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[Question] Setting image quality and color (Image Settings).

The GXR allows you to control picture quality by changing vividness (color depth), contrast, sharpness, and color. The Vivid, Standard, Natural, Black & White, B&W (TE), Setting 1, or Setting 2 are selectable.

(A symbol is displayed on the screen if anything other than [Standard] has been selected.)

Option Screen display Description
Vivid Vivid Take strong and vivid photos with heightened contrast and sharpness and maximum vividness.
Standard Standard Normal contrast, sharpness, and vividness.
The Std symbol is displayed at the DIRECT *1 Screen only.
Natural Natural Creates a softer image than [Standard] with decrease in contrast, sharpness, and vividness.
Black & White Black & White Take photos in black and white. Contrast and sharpness can be adjusted manually in 9 levels.
B & W (TE) *2 B & W (TE) Create monochrome photos with a sepia, red, green, blue or purple tint for the toning effect. In addition, vividness, contrast, and sharpness can be adjusted manually in 9 levels.
Setting 1 Setting 1 You can set the original image quality by adjusting [Vividness], [Contrast], [Sharpness] and [Individual Color Settings].
[Vividness], [Contrast] and [Sharpness] can each be adjusted in 9 levels. In [Individual Color Settings], there are options for [Hue] and [Vividness], and each of them can be adjusted with [Orange], [Greens], [Blues], [Reds] and [Magenta]. These color settings also have 9 levels.
In the Setting 1/2, there is also [Recall Settings] option, which allows you to recall the value of image settings.
Setting 2 Setting 2

The procedures for changing Image settings are shown below.

The Shooting menu will not be displayed if no camera unit is attached to the GXR body.

  • 1Press the [MENU/OK] button in a Shooting mode.

    1 Press the [MENU/OK] button in a Shooting mode.

  • 1The shooting menu appears.

    The shooting menu appears.

  • In the SCENE mode select the [MODE] tab by pressing [Fn1] button. Then press [-] button once to display the Shooting menu.

    Directional pad

  • For operations:
  • About the SCENE modes.

  • 2Press [+] or [-] button to select [Image Settings], and then press [Fn2] button.

    2 Press down or up to select [Image Settings], and then press right.

  • 3Choose an option with [+] or [-] button.

  • 4Press the [MENU/OK] button. Or, press [Fn1] button and then press the [MENU/OK] button. The selected option is fixed and the screen returns to the shooting screen.

  • If [Black & White], [B & W (TE)], [Setting 1] or [Setting 2] has been selected in step 3, individual adjustments are available. The procedures for these settings are shown below.
  • How do I adjust contrast and sharpness settings? (Image Settings)
  • In the Setting 1/2, there is also [Recall Settings] option. This option allows you to recall the value of image settings. You can change the recalled value, and register the changed value to Setting 1 or 2. The procedures for these settings are shown below.
  • How do I adjust contrast and sharpness settings? (Image Settings)
  • [Image Settings] has been assigned to the ADJ. lever as default.
 
Answer ID: gxr05012
Date created: December 17, 2010
Date modified: June 21, 2011
Product: GXR (GR LENS A12 28mm F2.5)
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations
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