Flash compensation increases or decreases the flash exposure of the flash in refer-
ence to the ambient exposure by as much as ±1 Ev. See page 82 for more on Ev.
See pages 68 and 69 for more on custom functions. Flash compensation is set on
the manual recording menu.
When using fill-flash to reduce harsh shadows caused by direct sunlight, flash compensation
changes the ratio between the highlights and shadows. By decreasing the flash output with a nega-
tive Ev setting, the shadows receive less light and are deeper. Using a positive Ev setting softens or
Saturation controls how vivid the colors of an image are. Saturation can be
set in five levels. See pages 68 and 69 for more on custom functions.
Saturation is set on the manual recording menu.
Contrast controls the tonal ratio of an image. Contrast can be set in five
levels. See pages 68 and 69 for more on custom functions. Contrast is
set on the manual recording menu.