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[Question] About the Shooting menu operations.

In order to configure respective shooting setting options, go to the Shooting menu. Pressing the [MENU] button in a shooting mode will display the Shooting menu.

1 Turn the mode dial to a shooting mode.
Turn the mode dial to a shooting mode.

2 Press the [MENU] button.
Press the [MENU] button.
The [Shooting] menu will be appear. Displayed items will vary depending on a shooting mode.
Example of the Shooting menu
With the [SCENE mode] or [Continuous mode], press the [ADJ./OK] button either to Up-down Right-left to choose the [MODE] tab. And press Down once, then the Shooting menu will appear.
For the details on the SCENE mode or the Continuous mode operations, see the links below.

Press the [ADJ./OK] button Updown to choose a setting option. Pressing to Down will show the next setting screen.
ADJ.OK button operations in the Shooting menu.

Pressing the [ADJ./OK] button Right direction (Flash) will show options for the setting item.
The following is the example that the [Picture Quality/Size] option is selected.
Example : Picture Quality/Size is selected.

5 Press the [ADJ./OK] button Updown to choose a setting option.

6 Press the [ADJ./OK] button. Or press to Left (Macro) and press the [ADJ./OK] button. The selected option is fixed and the screen returns to the shooting screen.
Or some setting menu will return to the Shooting menu. In this case, press the [MENU] button once again, then it will return to the shooting screen .

Selecting method of an option may vary depending on feature.

The items that can be set for each shooting mode are shown below.

[Setting options in the Shooting menu]
Setting items Options [Default]
Picture Quality/Size [ [10M]4:3F], [10M]4:3N, [9M]3:2F, 1:1F, [7M]16:9F, [5M]4:3F, [3M]4:3F, [1M]4:3F, [VGA]4:3F
Focus [Multi AF], Spot AF, Face-Pri.AF, Continuous AF, Multi-trgt AF, MF, Snap, ∞(Infinity)
Pre-AF [OFF], On
Exposure Metering [Multi], Center, Spot
Image Settings Vivid, [Standard], Cust. Settings, Black & White, Sepia
Noise Reduction Off, [AUTO], Weak, Strong, MAX
Flash Exposure Compensation +2.0, +1.7, +1.3, +1.0, +0.7, +0.3, [0.0], -0.3, -0.7, -1.0, -1.3, -1.7, -2.0 (1/3EV increments)
Auto Bracket [OFF], On, WB-BKT, CL-BKT, FOCUS-BKT
Time Exposure [OFF], 1 second, 2 seconds, 4 seconds, 8 seconds
Custom Self-Timer Pictures : from 1 to 10 pictures [2 pics]
Interval : from 5 to 10 seconds [5 sec.]
Interval Shooting [0 sec.], 5 seconds to 1 hour
Camera Shake Correction Off, [On]
Slow Shutter Limit [OFF], 1/2 sec., 1/4 sec., 1/8 sec.
Date Imprint [OFF], Date, Date and Time
Exposure Compensation +2.0, +1.7, +1.3, +1.0, +0.7, +0.3, [0.0], -0.3, -0.7, -1.0, -1.3, -1.7, -2.0 (1/3EV increments)
White Balance Auto, [Multi-P Auto], Outdoors, Cloudy, Incandescent Lamp, Incandescent Lamp2, Fluorescent Lamp, Manual Settings
ISO Setting [AUTO], ISO 80, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200
Restore Default --
Dynamic Range Expansion *1 [AUTO], Very Weak, Weak, Medium, Strong
Plus Normal Shooting *1 [OFF], On
Movie Size *2 [ [HD]1280], [VGA]640, [QVGA]320
Focus (Movie mode) *2 [Multi AF], Spot AF, Face-Pri.AF, Continuous AF, Snap, ∞(Infinity)
Density *3 Deep, [Normal], Light
Picture Quality/Size (Text mode) *3 [ [10M]4:3F], [3M]4:3F
  • *1)The options at the Dynamic Range Double shot mode.
  • *2)The options at the Movie mode.
  • *3)The options at [TEXT] in the SCENE mode.

[Note] In the SCENE mode, it differs items in the Shooting menu from the chart above.

Answer ID: EDC03099
Date created: February 3, 2010
Date modified: --
Product: CX3
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications
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