Canon sx260hs User Manual (en)

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Shooting Range and Focusing
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You can change default camera operation of constantly focusing on subjects 
it is aimed at, even when the shutter button is not pressed. Instead, you can 
limit camera focusing to the moment you press the shutter button halfway.
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Press the 
n button, choose [Continuous 
AF] on the 
4 tab, and then choose [Off] 
Focusing may not be possible in some shooting conditions.
In low-light conditions, Servo AF may not be activated (AF frames 
may not turn blue) when you press the shutter button halfway. In this 
case, the focus and exposure are set according to the specified AF 
frame mode.
If adequate exposure cannot be obtained, shutter speeds and 
aperture values are displayed in orange. Release the shutter button, 
and then press it halfway again.
AF lock shooting is not available.
[AF-Point Zoom] on the 
4 tab is not available.
Not available when using the self-timer (p. 64).
Changing the Focus Setting
Still Images
On
Helps avoid missing sudden photo 
opportunities, because the camera 
constantly focuses on subjects until you 
press the shutter button halfway.
Off
Conserves battery power, because the 
camera does not focus constantly.
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