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User Manual ES73/ES74 Thank you for buying a Samsung Camera. This manual will help you learn to capture images, share or print your photos, and edit photos with the accompanying software. Please read this manual thoroughly.
001 Getting to know your camera Instructions Setting up the applica- tion software 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.90) Take a picture. (p.21) Insert the supplied USB cable into the PC’s USB port and the camera’s USB connection terminal. (p.90) Check the camera’s power. If the power is turned off, preset the camera button to turn it on. Open Windows Explorer and search for [Removable Disk]. (p.91) Take a picture Insert the USB cable Check the camera's power Check [Removable Disk] 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 an Authorised Service center. ! 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. Ä For Open Source License information, refer to the "OpenSourceInfo.pdf" in the provided CD-ROM.
002 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 tem- peratures, 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 center. ! 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 center. 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.
003 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 color 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 the 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 RECORDING 007 Systemchart 007 Package Contents 007 Sold Separately 008 Identificationoffeatures 008 Front & Top 009 Back 010 Bottom 010 5 Function button 011 Self-timer lamp 011 Camera Status Lamp 011 Mode icon 012 ConnectingtoaPowerSource 015 Insertingthememorycard 015 UsingtheAnti-scratchMask 016 Instructionsonhowtousethe memorycard 018 Whenusingthecameraforthefirsttime 019 LCDmonitorindicator 020 Howtousethemenu 021 Startingtherecordingmode 021 Selecting modes 021 How to use the Smart Auto mode 023 How to use the Program mode 023 How to use the DIS mode 024 Using the Photo Help Guide mode 025 How to use the Scene modes
004 SETUP Contents 026 How to use the Movie mode 027 Recording the movie clip without sound 027 Pausing while recording a movie clip (Successive Recording) 028 How to use the Smart Night Mode 029 Thingstowatchoutforwhentaking pictures 030 Usingthecamerabuttonstosetthecamera 030 POWERbutton 030 SHUTTERbutton 030 ZOOMbutton 032 Info(DISP)/Upbutton 032 Macro/Downbutton 034 Focuslock 034 Flash/Leftbutton 036 Self-timer/Rightbutton 038 MENUbutton 038 OKbutton 038 Shooting 039 How to enable functions using the MENU button 039 Photo Size / Movie Size 040 Quality / Frame rate 040 Exposure compensation 041 ISO 041 White balance 042 Face Detection 044 Face Tone 044 Face Retouch 045 Auto Focus type 045 Metering 046 Photo Style Selector 047 Image Adjust 048 ACB 048 Drive mode 049 Voice Memo 049 Voice Recording 050 Recording the movie clip without voice 051 Sound 051 Volume 051 Start up sound 051 Shutter sound 051 Beep sound 052 AF sound 052 Display 052 Language 052 Function Description 053 Start up image 053 Display Brightness 053 Quick View 053 Display Save 054 Settings 054 Formatting the memory 054 Initialization 055 Setting up the Date / Time / Date type
005 PLAY Contents 055 Time Zone 055 File name 056 Imprinting the recording date 056 Auto power off 057 Auto Focus lamp 057 Selecting Video out type 058 Setting the USB 059 Startingplaymode 059 Playing back a still image 059 Playing back a movie clip 060 Movie clip capture function 060 Playing back a recorded voice 060 Playing back a voice memo 061 LCDmonitorIndicator 062 Using the camera buttons to set the camera 062 Thumbnail/Enlargementbutton 062 Smart Album 064 Info(DISP)/Upbutton 064 Play&Pause/OKbutton 065 Left/Right/Down/MENUbutton 065 Deletebutton 066 Settinguptheplaybackfunctionusing theLCDmonitor 068 Edit 068 Resize 069 Rotating an image 069 Photo Style Selector 070 Image Adjust 072 StartingtheMultiSlideShow 072 Start the Multi Slide Show 072 Selecting Images 073 Conﬁgure Multi Slide show effects 073 Setting play interval 073 Setting Background Music 074 FileOptions 074 Deleting images 074 Protecting images 075 Voice memo 076 DPOF 078 Copy to Card 079 PictBridge 080 PictBridge:PictureSelection 080 PictBridge:PrintSetting 081 PictBridge:Reset 081 Importantnotes 083 Warningindicator 084 Beforecontactingaservicecenter 086 Specifications
006 SOFTWARE Contents 089 Transferringfilestoyourcomputer (forWindows) 089 For Windows users 093 Transferringfilestoyourcomputer(forMac) 093 For Mac users 095 FAQ
007 Package Contents Camera Rechargeable battery AC adapter / USB cable Camera strap Software CD (User manual included) Quick Start Manual Anti-scratch Mask Sold Separately SD/SDHC memory card (see p.17) Camera case AV cable Battery charger Please check that you have the correct contents before using this product. The contents can vary depending on the sales region. To buy the equipment contact your nearest Samsung dealer or Samsung service center. Parts and accessories illustrated below may differ from exact appearance. System chart
008 Identiﬁcation of features Front & Top Flash Lens / Lens cover AF sensor / Self-timer lamp Shutter button POWER button Microphone Speaker
009 Back Identification of features Camera status lamp LCD monitor Play mode button Fn / Delete button 5 function button MENU button Zoom Tele(T) button / Digital zoom Zoom Wide(W) button / Thumbnail Strap eyelet USB / AV / DC terminal S.NIGHT button
010 Bottom Identification of features 5 Function button Information / Up button Macro / Down button Self-timer / Right button Flash / Left button OK / Play & Pause button Battery holder Battery chamber cover Battery chamber Memory card slot Tripod socket
011 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 seconds intervals. Blinking For the 2 seconds, the lamp blinks quickly at 0.25 seconds 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 p.21 for more information about the camera mode setting. MODE Smart Auto Program DIS Photo Help Guide ICON MODE Scene Movie Smart Night ICON MODE SCENE Beauty Shot Frame Guide Night Portrait ICON MODE Children Landscape Close up Text ICON MODE Sunset Dawn Backlight Fireworks ICON MODE Beach&Snow ICON
012 Connecting to a Power Source ! BP70A rechargeable battery Speciﬁcation Model BP70A Type Lithium lon Capacity 740mAh Voltage 3.7V Charging time Approximately 150 Minutes You should use the rechargeable battery BP70A supplied with the camera. Be sure to charge the battery before using the camera. ! Number of images and battery life: Using the BP70A Battery life / Number of images Conditions Still image Approx. 125 MIN / Approx. 250 shots Using the fully charged battery, Default settings, Program mode, 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. 110 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. ! Connecting the AC adapter with the USB cable can be used as an AC cable, and you can charge the rechargeable battery with the AC cable. - 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.90) or supply the power to your camera through the USB cable.
013 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 battery 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 charger Charging LED Being Charged Red LED is on Charging is complete Green LED is on Charging error Orange 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.
014 Connecting to a Power Source When using the battery, please keep the following guidelines. Failure to do so may cause the generation of heat, ﬁre or explosion ! If you ﬁnd the battery shape distorted in size, try to contact a service center. It may present physical dangers. ! Use only the recommended battery charger. ! Do not place the product close to the ﬁre device. ! Do not insert the product into the microwave oven. ! Do not place the product inside a car during the summer. ! Do not place the product in a space with hot temperature and high humidity range. ! Do not use the product for long time on the carpet, comforter or electronic mattress. ! Do not leave the product turned on where the air cannot be circulated. ! Be careful about the battery slot not to be connected with accessories like necklace, coin, key, watch and so on. ! Use only authentic, manufacturer-recommended, Lithium-ion replacement batteries. ! Do not try to disassemble or perforate the product by using a sharp pin. ! Do not apply pressure to the product. ! Do not let the product fall down from the height, or do not give a shock to the product. ! Do not exposure the product to the high temperature over 60 (140 ) degree. ! Do not exposure the product to the water or humidity. ! Battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, ﬁre or the like. Guidelines of disposal ! Do not throw away the over used battery. ! Destruction by ﬁre is not allowed for disposal of battery. ! The disposal instruction may differ depending on the nation or the speciﬁc region. Please follow the given method of disposal. Guideline of recharging the battery ! Do not recharge the battery by using the different method other than the user manual indicates. Failure to follow the correct procedure may result in ﬁre or explosion.
015 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 - If the camera does not turn on after you have inserted battery, please check whether the battery (+ / -) direction is right. - When the battery chamber cover is open do not force the battery chamber cover, this may damage it. Inserting the memory card ! Insert the memory card as shown. - Turn off the camera’s power before inserting the memory card. - Have the front label 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 around. Doing so may damage the memory card slot. Using the Anti-scratch Mask ! Insert the anti-scratch mask as shown. - Using the anti-scratch mask can protect the camera from accidental scratches. Make sure three points of holes in the camera body are connected to the anti-scratch mask.
016 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 backup e.g. hard disks, CD etc. ! If there is insufﬁcient memory available : A [Memory Full] message will appear and the camera will not operate. To optimize 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 on the memory card. ! Be sure to format the memory card (see p.54) if you are using a newly purchased memory card for the ﬁrst time, if it contains data that the camera cannot recognize, 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 before using this camera. ! Do not use a memory card formatted by another digital camera or memory card reader.
017 Instructions on how to use the memory card The camera can use SD/SDHC Memory 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. ! 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. Card pins Write protect switch Label [SD (Secure Digital) memory card] Recorded image size Super Fine Fine Normal 30 FPS 15 FPS Still image About 147 About 284 About 403 - - About 167 About 309 About 441 - - About 202 About 367 About 528 - - About 211 About 374 About 537 - - About 339 About 566 About 792 - - About 532 About 802 About 1065 - - About 870 About 1144 About 1437 - - About 1471 About 1670 About 1872 Movie clip - - - About 9'54" About 18'58" - - - About 26'24" About 49'23"
018 ! 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. 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 on the LCD monitor to set date, time, time zone and language. This menu will not be displayed again after setting up the date, time, time zone and language. Set up the date, time, time zone 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. ! Setting up the Time Zone 1. Select the [Time Zone] menu by pressing the Up/Down button and press the Right button. 2. Press the Left/Right button to select the desired mode. Ä For more information about the World Time, refer to the p.55. Back DST London [GMT +00:00] 2010/01/01 12:00 PM Time Zone Back Set Date & Time :London Language :English Time Zone :08/12/01 English Français Deutsch Español Italiano Back Set Date & Time :10/01/01 Language :English Time Zone :London 2010 / 01 / 01 12:00 Off yyyy mm dd
019 ! The LCD monitor displays information about the shooting functions and selections. LCD monitor indicator No. Description Icons Page 1 Recording mode p.21 2 Voice Memo p.49 3 Number of available shots remaining 00001 p.17 Remaining time 00:00:00 p.17 4 Memory card icon / Internal memory icon - [Image & Full Status] No. Description Icons Page 5 Battery p.15 6 Optical / Digital Zoom bar / Digital Zoom rate p.30 7 Photo Size / Movie Size p.39 8 Image Quality / Frame Rate p.40 9 Metering p.45 10 Flash p.34 11 Self-timer / Drive mode p.37/ 48 12 Macro p.32 13 Face Detection ·∙ Self-Portrait ·∙ Smile Shot ·∙ Blink Detection p.42 14 Date / Time 2010/01/01 12:00 PM p.55 15 Camera shake warning p.29 16 Auto Focus Frame p.45 17 Image adjust p.47 18 Photo Style Selector p.46 19 ISO / Face Retouch / Without voice p.41/44 50 20 White Balance / Face Tone p.41/ 44 21 Exposure compensation p.40 22 Aperture Value / Shutter Speed -
020 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 button to navigate through the menus. 3. Use the left or right button 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 Volume :Medium Off Low Medium High Start Sound :Off Shutter Sound :1 Beep Sound :1 AF Sound :On Volume :Medium Exit Back Shooting Sound Display Settings Program DIS Photo Help... Scene Movie Smart Auto Exit Change Mode Quality EV ISO White Balance Face Detection Photo Size Exit Change Focus Area Shooting Sound Display Settings Mode Start Sound Shutter Sound Beep Sound AF Sound Volume Exit Change Shooting Sound Display Settings Mode Start Sound Shutter Sound Beep Sound AF Sound Volume Exit Change Shooting Sound Display Settings Mode Shooting Sound Display Settings Program DIS Photo Help... Scene Movie Smart Auto Exit Change Mode
021 Starting the recording mode How to use the Smart Auto mode( ) Selecting modes You can select the shooting modes by using the MENU button on the back of your 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. The camera automatically chooses the appropriate camera settings based on a detected type of scene. It will be helpful if you are not familiar with the camera settings for various scenes. 1. Insert the battery (p.15). Insert the battery taking note of the polarity (+ / -). 2. Insert the memory card (p.15). As this camera has a 9.9MB internal memory, you do not need to insert the memory card. If the memory card is not inserted, an image will be stored on 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 Smart 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. Shooting Sound Display Settings Program DIS Exit Change Photo Help... Scene Movie Smart Auto Mode Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Smart Auto Exit Back Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Smart Auto Exit Back Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Smart Auto Exit Back
022 Starting the recording mode ! If the camera does not recognize a proper scene mode, the default settings will be used. ! Even if there is a face detected, the camera may not select a portrait mode depending on the subject’s position or lighting. ! The camera may not select the correct scene depending on shooting environments, such as camera shake, lighting and distance to the subject. ! The [Night] mode recognizes scenes only when the ﬂash is set to off. The camera operates the [Tripod] mode after checking the shooting condition on the tripod for a certain time. ! Despite using a tripod, the camera may not select a tripod mode depending on the subject’s movement. " Each scene is recognized in the following conditions;; [Landscape] ( ) : When shooting outdoor scenes [White] ( ) : When shooting a white background [Night] ( ) : When shooting the nighttime scenes [Night Portrait] ( ) : When shooting people in a dark outdoor place [Backlight] ( ) : When shooting a backlit scenery without a portrait [Backlight Portrait] ( ) : When shooting a backlit portrait [Portrait] ( ) : When shooting a portrait [Macro] ( ) : When shooting close-ups [Macro Text] ( ) : When shooting texts in a close focus [Tripod] ( ) : When shooting a subject that doesn’t move for a certain time after the camera is mounted on the tripod (available only when the camera recognizes it as nighttime) [Action] ( ) : When shooting a subject making frequent movements [Macro Portrait] ( ) : When shooting close-up portrait shot [Blue Sky] ( ) : When shooting blue sky [Sunset Sky] ( ) : When shooting sunset [Macro Color] ( ) : When shooting close-up shot for the subject with various colors [Natural Green] ( ) : When shooting nature such as forest and leaves
023 Starting the recording mode Digital Image Stabilization (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 using the MENU button. (p.21) 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 conditions, the DIS will not activate. 3. If the lighting condition is darker than ﬂuorescent lighting conditions, 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. 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 using the MENU button. (p.21) 2. Press the MENU button to conﬁgure advanced functions. How to use the Program mode ( )
024 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 ! Functions that can be used when focusing is difﬁcult ! Functions that can be used when the image is blurred ! Functions that can be used when ﬁlming in the dark ! Functions that can be used when adjusting the picture brightness ! Functions that can be used when adjusting the picture color [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 Pressing the Left/Right button Pressing the OK button 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 colors 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 Features to use when the image is out of focus To focus on a subject 80 cm away or more 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 Press the shutter button to practice using this feature. Guide list Guide list
025 The scene modes are listed below. [Beauty Shot] ( ) : Take a photo of portraits by setting options to clear facial imperfections. [Frame Guide] ( ) : Use this mode when you want someone else to take a picture for you from the angle you choose. [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. [Fireworks] ( ) : Firework scenes. [Beach&Snow] ( ) : For ocean, lake, beach and snowscape scenes. Use the menu to easily conﬁgure optimal settings for a variety of shooting situations. 1. Select the Scene mode by using the MENU button. (p.21) 2. Press the Right button, then press the Up/Down button to select the desired mode. 3. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. 4. Press the shutter button to capture an image. How to use the Scene modes ( ) Starting the recording mode Back Set Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Smart Auto Beauty Shot Frame Guide Night Portrait Children Landscape
026 Starting the recording mode How to use the Movie mode ( ) A movie clip can be recorded for as long as the available recording time of the memory capacity allows. (Max.2 hours) 1. Select the Movie mode by using the MENU button. (p.21) 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 (Max.2 hours) 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 Movie clip size and type are listed below. - Movie clip size : 640x480, 320x240 (selectable) - Movie clip ﬁle type : AVI (MJPEG) - Frame Rate : 30 FPS, 15 FPS (selectable) ! How to use the [Frame Guide] mode Set [Frame Guide] mode when you want someone else to take a picture for you from the angle you choose. 1. Take a picture from the angle you choose. - A guide appears around the sides of the picture. 2. Then another person can take the picture by aligning the edge of the picture to be taken with the guide framing the sides of the window. Guide Cancel Frame: OK Cancel Frame: OK Frame Guide: Shutter
027 Starting the recording mode ! Using Successive Recording Steps from 1-2 are the same as those for Movie mode. 3. Press the shutter button and movie clips are recorded for as long as the available recording time. (Max.2 hours) 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 favorite scenes into a movie clip without having to create multiple movie clips. Pausing while recording a movie clip (Successive Recording) 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 [Movie] menu and press the Right button. 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.50 for further details. Recording the movie clip without sound Stop Pause
028 Starting the recording mode This mode will help you take photos easily in the night scenes. 1. Press the S.NIGHT button. 2. Press the Flash button,then press the Left/Right button to select a desired ﬂash mode. By using the Up / Down button, you can set the intensity of the ﬂash. 3. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. 4. Press the shutter button to capture an image. How to use the Smart Night Mode ( ) ! This function is the same as Night mode and Night Portrait mode in Smart Auto mode. ! By pressing the S.NIGHT button, you can set on/off the Smart Night Mode at any mode. ! When the Smart Night Mode is turned off, the camera will be back to the previous mode. Auto Adjusts the ﬂash intensity.
029 ! 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 to support the camera on a solid surface or change to ﬂash shot mode. ! Shooting against the light : It is best to take pictures with the sun behind you. Taking pictures against the sun may make the picture come out dark. To take a picture against the light, please use the [Backlight] in scene shooting mode (p.25), ﬁll-in ﬂash (p.34), spot metering (p.45), exposure compensation (p.40) or ACB (p.48) function. ! Avoid obstructing the lens or the ﬂash when you capture an image. 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. ! Compose the image by using the LCD monitor. ! 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]
030 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 p.56 for more information about the auto power off function. Used for taking an image or recording a movie clip in the Recording mode. ! In Movie 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 on 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 5X optical zoom and a 3X digital zoom function. Using both will offer a total zoom ratio of 15X. " 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 (5X) 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 [WIDE zoom] [TELE zoom] [Digital zoom 3.0X] Pressing the ZOOM T button Pressing the ZOOM T button
031 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 mini- mum setting is reached. " 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 ([Beauty Shot], [Night], [Portrait], [Children], [Close up], [Text], [Fireworks]), DIS mode, Movie mode, Smart Night Mode, [Self-Portrait], [Smile Shot], [Blink Detection] 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 the camera to 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. Digital zoom Optical zoom [TELE zoom] [Optical zoom 2X] [WIDE zoom] [Digital zoom 3.0X] [TELE zoom] [WIDE zoom] Pressing the ZOOM W button Pressing the ZOOM W button Pressing the ZOOM W button Pressing the ZOOM W button
032 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 focus ranges are shown on the next page. 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] [Auto Macro ( )] Show all photographic information. Show only basic information.
033 Mode Program ( ) Focus Type Macro ( ) Normal Focus range W : 5 ~ 80 T : 100 ~ 150 W : 80 ~ Inﬁnity T : 100 ~ Inﬁnity Mode DIS Mode ( ) Focus Type Auto macro ( ) Normal Focus range W : 5 ~ Inﬁnity T : 100 ~ Inﬁnity W : 80 ~ Inﬁnity T : 100 ~ 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 100cm (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 Mode SCENE Auto macro Macro Normal o o o o o o o o o o o # o
034 Focus lock To focus on a subject not positioned in the center 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 center 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. Select a desired Recording mode, except the [Movie] mode and the [DIS] mode. (p.21) 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 0.8~2.68 0.8~1.59 0.2~0.8 0.5~0.8 0.2~2.68 0.5~1.59 [Selecting the Auto ﬂash]
035 ! 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 recharging 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], [Fireworks] scene modes and the Movie 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 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. Red-eye reduction When a shot with "red eye" is detected, this mode will reduce the red-eye effect automatically. 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. Fill in ﬂash The ﬂash ﬁres regardless of the available light. The intensity of the ﬂash will be automatically controlled to suit the prevailing conditions. 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. Auto ﬂash If the subject or background is dark, the camera ﬂash will operate automatically.
036 ! 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 mode, only the 10 Sec self-timer will work. " Depending on the selected face detection option, the timer is not available or some timer options are not available. Mode 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 o o o Self-timer ( ) / Right button " Smart Auto Flash ( ) icon will appear in [Smart Auto] mode. " Smart Night Flash( ) icon will appear in [Smart Night] mode.
037 ! Selecting the self-timer 1. Select a Recording mode with the exception of Voice recording mode.(p.21) 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 indicator Icon Mode Description 10 Sec self-timer Pressing the shutter button will allow an interval of 10 seconds before the image is taken. 2 Sec 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 sec- onds 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 mode excluded) Selecting the Motion Timer " Pressing the Shutter button " Conﬁrming the composition (Within 6 sec.)*1 " Starting the detec- tion (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. ! 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 In the following cases, the Motion Timer may not operate. # The focus distance is over 3m. # The exposure is too bright or too 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. The detection range of Motion Timer
038 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 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 (Shooting) Photo Size / Movie Size p.39 Quality / Frame Rate p.40 EV p.40 ISO p.41 White Balance p.41 Face Detection p.42 Face Tone p.44 Face Retouch p.44 Focus Area p.45 Metering p.45 Photo Style Selector p.46 Image Adjust p.47 ACB p.48 Drive p.48 Voice p.49~50 Shooting ( ) OK button [Pressing the OK button] [Menu off] [Menu on] [Pressing the MENU button] Shooting Sound Display Settings Program DIS Photo Help... Scene Movie Smart Auto Exit Change Mode Shooting Sound Display Settings Program DIS Photo Help... Scene Movie Smart Auto Exit Change Mode Exit Back Program DIS Photo Help Guide Scene Movie Smart Auto
039 Shooting ( ) 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 [Shooting] 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 Up / Down button Right/OK button ! The higher the resolution, the lower the number of shots available because high resolution images require more memory. Photo Size / Movie Size You can select the photo size / movie size appropriate for your application. (Unit: pixel) Still image mode Icon Size 4000X 3000 3984X 2656 3840X 2160 3264X 2448 2560X 1920 2048X 1536 1920X 1080 1024X 768 Movie mode Icon Size 640 x 480 320 x 240 Appropriate for outdoor photography on a clear day. Daylight Back Move Adjust the white balance according to the light source. White Balance Back Move Exit Back Quality EV ISO White Balance Face Detection Photo Size Focus Area Exit Back Quality EV ISO White Balance Face Detection Photo Size Focus Area Exit Back Quality EV ISO White Balance Face Detection Photo Size Focus Area Shooting Sound Display Settings Exit Change Mode Quality EV ISO White Balance Face Detection Photo Size Focus Area [ Still image mode ] [ Movie mode ] Photo Size Set the photo size. Back Move Movie Size Set the video size. Back Move
040 Shooting ( ) !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 mode ] Mode STILL IMAGE mode MOVIE mode Icon Sub menu Super Fine Fine Normal 30 FPS 15 FPS File Format jpeg jpeg jpeg avi avi 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 Shooting 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. Frame Rate Set the number of frames per second for movies. Back Move Back Move Quality Adjust the image quality. EV Set exposure value to adjust brightness. Back Move
041 White balance The white balance control allows you to adjust the colors to appear more natural. Mode Icon Description Auto WB The camera automatically selects the appropriate white balance settings, depending on the prevailing lighting conditions. Daylight For taking images outside. Cloudy For taking images under a cloudy and over- cast 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 ac- cording to the shooting condition. Ä Different lighting conditions may cause a color cast on your images. Shooting ( ) 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 sensitivity. 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. Adjust the white balance according to the light source. White Balance Back Move ISO Adjust the sensitivity of the camera. Back Move
042 Shooting ( ) ! 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. Ä Selectable modes: 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. ! 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 Adjust face detection settings. Face Detection Back Move
043 Shooting ( ) ! This function can detect up to 10 persons. ! When the camera recognizes 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 color focus frame will be displayed over the target face and the grey color 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 is 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 When taking pictures of yourself, the area of your face is automatically detected so that you can take self pictures more easily and quickly. Ä Selectable modes: 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.
044 Shooting ( ) 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. ! Smile Shot Selectable modes: Program, DIS, Photo Help Guide, Beauty shot, Portrait, Children, Beach & Snow The camera automatically takes a picture by detecting the face of the subject although you don’t press the Shutter button. If you press the Shutter button, the picture is taken in the normal way. When taking a picture of smile shot, showing teeth or keeping the smiley face of your subject helps detecting the smile face of the subject. ! Blink Detection Selectable modes: Program, Photo Help Guide, Portrait, Children, Beach & Snow If the eyes of the subject are closed when the shutter button is pressed, the camera takes 2 continuous shots and then the images are saved. The camera takes only one picture if the eyes of the subject are open when the Shutter button is pressed. " Detecting the smiling face or the blinking eyes may not be available if any of the following situations occurs: - If the subject is wearing sunglasses. - When the subject is not facing directly to the camera. - If the environmental light is too bright or too dark to detect the face of the subject. - When the camera is far from the subject. (Orange colored focusing mark) - If there is reﬂection of the light or the backlight that are too bright. Face Tone Set the level of face tone. (brightening the face) Back Move Face Retouch Set the level of face retouching. Back Move
045 Shooting ( ) 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. 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 center of the image area. This is suitable for general use. [Spot] ( ) : Only the rectangular area in the center of the LCD monitor will be metered for light. This is suitable when the subject in the center 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 center 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 center 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. Set the autofocus method. Focus Area Back Move Metering Set the light metering option. Back Move
046 Shooting ( ) ! Custom RGB : 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 You can add various effects to the image without using image editing software. 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 " When picture style is set, face detection is not available. " When Photo Style Selector is set, Image Adjust function is not available. Back Move Back Move Photo Style Selector Set a photo style to evoke a mood. Back Move
047 Shooting ( ) ! 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 " When Image Adjust is set, Photo Style Selector function is not available. " When Saturation is set, Face Detection is not available. Back Move Contrast Sharpness Saturation Contrast Use normal contrast (default) Back Move Contrast Sharpness Saturation Sharpness Use normal sharpness (default) Back Move Contrast Sharpness Saturation Saturation Use normal color saturation (default)
048 Shooting ( ) ACB This function is to adjust the contrast automatically when taking photos in an environment with big exposure difference i.e. backlight or contrast. This function adjusts the brightness automatically and allows the subject to be photographed clearly. - [ACB] Sub menus: [Off], [On] Ä The ACB function is available in [Program], [Portrait] or [Photo Help Guide] recording mode. ACB function always operates in the [Portrait] recording mode. Drive mode You can select continuous shot, 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 about 6 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 consecutive photos with varying exposure values. Use this mode if it is hard to decide exposure of the object. !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 on the memory, the AEB shooting is not available. !If less than 30 pictures are available on 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. ACB Auto Contrast Balance automatically compensates for brightness differences. Back Move Set the shooting type. Drive Back Move
049 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 hours) 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 hours) 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 Shooting ( ) [Voice recording mode] Set the voice memo feature. Memo Back Move Enable voice recording. Record Back Move Record Exit Stop
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