1 Select an aperture value using the main command dial.
– When the zoom is set fully to the W side, you can select an aperture from F2.8 to F16.
– When the zoom is set fully to the T side, you can select an aperture from F4.8 to F16.
2 Shoot the image.
• The shutter speed is automatically adjusted from 1/2000 to 8 seconds.
• If the proper exposure is not obtained after making the settings, the setting value indicators on the screen
flash when the shutter button is pressed halfway down. You can shoot in this condition, but we
recommend that you adjust the flashing values again.
• The flash is set to
(Slow synchro with red-eye reduction) or
z Shooting techniques
The depth of field is the in-focus range. Opening the aperture makes the depth of field shallower (the in-
focus range becomes narrower) and closing the aperture makes the depth of field wider (the in-focus
range becomes wider).
Open the aperture
The subject is clear and its
background is blurred.
Adjust the aperture to suit your purpose, either to sharpen the specific area of image, or to focus on the
(Forced flash with red-eye reduction),
Main command dial
Close the aperture
Both the subject and its
background are focused on.