Digital Still Camera DSC-RX100M5

Center Lock-on AF

When you press the center button, the camera detects the subject positioned in the center of the screen and continues to track the subject.

  1. MENU (Camera Settings) → [Center Lock-on AF][On].
  2. Align the target frame (A) over the subject and press in the center of the control wheel.
    Press again to stop tracking.
    • If the camera loses track of the subject, it can detect when the subject reappears on the monitor and resume tracking.

  3. Press the shutter button fully down to shoot the image.


  • [Center Lock-on AF] may not function very well in the following situations:
    • The subject is moving too quickly.
    • The subject is too small, or too large.
    • The contrast between the subject and the background is poor.
    • It is dark.
    • The ambient light changes.
  • Lock-on AF does not work in the following situations:
    • In [Sweep Panorama] mode
    • When [Scene Selection] is set to [Hand-held Twilight] or [Anti Motion Blur].
    • When shooting in Manual Focus mode
    • When using the digital zoom
    • When the shooting mode is set to Movie, and [SteadyShot] is set to [Intelligent Active].
    • When [Record Setting] is set to [120p]/[100p].
  • The camera may not be able to resume tracking for a while after it loses the track of the subject.