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

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For details on the operation 
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Selects the metering mode that sets which part of the subject to measure to determine the 
exposure.
• For details on the exposure 
• When using spot metering or center-weighted metering, setting [9] (Focus) to [Center AF] is 
recommended to focus on the metering position (page 34).
Adjusts the color tones according to the lighting condition in a situation, for example, when 
the colors of an image look strange.
• For details on the white balance 
• Under fluorescent lights that flicker, the white balance function may not work correctly even though you 
select [
] (Fluorescent).
• Except in [
] (Flash) modes, [WB] is set to [Auto] when the flash strobes.
• Some options are not available depending on the Scene mode (page 26).
 (Metering Mode)
Spot (Spot metering)
(
)
Measures only a part of the subject.
• This function is useful when the subject is backlit or when there 
is strong contrast between the subject and the background.
Center (Center-weighted 
metering) (
)
Measures the center of the image, and determines the 
exposure based on the brightness of the subject there.
Multi (Multi-pattern 
metering)
Divides into multiple regions and measures each region. The 
camera determines a well-balanced exposure.
WB (White Bal)
 (Flash)
Adjusts for the flash conditions.
• You cannot select this item when shooting movies.
n
 (Incandescent)
Adjusts for places where the lighting conditions change 
quickly such as at a party hall, or under bright lighting such as 
at photography studios.
 (Fluorescent)
Adjusts for fluorescent lighting.
 (Cloudy)
Adjusts for a cloudy sky.
 (Daylight)
Adjusts for outdoors, shooting night scenes, neon signs, 
fireworks, or sunrise, or conditions before and after sundown.
Auto
Adjusts the White Balance automatically.
60min
Spot metering cross hairs
Positions on the subject
WB
WB