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Title:
IMAGING APPARATUS, IMAGING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2010107938
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To appropriately control an imaging operation with flash emission.

A face region specifying part 53 specifies a face region including at least a partial image of a face in an image obtained using an imaging element. An imaging processing part 52 defines the brightness of the face region and the brightness of the background region including at least a partial image of a portion other than the face region for determining imaging conditions according to the brightness of the face region and the brightness of the background region for carrying out an imaging operation according to the determined imaging conditions.


Inventors:
Matsudaira, Masatoshi
Application Number:
JP2009000075900
Publication Date:
May 13, 2010
Filing Date:
March 26, 2009
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Assignee:
SEIKO EPSON CORP
International Classes:
G03B7/16; G03B7/091; G03B7/28; G03B15/00; G03B15/05; H04N5/232; H04N5/238