Panasonic HC-V160 Advanced Manual

Recording functions of menus

Recording functions of menus

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≥ Change the mode to 

.

When you record images in different situations, this mode automatically sets optimum shutter 
speeds and apertures.

≥ (Sunset/Low light)

j The shutter speed is 1/30 or more.

≥ (Sunset/Scenery/Fireworks/Night scenery)

j Image may get blurry when close object is recorded.

≥ (Sports)

j During normal playback, the image movement may not look smooth.
j Color and screen brightness may change under indoor lighting.
j If the brightness is insufficient, the Sports Mode does not function. The 

 display flashes.

≥ (Portrait)

j Color and screen brightness may change under indoor lighting.

≥ (Soft Skin)

j If the background or anything else in the scene has colors similar to the skin color, they will also 

be smoothed.

j If the brightness is insufficient, the effect may not be clear.
j If you record a person in the distance, the face may not be recorded clearly. In this case, cancel 

Soft Skin Mode or zoom in on the face (close-up) to record.

Advanced (Recording)

Recording functions of menus

[SCENE MODE]

: [RECORD SETUP] 

# [SCENE MODE] # desired setting

[OFF]:

Cancel the setting

5Sports:

To make fast moving scenes less shaky with slow playback and 
pause of playback

Portrait:

To make people stand out against the background

Soft Skin:

To makes skin colors appear softer for a more attractive 
appearance

Spotlight:

Improved quality when subject is brightly illuminated.

Snow:

Improved image quality when shooting in snowy locations.

Beach:

To make blue in the sea or sky vibrant

Sunset:

To make red in the sunrise or sunset vibrant

Scenery:

For spatial scenery

Fireworks:

To capture the fireworks in the night sky beautifully

Night scenery:

To capture the evening or night scenery beautifully.

Low light:

For dark scenes, such as at dusk