Basic troubleshooting

Learn to solve common problems by setting shooting options.
The subject’s eyes

Red eye occurs when the subject's eyes reflect light from the camera flash. Set the flash option to

Red-eye. (p. 69)
appear red.



Photos have dust spots. If dust particles are present in the air, you may capture them in photos when you use the flash.

Turn off the flash or avoid capturing photos in a dusty place.Set ISO sensitivity options. (p. 72)

Photos are blurred. Blurring can occur if you capture photos in low light conditions or hold the camera incorrectly.

Use the OIS function or half-press [Shutter] to ensure the subject is in focus. (p. 41)

Photos are blurred when As the camera tries to let in more light, the shutter speed slows. This can make it difficult to hold the camera steady long

shooting at night. enough to capture a clear photo and may result in camera shake.

Select Low Light Shot in sSmart Mode. (p. 51)Turn on the flash. (p. 70)Set ISO sensitivity options. (p. 72)Use a tripod to prevent your camera from shaking.
Subjects come out

When the light source is behind the subject or when there is a high contrast between light and dark areas, the subject may

too dark because ofappear too dark.




Avoid shooting toward the sun.


Set the flash option toFill in. (p. 70)


Adjust the exposure. (p. 80)



Set the Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) option. (p. 81)


Set the metering option toSpot if a subject is in the center of the frame. (p. 81)