Panasonic DMC-FX9 User Manual (en)

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Recording pictures (advanced)
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[SCENE MODE] menu (Refer to P56 for information about how to select the menu.)
Select this mode when you want to take 
pictures at wedding receptions, indoor 
parties, etc.
Both the people and the background can 
be recorded with brightness in real life by 
using the flash and slowing down the 
shutter speed.
∫ Technique for Party mode
• Since the shutter speed becomes slow, 
we recommend using a tripod and the 
self-timer (P41) for taking pictures.
• We recommend taking pictures by rotating 
the zoom lever to Wide (1
k) and being at 
a distance about 1.5 m (4.92 feet) from 
the subject.
• The flash setting can be set to Slow sync./
Red-eye reduction [
] or Forced ON/
Red-eye reduction [
].
• The ISO sensitivity is fixed to [AUTO].
This mode allows you to take beautiful 
pictures of fireworks exploding in the night 
sky. The shutter speed or the exposure is 
automatically adjusted for taking pictures of 
fireworks.
∫ Technique for Fireworks mode
• We recommend using a tripod.
• This mode is most effective when the 
distance to the subject is 10 m (32.8 feet) 
or longer.
• The flash setting is fixed to Forced OFF 
[
].
• The ISO sensitivity is automatically 
adjusted to the optimal value.
• You cannot set the AF mode.
• The setting on the AF assist lamp is 
disabled.
• You cannot set the slow shutter.
Party mode
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Fireworks mode
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