Shooting Creative Filters
In (creative filters) mode, you can record movies with one of five filter effects applied: Dream, Old movies, Memory, Dramatic B&W, or Miniature effect movies.
Recording size can be set to / (NTSC) or (PAL).
Select [: Shooting creative filters].
Select a filter effect.
Adjust the filter effect level.
- Press the button.
- Turn the dial to select a filter effect level, then press the button.
- When setting up miniature effect movies, select the playback speed.
Take the picture.
- A magnified view is not available.
- No histogram is displayed.
- Subjects such as the sky or white walls may not be rendered with smooth gradation and may have noise or irregular exposure or colors.
Creative Filter Characteristics
Applies a soft, dreamy, otherworldly appearance. Gives the movie a soft look overall, blurring the periphery of the screen. You can adjust the blurry areas along the screen edges.
Creates an atmosphere like an old film by adding wavering, scratches, and flickering effects to the image. The top and bottom of the screen are masked in black. You can modify the wavering and scratch effects by adjusting the filter effect.
Creates the atmosphere of a distant memory. Gives the movie a soft look overall, reducing brightness of the periphery of the screen. You can modify the overall saturation and the dark areas along the screen edges by adjusting the filter effect.
Creates an atmosphere of dramatic realism with high-contrast black and white. You can adjust the graininess and black-and-white effect.
Miniature effect movies
You can record movies with a miniature (diorama) effect. Select the playback speed and record.
Shooting under the default setting will keep the center looking sharp.
To move the area that looks sharp (the scene frame), see “Adjusting the Miniature Effect” (). 1-point AF is used as the AF area. Shooting with the AF point and scene frame aligned is recommended. The AF point and scene frame are hidden during recording.
In step 5, set the playback speed to [5x], [10x], or [20x] before recording.
Speed and playback time (for a 1-minute movie)
|5x||Approx. 12 sec.|
|10x||Approx. 6 sec.|
|20x||Approx. 3 sec.|