Panasonic DMCGX1XS User Manual (en)

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∫ Scene Detection
When the camera identifies the optimum scene, the icon of the scene 
concerned is displayed in blue for 2 seconds, after which its color 
changes to the usual red.
When taking pictures
When recording motion pictures
[
¦
] is set if none of the scenes are applicable, and the standard settings are set.
When [
], [
] or [
] is selected, the camera automatically detects a person’s face, and it 
will adjust the focus and exposure. (Face Detection)
If a tripod is used, for instance, and the camera has judged that camera shake is minimal when 
the Scene Mode has been identified as [
], the shutter speed will be slower than normal. Take 
care not to move the camera while taking pictures.
An optimum scene for the specified subject will be chosen when set to AF tracking.
When [FACE RECOG.] is set to [ON], and the face similar to the registered face is detected, [R] 
is displayed in the top right of [
], [
] and [
].
Due to conditions such as the ones below, a different scene may be identified for the same 
subject.
Subject conditions: When the face is bright or dark, the size of the subject, the color of the 
subject, the distance to the subject, the contrast of the subject, when the subject is moving
Recording conditions: Sunset, sunrise, under low brightness conditions, when the camera is 
shaken, when zoom is used
To take pictures in an intended scene, it is recommended that you take pictures in the 
appropriate Recording Mode.
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[i-PORTRAIT]
[i-SCENERY]
[i-MACRO]
[i-NIGHT PORTRAIT]
Only when [
] (AUTO) is selected
[i-NIGHT SCENERY]
[i-BABY]
¢
[i-SUNSET]
¢ When [FACE RECOG.] is set to [ON], [
] will be displayed for birthdays of 
registered faces already set only when the face of a person 3 years old or 
younger is detected.
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[i-PORTRAIT]
[i-SCENERY]
[i-LOW LIGHT]
[i-MACRO]