Using different modes
Turn the Mode dial to the mode that best suits your subjects and surroundings.
Use this mode
General picture taking—it offers excellent image quality and ease
The scene is analyzed for other content and for lighting.
You can choose the best picture size and aspect ratio for your
needs—just press the Menu
button and choose Picture Size.
3:2 (the best choice when making 4 x 6 prints)
16:9 (wide screen)
4:3 (the default setting)
Close range. Use available light instead of flash, if possible.
Subjects that are in motion.
Point-and-shoot simplicity when taking pictures in practically any
Reducing blur caused by camera shake or subject motion.
Capturing video with sound. (See
NOTE: Sound cannot be played on the camera. Sound is heard after the
video is transferred to your computer.