Set Picture Control (HLG)
G button U C photo shooting menu
Choose image processing (“Picture Control”) options for photos taken with [HLG] selected for tone mode.
|c||[Standard]||Standard processing for balanced results. Recommended for most situations.|
|d||[Monochrome]||Take monochrome photographs.|
|e||[Flat]||Choose for photographs that will later be extensively processed or retouched.|
HLG Picture Controls can be adapted to suit the scene or the photographer’s creative intent.
Select [HLG] for [Tone mode] in the photo shooting menu.
Select [Set Picture Control (HLG)] in the photo shooting menu and choose a Picture Control.
Highlight the desired Picture Control and press 2.
- Press 1 or 3 to highlight settings. Press 4 or 2 to choose a value in increments of 1, or rotate the sub-command dial to choose a value in increments of 0.25.
- The options available vary with the Picture Control selected.
- To quickly adjust levels for balanced [Sharpening], [Mid-range sharpening], and [Clarity], highlight [Quick sharp] and press 4 or 2.
- To abandon any changes and start over from default settings, press the O (Q) button.
Save changes and exit.
- Press J to save changes. Picture Controls that have been modified from default settings are indicated by an asterisk (“U”).
|[Quick sharp]||Use [Quick sharp] to quickly adjust levels for balanced [Sharpening], [Mid-range sharpening], and [Clarity]. These parameters can also be adjusted individually.|
|[Sharpening]||Control the sharpness of details and outlines.|
|[Mid-range sharpening]||Adjust the sharpness of patterns and lines in the range between [Sharpening] and [Clarity].|
|[Clarity]||Adjust overall sharpness and the sharpness of thicker outlines without affecting brightness or dynamic range.|
|[Highlights]||Adjust highlights. Choose higher values to make highlights brighter.|
|[Shadows]||Adjust shadows. Choose higher values to make shadows brighter and details more distinct.|
|[Saturation]||Control the vividness of colors.|
|[Filter effects]||Simulate the effect of color filters on monochrome pictures.|
|[Toning]||Choose the tint used in monochrome pictures. Pressing 3 when an option other than [B&W] (black-and-white) is selected displays saturation options.|
The j indicator under the value display in the Picture Control setting menu indicates the previous value for the setting.
Choose from the following [Filter effects]:
|[Y] (yellow) *||These options enhance contrast and can be used to tone down the brightness of the sky in landscape photographs. Orange [O] produces more contrast than yellow [Y], red [R] more contrast than orange.|
|[O] (orange) *|
|[R] (red) *|
|[G] (green) *||Green softens skin tones. Use for portraits and the like.|
The term in parentheses is the name of the corresponding third-party color filter for black-and-white photography.