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∫About [š] ([Face Detection])
The following AF area frames are displayed when the camera detects the
When the shutter button is pressed halfway, the frame turns green when
the camera is focused.
Displayed when more than one face is detected. Other faces that are the same distance away
as the faces within the yellow AF areas are also brought into focus.
•Under certain picture-taking conditions including the following cases, the face detection function may
fail to work, making it impossible to detect faces. [AF Mode] is switched to [ ] ([Ø] while motion
pictures are taken).
–When the face is not facing the camera
–When the face is at an angle
–When the face is extremely bright or dark
–When there is little contrast on the faces
–When the facial features are hidden behind sunglasses, etc.
–When the face appears small on the screen
–When there is rapid movement
–When the subject is not a human being
–When the camera is shaking
–When Digital Zoom is used
–Taking pictures underwater
•If the camera is registering something other than someone’s face, change the settings to something
other than [š].