Fujifilm FinePix A400 User Manual (en)

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Photography Menu Operation
Adjusting exposure 
compensation 
(
EXP. COMPENSATION)
Available Photography mode: s (
➝p.40)
Use this menu for shots to get the correct brightness 
(exposure), such as shots with extremely high contrast 
between the subject and the background.
• Compensation range: –2 EV to +2 EV 
(13 steps in 1/3 EV increments)
• Explanation of Terms “EV” (
➝p.120)
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3
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3
1
3
EXP.  COMPENSATION
+  /
+  /
-  /
0
positive (+) compensation
negative (–) compensation
Guide to compensation
• Backlit portraits:
+2/3 EV to +1 2/3 EV
• Very bright scenes (such as 
snowfields) and highly 
reflective subjects: +1 EV
• Shots made up predominantly of sky: +1 EV
• Spotlit subjects, particularly against dark backgrounds: 
–2/3 EV
• Scenes with low reflectivity, such as shots of pine trees 
or dark foliage: –2/3 EV
Any of the following disables exposure 
compensation:
• Using the flash in AUTO or b mode
• Shooting dark scenes in d mode
Setting the menus (
➝p.45)