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Adjust focus manually.


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  2. Focus manually using the control ring. Rotate the ring left to reduce the focus distance, right to increase.

  3. Take pictures.

Use IFOCUS RING option in the setup menu to reverse the direction of rotation of the control ring.

INSTANT AF can be assigned to a function button, allowing the button to be used to focus on the subject in the selected focus frame. Choose this option for quick focus. Use hBUTTON SETTING > FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING to change the control to which INSTANT AF is assigned.

Checking Focus

A variety of options are available for checking focus in manual focus mode.

The Manual Focus Indicator

The manual focus indicator indicates how closely the focus distance matches the distance to the subject in the focus brackets. The white line indicates the distance to the subject in the focus area (in meters or feet according to the option selected for ASCREEN SET-UP > FOCUS SCALE UNITS in the setup menu), the blue bar the depth of field, or in other words the distance in front of and behind the subject that appears to be in focus.

Focus distance (white line)

Depth of field

If both AF DISTANCE INDICATOR and MF DISTANCE INDICATOR are selected in the ASCREEN SET-UP > DISP. CUSTOM SETTING list, depth of field can also be previewed using the depth-of-field indicator in the standard display. Use the DISP/BACK button to display standard indicators.

Focus Zoom

If ON is selected for ASCREEN SET-UP > FOCUS CHECK, pressing the button to which FOCUS CHECK is assigned automatically zooms the display in so you can focus with greater precision. Press the control a second time to change the zoom ratio and again to cancel zoom. The zoom display is centered on the current focus area. The focus area can be selected using focus-point selection. At default settings, FOCUS CHECK is assigned to the Fn2 (function 2) button.

Use hBUTTON SETTING > FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING to change the control to which FOCUS CHECK is assigned.

Focus Peaking

Select FOCUS PEAK HIGHLIGHT for cMF ASSIST to highlight high-contrast outlines. When focusing, rotate the control ring until the subject is highlighted.