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.
|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.
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 PTIME-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.
|V2160/30P*||3840 × 2160
|i1080/59.94P||1920 × 1080
|h720/59.94P||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.