Panasonic DMC-FX500 Operating Instruction

Taking pictures with your favorite settings

Taking pictures with your favorite settings

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Basic

[REC] mode: 

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Taking pictures with your favorite settings 

(³: Program AE mode)

Many more menu items can be set and you can take pictures with greater freedom than 
when you take pictures in the Intelligent auto mode (P29).

∫ To adjust the exposure and take pictures at times when the image appears too 

dark (P52)

∫ To adjust the colors and take pictures at times when the image appears too red (P68)

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

A [MODE] button
B [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch

Touch [PROGRAM AE].

• To change the setting while taking pictures, refer to 

“Using the [REC] Mode Menu” (P66).

Aim the AF area at the point you want to focus on.

Press the shutter button halfway to focus.

• The focus range is 50 cm (1.64 feet) (Wide)/1 m 

(3.28 feet) (Tele) to 

¶ (infinity).

• If pictures are to be taken at an even closer range, 

refer to “Taking Close-up Pictures” (P45).

Press the halfway pressed shutter button 
fully to take a picture.

• The access indication lights (P17) red when pictures 

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

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