GE A Series : A1255 Digital Camera User Manual

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Your camera is built with two zoom functions: Optical Zoom
and Digital Zoom. When shooting photo, you can zoom in or
zoom out the shot subject by using Zoom button/zoom lever
on the camera.
Zoom Wheel
J Series
Zoom button
A Series
Zoom indicator (See
“Digital Zoom“ on
page 51)
When the Optical Zoom is at the critical point, release the
Zoom button/zoom lever and then adjust it again, and the
camera will switch between Optical Zoom and Digital Zoom
automatically. After adjustment, the zoom display shaft will be
hidden, and it displays only to show it is in zoom status
Shooting in Auto Mode
Auto mode is the easiest mode to take photos. While
operating in this mode, the camera automatically optimizes
your photos for best results.
To start shooting, do the following:
1. Press
Power to turn the camera on.
2. Switch the Mode dial into Auto mode ( ).
3. Compose your picture on the LCD screen and press the
Shutter button halfway to focus on the subject.
4. The LCD screen will show green focus frame after the
subject is in focus.
5. Press Shutter fully to capture the image.
Using the Zoom Function