still image

Shoots an image using the self-timer after a designated number of seconds have elapsed since the shutter button was pressed. Use the 5-second/10-second self-timer when you are going to be in the picture, and use the 2-second self-timer to reduce camera-shake caused by pressing the shutter button.

  1. Press / (Drive Mode) of the control wheel → [Self-timer(Single)].
    • You can also set the drive mode by selecting MENU (Shooting) → [Drive Mode][Drive Mode].
  2. Select the desired mode using the right/left side of the control wheel.
  3. Adjust the focus and shoot the image.
    The self-timer lamp flashes, a beep sounds, and a picture is taken after the designated number of seconds have elapsed.

Menu item details

The mode determines the number of seconds until a picture is taken after the shutter button is pressed.

Self-timer(Single): 10 sec
Self-timer(Single): 5 sec
Self-timer(Single): 2 sec


  • Press the shutter button again or press / (Drive Mode) on the control wheel to stop the count of the self-timer.
  • Press / (Drive Mode) on the control wheel and select (Single Shooting) to cancel the self-timer.
  • Set [Audio Signal(Shooting)] to [Off] to turn off the beeping sound during the self-timer countdown.
  • To use the self-timer in the bracket mode, set the drive mode to bracket, then select MENU (Shooting) → [Drive Mode][Bracket Settings][Selftimer during Bracket].


  • The self-timer is unavailable in the following situations:
    • [Sports Action] under [Scene Selection]