Recording in various situations (Scene mode)
When you record images in different situations, this mode automatically sets optimum shutter speeds and apertures. ≥Set to Tape Recording Mode.
1 Press the [MANUAL AF/MF] button.
2 Set [BASIC] >> [SCENE MODE] >> select the desired mode.
 Sports mode ≥To record sports scenes or scenes where
ª To cancel the scene mode function
Set [BASIC] >> [SCENE MODE] >> [OFF] or press the [AUTO] button.
Sports mode ≥This mode reduces Camcorder shakes for the playback pause of recorded pictures. ≥During normal playback, the image movement may not look smooth. ≥Avoid recording under fluorescent light, mercury light or sodium light because the color and brightness of the playback image may change. ≥If you record a subject illuminated with bright light or a highly reflective subject, vertical lines of light may appear. ≥If the brightness is insufficient, the sports mode does not function. The  indication flashes. ≥If this mode is used indoors, the screen may flicker. Portrait mode ≥If this mode is used indoors, the screen may flicker. If so, change the scene mode setting to [OFF]. Low light mode ≥Extremely dark scenes may not be able to be recorded finely. Spotlight mode ≥If the recording subject is extremely bright, the subject may become washed out and the periphery extremely darkened. Surf & snow mode ≥If the recording subject is extremely bright, the recorded image may become washed out.
there are quick motions ] Portrait mode
≥To make people stand out against the
background ] Low light mode
≥To make the scene brighter in dark
conditions ] Spotlight mode
≥To make the subject under a spotlight look
more attractive ] Surf & snow mode
≥To record images in bright places such as
ski slopes and beaches