Detaching the Lens
See your camera's instructions for details on
mounting and detaching the lens.
After detaching the lens, place the lens with
the rear end up to prevent the lens surface and
contacts from getting scratched.
Contacts that are scratched, soiled, or have
fingerprints on them may result in faulty
connections or corrosion, which may lead to
malfunctions. If the contacts get soiled, clean
them with a soft cloth.
Attach the lens cap and dust cap when
disconnecting the lens. When attaching the
dust cap, align the lens mount index with the
index of the dust cap and rotate in a clockwise
direction as shown in the illustration. Follow the
reverse procedure to detach it.
Setting the Focus Mode
To shoot in autofocus (AF) mode, set the focus
mode switch to AF.
To use only manual focusing (MF), set the focus
mode switch to MF, and focus by turning the
Quickly rotating the focusing ring may result in
Focusing by rotating the focusing ring is not
possible when the camera is OFF.
When AF operation is set to [ONE SHOT], manual
focus is possible after autofocusing has been
completed by continuing to press the shutter button
halfway (Full-time manual focus).
There are times when camera setting changes are