Shoot Mode: Intelligent Auto

still image, movie, slow&quick motion

The camera shoots images with automatically adjusted settings.

  1. Set the Still/Movie/S&Q switch to the desired shooting mode.
    • If S&Q (slow-motion/quick-motion) is selected and [Shoot Mode Sel. Screen] is set to [Display], the [ Shoot Mode] screen in Step 2 will be displayed at this point.
  2. MENU (Shooting) → [Shooting Mode][Shoot Mode]/[Shoot Mode]/[ Shoot Mode][Intelligent Auto].
  3. Point the camera at the subject.

    When the camera recognized the scene, the icon for the recognized scene appears on the screen.

  4. Adjust the focus and shoot the image.

About Scene Recognition

The Scene Recognition function allows the camera to automatically recognize shooting conditions.
When the camera recognizes certain scenes, the following icons and guides are displayed at the top of the screen:

  • (Portrait)
  • (Infant)
  • (Night Portrait)
  • (Night Scene)
  • (Backlight Portrait)
  • (Backlight)
  • (Landscape)
  • (Macro)
  • (Spotlight)
  • (Low Light)
  • (Night Scene using a tripod)
  • (Tripod)*

*Only an icon is displayed.

To adjust the image brightness, color tone, etc. ( My Image Style)

Swipe the monitor left or right to display the touch function icons on the shooting screen, and touch (image adjustment). You can set (Background Defocus), (Brightness), (Color), and [Creative Look] to your preferences. Touch each icon at the bottom of the screen to set each item.

For details, refer to “ Adjusting images in the auto mode (My Image Style) .”


  • The product will not recognize the scene when you shoot still images with zoom functions other than optical zoom.
  • The product may not properly recognize the scene under certain shooting conditions.
  • In the [Intelligent Auto] mode, when the camera recognizes multiple people, it changes the aperture so that the recognized faces can be captured clearly. However, depending on the shooting conditions, not all recognized faces may be captured clearly. This function does not work in the following cases.
    • When shooting still images
    • When the [Background Defocus] button is pressed
    • When [Subject Recog in AF] is set to [Off]
    • When [Recognition Target] is other than [Human]