Liveview—Using the LCD to Frame Your
When you turn on Liveview, the LCD displays a live image of what the lens sees.
Use the LCD to frame your subject.
1 Turn the Mode dial to any Still position.
The LCD displays a mode description for a
few seconds. To interrupt the description,
2 Press the OK button to turn on Liveview.
3 Frame your subject in the LCD.
4 Press the Shutter button half-way to set
the exposure and focus, then continue
pressing completely down to take the
5 To turn off Liveview, press the OK button.
NOTE: Liveview quickly depletes battery power.
To conserve battery power, turn off
Liveview and use the Viewfinder to frame
To change the Liveview setting so that it is on whenever the camera is on, see
Using the Viewfinder
When using the viewfinder to capture close
subjects (3 feet or less), keep the subject
below the parallax marks. For even more
accurate framing results, turn on Liveview.
(Liveview depicts what the lens “sees.”)