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Canon Sure-shot Classic 120

Instructions taken and translated?! from this Russian page.

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  SHOOTING MOVING SUBJECTS.    
 

In this mode the Servo AF, constantly focuses on moving objects, and this mode also uses the continuous shooting function.
  • Holding the shutter button in the half-way position, direct the AF frame at the moving object. When you are ready to make a photograph, press on the shutter button completely.
  • You can carry out continuous shooting, by holding the shutter button down.

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  • Under the conditions of low illumination and backlighting the flash operates automatically.
  • When photographing in this mode, so you don't miss the right moment, the "red-eye" reduction function does not work
  • Green and orange indicators do not light up.
  • The camera continues to focus on the subject for 40 s, when the shutter button is pressed halfway
   
 
   
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  SHOOTING AGAINST THE DARK BACKGROUND.   SHOOTING PORTRAITS.  
 
This mode uses a combination of long exposure times (to 4 s.) to capture the background, and the flash which illuminates the subject,

ATTENTION !
  • Since the lamp of the "red-eye" reduction lights up before the shot, the shutter operates after a delay of approximately one second. Continue to press on the shutter button untill you hear the sound of film transport.
  • The warning light of camera shake is not given. Since in this mode long shutter times are used (to 4 s.), always use a tripod, so that the camera does not move. Also, make sure the person in the photograph does not move until you hear the sound of the film winding on.

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  • Since in some situations the flash mode () can give the best results, make a photograph in both () mode, and in the () mode.
  • You can also switch off the flash, in order to imprint only background of night subject to the film.
  • You also can include yourself in the photograph, by using the self-timer or remote control (CAPTION).
 



In this mode the camera automatically zooms in, to include the upper part of the body of subject in the photograph, when the shutter button is pressed down halfway. The flash also operates, creating highlights in the subjects eyes.

ATTENTION !

  • The red-eye reduction lamp lights for approximately 1 second before the flash fires, continue to press on the shutter button until you hear the sound of film winding on..

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  • Camera automatically zooms-in at the distance 1 - 3 m to the subject.You can also change the position of lens after the completion of automatic zoom.
 
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CLOSE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY..   SPOT MODE  
 

When the shooting distance is closer than 1 m/3.3ft, the image that is seen through the viewfinder does not coincide with the image obtained in the photograph and therefore the part of the photograph outside the the close-up frame will be cut off. When photographing at distances at 1 m and less follow the steps below, using the close-up frame.



(A) Markers of the close-up frame.
(B) AF marks for close-up.
(C) Section of image, seen in the viewfinder, but not photographed.
(D)Photographed section of the image (noted by dotted line).

  • First focus on the subject, aim close-up AF marks to the subject and press the shutter lightly halfway down (focus lock).
  • Check that the green indicator is lit..
  • Hold the shutter button in the halfway position..
  • Compose shot, using the close-up frame marks, so that the object is below and to the left, and then make a photograph.
Distances for close-ups (using a colour negative film).
SENSITIVITY OF THE FILM WIDE ANGLE (28 MM) TELE-LENS (120 mm)
ISO 100 0.45 m 0.58 m
ISO 400 0.43 m 0.55 m
  FOR EXCESSIVELY LIGHT OR DARK SUBJECTS.



This mode makes it possible for you to focus and to establish exposure on to the center of the viewfinder.

Make photograph, after directing the framework AF in the center to the object.

This mode makes it possible for you to obtain a good photograph in strong contrast illumination conditions, for example, when man is illuminated by searchlight or is located on the mountain-skiing route.

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  • Automatic flash and exposure correction, are no used in this mode
 
Effective use of "red-eye" reduction.

When you use a flash while photographing people under low illumination, their eyes sometimes glow red in the photograph. This phenomenon is called the "red eye" effect and it is caused by the light of the flash being reflected off the retina of the eye.
In the "red-eye" reduction mode () the lamp lights up for approximately 1 second before the flash fires. This causes the subjects pupils to contract, minimizing the risk of red-eye.
Take the picture within 2 m/6.6ft of your subject. Also attract the subjects attention and ensure they look at the camera.

 

ATTENTION !
Take care that the distance from the camera to the subject does not change. If it does change, lock the focus again.
If green indicator blinks, back away from the subject until it stops blinking.
Note, that the exposure correction is not introduced, when you produce shoot at a distance from 0.6 m and less, using the turned film (for the slides).

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shoot is possible at any distance: from closeup to infinity.
Flash operates for each sequence.

 

ATTENTION !

  • The effectiveness of the "red-eye" reduction can vary from person to person.
  • Set the lens in the wide angle position.
  • Try to increase the surrounding light as much as possible.
 
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  'PERSONAL'MODE THE SETTINGS OF THE FLASH.  
 

SETTING THE USER CUSTOMISABLE FUNCTIONS.

This mode makes it possible for you to select any combination of functions, from "1" to "5", indicated in the figure, to assign and to carry into the memory your own favourite style of shooting.

  • 1. Seven types of flash.
  • 2. Single-frame or continuous shooting.
  • 3. AiAF with the 3- point measurement AF or central point focusing.
  • 4. Five types of printing the date including "OFF." (CAPTION)
  • 5. Twenty inscriptions in 4 languages (CAPTION)

To select these functions you set the dial selector to the PERSONAL position and use the buttons under the back flap. For example, in order to select function "the flash OFF" with AF on the point in the center, press the button (), in order to show the symbol on the display (), and press on the button (), in order to show on LCD display the symbol ().
When you then turn the disk selector, the assigned functions, will be saved into the memory. Subsequently, you can produce shots, using the assigned functions, having simply to set the dial selector to the "PERSONAL" position.

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  • Setting the self timer () is possible, but it will not be saved into the memory.
  • When changing the batteries the date has to be reset all the other personal settings remain intact (CAPTION). The selected inscription and the utilized language will be saved into the memory, but the imprint will be turned off.


Flash can operate during the photographing of each shot, or it is possible to turn off entirely.The flash mode changes with each press on the button ().

  • () Auto-flash without the "red-eye" reduction. The () symbol appears on the display, when you press on the shutter button halfway.
  • () Auto-flash with "red-eye" reduction.
  • Flash ON.
  • Flash OFF.
  • + 1.5, Flash OFF. with the manual exposure correction of +1.5 EV.
  • - 1.5, Flash OFF. with the manual exposure correction of -1.5 EV.
  • () slow shutter speed with the "redeye" reduction

    ATTENTION !
  • In the action mode the red eye function is not possible.

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  • When you turn the best shot dial, the flash function is set to the , intended function for the selected mode of shooting.
 
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AUTO-FLASH without "RED EYE" REDUCTION.   AUTO-FLASH with "RED EYE" REDUCTION  
  Set this function for photographs without people in, or during the photographing people without the use of a "red eye" reduction lamp, when the instantaneous use of the shutter is necessary. Under the conditions of backlighting or low illumination the flash operates automatically with the press on the button of the shutter button.
  • Press on the button until, no flash symbols are shown in the LCD panel. The flash mode is then set into the automatic mode without "red-eye" reduction.
  • The flash symbol appears in the display, when you press on the shutter button halfway down.
The efficient range of flash.(with the use of a colour negative film)

SENSITIVITY OF THE FILM WIDE ANGLE (28 MM ) TELE PHOTO (120 mm)
ISO 100 0.6 - 4.1 m 0.6 - 2.4 m
ISO 200 0.6 - 5.8 m 0.6 - 3.4 m
ISO 400 0.6 - 8.2 m 0.6 - 4.8 m


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For the modes of and "SPOT" you can assign the flash mode you prefer, either red eye deduction on or off and this will be set into memory and automatically set when you turn to these modes again.

Set this function, in order to decrease the effect of "red eyes", when you photograph people under conditions of low illumination. When you press on the shutter button, the lamp of the "red-eye" reduction lights up, and then the flash operates.
  • Press on the button untill, the symbol appears on LCD display.
 
FILL FLASH.


While using this function the flash operates independently of illumination conditions. Use this function for fill flash in the daytime or for the softening of the outlines of the taken object.
  • Press on the button until, the symbol appears on LCD display.
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FLASH "OFF".   FLASH "OFF." WITH EXPOSURE CORRECTION  
 
This setting turns off the flash, however small illumination. Use this function for photographs against the background of the setting sun, in places, where the use of flash is forbidden or for shooting using available light .

Press on the button untill the symbol appears on LCD panel .

ATTENTION !
Since in the setting of the flash off , + 1.5 and - 1.5 is established long shutter times (to 2 s.) under the conditions of low illumination, try to avoid the effect of the vibration of camera.
If the orange indicator blinks (warning about the effect of camera shake), place camera on to a steady surface or fasten on a tripod.

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You can pass into the setting of (" flash OFF.") at any moment, after pressing the flash into the camera.

  This camera is equipped with the function of automatic exposure correction for shooting in backlighting conditions , but you can use this function and any time.
  • Press on the button untill the symbol "+1.5" or "-1.5" appears LCD panel. The symbol also is shown on the display.
  • Function +1.5 with exposure correction.
    You can establish this function when you want, the object of your shoot not to come out too dark (underexposure), when the surrounding illumination too bright, for example, during the photographing of object on the ski route or under the conditions of backlightimg. You also can set this function, in order to make entire photograph brighter.
  • Function -1.5 with exposure correction.
    You can establish this functon, when you want, the object of your shoot not to come out too bright (overexposure), when the surrounding illumination is too dark, for example, during the photographing of object illuminated by a searchlight ?? You can also can set this function, in order to make entire photograph darker.


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Automatic' exposure correction does not function when using +1.5 and -1.5 exposure correction settings.
The flash does not operate in the functions +1.5 and -1.5.
The effect of exposure correction can be imperceptible in photographs made from colour negative film.

 
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