Adjust image quality settings.
The shooting menu is displayed when you press [MENU/OK] in shooting mode. Choose from tabs A, B, C, D, or E.
The options available vary with the shooting mode selected.
Simulate the effects of different kinds of film, including black-and-white (with or without color filters). Choose a palette according to your subject and creative intent.
|c[PROVIA/STANDARD]||Standard color reproduction. Suited to a wide range of subjects, from portraits to landscapes.|
|d[Velvia/VIVID]||A high-contrast palette of saturated colors, suited to nature photos.|
|e[ASTIA/SOFT]||Enhances the range of hues available for skin tones in portraits while preserving the bright blues of daylight skies. Recommended for outdoor portrait photography.|
|i[CLASSIC CHROME]||Soft color and enhanced shadow contrast for a calm look.|
|g[PRO Neg. Hi]||Offers slightly more contrast than h ([PRO Neg. Std]). Recommended for outdoor portrait photography.|
|h[PRO Neg. Std]||A soft-toned palette. The range of hues available for skin tones is enhanced, making this a good choice for studio portrait photography.|
|b[MONOCHROME]||Take pictures in standard black and white.|
|e[MONOCHROME + Ye FILTER]||Take black-and-white pictures with slightly increased contrast. This setting also slightly tones down the brightness of the sky.|
|d[MONOCHROME + R FILTER]||Take black-and-white pictures with increased contrast. This setting also tones down the brightness of the sky.|
|f[MONOCHROME + G FILTER]||Soften skin tones in black-and-white portraits.|
|f[SEPIA]||Take pictures in sepia.|
Film simulation options can be combined with tone and sharpness settings.
For more information, visit: “The World of Film Simulation episode 1”
Choose the three film simulation types used for film simulation bracketing (a [FILM SIMULATION]).
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 (a Using the Self Timer).
Configure the camera to take photos automatically at a preset interval. If desired, frames shot using interval timer shooting can be joined to form a time-lapse movie.
Highlight o [INTERVAL TIMER SHOOTING] in the shooting menu and press [MENU/OK].
Use the selector to choose the interval and number of shots. Press [MENU/OK] to proceed.
Highlight one of the following recording types and press [MENU/OK].
The frame size and rate for the time-lapse movie can be selected using P[TIME-LAPSE MOVIE MODE] before shooting begins.
Use the selector to choose the starting time and then press [MENU/OK].
Shooting will start automatically.
Interval timer photography cannot be used at a shutter speed of [B] (bulb) or HDR, e (4K), or during panorama or multiple exposure photography. In burst mode, only one picture will be taken each time the shutter is released.
Use of a tripod is recommended.
Check the battery level before starting. We recommend using an optional AC-9V AC power adapter and CP-W126 DC coupler.
The display sometimes turns off between shots and lights a few seconds before the next shot is taken. The display can be activated at any time by pressing the shutter button.
Choose the frame size and rate for time-lapse movies.
|V[2160/30P]*||3840 × 2160
|i[1080/59.94P]||1920 × 1080
|h[720/59.94P]||1280 × 720
* Use a memory card with a UHS speed class of 3 or better when recording time-lapse movies that will be viewed on the camera.
For natural colors, choose a white balance option that matches the light source (a White Balance).
Adjust color density. Choose from 5 options between +2 and −2.