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Beauty Effect

You can apply a cosmetic effect on a recorded still image to make a person in the image look better; for example, retouching for smoother skin, larger eyes or whiter teeth.

You can set the effects from level 1 to 5. The effected file is saved as a new file. The original image is retained as is.

  1. Set the camera to playback mode.
  2. MENU - (Beauty Effect) - on the control button
  3. Select a face that you want to apply a cosmetic effect.
  4. Select the desired effect and perform retouching according to the operation method in each mode.

(Skin Toning):

Retouches the image to change skin color to the desired effect.

  1. Select the desired base skin color using / and then press .
  2. Increase or decrease color using /.

(Skin Smoothing):

Retouches the image to remove age spots and wrinkles from skin.

Increase or decrease the effect using /.

(Shine Removal):

Retouches the image to suppress the oily skin look.

Increase or decrease the effect using /.

(Eye Widening):

Retouches the image to enlarge eyes.

Increase or decrease the effect using /.

(Teeth Whitening):

Retouches the image to whiten teeth. You may not be able to whiten teeth for some images.

Increase or decrease teeth whiteness using /.


  • You cannot use [Beauty Effect] for the following images:
    • Panoramic images
    • Movies
  • You cannot apply a cosmetic effect on an extremely small face in the image.
  • To apply a cosmetic effect on more than one face, select a previously-saved image file processed by a cosmetic effect, then select another face to apply that effect.
  • The cosmetic effect may not produce a satisfactory result in the case of some images.