Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-5100

Aperture Preview

With the monitor, you may see an image with an aperture that differs from the shooting result. Since the blurring of a subject changes if the aperture is changed, the blurriness of the actual picture will differ from the image you were viewing prior to shooting.
While you press and hold the key to which you assigned the [Aperture Preview] function, the aperture is stepped down to the set aperture value and you can check the blurriness prior to shooting.

  1. MENU (Custom Settings) → [Custom Key Settings] → set the [Aperture Preview] function to the desired key.
  2. Confirm the image by pressing the key to which [Aperture Preview] was assigned.


  • Although you can change the aperture value during the preview, the subject may be defocused if you select a brighter aperture. We recommend that you adjust the focus again.


  • You cannot set the [Aperture Preview] function to [Left Button], [Right Button] or [Down Button].