Flash Exposure Compensation

When an EOS-dedicated Speedlite is used, you can set flash exposure compensation with the camera up to 3 stops in 1 3-stop increments. While pressing the < B3> button, turn the < 0> dial to set the desired flash exposure compensation amount. On the LCD panel, the plus side of the scale indicates overexposure and the minus side indicates underexposure. The sample LCD panel on the left shows a flash exposure compensation amount of +2 3 stop. Release the < 0> button and the normal...

FE Lock

FE (flash exposure) lock obtains and locks the correct flash exposure reading for the desired portion of the scene. -i Check that the Speedlite's pilot ' lamp is lit. The flash mode can be either normal or high-speed sync. FE lock works with either mode. O Focus the subject with AF or manual focus. Q Aim the spot metering circle over the part where you want to lock the flash exposure, then press the < FEL> button. (16 sec.) The Speedlite fires a preflash and calculates the required flash...

How To Stop Eos 3 From Rewind Film All The

This chapter explains a few preliminary steps and basic operations which you should Know before you start taking pictures. If you are a new EOS user, read this chapter first. If you are familiar with the basic operations of EOS cameras and want to start using the camera right away, see Quick Start with Program AE on page 29. The camera operates only after the < B> switch is turned on. This main switch has three settings < H> Lock position. The camera does not operate. Set to this...

Shutter Speed and Aperture Readouts

The shutter speed is normally displayed in 1 3-stop increments. Numbers from 4 to 8000 denote the denominator of the shutter speed fraction. For example, 125 is 1 125 sec. Also, 03 is 0.3 sec., and 15 is 15 sec. The aperture is normally displayed in 1 3-stop increments. The larger the number, the smaller the aperture opening. The range of aperture numbers (f-numbers) displayed depends on the lens used. PI Custom Function CF-6 enables the shutter speed and aperture to be set in full-stop or...

Exposure Compensation with the Dial

Set the < Q> switch to < I > . Focus the subject and check the exposure level. Turn the < 0> dial to set the desired exposure compensation amount. Turn the < 0> dial while pressing the shutter button halfway or within (< 6) after releasing the shutter button. The exposure compensation amount is indicated by the exposure level indicator in the viewfinder (where the ti. icon also lights) and the exposure compensation indicator on the LCD panel. On the viewfinder's exposure level...

PC Terminal

The camera's PC terminal is provided for flash units using a sync cord. The PC terminal is threaded to prevent inadvertent disconnection. Only X-sync is used for synchronization at 1 200 sec. or slower. r l A (lash unit attached to the camera's hot shoe and a flash unit connected to the PC LZil terminal can be used at the same time. Canon EOS-dedicated Speedlites are recommended for use with this camera. If the camera is used with a flash unit or flash accessory dedicated to another camera...

Custom Function Settings

Custom Function CF-0 makes the camera's built-in exposure meter compatible with the focusing screen. Be sure to set this Custom Function to suit the focusing screen installed in the camera. Custom Functions CF-1 to CF-17 can be set to suit your preferences. Setting for focusing screen Ec-N or Ec-R ( N New Lasermatte Screen). Setting for focusing screens Ec-A, Ec-B, Ec-C, Ec-CII, Ec-D, Ec-H, Ec-I, Ec-L (Op Lasermatte Screen) Settings 1 and 3 are ideal when film rewind noise would be disturbing....

Eos

Thank you for purchasing a Canon product. The EOS-3 is the world's first high-performance AF single-lens reflex camera with Eye-Control area AF. The camera's many features can suit diverse picture-taking requirements from fully automatic operations to highly specialized applications. It also retains the simple electronic dial operation found on other top-tier EOS cameras. Before using the camera, read this Instructions booklet and familiarize yourself with the camera. Before using the camera...

Index of Custom Functions

No AF operation with halfway pressing of shutter button. Autofocus with a button other than the shutter button. Separate metering and autofocusing operations. Enable AE and Al Servo AF with the lt gt button and allow the shutter button to only release the shutter. After focus is achieved in the One-Shot AF mode, enable electronic manual focusing. After focus is achieved in the One-Shot AF mode, disable electronic manual focusing. Enable focusing point flashing only when focus is achieved. Make...

Using Custom Functions CF and CF Together

If Custom Functions CF-5 and CF-11 are used together in the manual exposure mode, the shutter speed and aperture setting method will be as follows Shutter speed Set with lt i gt dial. Aperture 2 Or with lt V- gt button and lt iSi gt dial. Aperture Set with Si gt dial. Shutter speed 2 Or with lt - gt button and Si gt dial. Shutter speed Set with lt Si gt dial. Aperture 2 Or with lt B gt button and lt Si gt dial. Aperture Set with lt zSi gt dial. Shutter speed 2 Or with lt gt button and lt Si gt...

Program Line Description

The bottom horizontal axis represents the shutter speed and the right vertical axis represents the aperture. On the left edge and top edge of the graph, the Exposure Value EV is indicated on a 45-degree scale. The program line indicates the shutter speed and aperture which the Program AE mode sets automatically for the respective EV. Example When the subject brightness is EV 12, the point where the diagonal line from EV 12 on the top edge of the graph intersects the program line indicates the...