Shooting still images

Shoots still images.

  1. MENU (Camera Settings1) → [Shoot Mode][Intelligent Auto].

  2. Point the camera to the subject.
  3. Press the SHUTTER/MOVIE button halfway down to focus.
    • When the image is in focus, a beep sounds and the focus indicator () lights up.

    • The shortest shooting distance is approximately 50 cm (1.7 ft) (from the lens).
  4. Press the SHUTTER/MOVIE button fully down.

Focus indicator

Image is in the focus.

The focusing has failed.


  • When the product cannot focus automatically, the focus indicator flashes and the beep does not sound. Either recompose the shot or change the focus setting.
  • Focusing may be difficult in the following situations:
    • It is dark and the subject is distant.
    • The contrast of the subject is poor.
    • The subject is seen through glass.
    • The subject is moving quickly.
    • There is reflective light or shiny surfaces.
    • There is a flashing light.
    • The subject is backlit.
    • The subjects in the focus area have different focal distances.