The camera locks the focus when the focus adjustment is achieved. Use [Single- shot AF] when the subject is motionless.
The camera continues to focus while the shutter button is pressed and held halfway down. Use this when the subject is in motion.
Allows you to use manual focus and auto focus in combination.
Adjusts the focus manually.
MENU > 2 > [Focus Mode] > [DMF] or [Manual Focus]
When you press the shutter button halfway down in still image shooting mode, a green frame is displayed around the area that is in focus. When the Face Detection function is active, AF operates with priority on faces.
Adjust the focus by turning the Control Ring.
Use the peaking function, [Focus Magnifier] or [MF Assist] to adjust focus more easily.
When [Focus Mode] is set to [DMF], auto focus activates when you press the shutter button halfway down.
Focusing using the DMF setting
Using [DMF] allows you to use a combination of manual and automatic focus adjustment as follows. After focusing automatically, make fine focus adjustments manually. Effective when you want to focus narrowly. Hold down the shutter button halfway, then turn the Control Ring.
Adjust the focus manually in advance, then use automatic focus. Effective for focusing on subjects that are toward the back of a scene because those subjects tend to be out of focus when using the automatic focus adjustment.
Focuses on a subject in the center of the finder frame automatically. Using the AF lock function together, you can compose the image the way you want.
Center focus can be used to lock focus and reframe.
Allows you to move the AF range finder frame to the desired point on the screen and focus on an extremely small subject in a narrow area.
[Flexible Spot] is useful when you shoot a subject that is not in the center of the frame. You can shoot the subject without changing the composition.
The camera tracks the subject and adjusts the focus automatically even when the subject is moving.
Press • on the control wheel. The target frame appears.
Place the target frame over the subject you want to focus on, and press •. Tracking begins.
Press the shutter button to shoot the image.
To cancel tracking focus before shooting, press • again.
When you use the following functions, the AF range finder frame is disabled and appears in a dotted line. In this case, the camera works to focus on the subjects at the center of the screen. Zoom functions other than optical zoom.