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Can't select some scene modes

I can't select the following scene modes ? Twilight ? Twilight Portrait ? Landscape ? Beach ? Snow Both the following can be selected ? Soft Snap ? High Sensitivity Any ideas?

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Posted on Jan 01, 2007

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How do i take action shots?


The DSC-HX300 has 16 shooting modes, Anti-motion Blur, Back Light
Beach,,Fireworks, Food, Handheld Twilight, High Sensitivity, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Pet Portrait, Smooth Skin, Snow, Soft Focus, Sports.
>Use the Sports mode for action. Use the 'burst' option and you'll get several images and be able to select the best moment.
Wider angles (rather than extreme telephoto) allows for less blur if the camera is handheld (even teh improved Steady shot feature can only do just so much.) You may have better results optimizing for either ISO or shutter speed, but that will be lighting and speed-of-action dependant. You'll probably need to experiment a bit.

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What setting do I use for action shots on the sony dsc hx300?


The hx300 has 16 modes,
Anti-motion Blur
Back Light
Beach
Fireworks
Food
Handheld Twilight
High Sensitivity
Landscape
Night Portrait
Night Scene
Pet Portrait
Smooth Skin
Snow
Soft Focus
Sports

Use the Sports mode. ... also see more detail in another answer on action photos here too.

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How do you repair when the flash in DSC-H3 is not responding?


Hi,

Check if the Flash unit in the Camera is popping up automatically.
Check if the Flash is set to Flash Forced Off. If it is set to Off, then set it to Forced On.
Please check if the Camera is not set to the following settings:
REC MODE is set to Burst or Exposure bracket mode.
Scene Selections modes like:
ISO High Sensitivity mode.
Advanced Sports Shooting mode.
Twilight mode.
Fireworks mode.
Set the flash to Flash Forced On when the mode dial is set to M or when Landscape mode, Beach mode or Snow mode is selected in Scene Selection mode.

This should resolve the issue.

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Feb 20, 2011 | Sony Cybershot DSC-H3 Digital Camera

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Flash stopped working


Hi,

The flash in the Camera can be enabled to Flash Forced ON by pressing the Up Arrow control button on the Camera. Press the button continuously to select the desired settings.
Make sure that the Camera Mode (REC MODE) is not set to Burst or Multi Burst.
Flash will not work when the Camera is set to ISO High Sensitivity mode or Twilight mode in the Scene Selection.
The flash will not work in Movie Mode also.
When using the Landscape, snow or Beach mode, set the Scene Selection to Flash Forced On.

This should resolve the issue.

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Dec 26, 2010 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera

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Problem with taking pictures


go under scenes on your camera
&& there should be a list saying in exact oreder
-auto
-P-mode
-portrait
-night portrait
-landscape
-sport
-night landscape
-backlight
-museum
-snow
-sunset
-fireworks
-party
-beach
-copy
-video

you have selected video
so whe you press the pic button it starts to record right?
well go under scene && click on auto

any other question ?

-alikins :)

Dec 22, 2007 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera

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MVC-CD300 for Dummies?


for average still shots, do I need to constantly monitor & adjust scene selection (twilight, landscape, portrait)? No, just leave it on the little teal colored camera. If you want to use the scene selections then it must be on SCN. I unfortunately spent a lot of time when I first got this camera switching between scenes without putting it on SCN - so it didn't really change scenes! Also, when switching modes, must I turn camera off before rotating mode dial? No

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SCENE Modes


The SCENE Modes allow you to rapidly and conveniently enable complex camera settings required in frequently encountered situations automatically. Such factors as ISO, f-stop, shutter speed, exposure compensation, flash mode and white balance are applied for optimum results in each of the ten SCENE Modes. The SCENE Modes in the C-5500 are: Landscape + Portrait Portrait Landscape Night Scene Sport Beach & Snow Fireworks Sunset Available Light Portrait Candle

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Scene modes


Program Auto Landscape Landscape + Portrait Portrait Indoor Sport Beach & Snow Behind Glass Self Portrait + Self Timer Self Portrait Sunset Night Scene Night+Portrait Cuisine Documents Candle Under Water Wide Under Water Macro Shoot & Select 1 / U Shoot & Select

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Best situation to use each of the shooting modes


Program Auto (Factory default setting) Program Auto mode is used for regular photography. The camera automatically makes the settings for natural color balance. Other functions, such as the flash mode and metering, can be adjusted manually. Portrait Portrait mode is suitable for taking a portrait-style picture of a person. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. Landscape + Portrait Landscape + Portrait mode is suitable for taking photos which include both your subject and the landscape. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. Landscape Landscape mode is suitable for taking pictures of landscapes and other outdoor scenes. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. Night scene Night scene mode is suitable for shooting pictures in the evening or at night. The camera sets a slower shutter speed than is used in normal shooting. If you take a picture of a street at night in any other mode, the lack of brightness will result in a dark picture with only dots of light showing. In this mode, the true appearance of the street is captured. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. If you use the flash, you can take pictures of both your subject and the night background. Indoor Indoor mode enables you to take pictures while indoors by allowing the flash to reach farther away. Beach & Snow Beach & Snow mode enables you to take pictures of scenery containing white sand or snow. Cuisine Cuisine mode enables you to take pictures of food by increasing the saturation, sharpness and contrast settings to take sharp, vivid pictures of the subject. Self-portrait Self-portrait mode enables you to take a picture of yourself while holding the camera. Point the lens towards yourself, and the focus will be locked on you. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. The zoom is fixed in the wide position and cannot be changed. QuickTime Movie QuickTime Movie mode lets you record movies with sound. The focus and zoom are locked. If the distance to the subject changes, the focus may be compromised.

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Shooting modes


The Shooting modes are as follows: PROGRAM (P)/AUTO Modes Used for general photography. The camera automatically makes the settings for natural color balance. In PROGRAM (P) the brightness (exposure compensation) can be adjusted. In AUTO mode you cannot use exposure compensation or panorama features. Portrait Suitable for taking a portrait-style shot of a person. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. Landscape + Portrait Suitable for taking photos of both your subject and the landscape This setting allows for both the foreground subject and background landscape to be in focus. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. Landscape Suitable for taking photos of landscapes and other outdoor scenes. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. Night scene Suitable for shooting pictures in the evening or at night. The camera sets a slower shutter speed than is used in normal shooting. If you take a picture of a street at night in any other mode, the lack of brightness will result in a dark picture with only dots of light showing. In this mode, the true appearance of the street is captured. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. If you use the flash, you can take pictures of both the subject and the background. Sports Suitable for capturing fast moving action without blurring. Even a fast moving object will appear to be stationary. Beach and Snow Suitable for taking photos at the beach or on snow covered mountains; situations where there would be vey bright conditions where the sun reflects off of sand or snow. Self Portrait Enables you to take a picture of yourself while holding the camera. Point the lens towards yourself and the focus will be locked on you. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. The zoom is fixed in the Wide position and cannot be changed. Movie The movie mode enables you to take a Quicktime movie for either viewing on the LCD or on your computer. The movie will record as long as the shutter button is depressed and or until there is no storage space left on the memory in use. No sound is recorded.

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