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The LCD monitor also functions as a touch screen.


Shooting Touch Controls

To enable touch controls, select ON for DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > TOUCH SCREEN SETTING > xTOUCH SCREEN SETTING.

EVF

The LCD monitor can be used to select the focus area while pictures are being framed in the electronic viewfinder (EVF). Use DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > TOUCH SCREEN SETTING > EVF TOUCH SCREEN AREA SETTINGS to choose the area of the monitor employed for touch controls.

If FACE SELECTop is enabled when FACE DETECTION ON is selected for G AF/MF SETTING > FACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING, the face used for focus can be chosen via touch controls.

LCD Monitor

The operation performed can be selected by tapping the touch screen mode indicator in the display. Touch controls can be used for the following operations:

Mode Description
TOUCH SHOOTING Tap your subject in the display to focus and release the shutter. In burst mode, pictures will be taken while you keep your finger on the display.

AF

 

 

AF OFF

  • In focus mode S (AF-S), the camera focuses when you tap your subject in the display. Focus locks at the current distance until you tap the AF OFF icon.
  • In focus mode C (AF-C), the camera initiates focus when you tap your subject display. The camera will continue to adjust focus for changes in the distance to the subject until you tap the AF OFF icon.
  • In manual focus mode (MF), you can tap the display to focus on the selected subject using autofocus.
AREA Tap to select a point for focus or zoom. The focus frame will move to the selected point.
OFF Touch controls disabled.

Different touch controls are used during focus zoom (aTouch Controls for Focus Zoom).

To disable touch controls and hide the touch screen mode indicator, select OFF for DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > TOUCH SCREEN SETTING > xTOUCH SCREEN SETTING.

Touch control settings can be adjusted using GAF/MF SETTING > xFTOUCH SCREEN MODE. For information on the touch controls available during movie recording, see “xFTOUCH SCREEN MODE”.

MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROLoL

Selecting ON for BMOVIE SETTING > MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROLoL or tapping the movie-optimized mode button in the shooting display optimizes the command dials and touch controls for movie recording. You may find this helpful in preventing the sounds of camera controls being recorded with movies or in situations in which you want use to different exposure settings for photos and movies.

Movie-optimized mode button

  • SHUTTER SPEED
  • APERTURE
  • EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
  • ISO
  • INTERNAL MIC LEVEL ADJUSTMENT/
    EXTERNAL MIC LEVEL ADJUSTMENT
  • WIND FILTER
  • HEADPHONES VOLUME
  • FFILM SIMULATION
  • FWHITE BALANCE
  • FIS MODE
  • FIS MODE BOOST

Enabling movie-optimized controls disables the aperture ring and the shutter-speed, sensitivity, and exposure compensation dials.

When movie-optimized control is enabled, the movie-optimized mode button can be used to change shooting settings or disable movie-optimized control.

Touch Function

Functions can be assigned to the following flick gestures in much the same way as function buttons (aThe Fn (Function) Buttons):

  • Flick up: T-Fn1
  • Flick left: T-Fn2
  • Flick right: T-Fn3
  • Flick down: T-Fn4

In some cases, touch-function flick gestures display a menu; tap to select the desired option.

Touch-function gestures are disabled by default. To enable touch-function gestures, select ON for DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > TOUCH SCREEN SETTING > cTOUCH FUNCTION.

Playback Touch Controls

When ON is selected for DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > TOUCH SCREEN SETTING > aTOUCH SCREEN SETTING, touch controls can be used for the following playback operations:

Swipe

Swipe a finger across the display to view other images.

Pinch-out

Place two fingers on the display and spread them apart to zoom in.

Pinch-in

Place two fingers on the display and slide them together to zoom out.

Pictures can be zoomed out until the entire image is visible but no further.

Double-tap

Tap the display twice to zoom in on the focus point.

Drag

View other areas of the image during playback zoom.