Choose whether the built-in AF-assist illuminator lights to assist the focus operation in photo mode when lighting is poor.




In photo mode, the illuminator will light as required when AF-S is selected for focus mode.


The illuminator does not light to assist the focus operation. The camera may not be able to focus when lighting is poor.

The AF-Assist Illuminator
  • The AF-assist illuminator has a range of about 1–3 m (3 ft 4 in.–9 ft 10 in.).

  • Remove lens hoods when using the illuminator.

  • Do not obstruct the AF-assist illuminator while it is lit.

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