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Focus - Sony Handycam 3-876-055-11(1) Operating Manual

Digital hd video camera recorder.
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To cancel, touch [OFF], or zoom to wide-
angle (W side).
Notes
When recording a distant subject, focusing may
be difficult and can take some time.
Adjust the focus manually ([FOCUS], p. 79)
when it is hard to focus automatically.
EXPOSURE
You can fix the brightness of a picture
manually. Adjust the brightness when the
subject is too bright or too dark relative to
the back ground.
 Touch [MANUAL].
appears.
 Adjust the exposure by touching
 Touch
.
To return the setting to automatic
exposure, touch [AUTO] 
Tips
You can also adjust the setting manually using
the CAMERA CONTROL dial (p. 30).

FOCUS

You can adjust the focus manually. You can
select this function also when you want to
focus on a certain subject intentionally.
 Touch [MANUAL].
 appears.
 Touch
(focusing on close subjects)/
(focusing on distant subjects) to sharpen the
focus.
appears when the focus cannot be
adjusted any closer, and
focus cannot be adjusted farther away.
 Touch
To adjust the focus automatically, touch
[AUTO] 
Notes
The minimum possible distance between
camcorder and subject while maintaining sharp
focus is about 1 cm (about 13/32 in.) for wide
angle and about 80 cm (about 2 5/8 feet) for
telephoto.
Tips
It is easier to focus on the subject by moving
the power zoom lever towards T (telephoto) to
adjust the focus, then towards W (wide angle)
to adjust the zoom for recording. When you
want to record a subject at close range, move
the power zoom lever to W (wide angle), then
adjust the focus.
The focal distance information (distance at
which the subject is focused on, if it is dark
and focus adjustment is difficult) appears for
a few seconds in the following cases (This
information will not display correctly if an
/
.
optional conversion lens is being used).
When the focus mode is switched from
automatic to manual
When you set focus manually
in step .
You can also adjust the focus manually using
the CAMERA CONTROL dial (p. 30).
SCENE SELECTION
You can record images effectively in
various situations.
 AUTO
Select to automatically record images
effectively without the [SCENE
SELECTION] function.
TWILIGHT* (
Select to maintain the darkening
atmosphere of the distant surroundings in
twilight scenes.
appears when the
.
in step .
)
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