Panasonic DMC-FX12 User Manual (en)

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Advanced (Recording pictures)
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Press [
] to display the [SCENE MODE] 
menu and select a scene mode. (P44)
This allows you to take pictures that show 
the snow as white as possible at a ski 
resort or a snow-covered mountain.
• 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 
through an airplane window.
∫ Technique for Aerial photo mode
• We recommend using this technique if it is 
difficult to focus when taking pictures of 
clouds etc. Aim the camera at something 
with high contrast, press the shutter 
button halfway to fix the focus and then 
aim the camera at the subject and press 
the shutter button fully to take the picture.
• Turn the camera off when taking off or 
landing.
• When using the camera, follow all 
instructions from the cabin crew.
• Be careful about the reflection from the 
window.
• The flash setting is fixed to Forced OFF 
[
].
• 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)
Use the marine case (DMW-MCFX07; 
optional) (P105). This allows you to take 
pictures with a natural color.
∫ Adjusting the white balance
[WB ADJUST.]
You can adjust the hue to match the water 
depth and the weather.
Press 
3
[
] twice to display 
[WB ADJUST.].
Press 
2/1 to adjust the white balance.
2 [RED]: Press when the hue is bluish.
1 [BLUE]: Press when the hue is reddish.
• If you adjust the white balance, [
appears on the screen in red or blue.
∫ Fixing the focus underwater (AF Lock)
You can fix the focus before taking a picture 
with AF lock. This is useful if you want to 
take pictures of a fast moving subject etc.
Aim the AF area at the subject.
Press 
2 to fix the focus.
• The AF lock icon 
A appears when the 
subject is focused.
• Press 
2 again to cancel AF lock.
• When you rotate the zoom lever, the AF 
lock is canceled. In this case, focus on 
the subject and fix the focus again.
• The focus range becomes the same as 
macro mode. [5 cm (0.16 feet) (Wide)/
30 cm (0.98 feet) (Tele) to 
¶]
• The button indications on the marine case 
(DMW-MCFX07; optional) are slightly 
different from the button indications on 
this unit. Follow the button indications on 
this unit for use.
• The self-timer cannot be set.
• The white balance cannot be set.
[SNOW]
[AERIAL PHOTO] 
[UNDERWATER]
MENU
SET
MENU
SET
MENU
SET
MENU
SET
MENU
SET
MENU
SET
BLUE
RED
WB ADJUST.
SELECT
EXIT
MENU
AWB
AWB
3
AF 
LOCK
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