Exposure compensation dial
Shutter speed dial
Dial lock release
Diopter adjustment control
Focus mode selector
Lens signal contacts
Lens release button
Front command dial
Hot shoe cover
Microphone jack (Φ 3.5 mm)
Micro USB (Micro-B) USB 3.0/USB 2.0 connector
HDMI Micro connector (Type D)
Remote release connector (Φ 2.5 mm)
Electronic viewfinder (EVF)
[VIEW MODE] button
[AE-L] (exposure lock) button
Rear command dial
[AF-L] (focus lock) button
[Q] (quick menu) button
Memory card slot cover
Focus stick (focus lever)
Memory card slot cover latch
[DISP] (display)/[BACK] button
Battery-chamber cover latch
Vertical battery grip connector cover
Memory card slots 1 and 2
Press the selector up (), right (), down (), or left () to highlight items.
To prevent accidental operation of the selector and [Q] button during shooting, press [MENU/OK] until is displayed. The controls can be unlocked by pressing [MENU/OK] until is no longer displayed.
Tilt or press the focus stick to select the focus area.
Press the dial lock release to release the dial before rotating it to the desired setting. Press the release again to lock the dial in place.
Rotate the dial to choose from the following the drive modes.
|Movie (Recording Movies)|
|CH||High-speed burst (Continuous Shooting (Burst Mode))|
|CL||Low-speed burst (Continuous Shooting (Burst Mode))|
|S||Single frame (Taking Photographs (Mode [P]))|
|Multiple exposure (Multiple Exposures)|
|ADV.||Advanced filter (Advanced Filters)|
Rotate the dial to choose the metering mode.
Rotate the dial to choose an exposure compensation amount.
Rotate or press the command dials to:
|Adjust aperture or, when [C] is selected with exposure compensation dial, exposure compensation, or view other pictures during playback.|
|Switch back and forth between aperture and exposure compensation when [C] is selected with exposure compensation dial.|
|Choose desired combination of shutter speed and aperture (program shift), fine-tune shutter speed, adjust settings in quick menu, choose size of focus frame, or zoom in or out in full-frame or multi-frame playback.|
|Zoom in on selected focus area or (in playback mode) active focus point. Press and hold to choose manual focus mode focus display.|
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 exposure warning. Pictures can be taken.|
|Blinks green and orange||Recording pictures. Additional pictures can be taken.|
|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 can be tilted for easier viewing, but be careful not to touch the wires or trap fingers or other objects behind the monitor. Touching the wires could cause camera malfunction.
“Tall” (Portrait) Orientation
When the camera is rotated to take pictures in “tall” (portrait) orientation, you can tilt the display as shown. This is particularly useful when taking pictures from low or high angles.
Hold the camera as shown when taking “tall” (portrait) orientation pictures from high angles.
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.
To remove the eye cup, press the bottom in with both thumbs and slide eye cup up.