Nikon Nikon 1 AW1 Reference Manual (en)

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Choose how the focus area for autofocus is selected.
Not available when Underwater is selected in creative mode.
AF-Area Mode
Auto-area
The camera automatically detects the subject and selects
the focus area.
c
Single-
point
*
Press 
J to view the focus area
selection display, then use the
multi selector to position the
focus area over your subject
and press 
J; the camera
focuses on the subject in the
selected focus area only.  Use
with stationary subjects.
Focus area
c
Single-
point 
(center)
This option is available when Underwater is selected in
creative mode (
0 55). The camera focuses on the subject
in the center focus area.
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Subject 
tracking
*
Press 
J to view the focus area
selection display, then use the
multi selector to position the
focus area over your subject
and press 
J.  The focus area
will track the subject as it
moves through the frame.  The
camera will focus on the
selected subject when the
shutter-release button is
pressed halfway.  To end focus
tracking when shooting is
complete, press 
J.
Focus area
A
Subject Tracking
The camera may be unable to track subjects if they move quickly, leave
the frame or are obscured by other objects, change visibly in size, color,
or brightness, or are too small, too large, too bright, too dark, or similar
in color or brightness to the background.