Choose whether the camera detects and focuses on faces or on faces and eyes when [Auto-area AF] is selected for AF‑area mode.



[Face and eye detection on]

If the camera detects a portrait subject during live view photography, it will automatically focus on one or the other of the subject’s eyes. During viewfinder photography or movie recording or if the eyes are not detected, the camera will instead focus on the subject’s face.

[Face detection on]

When the camera detects a portrait subject, it automatically focuses on the subject’s face.


Face and eye detection disabled.

A Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings

a: Autofocus01

b: Metering/Exposure

c: Timers/AE Lock

d: Shooting/Display

e: Bracketing/Flash

f: Controls

g: Movie