Camera Functions


Movies can be recorded in live view.



Recording Movies

01. Rotate the live view selector to (movie live view).

1: Live view selector
02. Press the  button

The mirror will be raised and the view through the lens will be displayed in the camera monitor, modified for the effects of exposure. The subject will no longer be visible in the viewfinder.
03. Focus

Frame the opening shot and press the shutter-release button halfway to focus; to zoom in for precise focus, press the button. Note that the number of subjects that can be detected in face-priority AF drops during movie recording.
04. Start recording.

Press the movie-record button to start recording.

1: Movie-record button
A recording indicator and the time available are displayed in the monitor. Exposure can be locked by pressing the AE-L/AF-L button or altered by up to ±3 EV in steps of 1/3 EV using exposure compensation; spot metering is not available. In autofocus mode, the camera can be refocused by pressing the shutter-release button halfway or by tapping your subject in the monitor.

1: Recording indicator
2: Time remaining
05. End recording.
06. Exit live view.

Press the  button to exit live view.
Viewing Movies

Movies are indicated by a  icon in full-frame playback. Tap the  icon in the monitor or press  to start playback; your current position is indicated by the movie progress bar.

1:  icon
2: Length
3:  icon
1: Current position/total length
2: Movie progress bar
3: Volume
4: Guide

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