Setting Continuous Shooting using the PowerShot A3100 IS.

Article ID: ART105948 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


You can shoot continuously at a maximum speed of approximately 0.8 images/second while the <shutter button> is pressed fully and held.

  • For continuous shooting, the focus and exposure are locked when the <shutter button> is pressed halfway.
  • For a certain interval, images may not be recorded, and the shooting speed for may slow down depending on the shooting conditions and the camera settings.
  • As the number of images increases, the shooting speed may slow down.
  • If the flash fires, the shooting speed may slow down.
  • In the following shooting modes, you cannot set the [Continuous Shooting] ().

- [AUTO] (), [Easy] (), [Face Self-Timer] (), [Movie] ()

1. Press the <Power> button on the camera.

2. Press the <FUNC./SET> () button.

3. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.

Operate the <directional buttons> up or down to select the [Single Shot] ().

Operate the <directional buttons> left or right to select the [Continuous Shooting] ().

Press the <FUNC./SET> () button.

4. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.

If the [Continuous Shooting] () icon is displayed on the upper-left part of the screen, the setting is completed.

As long as you hold the <shutter button> down, the camera will shoot successive images.

  • Continuous shooting speed increases in [Low Light] ().



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