Will Set the Auto Poweroff Time

To save battery power, the camera turns off automatically after the set time of idle operation elapses. You can set this auto power-off time. When the camera has turned off due to auto power off, you can wake up the camera by pressing the shutter button, < MENU> , < DISP.> , or < H> button. If Off has been set, either turn off the camera yourself or press the < DISR> button to turn off the camera settings display to save battery power. If Off has been set and the camera is not...

Menu Operations and Settings

By setting various optional settings with the menus, you can set the image recording quality, the date time, LCD monitor brightness, etc. While looking at the LCD monitor, you use the < MENU> button, < > cross keys, and < > button on the camera back. < MENU> button < JUMP> button Shooting 2 menu* Shooting 1 menu . Tab < MENU> button < JUMP> button Shooting 2 menu* Shooting 1 menu . Tab (Quality Red-eye On Off Off Beet1 On * The 02 tab is not displayed in Basic Zone...

White Balance Correction

You can correct the white balance that has been set. This adjustment will have the same effect as using a color temperature conversion or color compensating filter. Each color can be corrected to one of nine levels. Users familiar with using color temperature conversion or color compensating filters will find this feature handy. AEB 2 1 J 1.S Flash esp comp Picture Style Standard Dust Delete Data

How to Shoot

The camera can operate only after the power switch is turned on. < 0N> The power lamp lights, and the camera turns on. < OFF> The camera is off and does not operate. Set to this position when not using the camera. When the power switch is turned on or off, the > icon is displayed on the LCD monitor to indicate that self-cleaning sensor system is operating. To save battery power, the camera turns off automatically after about 30 seconds of non-operation. To turn on the camera again,...

Setting Exposure Compensation

When you photograph a white or black subject (such as clothing), the white might turn out darker and the black might look lighter. To obtain the desired color shade, set the exposure compensation and take the picture again. You can also set the exposure compensation to create bright or dark images as desired. This feature can be used in the Creative Zone modes (except < M> ). The exposure compensation setting will not be automatically canceled when you turn off the camera. After taking the...

Recharging the Battery

Align the battery's front edge with the battery charger's index line. While pressing down the battery, slide it in the direction of the arrow. To detach the battery, follow the above procedure in reverse. As shown by the arrow, flip out the battery charger's prongs. Insert the prongs into a power outlet. Connect the power cord to the charger and insert the plug into the power outlet. Recharging starts automatically and the recharge lamp turns orange. When the battery is fully recharged, the...

Quick Start Guide

Insert the battery, (p.26) To recharge the battery, see page 24. Attach the lens, (p.30) When attaching an EF-S lens, align it with the white index on the camera. For other lenses, align it with the red Set the lens focus mode switch to < AF> . (p.30) Open the CF card slot cover and insert a CF card. (p.28) Face the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera. The current camera settings appear on the LCD monitor. Set the Mode Dial to < 0> (Full Auto),...

Shooting Information Display

When you press the < DISP.> button during single-image playback, you can switch to the shooting information display. The shooting information display shows the following. Playback Image number Total Images recorded Playback Image number Total Images recorded Shooting time Shooting date Shutter speed Playback Image number Total Images recorded File number Histogram Flash exposure compensation amount Color space White balance WB correction Shooting mode ISO speed Metering mode Monochrome...

Av Changing the Depth of Field

To obtain a blurry background or to make everything near and far look sharp, set the Mode Dial to < Av> (Aperture-priority AE) to adjust the depth of field (range of acceptable focus). * < Av> stands for Aperture value which is the size of the diaphragm hole inside the lens. To obtain a blurry background or to make everything near and far look sharp, set the Mode Dial to < Av> (Aperture-priority AE) to adjust the depth of field (range of acceptable focus). * < Av> stands for...

Shooting Tips

When using a high aperture value, note that camera shake can occur in low light scenes. A higher aperture value will make the shutter speed slower. Under low light, the shutter speed can be as long as 30 sec. In such cases, increase the ISO speed and hold the camera steady or use a tripod. The depth of field depends not only on the aperture, but also the lens and subject distance. Since wide-angle lenses have a wide depth of field, you need not set a high aperture value to obtain a sharp...

Nomenclature

Depth Preview Button 400d

The parts indicated in bold are used up to the Basic Shooting and Image Playback section. Built-in flash AF-assist beam p.54 104 lt - gt Focal plane mark p.45 Built-in flash AF-assist beam p.54 104 lt - gt Focal plane mark p.45 Depth-of-field preview button p.70 Depth-of-field preview button p.70 lt iDi gt Print Share button p. 108 143 Info Trimming orientation button p.34,99 50,124 142 - lt Av0 gt Aperture Exposure compensation button p.71 74 FE lock button index Reduce button p.84 85 116...

System

ST-E2 220EX 430EX 580EX Macro Rin9 Lite Macro Twin Lite MR-14EX MT-24EX ST-E2 220EX 430EX 580EX Macro Rin9 Lite Macro Twin Lite MR-14EX MT-24EX Battery Magazine Battery Magazine BGM-E3L for two BGM-E3A for NB-2LH battery packs size-AA batteries Battery Magazine Battery Magazine BGM-E3L for two BGM-E3A for NB-2LH battery packs size-AA batteries Software Instruction Manual PDF Home Edition Professional PC card slot Windows 2000 Professional Windows ME Windows 98 Second Edition Mac OS X 10.2-10.4...

About Adobe RGB

This is mainly used for commercial printing and other industrial uses. This setting is not recommended if you do not know about image processing, Adobe RGB, and Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 Exif 2.21 . Since the image will look very subdued with an sRGB personal computer environment and printers not compatible with Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 Exif 2.21 , post-processing of the image with software will be required. If the image is captured with the color space set to Adobe...

Will Auto Rotate of Vertical Images

Vertical images are rotated automatically so they are displayed vertically on the camera's LCD monitor and personal computer instead of horizontally. The setting of this feature can be changed. Under the T1 tab, select Auto rotate , then press lt gt . See the descriptions of the settings below and select the desired setting. Then press lt gt . OnOB The vertical image is automatically rotated on both the camera's LCD monitor and on the personal computer. OnIS The vertical image is automatically...

ISO Changing the ISO Speed

Set the ISO speed imaging sensor's sensitivity to light to suit the ambient light level. For example, when you increase the ISO speed higher number for low light, a faster shutter speed can be used and camera shake will be less prone to occur. The effective range of the flash will also increase. Press the lt ISO gt button. ISO speed will appear. Press the lt key to select the desired ISO speed, then press the shutter button halfway. Using a high ISO speed or shooting in high-temperature...

Installing and Removing the CF Card

The captured image is recorded onto the CF card optional . Although the thickness is different between the Type I and Type II CF cards, either one can be inserted into the camera. The camera is also compatible with Microdrive hard disk-type and CF cards with 2 GB or higher capacity. Slide the cover as shown by the arrow to open it. As shown in the illustration, face the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera. Inserting the CF card in the wrong way may...

Setting the Image Recording Quality

Set the recording quality to suit the intended image size for printing, etc. Note that the recording quality will also affect the number of shots the CF card can record. Select the recording quality while thinking about the capacity of the CF card to be used. Also see Guide to Image-recording Quality Settings below and FAQ on the next page. Under the 01 tab, select Quality and press lt gt . Set it to the desired recording quality such as 4 L , then press lt gt . The figures x displayed on the...

From Custom Function Settings

You can assign often-used functions to the SET button and cross keys. 0 SET Picture Style Press lt igi gt to display the Picture Style selection screen on the LCD monitor. When the menu is displayed, this is used for the menu function settings. 1 SETiQuality When you press lt jj gt , the recording quality setting screen appears so you can quickly change the setting. When you press lt jj gt , the flash exposure compensation screen appears so you can quickly change the setting. SET Playback When...

Will File Numbering Method

The file number is like the frame number on a roll of film. The captured images are assigned a sequential file number from 0001 to 9999 and saved in one folder. You can also change how the file number is assigned. The file number will appear on the personal computer in this format IMG_0001.JPG. Under the fT1 tab, select File numbering , then press lt gt . Follow the steps below to select a file numbering method, then press lt gt . I I I IS H 3HI AUtO power off Auto rotate LCD brightness Date...