EE Selecting the AF Point

The AF point can be selected automatically by the camera or manually by you. In Basic Zone modes and the < A-DEP> mode, the AF point is selected automatically. In the < P> < Tv> < Av> < M> modes, you can switch between automatic and manual AF point selection. The camera selects the AF point automatically according to the shooting conditions. All the AF points in the viewfinder will light in red. You can select any of the nine AF points...

P Program AE

Like < Q> (Full Auto) mode, this is a general-purpose shooting mode. The camera automatically sets the shutter speed and aperture to suit the subject's brightness. This is called Program AE. Look through the viewfinder and aim any AF point over the subject. Then press the shutter button halfway. The shutter speed and aperture will be set automatically and displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD panel. A correct exposure will be obtained as long as the shutter speed and aperture display...

WB Setting the White Balance

Normally, the < E53U> setting will set the optimum white balance automatically. If natural-looking colors cannot be obtained with < E53U> , you can set the white balance manually to suit the respective light source. In the Basic Zone modes, < E53U> will be set automatically.

Preparing to Print

You do the direct printing procedure entirely through your camera's LCD monitor. Fomtiunicmon i-pr int PC Format UWWFT-ED Turn the < > dial to select T Communication , then press < > . Turn the < Q> dial to select Print PC , then press < > . ES For direct printing, using AC Adapter Kit ACK-E2 (optional) to power the camera is recommended. 4 Turn the camera's < *< > switch to < OFF> . For details, refer to the printer's manual. See the Printers and Cables table on the...

INFO Checking Camera Settings

When the camera is ready to shoot, press the < INFO.> button to view the current camera settings on the LCD monitor. Press the < INFO.> button. The current camera settings appear on the LCD monitor. To turn off the settings display, press the < INFO.> button again. Date Time 03 13 '06 16 02 Picture Style Standard Detail 0. 0. oo O.C 0 Color space sRGB WB SHIFT BKT 0,0 0 ia 1 min. .onOW Date Time (p.39) Picture Style (p.56) Color space (p.63) - WB correction (p.67) WB bracketing...

Using the Builtin Flash

E-TTL II autoflash obtains high-precision and consistent flash shots. Using the Built-in Flash in the Basic Zone If necessary, the built-in flash will pop-up automatically in low-light or backlit conditions, (except in < 3ik> < E3> modes) Using the Built-in Flash in the Creative Zone Regardless of the light level, you can press the button to pop-up and fire the built-in flash whenever desired. P For fully automatic flash photography. The shutter speed (1 60 sec. - 1 250 sec.) and...

Setting the AF Metering and Drive Modes

By selecting a suitable AF point, you can shoot with autofocus while framing the subject as desired. You can also set the AF mode to suit the subject or obtain the desired effect. Evaluative, partial, spot, and center-weighted average metering modes are provided. Single, highspeed continuous, low-speed continuous, and self-timer drive modes are provided. Select the metering mode that suits the subject or your photographic intention. The asterisk * on the right of...

Mil White Balance Auto Bracketing

With just one shot, three images having a different color tone can be recorded simultaneously. Based on the white balance mode's standard color temperature, the image will be bracketed with a blue amber bias or magenta green bias. This is called white balance bracketing. It can be set up to 3 levels in single-level increments. 1'ffi SHIFT BUT 0.0 0 Custom WB Set the image-recording quality to any setting except RAW and RAW+JPEG (p.52) Turn the < G> dial to select WB SHIFT BKT , then press...

Rron Print Ordering

Set the print type, date imprinting, and file No. imprinting. The print settings will be applied to all print-ordered images. (They cannot be set individually for each image.) Color space sRGB Picture style standard Protect Rotate Turn the < G> dial to select H Print order , then press < > . The Print order screen will appear. * Turn the < Q> dial to select Set up , then press < > . The print setting screen will appear. Set the Print type , Date , and File No. . Turn the < >...

Menu Operations

By setting various optional settings with the menus, you can set the image recording quality, Picture Style, the date time, Custom Functions, etc. While looking at the LCD monitor, you use the < MENU> button, < > button, and < > dial on the camera back to proceed to the next step. The menu screen is color coded for the three menu categories. The menu screen is color coded for the three menu categories. Press the < JUMP> button to jump to the first item of each menu category. You...

Mm Setting the Image Review Time

You can set how long the image is to be displayed on the LCD monitor right after it is captured. To keep the image displayed, set Hold , To not have the image displayed, set Off . Turn the < G> dial to select EE Review time , then press < > . Turn the < Q> dial to select the setting, then press < > . If you press the < INFO.> button during the image review right after shooting, you can change the display format. The Hold setting keeps displaying the image until you press the...

Close the cover

Press the cover until it snaps shut. 0 Battery Pack BP-514, BP-511, or BP-512 can also be used. Checking the Battery Level When the lt lt gt switch is set to lt ON gt or gt p.30 , the battery level will be indicated at one of four levels. -Cl Battery will be exhausted soon. -Cp- Battery must be recharged. The figures above are based on a fully-charged BP-511A and CIPA Camera amp Imaging Products Association testing criteria. The figures above are based on a fully-charged BP-511A and CIPA...

Imm Setting the Color Temperature

You can numerically set the white balance's color temperature. 1 Press the lt AF-WB gt button. lt 5 gt 6 color temp, gt 5ZiMK Color space Picture Style While looking at the LCD panel, turn the lt Q gt dial to select lt CS gt color temperature . Turn the lt Q gt dial to select ft Color temp. , then press lt gt . Turn the lt gt dial to select the color temperature, then press lt gt . The color temperature can be set from 2800K to 10000K in 100K increments. When setting the color temperature for...

Using EOSDedicated External Speedlites

An EOS-dedicated, EX-series Speedlite optional makes flash photography as easy as normal shooting. You can easily do the flash operations below. For detailed procedures, see the Speedlite's instruction manual. E-TTL II Is a new autoflash exposure system Incorporating Improved flash exposure control and lens focusing distance Information, making It more precise than the previous E-TTL evaluative flash metering with preflash system. The camera can execute E-TTL II autoflash with any EX-series...

Tv Shutter Priority AE

In this mode, you set the shutter speed and the camera automatically sets the aperture to suit the brightness of the subject. This is called shutter-priority AE. A fast shutter speed can freeze the motion of a fast-moving subject and a slow shutter speed can blur the subject to give the impression of motion. lt Tv gt stands for Time value. While looking at the LCD panel, turn the lt iS gt dial. It can be set in 1 3-stop increments. Press the shutter button halfway. The aperture is set...

Mm Formatting the CF Card

Format the CF card before using it in the camera. O Formatting a CF card will erase everything in the card. Even protected images will be erased, so make sure there is nothing you need to keep. If necessary, transfer images to a personal computer before formatting the card. Turn the lt 0 gt dial to select VT Format , then press lt gt . The confirmation dialog will appear. Turn the lt G gt dial to select OK , then press lt gt . The CF card will be formatted initialized . When the formatting is...

M Manual Exposure

In this mode, you set both the shutter speed and aperture as desired. To determine the exposure, refer to the exposure level indicator in the viewfinder or use a handheld exposure meter. This method is called manual exposure. lt M gt stands for Manual. Standard exposure index Exposure level mark While looking at the LCD panel, turn the lt iS gt dial. Standard exposure index Exposure level mark Set the lt lt gt switch to gt , and while looking at the LCD panel, turn the lt gt dial. Press the...

Av Aperture Priority AE

In this mode, you set the desired aperture and the camera sets the shutter speed automatically to suit the subject brightness. This is called aperture-priority AE. A higher f number smaller aperture hole will make more of the foreground and background fall within acceptable focus. On the other hand, a lower f number larger aperture hole will make less of the foreground and background fall within acceptable focus. lt Av gt stands for Aperture. While looking at the LCD panel, turn the lt iS gt...

System

ST-E2 220EX 430EX 580EX Macro Ring Lite Macro Twin Lite MR-14EX MT-24EX ST-E2 220EX 430EX 580EX Macro Ring Lite Macro Twin Lite MR-14EX MT-24EX AC Adapter DC Coupler AC-E2 DR-400 AC Adapter Kit ACK-E2 Car Battery Battery Compact Power Cable Charger Adapter CB-570 CG-570 CA-570 AC Adapter DC Coupler AC-E2 DR-400 AC Adapter Kit ACK-E2 Car Battery Battery Compact Power Cable Charger Adapter CB-570 CG-570 CA-570 Home Edition Professional Windows 2000 Professional VWndows ME EOS DIGITAL Solution...

Setting Exposure Compensation

Exposure compensation is used to alter the standard exposure setting set by the camera. You can make the image look lighter increased exposure or darker decreased exposure . You can set the exposure compensation up to 2 stops in 1 3-stop increments. Turn the Mode Dial to any Creative Zone mode except lt M gt . Press the shutter button halfway and check the exposure level indicator. Set the exposure compensation amount. Set the lt lt gt switch to gt , and while looking at the viewfinder or LCD...

Troubleshooting Guide

If there is a problem, first refer to this Troubleshooting Guide. If this Troubleshooting Guide does not resolve the problem, contact your dealer or nearest Canon Service Center. You are using the wrong battery. Do not recharge any battery pack other than Battery Pack BP-511 A, BP-514, BP-511, or BP-512. The battery is not properly attached to the battery charger. Attach the battery properly to the charger, p.22 The camera does not operate even when the lt gt switch is set to lt 0 N gt or lt gt...

Mirror Lockup

Mirror lockup is enabled with C.Fn-12 Mirror lockup set to 1 Enable p.172 . The mirror can be swung up separately from when the exposure is made. This prevents mirror vibrations which may blur the image during close-ups or when a super telephoto lens is used. Set Custom Functions with VT Custom Functions C.Fn . Press the shutter button completely. Again press the shutter button completely. The picture is taken and the mirror goes back down. In very bright light such as at the beach or ski area...

RMl Auto Exposure Bracketing AEB m

By changing the shutter speed or aperture automatically, the camera brackets the exposure up to 2 stops in 1 3-stop increments for three successive shots. This is called Auto Exposure Bracketing AEB . Shoot w o card lAEB W m SHiFT.'BHT Custom ffb Turn the lt Q gt dial to select ft AEB , then press lt gt . Turn the lt G gt dial to set the AEB amount, then press lt gt . When you exit the menu, lt gt and the AEB level will be displayed on the LCD panel. The three bracketed shots will be exposed in...

Turn the dioptric adjustment knob

Turn the knob left or right so that the AF points in the viewfinder look sharp. The illustration shows the knob at the standard setting -1 dpt . If the camera's dioptric adjustment still cannot provide a sharp viewfinder image, using Dioptric Adjustment Lens E 10 types, optional is recommended. Firmly grasp the camera grip with your right hand, and press your both elbows lightly against your body. Hold the lens bottom with your left hand. Press the camera against your face and look through the...

Transferring Images to a Personal Computer

After installing the software provided with the camera to a personal computer, connect the camera to the personal computer. You can then transfer images in the CF card to the personal computer by operating the camera. I All Images I New linages IDPOF Transfer Images Select amp Transfer I v lt al J paper Transferring Transfer Order Images, All Images, or New Images Select DPOF Transfer Images , All Images , or New Images , Turn the lt Q gt dial to select the desired option, then press lt gt ....

IiMih Custom Function Settings

You can change the function assigned to lt gt when the camera is ready to shoot. 0 Default no function 1 Change quality After pressing lt gt , look at the LCD panel and turn the lt gt dial to set the recording quality directly. 2 Change Picture Style Press the lt gt button to display the Picture Style selection screen on the LCD monitor. Turn the lt gt dial to select a style, then press lt gt . 3 Menu display Gives the same function as the lt MENU gt button. 4 Image replay Gives the same...

Image Playback

You can select any captured image to view. You can view a single image, the shooting information, an index display, or a magnified view. The last captured image will appear on the LCD monitor. To playback images starting with the last image, turn the dial counterclockwise. To playback images starting with the first captured image, turn the lt gt dial clockwise. Pressthe lt INFO. gt button to switch the display format. Single image display with basic info Single image display no shooting info...

Program Line

Program Line

The following program line applies when the camera is in Program AE lt P gt mode. The lower horizontal axis represents the shutter speed, and the right-hand vertical axis represents the aperture. The combinations of shutter speed and aperture automatically determined by Program AE are shown as lines with respect to the subject brightness Exposure Value gradations on the left and top edges of the graph. Example Using an EF-S17-85mm f 4-5.6 IS USM lens with a subject brightness of EV8, the point...

Error Codes

If an error occurs, the camera's LCD monitor will display the error screen, and the LCD panel will display an error code like Err xx. To resolve the error, follow the instructions on the LCD monitor. If an error keeps occurring, there may be a problem. Write down the error code and Probable cause and solution consult Vour nearest Canon Service Center. To exit the error screen, set the C gt switch lt OFF gt and lt ON gt or remove and reinstall the battery. Communications between the camera and...

Picture Style Effects

The image looks vivid, sharp, and crisp. For nice skin tones. The image looks slightly sharp and crisp. By changing the Color tone p.57 , you can adjust the skin tone. For vivid blues and greens, and very sharp and crisp images. For natural colors and subdued images. No sharpness is applied. When the subject is photographed under a color temperature of 5200K, the color is adjusted colorimetrically to match the subject's color. No sharpness is applied. In the Basic Zone modes, the Picture Style...

Using the Eyepiece Cover

During self-timer or remote switch optional operation when your eye does not cover the viewfinder eyepiece, stray light may enter the eyepiece and affect the exposure when the image is captured. To prevent this, use the eyepiece cover attached to the neck strap to cover the eyepiece p.21 . From the bottom of the eyecup, push it upward. Slide the eyepiece cover down into the eyepiece groove to attach it. You can silence the beeper so it does not sound in any shooting mode. Turn the lt Q gt dial...