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Image Number 10 for United States Patent #6118943.

A camera includes an objective lens, a detection device for detecting defocus associated with each of at least three portions in a view field, a setting device for manually setting whether the each of at least three portions is used for focusing or not and a selecting device for automatically selecting a portion from among a plurality of the manually set portions to have been used for focusing, and for performing focusing for the selected portion by the objective lens.

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