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This section lists the indicators that may be displayed during shooting.

For illustrative purposes, displays are shown with all indicators lit.

Electronic Viewfinder/LCD Monitor

Icons that are displayed in both the electronic viewfinder (EVF) and LCD monitor have the same meaning in both displays.

Item M in the electronic viewfinder shows the current touch screen mode only. Other touch controls are not displayed.

Date stamp

Focus check

Depth-of-field preview

Location data download status

Bluetooth ON/OFF

Image transfer status

Number of frames selected for upload

Movie mode

Time remaining

Date and time

Number of available frames 1

Image quality and size

Touch screen mode 2

Focus frame

Temperature warning

Focus warning

White balance

Dynamic range

Control lock

Film simulation 2

Scene position 2

Advanced filter 2

Portrait enhancement level 2

Sound and flash indicator


Focus mode 2

Distance indicator

Battery level


Exposure compensation


Shutter speed

AE lock


Shooting mode

Focus mode

AF lock

Focus indicator

Manual focus indicator

AF+MF indicator

Shutter type

Continuous mode

Self-timer indicator

Exposure indicator

Microphone/remote release

Flash mode
Flash compensation

IS mode

Touch zoom

1 Shows “9999” if there is space for over 9999 frames.

2 Camera functions can also be accessed via touch controls.

Control Lock

Pressing a locked control displays a X icon.


Choosing a Display Mode

Press the [VIEW MODE] button to cycle through the following display modes.

Option Description
E [EYE SENSOR] Putting your eye to the viewfinder turns the viewfinder on and the LCD monitor off; taking your eye away turns the viewfinder off and LCD monitor on.
[EVF ONLY] Viewfinder on, LCD monitor off.
[LCD ONLY] LCD monitor on, viewfinder off.
[EVF ONLY] + E Putting your eye to the viewfinder turns the viewfinder on; taking it away turns the viewfinder off. The LCD monitor remains off.
E [EYE SENSOR] + [LCD IMAGE DISP.] Putting your eye to the viewfinder during shooting turns the viewfinder on, but the LCD monitor is used for the display of images once you remove your eye from the viewfinder after shooting.

The Eye Sensor

The eye sensor may respond to objects other than your eye or to light shining directly on the sensor.

The eye sensor is disabled when the display in the monitor is reversed (a Mirror Display).

Eye sensor

Adjusting Display Brightness

The brightness and hue of the viewfinder and LCD monitor can be adjusted using the items in the A[SCREEN SET-UP] menu. Choose [EVF BRIGHTNESS] or [EVF COLOR] to adjust viewfinder brightness or hue, [LCD BRIGHTNESS] or [LCD COLOR] to do the same for the LCD monitor.

The Viewfinder Display

When [ON] is selected for A[SCREEN SET-UP] > [EVF AUTOROTATE DISPLAYS], the indicators in the viewfinder automatically rotate to match camera orientation.

The display in the LCD monitor is unaffected.

The [DISP/BACK] Button

Press [DISP/BACK] to cycle through display modes as follows.

Indicators for the EVF and LCD must be selected separately. To choose the EVF display, place your eye to the viewfinder while using the [DISP/BACK] button.


Standard   Information off

LCD Monitor

Standard   Information off

Info display

Customizing the Standard Display

To choose the items shown in the standard display:

  1. Display standard indicators.

    Use the [DISP/BACK] button to display standard indicators.


    Select A[SCREEN SET-UP] > [DISP. CUSTOM SETTING] in the setup menu.

  3. Choose items.

    Highlight items and press [MENU/OK] to select or deselect.

    • [Expo. Comp. (Digit)]
    • [Expo. Comp. (Scale)]
    • [FOCUS MODE]
    • [FLASH]
    • [DUAL IS MODE]
  4. Save changes.

    Press [DISP/BACK] to save changes.

  5. Exit the menus.

    Press [DISP/BACK] as needed to exit the menus and return to the shooting display.

Virtual Horizon

Selecting [ELECTRONIC LEVEL] displays a virtual horizon. The camera is level when the two lines overlap. Note that the virtual horizon may not be displayed if the camera lens is pointed up or down.


Histograms show the distribution of tones in the image. Brightness is shown by the horizontal axis, the number of pixels by the vertical axis.

Number of pixels

Shadows Pixel brightness Highlights

Optimal exposure: Pixels are distributed in an even curve throughout the tone range.

Overexposed: Pixels are clustered on the right side of the graph.

Underexposed: Pixels are clustered on the left side of the graph.