Use the focus mode selector to choose how the camera focuses (note that regardless of the option selected, manual focus will be used when the lens is in manual focus mode).
Use BUTTON/DIAL SETTING > FOCUS RING to reverse the direction of rotation of the focus ring.
To use autofocus to focus on the subject in the selected focus area, press the AEL/AFL button (the size of the focus area can be chosen with the rear command dial). In manual focus mode, you can use this feature to quickly focus on a chosen subject using either single or continuous AF according to the option chosen for AF/MF SETTING > INSTANT AF SETTING.
Use BUTTON/DIAL SETTING > FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING to change the role of AEL/AFL button or assign its default function to other controls.
The camera can show focus distance in meters or feet. Use SCREEN SETTING > FOCUS SCALE UNITS to choose the units used.
If ON is selected for AF/MF SETTING > PRE-AF, focus will be adjusted continuously in modes S and C even when the shutter button is not pressed.
The focus indicator turns green when the subject is in focus and blinks white when the camera is unable to focus. Brackets (“( )”) indicate that the camera is focusing and are displayed continuously in mode C. is displayed in manual focus mode.
To zoom in on the current focus area for precise focus, press the center of the rear command dial. Press the center of the rear command dial again to cancel zoom. In manual focus mode, zoom can be adjusted by rotating the rear command dial when STANDARD or FOCUS PEAK HIGHLIGHT is selected for AF/MF SETTING > MF ASSIST, while if ON is selected for AF/MF SETTING > FOCUS CHECK, the camera will automatically zoom in on the selected focus area when the focus ring is rotated. Focus area selection using the focus stick is available during focus zoom. Focus zoom is not available in focus mode C or when AF/MF SETTING > PRE-AF is on or an option other than SINGLE POINT is selected for AF MODE.
Use BUTTON/DIAL SETTING > FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING to change the function performed by the center of the command dial or assign its default function to other controls.