Camera Functions


Movies can be recorded in live view.



Recording Movies

1. Rotate the live view switch.

The view through the lens will be displayed in the monitor.

2. Focus.

3. Start recording.

1: Movie-record button
Press the movie-record button to start recording.

A recording indicator and the time available are displayed in the monitor.

Sound is recorded via the built-in microphone; be careful not to obstruct the microphone during recording. 
Except in and modes, exposure can be locked by pressing the button or (in scene, P, S, A, and modes) altered by up to ±3 EV in steps of 1/3 EV by pressing the button and rotating the command dial.
4. End recording.

Press the movie-record button again to end recording.
5. End live view.

Rotate the live view switch to end live view.
Viewing Movies

Movies are indicated by a  icon in full-frame playback. Press  to start playback; your current position is indicated by the movie progress bar.

1:  icon
2: Length
1: Current position/total length
2: Movie progress bar
3: Volume
4: Guide

Movies: Related Functions

View information on functions related to Movies.

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