Choose whether the shutter-release button can be used to focus. If [AF-ON only] is selected, the camera will not focus when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. Focus can only be adjusted using the AF-ON button or other controls to which AF‑ON has been assigned using Custom Setting f2 [Custom controls].

Out-of-Focus Release

To choose whether the shutter can be released even in circumstances in which it would normally be disabled, select Custom Setting a6 [AF activation], highlight [AF-ON only], and press 2. Selecting [Enable] allows the shutter to be released at any time.




Shutter-release enabled.


Shutter-release disabled.

A Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings

a: Autofocus

b: Metering/Exposure

c: Timers/AE Lock

d: Shooting/Display

e: Bracketing/Flash

f: Controls

g: Movie