Detecting smiles and shooting automatically (Smile Shutter)
When the camera detects a smile, the shutter is released automatically.
(Smile Shutter) mode on the mode dial.
Aim the camera at the subject and press the shutter button halfway down to
Press the shutter button all the way down to set Smile Detection mode.
The Smile Shutter enters standby.
Wait detecting a smile.
When the smile level exceeds the b point on the indicator, the camera records up to six images. Press
the shutter button all the way down again to exit the Smile Shutter mode.
• Shooting using the Smile Shutter ends automatically when either the "Memory Stick Duo" media or
internal memory becomes full or when six images have been recorded.
• Smiles may not be detected correctly depending on the conditions.
z Hints for better capturing of smiles
Smile Detection mark/Number of images
Smile Detection frame (Orange)
Smile Detection Sensitivity indicator
1 Do not cover the eyes with the bangs.
2 Try to orient the face in front of the camera and be as level as
possible. The detection rate is higher when the eyes are
3 Give a clear smile with an open mouth. The smile is easier to
detect when the teeth are showing.