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Exposure compensation dial

Shutter button

Auto mode selector lever

Shutter speed dial

Hot shoe


Strap eyelet

Connector cover

Focus mode selector

Lens signal contacts

Lens release button

AF-assist illuminator
Self-timer lamp

Front command dial

[ON]/[OFF] switch

Function button ([Fn1])

Body cap

Microphone/remote release connector (Φ 2.5 mm)

HDMI Micro connector (Type D)

Micro USB (Micro-B)
USB 2.0 connector

Diopter adjustment control

Electronic viewfinder (EVF)

Eye sensor

[VIEW MODE] button

[DRIVE] button
(delete) button (playback mode)

[AE-L] (exposure lock) button

Rear command dial

Focus stick (focus lever)

[AF-L] (focus lock) button

[Q] (quick menu) button

Indicator lamp

[MENU/OK] button

[DISP] (display)/[BACK] button

(playback) button

Cable channel cover for DC coupler

Battery-chamber cover

Battery-chamber cover latch

Serial number plate

Tripod mount

LCD monitor


Battery latch

Battery chamber

Memory card slot

The Serial Number Plate

Do not remove the serial number plate, which provides the FCC ID, KC mark, serial number, and other important information.

The Focus Stick (Focus Lever)

Tilt or press the focus stick to select the focus area. The focus stick can also be used to navigate the menus.

The Shutter Speed Dial

The shutter speed dial is used to choose the shutter speed.

The Exposure Compensation Dial

Rotate the dial to choose an exposure compensation amount.

The [DRIVE] Button

Pressing the [DRIVE] button displays drive mode options, where you can choose from the following the drive modes.

[STILL IMAGE] (Taking Photographs (Mode [P]))
[CONTINUOUS] (Continuous Shooting (Burst Mode))
[AE BKT] (Bracketing)
[ISO BKT] (Bracketing)
[WHITE BALANCE BKT] (Bracketing)
[DYNAMIC RANGE BKT] (Bracketing)
Adv. [MULTIPLE EXPOSURE] (Multiple Exposures)
[PANORAMA] (Panoramas)
[ADVANCED FILTER] (Advanced Filters)
[MOVIE] (Recording Movies)

The Auto Mode Selector Lever

Switch between auto and manual modes.

Position Mode

Select from [P] (program AE), [S] (shutter-priority AE), [A] (aperture-priority AE), and [M] (manual) modes. Adjust shutter speed and aperture using program shift (mode [P]) or set shutter speed and/or aperture manually (modes [S], [A], and [M]).

Auto mode. The camera adjusts settings automatically according to the option selected by rotating the front command dial. Choose from modes suited to specific subject types, or select [ADVANCED SR AUTO] to let the camera automatically match the mode to the subject. Scene selection is not available in [Adv.] or drive modes.

Restrictions may apply to camera settings depending on the mode and shooting conditions.

The Command Dials

Rotate or press the command dials to perform the operations listed below.


Select menu tabs or page through menus.

Adjust aperture.

Select a scene when shooting in auto mode.

Select an advanced filter when shooting with ([ADVANCED FILTER]) selected in auto mode.

Adjust exposure compensation when [C] is selected with exposure compensation dial.

Adjust sensitivity ([ON] selected for [ISO COMMAND DIAL SETTING]).

View other pictures during playback.


Switch back and forth between aperture and exposure compensation when [C] is selected with the exposure compensation dial, or between aperture, exposure compensation, and sensitivity when [C] is selected with the exposure compensation dial and [ISO COMMAND SETTING] is [ON].


Highlight menu items.

Choose the desired combination of shutter speed and aperture (program shift).

Choose a shutter speed.

Adjust settings in the quick menu.

Choose the size of the focus frame.

Zoom in or out during focus zoom or in full frame or multi-frame playback.


Perform the function assigned to the DIAL function button.

Press and hold to choose the manual focus mode focus display.

Zoom in on the active focus point during playback.

The Indicator Lamp

When the viewfinder is not in use, camera status is shown by the indicator lamp.

Indicator lamp Camera status
Glows green Focus locked.
Blinks green Focus or slow shutter speed warning. Pictures can be taken.
Blinks green and orange

Camera on: Recording pictures. Additional pictures can be taken.

Camera off: Uploading pictures to a smartphone or tablet.

Glows orange Recording pictures. No additional pictures can be taken at this time.
Blinks orange Flash charging; flash will not fire when picture is taken.
Blinks red Lens or memory error.

Warnings may also appear in the display.

The LCD Monitor

The LCD monitor also functions as a touch screen that can be used for:

Touch photography

Focus area selection

Function selection

Full-frame playback

Touch Screen Mode

Focusing the Viewfinder

The camera is equipped with diopter adjustment in the range −4 to +2 m–1 to accommodate individual differences in vision. Rotate the diopter adjustment control until the viewfinder display is in sharp focus.