Turning on Overlay Options

OVERLAY

The Overlay menu has special features to help you take more accurate and level photos and videos.

FOCUS PEAK (CLICK HERE TO VIEW A RELATED VIDEO)

Focus Peak is a focusing aid that places a red highlight on in-focus edges.

  • Turn the camera on by rotating the Settings Dial to Photo, Video, or Loop Mode.
  • Long press the SET button to access the menu.
  • Toggle down to Overlay and then toggle right and down to Focus Peak.
  • Toggle right on Focus Peak. Select Off or On and press SET.
  • Toggle left and press SET to exit the menu.

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NOTE: WHEN YOU LOOK THROUGH THE VIEWFINDER, YOU’LL SEE A RED EDGE WHERE YOUR SUBJECT IS IN FOCUS.

GRID
The Grid feature divides the Viewfinder into nine sections using a four line grid to assist in aligning subjects in your photo or video.

  • Turn the camera on by rotating the Settings Dial to Photo, Video, or Loop Mode.
  • Long press the SET button to access the menu.
  • Toggle down to Overlay and then toggle right and down to Grid.
  • Toggle right again and select On and press SET.
  • Toggle left and press SET to exit.

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NOTE: THE GRID WILL NOW BE VISIBLE IN THE VIEWFINDER.

PITCH & ROLL (CLICK HERE TO VIEW A RELATED VIDEO) 
(NOTE: This feature is not available on the Aurora Black or Sport.)
The Pitch & Roll feature will help keep your camera level, both front to back and side to side.

  • Turn the camera on by rotating the Settings Dial to Photo, Video, or Loop Mode.
  • Long press the SET button to access the menu.
  • Toggle down to Overlay and then right and down to Pitch & Roll.
  • Toggle right to On and press SET.
  • Toggle left and press SET to exit.

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The Pitch & Roll feature will now be visible in the Viewfinder. To level the camera, move until a pointer appears at the end of the vertical and horizontal bars.

TOGGLE ALL
The Toggle All option turns all three of the Overlay features on and off: Focus Peak | Grid | Pitch & Roll

  • To turn the Toggle All option on, rotate the Settings Dial to Photo, Video, or Loop Mode.
  • Long press the SET button to access the menu.
  • Toggle down to Overlay and then right to select the Toggle All option.
  • Select All Off or All On and press SET.
  • Toggle left and press SET to exit.

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NOTE: ALL THE OVERLAY TYPES WILL BE VISIBLE IN THE VIEWFINDER.

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