more green frames display around the area that is in focus. Zone: Select a zone on the monitor on which to focus. Choose from 9 zones to select from, the camera will focus on the chosen zone. Centre: Focuses automatically on a subject in the centre of the screen. Flexible Spot (S/M/L): Lets you move an AF range (select S/M/L size) to a desired point on the screen. It will allow you to focus on a very small subject within a limited area. Tip: Remember you can press the Fn button to quickly change one of these modes if your shooting needs change. Lock-on AF How to: Press Menu, call up Lock-on setting, select ON. Lock-on AF tracks the subject and maintains focus on the chosen subject. Position the target frame over the subject, and press the central button of the control wheel to start tracking your subject. Tip: There is a convenient Lock-on AF activation setting when camera is in AF-C mode once shutter button is pressed halfway. Eye AF How to: Press Menu, Custom Key Settings. Choose a desired button (AEL button) and assign Eye AF to it. Eye AF is a function to precisely focus on a subject’s eye. Once focus is achieved, a green rectangular frame appears over the eye that is in focus. Eye AF is only available when it is assigned to one of the assignable buttons. Smile/Face Detect How to: Press Menu, call up Smile/Face Detect. Select desired option. Face detection function detects subjects faces, adjusts focus, exposure, and flash settings and performs the processing automatically. Once the camera detects a face, (it can detect up to 8 faces at a time) a grey face detection frame appears. When camera determines that autofocus is enabled, the face detection frame turns white. Depress the shutter button halfway, the frame turns green and activates the shoot. Drive Mode How to: Press the left side of the control wheel and choose the desired setting. Allows you to choose among various drive-mode options such as Continuous Shooting and Self-timer shooting. Single Shooting: Shoots one still image. Mainly used when shooting a stationary subject. Continuous Shooting: Shoots images continuously while you press and hold down the shutter button. Enables maximum 11 fps continuous shooting in Hi setting. Hi, Mid or Lo settings are available. Self-timer: Shoots an image after 2 or 10 seconds. Self-timer Continuous: Shoots 3 or 5 images continuously after 10 seconds. Single Bracket: Shoots a specified number of images, one by one, each with a different degree of exposure. Continuous Bracket: Shoots images, each with a different degree of brightness, while you hold the shutter down. White Balance Bracket: Shoots 3 images, each with different colour tones, according to selected settings for white balance, colour and colour filter. DRO Bracket: Shoots 3 images, each with a different degree of D-Range Optimiser. AF Track Duration (Movies) How to: Press Menu, call up AF Track Duration. Choose desired setting. Choose between two degrees of duration for AF tracking when recording a movie. With the High setting the AF quickly focuses and tracks a subject in close proximity. Normal setting enhances stability of tracking the subject in situations
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