Beko BDK 870 User Manual

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Using the Aperture Priority

In this mode, you can set an aperture value to match the brightness. A higher aperture value brings the background out of focus. Selecting a lower aperture value allows you to soft the background.

1

Turn the power on, and set the

 

camera to the Aperture Priority

 

(

page 14).

 

 

2

Adjust the aperture value by

3

pressing

 

or

 

button.

 

 

 

 

Press shutter button to take a

 

picture.

 

 

 

 

Tips

yThe larger the aperture value the smaller the lens opening, allowing less light to enter the camera.

Using the Shutter Priority

In this mode, you can set a shutter speed to match the brightness. Faster shutter speeds allow you to take a sharp picture of a moving subject while slower speeds create a trail effect and allow you to shoot without a flash in dark areas.

1

Turn the power on, and set the

 

camera to the Shutter Priority

 

(

page 14).

 

 

2

Adjust the shutter speed by

3

pressing

 

or

 

button.

 

 

 

 

Press shutter button to take a

 

picture.

 

 

 

 

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Using the Manual Exposure

You can manually set the shutter speed and aperture to achieve a particular effect.

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2

3

Turn the power on, and set the camera to the Manual Exposure ( page 14).

Use the SET button to switch between aperture value and shutter speed control. Press orto adjust the setting.

Press shutter button to take a picture.

yPress the shutter button halfway, the difference between the standard exposure and the selected exposure appears in red.

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Recording Movie Clips

1

Turn the power on, and set the

 

camera to the Movie mode

 

(

page 13).

2

Compose the subject on the

 

monitor.

yAim the focus area (q) to the subject that you want to take.

yThe LCD monitor displays the available recording time (p).

3 Start recording.

yPress the shutter button (n) to start recording.

yUsing the zoom button (o) to adjust the image size.

yThe White Balance is set and locked to the settings of the first frame

Caution

ySound cannot be recorded while pressing the zoom button..

yThe digital zoom cannot be used in Movie mode.

4 Finish recording.

yPress the shutter again to end recording.

yThe camera will stop recording automatically when the memory capacity has been reached.

Setting the Movie Size

Movie Size and Frame Rate

 

 

Resolution

Frame Rate

 

 

 

720 x 400

 

Higher Quality

 

 

 

 

30 frames/sec.

 

 

 

 

640 x 480

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lower Quality

 

 

 

320 x 240

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Recording Audio Clips

1

Turn the power on, and set the

 

camera to the Voice REC mode

 

( page 13).

2

Press the shutter button (n) to

 

start recording.

yThe voices are recorded from the microphone (o) of the camera. Be careful to avoid touching the microphone while recording.

3 Press the shutter button again to end recording.

yThe camera will stop recording automatically when the memory capacity has been reached.

Playing Back Audio Clips

1

Turn the power on, and set the

 

camera to the PLAYBACK mode

 

( page 13).

2

Press

 

or

 

to select the audio

 

 

 

 

 

clip that you want to playback.

3

Start playing back.

yPress to start playing the audio clip.

yPress to stop the audio clip, or pressto pause it. When audio clip paused, pressagain to resume.

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Recording a Voice Memo

You can add a voice memo to the still images after you record it.

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2

3

Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode ( page 13).

Press orto select a still image that you want to add a voice memo.

yIf the image already has the voice memo recorded, the appears on the LCD monitor. The new recording will replace the previous one.

Open the PLAYBACK menu.

yPress the MENU button, usingfour-waycontrol to selectVoice Memo () and press theSET button.

4 Press the SET button to start recording for 30 seconds.

yPress the SET button again to end recording.

Caution

yThe voice memo cannot be added to a movie clip or a protected image.

yYou cannot delete only the voice memo. When you delete the image, the attached voice memo is also deleted.

Playing Back a Voice Memo

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2

3

Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAY mode (

page 13).

Press orto select the image that has the voice memo recorded.

Start playing back.

yPress to start playing the voice memo.

yPress to stop the voice memo, or pressto pause it. When voice memo paused, pressagain to resume.

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Other Recording Functions

Setting the Metering

There are 3 different light metering options available on your camera.

Option

Description

 

 

 

Light is measured from the entire shooting screen, but gives

 

 

 

 

 

 

more importance to the values near the center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selects an exposure based on readings from multiple points in

 

 

 

 

 

 

the subject area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selects an exposure based on a single reading taken from the

 

 

 

 

 

 

center of your picture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Setting the White Balance

Adjust the white balance to match different light sources such as sunlight, incandescent (tungsten) lighting or, fluorescent lighting.

Option

Description

 

 

 

Automatically corrects white balance. Ideal for general

 

 

 

 

 

 

photography.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusts for bright sun conditions, or natural light conditions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusts for cloudy days or twilight conditions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusts for normal indoor lighting conditions. Corrects the

 

 

 

orange hue of household light bulbs. Ideal for indoor photos

 

 

 

 

 

 

under tungsten or halogen lighting without a flash.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusts for fluorescent lighting. Corrects the green hue of

 

 

 

 

 

 

fluorescent lighting. Ideal for indoor photos under fluorescent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

lighting without a flash.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more accurate adjustment or when the light source cannot

 

 

 

 

 

 

be specified.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tips

yPoint the camera at a white piece of paper or similar object under the lighting conditions for which you want to set the white balance, and then press the Shutter button.

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Setting the ISO

With the initial settings, the ISO sensitivity is automatically set according to the brightness of the subject.

Option

Description

Auto

Sets the ISO sensitivity automatically.

ISO 50

Sets the sensitivity to ISO 50 equivalent.

 

 

ISO 100

Sets the sensitivity to ISO 100 equivalent.

 

 

ISO 200

Sets the sensitivity to ISO 200 equivalent.

ISO 400

Sets the sensitivity to ISO 400 equivalent.

 

 

ISO 800

Sets the sensitivity to ISO 800 equivalent.

 

 

ISO 1600

Sets the sensitivity to ISO 1600 equivalent.

Tips

yHigher ISO speeds increase the image noise. To take clean images, use as low an ISO speed as possible.

Setting the Exposure

Set the exposure value manually to compensate for unusual lighting conditions such as indirect indoor lighting, dark backgrounds, and strong backlighting.

Setting the AEB

Sets the auto exposure bracketing (AEB) to shoot 3 continuous images, each with a different exposure setting: correctly exposed, underexposed, and overexposed.

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Setting the Highlight

Make the subject stand out from its surroundings. The subject will be in focus in three different ranges: //

Tips

yThe Photo Frame and Face Tracking cannot be used as using the Highlight.

Setting the Sharpness

You can select whether you want the image to have sharp or soft outlines.

Option

Description

 

 

 

The edges of the image are emphasized. The edges will

 

 

 

 

 

 

become sharp, but noise may occur in the recording image.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The edges of the image are sharp. This is suitable for printing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The edges of the image are softened. This is suitable for editing

 

 

 

 

 

 

images on PC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Setting the Photo Effect

You can add special effects to your images in Record mode or in Playback mode.

Option

Description

 

Off

No effect is added to the image.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red eye removal. (Playback only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B&W

Convert image to black & white.

 

 

 

 

Sepia

Recorded image will be stored in a sepia tone.

 

 

 

 

Negative

Opposite what they were in the original image.

Mosaic

Add mosaic tiles to the images. (Playback only)

 

 

 

 

 

Red

The image becomes reddish.

 

 

 

 

Green

The image becomes greenish.

Blue

The image becomes bluish.

 

 

 

 

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Setting Date Stamp

The Date Stamp function can be used to add a date to your pictures as you take them.

Option

Description

Off

Do not add the recorded date & time to printed images.

Date

Only add the recorded date to printed images.

 

 

Date & Time

Add the recorded date & time to printed images.

 

 

Setting Stabilizer

With more sensibility and faster shutter speed to bright up the pictures, effectively prevent blur image caused by hand shack or target movement, one can take good pictures with little effort.

Setting Face tracking

After initializing face tracking function, the lens will lock the main character in the picture and follow the movements. Also use auto digital zoom technology to retract and extract zoom lens that allows you to become the focus of lens.

Tips

yPressing the shutter halfway showing green AF area means focus is complete.

yFace tracking is powered by Arcsoft.

yUnder some environmental influences, face tracking function may be limited.

yThe Highlight and Photo Frame cannot be used as using the Face Tracking.

Setting Photo Frame

You can add 10 kinds of frames to still images, making them more interesting.

Tips

yThis feature only available with still images (except 3:2 and 16:9).

yThe Highlight and Face Tracking cannot be used as using the Photo Frame.

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Playback

Playing Back Images

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2

Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode ( page 13).

yThe latest recorded image appears on the LCD monitor.

yIf there are no images stored, a message [No image] appears.

Press the four-waycontrol or (n).

y: displays the previous image.

y: displays the next image.

Tips

yHolding down orscrolls images in a high speed.

Playing Back Movie Clips

1 Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode ( page 13).

2

3

Press orto select a movie clip that you want to playback.

Start playing back.

yPress to start playing the movie clip.

yPress to stop the movie clip, or pressto pause it. When the movie paused, pressagain to resume.

Tips

yDuring movie playing back, press to fast forward or pressto rewind it.

yPress the shutter to capture the still image from the movie clip while it had paused.

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