Setting ISO speed using the PowerShot D10.

Article ID: ART127862 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 11/16/2015


Raise the [ISO speed] to use a fast shutter speed when you wish to reduce the effects of camera shake or avoid blurry subjects, or to turn the flash off when shooting in a dark area.

  • The following explanations are provided based on the assumption that the [Shooting Mode] is set to [Program AE] ().
  • To set the [ISO Speed], it is necessary to set the [Shooting Mode] to one of the following modes.

- [Program AE] (), [Long Shutter] () in [SCN] ()

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

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

3. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.

Operate the <Directional buttons> up and down to select [Auto] ().

4. Select the [ISO Speed].

Operate the <Directional buttons> right and left to select the [ISO Speed]*.

After the settings are completed, press the <FUNC./SET> () button.

* The appropriate [ISO Speed] differs depending on shooting locations. If the camera shake warning icon () appears when you press the <Shutter Button> halfway, it is recommended to gradually raise the ISO speed in increments such as [ISO 80], [ISO 100], etc., and then set the [ISO Speed] when the camera shake warning icon () disappears.

5. If the following icon is shown, the setting is complete (if setting [ISO Speed] to 400).

  • Raising the [ISO Speed] results in a faster shutter speed. Therefore, you can shoot images with less subject blur and camera shake.
  • However, the higher the [ISO Speed], the more the noise stands out (more uneven areas in an image).


  • With [ISO 3200], you can set an even faster speed.

How to set [ISO 3200] : Set the [Shooting Mode] to [SCN] (). Operate the <Directional buttons> up or down to select [ISO 3200] () from the items displayed.

  • When the camera is set to [ISO 3200], Recording pixels are set to () (1600 x 1200 pixels).
  • When the camera is set to [ISO 3200], noise may stand out.



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