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.
Options are the same as those for still photography, but settings must be adjusted separately (aFocus-Point Selection).
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 in focus mode C.
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.
FFACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING
Enable or disable Intelligent Face Detection when recording movies.
|FACE DETECTION ON||See “FACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING”.|
|OFF||Intelligent Face Detection and eye priority off.|
If the focus mode selector is rotated to S when FACE DETECTION ON is selected for GAF/MF SETTING > FACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING during movie recording, the camera will automatically switch to C (continuous AF). Selecting M (manual focus) when FACE DETECTION ON is selected for FACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING disables Intelligent Face Detection.
Choose how focus is displayed in manual focus mode.
|STANDARD||Focus is displayed normally (focus peaking is not available).|
|FOCUS PEAK HIGHLIGHT||The camera heightens high-contrast outlines. Choose a color and peaking level.|
Options are the same as those for still photography, but settings must be adjusted separately (aFOCUS CHECK).
xFINSTANT AF SETTING
This item is also found in the photo menus (axFINSTANT AF SETTING (Still Photography)). Changes to one apply to the other.
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.
xFTOUCH SCREEN MODE
Choose the shooting operations performed using touch controls.
|TOUCH SHOOTING||Instead of pressing the shutter button, you can tap your subject in the display to focus and start recording. During recording, you can tap the display to focus as described below. To end recording, press the shutter button.|
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 controls disabled.|
To disable touch controls and hide the touch screen mode indicator, select OFF for DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > TOUCH SCREEN SETTING > xTOUCH SCREEN SETTING.
This item is also found in the photo menus (axFTOUCH SCREEN MODE (Still Photography)). Changes to one apply to the other.
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.
|TOUCH SHOOTING||AF-S: AF|
|MF: Instant AF|
|MF: Instant AF|
|MF: Instant AF|
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.