Camera Functions

AF-Area Mode (Live View)

In live view, the focus area for autofocus is shown in the monitor. Using the multi selector to reposition focus area shifts focus to another part of the frame. What controls how the focus point is selected is AF-area mode.

Live view offers a choice of AF-area modes, including wide- and normal-area AF, subject tracking, and face priority.

AF-area mode selection is also available when the camera is used to record movies.

Face-priority AF
Wide-area AF
Normal-area AF
Subject-tracking AF


AF-area mode can be selected by pressing the AF-mode button and rotating the sub-command dial until the desired setting is displayed in the viewfinder and control panel.

1: AF-mode button

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