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.)
• Press the shutter button until the 
countdown screen is displayed. Do not 
move the camera after this screen is 
displayed. When countdown finishes, 
[PLEASE WAIT…] is displayed for the 
same length of time as the set shutter 
speed for signal processing.
• If you press the [MENU] button while the 
picture is being taken, the picture will stop 
being taken.
∫ Technique for Starry sky mode
• The shutter opens for 15, 30 or 
60 seconds. Be sure to use a tripod. We 
also recommend taking pictures with the 
self-timer (P41).
• The optical image stabilizer function is 
fixed to [OFF].
• The flash setting is fixed to Forced OFF 
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• The ISO sensitivity is fixed to [ISO80].
• You cannot compensate the exposure or 
set auto bracket, burst mode or [AUDIO 
REC.].
• Histograms are always displayed in 
orange. (P27)
This mode allows you to take a picture of 
yourself.
∫ Technique for Self portrait mode
When you are focused by pressing the 
shutter button halfway, the self-timer 
indicator lights up. Make sure to hold the 
camera still, and fully press the shutter 
button.
• The camera is not focused when the 
self-timer indicator is blinking. Make sure 
to press the shutter button halfway again 
to focus.
• The recorded picture automatically 
appears on the LCD monitor for reviewing. 
Refer to P36 for operations on the review 
function.
• When the picture is blurry due to slow 
shutter speed, we recommend using the 
2 second self-timer. (P41)
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MENU
Self portrait mode