Set the focusing operation to be performed when the shutter
button is pressed halfway (AFS, AFF, AFC)
The movement of the
subject and the scene
Subject is still
Movement cannot be
(Children, pets, etc.)
Subject is moving
(Sport, trains, etc.)
When recording using [AFF], [AFC]
When the subject is moving, the focusing is performed by predicting the subject position at the time
of recording. (Movement prediction)
Focusing may take time if the zoom is suddenly changed from max. Wide to max. Tele, or if you
suddenly move closer to a subject from a greater distance.
Press the shutter button halfway again when it is difficult to focus on the subject.
While the shutter button pressed halfway, shake may be seen on the screen.
[AFF] or [AFC] operates as [AFS] in the following case:
• Creative Video Mode
• When recording with [
• When the lighting is low.
It is fixed to [AFS] when Panorama Shot Mode is set.
[AFF] is not available when recording 4K photos. Continuous AF works during recording.
This setting cannot be used when recording using [Post Focus].
Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings
[Motion Picture] → [AFS/AFF/AFC]
"AFS" is an abbreviation of "Auto Focus Single". Focus
is set automatically when the shutter button is pressed
Focus will be fixed while it is pressed halfway.
"AFF" is an abbreviation of "Auto Focus Flexible". In this
mode, focusing is performed automatically when the shutter
button is pressed halfway.
If the subject moves while the shutter button is pressed
halfway, the focus is corrected to match the movement
"AFC" is an abbreviation of "Auto Focus Continuous". In this
mode, while the shutter button is pressed halfway, focusing
is constantly performed to match the movement of the
] ([4K Burst(S/S)]) of the 4K Photo function.
Taking pictures with Auto Focus