If you shoot a still image of a subject that is difficult
to focus on
• The shortest shooting distance is approximately 10 cm (4 inches).
• If the camera cannot focus on a subject automatically, the AE/AF lock indicator changes to slow
flashing and the beep does not sound. Recompose the shot.
• Focusing may be difficult in the following situations:
– It is dark and the subject is distant.
– The contrast between the subject and the background is poor.
– The subject is seen through glass.
– The subject is moving quickly.
– There is reflective light or shiny surfaces.
– The subject is flashing.
– The subject is backlit.
When shooting portrait
• When the camera detects faces, the white frames
appear, and the focus and exposure are adjusted to the
• The frames turn green when the faces are in focus by
(Shutter) button half way down.
• The camera may not detect faces depending on the