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Access options for camera controls.


To access control options, press [MENU]/[OK], select the D ([SET UP]) tab, and choose [BUTTON/DIAL SETTING].

[FOCUS LEVER SETTING]

Choose the functions performed by the focus stick (focus lever).

Option Description
[LOCK (OFF)] The focus stick cannot be used during shooting.
[PUSH n TO UNLOCK] Press the stick to view the focus-point display and tilt the stick to select a focus point.
[ON] Tilt the stick to view the focus-point display and select a focus point.

[EDIT/SAVE QUICK MENU]

Choose the items displayed in the quick menu.

  1. Select D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [EDIT/SAVE QUICK MENU] in the D ([SET UP]) tab.

  2. The current quick menu will be displayed; use the focus stick (focus lever) to highlight the item you wish to change and press [MENU]/[OK].

  3. Highlight any of the following options and press [MENU]/[OK] to assign it to the selected position.

    [IMAGE SIZE]

    [IMAGE QUALITY]

    [FILM SIMULATION] *

    [GRAIN EFFECT] *

    [COLOR CHROME EFFECT] *

    [DYNAMIC RANGE] *

    [WHITE BALANCE] *

    [HIGHLIGHT TONE] *

    [SHADOW TONE] *

    [COLOR] *

    [SHARPNESS] *

    [NOISE REDUCTION] *

    [SELECT CUSTOM SETTING] *

    [AF MODE]

    [FACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING]

    [MF ASSIST]

    [TOUCH SCREEN MODE]

    [SELF-TIMER]

    [PHOTOMETRY]

    [SHUTTER TYPE]

    [FLICKER REDUCTION]

    [ISO] *

    [FLASH FUNCTION SETTING]

    [FLASH COMPENSATION]

    [MOVIE MODE]

    [MIC LEVEL ADJUSTMENT]

    [EVF/LCD BRIGHTNESS]

    [EVF/LCD COLOR]

    [NONE]

    * Stored in custom settings bank.

    Select [NONE] to assign no option to the selected position.

    When [SELECT CUSTOM SETTING] is selected, current settings are shown in the quick menu by the label [BASE].

The quick menu can also be accessed in shooting mode by holding the [Q] button.

[FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING]

Choose the roles played by the function buttons.

  1. Select D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING] in the D ([SET UP]) tab.

  2. Highlight the desired control and press [MENU]/[OK].

  3. Highlight any of the following options and press [MENU]/[OK] to assign it to the selected control.

    [IMAGE SIZE]

    [IMAGE QUALITY]

    [RAW]

    [FILM SIMULATION]

    [GRAIN EFFECT]

    [COLOR CHROME EFFECT]

    [DYNAMIC RANGE]

    [WHITE BALANCE]

    [SELECT CUSTOM SETTING]

    [FOCUS AREA]

    [FOCUS CHECK]

    [AF MODE]

    [RAPID AF]

    [FACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING]

    [DRIVE BUTTON]

    [SELF-TIMER]

    [AE BKT SETTING]

    [FOCUS BKT SETTING]

    [PHOTOMETRY]

    [SHUTTER TYPE]

    [FLICKER REDUCTION]

    [ISO]

    [35mm FORMAT MODE]

    [WIRELESS COMMUNICATION]

    [FLASH FUNCTION SETTING]

    [TTL-LOCK]

    [MODELING FLASH]

    [MIC LEVEL ADJUSTMENT]

    [PREVIEW DEPTH OF FIELD]

    [PREVIEW EXP./WB IN MANUAL MODE]

    [NATURAL LIVE VIEW]

    [HISTOGRAM]

    [ELECTRONIC LEVEL]

    [LARGE INDICATORS MODE]

    [FRONT COMMAND DIAL SWITCH]

    [AE LOCK ONLY]

    [AF LOCK ONLY]

    [AE/AF LOCK]

    [AF-ON]

    [LOCK SETTING]

    [AUTO IMAGE TRANSFER]

    [SELECT PAIRING DESTINATION]

    [Bluetooth ON/OFF]

    [PLAYBACK]

    [NONE] (control disabled)

[AE LOCK ONLY], [AF LOCK ONLY], [AE/AF LOCK], and [AF-ON] cannot be assigned to the touch function buttons ([T-Fn1] through [T-Fn4]).

Function button assignment options can also be accessed by holding the [DISP]/[BACK] button.

[AF‑ON]

If [AF‑ON] is selected, you can press the control instead of keeping the shutter button pressed halfway.

[MODELING FLASH]

If [MODELING FLASH] is selected when a compatible shoe-mounted flash unit is attached, you can press the control to test-fire the flash and check for shadows and the like (modeling flash).

[TTL-LOCK]

If [TTL-LOCK] is selected, you can press the control to lock flash output according to the option selected for F[FLASH SETTING] > [TTL-LOCK MODE] (a[TTL-LOCK MODE]).

[COMMAND DIAL SETTING]

Choose the roles played by the command dials.

Option Description
[FRONT COMMAND DIAL 1] Assign shutter speed ([S.S. (PROGRAM SHIFT)]) or aperture ([APERTURE (PROGRAM SHIFT]1 to [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 1].
[FRONT COMMAND DIAL 2] Assign shutter speed ([S.S. (PROGRAM SHIFT)]), aperture ([APERTURE (PROGRAM SHIFT]1, exposure compensation ([EXP. COMPENSATION]2, sensitivity ([ISO]), or no role ([NONE]) to [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 2] or [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 3].
[FRONT COMMAND DIAL 3]
[REAR COMMAND DIAL] Assign shutter speed ([S.S. (PROGRAM SHIFT)]), aperture ([APERTURE (PROGRAM SHIFT]1, exposure compensation ([EXP. COMPENSATION]2, sensitivity ([ISO]), or no role ([NONE]) to the rear command dial.

1 Aperture ring rotated to [C].

2 Exposure compensation dial rotated to [C].

[COMMAND DIAL SETTING] can also be accessed by pressing and holding the [Fn2] button.

You can also press the [Fn2] button to cycle through settings in the order [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 1], [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 2], and [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 3].

The [Fn2] button can be assigned other roles using DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING. The role described above can also be assigned to other function buttons (aAssigning Roles to the Function Buttons).

[SHUTTER AF]

Choose whether the camera focuses when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

Option Description
[AF-S]

[ON]: Focus locks when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[OFF]: No focus operation is performed when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[AF-C]

[ON]: The camera focuses while the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[OFF]: No focus operation is performed when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[SHUTTER AE]

If [ON] is selected, exposure will lock while the shutter button is pressed halfway.

Option Description
[AF-S/MF]

[ON]: Exposure locks when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[OFF]: Exposure does not lock when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[AF-C]

[ON]: Exposure locks while the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[OFF]: Exposure does not lock when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

Select [OFF] to allow the camera to adjust exposure before each shot taken in burst mode.

[SHOOT WITHOUT LENS]

Choose [ON] to enable the shutter release when no lens is attached.

Options
[ON] [OFF]

[SHOOT WITHOUT CARD]

Choose whether the shutter can be released without a memory card inserted in the camera.

Option Description
[ON] When no memory card is inserted, the shutter can be released to test camera function and the shooting and setup menus can be displayed.
[OFF] The shutter is disabled if no memory card is inserted, preventing accidental loss of pictures taken without a memory card.

[FOCUS RING]

Choose the direction in which the focus ring is rotated to increase the focus distance.

Options
X[CW] (clockwise) Y[CCW] (counterclockwise)

[AE/AF-LOCK MODE]

This option determines the behavior of the button to which exposure and/or focus lock is assigned.

Option Description
[AE&AF ON WHEN PRESSING] Exposure and/or focus will lock while the button is pressed.
[AE&AF ON/OFF SWITCH] Exposure and/or focus will lock when the button is pressed and remain locked until it is pressed again.

[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING]

Enable or disable touch-screen controls.

Option Description
[TOUCH SCREEN
ON/OFF]

[ON]: Touch controls enabled; the LCD monitor functions as a touch screen.

[OFF]: Touch controls disabled; the LCD monitor cannot be used as a touch screen.

[EVF TOUCH SCREEN AREA SETTINGS]

Select the area of the LCD monitor used for touch controls while the viewfinder is active.

The area used for touch controls can be selected from:

  • 6 (all)
  • 0 (right half)
  • 2 (top right quarter)
  • 4 (bottom right quarter)
  • 1 (left half)
  • 3 (top left quarter)
  • 5 (bottom left quarter)

Choose [OFF] to disable touch controls while the viewfinder is active.

[LOCK]

Lock selected controls to prevent unintended operation.

Option Description
[LOCK SETTING]

Choose from the following:

[UNLOCK]: Reset lock options.

[ALL FUNCTION]: Lock all controls in the [FUNCTION SELECTION] list.

[SELECTED FUNCTION]: Lock only the controls selected in the [FUNCTION SELECTION] list.

[FUNCTION SELECTION] Choose the controls locked when [SELECTED FUNCTION] is chosen for [LOCK SETTING].