Canon IXUS 300 HS User Guide

Using the Wink Self Timer


Point the camera at the subject and press the shutter button fully. The camera 
will shoot three times approximately two seconds after it detects a wink.

Choose .

Follow Steps 1 – 2 on 

p. 54

 to choose 

then press the 

n button for more than 

one second.

Press the 

qr buttons or turn the – dial to 


, then press the 

n button.

Compose the shot and press the 
shutter button halfway.

Confirm that a green frame appears around 
the face of the person who will wink.

Press the shutter button fully.


The camera will enter shooting stand-by, 
and [Wink to take picture] will appear on 
the screen.


The lamp will blink and the self-timer 
sound will play.

Face the camera and wink.


The shutter will release approximately 2 
seconds after a wink is detected from the 
person with a frame around the person’s 


The second and third shots will continue in 

To cancel the countdown, press the 

p button.

Using the Wink Self-Timer

Wink a bit slowly.

A wink may not be detected if eyes are covered by hair or a hat, or when wearing 

What if a wink is not detected?