The α9, α7R III, and α7 III are equipped with various customization functions, such as the custom keys and memory recall function, that allow you to customize the functions of each key according to your preferences. This page introduces examples of customization along with shooting scenarios, focusing on the custom keys.
Switching the camera settings quickly according to the shooting scenario
You can register camera settings in advance and recall them using the mode dial.Instead of operating the mode dial, you can also recall the registered settings instantly by pressing and holding a button.
You can register up to three settings to the mode dial (up to two settings for the α7 III).Four additional settings can be registered to a memory card.
Recalling frequently used functions instantly
There are three ways to recall functions: Custom keys, the Function menu, and the My menu.
In addition to the functions above, the following functions will also help you master use of the camera.
- [AF Area Regist.] (AF Area Registration Function): Moves the focusing frame instantly to a position you registered in advance by pressing a custom key.
- [Swt. V/H AF Area] (Switch Vertical and Horizontal AF Area): Switches the type of focus area and the position of the focusing frame according to the orientation of the camera (vertical/horizontal).