Panasonic DMC-FX500 Operating Instruction

Taking pictures using the automatic function

Taking pictures using the automatic function

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Basic

[REC] mode: 

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Basic

Taking pictures using the automatic function 

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: Intelligent Auto Mode)

The camera will set the most appropriate settings to match the subject and the recording 
conditions so we recommend this mode for beginners or those who want to leave the 
settings to the camera and take pictures easily.
• The following functions are activated automatically.

– Scene detection/[STABILIZER]/[INTELLIGENT ISO]/Face detection/[QUICK AF]/

[I.EXPOSURE] (Intelligent Exposure)/Digital Red-eye Correction

Slide the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch to [¦/!], and then 
press [MODE].

• The status indicator 3 lights when you turn this 

unit on 

2. (It turns off after about 1 second.) 

(

1: Shutter button)

Touch [INTELLIGENT AUTO].

Hold this unit gently with both hands, keep 
your arms still at your side and stand with 
your feet slightly apart.

A Flash
B AF assist lamp

Press the shutter button halfway to focus.

• The focus indication 1 (green) lights when the subject 

is focused.

• The AF area 2 is displayed around the subject’s face 

by the face detection function. In other cases, it is 
displayed at the point on the subject which is in focus.

• The focus range is 5 cm (0.17 feet) (Wide)/1 m 

(3.28 feet) (Tele) to 

¶ (infinity).

Press the shutter button fully (push it in 
further), and take the picture.

• The access indication (P17) lights red when pictures 

are being recorded on the built-in memory (or the 
card).

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