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    Still camera settings

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    To adjust the still camera settings

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. If the still camera is not selected, drag Icn sony camera switch mode to Icn sony camera cap mode normal.
    3. Tap one of the settings icons on the left of the screen.
    4. To display all settings, press Icn sony 11ni and menu k90.
    5. Select the setting you want to adjust, then edit as desired.

    To customise the still camera settings panel

    1. When the camera is open, pressIcn sony 11ni and menu k90 to display all settings.
    2. Touch and hold the setting you want to move and drag it to the desired position.
    TipIf you drag the setting outside of the settings panel, the change is cancelled.

    Still camera settings overview

    Scenes

    Use the Scenes feature to quickly set up the camera for common situations using pre-programmed scenes. The camera determines a number of settings for you to fit the selected scene, ensuring the best possible photo.

    Icn sony camera scene normal Off
    The Scenes feature is off and photos can be taken manually.
    Icn sony camera scene night scene Night scene
    Use when taking photos at night or in poorly lit environments. Due to long exposure time, the camera must be held still or placed on a stable surface.
    Icn sony camera scene sport Sports
    Use for photos of fast-moving objects. Short exposure time minimises motion blurring.

    Exposure value

    Icn sony camera quick exposure level tch
    Determine the amount of light in the photo you want to take. A higher value indicates an increased amount of light.

    White balance

    The white balance setting adjusts the colour balance according to the lighting conditions.

    Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance auto Auto
    Adjust the colour balance automatically to the lighting conditions.
    Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance incandescent Incandescent
    Adjusts the colour balance for warm lighting conditions, such as under light bulbs.
    Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance fluorescent Fluorescent
    Adjust the colour balance for fluorescent lighting.
    Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance daylight Daylight
    Adjust the colour balance for sunny outdoor conditions.
    Icn sony camera advanced settings white balance cloudy Cloudy
    Adjust the colour balance for a cloudy sky.

    Self-timer.

    With the self-timer you can take a photo without holding the phone. Use this function to take self-portraits, or group photos where everyone can be in the photo. You can also use the self-timer to avoid shaking the camera when taking photos.

    Icn sony camera advanced settings self timer on On (10 s.)
    Set a 10-second delay from when you tap the camera screen until the photo is taken.
    Icn sony camera advanced settings self timer on two sec On (2 s.)
    Set a 2-second delay from when you tap the camera screen until the photo is taken.
    Icn sony camera advanced settings self timer off Off
    The photo is taken as soon as you tap the camera screen.

    Geotagging

    Tag photos with details of where you took them.

    Icn sony camera geotag on On
    When geotagging is turned on, the approximate geographical location is added to photos when you take them. To use geotagging, you must enable location features from the Settings menu. For geotags to be added to a photo, the location must be determined before you take the photo. Your location is determined when Icn sony camera geotag on appears on the camera screen. When your device is searching for your position, Icn sony statusbar gps on appears.
    Icn sony camera geotag off Off
    When geotagging is turned off, you cannot view the location where you took a photo.

    Capturing method

    Select the method you use to take photos.

    Icn sony camera onscreen button On-screen button
    Take a photo by tapping the on-screen button on the camera screen. The photo is taken as soon as you release your finger.
    Icn sony camera advanced settings touch capture on Touch capture
    Identify a particular focus area by touching the camera screen with your finger. The photo is taken as soon as you release your finger. This applies only when focus mode is set to touch focus.
    Icn sony cam shutter key only
    Camera key only
    Take a photo only using the hardware camera key. The photo is taken as soon as you release your finger.
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