Shooting still images while recording a movie (Dual Rec)

You can shoot still images while recording a movie. The camera keeps recording the movie even if you shoot still images.
  1. Press the MOVIE (Movie) button to start recording a movie.

  1. Press the shutter button.

A still image is recorded.
  • The number of recordable still images (A) appears on the screen when you press the shutter button halfway down.

  1. Press the MOVIE button to stop recording the movie.

  • When movies are recorded in [AVC HD 28M (PS)] quality, you cannot use Dual Rec.

  • The sound of the shutter button operating may be recorded.

  • Flash is not available for shooting still images during movie recording.

  • The size of a still image that can be shot while recording a movie varies depending on the movie size. For details, see “Still Image Size(Dual Rec).” [Details]

  • When the Smile Shutter function is set to [On], the shutter releases automatically each time the camera detects a smiling face. You cannot switch [On] or [Off] for Smile Shutter during movie recording.

  • When the (Movie Mode) is set and the camera is on [Standby], you cannot use [Smile Shutter].