The camera can be used to record short high-definition movies. Sound is recorded in stereo via the built-in microphone; do not cover the microphone during recording.
Press to start recording.
Zoom can be adjusted while recording is in progress.
To end recording, press the button again. Recording ends automatically when the movie reaches maximum length or memory is full.
The indicator lamp lights while movies are being recorded.
Sensitivity and frame size and rate can be selected using the [MOVIE SET-UP] option. Focus mode is selected using the focus mode selector; for continuous focus adjustment, select [C], or choose [S] and enable Intelligent Face Detection. Intelligent Face Detection is not available in focus mode [M].
During recording, exposure compensation can be adjusted by up to ±2 EV.
Touch zoom is not available during movie recording.
The area recorded when [ON] is selected for [DIGITAL IMAGE STABILIZER] is smaller than that shown in the monitor.
Recording may be unavailable at some settings, while in other cases settings may not apply during recording.
The microphone may pick up lens noise and other sounds made by the camera during recording.
Vertical or horizontal streaks may appear in movies containing very bright subjects. This is normal and does not indicate a malfunction.
Depth of Field
Manual aperture adjustment is available in shooting modes [A] and [M]; adjust aperture before recording begins. Choose low f-numbers to soften background details. The effect can be heightened by increasing the distance between your subject and the background.