Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Owner's Manual (en)

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Before Use
Basic Guide
Advanced Guide
1
Camera Basics
2
Auto Mode /
Hybrid Auto Mode
3
Other Shooting Modes
5
Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode
6
Playback Mode
7
Wi-Fi Functions
8
Setting Menu
9
Accessories
10
Appendix
Index
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P Mode
Changing the Focus Setting
 Still Images 
 
Movies
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.
 
Press the [
] button, choose 
[Continuous AF] on the [
] tab, and then 
choose [Off] (
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.
 
The camera can detect subjects even if you press the shutter 
button halfway without pressing the [
] button. After your shot, 
[
] is displayed in the center of the screen.
 
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 (
= 47). However, a name will display if the subject 
chosen to focus on is the same as a person detected with Face 
ID.
Shooting with Servo AF
 Still Images 
 
Movies
This mode helps avoid missing shots of subjects in motion, because the 
camera continues to focus on the subject and adjust the exposure as long 
as you press the shutter button halfway.
Configure the setting.
 
Press the [
] button, choose [Servo 
AF] on the [
] tab, and then choose [On] 
(
Focus.
 
The focus and exposure are maintained 
where the blue AF frame is displayed while 
you are pressing the shutter button halfway.
 
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 [
] tab (
 
Not available when using the self-timer (