CX2 FAQs - By Product
[Question] What is the Focus bracketing (Focus-BKT)?
With focus bracketing, the camera automatically takes five consecutive pictures while adjusting the focus in the following order. You can also adjust the interval of the focus position.
|Focusing position||Near||<||Center *1||>||Far|
|Order of shooting||2||3||1||4||5|
|Order of recording||1||2||3||4||5|
- *1)The focusing position measured with the setting in [Focus].
|•||When [Focus] is set to [MF], the first picture is taken at the set focus position without being measured.|
|•||This function cannot be used when [Focus] is set to [Multi-trgt AF].|
|•||[White Balance] functions according to the [Auto] setting even if it is set to [Multi-P AUTO].|
|•||This function is not available in Dynamic range double-shot, Easy shooting mode or Continuous mode.|
|•||The flash cannot be used.|
|•||The [Time Exposure] setting is disabled.|
|•||You can toggle this function on and off by pressing the Fn (Function) button if [FOCUS-BKT] has been assigned to the Fn button using [Set Fn Button].
See the FAQ below for more information about [Set Fn Button].
The procedures for shooting with Focus bracketing (Focus-BKT) function are shown below.
|1||Turn the mode dial to a shooting mode.|
|2||Press the [MENU] button to display the shooting menu.|
||Press the [ADJ./OK] button to select [Auto Bracket], and press the button .|
||Press the [ADJ./OK] button to select [FOCUS-BKT], and press the [ADJ./OK] button .|
||The setting screen for focus bracket appears.|
Press the [ADJ./OK] button to to select the interval of the focus position, and then press the [ADJ./OK] button to set it.
||The display returns to the shooting menu. Press the [ADJ./OK] button.
The display returns to the shooting screen, and the symbol appears on the picture display.
||Half-press the shutter release button.
The camera focuses according to the [Focus] setting.
||Press the shutter release button all the way down. The camera takes five consecutive pictures based on the focus position in Step 6.|
Date created: September 4, 2009
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