CX6 : What is the Auto bracketing?

The Auto bracketing function automatically takes three consecutive shots at three exposure levels (-0.5EV, ±0, and +0.5EV) based on the set exposure level.

It will take 3 consecutive images at 3 exposure levels.

[Auto Bracket] has sub menu ; AE-BKT (auto exposure bracketing), WB-BKT (white balance bracketing), CL-BKT (color bracketing), and FOCUS-BKT (focus bracketing). Below is the procedure for auto exposure bracketing.

Auto Bracketing is located in the Shooting menu.
About the Shooting menu operations.

Operating procedure - Auto Exposure Bracketing

  • 1Go to the Shooting menu, push the [ADJ./OK] button downDownto select [Auto Bracket], and press the button to the right Right (Flash) to show the options.

    Press the [ADJ./OK] button down

  • 2Push the [ADJ./OK] button Up Down to select [AE-BKT], and press the [ADJ./OK] button.
  • 3The display returns to the shooting screen, and the symbol is displayed on the picture display.

    the symbol is displayed on the picture display.

  • 4Press the shutter release button to shoot the picture. 'Recording' is displayed.


    Three consecutive shots are taken at -0.5EV, ±0, and +0.5EV based on the set exposure compensation setting. The three still images displayed on the picture display just after shooting are, from left to right, at -0.5EV (darker), standard exposure compensation setting, and +0.5EV (brighter).
  • The exposure compensation can be changed using the shooting menu.
  • About the Shooting menu operations.
  • [White Balance] functions according to the [Auto] setting even if it is set to [Multi-P AUTO].
  • This function is not available in Dynamic range double-shot or Continuous mode.
  • This function cannot be used when [Focus] is set to [Multi-trgt AF] or [Subj. Tracking].
  • The flash cannot be used.
  • You can toggle this function on and off by pressing the Fn (Function) button if [AT-BKT] has been assigned to the Fn button using [Set Fn Button].
  • For the available settings for Shooting menu / Setup menu in the Auto Bracket, see the chart in the FAQ below.
  • Available [Shooting menu] chart in each shooting mode.
  • Available [Setup menu / Key Custom menu] chart in each shooting mode.

Answer ID: edc06010
Date created: December 5, 2011
Date modified: --
Product: CX6
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations
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