RICOH PX FAQs - By Product
[Question] About the Premium Shot Modes.
The Premium Shot mode allows you to select from 23 types of still image modes.
Premium Shot Modes
|Cooking||This mode will be useful when taking a picture of food or cooking. Pressing button displays the screen for cooking picture settings. Press directions to adjust the brightness, and directions to adjust the color (hue).
|Sweets||Pictures are taken with a white frame (oval or square). The edges between the frame and the picture is artfully blurred.
|Auction||This mode combines several images to composite with a selected layout into a single picture.
|Party||For indoor scenes. Both the subject and background will be captured in brightly even using a flash.|
|Hand-Held Night Scn||This mode reduces blur caused by camera shake of night scenes.
|P mode||Choose this mode for access to nearly all options in the shooting menu when you want to adjust settings manually.
|Portrait||Use for portraits. The camera automatically detects faces (up to 8) and adjust focus, brightness, and color.
The camera may not be able to recognized faces in the following cases:
|Night Portrait||For portraits that include night scenes. The flash fires automatically. The shutter speed slows down, so be careful of camera shake.|
|Loupe||Automatically optimizes the zoom position to shooting the subject larger than with normal close-up photography. The optical zoom cannot be used in this mode.|
|Landscape||Use when taking scenery pictures with abundant greenery or blue sky.|
|Beach||Use for taking bright portraits on sunlit beaches or other brightly-lit expanses of sand.
|Snow||Reproduce natural lighting in shots of snowfields, with portrait subjects correctly exposed.
|Sports||Use when taking pictures of moving object.|
|Fireworks||This mode will be useful for fireworks scenes. This mode fixes to the following settings; Focus > ∞ (infinity), ISO 100, White balance > AUTO. Press to choose the exposure time from [2 seconds], [4 seconds] (default), and [8 seconds]. When shooting in this mode, hold the camera steady by using a tripod.
|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.
In Skew Correct mode, choose from [ 4:3] or [ 4:3] for [Picture Quality/Size].
|Pets||Use to take a picture of cats and other pets. The flash, AF auxiliary light, and operation sounds turn off, regardless of configured settings on them.
|Miniaturize||For capturing an image that appear to be a picture of dioramas.
|Toy Camera||This mode takes a picture with high contrast, saturated colors associated with toy cameras. The created picture has effects of distortion, vignetting (captured with darkness in the four corners). Options for them are available in the Shooting menu; [Vignetting] is to choose the amount of vignetting, [Toy Color] is to choose the amount of saturation.
|High Contrast B&W||For taking a higher contrast B&W picture than those in normal B&W mode. Produces grainy images similar to those taken with highly sensitive film or grain film developing.
|Soft Focus||This mode produces an image with soft focus effects similar to those created by soft focus lenses. The amount of softening can be selected using the [Soft Focus Options] in the Shooting menu.
|Cross Process||This mode takes a picture with colors that differ markedly from those of the actual subject. The colors can be selected using the [Hue] option in the Shooting menu.
|Black & White||Creates a black and white picture.|
|Sepia||Creates a sepia-toned picture.|
|MY1 - MY5||You can register the settings that you made as a new mode. MY registration is available from both shooting mode and playback mode.
Available settings by pressing button
|Cooking / Sweets / Auction||Brightness, hue|
Premium Shot operations
- 1 Press the [PREMIUM] button in a shooting mode. Premium Shot Selection (favorites) screen will be displayed.
- 2 There are two styles in the Premium Shot Selection; [Favorites], and [All]. Pressing directions (PREMIUM button or Exposure button) switch between [Favorite] and [All].
* Premium shot selection (favorite) example. The displayed modes can be changed.
* Premium shot selection (all) example.
- 3 Press buttons to choose a premium shot mode. Press the MENU/OK button.
- * In [Sweets], or [Auction], you will be asked additional options (a frame or layout). Choose a option with buttons, and then press the MENU/OK button.
- 4 If a mode of which some options are adjustable is selected, press button to show the adjust screen for setting changes.
- • The adjust screen displayed varies depending on the mode.
- • Settings that you adjusted can be saved as a custom mode (MY1 ~ MY5).
- 5 Press the shutter release button to take a picture.
How to return to the Normal Mode
To exit the Premium shot mode, press buttons in the premium shot shooting screen to return to the Normal shooting mode.
In the premium shot selection screen, pressing the zoom lever to (tele) will display each premium shot help. To exit this help screen, press the MENU/OK button to return to the premium shot selection screen.Related Links:
Date created: June 10, 2011
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