Changing the tracking sensitivity for continuous focusing on a subject

Autofocus subject tracking sensitivity can be set in [moviesAF Tracking Sens.] when shooting movies.

AF Tracking Sens. (movie)

Setting the camera

  1. [Focus Mode]

    MENU → (Camera Settings1) → [Focus Mode] → [AF-C].

  2. [movieAF Tracking Sens.]

    MENU → (Camera Settings2) → [movieAF Tracking Sens.] → desired setting.

Related camera help guide


When [moviesRecord Setting] is set to [120p]/[100p], [moviesAF Tracking Sens.] cannot be used.

Guide to using the camera

[movieAF Tracking Sens.] setting


This mode is useful when recording movies in which the subject is moving quickly.


This mode is useful when there are obstacles in front of the subject or in crowded places.

When set to [Responsive]
  • Focuses on subject A, centered on the screen.
    [Expand Flexible Spot] is used for [Focus Area].
  • Moving left from the right side of the screen, subject B is passing in front of the others.
  • The camera quickly focuses on subject B in front.
When set to [Standard]
  • Focuses on the subject moving toward right on the screen. [Zone] is used for [Focus Area].
  • The camera pans to follow subject movement.
  • At right, a tree is coming between the camera and subject.
  • The camera does not immediately focus on the tree, even if it appears in the focus area.
  • Once the subject reappears in the frame, it remains in focus, as the main subject.

Used with [movieAF drive speed], this setting enables optimal setting customization for the subjects or scenes you shoot.

*The menu screen images on this web page have been simplified for display purposes, and do not exactly reflect the actual screen display of the camera.