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Customize the AE Lock and Shutter Button.

To configure the buttons, set the Mode dial to P, Tv, Av, or M. Then head for Custom Function 6. You can choose from the following configuration options. The part of the option name before the slash indicates the result of pressing the shutter button halfway; the name after the slash indicates the result of pressing the AE Lock button.

AF/AE Lock: Pressing the shutter button halfway initiates autofocus; pressing the AE Lock button locks autoexposure.

AE Lock/AF: Pressing the shutter button halfway locks autoexposure. To initiate autofocusing, you instead press the AE Lock button.

AF/AF Lock, no AE Lock: Pressing the shutter button halfway initiates autofocusing and exposure metering, and pressing the AE Lock button locks focus. Autoexposure lock isn’t possible.

AE/AF, no AE Lock: Press the shutter button halfway to initiate autoexposure and press the AE Lock button to autofocus.

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