(Shooting movies)Using touch operations to select a subject you want to track

You can use touch operations to select a subject you want to track.

[Touch Tracking]

Setting the camera

  1. [Focus Mode]

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

  2. [Touch Operation]

    MENU → (Setup) → [Touch Operation] → [On].

  3. [Touch Panel/Pad]

    MENU → (Setup) → [Touch Panel/Pad] → desired setting.

  4. [Touch Pad Settings]

    MENU → (Setup) → [Touch Pad Settings] → select your preferred setting.

  5. [Func. of Touch Operation]

    MENU → (Camera Settings2) → [Func. of Touch Operation] → [Touch Tracking].

Guide to using the camera

Tracking frame display

The white frame shown below is displayed when you touch a subject on the monitor, indicating that tracking with the subject in focus is possible. To shoot a movie as the camera tracks the subject, press the MOVIE button in this state.

Note that touching the monitor does not enable tracking when you select [Zone], [Flexible Spot], or [Expand Flexible Spot] and the triangles (up/down/left/right) are displayed on the monitor. To enable tracking, either press the center of the control wheel or start shooting a movie, and then touch a subject on the monitor after the triangles (up/down/left/right) displayed on the monitor disappear.

To cancel tracking, touch the icon or press the center of the control wheel.

Tracking is enabled and a subject is in focus

Moving focusing frames in viewfinder mode

When [Touch Position Mode] is set to [Relative Position], and if you touch the monitor while looking into the viewfinder, you can drag and move the focusing frame with your finger touching the monitor.

Related camera help guide

The link between Tracking and [Face/Eye AF Set.]

If you set [Face/Eye AF Set.] to focus on a face or eye of a person beforehand, a focusing frame will move automatically to any detected face or eye while tracking a subject. This is effective for sports photography or for photographing portraits of a model making spinning motions.

  1. Tracking distant subjects

  2. If a face is detected once the subject is closer, the focusing frame will move to the face or eyes。

Related camera help guide

*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.