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The LCD monitor also functions as a touch screen.

Shooting Touch Controls

To enable touch controls, select [ON] for D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN SETTING] > x[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING].


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

If [FACE SELECT]op 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.





  • 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 D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN SETTING] > x[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING].

Touch control settings can be adjusted using G[AF/MF SETTING] > xF[TOUCH SCREEN MODE]. For information on the touch controls available during movie recording, see “xF[TOUCH SCREEN MODE]”.


Selecting [ON] for B[MOVIE SETTING] > [MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROL]oL 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

  • [ISO]
  • F[IS MODE]

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 D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN SETTING] > c[TOUCH FUNCTION].

Touch Zoom

If the lens supports touch zoom, you can zoom in and out by touching the display. Tap the touch zoom button in the display to enable touch zoom.

Touch zoom is controlled using the buttons in the display.

Button Description
Touch zoom Enable touch zoom.
Zoom in Zoom in or out. Touch and hold to zoom in or out at a constant speed.
Zoom out
Rocker switch Swipe to choose a zoom position. Touch and hold to zoom in or out at a speed corresponding where you put your finger.
Disable Disable touch zoom.

Playback Touch Controls

When [ON] is selected for D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [TOUCH SCREEN SETTING] > a[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING], touch controls can be used for the following playback operations:


Swipe a finger across the display to view other images.


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


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


View other areas of the image during playback zoom.