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[Question] How do I adjust contrast and sharpness settings? (Image Settings)

The GXR allows you to control picture quality by adjusting vividness (color depth), contrast, sharpness, and color from [ Image Settings] in the Shooting menu.

If [Black & White], [B & W (TE)], [Setting 1] or [Setting 2] has been selected, individual values on Contrast, Sharpness, etc., can be adjustable.

Option/Screen display Description
Black & White
Black & White
Take photos in black and white. Contrast and sharpness can be adjusted manually in 9 levels.
B & W (TE) *1
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 5 levels. In [Individual Color Setting], 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.
Setting 2
Setting 2
  • *1[TE] : "Toning Effect".

The procedures for changing Image settings are shown below.

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

  • 1 Press the [MENU/OK] button in Shooting mode.
  • 1 Press the [MENU/OK] button in a Shooting mode.
  • The 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 the SCENE mode:
  • Details on the SCENE mode operations.
  • 2 Press [+] or [-] button to select [Image Settings], and then press [Fn2] button.

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

  • 3 Press [+] or [-] button to select [Black & White], [B & W (TE)], [Setting 1] or [Setting 2], and then press [Fn2] button.

    Press [+] or [-] button to select [Black & White], [B & W (TE)], [Setting 1] or [Setting 2], and then press [Fn2] button.

  • 4-1 The example that [Black & White] is selected;
  • Press [+] or [-] button to select the item, and then adjust the setting with [Fn1] or [Fn2] button.

    The figure below is the example that [Black & White] is selected.

  • 4-2 The example that [B & W (TE)] is selected;
  • Press [+] or [-] button to select the item, and then adjust the setting with [Fn1] or [Fn2] button.

    The figure below is the example that [B & W (TE)] is selected.

  • - If [Toning Effect] is selected, move the cursor to the right with [Fn2] button. Select an option from [Sepia], [Red], [Green], [Blue], or [Purple] with [+] or [-] button.

    If [Toning Effect] is slected:

  • 4-3 The example that [Setting 1] or [Setting 2] is selected:
  • [Vividness], [Contrast], [Sharpness], and [Individual Color Settings] are adjustable. Choose an item with [+] [-] buttons, and adjust the value with [Fn1] [Fn2] buttons.

    The figure below is the example that [Setting 1] or [Setting 2] is selected.

  • - If [Individual Color Settings] is selected (below), move to right with [Fn2] button.

    In [Colors], press right to display the screen shown below. Press down or up to select the item, and then adjust the setting with left or right. Press the [MENU/OK] button to save fix the setting.

  • The Individual Color Settings screen is displayed as follows. [Hue] and [Vividness] are adjustable. Each has [Orange], [Greens], [Blues], [Reds], and [Magenta] items. Use [+] [-] buttons to move between items, and use [Fn1] [Fn2] buttons to adjust the value. Press the [MENU/OK] button to fix the setting.

    In [Colors], press right to display the screen shown below. Press down or up to select the item, and then adjust the setting with left or right. Press the [MENU/OK] button to save fix the setting.

  • [Recall Settings]
    This option is to recall the registered settings. After choosing the [Recall Settings], and press [Fn2] button.

  • In the screen below, choose the item with [+] [-] buttons, and press the [MENU/OK] button to recall the values for the selected item.

  • Below is the example where vivid has been selected.


    This screen shows values of [Vividness], [Contrast], and [Sharpness] in the Image Settings. By changing values, you can register them into [Setting 1] or [Setting 2]. Choose an item with [+] [-] buttons, and adjust value with [Fn1] [Fn2] buttons.

  • 5 Press the [MENU/OK] button, or press [Fn1] button and then press the [MENU/OK] button again. The settings are fixed and return to the Shooting menu.
  • [Image Settings] has been assigned to the ADJ. lever as default.
 
Answer ID: gxr08013
Date created: August 31, 2011
Date modified: --
Product: GXR (GXR MOUNT A12)
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations
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