Procedure for using Macro Mode PowerShot A60

Article ID: ART160351 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 08/18/2015


Procedure for using Macro Mode PowerShot A60


Macro Mode

Use the macro mode to shoot close-ups of subjects in the range of 5 to 46 cm (2.0 in. to 1.5 ft.) at wide angle end and 26 to 46 cm (10 in. to 1.5 ft.) at telephoto end.

1. Press the button to turn the LCD monitor on.

2. Press the button.

  • The icon appears on the LCD monitor.
  • Pressing the  button until the  icon on the LCD monitor disappears cancels the macro mode.

3. Shoot the image.

  • The indicator beside the viewfinder will light yellow when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
  • Shooting procedures are the same as for the Mode.

  • Always use the LCD monitor to compose images in macro mode. Shooting with the viewfinder is possible, though, the parallax phenomenon may cause images composed with the optical viewfinder to be off-center.
  • When the lens is zoomed out to the wide angle end, the recordable area is 55 x 41 mm (2.2 in. x 1.6 in.)*1, and at telephoto end, it is 92 x 69 mm (3.6 in. x 2.7 in.).*2
  • The exposure may not be optimal when the flash is used in macro mode.

*1 Closest focal distance.

*2 Maximum optical telephoto setting.



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