Focusing in burst mode
Focusing varies depending on focus settings and the setting of [Focus/Release Priority] in the
[Custom] ([Focus / Release Shutter]) menu.
[AFF] / [AFC]
Focus is fixed in the first picture when dark subjects are recorded.
The camera predicts the focus within a possible range by giving higher priority to the burst speed.
Since the camera records a burst of pictures while it adjusts the focus, the burst speed may be
The burst speed may become slower depending on the following settings:
[Sensitivity], [Picture Size], [Quality], [AFS/AFF/AFC], [Focus/Release Priority]
When the burst speed is set to [H] (when [AFS/AFF/AFC] is set to [AFS] or when the focus mode
is set to [MF]), the exposure and White Balance are fixed to those of the first picture.
When the burst speed is set to [H] (when [AFS/AFF/AFC] is set to [AFF] or [AFC]), [M], or [L], the
exposure and White Balance are adjusted individually for each still picture.
It may take a while to store still pictures that were taken using the burst function. If you
continue to record while storing, the number of burst pictures that can be taken will be
reduced. A high-speed card is recommended when recording using the burst function.
This function is not available in the following cases:
• [Glistening Water], [Glittering Illuminations], [Handheld Night Shot], [Soft Image of a Flower]
(Scene Guide Mode)
• [Rough Monochrome], [Silky Monochrome], [Miniature Effect], [Soft Focus], [Star Filter],
[Sunshine] (Creative Control Mode)
• When recording using the flash
• When [Multi Exp.] is set
• When using [Time Lapse Shot]
• When [Auto Shooting] of [Stop Motion Animation] is set to [ON]
4K Photo and Drive Settings
At the first picture
Focus set with Manual Focus
Selecting a Drive Mode