(Shooting movies)Specifying a position where you want to focus using touch operations

The camera will focus on the touched subject.

Spot Focus

Setting the camera

Press the Still/Movie/S&Q button to select the movie recording mode.
The following icon is displayed at the upper left on the monitor in the movie recording mode.

  1. [Focus Mode]

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

  2. [Touch Operation]

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

  3. [Func. of Touch Operation]

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

    * Select [Touch Focus] when using the Spot Focus function.

  4. [Focus Area]

    MENU → (Camera Settings1) → [Focus Area] → select [Wide], [Zone], or [Center].

Guide to using the camera

Touching a position on the monitor focuses there. No focusing frame is displayed then, but focus is locked at that position.
When you touch the subject, the focus mode temporarily switches to [Manual Focus] and the focus can be adjusted using the focusing ring.

Note that touching the monitor does not activate Spot Focus when you select [Zone] and the triangles (up/down/left/right) are displayed on the monitor. To enable Spot Focus, 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 focusing by touch, press the center of the control wheel. In monitor mode, you can also touch the icon in the upper right of the monitor to cancel this function.

Hint

When [Focus Area] is set to [Flexible Spot] or [Expand Flexible Spot], the focusing frame can be moved using touch operations.

[Manual Focus]

Setting the camera

Press the Still/Movie/S&Q button to select the movie recording mode.
The following icon is displayed at the upper left on the monitor in the movie recording mode.

  1. [Focus Mode]

    MENU → (Camera Settings1) → [Focus Mode] → [Manual Focus]

  2. [Touch Operation]

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

  3. [Focus Area]

    MENU → (Camera Settings1) → [Focus Area] → desired setting.

Guide to using the camera

Touching a position on the monitor focuses there.

Until the subject is in focus after you touch the monitor, [Focus Mode] will be set to [Continuous AF].
After the subject is in focus, [Focus Mode] will be switched back to [Manual Focus].

When the triangles (up/down/left/right) are displayed on the monitor after [Focus Area] is set to [Zone], [Flexible Spot], or [Expand Flexible Spot], if you press the center of the control wheel or start shooting a movie when the focusing frame position is set, you can set the focus position by touch operation.

*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.

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