Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-6300

FEL Lock

The flash level is automatically adjusted so that the subject gets the optimum exposure during normal flash shooting. You can also set the flash exposure in advance.
FEL: Flash Exposure Level

  1. MENU(Custom Settings) → [Custom Key(Shoot.)] → desired button → Select [FEL Lock toggle] to register the function.
  2. Center the subject on which FEL is to be locked, and adjust the focus.
  3. Press the button to which [FEL Lock toggle] is registered, and set the flash amount.
    • A pre-flash flashes.
    • The (FEL lock) icon lights up.
  4. Adjust the composition and shoot the image.
    • When you want to release the FEL lock, press the button to which [FEL Lock toggle] is registered again.

Flashes that support FEL lock

  • HVL-F60M, HVL-F43M and HVL-F32M can be used as clip-ons, off-camera connected by a cable, and for wireless flash shooting (controller/remote).
  • HVL-F20M can be used as a clip-on, off-camera connected with a cable, and for wireless flash shooting (controller).


  • The FEL lock cannot be set when a flash is not attached.
  • If a flash that does not support the FEL lock is attached, an error message is displayed.
  • When both AE and FEL lock are fixed, lights up.


  • By setting [FEL Lock hold], you can hold the setting while the button is pressed down. Also, by setting [FEL Lock/AEL hold] and [FEL Lock/AEL tggle.], you can shoot images with the AE locked in the following situations.
    • When [Flash Mode] is set to [Flash Off] or [Autoflash].
    • When the flash cannot go off.