Use live view to frame photos and movies in the monitor. This is referred to as "live
01. Rotate the live view selector to Live view photography.
02. Press the Lv button.
The mirror will be raised and the view through
the lens will be displayed in the camera monitor. The subject will no longer be visible
in the viewfinder.
03. Position the focus point.
Position the focus point over your subject.
Press the shutter-release button halfway to focus. The focus
point will flash green while the camera focuses. If the camera is able to focus, the
focus point will be displayed in green; if the camera is unable to focus, the focus
point will flash red (note that pictures can be taken even when the focus point flashes
red; check focus in the monitor before shooting).
Exposure can be locked by pressing the AE-L/AF-L button; focus locks while the shutter-release
button is pressed halfway.
During live view photography, you can press OK to preview the effects of shutter speed,
aperture, and ISO sensitivity on exposure. Exposure can be adjusted by ±5 EV, although
only values between –3 and +3 EV are reflected in the preview display.
05. Take the picture.
Press the shutter-release button the rest of the
way down to shoot. The monitor will turn off.
06. Exit live view mode.
Press the Lv button to exit live view mode.
View information on functions related to Live View.