Samsung ST76 User Manual
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  • Page 1 This user manual includes detailed usage instructions for your camera. Please read this manual thoroughly. Click a topic Basic troubleshooting Quick reference Contents Basic functions Extended functions Shooting options Playback/Editing ST76/ST77/ST78/ST79 Settings Appendixes Index...
  • Page 2 If liquid or foreign objects enter your camera, immediately people or animals. If you use the flash too close to your subject’s disconnect all power sources, such as the battery or charger, eyes, this can cause temporary or permanent eyesight damage. and then contact a Samsung service center.
  • Page 3 • Samsung is not responsible for damage or injuries caused by Do not force the camera’s parts or apply pressure to the unapproved batteries, chargers, cables or accessories. camera.
  • Page 4 Health and safety information Exercise caution when you connect cables or adapters and Check that the camera is operating properly before use. install batteries and memory cards. The manufacturer takes no responsibility for any loss of files or damage that may result from camera malfunction or improper If you force the connectors, improperly connect cables, or use.
  • Page 5 Outline of the User Manual Basic functions Copyright information Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic • Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are functions for shooting. registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. • Mac is a registered trademark of the Apple Corporation. Extended functions •...
  • Page 6 Indicators used in this manual Icons used in this manual Shooting mode Indicator Icon Function Smart Auto Additional information Program Safety warnings and precautions Live Panorama Camera buttons. For example, [Shutter] represents the Picture in Picture shutter button. Scene Page number of related information Movie The order of options or menus you must select to perform a step;...
  • Page 7 Expressions used in this manual Pressing the shutter Exposure (Brightness) • Half-press [Shutter]: press the shutter halfway down The amount of light that enters your camera determines the exposure. You can alter the exposure by changing the shutter • Press [Shutter]: press the shutter all the way down speed, aperture value, or ISO sensitivity.
  • Page 8 Basic troubleshooting Learn to solve common problems by setting shooting options. The subject’s eyes Red eye occurs when the subject's eyes reflect light from the camera flash. • appear red. Set the flash option to Red-eye or Red-eye Fix. (p. 52) •...
  • Page 9 Quick reference Capturing photos of people Adjusting the exposure • Viewing files by category in Smart Album (brightness) • d mode • ISO sensitivity (to adjust the sensitivity to light) • Viewing files as thumbnails • s mode > Beauty Shot •...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Extended functions Basic functions ............32 ..............12 Using the Smart Auto mode ........33 Unpacking ..............13 Using the Program mode ..........35 Camera layout ............. 14 Using the Live Panorama mode ........36 Inserting the battery and memory card ....... 17 Using the Picture-in-Picture mode ......
  • Page 11 Contents Shooting options Using Face Detection ..........58 .............. 48 Detecting faces ............58 Selecting a resolution and quality ....... 49 Capturing a self portrait shot ........59 Selecting a resolution ..........49 Capturing a smile shot ..........59 Selecting an image quality ........... 50 Detecting eye blinking ..........
  • Page 12 Contents Playback/Editing Settings ............... 72 ................97 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode ....73 Settings menu ............. 98 Starting Playback mode ..........73 Accessing the settings menu ........98 Viewing photos ............79 Sound ............... 99 Playing a video ............81 Display ..............
  • Page 13: Basic Functions

    Basic functions Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting. Unpacking Selecting options or menus ………………………………… 13 ……………… 22 Using [MENU] …………………………… 22 Camera layout ……………………………… 14 Using [Fn] ………………………………… 24 Inserting the battery and memory card …...
  • Page 14: Unpacking

    The illustrations may differ slightly from the items shipped with your product. • You can purchase optional accessories at a retailer or a Samsung service center. Samsung is not responsible for any problems caused by using unauthorized accessories. Basic functions...
  • Page 15: Camera Layout

    Camera layout Before you start, familiarize yourself with your camera’s parts and their functions. Microphone Shutter button POWER button Flash Speaker AF-assist light/Timer lamp Lens Tripod mount USB and A/V port Battery chamber cover Accepts USB cable and A/V cable Insert a memory card and battery Basic functions...
  • Page 16 Camera layout Zoom button • In Shooting mode: Zoom in or out • In Playback mode: Zoom in on part of a photo or view files as thumbnails, or adjust the volume Status lamp • Blinking: When the camera is Attaching the strap saving a photo or video, being read by a computer or printer,...
  • Page 17 Camera layout Buttons Button Description Button Description Basic functions Other functions Access options or menus. D Change the display option. Move up Select a shooting mode. Change the macro option. Move down Description Mode Change the flash option. Move left Smart Auto: Capture a photo with a scene Change the timer option.
  • Page 18: Inserting The Battery And Memory Card

    Battery lock Memory card Slide the lock up to release the Insert the battery with the battery. Samsung logo facing up. Rechargeable battery You can use the internal memory for temporary storage if a memory card is Rechargeable battery not inserted.
  • Page 19: Charging The Battery And Turning On Your Camera

    Charging the battery and turning on your camera Charging the battery Turning on your camera Before you use the camera for the first time, you must charge the Press [POWER] to turn your camera on or off. • battery. Plug the small end of the USB cable into your camera, The initial setup screen appears when you turn on the camera and then plug the other end of the USB cable into the for the first time.
  • Page 20: Performing The Initial Setup

    Performing the initial setup When you turn on your camera for the first time, the initial setup screen appears. Follow the steps below to configure the camera’s basic settings. Press [t] to select Language, and then Press [F/t] to select a time zone, and then press [o]. •...
  • Page 21 Performing the initial setup Press [D/c] to select Date/Time Set, and then Press [D/c] to select Date Type, and then press [t] or [o]. press [t] or [o]. Press [D/c] to select a date type, and then English press [o]. Time Zone London Date/Time Set...
  • Page 22: Learning Icons

    Learning icons The icons the camera displays on the screen change according to the mode you select or the options you set. Shooting options (left) Icon Description Photo resolution when Intelli Icon Description zoom is on Actively moving subject Zoom indicator Shooting mode Zoom ratio Aperture value and shutter speed...
  • Page 23: Selecting Options Or Menus

    Selecting options or menus To select an option or a menu, press [m] or [f]. Using [MENU] Going back to the previous menu To select options, press [m], and then press Press [m] again to go back to the previous menu. [D/c/F/t] or [o].
  • Page 24 Selecting options or menus For example, to select a White Balance option Press [D/c] to select White Balance, and then in Program mode: press [t] or [o]. In Shooting mode, press [M]. Photo Size Quality Select p. Press [m]. White Balance Smart Filter Photo Size Face Detection...
  • Page 25: Using [Fn]

    Selecting options or menus Using [Fn] Press [D/c] to scroll to You can access shooting options by pressing [f], but some options are not available. For example, to select a White Balance option White Balance in Program mode: In Shooting mode, press [M]. Select p.
  • Page 26: Setting The Display And Sound

    Setting the display and sound Learn how to change the basic display information and sound settings. Setting the display type Setting the sound You can select a display type for the Shooting or Playback mode. Turn the sound your camera emits when you perform functions. Each type displays different shooting or playback information.
  • Page 27: Capturing Photos

    Capturing photos Learn how to capture photos easily and quickly in Smart Auto mode. In Shooting mode, press [M]. Half-press [Shutter] to focus. • A green frame means the subject is in focus. Select S. • A red frame means the subject is out of focus. Align your subject in the frame.
  • Page 28: Zooming

    Capturing photos Zooming Digital zoom The Digital zoom is supported by default in Shooting mode. If you You can capture close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. zoom in on a subject in Shooting mode and the zoom indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using the Digital zoom. By using both the 5X Optical zoom and 5X Digital zoom, you can zoom in up to 25 times.
  • Page 29 Capturing photos Intelli zoom Setting Intelli zoom If the zoom indicator is in the Intelli range, your camera is using In Shooting mode, press [m]. the Intelli zoom. Photo resolution varies according to the zoom rate if you use the Intelli zoom. By using both the Optical zoom Select a Intelli Zoom.
  • Page 30: Reducing Camera Shake (Ois Or Dis)

    - there is too much camera shake Reduce camera shake with the Optical Image Stabilizer - the shutter speed is slow (for example, when you capture night (ST77/ST79) or the Digital Image Stabilizer (ST76/ST78). scenes) - the battery is low - you capture a close-up shot •...
  • Page 31: Tips For Getting A Clearer Photo

    Tips for getting a clearer photo Holding your camera correctly Reducing camera shake Ensure nothing is Set the Optical Image Stabilization option or Digital blocking the lens, Image Stabilization option to reduce camera shake flash, or microphone. optically or digitally. (p. 29) When is displayed Half-pressing the shutter button...
  • Page 32 Preventing your subject from being out of focus • When you capture photos in low light It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when: there is little contrast between the subject and background Turn on the flash. (for example, when your subject is wearing clothing that is similar in (p.
  • Page 33: Extended Functions

    Extended functions Learn how to capture a photo and record a video by selecting a mode. Using the Smart Auto mode ………………………… Using the Program mode …………………………… Using the Live Panorama mode …………………… Using the Picture-in-Picture mode ………………… Using the Scene mode ………………………………...
  • Page 34: Using The Smart Auto Mode

    Using the Smart Auto mode In Smart Auto mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate camera settings based on the type of scene it detects. The Smart Auto mode is helpful if you are not familiar with the camera settings for various scenes. In Shooting mode, press [M].
  • Page 35 Using the Smart Auto mode • If the camera does not recognize an appropriate scene mode, it uses the default settings for the S mode. • Even if it detects a face, the camera may not select a portrait mode depending on the subject's position or lighting.
  • Page 36: Using The Program Mode

    Using the Program mode In Program mode, you can set most options, except the shutter speed and aperture value, which the camera sets automatically. In Shooting mode, press [M]. Select p. Set the desired options. • For a list of options, refer to "Shooting options". (p. 48) Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus.
  • Page 37: Using The Live Panorama Mode

    Using the Live Panorama mode In Live Panorama mode, you can capture a wide panoramic scene in a single photo. Capture and combine a series of photos to create a panoramic image. With [Shutter] pressed, slowly move the camera in the direction that will let it capture the rest of the panorama.
  • Page 38 Using the Live Panorama mode • For best results when capturing panoramic photos, avoid the following: - moving the camera too quickly or too slowly - moving the camera too little to capture the next image - moving the camera at irregular speeds - shaking the camera - changing the camera direction while capturing a photo - shooting in dark places...
  • Page 39: Using The Picture-In-Picture Mode

    Using the Picture-in-Picture mode In the PIP Shot mode, you can capture or select a full-sized background photo, and then insert a smaller photo into the foreground. In Shooting mode, press [M]. Press [o], and then press [D/c/F/t] to change the insertion size.
  • Page 40: Using The Scene Mode

    Using the Scene mode In Scene mode, you can capture a photo with options that are preset for a specific scene. In Shooting mode, press [M]. Option Description Landscape Capture still-life scenes and landscapes. Select s. Clearly capture text from printed or electronic Text Select a scene.
  • Page 41: Using The Magic Frame Mode

    Using the Scene mode Using the Magic Frame mode Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus. In Magic Frame mode, you can apply various frame effects to your photos. The shape and the feel of the photos will change Press [Shutter] to capture the photo.
  • Page 42: Using The Beauty Shot Mode

    Using the Scene mode Select a Using the Beauty Shot mode Face Retouch. In Beauty Shot mode, you can capture a portrait with options to Select an option. hide facial imperfections. • For example, increase the face retouch setting to hide more imperfections.
  • Page 43: Using The Intelligent Portrait Mode

    Using the Scene mode Using the Intelligent Portrait mode • The Intelligent Portrait mode will save only the original photo if: In Intelligent Portrait mode, you can extract and save close-up - no face is detected portraits of an individual subject in a scene. Once the camera - more than 2 faces are detected - the detected facial area is larger than a certain ratio detects a face from the scene, it automatically enlarges it and...
  • Page 44: Using The Funny Face Mode

    Using the Scene mode Using the Funny Face mode Press [m]. In Funny Face mode, you can distort your subject’s face with Select a Distortion Level. funny effects. Adjust the distortion level. In Shooting mode, press [M]. Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press Select s Funny Face.
  • Page 45: Using The Night Mode

    Using the Scene mode Using the Night mode Select an option. • If you select AUTO, the aperture value or shutter speed will be In Night mode, you can use a slow shutter speed to extend adjusted automatically. the time the shutter stays open. Increase the aperture value to prevent overexposure.
  • Page 46: Using The Movie Mode

    Using the Movie mode In Movie mode, you can record HD videos of up to 20 minutes in length. The camera saves recorded videos as MJPEG files. • Some memory cards may not support high definition recording. If your card does not, set a lower resolution. •...
  • Page 47 Using the Movie mode Set desired options. Pause recording • For a list of options, refer to "Shooting options". (p. 48) The camera allows you to temporarily pause a video while recording. With this function, you can record separate scenes as Press [Shutter] to start recording.
  • Page 48: Using The Smart Scene Detection Mode

    Using the Movie mode Using the Smart Scene Detection mode Icon Description In Smart Scene Detection mode, your camera automatically Landscapes chooses the appropriate camera settings based on the scene it Sunsets has detected. Blue skies In Shooting mode, press [M]. Forested areas Select v.
  • Page 49: Shooting Options

    Shooting options Learn how to set the options in Shooting mode. Selecting a resolution and quality Detecting eye blinking …………………… 60 ………… 49 Using Smart Face Recognition …………… 60 Selecting a resolution …………………… 49 Registering faces as your favorites Selecting an image quality ………………… 50 (My Star) …………………………………...
  • Page 50: Selecting A Resolution And Quality

    Selecting a resolution and quality Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings. Selecting a resolution Icon Description As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include 1984 X 1488: Print on A5 paper. more pixels, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on 1920 X 1080: Print on A5 paper in panorama ratio (16:9) a larger screen.
  • Page 51: Selecting An Image Quality

    Selecting a resolution and quality Setting the video quality Selecting an image quality The camera compresses and saves the videos you record in Set the photo and video quality settings. Higher image quality MJPEG format. settings will result in larger file sizes. In Video Shooting mode, press [m].
  • Page 52: Using The Timer

    Using the timer S p d s v Learn how to set the timer to delay shooting. In Shooting mode, press [t]. Press [Shutter] to start the timer. • The AF-assist light/timer lamp blinks. The camera will automatically capture a photo after the specified time has elapsed.
  • Page 53: Shooting In The Dark

    Shooting in the dark Learn how to capture photos at night or in low light conditions. Preventing red-eye Using the flash S p d s If the flash fires when you capture a photo of a person in the dark, Use the flash when you capture photos in the dark or when you a red glow may appear in the person’s eyes.
  • Page 54 Shooting in the dark Icon Description Icon Description Red-eye Fix: Red-eye: • • The flash fires twice when the subject or background The flash will fire twice when the subject or is dark. The camera corrects red-eyes through its background is dark to reduce the red-eye effect. advanced software analysis.
  • Page 55: Adjusting The Iso Sensitivity

    Shooting in the dark Adjusting the ISO sensitivity The ISO sensitivity is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The higher ISO sensitivity you select, the more sensitive to light your camera becomes.
  • Page 56: Changing The Camera's Focus

    Changing the camera’s focus Learn how to adjust the camera’s focus to suit the subject and the shooting conditions. Using macro Using auto focus p s v S p s v Use macro to capture close-up photos of subjects, such as To capture sharp photos, select the appropriate focus option flowers or insects.
  • Page 57: Using Tracking Auto Focus

    Changing the camera’s focus Select an option. Focus on the subject you want to track, and then press [o]. Icon Description • A focus frame appears on the subject and follows the subject Normal (AF): Focus on a subject farther than 80 cm as you move the camera.
  • Page 58: Adjusting The Focus Area

    Changing the camera’s focus Adjusting the focus area • If you do not select a focus area, the focus frame will appear in the You can get clearer photos by selecting an appropriate focus center of the screen. • area according to your subject's location in the scene. Tracking a subject may fail when: - the subject is too small In Shooting mode, press [m].
  • Page 59: Using Face Detection

    Using Face Detection If you use Face Detection options, your camera can automatically detect a human face. When you focus on a human face, the camera adjusts the exposure automatically. Use Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to capture a smiling face. You can also use Smart Face Recognition to register faces and prioritize the focus on them.
  • Page 60: Capturing A Self Portrait Shot

    Using Face Detection Capturing a self portrait shot Capturing a smile shot Capture photos of yourself. The camera sets the focus distance The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a to close-up, and then emits a beep when ready. smiling face.
  • Page 61: Detecting Eye Blinking

    Using Face Detection Detecting eye blinking Using Smart Face Recognition If your camera detects closed eyes, it will automatically capture The camera automatically registers faces that you frequently 2 photos in succession. photograph. The Smart Face Recognition feature will automatically prioritize the focus on those faces and on favorite faces.
  • Page 62: Registering Faces As Your Favorites (My Star)

    Using Face Detection Registering faces as your favorites (My Star) • The camera may recognize and register faces incorrectly depending on lighting conditions, drastic changes in the subject's pose or face, You can register your favorite faces to prioritize the focus and and whether or not the subject is wearing glasses.
  • Page 63 Using Face Detection Viewing your favorite faces • Capture photos of one person at a time when registering faces. • Capture 5 photos of the subject’s face for best results: one each In Shooting mode, press [m]. from the front, left, right, above, and below. •...
  • Page 64: Adjusting Brightness And Color

    Adjusting brightness and color Learn how to adjust the brightness and color for better image quality. Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) Select a value to adjust the exposure. • The photo will be brighter as the exposure value increases. • When you adjust the exposure value, the icon will appear as Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos shown below.
  • Page 65: Compensating For Backlighting (Acb)

    Adjusting brightness and color Compensating for backlighting (ACB) Select an option. When the light source is behind your subject or there is high Icon Description contrast between your subject and the background, your subject Off: ACB is off. is likely to appear dark in the photo. In this case, set the Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) option.
  • Page 66: Changing The Metering Option

    Adjusting brightness and color Changing the metering option Icon Description The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera Spot: • measures the quantity of light. The brightness and lighting of your Your camera measures only the light intensity at the photos will vary depending on the metering mode you select.
  • Page 67: Selecting A White Balance Setting

    Adjusting brightness and color Selecting a White Balance setting In Shooting mode, press [m]. The color of your photo depends on the type and quality of the Select a or v White Balance. light source. If you want the color of your photo to be realistic, select a White Balance setting that is appropriate for the lighting Select an option.
  • Page 68 Adjusting brightness and color Defining your own White Balance You can customize the White Balance by capturing a photo of a white surface, such as a piece of paper, under the lighting conditions in which you intend to capture a photo. The White Balance feature will help you to match the colors in your photo with the actual scene.
  • Page 69: Using Burst Modes

    Using burst modes It can be difficult to capture photos of fast-moving subjects or capture natural facial expressions and gestures of your subjects in photos. Also, it can be difficult to adjust the exposure correctly and select a proper light source. In these cases, select one of the burst modes. Icon Description Motion Capture: While you are pressing [Shutter],...
  • Page 70: Applying Effects/Adjusting Images

    Applying effects/Adjusting images Applying Smart Filter effects Available filters while capturing a photo Apply various filter effects to your photos and videos to create Icon Description unique images. Normal: No effect Miniature: Apply a tilt-shift effect to make the subject appear in miniature.
  • Page 71 Applying effects/Adjusting images Available filters while recording a video • If you select Miniature, the miniature recording time is also displayed Icon Description with the Miniature icon and is shorter than the real recording time. • If you select Miniature, you cannot record the video sound. Normal: No effect •...
  • Page 72: Adjusting Images

    Applying effects/Adjusting images Press [F/t] to adjust each value. Adjusting images Adjust the sharpness, saturation, or contrast of your photos. Contrast Description Decrease the color and brightness. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Increase the color and brightness. Select a Image Adjust. Sharpness Description Select an option.
  • Page 73: Playback/Editing

    Playback/Editing Learn how to play back photos or videos, and edit photos. Also, learn how to connect your camera to your computer, photo printer, or TV. Viewing photos or videos in Transferring files to your Windows Playback mode computer …………………………… 73 ……………………………………...
  • Page 74: Viewing Photos Or Videos In Playback Mode

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Learn how to play back photos or videos and how to manage files. Starting Playback mode Photo file information View photos or play videos stored in your camera. Memory in use Press [P]. •...
  • Page 75 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Video file information Ranking your favorite faces You can rank your favorite faces. The favorite face feature is available only when you insert a memory card into the camera. In Playback mode, press [m]. Select u Face List Edit Edit Ranking.
  • Page 76 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Deleting favorite faces Viewing files by category in Smart Album You can delete your favorite faces. The favorite face feature is View files by category, such as date, face, or file type. available only when you insert a memory card into the camera. In Playback mode, rotate [Zoom] to the left.
  • Page 77 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Press [F/t] to scroll through the files. Viewing files as thumbnails • Press and hold [F/t] to scroll through files quickly. Scan thumbnails of files. Press [o] to return to the normal view. In Playback mode, rotate [Zoom] to the left to view thumbnails (3 at a time).
  • Page 78 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Protecting files Deleting files Protect your files from accidental deletion. Select files to delete in Playback mode. In Playback mode, press [m]. Deleting a single file Select u You can select one file, and then delete it. Protect Select.
  • Page 79 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Deleting multiple files Deleting all files You can select multiple files, and then delete them at once. You can select all files, and then delete them at once. In Playback mode, press [f]. In Playback mode, press [m].
  • Page 80: Viewing Photos

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Viewing photos Description Move the enlarged area Press [D/c/F/t]. Enlarge part of a photo or view photos as a slide show. Press [o], and then select Yes. Enlarging a photo (The trimmed photo will be saved as a Trim the enlarged photo new file.
  • Page 81 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Viewing panoramic photos Playing a slide show View photos captured in Live Panorama mode. Apply effects and audio to a slide show of your photos. The slide show function does not work for videos. In Playback mode, press [F/t] to scroll to a desired In Playback mode, press [m].
  • Page 82: Playing A Video

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode * Default Playing a video Option Description In Playback mode, you can view a video, and then capture parts Set background audio. Music of the playing video. You can save the captured segments as new files.
  • Page 83 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Capturing an image from video While viewing a video, press [o] at the point where you want to capture an image. Press [c]. • The resolution of the captured image will be the same as the original video.
  • Page 84: Editing A Photo

    Editing a photo Learn how to edit photos. • The camera will save edited photos as new files. • When you edit photos, the camera will automatically convert them to a lower resolution. Photos that you rotate or resize manually are not automatically converted to a lower resolution.
  • Page 85: Creating A Close-Up Portrait

    Editing a photo Creating a close-up portrait Applying Smart Filter effects Extract the face of an individual subject from an existing photo. Apply special effects to your photos. In Playback mode, select a photo, and then In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press press [m].
  • Page 86: Adjusting Your Photos

    Editing a photo Adjusting your photos Icon Description Learn how to correct red-eye, adjust the skin tone, and adjust the Vignetting: Apply the retro-looking colors, high brightness, contrast, or saturation. If the center of a photo is dark, contrast, and strong vignette effect of Lomo cameras. you can adjust it to be brighter.
  • Page 87 Editing a photo Removing red-eye Adjusting brightness, contrast, or saturation In Playback mode, select a photo, and then In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press [m]. press [m]. Select e Select e Image Adjust Red-eye Fix. Image Adjust. Press [o] to save your settings.
  • Page 88: Creating A Print Order (Dpof)

    Editing a photo Adding noise to the photo Scroll to a photo you want to print, rotate [Zoom] to the left or right to select the number of copies, and then In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press [f]. press [m].
  • Page 89 Editing a photo Printing photos as thumbnails Print photos as thumbnails to check all the photos at once. In Playback mode, press [m]. Select u DPOF Index. When the pop-up message appears, select Yes. • You can take the memory card to a print shop that supports DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) or you can print photos directly through a DPOF-compatible printer at home.
  • Page 90: Viewing Files On A Tv

    Viewing files on a TV Play back photos or videos by connecting your camera to a TV with the A/V cable. In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. Turn on your TV, and then select the A/V video source with the TV remote control. Select n Video Out.
  • Page 91: Transferring Files To Your Windows Computer

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Transfer files to your Windows computer, edit them with Intelli-studio, and upload them to the web. Requirements • The requirements are recommendation only. Intelli-studio may not work properly even when the computer meets the requirements, depending Item Requirements on the condition of your computer.
  • Page 92: Transferring Files With Intelli-Studio

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Transferring files with Intelli-studio Turn on the camera. • When the Intelli-studio installation pop-up appears on the You can download Intelli-studio from the linked webpage and computer screen, follow the on-screen instructions to install it on your computer. When you connect the camera to complete the installation.
  • Page 93 Transferring files to your Windows computer Using Intelli-studio Intelli-studio allows you to play back and edit files. For details, select Help Help from the program toolbar. • You can update the firmware of your camera by selecting Web Support Upgrade firmware for the connected device from the program toolbar. •...
  • Page 94: Transferring Files By Connecting The Camera As A Removable Disk

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Transferring files by connecting the camera Description as a removable disk Open menus. Display files in the selected folder. Connect the camera to your computer as a removable disk. Switch to the Photo edit mode. In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m].
  • Page 95: Disconnecting The Camera (For Windows Xp)

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Turn on the camera. Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) • The computer recognizes the camera automatically. With Windows Vista and Windows 7, the methods for disconnecting the camera are similar. If you set the USB option to Select Mode, select Computer in the pop-up window.
  • Page 96: Transferring Files To Your Mac Computer

    Transferring files to your Mac computer When you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the computer will automatically recognize the device. You can transfer files directly from the camera to the computer without installing any programs. Mac OS 10.4 or later is supported. Turn off the camera.
  • Page 97: Printing Photos With A Pictbridge Photo Printer

    Printing photos with a PictBridge photo printer Print photos with a PictBridge-compatible printer by connecting your camera directly to the printer. In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. Configuring print settings Select n Printer. Press [m] to configure print settings. Turn on the printer, and then connect your camera to the One Photo Images...
  • Page 98: Settings

    Settings Refer to options to configure your camera’s settings. Settings menu ………………………………………… Accessing the settings menu ……………………… 98 Sound ……………………………………………… 99 Display ……………………………………………… 99 Settings ……………………………………………… 100...
  • Page 99: Settings Menu

    Settings menu Learn to configure your camera's settings. Accessing the settings menu Select an item. In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. Volume Medium Start Sound Select a menu. Shutter Sound Beep Sound AF Sound Volume Shooting Start Sound Shutter Sound Sound Beep Sound Exit...
  • Page 100: Sound

    Settings menu Sound Display * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Set the volume of all sounds. Display a brief description of an option or a menu. Function Volume (Off, Low, Medium*, High) Description (Off, On*) Set the sound the camera emits when you turn on Set a start image to display when the camera Start Sound your camera.
  • Page 101: Settings

    Settings menu * Default Settings Item Description * Default Adjust the brightness of the screen. Item Description (Auto*, Dark, Normal, Bright) Display Format the internal memory and the memory card. Brightness Normal is fixed in Playback mode even if you have Formatting will delete all files, including protected selected Auto.
  • Page 102 Settings menu * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Specify how to name files. Set whether or not to display the date and time on • Reset: Set the file number to start from 0001 captured photos. (Off*, Date, Date & Time) when you insert a new memory card, format a •...
  • Page 103 Settings menu * Default Item Description Set the video signal output for your region. • NTSC: USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Mexico • PAL (supports only BDGHI): Australia, Austria, Video Out Belgium, China, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand Set a light to automatically turn on in dark places...
  • Page 104: Appendixes

    Appendixes Get information about error messages, specifications, and maintenance. Error messages ……………………………………… 104 Camera maintenance ………………………………… 105 Cleaning your camera ……………………………… 105 Using or storing the camera ………………………… 106 About memory cards ……………………………… 107 About the battery …………………………………… 110 Before contacting a service center …………………...
  • Page 105: Error Messages

    Error messages When the following error messages appear, try these remedies. Error message Suggested remedies Error message Suggested remedies • Turn off your camera, and then turn it on Delete the damaged file or contact a service File Error again. center.
  • Page 106: Camera Maintenance

    Camera maintenance Cleaning your camera Camera body Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth. Camera lens and display Use a blower brush to remove dust and wipe the lens gently with a soft cloth. If any dust remains, apply lens cleaning liquid to a piece of lens cleaning paper and wipe gently.
  • Page 107: Using Or Storing The Camera

    Camera maintenance Using or storing the camera Storing for extended period of time • When you store the camera for an extended period, place it in a sealed container with an absorbent material, such as silica gel. Inappropriate places to use or store the camera •...
  • Page 108: About Memory Cards

    Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and • face. Take the camera to a Samsung service center to have it Do not allow unqualified personnel to service the camera or repaired.
  • Page 109 Camera maintenance Memory card capacity Videos The memory capacity may differ depending on shooting scenes Size 30 FPS 15 FPS or shooting conditions. These capacities are based on a 1 GB Approx. 4' 03" Approx. 7' 31" microSD card: Approx. 9' 20" Approx.
  • Page 110 Camera maintenance • Cautions when using memory cards Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or foreign substances. If dirty, wipe the memory card clean • Avoid exposing memory cards to very cold or very hot with a soft cloth before you insert the memory card before your temperatures (below 0 °C/32 °F or above 40 °C/104 °F).
  • Page 111: About The Battery

    Record videos at resolution and Videos 105 min 30 FPS. • The figures above are measured by Samsung’s standards. Your results may differ, depending on your actual usage. • Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording time. Appendixes...
  • Page 112 Camera maintenance Low battery message Cautions about using the battery When the battery has fully discharged, the battery icon will turn Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from red and the "Low Battery" message will appear. damage Prevent batteries from making contact with metal objects, as this can create a connection between the + and –...
  • Page 113 Camera maintenance • If you reconnect the power cable when the battery is fully Handling and disposing of batteries and chargers charged, the status lamp turns on for approximately 30 minutes. with care • Using the flash or recording videos depletes the battery quickly. •...
  • Page 114 Camera maintenance • Personal injury or death can occur if the battery is Do not disassemble or puncture the battery with any handled carelessly or improperly. For your safety, sharp object. follow these instructions for proper battery handling: • Avoid exposing the battery to high pressure or crushing •...
  • Page 115: Before Contacting A Service Center

    Before contacting a service center If you are having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures before you contact a service center. If you have attempted the suggested remedy and are still having problems with your device, contact your local dealer or service center. When you leave your camera at a service center, be sure to also leave the other components that may have contributed to the malfunction, such as the memory card and battery.
  • Page 116 Before contacting a service center Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies • The flash may fire due to static electricity. Make sure that the focus option you set The flash fires unexpectedly The camera is not malfunctioning. is suitable for close-up shots. (p. 55) •...
  • Page 117 In camera this case, click Start All Programs • Make sure that you are using a supported SAMSUNG Intelli-studio operating system. Intelli-studio on your computer. Your computer The file transmission may be interrupted by disconnects the static electricity.
  • Page 118: Camera Specifications

    Approximately 16.4 mega-pixels Wide (W) Tele (T) Lens Normal (AF) 80 cm-infinity 250 cm-infinity Range Samsung Lens f = 4.5–22.5 mm Macro 5-80 cm 100-250 cm Focal length (35 mm film equivalent: 25–125 mm) Auto Macro 5 cm-infinity 100 cm-infinity F-stop range F2.5 (W)–F6.3 (T)
  • Page 119 White, Natural Green, Blue Sky, Sunset, Macro, Shake reduction Macro text, Macro Color, Tripod, Action, Fireworks), Program, Live Panorama, Picture in Picture, Scene ST76/ST78 Digital Image Stabilization (DIS) Photos (Magic Frame, Beauty Shot, Intelligent Portrait, Funny Face, Night, Landscape, Text, Sunset,...
  • Page 120 1,608 2,546 3,055 Sketch, Fish-eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative Storage These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions. Your results may vary depending • Internal memory: Approximately 70 MB on the shooting conditions and camera settings. • External memory (Optional): microSD card (1–2 GB guaranteed),...
  • Page 121 Camera specifications Interface Dimensions (W X H X D) Digital output 90.7 X 53.5 X 16.9 mm (without protrusions) USB 2.0 connector Weight Audio input/output Internal speaker (Mono), Microphone (Mono) 100 g (without battery and memory card) Video output A/V: NTSC, PAL (selectable) Operating Temperature DC power input 0–40 °C...
  • Page 122: Glossary

    Glossary ACB (Auto Contrast Balance) Composition This feature automatically improves the contrast of your images Composition in photography means arranging objects in a photo. when the subject is backlit or when there is a high contrast Usually, abiding by the rule of thirds leads to a good composition. between your subject and the background.
  • Page 123 Glossary DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) Flash A format for writing printing information, such as selected images A speed light that helps to create adequate exposure in low-light and number of prints, on a memory card. DPOF-compatible conditions. printers, sometimes available at photo shops, can read the information from the card for convenient printing.
  • Page 124 Glossary JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) Noise A lossy method of compression for digital images. JPEG images Misinterpreted pixels in a digital image that may appear as are compressed to reduce their overall file size with minimal misplaced or random, bright pixels. Noise usually occurs when deterioration of the image resolution.
  • Page 125 Glossary Shutter speed Shutter speed refers to the amount of time it takes to open and close the shutter, and it is an important factor in the brightness of a photo, as it controls the amount of light which passes through the aperture before it reaches the image sensor.
  • Page 126 PlanetFirst represents Samsung Electronics' commitment to sustainable development and social responsibility through eco-driven business and management activities. Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: Or call, (877) 278 - 0799 Appendixes...
  • Page 127: Fcc Notice

    NOTE: Declaration of Conformity This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the Trade Name : Samsung Electronics America, Inc. limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the Model No. : Samsung ST76/ST77/ST78/ST79 FCC Rules.
  • Page 128: Index

    Index AF-assist light Battery Camera maintenance 105 Date/Time Set 20, 100 Location 14 Caution 111 Camera specifications 117 Deleting files 77 Settings 102 Charging 18 Inserting 17 Capturing an image from Digital Print Order Format AF Lamp 102 video 82 (DPOF) 87 Beauty Shot mode 41 AF Sound 99...
  • Page 129 Index Intelligent Portrait mode Menu button 16 Playback mode 84 Metering Face Detection 58 Half-press shutter 30 Shooting mode 42 Center-weighted 65 Flash Intelli-studio 92 Multi 65 Auto 53 Spot 65 Intelli zoom 28 Fill in 53 Icons Motion Capture 68 Off 52 ISO sensitivity 54 Playback mode 73...
  • Page 130 Index Slide Show 80 Smart Album 75 PictBridge 96 Red-eye Saturation Playback mode 86 Playback mode 86 Smart Auto mode 33 Picture in Picture mode 38 Shooting mode 52 Shooting mode 71 Smart Face Recognition 60 Playback button 16 Reducing camera shake Scene mode 39 Smart Filter Playback mode 73...
  • Page 131 Index Thumbnails 76 Video Playback mode 81 Timer Shooting mode 45 Shooting mode 51 Video Out 102 Timer lamp 14 Time settings 20 Viewing files Panoramic photos 80 Time zone settings 19, 100 Slide show 80 Transferring files Smart Album 75 Mac 95 Thumbnails 76 Windows 90...
  • Page 132 Please refer to the warranty that came with your product or visit our website,, for after-sales service or inquiries.

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