HDR Shooting

PQ in HDR PQ refers to the gamma curve of the input signal for displaying HDR images.

HDR PQ settings enable the camera to produce HDR images conforming to the PQ specification defined in ITU-R BT.2100 and SMPTE ST.2084. (Actual display depends on monitor performance.)

Shots are captured as HEIF or RAW images.

HDR stands for High Dynamic Range.

PQ stands for Perceptual Quantization.

  1. Select [Shooting: HDR shooting HDR PQ].

  2. Select [Enable].

    • On the screen during shooting and playback, converted images are displayed that resemble how the images would look on an HDR display device.


  • Some scenes may look different from how they appear on an HDR display device.
  • Unused signal values are roughly indicated by image areas in gray in the histogram when [Shooting: HDR shooting HDR PQ] is set to [Enable].
  • [Shooting: Disp. performance] is not available when [Shooting: HDR shooting HDR PQ] is set to [Enable]. It is set to [Smooth].
  • For images captured with [Shooting: HDR shooting HDR PQ] set to [Enable], before playback on an HDR display device, set [Playback: HDMI HDR output] to [On] (). Note that regardless of the [Playback: HDMI HDR output] setting, HDR images are used for display on HDR display devices.