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[Question] Let me know about the Scene mode.

Scene mode allows you to select from 10 types of still images modes, and shoot with settings automatically optimized for the shooting conditions.

Scene Modes
Symbol Mode Description
Portrait Portrait Use when taking portrait pictures.
Face Face Automatically recognizes the subject's face, and adjusts the focus, exposure, and white balance.

  • When a face is recognized, a frame with the size of the recognized face is displayed in blue.
  • Up to four frames can be displayed.
Sports Sports Use when taking pictures of moving object.
Night. Port. Night. Port. Use when taking portrait pictures against a nightscape.
The flash fires automatically. The shutter speed slows down, so be careful of camera shake.
Landscape Landscape Use when taking scenery pictures with abundant greenery or blue sky.
Nightscape Nightscape Use when shooting night scenes. In nightscape mode, the flash fires when all the following conditions are satisfied:
  • The flash is set to [Auto].
  • The flash is determined to be necessary because it is dark.
  • There is a figure or another object nearby.
High Sens High Sens Use when taking pictures in dimly lit places. The picture display also becomes brighter.
Zoom Macro Zoom Macro Automatically optimizes the zoom position to shoot the subject larger than with normal macro shooting. The optical zoom cannot be used in this mode.
Skew Correct Mode Skew Correct Mode Use to straighten a rectangular object, such as a message board or business card, that has been shot at an angle. This mode makes it look as if the picture has been shot squarely.
Skew Correct Mode
In Skew correction mode, choose from [N1280] or [N640] for [Picture Quality/Size].
Text Mode Text Mode Use when capturing text images, for example notes written on a whiteboard at a meeting. Images are captured in black and white. You can also change the shading of text, and set the image size to either 3456 x 2592 or 2048 x 1536 pixels.

The procedures for shooting in Scene mode are shown below.

  • 1Turn the mode dial to SCENE. The camera is ready to shoot and the selected scene mode is displayed at the top of the picture display.
  • 1 Turn the mode dial to SCENE. The camera is ready to shoot and the selected scene mode is displayed at the top of the picture display.

  • 2If you would like to change the scene mode, press the [MENU] button.
  • 2 If you would like to change the scene mode, press the [MENU] button.
  • The scene mode selection screen appears.
  • The scene mode selection screen appears.

  • 3Press the [ADJ./OK] button Up Down Left Right to select the scene mode. And then press the [ADJ./OK] button. The symbol for the selected scene mode is displayed at the top of the picture display.
  • 3 Press the [ADJ./OK] button up, down, to the left and to the right to select the scene mode. And then press the [ADJ./OK] button. The symbol for the selected scene mode is displayed at the top of the picture display.

  • 4Press the shutter release button to shoot the picture.
  • Press the shutter release button to shoot the picture.
  • Changing the shooting settings in each scene mode
  • Press the [MENU] button in shooting mode, and then press the [ADJ./OK] button Up Down Left Right to select the [MODE] tab. Now press the [ADJ./OK] button Down once to display the shooting menu, or twice to display the setup menu.
  • Press the [MENU] button in shooting mode, and then press the [ADJ./OK] button up, down, to the left and to the right to select the [MODE] tab. Now press the [ADJ./OK] button down once to display the shooting menu, or twice to display the setup menu.

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Answer ID: EDC09047
Date created: July 9, 2009
Date modified: --
Product: CX1
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware Operations


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