Sony cyber-shot dsc-t9 User Manual (en)

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Shooting menu
The default settings are marked with 
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Select the still image camera mode. 
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 step 5 in “Read This First”
Manually adjusts the exposure.
Toward –
Toward +
• For details on the exposure 
• The compensation value can be set in 1/3EV increments.
• If a subject is being shot in extremely bright or dark conditions, or the flash is used, the exposure 
adjustment may not be effective.
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Adjusting EV (Exposure Value) by displaying a histogram
A histogram is a graph showing the brightness of 
an image. Press 
 (Screen display switch) 
repeatedly to display the histogram inside the 
screen. The graph display indicates a bright 
image when skewed to the right side, and a dark 
image when skewed to the left side. Set the mode 
switch to 
 and adjust EV while checking the 
exposure with the histogram.
A
 Number of pixels
B
 Brightness
• The histogram also appears in the following cases, but you cannot adjust the exposure.
– When 
 (Camera) is set to [Auto]
– When playing back a single image
– During Quick Review
 (Camera)
 (EV)
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 +2.0EV
Toward +: Brightens an image.
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The exposure is determined automatically by the camera.
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 –2.0EV
Toward –: Darkens an image.
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