If so, how many settings can be assigned and how many menu items or buttons can they be assigned to? bigger. All the bridge cameras I have tried close down and have to be switched on and zoomed before you can take a shoot, is this the same. Your camera shares the connection information for [Send to Smartphone] and [ Connection Info.] AF Point Only: If you switch to portrait mode, the RX10 IV  will automatically move the AF point in use up to align with your subject. Are you looking for an advanced manual with tips and tricks on older models? Your email address will not be published. This helps reduce noise from the wind during video recording. Jeff, you do know that the RX10 series are fixed lens cameras right? SO VERY PLEASED to have found this Jeff. Keith, you’re absolutely right. S: 5.0M 2592×1944 pixels VGA 640×480 pixels. Sets whether to display the audio level on the screen. Activate [Location Information Linkage] on the [Location Information Linkage] setting screen of PlayMemories Mobile. Sony sporadically releases updates with new features, so it might be worth checking if any new firmware versions are available. If needed, you can always very quickly override the F4 setting by turning the control wheel on the lens. Bracket order: Sets the order of exposure bracketing and white balance bracketing. Ik ga deze op mijn gemak lezen met de camera bij de hand. For our first slow motion video shot with the RX100 mark IV , I simply compiled a series of random actions and situations that looked interesting when seen in …  features a Fast Hybrid AF system that combines the respective advantages of 315 phase–detection AF points covering approximately 65% of the sensor and contrast–detection AF to ultimately enable the camera to lock focus in as little as 0.03 seconds.  You might think it is best to leave it on the wide factory setting (as this uses all AF points), but for certain scenes, it is often better to flexible spot to get it to focus on what you want. During slow-motion/quick-motion shooting, audio is automatically turned OFF. Remember this is linked to your Auto ISO settings, so it won’t go any higher than your upper limit, even if the camera is capable of doing so. 1080p: Outputs signals in HD picture quality (1080p). Hi Wim Is er een nederlandse talige uitgebreide handleiding of een kopie of cd daarna te verkrijgen? You can select the exposure mode for HFR shooting based on the subject and effect you want. So that it is very quick to switch between optimum settings for different activities. – When using the flash to shoot bright scenes with the Shutter Type set to Electronic Shut.. (The maximum shutter speed is limited to the flash-syncing speed of 1/100 second.) A panorama picture (only available in jpeg) is a composite of several images stitched together. Select [OK] when a message is displayed on the monitor of the camera. Which settings do you use for landscape photography? It is also advisable to apply detail only modestly when shooting paintings. Auto ISO with minimum 100 and maximum 400 with “Auto ISO minimum shutter speed”= Faster. These are set in MENU > Camera 2 > page 1 > HFR Settings. This function sets the knee point and slope for video signal compression to prevent over-exposure by limiting signals in high-intensity areas of the subject to the dynamic range of your camera. Hi, I am new to Sony cameras but have just bought the RX10 IV, is it possible to enlarge/edit on the camera. The higher the value selected, the more the contours are accentuated, and the lower the value selected, the more the contours are softened. REC Link: The video light turns on/off in sync with movie recording start/stop. Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX10 IV: Getting the Most from Sony's Advanced Digital Camera - Kindle edition by White, Alexander. Je suis français, je ne parle pas anglais, mais je vais traduire tout votre guide avec DeepL car il va m’être très utile 😉, La doc officielle est indigeste et en France, aucun livre n’est dédié au Sony RX10 Mark4 🙁. It was my dream camera, so I am really upset about it. Hi Other, are you sure your RX10 IV is on the latest firmware? This setting is selected when some grading work will be performed after recording. Guideframe: Sets whether or not to display the guide frame. It’s also is the first in the series to include a touchscreen. Is it possible to get a german version? Sony packs the RX10 IV with extraordinary large aperture lenses, a state-of-the-art BIONZ X™ processor ensuring high resolution out to the images' edges, capability to shoot dazzling bokeh and steady close-ups, and much more. thanks [Off]/[4:3]/[13:9]/[14:9]/[15:9]/[1.66:1]/[1.85:1]/[2.35:1], Safety Zone: Sets the safety zone display. You can use the application PlayMemories Mobile to obtain location information from a smartphone that is connected to your camera using Bluetooth communication. If a message such as “C/E:□□:□□” appears on the screen, refer to the self-diagnosis display. It does not control exposure but just warns you that your highlights are blown out. When a parameter other than [Movie] or [ITU709] is selected in [Gamma], the gamma curve will not exceed the White clip point and over-exposure rarely occurs. Yosemite Falls by Starlight. You can either set the white balance to Auto, where the camera tries to guess what the neutral grey value is, or use one of the preset white balance settings for different lighting conditions or customize the white balance according to your preference or using a grey card. Lip Sync: Outputs audio and video in sync. 100 Mbps, 30p 60M/25p 60M: Records the movies in 3840 × 2160 (30p/25p). I’m trying to figure out how to silence the shutter sound for an upcoming safari, but can’t seem to locate that in the menu. I have used the camera and so far taken around 1000 pictures. Hope you are well! Ik ben Nazario uit limburg Belgie en woonend in Paraguay, graag had ik uw instellingen voor Macro… kan geen fatsoelijke macro foto eruit halen…:( When I put the SD card into my PC, some clips are listed NOT in chronological order. Oops; Sony needs to add a way for fast recall, not fast saving. Tracking and rapid burst mode is not essential and it is important to have as small as possible focus area to avoid the effect of branches/twigs etc that get in the way. Like all video cameras, exposure times get shorter in good light, leading to choppier video that can start to look strobed. (Also available in the Quick Menu, accessed by pressing the FN button): If you find that your image is overexposed (for instance when you are shooting at large apertures for a shallow depth-of-field in bright daylight), you can tweak the exposure compensation here in a plus or minus 5 (exact EV dependent on next step) range. Touch operations when shooting with the monitor are referred to as “touch panel operations,” and touch operations when shooting with the viewfinder are referred to as “touchpad operations.”. This mode automatically detects the type of scene you’re shooting and adjusts the scene automatically. It would be hard to sort out if there are hundreds of clips. Sony RX10 IV settings, tips and tricks From www .wimarys .com - October 6, 2017 11:26 PM Sony RX10 IV settings, tips and tricks Introduction Welcome to my Sony RX10 IV advanced manual with tips and tricks. I are taken a photo at full zoom but then realised I could zoom further in with the touch screen, can I save this zoomed image. On the camera, select MENU – (Wireless) – [ Loc. When set to Auto, the RX10 just figures this out on its own. Hi Jonathan, the video files reside in another folderol the SD card: Use this function when matching coloring closely between different cameras. m4/3 (micro-four-thirds) which are panasonic and Olympus cameras have a 2x crop factor. Can be handy at first for a novice user to get familiar with what the different shooting modes do. You can create smoother slow-motion images using compatible editing equipment. Best, Wim. There are 3 shoot sets available that you can recall at any time. New XAVC S 4K: Records high-definition movies in XAVC S 4K. Much of the technology found in Sony’s Alpha range of cameras has also worked its way in to the RX10 IV. Because I quite often want to jump between custom configurations I have programmed Memory Recall into the first Fn button location. Because Detail makes image edges wider, the original texture of a subject consisting of very fine lines may be lost if too much detail processing is applied. Links The HFR shooting screen will be displayed. Sets where in the world where you are using your camera. If you want to review your image, you can simply press play to do so. Wim. Sets the illumination setting for the optional HVL-LBPC LED light. If you use burst mode with AF-S you have several blurry images. The recorded movie will be darker than when On is selected, but you can record movies with smoother motion and less object blur. Point the cursor to ‘Lock-on AF’ on the Focus Area setting screen, and then adjust the desired area to start tracking by pressing the multi-selector left/right. Sunset: For shooting the beautiful red of the setting sun. At first, it may be a good idea to start from the [Narrow] setting. Use this position if you're shooting at a distance at the longer end of the zoom range and the autofocus system is slowing down because it's trying to find subjects closer. A fail-proof way of getting the camera to focus on what you want. Otherwise the slowest bit rate is 6 MBPS in other modes. Multi: Measures light on each area after dividing the total area into multiple areas and determines the proper exposure of the entire screen (Multi-pattern metering). bigger. I almost always use P (Program), which favors wide apertures in the RX10. (C): Recording to memory card in progress (You cannot start the next session of shooting.) I hope Sony is working a firmware to solve this big detail. Thanks! You can save a number of settings here to a customized  Shoot Set. This includes composite layering (layering different shots on top of each other for HDR style pictures) and automatically choosing what it thinks is the best image. If you assign this by pressing MENU > Camera 2 > Page 9 > Custom Key (Shoot.) Sets whether to fix the exposure when you press the shutter button halfway down. Select Off to adjust the focus and the exposure separately. DMF: The same as Single autofocus, but lets yo move the manual focus ring any time for instant manual override. Solution: use the smartphone app or the desktop program Imaging Edge / Remote, the help guide said it has this functionality (I did not try it out yet). Best, Wim, Great work Wirm. I acquired the RX10IV a week ago and I have been slowly catching up with the best settings and I believe this one worked out for me. Heading to Alaska next week for snow and glacier scenes. It is recommended in cases where [S-Gamut3], a wide color space, is not required. By connecting the camera to a smartphone using Wi-Fi, you can control the camera and shoot images using the smartphone, and you can transfer images shot with the camera to the smartphone. Bit-rate: Approx. But for travelers, landscape and sports photographers, and enthusiasts who like to have one camera/lens combo that covers just about every imaging contingency, it might just fill the bill. Using this position tells it not to look for subjects closer than 10'/3m. On the Sony RX10 IV. With practice you can shoot even with each eye seeing a different magnification, and keep the camera both zoomed-in and on-target. It helped a lot to keep oriented with such a vast amount of functions. This is more easily controlled via the right thumb wheel when you’re in SCN mode, but you can also select the presets for different scenes (like sports or portrait) from here. You can also move the tracking start area to the desired point by designating the area as a flexible spot or expand flexible spot. Distant landscapes also stand out more. Long Exposure NR makes a second equally long exposure with the shutter closed, which detects any noise that might be picked up. You can choose the quality of recorded video here. The Canon EOS R6 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV are two enthusiast cameras that were announced, respectively, in July 2020 and September 2017. If you set this to Focus Point Link, your camera should judge exposure on whatever spot is selected. Kind regards My settings are normally aperture priority mainly f8 and above focusing set too wide it doesn’t matter if I shoot single Auto or continuous there still out of focus. When using multiple fixed cameras to shoot the same subject from different angles, the balance between subject and background often varies. living in Sweden, you have sweaty hands :)) Don’t know what to tell you, it’s stupid that support will not fix it under warranty, but it’s not a big issue either. Autofocus Controls, Sony RX10 Mk IV. Thanks, Bo. You can also move the tracking start area to the desired point by designating the area as a flexible spot or expand flexible spot.” (you’ll see an image stack on your screen). I’ll quote from my guide here: “When turned ON, it allows you to track a subject. Sony does this because you need to use EXFAT card formatting to record files bigger than 4GB, and that requires an SDXC card. Change the color temperature of the viewfinder (colder-warmer) to you liking. I have highlighted all over it. Camera settings. This can even be set up to continue pushing images after the camera has turned off. Set [Point] and [Slope] in [Manual Set] in combination. I have both the III and IV, and regardless of what I’ve read about minimal differences, it ain’t so. You can press Register to save these custom shoot presets to your SD card. Set Single frame advance mode (press the rear Fn button and look on the screen, usually at the lower left, for the advance mode icon). Tous droits réservés. Hi Paul, I don’t understand. Unlock: The front or rear dials are not locked, even if you press and hold the Fn (Function) button. (D): Buffering in progress. Hi Denise, first set the Iso Auto Min SS (Red Camera Icon → page 7) too FAST. bedankt Stabilization Even for a bridge camera, the Sony RX10 IV is a chunky affair – weighing in at 1,095g it makes some DSLRs look lightweight. I don’t have an account with Paypal, so how else can I send you a donation? They are therefore displayed in low contrast during shooting and may be difficult to monitor, using [Gamma Disp. the camera itself is a superb. You can however use a function called ‘digital zoom’ (MENU → Purple Camera Icon → page 6 (Zoom lens settings)) in the future. The RX 10 4 then subtracts this noise from the image it just captured. Leave ON. Use this mode when you want to change focus and exposure separately. If you were going to shoot something similar, could you say what settings you would use please? Movies with S-Log gamma are assumed to be processed after shooting in order to make use of the wide dynamic range. If you are coming from a smart phone for example and looking to get much better quality sports photos, then you really made a great decision with the RX10 IV for starters! Auto: Establishes a Mass Storage or MTP connection automatically, depending on the computer or other USB devices to be connected. 4. If you want to use this focus area, set it to medium or large, as the camera will struggle to find focus when setting to small (except perhaps for close-up portraits where you’d want to focus on the iris of the eye). Either by accident or automatically after a firmware update. Partial Color: Creates an image which retains a specific color, but converts others to black and white. I just bought the Sony RX10 iv as my first venture into the world of “proper” photography, 99% to record bird species. This enables you to shoot images with less noise. Good luck and enjoy! This setting is selected when some grading work will be performed after recording. Thanks. It is supposed to be the best camera on the market! I have some other Sonys NEX7, A7S and A7R cameras as well I found this to be the most difficult setting I have ever tried: moving objects in the dark/sunrise. I was wondering uf you could help with appropriate saved menus for both types of photography and video for easy access prior to shooting. Thanks for this guide, very helpful. (obtaining location information icon) will be displayed on the monitor of the camera. Other than the video features would the main difference between the cameras be the increased noise at ISO above 400? HDMI Only(30p): Outputs a 4K movie in 30p to the external recording/playback device without recording on the camera’s memory card. a, Bedankt voor deze mooie handleiding. Set the AF mode switch on the front of the camera to C, for continuous autofocus. You can turn Off this confirmation here if you wish. Mass Storage: Establishes a Mass Storage connection between this product, a computer, and other USB devices. Thanks Wim for your fantastic guide! Touch Panel Pad: Activates both the touch panel operations when shooting with the monitor and touchpad operations when shooting with the viewfinder. Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX10 IV: Getting the Most from Sony's Advanced Digital Camera - Ebook written by Alexander S. White. [Off]/[80%]/[90%]. On the Sony RX10 IV. Good luck and let me know how you get on! Bright and vivid settings produce video-like images, while dark and vivid settings result in film-like images. This setting is easier to use than [S-Gamut3], because it limits the color space to a more practical range than that of [S-Gamut3]. Niet zo uitgebreid als de jouwe maar meer als aanvulling en ook om te zien wat je allemaal met de camera kan doen. [Max Point] determines the maximum knee point level (white level). I recommend them all personally. Here you can select the amount of noise reduction applied to images with high ISO settings (when quality is set to jpeg). Fully resets the camera to factory settings. Excessive detail when shooting shiny leaves, for instance, may result in the leaves looking as if they are made of plastic. 50 Mbps, 24p 50M: Records the movies in 1920 × 1080 (24p). bigger. Wouldn’t wanna be without it! This setting allows you to register up to 3 often-used modes or product settings to the product and up to 4 (M1 through M4) to the memory card. This DSLR-like camera offers a … Leave it to Ambient And Flash, unless if you want to use HSS sync with flashes, then it is handy to be able to control exposure and flash output separately. Sony RX10 mk IV share your thoughts, interest, images. You can switch focusing speed when using autofocus in movie mode. MENU – Purple Camera Icon – page 4 (Movie settings 4), Select if you want guidelines (a grid) in movie mode. The markers are displayed on the monitor or viewfinder. A RAW file saves all information the camera pixels register during shooting and will make for better quality images if you want to edit in something like Adobe Lightroom.A jpeg is a compressed image (available in FINE (larger) and STANDARD (smaller, less quality) which takes up less space on your SD card but is less suited for editing afterward. STD (Standard): The camera automatically sets the shutter speed based on the focal length of the lens. These are only available when quality is set to Jpeg (Not in RAW). (OFF/2 Sec/5 Sec/10 Sec). Also, I tried to take pictures when my children were rowing in the dark (5 am practice means no sunlight). (B): Recorded section Is there a way that you can get the zoom to return to the position you had it at before you turned the camera off, or the lens retracts during image review? For landscapes however, you really should focus manually because there is no camera in the world that can accurately asses where you should focus for your specific framing of a landscape. Selects how much to zoom out with the Zoom Assist function. Below you can see the front view size comparison of Sony A9 and Sony RX10 IV. : Creates an image in black and white with rich gradation and reproduction of details. All rights reserved. SONY RX10 IV - absolute novice settings Hi, I’ve only just joined and need some good advice. media’ function inside this menu. I think the idea is that mothers focussing system are complex enough to identify whether or not there is glass in the scene and adjust appropriately. Sony Global - Photo Gallery | RX10 IV with 0.03s. A focus range limiter switch has been added to the side of the Mark IV’s lens, with a choice of ‘All’ or 3m-infinity. When you use a memory card with this camera for the first time, we recommend that you format the card using the camera for stable performance of the memory card. m4/3 (micro-four-thirds) which are panasonic and Olympus cameras have a 2x crop factor. and have never seen this happen before. That doesn’t appear as an option in the list on the left hand side. AF Point AF Area: If you switch to portrait mode, the RX will automatically move the AF point and AF area in use up. Adobe RGB would be preferable if you print many images because of the extended color range. The exposure is set so that 18% reflectance gray video is output as 41%. I can’t find anywhere in the menus to do this. HD video is perfectly happy with FAT32. Sets whether or not to activate the MOVIE (Movie) button. What about the extreme vignetting presented by the RX10M3 and RX10M4 in extreme zoom (400-600) and focus f4-f5.6 with uniform skies? You can switch off audio recording in movie mode. When you record audio movies with loud volumes, set Audio Rec Level to a lower sound level. I appreciate your manual short cut. Increasing the [Level] value brightens the image, whereas decreasing the value makes the image darker. Deep: For shooting images with deep and dense colors, suitable for capturing the solid presence of the subject. In this quick Sony RX10 IV Tutorial style video, I will cover Drive Modes, Self-Timers, and Bracket Settings in detail. MENU > Camera 1 > page 1 > Long Exposure NR. Hi Mike, Hi Hosé, there are a few cases when you won’t be able to select all 4: – When the maximum shutter speed has changed based on the aperture or the Shutter Type setting. If you wish to make a printout for personal use, you are granted one-time permission only if you PayPal me $5.00 per printout or part thereof. You can map the movie recording function to the shutter button. If you turn it on it may get you cleaner images, but you'll also be waiting around in the dark twice as long for each exposure while it exposes dark frames. When you press the MOVIE button, the camera starts to record a movie of the set duration calculated retroactively from that point on the memory card. Select an image and expand a portion of that picture. Maar het is allemaal vrij technisch, dus ik ben niet zeker dat dit echt leesbaar zou zijn. The IV is a different beastie! Either always or only when you’re in Movie mode. I leave this at AUTO; I prefer the silent electronic shutter, except that flash only works with the regular nearly-silent mechanical shutter. Thank you for your most excellent work. The exposure set guide is an on-screen scroller that tells you the relation between your chosen aperture and the appropriate shutter speed for the scene you are shooting. There is no autofocusing in this position. I have many guides online, but try to make each one as tailored to the specific model as possible. Think of this menu as an Instagram app right in your camera, with all kinds of retro filters and effects. (Only when [NTSC/PAL Selector] is set to NTSC.). (Also available in the Quick Menu accessed by pressing the FN button). The size of the metering circle can be selected from [Spot: Standard] and [Spot: Large]. Many thanks for all the work you have put in to this guide. A great manual, Wim. )], you can easily recall [Eye AF] simply by pressing the center of the multi-selector while shooting. If you leave the camera at any of the continuous, self timer or other advance modes, the Bulb mode simply won't appear in the next step! You can also store these on your SD card and move them from camera to camera. MENU → (Custom Settings) → [Silent Shooting] → ON. This is another powerful feature. C: Continuous autofocus. Off: Disables the [Picture Effect] function. Note that when recording XAVC S format movies, you should use Class 10 or faster SDXC memory cards. Faces)]. Shoot the face from the front in a brightly lit place. (14.2mm actual), f/3.2 for five minutes at ISO 100. bigger or full-resolution file to explore on your computer (mobile devices rarely display the full resolution properly). I’m new to Sony with the RX10iv. This is a very powerful autofocus feature. You’ll see a square on your screen, then center your desired tracking subject and the camera will continue to track it, even when it exits your frame and reappears.”. If you have any problems using the autofocus and are in a situation where you don’t want to miss any shots, revert to Center and just make sure you have your subject centered. Ergo: I use the smallest possible flexible spot in the middle of the frame. S (Single-shot AF): The product locks the focus once focusing is complete.Use this when the subject is motionless. Shifting Black Level in the minus direction emphasizes the black color in the image, while changing the level in the plus direction weakens the black color. The Sony RX100 IV looks almost identical to the Sony RX100 III on the outside. Link Set.] 32 GB, 90MB/s, class 10. Setting details. Bit-rate: Approx. The all-in-one versatility of the RX10 IV’s 24-600mm zoom lens really helped with these shots, letting Kaisa shoot wider for a more environmental feel. Switch AF point/AF Area to align with your subject in landscape mode (horizontal) if you change the camera orientation to Portrait (vertical) mode. Cine2: Similar results to [Cine1] but optimized for editing with up to 100% video signal (equivalent to HG4600G30), Cine3: Stronger contrast between dark and light image areas and greater emphasis on black gradation changes (compared to [Cine1] and [Cine2]). When in this mode, you’ll see an arrow that guides you in what direction and speed you should pan the camera to take the sequential images that will be stitched together. Square Grid: Square grids make it easier to confirm the horizontal level of your composition. Very good. In the section on AF Area you mention a setting called ZONE. : Measures the average brightness of the entire screen. And WHAT I THINK OF THE RX10M4: Clear: For shooting images in clear tones with limpid colors in highlight, suitable for capturing radiant light. Best, Wim, We bought the RX 10 M4 in October 2018. That works with any recent Sony camera. I noticed that in RAW/RAW Jpeg that Optical Zoom only is the only mode available, is that right? Because each of the 6 colors — R (Red), G (Green), B (Blue), C (Cyan), M (Magenta), Y (Yellow) — can be adjusted individually, you can apply this function to just the colors you want to emphasize. : Sets whether to automatically correct the area setting of the camera using information from a linked smartphone. Self-timer(Cont): Shoots a designated number of images using the self-timer after a designated number of seconds have elapsed since the shutter button was pressed. Name your files according to some shots or reset it to start from 1. Hi Wim, just got my Mk4. If you must look at menus or played-back images while in public, use the electronic finder. It may help not to try to use the zoom ring, since it will be ignored while you're rolling. Is this a new release of firmware or am I doing something wrong? In super-slow-motion movie shooting, the camera shoots at a faster shutter speed than the number of shooting frames per second. Now just hold down the shutter button and the RX10 Mk IV does the rest, and motors along with a silent shutter. (Does this cause any damage, doing this every time )? If you find this Center: Sets whether or not to display the center marker in the center of the shooting screen. A few things have remained the same, like the 24-600mm lens, but it’s the first RX10 camera to include on-sensor phase detection, with 315 AF points covering 65% of the frame (slightly over 80% in each direction). The Sony RX10 IV is solid and the perfect size for a robust hiking and birding camera. If you have any questions, I’d love to hear from you in the comment section below. The RX10 II and RX100 IV share the same slow motion capabilities. I have read your Sony RX10 iv article and it’s so clear and informative! Sony RX10 IV / M4 + Join Group For example, if you assign [Eye AF] to [Center Button] for [Custom Key(Shoot. Really helpful and well laid out. You need to pair the camera and smartphone before using the location information interlocking function. MENU > Camera 1 > page 3 (explained below). Vivid: The saturation and contrast are heightened for shooting striking images of colorful scenes and subjects such as flowers, spring greenery, blue sky, or ocean views. Binoculars, Photography, Digiscoping, Art & Equipm. Leave as is at 3:2, you can always crop your pictures later. Also sets the number of seconds until the shutter is released if using the self-timer. The camera's processors are so busy shooting 4K that the stills are simply the native 8MP image size of 4K. The knee slope is automatically adjusted according to the Max Point setting. You can get 17 MP stills while rolling video, but only with HD video. Only available for Jpegs, though, a nice feature if you don’t want to bother too much with the technical side of photography. Maybe I’m missing the right selection but I don’t see where it is ‘Large Spot’. The shutter speed automatically slows when recording in dark locations. S-Log2 [S-Log2] gamma curve. I must be doing something wrong and missing out somewhere. Rule of 3rds Grid: Place main subjects close to one of the grid lines that divide the image into thirds for a well-balanced composition. Location information obtained by your smartphone using GPS, etc., will be recorded when shooting images. MF: Manual Focus. Depends on what power you need Ren. To change the settings, press in the center once again to switch to the HFR setting screen. I would think that either you or someone else changed the date in the camera at one point. You can adjust the audio recording level while checking the level meter. For details, see the access point operating instructions, or consult the access point administrator. Please advise. It retracts just a little as zoomed from 24mm to 75mm equivalent, and at 75mm equivalent is back at the 24mm mark on the barrel. Hi, I’ve only just joined and need some good advice. You mentioned the flash brand Godox and I am wondering if you can specifically provide the model number? BTW – no matter the stby time (it doesn’t have to set to 10 sec’s) – it/they always wakes up/returns as set when going into stby – including zoom-setting and all. ; Tridpod – I use a cheap Zomie Tripod; Extra Battery Back / Portable Charger (Shoot time lapses all day or All night lapse!) Your tips are very welcome. Info. (the histogram, shutter speed,ISO etc.). Hartelijke groet, Brenda, Hoi Brenda, graag gedaan. Trust me, it works much better with Image Review off (MENU > Camera 2 > page 8 > Auto Review.). Bit-rate: Approx. The Sony RX10 IV’s advanced autofocus system is one of the key differentiators that sets this camera apart from other long-zoom, all-in-one cameras. Hi Josh, I believe you are referring to the PlayMemories remote app. Use the standard file naming system or a customisable one. The exposure is set so that 18% reflectance gray video is output as 32%. When a confirmation message appears, select [Enter]. I have also owned Canon, Nikon and Panasonic cameras as well Select MENU- Camera Settings-HFR Settings and select the desired settings for Record Setting, Frame Rate, Priority Setting, and REC Timing. Standard: Shoots with standard auto white balance. Select a setting that will help you frame your shot. Just as it is with my current RX10M4. Jeremy. Sets whether the focus area should be displayed all the time or should disappear automatically shortly after focus is achieved. Knee > Auto Set > Max Point: 90% to 100%, Knee > Auto Set > Sensitivity: High / Mid / Low. Yes, I don’t see why not unless your shutter speed is too high. – When using the flash to shoot dark scenes with the Flash Mode set to Fill-flash or Wireless. Sony A9 is 6mm narrower and 82mm thinner than Sony RX10 IV but it is also 2mm taller. Light: For shooting images with bright and simple colors, suitable for capturing a refreshingly light ambience. Can you help me with that? (Sony RX10 Mk III, lens at 24mm equivalent (8.8mm actual), no flash, f/2.5 at 1/124 at Auto ISO 320, Perfectly Clear.) Still: Standard gamma curve for still images. Sony packs the RX10 IV with extraordinary large aperture lenses, a state-of-the-art BIONZ X™ processor ensuring high resolution out to the images' edges, capability to shoot dazzling bokeh and steady close-ups, and much more. I am week in English & internet connection is not always available in my place. Had eerst een Lumix FZ200, met name voor wildlife photography in Afrika tijdens dawn & dus, dus weinig licht. Deletes the registered AF area in AF Area Regist. This anti-Red Eye setting quickly fires the flash before your image capture starts, reducing the red-eye effect often seen when using a flash. Set if you want the processing engine to apply noise reduction for images captured with a long exposure time. Toy Camera: Creates a soft image with shaded corners and reduced sharpness. The Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV is a super-zoom camera with a 24-600mm lens and 20 megapixel sensor that can shoot still images at an amazing 24 frames per second, complete with full-time auto-focusing. your Canon d7 would have a crop factor of about 1.5 so that your 600 mm have more reach than what 600 would give on a full frame camera. can this guide be downloaded as pdf ? How can I turn off the Clicky noise when a picture is taken, I shot alot of wildlife and this noise will scare them off. If so, set to RAW or RAW jpeg. @ Phil Millns >> All my old digi-cameras, Olympus C700UZ and SP550UZ a.w.a. I have not encountered this problem. If you've gotten your gear through one of my links or helped otherwise, you're family. You set this option in MENU > Camera 2 > page 2 > Img. Rear Sync tells the flash to fire right before the shutter closes. Required fields are marked *. You can reduce noise in the movie by using a slow shutter speed when recording in dark locations. Here's where I find what I need and how I set it. You’ll see a range of icons and pages. 1080i: Outputs signals in HD picture quality (1080i). There is however such a thing as perceived sharpness, where, on a case per case basis, you learn where your focus should be, the place where the eyes will wonder to primarily in the picture. – a desktop program that does not adjust to higher resolution monitors (letters and icons get so small one cannot decipher them anymore). Buffering (temporarily capturing a movie on the camera) starts once the shooting standby screen is displayed. It allows for better reproduction of gradations in shadows and the mid-tone range than S-Log2. Veel plezier, ik zoek alvast die groep eens op! Some of the clips shot in mid December ended up among the ones shot in November and a couple from November are down the list with the December clips. Sets whether or not to automatically shoot still images when shooting movies. Hi Wim The camera sports a 24-600mm Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens with F2.4-4 aperture. José. Which setting is best depends on what lens you use, as with a sharper lens it can be configured to low, while more soft lenses benefit from a medium or high setting to clearly visualize what you’re focusing on. Change the orientation of images in-camera. I find the BC-TRW is easier to use and charges faster than fiddling with USB cords to charge in-camera. Bill. TC/UB Disp. I noted a number A7R II references in the document which don’t apply to the RX10 IV. (Example: thin lace curtains). what exactly are you looking for? So there is nothing you can do really, except the problem seems to be worse when underexposing, even slightly. This produces a cinema-like atmosphere. Slow: Sets the AF drive speed to slow. The password may be preset in some devices. We have SONY A6000, two Canons, and other cameras and never anything like that happened. [Point] sets the position of the knee point output level. You should do this as quickly as possible, just to get it out of the way. Hi, This mode is suitable for shooting the subject while avoiding overexposure. Het heet ‘Sony RX10MIII/IV Nederland & Belgie And I have never felt the need to move it. YC-RX10-IV-0893.JPG YC-RX10-IV-0893.ARW 9,122,684 bytes 5472x3648 1/250 sec f11.0-0.3 EV 220.0 mm focal length ISO 400 The [Narrow] setting keeps the range close to black, while the [Wide] setting extends the range to gray.  Or turn the screen off and only use the EVF? 1) I think your guide says this but I’d like to have it confirmed. Hold the unmarked button to the right of ZEISS and above the FULL / ∞-3m slide switch, to lock the autofocus. Thanks! Location Info. Thank you for taking the time to explain the settings and I hope to hear from you when you have 5 minutes to spare. around. Moving objects will show a streak where they came from and a sharp image where they were at the end of the exposure. So that a single menu item or button will change many settings at the same time. Hi Wim. White: Prioritizes a reproduction of white color when the color temperature of the light source is low. Can you help? I go for the point of focus. As feature-packed as the camera is, there are only so many miracles Sony can pull off. mode. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV is an ultra-zoom compact camera. The RX10 gets super-close at wide and long tele zoom settings, but not in the midrange from about 100~300mm. 60 Mbps, 60i 24M(FX)*: 50i 24M(FX): Records high image quality movies of 1920 × 1080 (60i/50i). I need to get more from this zoom on the camera…….somehow, or am I expecting too much? The Sony RX10 IV’s impressive zoom lens is just part of what puts this camera at the top of its class. Changing it will help you capturing various types of situations! I must be missing something. You use the low-resolution files for easy, fast editing and creating EDLs (Edit Decision Lists) that you you then use to guide your system reading timecode from your original 4K files to rendering your final 4K output offline —  while you're sleeping or otherwise not waiting for your system to render. If you donate $10 or more, you can get any camera guide on this website sent to your email for free. It does not change much at all when the color is achromatic. So that a single menu item or button will change many settings at the same time. Fixes the exposure after adjusting the focus automatically when you press the shutter button halfway down when Focus Mode is set to Single-shot AF. bigger. Each memory also recalls your zoom setting, so I set mine about midway between tele and wide so I'm at a normal setting first. Hi Wym, As mentioned I want the smallest possible focus area to ensure I focus on the bird and nothing else. Jpegs are saved with this styling applied. Sony in Sweden say this is a normal ware off problem. When set to [Low], the knee’s automatic adjustment starts at higher input signal levels than normal. A higher set value lowers luminance while deepening the color. This function adjusts the luminance for each color phase. Long time exposures out to at least several minutes are easy to do. The unit feels solid in your hand if it will be able to withstand weathering with the moving parts. It would be very easy to damage the lens if they would allow this functionality. For either righthanded or lefthanded people. by Itsed65. When [Mode] is set to [Auto] with these settings, the Knee function is disabled. BUT: for such an extremely priced camera it has: Get performance ratings and pricing on the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 IV camera. If so, how many settings can be assigned and how many menu items or buttons can they be assigned to? I like the all in one approach of the Sony but I have two 12 year old non STM canon lenses I could use although price difference would probably buy replacement STM lenses 🙂 . The standard is to keep it at 100%. I have saved it as a PDF file and loaded it onto my Kindle and iPad for convenient reading. So the camera apps from the Playmemories store can’t be used on the RX10 Mark 4. This is suitable to determine the quality of the composition when shooting landscape, close-up, or duplicated images. Use Large Spot. Square Grid: Place a subject on the diagonal line to express an uplifting and powerful feeling. Doing so enables you to record more realistic audio. You can extend battery life by providing a power supply over USB. I have had my RX10 IV for a month now and have a question regarding the flash. Soft High-key: Creates an image with the indicated atmosphere: bright, transparent, ethereal, tender, soft. Select whether you want the camera to rotate images automatically when you rotate the camera or not. But this I can not find and will be very helpful. The Sony RX10 IV is solid and the perfect size for a robust hiking and birding camera. – even LESS THAN MEDIOCRE TECHNICAL SUPPORT (English and German, phone and email) Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. People look foolish looking at the back of a camera while in public. High burst rate for more chances at success and better tracking. You need to use an SDXC card to record 4K video. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX10 IV: Getting the Most from Sony's Advanced Digital … Fast: Sets the AF drive speed to fast. (The minimum shutter speed is limited to the speed automatically determined by the camera. This produces a cinema-like atmosphere. and after 4 months I have notised that the white printing Hello Wim, In multi, it considers the whole frame and sets exposure according to internal algorithms programmed in camera. Hi Boon, yes there is. As this page is copyrighted and formally registered, it is unlawful to make copies, especially in the form of printouts for personal use. For example, when [Frame Rate] is set to [960fps], the shutter speed per frame will be faster than approx. Best, Wim. Likely I saved it wrong or retrieved it wrong. I purchased the Sony RX 10 iv mainly to photograph regattas (rowing, not sailing). Jolanta. I like the all in one approach of the Sony but I have two 12 year old non STM canon lenses I could use although price difference would probably buy replacement STM lenses 🙂 .  features a Fast Hybrid AF system that combines the respective advantages of 315Â. If the ambient light is insufficient, the ISO sensitivity will become higher, resulting in more noise. ), 60i 17M(FH): 50i 17M(FH) (default setting): Records standard image quality movies of 1920 × 1080 (60i/50i). Sets the markers to be displayed while shooting movies. You can display several markers at the same time. The "Record," "Frame Rate," "Priority" and "Record Timing" settings need some explanation: The "Record" setting (MENU > Camera 2 > page 1 > HFR Settings > Record Setting) selects the rate at which the file will play back. Movie Color tones for [Movie] gamma curve (standard color reproduction for movies when Picture Profile is not used), Still Color tones for [Still] gamma curve (standard color reproduction for still images when Picture Profile is not used), Cinema Color tones for [Cine1] and [Cine2] gamma curve, Pro Color tones similar to standard Sony broadcast camera image quality (used in combination with [ITU709] gamma curve), ITU709 Matrix ITU709 color tones (used in combination with [ITU709] gamma curve), Black & White Sets the saturation to 0 for recording in black and white. A RAW file saves all information the camera pixels register during shooting and will make for better quality images if you want to edit in something like Adobe Lightroom. So far there are 23 video clips done at three different dates. If you want to adjust the overall image tone, [Range] should be set wider. It turns back on at your previous zoom setting, even if it was 600mm, so if you don't expect to be needing 600mm for the next shot, zoom out to a wider setting before you turn it off to save yourself from having to wait for it to motor out the next time. Even if you aren't recording video, Sony demands an SDXC card for recording 4K video, and since the RX10 IV defaults to a 4K video setting, attempting to recall a saved preset without having an SDXC card won't work; it won't recall your setting. Sony RX10 IV settings, tips and tricks From www .wimarys .com - October 6, 2017 11:26 PM Sony RX10 IV settings, tips and tricks Introduction Welcome to my Sony RX10 IV advanced manual with tips and tricks. AVCHD it is in: PRIVATE -> AVCHD -> BDMV -> STREAM. REC Link&STBY: The video light turns on when movie recording starts and dims when not recording (STBY). Selects what will happen when you connect your camera to your PC or MAC. The Faster and Slow options dont exist. You are really helping tons of people. The SD card was new, formatted in the camera, and it is SanDisk Extreme, Bonjour Wieder, super que vous trouvez mon guide utile. Other than the video features would the main difference between the cameras be the increased noise at ISO above 400? 24 FPS with a 180º shutter angle equals a 1/50 shutter speed. Writes copyright information onto the still images like your name or business. This has been so helpful to me. Sharpest apertures: Through most of its 25x zoom range, RX10 III is sharpest when shot at f/4 aperture; but f/5.6 is sharpest at 500-600mm equivalent. Hi Jeremy, I think you summed up the problem pretty well. I recently purchased this camera and I’m a little perplexed. However, this is an optical illusion. Use this for still subjects. Note that I find that metering with BIF requires manual intervention” in the form of EC quite often. This function may also record versions of the automatically shot images that have been trimmed into optimal compositions. On the camera, select MENU – (Wireless) – [Bluetooth Settings] – [Bluetooth Function] – [On]. Jeff. Have you come across this issue? Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. (Also available in the Quick Menu accessed by pressing the FN button. If you are coming from a smart phone for example and looking to get much better quality sports photos, then you really made a great decision with the RX10 IV for starters! In steps 2 to 7, the pairing operation is performed using the camera and the application PlayMemories Mobile. Movies can be recorded at 120 fps/100 fps. Because settings other than [Level] are quite complex, we recommend you start by adjusting only the [Level] setting first. Sets whether to simultaneously record low-bit-rate proxy movies when recording XAVC S movies. Best, Wim, Hi Wim, I have just purchased this camera and just looking through your comprehensive information on setting. You set this in MENU > Camera 2 > page 1 > HFR Settings > REC Setting. The higher the bitrate, the higher the image quality. You could also try to use Center Lock-on. The all-in-one versatility of the RX10 IV’s 24-600mm zoom lens really helped with these shots, letting Kaisa shoot wider for a more environmental feel. Deletes entire pages of your ‘My Menu’ selection. The Canon R6 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the RX10 IV is a fixed lens compact. The image becomes out of focus when the subject is too close, such as during macro shooting. Hi Mauricio, if you shoot jpeg, optical corrections are baked in to the files. I’ll be going over the entire Menu structure in this post, and giving you tips, pointers, and tricks along the way. Say between 100 and 500 mm? This setting does not only enhance the apparent vividness of colors, but also can express deep, dark colors. The keys that can be assigned functions are different for [Custom Key(Shoot.)] I use a dedicated stopwatch to time exposures; your iPhone has a stopwatch and a count-down timer to help you do this as well. Sony has removed the playmemories app from every camera released after 2016, including the new A7rm3. If you want to enable the Knee function, set [Mode] to [Manual]. The last feature is by far the most interesting specification. Size(Dual Rec). Try it both ON and OFF and see if you notice any difference. HFR Record Setting: Selects the frame rate of the movie from 60p 50M/50p 50M, 30p 50M/25p 50M, and 24p 50M. If you experience error messages with the Sony RX10 IV, try the following solutions. Switch the auto mode between Intelligent Auto and Superior Auto. Buy Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX10 IV: Getting the Most from Sony's Advanced Digital Camera Illustrated by White, Alexander S. (ISBN: 9781937986667) from Amazon's Book Store. And since it’s also winter in the UK, if you are photographing these insects outside, I would think more sun in spring and summer will help too. Secret settings for Sony RX10M4 / RX10 IV. Thanks for the excellent, useful manual. Hi Wim, Many thanks for your help. Since I'm not throwing anything away when shooting at lower resolutions I often get better pictures in 4:3 or square. This is a new functionality. At 10 FPS and 20 FPS I always get several shots, even if I only wanted one. Camera settings. I have also found out that you could use Custom button 3 to activate and deactivate the monitor …Menu ..Purple camera icon..pg 9…custom key ( shoot ) I then would like to email the videos from my computer to someone else. Search Movies can be recorded at 120 fps/100 fps. The highlight detail in auto HDR is better than that in DRO and with reduced noise. Set the mode dial to High Frame Rate. The RX10 IV is expected to be available from late October and will cost £1800. Start trigger is normal (records for a couple of seconds after you press the shutter). This allows you to take jpeg pictures with an even larger amount of magnification. Jpeg image… – a focus that cannot be adjusted neither via desktop program nor via smartphone app (AND THIS REALLY SUCKS) It was asked how to do timelapse shooting (Adam on December 3, 2017, and others might have the same question). We have collected amazing photos from all over the world that showcase captures on Sony cameras and lenses. Ik wil er wel wat voor betalen hoor. You can assign the desired function to the desired key. A: Auto Autofocus. This new model follows from where the RX10 III left off, arriving roughly a year and a half later. You can also assign a shooting function to the focus hold button on the lens. De Vlaams-Nederlandse markt is helaas wat te klein om hier alles in het Nederlands te schrijven. It can shoot at 24 fps with AF and AE and can shoot for up to 249 JPEG images (112 Raw). Bit-rate: Approx. Always shoot at the lowest ISO you can for the best results. These settings mean: S: Single Autofocus. I’d just like to see the picture in normal magnification in the screen. The camera sports a 24-600mm Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens with F2.4-4 aperture. After this is set up, press the MENU button. Are you disappointed with the quality of the optical zoom? Dear Wim This is where you program all the buttons as you want. Is it possible to have many setting changes assigned to a single menu item or a single button. A high high shutter speed for eliminating/reducing motion blur and minimising effect of camera shake. This will help you prevent getting blurred images when shooting action or sports. The resolution advantage of the Sony RX10 III implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. Modify the playback volume for recorded video or demos. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV ... own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. [Range] controls the luminance range that Black Gamma influences. If you have a storage card error, you can try to rebuild the database to retrieve lost images possibly. bigger. You can set the behavior of the EVF and screen here. MENU > Camera 2 > page 10 > Audio Signals. I´m very interested in these tips (settings) for using the RX 10 IV with her capabilities to get best and pleasant results soon! This function lets you alter the shape of the selected gamma curve and adjust gradations in dark image areas. You can choose Graphic Display, all info, no disp info, and histogram. Did I hear you say Selfie? Finally given me the confidence to play. turn the ring to focus. One question: I have saved the in-camera help guide in the C3 key and this is what my menu shows but I cannot retrieve it. Sets the initial magnification scale when playing back enlarged images. No Dual Video record on the Model 4. Sony RX10 II setup, tips, and tricks Introduction. If you have none of these problems, you don't need to use Long Exposure NR and can save a lot of waiting around in the dark. Hope for your comment on this matter and advise. Setting: Sets the display for the counter, time code, and user bit. My suggestion would be to use either a ring light or flash from the side in order to freeze the motion as well as allowing your to use a smaller aperture like f/11. If you’re using this camera mainly for pics of friends and family, this is an excellent feature, as it will soften and smooth skin tones make you and your beloved ones look their best. When you consider that Sony … Alle Rechte vorbehalten. I have taken a photo with lens fully zoomed, then realised I can enlarge it further on the screen, is it possible to keep this image. No one tests cameras like we do. Link: Sets whether to obtain the location information by linking with a smartphone. Do you want your screen on all the time, switch between screen and EVF once your eye has been detected near the viewfinder? The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in September 2017 and July 2019. Contrast: The higher the value selected, the more the difference of light and shadow is accentuated, and the bigger the effect on the image. But I think in the case of this vignetting specifically with the mark 3 and 4, it has more to do with the optical formula of this zoom than being true vignetting, since the problem still occurs when stopping down. Nazario. You'll need an SDXC card to recall your memory settings. Thanks. The Clock Set screen is displayed automatically when you turn on your RX10 IV for the first time. Brilliant write up…. Sets whether to maintain the exposure value set using Custom Settings when you turn off the power when the exposure compensation dial position is set to 0. The AF illuminator is a little red light allowing the camera to focus more easily when the shutter button is pressed halfway. These scenes are the same ones which can be selected individually in SCENE mode. Sepia: For shooting images in sepia monotone. A great detailed overview of the IV. : Sets whether to automatically correct the date setting of the camera using information from a linked smartphone. I can’t find the (silent shooting) option and I tried setting the shutter type to electronic to quiet the shutter but it’s no quieter than mechanical or auto. You can't program a button to recall setting presets. Unlike Black Level, Black Gamma Level adjusts luminance subtly. Do you have any suggestion what setting I should use at night? Sets whether to save still images stored in both the camera and the computer during PC Remote shooting. I was messing around with Custom Key Shoot and found m1m2 could be delegated to Focus Lock button. Sony figures that you'd rather not have the camera stop, or split the take into 2 files, when the file size reaches 4GB, so that's why Sony requires the SDXC card. Use the rear dial to select Bulb mode, which is one click slower than the 30 second manual shutter setting. This produces a cinema-like atmosphere. Sir, I can not select the picture effect & the next menu. BUT: for such an extremely priced camera it has: If you shoot a lot each day or can't recharge every night, it's a great idea to keep an extra charged NP-FW50 in your pocket (you don't need a camera bag with this camera). It will reduce weird color tints at the sides of images or hot pixels; it doesn't reduce high ISO grain or noise. You can recall the settings using just the mode dial. You can register various functions for shooting. In the iAuto mode, you can access this feature (when turned ON and the Sony RX10 IV is set to AF) by pressing the Center button of the multi-controller. It should be easy to shoot landscapes in aperture priority no matter what F stop. Thanks. The Sony RX10 IV brought many new software innovations to the RX line. When the latter is enabled, the camera will automatically capture an image when a smile is detected. Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX10 IV: Getting the Most from Sony's Advanced Digital Camera - Ebook written by Alexander S. White. 60 Mbps, 60p 50M/50p 50M: Records the movies in 1920 × 1080 (60p/50p). This setting is available only when the focus mode is set to Continuous AF. Any clue if that’s possible and where that is located? Never to be used if you want to shoot action, but can be useful if you are a landscape or architecture photographer who likes to walk around without a tripod yet takes some time to frame and shoot images carefully. Wide: Wide focus area uses all focus points on the sensor. We’ll start at page 1 of the camera Icon (camera settings). Set the advance mode (Fn > wind the box at the bottom left for advance mode) to continuous (the bearded rectangle) and choose a frame rate of Mid (10 FPS) or Hi (24 FPS). This guide starts from your Menu settings and goes through all aspects of this interesting camera. The lens of the Sony RX10 IV is impressive, but it isn’t the only feature of the camera that blew Petar away. You set this in MENU > Camera 2 > page 2 > Proxy Recording > ON. Hi Boon, great tip, I’m sure it will be useful for others too. High speed burst mode (24FPS) is essential to allow you to better track rapidly moving birds. If you want to change the device that is permitted to connect, reset the connection information. The luminance changes more drastically when the selected color is richer (higher saturation). It is so very well organized and informative. Disadvantage: ISO range is fixed to 50-6400 (you can’t change the range). The combination of bright and light creates pastel tones, whereas dark and light settings create artistic finishes. More discussions. Sample Initialize procedure for DSC-RX10; After the camera reboots, the time and date settings menu will be displayed.