Basic operations camera recording, Zooming, Zooming in – Sharp VIEWCAM VL-NZ50U User Manual
Page 30: Auto focus, Macro shots
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or farther from a subject without physically
changing your position.
When using the optical zoom, you can enlarge
the subject up to 10 x ,
Zooming in (when you want to center \
attention on the subject) /
Zooming out (when you want to
includes the surroundings)
Push the Power Zoom control to the T (tele
photo) side to get a close-up view (i.P),
Push the Power Zoom control to the W (wide
angle) side to get a wide field of view (tz;).
• The zoom range indicator shows you the current
• The zoom speed depends on how far you push
the Power Zoom control.
• The camcorder Is unable to focus when zooming
in on subjects within 5 feet (f .5 m). The
camcorder wii! automatically zoom out until it is
able to focus on the subject.
• See page 24 for how to use the digital zoom.
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which is designed to focus on most types of
subjects. In Auto Focus mode, the camcorder
automatically focuses on the subject in the
center of the scene. Always keep the subject in
the center of the scene.
♦ If no subject is in the center of the scene, the
focus area will expand and the subject nearest
the center will be focused on.
♦ If no subject is displayed, the camcorder will
automatically zoom out until a subject comes
into the frame.
♦ Auto Focus may not work in the situations
described on page 37. In these situations, use
the manual focus function.
This camcorder lets you shoot close-up images
of small objects sudi as flowers and insects, or
make title frames for your videos. When you
want to record a magnified image of a subject
which is within approximately 5 feet (1.5 m) of
the camcorder, do not zoom in on it. Instead,
zoom out all the way by pushing the Power
Zoom control to the W side, and then move the
camcorder closer to the subject until you obtain
the desired angle of view. The camcorder will
automatically focus on the subject when the
lens is set for the widest angle.
• When you are recording a macro shot, be sure
that the subject receives sufficient illumination.