Other Special-purpose Recording Features

What can I do with Interval Snapshot?
You can use Interval Shooting to shoot snapshots and movies automatically at a specified interval.
Interval Shooting shoots with Premium Auto Pro settings.
 •  To prevent loss of power while shooting, use a fully charged battery.
 •  Make sure the memory card you are using has sufficient unused space before using this function.

To start an Interval Snapshot operation
1. In the REC mode, touch Show Icons.
2. Touch the Interval Shooting mode icon.
3. Touch the Interval Shooting scene you want to use.
Scene Description
Standard Shoots at a fixed interval.
Intelligent Shoots after determining the optimum setup.
Hiking Shoots using a setup optimized for hiking.
cycling Shoots using a setup optimized for cycling.
Snow & Water Shoots using a setup optimized for snow and water sports.
Leisure Shoots using a setup optimized for leisure and trips.

4. If you want to change camera settings for shooting, touch the "Interval Setting icon".
5. Touch an item and then change its setting.

Interval Specifies the shooting interval.
Shooting Style Snapshot + Movie:
Shoots five snapshots followed by a five-second movie.
Movie Only:
Shoots a five-second movie. Audio is also recorded with this setting.
Snapshot Only: Shoots a snapshot.
• When “5 sec” is selected for the “Interval” setting, the movie recording time is two seconds.

Scenes other than "Standard":
 • With these scenes, the "Interval" setting is a rough guide only, and the actual interval depends on decisions made by the camera about shooting conditions. Because of this, the actual shooting interval may be different from the setting.
 • A five-second interval cannot be set for these scenes.
6. Touch the “Back icon”.
7. Touch “Start”.
This starts the Interval Snapshot operation.
 • Touching "Cancel" in place of "Start" will cause the recording mode to become Premium Auto PRO.
 • Starting an Interval Snapshot operation causes the camera and controller to enter a sleep state and standby or recording of the images.
   This will be indicated by the camera’s operation lamp flashing green.
   Note that the camera will not enter the sleep state if “5 sec” is selected for the “Interval” setting.
 • To recover from the sleep state, press any controller button. Next, touching Imformation Icon on the monitor screen will display the number of recorded images. The maximum number of shots is 9,999.

 • Interval Snapshot images are shot using Auto Focus.
 • Anti-shake is applied during Interval Snapshot recording in accordance with the MENU Movie Anti Shake setting.
   However, image anti-shake is not applied.
 • The current shooting setup, including zoom, cannot be changed while shooting with this function.
 • If the camera battery goes dead during an Interval Snapshot operation, the operation will terminate.
   The controller battery going dead does not affect an ongoing Interval Snapshot operation.
   After shooting is complete, perform the steps below.
   1. On the controller, press any button to display the screen.
   2. Touch “STOP”.
   3. Touch “Yes”.
 • If you are performing manual camera operations or if the camera is out of the sleep state when the Interval Shooting operation reaches a shooting interval, Interval Shooting recording for that interval will be skipped.
 • Pressing the controller's power button while the camera is out of the sleep state will return to the sleep state and restart the Interval Snapshot operation.
 • Initial default settings depend on the selected scene.
 • If you change any settings, they are retained when you turn the camera off.
   To restore initial default settings, perform a reset operation to reset the camera.
 • If pressing any controller button does not stop interval recording, hold down the camera's power button.
 • For interval shooting over a long period, you can attach the USB adaptor to the camera to supply power.

To shoot images manually during an Interval Snapshot operation
You can shoot snapshots and movies manually even while an Interval Snapshot operation is in progress.
1. On the controller, press any button to recover from the sleep state.
2. Perform the required controller or camera operation to shoot the image you want.
   Shutter button: The camera automatically determines whether you are shooting a subject or scenery, and other conditions, and then shoots a snapshot.
   [Movie]: The camera shoots a movie. To stop movie recording, press the movie button again.

 • You can also press the camera’s shutter button or [Movie] to shoot while the camera is in the sleep state.
   Pressing the shutter button will shoot a snapshot as described above for shooting during an Interval Snapshot operation.

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