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[Question] About the SCENE modes.

Scene modes allow you to shoot movies, record skew-corrected images, and take a picture with suitable options for a particular scene.

Turn the mode dial to [SCENE].

The scene mode options are as follows. The options that can be selected vary depending on the attached camera unit.

Scene Modes
Symbol Mode Description
Movie Movie Shoot movies with sound.
Portrait Portrait Use when taking portrait pictures.
Sports Sports Use when taking pictures of moving objects.
Landscape Landscape Use when taking scenery pictures with abundant greenery or blue sky.
Nightscape Nightscape Use when shooting night scenes. In nightscape mode, the flash fires when all the following conditions are satisfied:
    • The flash is set to [Auto].
    • The flash is determined to be necessary because it is dark.
    • There is a figure or another object nearby.
Skew Correct Mode 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.
Skew Correct Mode
In Skew correction mode, choose from [N1280] or [N640] for [Picture Quality/Size].

The procedures for selecting a Scene mode are shown below.

[Note] When no camera unit is attached to the GXR body, the shooting setting menu will not be displayed.

1 While pressing the mode dial lock release button, turn the mode dial to [SCENE].

1 Turn the mode dial to [SCENE].
The camera is ready to shoot and the currently selected scene mode is displayed at the top of the picture display.

2 Press the [MENU/OK] button.

2 Press the [MENU/OK] button.

  The Scene mode selection screen appears.

Movie in the scene modes

3 Press [+], [-], [Fn1], or [Fn2] in the directional pad to choose a scene mode, and press the [MENU/OK] button.

Choose the movie mode with the direcional pad, and press the [MENU/OK] button.

* [Switching menus in the SCENE mode]
To change options for shooting setting menu or Setup menu in the scene mode, press the [MENU/OK] button in a Shooting mode and select the mode tab with the [Fn1] button. Then, press the [-] button once to select the Shooting menu tab, twice to select the Key Custom Options tab, and three times to select the Setup menu tab.
(The Shooting menu screen is shown below.)

Using the menus

Answer ID: gxr05014
Date created: December 17, 2010
Date modified: --
Product: GXR (GR LENS A12 28mm F2.5)
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications, Hardware operations

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