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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.

Option Description
cPROVIA/STANDARD Standard color reproduction. Suited to a wide range of subjects, from portraits to landscapes.
dVelvia/VIVID A high-contrast palette of saturated colors, suited to nature photos.
eASTIA/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.
iCLASSIC CHROME Soft color and enhanced shadow contrast for a calm look.
gPRO Neg. Hi Offers slightly more contrast than h (PRO Neg. Std). Recommended for outdoor portrait photography.
hPRO 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.
bMONOCHROME Take pictures in standard black and white.
eMONOCHROME + Ye  FILTER Take black-and-white pictures with slightly increased contrast. This setting also slightly tones down the brightness of the sky.
dMONOCHROME + R FILTER Take black-and-white pictures with increased contrast. This setting also tones down the brightness of the sky.
fMONOCHROME + G FILTER Soften skin tones in black-and-white portraits.
fSEPIA 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.

  1. Highlight o INTERVAL TIMER SHOOTING in the shooting menu and press MENU/OK.

  2. Use the selector to choose the interval and number of shots. Press MENU/OK to proceed.

  3. Highlight one of the following recording types and press MENU/OK.

    • BSTILL: Each photo is recorded separately.
    • aSTILL + TIME-LAPSE MOVIE: Each photo is recorded separately; in addition, the entire sequence is recorded as a time-lapse movie.

    The frame size and rate for the time-lapse movie can be selected using PTIME-LAPSE MOVIE MODE before shooting begins.

  4. Use the selector to choose the starting time and then press MENU/OK.

  5. 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.

Option Frame size Rate
V2160/30P* 3840 × 2160
30 fps
V2160/15P* 15 fps
i1080/59.94P 1920 × 1080
(Full HD)
59.94 fps
i1080/50P 50 fps
i1080/24P 24 fps
i1080/23.98P 23.98 fps
h720/59.94P 1280 × 720
59.94 fps
h720/50P 50 fps
h720/24P 24 fps
h720/23.98P 23.98 fps

* 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.

+2 +1 0 -1 -2