Using the Menus: Shooting Mode
Shooting Menu Options
Choose how the camera meters exposure in M and F modes.
•NMULTI: Automatic scene recognition is used to adjust exposure for a wide range of shooting
•OSPOT: The camera meters lighting conditions at the center of the frame. Recommended when the
background is much brighter or darker than the main subject. Can be used with focus lock (pg. 23)
to meter off-center subjects.
•PAVERAGE: Exposure is set to the average for the entire frame. Provides consistent exposure across
multiple shots with the same lighting, and is particularly effective for landscapes and portraits of
subjects dressed in black or white.
BPHOTOMETRY is not available when Intelligent Face Detection is on.
Menu item Description Options Default
ASHOOTING MODE Choose aperture-priority or shutter-priority AE for F mode (pg.
ASCENE POSITION Choose a scene for mode (pg. 34). C/V/K/L/D/W/E/
BPHOTOMETRY Choose how exposure is metered in M and F modes (pg. 68). N/O/PN
CWHITE BALANCE Adjust color for different light sources in M and F modes (pg.
ECONTINUOUS Shoot a series of pictures (pg. 70). R/S/n/o/m/OFF OFF
FAF MODE Control how the camera focuses in M and F modes (pg. 72). w//
GSET-UP Perform basic camera setup such as choosing a language and
setting the time and date (pg. 85). X/Y/K/L/M—