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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3
 Shoot.
z
z
Press the shutter button halfway. [ ] 
changes to a blue [ ], which follows 
the subject as the camera continues to 
adjust the focus and exposure (Servo AF) 
z
z
Press the shutter button all the way down 
to shoot.
X
X
Even after your shot, [ ] is still displayed 
and the camera continues to track the 
subject.
[Servo AF] (
Tracking may not be possible when subjects are too small or move 
too rapidly, or when subject color or brightness matches that of the 
background too closely.
[AF-Point Zoom] on the [
4] tab is not available.
[
e] is not available.
When shooting in [
q> button for at 
least one second.
If [Face ID] is set to [On], names will not display when registered people 
However, a name will display if the subject chosen to focus on is the same as 
a person detected with Face ID.
Still Images
Shooting with Servo AF
This mode helps avoid missing shots of subjects in motion, because the 
camera continues to focus on the subject and adjust the exposure as long 
as you press the shutter button halfway.
1
 Configure the setting.
z
z
Press the <
n> button, choose 
[Servo AF] on the [
4] tab, and then 
2
 Focus.
z
z
The focus and exposure are maintained 
where the blue AF frame is displayed 
while you are pressing the shutter button 
halfway.
Focusing may not be possible in some shooting conditions.
In low-light conditions, Servo AF may not be activated (AF frames 
may not turn blue) when you press the shutter button halfway. In this 
case, the focus and exposure are set according to the specified AF
frame mode.
If adequate exposure cannot be obtained, shutter speeds and 
aperture values are displayed in orange. Release the shutter button, 
and then press it halfway again.
AF lock shooting is not available.
[AF-Point Zoom] on the [
4] tab is not available.
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