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Adding or Removing Grid Lines on Your Samsung NX500 Camera

Grid lines can help you compose a scene with your camera. When you first receive your camera, grid lines are off by default, but it is easy to turn on one of several different grid line options.

To Add or Remove Grid Lines

  1. In Shooting mode (ready to take a photo or video), press the MENU button. 

  2. Press the User Icon.  

  3. Select Grid lines.  

  4. Select an option (see the list below).

Option Description
Off Disable grid lines.
4 X 4 Set a 4 X 4 grid. 
3 X 3 Set a 3 X 3 grid. 
Cross Set the grid lines as cross-hairs. 
Diagonal Set the grid lines to cross diagonally. 
 Action Safe Area Display grid lines for the current aspect ratio of a video. This is useful when recording a video to fit on another device‘s screen or when editing a video.
 4:3 Safe Area Display grid lines for a standard TV aspect ratio (4:3). This is useful when recording a video to fit on another device‘s screen or when editing a video.
 2.35:1 Safe Area Display grid lines for the cinemascope ratio (2.35:1). This is useful when recording a video to fit on another device‘s screen or when editing a video.

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