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What do the SCENE Modes do?

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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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This error message indicates that the current scene selection mode is not compatible for Macro shooting.
Please check the below figure to view the applicable scene selection modes for the Macro shooting mode.

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The scene modes only apply to stills, not movies. They're intended to set the camera appropriately for different things. Portrait mode for portraits, landscape mode for landscapes, etc. Experienced photographers don't use the same settings for shooting a landscape as they do for portraits: these modes attempt to mimic some of that.

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May be the Rotary Switch is faulty. Change and try. If you need assistance for spares,you can e mail me.

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Access the scene modes

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