Shooting Hard to Focus Subjects, Focus Lock AF Lock

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It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects.
• Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings
• Scenes with a mixture of near and far subjects
• Subjects with extremely bright objects at the center of the 

composition

• Subjects that are moving quickly
• Subjects through glass

Shooting with the Focus Lock

Focus lock can be operated in any shooting mode.

Shooting with the AF Lock

Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects 

(Focus Lock, AF Lock)

Available Shooting Modes

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1

Aim the camera so that an object at the same 

focal distance as the main subject is centered 

in the viewfinder or in the AF frame displayed 

on the LCD monitor.

2

While pressing the shutter button halfway, re-

compose the shot.

3

Press the shutter button all the way to shoot 

the image.

1

Turn on the LCD monitor.

2

Aim the camera so that an object at the same 

focal distance as the main subject is centered 

in the AF frame.

3

Press and hold the shutter button halfway and 

press the  /  button.

• The 

 icon will display.

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