AF/MF SETTING (Movie Recording)
Adjust focus settings for movies.
To display AF/MF settings, press MENU/OK in the movie shooting display and select the G (AF/MF SETTING) tab.
The options available vary with the shooting mode selected.
Choose the focus area for autofocus, manual focus, and focus zoom (aFocus-Point Selection).
The focus area for movie recording cannot be resized.
Choose the focus mode for movie recording.
|pMANUAL FOCUS||Focus manually.|
|kCONTINUOUS AF||The camera focuses using AF-C.|
|lSINGLE AF||The camera focuses using AF-S.|
Choose how the camera selects the focus point for movie recording.
|MULTI||The camera selects the focus area automatically.|
|AREA||The camera focuses on the subject in the selected focus area.|
FAF-C CUSTOM SETTING
Select focus-tracking options when recording movies with CONTINUOUS AF selected for FFOCUS MODE.
Choose how long the camera waits to switch focus when an object enters the focus area behind or in front of the current subject. See “TRACKING SENSITIVITY”.
The higher the value, the longer it takes the camera to refocus when you attempt to switch subjects.
The lower the value, the more likely the camera is to switch focus from your subject to other objects in the focus area.
Adjust the autofocus response speed. Choose higher values for faster response times, lower values for slower response times.
This item is also found in the photo menus (axFAF ILLUMINATOR (Still Photography)). Changes to one apply to the other.
FgFACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING
Enable or disable Intelligent Face Detection when recording movies.
|FACE DETECTION ON||See “gFACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING (Still Photography)”.|
|OFF||Intelligent Face Detection and eye priority off.|
If SINGLE AF is chosen for FOCUS MODE when FACE DETECTION ON is selected for GAF/MF SETTING > FgFACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING, the camera will automatically switch to CONTINUOUS AF. Selecting MANUAL FOCUS when FACE DETECTION ON is selected for FgFACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING disables Intelligent Face Detection.
FSUBJECT DETECTION SETTING
Options are the same as those for still photography, but settings must be adjusted separately (aSUBJECT DETECTION SETTING (Still Photography)).
The camera automatically switches to continuous AF when SUBJECT DETECTION ON is selected for GAF/MF SETTING > FSUBJECT DETECTION SETTING, even if SINGLE AF is selected for FOCUS MODE. Subject detection is not available when MANUAL FOCUS is selected.
Select ON to enable manual focus in SINGLE AF and CONTINUOUS AF modes. Manual focus can be suspended by pressing the AFON button.
Choose how focus is displayed when MANUAL FOCUS is selected for FOCUS MODE (aMF Assist).
|FOCUS PEAK HIGHLIGHT||The camera heightens high-contrast outlines. Choose a color and peaking level.|
|FOCUS METER||A needle indicates whether focus is in front of or behind the subject.|
|FOCUS METER + PEAK HIGHLIGHT||Focus is indicated by both a meter and peak highlights.|
|OFF||Focus is displayed normally (focus peaking and the focus meter are not available).|
Options are the same as those for still photography, but settings must be adjusted separately (aFOCUS CHECK (Still Photography)).
xFINSTANT AF SETTING
This item is also found in the photo menus (axFINSTANT AF SETTING (Still Photography)). Changes to one apply to the other.
Instant AF is disabled during movie recording. Use instant AF to focus before recording begins.
This item is also found in the photo menus (axFDEPTH-OF-FIELD SCALE (Still Photography)). Changes to one apply to the other.
xFAF RANGE LIMITER
This item is also found in the photo menus (axFAF RANGE LIMITER (Still Photography)). Changes to one apply to the other.
FTOUCH SCREEN MODE
Choose the shooting operations performed using touch controls.
Tapping the display focuses the camera on the selected point. Use the shutter button to start and stop recording.
Tap to position the focus area. Use the shutter button to start and stop recording.
|OFF||Touch screen mode off.|
The behavior of the touch screen varies with the AF mode.
To disable touch controls and hide the touch screen mode indicator, select OFF for DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > TOUCH SCREEN SETTING > xTOUCH SCREEN SETTING.
Touch Controls for Focus Zoom
Different touch controls are used during focus zoom (focus check enabled).
Tapping the center of the display performs the operations below.
|AF||SINGLE AF: AF|
|MANUAL FOCUS: Instant AF|
|AREA||SINGLE AF: AF|
|MANUAL FOCUS: Instant AF|
|OFF||SINGLE AF/MANUAL FOCUS: OFF|
Tapping other areas simply scrolls the display, whether during still photography or movie recording and regardless of the option selected for touch screen mode.
FOCUS CHECK LOCK
Choose whether focus zoom remains in effect once movie recording begins.