Using the Optical Viewfinder to Shoot

Turning the LCD monitor off (p. 63) and using the optical viewfinder can help conserve power while shooting. You can adjust the viewfinder with the diopter adjustment dial to adapt to your vision so that the subject appears in sharp focus (p. 42). Adjustments of -3.0 to +1.0 m-1 (dpt) can be made. You may be able to see part of the lens through the viewfinder depending on the zoom setting. The viewfinder has a field of vision of approximately 77 of the actual shooting image. Indicators (p. 45)...

Tv Setting the Shutter Speedi

When you set the shutter speed, the camera automatically selects an aperture value to match the brightness. Faster shutter speeds allow you to catch an instantaneous image of a moving subject, while slower speeds create a flowing effect and allow you to shoot without a flash in dark areas. 1. Use the control dial to change the shutter speed. When using the control dial, the Tv bar will be displayed and the shutter speed can be changed. If the aperture value is shown in red, the image is...

Changing the Colors and Shooting

You can easily change the colors in an image or movie, allowing you to enjoy producing various effects. Depending on the shooting conditions, however, the images may appear rough, or you may not get the expected color. Before photographing important subjects, we recommend taking trial shots and checking the results. By setting the Save Original function (p. 153) to On when shooting stills, you can also record both the altered image and the original, unaltered image. Use this option to have only...

Customizing Display Information U

You can select which LCD monitor display modes are enabled when the DISP. button is pressed, as well as select which of the following information is displayed in each mode. You can select which LCD monitor display modes are enabled when the DISP. button is pressed, as well as select which of the following information is displayed in each mode. Select whether to enable or disable each of the display modes for the LCD (Display 1 Display 2 No display). The display switches between each enabled...

Using the Digital Zoom Digital Tele Converter

You can combine digital zoom with optical zoom when shooting. The available shooting characteristics and focal lengths (35mm film equivalent) are as follows. Enables shooting at zoom factors of up to 20x with digital and optical zoom combined. Enables shooting without digital zoom. Digital zoom is fixed at the selected zoom factor, and the focal length shifts to maximum telephoto. This enables a faster shutter speed and less chance of camera shake than a shot taken at the same angle of view...

Adjusting the Tone White Balance S

Normally, the H (Auto) white balance setting selects an optimal white balance. When the H setting cannot produce natural looking colors, change the white balance using a setting appropriate for the light source. Settings are automatically set by the camera. For recording outdoors on a bright day. For recording under overcast, shady or twilight skies. For recording under tungsten and bulb-type 3-wavelength fluorescent lighting. For recording under warm-white, cool-white or warmwhite...

LCD monitor

The LCD monitor is set not to display. Press the DISP. button to turn on the LCD monitor (p. 63). Power Saving is set to Display Off . Press any button other than the power button or change the camera orientation to turn the LCD monitor back on (p. 216). Incompatible image has been selected as the startup image in the My Camera settings. Change the start-up image in the My Camera settings (p. 230) or use the supplied software program ZoomBrowser EX or ImageBrowser to restore the default...

Using an Externally Mounted Flash Sold Separately

You can make your flash photography even clearer and more natural appearing with the use of a separately sold externally mounted flash. The camera's auto exposure function will operate with a Canon Speedlite 220EX, 430EX II or 580EX II except with the M mode or when Flash Mode is set to Manual . Other flashes may fire manually or not fire at all. Please check the manual for your flash. You are recommended to set the white balance to Q. Certain functions noted in the manuals for the Canon...

Av Setting the Aperture

The aperture adjusts the amount of light entering through the lens. When you set the aperture value, the camera automatically selects a shutter speed to match the brightness. Selecting a lower aperture value opening the aperture allows you to blur the background and create a beautiful portrait. A higher aperture value closing the aperture brings the entire range from foreground to background into focus. The larger the aperture value, the greater the range of the image brought into clear focus....

Shooting while Brightening Dark Areas iContrast

When shooting scenes in which faces or subjects appear darkened, you can set the camera to automatically detect faces and dark areas and compensate brightness levels while shooting. 2. In the H menu, use the or button to select i-Contrast . s rvo AF Off ff Mode Continuous Digital Zoom Standard 1. Use the 4 or 4 button to select Auto . Servo AF Off AF Mode Continuous i Digital Zoom Standard Flash antral -. When E is selected, i-Contrast cannot be set. When E is selected, i-Contrast cannot be...

Specifications

All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods. Product specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice, at our sole discretion. W Max. wide angle T Max. telephoto 1 1.7-inch type CCD Total number of pixels Approx. 15.0 million pixels 6.1 W - 30.5 T mm 35mm film equivalent 28 W - 140 T mm f 2.8 W - f 4.5 T Approx. 4.0x Up to approx. 20x in combination with the optical zoom Real-image zoom viewfinder Picture coverage approx. 77 representative value Dioptric adjustment...

Locking the Flash Exposure Setting FE Lockm

You can lock the flash exposure so that the exposure settings are correctly set regardless of the composition of your subject. Press the button and select Q flash on . If you are using an externally mounted flash, please refer to its manual for setting instructions. Aim the camera at the subject on which you wish to lock the exposure. Press and hold the shutter button halfway and press the button. The flash will pre-fire and the exposure setting will be locked. E3 will display in the LCD...

Adjust the exposure compensation

Use the exposure compensation dial to adjust the exposure compensation. If exposure compensation is available in a shooting mode, the exposure compensation lamp will light orange. The exposure compensation bar and the compensation results will display in the LCD monitor. When shooting in AEB mode p. 139 , the compensation range for AEB shooting is displayed. To Cancel the Exposure Compensation Follow Step 1 to restore the compensation value to 0 . In movie mode, the exposure shift can be set...

Setting the Flash

You can make detailed built-in flash and external flash settings to fit the shooting conditions. See Setting the Externally Mounted Flash p. 268 . When set to Manual , you can control the flash output in the TV or Av shooting mode. Flash exposure compensation can be adjusted in the range of -2 to 2 stops in 1 3-stop increments. You can combine the flash exposure compensation with the camera's exposure compensation function for balanced exposure of the background when shooting with a flash....

Adjusting the ISO Speed

Raise the ISO speed to use a fast shutter speed when you wish to reduce the effects of camera shake or avoid blurry subjects, or to turn the flash off when shooting in a dark area. 1. Select an ISO speed turning the ISO speed dial. When selecting a settable ISO speed, the ISO speed lamp will light orange. If you select an ISO speed that cannot be set, the ISO speed lamp turns off and the ISO speed is automatically set to in M mode . When you select Auto or jj High ISO Auto , the camera sets the...

M Manually Setting the Shutter Speed and ApertureU

You can manually set the shutter speed and aperture to shoot images. Configure the shutter speed and aperture setting. 1. Press the O button to select the shutter speed or aperture value. 2. Use the control dial to change the shutter speed or aperture value. When using the control dial, the Tv bar or Av bar will be displayed and the aperture value can be changed. Correct Exposure Level Exposure Level Indicator Exposure compensation value green line Correct Exposure Level Exposure Level...

SCN Shooting Modes for Specific Scenes

When a shooting mode appropriate for the shooting conditions is selected, the camera automatically adjusts settings for optimal shooting. 1. Use the control dial to select the scene mode. Produces a soft effect when photographing people. Optimized for shooting landscape scenes which contain both near and far subjects. Allows you to capture people against the backdrop of an evening sky or night scene. The flash is directed at the person and the shutter speed is slow, so both the person and the...

Shooting in a My Colors Mode

You can change the look of an image when it is shot. Emphasizes the contrast and color saturation to record bold colors. Tones down the contrast and color saturation to record neutral hues. Use this option to make blue, green or red colors more intense like the Vivid Blue, Vivid Green or Vivid Red effects. It can produce intense natural-appearing colors like those obtained with positive film. Use this option to make skin tones lighter. Use this option to make skin tones darker. Emphasize blue...

Playback Mode Detailed

-Displayed image number Total number of images 9 Folder Number-File Number -File Size lUHMH Recording Pixels Stills 'MH R I 11 Recording Length Movies The following information may also be displayed with some images. The following information may also be displayed with some images. A sound file in a format other than the WAVE format is attached or the file format is not recognized. JPEG image not conforming to Design rule for Camera File System Standards p. 279 . Information for images shot on...

Locking the Exposure Setting AE Lock

You can set the exposure and focus separately. This is effective when the contrast is too strong between the subject and background or when a subject is backlit. OBe sure to set the flash to so that the flash does not fire. When the flash fires, the FE lock will be used p. 136 . Aim the camera at the subject on which you wish to lock the exposure. Press the shutter button halfway and press the button. The exposure setting will lock and E3 will display. Re-aim the camera to compose the shot as...

Setting the Display Language

You can change the language displayed in the LCD monitor menus and messages. 1. Press the H Playback button. 2. Hold down the button and press the MENU button. 3. Use the 4., 4 or button to select a language. You can change the language displayed in the LCD monitor menus and messages.

To Remove the Memory Card

Push the memory card with your finger until the memory card clicks and then release it. Pull the strap tight in the buckle so that it does not slip. Perform the same steps on the other side of the camera. In order to avoid dropping the camera, we recommend attaching the neck strap before using the camera. Pull the strap tight in the buckle so that it does not slip. Perform the same steps on the other side of the camera. In order to avoid dropping the camera, we recommend attaching the neck...

Formatting Memory Cards

You should always format a new memory card or one from which you wish to erase all images and other data. Please note that formatting initializing a memory card erases all data, including protected images p. 197 and sound data recorded with the sound recorder p. 195 . 2. Use the 4- or button to select the Q menu. 3. Use the 4- or button to select Format . 1. Use the or button to select OK . Displays when sound data recorded with the sound recorder is present. Displays when sound data recorded...

Downloading Images Using the Camera Direct Transfer

Use this method to download images using camera operations. Install the software before downloading images via the direct transfer method for the first time p. 28 . 1. Confirm that the Direct Transfer menu is displayed on the camera's LCD monitor. The button will light blue. Press the MENU button if the Direct Transfer menu fails to appear. Images not previously downloaded will download to the computer. You can also use the following options in the Direct Transfer menu to set the method for...

Histogram Function

The histogram is a graph that allows you to check the brightness of an image. You can also display the histogram in the P, Tv, Av and M modes to check the brightness while shooting. The greater the bias toward the left in the graph, the darker the image. The greater the bias toward the right, the brighter the image. By using the exposure compensation function, you can correct the image brightness before shooting p. 137 . Sample Histograms Dark Image Balanced Image Bright Image You can change...

Setting the Image Stabilizer Function

The lens-shift type image stabilizer function allows you to minimize the camera shake effect blurred images when you shoot distant subjects that have been magnified or when you shoot in dark conditions without a flash. Since IS mode runs continuously, you can check the effect it has on image blur on the LCD monitor. This makes it easier to compose images and focus on subjects. This mode is only activated when the shutter button is pressed. When set to Continuous , some blurring may be...

Focus Lock AF Lock Manual Focus Safety MF

It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects. Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings Scenes with a mixture of near and far subjects Subjects with extremely bright objects at the center of the composition Subjects that are moving quickly Aim the camera so that an object at the same focal distance as the main subject is centered in the viewfinder or in the AF frame displayed on the LCD monitor. Keep the shutter button pressed halfway while you recompose the...

Open Camera Window Windows

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List of Messages

The following messages may appear on the LCD monitor during shooting or playback. Please refer to the Direct Print User Guide for the messages that display during a printer connection. Image is being recorded onto the memory card, red eye correction is being processed. Resetting all the camera and menu settings to default. No memory card You turned on the camera without a memory card installed, or with a memory card installed in the wrong orientation p. 11 . Card locked The SD memory card or...

Select [Safety MF

In the H menu, use the or button to select Safety MF . 1. Use the gt or button to select On . Mo IK Shift Off 1 MF-Point Zoom -- Focus the camera with the manual focus, then press the shutter button halfway. The camera focuses to a more accurate focusing point. To shoot, press the shutter button all the way down press fully .

EE Selecting an AF Frame Mode

The AF frame indicates the area of the composition on which the camera focuses. The camera detects a face and sets the focus, exposure 1 and white balance 2. In addition, the camera meters the subject so that the face is correctly illuminated when the flash fires. 1 Only In evaluative metering mode p. 141 2 Only in H p. 143 The camera automatically selects between 9 AF frames to focus on according to the shooting conditions. You can change the AF frame size p. 124 . The AF frame will be fixed...

Configuring the Camera I Power Saving Functionfolfil

This camera is equipped with a power saving function, which can automatically turn off the power or LCD monitor. When set to On , the power will shut off in the following circumstances. Press the power button again to restore power. Shooting mode Approximately 3 minutes after the last control is accessed on the camera. Playback mode or when connected to a printer Approximately 5 minutes after the last control is accessed on the camera. In shooting mode, the LCD monitor automatically turns off...

Focus Bracketing FocusBKT Mode D

The camera automatically takes three shots one at the manual focus position, and one each with focus positions preset farther and nearer. The three shots are taken at the same interval as continuous shooting p. 111 . The farther and nearer focus positions can be set in three steps large, medium and small. The Focus-BKT mode is not available when shooting with the flash on. Only one image at the manual focus position will be recorded. 2. Use the 4 or button to select and use the 4 or button to...

Using the Self Timer

You can set the time delay and the number of shots you wish to take in advance. Shoots 10 seconds after you press the shutter button. 2 seconds before the shutter releases, the self-timer lamp and sound speed up. Shoots 2 seconds after you press the shutter button. When you press the shutter button, the self-timer sound beeps quickly, the lamp blinks, and the shutter releases 2 seconds later. You can change the delay time 0 - 10, 15, 20, 30 sec. and number of shots 1 - 10 . When a delay time of...

Sound Recorder Panel

Use the 4 or button to select an option and press the FUNC. SET button. Use the or button to select a sound to play and press the FUNC. SET button. Holding down the FUNC. SET button rewinds. The sound cannot be heard while rewinding. Holding down the FUNC. SET button fast forwards. The sound cannot be heard while fast forwarding. Use the , , or 4 button to select Erase or Erase all in the confirmation screen and press the FUNC. SET button. Protects against accidental erasure. Use the or button...