Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-6300

AF in Focus Mag. (still image)

You can focus on the subject more accurately using auto-focus by magnifying the area where you want to focus. While the magnified image is displayed, you can focus on a smaller area than the flexible spot.

  1. MENU (Custom Settings) → [AF in Focus Mag.][On].
  2. MENU (Camera Settings) → [Focus Magnifier].
    The displayed image will be magnified.
    • This function can be assigned to a button of your choice using [Custom Key(Shoot.)].
    • The zoom scale can be adjusted by pressing the in the center of the control wheel.
  3. Adjust the position of focus by pressing the top/bottom/left/right side of the control wheel and press the shutter button halfway down to focus.
  4. Press the shutter button all the way down to shoot.
    • The [AF in Focus Mag.] function is canceled after shooting.


  • Use of a tripod is recommended to accurately identify the location you want to magnify.
  • You can check the auto-focusing position by magnifying the displayed image. If you want to readjust the position of focus, adjust it on the magnified screen and then press the shutter button halfway down.


  • The edges of the screen may be unfocused.
  • The exposure and white balance cannot be adjusted while the displayed image is being magnified.
  • [AF in Focus Mag.] is unavailable in the following situations:
    • In [Sweep Panorama] mode
    • In movie mode
    • During movie shooting
    • When [Focus Mode] is set to [Continuous AF].
    • When [Focus Mode] is set to [Automatic AF] and the shooting mode is set to other than P/A/S/M.
    • When [Focus Mode] is set to [Automatic AF] and [Drive Mode] is set to [Cont. Shooting].
    • When using a Mount Adaptor (sold separately).
  • While the displayed image is being magnified, the following functions are unavailable:
    • [Eye AF]
    • [Center Lock-on AF]
    • [Eye-Start AF]
    • [Pre-AF]
    • [Smile/Face Detect.]
    • [Intelligent Auto]
    • [Superior Auto]
    • [Auto Obj. Framing]