Eliminate vibrations produced by the shutter. Use for landscapes, still lifes, and other static subjects. Use of a tripod is recommended.
Selecting [On] for [Silent photography] does not completely silence the camera. Camera sounds may still be audible, for example during autofocus or aperture adjustment, in the latter case most noticeably at apertures smaller (i.e., at f-numbers higher) than f/5.6.
Flash photography is disabled.
Long-exposure noise reduction is disabled.
The electronic shutter is used, regardless of the option selected for Custom Setting d4 [Shutter type].
Regardless of the settings selected for [Beep options] in the setup menu, beeps will not sound when the camera focuses or while the self-timer is in operation.
Enabling silent photography changes the frame advance rates for continuous release modes (Frame advance rate).