Procedure for setting exposure compensation PowerShot SX1 IS and SX10 IS.

Article ID: ART104118 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Adjusting the Exposure Compensation

Adjust the exposure compensation setting to avoid making the subject too dark when it is backlit or shot against a bright background or to avoid making lights appear too bright in night shots. This function is available in the Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Kids & Pets, SCN (Special Scene Mode) Stitch Assist, P, Av, and Tv modes.

  1. Press the button to display the exposure compensation bar.
  2. Use the control dial to adjust the exposure compensation.

    • The settings can be adjusted in 1/3 steps in the range 2 to +2.
    • You can confirm the effect of the setting in the LCD monitor when it is on.
    • You can shoot right after selecting a value. The menu displays again after the shot, allowing you to change the settings easily.
  3. Reset the exposure compensation by returning the setting to "0".
  • Depending on the shooting mode, pressing the button will switch between the setting items as follows:
SCN SCN mode/Exposure compensation
Sequence Direction Selection / Exposure compensation
Tv Shutter speed / Exposure compensation
Av Aperture value / Exposure compensation

  • This function is not available in the (Auto), Movie, or the Manual mode.



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