CX4 FAQs - By Product

[Question] What is the [High Contrast B&W] in the Creative Shooting mode ?

This mode will be for taking a higher contrast B&W picture than those in normal B&W mode. It will produce grainy images similar to those taken with highly sensitive film or high grain film developing.
Since the ISO sensitivity value is selectable, you will be able to control grainy tones.

High cotrast sample
High contrast B&W example

With Auto Shooting mode

With B&W mode in the Image Settings

Example for Auto shooting mode (left), and B&W mode in the Image Settings (right)

The High contrast B&W option is located in the Creative Shooting mode.

Creative > Hight Contrast B&W

For the Creative Shooting mode operations, see the FAQ below.

What is the [Creative Shooting mode] ?

For controlling the grainy tones on the High Contrast B&W, change the ISO sensitivity from the Shooting menu.
Shooting menu > ISO setting
[About the Shooting menu operations.]

Available options in the shooting menu varies depending on shooting mode.

Note[Note]

  [Plus Normal Shooting] option is available. If it is set to [On], the camera will record two images by adding an image taken with normal shooting to a High Contrast B&W image. The option is located; Mode dial Creative Shooting mode > Menu button > Shooting Tab > Plus Normal Shooting.
Plus Normal Shooting screen
 
  • In the screen above, choose [On], and press [ADJ./OK] button.
  • It will return to the shooting screen. After taking a picture, the confirmation screen that has both High Contrast B&W image and a normal image will be displayed.

Related FAQ :
In [High Contrast B&W] with Plus Normal shooting option, is an image of the Plus Normal shooting produced in black and white, or in color ?
 
Answer ID: edc04091
Date created: August 19, 2010
Date modified: September 8, 2010
Product: CX4
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications
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