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, continuous, and Self-timer drive modes are provided. Select the metering mode that suits the subject or your photographic intention. The asterisk * appended on the right of the page title...

Direct Printing from the Camera

You can connect the camera directly to a printer and print out the images in the CF card. The camera enables direct printing with printers compatible with > PictBridge, Canon < H> CP Direct, and Canon < 0> Bubble Jet Direct. This chapter includes procedures for various types of printers. After Preparing to Print on the next page, follow the instructions applicable to your printer on the pages indicated. Compatible with Bubble Jet Direct only The Web site below gives more information...

The numbers and markings on the battery charger correspond to the table on the left

Do not recharge any battery pack other than Battery Pack BP-511A, BP-514, BP-511, or BP-512. If the battery is left in the camera for a prolonged period without the camera being used, a low electrical current may be discharged excessively and the battery's service life may be affected. When not using the camera, remove the battery and attach the protective cover to prevent shorting. Before using the camera again, be sure to recharge the battery. Storing the battery while fully charged may...

Customizing the Camera

The current camera settings can be saved under the Mode Dial's < H> setting. Also, Custom Functions enable you to fine-tune your camera to suit your shooting preferences. Custom Functions work in all modes except < Q> (Full Auto). Most of the current camera settings can be set under the Mode Dial's < H > setting. Set the shooting mode to any mode except < Q> (Full Auto). The camera settings cannot be registered in the < 0> (Full Auto) mode. Turn the < Q> dial to select...

Info

While looking at the LCD panel, turn the < iSl> dial. It can be set in 1 3-stop increments. Press the shutter button halfway. The aperture value is set automatically. Check the viewfinder display and shoot. As long as the aperture value is not blinking, the exposure will be correct. If the maximum aperture blinks, It Indicates underexposure. Turn the < sSi> dial to set a slower shutter speed until the aperture value stops blinking. If the minimum aperture blinks, It Indicates...

Best Video Recording Setting From Canon Ds126091

This section will help you understand your camera better. It covers information on camera features, system accessories, and other reference information. An Image cannot be taken unless focus Is achieved. When focus Is achieved, It Is locked. With evaluative metering, the exposure setting Is also locked. (The exposure setting Is stored In memory before the shot Is taken.) Automatically switches between ONE SHOT AF and Al Servo AF according to the subject status. The focus tracks the subject...

Setting the LCD Brightness

You can adjust the brightness of the LCD monitor to one of five levels. Turn the < Q> dial to select VT LCD brightness , then press < & > > . The brightness adjustment screen will appear. Bate Time 08 01 '05 12 00 File numbering Continuous While looking at the gray chart on the left, turn the < Q> dial to adjust. Press < (set)> to exit the setting and return to the menu. Q To check the image's exposure, look at the histogram (p.109). 106 You can select any captured image to...

Imagerecording Quality Settings

The A (Fine) and A (Normal) icons Indicate the Image's compression rate. For better Image quality, select < A> for low compression. To save space so you can record more images, select a higher compression < J> . With RAW+JPEG, the RAW and JPEG images will be saved under the same file No. In the same folder.

DPOF Digital Print Order Format

With DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), you can use the camera to specify which images in the CF card are to be printed and the quantity. This feature is very convenient when you make prints with a DPOF-compatible printer or photo lab. DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) is a standard for recording print ordering instructions to the CF card. It is for images taken with a digital camera, and you can specify which photos and the quantity to print. With a DPOF-compatible digital camera, you can do...