Record Screens & Menus
AUTO record is the point-n-shoot mode that lets anyone get great pictures with
little or no fuss. The "12M*" icon indicates the image resolution is 12-megapixels at High
quality, there are 299 pictures remaining at the current image resolution. The zoom lens
gauge is shown for a few moments whenever the zoom control is toggled (not shown above.)
When you half-press the shutter release
the autofocus is locked and the exposure is calculated and set. If
autofocus was successful
the AF brackets will turn green, if it fails they will be red and
Pressing the mode button brings up this screen which allows you to choose your shooting mode from the selections above.
Auto - Fully automatic, simple shooting mode.
Scene mode - options include: Scene Auto Selector, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close Up, Food, Museum, Fireworks Show, Copy, Backlight, Panorama assist and Voice Recording.
Smile mode - will detect a smiling face within the frame and release the shutter
Subject Tracking - perfect for moving subjects, allows you to lock focus on a specific person or object, and the camera will follow their movement.
Movie - record standard definition video.
Auto record mode menu option:
Pressing the 4-way selector "up" changes the flash mode, "right"
adjust exposure compensation, "down" changes the focus mode, and "left" enables the self-timer. You set these options via
onscreen pop-ups as shown above.
Movie mode screen display. You can record 640x480 .AVI MOTION JPEG Movie clips at 30fps, limited in length by either the amount of available space on the memory card or 25 miuntes max. clip lenght. Sound is recorded so the zoom cannot be used while recording, but can be preset beforehand.
Movie mode options:
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