• When you use digital zoom or the hologram
AF, AF operates with priority on subjects in or
near the center of the frame. In this case, the AF
range finder frame is not displayed.
• When you select Multipoint AF in step 3, the
automatically adjusted AF range finder frame
appears in green when focus is achieved.
Shooting with AF lock
When it is difficult to focus because the
subject is not in the center of the frame, you
can focus using the Focus range select
function. For example, when shooting two
human subjects with a gap between them,
the camera may focus on the background
visible through the gap. In these cases, use
AF lock to ensure the subjects are in correct
• AF lock lets you capture an image with the
correct focus even if the subject is at the edge of
a Set the mode dial to
M, SCN or
b Set FOCUS switch to AUTO/
c Compose the shot so that the
subject is centered in the AF
range finder frame, then press
and hold the shutter button
The camera focuses on the subject.
When the AE/AF lock indicator
changes from flashing to lighted up
and there is a beeping sound, the focus
adjustment is completed.
, S, A,