Canon sx260hs User Manual (en)

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Troubleshooting
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Full-screen display is not available while shooting (p. 78).
h flashes on the screen when the shutter button is pressed, and shooting is 
not possible (p. 57).
 is displayed when the shutter button is pressed halfway (p. 66).
Set [IS mode] to [Continuous] (p. 137).
Set the flash mode to 
Mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still. In this case, set [IS 
Mode] to [Off] (p. 137).
Shots are out of focus.
Press the shutter button halfway to focus on subjects before pressing it all the way down 
to shoot (p. 37).
Make sure subjects are within focusing range (see “Specifications”  in the Getting 
Started
 guide.).
Set [AF-assist Beam] to [On] (p. 87).
Confirm that unneeded functions such as macro are deactivated.
Try shooting with focus lock or AF lock (pp. 128, 133).
No AF frames are displayed and the camera does not focus when the shutter 
button is pressed halfway.
To have AF frames displayed and the camera focus correctly, try composing the shot 
with higher-contrast subject areas centered before you press the shutter button 
halfway. Otherwise, try pressing the shutter button halfway repeatedly.
Subjects in shots look too dark.
Set the flash mode to 
Adjust brightness by using exposure compensation (p. 116).
Adjust contrast by using i-Contrast (pp. 119, 176).
Subjects look too bright, highlights are washed-out.
Set the flash mode to 
Adjust brightness by using exposure compensation (p. 116).
Reduce the lighting on subjects.
Shots look too dark despite the flash firing (p. 57).
Shoot within flash range (p. 134).
Adjust brightness by using flash exposure compensation or changing the flash output 
level (pp. 135, 143).
Subjects in flash shots look too bright, highlights are washed-out.
Shoot within flash range (p. 134).
Set the flash mode to 
Adjust brightness by using flash exposure compensation or changing the flash output 
level (pp. 135, 143).
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