Chapter 2: Taking Pictures and Recording Video Clips
Taking Pictures and
Recording Video Clips
Taking Still Pictures
You can take a picture almost any time the camera is on,
regardless of what is being shown on the Image Display. For
example, if a menu is currently displayed when you press the
button, the menu will be canceled, and the camera will
take a picture. To take a still picture:
Frame the subject for your picture
in the viewfinder.
Hold the camera steady
(especially if using zoom) and
button on the top
of the camera halfway down. The
camera measures and then locks the focus and exposure
(the AF viewfinder light turns on solid green when focus is
locked - see
Using Auto Focus
on page 32 for details).
button all the way down to take the
picture. You will hear a shutter click when the camera takes
After a picture is taken, the image appears for several seconds
on the Image Display. This is called
. You can
delete the image during
by pressing the
You can use
to review the pictures you have taken.
on page 53.