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    Video camera settings

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    To adjust video camera settings

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. If the video camera is not selected, drag Icn sony camera switch mode to Icn sony camera switch video.
    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 make your changes.

    To customise the video camera settings panel

    1. When the video 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.

    Video camera settings overview

    Scenes

    The Scenes feature helps you 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 video.

    Icn sony camera scene normal Off
    The Scenes feature is off and you can shoot videos manually.
    Icn sony camera scene night scene Night scene
    When turned on, light sensitivity is increased. Use in poorly lit environments. Videos of fast-moving objects may get blurred. Hold your hand steady, or use a support. Turn off night mode when lighting conditions are good, to improve the video quality.
    Icn sony camera scene sport Sports
    Use for videos of fast-moving objects. Short exposure time minimises motion blurring.

    Exposure value

    Icn sony camera quick exposure level tch
    This setting allows you to determine the amount of light in the image you capture. 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 record a video without holding the phone. Use it to record group videos where everyone can be in the video. You can also use the self-timer to avoid shaking the camera when recording videos.

    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 video begins to record.
    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 video begins to record.
    Icn sony camera advanced settings self timer off Off
    The video begins to record as soon as you tap the camera screen.

    Capturing method

    Select the method you use to record a video.

    Icn sony camera onscreen button On-screen button
    Record a video by using the on-screen button on the camera screen.
    Icn sony camera advanced settings touch capture on Touch capture
    Identify a particular focus area by touching the camera screen with your finger.
    Icn sony cam shutter key only Camera key only
    Record a video by using only the hardware camera key.

    Microphone

    Select whether to pick up the surrounding sound when recording videos.

    Shutter sound

    Choose to turn on or turn off the shutter sound when you record a video.

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