Camera Functions

Special Effects: Selective Color

Take black-and-white photos in which selected hues appear in color.

Special effects: Selective color
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01. Rotate the mode dial to EFFECTS.
02. Rotate the command dial until Selective Color option appears in the monitor.
03. Press the Live View button. The view through the lens will be displayed in the monitor.
04. Press OK to display selective color options.
05. Select a color.

Frame an object in the white square in the center of the display and press the multi selector up to choose the color of the object as one that will remain in the final image (the camera may have difficulty detecting unsaturated colors; choose a saturated color).

To zoom in on the center of the display for more precise color selection, press Playback zoom in button.

Press Thumbnail/playback zoom out button to zoom out.

1: Selected color
06. Choose the color range.

Press the multi selector up or down to increase or decrease the range of similar hues that will be included in the final image. Choose from values between 1 and 7; note that higher values may include hues from other colors.

1: Color range
07. Select additional colors.

To select additional colors, rotate the command dial to highlight another of the three color boxes at the top of the display and repeat Steps 04 and 05 to select another color. Repeat for a third color if desired.

To deselect the highlighted color, press Delete button (To remove all colors, press and hold Delete button. A confirmation dialog will be displayed; select Yes).
08. Press OK to exit when settings are complete.

To exit live view,press the Live View button. The selected settings will continue in effect and will apply to photographs taken using the viewfinder.

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