
Theself-timer
isuseful
forself-portraits
orreducing
theeffects
ofcamera
shake
thatoccur
when
theshutter-release
button
ispressed.
The
timer
canbesettoten
ortwoseconds.
When
using
theself-timer,
use
ofatripod
isrecommended.
Set
Vibration reduction (_ 178) to Off in the setup menu (_
tripod to stabilize the camera during shooting.
1
Press the
rotary
multi
selector
_)
169) when using a
(self-timer).
The stir-timer menu is displayed.
2
Use the rotary multi
selector to choose lOs or
2s and
button.
press
the
_)
o
lOs (ten seconds): Use on important occasions, such as
weddings.
2s (two seconds): Use to prevent camera shake.
When _ is selected, the camera uses face detection to
detect a human face, and then automatically releases the
shutter when a smile is detected ([_ 37).
D
When the shooting mode is the Pet portrait scene mode, I_i (Pet portrait auto release)
is displayed (_ 74).The self-timer settings lOs and 2s cannot be used.
The mode selected for seJf-timer is displayed.
Ira setting is not appJied by pressing the _) button within a few seconds, the selection
will be canceJed.
3
Frame the picture
and
shutter-release
button
press the
halfway.
_
1
/
Focus
and
exposure
w,,beset
35
4
Press the shutter-release
rest of the way
button
the
The self-timer starts, and the number of seconds
remaining before the shutter is released is
displayed in the monitor. The self-timer lamp
blinks while the timer is counting down. About
one second before the shutter is released, the
lamp stops blinking and glows steadily.
When the shutter is released, the self-timer will
be set to OFF.
F,"
0
-<
0-
0
c
o_
Orb
36
,_
down.
To stop tile timer before a picture is taken, press
tile shutter-release button again.
II
///,,/
The camera uses face detection to detect human faces, and then automatically
releases the shutter when a smile is detected.
This feature can be used when shooting mode (_
45) is set to I_1 (auto) mode or
the []
61).
1
(night portrait) or Portrait
Press the
rotary
multi
scene mode (_
selector
_)
(self-timer).
The self-timer menu is displayed.
To adjust settings for flash mode, creative slider, exposure
compensation, or items in the shooting menu, adjust the
settings before pressing _t_).
2
Use the
rotary
(smile
timer)
multi
selector
and
press
to choose
the _)
F,"
=1
0
button.
Ira setting is not applied by pressing the _) button
within a few seconds, the selection will be canceled.
o_
f
R-
3
Framea
D
picture.
Point the camera at the subject.
When the camera detects a human face, a double border
(focus area) is displayed around that face. When focus is
acquired on that face, the double border will turn green
for a moment and focus is locked.
Up to three faces can be detected. When the camera
detects more than one face, the double border (focus area) is displayed around the face
closest to the center of the frame, and single borders around the others.
4
The
shutter
is automatically
released.
If the camera detects that the face framed by the double border is smiling, the shutter is
automatically released.
Each time the shutter is released, the camera repeats automatic
detection and smile detection.
S
Finish
shooting by face
shooting.
To end automatic shooting
smile timer to OFF.
by smile detection, either turn offthe camera or set the
37
L_4
Notes
on the
zoom
• Under
some shooting
• See "Notes
Cannot
[]
When using
be used simultaneously
Off
in Smile
the smile timer function,
either
of the situations
• The camera
does not detect
• The camera
detected
Self-timer
When using
quickly
[]
D
(_
with
38
faces or detect
smiles,
Timer
See "Camera
Settings
that
information.
Mode
the auto
off function
indicated
below
(_
184) is activated
persists and no other
and the camera
operations
are
Lamp
smile timer,
immediately
any faces
a face, but cannot
detect
a smile
Blinking
the self timer lamp
after the
shutter
blinks slowly
when
the camera
detects
a face, and blinks
is released
Releasing the Shutter Manually
Pictures can also be taken by pressing the shutter release button
at the center of the frame when faces are not detected
[]
rb
certain functions.
87) for more
c
o_
O-
may be unable to detect
57) for more information,
performed
[]
o_
the camera
(_
Simultaneously"
Power
turns off when
0
conditions,
cannot
Be Applied
Auto
Timer
is not available
on Face Detection"
• This function
F,"
Smile
• Digital
More Information
See"Autofocus" (_
29) for more information.
The camera
focuses
on the subject
Macro mode is used for taking pictures of objects as (:lose as4 cm (1.6 in.). Note
that the flash may be unable to light the entire subject at distances of less than
S0 cm (1 ft. 8 in.).
1
Press the
rotary
multi
selector
_
(macro
mode).
The macro mode menu is displayed.
2
Use the
rotary
and press
the
multi
_)
selector
to choose
ON
button.
The macro mode icon (_) is displayed.
Ira setting is not applied by pressing the _) button
within a few seconds, the selection will be canceled.
•
,<
•
Rotate
the zoom
_
at which
control
and the
. .
position
to the zoom
zoom
indicator
glow
_,_,...__
_
o-
__
i_
green.
The closest distance at which the camera can focus varies
>
depending on the zoom position.
°_
When the zoom is at a position where _ and the zoom indicator glow green (to the left
of/'%), the camera can focus on subjects as dose as ] ] cm (4.4 in.) from the lens. At the
maximum wide-angle position, the camera can focus on subjects as close as 4 cm (1.6 in.)
from the lens.
[]
Autofocus
When using
I_1 (auto) mode,
if Autofocus
continuously
until the shutter
sound of lens drive movement
When using
turned on.
[]
o_
The
other
Macro
shooting
modes,
Mode
Setting
I_1 (auto) mode and continuous
I_1 (auto) mode
memory
even
or continuous
mode
release button
can be heard.
Full-time
shooting
shooting
if the ca mera is turned
off.
60) is set to Full-time
halfway
AF is turned
mode
mode,
(_
is pressed
on automatically
share the same macro
the macro
mode
AF, the camera
to lock the focus. Therefore,
setting
mode
when
macro
setting.
focuses
the
mode
is
When using
is saved in the camera's
39
Brightness
(exposure
compensation),
vividness,
andhue
(:anbeadjusted
for
taking
pictures
bypressing
therotary
multi
selector
i_(I_-A).
items
that(:an
beset
vary
bytheshooting
mode.
When Using I_1 (Auto) Mode (_
(_
80)
Brightness (exposure compensation),
creative slider.
24) or Continuous
Mode
vividness, and hue carl be adiusted with the
[]
Brightness(Expi+/_)
Useto brighten or darkenthe overall image.
_)
Vividness
_"
Shooting
Vividnessadjustment is used to adjust the vividnessof the entire image.
_,<
mereHue
Hue adjustment is used to adjust the hue of the entire image.
o_
_-
See "Operating the Creative Slider" (_
When Using Scene Mode (_
41) for more information.
61 } or Special Effects Mode (_
Brightness (exposure compensation)
can be adjusted.
>
c
[]
o_
Exposurecompensation
Useto brighten or darkenthe overall image.
Orb
See "Adjusting Exposure Compensation"
4O
(_
44) for more information.
85}
Operating
the
Creative
Slider
When using I_1 (auto) mode and _
(continuous) mode, use the creative slider to
adjust brightness (exposure compensation),
1
Press the
rotary
multi
selector
vividness, and hue for taking pictures.
l_ (l_).
Tile creative slider screen is displayed.
2
Press the
choose
r_,
rotary
multi
selector
_
or l_ to
®
_), or _.
The screen for adjusting [] brightness (exposure
compensation), _ vividness, and 2o hue is displayed.
3
Adjust
the
brightness,
vividness,
or hue.
Slider
D
The rotary multi selector is used as follows.
• AV:The
slider moves.The effect can be adjusted
while confirming the results in the monitor.The effect
can also be adjusted by rotating the rotary multi
selector.
• _i I_: Switches between brightness (exposure
compensation), vividness, and hue.
For more information
• "Adjusting
on each item, see the following.
Brightness (Exposure Compensation)"
• "Adjusting Vividness (Saturation Adjustment)"
• "Adjusting
Hue (White Balance Adjustment)"
(_
(_
(_
43)
43)
43)
To turn offthe effects of the creative slider, press _1 or i_ to choose !'_, and press the _)
button.
41
4
When adjustment
to choose []
If the _)
button
shutter-release
amount
(except
button
of effect
tile camera
If brightness
returns
when
press _ or i_
is adjusted,
is selected)
shooting
_
61
button.
in step
When
to the
is adjusted,
[]
is pressed
is applied.
are displayed.
If vividness
is complete,
and press the _
tile
or the
3, tile
effect
selected
is applied,
screen.
and the
compensation
value
_
_0
_
(_ is displayed.
,fhue
,s
adjusted,
,sd sp ayed
o
,<
5
Press the shutter-release
[]
Creative
button
to take a picture.
_r
D
c
o_
42
Slider
Settings
I_1 (auto) mode
and continuous
compensation),
vividness,
camera
is turned
off,
shooting
mode
and hue; these settings
share the same settings
for brightness
are saved in the camera's
memory
(exposure
even
when
the
Adjusting
Brightness
(Exposure
Compensation)
Slider
Adjust the overall brightness of the image.
• To make the subject brighter, move the slider
toward "+".
• To make the subject darker, move the slider toward
Exposure
Histogram
compensation
value
[]
£
Using the Histogram
A histogram
exposure
is a 9raph
compensation
• The horizontal
the
showing
o
the distribution
and shooting
axis corresponds
right. The vertical
without
axis shows the number
Vividness
of tones
in the image,
with
when
using
,<:
dark tones to the left and bright
tones to
£2_
of pixeB.
shifts tone distribution
(Saturation
Use as a guide
the flash.
to pixel brightness,
• increasing exposure compensation
tone distribution
to the left.
Adjusting
W
to the
right, and decreasing
it shifts
D
Adjustment)
Slider
Adjust the overall vividness of the image.
• Vividness increases asthe slider is moved up.
Vividness decreases as the slider is moved down.
Adjusting
Hue (White
Balance Adjustment)
Adjust the overall hue of the image.
Slider
• The overall image becomes more reddish as the
slider is moved up. The overall image becomes more
bluish as the slider is moved down.
_1_
Note
on White
When hue is adjusted
cannot be set,
Balance
Adjustment
using the creative
slider, White
balance
in the shooting
menu
(_
49)
43
Adjusting
Exposure
Compensation
When using scene mode or special effects mode, bdghtness (exposure
compensation)
can be adjusted for taking pictures.
1
rotary
Press the
multi
selector
[]
(exposure
compensation).
The exposure compensation
displayed.
2
Use the
rotary
compensation
o
multi
guide and histogram are
selector
to select
a
Exposure compensation
value,
guide
To make the subject brighter, apply positive (+) exposure
compensation.
,<
To make the subject darker, apply negative ( ) exposure
compensation.
o_
D
Histogram
Exposure compensation
value
c
o
rD
3
Press the _)
button
to set the
compensation
value.
When an exposure compensation value other than 0.0 is applied, the value is displayed
with the _ indicator in the monitor.
4
Press the shutter-release
button
to take
a
picture.
To reset exposure compensation, repeat from step 1 and
set the value to 0.0, then press _) button.
I
I
_
I
i_:b
[
I
_1_
[]
44
Histogram
See"Using the Histogram" (_
43) for more h_formation,
Rotate the mode dial and align an icon to the mark to select one of the following
shooting modes.
i_
i i "_ ........._,
I_1 (Auto) mode ([_
24)
Pictures can be taken
with an automatic, pointand-shoot mode
recommended for first-
EFFECTS
Special
time users of digital
cameras. Brightness,
vividness, and hue can be
adjusted using the
creative slider. Various
settings are available in
the shooting menu
(_ 46).
Scene
mode
(_
effects ([_
85)
Effects can be applied to images during shooting.
Six different effects are available.
o
r
mode (_
l
80)
o
Change settings to
Continuous
or BSS(best
_ Continuous
shooting
shot seEector).
61)
Camera settings are automatically
(Scene auto selector)
SCENE
optimized
for the selected scene.
: By simply framing a picture, the camera automatically
selects the optimum scene mode for simpler shooting.
: Choose the desired scene from 15 different scene types,
and the camera's settings are automatically optimized for
the selected scene.
[] (Night landscape)
: Captures the atmosphere
[] (Night portrait)
:The flash fires to light the portrait subject while preserving
the atmosphere of the evening or night view.
of night landscapes.
_l (Backlighting)
:The flash fires when there is backlight to prevent the
subject from being hidden in shadow, or use the HDR
function to shoot when there are very bright areas and
very dark areas in the same frame.
45
The following
options
can be set when
shooting
in I_1 (auto)
mode
(_
24).
Image mode
Choose the image mode (combination of image size and compression rate) at
which images are saved.This setting can be changed when using any shooting
mode.
White balance
_[_4g
In order to make the colors in images appear as they do to the eye, set white
balance to suit the light source.
Metering
Choose how the camera meters exposure.
iSO sensitivity
Set the ISO sensitivity to suit the brightness of the subject.
=o
AF area mode
Choose how the camera selects the focus area for autofocus.
Autofocus
mode
60
Choose how the camera focuses.
Displaying
Rotate
the
the mode
Shooting
dial to
Press the MENUbutton
a
Menu
(auto)
to display
mode
(_
the shooting
45).
menu.
=
• Use the rotary multi selector to choose and apply settings (_
• To exit tile shooting menu, press tile MI:NUbutton.
_1_ Camera
46
Settings
that Cannot
Be Applied
Simultaneously
Some functions cannot be enabled in conjunction wit[] others (_
87),
11).
Image
Mode
(Image
I_1 (auto) -) MENU(Shooting
Image
mode
at which
the manner
in which
number
images
images
of image
are saved. Choose
or displayed
of images
the image
without
mode setting,
appearing
quality
mode
best suited
of the internal
to
memory
the larger the size at which
noticeably
"grainy,"
but limiting
it
the
that can be saved.
Image mode
Size (pixels)
J_ 4000x3000_
[] 4000x3000
(default setting)
.......
,..........
[] 3264x2448
size and image
will be used and the capacity
card. The hig her the image
can be printed
Size)
menu) "_ Image mode
refers to the combination
(compression)
or memory
Quality/Image
Description
o_
Images will be higher quality than i_. The
compression ratio is approximately 1:4.
4000 x 3000
o
4000 x 3000
, ................................................................................................................
Best choice in most situations. The compression
3264 x 2448
ratio is approximately 1:8.
[] 2592x1944
!_
"o_w_
2592 x 1944
[] 2048x!536
2048 x 1536
_1024x768
1024 x 768
l_ 640x480
640 x 480
Smaller size than [], r_, or _ allows more
images to be saved. The compression ratio is
approximately 1:8.
Suited to display on a computer monitor. The
compression ratio is approximately 1:8.
Suited to full-screen display on a television with
an aspect ratio of 4:3, or distribution by e-maik
The compression ratio is approximately 1:8.
3968 x 2232
3968x2232
oo
Images with an aspect ratio of 16:g are saved. The
compression ratio is approximately 1:8.
The icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor in shooting and
playback modes (_ .6,8).
[]
Image
• When
the
using
Mode
shooting
modes
other than
I_1 (auto) mode,
this setting
can be changed
by pressing
MENUbutton.
• The setting
• This function
Cannot
is also applied
cannot
Be Applied
to other
shooting
be used simultaneously
Simultaneously"
(_
modes,
with
certain functions,
87) for more
information.
See "Camera
Settings
that
47
[]
Number
The following
memory
of Exposures
table
Remaining
lists the approximate
and on a 4 GB memory
that can be saved differs
vary depending
specified
number
of images
that can be saved in the internal
card, Note that due to PEG compression,
depending
on the composition
on the make of memory
the number
of the image, In addition,
card, even when
the memory
of images
this number
capacity,
Interna!
Image
mode
memory
(approx174
Memory
Card!
Print Size2 (cm/in.)
MB)(4GB)
4000×3000"_"
12
650
34 x 25/13
x 10
4000x3000
25
1280
34 x 25/13
x 10
r_ 3264x2448
37
1910
[_ 2592x1944
58
2940
22 x 16/8,5
2048xl
91
4640
17x13/7x5
[]
may
cards have the same
28 x 21/11
x8
× 6,5
S
o
oo
[]
536
1024x768
297
15000
640x480
528
24100
3968x2232
1 If the
remaining
2 Print
34
number
of e> >osures
dispB,
shows
remaining
of pixeJs by printer
or more,
5 x4/2
1720
34 × 19/13 x 7.5
the
of exposures
number
of 300 dpi. Print sizes are calculated
resoJution
(dpi)
and muJtipJying
by dividing
48
same
the
by 2.54 cm (1 in.). However,
image size,imagesprinted at higher resolutions wilt print smaller
indicated, and those printed at lower resolutions w@ print larger than the
the
x 1,5
"9999."
size at an oul aut resolution
number
is 10,000
9 x 7/3.5 × 2.5
than
the size
size indicated.
at
White
Balance
(Adjusting
Hue)
(Shooting menu) "_ White balance
I_1(auto) -) MENU
The color of light reflected from an object varies with the color of ttTe light source.
The human brain is able to adapt to changes in the color of the light source, with
the result ttTat white objects appear white whether seen in the stTade,direct
sunlight, or under incandescent lighting. Digital cameras can mimic: this
adjustment by processing images according to the color of the light source. This is
known as "white balance." For natural colors, choose a white balance setting that
matches the light source before stTooting. Although the default setting, Auto, can
be used under most types of lighting, the white balance setting suited to a
particular iigiTt source can be specified manually to actTieve more accurate results,
AUTO Auto (default setting)
o_
White balanceis automatically adjustedto suit Jighting conditions. Bestchoice in
most situations.
°o
rRr Preset
manua_
....
j"
Usefulwhen shooting under unusuallighting. See"PresetManual"for more
information ([_[_]50).
_6:-
Daylight
_6,'-
White balanceadjustedfor direct sunlight.
Incandescent
Useunder incandescent lighting.
Fluorescent
Useunder fluorescent lighting.
Cloudy
6
Usewhen taking pictures under overcastskies.
Plash
Usewith the flash.
The icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor (_
Auto is selected, no icon is displayed.
6). However, when
_1_ Notes on White Balance
• When
hue is adjusted
using the creative
slider (_
41 ), this feature
• This function cannot be used simultaneously
with certain functions,
Cannot Be Applied Simultaneously"
(_
87) for more information.
• At white
[]
This
(_
balance
settings
other
than Auto
or Flash, turn
cannot
be set,
See "Camera
the flash off ((_)) (_
Settings
that
32).
White Balance Settings
settingcan be set by pressing the MENU
button evenwhen using continuous shooting mode
80), I_1 (auto) modeandcontinuousshooting modesharethe sameWhite Balance setting.
49
Preset Manual
Preset manual is usd with mixed lighting or to compensate for light sources with a
strong color cast when tile desired effect has not been achieved with white balance
settings like Auto and Incandescent (for example, to make images shot under a
lamp with a red shade look as though they had been shot under white light).
Use the procedure below to measure the white balance value under the lighting
used during shooting.
1
Place a white
use._aduring
2
or gray reference
object
under the lighting
that will be
shooting.
Display the shooting
menu (1_[_]46), use the
rotary multi selector to choose PR[ Preset
manual in the White balance menu, and
s
o
press the I_) button.
oo
The camerazoomsin to the position for measuringwhite
balance.
_,L*
3
Choose Measure.
To apply the most recently measuredwhite balance
value,choose Canceland pressthe _) button. The white
balancesetting will not be measuredagain and the most
recentlymeasured valuewill be set.
4
Frame the reference
window.
object
in the measuring
Measuring window
5
Press the _) button
to measure a value for preset manual.
The shutter is releasedand the new white-balance value is set. No image is saved.
_1_ Note on Preset Manual
A value
SO
for flash lighting
set White
balance
cannot
to Auto
be measured
or Flash.
with
Preset
manual,
When
shooting
using
the flash,
Metering
I_1 (auto) -) MENU(Shooting
menu) -') Metering
The process of measuring the brightness of the subject to determine exposure is
known as metering.
Choose how the camera meters exposure.
[]
Matrix
(defaUlt setting)
Uses a wide area of the screen for metering. This metering mode provides the
appropriate exposure for a variety of shooting conditions. Recommended for typical
shooting.
center-weighted
o_
The camera meters the entire frame but assigns greatest weight to the subject in
the center of the frame. Classic meter for portraits; preserves background details
while letting lighting conditions at the center of the frame determine exposure. Can
be used with focus lock (_ 55) to meter off-center subjects.
o
_1_ Noteon
oo
Metering
While digital zoom is in effect, metering is set to center weighted metering or spot metering (the
area in the center of the monitor is metered). The active metering area is not displayed.
[]
Metering
Settings
This setting can be set by pressing the MENU
button even when using continuous shooting mode
(_ 80), I_1 (auto) mode and continuous shooting mode share the same Metering setting.
[]
Metering
Area
The active metering area is displayed in the monitor when Center-weighted
Metering.
is selected for
Act ve metering
area
51
ISO Sensitivity
(Shooting menu) -_ ISOsensitivity
I_1(auto) -) MENU
When ISOsensitivity is increased, less light is needed when taking pictures.
Higher ISO sensitivity allows darker subjects to be captured. Additionally, even
with subjects of similar brig htness, pictures can be taken at faster shutter speeds,
and blurring caused by camera shake and subject movement can be reduced.
• Although higher ISO sensitivity is effective when shooting darker subjects,
shooting without the flash, shooting with the camera zoomed in, etc., images
may contain noise.
Auto (default setting)
Sensitivityis ISO160when there is sufficient lighting; the cameracompensatesby
raisingsensitivityto a maximum of JSQ800 when lighting isdim.
o
oo
Fixed range auto
Limits the ISOsensitivityto ISO] 60-400when the cameraautomatically adjusts [SO
sensitivity.The camerasetsthe maximum value for ISOsensitivityto 400 for
effective control over the amount of "grain"that appears in images.
160,200,400, 800,1600, 3200
ISOsensitivity is locked at the specifiedvalue.
The icon for the ISO sensitivity setting is displayed in the monitor (_
6).
• When Auto is selected, the _
icon is not displayed at [SO 160, but is displayed
if the ISO sensitivity automatically increases to more than 160 (_ 34).
• When Fixed range auto is selected, _ 400 is displayed.
_1_
Notes
on ISO
• This function
Cannot
Be Applied
• Motion
detection
than
[]
(_
be used simultaneously
Simultaneously"
(_
(_
with
certain functions,
87) for more
180) does not function
when
See "Camera
Settings
that
information.
the ISO sensitivity
is set to any setting
other
Auto.
ISO
This setting
52
Sensitivity
cannot
Sensitivity
Settings
can be set by pressing
80), I_ (auto) mode
the MENUbutton
and continuous
shooting
even when
mode
using continuous
shooting
share the same ISO sensitivity
mode
setting.
AF Area Mode
I_1 (auto) -) MENU(Shooting
Use this option
[_]
to determine
Face priority
menu) "_ AF area mode
how the camera
selects the focus area for autofocus.
(default Setting)
When the camera detects a human face, it focuses
on that face. See "Face Detection" (_ 56) for more
information. If more than one face is detected, the
camera focuses on the face closest to the camera.
When taking pictures of subjects other than people,
or framing a subject with which no face is detected,
the AF area mode setting switches to Auto, and the
camera will automatically sdect the focus area (up to
nine areas) containing the subject closest to the
camera.
AUT0
......................
Focug area
oo
Auto
The camera has nine focus areas, and automatically
selects the focus areas containing the subject closest
to the camera. Press the shutter-release button
halfway to activate the focus area. When the shutterrelease button is pressed halfway, the focus areas
that are in focus (up to nine areas) selected by the
camera will be displayed in the monitor.
o
_
Focus areas
[c]]
Manual
Select one of 9g focus areas in the monitor. This
Focus area
option is suited to situations in which the intended
subject is relatively still and not positioned in the
center of the frame.
Rotate the rotary multi selector or press A, V, ,, or
• to move the focus area to where the subject is,
and take a picture.
• To change settings for any of the following
functions, first press the _) button to cancel focusarea selection, then change the settings as desired.
Selectable focus area
- Flash mode, macro mode, self-timer
- Brightness (exposure compensation), vividness, hue
To return to the focus area selection screen, press the _) button again.
53
[']
Center
The camera focuses on the subject at the center of
the frame.
The focus area is always displayed at the center of
the screen.
Focus area
sUbject tracking
By registering a subject, the focus area wi]J
automaticaly move to track and focus on the
subject. -->"Focusing on a Moving Subject (Subject
Tracking))" (_ 58).
I
_1_
Notes
• When
mode
on AF Area
digital zoom
Cannot
be on the center
be used simultaneously
Simultaneously"
may not perform
AF Area
This setting
(_
cannot
Be Applied
• Autofocus
54
focus will
of the
screen regardless
of the AF area
setting,
• This function
[]
Mode
is in effect,
Mode
as expected
with
certain functions,
87) for more
(_
See "Camera
Settings
that
information.
2%.
Settings
can be set by pressing
80), I_1 (auto) mode
(_
the MENUbutton
and continuous
shooting
even when
mode
using continuous
shooting
share the same AF area mode
mode
setting.
[]
Focus Lock
Use focus
lock to focus
The folk_wing
on off center
steps explain
1
Position
the subject
2
Press the shutter
• Confirm
Continue
holding
release button
is pressed
is selected
Center
for AF area mode.
is selected
for AF area mode,
halfway,
green,
are locked,
down
the shutter
release button
the same distance
and the subject
while
between
the shutter
halfway
the
o_
o
release button
halfway,
Press the shutter
center
lock when
the picture.
• Be sure to maintain
4
when
of the frame,
that the focus area glows
and recompose
camera
subjects
usage of focus
in the center
• Focus and exposure
3
the
oo
releasebuttontherestofthewaydownto
take the picture,
55
Face Detection
When the camera is pointed at the face of a person, the camera detects the face and
focuses on it. The face detection function is activated in the following situations.
• When AF area mode is set to Face priority
shooting mode (_ 53)
in I_1 (auto) mode or continuous
• When the following scene modes are selected:
Scene auto selector (_ 62)
[] (night portrait) (_
Portrait (_ 67)
65)
• When smile timer is selected (_
1
Framea
:57)
picture.
o
oo
yellowWhen
thedoubleCameraborder.detects
a face,that face is framed by a
When the camera detects more than one face, operation varies as follows depending
upon the shooting mode.
Face framed
a (auto) mode Or
continuous shooting
mode (Face priority)
bYdouble
bOrdei
! Numberoffaces
that can be detected
The face closest to the camera
Scene auto selector,
[] (night portrait), and
Portrait scene modes
-_7
Smile timer
56
_i
The face c'osest to the center of
the frame
Other faces framed by single
border.
Upto3
2
Press the shutter-release
button
halfway.
The camera focuses on the face framed by the double
border. The double border turns green and focus is
locked.
When the camera is unable to focus, the double border
will blink. Press the shutter-release button
to focus.
halfway again
Press the shutter-release button the rest of the way down to take a picture.
When using smile timer, the shutter is released automatically if the camera detects that
the face framed by the double border is smihng; there is no need to press the shutterrelease button (_] 37).
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PD
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oo
w
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Notes
on Face
• If the camera
with
Detection
is unable
AF area mode
to detect
• If no faces are detected
[]
(night
portrait)
• The camera's
subject
when
ability
to detect
which
release button
is pressed
the frame
includes
the camera
much or too
more
focuses
on a va riety of factors,
or otherwise
halfway
switches
to Auto,
in the Portrait
at the center
including
and
of the frame.
whether
or not the
faces in the following
situations:
obstructed
little of the frame
than one face, the faces detected
depend
halfway
may be unable to detect
by sunglasses
is pressed
automatically
will focus on the subject
faces depends
is facing the camera, The camera
When faces take up too
release button
setting
the camera
hidden
the shutter
the AF area mode
the shutter
scene modes,
When faces are partially
• When
any faces when
set to Face priority,
upon
a variety
by the camera
of factors, including
and the face on
the direction
in which
the
faces are looking.
• When
using
autofocus
and shooting
may not be in focus even though
AF area mode
focusing
to Manual
on another
• images captured
the orientation
images captured
or (:enter
subject
using
that
will
be rotated
in full frame
shooting
mode
to focus on (_
is green. If the subject
in I_1 (auto) mode,
face detection
continuous
that are difficult
border
is the same distance
of the faces detected,
using
subjects
the double
and try focus
from
lock shooting
(_
SS) by
the camera,
and displayed
and thumbnail
(_
29), the subject
is not in focus, change
80)).
automatically
playback
according
to
modes (excluding
57
Focusing on a Moving
Subject (Subject Tracking)
Use this mode to take pictures of moving subjects. By registering a sublet:t, the
camera can move the focus area automatically to track the subject.
1
Press the MENUbutton
continuous mode.
in l_l (auto) modeor
[
/
I
I
%,_ _:
_Jf
hoo ,n
or
2
Use the rotary multi selector to select Subject
tracking in the AF area mode option
press the _) button,
and
o
AFarea mode.-_ _
oo
Pressthe MENU
button after changing the settings and
return to the shooting screen.
53
esub
,st ra
e t,
Align the subject with the white border at the center of
the frame and press the _) button.
• The subject is registered.
• When the camerais unable to focus on the subJect,the
border will glow red. Changethe composition and try
registeringthe subject again.
When the subject is registered,a yellow double border
(focusarea)is displayedaround that subject.
To change the subject,pressthe _) button to deregister
the current subject.
If the cameracannot track the registeredsubject
anymore,the focusarea will disappearand the
registrationwill be canceled. Registerthe subject again.
58
4
Press the shutter-release
button
to take a
picture.
The camera
release
glow
green
When
the
blink.
focuses
button
on the focus
is pressed
and focus
camera
Press the
area when
halfway.
will
the
The focus
shutter-
area will
be locked.
is unable
to focus,
shutter-release
the focus
button
area will
halfway
_£5® /J:
again
to
while
the
fOCUS.
If the shutter-release
camera
focuses
Press the
button
on the
is pressed
subject
shutter-release
at the
button
halfway
center
all the
of the
way
down
focus
area is not
displayed,
the
frame.
to release
the shutter.
8
_1_
Notes
on Subject
• Digital
zoom
• Adjust
zoom position,
the
subject.
is not available.
flash mode,
If any camera
registration
there
subject
is a significant
camera's
exposure
setting
compensation,
is changed
and menu settings
after the subject
prior to registering
has been registered,
subject
will be canceled.
• It may be impossible
registered
Tracking
ability
to register
the desired
or may begin
amount
to accurately
tracking
of camera
subject, or the camera
a different
subject,
shake, or if the camera
track the registered
subject
may be unable
if the subject
detects
a similar
is also dependent
to track the
is moving
rapidly,
if
subject. The
upon the size and
brig hmess of the subject.
• When
using
autofocus
and shooting
may not be in focus
even though
AF area
53) to Manual
(_
mode
(_
55) by focusing
on another
• There may be functions
Cannot
Be Applied
with
subjects
that are difficult
the focus area glows
or Center
subject
which
Simultaneously"
in I_1 (auto) mode,
that is the same distance
this setting
(_
to focus on (_
green. If the subject
cannot
87) for more
be enabled.
information.
29), the subject
is not in focus, change
and try focus
from
lock shooting
the camera.
See "Camera
Settings
that
59
Autofocus
I_1 (auto)
Choose
-)
Mode
MENU
(Shooting
how
the
single
menu)
camera
AF (default
The camera
Full-time
-') Autofocus
mode
focuses.
setting)
focuses
when
the
shutter-release
focuses
continuously
button
is pressed
halfway.
AF
The camera
halfway.
Use with
while the camera
moving
focuses.
until
subjects.
the
shutter-release
The sound
button
of lens drive
is pressed
movement
will
down
be heard
oo
_1_
Note
on Autofocus
There may be functions
Cannot
_1_
Be Applied
Autofocus
This setting
(_
[]
6O
menu
with
Mode
mode
146),
this setting
(_
cannot
be enabled,
See "Camera
Settings
that
87) for more information,
Setting
can be set by pressing
Autofocus
(_
which
Simultaneously"
80), I_1 (auto) mode
Autofocus
Mode
the MENUbutton
and continuous
Mode
for movie
for
Movie
recording
shooting
even when
mode
using continuous
shooting
share the same Autofocus
mode
mode
setting,
Recording
can be set with
Autofocus
mode
(_
150) in the movie
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