Panasonic DMC-FX12 User Manual (en)

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• You can switch the flash setting to match 
the recording. (P35)
• When you press the shutter button, the 
LCD monitor may become bright or dark 
for a moment however the recorded 
picture will not be affected. 
• Be careful not to move the camera when 
you press the shutter button.
• Do not cover the flash or the AF assist 
lamp with your fingers or other objects.
• Do not touch the front of the lens.
∫ Exposure (P40)
• If you select normal picture mode [
the exposure is automatically adjusted to 
an appropriate exposure (AE=Auto 
Exposure). However, depending on 
recording conditions such as the 
backlight, the picture will become dark.
In this case, compensate the exposure. 
This allows you to take bright pictures.
∫ Focusing (P23, 43)
If you select normal picture mode [
], 
the picture is automatically focused (AF= 
Auto Focus). However, one of the subjects 
in the picture may not be properly focused. 
The focus range is 50 cm (1.64 feet) to 
¶.
– When there are both near and distant 
subjects in a scene.
– When there is dirt or dust on glass 
between the lens and the subject.
– When there are illuminated or glittering 
objects around the subject.
– When taking a picture in dark places.
– When the subject is moving fast.
– When the scene has low contrast.
– When jitter occurs.
– When recording a very bright subject.
– When taking close-up pictures of a 
subject.
Try the AF/AE lock technique or macro 
mode.
∫ Color (P59)
• The color of the subject will differ if the 
color of the light surrounding it differs, 
such as when the light comes from 
sunlight or halogen lighting. However, this 
unit automatically adjusts the hue to one 
close to real life. (auto white balance)
Set the white balance if you want to 
change the hue you get with auto white 
balance.
∫ When you want to take a subject 
outside the AF area (AF/AE Lock)
When recording a picture of people with a 
composition like the following picture, you 
will not be able to focus the camera on the 
subject because the people are outside the 
AF area.
In this case,
Aim the AF area at the subject.
2 Press the shutter button halfway to fix 
the focus and the exposure.
• The focus indication lights when the 
subject is focused.
3 Press and hold the shutter button 
halfway while moving the camera as you 
compose the picture.
Press the shutter button fully.
• You can repeatedly retry AF/AE lock 
before pressing the shutter button fully.
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