ISO (still image/movie)

still image, movie, slow&quick motion

Sensitivity to light is expressed by the ISO number (recommended exposure index). The larger the number, the higher the sensitivity.

  1. ISO on the control wheel → select desired setting.
    • You can also select MENU (Exposure/Color) → [Exposure][ISO].
    • You can change the value by 1/3 EV steps by turning the front dial as well as by turning the control wheel. You can change the value by 1 EV steps by turning the rear dial.

Menu item details

Sets the ISO sensitivity automatically.
ISO 40 – ISO 409600:
Sets the ISO sensitivity manually. Selecting a larger number increases the ISO sensitivity.


  • You can change the range of ISO sensitivity that is set automatically in [ISO AUTO] mode. Select [ISO AUTO] and press the right side of the control wheel, and set the desired values for [ISO AUTO Maximum] and [ISO AUTO Minimum].
  • The higher the ISO value, the more noise will appear on the images.
  • The available ISO settings will differ depending on whether you are shooting still images, shooting movies, or shooting slow-motion/quick-motion movies.
  • When shooting movies, ISO values between 80 and 409600 are available. If the ISO value is set to a value smaller than 80, the setting is automatically switched to 80. When you finish recording the movie, the ISO value returns to the original setting.
  • The available range for ISO sensitivity varies depending on the setting for [Gamma] under [Picture Profile].
  • The available ISO sensitivity range changes when outputting RAW movies to another device connected via HDMI.


  • [ISO] is set to [ISO AUTO] in the following shooting modes:
    • [Intelligent Auto]
  • When the ISO sensitivity is set to a value lower than ISO 80, the range for recordable subject brightness (dynamic range) may decrease.
  • When you select [ISO AUTO] with the shooting mode set to [P], [A], [S] or [M], the ISO sensitivity will be automatically adjusted within the set range.
  • If you point the camera at an extremely strong light source while shooting images with a low ISO sensitivity, highlighted areas in the images may be recorded as black areas.