Canon LEGRIA HV40 Instruction Manual

Giving a Cinematic Look to your Recordings

Giving a Cinematic Look to your Recordings

Using the Recording Programs 

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Giving a Cinematic Look to your 
Recordings

Give your recordings a cinematic look by 
using the [

CINE MODE] recording 

program. Combine this recording 
program with the 25 fps progressive 
frame rate [

HDV(PF25)] to get 

the enhanced effect of the 25p Cinema 
Mode.

Using the [

CINE MODE] Recording 

Program

With the [

CINE MODE] recording 

program, the camcorder adjusts various 
image settings to give a cinematic look to 
your recordings.

POINTS TO CHECK

Mode switch: 

Setting the 25p Cinema Mode

You can combine the [

CINE MODE] 

recording program and the 
[

HDV(PF25)] frame rate to 

achieve the 25p Cinema Mode, which will 
enhance the cinematic look of your 
recordings.

POINTS TO CHECK

Mode switch: 
Set the recording program to [

CINE 

MODE], as described in the previous 
section.

NOTES

Do not move the mode switch to 

 during 

the actual recording of a scene; the brightness 
of the picture may change abruptly.

 Flexible Recording: Changing the 

Aperture and Shutter Speed 

Use the automatic exposure (AE) 
program or give priority to the exposure 
value or the shutter speed.

POINTS TO CHECK

: Only settings other than 

[

CINE MODE].

Mode switch: 

Options



 Default value

(

8)

FU N C.

(

21)

Icon of the currently selected 
Recording Program

 CINE MODE

(

8)

FUNC.

FUNC.

MENU

REC/IN SETUP

HD STANDARD

HDV(PF25)

YES

(

8)

[

 PROGRAM AE]



The camcorder automatically adjusts the 
aperture and shutter speed to obtain the 
optimal exposure for the subject.

FUNC.

*