Program AE mode allows for many options to be can be changed. See the menu below for the
exposure and camera options available in Program AE, Shutter speed priority,
Aperture priority or Manual mode.
Recording Menu options:
Photo Mode options (accessed by "F" button):
With the Mode Dial on the SP (Scene Program) setting you can quickly choose one of four
scene modes using the Command Dial (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night
To override the metering system you press and hold the "+/-" button on the top and
rotate the Command Dial. This is the on-screen display showing the +/-2EV
Manual Focus lets you adjust the focus by turning the ring on the lens barrel. To
aid in critical focusing press the Focus Check button to magnify the center 50% of the
display. While turning the ring you will see a yellow arrow point left or right - the
direction to turn the focus ring to get the right distance. When you get it just right
a yellow circle icon will appear. To assist manual focusing there is a One-Touch AF
button (in the center of the AF/MF switch) to get you near the proper distance quickly.
In any record mode other than AUTO or Movie you can press the INFO button
to display the ISO speed, Photo mode, metering, white balance, image sharpness
and flash exposure compensation settings.
Press the DISP button to enable the live histogram display.
Pressing the DISP button again to display the grid overlay which can be used as
a composition aid.
Pressing and hold the SHIFT button to bring up this menu. Press SHIFT
plus the DISP button to change the LCD brightness or press SHIFT plus the OK
button to change the image quality and etc...
The Super Macro mode allows you to shoot from 0.4 - 7.9 inches,
regular Macro mode has a range of 0.3 ft - 2.6 ft.
Movie mode is capable of capturing full motion video
with audio at 30 frames per second in 640x480 VGA or 320x240 QVGA resolution. The
length of these movies are limited only by available storage space.
As with most digicams that offer a movie mode with sound, you cannot zoom during capture but you can set the zoom where you want it before you begin to record.
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