Shooting Long Exposures (Bulb) (PowerShot G9 X Mark II)

Article ID: ART167208 | Date published: 01/17/2017 | Date last updated: 01/17/2017


Shooting Long Exposures (Bulb) (PowerShot G9 X Mark II)


With bulb exposures, shots are exposed for as long as you hold down the shutter button.
  • Do not aim the camera at intense light sources, such as the sun on a clear day or an intense artificial light source.
Doing so may damage the image sensor or other internal components.
  • Maximum continuous shooting time with this feature is 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still and prevent camera shake. In this case, also disable image stabilization.
  • To avoid camera shake that may otherwise occur when pressing the shutter button directly, you can control the camera remotely from a smartphone.
  • When [Touch Shutter] is set to [On], shooting is started by touching the screen once and stopped by touching it again. Be careful not to move the camera when touching the screen.

1.Turn the camera on.
  • Press the power button.
  • The startup screen is displayed.

2.Enter [M] mode.
  • Set the mode dial to [M].

3.Specify bulb exposure.
  • Touch [Shutter speed] on the screen displayed.

  • Touch the [ ]to set the shutter speed to [BULB].

  • Press the <> button to make the setting.

  • [BULB] is displayed on the shooting screen.

  • Shots are exposed for as long as you hold the shutter button all the way down. The elapsed exposure time is displayed during exposure.



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