Canon sx260hs User Manual (en)

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Shooting Range and Focusing
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One AF frame is displayed in the center. Effective for reliable focusing.
As long as you keep the shutter button pressed halfway, the focus and 
exposure are locked. You can recompose shots as needed before shooting. 
This feature is called Focus Lock.
Focus.
z
Aim the camera so that the subject is 
centered, and then press the shutter button 
halfway.
z
Confirm that the AF frame displayed around 
the subject is green.
Recompose the shot.
z
Keeping the shutter button pressed halfway, 
move the camera to recompose the shot.
Shoot.
z
Press the shutter button all the way down.
Center
A yellow AF frame is displayed with 
 if the camera cannot focus 
when you press the shutter button halfway. Note that AF-point 
zooming (p. 85) is not possible.
To reduce the AF frame size, press the 
n button and set [AF Frame Size] 
on the 
The AF frame size is set to [Normal] when you use the digital zoom (p. 63) or 
digital tele-converter (p. 127), and in manual focus mode (p. 125).
If [Face ID] is set to [On], names will not display when registered people are 
detected, but the names will be recorded in the still images (p. 148). 
Recomposing Shots While the Focus is Locked
Still Images
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Still Images
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