Nikon COOLPIX A300 Reference Manual

Focus Lock

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Shooting Features

Focusing

Focus Lock

Focus lock shooting is recommended when the camera does not activate the focus 
area that contains the desired subject.

1

Set AF area mode to Center in A (auto) mode (

A100).

2

Position the subject in the 
center of the frame and press 
the shutter-release button 
halfway.

• The camera focuses on the subject and 

the focus area is displayed in green.

• Exposure is also locked.

3

Without lifting your finger, recompose 
the picture.

• Make sure to maintain the same distance between 

the camera and the subject.

4

Press the shutter-release button all the 
way down to take the picture.

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