Use the timer for group- or self-portraits, to prevent blur caused by camera shake, or to release the shutter automatically when selected conditions are met. To use the self-timer, press the selector left when the camera is in shooting mode. The options shown below will be displayed; press the selector up or down to highlight an option and press [MENU/OK] to select.
Stand behind the camera when using the shutter button. Standing in front of the lens can interfere with focus and exposure.
To stop the timer before the picture is taken, press [DISP/BACK].
Self-timer options can also be selected in the shooting menu.
Selecting [SMILE], [BUDDY], or [GROUP] sets [AF/MF SETTING] > [FACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING] to [FACE ON/EYE OFF]. The original setting is restored when the self timer is turned off.
The self-timer turns off automatically when the camera is turned off.