Changing shooting modes (Shoot Mode)

You can set the shooting mode according to the subject you wish to shoot or the function you wish to adjust.

  1. Press the MODE (Mode) button, and then use the control wheel to select the desired shooting mode.

    • You can also set the shooting mode by selecting MENU (Camera Settings1) → [Shoot Mode].

Available functions

(Intelligent Auto):
Allows you to shoot with automatic scene recognition.
P (Program Auto):
Allows you to shoot with the exposure adjusted automatically (both the shutter speed and the aperture value (F value)). Also you can select various settings using the menu.
A (Aperture Priority):
Allows you to adjust the aperture and shoot when you want to blur the background, etc.
S (Shutter Priority):
Allows you to shoot fast-moving subjects etc., by manually adjusting the shutter speed.
M (Manual Exposure):
Allows you to shoot still images with the desired exposure by adjusting the exposure (both the shutter speed and the aperture value (F value)).
(Sweep Panorama):
Allows you to shoot a panoramic image by compositing the images.
SCN (Scene Selection):
Allows you to shoot with preset settings according to the scene.
MR (Memory recall):
Allows you to shoot an image after recalling often-used modes or numeric settings registered in advance.
(High Frame Rate):
Allows you to shoot movies with a higher frame rate than the recording format so that you can record smooth super-slow-motion movies.
Allows you to change the exposure mode for movie recording.
( Intelligent Auto):
Allows you to record movies with automatic scene recognition.