Article ID : 00089148 / Last Modified : 08/07/2014

Is there a function that allows the user to check the focus by enlarging the image before shooting?

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You can check the focus by enlarging the image before shooting by using the Focus Magnifier function. To set up the Focus Magnifier function, follow the steps below.

  1. On the camera, press the MENU button.
  2. Select Camera Settings (image).
  3. Select Focus Magnifier.
  4. Press the imageon the center of the control wheel to enlarge the image.
  5. Select the position you want to enlarge using the UP / DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT button of the control wheel.
  6. Confirm the focus.
  7. Press the Shutter button fully down to shoot the image.

NOTE: If you use this function frequently, it is recommended that you assign Focus Magnifier to a custom key. Otherwise, you have to set this setting each time you shoot an image. To assign the Focus Magnifier to a custom key, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the camera. Manuals are posted on your model support page.