Turning Off the AF Assist Lamp

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SHOOTING A SNAPSHOT

Turning Off the AF Assist Lamp

The AF assist lamp emits light that helps the camera focus when 

you half-press the shutter button under dark lighting conditions. 

The AF assist lamp does not light when lighting is bright.

The initial factory default setting is 

AF assist lamp on.

Turning off the AF assist lamp 

using the following procedure is 

recommended when shooting the 

image of a nearby person.

1.

In the REC mode, press [MENU].

2.

On the “REC” tab, select “AF Assist Light” 
and then press [

X].

3.

Use [

S] and [T] to select “Off” and then press 

[SET].

When you want to turn on the AF assist lamp, select “On” 

here.

IMPORTANT!

• Do not look directly into the AF assist/self-timer lamp or 

point it directly at a person’s eyes.

AF Assist/Self-timer Lamp