Sony DSCS950P User Manual (en)

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Changing the screen display
Each time you press v (DISP) on the 
control button, the display changes as 
follows:
* The brightness of the LCD Backlight up
• If you view images in bright outside light, adjust 
the brightness of the LCD backlight up. 
However, the battery power may decrease faster 
under such condition.
• The histogram does not appear in the following 
situations:
While shooting
– When the menu is displayed.
– When recording movies.
During playback
– When the menu is displayed.
– In index mode.
– When you are using playback zoom.
– When you are rotating still images.
– During playback of movies.
• A large difference in the histogram displayed 
during shooting and playback may occur when:
– The flash strobes.
– The shutter speed is slow or fast.
• The histogram may not appear for images 
recorded using other cameras.
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Adjusting EV (Exposure Value) by 
displaying a histogram
A histogram is a graph showing the 
brightness of an image. Press v (DISP) on 
the control button repeatedly to display the 
histogram on 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.
A
Number of pixels
B
Brightness
• The histogram also appears when playing back a 
single image, but you cannot adjust the 
exposure.
v DISP (Screen 
display) button
Indicators on*
Histogram on*
Indicators on
Histogram display 
During playback, 
the image 
information is 
displayed.
Indicators off*
Bright
Dark
A
B