Exposure Lock (AE Lock)
You can lock the exposure when you want to set the focus and exposure separately or when you will take multiple shots at the same exposure setting. Press the button to lock the exposure, then recompose and take the picture. It is effective for shooting backlit subjects, etc.
Focus on the subject.
- Press the shutter button halfway.
Press the button.
-  is displayed on the screen to indicate that exposure is locked (AE lock). To cancel AE lock, press the button again.
Recompose and take the picture.
- Press the shutter button.
AE Lock Effects
|Metering Mode ()||AF Point Selection ()|
|Automatic Selection||Manual Selection|
|Exposure centered on the AF point in focus is locked.||Exposure centered on the selected AF point is locked.|
|AE lock is applied at the center AF point.|
When set to  with [: Focus mode] set to , AE is locked at an exposure value centered on the center of the screen.
- AE lock is not possible with bulb exposures.