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[Question] What is the [P] in the Premium Shot Mode ?

This mode is useful when you want to adjust shooting settings manually.
This mode can access to nearly all the options in the shooting menu. You can use this mode to change the options that other premium shot modes / normal shooting mode cannot access.

For the Shooting menu operations, see the FAQ below.
About the Shooting menu operations.

[Available Shooting menu in the P mode]

Setting items Options [Default]
Picture Quality/Size [ [16M] 4:3], [14M] 3:2, [12M] 1:1, [12M] 16:9, [10M] 4:3, [5M] 4:3, [1M] 4:3, [VGA] 4:3
Continuous Mode *1 [Off], Continuous, S-Cont, M-Cont
Focus *2 [Multi AF], Face Pr., Tracking Subj., Spot AF
Exposure Metering [Multi], Center, Spot
Image Settings Vivid, [Standard], Natural
Super Resolution [Off], On
White Balance Auto, [Multi-P Auto], Outdoors, Cloudy, Incand.1, Incand.2, Fluorescent, Manual
ISO Setting [AUTO], ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200
Maximum for ISO Auto AUTO 200, AUTO 400, AUTO 800, [AUTO 1600], AUTO 3200
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)
Movie Size *3 [ [HD]1280], [VGA]640
Red-eye reduction [Off], On
Pre-AF Off, [On]
Shake Correction Off, [On]
Date Imprint [OFF], Date, Date and Time
Reset premium shot settings *4 -- (choose from Yes / No)
  • *1)When an option other than [Off] is selected, even if [Multi-P Auto] is set in white balance, it works as [Auto]. Flash turns off.
  • If [S-Cont] or [M-Cont] is selected, ISO works as [Auto] even if [ISO 100] or [ISO 200] is selected for ISO setting. Image size is fixed at [[16M] 4:3].
  • About the Continuous mode (Normal Continuous, M-Cont, S-Cont).
  • *2)[Spot AF] is used if [Multi AF] is selected during digital zoom. When [Face Pri.] is selected, the camera automatically optimizes white balance and no icon is displayed. If no face is detected, the camera focuses using [Multi AF].
  • *3)This option is used for movie shooting.
  • *4)It is to reset premium shot settings to their default values.

[P] mode operations

The [P] Mode is located in the Premium shot mode.

Premium > P Mode
For the Premium Shot mode operations, see the FAQ below.
About the Premium Shot Modes.

Pressing exposure button button will display the bar in the screen to adjust the brightness.

Exposure button

Use the Premium button (up) and exposure button button (down) to adjust the brightness, then press the MENU/OK button to fix the setting.

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Answer ID: px01115
Date created: June 10, 2011
Date modified: --
Product: RICOH PX
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations
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