1) Press and Hold the FOCUS button until to you "MF" appear in the lower left corner of the LCD Display on the back of the camera. Then you can release the Focus button.
2) Press and Hold the DISP/i button to see the Manual Focus Range.
3) While holding the DISP/i button, use the Tele/Wide Zoom Key to set the desired Manual Focus. You can see the focus change as you toggle the zoom key.
4) When you are ready, release the DISP/i button and Press the Shutter Button to take your picture.
*Press the Focus Button to return to Auto Focus / Macro options