Taking pictures using the automatic function
(Intelligent Auto Mode)
The camera will set the most appropriate settings to match the subject and the recording
conditions so we recommend this mode for beginners or those who want to leave the settings
to the camera and take pictures easily.
The following functions are activated automatically.
Scene Detection/Backlight Compensation/Intelligent ISO sensitivity control/Auto White Balance/
Face Detection/[i.Exposure]/[i.Resolution]/[i.ZOOM]/[AF Assist Lamp]/[Red-Eye Removal]/
A Shutter button
Press 3/4/2/1 to select [Intelligent Auto], and
then press [MENU/SET].
Press the shutter button halfway to focus.
The focus indication B (green) lights when the subject is
The AF area C is displayed around the subject's face by the
Face Detection function. In other cases, it is displayed at the
point on the subject which is in focus.
• The minimal distance (how close you can be to the
subject) will change depending on the zoom factor.
Please check with the recordable range display on the
If you press 3 while [AF Tracking] is displayed, you can set
AF tracking. For details, refer to P84. (AF tracking is
cancelled by pressing 3 again)
Press the shutter button fully (push it in
further), and take the picture.
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