Olympus SP-500UZ manual

User manual for the Olympus SP-500UZ in English. This PDF manual has 189 pages.

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Thank you for purchasing an Olympus digital camera. Before you start to use your new camera, please read these instructions carefully to enjoy optimum performance and a longer service life. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference. We recommend that you take test shots to get accustomed to your camera before taking important photographs. In the interest of continually improving products, Olympus reserves the right to update or modify information contained in this manual. DIGITAL CAMERA Advanced Manual Detailed explanations of all the functions for getting the most out of your camera. SP-500 UZ Online Pictures Basic Operation Basic Shooting Advanced Shooting Playing Back Printing Camera Settings
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2 How to use this manual (Basic and Advanced Manuals The instruction manual accompanying this camera is divided into two parts: the Basic Manual and the Advanced Manual (this document). (Indications used in this manual Below is an explanation of how to read the instructions in this manual. Please read it carefully before proceeding. Basic Manual This manual gives you easy-to-follow explanations on how to take pictures and view them so that you can get started quickly. Go ahead and take some pictures! You will also find information on the camera’s main functions as well as how to make prints and enjoy your pictures on a computer. Advanced Manual This manual introduces you to the camera’s many functions after you have mastered the basics. It will help you to use the camera’s capabilities to take much more creative pictures, with more fun! Note Important information on factors which may lead to a malfunction or operational problems. Also warns of operations that should be absolutely avoided. TIPS Useful information and hints that will help you get the most out of your camera. g Reference pages describing details or associated information.
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3 11 Composition of the manual The title page of each chapter gives a short description of the contents. Be sure to check it out. Basic operation Tips before you start taking pictures Basic shooting functions Additional shooting functions Playback Settings Printing pictures Connecting the camera to a computer Appendix Miscellaneous Troubleshooting. For when you want to know the names of parts, see a list of menus, or find what you are looking for. You’ll find important points for getting the most out of your camera here. Read this part before taking pictures. To view, edit and sort the pictures you have taken. Settings to make your camera easier to use. To print the pictures you have taken. To enjoy the pictures you have taken on a computer. To use OLYMPUS Master. P. 9 P. 21 P. 34 P. 64 P. 73 P. 103 P. 118 P. 134 P. 150 P. 170 Explanations of techniques from basic to advanced, giving you an understanding of all the functions related to taking pictures. Advanced shooting functions P. 48 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 9
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4 Table of Contents How to use this manual....................................................................... 2 Composition of the manual ................................................................. 3 1 Basic operation - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -9 Mode dial........................................................................................... 10 Direct buttons.................................................................................... 12 Using the direct buttons in shooting mode.................................. 12 Using the direct buttons in playback mode ................................. 13 Menus ............................................................................................... 14 About the menus......................................................................... 14 Using the menus ......................................................................... 17 Using the GUIDE function........................................................... 19 How to read the procedure pages..................................................... 20 2 Tips before you start taking pictures - - - - - -21 Turning the camera on and off.......................................................... 22 If the correct focus cannot be obtained............................................. 23 How to focus (focus lock)............................................................ 23 Subjects that are difficult to focus on .......................................... 24 Record mode ............................................................................. 25 Still picture record modes............................................................ 25 Movie record modes.................................................................... 27 Number of storable still pictures/remaining recording time ......... 27 Changing the record mode.......................................................... 29 The internal memory and memory card ............................................ 31 The card...................................................................................... 32 Inserting and removing the card.................................................. 32 3 Basic shooting functions- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -34 Selecting a scene mode according to the situation........................... 35 Zooming in on your subject............................................................... 38 Using the zoom ........................................................................... 38 Using the digital zoom................................................................. 39 Using macro/super macro mode ..................................... 40 Flash shooting .............................................................................. 41 Flash intensity control .......................................................... 43 Synchro ......................................................................... 44 Slave flash shooting ( FLASH)..................................................... 45
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Table of Contents 5 Recording movies ....................................................................... 45 Camera movement compensation ....................................... 47 Recording sound with movies ................................................ 47 4 Advanced shooting functions - - - - - - - - - - -48 Changing the aperture value for shooting pictures ...................... 49 Changing the shutter speed for shooting pictures ....................... 50 Changing the aperture value and shutter speed for shooting pictures ................................. 51 My Mode ..................................................................................... 51 Focusing applications........................................................................ 52 AF mode (iESP/SPOT/AREA)..................................................... 52 Manual focus (FOCUS MODE) ........................................... 53 Fulltime AF .................................................................................. 54 AF predict ............................................................................ 54 AF lock ................................................................................... 55 AF illuminator .............................................................................. 56 Changing the area for measuring the brightness of a subject (ESP/ ).............................................................................. 56 AE lock ...................................................................................... 57 Changing ISO sensitivity (ISO) ......................................................... 58 Changing picture brightness ....................................................... 58 Adjusting the white balance ..................................................... 59 White balance compensation ............................................. 61 Adjusting a picture for recording (SHARPNESS/CONTRAST/SATURATION) ........ 62 Reducing picture noise (NOISE REDUCTION) ......................... 63 5 Additional shooting functions - - - - - - - - - - -64 Sequential shooting .................................... 65 Timelapse shooting ..................................................................... 66 Self-timer shooting ..................................................................... 67 Panorama shooting ........................................................................... 68 Recording sound with still pictures ............................................... 69 Changing the monitor and viewfinder display (DISP./GUIDE) .......... 70 Histogram ............................................................................. 71 Frame assist................................................................................ 72
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Table of Contents 6 6 Playback - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -73 Playing back still pictures ........................................................... 74 Playing back pictures in a calendar (CALENDAR)...................... 75 Picture rotation ...................................................................... 75 Playing back movies .................................................................. 76 Selecting the position to begin movie playback (INDEX PLAY)....................................................................... 77 Playing back albums ................................................................... 78 Adding pictures to an album (ALBUM ENTRY)........................... 78 Viewing pictures in albums (SEL. ALBUM)................................. 80 Selecting an album cover (SELECT TITLE IMAGE)................... 81 Undoing album entries (UNDO ENTRY)..................................... 82 Erasing pictures from albums ................................................ 83 Slideshow .................................................................................. 84 Adding sound to still pictures ....................................................... 86 Editing still pictures (RAW DATA EDIT/ / /REDEYE FIX/ BLACK & WHITE/SEPIA)...................................................... 87 Creating composite pictures (FRAME/TITLE/CALENDAR/LAYOUT) ................................ 90 Adjusting pictures (BRIGHTNESS/SATURATION)........................... 93 Editing movies................................................................................... 94 Creating an index........................................................................ 95 Editing a movie............................................................................ 96 Playing back pictures on a TV........................................................... 97 Video output................................................................................ 98 Protecting pictures ..................................................................... 99 Copying pictures in the internal memory to the card (BACKUP)....... 99 Erasing pictures .................................................................. 100 Single-frame erase .............................................................. 101 All-frame erase .................................................................. 101 Formatting the internal memory or card (MEMORY FORMAT/FORMAT) .............................. 102 7 Settings- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 103 Resetting the settings to the default (RESET) ................................ 104 Selecting a display language ................................................ 104 Changing the startup screen and shutdown screen (PW ON SETUP/PW OFF SETUP)..................................... 105 Screen setup............................................................................. 105 Viewing pictures immediately (REC VIEW)..................................... 106
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Table of Contents 7 Setting camera sounds ( /BEEP/SHUTTER SOUND/VOLUME)......................... 107 Resetting file names (FILE NAME) ................................................. 108 Adjusting the image processing function (PIXEL MAPPING) ......... 109 Adjusting the monitor brightness ............................................. 110 Setting the date and time ........................................................ 111 Setting the date and time in another time zone (DUAL TIME SETUP) .................................................... 112 Setting the measurement unit (m/ft)................................................ 113 Customizing the camera (MY MODE SETUP/SHORT CUT/ CUSTOM BUTTON) ................................................ 113 8 Printing pictures - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -118 Direct printing (PictBridge) .............................................................. 119 Using the direct printing function............................................... 119 Printing pictures (EASY PRINT)................................................ 120 Printing pictures (CUSTOM PRINT).......................................... 121 Other print modes and print settings ......................................... 125 If an error message is displayed ............................................... 128 Print settings (DPOF) ................................................................ 129 How to make print reservations................................................. 129 Single-frame reservation ..................................................... 131 All-frame reservation .......................................................... 132 Resetting print reservation data .......................................... 133 9 Connecting the camera to a computer - - - -134 Flow................................................................................................. 135 Using OLYMPUS Master ................................................................ 136 What is OLYMPUS Master?...................................................... 136 Installing OLYMPUS Master ..................................................... 137 Connecting the camera to a computer ............................................ 141 Starting up OLYMPUS Master ........................................................ 142 Displaying camera images on a computer ...................................... 144 Downloading and saving images .............................................. 144 Viewing still pictures and movies .................................................... 146 Printing pictures .............................................................................. 147 To download and save images to a computer without using OLYMPUS Master ..................................................... 149
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Table of Contents 8 10 Appendix- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 150 Troubleshooting .............................................................................. 151 Error messages......................................................................... 151 Troubleshooting ........................................................................ 153 Camera care ................................................................................... 160 Batteries.......................................................................................... 161 AC adapter (optional)...................................................................... 162 Safety Precautions.......................................................................... 163 Glossary of terms............................................................................ 167 11 Miscellaneous - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 170 Menu list.......................................................................................... 171 List of factory default settings.......................................................... 180 Functions available in shooting modes and scenes........................ 182 Index ............................................................................................... 185
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9 1 Basic operation Sequential shooting Movies OK OK HOLD HOLD RESET RESET MODE MENU DRIVE 1/2/3/4 ISO ESP AUTO OFF SET PIC CAMERA MEM ESP/ 00:36 00:36 00:36 HQ HQ 1 Are you ever overwhelmed by all of the advanced shooting and editing functions? Professional photographers use these functions to achieve a variety of effects. Now you too can achieve such effects simply by pressing the buttons on your digital camera. You can use the various functions available to adjust the brightness and white balance of your pictures, alter the focusing range, and much more. Just display a menu on the monitor and use the buttons to choose a setting. Familiarize yourself with the buttons and menus before reading the explanations of the various functions. Basic operation                       
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10 1 Basic operation Mode dial This camera features a shooting mode and a playback mode. Use the mode dial to make settings. Set the desired mode and turn the camera on. (About the mode dial h This function allows you to take pictures with full automatic settings. P The camera automatically sets the optimum aperture value and shutter speed for the brightness of the subject. A This function allows you to set the aperture manually. The camera sets the shutter speed automatically. g“Changing the aperture value for shooting pictures” (P. 49) S This function allows you to set the shutter speed manually. The camera sets the aperture automatically. g“Changing the shutter speed for shooting pictures” (P. 50) M This function allows you to set the aperture and shutter speed manually. g“Changing the aperture value and shutter speed for shooting pictures” (P. 51) r This function allows you to set your own shooting parameters and register them as your original mode. g“My Mode” (P. 51) f This function allows you to select from 21 situation-related modes set to the shooting conditions. g“Selecting a scene mode according to the situation” (P. 35) n This function lets you record movies. g“Recording movies” (P. 45) Playback mode q This function allows you to play back still pictures or movies. You can also play back sound. g“Playback” (P. 73) TIPS • Direct button functions and menu contents vary depending on the position of the mode dial. g“Direct buttons” (P. 12), “Menus” (P. 14), “Menu list” (P. 171) • You can change the mode before and after turning the camera on. Shooting modes Set the mode dial to one of these positions to take pictures or movies. Playback mode Set the mode dial to this position to view pictures or movies. Shooting modes
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Mode dial 11 1 Basic operation In this manual, the following icons indicate the position of the mode dial necessary for operating functions. This indicates an operation when the mode dial is set to n. This indicates an operation when the mode dial is set to any of the following modes: hPASMrfn. Mode dial notation
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12 1 Basic operation Direct buttons This camera features buttons for setting functions directly. The direct buttons have different functions in shooting mode and in playback mode. Using the direct buttons in shooting mode 1 # button (Flash pop-up) gP. 41 Opens the flash. 2 [ button (AE lock)/Custom button gP. 57, P. 113 Locks the exposure. The lock function is alternately activated and canceled each time you press the button. Frequently used functions can be assigned to the custom button. The assigned function setting changes each time you press the button. The screen on the right shows when [DRIVE] is assigned to the custom button. 3 u button (Monitor/Viewfinder) Toggles between the monitor and viewfinder. 4 DISP./GUIDE button gP. 19, P. 70 Select a menu item, and press this button to display an explanation of its function. Press this button repeatedly to display the lines and histogram. 5 QUICK VIEW button gP. 74 The last picture taken is displayed on the monitor. All the functions in playback mode are available. To return to shooting mode, press the QUICK VIEW button or press the shutter button halfway. 6 # button (Flash mode) gP. 41 Selects the flash mode. 7 Z button (OK/MENU) gP. 14 Displays the top menu of shooting mode. 2 1 3 5 6 7 4 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 0.0 0.0 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200
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Direct buttons 13 1 Basic operation Using the direct buttons in playback mode 1 < button (Print) gP. 120 Prints pictures displayed on the monitor. 2 u button (Monitor/Viewfinder) Toggles between the monitor and viewfinder. 3 DISP./GUIDE button gP. 19, P. 70 Select a menu item, and press this button to display an explanation of its function. Press this button repeatedly during playback to change the display in the following order. The histogram is not displayed while displaying movies. 4 S button (Erase) gP. 83, P. 100 Erases pictures displayed on the monitor. 5 Z button (OK/MENU) gP. 14 Displays the top menu of playback mode. 2 1 3 5 4 SQ1 SQ1 ’05 05. 09 09. 26 26 12 12:30 30 4 ISO ISO400 400 +2.0 1/100 1/100 F4 F4.0 : 1600 1600×1200 1200 SIZE SIZE 100 100-0004 0004 The histogram is displayed. SQ1 SQ1 ’05 05. 09 09. 26 26 12 12:30 30 4 100 100-0004 0004 Only f is displayed. SQ1 SQ1 ’05 05. 09 09. 26 26 12 12:30 30 4 ISO ISO400 400 +2.0 1/100 1/100 F4.0 F4.0 Detailed camera information is displayed. The playback screen is displayed.
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14 1 Basic operation Menus Set the mode dial to any mode and press Z to display the menus on the monitor. Menus are used to make each camera setting. The menu items displayed in shooting mode and playback mode differ. About the menus TIPS • Press and hold down Z on the top menu to jump directly to one of the following functions. Shooting mode (except r) The [RESET] screen is displayed. g“Resetting the settings to the default (RESET)” (P. 104) Playback mode The [ALBUM ENTRY] screen is displayed. g“Adding pictures to an album (ALBUM ENTRY)” (P. 78) Album playback mode The [UNDO ENTRY] screen is displayed. g“Undoing album entries (UNDO ENTRY)” (P. 82) Press Z Mode dial OK OK HOLD HOLD RESET RESET MODE MENU Mode menu Top menu Shortcut menus Menus are divided into shortcut menus and mode menus. For setting menu items directly. Settings are categorized by function into tabs.
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Menus 15 1 Basic operation Shortcut menus (Shooting mode (Playback mode In album playback mode TIPS • The shortcut menus can also be accessed from the mode menu. Also, you can change short cut menus in any mode other than h, n, and q. g“Customizing the camera (MY MODE SETUP/SHORT CUT/CUSTOM BUTTON)” (P. 113) OK OK HOLD HOLD RESET RESET MODE MENU gP. 67 gP. 40 gP. 25 DIGITAL ZOOM MODE MENU OK OK HOLD HOLD RESET RESET gP. 39 gP. 47 gP. 25 For movies For still pictures (default value) ALBUM MOVIE PLAY CALENDAR MODE MENU OK OK HOLD HOLD ALBUM ENTRY ALBUM ENTRY For movies For still pictures ALBUM EDIT CALENDAR MODE MENU OK OK HOLD HOLD ALBUM ENTRY ALBUM ENTRY gP. 75 gP. 78 gP. 78 gP. 87, 90, 93 gP. 76 gP. 75 MOVIE PLAY CLOSEALBUM SEL. ALBUM ALBUM MENU OK OK HOLD HOLD UNDO ENTRY UNDO ENTRY For movies For still pictures CLOSEALBUM SEL. ALBUM ALBUM MENU OK OK HOLD HOLD UNDO ENTRY UNDO ENTRY gP. 80 gP. 81 gP. 81 gP. 84 gP. 76 gP. 80
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Menus 16 1 Basic operation Mode menu (Shooting mode (Playback mode CAMERA tab For setting shooting-related functions. PICTURE tab For setting picture-related functions, such as record mode and white balance. MEMORY/ CARD tab For formatting internal memory or a card. Also saves internal memory data to a card. SETUP tab For setting basic camera functions and settings that make the camera easier to use. PLAY tab For setting playback-related functions. EDIT tab For editing saved pictures. The same screen is displayed when [EDIT] is selected from the top menu. MEMORY/ CARD tab For formatting internal memory or a card, and erasing all image data. Also saves internal memory data to a card. SETUP tab For setting basic camera functions and settings that make the camera easier to use. TIPS • The [MEMORY] tab is displayed when the internal memory is in use. The [CARD] tab is displayed when a card is inserted in the camera. • For a list of mode menu items, see “Menu list” (P. 171). DRIVE 1/2/3/4 ISO ESP AUTO OFF SET PIC CAMERA MEM ESP/ 0° OFF PLAY EDIT MEM SET
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Menus 17 1 Basic operation Use the arrow pad and Z to set menu items. Follow the operation guide and arrows on the screen to select and change settings. Ex: Setting [ISO] 1 Set the mode dial to any of the following modes: PASMrfn. 2 Press Z. • The top menu is displayed. 3 Press q to select [MODE MENU]. 4 Press sr to select the [CAMERA] tab, and press q. • Refer to the arrows on the screen to select and make settings with the arrow pad. Using the menus srpq buttons Z button Mode dial OK OK HOLD HOLD RESET RESET MODE MENU Top menu This refers to the arrow pad (srpq). DRIVE 1/2/3/4 ISO ESP AUTO OFF SET PIC CAMERA MEM ESP/ This refers to the arrow pad (qr).
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Menus 18 1 Basic operation 5 Press sr to select the [ISO], and press q. • Refer to the arrows on the screen to select and make settings with the arrow pad. • Unavailable settings cannot be selected. 6 Press sr to select [AUTO], [80], [100], [200], or [400], and press Z. • Press Z repeatedly to exit the menu. TIPS • The operation guide displayed at the bottom of the screen depends on the menu to be set. In this case, follow the operation guide to set or change settings using the arrow pad. 1/2/3/4 ESP DRIVE ISO AUTO OFF SET PIC CAMERA MEM ESP/ The selected item is displayed in a different color. Press q to go on to the following setting. AUTO 1/2/3/4 DRIVE ISO SET PIC CAMERA MEM ESP/ 400 80 100 200 OK 2 1 GO SELECT LOW HIGH BEEP OFF In this manual, procedures for using the menus are expressed as follows: • Ex: Steps 1 to 5 for setting [ISO] Top menu [MODE MENU] [CAMERA] [ISO] Menu operation notation Operation guide Press psr to select a setting. Press Z to finalize the setting.
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Menus 19 1 Basic operation This camera has a GUIDE function. Pressing the DISP./GUIDE button during menu display in shooting mode or playback mode automatically displays a menu guide explaining the menus. 1 With a menu selected, hold down the DISP./GUIDE button. • The menu explanation is displayed. • Release the DISP./GUIDE button to close the menu guide. Using the GUIDE function Sets the format for naming folders and files that are to be saved to a new card. FILE NAME When [FILE NAME] is selected
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20 1 Basic operation How to read the procedure pages A sample of a procedure page is shown below explaining the notation. Look at it carefully before taking or viewing pictures. Select the menus in the order indicated by . g“Using the menus” (P. 17), “Menu operation notation” (P. 18) This sample page is only for your reference. It may differ from the actual page in this manual. This indicates the position of the mode dial. If multiple icons are displayed, the described function can be used in any of these modes. g“Mode dial” (P. 10), “Mode dial notation” (P. 11) Procedures differ for h mode, n mode, and album playback mode.
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21 2 Tips before you start taking pictures SHQ SHQ SQ2 SQ2 SHQ SQ2 Online applications Ideas Ideas Printing applications Tips before you start taking pictures Your pictures are almost guaranteed to come out well just by setting the mode dial to h and pressing the shutter button. But occasionally, you can’t focus on your subject, the subject is too dark, or the picture doesn’t come out the way you want. Just knowing which button to press or which setting to change can help you solve these problems. And did you know that by selecting an image size according to how you plan to use the pictures afterwards, you can store more pictures in the internal memory and on the memory card? These are just some of the hints provided in this chapter. 2                       
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22 2 Tips before you start taking pictures Turning the camera on and off Press the POWER button to turn the camera on. (Turning the camera on Set the mode dial to any mode, and press the POWER button. • The monitor turns on. • When you turn on the camera in shooting mode, the lens extends. • Before turning the camera on in shooting mode, remove the lens cap, and then press the POWER button. (Turning the camera off Press the POWER button. • The monitor turns off. • The lens retracts. • Reattach the lens cap to protect the lens. TIPS • The screen on the right is displayed when the date and time setting has returned to the factory default setting. Setting the date and time makes your pictures easier to manage, such as when you view them with calendar display. g“Setting the date and time” (P. 111) POWER button Mode dial Monitor Y/M/D
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23 2 Tips before you start taking pictures If the correct focus cannot be obtained The camera automatically detects the focus target in the frame. The level of contrast is one of the criteria it uses to detect the subject. The camera may fail to determine subjects with lower contrast than the surroundings or with an area of extremely strong contrast in the frame. If this happens, the simplest solution is to use the focus lock. 1 Position the AF target mark on the subject you want to focus on. • When shooting a hard-to-focus or fast- moving subject, focus the camera on an object about the same distance away as the subject. 2 Press the shutter button halfway until the green lamp lights. • The green lamp lights when the focus and exposure are locked. • When the green lamp blinks, the focus and exposure are not locked. Release your finger from the shutter button, re-position the AF target mark on the subject and press the shutter button halfway again. 3 Keeping the shutter button pressed halfway, recompose your shot. 4 Press the shutter button fully. • The camera takes the picture. The card access lamp blinks while the picture is recorded. How to focus (focus lock) 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 0.0 0.0 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 AF target mark Shutter button 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 0.0 0.0 Green lamp Shutter button
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If the correct focus cannot be obtained 24 2 Tips before you start taking pictures Under certain types of conditions, the auto focus may not work properly. In these cases, focus (focus lock) on an object with high contrast at the same distance as the intended subject, recompose your shot and then take the picture. If the subject has no vertical lines, hold the camera vertically and focus the camera using the focus lock function by pressing the shutter button halfway, then return the camera to the horizontal position while keeping the button pressed halfway and take the picture. TIPS To focus on the subject in the center of the frame g“AF mode (iESP/SPOT/AREA)” (P. 52) When the frame in which you focus on a subject is different from the frame in which you lock the exposure g“AE lock” (P. 57) To fix the focus g“AF lock” (P. 55) Note • Press the shutter button gently. If it is pressed forcefully, the camera may move causing the picture to blur. • Never open the card cover, remove the batteries or disconnect the AC adapter while the card access lamp is blinking. Doing so could destroy stored pictures and prevent storage of pictures you have just taken. • Recorded pictures are saved in the camera regardless of whether the camera is turned off or the batteries are replaced or removed. • When taking pictures against strong backlight, the area of the picture in shadow may appear colored. Subjects that are difficult to focus on The green lamp blinks. The subject cannot be brought into focus. Subject with low contrast Subject with an extremely bright area in the center of the frame Subject without vertical lines Subjects at different distances Fast-moving subject The subject is not in the center of the frame The green lamp lights, but the subject cannot be brought into focus.
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25 2 Tips before you start taking pictures Record mode You can select a record mode in which to take pictures or shoot movies. Select the best record mode for your purpose (printing, editing on a computer, website editing, etc.). For information on the image sizes for each record mode and the number of storable still pictures/movie recording time, see the tables on P. 27 and 28. Still pictures (other than those in raw data format) are recorded in JPEG format. Record mode depicts the image size and compression rate of your pictures. Pictures are made from thousands of dots (pixels). If a picture with relatively few pixels is enlarged, it looks like a mosaic. Pictures with more pixels are denser and clearer but require more space (larger file size), thus decreasing the number of pictures that can be saved. Though a high compression rate results in a small file size, this also produces a grainy look. (Normal image modes Still picture record modes Image becomes clearer Image size becomes larger Application Compression Image size Low com- pression High com- pression Selectaccording to print size 2816 × 2112 SHQ HQ 2592 × 1944 SQ1 HIGH SQ1 NORMAL 2288 × 1712 2048 × 1536 1600 × 1200 1280 × 960 SQ2 HIGH SQ2 NORMAL 1024 × 768 For small-sized prints and websites 640 × 480 Picture with high number of pixels Picture with low number of pixels
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Record mode 26 2 Tips before you start taking pictures Image size The number of pixels (horizontal × vertical) used when saving an image. You can save your pictures at a large image size to get clearer prints. However, as the image size increases, the file size (data size) also increases, which decreases the number of pictures that can be saved. Compression In record modes other than [RAW], pictures are compressed and saved. The higher the compression, the less clear the image will be. (Special record modes Raw data This is unprocessed data which has not been subjected to color conversion or white balance, sharpness and contrast adjustment. Use the OLYMPUS Master software to display the picture data on a computer. You can also view the data with Photoshop software by installing the Plug-in available from the Olympus website. Raw data cannot be displayed using ordinary software, and print reservations cannot be made. Pictures taken with the record mode set to raw data can be edited with this camera. g“Editing still pictures (RAW DATA EDIT/Q/P/REDEYE FIX/BLACK & WHITE/SEPIA)” (P. 87) 3:2 The image aspect ratio is normally 4:3. If the aspect ratio is changed to 3:2, the image can be printed at a photo store without losing the image borders. Record mode Features Image size RAW Raw uncompressed data. Data is in ORF format. 2816 × 2112 3:2 (SHQ, HQ) This is useful for ordering prints from a photo store. 2816 × 1880 4 4 2816 2816×1880 1880 HQ HQ F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 0.0 0.0 Monitor display when 3:2 is set
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Record mode 27 2 Tips before you start taking pictures Movies are recorded in Motion-JPEG format. For still pictures Movie record modes Number of storable still pictures/remaining recording time Record mode Image size Number of storable still pictures Internal memory Using a 128 MB card With sound Without sound With sound Without sound RAW 2816 × 2112 1 1 14 14 SHQ 2816 × 2112 2 2 31 31 2816 × 1880 2 2 32 33 HQ 2816 × 2112 7 7 84 86 2816 × 1880 7 8 95 97 SQ1 2592 × 1944 HIGH 2 2 34 34 NORMAL 8 8 99 102 2288 × 1712 HIGH 3 3 44 44 NORMAL 10 10 126 130 2048 × 1536 HIGH 4 4 54 55 NORMAL 12 13 156 162 1600 × 1200 HIGH 7 7 88 90 NORMAL 19 21 241 257 SQ2 1280 × 960 HIGH 11 11 135 140 NORMAL 29 32 362 399 1024 × 768 HIGH 16 17 204 215 NORMAL 43 50 532 614 640 × 480 HIGH 38 43 469 532 NORMAL 82 109 997 1330 3:2 3:2
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Record mode 28 2 Tips before you start taking pictures For movies Record mode Image size Remaining recording time Internal memory Using a 128 MB card With sound Without sound With sound Without sound HQ 320 × 240 (30 frames/sec.) 15 sec. 15 sec. 3 min. 10 sec. 3 min. 13 sec. SQ 320 × 240 (15 frames/sec.) 30 sec. 31 sec. 6 min. 15 sec. 6 min. 26 sec. TIPS • When a picture is transferred to a computer, the size of the picture on the computer screen varies depending on the computer’s monitor setting. For instance, a picture taken with an image size of 1,024 × 768 fills the screen if you set the picture to 1× when the monitor setting is 1,024 × 768. However, if the monitor setting is over 1,024 × 768 (such as 1,280 × 1,024), the picture only takes up part of the screen. Note • The number of storable still pictures and remaining recording time listed in the tables are approximate. • The number of storable still pictures may change according to the subject or factors like whether print reservations or album entries have been made or not. In certain instances, the number of remaining pictures does not change even when you take new pictures or erase stored pictures. 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 0.0 0.0 Number of storable still pictures 00:36 00:36 00:36 HQ HQ 0.0 0.0 Remaining recording time
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Record mode 29 2 Tips before you start taking pictures Top menu [MODE MENU] [PICTURE] [K] g“Using the menus” (P. 17) • For hn: Top menu [K] 1 For still pictures, select from [RAW], [SHQ], [HQ], [SQ1] or [SQ2]. • [RAW] cannot be set in h or f mode. • If you select [RAW], see “(JPEG copy” (P. 30). For movies, select from [HQ 320 × 240 30fps] and [SQ 320 × 240 15fps]. 2 Select the image size of the record mode. If you selected [SQ1] or [SQ2], press q after choosing the image size, then select [HIGH] or [NORMAL]. 3 Press Z. Changing the record mode For still pictures SQ1 OK RAW SHQ HQ SELECT GO SET For movies 320×240 30fps HQ 320×240 SQ 15fps OK SELECT GO When [SQ2] is selected SQ2 OK 1024×768 640×480 1280×960 NORMAL HIGH SELECT GO
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Record mode 30 2 Tips before you start taking pictures (JPEG copy Pictures taken in the raw data format can be stored in JPEG format at the same time as they are recorded in raw data. To record pictures in JPEG format you can select [SHQ], [HQ], [SQ1] or [SQ2] for the record mode, but you cannot select the image size. Pictures are recorded in the size currently set for each record mode. 1 In the [K] screen, select [RAW], and press q. 2 Select a JPEG duplicate setting from [OFF], [SHQ], [HQ], [SQ1] and [SQ2]. • Select [OFF] to save raw data only. 3 Press Z. SHQ HQ SQ1 JPEG DUPLICATE SETTING OK OFF SELECT GO
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31 2 Tips before you start taking pictures The internal memory and memory card Pictures taken are recorded in the internal memory. Pictures can also be recorded to an optional xD-Picture Card (“card”). The card can be used to record more pictures than is possible with the internal memory of the camera. A card can be convenient when taking many pictures while on a trip. (Internal memory basics The internal memory is the camera’s media for recording pictures, similar to film in a film camera. Pictures recorded to the internal memory can be easily erased on the camera or processed using a computer. Unlike portable storage media, the internal memory cannot be removed or exchanged. (Using the internal memory or card You can confirm on the monitor whether the internal memory or card is being used during shooting and playback operations. • The internal memory and a card cannot be used at the same time. • The internal memory cannot be used for shooting or playback operations when a card is inserted in the camera. Remove the card before using the internal memory. • Pictures recorded to the internal memory can be copied to a card. g“Copying pictures in the internal memory to the card (BACKUP)” (P. 99) Monitor indication Shooting mode Playback mode [IN] Pictures are recorded to the internal memory. Pictures are being played back from the internal memory. [xD] Pictures are recorded to a card. Pictures are being played back from a card. SQ1 SQ1 ’05 05. 09 09. 26 26 12 12:30 30 4 100 100-0004 0004 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 0.0 0.0 Shooting mode Playback mode Memory indicator
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The internal memory and memory card 32 2 Tips before you start taking pictures The card is a medium for recording pictures, similar to film in a film camera. Pictures recorded to the card can be easily erased on the camera or processed using a computer. The number of recordable pictures can be increased by using a card with a larger capacity. 1 Index area You can use this space to write the contents of the card. 2 Contact area The part where the data transferred from the camera enters the card. Compatible cards xD-Picture Card (16 MB to 1GB) 1 Make sure the camera is turned off. • The monitor is off. • The lens is retracted. 2 Open the card cover. The card Note • This camera may not recognize a non-OLYMPUS card or a card that was formatted on another device (such as a computer, etc.). Make sure to format the card on this camera before use. g“Formatting the internal memory or card (MEMORY FORMAT/FORMAT)” (P. 102) Inserting and removing the card 1 2 Card cover
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The internal memory and memory card 33 2 Tips before you start taking pictures (Inserting the card 3 Orient the card as shown, and insert it into the card slot as shown in the illustration. • Insert the card straight in. • Insert the card until it clicks into place. • Inserting the card in the wrong direction or at an angle may damage the contacts and prevent the card from being removed. • The card may not record properly if it is not inserted all the way in. (Removing the card 3 Push the card all the way in and release slowly. • The card protrudes slightly and stops. • Grasp the card and remove. 4 Close the card cover. Notch Contact area Releasing your finger quickly after pushing the card all the way in may cause it to eject forcefully out of the slot. Caution Card cover
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34 3 Basic shooting functions 3 SELECT OK GO LANDSCAPE+PORTRAIT 15 SELECT OK GO CUISINE 1 OK PORTRAIT SELECT GO 2 OK LANDSCAPE SELECT GO 16 SELECT OK GO DOCUMENTS 3 A professional photographer adjusts the exposure to the optimal setting, chooses the best focusing method and even selects the type of film according to the subject. With a digital camera, you don’t need to learn how to make difficult settings. Your camera will adjust the settings for you! All you have to do is choose a scene mode for whatever you want to take, whether a landscape, a night scene, or a portrait-style image, and the camera will set the best exposure and white balance. There’s nothing to it – just press the shutter button! Basic shooting functions                        
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35 3 Basic shooting functions Selecting a scene mode according to the situation This function allows you to select from 21 f modes set to the shooting conditions. When you select a scene according to the situation or conditions, the camera automatically selects the optimal settings. (f mode B Portrait Suitable for taking portrait pictures. This mode accentuates the skin texture of the portrait subject. F Landscape Suitable for taking pictures of landscapes and other outdoor scenes. Blues and greens are vividly reproduced. D Landscape + Portrait Suitable for taking pictures of your subject against a distant background. Blues, greens, and skin tones are vividly reproduced. G Night Scene Suitable for taking pictures in the evening or at night. The camera sets a slower shutter speed than is used in normal shooting. C Sports Suitable for capturing fast-moving action. Even fast-moving subjects appear to be stationary. U Night + Portrait Suitable for taking pictures of your subject against a distant night scene. The camera sets a slower shutter speed than is used in normal shooting. N Indoor Suitable for taking pictures of people indoors. The atmosphere of the background is also vividly reproduced.
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Selecting a scene mode according to the situation 36 3 Basic shooting functions W Candle Suitable for capturing the atmosphere of a candle-lit scene. Warm colors are reproduced. R Self Portrait Suitable for taking self-portrait pictures. c Available Light Portrait Suitable for shooting subjects in low light conditions without a flash. S Sunset Suitable for taking pictures of the evening sunlight. Reds and yellows are vividly reproduced. X Fireworks Suitable for taking pictures of fireworks displays. The camera sets a slower shutter speed than is used in normal shooting. j Museum Suitable for taking pictures in museums and other places where flash photography and sounds are prohibited. P Behind Glass Suitable for shooting a subject through glass. V Cuisine Suitable for taking pictures of food. Food colors are vibrantly reproduced. d Documents Suitable for taking pictures of documents or time schedules. The contrast between the text and background is enhanced.
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Selecting a scene mode according to the situation 37 3 Basic shooting functions i Auction Suitable for taking pictures of merchandise. The camera takes 3 pictures in succession at the best size while automatically adjusting the exposure. e Shoot & Select1 / f Shoot & Select2 Pictures are taken in succession. You can erase unwanted pictures before saving the ones you want. Suitable for taking moving subjects. Shoot & Select1 (e) Focus is locked at the first frame. Shoot & Select2 (f) Takes pictures in succession, adjusting the focus 1 frame at a time. Z Beach Suitable for taking pictures on a sunny day at the beach. You can take pictures of your subject against a beautiful sky or landscape. a Snow Suitable for taking pictures in the snow. You can take pictures of your subject against a beautiful sky or snow scene. 1 Press sr to select a scene, and press Z. 2 Take the picture. • For shoot & select, hold down the shutter button. • To change the scene, press r. Or, press Z to display the top menu and select [SCENE]. Note • If you select a scene that does not use the flash or a scene with a slower shutter speed, camera movement may occur. It is recommended that you use a tripod to prevent camera movement. • In order to produce specialized effects, some scenes limit control of certain functions. For details, refer to “Functions available in shooting modes and scenes” (P. 182). 1 OK PORTRAIT SELECT GO
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Zooming in on your subject 38 3 Basic shooting functions (When [SHOOT & SELECT1] or [SHOOT & SELECT2] is selected • After taking your pictures, the screen for selecting which pictures to erase is displayed. 1 Press pq to select the picture you want to erase, and press s. Repeat Step 1 to erase multiple pictures. 2 When you have selected all the unwanted pictures, press Z. 3 Select [YES], and press Z. • The selected pictures are erased, and only the remaining pictures are saved. You can zoom in on your subject using the optical zoom and digital zoom. With the optical zoom, the image is enlarged on the CCD when the lens magnification is changed, and the image is formed by all the CCD pixels. With the digital zoom, the area at the center of the image captured by the CCD is cropped and enlarged. Because digital zoom takes a small area of the picture and enlarges it, the picture becomes grainy as the digital zoom magnification increases. The following zoom magnifications are available on this camera. Optical zoom 10× (equivalent to 38 mm to 380 mm on a 35 mm camera) Optical zoom × digital zoom Max. 50× ([n] mode: Max. 30×) Note that camera movement is likely to occur at higher magnifications. 1 Push or pull the zoom lever. • Zoom out: Push the zoom lever toward W. • Zoom in: Pull the zoom lever toward T. Using the zoom OK GO SELECT The R icon is displayed on the selected picture. The highlighted picture is enlarged. Zooming in on your subject Zoom lever
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Zooming in on your subject 39 3 Basic shooting functions Top menu [MODE MENU] [CAMERA] [DIGITAL ZOOM] [ON] g“Using the menus” (P. 17) • For n: Top menu [DIGITAL ZOOM] [ON] 1 Pull the zoom lever toward T. Using the digital zoom Note • Taking a picture with the digital zoom may cause the picture to appear grainy. 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 0.0 0.0 The white area of the zoom indicator indicates the optical zoom. If the [DIGITAL ZOOM] is set to [ON], a red area is displayed on the zoom indicator. When you reach the limit of the optical zoom, the digital zoom is enabled. 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 0.0 0.0 Optical zoom Digital zoom
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Zooming in on your subject 40 3 Basic shooting functions Focusing is usually slow when you get close to a subject (wide-angle: 7 cm/2.8 in. to 60 cm/23.6 in.; telephoto: 1.2 m/3.9 ft. to 2 m/6.6 ft.). However, in macro mode focusing is performed quickly. & This mode lets you shoot from as close as 7 cm/2.8 in. to your subject (when the optical zoom is at the greatest wide-angle). % This mode lets you shoot from as close as 3 cm/1.2 in. to your subject. In the [%] mode, normal shooting is also possible, but the position of the zoom is fixed automatically and cannot be adjusted. Top menu [MODE MENU] [CAMERA] [&] [&] / [%] g“Using the menus” (P. 17) • For h: Top menu [&] [&] / [%] Using macro/super macro mode Note • During super macro mode, the zoom, flash and AF predict are not available. & %
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41 3 Basic shooting functions Flash shooting Select the flash mode best suited to the light conditions and the effect you want to achieve. Flash working range W (max.): Approx. 0.3 m to 4.5 m (1 ft. to 14.8 ft.) T (max.): Approx. 0.3 m to 3.4 m (1 ft. to 11.2 ft.) Auto-flash (No indication) The flash fires automatically in low light or backlight conditions. Red-eye reduction flash (!) The light from the flash may make the subject’s eyes appear red in the picture. The red-eye reduction flash mode reduces this phenomenon by emitting pre-flashes before firing the regular flash. Red-eye fill-in flash (H) The flash always fires after pre-flashes for red-eye reduction are emitted. Fill-in flash (#) The flash fires regardless of the available light. This mode is useful for eliminating shadows on the subject’s face (such as shadows from tree leaves), in a backlight situation, or for correcting the color shift produced by artificial lighting (especially fluorescent light). Flash off ($) The flash does not fire even in low light conditions. Use this mode in situations where flash photography is not desired or is prohibited. You can also use this mode when shooting landscapes, sunsets, and other subjects outside the range of the flash. Note • After the pre-flashes, it takes about 1 second before the shutter is released. Hold the camera firmly to avoid camera movement. • Effectiveness may be limited if the subject is not looking directly at the pre- flashes, or if the shooting range is too far. Individual physical characteristics may also limit effectiveness. Note • The fill-in flash may not have the desired effect under excessively bright light. The subject’s eyes appear red.
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Flash shooting 42 3 Basic shooting functions 1 Press the # button (flash pop- up). • The flash opens. • The flash does not open automatically. If the flash is not open, it will not fire. 2 Press the # button (flash mode) repeatedly to set the flash mode. g“Direct buttons” (P. 12) • After 2 seconds of non-operation, the selection is set and the mode selection screen disappears. • Each time you press # (flash mode), the flash mode changes in the following order. • In S mode and M mode, the flash mode changes in the following order. Note • Since a slow shutter speed is automatically selected in low light situations when in the flash off mode, the use of a tripod is recommended to prevent your pictures from being blurred by camera movement. # button (Flash pop-up) # button (Flash mode) AUTO 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 0.0 0.0 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 AUTO (Auto-flash) !(Red-eye reduction flash) #(Fill-in flash) H(Red-eye fill-in flash) $(Flash off) #(Fill-in flash) H(Red-eye fill-in flash) $(Flash off)
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Flash shooting 43 3 Basic shooting functions 3 Press the shutter button halfway. • In conditions where the flash will fire, the # mark lights (flash stand-by). 4 Press the shutter button fully to take the picture. You can adjust the amount of light emitted by the flash. In some situations, you may get better results by adjusting the light emission. Examples include small subjects, distant backgrounds, or situations when increased contrast is desired. Top menu [MODE MENU] [CAMERA] [w] g“Using the menus” (P. 17) 1 Press sr to adjust the flash intensity, and press Z. TIPS The # (flash charge) mark blinks. j Flash charging. Wait until the # mark turns off. Note • The flash does not fire in the following situations: High-speed sequential shooting, auto bracketing, super macro shooting, and panorama shooting. • The flash may not give you the optimum result in macro mode with the zoom set to wide-angle (W). Check the resulting picture on the monitor. Flash intensity control 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 0.0 0.0 # mark 0.0 DIGITAL ZOOM SET PIC CAMERA MEM SYNCRO FLASH
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Flash shooting 44 3 Basic shooting functions Select the flash timing. Top menu [MODE MENU] [CAMERA] [#SYNCRO] [#SYNC1] / [#SYNC2] g“Using the menus” (P. 17) Synchro #SYNC1 (front curtain) The flash fires right after the shutter fully opens. #SYNC2 (rear curtain) With the rear curtain, the flash fires just before the shutter closes. You can use this setting to create interesting effects in your picture, such as expressing the movement of a car by showing the tail-lights streaming backwards. The slower the shutter speed, the better the effects turn out. If the shutter speed is faster than 1/200, the flash fires automatically with the front curtain. rear curtain rear curtain flash fires Shutter closes frontcurtainflash fires front curtain Shutter button fully pressed When the shutter speed is set to 4 sec. 4 sec. 4 sec. 0
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45 3 Basic shooting functions Slave flash shooting (FLASH) Slave flash shooting (QFLASH) This setting is for when using a commercially available slave flash that is synchronized with the camera flash. The amount of light emitted by the flash can be adjusted in 10 levels. The flash can fire in sequential shooting mode, but the interval between shots will be longer if a high emission level is set. Flash mode automatically changes to [#] for all flash modes except [$]. Top menu [MODE MENU] [CAMERA] [QFLASH] [SLAVE] g“Using the menus” (P. 17) 1 Select an emission level from [1] to [10], then press Z. This function allows you to record movies. 1 Compose your picture. • You can use the zoom lever to enlarge your subject. SLAVE FLASH OK 1 SELECT GO Recording movies 00:36 00:36 00:36 HQ HQ 0.0 0.0 Remaining recording time
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Recording movies 46 3 Basic shooting functions 2 Press the shutter button fully to start recording. • The card access lamp blinks while the movie is being saved. • During movie recording, the A mark lights red. 3 Press the shutter button again to stop recording. • When the remaining recording time has been used up, recording stops automatically. • When there is space in the internal memory or the card, the remaining recording time (P. 28) is displayed, and the camera is ready to shoot. TIPS To record audio with the movie j Set [R] to [ON]. g“Recording sound with movies” (P. 47) To use the zoom during movie recording j If you set [R] to [OFF], you can use the optical zoom during movie recording. g“Recording sound with movies” (P. 47) j Set [DIGITAL ZOOM] to [ON]. g“Using the digital zoom” (P. 39) Note • The remaining recording time may drop rapidly during recording. Try using the internal memory or card again after formatting it with your camera. g“Formatting the internal memory or card (MEMORY FORMAT/FORMAT)” (P. 102) • In n mode, the flash and manual focus are not available. 00:36 00:36 00:36 HQ HQ
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Recording movies 47 3 Basic shooting functions This function reduces the blur incurred by camera movement when taking movies. The area in which the picture is captured by the CCD is adjusted according to movement of the subject, thereby enabling recording of the picture with reduced blurring of the subject. The images are recorded slightly larger when [h] is set to [ON]. Top menu [h] [ON] g“Using the menus” (P. 17) 1 Take the picture. Sound can be recorded while shooting a movie. Top menu [MODE MENU] [R] [ON] g“Using the menus” (P. 17) Camera movement compensation Note • When the camera moves a lot or the subject is moving quickly, the compensation function may not operate effectively. • When taking pictures with the camera stabilized, set [h] to [OFF], otherwise the movement of the subject may cause the image on the screen to move. Recording sound with movies Note • If the camera is more than 1 m (3.3 ft.) away from the source of the sound, sound may not be recorded clearly by the built-in microphone. 00:36 00:36 00:36 HQ HQ 0.0 0.0 Displayed during camera movement compensation.
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48 4 Advanced shooting functions NOISE REDUCTION FOCUS MODE FULLTIME AF AF MODE iESP SPOT AREA SET PIC CAMERA MEM PANORAMA OK PRESET WB SELECT GO CANCEL Advancedshooting functions 4 Letting the camera select the optimal settings is simple and easy, but if you want, you can be a lot more creative. Now that you have mastered basic operation, you can start enjoying your camera’s more advanced functions. You can adjust the shooting conditions manually and try out different effects. For example, when taking pictures of flowers on a tree, by reducing the aperture value and focusing on the branch of the tree nearest to you, you can make the flowers stand out against a blurred background. If it is evening, you can add a touch of color to the night sky. By setting the white balance to 1(tungsten light), you can give the dark sky a blue tone. Adjusting a single function can produce unexpected effects. Try various settings and discover all sorts of new possibilities.                        
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49 4 Advanced shooting functions Changing the aperture value for shooting pictures This function allows you to set the aperture manually. The camera sets the shutter speed automatically. By decreasing the aperture value (F-number), the camera will focus within a smaller range, producing a picture with a blurred background. Increasing the value forces the camera to focus over a wider range, resulting in increased depth of field in which both the subject and the background are in focus. Use this mode when you want to play with how the background is depicted. 1 Press sr to set the aperture value. s : Closes the aperture (increases the aperture value). r : Opens the aperture (decreases the aperture value). Adjustment range: Wide angle : F2.8 to F8.0 Telephoto : F3.7 to F8.0 • When the exposure is correct, the aperture value is displayed in green. When the correct exposure cannot be obtained, the aperture value is displayed in red. Aperture value (F-number) is decreased. Aperture value (F-number) is increased. 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 1/200 1/200 F4.0 F4.0 0.0 0.0 Aperture value
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50 4 Advanced shooting functions Changing the shutter speed for shooting pictures This function allows you to set the shutter speed manually. The camera sets the aperture automatically. Set the shutter speed according to the subject and the type of effect you want. 1 Press sr to set the shutter speed. s : Sets the shutter speed faster. r : Sets the shutter speed slower. Shutter speed range: 1/2 to 1/1000 (when [NOISE REDUCTION] is set to [ON]: up to 4 seconds) • When the exposure is correct, the shutter speed is displayed in green. When the correct exposure cannot be obtained, the shutter speed is displayed in red. Note • To avoid camera movement, you are recommended to use a tripod when taking pictures requiring a slow shutter speed. Setting a fast shutter speed lets you capture fast-moving action as though it was stopped in motion. Setting a slow shutter speed blurs a moving subject, giving the impression of movement. 4 4 1600 1600×1200 1200 SQ1 SQ1 F4.0 F4.0 1/200 1/200 0.0 0.0 Shutter speed

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