Using the Menus: Shooting Mode
FF AF MODE AF MODE
This option controls how the camera selects the
focus area when Intelligent Face Detection is off
(P 35). Regardless of the option selected, the
camera will focus on the subject in the center of
the monitor when macro mode is on (P 39).
• r CENTER: The camera focuses on the subject in
the center of the frame. This option can be used
with focus lock (P 37).
• s MULTI: When the shutter button is pressed
halfway, the camera detects high-contrast sub-
jects near the center of the frame and selects
the focus area automatically (if the focus frame is
not displayed, select r CENTER and use focus
lock; P 37).
• t AREA:
The focus position
can be chosen manually by
pressing the selector up,
down, left, or right and press-
ing MENU/OK when the focus
brackets are in the desired position. Choose for
precise focus when the camera is mounted on a
tripod. Note that exposure is set for the subject
in the center of the frame; to meter an off-center
subject, use AF/AE lock (P 37).
• u CONTINUOUS: The camera continually adjusts
focus to reflect changes in the distance to the
subject even when the shutter button is not
pressed (note that this increases the drain on the
• x TRACKING: Position the
subject in the center focus
area and press the selector
left to select tracking. Focus
will track the subject as it
moves through the frame.
SELECT AF AREA