Panasonic DMC-TZ10 User Manual

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Taking pictures with your own settings
[PROGRAM AE] Mode 
(Continued)
Recording Mode: 
 Taking pictures with zoom
Recording Mode: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
Align focus for desired composition
Useful when subject is not in centre of picture.
First adjust focus according to subject
Hold down halfway
Align the AF area 
with the subject
AF area
 
Subjects/environments which may 
make focusing difficult:
 
• Fast-moving or extremely bright 
objects, or objects with no colour 
contrast.
 
• Taking pictures through glass or near 
objects emitting light. In dark, or with 
significant jitter.
 
• When too close to object or when 
taking pictures of both distant and 
close objects together in the same 
picture.
 
We recommend using the ‘Face 
Detection’ function when taking 
pictures of people (→99).
Return to desired composition
Press fully
AF area
Orientation detection function
Still pictures taken with the camera held vertically are automatically played back vertically. 
(Only when [ROTATE DISP.] is set to [ON])
 
Still pictures taken with the lens surface facing directly up or down and still pictures 
taken on other cameras may not be rotated. Additionally, still pictures taken while 
holding the camera upside down are not rotated automatically.
 
Motion pictures are not displayed vertically.
Zoom In/Out
Capture a 
wider area 
(wide-angle)
Enlarge 
the subject 
(telephoto)
W side (wide-angle)
T side (telephoto)
Focus 
range
Zoom ratio 
(approx.)
Zoom bar
 
Zoom speed can be adjusted. 
Zoom slowly → turn slightly
Zoom quickly → turn completely
 
Adjust the focus after adjusting the zoom.
You can zoom in up to 12 times with ‘Optical Zoom’, and up to 23.4 times with ‘Extra 
Optical Zoom’ (pictures only) with lower picture quality. To zoom further, you can use 
[i.ZOOM] or [DIGITAL ZOOM]. 
Do not block the lens barrel movement 
while zooming.
 
The focus display flashes and beep sounds when focus is not 
aligned.
Use the focus range displayed in red as a reference.
Even if the focus display is lit, the camera may be unable to 
bring the subject into focus if it is out of range.
 
AF area is displayed larger in dark conditions or when using 
Digital Zoom.
 
Most displays are temporarily cleared from screen when the 
shutter button is pressed halfway.
Focus display
Focus range
 
Zoom types
Type
Optical Zoom
Extra Optical Zoom
Maximum 
ratio
12 ×
Up to 23.4 × (Depending on the picture 
size)
Picture quality 
deterioration
No
No
(However, the picture size is reduced)
Operation 
conditions
None
Set [PICTURE SIZE] in the [REC] menu 
to a setting for which   is displayed (→95)
Screen 
display
 is displayed
Type
i.Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum 
ratio
Approx. 1.3 × the Optical Zoom or Extra 
Optical Zoom
Up to 4 × the original zoom ratio
Picture quality 
deterioration
Almost none
Yes
Conditions, 
etc.
i.Zoom functions in the following cases.
 
 ([INTELLIGENT AUTO] Mode)
 
• Scene Mode (except for [HIGH 
SENS.], [HI-SPEED BURST], [FLASH 
BURST], [PIN HOLE])
 
 ([CLIPBOARD] Mode)
 
• When [I.RESOLUTION] in the [REC] 
menu is set to [i.ZOOM] (→41)
When [DIGITAL ZOOM] in the [REC] 
menu is set to [ON] (→43)
Screen 
display
 is displayed
Digital Zoom area is displayed
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