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USER
MANUAL
WB 250 F/WB 251 F/WB 252 F/WB 280 F
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This user manual includes detailed usage instructions for
your camera. Please read this manual thoroughly.
Basic troubleshooting
Basic functions
Quick reference
Contents

Summary of Contents

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    USER MANUAL WB 250 F/WB 251 F/WB 252 F/WB 280 F Click a topic This user manual includes detailed usage instructions for your camera. Please read this manual thoroughly. Basic troubleshooting Quick reference Contents Basic functions Extended functions Shooting options Playback/Editing Wireless network Settings...

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    Health and safety information Always comply with the following precautions and usage tips to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your camera. Prevent damage to subjects’ eyesight. Warning—situations that could cause injury to yourself or others Do not use the flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3 ft) to people or animals. If you use the flash too close to your subject’s eyes, you can cause temporary or permanent eyesight damage.

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    This may result in electric shock. If liquid or foreign objects enter your camera, immediately disconnect all power sources, such as the battery or charger, and then contact a Samsung service center. Comply with any regulations that restrict the use of a camera in a certain area.

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    This may cause a fire or electric shock. • Samsung is not responsible for damage or injuries caused by unapproved batteries, chargers, cables or accessories. Do not allow the AC charger to come in contact with the +/- terminals on the battery.

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    Do not use the camera if the screen is damaged. Data transferred via WLAN can be hacked, so avoid transferring sensitive data in public areas or on open networks. If the glass or acrylic parts are broken, visit a Samsung Electronics Service Center to • have the camera repaired.

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    Outline of the User Manual Copyright information Basic functions • Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of the Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for Microsoft Corporation. shooting. • Mac and Apple App Store are registered trademarks of the Apple Corporation.

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    Indicators used in this manual Icons used in this manual Mode Indicator Icon Function Smart Auto Additional information Program Safety warnings and precautions Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual Camera buttons. For example, [Shutter] represents the shutter button. Smart Page number of related information Best Face The order of options or menus you must select to perform a step;...

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    Expressions used in this manual Pressing the shutter Exposure (Brightness) • Half-press [Shutter]: Press the shutter halfway down The amount of light that enters your camera determines the exposure. You can alter • the exposure by changing the shutter speed, aperture value, or ISO sensitivity. Press [Shutter]: Press the shutter all the way down By altering the exposure, your photos will be darker or lighter.

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    Special features of your camera Using the Touch screen and camera buttons Setting a DIRECT LINK button option You can select a Wi-Fi function to launch when you press the DIRECT LINK button. Access Settings. You can operate the camera by either touching the screen or pressing the camera Access the DIRECT LINK button option.

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    When you capture a photo with your camera, the photo is saved to the smart phone automatically. The camera connects to a smart phone wirelessly. Install Samsung SMART CAMERA Select the camera from the list and on the smart phone.

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    Using MobileLink You can send files easily from your camera to a smart phone. The camera connects wirelessly to smart phones that support the MobileLink feature. Install Samsung SMART CAMERA Select the camera from the list and on the smart phone.

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    You can remotely control your camera from a smart phone. The camera connects to a smart phone wirelessly. Use the smart phone as a remote shutter release with the Remote Viewfinder feature. The captured photo will appear on the smart phone. Install Samsung SMART CAMERA Select the camera from the list and on the smart phone.

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    Special features of your camera Shooting samples – Macro Select the macro option ( ). You can capture close up shots of small subjects, such as flowers or insects. Capture a photo. The example image may differ from the actual photo that you capture.

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    Basic troubleshooting Learn to solve common problems by setting shooting options. The subject’s eyes Red eye occurs when the subject's eyes reflect light from the camera flash. • appear red. Set the flash option to Red-eye or Red-eye Fix. (p. 66) •...

  • Page 15: Table Of Contents

    Quick reference Capturing photos of people Adjusting the exposure (brightness) Applying effects to videos • • • s mode > Beauty Face s mode > Rich Tones g mode > Movie Filter • i mode • ISO sensitivity (to adjust the sensitivity to light) •...

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    Contents Extended functions Basic functions ....................... 42 ......................... 19 Using the Smart Auto mode Unpacking ................. 43 ........................20 Using the Program mode ..................45 Camera layout ......................21 Using the DIRECT LINK button ................23 Using the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual mode ....

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    Contents Shooting options Using Face Detection ....................75 ......................63 Detecting faces ....................... 75 Selecting a resolution and quality ..............64 Capturing a self portrait shot ................75 Selecting a resolution .................... 64 Capturing a smile shot ................... 76 Selecting a photo quality ..................65 Detecting eye blinking ..................

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    Contents Playback/Editing Wireless network ......................87 ......................111 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings ..........88 ..... 112 Starting Playback mode ..................88 Connecting to a WLAN ..................112 Viewing photos ....................... 93 Using the login browser ..................

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    Contents Settings ..........................131 Settings menu ......................132 Accessing the settings menu ................132 Sound ........................133 Display ........................133 Connectivity ......................134 General ........................135 Appendixes ........................137 Error messages ......................138 Camera maintenance .................... 140 Cleaning your camera ..................140 Using or storing the camera ................

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    Basic functions Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting. Unpacking Selecting options or menus ……………………………………… 20 …………………… 31 Selecting with buttons ………………………… 31 Camera layout …………………………………… 21 Selecting by touch ……………………………… 32 Using the DIRECT LINK button …………………...

  • Page 21: Unpacking, Unpacking

    • The items included in the box may differ depending on the model. • You can purchase optional accessories at a retailer or a Samsung service center. Samsung is not responsible for any problems caused by using unauthorized accessories. Basic functions...

  • Page 22: Camera Layout, Camera Layout

    Camera layout Before you start, familiarize yourself with your camera’s parts and their functions. Power button Flash pop-up button Microphone Shutter button Internal antenna* * Avoid contact with the internal antenna while Flash* using the wireless network. * While not in use, keep the flash unit closed to prevent damage.

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    Camera layout DIRECT LINK button Zoom button • Start a preset Wi-Fi function In Shooting mode: Zoom in or out • In Playback mode: Zoom in on part of a photo or view files as thumbnails, or adjust the volume Mode dial Status lamp (p.

  • Page 24: Using The Direct Link Button, Using The Direct Link Button

    Camera layout Buttons Using the DIRECT LINK button Button Description You can turn on the Wi-Fi feature conveniently with [DIRECT LINK]. Press [DIRECT LINK] to activate the Wi-Fi function that you have designated. Start recording a video. Press [DIRECT LINK] again to return to the previous mode. Access options or menus.

  • Page 25: Inserting The Battery And Memory Card, Inserting The Battery And Memory Card

    Memory card Memory card Insert the battery with the Samsung logo facing up. Using the memory card adapter To use micro memory cards with this product, a PC, Rechargeable battery or a memory card reader, insert the card into an adapter.

  • Page 26: Charging The Battery And Turning On Your Camera, Charging The Battery, Turning On Your Camera

    Charging the battery and turning on your camera Charging the battery Turning on your camera Before you use the camera for the first time, you must charge the battery. Plug the Press [X] to turn your camera on or off. small end of the USB cable into your camera, and then plug the other end of the •...

  • Page 27: Performing The Initial Setup, Performing The Initial Setup

    Performing the initial setup When you turn on your camera for the first time, the initial setup screen appears. Follow the steps below to configure the camera’s basic settings. The language is preset for the country or region where the camera is sold. You can change the language as desired. You can also select an item by touching it on the screen. Press [c] to select Time Zone, and then press [t] or [o].

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    Performing the initial setup Press [c] to select Date Type, and then press [t] or [o]. Press [D/c] to select a date type, and then press [o]. Press [c] to select Time Type, and then press [t] or [o]. Press [D/c] to select a time type, and then press [o]. Press [b] to finish the initial setup.

  • Page 29: Learning Icons, Learning Icons

    Learning icons The icons the camera displays on the screen change according to the mode you select or the options you set. If you change a shooting option, the corresponding icon will blink briefly in yellow. Icon Description Icon Description Memory card inserted Frame rate (per second) •...

  • Page 30: Selecting Modes, Icons On The Mode Screen, Selecting Modes, Icons On The Mode Screen

    Selecting modes Use the mode dial to select a shooting mode or function. Rotate the mode dial to a desired mode. You can also select an icon on the Mode screen in some modes. Icons on the Mode screen Icon Description Smart Auto: Capture a photo with a Scene mode selected automatically by the camera.

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    Selecting modes Icon Description Icon Description My Magic Frame: Capture a photo and select an area to MobileLink: Send photos or videos to a smart phone. (p. 117) make it transparent. Overlay a newly captured photo onto the Remote Viewfinder: Use a smart phone as a remote shutter area.

  • Page 32: Selecting Options Or Menus, Selecting With Buttons, Selecting Options Or Menus, Selecting With Buttons

    Selecting options or menus Press [m] to select an option or a menu. You can also touch the screen to select an option or a menu. Selecting with buttons For example, to select a White Balance option in Program mode: Press [m], and then press [D/c/F/t] or [o] to select an option or a Rotate the mode dial to p.

  • Page 33: Selecting By Touch, Selecting By Touch

    Selecting options or menus Press [D/c] to select White Balance, and then press [t] or Selecting by touch [o]. Touch m on the screen, drag the option list up or down, and then touch an option to select it. In Shooting or Playback mode, touch m on the screen. White Balance Drag the option list up or down, and then touch an option.

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    Selecting options or menus Learning touch gestures Flicking: Gently flick your finger across the screen. Do not use sharp objects, such as pens or pencils, to touch the screen. You can damage the screen. Touching: Touch an icon to select a menu or option. My Magic Split Shot Motion...

  • Page 35: Setting The Display And Sound, Setting The Display Type, Setting The Display And Sound

    Setting the display and sound Learn how to change the basic display information and sound settings. Setting the display type About histograms A histogram is a graph that illustrates how light is distributed in your photo. If the You can select a display type for the Shooting or Playback mode. Each type displays histogram has a high peak on the left, the photo is underexposed and will appear different shooting or playback information.

  • Page 36: Setting The Sound, Setting The Sound

    Setting the display and sound Setting the option display view Setting the sound You can hide or show the option display appearing in some modes. Turn on or off the sound your camera emits when you perform functions. Rotate the mode dial to n. Press [o] repeatedly.

  • Page 37: Capturing Photos, Capturing Photos

    Capturing photos Learn how to capture photos easily and quickly in Smart Auto mode. Rotate the mode dial to T. Half-press [Shutter] to focus. • A green frame means the subject is in focus. • A red frame means the subject is out of focus. Align your subject in the frame.

  • Page 38: Zooming, Zooming

    Capturing photos p A h M Zooming Digital zoom The Digital zoom is supported by default in Shooting mode. If you zoom in on You can capture close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. a subject in Shooting mode and the zoom indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using the Digital zoom.

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    Capturing photos T p A h M Intelli zoom Setting Intelli zoom If the zoom indicator is in the Intelli range, your camera is using the Intelli zoom. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Photo resolution varies according to the zoom rate if you use the Intelli zoom. By using both the Optical zoom and Intelli zoom, you can zoom in up to 36 times.

  • Page 40: Reducing Camera Shake (ois), Reducing Camera Shake (ois)

    Capturing photos Reducing camera shake (OIS) p A h M • OIS may not function properly when: you move your camera to follow a moving subject Reduce camera shake optically in Shooting mode. you use the Digital zoom there is too much camera shake the shutter speed is slow (for example, when you capture night scenes) the battery is low you capture a close-up shot...

  • Page 41: Tips For Getting A Clearer Photo, Tips For Getting A Clearer Photo

    Tips for getting a clearer photo Holding your camera correctly Reducing camera shake Ensure nothing is blocking the lens, Set the Optical Image Stabilization option to reduce camera flash, or microphone. shake optically. (p. 39) When is displayed Half-pressing the shutter button Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the focus.

  • Page 42: Turn On The Flash. (p

    Preventing your subject from being out of focus • It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when: When you capture photos in low light there is little contrast between the subject and background (for example, when your subject is wearing clothing that is similar in color to the Turn on the flash.

  • Page 43: Extended Functions

    Extended functions Learn how to capture a photo and record a video by selecting a mode. Using the Smart Auto mode Using the Magic Plus mode …………………… 43 …………………… 54 Using the My Magic Frame mode ……………… 54 Using the Program mode ………………………...

  • Page 44: Using The Smart Auto Mode

    Using the Smart Auto mode In Smart Auto mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate camera settings based on the type of scene it detects. The Smart Auto mode is helpful if you are not familiar with the camera settings for various scenes. Rotate the mode dial to T.

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    Using the Smart Auto mode Half-press [Shutter] to focus. Press [Shutter] to capture the photo. • If the camera does not recognize an appropriate scene mode, it uses the default settings for the Smart Auto mode. • Even if it detects a face, the camera may not select a portrait mode depending on the subject's position or lighting.

  • Page 46: Using The Program Mode

    Using the Program mode In Program mode, you can set most options, except the shutter speed and aperture value, which the camera sets automatically. Rotate the mode dial to p. Set the desired options. • For a list of options, refer to "Shooting options". (p. 63) Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus.

  • Page 47: Using The Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Or Manual Mode

    Using the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual mode Adjust the aperture value or shutter speed to control the exposure of your photos. You can use these options in the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual modes. Aperture value Shutter speed The aperture is a hole that lets light into the camera.

  • Page 48: Using The Aperture Priority Mode

    Using the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual mode Using the Aperture Priority mode Press [o] to save the setting. The Aperture Priority mode allows you to set the aperture value manually while the Set options. camera automatically selects an appropriate shutter speed. •...

  • Page 49: Shutter Priority Mode, Using The Shutter Priority Mode

    Using the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual mode Using the Shutter Priority mode Press [o] to save the setting. The Shutter Priority mode allows you to set the shutter speed manually while the Set options. camera automatically selects an appropriate aperture value. •...

  • Page 50: Using The Manual Mode

    Using the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual mode Using the Manual mode Press [F/t] to adjust the aperture value or shutter speed. • You can also drag the dials on the screen to the left or right. The Manual mode allows you to adjust both the aperture value and the shutter speed manually.

  • Page 51: Using The Smart Mode

    Using the Smart mode In Smart mode, you can capture a photo with options that are preset for a specific scene. Rotate the mode dial to s. Option Description Capture a wide panoramic scene in a single photo. Panorama Select a scene. •...

  • Page 52: Using The Panorama Mode

    Using the Smart mode Using the Panorama mode With [Shutter] pressed, slowly move the camera in the direction that will let it capture the rest of the panorama. In Panorama mode, you can capture a wide panoramic scene in a single photo. •...

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    Using the Smart mode • For best results when capturing panoramic photos, avoid the following: moving the camera too quickly or too slowly moving the camera too little to capture the next image moving the camera at irregular speeds shaking the camera shooting in dark places capturing moving subjects nearby shooting conditions where the brightness or color of light is changing...

  • Page 54: Using The Best Face Mode

    Using the Best Face mode In Best Face mode, you can capture multiple photos and replace faces to create the best possible image. Use this mode to select the best image for each individual when capturing group photos. Rotate the mode dial to i. Touch the best image from the 5 faces that were captured.

  • Page 55: Using The Magic Plus Mode, Using The My Magic Frame Mode

    Using the Magic Plus mode In the Magic Plus mode, you can capture a photo with various effects. Using the My Magic Frame mode Select a frame. In My Magic Frame mode, you can make part of the photo transparent, and then capture a new photo within the transparent area.

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    Using the Magic Plus mode Drag the selected frame to place it to a desired location. Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus. • To recapture a background photo, touch Press [Shutter] to capture a photo. •...

  • Page 57: Using The Split Shot Mode

    Using the Magic Plus mode Using the Split Shot mode Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus. In Split Shot mode, you can capture several photos and arrange them with preset layouts. Press [Shutter] to capture a photo. Rotate the mode dial to g.

  • Page 58: Using The Motion Photo Mode

    Using the Magic Plus mode Using the Motion Photo mode On the screen, draw an area to be animated. In Motion Photo mode, you can capture and combine a series of photos, and then select an area to be animated to create a GIF animation. Rotate the mode dial to g.

  • Page 59: Using The Photo Filter Mode

    Using the Magic Plus mode Using the Photo Filter mode Select an effect. Apply various filter effects to your photos to create unique images. Option Description Apply a tilt-shift effect to make the subject appear in Miniature miniature. Apply the retro-looking colors, high contrast, and strong Vignetting vignette effect of Lomo cameras.

  • Page 60: Using The Movie Filter Mode

    Using the Magic Plus mode Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to Option Description focus. Apply a pen sketch effect. Sketch Distort close objects to imitate the visual effect of a Press [Shutter] to capture a photo. Fish-eye fisheye lens.

  • Page 61: Recording A Video

    Recording a video Record Full HD videos (1920 X 1080) of up to 20 minutes. The camera saves recorded videos as MP4 (H.264) files. • H.264 (MPEG-4 part10/AVC) is a high-compression video format established by the international standards organizations ISO-IEC and ITU-T. •...

  • Page 62: Recording A Video With The Smart Scene Detection Function

    Recording a video Capturing still images while recording a video Recording a video with the Smart Scene Detection function You can capture still images while recording a video without switching to the photo In Smart Auto mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate camera shooting modes (up to 6 photos).

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    Recording a video Icon Description Landscapes Sunsets Blue skies Forested areas Press (Video recording) to start recording. Press (Video recording) again to stop recording. • If the camera does not recognize an appropriate scene mode, it uses the default settings for the Smart Scene Detection mode. •...

  • Page 64: Shooting Options

    Shooting options Learn how to set the options in Shooting mode. Selecting a resolution and quality Capturing a smile shot …………… 64 ………………………… 76 Detecting eye blinking ………………………… 76 Selecting a resolution ………………………… 64 Selecting a photo quality Tips for detecting faces …………………………...

  • Page 65: Selecting A Resolution And Quality, Selecting A Resolution

    Selecting a resolution and quality Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings. T p A h M s i g Selecting a resolution Setting the video resolution As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include more pixels, so it In Shooting mode, press [m].

  • Page 66: Selecting A Photo Quality

    Selecting a resolution and quality p A h M i g Selecting a photo quality Set a photo quality setting. Higher image quality settings will result in larger file sizes. The camera compresses and saves the photos you capture in the JPEG format. In Shooting mode, press [m].

  • Page 67: Shooting In The Dark, Preventing Red-eye, Using The Flash

    Shooting in the dark Learn how to capture photos at night or in low light conditions. Preventing red-eye Using the flash When the flash fires when you capture a photo of a person in the dark, a red glow Press the flash pop-up button to may appear in the person’s eyes.

  • Page 68: Flash Options, Setting A Flash Option

    Shooting in the dark Setting a flash option Select an option. T p A h M s g Use the flash when you capture photos in the dark or when you need more light in Icon Description your photos. Off: •...

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    Shooting in the dark Adjusting the flash intensity Icon Description Adjust the flash intensity to avoid over-exposed or under-exposed photos. Slow Sync: • The flash fires and the shutter stays open longer. In Shooting mode, press [F]. • This option is recommended when you want to capture more ambient light to reveal more details in the background.

  • Page 70: Adjusting The Iso Sensitivity

    Shooting in the dark Adjusting the ISO sensitivity p A h M The ISO sensitivity is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The higher ISO sensitivity you select, the more sensitive to light your camera becomes. Use a higher ISO sensitivity to capture better photos and reduce camera shake when not using the flash.

  • Page 71: Macro, Changing The Camera's Focus, Using Macro, Using Auto Focus

    Changing the camera’s focus Learn how to adjust the camera’s focus to suit the subject and the shooting conditions. Using macro Using auto focus p A h M g T p A h M s g Use macro to capture close-up photos of subjects, such as flowers or insects. To capture sharp photos, select the appropriate focus option according to your distance from the subject.

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    Changing the camera’s focus p A h M Select an option. Adjusting the focus distance manually Icon Description In Shooting mode, press [c]. Normal (AF): Focus on a subject farther than 31 in. (80 cm) away. Farther than 138 in. (350 cm) away when you use the zoom. Select Manual Focus.

  • Page 73: Adjusting The Focus Area, Adjusting The Focus By Touch

    Changing the camera’s focus Adjusting the focus area p A h M Adjusting the focus by touch T p A h M s You can get clearer photos by selecting an appropriate focus area according to your Focus on the subject or capture a photo by touching on the screen. subject's location in the scene.

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    Changing the camera’s focus Using tracking auto focus • If you do not select a focus area, the focus frame will appear in the center of the Tracking AF allows you to track and automatically focus on your subject, even when screen.

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    Changing the camera’s focus Using One Touch Shot You can capture a photo with the touch of your finger. As you touch on a subject, the camera focuses on the subject automatically and captures a photo. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select Touch AF One touch shot.

  • Page 76: Face Detection, Self-portrait, Using Face Detection, Detecting Faces, Capturing A Self Portrait Shot

    Using Face Detection p A h M s If you use Face Detection options, your camera can automatically detect a human face. When you focus on a human face, the camera adjusts the exposure automatically. Use Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to capture a smiling face. Detecting faces Capturing a self portrait shot Your camera automatically detects up to 10 human faces in one scene.

  • Page 77: Capturing A Smile Shot, Detecting Eye Blinking

    Using Face Detection Capturing a smile shot Detecting eye blinking The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a smiling face. If your camera detects closed eyes, it will automatically capture 3 photos in succession. In Shooting mode, press [m]. In Shooting mode, press [m].

  • Page 78: Tips For Detecting Faces

    Using Face Detection Tips for detecting faces • When your camera detects a face, it tracks the detected face automatically. • Face Detection may not be effective when: the subject is far from the camera (The focus frame will appear orange for Smile Shot and Blink Detection.) it is too bright or too dark the subject is not facing the camera...

  • Page 79: Adjusting Brightness And Color, Adjusting The Exposure Manually (ev)

    Adjusting brightness and color Learn how to adjust the brightness and color for better image quality. Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) Press [F/t] to adjust the exposure. p A h • You can also drag the slider or touch +/- to adjust the exposure. Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos may be too bright or •...

  • Page 80: Metering, Compensating For Backlighting (acb), Changing The Metering Option

    Adjusting brightness and color Compensating for backlighting (ACB) p A h M Changing the metering option p A h M When the light source is behind your subject or there is high contrast between your The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera measures the quantity subject and the background, your subject is likely to appear dark in the photo.

  • Page 81: Selecting A White Balance Setting

    Adjusting brightness and color Selecting a White Balance setting In Shooting mode, press [m]. p A h M The color of your photo depends on the type and quality of the light source. If you Select White Balance. want the color of your photo to be realistic, select a White Balance setting that Select an option.

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    Adjusting brightness and color Customizing preset White Balance options Adjusting color temperature You can customize preset White Balance options except Auto WB and Custom Set. In Shooting mode, press [m]. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select White Balance Color Temp.. Select White Balance.

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    Adjusting brightness and color Defining your own White Balance You can customize the White Balance by capturing a photo of a white surface, such as a piece of paper, under the lighting conditions in which you intend to capture a photo.

  • Page 84: Continuous, Using Burst Modes, Capturing Continuous Photos

    Using burst modes p A h M s i g It can be difficult to capture photos of fast-moving subjects or capture natural facial expressions and gestures of your subjects in photos. Also, it can be difficult to adjust the exposure correctly and select a proper light source.

  • Page 85: Using The Timer, Capturing Bracketed Photos

    Using burst modes Using the timer Capturing bracketed photos You can use the automatic exposure bracketing feature to capture multiple photos In Shooting mode, press [t]. of the same subject with different exposure values. Select an option. In Shooting mode, press [t]. Icon Option Select AE Bracket.

  • Page 86: Adjusting Images

    Adjusting images p A h M Adjust the sharpness, contrast, or saturation of your photos. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Press [F/t] to adjust each value. • You can also drag the sliders or touch +/- to adjust the values. Select Image Adjust.

  • Page 87: Reducing The Sound Of The Zoom

    Reducing the sound of the zoom T p A h M s i g When you use the zoom while recording videos, the camera can record the sound of the zoom. Use the Sound Alive function to reduce the zoom noise. In Shooting mode, press [m].

  • Page 88: Playback/editing

    Playback/Editing Learn how to play back photos or videos, and edit photos. Also, learn how to connect your camera to your computer or TV. Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Viewing files on a TV … 88 …………………………… 101 Starting Playback mode ………………………...

  • Page 89: Viewing Photos Or Videos In Playback Mode, Starting Playback Mode

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Learn how to play back photos or videos and how to manage files. Starting Playback mode Photo file information View photos or play videos stored in your camera. Memory in use Press [P]. •...

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Video file information Viewing files as a folder Photos captured continuously appear as a folder. In Playback mode, press [F/t] or drag the image left or right to move to a desired folder. •...

  • Page 91: Viewing Files As Thumbnails, Viewing Files By Category

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Viewing files as thumbnails Viewing files by category Scan thumbnails of files. View files by category, such as date or file type. In Playback mode, rotate [Zoom] to the left. In Playback mode, rotate [Zoom] to the left to view thumbnails (12 at a time).

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Select a list to open it. Protecting a file Protect a file from accidental deletion. Select a file to view it. In Playback mode, select a file to protect. Rotate [Zoom] to the left to return to the previous view. Press [m], and then select Protect If you change the category, it may take some time for the camera to reorganize files depending on the number of files.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Deleting multiple files Deleting all files You can select multiple files, and then delete them at once. You can select all files, and then delete them at once. In Playback mode, press [m]. In Playback mode, press [m].

  • Page 94: Viewing Photos

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Viewing photos Description • Enlarge part of a photo or view photos as a slide show. Press [D/c/F/t]. Move the enlarged area • Drag the screen to see another part of the photo. Enlarging a photo Press [o], and then select Yes.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Viewing panoramic photos Viewing animated photos View photos captured in Panorama mode. View animated GIF files repeatedly that were captured in Motion Photo mode. In Playback mode, scroll to a panoramic photo. In Playback mode, scroll to a GIF file. •...

  • Page 96: Playing A Video

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode * Default Playing a video Option Description In Playback mode, you can view a video, and then capture or trim parts of the Music Set background audio. playing video. You can save the captured or trimmed segments as new files. •...

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Press [c] or touch End Point. Icon Description Move to the next file/Scan forward. (Each time you touch the scan Press [c] or touch Trim to trim a video. forward icon, you change the scan speed in this order: 2X, 4X, 8X.) •...

  • Page 98: Editing A Photo, Resizing Photos, Rotating A Photo

    Editing a photo Learn how to edit photos. • The camera will save edited photos as new files. • When you edit photos, the camera will automatically convert them to a lower resolution. Photos that you rotate or resize manually are not automatically converted to a lower resolution.

  • Page 99: Cropping A Photo, Applying Smart Filter Effects

    Editing a photo Cropping a photo Applying Smart Filter effects Apply special effects to your photos. Rotate the mode dial to g, and then select Rotate the mode dial to g, and then select • You can also press [m], and then select Edit Image. •...

  • Page 100: Adjusting Your Photos

    Editing a photo Adjusting your photos Option Description Learn how to adjust the brightness, contrast, or saturation or how to correct the Apply the retro-looking colors, high contrast, and strong Vignetting red-eye effect. If the center of a photo is dark, you can adjust it to be brighter. vignette effect of Lomo cameras.

  • Page 101

    Editing a photo Touch , and then select an adjusting option. Press [o]. Icon Description Press [F/t] to adjust the option. • ACB (Adjust dark subjects) You can also drag the slider or touch +/- to adjust the option. • As the number increases, the skin tone becomes brighter and smoother.

  • Page 102: Viewing Files On A Tv, Viewing Files On A Tv

    Viewing files on a TV Play back photos or videos by connecting your camera to a TV with the A/V cable. Rotate the mode dial to n. Turn on your TV, and then select the A/V video source with the TV remote control.

  • Page 103: Transferring Files To The Computer, Transferring Files To Your Windows Os Computer

    Transferring files to the computer Connect the camera to a computer to transfer files from the camera's memory card to the computer. Transferring files to your Windows OS computer Turn on the camera. • The computer recognizes the camera automatically. Connect the camera to your computer as a removable disk.

  • Page 104: Transferring Files To Your Mac Os Computer

    Transferring files to the computer Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) Transferring files to your Mac OS computer With Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8, the methods for disconnecting the When you connect the camera to your Mac OS computer, the computer will camera are similar.

  • Page 105

    Transferring files to the computer Turn on the camera. • The computer recognizes the camera automatically and displays a removable disk icon. Open the removable disk. Drag or save files to your computer. Playback/Editing...

  • Page 106: Using Programs On A Computer, Installing I-launcher

    Using programs on a computer i-Launcher allows you to play back files with Multimedia Viewer and provides links so that you can download useful programs. Installing i-Launcher Turn on the camera. When the pop-up window prompts you to install i-Launcher, select Rotate the mode dial to n.

  • Page 107: Using I-launcher

    Using programs on a computer Available programs when using i-Launcher Windows OS Requirements Option Description Item Requirements Multimedia Viewer You can view files with Multimedia Viewer. Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 1.66 GHz or higher/ AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.2 GHz or higher Firmware Upgrade You can update the firmware of your camera.

  • Page 108

    Opening i-Launcher On your computer, select Start All Programs Samsung i-Launcher Item Requirements Samsung i-Launcher. On your Mac, click Applications Samsung i-Launcher. Mac OS 10.5 or higher Minimum 256 MB RAM (512 MB or more recommended) Hard disk Minimum 110 MB...

  • Page 109

    Using programs on a computer Using Multimedia Viewer Multimedia Viewer allows you to play back files. From the Samsung i-Launcher screen, click Multimedia Viewer. • Multimedia Viewer supports the following formats: Videos: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: AAC), WMV (WMV 7/8/9), AVI (MJPEG) Photos: JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG, TIFF, MPO •...

  • Page 110

    Using programs on a computer Viewing videos Description File name Adjust the volume. Open the selected file. Move to the next file. Stop Pause Move to the previous file. Progress bar Playback/Editing...

  • Page 111

    Updating the firmware From the Samsung i-Launcher screen, click Firmware Upgrade. Downloading the PC Auto Backup program From the Samsung i-Launcher screen, click PC Auto Backup. For information about installing the PC Auto Backup program, refer to page 120. Playback/Editing...

  • Page 112: Wireless Network

    Wireless network Learn how to connect to wireless local area networks (WLANs) and use functions. Connecting to a WLAN and configuring Sending photos or videos via email …………… 122 network settings Changing email settings ……………………… 122 ………………………………… 112 Sending photos or videos via email Connecting to a WLAN …………………………...

  • Page 113: Connecting To A Wlan And Configuring Network Settings, Connecting To A Wlan

    Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings Learn to connect via an access point (AP) when you are in a range of a WLAN. You can also configure network settings. Connecting to a WLAN Icon Description Ad hoc AP Rotate the mode dial to w.

  • Page 114: Using The Login Browser

    Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings Setting network options Using the login browser You can enter your login information via the login browser when connecting to In the Wi-Fi Setting screen, move to an AP, and then press some APs, sharing sites, or cloud servers.

  • Page 115: Network Connection Tips

    Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings • Network connection tips A login page may appear when you select free WLANs provided by some network service providers. Enter your ID and password to connect to the WLAN. • The quality of the network connection will be determined by the AP. For information about registering or the service, contact the network service •...

  • Page 116: Entering Text

    Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings Entering text Icon Description Learn how to enter text. The icons in the table below let you move the cursor, Switch between Symbol mode and ABC mode. change the case, etc. Press [D/c/F/t] to move to a desired key, and then press [o] to enter the key.

  • Page 117: Saving Files To A Smart Phone Automatically

    • You should install Samsung SMART CAMERA App on your phone or device before using this feature. You can download the application from Samsung Apps, the Google Play Store, or the Apple App Store. Samsung SMART CAMERA App is compatible with Samsung camera models manufactured in 2013 or later.

  • Page 118: Sending Photos Or Videos To A Smart Phone

    • You should install Samsung SMART CAMERA App on your phone or device before using this feature. You can download the application from Samsung Apps, the Google Play Store, or the Apple App Store. Samsung SMART CAMERA App is compatible with Samsung camera models manufactured in 2013 or later.

  • Page 119: Using A Smart Phone As A Remote Shutter Release

    • You should install Samsung SMART CAMERA App on your phone or device before using this feature. You can download the application from Samsung Apps, the Google Play Store, or the Apple App Store. Samsung SMART CAMERA App is compatible with Samsung camera models manufactured in 2013 or later.

  • Page 120

    Using a smart phone as a remote shutter release On the smart phone, touch and hold to focus. • The focus is automatically set to Multi AF. Release to capture the photo. • The photo will be resized to 640 X 360 when it is stored to the smart phone. •...

  • Page 121: Using Auto Backup To Send Photos Or Videos

    Using Auto Backup to send photos or videos You can send photos or videos that you captured with the camera to a PC wirelessly. Installing the program for Auto Backup on your PC Sending photos or videos to a PC Rotate the mode dial to w.

  • Page 122

    Using Auto Backup to send photos or videos Select a backup PC. • When you connect the camera to the WLAN, select the AP that is connected to • If you have performed a backup before, skip to step 4. the PC.

  • Page 123: Sending Photos Or Videos Via Email, Changing Email Settings

    Sending photos or videos via email You can change settings in the email menu and send photos or videos stored on the camera via email. Changing email settings Select the Name box, enter your name, and then select Done. In the email menu, you can change settings for storing your information. You can Sender Setting also set or change the email password.

  • Page 124

    Sending photos or videos via email Setting an email password Changing the email password Rotate the mode dial to w. Rotate the mode dial to w. Select Select • • The camera will automatically attempt to connect to a WLAN via the most The camera will automatically attempt to connect to a WLAN via the most recently connected AP device.

  • Page 125

    Sending photos or videos via email Sending photos or videos via email Select files to send. • You can select up to 20 files. The total size must be 7 MB or less. You can send photos or videos stored on the camera via email. For information about entering text, refer to "Entering text".

  • Page 126: Using Photo Or Video Sharing Websites, Using Photo Or Video Sharing Websites, Accessing A Website

    Using photo or video sharing websites Upload your photos or videos to file sharing websites. Available websites will be displayed on your camera. To upload files to some websites, you must visit the website and register before connecting your camera. Accessing a website Uploading photos or videos Rotate the mode dial to w.

  • Page 127

    Using photo or video sharing websites • You can set an upload folder for Facebook by pressing [m], and then selecting Upload Folder (Facebook) on the website's list screen. • You cannot upload files if the file size exceeds the limit. The maximum photo resolution you can upload is 2M, and the longest video you can upload is 30 seconds at resolution or a video recorded using...

  • Page 128: Using Allshare Play To Send Files, Uploading Photos To Online Storage

    Using AllShare Play to send files You can upload files from your camera to AllShare Play online storage or view files on an AllShare Play device connected to the same AP. Uploading photos to online storage Enter your ID and password, and then select Login •...

  • Page 129: Viewing Photos Or Videos On Devices That Support Allshare Play

    Using AllShare Play to send files Viewing photos or videos on devices that support AllShare On the AllShare Play device, browse the shared photos or videos. • For information about searching for the camera and browsing the photos or Play videos on the AllShare Play device, refer to the device's user manual.

  • Page 130

    Using AllShare Play to send files • • You can share up to 1,000 recent files. Depending on the number of photos or videos you want to share, it may take • some time to load your photos or videos and complete the initial set-up process. On an AllShare Play device, you can view only photos or videos captured with •...

  • Page 131: Sending Photos Using Wi-fi Direct

    Sending photos using Wi-Fi Direct When the camera connects via a WLAN to a device that supports the Wi-Fi Direct function, you can send photos to the device. This feature may not be supported on some devices. On the device, turn on the Wi-Fi Direct option. On the device, allow the camera to connect to the device.

  • Page 132: Settings

    Settings Refer to options to configure your camera’s settings. Settings menu …………………………………………………… 132 Accessing the settings menu ……………………………… 132 Sound ………………………………………………………… 133 Display ……………………………………………………… 133 Connectivity ………………………………………………… 134 General ……………………………………………………… 135...

  • Page 133: Settings Menu, Accessing The Settings Menu

    Settings menu Learn to configure your camera's settings. Accessing the settings menu Select an item. Rotate the mode dial to n. Sound Select a menu. Volume Medium Beep Sound Settings Shutter Sound Sound 1 Sound Start Sound Display Back Select Connectivity Select an option.

  • Page 134: Sound, Display

    Settings menu Sound Display * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Volume Set the volume of all sounds. (Off, Low, Medium*, High) Set a start image to display when the camera turns on. • Off*: Display no start image. Set the sound the camera emits when you press the buttons, Beep Sound •...

  • Page 135: Connectivity

    Settings menu * Default Connectivity Item Description * Default Adjust the brightness of the screen. Item Description (Auto*, Dark, Normal, Bright) Display Set the video signal output for your region. Brightness Normal is fixed in Playback mode even if you have selected •...

  • Page 136: General

    Settings menu General * Default Item Description * Default Specify how to name files. Item Description • Reset: Set the file number to start from 0001 when you Network View the Mac address and network certification number of insert a new memory card, format a memory card, or Information your camera.

  • Page 137

    Settings menu * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Set whether or not to display the date and time on captured Set a light to automatically turn on in dark places to help you AF Lamp photos. (Off*, Date, Date & Time) focus.

  • Page 138: Appendixes

    Appendixes Get information about error messages, specifications, and maintenance. Error messages …………………………………………………… 138 Camera maintenance …………………………………………… 140 Cleaning your camera ……………………………………… 140 Using or storing the camera ………………………………… 141 About memory cards ………………………………………… 142 About the battery …………………………………………… 145 Before contacting a service center ……………………………...

  • Page 139: Error Messages

    Error messages When the following error messages appear, try these remedies. Error message Suggested remedies Error message Suggested remedies • Turn off your camera, and then turn it on again. File names do not match the DCF standard. Transfer the •...

  • Page 140

    Error messages Error message Suggested remedies Memory Full Delete unnecessary files or insert a new memory card. Capture photos or insert a memory card that contains No Image File some photos. Network connection disconnected while transferring Photo transfer failed. photos. Try restarting the AllShare Play feature. •...

  • Page 141: Camera Maintenance, Cleaning Your Camera

    Camera maintenance Cleaning your camera Camera body Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth. Camera lens and display Use a blower brush to remove dust and wipe the lens gently with a soft cloth. If any dust remains, apply lens cleaning liquid to a piece of lens cleaning paper and wipe gently.

  • Page 142: Using Or Storing The Camera

    Camera maintenance Using or storing the camera Storing for extended period of time • When you store the camera for an extended period, place it in a sealed container with an absorbent material, such as silica gel. Inappropriate places to use or store the camera •...

  • Page 143: About Memory Cards

    Do not use the camera if the screen is cracked or broken. Broken glass or acrylic • could cause injury to your hands and face. Take the camera to a Samsung service Do not allow unqualified personnel to service the camera or attempt to service center to have it repaired.

  • Page 144

    Camera maintenance Size Super Fine Fine Normal 1,006 1,897 2,692 Memory card adapter 1,329 2,461 3,437 2,508 4,359 5,780 Memory card To use micro memory cards with this product, a PC, or a memory card reader, insert Video the card into an adapter. Size 30 fps Approx.

  • Page 145

    Camera maintenance • Cautions when using memory cards Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or foreign substances. If dirty, wipe the memory card clean with a soft cloth before you • Avoid exposing memory cards to very cold or very hot temperatures (below insert the memory card into your camera.

  • Page 146: About The Battery

    Record videos at resolution and 30 fps. 120 min • The figures above are measured by Samsung’s standards. Your results may differ, depending on your actual usage. • Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording time.

  • Page 147

    Camera maintenance Low battery message Cautions about using the battery When the battery has fully discharged, the battery icon will turn red and the Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from damage. "Low Battery" message will appear. Prevent batteries from making contact with metal objects, as this can create a connection between the + and –...

  • Page 148

    Camera maintenance • If you reconnect the power cable when the battery is fully charged, the status Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care lamp turns on for approximately 30 minutes. • Never dispose of batteries in a fire. Follow all local regulations when you dispose •...

  • Page 149

    Camera maintenance • Personal injury or death can occur if the battery is handled carelessly Do not disassemble the battery or puncture it with any sharp object. • or improperly. For your safety, follow these instructions for proper Avoid exposing the battery to high pressure or crushing forces. •...

  • Page 150: Before Contacting A Service Center, Before Contacting A Service Center

    Before contacting a service center If you are having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures before you contact a service center. If you have attempted the suggested remedy and are still having problems with your device, contact your local dealer or service center. When you leave your camera at a service center, be sure to also leave the other components that may have contributed to the malfunction, such as the memory card and battery.

  • Page 151

    Before contacting a service center Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies • Set the date and time in the display settings. Make sure that the focus option you set is The date and time are incorrect (p. 135) suitable for close-up shots. (p. 70) •...

  • Page 152

    Samsung i-Launcher Make sure that your camera is switched on. properly recognize your camera Samsung i-Launcher on your Windows • Make sure that you are using a supported computer. (For Windows 8, open Start operating system. screen, and then select All apps...

  • Page 153: Camera Specifications

    2-31 in. (5-80 cm) (180-350 cm) Range Lens 71 in. (180 cm)- Auto Macro 2 in. (5 cm)-infinity Samsung Lens f = 4.0–72.0 mm infinity Focal length (35 mm film equivalent: 24–432 mm) 71 in. (180 cm)- Manual Focus 2 in. (5 cm)-infinity F-stop range F3.2(W)–F5.8(T)

  • Page 154: Low Light Shot, Optical Image Stabilization (ois)

    Camera specifications Flash Shooting • Mode Auto, Red-eye, Fill in, Slow Sync, Off, Red-eye Fix Modes: Smart Auto (Portrait, Night Portrait, Backlight Portrait, Night, Backlight, Landscape, White, Natural Green, • Wide: 11.81-133.07 in. (0.3–3.38 m) (ISO Auto) Range Blue Sky, Sunset, Macro, Macro text, Macro Color, Tripod, •...

  • Page 155

    Camera specifications Playback Icon Size • Type: Single image, Thumbnails, Multi Slide Show with Music 4320 X 3240 and Effect, Movie clip 4320 X 2880 • Edit: Resize, Rotate, Smart Filter, Crop • Photos Effect: Image Adjust (Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, ACB, 4320 X 2432 Face Retouch, Red-eye Fix), Smart Filter (Off, Miniature, 3648 X 2736...

  • Page 156

    Camera specifications Wireless network Dimensions (W X H X D) MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, SNS & Cloud, Email, S/W Upgrade Notifier, 4.18 X 2.43 X 0.85 in. (106.05 X 61.65 X 21.65 mm) (without protrusions) AllShare Play, Auto Backup, AutoShare Weight Interface 6.49 oz (184 g) (without battery and memory card) Digital output...

  • Page 157: Glossary

    Glossary ACB (Auto Contrast Balance) Composition This feature automatically improves the contrast of your images when the subject is Composition in photography means arranging objects in a photo. Usually, abiding backlit or when there is a high contrast between your subject and the background. by the rule of thirds leads to a good composition.

  • Page 158

    Glossary EV Compensation Flash All the combinations of the camera’s shutter speed and lens aperture that result in A speed light that helps to create adequate exposure in low-light conditions. the same exposure. Focal length EV (Exposure Value) The distance from the middle of the lens to its focal point (in millimeters). Longer This feature allows you to quickly adjust the exposure value measured by the focal lengths result in narrower angles of view and the subject is magnified.

  • Page 159

    Glossary Image sensor Macro The physical part of a digital camera that contains a photosite for each pixel in This feature allows you to capture close-up photos of very small objects. When the image. Each photosite records the brightness of the light that strikes it during using the macro feature, the camera can maintain a sharp focus on small objects at an exposure.

  • Page 160

    Glossary Optical zoom Vignetting This is a general zoom which can enlarge images with a lens and does not degrade A reduction of an image’s brightness or saturation at the periphery (outer edges) the quality of images. compared to the center of the image. Vignetting can draw interest to subjects positioned in the center of an image.

  • Page 161

    Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. PlanetFirst represents Samsung Electronics' commitment to sustainable development and social responsibility through eco- driven business and management activities.

  • Page 162: Index

    Index Cleaning Camera body AF-assist light Battery Editing photos Display Location Caution Lens Editing videos Settings Charging Capturing Connecting to your Mac Inserting AF Sound Trimming computer Best face mode AllShare Play Enlarging Contrast Blink Detection Aperture Priority mode Playback mode Error messages Brightness Shooting mode...

  • Page 163

    Index Focus area Image Adjustment Metering Center AF Brightness Center-weighted Macro Playback mode 100 Multi AF Multi Auto Macro Shooting mode 78 Spot Formatting Macro Contrast MobileLink Playback mode 100 Manual Focus Function button Shooting mode 85 Mode dial Magic Plus mode Red-eye Motion Photo Saturation...

  • Page 164

    Index Power button Retouching faces Shutter button Power save mode Rotating Shutter Priority mode Thumbnails Program mode Slide show Timer Protecting files Smart Auto mode Time settings Saturation Smart Filter Time zone settings Playback mode Photo shooting mode Shooting mode Touch screen Playback mode Quick view...

  • Page 165

    Index Unpacking Website Accessing USB port Uploading photos or videos White Balance Wireless network Video Playback mode Shooting mode Video out Zoom Using the zoom Viewing files Zoom button Animated photos Zoom sound settings Category Folder Panoramic photos Slide show Thumbnails Appendixes...

  • Page 166

    Please refer to the warranty that came with your product or visit our website, www.samsung.com, for after-sales service or inquiries.

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