Samsung MV900F manual

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  • Brand: Samsung
  • Product: Digital Camera
  • Model/name: MV900F
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, English

Table of Contents

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Click a topic
Basic troubleshooting
Quick reference
Contents
Basic functions
Extended functions
Shooting options
Playback/Editing
Wireless network
Settings
Appendixes
Index
This user manual includes detailed usage
instructions for your camera. Please read
this manual thoroughly.
MV900F
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Prevent damage to subjects’ eyesight.
Do not use the flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3 ft) to
people or animals. If you use the flash too close to your subject’s
eyes, this can cause temporary or permanent eyesight damage.
Keep your camera away from small children and pets.
Keep your camera and all accessories out of the reach of small
children and animals. Small parts may cause choking or serious
injury if swallowed. Moving parts and accessories may present
physical dangers as well.
Do not expose the camera to direct sunlight or high
temperatures for an extended period of time.
Prolonged exposure to sunlight or extreme temperatures can
cause permanent damage to your camera’s internal components.
Health and safety information
Always comply with the following precautions and usage tips to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your camera.
Warning—situations that could cause injury to yourself or
others
Do not disassemble or attempt to repair your camera.
This may result in electric shock or damage to the camera.
Do not use your camera near flammable or explosive gases and
liquids.
This may cause a fire or explosion.
Do not insert flammable materials into the camera or store these
materials near the camera.
This may cause a fire or electric shock.
Do not handle your camera with wet hands.
This may result in electric shock.
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Avoid covering the camera or charger with blankets or clothes.
The camera may overheat, which may distort the camera or
cause a fire.
Do not handle the power supply cord or go near the charger
during a thunderstorm.
This may result in electric shock.
If liquid or foreign objects enter your camera, immediately
disconnect all power sources, such as the battery or charger,
and then contact a Samsung service center.
Comply with any regulations that restrict the use of a camera in
a certain area.
• Avoid interference with other electronic devices.
• Turn off the camera when in an aircraft. Your camera can cause
interference with aircraft equipment. Follow all airline regulations
and turn off your camera when directed by airline personnel.
• Turn off the camera near medical equipment. Your camera can
interfere with medical equipment in hospitals or health care
facilities. Follow all regulations, posted warnings, and directions
from medical personnel.
Avoid interference with pacemakers.
Maintain a minimum of 15 cm between this camera and all
pacemakers to avoid potential interference, as recommended by
the manufacturer and the independent research group, Wireless
Technology Research. If you have any reason to suspect that your
camera is interfering with a pacemaker or other medical device,
turn off the camera immediately and contact the manufacturer of
the pacemaker or medical device for guidance.
Health and safety information
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Caution—situations that could cause damage to your camera
or other equipment
Remove the batteries from your camera when storing it for an
extended period of time.
Installed batteries may leak or corrode over time and cause
serious damage to your camera.
Use only authentic, manufacturer-recommended, Lithium-ion
replacement batteries. Do not damage or heat the battery.
Inauthentic, damaged, or heated batteries may cause a fire or
personal injury.
Use only Samsung-approved batteries, chargers, cables and
accessories.
• Using unauthorized batteries, chargers, cables or accessories
can cause batteries to explode, damage your camera, or cause
injury.
• Samsung is not responsible for damage or injuries caused by
unapproved batteries, chargers, cables or accessories.
Use the battery only for its intended purpose.
Misusing the battery may cause a fire or electric shock.
Do not touch the flash while it fires.
The flash is very hot when fired and may burn your skin.
When you use the AC charger, turn off the camera before you
disconnect the power to the AC charger.
Failing to do so may result in fire or electric shock.
Disconnect the charger from the wall socket when not in use.
Failing to do so may result in fire or electric shock.
Do not use a damaged power supply cord, plug, or loose outlet
when you charge batteries.
This may cause a fire or electric shock.
Do not allow the AC charger to come in contact with the +/-
terminals on the battery.
This may cause a fire or electric shock.
Do not drop or subject the camera to strong impacts.
Doing so may damage the screen or external or internal
components.
Health and safety information
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Health and safety information
Exercise caution when you connect cables or adapters and
install batteries and memory cards.
If you force the connectors, improperly connect cables, or
improperly install batteries and memory cards, you can damage
ports, connectors, and accessories.
Keep cards with magnetic strips away from the camera case.
Information stored on the card may be damaged or erased.
Never use a damaged charger, battery, or memory card.
This may result in electric shock or camera malfunction or
cause a fire.
Do not place the camera in or near magnetic fields.
Doing so may cause the camera to malfunction.
Do not use the camera if the screen is damaged.
If the glass or acrylic parts are broken, visit a Samsung
Electronics Service Center to have the camera repaired.
Check that the camera is operating properly before use.
The manufacturer takes no responsibility for any loss of files or
damage that may result from camera malfunction or improper
use.
You must plug the small end of the USB cable into your camera.
If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files.
The manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data.
Avoid interference with other electronic devices.
Your camera emits radio frequency (RF) signals that may interfere
with unshielded or improperly shielded electronic equipment,
such as pacemakers, hearing aids, medical devices, and
other electronic devices in homes or vehicles. Consult the
manufacturers of your electronic devices to solve any interference
problems you experience. To prevent unwanted interference, use
only Samsung-approved devices or accessories.
Use your camera in the normal position.
Avoid contact with your camera’s internal antenna.
Data transference and your responsibilities
• Data transferred via WLAN could be leaked, so avoid
transferring sensitive data in public areas or on open networks.
• The camera manufacturer is not liable for any data transfers that
infringe on copyrights, trademarks, intellectual property laws, or
public decency ordinances.
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Copyright information
• Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are registered
trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.
• Mac is a registered trademark of the Apple Corporation.
• HDMI, the HDMI logo and the term
“High Definition Multimedia Interface”
are trademarks or registered
trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
• microSD™, microSDHC™, and microSDXC™ are registered
trademarks of the SD Association.
• Wi-Fi®
, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, and the Wi-Fi logo are
registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
• Trademarks and trade names used in this manual are the
property of their respective owners.
• Camera specifications or contents of this manual may be
changed without prior notice due to upgrade of camera
functions.
• We recommend using your camera within the country where
you purchased.
• Use this camera responsibly and adhere to all laws and
regulations concerning its use.
• You are not allowed to reuse or distribute any part of this
manual without prior permission.
Outline of the User Manual
Basic functions 13
Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic
functions for shooting.
Extended functions 37
Learn how to capture a photo and record a video by
selecting a mode.
Shooting options 61
Learn how to set the options in Shooting mode.
Playback/Editing 86
Learn how to play back photos or videos, and edit
photos or videos. Also, learn how to connect your
camera to your computer or TV (HDTV, 3D TV).
Wireless network 114
Learn to connect to wireless local area networks
(WLANs) and use functions.
Settings 137
Refer to options to configure your camera’s settings.
Appendixes 144
Get information about error messages, specifications,
and maintenance.
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Icons used in this manual
Icon Function
Additional information
Safety warnings and precautions
[ ]
Camera buttons. For example, [Shutter] represents the
shutter button.
( ) Page number of related information
“
The order of options or menus you must select to
perform a step; for example: Touch Face Detection “
Normal (represents Touch Face Detection, and then
touch Normal).
* Annotation
Expressions used in this manual
Pressing the shutter
• Half-press [Shutter]: Press the shutter halfway down
• Press [Shutter]: Press the shutter all the way down
Half-press [Shutter] Press [Shutter]
Subject, background, and composition
• Subject: The main object in a scene, such as a person,
animal, or still life
• Background: The objects around the subject
• Composition: The combination of a subject and background
Composition
Background
Subject
Exposure (Brightness)
The amount of light that enters your camera determines the
exposure. You can alter the exposure by changing the shutter
speed, aperture value, or ISO sensitivity. By altering the exposure,
your photos will be darker or lighter.
S Normal exposure S Overexposure (too bright)
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Basic troubleshooting
Learn to solve common problems by setting shooting options.
The subject’s eyes
appear red.
Red eye occurs when the subject's eyes reflect light from the camera flash.
• Set the flash option to Red-eye or Red-eye Fix. (p. 65)
• If the photo has already been captured, select Red-eye Fix in the edit menu. (p. 102)
Photos have dust
spots.
If dust particles are present in the air, you may capture them in photos when you use the flash.
• Turn off the flash or avoid capturing photos in a dusty place.
• Set ISO sensitivity options. (p. 67)
Photos are blurred. Blurring can occur if you capture photos in low light conditions or hold the camera incorrectly.
Use the OIS function or half-press [Shutter] to ensure the subject is focused. (p. 35)
Photos are blurred
when shooting at
night.
As the camera tries to let in more light, the shutter speed slows. This can make it difficult to hold the
camera steady long enough to capture a clear photo and may result in camera shake.
• Use the Low Light Shot mode. (p. 47)
• Turn on the flash. (p. 65)
• Set ISO sensitivity options. (p. 67)
• Use a tripod to prevent your camera from shaking.
Subjects come out
too dark because of
backlighting.
When the light source is behind the subject or when there is a high contrast between light and dark
areas, the subject may appear too dark.
• Avoid shooting toward the sun.
• Select Backlight in Scene mode. (p. 43)
• Set the flash option to Fill in. (p. 65)
• Adjust the exposure. (p. 76)
• Set the Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) option. (p. 77)
• Set the metering option to Spot if a subject is in the center of the frame. (p. 77)
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Quick reference
Capturing photos of people
• Self Shot mode f 17
• Gesture Shot mode f 46
• Beauty Palette mode f 47
• Beauty Shot mode f 49
• Picture in Picture mode f 53
• Red-eye/Red-eye Fix (to prevent or correct
red-eye) f 65
• Face Detection f 71
Capturing photos at night or in
the dark
• Scene mode > Sunset, Dawn f 43
• Low Light Shot mode f 47
• Flash options f 65
• ISO sensitivity (to adjust the sensitivity to light)
f 67
Capturing action photos
• Burst f 80
Capturing photos of text,
insects, or flowers
• Scene mode > Text f 43
• Macro f 68
Adjusting the exposure
(brightness)
• ISO sensitivity (to adjust the sensitivity to light)
f 67
• EV (to adjust exposure) f 76
• ACB (to compensate for subjects against bright
backgrounds) f 77
• Metering f 77
• AEB (to capture 3 photos of the same scene
with different exposures) f 80
Capturing photos of scenery
• Scene mode > Landscape f 43
• Live Panorama mode f 44
Applying effects to photos
• HDR Plus modef 50
• Photo Filter mode f 51
• Split Shot mode f 55
• Magic Frame mode f 56
• My Magic Frame modef 56
• Artistic Brush mode f 57
• Motion Photo mode f 58
• Image Adjust (to adjust Sharpness, Contrast,
or Saturation) f 81
Applying effects to videos
• Movie Filter mode f 52
Reducing camera shake
• Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) f 34
• Viewing files by category in Smart Album
f 91
• Viewing files as thumbnails f 92
• Deleting all files on the memory f 94
• Viewing files as a slide show f 96
• Viewing files on a TV (HDTV, 3D TV) f 104
• Connecting your camera to a computer
f 107
• Using photo or video sharing websites
f 123
• Sending photos or videos via email f 126
• Adjusting sound and volume f 139
• Adjusting the brightness of the display
f 139
• Changing the display language f 141
• Setting the date and time f 141
• Before contacting a service center f 156
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Contents
Extended functions ..........................................................37
Using shooting modes ................................................ 38
Using the Smart Auto mode ........................................ 38
Using the Program mode ............................................ 39
Using the Movie mode ................................................ 41
Using the Scene mode ............................................... 43
Using the Live Panorama mode ................................... 44
Using the Gesture Shot mode ..................................... 46
Using the Low Light Shot mode ................................... 47
Using the Beauty Palette mode ................................... 47
Using effect modes ..................................................... 49
Using the Beauty Shot mode ....................................... 49
Using the HDR Plus mode .......................................... 50
Using the Photo Filter mode ....................................... 51
Using the Movie Filter mode ....................................... 52
Using the Picture in Picture mode ................................ 53
Using the Split Shot mode .......................................... 55
Using the Magic Frame mode ..................................... 56
Using the My Magic Frame mode ................................ 56
Using the Artistic Brush mode ..................................... 57
Using the Motion Photo mode ..................................... 58
Using the 3D Photo mode ........................................... 59
Basic functions.................................................................13
Unpacking ................................................................... 14
Camera layout ............................................................. 15
Using the screen ........................................................ 17
Using the Smart Link button ........................................ 18
Inserting the battery and memory card ....................... 19
Charging the battery and turning on your camera ...... 20
Charging the battery ................................................... 20
Turning on your camera .............................................. 20
Performing the initial setup ......................................... 21
Learning icons ............................................................. 23
Using the touch screen ............................................... 24
Using the Home screen ............................................... 26
Accessing the Home screen ....................................... 26
Icons on the Home screen .......................................... 26
Browsing the Home screen ......................................... 28
Rearranging icons ...................................................... 29
Setting Wallpaper ....................................................... 29
Using the Help mode .................................................. 30
Capturing photos ......................................................... 31
Zooming .................................................................... 32
Reducing camera shake (OIS) ..................................... 34
Tips for getting a clearer photo ................................... 35
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Contents
Shooting options ..............................................................61
Selecting a resolution and quality ............................... 62
Selecting a resolution .................................................. 62
Selecting an image quality ........................................... 63
Using the timer ............................................................ 64
Shooting in the dark .................................................... 65
Preventing red-eye ..................................................... 65
Using the flash ........................................................... 65
Adjusting the ISO sensitivity ......................................... 67
Changing the camera’s focus ..................................... 68
Using macro .............................................................. 68
Using tracking auto focus ............................................ 69
Using One Touch Shot ............................................... 70
Adjusting the focus area .............................................. 70
Using Face Detection .................................................. 71
Detecting faces .......................................................... 71
Capturing a smile shot ................................................ 71
Detecting eye blinking ................................................. 72
Using Smart Face Recognition .................................... 72
Registering faces as your favorites (My Star) ................. 73
Detecting faces Tips ................................................... 75
Adjusting brightness and color ................................... 76
Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) ........................... 76
Compensating for backlighting (ACB) ........................... 77
Changing the metering option ...................................... 77
Selecting a White Balance setting ................................ 78
Using burst modes ...................................................... 80
Adjusting images ......................................................... 81
Reducing the sound of the zoom ................................ 82
Changing the Power Save Recording Options ........... 83
Available shooting options by shooting mode ............ 84
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Contents
Playback/Editing...............................................................86
Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode .............. 87
Starting Playback mode .............................................. 87
Viewing photos .......................................................... 94
Playing a video ........................................................... 97
Editing a photo ............................................................ 99
Resizing a photo ........................................................ 99
Rotating a photo ......................................................... 99
Cropping a photo ..................................................... 100
Applying Smart Filter effects ...................................... 100
Adjusting your photos ............................................... 101
Creating a print order (DPOF) ..................................... 103
Viewing files on a TV (HDTV, 3D TV) ......................... 104
Transferring files to the computer ............................. 107
Transferring files to your Windows OS computer ......... 107
Transferring files to your Mac OS computer ................. 108
Using programs on the computer ............................. 109
Installing iLauncher ................................................... 109
Using iLauncher ....................................................... 110
Wireless network ............................................................114
Connecting to a WLAN and configuring
network settings ........................................................ 115
Connecting to a WLAN ............................................. 115
Using the login browser ............................................ 117
Network connection tips ........................................... 117
Entering text ............................................................. 118
Sending photos or videos to a smart phone ............ 120
Using a smart phone as a remote shutter release .... 121
Using photo or video sharing websites .................... 123
Accessing a website ................................................ 123
Uploading photos or videos ....................................... 123
Sending photos or videos via email .......................... 125
Changing email settings ............................................ 125
Sending photos or videos via email ............................ 126
Using AllShare Play to send files ............................. 128
Uploading photos to online storage ........................... 128
Viewing photos or videos on TVs that support
AllShare Play ............................................................ 129
Using Auto Backup to send photos or videos ......... 131
Installing the program for Auto Backup on your PC ...... 131
Sending photos or videos to a PC ............................. 131
Uploading photos to a cloud server .......................... 133
Sending photos using Wi-Fi Direct ........................... 134
About the Wake on LAN (WOL) feature .................... 135
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Contents
Settings ...........................................................................137
Settings menu ........................................................... 138
Accessing the settings menu .................................... 138
Sound ..................................................................... 139
Display .................................................................... 139
Connectivity ............................................................. 140
General ................................................................... 141
Appendixes.....................................................................144
Error messages ......................................................... 145
Camera maintenance ................................................ 147
Cleaning your camera ............................................... 147
Using or storing the camera ...................................... 148
About memory cards ................................................ 149
About the battery ...................................................... 152
Before contacting a service center ........................... 156
Camera specifications ............................................... 159
Glossary ..................................................................... 163
Index .......................................................................... 168
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Unpacking ………………………………… 14
Camera layout ……………………………… 15
Using the screen ………………………… 17
Using the Smart Link button ……………… 18
Inserting the battery and memory card … 19
Charging the battery and turning
on your camera …………………………… 20
Charging the battery ……………………… 20
Turning on your camera ………………… 20
Performing the initial setup ……………… 21
Learning icons ……………………………… 23
Using the touch screen …………………… 24
Using the Home screen …………………… 26
Accessing the Home screen ……………… 26
Icons on the Home screen ……………… 26
Browsing the Home screen ……………… 28
Rearranging icons ………………………… 29
Setting Wallpaper ………………………… 29
Using the Help mode ……………………… 30
Capturing photos ………………………… 31
Zooming ………………………………… 32
Reducing camera shake (OIS) …………… 34
Tips for getting a clearer photo …………… 35
Basic functions
Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting.
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Unpacking
The following items are included in your product box.
Camera AC adapter/
USB cable
Rechargeable battery Strap
Quick Start Guide
Optional accessories
Camera case A/V cable
HDMI cable Memory card/
Memory card adapter
• The illustrations may differ slightly from the items shipped with your
product.
• The items included in the box may differ depending on the model.
• You can purchase optional accessories at a retailer or a Samsung
service center. Samsung is not responsible for any problems
caused by using unauthorized accessories.
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Camera layout
Before you start, familiarize yourself with your camera’s parts and their functions.
Flash
Lens
Microphone
Shutter button
AF-assist light/Timer lamp
POWER button
Battery chamber cover
Insert a memory card and battery
Tripod mount
USB and A/V port
Accepts USB cable and A/V cable
HDMI port
Accepts HDMI cable
Speaker
Internal antenna*
* Avoid contact with
the internal antenna
while using the
wireless network.
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Camera layout
Status lamp
• Blinking: When the camera is connecting to WLAN or sending
a photo, the image is out of focus, there is a problem charging
the battery, or when the camera is saving a photo or video, or the
memory is being read by a computer
• Steady: When the camera is connected to a computer, charging
the battery, or when the image is in focus
Zoom button
• In Shooting mode: Zoom in or out
• In Playback mode: Zoom in on part of a photo or view files as
thumbnails
Home button
Access the Home screen
Playback button
Enter Playback mode
Smart Link Button
Start a preset Wi-Fi function.
Display
Attaching the strap
x
y
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Camera layout
Using the screen
You can take a self-portrait while looking at yourself on the screen
by flipping the screen up and using the shutter button on the
back of the camera. The screen can flip 180 degrees upward.
180˚
Shutter button
Using the Self Shot mode
In Smart Auto mode and Program mode, flip the screen upward
and capture a self portrait while looking at yourself on the screen.
1 On the Home screen, touch or .
2 Flip the screen upward.
3 Touch the frame area on the screen.
• After 3 seconds from being focused, the camera automatically
release the shutter.
• Fold the screen when not in use.
• Please do not move the screen by more than 180 degrees, or it may
break.
• When the camera is not held by hands and the screen is flipped
upward, use a tripod. Otherwise, it may cause damage to your
camera.
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Camera layout
Using the Smart Link button
You can turn on the Wi-Fi feature conveniently with [Smart Link].
• Press [Smart Link] to activate the Wi-Fi function that you have
designated. The camera will activate the designated function.
Press [Smart Link] again to return to the previous mode.
Setting a Smart Link button option
You can select a Wi-Fi function to launch when you press
[Smart Link].
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Touch General “ Smart Link (Wi-Fi Button).
3 Select an option. (p. 141)
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Inserting the battery and memory card
Learn how to insert the battery and an optional memory card into the camera.
Removing the battery and memory card
Memory card
Push the card gently until it
disengages from the camera,
and then pull it out of the slot.
Rechargeable battery
Battery lock
Slide the lock up to release
the battery.
Memory card
Insert a memory card with the
gold-colored contacts facing up.
Rechargeable battery
Insert the battery with the
Samsung logo facing up.
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Charging the battery and turning on your camera
Turning on your camera
Press [POWER] to turn your camera on or off.
• The initial setup screen appears when you turn on the camera
for the first time. (p. 21)
• When you turn on the camera, the camera will display the
recently accessed shooting mode.
Turning on your camera in Playback mode
Press and hold [p]. The camera turns on and immediately
accesses Playback mode.
If you turn on your camera by pressing and holding [p] until the status lamp
blinks, the camera does not emit any sounds.
Charging the battery
Before you use the camera for the first time, you must charge the
battery. Plug the small end of the USB cable into your camera,
and then plug the other end of the USB cable into the AC adapter.
Status lamp
• Red light on: Charging
• Red light off: Fully charged
• Red light blinking: Error
Use only the AC adapter and USB cable supplied with your camera. If you
use another AC adapter (such as SAC-48), the camera battery may not
charge or work properly.
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Performing the initial setup
When the initial setup screen appears, follow the steps below to configure the camera’s basic settings. The default language is preset for
the country or region where the camera is sold. You can change the language as desired by touching Language.
5 Touch the up or down arrows to set the date.
Date/Time Set
Day Year
Month
• The screen may differ depending on the language selected.
1 Touch Time Zone.
2 Touch Home, and then touch z or x to select a time
zone.
• When you travel to another country, touch Visit, and then
select a new time zone.
London
Time Zone
3 Touch o to save.
4 Touch Date/Time Set.
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Performing the initial setup
6 Touch , and then touch the up or down arrows to set
the time.
Date/Time Set
Hr Min DST
• To set daylight-saving time, touch .
7 Touch o to save.
8 Touch o to save settings.
9 Touch OK on a pop-up window.
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Learning icons
The icons the camera displays on the screen change according to the mode you select or the options you set.
1 2 3
Icon Description
Photo resolution
Video resolution
Metering
Frame rate
Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
Sound Alive is on
Exposure value adjusted
ISO sensitivity
White balance
Burst type
Flash
Image Adjust
Intelli zoom is on
Face detection
Auto focus
*** You must insert a memory card to save photos.
Touch the screen repeatedly to change the
display type.
Icon Description
Timer
Auto focus frame
Camera shake
Zoom indicator
Zoom ratio
Photo resolution when Intelli
zoom is on
Grid lines
** Touch the icon to view the brief description of
the selected mode.
3 Status icons
Icon Description
Available number of photos
Available recording time
Memory card not inserted***
Memory card inserted
• : Fully charged
• : Partially charged
• : Empty (Recharge)
• : Charging
(Connected with the charger)
1 Option icons (touch)
Icon Description
Flash option
Auto focus option
Burst type option
m Shooting options
One Touch Shooting option*
* The icon appears only in Smart Auto mode.
2 Status icons
Icon Description
Current shooting mode**
Current date
Current time
Aperture value
Shutter speed
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Flicking
Gently flick your finger across the screen.
Touching
Touch an icon to select a menu or option.
Smart Auto Scene
Program
Live Panorama
Movie
Gesture Shot Low Light Shot Beauty Palette
Dragging
Touch and hold an area on the screen, and then drag your finger.
ACB
Metering
Timer
Drive
Image Adjust
Using the touch screen
Learn how to use the touch screen. You could select menus or options by touching an icons on the screen. The touch screen works best
when you touch it with your fingertip.
Do not use sharp objects, such as pens or pencils, to touch the screen. You can damage the screen.
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Using the touch screen
• The touch screen may not recognize your inputs if you touch multiple
items at the same time.
• When you touch or drag the screen, discolorations may occur.
This is not a malfunction, but a characteristic of the touch screen.
Touch or drag lightly to minimize the discolorations.
• The touch screen may not work properly if you use the camera
in extremely humid environments.
• The touch screen may not work properly if you apply screen protection
film or other accessories to the screen.
• Depending on the viewing angle, the screen may appear dim.
Adjust the brightness or viewing angle to improve the resolution.
Selecting an option
• Drag the option list up or down until you find a desired option.
Touch the option.
ACB
Metering
Timer
Drive
Image Adjust
• Touch a desired option to turn on or off.
Off
On
ACB If you touch ,
a pop-up window
with information on
features and settings
will be displayed.
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Using the Home screen
You can select a mode or function, or access the settings menu by touching the icons on the Home screen.
Icons on the Home screen
Icon Description
Smart Auto: Capture a photo with a Scene mode
selected automatically by the camera. (p. 38)
Program: Capture a photo with settings you have adjusted
manually. (p. 39)
Movie: Record a video. (p. 41)
Scene: Capture a photo with options that are preset for a
specific scene. (p. 43)
Live Panorama: Capture and combine a series of photos
to create a panoramic image. (p. 44)
Gesture Shot: Capture photos with hand gestures. (p. 46)
Low Light Shot: Capture multiple photos in low light
conditions without a flash. The camera combines them to
create a single image that is brighter and has less blurring.
(p. 47)
Beauty Palette: Capture a portrait, and then add various
beautifying effects. (p. 47)
Accessing the Home screen
In Shooting or Playback mode, press [h]. Press [h] again to
return to the previous mode.
1
2
Smart Auto Scene
Program
Live Panorama
Movie
Gesture Shot Low Light Shot Beauty Palette
No. Description
1
Touch an icon to access a mode or function.
• Drag or flick your finger across the screen to scroll to
another page.
2 The number of the current page. ( )
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Using the Home screen
Icon Description
MobileLink: Send photos or videos to a smart phone.
(p. 120)
Remote Viewfinder: Use a smart phone as a remote
shutter release and see a preview on your smart phone of
an image from your camera. (p. 121)
Social Sharing: Upload photos or videos to file sharing
websites. (p. 123)
Email: Send photos or videos stored on the camera via
email. (p. 125)
AllShare Play: Upload photos to AllShare Play online
storage or view files on a widescreen TV. (p. 128)
Auto Backup: Send photos or videos that you captured
with the camera to a PC wirelessly. (p. 131)
Cloud: Upload photos to a cloud server. (p. 133)
Beauty Shot: Capture a portrait with options to hide facial
imperfections. (p. 49)
HDR Plus: With the High Dynamic Range (HDR) Plus
effect, you can capture photos with a greater range of
tones. (p. 50)
Icon Description
Photo Filter: Capture a photo with various filter effects.
(p. 51)
Movie Filter: Record a video with various filter effects.
(p. 52)
Picture in Picture: Capture a background photo and
insert a smaller photo or video into the foreground. (p. 53)
Split Shot: Capture several photos and arrange them with
preset layouts. (p. 55)
Magic Frame: Capture a photo with various frame effects.
(p. 56)
My Magic Frame: Capture a photo and select an area to
make it transparent. Overlay a newly captured photo onto
the area. (p. 56)
Artistic Brush: Capture a photo and save a video that
shows the process of how the filter effect is applied. (p. 57)
Motion Photo: Capture and combine a series of photos,
and then select an area to be animated to create a
GIF animation. (p. 58)
3D Photo: Capture a photo with 3D effects for a 3D TV.
(p. 59)
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Using the Home screen
Icon Description
Album: View files by category in Smart album. (p. 91)
Photo Editor: Edit photos with various effects. (p. 99)
Wallpapers: Set wallpaper for the Home screen with
a desired image. (p. 29)
Help: View the help and learn how to use the camera.
(p. 30)
Settings: Adjust settings to match your preferences.
(p. 138)
Browsing the Home screen
On the Home screen, rotate [Zoom] to the left to
display all the pages of the Home screen. Touch a
page to display it in full screen view.
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Using the Home screen
Rearranging icons
You can rearrange the icons on the Home screen in any order.
1 Touch and hold an icon.
Smart Auto Scene
Program
Live Panorama
Movie
Gesture Shot Low Light Shot Beauty Palette
2 Drag it to a new location.
• To move an icon to another page, drag it to the left or right
edge of the screen. When you drop the icon to a new
location, the other icons will neatly slide out of the way.
Smart Auto Scene
Program Movie
Low Light Shot Beauty Palette
Setting Wallpaper
Set wallpaper for the Home screen with a desired image.
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Select an option.
Icon Description
Select a desired wallpaper from the default gallery.
Set a photo you have captured as wallpaper.
• You can set a specified area as wallpaper.
3 Select a desired wallpaper, and then touch o.
You can also set the photo you are viewing as wallpaper by touching m “
Set Wallpaper “ o in Playback mode.
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Using the Help mode
You can view a simple application description and an operation tip in Help mode.
2 Select an option.
• Select a desired option from the subsection list.
Program
Descriptions for camera functions
• Touch to return to the list.
• Touch or to move from one description or tip to
another.
3 While viewing an application description, touch to
access a mode.
1 On the Home screen, touch .
Album
Settings
Photo Editor Wallpapers Help
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Capturing photos
Learn how to capture photos easily and quickly in Smart Auto mode.
4 Press [Shutter] to capture a photo.
5 Press [p] to view the captured photo.
• To delete the photo, touch “ Yes.
6 Press [p] to return to Shooting mode.
See page 35 for tips to get clearer photos.
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Align your subject in the frame.
3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus.
• A green frame means the subject is in focus.
• A red frame means the subject is out of focus.
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Capturing photos
Digital zoom
The Digital zoom is supported by default in Shooting mode.
If you zoom in on a subject in Shooting mode and the zoom
indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using the Digital
zoom. By using both the 5X Optical zoom and 5X Digital zoom,
you can zoom in up to 25 times.
Zoom
indicator
Optical range
Digital range
• The Digital zoom is available only in Program and Scene (except Text)
modes.
• The Digital zoom is not available with the One Touch shooting and
Smart Touch AF options.
• If you capture a photo with the Digital zoom, the photo quality may be
lower than normal.
Zooming
You can capture close-up photos by adjusting the zoom.
Zoom ratio
Zoom out Zoom in
When you rotate the zoom button, the zoom ratio shown on the screen may
change inconsistently.
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Capturing photos
Intelli zoom
If the zoom indicator is in the Intelli range, your camera is using
the Intelli zoom. Photo resolution varies according to the zoom
rate if you use the Intelli zoom. By using both the Optical zoom
and Intelli zoom, you can zoom in up to 10 times.
Zoom
indicator
Optical range
Intelli range
Photo resolution
when the Intelli
zoom is on
• The Intelli zoom is available only in Smart Auto (4:3 ratio), Program,
and Scene (except Text) modes.
• The Intelli zoom is not available with the One Touch shooting and
Smart Touch AF options.
• The Intelli zoom helps you capture a photo with less quality
deterioration than the Digital zoom. However, the photo quality may be
lower than when you use the Optical zoom.
• The Intelli zoom is available only when you set a 4:3 resolution ratio.
If you set another resolution ratio with Intelli zoom on, the Intelli zoom
will be turned off automatically.
Setting Intelli zoom
1 In Shooting mode, touch m.
2 Touch Intelli Zoom, and then touch a desired option to
turn on or off.
Icon Description
Off: The Intelli zoom is deactivated.
On: The Intelli zoom is activated.
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Capturing photos
Reducing camera shake (OIS)
Reduce camera shake optically in Shooting mode.
S Before correction S After correction
1 In Shooting mode, touch m.
2 Touch OIS, and then touch a desired option to turn on
or off.
Icon Description
Off: OIS is deactivated.
On: OIS is activated.
• OIS may not function properly when:
- you move your camera to follow a moving subject
- you use the Digital zoom
- there is too much camera shake
- the shutter speed is slow (for example, when you capture night
scenes)
- the battery is low
- you capture a close-up shot
• If you use the OIS function with a tripod, your images may be blurred
by the vibration of the OIS sensor. Deactivate the OIS function when
you use a tripod.
• If the camera is hit or dropped, the display will be blurry. If this occurs,
turn off the camera, and then turn it on again.
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Holding your camera correctly
Ensure nothing is
blocking the lens, flash, or
microphone.
Half-pressing the shutter button
Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the focus.
The camera adjusts the focus and exposure
automatically.
The camera sets the aperture
value and shutter speed
automatically.
Focus frame
• Press [Shutter] to capture
the photo if the focus frame
appears in green.
• Change the composition and
half-press [Shutter] again if the
focus frame appears in red.
Reducing camera shake
Set the Optical Image Stabilization option to reduce
camera shake optically. (p. 34)
When is displayed
Camera shake
When you shoot in the dark, avoid setting the flash option to
Slow Sync or Off. The aperture remains open longer and it may be
harder to hold the camera steady long enough to capture a clear photo.
• Use a tripod or set the flash option to Fill in. (p. 65)
• Set ISO sensitivity options. (p. 67)
Tips for getting a clearer photo
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Preventing your subject from being out of focus
It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when:
- there is little contrast between the subject and background
(for example, when your subject is wearing clothing that is similar in
color to the background)
- the light source behind the subject is too bright
- the subject is shiny or reflective
- the subject includes horizontal patterns, such as blinds
- the subject is not positioned in the center of the frame
• When you capture photos in low light
Turn on the flash.
(p. 65)
Using the focus lock
Half-press [Shutter] to focus. When the subject is in focus,
you can reposition the frame to change the composition.
When you are ready, press [Shutter] to capture your photo.
• When subjects are moving rapidly
Use the Burst function.
(p. 80)
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Extended functions
Learn how to capture a photo and record a video by selecting a mode.
Using shooting modes …………………… 38
Using the Smart Auto mode ……………… 38
Using the Program mode ………………… 39
Using the Movie mode …………………… 41
Using the Scene mode …………………… 43
Using the Live Panorama mode ………… 44
Using the Gesture Shot mode …………… 46
Using the Low Light Shot mode ………… 47
Using the Beauty Palette mode ………… 47
Using effect modes ………………………… 49
Using the Beauty Shot mode …………… 49
Using the HDR Plus mode ……………… 50
Using the Photo Filter mode ……………… 51
Using the Movie Filter mode ……………… 52
Using the Picture in Picture mode ………… 53
Using the Split Shot mode ……………… 55
Using the Magic Frame mode …………… 56
Using the My Magic Frame mode ………… 56
Using the Artistic Brush mode …………… 57
Using the Motion Photo mode …………… 58
Using the 3D Photo mode ……………… 59
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Using shooting modes
Capture photos or record videos by selecting the best shooting mode for the conditions.
Icon Description
Landscapes
Scenes with bright white backgrounds
Landscapes at night (when the flash is off)
Portraits at night
Landscapes with backlighting
Portraits with backlighting
Portraits
Close-up photos of objects
Close-up photos of text
Sunsets
Indoors, dark
Partially lit
Close-up with spot lighting
Portraits with spot lighting
Blue skies
Forested areas
Using the Smart Auto mode
In Smart Auto mode, your camera automatically chooses the
appropriate camera settings based on the type of scene it
detects. The Smart Auto mode is helpful if you are not familiar
with the camera settings for various scenes.
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Align your subject in the frame.
• The camera automatically selects a scene. An appropriate
scene icon appears at the top left of the screen. The icons are
listed below.
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Using shooting modes
Icon Description
Close-up photos of colorful subjects
Camera is stabilized on a tripod and the subject is not
moving for a certain period of time.
(when shooting in the dark)
Actively moving subjects
Fireworks (when using a tripod)
3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus.
4 Press [Shutter] to capture the photo.
• Touch “ , and then touch the subject to capture a photo.
• To record a video, touch . The camera automatically turns to
Smart Movie mode. To stop recording, touch .
• While recording a video, touch to pause or touch to
resume.
• If the camera does not recognize an appropriate scene mode, it uses
the default settings for Smart Auto mode.
• Even if it detects a face, 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 the
shooting conditions, such as camera shake, lighting, or distance to
the subject.
• Even if you use a tripod, the camera may not detect the mode if
the subject is moving.
• In Smart Auto mode, the camera consumes more battery power,
because it changes settings often to select appropriate scenes.
Using the Program mode
In Program mode, you can set most options, except the shutter
speed and aperture value, which the camera sets automatically.
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Touch m, and then set the desired options.
• For a list of options, refer to "Shooting options". (p. 61)
3 Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press
[Shutter] to focus.
4 Press [Shutter] to capture the photo.
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Using shooting modes
Setting the user buttons
In Program mode, you can add shortcuts for your favorite options
to the left side of the screen.
1 In Shooting mode, touch m “ My screen “ OK.
2 Select one of the icons on the right and drag the icon
into a desired box on the left.
• To remove shortcuts, drag an icon to the right.
OK Cancel Reset
My screen
3 Touch OK to save.
You can create up to 3 shortcuts.
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Using shooting modes
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Touch m, and then set desired options.
• For a list of options, refer to "Shooting options". (p. 61)
3 Touch to start recording.
4 Touch to stop recording.
Recording high-speed videos
You can record high-speed videos by setting frame rate at
(10 seconds maximum). High-speed videos will be played in
slow motion at 30 FPS, regardless of the frame rate of the video.
To record a high-speed video, you need to set the movie size to
by touching m “ Movie Size “ .
• Memory cards with slow write speeds do not support high-speed
videos.
• The camera does not record audio when recording high-speed
videos.
• The image quality of high-speed video may be lower than normal
speed video.
• You cannot use White Balance options, capture still images, or use
zoom functions when recording high-speed videos.
Using the Movie mode
In Movie mode, you can customize settings to record Full HD
videos (1920 X 1080) of up to 20 minutes in length. The camera
saves recorded videos as MP4 (H.264) files.
• H.264 (MPEG-4 part10/AVC) is a high-compression video format
established by the international standards organizations ISO-IEC and
ITU-T.
• If you use memory cards with slow write speeds, the camera may not
save videos properly. Video recordings may be corrupted or fail to play
back correctly.
• Memory cards with slow writing speeds will not support high-resolution
videos and high-speed videos. To record high-resolution or high-speed
videos, use memory cards with faster write speeds.
• If you activate the OIS function while recording a video, the camera
may record the operating sound of the OIS function.
• If you use the zoom function when recording a video, the camera may
record the noise of the zoom operating. To decrease zoom noise, use
the Sound Alive function. (p. 82)
• While recording a video, if you perform no operations for 5 minutes,
the camera automatically switches to Power save mode. In Power
save mode, move the camera, touch the screen, or press a button to
continue using the camera. (p. 83)
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Using shooting modes
Pause recording
The camera allows you to temporarily pause a video while
recording. With this function, you can record separate scenes as
a single video.
• Touch to pause while recording.
• Touch to resume.
Capturing still images while recording a video
You can capture still images while recording a video without
switching to the photo shooting modes (up to 6 photos).
• Press [Shutter] to capture images while recording a video.
• Captured images will be saved automatically.
• The size of the captured image varies, depending on the size of the
recorded video.
• You cannot capture still images while recording high-speed videos.
• You cannot capture still images when you pause the video recording.
• The quality of images captured while recording a video may be lower
than those captured normally.
• You cannot capture still images when Smart Movie mode or Movie
Filter mode is selected.
• To change the size of the captured image, touch m “
Dual Capture Size.
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Using shooting modes
Using the Scene mode
In Scene mode, you can capture a photo with options that are
preset for a specific scene.
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Select a scene.
Sunset
Landscape Dawn Backlight
Option Description
Landscape Capture still-life scenes and landscapes.
Sunset
Capture scenes at sunset, with natural-looking
reds and yellows.
Dawn Capture scenes at sunrise.
Backlight Capture backlit subjects.
Beach & Snow
Reduce underexposure of subjects caused by
sunlight reflected from sand or snow.
Text
Clearly capture text from printed or electronic
documents.
3 Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press
[Shutter] to focus.
4 Press [Shutter] to capture the photo.
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Using shooting modes
Using the Live Panorama mode
In Live Panorama mode, you can capture a wide panoramic
scene in a single photo. Capture a 2D-panoramic photo or a
3D-panoramic photo that can be viewed on a 3D TV.
S Shooting example
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Touch (2D Panorama mode) or
(3D Panorama mode).
3 Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press
[Shutter] to focus.
• Align the camera with the far left or the far right, or very top or
bottom, of the scene you want to capture.
4 Press and hold [Shutter] to start shooting.
5 With [Shutter] pressed, slowly move the camera in the
direction that will let it capture the rest of the panorama.
• If 3D Panorama mode is selected, the panoramic shot can be
taken only in a horizontal direction.
• Arrows toward the direction of motion are displayed, and the
entire shooting image is displayed in the preview box.
• When the viewfinder is aligned with the next scene, the
camera captures the next photo automatically.
Shakiness
6 When you are finished, release [Shutter].
• When you have captured all the necessary shots, the camera
combines them into one panoramic photo.
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Using shooting modes
• For best results when capturing panoramic photos, avoid the
following:
- moving the camera too quickly or too slowly
- moving the camera too little to capture the next image
- moving the camera at irregular speeds
- shaking the camera
- shooting in dark places
- capturing moving subjects nearby
- shooting conditions where the brightness or color of light is
changing
• Photos taken are automatically saved, and shooting is stopped under
the following conditions:
- if you change the shooting direction while shooting
- if you move the camera too rapidly
- if you don't move the camera
• Selecting Live Panorama mode will disable the digital and optical zoom
functions. If you select Live Panorama mode while the lens is zoomed
in, the camera automatically zooms out to the default position.
• In Live Panorama mode, some shooting options are not available.
• In Live Panorama mode, your camera may not capture the last scene
in its entirety if you stop moving the camera exactly where you want
the scene to end. To capture the entire scene, move your camera
slightly beyond the point where you want the scene to end.
• In 3D Panorama mode, your camera may not capture the very
beginning or end of a scene due to the nature of the 3D effect.
To capture the entire scene, move slightly beyond the beginning
and end points you want to capture.
• In 3D Panorama mode, photos are captured in both JPEG and
MPO file formats.
• You can view an MPO file that supports the 3D effect only on an
MPO-compatible display, such as 3D TV or 3D monitor. On your
camera's display, you can view only JPEG files.
• Use proper 3D glasses when you view an MPO file on a 3D TV or
3D monitor.
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Using shooting modes
Using the Gesture Shot mode
Control [Shutter] and zoom functions with hand gestures.
1 Set your camera on a tripod and flip the screen upward.
2 On the Home screen, touch .
3 Read the instructions about basic hand gestures and
touch o.
• The pop-up disappears when you perform one of the hand
gestures even if you do not touch o.
4 Align your subject in the frame.
5 Make the appropriate hand gesture toward the camera.
• To zoom in, move your hand in a clockwise motion .
• To zoom out, move your hand in an anti-clockwise motion .
6 Move your hand up and down twice to start the timer.
• The camera automatically releases the shutter 3 seconds after
recognizing the gesture.
• Ensure the subject is between 50 cm and 5 m from the camera lens.
• Ensure the subject is on the screen. If you perform the hand gestures
outside of the screen, the camera may not detect gestures.
• The camera may react to other movements.
• When using hand gestures to control the zoom, the zoom ratio number
will turn red and start blinking when it reaches the maximum zoom
level.
• Adjust the size of hand gestures based on the zoom ratio. If you
perform hand gestures beyond the edge of the screen, the camera
cannot detect them.
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Using shooting modes
Using the Low Light Shot mode
In low light conditions, capture multiple photos and combines
them into a bright image having less blurring and noise without
using the flash.
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press
[Shutter] to focus.
3 Press [Shutter] to capture the photo.
• You can set the resolution to or lower.
• Quick View is not available in the Low Light Shot mode.
Using the Beauty Palette mode
In Beauty Palette mode, capture a portrait, and then add various
beautifying effects.
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press
[Shutter] to focus.
3 Press [Shutter] to capture a photo.
• To apply a beautifying effect to a saved image, touch .
4 Touch Use.
5 Select a beauty effect.
Normal Innocent Lovely
Silky
• To recapture a photo, touch .
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Using shooting modes
6 Touch to save the photo.
• If the camera fails to detect a face in the photo, you cannot use
Beauty Palette mode.
• The camera is only able to detect one face at a time. If there is more
than one face in the photo, select a face to apply a beauty effect.
• Depending on the subject’s facial structure, the camera may not
recognize the subject’s face.
• When an image is rotated, the camera can recognize a subject’s face
only when the angle of the face is 90°, 180°, or 270° from normal
orientation.
• To increase the face recognition rate, the subject’s face size should be
bigger than 1/12 of the screen.
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Using effect modes
Capture photos or record videos with various effects.
3 Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press
[Shutter] to focus.
4 Press [Shutter] to capture the photo.
When using the Beauty Shot mode, the focus distance will be set to
Auto Macro.
Using the Beauty Shot mode
In Beauty Shot mode, you can capture a portrait with options to
hide facial imperfections.
1 On the Home screen, touch .
2 Drag the sliders or touch the +/- icons to adjust the
Face Tone and Face Retouch.
• For example, increase the Face Tone setting to make skin
appear lighter.
Face Tone
Face Retouch

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