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:
Select menu tabs or page through menus.
Adjust exposure compensation when C is selected with exposure compensation dial.
View other pictures during playback.
|Switch back and forth between aperture and exposure compensation when C is selected with exposure compensation dial.|
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.
Zoom in on the active focus point. *
Press and hold to choose the manual focus mode focus display. *
Zoom in on the active focus point during playback.
* Available only if FOCUS CHECK is assigned to a function button.
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.