Setting ISO speed (PowerShot G1 X)
Article ID: ART134515 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015
 

Description

Setting ISO speed (PowerShot G1 X)

Solution

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.
Also, with [ISO AUTO] (
) selected, you can set the maximum ISO speed, or select the rate of change.

Changing the ISO Speed

IMPORTANT
  • The following explanations are provided based on the assumption that the [Shooting Mode] is set to [Program] (
    ) .
  • To set the [ISO Speed], it is necessary to set the [Shooting Mode] to one of the following modes.
- [Custom] (
), [Manual] (
), [Aperture Priority] (
), [Shutter Speed Priority] (
), [Program] (
), [Movie Digest] (
)

1. Press the

2. Press the <
> button.

3. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.

Operate the
After the selection is made, press the ) button.
* Select the appropriate [ISO Speed] for the shooting environment.
If the camera shake warning icon (
) appears when you press the ) disappears.

Guidelines for changing the ISO speed

Automatically adjusts the ISO speed to the Shooting mode and shooting conditions.

 
 
 
Fine weather conditions, outdoor shooting.

 
 
 
 
 
Cloudy, twilight

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nightscapes, dark interiors

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

NOTE
  • To view the automatically set ISO speed when the camera is set to (
    ), press the shutter button halfway.
  • Although choosing a lower ISO speed may reduce image graininess, there may be a greater risk of subject blurriness in some shooting conditions.
  • Choosing a higher ISO speed will increase shutter speed, which may reduce subject blurriness and increase the flash range. However, shots may look grainy.
  • Press the [
    ] button while in the setting screen to set (
    ).

Changing the maximum ISO speed and the rate of change in the ISO Auto

IMPORTANT
  • The following explanations are provided based on the assumption that the [ISO Auto Settings] is set to [Program] (
    ) .
  • To set the [ISO Speed], it is necessary to set the [Shooting Mode] to one of the following modes.
- [Custom] (
), [Aperture Priority] (
), [Shutter Speed Priority] (
)*, [Program] (
), [Movie Digest] (
)
* For the [Shutter Speed Priority] (
), only [Max ISO Speed] is available.

  • Follow the steps below to set the maximum ISO speed with [ISO AUTO] (
    ) selected.

1. Press the ) button.

2. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.


Operate the ) menu.

the
Press the ) button.

3. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.

Select [Max ISO Speed], operate the
NOTE
You can set the [Max ISO Speed] to the speed settings between [ISO400] (
) and [ISO1600] (
).

  • Follow the steps below to set the rate of change with [ISO AUTO] (
    ) selected.

Select [Rate of Change] under [ISO Auto Settings].

Operate the
NOTE
You can select one of the three types, [Fast], [Slow], and [Standard] for the [Rate of Change].

After you set the [Rate of Change], press the ) button.


SIMS Doc Id

8201441300