Nikon COOLPIX S9700 User Manual

Smart Portrait Mode Capturing Images of Smiling Faces

Smart Portrait Mode Capturing Images of Smiling Faces

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Sh
ooting Fea

tures

When the camera detects a smiling face, you can 
take an image automatically without pressing 
the shutter-release button (smile timer (

A63)). 

You can use the skin softening option to smooth 
the skin tones of human faces.

1

Frame the picture.

• Point the camera at a human face.

2

Without pressing the shutter-release button, wait for the 
subject to smile.

• If the camera detects that the face framed by the double border is smiling, 

the shutter is automatically released.

• Whenever the camera detects a smiling face, it automatically releases the 

shutter.

3

End automatic shooting.

• Perform one of the operations listed below to end shooting.

- Set Smile timer to Off.
- Rotate the mode dial to switch to a shooting mode other than F (smart 

portrait) mode.

- Turn off the camera.

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Notes About Smart Portrait Mode

Under some shooting conditions, the camera may be unable to detect faces or 
detect smiles (

A69). The shutter-release button can also be used for shooting.

Smart Portrait Mode (Capturing Images of 
Smiling Faces)