How do I shoot movies?

Article ID: ART137309 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


How do I shoot movies?


The details on how to shoot movies are described below.
You can press the movie button, and the camera will start recording movies automatically.
Please note that if movies are shot over a long period of time, the temperature of the camera may increase. This is not a malfunction.
  • Do not touch the <Microphone> during shooting.
  • If buttons other than the <Movie Button> () are operated during shooting, the operation sound will also be recorded.
  • The position and shape of the operation buttons, screens displayed, and setting items may differ according to the model you use.

Shooting standard movies (Standard)

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

2. The following screen appears.

The maximum shooting duration appears on the [LCD Monitor].
If it does not appear, press the <> button several times.

3. Point the camera at the subject, and turn the <Zoom Lever> to compose the shot.

4. Press the <Movie Button> () to start shooting.

When the camera starts shooting,
[Elapsed Time] and
[Rec] appear on the [LCD Monitor].
Once shooting begins, take your finger off the <Movie Button> ().
If you change the composition of your shot during shooting, the focus, brightness and tone will automatically adjust.

5. Press the <Movie Button> () again to stop shooting.

  • The camera will beep twice and stop shooting the movie.
  • The movie will record to the memory card.
  • Shooting will automatically stop when the memory card fills.
  • Recording may stop even if the maximum clip length has not been reached on some memory cards. SD Speed Class 6 or higher memory cards are recommended.
  • For details on the number of movies that can be recorded on one memory card, please see following.

Changing the movie mode to shoot movies (iFrame Movie)

You can change the movie mode to [iFrame Movie] to shoot movies.
For details on the movie modes, please see the following table.
Movie ModeDescription
) Standard
Standard mode
) iFrame Movie
You can shoot movies that are to be edited with software*1 or devices that support iFrame*2. The recording pixel count is fixed to ( ).
*1 You can quickly edit and save iFrame movies with version 6.7.2 or later of ZoomBrowser EX or ImageBrowser.
*2 Video type advocated by Apple.

  • In [Standard] (), [iFrame Movie] () modes, you can press the <Shutter Button> to shoot still images when you are not shooting movies.

1. Set the <Mode Dial> to <Movie> (), and then press the <Power> button of the camera.

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

3. The following screen appears.

Operate the <directional button> up or down to select [Movie Mode] ().

4. Select [iFrame Movie]

Operate the <directional button> left or right to select [iFrame Movie].
Then, press the <FUNC./SET> button ().

5. If the following icon appears, the setting is complete.



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