Shooting still images/movies
Shooting still images
Press the shutter button halfway down to focus.
When the image is in focus, the z or
Press the shutter button fully down to shoot an image.
Press the MOVIE (Movie) button to start recording.
• When using a lens with a zoom lever: Move the zoom lever.
When using a lens with a zoom ring: Turn the zoom ring.
Press the MOVIE button again to stop recording.
• Continuous movie shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes maximum at
one time with the camera's default settings, and when the ambient temperature is
approximately 25°C (77°F) (the duration of time available for movie recording
varies depending on the temperature environment, the recording format/setting, or
the usage conditions of the camera before you start recording (page 39)). When
movie recording is finished, you can restart recording by pressing the MOVIE
button again. The recording may stop in order to protect the camera depending on
the temperature of the camera or the battery.
• Do not pull up the flash manually. This may cause a malfunction.
• When using the zoom function while shooting a movie, the sound of the camera
operating will be recorded. The sound of the MOVIE button operating may also be
recorded when movie recording is finished.