Tracking focus

The camera tracks the subject and adjusts the focus automatically even when the subject is moving.
  1. Press on the control wheel.

The target frame appears.
  1. Place the target frame over the subject you want to focus on, and press .

Tracking begins.
  1. Press the shutter button to shoot the image.

  1. To cancel tracking focus before shooting, press again.

Tracking a face
If you use the tracking focus function while the Face Detection function is activated, you can select a face to be given priority and register that face with the camera. Even if the registered face disappears from the screen, when it shows up on the screen again, the camera focuses on the registered face.
  • When a specified face is registered in the camera’s memory and you use the Smile Shutter function, the camera searches only for that face’s smile.

  • When tracking a face, the subject’s body will be tracked when the subject’s face does not appear on the screen. You can set whether to give priority to a tracked face using [Face Priority Tracking]. [Details]

  • Tracking focus is not available in the following situations:

  • When using zoom functions other than optical zoom

  • When [Focus Mode] is set to [Manual Focus]

  • When [Autofocus Area] is set to [Flexible Spot]

  • Tracking focus will automatically be canceled when the subject disappears from the screen or has failed to be tracked. However, if the target of the tracking focus is a specified face, the camera keeps tracking on that face even if the face disappears from the screen.

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