Digital Camera Model DS Systems

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Note This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for class B digital devices, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful...

Shooting Function Settings

If you press the < AF-DRIVE> , < ffl-WB> , or < A > button while the image is displayed on the LCD monitor, the setting screen will appear on the LCD monitor and you can turn the < 6> or < > dial to set the respective function. Note that the < > metering mode cannot be set. If the shooting mode is < M> , you can press the < ISO- > button and turn the < 6> dial to set the ISO speed. With the image displayed on the LCD monitor, you can press the < Q> button...

Changing Image Playback Settings

Adjusting the LCD Monitor Brightness The LCD monitor's brightness is adjusted automatically for optimum viewing. You can set the automatic adjustment's brightness level (brighter or darker) or adjust the brightness manually. Under the 6 tab, select LCD brightness , then press < > . Turn the < 6> dial to make the selection. While referring to the gray chart, turn the < > dial, then press < > . You can adjust Auto to one of three levels, and Manual to one of seven levels. While...

Select [OK

Turn the lt gt dial to select OK , then press lt gt . The battery pack will be registered, and the battery history screen will reappear. The grayed out battery will now be displayed in white letters. Press the lt MENU gt button. The battery info. screen will reappear. Battery registration is not possible if size-AA LR6 batteries are in the Battery Grip BG-E7 or if you use the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6. If six battery packs have already been registered, Register cannot be selected. To delete...

Picture Style Effects

The image looks vivid, sharp, and crisp. This is a general-purpose Picture Style suitable for most scenes. This is set automatically in the lt D gt Full Auto mode. For nice skin tones. The image looks softer. Effective for close-ups of women or children. By changing the Color tone p.66 , you can adjust the skin tone. HI Landscape C Vivid blues and greens For vivid blues and greens, and very sharp and crisp images. Effective for impressive landscapes. O 3.0 0 S, O.C 0 Etilj BSI SEtil HSI sa fga...

Shooting a Moving Subject

In the lt Q gt Full Auto mode, if the subject moves distance to camera changes during or after you focus, AI Servo AF will take effect to focus the subject continuously. As long as you keep aiming the AF point on the subject while pressing the shutter button halfway, the focusing will be continuous. When you want to take the picture, press the shutter button completely.

Operating the Multicontroller

The lt 9 gt consists of eight direction keys and a button at the center. Use it to select the AF point, correct the white balance, move the AF point or magnifying frame during Live View shooting, scroll the playback image during magnified view, operate the Quick Control screen, etc. You can also use it to select or set menu options except 3 Erase images and 5 Format .

Contents

Item Check Conventions Used in this Index to Handling Quick Start Charging the Installing and Removing the Turning on the Installing and Removing the CF Attaching and Detaching a About the Lens Image Basic Q Using the Quick Control H Menu Before You Setting the Interface Setting the Date and Formatting the Set the Power-off Time Auto Power Reverting the Camera to the Default Displaying the Grid and Electronic O Fully Automatic O Full Auto C Creative Auto Setting the Image Review Setting the...

Handling Precautions

This camera is a precision instrument. Do not drop it or subject it to physical shock. The camera is not waterproof and cannot be used underwater. If you accidentally drop the camera into water, promptly consult your nearest Canon Service Center. Wipe off any water droplets with a dry cloth. If the camera has been exposed to salty air, wipe it with a well-wrung wet cloth. Never leave the camera near anything having a strong magnetic field such as a magnet or electric motor. Also avoid using or...

Slide Show Auto Playback

You can playback the images in the card as an automatic slide show. Histogram Brightness I Slide show Histogram Brightness I Slide show Under the 4 tab, select Slide show , then press lt gt . Select the images to be played back. Turn the lt gt dial to select the item, then press lt gt . Turn the lt gt dial to select one of the following jAll images Turn the lt gt dial to select either nFolder or HDate . When gt is displayed brightly, press the lt INF0. gt button. Turn the lt gt dial to select...

Menu functions

1 Quality, Red-eye On Off, Beep, Release shutter without card, Review time, Peripheral illumination correction, Flash control Flash firing, Shutter sync., Flash exposure compensation, E-TTL II 2 Exposure compensation AEB, Auto Lighting Optimizer, White balance, Custom WB, WB SHIFT BKT, Color space, Picture Style Z Live View shooting, AF mode, Grid display, Exposure simulation, Silent shooting, Metering timer amp AF mode, Grid display, Movie recording size, Sound recording, Silent shooting,...

Select the imagerecording quality

To select a RAW setting, turn the lt 6 gt dial. To select a JPEG setting, turn the lt gt dial. On the upper right, the M megapixels x number indicates the recorded pixel count, and is the number of possible shots displayed up to 999 . Press lt gt to set it. Image-recording Quality Setting Examples Image-recording Quality Setting Examples If - is set for both RAW and JPEG, 7L will be set. 58 If - is set for both RAW and JPEG, 7L will be set. 58 Guide to Image-recording Quality Settings Approx....

About the Automatic Self Cleaning Sensor

Whenever you set the power switch to lt 0N gt or lt OFF gt , the sensor cleaning will be executed automatically. During the sensor cleaning, the LCD monitor will display lt f gt . Even during the sensor cleaning, you can still shoot by pressing the shutter button halfway p.35 to stop the sensor cleaning and take a picture. If you repeatedly turn the power switch lt 0N gt lt 0FF gt at a short interval, the lt f gt icon might not be displayed. This is normal and not a problem.

Focusing Manually

You can magnify the image and focus precisely manually. Turn the lens focusing ring to focus roughly. Use lt 9 gt to move the magnifying frame to the position where you want to focus. If you press lt 9 gt straight down, the AF point will return to the image center. Press the lt U gt button. The image within the magnifying frame will be magnified. Each time you press the lt U gt button, the display format will change as follows AE lock Magnified area position Magnification While looking at the...

Shooting Settings

Picture Style Aperture Shutter speed Flash exposure compensation Metering mode Drive mode Maximum burst AF area selection mode Image-recording quality Quick Control icon White balance correction I Battery check If flash exposure compensation is set with an external Speedlite, the flash exposure compensation icon will change from lt y gt to When you press the lt Q gt button, the Quick Control screen appears p.38 . If you press the lt ISO E gt , lt AF-DRIVE gt , lt ffl-WB gt , or lt S gt button,...

K Enjoying Movies

Basically, there are the following three ways to playback the movies you shot. Use the provided AV cable or an HDMI Cable HTC-100 sold separately to connect the camera to a TV set. Then you can playback the captured movies and photos on the TV. If you have a High-Definition TV set and connect your camera to it with an HDMI cable, you can watch Full HD Full HighDefinition 1920x1080 and HD HighDefinition 1280x720 movies with higher image quality. Movies on a card can be played only by devices...

Nomenclature

For detailed information, reference page numbers are provided in parentheses p. . lt AF-DRIVE gt AF mode-selection Drive mode selection button p.84 93 lt IS0-ffl gt ISO speed setting Flash exposure compensation button p.62 113 lt U gt LCD panel illumination button p.37 lt M-Fn gt Multi-function button p.88,114 Red-eye reduction Self-timer lamp p.112 94 selection White balance selection button p.103 70 Built-in flash AF-assist beam p.111 91 lt U gt LCD panel illumination button p.37 Built-in...

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 4GB card. The number is displayed on the bottom right in the viewfinder. If the maximum burst is 99 or higher, 99 will be displayed. The maximum burst is displayed even when a card is not inserted in the camera. Make sure that a card is loaded before taking a picture. If 8C.Fn II -2 High ISO speed noise reduction is set to 2...

Editing the Movies First and Last Scenes

You can edit out the first and last scenes of a movie in 1-sec. increments. l gt 1 W 111 ll gt W mi On the movie playback screen, select X . The editing screen will be displayed. Select either ffi Cut beginning or Hit Cut end , then press lt gt . Tilt lt 9 gt to the left or right to fast forward or turn the lt gt dial Next frame to specify the part to be edited out, then press lt gt . The portion highlighted in blue on the top of the screen is what will remain. Select and press lt gt to...

Info

While looking at the LCD panel, turn the lt 6 gt dial. ONE SHOT One-Shot AF Al FOCUS AI Focus AF Al SERVO AI Servo AF Suited for still subjects. When you press the shutter button halfway, the camera will focus only once. i When focus is achieved, the AF point which achieved focus will be displayed, and the focus confirmation light lt gt in the viewfinder will also light. i With evaluative metering, the exposure setting will be set at the same time focus is achieved. i While you hold down the...

Live View Shooting

Set the Live View shooting Movie shooting switch to lt A gt . sstop gt button. The Live View image will appear on the LCD monitor. The image's field of view is about 100 . Before shooting, focus with AF or manual focus p.138-145 . When you press the shutter button halfway, the camera will focus with the current AF mode. Press the shutter button completely. The picture will be taken and the captured image is displayed on the LCD monitor. After the image review ends, the camera will return to...

Sensor Cleaning

The camera has a Self Cleaning Sensor Unit attached to the image sensor's front layer low-pass filter to The Dust Delete Data can also be appended to the image so that the dust spots remaining can be erased automatically by Digital Photo Professional provided About smear adhering to the front of the sensor Besides dust entering the camera from outside, in rare cases lubricant from the camera's internal parts may adhere to the front of the sensor. In case visible spots still remain after the...

Getting Started

This chapter explains preparatory steps before you start shooting and basic camera operations. Pass the end of the strap through the camera's strap mount eyelet from the bottom. Then pass it through the strap's buckle as shown in the illustration. Pull the strap to take up any slack and make sure the strap will not loosen from the buckle. The eyepiece cover is also attached to the strap p.108 .

Quick Start Guide

Insert the battery. p.26 To charge the battery, see page 24. Attach the lens. p.31 When attaching an EF-S lens, align it with the white index on the camera. For other lenses, align it with the red index. Set the lens focus mode switch to lt AF gt . p.31 Open the slot cover and insert a card. p.29 Face the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera.

Set the trimming frame size position and aspect ratio

The image area within the trimming frame will be printed. The trimming frame's aspect ratio can be changed with Paper settings . When you press the lt U gt or lt HA gt button, the size of the trimming frame will change. The smaller the trimming frame, the larger the image magnification will be for printing. Moving the trimming frame Use lt 9 gt to move the frame over the image vertically or horizontally. Move the trimming frame until it covers the desired image area. Rotating the frame Each...

B Rotating the Image

You can rotate the displayed image to the desired orientation. Under the 3 tab, select Rotate , then press lt gt . Turn the lt gt dial to select the image to be rotated. You can also select an image on the index display. Each time you press lt gt , the image will rotate clockwise as follows 90 270 0 To rotate another image, repeat steps 2 and 3. To exit and return to the menu, press the lt MENU gt button. If you have set 5 Auto rotate to OnZD p.182 before taking vertical shots, you need not...

Fn III Orientation linkd AF point

The AF area selection mode and manually-selected AF point or Zone selected with Zone AF can be set separately for the vertical and horizontal orientations. 0 Same for both vertical horizontal The same AF area selection mode and manually-selected AF point or Zone selected with Zone AF are used for both orientations. 1 Select different AF points The AF area selection mode and manually-selected AF point or Zone selected with Zone AF can be set separately for each camera orientation 1. Horizontal,...

F Automatic Sensor Cleaning

Whenever you set the power switch to lt 0N gt or lt OFF gt , the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit operates to automatically shake off the dust on the front of the sensor. Normally, you need not pay attention to this operation. However, you can execute the sensor cleaning at anytime as well as disable it. Under the 6 tab, select Sensor cleaning , then press lt gt . Turn the lt gt dial to select Clean nowf , then press lt gt . Select OK on the dialog screen, then press lt gt . The screen will indicate...

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Viewing the Images on TV

You can also view the still photos and movies on a TV set. Before connecting or disconnecting the cable between the camera and television, turn off the camera and television. Adjust the movie's sound volume with the TV set. Depending on the TV set, part of the image displayed might be cut off. Viewing on Non-HD High-Definition TV Sets Connect the provided AV cable to the camera. Connect the AV cable to the camera's lt A VOUT DIGITAL gt terminal. With the plug's lt Canon gt logo facing the back...

Fn Iii Ai Servo stnd image priority

For the AI Servo AF and continuous shooting modes, you can change the Servo's operation characteristics and shutter-release timing. For the first shot, focusing the subject is given priority. For the 2nd and following shots during continuous shooting, focus-tracking of the subject is given priority. For the first shot, focusing the subject is given priority. During continuous shooting, the continuous shooting speed is given priority over the focus-tracking of the subject. For the first shot,...

Setting the AF and Drive Modes

The 19 AF points in the viewfinder make AF shooting suitable for a wide variety of subjects and scenes. You can also select the AF mode and drive mode best matching the shooting conditions and subject. The M icon on the upper right of the page title indicates that the function can be used when the Mode Dial is set to In fully-automatic modes D C , the AF mode, AF point selection, and drive mode are set automatically. lt AF gt stands for auto focus. lt MF gt stands for manual focus. Select the...

AF Area Selection Modes

The AF areas are explained starting with the smallest one. 1 Spot AF Manual selection C.Fn iii -6 Although this is the same as single-point AF, the selected AF point lt 0 gt covers a smaller pinpoint . - a . area to focus. Effective for pinpoint focusing overlapping subjects such as an animal in a cage. Since Spot AF covers a very small area, focusing might be difficult during hand-held shooting or for a moving subject. 2 Single-point AF Manual selection Select one AF point lt gt to be used to...

Metering and AF start

When you press the button assigned with this function, metering and AF are executed. 1 If you assign the Metering and AF start function to the lt AFON gt and lt A gt buttons and add the function to switch to the registered AF point, you can instantly switch to the registered AF point. To enable this function, press the lt INF0. gt button in step 3 on page 217. On the AF start point selection screen, select Registered AF point . If C.Fn III -12 Orientation linked AF point p.214 is set to Select...

L Erasing Images

You can either select and erase images one by one or erase them in one batch. Protected images p.178 will not be erased. Q Once an image is erased, it cannot be recovered. Make sure you no longer need the image before erasing it. To prevent important images from being erased accidentally, protect it. Erasing a RAW JPEG image will erase both the RAW and JPEG images. The erase menu will appear at the bottom of the screen. Turn the lt gt dial to select Erase , then press lt gt . The image...

Fn I Flash n speed in Av mode

Normally, the sync speed will be set automatically within 1 250 sec. to 30 sec. High-speed sync can also take effect. When flash is used with aperture-priority AE A , this prevents a slow flash-sync speed from being set automatically in low-light conditions. It is effective for preventing subject blur and camera shake. However, while the subject will be properly exposed with the flash, the background will come out dark. The flash-sync speed is fixed to 1 250 sec. This more effectively prevents...

Fn I Exposure level increments

Sets 1 2-stop increments for the shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, etc. Effective when you prefer to control the exposure in less fine increments than 1 3-stop increments. 0 The exposure level will be displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD panel as shown below. For the ISO speed, H equivalent to ISO 12800 will be selectable.

Fn Iii Ai Servo AF tracking method

In the AI Servo AF mode while you are focus-tracking a subject, the camera can either continue focusing the target subject even if a closer subject closer than at the main focus point suddenly appears in the picture, or the camera can switch to focus the closer subject. Main focus point With 19-point AF auto selection and AF point expansion, this is the first AF point which started the focusing. With Zone AF, this is the active AF point. 0 Main focus point priority The active AF point will...

Advanced Operations

In the P Tv Av M B shooting modes, you can select the shutter speed, aperture, and other camera settings to change the exposure and obtain the desired result. The M icon on the right of the page title indicates that the function can be used when the Mode Dial is set to lt P Tv Av M B gt . After you press the shutter button halfWay and let go, the LCD panel and viewfinder information will remain displayed for about 4 sec. 0 . Functions which can be set in the P Tv Av M B shooting modes are...

Select [Battery info

Under the 7 tab, select Battery info. , then press lt gt . The battery info screen will appear. INFO, button display options Camera user setting Copyright information Battery position Model of the battery or household power source being used. -I i-The battery check p.28 displays the _ remaining battery capacity in 1 increments. Shutter count or shots taken with the current battery. The number is reset when the battery is recharged. Battery's recharge performance level is displayed in one of...

External Speedlites

Basically operates like a built-in flash for easy operation. When an EX-series Speedlite sold separately is attached to the camera, almost all the autoflash control is done by the camera. In other words, it is like a high-output flash attached externally in place of the built-in flash. For detailed instructions, see the EX-series Speedlite's instruction manual. This camera is a Type-A camera that can use all the features of EX-series Speedlites. Certain EX-series Speedlites also enable Shutter...

Fn Iii Ai Servo tracking sensitivity

During focusing in AI Servo AF mode, the AF sensitivity for tracking subjects or obstacles moving into AF points can be set to one of five levels. If it is set toward Slow , interruptions by any obstacles will be less disruptive. It makes it easier to keep tracking the target subject. If it is set toward Fast , it will be easier to focus any subjects which suddenly enter the picture from the side. Convenient when you want to successively photograph multiple subjects located at random distances.

Fn II Long exposure noise reduction

For 1 sec. or longer exposures, noise reduction is performed automatically if noise typical of long exposures is detected. This Auto setting is effective in most cases. 2 On Noise reduction is performed for all exposures of 1 sec. or longer. The On setting may be effective for noise that cannot be detected or reduced with the Auto setting. With setting 1 and 2, after the picture is taken, the noise reduction process may take the same amount of time as the exposure. You cannot take another...

Fn Iii Af Microadjustment

C.FnI Autofocus Diwe 51 AF Micraadiustmeni 1 Ad just all by same amount 0 2 Adjust by tens 0 O Normally, this adjustment is not required. Do this adjustment only if necessary. Note that doing this adjustment may prevent correct focusing from being achieved. I You can make fine adjustments for the AF's point of focus. It can be adjusted in 20 steps - Forward Backward . The adjustment amount of one step varies depending on the maximum aperture of the lens. Adjust, shoot M L , and check the focus....

Switch to registered AF function

Set the AF area selection mode p.87 , AI Servo tracking sensitivity p.209 , AI Servo AF tracking method p.210 , and AI Servo 1st 2nd image priority p.210 . Only while you hold down the button assigned with this function, AF will be executed according to the respective setting. Convenient when you want to change the AF characteristics during AI Servo AF. 2 In step 3 on page 217, if you press the lt INF0. gt button, the AF area selection mode screen will appear. Set as desired and select OK . The...

Fn III AFassist beam firing

The AF-assist beam can be emitted by the camera's built-in flash or by an external, EOS-dedicated Speedlite. 0 Enable 1 Disable The AF-assist beam is not emitted. 2 Enable external flash only If an external, EOS-dedicated Speedlite is attached, it will emit the AF-assist beam when necessary. 3 IR AF assist beam only Among EOS-dedicated Speedlites, only those which have an infrared AF-assist beam will be able to emit the beam. This prevents any Speedlite which uses a series of small flashes like...

Fn II High ISO speed noise reduction

Reduces the noise generated in the image. Although noise reduction is applied at all ISO speeds, it is particularly effective at high ISO speeds. At low ISO speeds, the noise in the shadow areas is further reduced. Change the setting to suit the noise level. 0 Standard 2 Strong 1 Low 3 Disable With setting 2, the maximum burst for continuous shooting will greatly decrease. If you playback a RAW or RAW JPEG image with the camera or print the image directly, the effect of the high ISO speed noise...

Error Codes

If there is a problem with the camera, an error message will appear. Follow the onscreen instructions. Common cations between the camera and lens Is Communications between the camera and lens is faulty. Clean the lens contacts. Clean the electrical contacts on the camera and lens and use a Canon lens. p.13, 16 Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert change card or format card with camera. Remove and install the card again, replace the card, or format the card p.29, 43 . Cannot save images...

Protecting Images

Protecting the image prevents it from being erased accidentally. Under the 3 tab, select Protect images , then press lt gt . The protect setting screen will appear. 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 K gt icon will disappear. To protect another image, repeat step 2. To exit the image protection, press the lt MENU gt button. The menu...

Appending Dust Delete Data

Normally, the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit will eliminate most of the dust that might be visible on captured images. However, in case visible dust still remains, you can append the Dust Delete Data to the image to later erase the dust spots. The Dust Delete Data is used by Digital Photo Professional provided software to erase the dust spots automatically. Get a solid-white object paper, etc. . Set the lens focal length to 50mm or longer. Set the lens focus mode switch to lt MF gt and set the focus...

Mm Lens Peripheral Illumination Correction

Due to the lens characteristics, the four corners of the picture might look darker. This is called lens light fall-off or drop in peripheral illumination. With JPEG images, the correction is done when the image is captured. For RAW images, it can be corrected with Digital Photo Professional provided software . The default setting is Enable . Release shutter without cadi Review time 2sec, Peripheral illumin. correct. Peripheral Illumin. correct. Attached lens film f 1.4 USH Correction data...

J Using the Selftimer

Use the self-timer when you want to be in the picture. The lt Q gt 10 sec. timer can be used in all shooting modes. Press the lt AF DRIVE gt button. 9 Look at the LCD panel and turn the lt gt dial to select the self-timer. Q 10-sec. self-timer ik 2-sec. self-timer Look through the viewfinder, focus the subject, then press the shutter button completely. You can check the self-timer operation with the self-timer lamp, beeper, and countdown display in seconds on the LCD panel. Two seconds before...

Fn IV Add image verification data

Data for verifying whether the image is original or not is appended to the image automatically. When the shooting information of an image appended with the verification data is displayed p.163 , the lt fl gt icon will appear. To verify whether the image is original, the Original Data Security Kit OSK-E3 sold separately is required. 0 The images are not compatible with the image encryption decryption features of Original Data Security Kit OSK-E3.

H Auto Exposure Bracketing AEB m

By changing the shutter speed or aperture automatically, the camera brackets the exposure up to 3 stops in 1 3-stop increments for three successive shots. This is called AEB. AEB stands for Auto Exposure Bracketing. Under the 2 tab, select Expo. comp. AEB , then press lt gt . t Turn the lt 6 gt dial to set the AEB amount. i You can set the exposure compensation amount with the lt gt dial. If AEB is combined with exposure compensation, AEB will be applied centering on the exposure compensation...

Fn II Highlight tone priority

The dynamic range is expanded between the standard 18 gray and bright highlights. The gradation between the grays and highlights becomes smoother. o. With setting 1, the Disable setting automatically takes effect for the Auto Lighting Optimizer p.75 and it cannot be changed. With setting 1, noise in the shadow areas may be slightly more than usual. 51 With setting 1, the settable ISO speed range will be 200 - 6400. Also, lt D gt will be displayed on the LCD panel...