It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects.
Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings
Scenes with a mixture of near and far subjects
Subjects with extremely bright objects at the center of the
Subjects that are moving quickly
Subjects through glass: Try to shoot as close to the glass as
possible to reduce the chances of light reflecting back off
Shooting with the Focus Lock
Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects
(Focus Lock, AF Lock)
*Cannot be used in
Aim the camera so that an object at the
same focal distance as the main subject is
centered in the viewfinder or in the AF frame
displayed on the LCD monitor.
Press the shutter button halfway to lock the
Keep the shutter button pressed while you
recompose the image and press the shutter
button all the way to shoot the image.