Fn I Exposure

Sets 1 2-stop increments for the shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, AEB, etc. Effective when you prefer to control the exposure in less fine increments than 1 3-stop increments. The exposure level will be displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD panel as shown below. H1 (equivalent to ISO 6400) and H2 (equivalent to ISO 12800) will be selectable for the ISO speed. The AEB and WB-BKT settings will be canceled if you set the power switch to < OFF> or clear the camera settings....

Using Non Canon Flash Units

The camera can synchronize with non-Canon compact flash units at 1 250 sec. and slower speeds. With large studio flash units, since the flash duration is longer, set the sync speed within 1 60 sec. to 1 30 sec. Be sure to test the flash synchronization before shooting. The camera's PC terminal can be used with flash units having a sync cord. The PC terminal is threaded to prevent inadvertent disconnection. The camera's PC terminal has no polarity. You can connect any sync cord regardless of its...

Nomenclature

Nomenclature Canon Eos Mark

For detailed information, reference page numbers are provided in parentheses p. . - lt U gt LCD panel illumination button p.104 selection White balance selection button p.100 71 lt AF-DRIVE gt AF mode selection Drive mode selection button p.84 89 lt ISO- gt ISO speed setting Flash exposure compensation button p.63 109 selection White balance selection button p.100 71 Built-in flash AF-assist beam p.107 87 - Flash-sync contacts -Hot shoe p.113 lt AF-DRIVE gt AF mode selection Drive mode...

Select [Set up

Set the option as desired. Set the Print type , Date , and File No. . i Select the option, then press lt gt . Select the desired setting, then press Multiple, thumbnail images are printed on one sheet. Prints both the standard and index prints. On imprints the recorded date on the print. On imprints the file No. on the print.

Live View Shooting

You can shoot while viewing the picture on the camera's LCD monitor. This is called Live View shooting. Live View shooting is effective for still subjects which do not move. If you handhold the camera and shoot while viewing the LCD monitor, camera shake can cause blurred images. Using a tripod is recommended. With EOS Utility provided software installed in your personal computer, you can connect the camera to the personal computer and shoot remotely while viewing the computer screen instead of...

Selecting a Folder

With the Select folder screen displayed, turn the lt gt dial to select the desired folder, then press lt gt . The folder where the captured images will be saved will be selected. Subsequent captured images will be recorded into the selected folder. As with 100CANON for example, the folder name starts with three digits folder number followed by five alphanumeric characters. A folder can contain up to 9999 images file No. 0001 - 9999 . When a folder becomes full, a new folder with a higher...

Recompose and take the picture

If you want to maintain the AE lock while taking more shots, hold down the lt A gt button and press the shutter button to take another shot. AE lock is applied at the AF point that achieved focus. AE lock is applied at the selected AF point. AE lock is applied at the center AF point. When the lens' focus mode switch is set to lt MF gt , AE lock is applied at the center AF point. When the lens' focus mode switch is set to lt MF gt , AE lock is applied at the center AF point.

Operations During Live View Display

As with normal shooting through the viewfinder, while the Live View image is displayed, you can still use the camera buttons to change settings and playback images. When you press the lt AF DRIVE gt or lt ISO- gt button, you can display and change the settings on the LCD monitor. During Live View shooting, the metering mode will be set to evaluative metering regardless of the current metering mode setting. To check the depth of field, press the depth-of-field preview button. The image...

Fn IV Shutter buttonAFON button

0 Metering AF start 1 Metering AF start AF stop During autofocusing, you can press the lt AFON gt button to stop the autofocusing. 2 Metering start Metering AF start This is useful for subjects which keep moving and stopping repeatedly. In the AI Servo AF mode, you can press the lt AFON gt button to start or stop the AI Servo AF operation. The exposure is set at the moment the picture is taken. Thus, the optimum focusing and exposure will always be achieved as you wait for the decisive moment....

Select the metering mode

While looking at the LCD panel, turn the lt 6 gt dial. This is an all-around metering mode suited for portraits and even backlit subjects. The camera sets the exposure automatically to suit the scene. Effective when the background is much brighter than the subject due to backlighting, etc. Partial metering covers about 9 of the viewfinder area at the center. This is for metering a specific part of the subject or scene. The metering is weighted at the center covering about 3.8 of the viewfinder...

Fn Iv Afonae lock button switch

The functions of the lt AFON gt and lt A y gt buttons will be switched with each other's function. When set to 1, press the lt A gt button to display the image index or to reduce the image display. You can assign a frequently-used function to lt 0 gt . When the camera is ready to shoot, you can press lt 0 gt . 0 Normal disabled 1 Image quality Press lt 0 gt to display the image-recording quality setting screen on the LCD monitor. Turn the or lt 0 gt dial to set the desired image- recording...

Fn Iii Af point selection method

Press the lt S gt button and use lt 9 gt to select the AF point. 1 Multi-controller direct Without pressing the lt S gt button first, you can just use lt 9 gt to select the desired AF point. Pressing the lt S gt button will set it to automatic AF point selection. 2 Quick Control Dial direct Without pressing the lt S gt button first, you can just use the lt 0 gt to select the desired AF point. By holding down the lt S gt button and turning the dial, you can set the exposure compensation.

Maximum Burst During Continuous Shooting

The maximum burst during continuous shooting indicated on the preceding page is the number of continuous shots that can be taken without stopping, based on a formatted 2GB card. The number is displayed in the viewfinder on the bottom right. If the maximum burst is 99 or higher, 99 will be displayed. hi Setting the Image-recording Quality The maximum burst is displayed even when a card is not in the camera. Make sure that a card is loaded before taking a picture. The maximum burst for lt i3h gt...

Setting Exposure Compensation n

Exposure compensation is used to alter the standard exposure set by the camera. You can make the image look brighter increased exposure or darker decreased exposure . You can set the exposure compensation up to 2 stops in 1 3-stop increments. Increased exposure for a 5 brighter image Decreased exposure for a darker image

Lens Maximum Aperture and AF Sensitivity

With lenses whose maximum aperture is larger than f 5.6 With all AF points, cross-type AF sensitive to both vertical and horizontal lines is possible. With lenses whose maximum aperture is larger than f 2.8 With the center AF point, high-precision, cross-type AF sensitive to both vertical and horizontal lines is possible. The center AF point's sensitivity to vertical and horizontal lines is about twice as sensitive as the other AF points. The remaining eight AF points will work as cross-type...

Set the Mode Dial to Full Auto p

All the necessary camera settings will be set automatically. Focus the subject. p.35 Look through the viewfinder and aim the viewfinder center over the subject. Press the shutter button halfway, and the camera will focus the subject. If necessary, the built-in flash will popup automatically. Press the shutter button completely to Review the picture. p.145 The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec. on the LCD monitor. To display the image again, press the lt H gt button p.132 . To...

Depthof Field Preview

Press the depth-of-field preview button to stop down to the current aperture setting. You can check the depth of field range of acceptable focus through the viewfinder. A higher f number will make more of the foreground and background fall within acceptable focus. However, the viewfinder will look darker. If the depth of field is difficult to discern, hold down the depth-of-field preview button while turning the lt 6 gt dial. The exposure will be locked AE lock while the depth-of-field preview...

Set the external flash function settings

Select a flash function and set it as desired. The procedure is the same as setting a menu function. On the flash function settings screen, the settable items or current settings displayed differ depending on the current flash mode settings or flash Custom Function settings. If you press the lt INF0. gt button to clear the Speedlite settings, both the external Speedlite and built-in flash settings will be cleared. Built-in flash func, setting External flash func. setting External flash C.Fn...

Select [Live View function settings

Under the tab, select Live View function settings , then press lt gt . LCD brightness , , T , , i ft Date Time 08 24 '08 13 10 Language English live View function settings LCD brightness , , T , , i ft Date Time 08 24 '08 13 10 Language English live View function settings

Mm Manual Sensor Cleaning n

Dust which could not be removed by the automatic sensor cleaning can be removed manually with a blower, etc. The surface of the image sensor is extremely delicate. If the sensor needs to be cleaned directly, having it done by a Canon Service Center is recommended. Before cleaning the sensor, detach the lens from the camera. Auto cleaning . Clean now gt Clean manually Auto cleaning . Clean now gt Clean manually

System

Canon System Map

ST-E2 220EX 430EX II 580EX II Macro Ring Lite Macro Twin Lite MR-14EX MT-24EX Battery AC Adapter DC Coupler Magazine AC-E2 DR-400 BGM-E2 AC Adapter Kit CarBattery Battery Compact Power ACK-E2 Cable Charger Adapter CB-570 CG-570 CA-570 Timer Remote Remote Wireless Controller Switch Controller TC-BCN3 RS-BCN3 LC-5 EOS DIGITAL Software Instruction Solution Disk Manual Wireless LAN adapter Ethernet port

Fn III AFassist beam firing

The AF-assist beam can be emitted by the camera's built-in flash or by the external, EOS-dedicated Speedlite. 0 Enable 1 Disable If an external, EOS-dedicated Speedlite is attached, it will emit the AF-assist beam when necessary. The camera's built-in flash will not fire the AF-assist beam. 0 If the external, EOS-dedicated Speedlite's AF-assist beam firing Custom Function is set to Disabled , the Speedlite will not emit the AF-assist beam even if the camera's C.Fn III -5-0 2 is set. Prevents...

Manual Reset

To reset the file numbering to 0001 or to start from file number 0001 in a new folder When you reset the file numbering manually, a new folder is created automatically and the file numbering of images saved to that folder starts from 0001. This is convenient when you want to use different folders for the images taken yesterday and the ones taken today, for example. After the manual reset, the file numbering returns to continuous or auto reset. y If folder No. 999 is created, Folder number full...

Fn III Lens AF stop button function

The AF stop button is provided only on super telephoto IS lenses. AF operates only while the button is pressed. While the button is pressed, AF operation with the camera is disabled. 2 AE lock When the button is pressed, AE lock is applied. Convenient when you want to focus and meter at different parts of the picture. 3 AF point M 9 Auto Auto 9 center In the manual AF point selection mode, the button instantly switches to automatic AF point selection only while you hold it down. This is...

Set the auto rotate

Turn the lt gt dial to select the setting, then press lt gt . The vertical image is automatically rotated on both the camera's LCD monitor and on the personal computer. On S The vertical image is automatically rotated only on the personal o Auto rotate will not work with vertical images captured while Auto rotate was Off . They will not rotate even if you later switch it to On for playback. Immediately after image capture, the vertical image will not be automatically rotated for the image...

Select the image and protect it

Turn the lt gt dial to select the image to be protected, then press When an image is protected, the lt K gt icon will appear on the screen. To cancel the image protection, press lt 0 gt again. The lt 0 gt icon will disappear. To protect another image, repeat step 2. To exit the image protection, press the lt MENU gt button. The menu will reappear. If you format the card p.43 , the protected images will also be erased. 0 Once an image is protected, it cannot be erased by the camera's erase...

About the Dust Delete Data

After the Dust Delete Data is obtained, it is appended to all the JPEG and RAW images captured thereafter. Before an important shoot, you should update the Dust Delete Data by obtaining it again. To erase dust spots automatically with the bundled software, see the Software Instruction Manual in the CD-ROM. The Dust Delete Data appended to the image is so small that it hardly affects the image file size. Be sure to use a solid-white object such as a new sheet of white paper. If the paper has any...

About [Exposure simulation

Exposure simulation displays and simulates how the brightness of the actual image will look. The Disable and Enable settings are explained below The image is displayed at the standard brightness to make the Live View image easy to see. The Live View image will closely reflect the brightness level of the actual image you capture. If you set exposure compensation, the image brightness will change accordingly. During Live View shooting, do not point the camera toward the sun. The sun's heat can...

About the Lens Correction Data

The camera already contains lens peripheral light correction data for about 20 lenses. In step 2, if you select Enable , the peripheral light correction will be applied automatically for any lens whose correction data has been registered in the camera. With the EOS Utility provided software , you can check which lenses have their correction data registered in the camera. You can also register the correction data for unregistered lenses. For details, see the Software Instruction Manual CD-ROM...

Recomposing the Shot

Depending on the scene, position the subject toward the left or right to create a balanced background and good perspective. In the lt Q gt Full Auto mode, while you press the shutter button halfway to focus a still subject, the focus will be locked. You can then recompose the shot and press the shutter button completely to take the picture. This is called focus lock. Focus lock is also possible in other Basic Zone modes except lt 5 gt Sports .

Error Codes

If there is a problem with the camera, an error message appears. Follow the onscreen instructions. To recover from the error screen, turn the power switch lt OFF gt and lt ON gt , or remove and reinstall the battery. If error 02 Card problem is displayed, remove and reinstall the card or format the card. This may resolve the problem. If the same error keeps appearing, there may be a problem. Write down the error code and consult your nearest Canon Service Center. Communications...

Safety Warnings

Follow these safeguards and use the equipment properly to prevent injury, death, and material damage. To prevent fire, excessive heat, chemical leakage, and explosions, follow the safeguards below - Do not use any batteries, power sources, and accessories not specified in this booklet. Do not use any home-made or modified batteries. - Do not short-circuit, disassemble, or modify the battery pack or back-up battery. Do not apply heat or apply solder to the battery pack or back-up battery. Do not...