Choose whether photos can be taken before the camera focuses in focus mode AF-S.

Option Description
G Release Photos can be taken whenever the shutter-release button is pressed (release priority).
F Focus Photos can be taken only when the camera is in focus (focus priority).

Regardless of the option selected, if focus point is displayed in green when AF-S is selected for autofocus mode, focus will lock while the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. Focus lock continues until the shutter is released.

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