Starting tracking with touch operations (Touch Tracking)

You can use touch operations to select a subject you want to track in the still image shooting mode and movie recording mode.

Configure the settings as follows from MENU (Setup) → [Touch Operation] in advance:

  • [Touch Operation]: [On]
  • [Shooting Screen][Shooting Screen]: [On]

  1. MENU (Setup) → [Touch Operation][Shooting Screen][Touch Func. in Shooting][Touch Tracking].
  2. Touch the subject that you want to track on the monitor.

    Tracking will start.


  • To cancel tracking, touch (Tracking release) icon or press the center of the control wheel.
  • If you set [Touch Func. in Shooting] to [TouchTracking+AE], the brightness will be set according to the subject you touched. This will also allow you to fine-tune the brightness by sliding the brightness adjustment bar that appears after touching.


  • [Touch Tracking] is unavailable in the following situations:
    • When shooting movies with [Rec Frame Rate] under [Movie Settings] set to [120p]/[100p]
    • When [File Format] is set to [XAVC S 4K] and [Proxy Recording] is set to [On]
    • When [File Format] is set to [XAVC S 4K] and outputting a movie via HDMI
    • When [Focus Mode] is set to [Manual Focus].
    • When using Smart Zoom, Clear Image Zoom, or Digital Zoom
  • If the focus mode is switched to [Manual Focus] while [Touch Func. in Shooting] is set to [Touch Tracking], the setting value for [Touch Func. in Shooting] will be changed to [Touch Focus].