MF/AF (Manual Focus/Auto Focus)
✤ The MF/AF function works in CAMCORDER and CAMERA modes.
✤ In most situations, it is better to use the automatic focus
feature, as it enables you to concentrate on the creative side of your recording.
✤ Manual focusing may be necessary under certain conditions that make automatic focusing difficult and/or unreliable.
✤ In CAMCORDER Mode, turning on the device will set it to automatic focus . In
CAMERA Mode, pressing the Photo Button halfway down will set the focus.
✤ In the following cases you may obtain better results by adjusting the focus manually.
a. A picture containing several objects, some close to the camcorder,
others further away.
b. A person enveloped in fog or surrounded by snow.
c. Very shiny or glossy surfaces like a car.
d. People or objects moving constantly or quickly like an athlete or a crowd.
1. Set the Power Switch to RECORD mode.
2. Press the MF Button.
MF Icon is displayed on the LCD screen.
3. Turn the MENU DIAL up or down until the object is in focus.
Zoom out a little if focusing is difficult.
4. To return to AF(Auto Focus:
), press the MF Button again.