Taking Pictures in A(Auto) Mode
Press the shutter button halfway to focus on the main subject in the focus frame.
Camera selects small focus
frame and focuses on subject
The lens may make a noise when the camera fo- cuses. This is normal.
If the camera is able to focus, it will beep twice and the indicator lamp will glow green.
If the camera is unable to focus, the focus frame will turn red, s will be displayed, and the indicator lamp will blink green. Change the composition or use focus lock (pg. 24).
Smoothly press the shutter button the rest of the way down to take the picture.
2Tip: The Shutter Button
The shutter button has two positions. Pressing the shutter button halfway (q) sets focus and exposure; to shoot, press the shutter button the rest of the way down (w).
Press the rest of
the way down
If the subject is poorly lit, the
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