Using the Self-Timer

  1. Press the 10-sec. self-timer/remote control button.

  2. Select the self-timer.

    • 10 sec. self-timer/10-sec. self-timer/remote control: Shoot in 10 sec.

      Remote control shooting is also possible ().

    • 2 sec. self-timer/2-sec. self-timer/remote control: Shoot in 2 sec.

      Remote control shooting is also possible ().

    • Self-timer: Continuous: Shoot continuously in 10 sec. for the specified number of shots

      Press the Up key Down key keys to set the number of multiple shots (2 to 10) to be taken with the self-timer. Remote control shooting is not possible.

    • [10-sec. self-timer/remote control] and [2-sec. self-timer/remote control] icons are displayed when the camera is paired with a wireless remote control (sold separately, ).
  3. Take the picture.

    • Focus on the subject, then press the shutter button completely.
    • To check operation, look at the self-timer lamp, listen for beeps, or watch the countdown in seconds on the screen.
    • The self-timer lamp blinks faster approx. 2 sec. before the shot.


  • With [Self-timer: Continuous], the shooting interval may become longer under some shooting conditions, depending on image quality, use of flash, and other factors.
  • Light that enters the viewfinder may prevent suitable exposure.


  • [2 sec. self-timer] can be used to start shooting without touching the camera and avoid camera shake when it is mounted on a tripod for still-life or long exposure shots.
  • After taking self-timer shots, playing back the image () to check focus and exposure is recommended.
  • When using the self-timer to shoot yourself, use focus lock () on an object at the same distance as where you will stand.
  • To cancel the self-timer, either tap the screen or press SET.
  • If remote control shooting is enabled, the auto power off will take effect in approx. 2 min. even if [Set-up: Auto power off] is set to 1 min. or less.