Image Effects

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Image Effects

You can use the image effects to change the color saturation and con-
trast to record movies and photos with special color effects.

POINTS TO CHECK

• Select a recording program other than the Special Scene recording pro-

grams.

Options

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 Default value)

 

 [

 Image Effect Off] 

 Desired option* 

 

* When you select [

 Custom Effect], do not press 

 and continue instead 

with the following procedure.

To set the custom image effect

1 Press 

 and select (

) the custom setting options.

2 Adjust (

) each setting as desired.

3 When you finish all the adjustments, press 

 then 

 to save 

the settings and close the menu.

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[

 Image Effect Off]

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Records with no image enhancing effects.

[

 

Vivid]

Emphasizes the contrast and color saturation.

[

 

Neutral]

Tones down the contrast and color saturation.

[

 Low Sharpening]

Records subjects with softened outlines.

[

 Soft Skin Detail]

Softens the details in the skin tone area for a 

more complimentary appearance. To obtain the best effect, use 
this setting when recording a person in close-up. Note that areas 
similar to the skin color may lack in detail.

[

 Custom Effect]

Allows you to adjust the color depth, bright-

ness, contrast, and sharpness of the image.

[Color Depth]:

 

(–) Shallower colors, (+) Richer color tonality

[Brightness]:

 

(–) Darker picture, (+) Brighter picture

[Contrast]:

 

(–) Flatter picture, (+) More defined light and shade

[Sharpness]:

 

(–) Vaguer outlines, (+) Sharper outlines

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