Self-timer

1. First make sure the film is advanced to the next frame.
2. Turn the self-timer/lock lever to "S."
3. Focus the subject and take a meter reading. Do not set the shutter dial to "B" because the self-timer will not function on this setting.
4. Press the shutter button. A "beep-beep" sound will be emitted. The shutter will be released automatically ten seconds later. At two seconds before shutter release, the camera will begin to beep at a faster rate.
5. Following exposure, turn the lever back to "A" or "L" unless you want to use the selftimer for the next shot.

Notes
1. In shutter-priority AE. the camera is designed to reflect any last-second changes in lighting and will not set the exp~sure until an instant before the shutter itself is released.
2. In aperture-priority AE, the camera sets the shutter speed the moment you press the shutter button. Therefore, do not stand in front of the lens while you press the shutter button or exposure may be incorrect.
3. If you have started the self-timer and wish to cancel its operation, press the battery check button.


Eyepiece Shutter

If your eye will not be to the eyepiece during shutter release, close the eyepiece shutter to prevent stray light from entering and causing underexposure. This is particularly important in self-timer AE photography, and also applies to remote control and night photography.

To close the eyepiece shutter, push the lever clockwise. The red dot is a reminder that the eyepiece shutter is in place.


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