Nikon D800 User Manual (en)

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Manual Focus
Manual focus is available for lenses that do not support autofocus 
(non-AF NIKKOR lenses) or when the autofocus does not produce 
the desired results (
• AF-S lenses: Set the lens focus mode switch to M.
• AF lenses: Set the lens focus mode switch (if 
present) and camera focus-mode selector to 
M
.
• Manual focus lenses: Set the camera focus-mode selector to M.
To focus manually, adjust the lens focus ring 
until the image displayed on the clear matte 
field in the viewfinder is in focus. 
Photographs can be taken at any time, even 
when the image is not in focus.
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AF Lenses
Do not use AF lenses with the lens 
focus mode switch set to M and 
the camera focus-mode selector 
set to AF. Failure to observe this 
precaution could damage the 
camera or lens.
Focus-mode 
selector