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Exposure compensation is used to alter the standard exposure set by
the camera. You can make the image look brighter (increased
exposure) or darker (decreased exposure). You can set the exposure
compensation up to ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments.
Turn the Mode Dial to any
Creative Zone mode except <a>.
Check the exposure level
Press the shutter button halfway and
check the exposure level indicator.
Set the exposure compensation
Set the power switch to <J>, and
while looking at the viewfinder or LCD
panel, turn the <5> dial.
Turn the <5> dial while pressing the
shutter button halfway or within (0)
after pressing the shutter button
To cancel the exposure
compensation, set the exposure
compensation amount back to <E>.
Take the picture.
Setting Exposure CompensationN
The exposure compensation amount will remain in effect even after you
set the power switch to <2>.
Take care not to turn the <5> dial and change the exposure
compensation inadvertently. To prevent this, set the power switch to