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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Color and Continuous Shooting
Still Images
Movies
Adjusting White Balance
By adjusting white balance (WB), you can make image colors look more 
natural for the scene you are shooting.
z
z
Press the <
m> button, choose [ ] in 
the menu, and choose the desired option 
X
X
The option you configured is now
displayed.
Auto
Automatically sets the optimal white balance for the shooting 
conditions.
Day Light
For shooting outdoors in fair weather.
Cloudy
For shooting in cloudy conditions, in the shade, or at twilight.
Tungsten
For shooting under ordinary incandescent (tungsten) lighting 
and similarly colored fluorescent lighting.
Fluorescent
For shooting under warm-white (or similarly colored) or cool-
white fluorescent lighting.
Fluorescent H For shooting under daylight fluorescent and similarly colored
fluorescent lighting.
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Underwater
Sets the optimal white balance for shooting underwater. Tones 
down blues to produce natural-looking colors overall.
Custom
Still Images
Movies
Custom White Balance
For image colors that look natural under the light in your shot, adjust white 
balance to suit the light source where you are shooting. Set the white 
balance under the same light source that will illuminate your shot.
z
z
Follow the steps in “Adjusting White 
) to choose [ ].
z
z
Aim the camera at a plain white subject, 
so that the entire screen is white. Press 
the <
l> button.
X
X
The tint of the screen changes once the 
white balance data has been recorded.
Colors may look unnatural if you change camera settings after 
recording white balance data.
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