Capturing Subjects by Tracking Automatically (TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF)
“TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF” is a function that adjusts focus and brightness based on a tapped position.
This function is available for both videos and still images.
This function is available when the shooting dial is set to .
Set the shooting dial to .
The top menu appears.
Tap “RECORD SETTING”.
Tap “TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF”.
Tap to exit the menu.
Tap to return to the previous screen.
Tap the desired setting.
Focus and brightness will be adjusted automatically based on the tapped position (face/color/area). A blue frame appears around the selected subject (face/color), while a white frame appears around the selected area.
To reset, tap the desired position (face/color/area) again.
To cancel “FACE TRACKING” or “COLOR TRACKING”, tap the blue frame.
To cancel “AREA SELECT”, tap the white frame.
Press the START/STOP button to start recording.
Deactivates the function.
appears on the screen. Recording is performed while tracking and automatically adjusting the tapped face (subject) with appropriate focus and brightness. In addition, a blue frame appears around the tapped face (subject).
appears on the screen. Recording is performed while tracking and automatically adjusting the tapped color (subject) with appropriate focus. In addition, a blue frame appears around the tapped color (subject).
appears on the screen. Recording is performed while automatically adjusting the tapped area (fixed position) with appropriate focus and brightness. In addition, a white frame appears around the tapped area.
AREA SELECT in TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF is only available within the optical zoom range. (unavailable when digital zoom is being used)
When “TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF” is set, “FOCUS” will be set to “AUTO” automatically.
Tap the selected position (face/color/area) again to cancel the setting.
Tap on an unselected position (face/color/area) to reset.
If the camera loses track of a subject, tap the subject again.
Settings are canceled when zoom operation is performed. (“AREA SELECT” only)
When “COLOR TRACKING” is set, the targeted subject (color) may change if similar colors are detected. In this case, tap the subject again. The targeted subject (color) may also be tracked back again if it appears in the center of the screen within a specific time.
Subjects near the sides of the LCD monitor may not respond or be recognized when tapped. In this case, move the subject to the center and tap again.
“FACE TRACKING” may not work properly depending on the shooting conditions (distance, angle, brightness, etc.) and the subject (direction of face, etc.). It is also particularly difficult to detect faces in backlight.
“COLOR TRACKING” may not function properly in the following cases:
- when recording subjects with no contrast
- when recording subjects that are moving at high speed
- when recording in a dark place
- when the surrounding brightness changes
“AREA SELECT” is not available while the digital zoom is in use.
To display the smile level
Set “SMILE%” in the menu to “ON”.
Smile level (smile %) is displayed in numerical value. (maximum 3 faces)
To hide the display, set “SMILE%” to “OFF”.
To capture a still image of smiling faces
Set “SMILE SHOT” in the menu to “ON”.
Captures a still image automatically whenever a subject with a frame smiles.