What is Creative Shot mode? (PowerShot SX60 HS )

Article ID: ART116389 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


What is Creative Shot mode? (PowerShot SX60 HS )


The camera determines the subject and shooting conditions, automatically applying special effects and recomposing the shot to emphasize the subject. Six still images are recorded for each shot. You can capture multiple still images with effects using camera-determined settings.

Shooting in Creative Shot mode

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

2. Set the mode dial to <>.

3. Turn the <> dial to choose the effect.
AutoAll effects
RetroImages resemble old photos
MonochromeImages are generated in one color
SpecialBold, distinctive-looking images
NaturalSubdued, natural-looking images

4. Shoot.
  • Press the shutter button all the way down. As you shoot, the shutter sound is played three times.
  • Shooting will take some time when the flash fires, but hold the camera steady until the shutter sound is played three times.
  • After the six images are displayed in succession, they are displayed simultaneously for about two seconds.

  • To keep the images displayed until you press the shutter button halfway, press the [ ] button. For full-screen display in this state, choose an image by pressing the <><> <><> buttons, and then press the [ ] button.
  • To return to the original display, press the< MENU> button.
  • Simultaneous display as shown in the example image above is only available immediately after you shoot.

The six images are managed together as a group.

Viewing Individual Images in a Group during Playback (Grouped Image Playback)

The six images from each shot are managed together as a group, and only the first image in the series is displayed during playback. To indicate that the image is part of a group, [ ] is displayed in the upper left of the screen.
If you erase a grouped image, all images in the group are also erased. Be careful when erasing images.

1. Press the <> button to turn the camera on.

2. Press the <><> to choose the image labeled with [ ], and then press the <> button.

3. Pressing the <><> buttons will display only images in the group.
Pressing the <> button will display [Display all images]. Press <> to cancel group playback.

  • During group playback (step 3), you can browse through images quickly "Navigating through Images in an Index" and magnify them "Magnifying Images". By choosing [Protect All Images in Group] in "Protecting Images" or [All Images in Group] in "Erasing Multiple Images at Once", or "Adding Images to the Print List (DPOF)" , or "Adding Images to a Photobook", all images in the group can be manipulated at once.
  • To ungroup images so that they are displayed only as single still images, choose MENU > [ ] tab > [Group Images] > [Off] . However, grouped images cannot be ungrouped during individual playback.



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