US Patent No. 9,288,391

IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS, IMAGE PICKUP SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS


Patent No. 9,288,391
Issue Date March 15, 2016
Title Image Pickup Apparatus, Image Pickup System, And Method Of Controlling Image Pickup Apparatus
Inventorship Atsushi Fujita, Yokohama (JP)
Assignee Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,288,391

1. An image pickup apparatus comprising:
an image pickup element; and
a system controller configured to:
determine a shooting scene by analyzing a moving image,
select, based on the shooting scene, a bracket mode from a plurality of bracket modes, and
perform the bracket mood using the image pickup element,
wherein types of parameters altered by each of the bracket modes are different with each other, and the system controller
selects one type of bracket mode even when the determined shooting scene is suitable for at least two types of bracket modes
in the plurality of bracket modes.