How do you use the manual focus on the Vixia?


  1. Set the mode switch to .
  2. Turn on the camcorder.
  3. Touch [ ].
  4. Touch [ Focus ].
  5. Bring the camcorder into focus. – 5-1. Touch a subject that appears inside the frame.
  6. Touch [ ] to lock the focus at the selected distance. – During manual focus, [MF] will appear on the screen.

How do I change the aperture on my Canon Vixia?

Setting the Exposure Mode

  1. Press the [FUNC.] button.
  2. Using the joystick up/down select the desired recording program.
  3. Press the [FUNC.] button.
  4. If you have selected Tv or Av use the joystick up/down to adjust the shutter speed or aperture value.

How do I take pictures with my Canon Vixia?

Open the LCD panel to turn on the camcorder and slide the lens cover switch down. Then set the camcorder to Auto mode and then touch [Photo] to take a photo. This will allow you to capture photos. A green light on screen and the indicator light will let you know when the image has been saved.

Does Canon VIXIA HF R800 have night vision?

Please note that this unit does offer a “night” mode but does not have night vision specifically.

Does Canon Vixia HF R800 have WiFi?

It does not come with inbuilt Wi-fi. Although it is not a necessity, if you’re looking to control the camera with a remote, or for live streaming without HDMI, then you need inbuilt WiFi.

Does the Canon Vixia HF R800 have remote control?

Is there a remote for this camera that can be ordered? Or an aftermarket addtion that could allow for remote control capabilities? Only the HF 80 and HF R 82 have WiFi. Unfortunately the HF R800 does not.

How can I use my old camera as a webcam?

Option 1: Plug the HDMI adapter into the micro or mini HDMI port on the camera or camcorder, and then connect a standard HDMI cable to the adapter. Plug the other end of the HDMI cable into the capture device. Option 2: Plug your speciality HDMI cable into the camera and the capture device.

Can I use my camcorder as a webcam?

Turn on the camcorder by moving the POWER switch to the CAMERA position. Open the video/audio settings of the capture/streaming software on your computer. The software should recognize the video capture device and therefore your camcorder as a webcam.