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CX6 : What is the [Bleach Bypass] in the Creative Shooting mode ?

This mode is to take a picture that have increased contrast and reduced saturation.
Color can be set to be either warm or cold colors using the [Hue] option.

Bleach Bypass mode
Bleach Bypass mode example

Normal shooting
Normal shooting example

The Bleach Bypass mode is located in the Creative mode.
Creative mode > Bleach Bypass

For the Creative Shooting mode operations, see the FAQ below.
What is the [Creative Shooting mode] ?

Bleach Bypass options

  • 1[Hue] options : Choose from Normal, Warm, or Cool using the ADJ./OK button.


  • 2[Contrast] options : Choose from MAX, -1, or -2 using the ADJ./OK button.


  • 3[Vignetting] options : Choose from Off, Weak, or Strong using the ADJ./OK button.


Note[Plus Normal Shooting]

  • [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 an image take with miniaturize effect. 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 miniaturized image and a normal image will be displayed.

Related links :

For the available settings for Shooting menu / Setup menu in the Miniaturize mode, 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: edc06206
Date created: November 16, 2011
Date modified: --
Product: CX6
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications, Hardware operations
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