Digital Still Camera DSC-RX100

About Scene Recognition

Scene Recognition operates in [Intelligent Auto] mode and [Superior Auto] mode.

This function allows the product to automatically recognize the shooting conditions and shoot the image.

Scene Recognition:

When the product recognizes certain scenes, the following icons and guides are displayed on the first line:

  • (Portrait)
  • (Infant)
  • (Night Portrait)
  • (Night Scene)
  • (Backlight Portrait)
  • (Backlight)
  • (Landscape)
  • (Macro)
  • (Spotlight)
  • (Low Light)

When the product recognizes certain conditions, the following icons are displayed on the second line:

  • (Tripod)
  • (Walk)*
  • (Move)
  • (Move (Bright))
  • (Move (Dark))

*The condition (Walk) is recognized only when [SteadyShot] is set to [Active].


  • When [Smile/Face Detect.] is set to [Off], the [Portrait], [Backlight Portrait], [Night Portrait] and [Infant] scenes are not recognized.