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1 Thank you for buying a Samsung Digital Camera. Prior to using this camera, please read the user manual thoroughly. If you require After Sales service, please bring the camera and the cause of the camera malfunction (such as battery, Memory card etc.) to the A/S centre. Please check that the camera is operating properly prior to when you intend to use it (e.g. for a trip or an important event) to avoid disappointment. Samsung takes no responsibility for any loss or damage that may result from camera malfunction. Keep this manual in a safe place. If you use a card reader to copy the images on the memory card to your PC, the images could be damaged. When transferring the images taken with the camera to your PC, be sure to use the supplied USB cable to connect the camera to your PC. Please note that the manufacturer holds no responsibility for loss or damage of images on the memory card due to the use of a card reader. The contents and illustrations of this manual are subject to change without prior notice for upgrading the camera functions. Ä Microsoft, Windows and Windows logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. Ä Adobe and Reader are either trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and/or other countries. Ä All brand and product names appearing in this manual are registered trademarks of their respective companies. Getting to Know your camera Setting up the application software Instructions Use this camera in the following order. To use this camera with a PC, install the application software first. After this has been done, the stored images in the camera can be moved to the PC and can be edited by an image editing program. (p.84) Take a picture. (p.20) Insert the supplied USB cable into the PC’s USB port and the camera’s USB connection terminal. (p.86) Check the camera’s power. If the power is turned off, preset the camera button to turn it on. Open Windows’s EXPLORER and search for [Removable Disk]. (p.87) Take a picture Insert the USB cable Check the camera's power Check [Removable Disk]
2 Warning WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury. Do not use the flash in close proximity to people or animals. Positioning the flash too close to your subject’s eyes may cause eyesight damage. For safety reasons keep this product and accessories out of reach of children or animals to prevent accidents e.g.: - Swallowing battery or small camera accessories. If an accident should occur, please consult a doctor immediately. - There is the possibility of injury from the camera’s moving parts. Battery and camera may become hot during prolonged use and it may result in camera malfunction. Should this be the case, allow the camera to sit idle for a few minutes to allow it time to cool. Do not leave this camera in places subject to extremely high temperatures, such as a sealed vehicle, direct sunlight or other places of extremes in temperature. Exposure to extreme temperatures may adversely affect the camera’s internal components and could cause a fire. When in use, do not cover the camera or Charger. This may cause heat to build up and distort the camera body or cause a fire. Always use the camera and its accessories in a well-ventilated area. Danger DANGER indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. Do not attempt to modify this camera in any way. To do so may result in fire, injury, electric shock or severe damage to you or your camera. internal inspection, maintenance and repairs should only be carried out by your dealer or Samsung Camera Service centre. Please do not use this product in close proximity to flammable or explosive gases, as this could increase the risk of explosion. Should any form of liquid or a foreign object enter the camera, do not use it. Switch off the camera, and then disconnect the power source. You must contact your dealer or Samsung Camera Service centre. Do not continue to use the camera as this may cause a fire or electric shock. Do not insert or drop metallic or inflammable foreign objects into the camera through access points e.g. the memory card slot and battery chamber. This may cause a fire or electric shock. Do not operate this camera with wet hands. This could pose a risk of electric shock.
3 Caution CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in a minor or moderate injury. Leaking, overheating, or damaged battery could result in fire or injury. - Use battery with the correct specification for the camera. - Do not short circuit, heat or dispose of battery in fire. - Do not insert the battery with the polarities reversed. Remove the battery when not planning to use the camera for a long period of time. Otherwise the battery may leak corrosive electrolyte and permanently damage the camera’s components. Do not fire the flash while it is in contact with hands or objects. Do not touch the flash after using it continuously. It may cause burns. Do not move the camera while it is switched on, if you are using the AC adapter. After use, always switch off the camera before unplugging the cable from the wall socket. Then make sure that any connector cords or cables to other devices are disconnected before moving the camera. Failure to do so may damage the cords or cables and cause a fire or electric shock. Take care not to touch the lens or lens cover to avoid taking an unclear image and possibly causing camera malfunction. Avoid obstructing the lens or the flash when you capture an image. When using this camera in low temperatures, you may experience the following. These are not camera malfunctions and usually recover at normal temperature. - It takes longer to turn on the LCD monitor and the colour may differ from the subject. - When changing the composition, there may be an after image on the LCD monitor. Credit cards may be demagnetized if left near case. Avoid leaving magnetic strip cards near the case. Never connect the 20 pin connector to the USB port of a PC. This carries a high risk of computer malfunction. Contents READY 07 RECORDING 18 007 System chart 007 Package Contents 007 Sold Separately 008 Identification of features 008 Front & Top 009 Back 010 Bottom 010 5 Function button 011 Self-timer lamp 011 Camera Status Lamp 011 Mode icon 012 Connecting to a Power Source 014 Inserting the memory card 015 Instructions on how to use the memory card 017 When using the camera for the first time 018 LCD monitor indicator 019 How to use the menu 020 Starting the recording mode 020 Selecting modes 020 How to use the Auto mode 021 How to use the Program mode 021 How to use the DIS mode 022 Using the Photo Help Guide mode 023 How to use the Scene modes
4 Contents 039 Face Retouch 039 Image Size 040 Quality / Frame rate 040 Metering 041 Drive mode 041 Auto Focus type 042 Photo Style Selector 043 Image Adjust 044 Voice Memo 044 Voice Recording 045 Recording the movie clip without voice 046 Sound menu 046 Sound 046 Volume 046 Start up sound 046 Shutter sound 046 Beep Sound 047 AF sound 047 Self Portrait 047 Setup menu 047 Display 047 Language 047 Function Description 048 Start up image SETUP 46 024 How to use the Movie clip mode 024 Recording the movie clip without sound 024 Pausing while recording a movie clip (Successive Recording) 025 Things to Watch Out for When Taking Pictures 026 Using the camera buttons to set the camera 026 POWER button 026 SHUTTER button 026 ZOOM button 028 Info (DISP) / Up button 028 Macro / Down button 030 Focus lock 030 Flash / Left button 032 Self-timer / Right button 034 MENU button 034 OK button 034 Functions 035 How to Enable Functions Using the MENU Button 035 Exposure compensation 036 White balance 037 ISO 037 Face Detection 039 Face Tone
5 048 Display Bright 048 Quick view 048 Display SAVE 049 Settings 049 Formatting a memory 049 Initialisation 050 Setting up the Date / Time / Date type 050 Time Zone 050 File name 051 Imprinting the recording date 051 Auto power off 052 Selecting Video out type 053 Auto Focus lamp 053 Setting the USB 054 Starting play mode 054 Playing back a still image 054 Playing back a movie clip 055 Movie clip capture function 055 Playing back a recorded voice 055 Playing back a voice memo 056 LCD monitor Indicator 056 Using the camera buttons to set the camera 056 Thumbnail / Enlargement button 058 Info (DISP) / Up button PLAY 54 058 Play & Pause / OK button 059 Left / Right / Down / MENU button 059 Delete button 060 Setting up the play back function using the LCD monitor 062 Edit 062 Resize 063 Rotating an image 063 Photo Style Selector 064 Image Adjust 065 Starting the Multi Slide Show 065 Start the Multi Slide Show 066 Selecting Images 066 Configure Multi Slide Show effects 067 Setting play interval 067 Setting Background Music 067 File Options 067 Deleting images 068 Protecting images 068 Voice memo 069 DPOF 071 Copy To Card 072 PictBridge 073 PictBridge : Picture Selection 073 PictBridge : Print Setting Contents
6 Contents 074 PictBridge : Reset 074 Important notes 076 Warning indicator 077 Before contacting a service centre 079 Specifications 082 Software Notes 082 System Requirements 083 About the software 084 Setting up the application software 086 Starting PC mode 089 Removing the removable disk 090 Samsung Master 093 Setting up the USB Driver for MAC 093 Using the USB Driver for MAC 094 FAQ SOFTWARE 82
7 System chart Please check that you have the correct contents before using this product. The contents can vary depending on the sales region. To buy the optional equipment, contact your nearest Samsung dealer or Samsung service centre. Parts and accessories illustrated below may differ from exact appearance. Package Contents Camera Rechargeable battery AC adapter / USB cable Camera strap Software CD (see p.83) User manual, Product warranty Sold Separately SD/SDHC memory card / MMC (see p.16) Camera case AV cable
8 Identification of features Front & Top Shutter button Lens/ Lens cover Flash Power button Microphone Self-timer lamp / AF sensor Speaker
9 Identification of features Back 5 function button Play mode button MENU button LCD monitor Camera status lamp Fn / Delete button Strap eyelet Zoom Tele(T) button (Digital zoom) Zoom Wide(W) button (Thumbnail) USB / AV connection terminal
10 Bottom Identification of features 5 Function button Ä To open the battery chamber cover, slide it in the direction shown above. Information / Up button Flash / Left button Self-timer / Right button Macro / Down button OK / Play & Pause button Tripod socket Battery chamber cover Memory card slot Battery chamber Battery holder
11 Self-timer lamp Icon Status Description Blinking - For the first 8 seconds, the lamp blinks at 1 second intervals. - For the final 2 seconds, the lamp blinks quickly at 0.25-second intervals. Blinking For the 2 seconds, the lamp blinks quickly at 0.25-second intervals. Blinking A picture will be taken after about 10 seconds and 2 seconds later a second picture will be taken. Blinking After pressing the Shutter button, the image is taken in accordance with the subject’s movement. Camera Status Lamp Status Description Power on The lamp turns on and off when the camera is ready to take a picture After taking a picture The lamp blinks while saving the image data and turns off when the camera is ready to take a picture When flash battery is charging The lamp blinks When the USB cable is inserted to a PC The lamp lights up (LCD monitor turns off after initializing the device) Transmitting Data with a PC The lamp blinks (LCD monitor turns off) When the USB cable is inserted into a printer The lamp is off When the printer is printing The lamp blinks When the AF activates The lamp turns on (The camera focus on the subject) The lamp blinks (The camera doesn’t focus on the subject) Identification of features Mode icon Refer to page 20 for more information about the camera mode setting. MODE Auto Program DIS Photo Help Guide ICON MODE Scene Movie - - ICON MODE SCENE Beauty Shot Night Portrait Children ICON MODE Landscape Close up Text Sunset ICON MODE Dawn Backlight Firework Beach&Snow ICON
12 Connecting to a Power Source SLB-10A rechargeable battery Specification Model SLB-10A Type Lithium lon Capacity 1050mAh Voltage 3.7V Charging time Approximately 180 Minutes You should use the rechargeable battery SLB-10A supplied with the camera. Be sure to charge the battery before using the camera. Number of images and battery life: Using the SLB-10A Battery life / Number of images Conditions Still image Approx. 140 MIN / Approx. 280 shots Using the fully charged battery, Auto mode, 12M image size, Fine image quality, Shot to shot interval: 30Sec. Changing the zoom position between the Wide and the Tele after every shot. Using the flash on every second shot. Using the camera for 5 minutes and then powering it off for 1 minute. Movie Approx. 120 MIN Using the fully charged battery 640x480 image size 30fps frame rate Ä These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions and shooting conditions and may vary depending on the user’s methods. Important information about battery usage. When camera is not in use, turn off the power. Please remove the battery if the camera will not be used for long periods. Batteries can lose power over time and are prone to leaking if kept inside the camera. Low temperatures (below 0°C) can affect the performance of the battery and you may experience reduced battery life. Batteries will usually recover at normal temperatures. During extended use of the camera, the camera body may become warm. This is perfectly normal. If you connect the AC adapter to the USB cable, you can use it as an AC cable and recharge the spare battery with it. - Using an AC cable : Connect the AC adapter to the USB cable. It can be used as a power cable. - Using a USB cable : Remove the AC adapter.You can download stored images to your PC (p.86) or supply the power to your camera through the USB cable.
13 Connecting to a Power Source Important information about USB cable usage. Use a USB cable with the correct specification. If the camera is connected to the PC through a USB hub : connect the camera directly to the PC. If the camera and other devices are connected to the PC at the same time : remove other device. Camera can not be detected using the front side USB port of computer. In this case, use the back side USB port of computer. If the USB port of the PC doesn’t meet the Power output standard (5V, 500mA), the camera may not be charged. How to charge the rechargeable battery Before inserting any cables or AC adapter, check the directions and do not insert by force. It may cause breakage of cable or camera. If the charging LED of the AC Charger does not turn on or blink after inserting the rechargeable battery, please check whether the battery is inserted correctly. If you charge the battery with the camera power on, the battery won’t be fully charged. Turn the camera off while charging the battery. Charging LED of the AC Adapter Charging LED Being Charged Red LED is on Charging is complete Green LED is on Charging error Orange colored LED is off or blinking If you insert the fully discharged battery to charge it, do not turn on the camera at the same time. The camera may not be turned on because of the low battery capacity. Charge the battery for more than 10 minutes before using the camera. Do not use the flash frequently or take a movie clip with the fully discharged battery charged for a short time. Even if the charger is inserted, the camera power may be turned off because the rechargeable battery is discharged again.
14 Connecting to a Power Source There are 4 indicators for battery condition that are displayed on the LCD monitor. Battery indicator Battery status The battery is fully charged Low battery capacity (Prepare to recharge or use spare battery) Low battery capacity (Prepare to recharge or use spare battery) Battery empty. (Recharge or use spare battery) Ä When using the camera and the battery in a place that is excessively cold or hot, the battery status on the LCD may be different from the actual battery status. Insert the battery as shown Inserting the memory card Insert the memory card as shown. - Turn off the camera’s power be- fore inserting the memory card. - Have the front of the memory card facing toward the front of the camera (lens) and the card pins toward the back of the camera (LCD monitor). - Do not insert the memory card the wrong way round. Doing so may damage the memory card slot. - If the camera does not turn on after you have inserted battery, please check whether the battery (+ / -). - When the battery chamber cover is opened, do not force the battery chamber cover, this may damage it.
15 Instructions on how to use the memory card If the memory card is subjected to any of the following, the recorded data may become corrupted : - When the memory card is used incorrectly. - If the power is switched off or the memory card is removed while recording, deleting (formatting) or reading. Samsung cannot be held responsible for lost data. It is advisable to copy important data onto other media as back-up e.g. floppy disks, hard disks, CD etc. If there is insufficient memory available : A [Memory Full] message will appear and the camera will not operate. To optimise the amount of memory in the camera, replace the memory card or delete unnecessary images stored on the memory card. Don't remove the memory card when the camera status lamp is blinking as this may cause damage to data in the memory card. Be sure to format the memory card (see p.49) if you are using a newly purchased memory card for the first time, if it contains data that the camera cannot recognise, or if it contains images captured with a different camera. Turn off the camera power whenever the memory card is being inserted or removed. Repeated use of the memory card will eventually reduce the memory card’s performance. Should this be the case, you will need to purchase a new memory card. Wear and tear on the memory card is not covered by the Samsung warranty. The memory card is an electronic precision device. Do not bend, drop or subject the memory card to any heavy impact. Do not store the memory card in an environment with strong electronic or magnetic fields, e.g. near loud speakers or TV receivers. Please do not use or store in an environment where there are extremes in temperature. Do not allow the memory card to become dirty or to come into contact with any liquid. Should this happen, clean the memory card with a soft cloth. Please keep the memory card in its case when not in use. During and after periods of extended use, you may notice that the memory card is warm. This is perfectly normal. Do not use a memory card that is used in another digital camera. To use the memory card in this camera, format the memory card using this camera. Do not use a memory card formatted by another digital camera or memory card reader.
16 Instructions on how to use the memory card The camera can use SD/SDHC Memory Cards and MMC (Multi Media Cards). The SD/SDHC memory card has a write protect switch that prevents image files from being deleted or formatted. By sliding the switch to the bottom of the SD/SDHC memory card, the data will be protected. By sliding the switch to the top of the SD/SDHC memory card, the data protection will be cancelled. Slide the switch to the top of the SD/SDHC memory card before taking a picture. When using a 1GB SD memory, the specified shooting capacity will be as follows. These figures are approximate as image capacities can be affected by variables such as subject matter and memory card type. Recorded image size Super Fine Fine Normal 30 FPS 15 FPS Still image About 147 About 285 About 404 - - About 168 About 314 About 442 - - About 203 About 368 About 529 - - About 212 About 375 About 538 - - About 340 About 568 About 793 - - About 511 About 804 About 1067 - - About 737 About 1146 About 1440 - - About 1290 About 1673 About 1876 - - *Movie clip - - - About 7'5" About 13'54" - - - About 26'24" About 49'22" Card pins Write protect switch Label [SD (Secure Digital) memory card] The zoom button doesn’t function during the movie recording. The recording times can be changed by the zoom operation. You can record videos of up to 4GB or 2hours each.
17 Setting up the date, time and date type 1. Select the [Date&Time] menu by pressing the Up/Down button and press the Right button. 2. Select the desired sub menu by pressing the Up/Down/Left/Right button and press the OK button. Left/Right button : Selects world time/year/ month/ day/hour/ minute/ date type Up/Down button : Changes the value of each item. Ä For more information about the World Time, refer to the page 50. When using the camera for the first time Charge the rechargeable battery fully before using the camera for the first time. When the camera is turned on for the first time, a menu will be displayed in the LCD monitor to set date, time and language. This menu will not be displayed again after setting up the date, time and language. Set up the date, time and language before using this camera. Setting up the language 1. Select the [Language] menu by pressing the Up/Down button and press the Right button. 2. Select the desired sub menu by pressing the Up/Down button and press the OK button. Back Set Date & Time :08/12/01 Language :English English 䚐ạ㛨 Français Deutsch Español Italiano Back Set Date & Time :09/08/01 Language :English 2009 / 08 / 01 13:00 yyyy/mm/dd yyyy mm dd
18 The LCD monitor displays information about the shooting functions and selections. LCD monitor indicator No. Description Icons Page 1 Recording mode p.20 2 Optical / Digital Zoom bar / Digital Zoom rate p.26 3 Voice Memo p.44 4 Number of available shots remaining 00001 p.16 Remaining time 00:00:00 p.16 [Image & Full Status] No. Description Icons Page 5 Memory card icon / Internal memory icon - 6 Battery p.14 7 Flash p.30 8 Self-timer p.32 9 Macro p.28 10 Photo Style Selector p.42 11 Face Detection p.37 12 Face Tone p.39 13 Face Retouch / ImageAdjust / Without Sound p.39/ 43/45 14 Date / Time 2009/08/01 01:00 PM p.50 15 Camera shake Warning p.25 16 Auto Focus Frame p.41 17 Drive mode p.41 18 Metering p.40 19 Image Quality / Frame Rate p.40 20 Image Size p.39 21 ISO p.37 22 White Balance p.36 23 Exposure compensation p.35
19 How to use the menu 1. Turn on the camera and press the MENU button. A menu for each camera mode appears. 2. Use the up or down buttons to navigate through the menus. 3. Use the left or right buttons to select a sub menu. 4. Select a submenu and click the OK button to save settings and return to the previous window. Press the LEFT or RIGHT button. Press the LEFT or RIGHT button. Press the UP or DOWN button. Press the UP or DOWN button. Back Set Start Sound :Off Shutter Sound :1 Beep Sound :1 AF Sound :On Self-Portrait :On Volume :Medium Off Low Medium High Mode Start Sound Shutter Sound Beep Sound AF Sound Self-Portrait Volume Functions Sound Display Settings Mode Photo Size Quality Focus Area Photo Style Selector Voice Face Detection Functions Sound Display Settings Start Sound :Off Shutter Sound :1 Beep Sound :1 AF Sound :On Self-Portrait :On Volume :Medium Exit Back Mode Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Auto Functions Sound Display Settings Exit Change Mode Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Auto Functions Sound Display Settings Exit Change Exit Change Exit Change Mode Start Sound Shutter Sound Beep Sound AF Sound Self-Portrait Volume Functions Sound Display Settings Exit Change
20 Starting the recording mode How to use the Auto mode ( ) If the auto focus frame turns to red when you press the shutter button down half way, it means that the camera cannot focus on the subject. Should this be the case, the camera is unable to capture an image clearly. Avoid obstructing the lens or the flash when you capture an image. 1. Insert the batteries (p.14). Insert the batteries taking note of the polarity (+ / -). 2. Insert the memory card (p.14). As this camera has a 11MB internal memory, you do not need to insert the memory card. If the memory card is not inserted, an image will be stored in the internal memory. If the memory card is inserted, an image will be stored on the memory card. 3. Close the battery chamber cover. 4. Press the power button to turn on the camera. 5. Select the Auto mode by pressing the MENU button. 6. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. 7. Press the shutter button to capture an image. Select this mode for quick and easy picture taking with minimal user interaction. Selecting modes You can select the desired working mode us- ing the MENU button located on the back of the camera. How to use the MENU button 1. Press the MENU button and a menu will be displayed. 2. Press the Up / Down button to select the [Mode] menu and press the Right button. 3. Select a desired mode by pressing the Up / Down button and then press the OK button. Mode Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Auto Functions Sound Display Settings Exit Change Program Program Program Exit Back Exit Back Exit Back DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Auto DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Auto DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Mode Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Auto Functions Sound Display Settings Movie Auto Exit Change
21 Selecting the automatic mode will configure the camera with optimal settings. You can still manually configure all functions except the aperture value and shutter speed. 1. Select the Program mode by pressing the MENU button (p.20). 2. Press the Menu button to configure advanced functions. How to use the Program mode ( ) Starting the recording mode Digital Image Stabilisation (DIS) mode. This mode will reduce the effect of camera shake and help you get a well-exposed image in dim conditions. 1. Select the DIS mode by pressing the MENU button. (p.20) 2. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. 3. Press the Shutter button to capture an image. How to use the DIS mode ( ) Things to watch out for using the DIS mode 1. The digital zoom will not operate in the DIS mode. 2. If the lighting condition is brighter than fluorescent lighting condi- tions, the DIS will not activate. 3. If the lighting condition is darker than in fluorescent lighting con- ditions, camera shake warning indicator ( Ã ) will display. For best results only take pictures in situations where the camera shake warning indicator ( Ã ) is not displayed. 4. If the subject is moving, the captured image may be blurred. 5. As the DIS uses the camera's digital signal processor, it may take a little longer for the camera to process and save the images. The submenus for the functions are as follows: Description Page Description Page EV p.35 Metering p.40 White Balance p.36 Drive p.41 ISO p.37 Focus Area p.41 Face Detection p.37 Photo Style Selector p.42 Photo Size / Movie Size p.39 Image Adjust p.43 Quality / Frame Rate p.40 Voice p.44
22 Starting the recording mode Using the Photo Help guide mode ( ) Helps the user learn the correct picture taking method and includes solutions for potential problems that may occur. This also enables the user to practice the best way to take the pictures. Available functions of the photo help guide Function that can be used when focusing is difficult Functions that can be used when the image is blurred Function that can be used when filming in the dark Function that can be used when adjusting the picture brightness Function that can be used when adjusting the picture colour [Function that can be used when focusing is difficult] Pressing the Left/Right button Pressing the OK button Pressing the Up/Down button Pressing the Up button Pressing the OK button Pressing the shutter button Press the shutter button to practice using this feature. Guide list Photo Help Guide Features to reduce camera shake Features to use when adjusting brightness Features to use when the image is out of focus Features to use in low light conditions Features to use when adjusting colours Photo Help Guide When the subject is in focus, press the shutter button completely to capture the image or video. If the subject is out of focus, try half-pressing the shutter button again. 2/2 Back Practice Photo Help Guide To focus on your subject, half- press the shutter button: - Green frame: subject is in focus - Red frame: subject is out of focus 1/2 Back Practice Photo Help Guide Guide list Pressing the Left/Right button Pressing the OK button Features to use when the image is out of focus To focus on a subject 80 cm or farther To focus on people’s faces Half-press the shutter button to focus To focus on a subject less than 80 cm away Photo Help Guide Back Change Change
23 Starting the recording mode Use the menu to easily configure optimal settings for a variety of shooting situations. 1. Select the Scene mode by pressing the MENU button (p.20). 2. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. 3. Press the shutter button to capture an image. How to use the Scene modes ( ) The scene modes are listed below. [Beauty Shot] ( ) : Take a photo of a person with options to hide facial imperfections. [Night] ( ) : Use this for shooting still images at night or in other dark conditions. [Portrait] ( ) : To take a picture of a person. [Children] ( ) : To take a picture of fast moving objects, for example, children. [Landscape] ( ) : To take pictures of distant scenery. [Close Up] ( ) : Close-up shooting for small objects such as plants and insects. [Text] ( ) : Use this mode to shoot a document. [Sunset] ( ) : For taking pictures of sunsets. [Dawn] ( ) : Daybreak scenes. [Backlight] ( ) : Portrait without shadows caused by backlight. [Firework] ( ) : Firework scenes. [Beach&Snow] ( ) : For ocean, lake, beach and snowscape scenes.
24 Starting the recording mode How to use the Movie clip mode ( ) A movie clip can be recorded for as long as the available recording time of the memory capacity allows. 1. Select the Movie clip mode by pressing the MENU button. (The Movie clip mode icon and available recording time will display on the LCD monitor.) 2. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. 3. Press the shutter button once and movie clips are recorded for as long as the available recording time allows. Movie clips will still be recorded if the shutter button is released. If you wish to stop recording, press the shutter button again. Ä Image size and type are listed below. - Image size : 640x480, 320x240 (Selectable) - Movie clip file type : AVI (MJPEG) - Frame Rate : 30 FPS, 15 FPS (Selectable) You can record the movie clip without sound. Steps from 1 -3 are the same as those for MOVIE mode. 4. Press the Menu button. 5. Press the Up / Down button to select the [Functions] menu and press the Right button. Recording the movie clip without sound Using Successive Recording Steps from 1-2 are the same as those for MOVIE CLIP mode. 3. Press the shutter button and movie clips are recorded for as long as the available recording time. Movie clips will still be recorded if the shutter button is released. 4. Press the OK button to pause recording. 5. Press the OK button again to resume the recording. 6. If you wish to stop recording, press the shutter button again. This camera allows you to temporarily stop during unwanted scenes, while recording a movie clip. Using this function, you can record your favourite scenes into a movie clip without having to create multiple movie clips. Pausing while recording a movie clip (Successive Recording) 6. Select the [Voice] menu by pressing the Up / Down button and press the OK button. 7. Select the [Off] menu by pressing the Left / Right button. 8. Press the OK button. You can record a movie without sound. Ä See p.45 for further details. Stop Record
25 The available memory capacity may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings. When the Flash Off, Slow synchro mode or DIS mode is selected in a low lighting condition, the camera shake warning indicator ( Ã ) may appear on the LCD monitor. In this case, use a tripod, support the camera on a solid surface or change to flash shot mode. Shooting against the light : Please do not take pictures against the sun. Doing so may make the picture dark. Doing so may make the picture dark. To take a picture against the light, please use the [Backlight] in scene shooting mode (see page 23), fill-in flash (see page 31), spot metering (see page 40) or exposure compensation (see page 35). Avoid obstructing the lens or the flash when you capture an image. Compose the image by using the LCD monitor. Things to Watch Out for When Taking Pictures Pressing the shutter button down half way. Lightly press the shutter button to confirm focus and flash battery charge. Press the shutter button all way down to take the picture. Under certain conditions the auto focus system may not perform as expected. - When photographing a subject that has little contrast. - If the subject is highly reflective or shiny. - If the subject is moving at high speed. - When there is strong reflected light, or when the background is very bright. - When the subject matter has only horizontal lines or the subject is very narrow (such as a stick or flagpole). - When the surroundings are dark. [Lightly press the shutter button] [Press the shutter button]
26 Using the camera buttons to set the camera ZOOM button The recording mode function can be set up by using the camera buttons. Used for turning the camera’s power on / off. If there is no operation during the specified time, the camera's power will be turned off automatically to save battery life. Refer to page 51 for more information about the auto power off function. Used for taking an image or recording voice in the RECORDING mode. In MOVIE CLIP mode Pressing the shutter button down fully starts the process for recording a movie clip. Press the shutter button once and the movie clip is recorded for as long as the available recording time in the memory allows. If you wish to stop recording, press the shutter button again. In STILL IMAGE mode Pressing the shutter button down halfway activates the autofocus and checks the condition of the flash. Pressing the shutter button down fully takes and stores the image. If you select voice memo recording, the recording will start after the camera has finished storing the image data. If the menu is not displayed, this button works as the OPTICAL ZOOM or DIGITAL ZOOM button. This camera has a 3X optical zoom and a 3X digital zoom function. Using both will offer a total zoom ratio of 9X. TELE Zoom Optical zoom TELE : Pressing the ZOOM T button. This will zoom into the subject i.e. the subject will appear nearer. Digital zoom TELE : When the maximum (3X) optical zoom is selected, pressing the ZOOM T button activates the digital zoom software. Releasing ZOOM T button stops the digital zooming at the required setting. Once the maximum digital zoom (3X) is achieved, pressing the ZOOM T button will have no effect. POWER button SHUTTER button Pressing the ZOOM T button Pressing the ZOOM T button [WIDE zoom] [TELE zoom] [Digital zoom 3.0X]
27 ZOOM button WIDE Zoom Optical zoom WIDE : Pressing the ZOOM W button. This will zoom out from the subject i.e. the subject will appear further away. Pressing the ZOOM W button continuously will set the camera to its minimum zoom setting i.e. the subject appears at its furthest from the camera. Digital zoom WIDE : When the digital zoom is in operation, pressing the ZOOM W button will reduce the digital zooming in steps. Releasing ZOOM W button stops digital zooming. Pressing the ZOOM W button will reduce the digital zoom and then it will continue to reduce the optical zoom until the minimum setting is reached. Digital zoom Optical zoom Images taken using the digital zoom may take a little longer for the camera to process. Allow time for this to take place. If the Zoom buttons are being pressed during the Movie shots, the voice will not be recorded. You may notice a decrease in image quality when using the digital zoom. To view a clearer digital zoom image, press the shutter button halfway at the maximum optical zoom position and press the zoom T button again. The digital zoom can’t be activated in some Scene modes (Night, Children, Text, Close up, Firework), DIS modes, movie mode and Face Detection. Take care not to touch the lens to avoid taking an unclear image and possibly causing camera malfunction. If the image is dim, turn the camera power off and on again to modify the lens position. Take care not to press the lens as this may cause a camera malfunction. When the camera is turned on, take care not to touch the camera’s moving lens parts as this may cause the resulting image to be dim and unclear. Take care not to touch the lens when operating the zoom button. [TELE zoom] [Optical zoom 2X] [WIDE zoom] Pressing the ZOOM W button Pressing the ZOOM W button [Digital zoom 3.0X] [TELE zoom] [WIDE zoom] Pressing the ZOOM W button Pressing the ZOOM W button
28 Macro ( ) / Down button While the menu is showing, the Down button operates as a direction button. When the menu is not showing, you can use the MACRO ( ) / DOWN button to take macro pictures. The distance ranges are shown below. Press the Macro button until the desired macro mode indicator appears on the LCD monitor. [Auto Focus] [Macro ( )] Info (DISP) / Up button While the menu is showing, the Up button operates as a direction button. In the recording modes or playback mode, pressing this button will display the image information. [Information screen] [Filming screen] Show all photographic information. Show only basic information. [Auto Macro ( )]
29 Mode Auto ( ) Focus Type Auto macro ( ) Normal Focus range W : 10 ~ Infinity T : 50 ~ Infinity W : 80 ~ Infinity T : 80 ~ Infinity Mode Program ( ) Focus Type macro ( ) Normal Focus range W : 10 ~ 80 T : 50 ~ 80 W : 80 ~ Infinity T : 80 ~ Infinity Mode DIS Mode ( ) Focus Type Auto macro ( ) Normal Focus range W : 10 ~ Infinity T : 50 ~ Infinity W : 80 ~ Infinity T : 80 ~ Infinity Types of focus mode and focus range (W : Wide, T : Tele) (Unit: cm) When the macro mode is selected, be particularly careful to avoid camera shake. When you take a picture within 40cm (Wide zoom) or 50cm (Tele zoom) in the Macro mode, select the FLASH OFF mode. Macro ( ) / Down button Available focusing method, by recording mode ( o : Selectable, : Infinity focus range) Mode Auto macro Macro Normal o o o o o o o o o o Mode SCENE Auto macro Macro Normal o o o o o o o o o o o
30 Focus lock To focus on a subject not positioned in the centre of the picture, use the focus lock function. 3. Recompose the picture and fully depress the SHUTTER button. 1. The image to be captured. 2. Press the SHUTTER button halfway and focus on the subject. Using the Focus Lock 1. Ensure the subject is in the centre of the autofocus frame. 2. Press the SHUTTER button halfway. When the green auto focus frame lights up, it means the camera is focused on the subject. Be careful not to press the SHUTTER button all the way down to avoid taking an unwanted picture. 3. With the SHUTTER button still pressed down only halfway, move the camera to recompose your picture as desired, and then press the SHUTTER button completely to take the picture. If you release your finger from the SHUTTER button, the focus lock function will be cancelled. Flash ( ) / Left button When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the LEFT button makes the cursor shift to the left tab. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the LEFT button operates as the FLASH ( ) button. Selecting the flash mode 1. Press the MENU button to select a RECORDING mode with the exception of the Movie clip mode or the DIS mode.(p.20) 2. Press the Flash button until the desired flash mode indicator is displayed on the LCD monitor. 3. A flash mode indicator will be displayed on the LCD monitor. Use the correct flash to suit the environment. Flash range (Unit: m) ISO Normal Macro Auto macro WIDE TELE WIDE TELE WIDE TELE AUTO 0.8~3.75 0.8~2.0 0.2~0.8 0.5~0.8 0.2~3.75 0.5~2.0 [Selecting the Auto flash]
31 If you press the shutter button after selecting the flash, the first flash fires to check the shooting condition (Flash range and Power ratio of flash). Do not move the camera until the second flash fires. Using the flash frequently will reduce the life of the battery. Under normal operating conditions the re-charging time for the flash is usually within 4 seconds. If the battery is weak, the charging time will be longer. In the DIS mode, [Landscape], [Close up], [Text], [Sunset], [Dawn], [Firework] scene modes and the Movie clip mode, the flash function will not operate. Take photographs within the flash range. The image quality is not guaranteed if the subject is too close or highly reflective. When taking an image in poorly lit conditions with the flash, there may be a white speck in the captured image. The speck is caused by the flash light reflecting off atmospheric dust. Flash ( ) / Left button Flash mode indicator Icon Flash mode Description Auto flash If the subject or background is dark, the camera flash will operate automatically. Auto & Red eye reduction If a subject or background is dark, the camera flash will work automatically and will reduce the red-eye effect by using the red-eye reduction function. Fill in flash The flash fires regardless of the avail- able light. The intensity of the flash will be automatically controlled to suit the prevailing conditions. Slow synchro The flash operates with a slow shutter speed to obtain a balanced correct exposure. In poor lighting conditions the camera shake warning indicator ( Ã ) will display on the LCD monitor. Red-eye reduction When a shot with "red eye" is detected, this mode will reduce the red-eye effect automatically. Flash off The flash does not fire. Select this mode when capturing images in a place or situation where flash photography is prohibited. When you capture an image in poorly lit conditions, the camera shake warning indicator ( Ã ) will appear on the LCD monitor.
32 Available flash mode, by recording mode ( o : Selectable) Flash ( ) / Left button When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the Right button makes the cursor shift to the right tab. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the RIGHT button operates as the Self-timer ( ) button. This function is used when the photographer would also like to be in the image. If you operate the Self-timer button during the self-timer operation, the self-timer function is cancelled. Use a tripod to prevent the camera from shaking. In Movie Clip mode, only the 10SEC self-timer will work. Mode o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Mode SCENE o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Self-timer ( ) / Right button
33 Selecting the self-timer 1. Select a Recording mode with the exception of Voice recording mode. (p.20) 2. Press the SELF-TIMER / RIGHT ( ) button until the desired mode indicator displays on the LCD monitor. A 10 second, 2 second, Double self-timer or Motion timer icon appears on the LCD monitor. 3. When you press the SHUTTER button, the picture will be taken after the specified time has elapsed. Self-timer ( ) / Right button [Selecting the 10 SEC self-timer] Self-timer mode indecator Icon Mode Description 10SEC self-timer Pressing the shutter button will allow an interval of 10 seconds before the image is taken. 2SEC self-timer Pressing the shutter button will allow an interval of 2 seconds before the image is taken. Double self-timer A picture will be taken after about 10 seconds and 2 seconds later a second picture will be taken. When using the flash, the 2-second self-timer may be delayed for longer than 2 seconds depending on the flash charging time. Motion Timer The camera detects the subject's movement 6 seconds after pressing the Shutter button, and the picture is taken when the movement is stopped. The Motion Timer flows are as followings. (Movie Clip mode excluded) Selecting the Motion Timer Pressing the Shutter button Confirming the composition (Within 6 sec.)*1 Starting the detection (Swing your hands fully)*2 Stopping the detection (Do not move) Taking an image (after 2 sec.) *1: The camera detects the subject's movement 6 seconds after pressing the Shtter button, so confirm the composition within 6 seconds. *2: Move your body or hands fully. In the following cases, the Motion Timer may not operate. The focus distance is over 3m. The exposure is too bright or dark In backlight conditions. The movement is insignificant The movement is detected beyond the center part (50%) of the sensor where the movement is recognized. If the camera doesn`t sense any movement for 30 seconds, or the camera doesn’t sense stillness after sensing movement Motion Timer Motion Icon & Self-timer lamp Pressing the Shuter button after setting the Motion Timer Blink (1 second interval) Detecting the subject's movement Blink (0.25 second interval) No movement is detected Turn on and the image is taken after 2 seconds The detection range of Motion Timer
34 MENU button - When you press the MENU button, a menu related to each camera mode will be displayed on the LCD monitor. Pressing it again will return the LCD to the initial display. - A menu option can be displayed when the following are selected : MOVIE CLIP and STILL IMAGE mode. There is no menu available when the voice recording function is selected. - When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, this button is used for shifting the cursor to the sub menu or for confirming data. Use the menu that enables the functions, or the Fn button, to bring up the menus below: Mode Menu Available mode Page (Functions) EV p.35 White Balance p.36 ISO p.37 Face Detection p.37 Face Tone p.39 Face Retouch p.39 Photo Size / Movie Size p.39 Quality / Frame Rate p.40 Metering p.40 Drive p.41 Focus Area p.41 Photo Style Selector p.42 Image Adjust p.43 Voice p.44 Functions ( ) OK button [Pressing the OK button] Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Auto Exit Back [Menu off] [Menu on] [Pressing the MENU button] Mode Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Auto Functions Sound Display Settings Exit Change Mode Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Auto Functions Sound Display Settings Exit Change
35 Functions ( ) Exposure compensation This camera automatically adjusts the exposure according to the ambient lighting conditions. You can also select the exposure value by using the [EV] menu. Compensating Exposure 1. Click the Up/Down button from the Functions menu to select [EV] ( ). 2. Use the LEFT and RIGHT buttons to set the desired exposure compensation factor. 3. Press the OK button. The value you set will be saved and the Exposure Compensation setup mode will be closed. If you change the exposure value, the exposure indicator ( ) will be displayed on the Left of the LCD monitor. Ä A negative exposure compensation value reduces the exposure. Note that a positive exposure compensation value increases the exposure and the LCD monitor will appear white or you may not get good pictures. EV Set exposure value to adjust brightness. Back Move 3. Select a desired menu by pressing the Up / Down button and then press the OK button. 1. Press the MENU button in an available mode. 2. Press the Up / Down button to select the [Functions] menu and press the Right/OK button. How to Enable Functions Using the MENU Button Use the Fn button on the rear of the camera to bring up the menus that enable frequently used functions faster. 4. Select a desired menu by pressing the Left / Right button and then press the OK button. Left / Right button White Balance Adjust the white balance according to the light source. Back Move Daylight Appropriate for outdoor photography on a clear day. Back Move Up / Down button Right/OK button ISO Face Detection Photo Size Quality Metering White Balance EV Exit Back ISO Face Detection Photo Size Quality Metering White Balance EV Exit Back ISO Face Detection Photo Size Quality Metering White Balance EV Exit Back Mode White Balance ISO Face Detection Photo Size Quality EV Functions Sound Display Settings Exit Change Metering
36 Functions ( ) White balance The white balance control allows you to adjust the colours to appear more natural. Mode Icon Description Auto WB The camera automatically selects the ap- propriate white balance settings, depending on the prevailing lighting conditions. Daylight For taking images outside. Cloudy For taking images under a cloudy and overcast sky. Fluorescent_H For shooting under daylight fluorescent types of three-way fluorescent lighting. Fluorescent_L Shooting under white fluorescent lighting. Tungsten For shooting under tungsten (standard light bulb) lighting. Custom Set Allows the user to set the white balance according to the shooting condition. Ä Different lighting conditions may cause a colour cast on your images. Using the Custom White Balance White balance settings may vary slightly depending on the shooting environment. You can select the most appropriate white balance setting for a given shooting environment by setting up the custom white balance. 1. Select the CUSTOM ( ) menu of the White Balance and place a sheet of white paper in front of the camera so that the LCD monitor shows only white. 2. OK button : selects previous custom white balance. Shutter button : saves new custom white balance. - The custom white balance value will be applied, starting with the next picture you take. - The user configured white balance will be remain effective until it is overwritten. White paper White Balance Adjust the white balance according to the light source. Back Move
37 ISO [Auto] : The camera's sensitivity is automatically changed by variables such as lighting value or subject brightness. [ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600] : You can increase the shutter speed while the same amount of light is present, by increasing the ISO sensitiv- ity. However, the image may be saturated in high luminance. The higher the ISO value, the higher the camera’s sensitivity to light and therefore the greater its capacity to take pictures in dark conditions. However, the noise level in the image will increase as the ISO value increases, making the image appear coarse. Ä When [Motion Capture] is set, ISO speed will be set to Auto. Ä [ISO] is enabled only in [Program] or [Photo Help Guide] mode. You can select the ISO sensitivity when taking pictures.The speed or specific light-sensitivity of a camera is rated by ISO numbers. Functions ( ) ISO Adjust the sensitivity of the camera. Back Move Face Detection Adjust face detection settings. Back Move Normal Ä Selectable modes: Auto, Program, DIS, Photo Help Guide, Beauty Shot, Portrait, Children, Beach & Snow 1. The size and position of the auto focus frame is set at the face of the subject automatically. 2. Press the shutter button halfway. The focus frame turns to green when the focus is activated. 3. Press the shutter button fully to take a picture. Face Detection If you use face detection options, your camera can detect a human face. When focusing on a human face, the brightness of the face is also adjusted. You can also capture natural facial expressions by using self portrait. [Off] : Face detection is not active. [Normal] : This mode detects the face position of the subject automatically and then sets the focus and exposure. Select this mode for quick and easy face picture. [Self-Portrait]: When taking pictures of yourself, the area of your face is automatically detected so that you can take self pictures more easily and quickly.
38 Functions ( ) This function can detect up to 10 persons. When the camera recognises many people at the same time, it will focus on the nearest person. The Digital zoom is not activated in this mode. When the camera detects a target face, the white colour focus frame will be displayed over the target face and the grey colour focus frame appears over the remaining faces. Press the shutter button halfway down to focus on the face and the white focus frame turns green. Return to previous AF mode if face detection was failure. In some conditions this function cannot work properly. - When a person wears dark glasses or some part of the face is hidden. - When the person being taken does not look at the camera. - Camera doesn't detect a face as the brightness is too dark or too bright. - The distance between the camera and object are far. The maximum available Face Detection range is 2.5m (Wide). The nearer the subject, the faster the camera can recognize the subject. In [Beauty Shot], [Portrait], and [Children] mode, the [Face Detection] function setting is set to its default value. Self Portrait Ä Selectable modes: Auto, Program, DIS, Photo Help Guide, Beauty Shot, Portrait, Beach & Snow 1. For self-filming, set the camera lens towards the face of the object. It automatically detects the face of the object, and emits a guiding sound. 2. Start filming by pressing the shutter button. When locating the face in the center of the screen, it repeatedly emits a faster sound unlike the sounds that are emitted when the face is not in the center. The guiding sound can be set using the sound setting menu. (See p.47)
39 Functions ( ) Face Tone This menu allows you to control the skin tone in images in beauty shot mode. The higher the level you select, the brighter the skin tone. 1. Select [Face Tone] by pressing the Up/Down button. 2. Select a desired face tone by pressing the Left / Right button and then press the OK button. 3. Press the Shutter button to take an image. Face Retouch This menu allows you to make skin appear clear and beautiful before recording in beauty shot mode. The higher the level selected, the more effective the control. 1. Select [Face Retouch] by pressing the Up/Down button. 2. Select a desired face retouch by pressing the Left / Right button and then press the OK button. 3. Press the Shutter button to take an image. Face Tone Set the level of face tone. (brightening the face) Back Move Face Retouch Set the level of face retouching. Back Move The higher the resolution, the lower the number of shots available because high resolution images require more memory. Image Size You can select the image size appropriate for your application. [ STILL IMAGE mode ] [ MOVIE CLIP mode ] Set the photo size. Photo Size Back Move Movie Size Set the video size. Back Move (Unit: pixel) Still image mode Icon Size 4000X 3000 3984X 2656 3968X 2232 3264X 2448 2592X 1944 2048X 1536 1920X 1080 1024X 768 Movie clip mode Icon Size 640X480 320X240
40 Functions ( ) This file format complies with the DCF (Design rule for Camera File system). JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) : JPEG is the image compression standard developed by the Joint Photographic Experts Group. This type of compression is most commonly used for compressing photos and graphics because it can compress the files efficiently. Quality / Frame rate You can select the compression ratio appropriate for your application of the captured images. The higher the compression ratio, the lower the picture quality. [ STILL IMAGE mode ] [ MOVIE CLIP mode ] Mode STILL IMAGE mode MOVIE CLIP mode Icon Sub menu Super Fine Fine Normal 30 FPS 15 FPS File Format jpeg jpeg jpeg avi avi Metering If you cannot obtain suitable exposure conditions, you can change the metering method to take brighter pictures. [Multi] ( ) : Exposure will be calculated based on an average of the available light in the image area. However, the calculation will be biased towards the centre of the image area. This is suitable for general use. [Spot] ( ) : Only the rectangular area in the centre of the LCD monitor will be metered for light. This is suitable when the subject in the centre is exposed correctly, regardless of the back lighting. [Center Weighted] ( ) : Exposure will be calculated based on an average of the available light in the image area. However, the calculation will be biased towards the centre of the image area. This is suitable for taking a picture of small object like a flower or insects. Ä If the subject is not the centre of the focus area, do not use the spot metering as this may result in an exposure error. In this circumstance, it is better to use exposure compensation. Frame Rate Set the number of frames per second for movies. Back Move Back Move Adjust the image quality. Quality Set the light metering option. Metering Back Move
41 Functions ( ) Drive mode High resolution and picture quality increases file saving time, which increases stand-by time. If the [Continuous], [Motion Capture], [AEB] sub menu is selected, the flash will be off automatically. If less than 3 pictures are available in the memory, the AEB shooting is not available. If less than 30 pictures are available in the memory, the motion capture is not available. It is best to use a tripod for the AEB shooting as the time to save each image file is longer and blurring caused by camera shake may occur. Auto Focus type You can select your preferred Focus Area according to the shooting conditions. [Center AF] ( ) : The rectangular area in the center of the LCD monitor will be focused [Multi AF] ( ) : This camera selects all of available AF point from the 9 AF points. Ä When the camera focuses on the subject, the auto focus frame turns to green. When the camera doesn't focus on the subject, the auto focus frame turns to red. [Center AF] [Multi AF] Drive Set the shooting type. Back Move Focus Area Set the autofocus method. Back Move You can select single, continuous, motion capture, and AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing). [Single] ( ) : Take one picture only. [Continuous] ( ) : Images will be taken continuously until the shutter button is released. [Motion Capture] ( ) : This takes 5 shots per second, when the shutter is pressed and held down. After completing the continuous shooting, images are saved and the images play back on the Rear LCD. The maximum number of shots is 30 and the image size is fixed as VGA. [AEB] ( ) : Take three pictures in a series in different exposures: standard exposure (0.0EV), short exposure (-1/2EV) and over exposure (+1/2EV).
42 Functions ( ) Custom colour : You can change the R (Red), G (Green) and B (Blue) values of the image. - Up/Down button : Selects R, G, B - Left/Right button : Changes the values Back Move Back Move You can add various effects to the image without using image editing software. Photo Style Selector Set a photo style to evoke a mood. Back Move 1. Select the desired Photo style selector by pressing the Left/Right button and press the OK button. 2. Press the Shutter button to take an image. Style mode Icon Description Normal No style effect is applied. Soft Soft style is applied. Vivid Vivid style is applied. Forest Forest style is applied. Retro Sepia style is applied. Cool Cool style is applied. Calm Calm style is applied. Classic Black & white effect is applied. Negative Negative effect is applied. Custom RGB Define an RGB tone to create your own photo style. Photo Style Selector
43 Functions ( ) Sharpness You can adjust the sharpness of the picture you are about to take. You cannot check the sharpness effect on the LCD monitor before you take a picture, because this function is applied only when the captured image is stored on the memory. Contrast You can change the contrast of the image. 1. Select [Contrast] by pressing the Up/Down button. 2. Change the contrast by pressing the Left/Right button. 3. Press the Shutter button to take an image. 1. Select [Sharpness] by pressing the Up/Down button. 2. Change the Sharpness by pressing the Left/Right button. 3. Press the Shutter button to take an image. Saturation You can change the saturation of the image. 1. Select [Saturation] by pressing the Up/Down button. 2. Change the saturation by pressing the Left/Right button. 3. Press the Shutter button to take an image. Image Adjust Back Move Contrast Sharpness Saturation Adjust contrast, sharpness and saturation. Image Adjust Back Move Contrast Sharpness Saturation Adjust contrast, sharpness and saturation. Image Adjust Back Move Contrast Sharpness Saturation Adjust contrast, sharpness and saturation. Image Adjust
44 Voice Memo You can add your voice-over to a stored still image. (Max. 10 sec.) - If the voice memo indicator is displayed on the LCD monitor, the setting is completed. - Press the shutter button and take a picture. The picture is stored on the memory card. - Voice memo will be recorded for ten seconds from the moment the picture is stored. In the middle of the sound recording, pressing the shutter button will stop the voice memo. Voice Recording A voice can be recorded for as long as the available recording time (Max. 10 hour) allows. Press the shutter button to record a voice. - Press the shutter button once and voice is recorded for as long as the available recording time (max:10 hour) allows. The recording time will be displayed on the LCD monitor. Voice will still be recorded if the shutter button is released. - If you wish to stop recording, press the shutter button again. - File type : *.wav [Voice recording mode] Functions ( ) Set the voice memo feature. Memo Back Move Stop Enable voice recording. Record Back Move Record Exit
45 Pausing while recording a voice Using this function, you can record your favourite voice clips into a voice recording file without having to create multiple voice recording files. 1. Press the OK button to pause recording. 2. Press the OK button again to resume the recording. 3. If you wish to stop recording, press the shutter button again. [Voice recording mode] A distance of 40cm between you and the camera (microphone) is the best distance to record sound. If the camera power is turned off while the voice recording is paused, the voice recording is cancelled. Functions ( ) Recording the movie clip without voice You can record the movie without voice. Select [Off] of [Voice] menu in the Movie clip mode. ( ) icon will appear on the LCD monitor. Press the Shutter button and a movie will record for as long as the memory capacity allows without voice. Record a video without audio. Off Back Move Stop Record
46 In this mode, you can set up sound settings. You can use the setup menu in all camera modes, except Voice Recording mode. The items indicated by * are default settings. Ä Menus are subject to change without prior notice. You can select a volume of start up sound, shutter sound, beep sound and AF sound. - [Volume] sub menu : [Off], [Low], [Medium]*, [High] Volume You can select the sound that is activated whenever the camera is turned on. - Start up sound : [Off]*, , ,  Start up sound You can select the shutter sound. - Shutter sound : [Off], *, ,  Shutter sound Sound menu If you set sound to ON, a beep will sound when buttons are pressed, letting you know the camera operation status. - [Beep Sound] sub menu : [Off], *, ,  Beep Sound Back Set Start Sound :Off Shutter Sound :1 Beep Sound :1 AF Sound :On Self-Portrait :On Volume :Medium Off Low Medium High Sound ( ) Back Set Start Sound :Off Shutter Sound :1 Beep Sound :1 AF Sound :On Self-Portrait :On Volume :Medium Off 1 2 3 Back Set Start Sound :Off Shutter Sound :1 Beep Sound :1 AF Sound :On Self-Portrait :On Volume :Medium Off 1 2 3 Back Set Start Sound :Off Shutter Sound :1 Beep Sound :1 AF Sound :On Self-Portrait :On Volume :Medium Off 1 2 3
47 If you set AF sound to on, AF sound will be activated when the Shutter button is pressed down half way so that you can be aware of the camera operation status. - [AF sound] sub menu : [Off], [On]* AF sound Self Portrait This occurs when it automatically detects the location of the subject’s face when taking a self-portrait. - This feature can be set by using the [Off] and [On]* buttons. There is a choice of language that can be displayed on the LCD monitor. Even if the battery is removed and inserted again, the language setting will be preserved. Language Setup menu In this mode, you can set up basic settings. You can use the setup menu in all camera modes, except Voice Recording mode. The items indicated by * are default settings. Ä Menus are subject to change without prior notice. You can select whether the function description can be displayed on the window in recording mode. - Function Description sub menu [Off] : The function description function can’t be activated. [On]* : The name and description of the option is displayed. Function Description Display ( ) Sound ( ) Back Set Start Sound :Off Shutter Sound :1 Beep Sound :1 AF Sound :On Self-Portrait :On Volume :Medium Off On Back Set Start Sound :Off Shutter Sound :1 Beep Sound :1 AF Sound :On Self-Portrait :On Volume :Medium Off On Back Set Function Description :On Start Image :Off Display Brightness :Auto Quick View :0.5sec Power Save :Off Language :English English 䚐ạ㛨 Français Deutsch Español Italiano Back Set Function Description :On Start Image :Off Display Brightness :Auto Quick View :0.5sec Power Save :Off Language :English Off On
48 Display ( ) If you enable Quick View before capturing an image, you can view the image you just captured on the LCD monitor for the duration set in the [Quick View] setup. Quick view is possible only with still images. - Sub menus [Off] : The quick view function can’t be activated. [0.5 sec]*, [1 sec], [3 sec] : The captured image is briefly displayed during the selected time. Quick view If you set the [Power Save] to On and the camera isn't operated during the specified time, the LCD monitor will be turned off automatically. - Sub menus [Off]* : The LCD monitor will not be turned off. [On] : If the camera isn't operated during the specified time (about 30 SEC.), the camera power will be idle (Camera status lamp: Blinking) automatically. Ä You can’t set the [Power Save] menu of Playback Mode. Display SAVE You can adjust the LCD brightness. - Sub menus : [Auto]*, [Dark], [Normal], [Bright] Display Bright You can select the image that is first displayed on the LCD monitor whenever the camera is turned on. - Sub menus : [Off]*, [Logo], [User Image] - Use a saved image for the start-up image with the [Start Image] in the [Resize] menu in the play mode. - The start-up image will not be deleted by [Delete] or [Format] menu. - The User images will be deleted by [Reset] menu. Start up image Back Set Function Description :On Start Image :Off Display Brightness :Auto Quick View :0.5sec Power Save :Off Language :English Auto Dark Normal Bright Back Set Function Description :On Start Image :Off Display Brightness :Auto Quick View :0.5sec Power Save :Off Language :English Off 0.5 sec 1 sec 3 sec Back Set Function Description :On Start Image :Off Display Brightness :Auto Quick View :0.5sec Power Save :Off Language :English Off On Exit Back Function Description :On Start Image :Off Display Brightness :Auto Quick View :0.5sec Power Save :Off Language :English Off
49 This is used for formatting the memory. If you run [Format] on the memory, all images, including the protected images, will be deleted. Be sure to download important images to your PC before formatting the memory. - Sub menus [Yes] : A window for confirming the selection displays. Select the [Yes] menu. A [Formatting] message appears and the memory will be formatted. If you run FORMAT in Play mode, a [Format is completed] message will appear. [No]* : The memory will not be formatted. Formatting a memory Be sure to run [Format] on the following types of memory card. - A new memory card, or an unformatted memory card - A memory card that has a file this camera can't recognise or one that has been taken from another camera. - Always format the memory card using this camera. If you insert a memory card that has been formatted using other cameras, memory card readers, or PCs, you will get a [Card Error] message. Settings ( ” ) All camera menu and function settings will be restored to their default values. However, values for DATE / TIME, LANGUAGE, and VIDEO OUT will not be changed. - Sub menus [Yes] : A window to confirm the selection will be displayed. Select the [Yes] menu and all settings will be restored to their defaults. [No]* : Settings will not be restored to their defaults. Initialisation Back Set Reset Date & Time :Off Time Zone :London File No. :Series Imprint :Off Format Auto Power Off :3 min Yes No Back Set Reset Date & Time :Off Time Zone :London File No. :Series Imprint :Off Format Auto Power Off :3 min Yes No
50 Settings ( ” ) This function allows the user to select the file naming format. [Reset] : After using the reset function, the next file name will be set from 0001 even after formatting, deleting all or inserting a new memory card. [Series]* : New files are named using numbers that follow the previous sequence, even when a new memory card is used, or after formatting, or after deleting all pictures. - The first stored folder name is 100PHOTO, and the first file name is SAM_0001. - File names are assigned sequentially from SAM_0001 SAM_0002 ~ SAM_9999. - The folder number is assigned sequentially from 100 to 999 as follows: 100PHOTO 101PHOTO ~ 999PHOTO. - Maximum numbers of files in a folder are 9999. - The files used with the memory card conform to the DCF (Design rule for Camera File systems) format. If you change the image file name, the image may not play back. File name Available cities: London, Cape Verde, Mid-Atlantic, Buenos Aires, Newfoundland, Caracas, La Paz, NewYork, Miami, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Phoenix, LA, San Francisco, Alaska, Honolulu, Hawaii, Samoa, Midway, Wellington, Auckland, Okhotsk, Guam, Sydney, Darwin Adelaide, Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing, Hong Kong, Bankok, Jakarta, Yangon, Almaty, Kathmandu, Mumbai, New Delhi, Tashkent, Kabul, Abu Dhabi, Teheran, Moscow, Athens, Helsinki, Rome, Paris, Berlin Ä DST : Daylight Saving Time Setting up the Date / Time / Date type You can change the date and time that will be displayed on the captured images and set up the date type. Setting [Time Zone] enables you to display the local date and time on the LCD monitor when travelling overseas. - Date type : [yyyy/mm/dd], [mm/dd/yyyy], [dd/mm/yyyy], [Off]* Back DST London [GMT +00:00] 2009/08/01 01:00 PM Time Zone Time Zone Back Set Reset Date & Time :Off Time Zone :London File No. :Series Imprint :Off Format Auto Power Off :3 min Reset Series Back Set Reset Date & Time :Off Time Zone :London File No. :Series Imprint :Off Format Auto Power Off :3 min 2009 / 08 / 01 13:00 Off yyyy mm dd
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