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h Using the Self-Timer
The self-timer lamp on the front of the camera will blink imme-
diately before the picture is taken. If the two-second timer is se-
lected, the self-timer lamp will blink as the timer counts down.
Be careful not to move until the picture has been recorded.
Intelligent Face Detection
Because it ensures that the faces of portrait subjects will be in focus, Intelligent Face Detection (pg. 88) is recom-
mended when using the self-timer for group portraits or self-portraits. To use the self-timer with Intelligent Face
Detection, turn Intelligent Face Detection on, set the timer as described in Step 1, and then press the shutter
button all the way down to start the timer. The camera will detect faces while the timer is counting down and
adjust focus and exposure immediately before the shutter is released.
The self-timer turns o automatically when the picture is taken, a di erent shooting mode is selected, playback
mode is selected, or the camera is turned o .