Panasonic DMC-FX12 User Manual (en)

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Advanced (Recording pictures)
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• Keep the subject still for about 1 second 
after taking the picture.
• We recommend rotating the zoom lever to 
Wide (1
k) and being about 1.5 m 
(4.92 feet) from the subject when taking a 
picture.
• The focus range is 1.2 m (3.94 feet) to 
5 m (16.4 feet). (Refer to P37 for the 
available flash range to take pictures.)
• The shutter may remain closed (max. 
about 1 sec.) after taking the picture 
because of signal processing. This is not 
a malfunction.
• Noise may become visible when you take 
pictures in dark places.
• When using the flash, Slow sync./Red-eye 
reduction [
] is selected and the 
flash is activated every time.
• The white balance cannot be set.
Press [
] to display the [SCENE MODE] 
menu and select a scene mode. (P44)
This allows you to take vivid pictures of the 
nightscape.
∫ Technique for Night scenery mode
• Since the shutter speed becomes slower 
(up to about 8 sec.) use a tripod. We also 
recommend using the self-timer (P39) for 
taking pictures.
• The focus range is 5 m (16.4 feet) to 
¶.
• The shutter may remain closed (max. 
about 8 sec.) after taking the picture 
because of signal processing. This is not 
a malfunction.
• Noise may become visible when you take 
pictures in dark places.
• The flash setting is fixed to Forced OFF 
[
].
• ISO sensitivity is fixed to [ISO100].
• The setting on the AF assist lamp is 
disabled.
• The white balance cannot be set.
Press [
] to display the [SCENE MODE] 
menu and select a scene mode. (P44)
This mode allows you to take pictures of 
food with a natural hue without being 
affected by the ambient light in restaurants 
etc.
• The focus range becomes the same as 
macro mode. [5 cm (0.16 feet) (Wide)/
30 cm (0.98 feet) (Tele) to 
¶]
• The white balance cannot be set.
Press [
] to display the [SCENE MODE] 
menu and select a scene mode. (P44)
Select this when you want to take pictures 
at a wedding reception, an indoor party etc. 
This allows you to take pictures of people 
and the background with near real-life 
brightness.
∫ Technique for Party mode
• Use the flash.
• Since the shutter speed becomes slower, 
we recommend using a tripod and the 
self-timer (P39) for taking pictures.
• We recommend rotating the zoom lever to 
Wide (1
k) and being about 1.5 m 
(4.92 feet) from the subject when taking 
pictures.
• The flash setting can be set to Slow sync./
Red-eye reduction [
] or Forced ON/
Red-eye reduction [
].
• The white balance cannot be set.
[NIGHT SCENERY]
MENU
SET
MENU
SET
[FOOD] 
[PARTY]
MENU
SET
MENU
SET
MENU
SET
MENU
SET
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