Article ID : 00077242 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

Does the camera continue to adjust the focus while shooting in Continuous Shooting mode?

Shooting in Continuous Shooting mode

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By setting the auto focus mode to AF-A or AF-C and using a Fast Hybrid AF compatible lens, the camera continues to adjust the focus during Continuous Shooting.
When using a Fast Hybrid AF incompatible lens, the camera continues to adjust the focus only if Continuous Shooting is set to Lo.

Even when using a Fast Hybrid AF compatible lens, the camera does not continue to adjust the focus when Continuous Shooting is set to Mid/Hi in the following situations

  • When the subject is not inside the Phase Detection AF Area
  • When it is dark
  • When the aperture value is greater than F11

NOTE:
When shooting using a mount adaptor, pay attention to the following points

  • The camera does not continue to adjust the focus when Continuous Shooting is set to Mid/Hi.
  • The camera continues to adjust the focus when Continuous Shooting is set to Lo only if an LA-EA2 or LA-EA4 Mount Adaptor is used.