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Exposure compensation dial

Shutter button

Fn1 button

Shutter speed dial

Dial lock release

Hot shoe


Diopter adjustment control

Sensitivity dial

Drive dial

Strap eyelet

Sync terminal

Connector cover

Focus mode selector

Lens signal contacts

Lens release button

Fn2 button

AF-assist illuminator
Self-timer lamp

Metering dial

Front command dial

ON/OFF switch

Hot shoe cover

Body cap

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)

(delete) button

(playback) button

Electronic viewfinder (EVF)

Eye cup

VIEW MODE button

AE-L (exposure lock) button

Rear command dial

AF-L (focus lock) button

Indicator lamp

Q (quick menu) button

Memory card slot cover

Focus stick (focus lever)

Memory card slot cover latch

Selector buttons

MENU/OK button

DISP (display)/BACK button


Battery-chamber cover latch

Battery-chamber cover

Tripod mount

Vertical battery grip connector cover

LCD monitor

Eye sensor

Memory card slots 1 and 2

Battery chamber

Battery latch

The Selector

Press the selector up (), right (), down (), or left () to highlight items.

Control Lock

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.

The Focus Stick

Tilt or press the focus stick to select the focus area.

The Shutter Speed and Sensitivity Dials

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.

Sensitivity Shutter speed

The Drive Dial

Rotate the dial to choose from the following the drive modes.

Movie (Recording Movies)
BKT Bracketing (Bracketing)
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)
Panorama (Panoramas)

The Metering Dial

Rotate the dial to choose the metering mode.

The Exposure Compensation Dial

Rotate the dial to choose an exposure compensation amount.

The Command Dials

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.

The Indicator Lamp

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

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.

Focusing the Viewfinder

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.

The Eye Cup

To remove the eye cup, press the bottom in with both thumbs and slide eye cup up.