Using manual focus with the VIXIA HF20 and HF200

Article ID: ART128380 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Using manual focus with the VIXIA HF20 and HF200


Autofocus may not work well on the following subjects. In such case, focus manually.

Manual Focus Adjustment

Adjust the zoom before you start the procedure.

  1. Open <> the joystick guide.

  2. Select <> [ FOCUS] and press <>.

    - The current focus is locked and [MF] appears.

  3. Push the joystick < > or < > once to verify if the image is focused.

  4. Adjust < > the focus as required.
    - If you wish to focus on faraway subjects such as mountains or fireworks, push the joystick < > toward and hold it pressed down until [MF] changes to .

  5. Push the joystick < > to hide the joystick guide.
    - The selected focus will be locked.
    - During focus lock, press <> twice to return the camcorder to autofocus.



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