PRO TIP: To reduce the amount of blur when using Night Lapse Photo, mount your camera on a tripod or other surface that is stable and cannot move.
62 63 PROTUNE Within Time Lapse mode, Protune is available for Time Lapse Photo and Night Lapse Photo. For details about Protune settings, see Protune (page TIME LAPSE MODE ADVANCED SETTINGS ADVANCED CONTROLS EXPOSURE CONTROL By default, your camera uses the entire image to determine the appropriate exposure level. However, Exposure Control lets you select an area that you want the camera to prioritize when determining exposure. This setting is particularly useful in shots where an important region might otherwise be over- or underexposed. When you change this setting, the touch display immediately shows you the effect on your image. If you change modes, the camera returns to using the entire scene to determine the correct level of exposure. Using Exposure Control with Auto Exposure With this option, the camera always bases exposure on the area of the touch display that you select, regardless of what is in that area. Suppose your camera is mounted on your dashboard. You might want to select the upper part of the touch display so that the exposure is based on the scene outside of the windshield and not on the dashboard (which might cause the scene outside to be overexposed. Press the touch display until a square outline shrinks to the middle of the screen. Drag the square to the area that you want to use to set the exposure level. (You can also tap that area instead of dragging the square. Tap [ ] in the lower right corner.
64 ADVANCED CONTROLS Using Exposure Control with Locked Exposure With this option, the camera locks the exposure. That exposure level remains until you cancel it. For example, suppose you are snowboarding on a sunny day. By manually setting the exposure level based on your subject's jacket, the images that you capture throughout the day are based on the jacket. So, they are less likely to be underexposed compared to the bright snow. Press the touch display until a square outline shrinks to the middle of the screen. Drag the square to the area that you want to use to set the exposure level. (You can also tap that area instead of dragging the square. Tap Auto Exposure to change it to Locked Exposure. Confirm that the exposure looks the way you want it to, and then tap [ ] in the lower right corner to lock the exposure. Canceling Exposure Control Exposure Control is automatically canceled when you select a different mode or restart the camera. You can also cancel this setting manually below. When you cancel the exposure setting that you previously set, the camera returns to using the entire scene to determine the correct level of exposure. Press the touch display until a square outline shrinks to the middle of the screen. 2. Tap [ ] in the lower left corner.