Preparing Your camera for Use
Setting Image Resolution and Quality
Resolution and quality settings determine the pixel size (dimension), image file size, and
compression ratio for your images. These settings affect the number of images that can be
stored in memory, or on a memory card. As you get to know the camera, it is recommended
that you try each quality and resolution setting to get an appreciation for the effects that these
settings will have on your images.
Higher resolution and higher quality images offer the best photographic results but produce
large files sizes. Therefore, few images will take up a lot of memory space.
High resolution and quality settings are recommended
for printed output and situations requiring the finest
detail. Lower resolution/quality images take up less
memory space and may be quite suitable for sharing
images via e-mail, in a report, or on a web page.
To change image resolution or image quality:
1. Toggle the MODE button to
, and press the
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Select [Quality]/[Size] using the / buttons.
4. Toggle the SET button to choose the setting you
5. Press the MENU button to exit
In video mode, only [Size] setting is available.