When you are unsure of how to take a picture that
you envision, refer to the information below.
“Focusing on the subject”
●Taking a picture of a subject not in the
center of the monitor
After focusing on an object at the same
distance as the subject, compose the shot, and
take the picture.
Pressing the shutter button halfway (p. 9)
●Set [AF Mode] (p. 28) to [Face/iESP]
●Taking a picture in [AF Tracking] mode (p. 28)
The camera tracks the subject movement
automatically to focus on it continuously.
●Taking a picture of a shadowy subject
Using the AF illuminator makes focusing
easier. [AF Illuminat.] (p. 29)
●Taking a picture of subjects where
autofocus is difﬁ cult
In the following cases, after focusing on an
object (by pressing the shutter button halfway
down) with high contrast at the same distance
as the subject, compose the shot, and take
Subjects with low contrast
When extremely bright objects
appear in the center of the
Object with no vertical lines*1
*1 It is also effective to compose the shot by holding
the camera vertically to focus, and then returning
to the horizontal position to take the picture.
When objects are at different
The subject is not in the
center of the frame