Capture and recording settings
To open the capture and recording
settings view before capturing an image
or recording a video clip, select
The capture and recording settings view
provides you with shortcuts to different
items and settings before capturing an
image or recording a video clip.
The capture and recording settings return
to the default settings after you close the
Select from the following:
Select the scene.
Switch between video and
or Show or hide the viewfinder grid
Activate the self-timer (images only).
Activate sequence mode (images
Select a colour effect.
Adjust the white balance. Select the
current lighting conditions. This allows
the camera to reproduce colours more
Adjust the exposure compensation
(images only). If you are shooting a dark
subject against a very light background,
such as snow, adjust the exposure to +1 or
+2 to compensate for the background
brightness. For light subjects against a
dark background, use -1 or -2.
Adjust light sensitivity (images only).
Increase the light sensitivity in low light
conditions to avoid too dark images and
blurry images. Increasing the light
sensitivity may also increase the image
Adjust contrast (images only). Adjust
the difference between the lightest and
darkest parts of the image.
Adjust sharpness (images only).
The screen display changes to match the
settings you define.
The capture settings are shooting-mode
specific. Switching between the modes
does not reset the defined settings.
If you select a new scene, the capture
settings are replaced by the selected
scene. You can change the capture
settings after selecting a scene if needed.
Saving the captured image may take
longer if you change the zoom, lighting,
or colour settings.
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