Canon PowerShot SX280 HS User Guide (en)

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Cover 
Preliminary Notes 
and Legal Information
Contents: Basic 
Operations
Advanced Guide
Camera Basics
Using GPS 
Function
Auto Mode/
Hybrid Auto Mode
Other Shooting 
Modes
Tv, Av, and M 
Mode
Playback Mode
Wi-Fi Functions
Setting Menu
Accessories
Appendix
Index
Basic Guide
P Mode
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Still Images
Shooting With an Underwater Focusing Range
If focusing is difficult in [
using a focus range designed for underwater shooting can ensure optimal 
underwater shots.
1
 Configure the setting.
z
z
Follow steps 1 – 2 in “Specific Scenes”
(
S].
z
z
Press the <
q> button, choose the desired 
focus range (either press the <
q><r> 
buttons or turn the <
5> dial), and then 
press the <
m> button.
2
 Shoot.
Focusing Range
Description
Underwater 
Macro
Take close-ups of sea life, using the digital zoom for even closer 
shots.
8 Quick
Avoid missing unexpected underwater shooting opportunities 
when shooting subjects some distance away. Especially effective 
for moving subjects.
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range.
In [ ] mode, optical zoom is set to maximum wide angle.
In [ ] mode, use of digital zoom may cause images to appear 
In [
8] mode, subjects at close range may not be in focus. In this 
case, try setting the focus range to [ ].
[
] and [
8
] are not available in [Tracking AF] AF frame mode (
Still Images
Movies
 
Shoot fireworks (Fireworks)
z
z
Vivid shots of fireworks.
Subjects appear larger in [ ] mode compared to other modes.
In [ ] and [
S] modes, shots may look grainy because the ISO 
) is increased to suit the shooting conditions.
Because the camera will shoot continuously in [ ] mode, hold it 
steady while shooting.
In [ ] mode, excessive camera shake or certain shooting 
conditions may prevent you from obtaining the desired results.
In [
t] mode, mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures 
to keep it still and prevent camera shake. Additionally, you should 
set [IS Mode] to [Off] when using a tripod or other means to hold the 
).
When you use a tripod for evening scenes, shooting in [
] mode instead 
of [
] mode will give better results (
).
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