How to use the depth-of-field preview.

Article ID: ART160400 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 11/04/2015


How to use the depth-of-field preview.


Press the depth-of-field preview button to stop down to the current aperture setting. The diaphragm in the lens will be set to the current aperture so you can check the depth of field (range of acceptable focus) through the viewfinder.
  • This feature can be used in the Creative Zone.
  • In the <A-DEP> mode, press the shutter button halfway to focus, then press the depth-of-field preview button while still pressing the shutter button halfway.
  • The exposure is locked (AE lock) while the Depth-of-Field Preview button is pressed.



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