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  1. 1. DIGITAL CAMERAVG-140/D-715VG-130/D-710VG-120/D-705Instruction Manual● Thank you for purchasing an Olympus digital camera. Before you start to use your new camera, please read these instructions carefully to enjoy optimum performance and a longer service life. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.● We recommend that you take test shots to get accustomed to your camera before taking important photographs.● In the interest of continually improving our products, Olympus reserves the right to update or modify information contained in this manual.● The screen and camera illustrations shown in this manual were produced during the development stages and may differ from the actual product. Unless otherwise specified, the explanation about these illustrations is provided for VG-140/D-715.
  2. 2. Step 1 Checking the contents of the box or Digital camera Strap LI-70B Lithium F-2AC USB cable AV cable OLYMPUS Ion Battery USB-AC adapter Setup Other accessories not shown: warranty card CD-ROM Contents may vary depending on purchase location. Step 2 Preparing the Camera Step 3 Shooting and Playing Back Images “Preparing the Camera” (p. 12) “Shooting, Viewing, and Erasing” (p. 19) Step 4 How to Use the Camera Step 5 Printing “Camera Settings” (p. 3) “Direct printing (PictBridge)” (p. 47) “Print Reservations (DPOF)” (p. 51) Contents Names of Parts ............................................... 8 Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Preparing the Camera .................................. 12 Functions ...................................................... 38 Shooting, Viewing, and Erasing ................. 19 Menus for Other Camera Settings .............. 41 Using Shooting Modes ................................ 26 Printing.......................................................... 47 Using Shooting Functions .......................... 30 Usage Tips .................................................... 54 Menus for Shooting Functions ................... 34 Appendix ....................................................... 592 EN
  3. 3. Camera SettingsUsing the Direct ButtonsFrequently used functions can be accessed using the direct buttons. Shutter button (p. 20) Zoom buttons (p. 21) R button (shooting movies) (p. 20) q button (switch between shooting and playback) (p. 20, 22) MEN U m button (p. 5) E button (menu guide) (p. 25) Arrow pad F (up) / The symbols FGHI displayed for image INFO button (change information selections and settings indicate that the arrow pad display) (p. 22, 25) is to be used. X Y M D Time 2011 . 02 . 26 12 : 30 Y/M/D 4/30 H (left) I (right) Cancel MENU Set OK NORM 14M Q button FILE 100 0004 ’11/02/26 12:30 (p. 17) Print OK G (down) / Single Print More D button (erase) (p. 24) EN 3
  4. 4. Using the Menu Use the menu to change camera settings such as the shooting mode. There may be menus that are unavailable depending on other related settings or the s mode (p. 26). Function menu Press H during shooting to display the function menu. The function menu is used to choose the shooting mode and provides access to frequently used shooting settings. Shooting mode Selected option Program Auto P P 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO Function menu 4 14M Shooting Setup menu (p. 5) To select the shooting mode Use HI to select a shooting mode and press the Q button. To select the function menu Use FG to select a menu and use HI to select a menu option. Press the Q button to set the function menu.4 EN
  5. 5. Setup menuPress the m button during shooting or playback to display the setup menu. The setup menu provides accessto a variety of camera settings, including options not listed in the function menu, display options, and the time anddate.1 Press the m button. 4 Use FG to select the desired submenu 2 ● The setup menu is displayed. and then press the Q button. ● Once a setting is selected, the display returns to 1 Reset the previous screen. 2 Image Size 14M Compression Normal There may be additional operations. AF Mode Face/iESP “Menu Settings” (p. 34 to 46) 1 Digital Zoom Off 2 AF Illuminat. On 1 Pixel Mapping Icon Guide On 2 Bright Exit MENU Set OK Video Out NTSC2 Power Save On Press H to highlight the page tabs. Use 1 English 2 FG to select the desired page tab and World Time press I. Exit MENU Set OKPage tab Submenu 1 1 Pixel Mapping 1 Pixel Mapping 5 Press the m button to complete the 2 Bright 2 Bright setting. Video Out NTSC Video Out NTSC Power Save Off Power Save Off 1 English 1 English 2 2 World Time World TimeExit MENU Set OK Exit MENU Set OK3 Use FG to select the desired submenu 1 and then press the Q button. Submenu 2 1 Pixel Mapping 1 Pixel Mapping Power Save 2 Bright 2 Bright Video Out NTSC Video Out NTSC Power Save Off Power Save OffOff 1 English 1 W On English 2 2 World Time World TimeExit MENU Set OK Back MENU Set OK EN 5
  6. 6. Menu IndexMenus for Shooting Functions Program Auto P 1 9 1 Reset 1 Image Size VGA 2 2 Image Size 14M 2 Frame Rate 30fps 3 Compression Normal On 4 AF Mode Face/iESP 0.0 5 1 Digital Zoom Off 1 WB 2 AF Illuminat. On 2 AUTO 6 Icon Guide On ISO AUTO 7 Exit MENU Set OK Exit MENU Set OK 8 4 14M1 Shooting mode 5 Exposure compensation ...p. 31 Digital Zoom ................p. 36 P (Program Auto) .............p. 19 6 White balance...................p. 32 AF Illuminat.*1...............p. 36 M (iAUTO) ...................p. 26 7 ISO ...................................p. 32 Icon Guide ...................p. 37 N (DIS Mode) ................p. 26 8 Drive .................................p. 33 q (Shooting menu 2) s (Scene Mode) .........p. 26 9 # (Setup) Date Stamp .................p. 37 P (Magic Filter) ..........p. 28 p (Shooting menu 1) A (Movie menu) ~ (Panorama)..................p. 29 Reset ...........................p. 34 Image Size ..................p. 352 Flash.................................p. 30 Image Size ..................p. 34 Frame Rate .................p. 353 Macro ...............................p. 30 Compression ...............p. 34 R (Movie sound4 Self-timer ..........................p. 31 AF Mode ......................p. 35 recording) ..................p. 36*1 VG-140/D-715 and VG-130/D-710 only6 EN
  7. 7. Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Functions 1 q (Playback menu) 1 Slideshow Slideshow ..................... p. 38 2 Edit Edit ......................... p. 38, 39 Erase Erase ............................ p. 391 Print Order Print Order .................... p. 40 1 ? ? (Protect) .................... p. 40 2 y y (Rotate).................... p. 40 Exit MENU Set OKMenus for Other Camera Settings 1 r (Settings 1) 2 s (Settings 2) 1 Format Memory Format/ Pixel Mapping ............... p. 43 2 Backup Format .......................... p. 41 s (Monitor) ................ p. 43 USB Connection Storage Backup ......................... p. 41 Video Out...................... p. 44 q Power On Yes USB Connection ........... p. 41 Power Save .................. p. 451 1 Keep K Settings Yes q Power On ............... p. 42 W (Language)............ p. 452 2 Pw On Setup On Keep K Settings ......... p. 42 X (Date/time) ............. p. 45 Sound Settings Pw On Setup ................ p. 42 World Time ................... p. 46 Exit MENU Set OK Sound Settings ............. p. 43 EN 7
  8. 8. Names of Parts Camera unit 5 1 Multi-connector .................. p. 14, 16, 44, 47 6 2 Connector cover 1 .................. p. 14, 16, 44, 47 2 3 Strap eyelet .................... p. 9 7 4 Battery/card compartment 3 cover ........................... p. 12 5 Flash............................. p. 30 6 Self-timer lamp ............. p. 31 AF illuminator*1 ............. p. 36 8 7 Lens........................ p. 59, 73 8 Microphone............. p. 36, 38 9 9 Speaker 10 Tripod socket 4 10*1 VG-140/D-715 and VG-130/D-710 only8 EN
  9. 9. 1 1 n button ........ p. 17, 19 2 Shutter button ............... p. 20 3 Monitor ................... p. 19, 54 4 Zoom buttons ............... p. 21 5 Indicator lamp ......... p. 14, 16 2 6 R button 4 (shooting movies) ....... p. 20 7 q button (switch between shooting 5 and playback) ....... p. 20, 22 6 8 Q button (OK).......... p. 4, 17 3 7 9 Arrow pad ....................... p. 3 8 INFO button (change information 9 display) ................. p. 22, 25 10 D button (erase) .......... p. 24 10 E button (menu guide) 11 .................................... p. 25 11 m button .................. p. 5Attaching the camera strap Pull the strap tight so that it does not come loose. EN 9
  10. 10. Monitor Shooting mode display 1 2 1 Battery check................ p. 16 14 Compression 2 Shooting mode ....... p. 19, 26 (still images)................ p. 34 P 3 Flash............................. p. 30 15 Image size 22 3 Flash standby/flash charge (still images)................ p. 34 4 5 .................................... p. 54 16 Number of storable pictures 21 P 0.0 6 4 Macro ........................... p. 30 (still images)................ p. 19 20 WB 7 19 AUTO 5 Self-timer ...................... p. 31 17 Current memory ........... p. 61 ISO 8 18 0:34 VGA AUTO 9 6 Exposure compensation 18 Movie recording icon .... p. 20 17 4 14M NORM z DATE # 10 .................................... p. 31 19 Continuous recording length 7 White balance............... p. 32 (movies) ...................... p. 20 16 15 14 13 12 11 8 ISO ............................... p. 32 20 Image size 1/100 F2.8 9 Drive ............................. p. 33 (movies) ...................... p. 35 10 Setup menu .................... p. 5 21 AF target mark.............. p. 20 24 23 11 Recording with sound 22 Camera shake warning (movies) ...................... p. 36 23 Aperture value .............. p. 20 12 Date stamp ................... p. 37 24 Shutter speed ............... p. 20 13 World time .................... p. 4610 EN
  11. 11. Playback mode display ● Normal display 1 Battery check................ p. 16 2 Print reservation/number of 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 6 prints ...................p. 51/p. 49 10 4/30 3 Protect .......................... p. 40 4 Adding sound ............... p. 38 5 Current memory ........... p. 61 6 Frame number/ total number of images 17 (still images)................ p. 22 00:12/00:34 Elapsed time/ ’11/02/26 12:30 15 total recording time Still image Movie (movies) ...................... p. 23 7 Shooting mode ....... p. 19, 26 ● Detailed display 8 Shutter speed ............... p. 20 9 Aperture value .............. p. 20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 10 ISO ............................... p. 32 10 4/30 1/1000 F2.8 2.0 11 Exposure compensation ISO WB .................................... p. 31 P 100 AUTO 12 12 White balance............... p. 32 1/1000 F2.8 2.0 NORM 14M 13 13 Image size .............. p. 34, 35 ISO WB P 100 AUTO 14 File number NORM 14M FILE 100 0004 14 FILE 100 0004 15 Date and time ............... p. 17 ’11/02/26 12:30 ’11/02/26 12:30 15 16 Compression (still images)................ p. 34 16 Frame rate (movies) ...................... p. 35 17 Volume ......................... p. 43 EN 11
  12. 12. Preparing the Camera Inserting the battery and the SD/SDHC Insert the battery with the C symbol on the same memory card (sold separately) side as the battery lock knob. Damage to the battery exterior (scratches, etc.) may produce heat or an explosion. Always use SD/SDHC memory cards with this camera. Do not insert any other types of memory Insert the battery while sliding the battery lock knob in card. the direction of the arrow. 1 Slide the battery lock knob in the direction of the 2 arrow to unlock, and then remove the battery. 1 Turn off the camera before opening the battery/card Battery/card compartment cover. compartment When using the camera, be sure to close the battery/ cover card compartment cover. Insert the card straight until it clicks into place. 2 Do not touch the contact area directly. Battery lock knob 3 1 2 Write-protect switch This camera allows the user to take pictures using the internal memory even when no SD/SDHC memory card (sold separately) is inserted. “Using an SD/SDHC memory card” (p. 60) “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and SD/SDHC memory cards” (p. 62)12 EN
  13. 13. To remove the SD/SDHC memory card Windows 1 2 1 Insert the supplied CD in a CD-ROM drive. Windows XP ● A “Setup” dialog will be displayed. Windows Vista/Windows 7 ● An Autorun dialog will be displayed. Click “OLYMPUS Setup” to display the “Setup” dialog. Press the card in until it clicks and comes out slightly, then grab the card and pull it out.Charging the battery and setting upusing the supplied CDConnect the camera to the computer to charge the batteryand use the supplied CD for setup. User registration using the supplied CD and installation of [ib] computer software is available on Windows computers only.The camera battery can be charged while the camera isconnected to a computer. ● The indicator lamp lights during charging and turns off when charging is complete. If the “Setup” dialog is not displayed, select “My Computer” (Windows XP) or “Computer” (Windows Charging takes up to 3 hours. Vista/Windows 7) from the start menu. Double-click If the indicator lamp does not light, the camera is not the CD-ROM (OLYMPUS Setup) icon to open the correctly connected or the battery, camera, computer, “OLYMPUS Setup” window and then double-click or USB cable may not be functioning as expected. “Launcher.exe”. We recommend that you use a computer equipped If a “User Account Control” dialog is displayed, click with Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later), Windows “Yes” or “Continue”. Vista, or Windows 7. See “Charging the battery with the supplied USB-AC adapter” (p. 16) if you are using a different computer or wish to charge the battery without using a computer. EN 13
  14. 14. 2 Follow the on-screen instructions on your OLYMPUS Viewer 2 Operating Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later) / computer. System Windows Vista / Windows 7 If nothing is displayed on the camera screen even after connecting the camera to the computer, the Processor Pentium 4 1.3 GHz or better battery may be exhausted. Leave the camera 1 GB or more (2 GB or more connected to the computer until the battery has RAM recommended) charged, then disconnect and reconnect the camera. Free Hard 1 GB or more Drive Space Connecting the camera 1024 × 768 pixels or more Multi-connector Monitor Minimum 65,536 colors Settings (16,770,000 colors recommended) [ib] Operating Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later) / System Windows Vista / Windows 7 Pentium 4 1.3 GHz or better Indicator lamp Connector cover Processor (Pentium D 3.0 GHz or better required Computer (on and running) for movies) 512 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended) RAM (1 GB or more required for movies — 2 GB or more recommended) USB cable (supplied) Free Hard 1 GB or more Drive Space 3 Register your Olympus product. Monitor 1024 × 768 pixels or more ● Click the “Registration” button and follow the on- Minimum 65,536 colors (16,770,000 Settings screen instructions. colors recommended) 4 A minimum of 64 MB video RAM with Install OLYMPUS Viewer 2 and [ib] computer Graphics DirectX 9 or later. software. ● Check the system requirements before beginning * See online help for information on using the software. 5 installation. ● Click the “OLYMPUS Viewer 2” or “OLYMPUS ib” Install the camera manual. button and follow the on-screen instructions to ● Click the “Camera Instruction Manual” button and install the software. follow the on-screen instructions.14 EN
  15. 15. Macintosh 2 Install OLYMPUS Viewer 2.1 Insert the supplied CD in a CD-ROM drive. ● Check the system requirements before beginning installation. ● Double-click the CD (OLYMPUS Setup) icon on the desktop. ● Click the “OLYMPUS Viewer 2” button and follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. ● Double-click the “Setup” icon to display the “Setup” dialog. OLYMPUS Viewer 2 Operating Mac OS X v10.4.11–v10.6 System Processor Intel Core Solo/Duo 1.5 GHz or better 1 GB or more (2 GB or more RAM recommended) Free Hard 1 GB or more Drive Space 1024 × 768 pixels or more Monitor Minimum 32,000 colors (16,770,000 Settings colors recommended) * Other languages can be selected from the language combo box. For information on using the software, see online help. 3 Copy the camera manual. ● Click the “Camera Instruction Manual” button to open the folder containing the camera manuals. Copy the manual for your language to the computer. EN 15
  16. 16. Charging the battery with the supplied 2 USB-AC adapter Indicator lamp The included F-2AC USB-AC adapter (hereafter On: Charging referred to as USB-AC adapter) differs depending on Off: Charged the region where you purchased the camera. The battery is not fully charged at the time of The supplied USB-AC adapter is for charging and purchase. Before use, be sure to charge the battery playback only. Do not take pictures while the USB-AC until the indicator lamp turns off (up to 3 hours). adapter is connected to the camera. The camera If the indicator lamp does not light, the camera is not cannot playback without the battery even when correctly connected or the battery, camera, or USB- connected to the USB-AC adapter. AC adapter may not be functioning as expected. 1 USB cable USB cable For details on the battery and the USB-AC adapter, see “The battery and USB-AC adapter” (p. 59). (supplied) (supplied) The battery can be charged while the camera is connected to the computer. Charging time varies depending on the performance of a computer. (There USB connector may be cases in which it takes approx. 10 hours.) USB connector When to charge the batteries Charge the battery when the error message shown below appears. Multi- Multi- Flashes in red connector connector Connector Connector cover cover Battery Empty AC outlet AC outlet 4 14M Monitor top left Error message16 EN
  17. 17. Operation guide Date, time, time zone, and languageOperation guides displayed at the bottom of the screen The date and time set here are saved to image file names,indicate that the m button, Q button, or zoom buttons date prints, and other data. You can also choose theshould be used. language for the menus and messages displayed in the monitor. Reset 1 1 Image Size 14M Press the n button to turn on the 2 Compression Normal AF Mode Face/iESP camera. 1 Digital Zoom Off ● The date and time setting screen is displayed when 2 AF Illuminat. On the date and time are not set. Icon Guide On Sel. Image Exit MENU Set OK X Y M D Time Set OK ---- . -- . -- -- : -- Y/M/D OK Erase/Cancel MENU Operation guide Cancel MENU Date and time setting screen 2 Use FG to select the year for [Y]. X Y M D Time 2011 . -- . -- -- : -- Y/M/D Cancel MENU EN 17
  18. 18. 3 Press I to save the setting for [Y]. X Y M D Time 2011 . -- . -- -- : -- Y/M/D Cancel MENU 4 As in Steps 2 and 3, use FGHI and the Q button to set [M] (month), [D] (day), [Time] (hours and minutes), and [Y/M/D] (date order). For a more accurate setting, press the Q button when the time signal hits 00 seconds while setting the minutes. The menus can be used to change the selected date and time. [X] (Date/time) (p. 45) 5 Use HI to select your home time zone and press the Q button. ● Use FG to turn daylight saving time ([Summer]) on or off. ’11.02.26.12:30 Seoul Tokyo Summer Set OK The menus can be used to change the selected time zone. [World Time] (p. 46) 6 Use FGHI to select your language and press the Q button. The menus can be used to change the selected language. [W] (Language) (p. 45)18 EN
  19. 19. Shooting, Viewing, and ErasingShooting with the optimum aperture Current shooting mode displayvalue and shutter speed Program Auto P[Program Auto]In this mode, automatic shooting settings are activatedwhile also allowing changes to a wide range of 0.0other shooting menu functions, such as exposure WB AUTO ISOcompensation, white balance, etc. as needed. AUTO1 Press the n button to turn on the 4 14M camera. Press the n button again to turn off the camera. 2 [Program Auto] indicator Hold the camera and compose the shot. P Monitor 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO 4 14M # Horizontal grip Number of storable still pictures (p. 62) Monitor (standby mode screen) If the [Program Auto] indicator is not displayed, press H to display the function menu and then set the shooting mode to P. “Using the Menu” (p. 4) Vertical grip When holding the camera, take care not to cover the flash with your fingers, etc. EN 19
  20. 20. Shooting movies 3 Press the shutter button halfway down to focus on the subject. ● When the camera focuses on the subject, the 1 Press the R button to start recording. exposure is locked (shutter speed and aperture value are displayed), and the AF target mark changes to green. ● The camera was unable to focus if the AF target mark flashes red. Try focusing again. AF target mark P 0:34 REC 0:00 0:34 Continuous recording Press halfway REC 0:00 length (p. 62) 1/400 F2.8 Current length Shutter speed Aperture value Lights up red when recording “Focusing” (p. 56) Sound will also be recorded. 4 To take the picture, gently press the shutter The shooting mode selected for still photography button all the way down while being careful applies to movies (some shooting modes have no not to shake the camera. effect). P 2 Press the R button again to end recording. During sound recording, only the digital zoom can be used. To record a movie with optical zoom, set [R] (Movie sound recording) (p. 36) to [Off]. Press fully 1/400 F2.8 Image review screen To view images during shooting Pressing the q button enables playback of images. To return to shooting, either press the q button or press the shutter button halfway down.20 EN
  21. 21. Using the zoom To take larger images [Digital Zoom] The type and amount of zoom can be identified fromPressing the zoom buttons adjusts the shooting range. the appearance of the zoom bar. The display differs Pressing the wide Pressing the telephoto depending on the options selected for [Digital Zoom] (W) button (T) button (p. 36) and [Image Size] (p. 34). [Off] selected for [Digital Zoom]: Image size Zoom bar Zoom bar 14M P P Optical zoom range 0.0 0.0 WB AUTO WB AUTO Other ISO ISO AUTO AUTO Image zoomed and cropped.*1 4 14M # 4 14M # [On] selected for [Digital Zoom]: Optical zoom: 5× Digital zoom: 4× Image size Zoom bar 14M Digital zoom range Other Image zoomed and cropped.*1 Digital zoom range *1 If an image size is less than the full resolution after reaching the maximum optical zoom, the camera will automatically resize and crop the image to the selected image size and enter the digital zoom range if [Digital Zoom] is [On]. Photographs taken with the zoom bar displayed in red may appear “grainy.” EN 21
  22. 22. Changing the shooting information Viewing images display The display of the screen information can be changed to 1 Press the q button. best match the situation, for example, the need for a clear Number of frames/Total number of images view of the screen or for making a precise composition by 4/30 using the grid display. 1 Press F (INFO). ● The displayed shooting information changes in the order shown below each time the button is pressed. “Shooting mode display” (p. 10) Normal ’11/02/26 12:30 P Playback image 0.0 WB 2 Use HI to select an image. AUTO ISO No information AUTO P 4 14M Displays Displays next previous image image Detailed P Hold I to fast forward and hold H to reverse. 0.0 The display size of the images can be changed. WB AUTO ISO “Index view and close-up view” (p. 24) AUTO 4 14M NORM To play sound recordings To play sound recorded with an image, select the image and press the Q button. A ! icon appears on images with which sound has been recorded. [R] (still images) (p. 38) During audio playback Press FG to adjust volume.22 EN
  23. 23. To play back movies Operations during pausing playbackSelect a movie, and press the Q button. 4/30 00:14/00:34 Movie Play OK ’11/02/26 12:30 During pause Movie Press F to display the first frameOperations during movie playback Cueing and press G to display the last frame. Press I or H to advance or Advancing and rewind one frame at a time. Hold rewinding one I or H pressed for continuous frame at a time advance or rewind. Resuming Press the Q button to resume Elapsed time/ playback playback. 00:12/00:34 Total recording time During playback To stop movie playback Press the m button. Press the Q button to pause Pausing and playback. To resume playback resuming during pause, fast forward, or playback rewind, press the Q button. Press I to fast forward. Press I Fast forward again to increase the fast forward speed. Press H to rewind. The rewinding Rewind speed increases each time H is pressed. Adjusting the Use FG to adjust the volume. volume EN 23
  24. 24. Erasing images during playback Index view and close-up view (Single image erase) Index view enables quick selection of a desired image. Close-up view (up to 10× magnification) allows checking 1 Display the image you want to erase and of image details. press G (D). Erase 1 Press the zoom buttons. Erase Cancel Single-image view Close-up view Cancel MENU Set OK 4/30 W 4/30 2 Press FG to select [Erase], and press the Q button. For erasing multiple images at the same time, see “Erasing images [Erase]” (p. 39). ’11/02/26 12:30 T ’11/02/26 12:30 W T Index view ’11/02/26 2 4 W T ’11/02/26 2 424 EN
  25. 25. To select an image in index view Using the menu guideUse FGHI to select an image, and press the Qbutton to display the selected image in single-image view. Pressing the E button in the setup menu displays a description of the current item.To scroll an image in close-up view “Using the Menu” (p. 4)Use FGHI to move the viewing area.Changing the image informationdisplayShooting information settings displayed on the screen canbe changed.1 Press F (INFO). ● The displayed image information changes in the order shown below each time the button is pressed. Normal 10 4/30 No information ’11/02/26 12:30 Detailed 10 4/30 1/1000 F2.8 2.0 ISO WB P 100 AUTO NORM 14M 100 0004 FILE ’11/02/26 12:30 EN 25
  26. 26. Using Shooting Modes To change the shooting mode Reducing blur on shooting (N mode) The shooting mode (P, M, N, s, P, ~) This mode enables the user to reduce blur that is caused can be changed by using the function menu. by camera shake and subject movement. “Using the Menu” (p. 4) The default settings of the function are highlighted in . 1 Set the shooting mode to N. N mode indicator Shooting with automatic settings (M mode) According to the scene, the camera automatically selects 0.0 the optimal shooting mode from [Portrait]/[Landscape]/ WB AUTO [Night+Portrait]/[Sport]/[Macro]. This is a fully automatic mode that allows the user to take pictures using the best mode for the shooting scene simply by pressing the 4 14M # shutter button. 1 Set the shooting mode to M. Using the best mode for the shooting The icon changes depending on the scene scene (s mode) that the camera automatically selects. 1 Set the shooting mode to s. Scene Mode 4 14M # In some cases, the camera may not select the 4 14M desired shooting mode. When the camera cannot identify which is the optimal mode, [Program Auto] will be selected. There are some limitations on settings in M mode.26 EN
  27. 27. 2 Press G to go to the submenu. Option Application B Portrait/F Landscape/ G Night Scene*1/M Night+Portrait/ The camera takes Portrait C Sport/N Indoor/W Candle*1/ a picture using the R Self Portrait/S Sunset*1/ optimum settings X Fireworks*1/V Cuisine/ for the scene d Documents/K Beach & Snow/ conditions.  Pet 4 14M *1 When the subject is dark, noise reduction is automatically activated. This approximately doubles the shooting time during which no other pictures can be3 Use HI to select the best shooting mode for taken. the scene, and press the Q button. To take pictures of a moving subject like a pet ([ Pet]) ([ 1 Use HI to select [ Pet], and press the Q button to set. 2 Hold the camera to align the AF target mark on the subject and press the Q button. ● When the camera recognizes the subject, the 4 14M # AF target mark automatically tracks the subject movement to focus on it continuously. “To focus Icon indicating current s mode on a moving subject continuously (AF Tracking)” (p. 35). In s mode, the optimum shooting settings are pre-programmed for specific shooting scenes. For this reason, some settings cannot be changed in some modes. EN 27
  28. 28. Shooting with special effects (P mode) 3 Use HI to select the desired effect and then press the Q button to set. Add an artistic effect to your photo by selecting the desired magic filter. 1 Set the shooting mode to P. Magic Filter 0.0 WB AUTO 4 14M # Icon indicating current P mode 0.0 WB AUTO Shooting mode Option 4 14M [ Pop Art 2 Press G to go to the submenu. Pin Hole ] Fish Eye Magic Filter @ Drawing*1 Pop Art ; Soft Focus : Punk j Sparkle *1 Two images are saved, an unmodified image and an 0.0 WB image to which the effect has been applied. AUTO In P mode, the optimum shooting settings are pre-programmed for each effect. For this reason, some settings cannot be changed in some modes.28 EN
  29. 29. Creating panoramic images (~ mode) 3 Press the shutter button to take the firstTake pictures that can be joined to form a panorama using frame, and then compose the second shot.the supplied software. Before first shot The focus, exposure, zoom position (p. 21), and white balance (p. 32) are locked at the first frame. The flash (p. 30) is fixed to $ (Flash Off) mode.1 Set the shooting mode to ~. Panorama P Set OK 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO After first shot 4 14M2 Use FGHI to select the pan direction. 1 2 Exit MENU ● After the first shot, the area shown in the white frame reappears on the side of the display opposite the pan direction. Frame subsequent photographs so that they overlap with the image on the monitor. 4 Repeat Step 3 until the number of desired frames is taken, and then press the m button when finished. Panorama shooting is possible for up to 10 frames. For information on creating panoramas, see the online help for the supplied software. EN 29
  30. 30. Using Shooting Functions “Using the Menu” (p. 4) Shooting closeups (Macro shooting) The default settings of the function are highlighted in This function enables the camera to focus and shoot . subjects at close distances. Using the flash 1 Select the macro option in the shooting function menu. The flash functions can be selected to best match the shooting conditions. P 1 Select the flash option in the shooting Off function menu. 0.0 WB P AUTO ISO AUTO Flash Auto 4 14M 0.0 2 WB AUTO ISO Use HI to select the setting option, and AUTO press the Q button to set. 4 14M Option Description 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and Off Macro mode is deactivated. press the Q button to set. This enables shooting as close as Macro 20 cm/7.9 in.*1 (60 cm/23.6 in.*2) to Option Description the subject. The flash fires automatically in low- This enables shooting as close as Flash Auto Super Macro*3 light or backlight conditions. 5 cm/2.0 in. to the subject. Pre-flashes are emitted to reduce the *1 When the zoom is at the widest (W) position. Redeye occurrence of red eye in your photos. *2 When the zoom is at the most telephoto (T) position. The flash fires regardless of the *3 The zoom is automatically fixed. Fill In available light. The flash (p. 30) and zoom (p. 21) cannot be set during super macro shooting. Flash Off The flash does not fire.30 EN
  31. 31. Using the self-timer Adjusting the brightnessAfter the shutter button is pressed all the way down, the (Exposure compensation)picture is taken after a short delay. The standard brightness (appropriate exposure) set by1 Select the self-timer option in the shooting the camera based on the shooting mode (M and s excluded) can be adjusted brighter or darker to obtain a function menu. desired shot. P 1 Select the exposure compensation option in the shooting function menu. Y Off 2 12 0.0 Exposure Comp. P WB 0.0 AUTO ISO AUTO 4 14M 0.3 0.0 0.3 WB AUTO ISO2 AUTO Use HI to select the setting option, and # press the Q button to set. Option Description 2 Use HI to select the desired brightness,Y Off The self-timer is deactivated. and press the Q button. The self-timer lamp turns on for approx. 10 seconds, then blinks forY 12 sec approx. 2 seconds, and then the picture is taken. The self-timer lamp blinks for approx.Y 2 sec 2 seconds, and then the picture is taken. Self-timer shooting is automatically canceled after one shot.To cancel the self-timer after it startsPress the m button. EN 31
  32. 32. Adjusting to a natural color scheme Selecting the ISO sensitivity (White balance) For more natural coloring, choose a white balance option 1 Select the ISO setting option in the shooting suited to the scene. function menu. 1 Select the white balance option in the P shooting function menu. WB P 0.0 WB WB Auto AUTO ISO 200 ISO 100 ISO 200 ISO 400 0.0 1/400 F2.8 WB AUTO 2 ISO AUTO Use HI to select the setting option, and press the Q button to set. 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and Option Description press the Q button to set. The camera automatically adjusts the ISO Auto sensitivity according to the shooting Option Description scene. The camera automatically adjusts The ISO sensitivity is fixed to the Value WB Auto the white balance according to the selected value. shooting scene. For shooting outdoors under a “ISO” is short for “International Organization 5 Sunny for Standardization.” ISO standards specify the clear sky. sensitivity for digital cameras and film, thus codes For shooting outdoors under a such as “ISO 100” are used to represent sensitivity. 3 Cloudy cloudy sky. In the ISO setting, although smaller values result in For shooting under tungsten less sensitivity, sharp images can be taken under fully 1 Incandescent lighting. lit conditions. Larger values result in higher sensitivity, For shooting under white and images can be taken at fast shutter speeds even > Fluorescent under low light conditions. However, high sensitivity fluorescent lighting (offices, etc.). introduces noise into the resulting picture, which may give it a grainy appearance.32 EN
  33. 33. Sequential shooting (Drive)Pictures are taken sequentially while the shutter buttonis held down.1 Select the drive option in the shooting function menu. P 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO Sequential MENU Option Description One frame is shot each time theo Single shutter button is pressed. Take sequential shots using thej*1 Sequential focus, brightness (exposure) and white balance set in the first frame. High- The camera takes sequential shotsc Speed1 at a faster speed than in [j]. High- The camera takes sequential shotsd Speed2 at approximately 10 frames/sec.*1 The shooting speed varies depending on the settings for [Image Size/Compression] (p. 34). When set to [j], the flash (p. 30) cannot be set to [Redeye]. In addition, when set to [c] or [d], the flash is fixed to [Flash Off]. When set to [c] or [d], [Image Size] is limited to [3] or lower, and the ISO sensitivity is fixed to [ISO Auto]. EN 33
  34. 34. For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4). Menus for Shooting Functions The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Restoring the shooting functions to the default settings [Reset] p (Shooting menu 1) Reset Submenu 2 Application Restores the following menu functions to the default settings. • Shooting mode (p. 26) • Exposure compensation (p. 31) • Menu functions in z Yes • Flash (p. 30) • White balance (p. 32) (Shooting menu)/A • Macro (p. 30) • ISO (p. 32) (Movie menu) (p. 34 to 37) • Self-timer (p. 31) • Drive (p. 33) No The current settings will not be changed. Selecting the image quality for still images [Image Size/Compression] p (Shooting menu 1) Image Size/Compression Submenu 1 Submenu 2 Application 14M (4288×3216) Suitable for printing pictures at A3 (11×17 in.). 8M (3264×2448) Suitable for printing pictures up to A3 (11×17 in.). 5M (2560×1920) Suitable for printing pictures at A4 (8.5×11 in.). 3M (2048×1536) Suitable for printing pictures up to A4 (8.5×11 in.). Image Size 2M (1600×1200) Suitable for printing pictures at A5 (5×7 in.). 1M (1280×960) Suitable for printing pictures at postcard size. VGA (640×480) Suitable for viewing pictures on a TV or using pictures on emails and web sites. 16:9S (1920×1080) Suitable for playing pictures on a widescreen TV and for printing on A5 or 5"×7". Fine Shooting at high quality. Compression Normal Shooting at normal quality. “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and SD/ SDHC memory cards” (p. 62)34 EN
  35. 35. For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4).Selecting the image quality for movies Selecting the focusing area [AF Mode][Image Size/Frame Rate] p (Shooting menu 1) AF Mode A (Movie menu) Image Size/Frame Rate Submenu 2 Application Submenu 1 Submenu 2 Application The camera focuses automatically. (If a face is detected, it is shown by 720P (1280×720)/ Select the image a white frame*1; when the shutterImage Size VGA (640×480)/ quality based on button is pressed halfway and the QVGA (320×240) the image size and camera is able to focus, the frame frame rate. Higher Face/iESP color is changed to green*2 if the N 30fps*1/ frame rates provideFrame Rate camera is able to focus. If no face O 15fps*1 smoother movie is detected, the camera chooses a images. subject in the frame and focuses*1 frames per second automatically.) “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous The camera focuses on the subject recording length (movies) in the internal memory and Spot located within the AF target mark. SD/SDHC memory cards” (p. 62) The camera tracks the subject AF Tracking movement automatically to focus on it continuously. *1 For some subjects, the frame may not appear or may take some time to appear. *2 If the frame blinks in red, the camera is unable to focus. Try again to press the shutter button halfway. To focus on a moving subject continuously (AF Tracking) 1 Hold the camera to align the AF target mark on the subject and press the Q button. 2 When the camera recognizes the subject, the AF target mark automatically tracks the subject movement to focus on it continuously. 3 To cancel the tracking, press the Q button. Depending on the subjects or the shooting conditions, the camera may be unable to lock the focus or fail to track the subject movement. When the camera fails to track the subject movement, the AF target mark changes to red. EN 35
  36. 36. For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4). Shooting at higher magnifications than Using the AF illuminator to focus on a optical zoom [Digital Zoom] shadowed subject [AF Illuminat.] p (Shooting menu 1) Digital Zoom (VG-140/D-715, VG-130/D-710) p (Shooting menu 1) AF Illuminat. Submenu 2 Application Off Disable digital zoom. Submenu 2 Application On Enable digital zoom. Off The AF illuminator is not used. When the shutter button is pressed [Digital Zoom] is not available when [% Super On halfway down, the AF illuminator Macro] (p. 30) is selected. turns on to aid focusing. The option selected for [Digital Zoom] affects the appearance of the zoom bar. AF illuminator “To take larger images [Digital Zoom]” (p. 21) Recording sound when shooting [R movies [R] A (Movie menu) R Submenu 2 Application Off No sound is recorded. On Sound is recorded. When set to [On], only the digital zoom can be used during movie recording. To record the movie with the optical zoom, set [R] (movies) to [Off].36 EN
  37. 37. For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4).Displaying icon guides [Icon Guide] Imprinting the date of recording p (Shooting menu 1) Icon Guide [Date Stamp] q (Shooting menu 2) Date Stamp Submenu 2 ApplicationOff No icon guide is displayed. Submenu 2 Application The explanation of the selected icon Off Do not imprint the date. will be displayed when a shooting Stamp new photographs with the mode or shooting function menu OnOn date of recording. icon is selected (position the cursor on the icon for a while to display the explanation). [Date Stamp] is not available if the clock has not been set. “Date, time, time zone, and language” (p. 17) Program Auto P The date stamp can not be deleted. Functions can be [Date Stamp] is not available in ~ mode or during Icon guide changed manually. sequential shooting. 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO 4 14M EN 37

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