Canon PowerShot SX280 HS User Guide (en)

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Cover 
Preliminary Notes 
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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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White balance (
) cannot be set in [ ] or [ ] modes.
With [ ] and [ ] modes, colors other than people’s skin tone may 
be modified. These settings may not produce the expected results
with some skin tones.
Still Images
Movies
Custom Color
Choose the desired level of image contrast, sharpness, color saturation, 
red, green, blue, and skin tones in a range of 1 – 5.
1
  Access the setting screen.
z
z
Follow the steps in “Changing Image 
Color Tones (My Colors)” (
choose [ ], and then press the <
l> 
button.
2
 Configure the setting.
z
z
Press the <
o><p> buttons to choose 
an option, and then specify the value by 
pressing the <
q><r> buttons or turning 
the <
5> dial.
z
z
For stronger/more intense effects (or 
darker skin tones), adjust the value to 
the right, and for weaker/lighter effects 
(or lighter skin tones), adjust the value to 
the left.
z
z
Press the <
l> button to complete the 
setting.
Still Images
Movies
Changing Image Color Tones (My Colors)
Change image color tones as desired, such as converting images to sepia 
or black and white.
z
z
Press the <
m> button, choose [ ] in 
the menu, and choose the desired option 
X
X
The option you configured is now
displayed.
My Colors Off
Vivid
Emphasizes contrast and color saturation, making images sharper.
Neutral
Tones down contrast and color saturation for subdued images.
Sepia
Creates sepia tone images.
B/W
Creates black and white images.
Positive Film
Combines the effects of Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, and Vivid 
Red to produce intense yet natural-looking colors resembling 
images on positive film.
Lighter Skin Tone Lightens skin tones.
Darker Skin Tone Darkens skin tones.
Vivid Blue
Emphasizes blues in images. Makes the sky, ocean, and other 
blue subjects more vivid.
Vivid Green
Emphasizes greens in images. Makes mountains, foliage, and 
other green subjects more vivid.
Vivid Red
Emphasizes reds in images. Makes red subjects more vivid.
Custom Color
Adjust contrast, sharpness, color saturation, and other 
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