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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 by Carol F. Roullard, Brian Matsumoto Ph.D

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Customizing Automatic Focusing

We often take automatic focusing for granted; however, it can be customized to operate as you would like. This ranges from total automatic to fully manual, and as a consequence, we discuss focusing commands in two chapters, here and Chapter 6.

On the top of the camera you will find the auto focus mode dial. It moves through 1-area-focusing, 23-area-focusing, AF Tracking, and Face Detection. These settings can be customized for adjusting the region of the display screen to be used for focusing and the size of the area to be selected for focusing.

The green target indicates the area used for focusing; The target can be enlarged to one size larger

Figure 5-12. The green target indicates the area used for focusing; The ...

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