Zooming In and Out
✤ Zooming is a recording technique that lets you change the size of the subject in a
For more professional looking recordings, do not use the zoom function too often.
✤ You can zoom using variable zoom speeds.
✤ Use these features for different shots. Please note that over-use of the zoom feature
can lead to unprofessional looking results and a reduction of battery usage time.
1. Move the zoom lever slightly for a gradual zoom, move it further for a
Your zooming is monitored on the OSD.
2. T(Telephoto) side: Subject appears closer.
3. W(Wide angle) side: Subject appears farther away.
You can record a subject that is about 10mm (about 0.5 inch)
away from the lens surface in the WIDE position.
✤ Tele Macro Function works in both CAMERA and M.REC mode.
✤ Effective focal distance in TELE MACRO mode is 50 cm (19.7 inches) ~ 100 cm
1. Press the MACRO button.
MACRO Icon (
) will be displayed.
2. If you want to cancel the Tele Macro function, press the MACRO button again.
When recording in TELE MACRO Mode, the FOCUS speed may be slow.
When you operate the ZOOM function in the TELE MACRO mode, then the recording subject
may be out of focus.
Use a tripod to prevent hand shake in the TELE MACRO mode.
Avoid shadows when recording in the TELE MACRO mode.
As the distance to the subject decreases, focusing area narrows.
When you can not get proper focus, use the Zoom Lever.
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