Step 3–Focus and Shoot
Press the shutter-release button halfway to set
focus and exposure.
The camera has a two stage shutter-release but-
ton. The camera sets focus and exposure when the
button is pressed halfway. Focus and exposure will
remain locked while the shutter-release button is
kept in this position.
•In X mode, the camera focuses with Auto-
focus on subject at center of frame.
• When subject is in focus, the Focus area turns
2Take the picture
•Press the shutter-release button the rest of the
way down to take the picture.
• To prevent blur, press the shutter-release button
Red (C) Lamp
Focus area With the shutter-release button pressed halfway, check
the focus indicator and Red (C) lamp:
(green) Subject in focus.
Camera unable to focus on subject
at center of frame. Using focus lock,
focus on another subject at same
distance, then recompose picture
On (red) Flash will fire when picture is taken.
red Flash is charging.
Off Flash is off or not required.
indicator Red (C) lamp