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Using The Spot Light-metering Mode - Flexible Spot Meter - Sony DCR-IP45 Operating Instructions Manual

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Using the spot light-metering mode
– Flexible Spot Meter
You can take a picture with the appropriate exposure automatically for just the point
you want to focus on and with its exposure fixed. Use the Flexible Spot Meter mode in
the following cases:
– The subject is backlit.
– When there is strong contrast between the subject and background such as with a
subject that is on stage and lighted by a spotlight.
(1) Set the POWER switch to CAMERA or MEMORY/NETWORK (DCR-IP55 only).
(2) Press FN to display PAGE1.
(3) Press SPOT METER. The SPOT METER screen appears.
(4) Press the desired area in the frame on the LCD screen.
The SPOT METER indicator flashes on the LCD screen. The exposure of the point
you selected is adjusted.
(5) Press
2
FN
To return to FN
Press EXIT.
To return to the automatic exposure mode
Press
AUTO in step 3. The display returns to PAGE1.
Note
The following functions do not work during the Flexible Spot Meter:
– Color Slow Shutter
– Backlight
Your camcorder automatically returns from the Flexible Spot Meter to the
automatic exposure:
– If you change the PROGRAM AE mode
– If you set NIGHTSHOT to ON
OK. The display returns to PAGE1.
1
3-5
SPOT
METER
PAGE1 PAGE2 PAGE3 EXIT
SPOT
SPOT
FOCUS
METER
MENU FADER
END
SCH
SPOT METER
AUTO
OK
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