Top of camera controls
Drive Mode: Top of the camera on the left we have the drive mode dial, hold down the unlock button and turn the dial to select one of five drive modes: S (Single), CL (Continuous Low-Speed; 2.0fps), CH (Continuous High-Speed; 3.5fps), CS (Continuous Silent-Low-Speed; 1.0fps) and Self-Timer.
Using custom settings CL and CH can
also be set to 2.5fps and 3.0fps.
|Metering Mode: On the right side of the viewfinder is the metering mode selection dial, holding the center unlock button down turn the dial to one of three settings: 3D Colour Matrix, Center-Weighted Average or Spot.|
On the right side surrounding the shutter release button is the main
power switch, again you must hold the unlock button before operating
the switch, turning it one step beyond On triggers the LCD backlights
(top and rear LCD) which will stay lit for approximately 6 seconds.
|Focus / Exposure controls:
Three buttons in a row below the shutter release control (in conjunction
with the rear command wheel): [+] Single Area / Dynamic Area
AF selection, MODE exposure mode: (P)rogrammed, (S)hutter Priority,
(A)perture Priority, (M)anual. +/- Exposure compensation.
Rear of camera controls
The table below describes the operation of the remaining
buttons on the rear of the camera, most buttons are dual-operation, that
is they have one function just being pressed and extended (or main) function
when held and used in conjunction with the 4-way jog dial (the round dial
on the right) or the rear command wheel.
|Control||Button name||Just pressed
|Display||LCD review on / off||+ 4-way: Select top-level menu|
|Selector||In image review: Full size / histogram||+ 4-way: Navigate menu options, let go to select menu option|
|Record / Tag||Tag (tick) current image||Record audio annotation attached to current image|
|White balance||+ 4-way: Select white balance mode: Auto, Manual preset, Fluorescent, Daylight, Incandescent, Flash|
|ISO||+ rear wheel: Select ISO sensitivity: 400, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400|
|Flash||Display current flash setting||+ rear wheel: Select flash mode: Slow Sync / Rear Sync|
|Bracket||Display current bracket setting||
+ rear wheel: Bracket on/off
+ front wheel: Select bracket setting
|Lock||+ various commands to lock the setting for that command|
+ rear wheel: Choose custom setting
+ front wheel: Change custom setting value
Front of camera controls