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Adjust autofocus settings.


Focus-area selection is available when [AREA] is selected for [AF MODE] in focus mode [S] or [C]. In focus mode [M], you can press the center of the command dial to zoom in on the selected focus area or focus on the subject in the selected area at the touch of a button.


Select macro (close-up) mode.


Choose how the camera focuses in focus mode [S] or [C].

Shutter response is prioritized over focus. Pictures can be taken when the camera is not in focus.
Focus is prioritized over shutter response. Pictures can be only taken when the camera is in focus.


Choose how the camera focuses when the [AEL/AFL] button is used for autofocus in focus mode [M].

Focus is adjusted at the time the button is pressed.
Focus is adjusted continuously while the button is pressed.


Choose how the camera selects the focus area in focus modes [S] and [C].

When the shutter button is pressed halfway, the camera detects high-contrast subjects near the center of the frame and selects the focus area automatically.
Choose the focus area manually.
Position the subject in the focus target and press the [AEL/AFL] button. The camera will track the subject and adjust focus as it moves through the frame.


If [ON] is selected, the camera will continue to adjust focus even when the shutter-release button is not pressed halfway.

Note that this increases the drain on the battery.


If [ON] is selected, the AF-assist illuminator will light to assist autofocus.

The AF-assist illuminator turns off automatically in silent mode.

The camera may be unable to focus using the AF-assist illuminator in some cases. If the camera is unable to focus in macro mode, try increasing the distance to the subject.

Avoid shining the AF-assist illuminator directly into your subject’s eyes.