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[Question] What is the long time exposure?

You can select [1 second], [2 seconds], [4 seconds] or [8 seconds] for time exposure. By using long time exposure, you can capture the movement of moving subjects, such as the trail of fireworks and car lights, when shooting a night scene.

The procedures for changing long time exposure are shown below.

  • 1 Turn the mode dial to a shooting mode.

    Turn the mode dial to a shooting mode.

  • 2 Press the [MENU] button to display the shooting menu.

    Press the [MENU] button to display the shooting menu.

  • 3 Press the [ADJ./OK] button Down to select [Time Exposure], and press the button Right.

    Press the [ADJ./OK] button down to select [Time Exposure], and press the button to the right.
    Press the [ADJ./OK] button down to select [Time Exposure], and press the button to the right.

  • 4 Press the [ADJ./OK] button Up Down to select the desired setting.

  • 5 Press the [ADJ./OK] button.
    The setting appears on the screen.


  • When using long time exposure, the shutter speed may slow down and images may be blurred. Hold the camera steady by using a tripod when shooting.
  • The camera shake correction function cannot be used when using long time exposure. If long time exposure is set while the camera shake correction function is turned on, The Camera Shake Correction icon changes to The No Camera Shake Correction icon.
  • While shooting with long time exposure, the picture display turns off.
  • This function is not available for Bracket shooting, Multi-target AF, Dynamic range double-shot, Easy shooting mode or Continuous mode.
  • Long time-exposures are processed to reduce noise. Thus, it will take about double times as the configured exposure time until the image recording is completed.
  • The maximum ISO sensitivity for long time-exposures is ISO 400. If the value currently selected by the user is between ISO 800 and ISO 1600, the camera will automatically set to ISO 400.
 

Answer ID: EDC09222
Date created: September 4, 2009
Date modified: --
Product: CX2
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware Operations

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