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Focusing

To focus the camera to a specific point, simply use the Camera's focus(...) function:

await camera.current.focus({ x: tapEvent.x, y: tapEvent.y })

The focus function expects a Point parameter which represents the location relative to the Camera view where you want to focus the Camera to (in points). If you use react-native-gesture-handler, this will consist of the x and y properties of the tap event payload.

So for example, { x: 0, y: 0 } will focus to the upper left corner, while { x: CAM_WIDTH, y: CAM_HEIGHT } will focus to the bottom right corner.

Focussing adjusts auto-focus (AF) and auto-exposure (AE).

note

focus(...) will fail if the selected Camera device does not support focusing (see CameraDevice.supportsFocus)


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