SX50...dog action shots...

Started Mar 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
Dale Buhanan
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Re: SX50...dog action shots...
In reply to lkk324, Mar 3, 2013

lkk324 wrote:

Dale Buhanan wrote:

Greetings,

The default settings on the SX50 produce fairly bland, low contrast images to increase the dynamic range and avoid blowing the highlights. To get more pop out of the camera, you want to go into the My Colors menu (func button) and scroll all the way to the end to custom color. Hit DISP to select it and then put contrast +1, sharpness +1, Saturation +1, skin color -1. Leave everything else alone. That should give more pop to you shots. That is how I set my camera up for the same reason. Canon gave us these menues to adjust the camera for how we like it.

It will also be useful for you to set ISO to auto. The camera is intelligent and it will keep it low if it can, but it will increase if needed to get a good shot. Most of the time this works very well.

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Dale

I am totally not finding the "custom color" in my colors. I scrolled through and I have the vivid, sepia, b&w, neutral, vivdr vivdb vividg vivid and some other but no custom.....what am i doing wrong????

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**Lisa**

Hi Lisa.

It is the very last icon on the right. It has that big C on it nxt to the one with the big R for vivid red. When you highlight it, it says "Custom Color" In the middle of the screen. Do you see it now?

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Dale

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