Nikon 1546 User Manual (en)

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The Mode Dial
The camera offers a choice of the following shooting modes:
❚❚P, S, A, and M Modes
Select these modes for full control over camera settings.
P—Programmed auto
 (0 81): Camera chooses 
shutter speed and aperture, user controls 
other settings.
A—Aperture-priority auto
 (0 83): Adjust 
aperture to soften background details or 
increase depth-of-field to bring both main 
subject and background into focus.
S —Shutter-priority auto
 (0 82): Choose fast 
shutter speeds to freeze action, slow shutter 
speeds to suggest motion by blurring 
moving objects.
M —Manual
 (0 84): Match shutter speed and 
aperture to your creative intent.
❚❚Auto Modes
Select these modes for simple, point-and-
shoot photography.
i Auto (0 28): Camera adjusts settings automati-
cally to produce optimal results with “point-and-
shoot” simplicity. Recommended for first-time 
users of digital cameras.
j Auto (flash off) (0 28): As above, except that the 
flash will not fire even when lighting is poor.
❚❚Scene Modes
Selecting a scene mode automatically optimizes settings to suit the selected 
scene.
k Portrait (0 34): Shoot portraits with back-
ground in soft focus.
l Landscape (0 34): Preserve details in 
landscape shots.
p Child (0 34): Create portraits of children. 
Clothing and background details are vividly 
rendered while skin tones remain soft and 
natural.
m Sports (0 34): Freeze motion for dynamic 
sports shots.
n Close up (0 35): Take vivid close-ups of 
flowers, insects, and other small objects.
o Night portrait (0 35): Shoot portraits 
against a dimly-lit backdrop.
h (other scenes; 0 33): Other scenes can 
be selected with the command dial.