JVC GR-D350EW Digital Camera User Manual


 
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FEATURES FOR RECORDING
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ADVANCED FEATURES
Like the pupil of the human eye, the iris
contracts in well-lit environments to keep too
much light from entering, and dilates in dim
environments to allow in more light.
Use this function in the following situations:
When shooting a moving subject.
When the distance to the subject changes (so its
size in the LCD monitor or the viewfinder
changes), such as when the subject is backing
away.
When shooting on a reflective natural background
such as at the beach or when skiing.
When shooting objects under a spotlight.
When zooming.
1 Set the Power Switch to “REC”.
2 Set the recording mode to “M” (pg. 14).
3 Set “EXPOSURE” to “MANUAL” in
FUNCTION Menu. (pg. 24)
The exposure control menu appears.
4 Adjust zoom so that the subject fills the LCD
monitor or the viewfinder, then press and hold
SET for over 2 seconds. The “ ” indication
appear.
5 Press SET or .The iris is locked.
6 Press MENU. The Menu screen closes. The
” indication appears.
To return to automatic iris control
Select “AUTO” in step 3.
The exposure control indicator and “”
disappear.
To lock the exposure control and the iris
After step 3, adjust the exposure by pressing
or
. Then lock the iris in steps 4 - 6. For
automatic locking, select “AUTO” in step 3. The
exposure control and the iris become automatic.
Backlight compensation brightens the subject
quickly.
With simple operation, backlight compensation
feature brightens the dark subject portion by
increasing the exposure.
1 Set the Power Switch to “REC”.
2 Set the recording mode to “M” (pg. 14).
3 Press BACKLIGHT so that the Backlight
Compensation indicator “ ” appears.
To cancel Backlight Compensation
Press BACKLIGHT twice so that the “
indicator disappears.
NOTE:
Using Backlight Compensation may cause the light
around the subject to become too bright and the
subject to become white.
Selection of a spot metering area enables more
precise exposure compensation. You can select
one of the three metering areas on the LCD
monitor/viewfinder.
1 Set the Power Switch to “REC”.
2 Set the recording mode to “M” (pg. 14).
3 Press BACKLIGHT twice so that the Spot
Exposure Control indicator “ ” appears.
A spot metering area frame appears at the
centre of the LCD monitor/viewfinder.
4 Press or to select the desired spot
metering area frame.
5 Press SET.
Spot Exposure Control is engaged.
Exposure is adjusted to make the brightness of
the selected area most appropriate.
To lock the iris
After step 4, press and hold SET over 2
seconds. The “ ” indication appears and the
iris is locked.
To cancel Spot Exposure Control
Press BACKLIGHT once so that the “
indicator disappears.
NOTES:
You cannot use the Spot Exposure Control at the
same time with following functions.
16:9 in “WIDE MODE” (pg. 27)
“STROBE” in “EFFECT” (pg. 31)
Digital Zoom (pg. 19)
Depending on the shooting location and condition,
optimum result may not be attained.
Iris Lock
Backlight Compensation
Spot Exposure Control
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