Nikon COOLPIX 5200 User Manual (en)

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Step 3–Focus and Shoot
1
Focus
Press the shutter-release button halfway to
set focus and exposure.
• Focus and exposure will lock while the shut-
ter-release button is pressed halfway (
7).
• In 
 mode, the camera automatically
selects focus area containing the subject
closest to camera from five focus areas
(default setting in auto shooting mode).
• When subject is in focus, the selected AF
area turns green.
2
Take the picture
• Press the shutter-release button the rest of
the way down to take the picture.
• To prevent blur, press the shutter-release
button down smoothly.
Red (
) lamp
Green (AF) lamp
Focus indicator
Focus area
When the shutter-release button is pressed
halfway, the green AF (Autofocus) lamp and
the red   (flash-ready) lamp are shown as
follows.
Red (
) lamp
On
Flash will fire when picture is taken.
Blinks
Flash charging.
Off
Flash off or not required.
Green (AF) lamp/
focus area and focus indicator
On: 
green/
green
Subject in focus.
Blinks: 
green/
red
Camera unable to focus on subject.
Recompose the picture and try
again.