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I want o take a griup shot, including my self in the picture. The problem is that I can't seem to find where I can tell the camera to wait eg; 5secs. I have been looking around, but I just can't seem to find it. Does this camera even have this function, if so, where can I find it?

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Press the FUNC/SET button. Use cursor-down to select Drive Mode (fifth item from the top). Use cursor-left/right to select the desired mode and press the FUNC/SET button. Start the self-timer by pressing the shutter release button as usual.

It's all in the "Using the Self-Timer" section of the Basic Camera User Guide (page 16 in my copy).

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