The different image stabilization modes and how to set them (VIXIA HF R50/R52/R500)
Article ID: ART114292 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015
 

Description

The different image stabilization modes and how to set them (VIXIA HF R50/R52/R500)

Solution

  • During (Auto) and (Baby) mode, the IS icon will change depending on the shooting situation.
  • In other shooting modes, you can set the image stabilization manually.

The different Intelligent IS marks in (Auto) mode and how to set the image stabilization are listed below.

Intelligent IS

NOTE
  • Set automatically when the [Camera Mode] is set to (Auto), or (Baby) mode.
IconShooting method
(Dynamic IS)Most general situations; Zooming out (zooming toward W); Following subjects at a distance moving left or right
(Powered IS)*Zooming in (zooming toward T), while remaining stationary, on subjects at a distance
(Macro IS)Close-up of a subject
(Tripod mode)When using a tripod
* You can turn off
(Powered IS) through the [Main Functions] panel.

Setting the image stabilization mode

IMPORTANT
  • When the [Camera Mode] is set to [ ] (Auto) or [ ] (Baby) mode, this setting cannot be made. Please make the setting in either [ ] (Cinema), [ ] (Special Scene) or [ ] (Programmed AE).

1. Turn on the camcorder.

2. Touch [ ].

3. Drag your finger left/right to bring the [Other Settings] menu to the center, and then touch the icon to open it.

4. Drag your finger up or down to bring [Image Stabilizer] into the orange selection bar, and then touch the button.

5. Touch desired IS mode.

IS modeShooting method
DynamicCompensates for a higher degree of camcorder shake, such as when shooting while walking, and is more effective as the zoom approaches full wide angle.
StandardCompensates for a lower degree of camcorder shake, such as when shooting while remaining stationary, and is suitable for shooting natural-looking scenes.
OffUse this setting when the camcorder is mounted on a tripod.

6. Touch [ ].
REFERENCE
  • With Powered IS you can make the image stabilization even more powerful. Powered IS is most effective for shooting faraway non-moving subjects from a stationary position.
1. Touch .
2. Drag your finger left/right to bring the [Main Functions] menu to the center, and then touch the icon to open it.
3. Drag your finger up or down and then touch [Powered IS].
4. Touch [On], and then touch [ ].
NOTE
  • If the degree of camcorder shake is too high, the image stabilizer may not be able to fully compensate.

SIMS Doc Id

8201984300