USER MANUAL ENG This user manual includes detailed usage instructions for your camera. Please read this manual thoroughly.
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Health and safety information Always comply with the following precautions and usage tips to avoid Prevent damage to subjects’ eyesight. dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your camera. Do not use the flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3 ft) to people or animals.
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Do not allow the AC adapter to come in contact with the +/- terminals on the battery. If the glass or acrylic parts are broken, visit a Samsung service center to have the camera repaired. This may cause a fire or electric shock.
You must plug the small end of the USB cable into your to solve any interference problems you experience. To prevent unwanted camera. interference, use only Samsung-approved devices or accessories. If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files. The manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data.
Icons used in this manual Icon Function Additional information Safety warnings and precautions Camera buttons. For example, [Shutter] represents the shutter button. Page number of related information The order of options or menus you must select to perform a step; →...
Contents Tips Chapter 1 Concepts in Photography My Camera Shooting postures..................13 Getting started .................... 28 Holding the camera ..................... 13 Unpacking........................28 Standing photography ....................14 Camera layout ....................29 Crouching photography .................... 14 Using the DIRECT LINK button ................31 Aperture ......................
Contents Display icons ....................41 Shooting modes ..................55 In Shooting mode ..................... 41 Auto mode ........................55 Capturing photos ......................41 Smart mode......................... 57 Recording videos ......................42 Using the Best Face mode ..................58 About the level gauge ....................42 Capturing panoramic photos ..................
Contents Chapter 2 Framing mode ..................... 92 Shooting Functions Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) ............. 93 Drive (shooting method) ................94 Size and Resolution ..................74 Single ..........................94 Photo size ........................74 Continuous ........................94 Quality ........................... 75 Burst ..........................95 ISO sensitivity ....................
Retouching faces ....................121 Uploading photos to online storage ............... 141 Reducing red-eye ....................121 Viewing photos or videos on devices that support Samsung Link ..142 Applying Smart Filter effects ................122 Sending photos using Wi-Fi Direct ............144...
Contents Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Camera settings menu Connecting to external devices User settings ....................146 Viewing files on an HDTV or 3D TV ............158 ISO Customizing ..................... 146 Viewing files on an HDTV ..................158 ISO Step ......................... 146 Viewing files on a 3D TV ..................
Contents Chapter 7 Before contacting a service center ............181 Appendix Camera specifications ................184 Glossary ....................... 189 Error messages ..................169 Optional accessories ................. 195 Maintaining the camera................170 Index ......................197 Cleaning the camera ..................... 170 Camera lens and display ..................170 FCC notice ....................
Concepts in Photography Holding the camera Shooting postures Hold the camera with your right hand and place you right index finger on A correct posture for stabilizing the camera is necessary for taking a good the shutter button. Place your left hand under the lens for support. photo.
Concepts in Photography Standing photography Crouching photography Compose your shot; stand up straight with your feet shoulder-length Compose your shot, crouch with one knee touching the ground, and keep apart, and keep your elbows pointed down. a straight posture.
Concepts in Photography Aperture The size of the aperture is represented by a value known as an “F-number. ” The f-number represents the focal length divided by the diameter of the The aperture, a hole that controls the amount of light that enters the lens.
Concepts in Photography Aperture value and the depth of field The aperture housing contains several blades. These blades move together and control the amount of light passing through the center of the aperture. The You can blur or sharpen the background of a photo by controlling the number of blades also affects the shape of light when shooting night scenes.
Concepts in Photography Shutter speed Therefore, the faster the shutter speed, the less light will be let in. Likewise, the slower the shutter speed, the more light will be let in. Shutter speed refers to the amount of time it takes to open and close the As the photos below illustrate, a slow shutter speed allows more time shutter, and it is an important factor in the brightness of a photo, as it to let light in, so the photo becomes brighter.
Concepts in Photography ISO sensitivity Because a low ISO sensitivity means the camera will be less sensitive to light, you need more light to have an optimal exposure. When using a low The exposure of an image is determined by the sensitivity of the camera. ISO sensitivity, open the aperture more or reduce the shutter speed to This sensitivity is based on international film standards, known as ISO allow more light to enter the camera.
Concepts in Photography How the aperture setting, shutter speed, Settings Results and ISO sensitivity control exposure The aperture setting, shutter speed, and ISO sensitivity are closely Fast speed interconnected in photography. The aperture setting controls the opening = less light Shutter speed that regulates the light that enters the camera, while the shutter speed Slow speed...
Concepts in Photography Correlation between focal length, angle, Long focal length and perspective Focal length, which is measured in millimeters, is the distance between telephoto lens the middle of the lens to its focal point. It affects the angle and perspective of captured images.
Concepts in Photography Depth of field What controls out-of-focus effects? Portraits or still-life photos mostly acclaimed by people are the ones on DOF depends on aperture value which the background is out of focus so the subject looks pronounced. Depending on the focused areas, a photo can be blurred or sharpened. The wider the aperture is (namely the lower the aperture value), the lower This is called ‘a low DOF’...
Concepts in Photography DOF depends on focal length DOF depends on the distance between the subject and the camera The longer the focal length is, the lower the DOF gets. A telescope lens with a longer focal length than a telescope lens with a short focal length is The shorter the distance between the subject and the camera is, the lower better to capture a photo of a low DOF.
Concepts in Photography Optical preview Composition You can touch the Custom button on the screen to view the optical It is fun to capture a photo of the beauty of world with a camera. No preview before capturing a photo. The camera adjusts the aperture to the matter how the world is beautiful, however, a poor composition cannot predefined settings and shows the results on the screen.
Concepts in Photography Using the rule of thirds will create photos with stable and compelling Photos with two subjects compositions. Below are a few examples. If your subject is in one corner of the photo, it creates an unbalanced composition. You can stabilize the photo by capturing a second subject in the opposite corner to balance the weight of the photo.
Concepts in Photography Flash Flash guide number The model number of a flash refers to the flash’s power, and the maximum Light is one of the most important components in photography. It’s not amount of light created is represented by a value known as a “guide easy, however, to have an enough amount of light anytime and anywhere.
Concepts in Photography Bounce Photography Bounce photography refers to the method of bouncing light off of the ceiling or walls so that the light spreads evenly over the subject. Normally, photos captured with flash may appear unnatural and cast shadows. Subjects in photos captured with bounce photography cast no shadows and look smooth due to evenly spread light.
Chapter My Camera Learn about your camera’s layout, display icons, lens, optional accessories, and basic functions.
The illustrations may differ from your actual items. • 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. For information about accessories, refer to page 195.
My Camera Camera layout Name Name Command dial Image sensor • In the Smart panel: Move to a desired Speaker option or adjust a selected option. • In Shooting mode: Access a Mode NFC tag screen in Shooting mode or adjust shutter speed, aperture value, or Lens release button exposure value in some shooting...
Camera layout My Camera > Name Video recording button Start recording a video. Status lamp Indicate the status of the camera. • Blinking: When saving a photo, shooting a video, sending data to a computer, connecting to WLAN, or sending a photo. •...
Camera layout My Camera > Setting the DIRECT LINK button Using the DIRECT LINK button You can select a Wi-Fi function to launch when you press [DIRECT LINK]. You can turn on the Wi-Fi feature conveniently by pressing [DIRECT LINK]. (p.
Camera layout My Camera > Using the command dial You can adjust options such as aperture value, shutter speed, or exposure value with the command dial in some shooting modes. Press the command dial, and then rotate it clockwise or anti-clockwise. You can also adjust some options with the command dial in the Smart Exposure value panel.
Memory card While the status lamp of the camera is blinking, do not remove the memory card Insert the battery with the Samsung logo or battery. Doing so may damage the data stored on the memory card or your facing up.
My 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 battery. Set the Power switch to ON. Plug the small end of the USB cable into your camera, and then plug the •...
My Camera Performing the initial setup When you turn on your camera for the first time, the initial setup screen Touch the up or down arrows to set an option. appears. The language is preset for the country or region where the Date &...
My Camera Selecting a mode Select various modes and functions on the Mode screen. Mode description Mode Description Capture a photo with a scene mode selected automatically by Accessing a Mode screen the camera. (p. 55) Auto Capture a photo with options that are preset for a specific In Shooting or Playback mode, press [h].
(p. 135) • SNS & Cloud: Upload photos or videos to file sharing websites. (p. 139) • Samsung Link: Upload photos to Samsung Link online storage or view files on other Samsung Link supported devices. (p. 142) <List View>...
My Camera Selecting functions (options) Select menus or options by gently touching an item on the screen with Drag the option list up or down, and then touch an option. your fingertip. • If you touch , a pop-up window with information on features and settings will be displayed.
Selecting functions (options) My Camera > Using the Smart panel Drag the dial on the screen, and then touch to adjust the option. Touch on the screen to access some functions such as Exposure, • You can also rotate the command dial to adjust the option. (p. 32) ISO, and White Balance.
Selecting functions (options) My Camera > Using the touch screen Flicking: Gently flick your finger across the screen. Do not use sharp objects, such as pens or pencils, to touch the screen. You can damage the screen. Touching: Touch an icon to select a menu or an option. •...
My Camera Display icons In Shooting mode Icon Description Icon Description Auto focus frame Focus area Capturing photos Spot metering area Face detection White Balance (p. 77) Camera shake London White Balance micro adjustment Manual focus scale Level gauge (p. 42) Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) (p.
Display icons My Camera > Recording videos 2. Shooting options About the level gauge Icon Description The level gauge helps you align the camera with Video size the horizontal and vertical lines on the display. If the level gauge is not level, calibrate the level AF mode (p.
Display icons My Camera > In Playback mode Viewing photos Playing videos London Mode F No Shutter Metering Flash Information Focal Length White Balance Photo Size Date London Icon Description Icon Description Description Continuously captured file Playback speed Captured photo Multi Motion Current file/The total number of files RGB histogram (p.
Display icons My Camera > Changing the information displayed Touch on the screen repeatedly to change the display type. Mode Display type • Display shooting options at the right of the display, Custom button, AutoShare button, Touch AF button, Display type button and basic shooting information (Shooting mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure value, ISO sensitivity, AEL).
Zoom lock switch Learn about the functions of each lens and select one that suits your needs and preferences. Lens Focus ring (p. 90) i-Function button (p. 67) Lens layout Zoom ring SAMSUNG 20-50 mm F3.5-5.6 ED II lens (example) Lens contacts...
Lenses My Camera > Locking or unlocking the lens To unlock the lens, rotate the zoom ring as shown in the illustation until you hear the click. To lock the lens, pull and hold the zoom lock switch away from the camera body and rotate the zoom ring as shown in the illustration.
Lenses My Camera > SAMSUNG 18-55 mm F3.5-5.6 OIS III lens (example) Description Lens mount index Zoom ring Focus ring (p. 90) Lens hood mount index Lens i-Function button (p. 67) AF/MF switch (p. 82) Lens contacts When not using the lens, attach the lens cap and lens mount cover to protect...
Lenses My Camera > SAMSUNG 16 mm F2.4 lens (example) SAMSUNG 45 mm F1.8 [T6] 2D/3D (example) Description Description i-Function button (p. 67) i-Function button (p. 67) Lens mount index Lens mount index Focus ring (p. 90) Focus ring (p. 90)
A range of supported aperture values. For example, 1:3.5–6.3 means the maximum aperture value range from 3.5 to 6.3. SAMSUNG 18-200 mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS lens (example) Focal length The distance from the middle of the lens to its focal point (in millimeters).
For more information about optional accessories, refer to the manual for each accessory. • The illustrations may differ from the actual items. • You can purchase Samsung-approved accessories at a retailer or a Samsung service center. Samsung is not responsible for damage caused by using another manufacturer's accessories. Description Bulb...
Accessories My Camera > Connecting the external flash Lock the flash into place by turning the hot-shoe fastening dial clockwise. Remove the hot-shoe cover from the camera. Mount the flash by sliding it into the hot-shoe. Lift up the flash for use.
• SEF8A may not be compatible with other NX series cameras. • For more details about optional flashes, refer to the user manual for the flash. Use only Samsung-approved flashes. Using incompatible flashes may damage your camera. Description Display icons...
Accessories My Camera > GPS module layout (optional) Attaching the GPS module Remove the hot-shoe cover from the camera. Mount the GPS module by sliding it into the hot-shoe. Description Status lamp Power button Hot-shoe fastening dial Hot-shoe connection Battery cover...
Accessories My Camera > Lock the GPS module into place by turning the hot-shoe fastening dial towards LOCK. Press the power button of the GPS module.
My Camera Shooting modes Two simple shooting modes—Auto and Smart mode—help you capture On the Mode screen, touch Auto. photos with numerous automatic settings. Additional modes allow for greater customization of settings. Align your subject in the frame. Half-press [Shutter] to focus. Auto mode •...
Shooting modes My Camera > Recognizable scenes Icon Description Forested areas typically consist of green-colored subjects Icon Description Close-up photos of colorful subjects Landscapes Camera is stabilized on a tripod and the subject is not moving for a Scenes with bright white backgrounds certain period of time.
Shooting modes My Camera > Smart mode Option Description Action Freeze Capture subjects moving at high speed. In Smart mode, you can capture photos with options that are preset for a Rich Tones Capture a photo with vibrant colors. specific scene. Panorama Capture a wide panoramic scene in a single photo.
Shooting modes My Camera > Using the Best Face mode Touch the best image from the 5 faces that were captured. • Repeat steps 4 and 5 to replace the rest faces of the photo. In Best Face mode, you can capture multiple photos and replace faces to create the best possible image.
Shooting modes My Camera > Capturing panoramic photos With [Shutter] pressed, slowly move the camera in the direction you selected. Capture a 2D or 3D panoramic photo. Captured 3D panoramic photos can • In 3D Panorama mode, you can capture a scene only in horizontal be viewed only on a 3D TV or 3D monitor.
Shooting modes My Camera > • • The resolution varies depending on the panoramic photo you captured. For best results when capturing panoramic photos, avoid the following: • In Panorama mode, some shooting options are not available. moving the camera too quickly or too slowly •...
Shooting modes My Camera > → Program mode On the Mode screen, touch Expert Program. The camera automatically adjusts shutter speed and aperture value so that Set the desired options. an optimal exposure value can be achieved. • For a list of options, refer to "Shooting Functions". (p. 73) This mode is useful when you want to capture shots of constant exposure while being able to adjust other settings.
Shooting modes My Camera > → Aperture Priority mode On the Mode screen, touch Expert Aperture Priority. In Aperture Priority mode, the camera automatically calculates shutter Press the command dial once, and then rotate it to the left or speed according to the aperture value you choose. right to adjust the aperture value.
Shooting modes My Camera > → Shutter Priority mode On the Mode screen, touch Expert Shutter Priority. In Shutter Priority mode, the camera automatically adjusts the aperture Press the command dial once, and then rotate it to the left or value according to the shutter speed you choose.
Shooting modes My Camera > Manual mode Using the Bulb function Use the Bulb function to shoot night scenes or the night sky. While you are Manual mode lets you adjust the shutter speed and aperture value pressing [Shutter], the shutter is left open so you can create moving light manually.
Shooting modes My Camera > Custom mode Selecting a custom mode → Custom mode lets you create your own shooting modes by adjusting On the Mode screen, touch Expert Custom. options and saving them. → Touch a mode → → •...
Shooting modes My Camera > → Recording a video On the Mode screen, touch Auto, Smart, or Expert Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, or In Shooting mode, you can record Full HD videos (1920X1080) by pressing Custom. (Video recording). The camera lets you record a video up to 29 minutes •...
Shooting modes My Camera > Using i-Function • If you change the shooting angle of the camera suddenly while shooting a movie, the camera may not be able to record images accurately. Use a tripod When you use the i-Function button on an i-Function lens, you can to minimize camera shake.
Shooting modes My Camera > Adjust the focus ring to select an option. Available options • You can also rotate the command dial or drag the screen to select Shooting mode Program Aperture Priority Shutter Priority Manual an option. Aperture Shutter Speed White Balance •...
Shooting modes My Camera > Using Z Adjust the focus ring to select a zoom ratio. • You can also rotate the command dial or drag the screen to select The Z allows you to zoom in on a subject with less degradation of an option.
If you shoot in fluorescent lighting or capture images displayed by projectors or TVs, the images may appear black due to the flicker effect. SAMSUNG 45 mm F1.8 [T6] 2D/3D lens (example) • In 3D mode, the Enlarge x8 option of MF Assist may not be available.
Shooting modes My Camera > Available functions by shooting mode For details about shooting functions, see Chapter 2. Press a shortcut for each function. Function Auto Smart Program Aperture Priority Shutter Priority Manual Photo Size (p. 74) Quality (p. 75) ISO (p.
Shooting modes My Camera > Function Auto Smart Program Aperture Priority Shutter Priority Manual OIS (Anti-Shake) (p. 93) Drive (Continuous/Burst/Timer/ Bracketing) (p. 94) Metering (p. 98) Dynamic Range (p. 100) Flash (p. 101) Exposure compensation (p. 104) Exposure lock (p. 105) O: The option is available.
Chapter Shooting Functions Learn about the functions you can set in Shooting mode. You can enjoy more customized photos and videos by using the shooting functions.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Size and Resolution Photo size Icon Size Recommended for 5472x3648 (3:2) Printing on A1 paper. As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include more pixels, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on a larger screen. 3888x2592 (3:2) Printing on A2 paper.
Size and Resolution Shooting Functions > Quality Icon Format Description Normal: The camera saves photos in either the JPEG or RAW format. • Compressed for normal quality. JPEG • Recommended for printing in small size or Photos captured by a camera are often transformed to the JPEG format uploading to the web.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions ISO sensitivity The ISO sensitivity value represents the sensitivity of camera to light. Examples The larger the ISO value, the more sensitive the camera is to light. Consequently, by selecting a higher ISO sensitivity value, you can capture photos in dim or dark places at faster shutter speeds.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions White Balance White Balance represents the light source that influences on the color of a Icon Description photo. Auto WB: Use automatic settings depending on the lighting conditions. The color of a photo depends on the type and quality of the light source. Daylight: Select when taking outdoor photos on a sunny day.
White Balance Shooting Functions > Customizing preset White Balance options Icon Description Color Temperature: Manually adjust the color temperature of You can also customize preset White Balance options. the light source. Color temperature is a measurement in degrees Kelvin that indicates the specific type of light source. As the color →...
White Balance Shooting Functions > Examples Auto WB Daylight Fluorescent Daylight Tungsten...
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Picture Wizard (photo styles) Picture Wizard lets you apply different photo styles to your photo to create various looks and emotional moods. You can also create and save your own photo styles by adjusting color, saturation, sharpness, and contrast for each style.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Smart Filter Smart Filter lets you apply special effects to your photos. You can select Option Description various filter options to create special effects that are difficult to be Negative Apply a negative film effect. achieved with normal lenses.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions AF mode Learn how to adjust the camera’s focus according to the subjects. → → → To set the auto In Shooting mode, touch AF Mode focus mode, an option. You can select a focusing mode appropriate to the subject among Single Auto Focus, Continuous Auto Focus, and Manual Focus.
AF mode Shooting Functions > Single AF Continuous AF Single AF is appropriate for shooting a still subject. When you press While you are pressing [Shutter] halfway, the camera continues to [Shutter] halfway, the focus fixes in the focus area. The area turns green automatic focusing.
AF mode Shooting Functions > Manual focus You can manually focus on a subject by rotating the focus ring on the lens. The MF Assist function lets you easily achieve a focus. While you are rotating the focus ring, the focus area is magnified. When you use the Focus Peaking function, the color you selected appears on the focused subject.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions AF area The AF area function changes the positions of the focus area. Selection AF Generally, cameras focus on the nearest subject. When there are a lot of You can set the focus on an area you want. Apply an out-of-focus effect to subjects, however, unwanted subjects can be in focus.
AF area Shooting Functions > Multi AF Face detection AF The camera displays a green rectangle in places where focus is set The camera focuses on human faces preferentially. Faces of up to correctly. The photo is divided into two or more areas, and the camera 10 people can be detected.
AF area Shooting Functions > Self-Portrait AF It can be difficult to check whether your face is in focus when you are taking a self-portrait. When this function is on, the beep from the camera gets faster when your face is located at the center of the composition.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Touch AF Focus on the subject or capture a photo by touching on the screen. Tracking AF Tracking AF allows you to track and automatically focus on your subject, → → → In Shooting mode, touch Touch AF To set Touch AF, even when the subject is moving or when you change the shooting...
Touch AF Shooting Functions > One touch shot • If you do not select a focus area, the Auto Focus function does not work. • Tracking a subject may fail when: You can capture a photo with the touch of your finger. As you touch on a the subject is too small subject, the camera focuses on the subject automatically and captures a the subject moves excessively...
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Focus assist In the manual focus mode, you have to rotate the focus ring on the lens to * Default focus. When you use the MF Assist function or the Focus Peaking function, Option Description you can achieve a clearer focus.
Focus assist Shooting Functions > Measuring the exposure value of the focus area When this function is turned on, the camera automatically sets an optimal exposure by calculating the brightness of the focus area. This function is only available when you select Spot metering or Multi metering, and Selection AF.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Framing mode When you adjust the aperture value or shutter speed, the exposure changes according to the settings, so the display may darken. With this function on, the brightness of the display is constant regardless of the settings, so you can better frame your shot.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Use the Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) function to minimize camera shake. OIS may not be available with some lenses. Camera shake tends to occur in dark places or when shooting indoors. In such cases, the camera uses slower shutter speeds in order to increase the amount of light taken in, which can result in a blurry photo.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Drive (shooting method) You can set the shooting method such as Continuous, Burst, Timer and so Continuous Continuously capture photos while you are pressing [Shutter]. You can Select Single to capture one photo at a time. Select Continuous or Burst capture up to 5 photos (Continuous Normal) or 8 photos (Continuous to shoot fast moving subjects.
Drive (shooting method) Shooting Functions > Burst Timer Consecutively capture up to 10 shots per second (3 seconds), 15 shots per Capture a photo with a delay of 2 to 30 seconds. The delay is adjustable in second (2 seconds), or 30 shots per second (1 second) when you press increments of 1 second.
Drive (shooting method) Shooting Functions > Auto Exposure Bracketing (AE Bracket) White Balance Bracketing (WB Bracket) When you press [Shutter], the camera captures 3 consecutive photos: the When you press [Shutter], the camera captures 3 consecutive photos: original, one a step darker, and one a step lighter. Use a tripod to prevent the original and two more with different White Balance settings.
Drive (shooting method) Shooting Functions > Picture Wizard Bracketing (P Wiz Bracket) When you press [Shutter], the camera captures three consecutive photos, each with a different Picture Wizard setting. The camera captures a photo and applies the three Picture Wizard options you have set to the image captured.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Metering The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera measures the Multi quantity of light. The Multi mode calculates the amount of light in multiple areas. When The camera measures the amount of light in a scene, and in many of its light is sufficient or insufficient, the camera adjusts the exposure by modes, uses the measurement to adjust various settings.
Metering Shooting Functions > Spot Center-weighted The Spot mode calculates the amount of light in the center. When you The Center-weighted mode calculates a broader area than the Spot mode capture a photo in conditions where there is a strong backlight behind a does.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Dynamic Range This function automatically corrects the loss of bright detail that can occur due to shading differences in the photo. → → To set Smart Range In Shooting mode, touch → options, Dynamic Range an option.
If you select Off, the flash does not fire even when an external flash is Fill-in Red: The flash fires whenever you capture a photo and attached. reduces red-eyes. Use only Samsung-approved flashes. Using incompatible flashes may damage your camera.
Flash Shooting Functions > Reducing the red-eye effect Adjusting the flash intensity If the flash fires when you capture a photo of a person in the dark, a red When the flash is on, adjust the flash intensity +/-2 levels. glow may appear in the eyes.
Flash Shooting Functions > → → → → • You can also touch Flash an option , in Shooting mode to access the flash intensity menu. • Adjusting the ﬂash intensity may not be effective when: the subject is too close to the camera you set a high ISO sensitivity the exposure value is too big or too small •...
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Exposure compensation The camera automatically sets the exposure by measuring the levels of light from the photo’s composition and the position of a subject. If the exposure set by the camera is higher or lower than you expected, you can adjust the exposure value manually.
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Exposure lock When you cannot achieve an appropriate exposure because of a strong color contrast, lock the exposure, and then capture a photo. After locking the exposure, aim the lens where you desire, and then press [Shutter].
Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Shooting Functions Video functions The functions available for video are explained below. Movie quality Set the Movie quality. Movie size → → → To set movie In Shooting mode, touch Movie Quality quality options, an option. Set the movie size.
Video functions Shooting Functions > Multi Motion Fader Set the playing speed of a video. You can fade in or fade out a scene using the fader function on the camera without having to do it on a PC. Set the fade in option to gradually fade in →...
Video functions Shooting Functions > Voice Sometimes, a muted video is more appealing than the one with sound. Turn the voice off to record a muted video. → → → To set voice In Shooting mode, touch Voice options, an option. Wind cut When you record videos in noisy environments, unintended sounds can be recorded in videos.
Chapter Playback/Editing Learn about how to play back and edit photos and videos. Refer to chapter 6 for editing files on a PC.
Playback/Editing Searching and managing files Learn how to view photo and video thumbnails and how to protect or Viewing image thumbnails delete files. In order to search for photos and videos you want, convert to the thumbnail view. The thumbnail view displays multiple images at a time If you perform no operations for a while, information and icons on the screen disappear.
Searching and managing files Playback/Editing > Viewing files by category Viewing files as a folder Continuous and burst shots appear as a folder. Selecting a folder will play → → → In the thumbnail view, touch Filter back all photos automatically. Deleting a folder will delete all photos in the a category.
Searching and managing files Playback/Editing > Protecting files Lock/Unlock all files Lock or unlock all files. Protect your files from accidental deletion. → → → In Playback mode, touch Protect All. → → → In Playback mode, touch Protect Select. Touch an option.
Searching and managing files Playback/Editing > Deleting files Deleting multiple files You can select multiple files and delete them. Delete files in Playback mode and secure more space on your memory card. Protected files are not deleted. → → → In Playback mode, touch Delete Select.
Playback/Editing Viewing photos Enlarging a photo Viewing a slide show You can enlarge photos when viewing them in Playback mode. You can You can view photos in a slide show, apply various effects to the slide also use the Trim function to extract the portion of the image displayed on show, and play background music.
Viewing photos Playback/Editing > Creating a print order (DPOF) Touch DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) lets you set the number of copies to be Touch Start Slide Show. printed. View the slide show. The camera saves the DPOF information in the MISC folder of your memory card.
Playback/Editing Playing videos In Playback mode, you can play a video, capture an image from a video, or Trimming a video during playback crop a video to save as another file. In Playback mode, scroll to a video, and then touch Touch to start playing the video.
Playing videos Playback/Editing > Capturing an image during playback While viewing a video, touch at the point where you want to capture an image. Touch • You cannot capture an image from a video recorded in 3D mode. • The resolution of the captured image will be the same as the original video. •...
Playback/Editing Editing photos Perform photo editing tasks, such as resizing, rotating, or reducing red-eye Cropping a photo effects. Edited photos are saved as new files under different file names. Photos captured in some modes cannot be edited with the Image Edit →...
Editing photos Playback/Editing > Rotating a photo Resizing photos Change the size of a photo and save it as a new file. → Touch → Touch Touch an option. Rotate : Right 90° Touch an option. Resize : 10.1M 3:2 Touch Touch Touch...
Editing photos Playback/Editing > Adjusting your photos Drag the slider or touch +/- to adjust the option. • If you selected Auto adjustment, skip to step 4. You can correct captured photos by adjusting the brightness, contrast, or saturation. Touch Touch Touch to save.
Editing photos Playback/Editing > Retouching faces Reducing red-eye → → Touch Touch Drag the slider or touch +/- to adjust the option. Touch • • As the number increases, the skin tone becomes brighter and To cancel correction, touch smoother. Touch to save.
Editing photos Playback/Editing > Applying Smart Filter effects Option Description Oil Sketch Apply oil sketching effect. Apply special effects to your photos. Ink Sketch Apply ink sketching effect. → Acryl Apply an acryl painting effect. Touch an option. Negative Apply a negative film effect. Smart Filter : Vignetting Desaturate all colors but red.
Chapter Wireless network Learn how to connect to wireless local area networks (WLANs) and use functions.
On the Mode screen, touch Wi-Fi Auto Backup, Email, Open network setting options. SNS & Cloud, or Samsung Link. • When you select a secured AP, a pop-up window appears. Enter the required passwords to connect to the WLAN. For information about →...
Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings Wireless network > Setting network options Using the login browser In the Wi-Fi Setting screen, move to an AP, and then touch You can enter your login information via the login browser when connecting to some APs, sharing sites, or cloud servers.
Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings Wireless network > • Connecting to a network may incur additional charges. Costs will vary Network connection tips based on the conditions of your contract. • You must insert a memory card to use the Wi-Fi features. •...
Connecting to a WLAN and configuring network settings Wireless network > Entering text Icon Description Move the cursor. Learn how to enter text. The icons in the table let you move the cursor, Stop entering text and return to the previous page. change the case, etc.
• You should install Samsung SMART CAMERA App on your phone or device before using this feature. You can download the application from Samsung Select the camera from the list and connect the smart phone Apps, the Google Play Store, or the Apple App Store.
• You should install Samsung SMART CAMERA App on your phone or device • If you select Select Files from Camera, you can select files to send before using this feature.
Sending photos or videos to a smart phone Wireless network > Select the camera from the list and connect the smart phone to the camera. • The smart phone can connect to only one camera at a time. On the camera, allow the smart phone to connect to your camera.
To start the application automatically on an NFC-enabled smart • You should install Samsung SMART CAMERA App on your phone or device phone, turn on the function and place the smart phone near before using this feature. You can download the application from Samsung the NFC tag (p.
Using a smart phone as a remote shutter release Wireless network > On the camera, allow the smart phone to connect to your On the smart phone, touch and hold to focus. camera. • The focus is automatically set to Multi AF. •...
Wireless network Using Auto Backup to send photos or videos You can send photos or videos that you captured with the camera to a PC Sending photos or videos to a PC wirelessly. → On the Mode screen, touch Wi-Fi Auto Backup.
Using Auto Backup to send photos or videos Wireless network > Touch OK. • When you connect the camera to the WLAN, select the AP that is connected to the PC. • To cancel sending, touch Cancel. • The camera will search for available access points even if you are connecting •...
Wireless network Sending photos or videos via email You can change settings in the email menu and send photos or videos Touch the Name box, enter your name, and then touch . stored on the camera via email. Sender Setting Name Changing email settings Email...
Sending photos or videos via email Wireless network > Setting an email password Enter a 4-digit password. → On the Mode screen, touch Wi-Fi Email. Enter the password again. • The camera will automatically attempt to connect to a WLAN via the most recently connected AP device.
Sending photos or videos via email Wireless network > Changing the email password Sending photos or videos via email → On the Mode screen, touch Wi-Fi Email. You can send photos or videos stored on the camera via email. For information about entering text, refer to "Entering text".
Sending photos or videos via email Wireless network > Touch the Receiver box, enter an email address, and then • Even if a photo appears to have transferred successfully, errors with the touch . recipient’s email account may cause the photo to be rejected or recognized as spam.
Wireless network Using photo or video sharing websites Upload your photos or videos to file sharing websites. Available websites Enter your ID and password to log in. will be displayed on your camera. To upload files to some websites, you •...
Using photo or video sharing websites Wireless network > Uploading photos or videos → • You can set an upload folder for Facebook by touching Upload Folder (Facebook) on the website's list screen. • Access the website with your camera. You cannot upload files if the file size exceeds the limit.
Using Samsung Link to send files → You can upload files from your camera to Samsung Link online storage or Enter your ID and password, and then touch Login view files on a Samsung Link device connected to the same AP.
Samsung Link feature. • Refer to your device's user manual for more information. On the camera, allow the Samsung Link device to connect to your camera. A camera is connected to a TV that supports Samsung Link via WLAN.
• • You can share up to 1,000 recent files. If you reorder or sort files on the camera while viewing them on a Samsung • Link device, you must repeat the initial set-up process to update the list of On a Samsung Link device, you can view only photos or videos captured with files on the device.
Wireless network Sending photos using Wi-Fi Direct When the camera connects via a WLAN to a device that supports the Wi-Fi On the device, allow the camera to connect to the device. Direct function, you can send photos to the device. This feature may not be •...
Chapter Camera settings menu Learn about the user settings and general settings menu. You can adjust the settings to better suit your needs and preferences.
Camera settings menu User settings You can set the user environment with these settings. Auto ISO Range You can set the maximum ISO value under which each EV step is chosen → → To set user options, when you set the ISO to Auto. In Shooting mode, touch an option.
User settings Camera settings menu > Bracket Set DMF (Direct Manual Focus) You can set up the options for AE Bracket, WB Bracket, and P Wiz Bracket. You can adjust the focus manually by rotating the focus ring after achieving the focus by half-pressing [Shutter]. This feature may not be Option Description available with some lenses.
User settings Camera settings menu > Color space The color space option allows you to select methods for representing Adobe RGB colors. Digital imaging devices such as digital cameras, monitors, and printers have their own methods for representing colors, which are called color spaces.
User settings Camera settings menu > Distortion Correct User Display You can correct lens distortion that might occur from lenses. You can add or remove shooting information from the display. This feature may not be available with some lenses. London Save as Custom Mode You can create your own shooting modes by adjusting options and saving them.
• AEL: Execute the auto exposure lock function. • AEL Hold: Keep executing the auto exposure lock function after shooting. Set a function of the DIRECT LINK button. DIRECT LINK (AutoShare*, MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, Auto Backup, Email, SNS & Cloud, Samsung Link)
User settings Camera settings menu > Grid Line Select a guide to help you compose a scene. (Off*, 3 X 3, 2 X 2, Cross, Diagonal) AF Lamp When shooting in dark places, turn the AF lamp on in order to have a better auto focus.
Camera settings menu Setting Learn to configure your camera's settings. * Default Item Description → → Adjust the display brightness, auto brightness setting, To set Setting In Shooting or Playback mode, touch display color, or level gauge. options, an option. •...
Setting Camera settings menu > * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Set power shut off time. The camera shuts off if you do not Set the video signal output appropriate for your country use it for the time you set. (30 sec, 1 min*, 3 min, 5 min, when connecting the camera to an external video device 10 min, 30 min) such as a monitor or HDTV.
Setting Camera settings menu > * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Set the method of creating file names. Set the method of numbering files and folders. • Standard*: SAM_XXXX.JPG (sRGB)/ • Reset: After using the reset function, the next file name is _SAMXXXX.JPG (Adobe RGB) started at 0001.
Korean. When another • You can download firmware upgrades from language is set, the location information will appear in www.samsung.com. English. (Off, On*) Device • • GPS Reset: Set to search for GPS satellites closest to your...
Setting Camera settings menu > * Default Item Description • Sensor Cleaning: Remove dust from the sensor. • Start-Up Action: When on, the camera performs sensor cleaning each time you turn it on. (Off*, On) As this product uses interchangeable lenses, the sensor Sensor can get dust on it when you change lenses.
Chapter Connecting to external devices Make full use of the camera by connecting it to external devices such as a computer, HDTV or 3D TV.
Connecting to external devices Viewing files on an HDTV or 3D TV Play back photos or videos by connecting your camera to an HDTV (3D TV) Turn on the camera. using an optional HDMI cable. • The camera automatically enters into Playback mode when you connect it to an HDTV.
Viewing files on an HDTV or 3D TV Connecting to external devices > Viewing files on a 3D TV Move to a 3D file, and then touch to switch to 3D mode. • Touch to switch to 2D Mode. You can view photos or videos captured in 3D mode or with the 3D Panorama option in Smart mode on a 3D TV.
Connecting to external devices Transferring files to your computer Transfer files on a memory card to your computer by connecting the Turn on the camera. camera to the computer. • The computer recognizes the camera automatically. → On your computer, select My Computer Removable Disk →...
Transferring files to your computer Connecting to external devices > Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) Transferring files to your Mac OS With Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8, the methods for disconnecting the camera are similar. Mac OS 10.5 or later is supported. Ensure that no data is being transferred between the camera and the computer.
Transferring files to your computer Connecting to external devices > Turn on the camera. • The computer recognizes the camera automatically and displays a removable disk icon. Open the removable disk. Transfer photos or videos to the Mac OS computer.
Connecting to external devices Using programs on a computer You can view and edit files using the provided programs. You can also send Using i-Launcher the files to a computer wirelessly. i-Launcher allows you to play back files with Multimedia Viewer and provides a link to download the PC Auto Backup program.
Others USB 2.0 port, CD-ROM drive Opening i-Launcher On your computer, select Start → All Programs → Samsung → i-Launcher → Samsung i-Launcher. Or, click Applications → Samsung → i-Launcher on your Mac OS computer.
Using programs on a computer Connecting to external devices > Using Multimedia Viewer Description File name Multimedia Viewer allows you to play back files. From the Samsung i-Launcher screen, click Multimedia Viewer. Enlarged area Histogram • Multimedia Viewer supports the following formats: Open the selected file.
Downloading the firmware From the Samsung i-Launcher screen, click Firmware Upgrade. Downloading the PC Auto Backup program From the Samsung i-Launcher screen, click PC Auto Backup. For information about installing the PC Auto Backup program, refer to page 133. Description File name Adjust the volume.
Using programs on a computer Connecting to external devices > Installing Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Photos captured by a camera are often transformed to JPEG formats and Insert Adobe Photoshop Lightroom DVD-ROM into your stored in the memory according to the settings of the camera at the time computer.
Chapter Appendix Get information about error messages, camera maintenance, trouble shooting tips, specifications, and optional accessories.
Appendix Error messages When the following error messages appear, try these remedies. Error messages Suggested remedies Folder and file Error messages Suggested remedies File names do not match the DCF standard. Transfer number are max the files on the memory card to your computer and The lens is locked.
Appendix Maintaining the camera Cleaning the camera Image sensor Depending on different shooting conditions, dust may appear in photos because the image sensor is exposed to the external environment. This Camera lens and display problem is normal, and the exposure to dust occurs in everyday use of the camera.
Maintaining the camera Appendix > Using or storing the camera Using on beaches or shores • Protect your camera from sand and dirt when you use it on beaches or in other similar areas. Inappropriate places to use or store the camera •...
Take the camera to a service the camera yourself. Any damage that results from unqualified Samsung service center to have it repaired. service is not covered by your warranty. • Never place cameras, batteries, chargers, or accessories near, on, or in heating devices, such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators.
Maintaining the camera Appendix > About memory card Supported memory card This product supports microSD (Secure Digital), microSDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity), or microSDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity) memory cards. Memory card adapter Memory card To read data with a computer or memory card reader, insert the memory card into a memory card adapter.
Maintaining the camera Appendix > Memory card capacity The memory capacity may differ depending on shooting scenes or shooting conditions. These capacities are based on a 2 GB SD card. Quality Size Super Fine Fine Normal RAW + S.Fine RAW + Fine RAW + Normal 20.0M (5472X3648) 10.1M (3888X2592)
Maintaining the camera Appendix > Quality Size Normal Approx. 17' 21" Approx. 21' 44" 1920X1080 (30 fps) Approx. 23' 02" Approx. 28' 50" 1920X1080 (15 fps) Approx. 21' 11" Approx. 26' 31" 1920X810 (24 fps) Video Approx. 16' 33" Approx. 20' 42" 1280X720 (60 fps) Approx.
Maintaining the camera Appendix > • Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or foreign Cautions when using memory cards substances. If dirty, wipe the memory card clean with a soft cloth before • Avoid memory cards to very cold or very hot temperatures (below you insert the memory card in your camera.
Do not rest the device on flammable surfaces, such as bedding, carpets, or electric blankets for a prolonged period. • Use only Samsung-approved batteries. When the device is switched on, do not leave it in any confined space for a prolonged period.
Maintaining the camera Appendix > Battery life Notes about using the battery • Avoid exposing batteries to very cold or very hot temperatures (below Shooting mode Average time / Number of photos 0 °C/32 °F or above 40 °C/104 °F). Extreme temperatures can reduce the Photos Approx.
Maintaining the camera Appendix > • If you connect the camera to an external power source when the battery Cautions about using the battery is depleted, using high energy-consuming functions will cause the Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from damage. camera to turn off.
Maintaining the camera Appendix > Notes about charging with a computer connected • Use only the provided USB cable. • The battery may not charge when: you use a USB hub other USB devices are connected to your computer you connect the cable to the port on the front side of your computer the USB port of your computer does not support the power output standard (5 V, 500 mA) Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care...
Appendix Before contacting a service center If you are having trouble with your device, try these troubleshooting Situation Suggested remedies solutions before contacting a service professional. • There is no space on the memory card. Delete unnecessary files or insert a new card. •...
Before contacting a service center Appendix > Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies • Turn off your camera, and then turn it on again. • Ensure that the focus option you set is suitable • Remove your memory card, and then insert it for the kind of shot you are capturing.
Insert Samsung i-Launcher.) Or, click Applications appears when you a fully charged battery and wait at least 72 → Samsung → i-Launcher on your Mac OS power on the camera hours in power off status for the internal power computer.
Field of view Approx. 100 % Color filter RGB primary color filter Angle Fixed Lens Mount Grid Line, Icons, Histogram, Distance Scale, Type Samsung NX Mount User display Level gauge Available lens Samsung lenses Focusing Image Stabilization Type Contrast AF...
Camera specifications Appendix > Shutter Drive Mode Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane Single, Continuous, Burst (5M only), Timer, Type shutter Mode Bracket (Auto Exposure, White Balance, Picture Wizard) • Auto: 1/4,000–30 sec. • JPEG: High (8 fps), Normal (5 fps) •...
Camera specifications Appendix > Optional Samsung external flashes: Beauty Face, Best Face, Landscape, Macro, External flash SEF42A, SEF220A Action Freeze, Rich Tones, Panorama, Waterfall, Smart mode Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light Trace, Sync terminal Hot-shoe Creative Shot White Balance Vignetting, Miniature, Colored Pencil, Watercolor,...
Camera specifications Appendix > Video Playback Type MP4 (H.264) Single image, Thumbnails (15/28), Slide show, Type Movie Format Movie: H.264, Sound: AAC Smart Filter, Red-eye Fix, Backlight, Resize, Edit Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Rotate, Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast Movie AE mode Manual Vignetting, Miniature, Colored Pencil, Watercolor, Movie clip...
* The power source may differ depending on your region. MobileLink, Remote Viewfinder, Auto Backup, Dimensions (W X H X D) Function Email, SNS & Cloud, Samsung Link, AutoShare, Wi-Fi Direct 119 X 64.5 X 35.7 mm (without protrusions) Weight...
Appendix Glossary AP (Access Point) AEL/AFL (Auto Exposure Lock/Auto Focus Lock) An access point is a device that allows wireless devices to connect to a These features help you lock the exposure or focus on which you want to wired network. focus or calculate the exposure.
Glossary Appendix > Camera shake (Blur) Composition If the camera is moved while the shutter is open, the entire image may Composition in photography means arranging objects in a photo. Usually, appear blurred. This occurs more often when the shutter speed is slow. abiding by the rule of thirds leads to a good composition.
Glossary Appendix > EV (Exposure Value) Flash All the combinations of the camera’s shutter speed and lens aperture that A speed light that helps to create adequate exposure in low-light result in the same exposure. conditions. EV Compensation Focal length This feature allows you to quickly adjust the exposure value measured by The distance from the middle of the lens to its focal point (in millimeters).
Glossary Appendix > Image sensor Metering The physical part of a digital camera that contains a photosite for each The metering refers to the way in which the camera measures the quantity pixel in the image. Each photosite records the brightness of the light that of light to set the exposure.
Glossary Appendix > Noise PAL (Phase Alternate Line) Misinterpreted pixels in a digital image that may appear as misplaced or A video color encoding standard used in numerous countries throughout random, bright pixels. Noise usually occurs when photos are shot with a Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Glossary Appendix > Shutter speed White Balance (Color balance) Shutter speed refers to the amount of time it takes to open and close the An adjustment of the intensities of colors (typically the primary colors red, shutter, and it is an important factor in the brightness of a photo, as it green, and blue), in an image.
Appendix Optional accessories Lens Lens SAMSUNG 18-55 mm SAMSUNG 20-50 mm SAMSUNG 85 mm F1.4 ED SSA SAMSUNG 12-24 mm F4-5.6 ED F3.5-5.6 OIS III F3.5-5.6 ED II SAMSUNG 16 mm F2.4 SAMSUNG 20 mm F2.8 SAMSUNG 45 mm F1.8 SAMSUNG 45 mm F1.8 [T6] 2D/3D...
These illustrations may differ from your actual items. Refer to the user BP1130 BC3NX01 manuals of these optional accessories for details. • Camera bag Camera case Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Samsung is not responsible for damage caused by using another manufacturer’s accessories. Memory card Filter...
Appendix Index Camera specifications 184 i-Function 67 Charging 34 i-Launcher 163 Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 167 Fader 107 Color space 148 Image adjustment Aperture 15, 19 Files Adjusting photos 120 Deleting 113 Auto Backup 133 Red-eye 121 Photo type 75 Auto focus 82 Retouching faces 121 Protecting 112 ISO sensitivity 76...
Panorama mode 59 Smart panel 39 Capturing 117 Photos Options 106 Editing 118 Recording 66 Enlarging 114 Samsung Link 141 Viewing 116 Shooting options 74 Service center 181 Viewing on 3D TV 159 Thumbnails 110 Viewing on camera 110 Settings 152...
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