Using the Quick Shot mode for the PowerShot SD990 IS.

Article ID: ART131740 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Shooting with Quick Shot

Shoot using the viewfinder. Since you can keep the focus and exposure adjusted, even without pressing the shutter button halfway, you can capture moving subjects without missing a shot.

1. Set the (Quick Shot) mode by setting the mode dial to .

2. The following screen appears where you can adjust the settings.

  • After pressing the <FUNC./SET> button, press the <Directional Buttons> and select a menu item.
  • Turn the <Control Dial> to select an option, and press the <FUNC./SET> button.
  • If you press the <DISP.> button, the display will turn off. If you press it again, the display will turn back on.

3. Adjust the focus and exposure by making sure the subject is within the viewfinder.

  • When a person's face is detected, the focus and exposure will continue to be adjusted/
  • When no faces are detected, the focus and exposure will continue to adjust on the subject toward the center of the viewfinder.

4. Shoot the image, if you have a photo opportunity, quickly press the shutter button all the way after pressing halfway. The image shot will display on the screen.

  • The area in the viewfinder and the area in the image taken may differ slightly.
  • If you press the shutter button halfway the focus will lock.
  • You cannot shoot with the screen turned on.



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