Nikon COOLPIX L340 Reference Manual

Smart Portrait Mode Capturing Images of Smiling Faces

Smart Portrait Mode Capturing Images of Smiling Faces

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Shootin

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 Features

When the camera detects a smiling face, you can take a picture automatically 
without pressing the shutter-release button (smile timer (

A67)). You can use 

the skin softening option to smooth the skin tones of human faces.

1

Frame the picture.

• Point the camera at a human face.

2

Without pressing the shutter-release button, wait for the 
subject to smile.

• If the camera detects that the face framed by the double border is smiling, 

the shutter is automatically released.

• Whenever the camera detects a smiling face, it automatically releases the 

shutter.

3

End automatic shooting.

• Perform one of the operations listed below to end shooting.

- Set Smile timer to Off.
- Press  the  A button and select a different shooting mode.

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Notes About Smart Portrait Mode

Under some shooting conditions, the camera may be unable to detect faces or 
smiles (

A39). The shutter-release button can also be used for shooting.

C

When the Self-timer Lamp Flashes

When using smile timer, the self-timer lamp flashes when the camera detects a face 
and flashes quickly immediately after the shutter is released.

Functions Available in Smart Portrait Mode

• Flash mode (A32)

• Self-timer (A34)

• Exposure compensation (A36)

• Smart portrait menu (A67)

Smart Portrait Mode (Capturing Images of 
Smiling Faces)

Enter shooting mode 

M A (shooting mode) button M F Smart portrait 

mode 

M k button