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Health and safety information
Always comply with the following precautions and usage tips to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your camera.

Prevent damage to subjects’ eyesight


Warning—situations that could cause injury to yourself or
others Do not use the flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3 ft) to
people or animals. Using the flash too close to your subject’s
Caution—situations that could cause damage to your eyes can cause temporary or permanent damage.
camera or other equipment
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care
Note—notes, usage tips, or additional information
t Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers.
Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries
or damage to your camera.
Safety warnings t Never dispose of batteries in a fire. Follow all local regulations
when disposing of used batteries.
Do not use your camera near flammable or explosive t Never place batteries or cameras on or in heating devices,
gases and liquids such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may
explode when overheated.
Do not use your camera near fuels, combustibles, or flammable
chemicals. Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or
explosive materials in the same compartment as the camera or its
accessories. Safety precautions

Keep your camera away from small children and pets Handle and store your camera carefully and sensibly
Keep your camera and all accessories out of the reach of small t Do not allow your camera to get wet—liquids can cause serious
children and animals. Small parts may cause choking or serious damage. Do not handle your camera with wet hands. Water
injury if swallowed. Moving parts and accessories may present damage to your camera can void your manufacturer’s warranty.
physical dangers as well.

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Health and safety information

• Do not expose the camera to direct sunlight or high Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from
temperatures for an extended period of time. Prolonged damage
exposure to sunlight or extreme temperatures can cause
permanent damage to your camera’s internal components. • Avoid exposing batteries or memory cards to very cold or very
hot temperatures (below 0º C/32º F or above 40º C/104º F).
• Avoid using or storing your camera in dusty, dirty, humid, or
Extreme temperatures can reduce the charging capacity of your
poorly-ventilated areas to prevent damage to moving parts and
batteries and can cause memory cards to malfunction.
internal components.
• Prevent batteries from making contact with metal objects, as
• Remove the batteries from your camera when storing it for an
this can create a connection between the + and – terminals
extended period of time. Installed batteries may leak or corrode
of your battery and lead to temporary or permanent battery
over time and cause serious damage to your camera.
damage.
• Protect your camera from sand and dirt when using it on
• Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or
beaches or in other similar areas.
foreign substances. If dirty, wipe the memory card clean with a
• Protect your camera and monitor from impact, rough handling, soft cloth before inserting in your camera.
and excessive vibration to avoid serious damage.
• Do not allow liquids, dirt, or foreign substances to come in
• Exercise caution when connecting cables or adapters and contact with the memory card slot. Doing so may cause the
installing batteries and memory cards. Forcing the connectors, camera to malfunction.
improperly connecting cables, or improperly installing batteries
• Turn off the camera when inserting or removing the memory
and memory cards can damage ports, connectors, and
card.
accessories.
• Do not bend, drop, or subject memory cards to heavy impact
• Do not insert foreign objects into any of your camera’s
or pressure.
compartments, slots, or access points. Damage due to
improper use may not be covered by your warranty. • Do not use memory cards that have been formatted by other
cameras or by a computer. Reformat the memory card with
your camera.
• Never use a damaged charger, battery, or memory card.

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Health and safety information

Use only Samsung-approved accessories Exercise caution when using the camera in humid
environments
Using incompatible accessories may damage your camera,
cause injury, or void your warranty. When transferring the camera from a cold environment to a warm
and humid one, condensation can form on the delicate electronic
Protect your camera’s lens circuitry and memory card. In this situation, wait for at least 1 hour
until all moisture has evaporated before using the camera.
t Do not expose the lens to direct sunlight, as this may discolour
the image sensor or cause it to malfunction.
Check that the camera is operating properly before use
t Protect your lens from fingerprints and scratches. Clean your
lens with a soft, clean, debris-free lens cloth. The manufacturer takes no responsibility for any loss of files or
damage that may result from camera malfunction or improper
use.
Important usage information

Allow only qualified personnel to service your camera


Do not allow unqualified personnel to service the camera or
attempt to service the camera yourself. Any damage that results
from unqualified service is not covered by your warranty.

Ensure maximum battery and charger life


t Overcharging batteries may shorten battery life. After charging is
finished, disconnect the cable from your camera.
t Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be
recharged before use.
t Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use.
t Use batteries only for their intended purpose.

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Organisation of the user manual

Basic functions 11
©2009 SAMSUNG DIGITAL IMAGING CO., LTD.
Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic
Camera specifications or contents of this manual may be functions for shooting.
changed without prior notice due to upgrade of camera
functions. Extended functions 30
Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and
how to record a video or voice memo.

Copyright information Shooting options 40


t Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are Learn about the options you can set in Shooting mode.
registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.
t Mac is a registered trademark of the Apple Corporation. Playback/Editing 62
Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice
memos and edit photos or videos. Also, learn how
to connect your camera to your photo printer, TV, or
HDTV.

Appendixes 88
Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and
maintenance tips.

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Indications used in this manual Icons used in this manual
Shooting mode Indication Icon Function
Smart Auto S Additional information
Auto a Safety warnings and precautions
Program p
Camera buttons; for example: [Shutter]
Scene s [ ]
(represents the shutter button)
DUAL IS d ( ) Page number of related information
Movie v The order of options or menus you must select to perform
“ a step; for example: Select > “
(represents Select >, and then )
Shooting mode icons * Annotation
These icons indicate that a function is available in the
corresponding modes. The s mode may not support functions
for all scenes.

e.g.) Abbreviations used in this manual


Available in the
Abbreviation Definition
Program, DUAL IS,
and Movie modes ACB Auto Contrast Balance
AEB Auto Exposure Bracket
AF Auto Focus
DIS Digital Image Stabilisation
DPOF Digital Print Order Format
EV Exposure Value
OIS Optical Image Stabilisation
WB White Balance

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Expressions used in this manual
Pressing the shutter Exposure (Brightness)
t Half-press [Shutter]: press the shutter halfway down The amount of light that enters your camera determines the
t Press [Shutter]: press the shutter all the way down exposure. You can alter the exposure with shutter speed,
aperture value, and ISO speed. By altering the exposure, your
photos will be darker or lighter.

Half-press [Shutter] Press [Shutter] Normal exposure Overexposure (too bright)

Subject, background, and composition


t Subject: the main object of a scene, such as a person, animal,
or still life
t Background: the objects around the subject
t Composition: the combination of a subject and background

Subject

Composition

Background

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Common questions
You can get answers to common questions. Solve problems easily by setting shooting options.

The subject's eyes This is caused by a reflection from the camera flash.
appear red. t Set the flash option to Red-eye or Red-eye Fix. (p. 45)
t If the photo has already been taken, select Red-eye Fix in the edit menu. (p. 77)

Photos have dust spots. Dust particles floating in the air may be captured in photos when using the flash.
t Turn off the flash or avoid taking photos in a dusty place.
t Set ISO speed options. (p. 46)

Photos are blurred. This may be caused by taking photos in low light conditions or holding the camera incorrectly.
t Use the d mode. (p. 36)
t Press [Shutter] halfway down to make sure the subject is focused. (p. 28)

Photos are blurred when As the camera tries to let in more light, the shutter speed slows.
shooting at night. This can make it difficult to steady the camera and may result in camera shake.
t Turn on the flash. (p. 45)
t Select Night in the s mode. (p. 35)
t Set ISO speed options. (p. 46)
t Use a tripod to prevent your camera from shaking.
Subjects come out When the light source is behind the subject or when there is a high contrast between the light and dark
too dark because of areas, the subject may come out shaded.
backlighting. t Avoid shooting in front of the sun.
t Select Backlight in the s mode. (p. 32)
t Set the flash option to Fill in. (p. 45)
t Set the Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) option. (p. 55)
t Adjust the exposure. (p. 54)
t Set the metering option to Spot if a bright subject is in the centre of the frame. (p. 56)

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Quick reference
Taking photos of people Adjusting the exposure (brightness) t Viewing files by category in
Smart Album f 66
t s mode > Beauty Shot, Portrait, Children f 32 t ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) f 46 t Deleting all files on the
t Red-eye, Red-eye Fix (to prevent or correct red-eye) t EV (to adjust exposure) f 54 memory card f 68
f 45 t ACB (to compensate for subjects against bright t Viewing files as a slide show
t Face Detection f 50 backgrounds) f 55 f 70
t Metering f 56 t Viewing files on a TV f 79
t AEB (to take 3 photos of the same scene with different t Connecting your camera to a
Taking photos at night or in the dark exposures) f 59 computer f 80
t Adjusting sound and volume
t s mode > Night, Dawn, Fireworks f 32 f 90
t Flash options f 45 Applying a different effect t Changing the display
t ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) f 46 language f 90
t Photo styles (to apply tones) f 60 t Adjusting the brightness of
t Image adjustment (to adjust saturation, sharpness, or the display f 91
Taking action photos contrast) f 61 t Setting the date and time
f 91
t Continuous, Motion Capture f 59 t Formatting the memory card
Reducing camera shake f 91
t Troubleshooting f 99
Taking photos of text, insects, or t Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) f 27
flowers t d mode f 36
t s mode > Close Up, Text f 32
t Macro, Auto Macro, Super Macro (to take close-up
photos) f 47
t White Balance (to change the colour tone) f 57

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Contents
Basic functions ...................................................................... 11 Using the DUAL IS mode ..................................................... 36
Unpacking ......................................................................... 12 Using the Program mode ..................................................... 36
Camera layout ................................................................... 13 Taking a self-portrait shot ...................................................... 37
Icons ................................................................................. 15 Recording a video ............................................................... 37
Inserting the battery and memory card .............................. 16 Recording voice memos ................................................... 39
Charging the battery and turning your camera on ............. 17 Recording a voice memo ..................................................... 39
Charging the battery ............................................................ 17 Adding a voice memo to a photo .......................................... 39
Turning on your camera ........................................................ 17
Performing the initial setup ................................................ 18
Shooting options ................................................................... 40
Selecting a resolution and quality ...................................... 41
Using the touch screen ..................................................... 19
Selecting a resolution ........................................................... 41
Selecting a shooting mode ................................................ 21
Selecting image quality ........................................................ 42
Selecting a shooting mode using motion recognition .............. 22
Using the timer .................................................................. 43
Setting the dual displays and sound .................................. 23
Shooting in the dark .......................................................... 45
Setting the front display ........................................................ 23
Preventing red-eye .............................................................. 45
Setting the display type for the touch screen .......................... 24
Using the flash .................................................................... 45
Setting the touch vibration or sound ...................................... 24
Adjusting the ISO speed ...................................................... 46
Taking photos .................................................................... 25
Changing the camera’s focus ............................................ 47
Zooming ............................................................................. 26
Using macro ....................................................................... 47
Reducing camera shake (OIS) .............................................. 27
Using auto focus ................................................................. 47
Tips for getting a clearer photo .......................................... 28
Using smart touch focus ...................................................... 48
Using one touch shooting .................................................... 49
Extended functions .............................................................. 30
Adjusting the focus area ....................................................... 49
Shooting modes ................................................................ 31
Using face detection ......................................................... 50
Using the Smart Auto mode ................................................. 31
Detecting faces ................................................................... 50
Using the Scene mode ........................................................ 32
Taking a smile shot .............................................................. 51
Using the Beauty Shot mode ................................................ 33
Detecting eye blinking .......................................................... 51
Using the frame guide .......................................................... 34
Using smart face recognition ................................................ 52
Using the Children mode ..................................................... 34
Registering faces as your favourites (My Star) ......................... 53
Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode .............................. 35

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Contents

Adjusting brightness and colour ........................................ 54 Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) .............. 80
Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) .................................... 54 Transferring files using Intelli-studio ........................................ 81
Compensating for backlighting (ACB) .................................... 55 Transferring files by connecting the camera as a removable
Changing the metering option ............................................... 56 disk .................................................................................... 83
Selecting a light source (White balance) ................................. 57 Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) .......................... 84
Using burst modes ............................................................ 59 Transferring files to your computer (for Mac) ...................... 85
Improving your photos ...................................................... 60 Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge) ............... 86
Applying photo styles ........................................................... 60
Defining your own RGB tone ................................................ 60 Appendixes ............................................................................ 88
Adjusting your photos .......................................................... 61 Settings menu ................................................................... 89
Accessing the settings menu ................................................ 89
Playback/Editing ................................................................... 62 Sound settings .................................................................... 90
Playing back ...................................................................... 63 Display settings ................................................................... 90
Starting Playback mode ....................................................... 63 Camera settings .................................................................. 91
Viewing photos ................................................................... 69 Error messages ................................................................. 94
Playing a video .................................................................... 71 Camera maintenance ........................................................ 95
Playing a voice memo .......................................................... 72 Cleaning your camera .......................................................... 95
Editing a photo .................................................................. 74 About memory cards ........................................................... 96
Rotating a photo .................................................................. 74 About the battery ................................................................. 97
Resizing photos .................................................................. 74 Before contacting a service centre .................................... 99
Editing colour ...................................................................... 75 Camera specifications ..................................................... 102
Defining your own RGB tone ................................................ 75 Index ............................................................................... 106
Applying a special effect ...................................................... 76
Correcting exposure problems ............................................. 76
Editing photos of portraits ..................................................... 77
Creating a print order (DPOF) ................................................ 78
Viewing files on a TV ......................................................... 79

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Basic functions
Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting.

Unpacking …………………………………… 12 Setting the dual displays and sound ……… 23


Camera layout ……………………………… 13 Setting the front display ……………………… 23
Setting the display type for the touch screen … 24
Icons …………………………………………… 15
Setting the touch vibration or sound ………… 24
Inserting the battery and memory card … 16
Taking photos ………………………………… 25
Charging the battery and turning your
Zooming ……………………………………… 26
camera on …………………………………… 17
Reducing camera shake (OIS) ………………… 27
Charging the battery …………………………… 17
Tips for getting a clearer photo …………… 28
Turning on your camera ……………………… 17
Performing the initial setup ………………… 18
Using the touch screen …………………… 19
Selecting a shooting mode ………………… 21
Selecting a shooting mode using motion
recognition ……………………………………… 22
Unpacking
Check your product box for the following items.

Optional accessories

Camera AC adapter/ Rechargeable battery


USB cable
Camera case

Touch pen Strap User Manual CD-ROM


A/V cable

Memory card
(microSDTM)
Quick Start Manual The illustrations may differ from your actual items.

Basic functions 12
Camera layout
Before you start, familiarise yourself with your camera's parts and their functions.

Shutter button POWER button

Flash AF-assist light/


timer lamp

Front display

Lens

Speaker

Battery chamber cover


Insert a memory card and battery

USB and A/V port Tripod mount


Accepts USB cable and A/V cable

Basic functions 13
Camera layout

Status lamp
t Blinking: When saving a photo or video, being
read by a computer or printer, or out of focus
Microphone t Steady: When connecting to a computer or in
focus

Zoom button
t Zoom in or out
t Zoom in on part of a photo or
view files as thumbnails

Main display* 2
* Referred to “Touch screen”
in this manual
Playback button

Basic functions 14
Icons
The icons displayed will change according to the mode you select or the options you set.

Icon Description Icon Description


A Photo styles Display type
Available number of photos
Motion recognition
Available recording time
M Shooting options and settings menu
Internal memory
Image setting options
Memory card inserted
t : Exposure value
t : Fully charged t : White balance
B t : Partially charged t : ISO speed
t : Charging needed t : Face tone
A. Status icons t : Face retouch
Zoom ratio t : Focus area option
Icon Description
t : Face detection option
Voice memo
p Shooting mode t : Photo resolution
Aperture and shutter speed Auto focus frame t : Video resolution
Photo resolution Camera shake t : Photo quality
f
Video resolution Option set 1 (of 3) t : Frame rate
Current date and time t : Exposure with ACB
Metering
t : Metering option
Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) Grid lines t : Burst type
Frame rate t : Photo styles
Exposure value
B. Option icons (touch) t : Image adjustment (sharpness,
ISO speed contrast, saturation)
Icon Description t : Long time shutter
White balance
Flash option t : Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS)
Face detection
t : Audio recording
Burst mode Auto focus option
t <>: Another row of options
Image adjustment (sharpness, Timer option
contrast, saturation)

Basic functions 15
Inserting the battery and memory card
Learn to insert the battery and an optional microSDTM memory card into the camera.

Removing the battery and memory card

Push gently until the card


disengages from the
camera and then pull it out
of the slot.
Memory card

Insert a memory card with


the gold-coloured contacts
Battery lock Push the lock up to release
facing up.
the battery.

Battery
Insert the battery with the
Samsung logo facing up.
The internal memory can be used as a temporary storage device when the
memory card is not inserted.

Basic functions 16
Charging the battery and turning your camera on

Charging the battery Turning on your camera


Before using the camera for the first time, you must charge the Press [POWER] to turn your camera on or off.
battery. Attach the USB cable to the AC adapter and then plug t The initial setup screen appears when you turn on the camera
the end of cable with the indicator light into your camera. for the first time. (p. 18)

Turning on your camera in Playback mode


Press [P]. The camera turns on and accesses Playback mode
immediately.

Indicator light
t Red: Charging
t Green: Fully charged
Press and hold [P] to mute camera sounds.

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Performing the initial setup
The initial setup screen appears to allow you to configure the camera's basic settings.

1 Select Language. 6 Set the date and time, select a date format, and select
.

2 Select a language.

3 Select Time Zone (Time Zone). 7 Select Calibration.

4 Select a time zone and select . 8 Tap the target on the screen with your touch pen.
t To set the daylight-saving time, select .

Calibration

Tap directly in the centre of the target for optimal performance.

5 Select Date & Time (Date & Time).


9 Select to switch to the Shooting mode.
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Using the touch screen
Learn basic actions to use the touch screen. Use the supplied touch pen to touch or drag on the screen.

Do not use other sharp objects, such as pens or pencils, to touch the screen.
Touching
Doing so may damage the screen. Touch an icon to select a menu or option.

t When you touch or drag on the screen, discolourations will occur. It


is not a malfunction but a characteristic of the touch screen. Touch or
drag lightly to reduce these annoying effects.
t The touch screen may not recognise your touches correctly when:
- you touch multiple items at the same time
- you use the camera in high humidity environments
- you use the camera with an LCD protection film or another LCD
accessory
t If you touch the screen with your finger, the screen may not recognise
your input.
t If you perform no operations for few seconds, the screen will dim to
save battery life.

Dragging
Drag left or right to scroll horizontally.

EV

-2 -1 0 +1 +2

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Using the touch screen

Using gestures
Perform certain functions by drawing commands on the touch
screen.

Gesture Description
Draw a horizontal bar to right or left to view the
next or previous file.

Draw an X to delete a photo.

Draw a circle to rotate a photo.

Draw a diagonal to move the enlarged photo.

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Selecting a shooting mode
Learn how to select a shooting mode. Your camera provides you with various modes for shooting.

1 Select the mode icon. Mode Description


Smart Auto: Take a photo by letting the camera select
S
a scene mode as it detects. (p. 31)
Auto: Take a photo quickly and easily with minimal
a
settings. (p. 25)
p Program: Take a photo by setting options. (p. 36)
Scene: Take a photo with options preset for a specific
s
scene. (p. 32)
DUAL IS: Take a photo with options suitable for
d
reducing camera shake. (p. 36)
2 Select a mode. v Movie: Record a video. (p. 37)

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Selecting a shooting mode

Selecting a shooting mode using motion


recognition
Your camera features a built-in motion sensor that allows you to
quickly switch the shooting mode by tilting the camera.

In Shooting mode, tilt the camera while touching and


holding .

Access the Movie mode (p. 37)


Access the Smart Auto mode (p. 31)

Motion recognition may not work well if you hold the camera parallel to the
ground, as shown below.

Access the Program mode (p. 36)

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Setting the dual displays and sound
Learn how to change the basic settings for the front display and touch screen according to your preferences.

Setting the front display


Set the front display to display shooting options, such as macro
or flash options. You can also inform your subject to pose for a
photo.

1 In Shooting mode, select “ Front Display.

2 Select an option.

Front Main t Your camera will not remember your option setting once you turn off
Display Display the camera. Set options for the front display when you turn on your
camera.
t If the camera is subjected to a strong impact, the front display may
turn on or off.
t The front display will not be available in the v and modes or
when you connect the camera to a TV.
t When you set front display or timer options, the front display will
Option Description
remain active.
Off: Deactivate the display of the shutter or function t After tapping the front display or setting front display or timer options,
information. the date and time will not be shown.
On: Activate the front display t The front display will help you to take photos conveniently when:
- you take a self-portrait shot (p. 37)
Function Info: Display the flash and macro options. - you use the timer options (p. 43)
Shutter Info: Display graphics for your subject to - you take photos of children (p. 34)
inform your subject to pose for a photo when you t When using camera buttons or touch icons, the front display will not
be active.
half-press [Shutter].
t When you use the camera in brightly lit or sunny areas, you may not
be able to see the front display clearly.
t If you take photos using the front display, the actual photo may appear
slightly different than what you compose.

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Setting the dual displays and sound

Setting the display type for the touch screen Setting the touch vibration or sound
Set whether your camera vibrates or emits a specified sound
1 In Shooting mode, select “ Main Display. when you touch on the screen.
(In Playback mode, select .)
1 In Shooting or Playback mode, select M.
2 Select an option.
2 Select “ Haptic&Sound.

Volume : Medium
Front Main Haptic Strength
Display Display
Off
Haptic&Sound Haptic
Shutter Sound Sound
Start Sound All
1/2

Option Description
Full: Display the name of an option when you select an 3 Select an option.
icon. Option Description
Basic: Display icons without the name of an option. This Off The camera will neither vibrate nor sound.
option is available only in Playback mode. Haptic The camera will vibrate.
Hide: Hide icons on the screen if you perform no
Sound The camera will sound.
operations for 3 seconds (touch the screen to display
icons again). The camera will vibrate and sound
All
simultaneously.
Guide Line: Display grid lines. The grid lines are helpful
for getting the photo aligned with a surface, such as the
horizon or the edges of buildings. This option is available 4 Select to return to the previous mode.
only in Shooting mode.

Basic functions 24
Taking photos
Learn basic actions to take photos easily and quickly in the Auto mode.

1 Make sure that the camera is in the a mode (Auto), the 3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus.
camera’s default shooting mode. t A green frame means the subject in focus.
t If not, select the mode icon “a.
F3.5
1/30s

4 Press [Shutter] to take a photo.


2 Align your subject in the frame.
See page 28 for tips to get clearer photos.

Basic functions 25
Taking photos

Zooming Digital zoom


You can shoot close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. Your If the zoom indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using
camera has a 4.6X optical zoom and 5X digital zoom. By using the digital zoom. The picture quality may deteriorate when you
both, you can zoom in up to 23 times. use the digital zoom.
Push [Zoom] right to zoom in on your subject. Push [Zoom] left Zoom indicator
to zoom out.

Zoom ratio Digital range

Optical range

Zoom out Zoom in


t The digital zoom is not available when using S, d, s (in some
scenes), and v modes and when used with Face Detection.
t It may take longer to save a photo when using the digital zoom.
The zoom ratio available for videos differs.

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Taking photos

Reducing camera shake (OIS) apsv


t OIS may not function properly when:
Reduce camera shake optically in Shooting mode. - you move your camera to follow a moving subject
- you use digital zoom
- there is too much camera shake
- the shutter speed is slow (e.g., when you select Night in the s
mode)
- the battery is low
- you take a close-up shot
t If you use the OIS function with a tripod, your images may be blurred
Before correction After correction by the vibration of the OIS sensor. Deactivate the OIS function when
you use a tripod.

1
t If the camera is impacted, the display will be blurry. In this case, turn
In Shooting mode, select f “ > (once or twice) “ . off the camera and turn it on again to use the OIS function correctly.

2 Select an option.
Option Description
Off: Deactivate the OIS function.
On: Activate the OIS function.

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Tips for getting a clearer photo

Holding your camera correctly Reducing camera shake

t Set the Optical Image Stabilisation option to


Make sure nothing is
reduce camera shake optically. (p. 27)
blocking the lens.
t Select the d mode to reduce camera shake
both optically and digitally. (p. 36)

When h is displayed
Half-pressing the shutter button

F3.5
1/30s

Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the


focus. Focus and exposure will be
adjusted automatically. Camera shake

When shooting in the dark, avoid setting the flash option to Slow
F3.5 The aperture value and shutter Sync or Off. The aperture remains open longer and it may be harder
1/30s speed are automatically set. to hold the camera still.
t Use a tripod or set the flash option to Fill in. (p. 45)
Focus frame
t Set ISO speed options. (p. 46)
t Press [Shutter] to take the
photo if displayed in green.
t Change the frame and
half-press [Shutter] again if
displayed in red.

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Preventing your subject from being out of focus
It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when: t When you take photos in low light
- there is little contrast between the subject and background
(When your subject is wearing a colour of clothing that is similar to the
Turn on the flash.
background)
(p. 45)
- the light source behind the subject is too bright
- the subject is shiny
- the subject includes horizontal patterns, such as blinds
- the subject is not positioned in the centre of the frame

t When subjects are moving fast

Use the continuous


or motion capture
function. (p. 59)

Use the focus lock


Half-press [Shutter] to focus. When the subject is in focus,
you can reposition the frame to change the composition.
When you are ready, press [Shutter] to take your photo.

Basic functions 29
Extended functions
Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to
record a video or voice memo.

Shooting modes …………………………………………… 31


Using the Smart Auto mode ……………………………… 31
Using the Scene mode ……………………………………… 32
Using the Beauty Shot mode ……………………………… 33
Using the frame guide ……………………………………… 34
Using the Children mode …………………………………… 34
Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode ………………… 35
Using the DUAL IS mode …………………………………… 36
Using the Program mode …………………………………… 36
Taking a self-portrait shot …………………………………… 37
Recording a video …………………………………………… 37
Recording voice memos ………………………………… 39
Recording a voice memo …………………………………… 39
Adding a voice memo to a photo ………………………… 39
Shooting modes
Take photos or record videos by selecting the best shooting mode for the conditions.

Using the Smart Auto mode Icon Description


In this mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate Appears when taking photos of landscapes at night.
camera settings based on a detected type of scene. It will be This is available only when the flash is off.
helpful if you are not familiar with the camera settings for various Appears when taking portraits at night.
scenes.
Appears when taking photos of landscapes with
1 In Shooting mode, select a “ S. backlighting.
Appears when taking portraits with backlighting.
2 Align your subject in the frame.
Appears when taking portraits.
t The camera selects a scene automatically. An appropriate
mode icon will appear at the top left of the screen. Appears when taking close-up photos of objects.
Appears when taking close-up photos of text.
Appears when taking photos of sunsets.
Appears when taking photos of clear skies.
Appears when taking photos of forested areas.
Appears when taking close-up photos of colourful
subjects.
Appears when taking close-up portraits of people.
Icon Description Appears when the camera and subject are stable for
Appears when taking photos of landscapes. a while.
Appears when taking photos of actively moving
Appears when taking photos of bright backgrounds.
subjects.

Extended functions 31
Shooting modes

3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus. 2 Select a scene.

4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. This mode allows you to choose an appropriate scene for a
variety of situations.
Scene
t If the camera does not recognise a proper scene mode, S will not
change and the default settings will be used.
t Even if there is a face detected, the camera may not select a portrait
mode depending on the subject's position or lighting.
t The camera may not select the correct scene depending on shooting
environments, such as camera shake, lighting and distance to the
subject.
t Even if you use a tripod, the mode may not be detected depending
on the subject's movement. t For the Beauty Shot mode, see “Using the Beauty Shot
mode” on page 33.
t For the Frame Guide mode, see “Using the frame guide” on
page 34.
t For the Night mode, see “Adjusting the exposure in the Night
mode” on page 35.
Using the Scene mode t For the Children mode, see “Using the Children mode” on
page 34.
Take a photo with options preset for a specific scene.
3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]
1 In Shooting mode, select a “s. to focus.

4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

Extended functions 32
Shooting modes

Using the Beauty Shot mode 3 To hide facial imperfections, select f “ “an
Take a photo of a person with options to hide facial imperfections. option.
t Select a higher setting to hide a greater number of
1 In Shooting mode, select a “ s “ . imperfections.

2 To make the subject's skin tone appear lighter (face


only), select f “ “an option.
t Select a higher setting to make skin tone appear lighter. Level 2

Level 2

4 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]


to focus.

5 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

The focus distance will be set to Auto Macro.

Extended functions 33
Shooting modes

Using the frame guide Using the Children mode


When you want another person to take a photo of you, you can In this mode, you can draw children’s attention to the camera by
compose the scene with the frame guide feature. The frame showing a short animation on the front display.
guide will help the other person take a photo of you by showing
the part of the pre-composed scene. 1 In Shooting mode, select a “ s “ .
t An animation will play.
1 In Shooting mode, select a “ s “ . t If the front display is turned off, tap the front display to turn it
on.
2 Align your subject in the frame and press [Shutter].
t Transparent guides will appear on the left and right of the
frame.

Cancel Frame: Back

2 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter].

3 Ask another person to take a photo. 3 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
t The person must align the subject in the frame by using the
You can download animations from the website.
guides, and then press [Shutter] to take the photo.
Visit www.samsung.com or www.samsungcamera.com for more information.
4 To cancel the guides, select .

Extended functions 34
Shooting modes

Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode 4 Select f “ “Shutter Speed.


In the Night mode, you can catch brief flashes of light as curved
streaks by extending the exposure. Use a slow shutter speed
to extend the time until the shutter closes. Increase the aperture
Aperture Shutter
value to prevent overexposure. Speed

1 In Shooting mode, select a “ s “ .


1.0 2.0 4.0 8.0 16.0

2 Select f “ “Aperture.

Aperture Shutter
5 Select a value to adjust the shutter speed and select .
Speed
6 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]
to focus.

7 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

Use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring.


3 Select an option.

Extended functions 35
Shooting modes

Using the DUAL IS mode Using the Program mode


Reduce camera shake and prevent blurred photos with Optical Set various options (except for shutter speed and aperture value)
and Digital Image Stabilisation functions. in the Program mode.

1 In Shooting mode, select a “ p.

2 Set options. (For a list of options, refer to “Shooting


options.”)

Before correction After correction

1 In Shooting mode, select a “d.

2 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]


to focus.

3 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

t The digital zoom will not work in this mode. 3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]
t The camera will correct photos optically only when you take them with to focus.
a light source that is brighter than fluorescent light.
t If your subject is moving rapidly, the photo may be blurry. 4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
t Set the Optical Image Stabilisation option to reduce camera shake in
different shooting modes. (p. 27)

Extended functions 36
Shooting modes

Taking a self-portrait shot 4 Half-press [Shutter] or select on the touch screen to


Take photos of yourself conveniently using the front display. take another photo.

1 In Shooting mode, tap the front display to turn it on. t You can use this function when the front display option is set to
(p. 23)
.
t Your camera will detect your face automatically and display a
t If you use this function, you cannot set face detection options.
frame to indicate the detected face.
t The focus frame to detect faces will not appear in the shooting mode
t The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects that does not support face detection options.
a smiling face. t You can tap the front display to turn it on or off.

Recording a video
Record videos of up to 20 minutes in length in high definition. The
recorded video is saved as an H.264 (MPEG-4.AVC) file.

t H.264 (MPEG-4 part10/AVC) is a high-compression video format


established by international standard organisations ISO/IEC and ITU-T.
t When the Optical Image Stabilisation ( ) is activated, your video
may be recorded with the OIS operation sound.

2 Half-press [Shutter] to focus.

3 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. 1 In Shooting mode, select a “ v.

Extended functions 37
Shooting modes

2 Select f “ “a frame rate (the number of frames 4 Set other options as desired. (For options, refer to
per second). “Shooting options.”)
t As the number of frames increases, action appears more
natural, but the file size is increased. 5 Press [Shutter] to start recording.

6 Press [Shutter] again to stop recording.

30 FPS
To pause recording
The camera allows you to pause temporarily while recording a
video. With this function, you can record your favourite scenes as
a single video.
Select to pause while recording. Select to resume.

is available only when the video resolution is 320 x 240.

3 Select f “ > “ “a sound option.


Stop: Shutter
Option Description
Off: Record a video without sound.
On: Record a video with sound. (While you are
zooming, sound recording will be interrupted.)

Extended functions 38
Recording voice memos apsd

Learn how to record a voice memo that you can play back at any time. You can add a voice memo to a photo as a short reminder of
shooting conditions.

You will get the best sound quality when recording 40 cm away from the camera.

Recording a voice memo Adding a voice memo to a photo


1 In Shooting mode, select f “ > “ “ . 1 In Shooting mode, select f “ > “ “ .

Record Memo

2 Press [Shutter] to record. 2 Align your subject in the frame and take a photo.
t Select to pause and to resume. t You will begin recording a voice memo right after taking the
t The available recording time will be displayed on the top of photo.
the screen.
t You can record voice memos of up to 10 hours in length. 3 Record a short voice memo (10 seconds maximum).
t Press [Shutter] to stop recording a voice memo.
3 Press [Shutter] to stop.

4 Select to switch to Shooting mode.

Extended functions 39
Shooting options
Learn about the options you can set in Shooting mode.

Selecting a resolution and quality ………… 41 Adjusting brightness and colour ………… 54
Selecting a resolution ………………………… 41 Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) ………… 54
Selecting image quality ………………………… 42 Compensating for backlighting (ACB) ………… 55
Using the timer ……………………………… 43 Changing the metering option ………………… 56
Selecting a light source (White balance) ……… 57
Shooting in the dark ………………………… 45
Preventing red-eye …………………………… 45 Using burst modes ………………………… 59
Using the flash ………………………………… 45 Improving your photos ……………………… 60
Adjusting the ISO speed ……………………… 46 Applying photo styles ………………………… 60
Changing the camera’s focus ……………… 47 Defining your own RGB tone ………………… 60
Using macro …………………………………… 47 Adjusting your photos ………………………… 61
Using auto focus ……………………………… 47
Using smart touch focus ……………………… 48
Using one touch shooting …………………… 49
Adjusting the focus area ……………………… 49
Using face detection ………………………… 50
Detecting faces ………………………………… 50
Taking a smile shot …………………………… 51
Detecting eye blinking ………………………… 51
Using smart face recognition ………………… 52
Registering faces as your favourites (My Star) 53
Selecting a resolution and quality
Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings.

Selecting a resolution Sapsdv Option Description


As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include 4000 X 3000: Print on A1 paper.
more pixels, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on
3984 X 2656: Print on A2 paper in wide ratio (3:2).
a larger screen. When you use a high resolution, the file size will
also increase. 3840 X 2160: Print on A2 paper in panorama ratio
(16:9) or play back on an HDTV.
When taking a photo: 3264 X 2448: Print on A3 paper.
2560 X 1920: Print on A4 paper.
1 In Shooting mode, select f “> “ .
2048 X 1536: Print on A5 paper.
(In some modes, select f “ .)
1920 X 1080: Print on A5 paper in panorama ratio
2 Select an option. (16:9) or play back on an HDTV.
1024 X 768: Attach to an email.

3840 X 2160

Shooting options 41
Selecting a resolution and quality

When recording a video: Selecting image quality apsd

1 In the v mode, select f “ . Photos you take are compressed and saved in JPEG format.
Higher quality images will result in larger sizes.
2 Select an option.
1 In Shooting mode, select f “ > “ .
(In some modes, select f “ .)

1280 X 720 HQ 2 Select an option.

Fine

Option Description
1280 X 720 HQ: Play back high-quality files on an
HDTV.
1280 X 720: Play back on an HDTV. Option Description
640 X 480: Play back on a general TV. Super Fine
320 X 240: Post on a web page. Fine
Normal

Shooting options 42
Using the timer Sapsdv

Learn how to set the timer to delay shooting.

1 In Shooting mode, select . 3 Press [Shutter] to start the timer.


t The AF-assist light/timer lamp blinks. The camera will
2 Select an option. automatically take a photo at the specified time.
t The front display will start the countdown a few seconds
before shooting. Tap the front display to turn it on or off.
Off

Option Description
Off: The timer is not active.
10 Sec: Take a photo in 10 seconds.
2 Sec: Take a photo in 2 seconds.
Double: Take a photo in 10 seconds and take another 4 Half-press [Shutter] or select on the touch screen to
in 2 seconds. take another photo.
Motion Timer: Detect your movement and then take
a photo. (p. 44) t Select the timer icon or press [Shutter] to cancel the timer.
t Depending on the selected face defection option, the timer is not
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. available or some timer options are not available.

Shooting options 43
Using the timer

Using the motion timer 5 Pose for your photo while the AF-assist light/timer lamp
is blinking.
1 In Shooting mode, select “ .
t The AF-assist light/timer lamp will stop blinking just before the
2 Press [Shutter]. camera automatically takes a photo.

3 Stand within 3 m from the camera within 6 seconds after


pressing [Shutter].

4 Make a motion, such as waving your arms, to activate


the timer.
t The AF-assist light/timer lamp will start to blink rapidly when
the camera detects you.

The motion timer may not work when:


t you are more than 3 m away from the camera
t your movements are too subtle
t there is too much light or backlight

The detection range of


the motion timer

Shooting options 44
Shooting in the dark
Learn how to take photos at night or in low light conditions.

Preventing red-eye aps Using the flash Saps


If the flash fires when you take a photo of a person in the dark, a Use the flash when taking photos in the dark or when you need
red glow may appear in the eyes. To prevent this, select Red-eye more light on your photos.
or Red-eye Fix.
1 In Shooting mode, select .

2 Select an option.

Auto

Option Description
Off:
t The flash will not fire.
t Camera shake warning ( ) will be displayed when
shooting in low light.
Auto: The camera will select a proper flash setting for
the detected scene in the S mode.
Auto: The flash fires automatically when the subject or
background is dark.

Shooting options 45
Shooting in the dark

Option Description Adjusting the ISO speed p

Red-eye*: The ISO speed is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as


t The flash fires when the subject or background is defined by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
dark. The higher ISO speed you select, the more sensitive to light your
t The camera reduces red-eyes. camera becomes. With a higher ISO speed, you can get a better
photo without using the flash.
Fill in:
t The flash always fires.
t Light intensity is adjusted automatically.
1 In Shooting mode, select f “ .

Slow Sync: 2 Select an option.


t The flash fires and the shutter stays open longer. t Select to use an appropriate ISO speed based on the
t Select this when you want to capture ambient light brightness of the subject and lighting.
to reveal more details in the background.
t Use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring.
Red-eye Fix*: Auto
t The flash fires when the subject or background is
dark.
t The camera corrects red-eyes through its advanced
software analysis.
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.
* There is an interval between two bursts of the flash. Do not move until
the flash fires a second time.
The higher ISO speed you select, the more image noise you may get.
t Flash options are not available if you set burst options or select Blink
Detection.
t Make sure that your subjects are within the recommended distance
from the flash. (p. 102)
t If there is reflected light or much dust in the air, tiny spots may appear
on your photo.

Shooting options 46
Changing the camera’s focus
Learn how to adjust the camera's focus according to your subjects.

Using macro apdv Using auto focus apdv


Use macro to take close-up photos of subjects, such as flowers To take sharp photos, select the appropriate focus according to
or insects. Refer to macro options in “Using auto focus.” your distance from the subject.

1 In Shooting mode, select .

2 Select an option.

Normal (AF)

Option Description
Normal (AF): Focus on a subject farther than 80 cm.
Auto Macro: Focus on a subject farther than 5 cm
t Try to hold the camera very still to prevent blurry photos.
(farther than 50 cm when using zoom).
t Turn off the flash if the distance to the subject is less than 40 cm.
Macro: Focus on a subject 5 - 80 cm (50 - 80 cm
when using zoom).
Super Macro: Focus on a subject between 3 to 8 cm
(unavailable when using zoom).
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.

Shooting options 47
Changing the camera’s focus

Using smart touch focus apsd t If you do not touch any area on the screen, the focus frame will
Smart Touch AF allows you to track and auto focus on your appear in the centre of the screen.
subject, even when you are moving. t Tracking a subject may fail when:
- the subject is too small or the subject moves

1 In Shooting mode, select f “ “ . - the subject is backlit or you are shooting in a dark place
- colours or patterns on the subject and the background are the

2 Touch the subject you want to track in the touch area


same
- the camera shakes excessively
(indicated by a frame). In these cases, the focus frame will appear as a white single-line
t A focus frame will appear on the subject and will follow the frame.
subject as you move the camera. t If the camera fails to track the subject, you must reselect the subject
to track.
t If the camera fails to fix the focus, the focus frame will change to a red
single-line frame.
t If you use this function, you cannot set face detection and photo style
options.

t The white frame means that your camera is tracking the


subject.
t The green frame means that your subject is in focus when you
half-press [Shutter].

Shooting options 48
Changing the camera’s focus

Using one touch shooting apsd Adjusting the focus area apsd
You can focus on your subject and take a photo with a touch of You can get clearer photos by selecting an appropriate focus
your finger. area according to your subject’s location in the scene.

1 In Shooting mode, select f “ “ . 1 In Shooting mode, select f “ .

2 Touch a subject to focus. 2 Select an option.

3 Touch and hold the subject to take the photo.


t Touch and hold until the level indicator fills up.
Center AF

Option Description
Center AF: Focus on the centre (suitable when
subjects are located in the centre).
When you use face detection, you should touch and hold the image of Multi AF: Focus on one or more of 9 possible areas.
detected face. If you touch and hold any other area, the frame to detect faces
One Touch Shooting: Focus on the subject by
will change to a normal frame.
touching the image on the screen. Touch and hold the
subject to take the photo.
Smart Touch AF: Focus on and track the subject that
you touch on the screen. (p. 48)
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.

Shooting options 49
Using face detection apsd

If you use face detection options, your camera can automatically detect a human face. When you focus on a human face, the camera
adjusts the exposure automatically. Take photos quickly and easily by using Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to
capture a smiling face. You can also use Smart Face Recognition to register faces and prioritise the focus on them.

t In some scene modes, face detection is unavailable. Detecting faces


t Face detection may not be effective when: Your camera automatically detects human faces (up to 10 human
- the subject is far from the camera (The focus frame will appear faces).
orange for Smile Shot and Blink Detection)
- it is too bright or too dark
- the subject is not facing the camera
- the subject is wearing sunglasses or a mask
- the subject is in backlighting or the lighting condition is unstable
- the subject’s facial expression changes remarkably
t Face detection is not available when using a photo style.
t When you use the face detection option, the digital zoom will not
work.
t Depending on the selected face defection option, the timer is not
available or some timer options are not available.
t Depending on the selected face defection option, some burst options
are not available. In Shooting mode, select f “ “ . The nearest face
t When you take photos of detected faces, they will be registered in appears in a white focus frame and the rest of the faces appear in
the face list. gray focus frames.
t You can view registered faces in order of priority in Playback mode.
(p. 66) Even though faces are registered successfully, they may not be t The closer you are to the subject, the quicker your camera will detect
classified in Playback mode. faces.
t The detected face in Shooting mode may not appear in the face list t If you want to focus faces in gray focus frames, touch them to focus.
or Smart Album. t When you use the burst option, the detected faces may not be
registered.

Shooting options 50
Using face detection

Taking a smile shot Detecting eye blinking


The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a If your camera detects closed eyes, it will automatically take 2
smiling face. photos in succession.

In Shooting mode, select f “ “ .


In Shooting mode, select f “ “ . When your subject
smiles broadly, your camera can detect the smile more easily. t Hold your camera still while “Capturing” is displayed on the screen.
t When blink detection fails, “Picture taken with eyes closed.”
message appears. Take another photo.

Shooting options 51
Using face detection

Using smart face recognition t The camera may recognise and register faces incorrectly depending
The camera automatically registers faces that you frequently on lighting conditions, remarkable changes in the subject's pose or
face, and whether or not the subject is wearing glasses.
photograph. This feature will automatically prioritise the focus
t The camera can automatically register up to 14 faces. If the camera
on those faces and favourite faces. This feature is available only
recognises a new face when there are 14 registered faces, it will
when you use a memory card. replace the face in the lowest priority with the new one.
t The camera can detect up to 10 faces and register 5 faces in one
scene.

In Shooting mode, select f “ “ . The nearest face


appears in a white focus frame and the rest of the faces appear in
gray focus frames.
t : Indicate favourite faces
(To register favourite faces, see page 53).
t : Indicate faces that the camera automatically registers.

Shooting options 52
Using face detection

Registering faces as your favourites (My Star) 3 Select to register the face as one of your favourites.
You can register your favourite faces to prioritise the focus and
exposure on those faces. This feature is available only when you
4 Select when the face list appears.
t Your favourite faces are indicated with a on the face list.
use a memory card.

1 In Shooting mode, select f “ “ . t You can register up to 6 favourite faces.


t The flash option will be set to Off.

2 Align your subject and press [Shutter] to register the t If you register the same face twice, you can delete one of the faces
in the face list.
face.
t You can register up to 5 photos for one face. For better
recognition of the face, take photos of the left, right, and front
of the subject's face.
Viewing your favourite faces
In Shooting mode, select f “ “ .
t Select to change the ranking of your favourite faces.

See page 65 for more information about the face list.

Shooting options 53
Adjusting brightness and colour
Learn how to adjust the brightness and colour for better image quality.

Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) pdv 3 Select .


Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos t The adjusted exposure value will appear as shown below.
may be too bright or dark. In these cases, you can adjust the
exposure to get a better photo.

Darker (-) Neutral (0) Brighter (+)


t Once you adjust the exposure, the setting will remain the same. You
may need to change the exposure value later to avoid overexposure
1 In Shooting mode, select f “ . or underexposure.
t If you cannot decide on an appropriate exposure, select AEB (Auto
2 Select a value to adjust the exposure. Exposure Bracket). The camera takes photos with different exposures:
t +: brighter, -: darker normal, underexposed, and overexposed. (p. 59)

EV

-2 -1 0 +1 +2

Shooting options 54
Adjusting brightness and colour

Compensating for backlighting (ACB) p Option Description


When the light source is behind your subject or there is high Off: ACB is off.
contrast between your subject and the background, your subject
On: ACB is on.
is likely to appear dark in the photo. In this case, set the Auto
Contrast Balance (ACB) option.
t The ACB feature is always on in the a mode.
t This feature is not available when Continuous, Motion Capture, or
AEB is in use.

Without ACB With ACB

1 In Shooting mode, select f “>“ .

2 Select an option.

Off

Shooting options 55
Adjusting brightness and colour

Changing the metering option pdv Option Description


The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera Spot:
measures the quantity of light. The brightness and lighting of your t Your camera measures only the light intensity of the
photos will vary depending on the metering mode you select. very centre of the frame.
t If a subject is not in the centre of the scene, your
1 In Shooting mode, select f “ > “ . photo may be improperly exposed.
(In the v mode, select f “ .) t Suitable for a subject with backlighting.

2 Select an option. Center-weighted:


t Your camera averages the meter reading of the
entire frame with emphasis placed on the centre.
t Suitable for photos with subjects in the centre of
Multi the frame.

Option Description
Multi:
t Your camera divides the scene into several areas,
and then measures the light intensity of each area.
t Suitable for general photos.

Shooting options 56
Adjusting brightness and colour

Selecting a light source


(White balance) p d v
Auto WB
The colour of your photo depends on the type and quality of the
light source. If you want the colour of your photo to be realistic,
select an appropriate lighting condition to calibrate the white
balance, such as Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, or Tungsten.

Icon Description
Auto WB: Use automatic settings depending on the
lighting conditions.
Daylight: Select when taking outdoor photos on a
Auto WB Daylight sunny day.
Cloudy: Select when taking outdoor photos on a
cloudy day or in shadows.
Fluorescent_H: Select when shooting under a
daylight fluorescent or three-way fluorescent light.
Fluorescent_L: Select when shooting under white
fluorescent light.
Cloudy Tungsten
Tungsten: Select when taking indoor photos under
incandescent bulbs or halogen lamps.
1 In Shooting mode, select f “ . Custom Set: Use your pre-defined settings. (p. 58)
2 Select an option.

Shooting options 57
Adjusting brightness and colour

Defining your own white balance


You can customise the white balance by taking photos of a white
surface, such as a piece of paper. This will help you to match
the colours in your photo with the actual scene according to your
lighting condition.

1 In Shooting mode, select f “ “ .

2 Aim the lens at a piece of white paper.

3 Press [Shutter].

Shooting options 58
Using burst modes ps

It can be difficult to take photos of fast-moving subjects or capture natural facial expressions and gestures of your subjects in photos.
In these cases, select one of the burst modes.

Option Description
Motion Capture: While you are pressing [Shutter],
the camera takes VGA photos (6 photos per second;
maximum of 30 photos).
AEB:
t Take 3 photos with different exposures: normal,
underexposed, and overexposed.
1 In Shooting mode, select f “ > “ . t Use a tripod to prevent blurry photos.

2 Select an option. The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.

t You can use the flash and timer and ACB only when you select
Single.
t When you select Motion Capture, the resolution will be set to
Single VGA and the ISO speed will be set to Auto.
t Depending on the selected face defection option, some burst
options are not available.

Option Description
Single: Take a single photo.
Continuous:
t While you are pressing [Shutter], the camera takes
photos continuously.
t The maximum number of photos depends on the
capacity of your memory card.

Shooting options 59
Improving your photos
Learn how to improve your photos by applying photo styles or colours, or make some adjustments.

Applying photo styles apsdv Defining your own RGB tone


Apply different styles to your photos, such as Soft, Vivid, or
Forest. 1 In Shooting mode, select f “> (once or twice) “
“ .

2 Select a colour (R: Red, G: Green, B: Blue).

3 Adjust the amount of the selected colour.

Soft Vivid Forest


Custom RGB

1 In Shooting mode, select f “> (once or twice) “ .

2 Select an option.
t Select to define your own RGB tone.

Normal
4 Select .

Depending on the selected photo style, you may not set the face
detection and image adjustment options.

Shooting options 60
Improving your photos

Adjusting your photos p Contrast option Description


Adjust the sharpness, saturation, and contrast of your photos. - Decrease the colour and brightness.
+ Increase the colour and brightness.
1 In Shooting mode, select f “ > (twice) “ .

2 Select an adjustment option. Saturation option Description


t : Sharpness - Decrease the saturation.
t : Contrast + Increase the saturation.
t : Saturation

3 Select a value to adjust the selected item. Select 0 if you do not want to apply any effects (suitable for printing).

Sharpness

-2 -1 0 +1 +2

Sharpness option Description


Soften the edges on your photos (suitable
-
for editing the photos on your computer).
Sharpen the edges to improve the clarity
+ of your photos. This may also increase the
noise on your photos.

Shooting options 61
Playback/Editing
Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice memos and edit photos or videos. Also, learn how to
connect your camera to your photo printer, TV, or HDTV.

Playing back ………………………………… 63 Viewing files on a TV ………………………… 79


Starting Playback mode ……………………… 63 Transferring files to your computer
Viewing photos ………………………………… 69 (for Windows) ………………………………… 80
Playing a video ………………………………… 71 Transferring files using Intelli-studio …………… 81
Playing a voice memo ………………………… 72 Transferring files by connecting the camera
Editing a photo ……………………………… 74 as a removable disk …………………………… 83
Rotating a photo ……………………………… 74 Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) … 84
Resizing photos ……………………………… 74 Transferring files to your computer
Editing colour ………………………………… 75 (for Mac) ……………………………………… 85
Defining your own RGB tone ………………… 75
Printing photos with a photo printer
Applying a special effect ……………………… 76
(PictBridge) …………………………………… 86
Correcting exposure problems ……………… 76
Editing photos of portraits …………………… 77
Creating a print order (DPOF) ………………… 78
Playing back
Learn actions to play back photos, videos, or voice memos, and managing files.

Starting Playback mode t You can also view files by tilting the camera.
(Motion recognition may not work well if you hold the camera
View photos or play videos and voice memos stored in your
parallel to the ground.)
camera.

1 Press [P].
t The most recent file you have taken or recorded will be
displayed.
t If the camera is off, it will turn on.

2 Draw a horizontal bar left or right to scroll through files.


t Select < to view the previous file. Hold to view files quickly.
t Select > to view the next file. Hold to view files quickly.

t To deactivate this function, select M “ . “Gesture


View “ Off in Playback mode.

t If you want to view files stored in the internal memory, remove your
memory card.
t The camera will not properly play back files that are too large or those
taken with cameras from other manufacturers.

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Playing back

Selecting a menu using motion recognition


Your camera features a built-in motion sensor that allows you to
quickly select a menu by tilting the camera.

In Playback mode, tilt the camera while touching and


holding .
Set the current photo as your favourite photo*
( will appear on the top of the file.)

Start a slide show (p. 70)

Motion recognition may not work well if you hold the camera parallel to the
ground, as shown below.

Lock or unlock the current file


( will appear on the top of the file.)

* You cannot set files as favourites for:


- videos or voice memos
- photos with errors or locked photos
- photos taken with cameras from other manufacturers
- photos taken using the motion capture option set
- photos that are too large for the available memory

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Playing back

Display in Playback mode Icon Description


Select a display type (p. 24)
Select a menu using motion recognition (p. 64)
M Playback and settings menus
Playback time of videos or voice memos
Information Play videos or voice memos
(Video p. 71/Voice memo p. 72)

Icon Description
Photo includes a voice memo Ranking your favourite faces
v Video file You can change the ranking of your favourite faces or delete
them. This feature is available only when you use a memory card.
Print order has been set (DPOF)
Protected file 1 In Playback mode, select .
Photo includes a registered face; Available only when you
use a memory card Face List
Favourite file 1 4

Folder name – File name 2 5


Open the face list (p. 65); Available only when you use a
memory card 3 6

Delete files (p. 68) 1/2


Play a slide show (p. 70)
t Select to cancel your favourite faces.
Edit photos (p. 74) t Select to view your favourite faces or view all faces.

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Playing back

2 Select “ a face. Option Description

Edit Ranking
Type View files by the file type.
Date View files by the date they were saved.
1 4
Color View files by the dominant colour of the image.
2
Week View files by the weekday they were saved.
3 Favorite View your favourite files.
View files by recognised faces and favourite
Face
faces. (Up to 20 people)

3 Select , or . to change the ranking of the face and It may take some time for the camera to open Smart Album or to change
select . the category and reorganise files.

Viewing files by category in Smart Album 2 Select a date, file type, weekday, colour, or face.
t You can also touch and hold < or > to scroll through dates,
View and manage files by categories, such as date, file type, or file types, weekdays, colours, or faces.
week.
3 Select < or > to scroll through files.
1 In Playback mode, select “ “ a category.
t You can also access Smart Album by pushing [Zoom] left. 4 Select to return to the normal view.

Type Once you select a category and a menu that displays thumbnails (such as
deleting multiple files or protecting selected files), the camera will display all files
Date sorted by category or only those that match the category option.
Color
Week
Favorite
Face 29 1 6 7 20
2009. 7. 1

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Playing back

Viewing files as thumbnails Protecting files


Scan thumbnails of files. Protect your files from accidental deletion.

In Playback mode, push [Zoom] left to display 9 or 16


thumbnails (push [Zoom] right to return to the previous To select and protect files,
mode).
1 In Playback mode, select M.

2 Select Protect “Select.

3 Select files you want to protect.


t Select to select all files.
t Select to cancel your selection.

29 1 6 7 20
2009. 7. 1

To Do this
Scroll through files Select < or >.
View a file Select a thumbnail.
Delete files Select or drag a file to . (p. 68)
Select a category Select .
4 Select .

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Playing back

To protect all files, To delete all files,

1 In Playback mode, select M. 1 In Playback mode, select M.

2 Select Protect “All “Lock. 2 Select Delete “ All “ Yes.

Deleting files Alternate way to delete a file


Delete single files or all files at once. You cannot delete protected While viewing a file in Playback mode, draw an X on the
files. screen.

To delete a single file,

1 In Playback mode, select a file “ .

2 Select Yes to delete the file.

To delete multiple files,

1 In Playback mode, select “ Multiple Delete.

2 Select files you want to delete.


t Select to select all files on the current screen.
t Select to cancel your selection.

3 Select “ Yes.

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Playing back

Using the recycle bin Copying files to the memory card


If you activate the recycle bin, files you delete will be sent to the You can copy files from the internal memory to a memory card.
recycle bin instead of being deleted permanently. This applies to
single files or selected files only–if you choose to delete all files, 1 In Playback mode, select M.
those files will not be sent to the recycle bin.
2 Select . “Copy to Card.
To activate the recycle bin, 3 Select Yes to copy files.

1 In Playback mode, select M.

2 Select Recycle Bin “ On.


Viewing photos
To restore files from the recycle bin, View a photo by changing the orientation by gesture or zooming
in on part of a photo or view photos as a slide show.
1 In Playback mode, select M.

2 Select Recycle Bin “ Retrieve. Rotating a photo by gesture


While viewing a single file, drag your finger as shown below to
t This function does not work for videos or voice memos. rotate the photo 90°.
t It may take longer to delete files when using the recycle bin function.
t If you format the internal memory, all files in the recycle folder will be
deleted.
t The recycle bin will hold up to 10 MB of files. Once you exceed the
10 MB limit, the camera asks you whether to empty the recycle bin.
Select Yes to empty the recycle bin or No to delete only the current
file.

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Playing back

Viewing files by rotating the photo automatically


You can view vertical photos in landscape view without rotating
your camera. Vertical photos will be automatically rotated to an
upright position in landscape view once you set this option and
take vertical photos.

To activate the automatic rotation,

1 In Shooting or Playback mode, select M “


“ .. Icon Description

2 Select Auto Rotate “ On. Delete the file.


Crop the enlarged photo (it will be saved as a new file).
3 Select .
Go back to the original view.
This option may not be effective for:
- photos taken when you hold the camera parallel to the ground
- photos taken with the motion capture option set
- videos
Starting a slide show
You can apply effects and audio to your slide show. This function
does not work for videos or voice memos.
Enlarging a photo
1 In Playback mode, select .
In Playback mode, push [Zoom] right to enlarge a
photo (push [Zoom] left to reduce a photo).
2 Set a slide show effect.

The enlarged area and zoom ratio are indicated on the top of the
screen. The maximum zoom ratio may vary depending on the
resolution. Select arrows or draw a diagonal to move the enlarged
area.
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Playing back

Playing a video
You can play a video, capture an image from a video, or crop a
video.

1 In Playback mode, select a video “ .

2 Use the following icons to control playback.

Option Description
Images: Select photos (up to 2,000) for your slide
show.
Play Mode: Select whether or not to loop the slide
show.
Interval: Set the interval between photos.
t This will be available when is selected in the
Effect menu. Icon Description
t When used with an effect option other than , the Scan backward.
interval will be set to 1 sec.
/ Pause or resume playback.
Music: Select background audio. Stop playback.
Effect:
Scan forward.
t Select a transition effect.
t Select for no effects. Adjust volume or mute sound.

3 Select to start the slide show.


t Touch on the screen (except for option icons) to pause the
slide show.
t Select to switch to Playback mode.

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Playing back

Trimming a video during playback Playing a voice memo


1 Select at the point where you want the new video to
Playing a voice memo
begin and select .

2 Select to resume playback. 1 In Playback mode, select a voice memo “ .

3 Select at the point where you want the new video to 2 Use the following icons to control playback.
end and select .

4 Select Yes.

t The original video should be at least 10 seconds long.


t The edited video will be saved as a new file.

Capturing an image during playback Icon Description


Scan backward.
1 Select at the point where you want to save a still / Pause or resume playback.
image.
Stop playback.
2 Select . Scan forward.

3 Select Yes. Adjust volume or mute sound.

A captured image will have the same file size as the original video file and will
be saved as a new file.

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Playing back

Adding a voice memo to a photo Playing a voice memo added to a photo

1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ M. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo that includes a voice
memo “ .
2 Select Voice memo “ On.

3 Press [Shutter] to record a short voice memo (10 2 Use the following icons to control playback.
seconds maximum).
t Press [Shutter] to stop recording a voice memo.

Icon Description
/ Pause or resume playback.
Stop playback.
Adjust volume or mute sound.

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Editing a photo
Perform photo editing tasks, such as rotating, resizing, eliminating red-eyes, and adjusting brightness, contrast, or saturation.

t Edited photos will be saved as new files. Resizing photos


t When you edit photos that are or larger, they will be automatically
resized to a lower resolution (except when rotating or resizing photos). 1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ .

2 Select “an option.


t Select to save the photo as a start image. (p. 90)
Rotating a photo
1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ .
1920 X 1080
2 Select “an option.

Left 90˚

3 Select .

Available options differ depending on the size of the selected photo.

3 Select .

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Editing a photo

Editing colour Defining your own RGB tone


Apply a different colour tone to the photo, such as Soft, Vivid, or
Forest. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ “ “ .

2 Select a colour (R: Red, G: Green, B: Blue).

3 Adjust the amount of the colour.

Custom RGB
Soft Vivid Forest

1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ .

2 Select “an option.


t Select to define your own RGB tone.

4 Select .

Soft

3 Select .

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Editing a photo

Applying a special effect Correcting exposure problems


Apply special effects to the photo, such as colour filters or noise Adjust ACB (Auto Contrast Balance), brightness, contrast, or
effects. saturation.

1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ . Adjusting an image


2 Select “an option.
1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ .

2 Select “ an adjustment option.


Elegant
t : Brightness
t : Contrast
t : Saturation

3 Select a value to adjust the selected item.


(-: less or +: more)

Option Description 4 Select .


Colour Filter: Change background colours to black
and white to make the main subject stand out.
Adjusting ACB (Auto Contrast Balance)
Elegant: Apply effects to the photo to make it brighter
and softer.
Add Noise: Add noise to the photo to give it an aged
1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ .
look. 2 Select “ .

3 Select .
3 Select .

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Editing a photo

Editing photos of portraits Applying snow effect


You can improve your photos by hiding facial imperfections and
removing red-eye or you can apply effects for fun. These effects
1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ .
are only available for portraits. 2 Select “ .
t Snow falls around the subjects.

3 Select to stop snowing and select .

Snow Mosaic Highlight Applying fun effects

Hiding imperfections 1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ .

1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ . 2 Select “ or .


t Your camera automatically detects faces.
2 Select “ . Option Description

3 Select a level. Mosaic: Apply mosaic effects to the detected faces.


t As the number increases, more imperfections are hidden. Highlight: Make the background blurry to draw
attention to the main subject.
4 Select .
3 Select a detected face and select .

Removing red-eye 4 Select .

1 In Playback mode, select a photo “ . t If you select or effect, the camera will detect up to 20 faces.
t You can use the effect even if the photo does not include people.
2 Select “ .

3 Select .

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Editing a photo

Creating a print order (DPOF) 5 Set DPOF options.


Select photos to be printed and set options, such as number of
copies or paper size.

t The memory card can be taken to a print shop that supports DPOF
(Digital Print Order Format) or you can print photos directly through a
DPOF-compatible printer at home.
t Wide photos may print with the left and right edges cut off, so be
aware of the dimensions of your photos.
t You cannot set the DPOF for the photos stored in the internal memory.

Option Description

1 In Playback mode, select M. Select whether to print the photos as thumbnails.


(Select to print photos as thumbnails.)
2 Select .“DPOF “Select. Specify the size of the print.
t To print all files, select All and skip to step 5.

3 Select photos to print. 6 Select , or . to set the number of copies.


t Select to select all files.
t Select to cancel your selection. 7 Select .

4 Select . If you specify the print size, you can print photos only with DPOF 1.1-compatible
printers.

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Viewing files on a TV
Play back photos or videos by connecting your camera to a TV using the A/V cable.

1 In Shooting or Playback mode, select M “ . 8 View photos or play videos using the touch screen on
your camera.
2 Select.(twice)“Video Out. t The touch screen will function as the controller for the TV
3 Select a video signal output according to your country or screen. Locate the option you want on the TV screen and
touch where the option is located on the camera screen.
region. (p. 92) When a pointer appears on the option on the TV screen,
4 Turn off your camera and TV. select on the camera screen.

5 Connect your camera to your TV using the A/V cable. t On some TVs, digital noise may occur or part of an image may not
appear.
Video Audio t Images may not appear centred on the TV screen depending on your
TV settings.
t You can capture photos or videos while the camera is connected
to a TV.

6 Turn on your TV and select the video output mode using


the TV remote control.

7 Turn on your camera and press [P].

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Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)
Transfer files to your computer using the built-in Intelli-studio program. You can also edit files or upload files to your favourite websites.

Requirements for Intelli-studio


t Intelli-studio may not perform correctly on some computers, even
Item Requirements when the computer meets the requirements.
t If your computer does not meet the requirements, videos may not play
Intel Pentium 4, 3.2 GHz or higher/AMD Athlon 64FX, correctly or it may take longer to edit videos.
CPU
2.6 GHz or higher t Install DirectX 9.0c or above before you use the program.
Minimum 512 MB RAM t You must use Windows 2000/XP/Vista or Mac OS 10.3 or later to
RAM
(1 GB and above recommended) connect the camera as a removable disk.
OS Windows XP SP2 or Vista
Hard disk
250 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended) Using a self-assembled PC or a PC and OS that are not supported may void
capacity
your warranty.
t CD-ROM drive
t 64 MB or greater video card (nVIDIA Geforce
7600GT or higher/ATI X1600 series or higher
recommended)
Others
t 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible
monitor (1280 x 1024 pixels, 32-bit colour display
recommended)
t USB port, Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later

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Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)

Transferring files using Intelli-studio 5 Turn on the camera.


Intelli-studio will start automatically when you connect the camera t The computer recognises the camera automatically.
to your computer with the USB cable.
6 Select a folder on your computer to save new files.
t If your camera has no new files, the pop-up window for saving
The battery will be charged while the camera is connected to a computer with
new files will not appear.
the USB cable.

7 Select Yes.
t New files will be transferred to the computer.
1 In Shooting or Playback mode, select M“ .

2
For Windows Vista, select Run iStudio.exe from the AutoPlay window.
Select . (twice)“PC Software“On.

3 Turn off the camera.

4 Connect the camera to your computer with the USB


cable.
You must plug the end of the cable with the indicator light (S) into
your camera. If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files. The
manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data.

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Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)

Using Intelli-studio
Intelli-studio is a built-in program that allows you to play back and edit files. You can also upload files to websites, such as Flickr or YouTube.
For details, select Menu “ Help in the program.

t If you install Intelli-studio on your computer, the program will launch more quickly. To install the program, select Menu “ Install Intelli-studio on PC.
t You cannot edit files directly on the camera. Transfer files to a folder on your computer before editing.
t You cannot copy files in your computer to the camera.
t Intelli-studio supports the following formats:s
- Videos: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: AAC), WMV (WMV 7/8/9)
- Photos: JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG, TIFF

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1
5
6

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Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)

Icon Description Transferring files by connecting the camera


1 Open menus as a removable disk
2 Display files in the selected folder You can connect the camera to your computer as a removable
disk.
3 Change to the Edit mode

4
Change to the Sharing mode (You can send files by email 1 In Shooting or Playback mode, select M “ .
or upload files to websites, such as Flickr or YouTube.)
5 Enlarge or reduce the thumbnails in the list 2 Select . (twice) “PC Software “Off.
6 Select a file type or a category 3 Connect the camera to your computer with the USB
7 View files of the selected folder on your computer cable.
8 Copy files to the computer You must plug the end of the cable with the indicator light (S) into
9 View files of the selected folder on the camera your camera. If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files. The
manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data.
10 View photos in a slide show/Play videos
11 Copy new files to your computer
12 Browse folders in the connected device
13 Select folders of your computer
14 Browse folders in your computer

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Transferring files to your computer (for Windows)

4 Turn on the camera. Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP)


t The computer recognises the camera automatically. The way to disconnect the USB cable for Windows 2000/Vista
If the camera fails to connect, a pop-up window will appear. Select is similar.
Computer.
1 If the status lamp on your camera is blinking, wait until
it stops.
5 On your computer, select My computer “Removable
2 Click on the tool bar at the bottom right of your PC
Disk “DCIM “100PHOTO.
screen.
6 Select the files you want and drag or save them to your
computer.

3 Click the pop-up message.

4 Remove the USB cable.

The camera may not be removed safely when Intelli-studio is running.


End the program before disconnecting the camera.

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Transferring files to your computer (for Mac)
When you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the computer will recognise the device automatically. You can transfer files directly
from the camera to the computer without installing any programs.

Mac OS 10.3 or later is supported.

1 Connect your camera to a Macintosh computer with the


USB cable.
You must plug the end of the cable with the indicator light (S) into
your camera. If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files. The
manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data.

2 Turn on the camera.


t The computer recognises the camera automatically and a
removable disk icon will be displayed.

3 Double-click the removable disk icon.

4 Transfer photos or videos to the computer.

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Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge)
Print photos with a PictBridge-compatible printer by connecting your camera directly to the printer.

1 With the printer on, connect your camera to the printer 4 Select an option.
with the USB cable. Option Description
Print the currently selected photo. Skip to
Current Photo
step 6.
Selected Photos Print the photos you want.
All Photos Print all photos. Skip to step 6.

5 Select < or > to scroll to a photo to print.

2 Turn on your camera. 6 Select , or . to set the number of copies and select
t The printer recognises the camera automatically. .
t If you selected to print the photos you want, repeat steps 5-6
t If the camera fails to connect, a pop-up window will appear.
Select Printer.
for all photos to print.
t If your printer has the mass storage feature, you must first set the
USB mode to Printer in the settings menu. (p. 93) 7 Select Yes to confirm.
t Printing starts. Select Cancel to cancel printing.

3 Select to print.
t Select to set printing options. See “Configuring print
settings” on page 87.

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Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge)

Configuring print settings

Option Description
Size: Specify the size of the print.
Layout: Create thumbnail prints.
Type: Select the type of paper.
Quality: Set the printing quality.
Date: Set to print the date.
File Name: Set to print the name of the file.
Reset: Reset the print options.

Some options are not supported by some printers.

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Appendixes
Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and
maintenance tips.

Settings menu …………………………………………… 89


Accessing the settings menu ……………………………… 89
Sound settings ……………………………………………… 90
Display settings ……………………………………………… 90
Camera settings …………………………………………… 91
Error messages …………………………………………… 94
Camera maintenance …………………………………… 95
Cleaning your camera ……………………………………… 95
About memory cards ……………………………………… 96
About the battery …………………………………………… 97
Before contacting a service centre …………………… 99
Camera specifications …………………………………… 102
Index ………………………………………………………… 106
Settings menu
Learn about various options to configure your camera's settings.

Accessing the settings menu 3 Select an option and save your settings.

1 In Shooting or Playback mode, select M. Volume Off


Low
2 Select a menu.
Haptic Strength
Haptic&Sound Medium

Volume : Medium Shutter Sound High


Haptic Strength : Medium Start Sound : Off
Haptic&Sound : All 1/2

Shutter Sound :1
Start Sound : Off
4 Select to return to the previous screen.
1/2

Icon Description
Sound settings: Set various camera sounds and
volume. (p. 90)
Display settings: Customise the display settings,
such as language and brightness. (p. 90)
Camera settings: Change the settings for the camera
system, such as memory format, default file name, and
USB mode. (p. 91)

Appendixes 89
Settings menu

Sound settings Display settings


* Default * Default
Item Description Item Description
Adjust the volume of any sound. Language Select a language for the display text.
Volume
(Off, Low, Medium*, High)
Select a level of the vibration when you touch on Function Display a brief description of an option or menu.
Description (Off, On*)
the screen. (Low, Medium*, High)
Haptic Strength Set a start image to display when the camera turns
In low temperatures, the vibration level may feel lower
than your actual setting. It is not a malfunction. on.
t Off*: Display no start image.
Select whether the camera will vibrate or sound
t Logo: Display a default image stored in the internal
Haptic&Sound when you touch on the screen.
memory.
(Off, Haptic, Sound, All*) Start Image
t User Image : Display the image you want. (p. 74)
Select a sound to be emitted when pressing the
Shutter Sound t Only one start image will be saved in the internal
shutter button. (Off, 1*, 2, 3)
memory.
Select a sound to be emitted when turning on your t If you select a new photo as a start image or reset
Start Sound
camera. (Off*, 1, 2, 3) your camera, the current image will be deleted.
Set to emit a sound to be emitted when half- Select a type of the grid lines that help you to
AF Sound
pressing the shutter button. (Off, On*) Grid Line
compose a scene. (2 X 2*, 3 X 3, +, X)

Appendixes 90
Settings menu

* Default Camera settings


Item Description * Default
Adjust the brightness of the screen. Item Description
Display (Auto*, Dark, Normal, Bright)
Brightness Format the internal memory and the memory card
Normal is fixed in Playback mode even if Auto is selected.
(all files-including the protected files-will be deleted).
Set the duration for reviewing a captured image (No, Yes)
Quick View before returning to Shooting mode. Format If you use a memory card used with cameras from different
(Off, 0.5 sec*, 1 sec, 3 sec) manufacturers or a memory card reader, or one formatted
on a computer, your camera may read the card incorrectly.
If you perform no operations for 30 seconds, the Format the card before using it.
camera automatically switches to Power save mode
Power Save Reset menus and shooting options (date and time,
(press any button to deactivate the Power save
mode). (Off*, On) Reset language, and video output settings will not be reset).
(No, Yes)
Set the date and time and select a date format.
Date & Time
(Off*, yyyy/mm/dd, mm/dd/yyyy, dd/mm/yyyy)
Select a region and set the daylight-saving time
Time Zone
(DST).

Appendixes 91
Settings menu

* Default * Default
Item Description Item Description
Specify how to name files. Set whether to display the date and time on your
t Reset: Set the file number to start from 0001 when photos when printing. (Off*, Date, Date & Time)
inserting a new memory card, formatting a memory t The date and time will be displayed on the bottom-
card, or deleting all files. Imprint
right corner of the photo in yellow.
t Series*: Set the file number to follow the previous t The date and time may not be printed on some
file number when inserting a new memory card, printer models.
t If you select in the s mode, the date and
formatting a memory card, or deleting all files.
time will not be displayed.
t The default name of the first folder is 100PHOTO and
the default name of the first file is SAM_0001. Set the camera to automatically turn off when you are
File No. not using it. (Off, 1 min, 3 min*, 5 min, 10 min)
t The file number increases one by one from
SAM_0001 to SAM_9999. t Your settings will not change after replacing the
t The folder number increases one by one from Auto Power battery.
100PHOTO to 999PHOTO. Off t The camera will not automatically turn off when:
t The maximum number of files that can be stored in - it is connected to a computer or printer
one folder is 9999. - you are playing a slide show or videos
t The camera defines file names according to the - you are recording a voice memo
Digital rule for Camera File system (DCF) standard.
Set an assistant light to help you focus in dark places.
If you change the names of files intentionally, the AF Lamp
camera may not play back the files.
(Off, On*)

Set the camera to automatically rotate vertical photos


Auto Rotate
to view them in landscape view. (Off, On*)

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Settings menu

* Default
Item Description
Set the video signal output according to your region.
t NTSC*: USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, Taiwan,
Mexico.
Video Out
t PAL (supports only BDGHI): Australia, Austria,
Belgium, China, Denmark, England, Finland,
Germany, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands,
New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden,
Switzerland, Thailand
Set the function to use via a USB connection with a
computer or printer.
t Auto*: Set your camera to select a USB mode
automatically.
USB
t Computer: Connect your camera to a computer
for transferring files.
t Printer: Connect your camera to a printer for
printing files.
Set Intelli-studio to start automatically when you
PC Software
connect your camera to your computer. (Off, On*)
Calibrate the screen so that your camera will properly
Calibration
recognise the input.

Appendixes 93
Error messages
When the following error messages appear, try these remedies.

Error message Suggested remedies


t Turn off your camera and then turn it on again.
Card Error t Remove your memory card and insert it again.
t Format your memory card. (p. 91)
File names do not match the DCF standard.
DCF Full Error Transfer the files on the memory card to your
computer and format the card. (p. 91)
Delete the damaged file or contact a service
File Error
centre.
Low Battery Insert a charged battery or recharge the battery.
Delete unnecessary files or insert a new memory
Memory Full
card.
Take photos or insert a memory card that has
No Image File
some photos.

Appendixes 94
Camera maintenance

Cleaning your camera Camera body


Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth.
Camera lens and touch screen
Use a blower brush to remove dust and wipe the lens gently with
a soft cloth. If any dust remains, apply lens cleaning liquid to a
piece of cleaning paper and wipe gently.

t Never use benzene, thinners, or alcohol to clean the device. These


solutions can damage the camera or cause it to malfunction.
t Do not press on the lens cover or use a blower brush on the lens
cover.

Appendixes 95
Camera maintenance

About memory cards Memory card capacity


The memory capacity may differ depending on shooting scenes
Memory cards you can use or shooting conditions. These capacities are based on a 1 GB
microSDTM card:
You can use microSDTM (Secure Digital) memory cards.
Size Super Fine Fine Normal 60 FPS 30 FPS 15 FPS
145 281 399 - - -
166 310 436 - - -
P 200 363 522 - - -
h
o 209 357 531 - - -
t 339 630 860 - - -
o
s 526 885 1,198 - - -
873 1,455 1,909 - - -
1,697 2,037 2,350 - - -
Approx. Approx.
- - - -
13' 21" 23' 20"
*
V Approx. Approx.
i
- - - -
15' 10" 32' 11"
d
e Approx. Approx.
o - - - -
37' 25" 66' 45"
s
Approx. Approx. Approx.
- - -
78' 20" 136' 47" 235' 02"
* The recordable time may vary if you use the zoom.
Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total
recording time.

Appendixes 96
Camera maintenance

About the battery Battery life


Use only Samsung-approved batteries. Average time / Test conditions
Number of photos (when the battery is fully charged)
Battery specifications
This is measured under the following
conditions: in the a mode, 12M
Mode SLB-07A
resolution, Fine quality, OIS on.
Type Lithium-ion battery
1. Set the flash option to Fill in, take a
Cell capacity 720 mAh Approx. 100 min/ single shot, and zoom in or out.
Voltage 3.7 V Photos Approx. 200 2. Set the flash option to Off, take a
photos single shot, and zoom in or out.
Charging time
Approx. 150 min
(when the camera is switched off) 3. Perform steps 1 and 2 for 30
seconds and repeat for 5 minutes.
Then turn off the camera for 1 minute.
4. Repeat steps 1 to 3.
Record videos at 1280 x 720 HQ
Videos Approx. 60 min
resolution and 30 fps.

t The figures above are measured by Samsung’s standards and may differ
depending on actual usage.
t Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording
time.

Appendixes 97
Camera maintenance

Notes about charging the battery


t If the indicator light is off, make sure that the battery is inserted
correctly.
t Turn off your camera when charging.
t Turn on your camera after charging the battery for more than 10
minutes.
t Using the flash or recording videos depletes the battery quickly.
Charge the battery until the indicator light turns green.
t If the indicator light blinks in orange or does not illuminate, reconnect
the cable, or remove the battery and insert it again.
t If you charge the battery when the cable is overheated or the
temperature is too high, the indicator light may turn orange. Charging
will start when the battery cools down.

Notes about charging with a computer connected


t Use only the provided USB cable.
t The battery may not be charged when:
- you use a USB hub
- other USB devices are connected to your computer
- you connect the cable to the port on the front side of your
computer
- the USB port of your computer does not support the power output
standard (5 V, 500 mA)

Appendixes 98
Before contacting a service centre
If you are having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures before contacting a service centre. If you have attempted
the troubleshooting solution and are still having problems with your device, contact your local dealer or service centre.

Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies


t Make sure that the battery is inserted. t There is no space on the memory card.
Cannot turn on the t Make sure that the battery is inserted Delete unnecessary files or insert a new
camera correctly. card.
t Charge the battery. t Format the memory card. (p. 91)
t Charge the battery. t The memory card is defective. Get a
Cannot take photos new memory card.
t Your camera may be in Power save
The power turns off mode. (p. 91) t Make sure that the camera is switched
suddenly on.
t The camera may turn off to prevent the
memory card from being damaged due t Charge the battery.
to an impact. Turn on your camera again. t Make sure that the battery is inserted
correctly.
t The battery may lose power more quickly
in low temperatures (below 0° C). Keep The camera freezes Remove the battery and insert it again.
the battery warm by putting it into your t The flash option may be set to Off.
pocket. (p. 45)
The flash does not work
The camera is losing t Using the flash or recording videos t You cannot use the flash in the d, v,
battery power quickly depletes the battery quickly. Recharge or some s modes.
if needed.
The flash fires The flash may fire due to static electricity.
t Batteries are consumable parts that must unexpectedly This is not a malfunction of the camera.
be replaced over time. Get a new battery
if the battery life is diminishing quickly. The date and time are Set the date and time in the display settings
incorrect menu.
The touch screen or
Remove the battery and insert it again.
buttons do not work

Appendixes 99
Before contacting a service centre

Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies


If you use your camera at very low t Your photo is overexposed. Adjust the
temperatures, it may cause the camera The photo is too bright exposure value. (p. 54)
The camera screen screen to malfunction or discolour. t Turn off the flash. (p. 45)
works poorly For better performance of your camera
Your photo is underexposed.
screen, use your camera in moderate
t Adjust the exposure value. (p. 54)
temperatures. The photo is too dark
t Turn on the flash. (p. 45)
The memory card has The memory card has not been reset.
t Adjust the ISO speed. (p. 46)
an error Format the card. (p. 91)
t Make sure that the camera is correctly
If you change the name of a file, your
connected to the external monitor with
camera may not play the file (the name of The TV does not
the A/V cable.
Cannot play back files the file should meet the DCF standard). If display your photos
you encounter this situation, play back files t Make sure that your memory card
on your computer. contains photos.

t Make sure that the focus option you set t Make sure that the USB cable is
is suitable for close-up shots. (p. 47) connected correctly.
Your computer does
t Make sure that the subject is within t Make sure that your camera is switched
The photo is blurry not recognise your
range of the flash. (p. 102) on.
camera
t Make sure that the lens is clean. If not, t Make sure that you are using a
clean the lens. (p. 95) supported operating system.

An incorrect white balance can create Your computer The file transmission may be interrupted by
The colours in the disconnects the camera static electricity. Disconnect the USB cable
unrealistic colour. Select the proper white
photo do not match the while transferring files and connect it again.
balance option to suit the light source.
actual scene
(p. 57)

Appendixes 100
Before contacting a service centre

Situation Suggested remedies


t You can play videos only with the Intelli-
studio program. Install the program on
Your camera cannot
your computer. (p. 82)
play videos
t Make sure that the USB cable is
connected correctly.
t End Intelli-studio and restart the program.
t You cannot use Intelli-studio on
Macintosh computers.
t Make sure that the PC Software is set
to On in the settings menu. (p. 93)
Intelli-studio is not
functioning properly t Depending on your computer's
specification and environments, the
program may not launch automatically.
In this case, click Start “ My
Computer “ Intelli-studio “
iStudio.exe on your computer.

Appendixes 101
Camera specifications

Image sensor Shutter speed


Type 1/2.33" (Approx. 7.79 mm) CCD t Auto: 1/8 - 1/2,000 sec.
t Program: 1 - 1/2,000 sec.
Effective pixels Approx. 12.2 mega-pixels
t Night: 8 - 1/2,000 sec.
Total pixels Approx. 12.4 mega-pixels t Fireworks: 2 sec.
Lens Exposure
Schneider-KREUZNACH lens f = 4.9 - 22.5 mm Control Program AE
Focal length
(35 mm film equivalent: 27 - 124.2 mm)
Metering Multi, Spot, Center-weighted
F-stop range F3.5 (W) - F5.9 (T)
t Still image mode: 1.0X - 5.0X Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
Digital zoom
t Play mode: 1.0X - 12.5X (depending on image size) ISO equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Display Flash
Type TFT LCD Mode Off, Auto, Red-eye, Fill in, Slow Sync, Red-eye Fix
t Main Display: 3.0" (7.6 cm) Wide QVGA (230 K) t Wide: 0.2 m - 3.4 m (ISO Auto)
Feature Full Touch LCD Range
t Tele: 0.5 m - 2.0 m (ISO Auto)
t Front Display: 1.5" (3.8 cm) 61 K TFT LCD
Recharging time Approx. 4 sec.
Focusing
Shake reduction
TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Center AF, Face Recognition
Type AF, Face Detection AF, Smart Touch AF, One Touch DUAL IS [Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) +
Shooting) Digital Image Stabilisation (DIS)]
Effect
Wide (W) Tele (T)
t Photo Style Selector : Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest,
Normal 80 cm - infinity
Shooting mode Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
Range Macro 5 cm - 80 cm 50 cm - 80 cm t Image Adjust: Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation
Auto Macro 5 cm - infinity 50 cm - infinity
Super Macro 3 cm - 8 cm -

Appendixes 102
Camera specifications

White Balance Playback


Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Single image, Thumbnails, Multi slide show with music
Custom Set and effects, Movie clip, Smart Album*
Type
Date Imprinting *Smart Album category: Type, Date, Color, Week,
Face, Favorite
Date & Time, Date, Off Resize, Rotate, Photo Style Selector , Image Adjust,
Edit
Shooting Special Effect, Face Effect
t Modes: Smart Auto (Portrait, Night Portrait, t Photo Style Selector : Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest,
Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
Motion, Tripod, Night, Macro, Macro Text, Blue Sky, t Image Adjust: ACB, Brightness, Contrast,
Sunset Sky, Natural Green, Natural Portrait, Macro Effect Saturation
Colour), Auto, Program, DUAL IS, Movie, Scene t Special Effect: Colour Filter, Elegant, Add Noise
Photos (Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Text, t Face Effect: Face Retouch, Red-eye Fix, Snow ,
Close Up, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Mosaic, Highlight
Beach & Snow, Frame Guide, Beauty Shot)
Voice recording
t Drive: Single, Continuous, Motion Capture, AEB
t Timer: 10 Sec, 2 Sec, Double, Motion Timer t Voice Recording (Max. 10 hours )
t Format: H.264 (Max recording time: 20 min) t Voice Memo in a photo (Max. 10 sec.)
t Size: 1280 X 720 HQ (30 FPS, 15 FPS), Storage
1280 X 720 (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 640 X 480 (30 FPS, t Internal memory: Approx. 55 MB
15 FPS), 320 X 240 (60 FPS, 30 FPS, 15 FPS) t External memory (Optional):
t Frame Rate: 60 FPS, 30 FPS, 15 FPS Media microSD card (up to 4 GB guaranteed)
Videos
t Effect: Photo Style Selector , White Balance Internal memory capacity may not match these
t Voice: Off, On (sound is muted when operating the specifications.
zoom function)
t Video editing (embedded): Pause during recording,
Still image capture, Time trimming

Appendixes 103
Camera specifications

t Photo: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, Power source


PictBridge 1.0
File format Rechargeable
t Video: H.264 (MPEG-4.AVC) Lithium-ion battery (SLB-07A, 720 mAh)
battery
t Audio: AAC
The power source may differ depending on your region.
For 1GB microSDTM
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Super Fine Fine Normal
4000 X 3000 145 281 399 99.8 x 59.8 x 19.1 mm

3984 X 2656 166 310 436 Weight


3840 X 2160 200 363 522 149 g (without battery and memory card)
3264 X 2448 209 357 531 Operating temperature
Image size 2560 X 1920 339 630 860
0 - 40˚ C
2048 X 1536 526 885 1,198
Operating humidity
1920 X 1080 873 1,455 1,909
2,350
5 - 85 %
1024 X 768 1,697 2,037

These figures are measured under Samsung’s Software


standard conditions and may vary depending on Intelli-studio
shooting conditions and camera settings.
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Interface
Digital output
USB 2.0
connector
Audio output Mono (Internal speaker), Mono (Microphone)
Video output AV: NTSC, PAL (selectable)
DC power input
20 pin, 4.2 V
connector

Appendixes 104
Correct Disposal of This Product Correct disposal of batteries in this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate battery return systems)
countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that
This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of with other
the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB household waste at the end of their working life. Where marked, the
cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains
end of their working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels in EC Directive
or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate 2006/66. If batteries are not properly disposed of, these substances
these items from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to can cause harm to human health or the environment.
promote the sustainable reuse of material resources. Household users
should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please
or their local government office, for details of where and how they can separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle them through
take these items for environmentally safe recycling. Business users your local, free battery return system.
should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of
the purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories
should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. The rechargeable battery incorporated in this product is not user
replaceable. For information on its replacement, please contact your
service provider.

This Class [B] digital apparatus complies with Canadian


ICES-003.
Samsung Eco-mark
It is Samsung’s own symbol mark is used to
effectively communicate Samsung’s environmental
friendly product activities to the consumers. The
mark represents Samsung’s continuous effort on
development of environmental conscious products.

Appendixes 105
Index
A B D F
ACB Battery Date and time 91 Face detection
in Playback mode 76 Charging 98 Blink detection 51
Deleting files 68
in Shooting mode 55 Life 97 Face detection 50
Specifications 97 Digital Image Stabilisation 36 Smart face recognition 52
Adjusting
Digital zoom 26 Smile shot 51
Brightness 76 Beauty Shot mode 33
Contrast Disconnecting the device 84 Facial brightness 33
Blink detection 51
in Playback mode 76
in Shooting mode 61 Display brightness 91 Facial imperfections 33
Burst
Saturation Auto Exposure Bracket Display type 24 Flash
in Playback mode 76 (AEB) 59 Auto 45
in Shooting mode 61
Continuous 59 DPOF 78
Fill in 46
Sharpness 61
Motion capture 59 Dragging 19 Off 45
AF Lamp 92 Red-eye 46
DUAL IS mode 36
AF Sound 90 Red-eye fix 46
C
Slow sync 46
Aperture 35 Calibration 18, 93 E
Focus area
Auto Contrast Balance Camera shake 28 Editing 74 Center AF 49
(ACB) 55
Capturing an image 72 Enlarging 70 Multi AF 49
Auto mode 25 One touch shooting 49
Children mode 34 Error messages 94
Smart Touch AF 49
Cleaning Exposure 54
Body 95
Display 95
Lens 95

Appendixes 106
Index

Focus distance Intelli-studio 82 Movie mode 37 Q


Auto macro 47
ISO speed 46 Muting Quick View 91
Macro 47
Camera 17
Normal (AF) 47
Video 38
Super macro 47 L R
Format 91 Light source Recording
(White balance) 57 O
Video 37
Frame guide 34
Long time shutter 35 One touch shooting 49 Voice memo 39
Frame rate 38
Optical Image Stabilisation Recycle bin 69
Front display 13, 23 (OIS) 27
M Red-eye
Function description 90 in Playback mode 77
Macro 47
P in Shooting mode 45
Maintenance 95
G Photo quality 42 Reset 91
Memory card
Gestures 20 Capacity 96
Photo styles Resizing 74
in Playback mode 75
Grid line 24, 90 microSD 96 Resolution
in Shooting mode 60
Metering Photo 41
Playback button 17 Video 42
H Center 56
Multi 56 Playback mode 63 RGB tone
Half-pressing 6
Spot 56 in Playback mode 75
Printing photos 86
Motion recognition in Shooting mode 60
I Print order 78
in Playback mode 64 Rotating 69, 74
Icons 15 in Shooting mode 22 Program mode 36

Imprint 92 Motion timer 44 Protecting files 67

Appendixes 107
Index

S Smart Touch AF 48 Video Out 92


Scene mode 32 Smile shot 51 Viewing files
as thumbnails 67
Self-portrait 37 Special effects
on TV 79
Add noise 76
Service centre 99 Slide show 70
Colour filter 76
Settings Smart album 66
Elegant 76
Accessing 89 Voice memo
Start image 90
Camera 91 Playing 72
Display 90 Recording 39
Sound 90 T
Volume 90
Shooting mode Timer 43
Auto 25
Touching 19 W
DUAL IS 36
Movie 37 Touch vibration 24 White balance 57
Program 36 Transferring files
Scene 32 for Mac 85
Smart Auto 31
Z
for Windows 80
Zooming 26
Shutter speed 35
Slide show 70 V
Smart Album 66 Video
Playing 71
Smart Auto mode 31
Recording 37
Smart face recognition 52

Appendixes 108
Please refer to the warranty that came with your product or
visit our website http://www.samsungcamera.com/ for after-
sales service or inquiries.