How to set Continuous Shooting

Article ID: ART139246 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


How to set Continuous Shooting


Hold the shutter button all the way down to shoot continuously.
  • The following explanations are provided based on the assumption that the [Shooting Mode] is set to [Program AE] (
  • Cannot be used with the self-timer or [Blink Detection].
  • During continuous shooting, focus and exposure are locked at the position/level determined when you pressed the shutter button halfway.
  • Shooting may stop momentarily or continuous shooting may slow down depending on shooting conditions, camera settings, and the zoom position.
  • As more shots are taken, shooting may slow down.
  • Shooting may slow down if the flash fires.
For details on the shooting modes in which the [Continuous] (
) settings cannot be made, please see the table at the end of this section.

1. Press the <Power> button.

2. Press the <FUNC./SET> (
) button, choose [Drive mode]in the menu, and then choose (

4. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.

If the [Continuous] (
) icon is displayed on the upper-left part of the screen, the setting is completed.
As long as you hold the <shutter button> down, the camera will shoot successive images.

For details on continuous shooting speeds, please see the table below.

ModelsShooting ModesMaximum Speed (Approx. Images/sec.)
PowerShot A3500 IS
PowerShot A2600
PowerShot A1400
PowerShot ELPH 130 IS / IXUS 140
PowerShot ELPH 120 IS / IXUS 135
PowerShot ELPH 115 IS / IXUS 132
[P] Mode0.8
[Low Light] (
PowerShot ELPH 330 HS / IXUS 255 HS[P] Mode2.4
[High-speed Burst] (



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