Use when taking close-up pictures of small subjects such as flowers and insects.

  1. Rotate the mode dial to
  2. button
  3. Close-up
  4. button
Noise reduction burstThis enables you to shoot a sharp image with a minimum of noise.
Single shot
(default setting)
Saves images with emphasized outlines and contrast.
  1. Select [Noise reduction burst] or [Single shot].
  2. Frame the subject and take a picture.
    • The focus mode (Available focus modes) setting is changed to [Macro close-up] and the camera automatically zooms to the closest position at which it can focus.
    • You can move the focus area. Press the button, use the multi selector or rotate it to move the focus area, and press the button to apply the setting.
    • For [Noise reduction burst]:
      • While the icon on the shooting screen is displayed in green, press the shutter-release button all the way to capture a series of images which are combined into a single image and saved.
      • Once the shutter-release button is pressed all the way, hold the camera still until a still image is displayed. After taking a picture, do not turn the camera off before the screen switches to the shooting screen.
    • For [Single shot]:

      One image is captured when the shutter-release button is pressed all the way.

Notes about [Noise reduction burst]

  • If the subject moves or there is a significant camera shake during continuous shooting, the image may be distorted, overlapped, or blurred.
  • The angle of view (i.e., the area visible in the frame) seen in the saved image is narrower than that seen on the shooting screen.
  • Continuous shooting may not be possible in certain shooting conditions.