Shooting with touch operations (Touch Shutter)

The camera automatically focuses on the point you touch and shoots a still image.

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 Shutter].
  2. Touch the subject on which you would like to focus.

    The camera focuses on the subject you touched, and a still image is recorded.


  • If you set [Touch Func. in Shooting] to [Touch Shutter+AE], the brightness will be set according to the subject you touched.
  • You can operate the shooting functions below by touching the monitor:
    • Shooting burst images using the touch shutter
      When [Drive Mode] is set to [Cont. Shooting], you can record burst images while touching the monitor.
    • Shooting continuous bracket images using the touch shutter
      The product shoots three images while automatically shifting the exposure from base, to darker, and then to lighter. When [Drive Mode] is set to [Cont. Bracket], keep touching the monitor until the shooting ends. After the recording you can select the image you prefer.


  • The [Touch Shutter] function is unavailable in the following situations:
    • When shooting movies
    • When shooting slow-motion/quick-motion movies
    • When [Focus Mode] is set to [Manual Focus]
    • When [Focus Area] is set to [Spot] / [Expand Spot] / [Tracking: Spot S] / [Tracking: Spot M] / [Tracking: Spot L] / [Tracking: Expand Spot]
    • While using the digital zoom function
    • While using the Clear Image Zoom
  • When using Clear Image Zoom or Digital Zoom while [Touch Func. in Shooting] is set to [Touch Shutter], the setting value temporarily changes from [Touch Shutter] to [Off].
  • If the focus mode is switched to [Manual Focus] while [Touch Func. in Shooting] is set to [Touch Shutter], the setting value for [Touch Func. in Shooting] will change to [Touch Focus].