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    CaHOH -PowerShotA3100 7_ow_,-Shot A 3000 Camera User Guide Photo of PowerShot A3100 IS , Make sure you read this guide before using the camera. • Store this guide safely so that you can use it in the future.

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    Terminal Cover) CB-2LA/2LAE interface Cable AV Cable Wrist Strap WS-800 IFC-400PCU AVC-DC400 Getting Started DiGiTAL CAMERA Warranty "Canon Customer Solution Disk Card Support" Leaflet Using Manuals Also refer to the PDF manuals on the CD-ROM. After installation, shortcut icons appear on the desktop.

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    If there is a problem with the camera while abroad, please return it to the country of sale before proceeding with a warranty claim to a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. For Canon Customer Support contacts, please see the customer...

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    What Do You Want to Do? Shoot Shoot, leaving it to the camera to make settings .... Just take pictures (Easy mode) ......_"i Shoot to match special conditions ....54 - 57 T°kO0000 eo .eshots ndsc ....Focus on faces ........24, 78 Shoot in places where I cannot use the flash (turn off the flash)

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    What Do You Want to Do? View Look at my pictures ........Automatically play back pictures (slideshow) ....© Look at my pictures on a TV ......© Look at my pictures on a computer ...... Quickly search pictures ......92, 93 Erase pictures ........

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    Tab|e of Contents Chapters 1 - 3 explain the basic operations and frequently used functions this camera. Chapters 4 onward explain the advanced functions, letting you learn more as you read each chapter. Checking the Package Contents ..2 MENU - Basic Operations ....

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Changing the Tone of a n Image Viewing images on a TV ....97 (My C olors) ........Protecting Images ......Continuous Shooting ...... Erasing All Images ......Shooting Using the T wo S econd Tagging images as Favorites ..103 Self-Timer ........

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    Conventions Used in This Guide Icons are used in the text to represent the camera buttons and the mode dial. Language that displays on the screen appears inside [ ] (square brackets). The directional buttons and FUNC./SET button are represented by the following icons.

  • Page 9: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Before using the camera, please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly. The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to prevent injuries to yourself and other persons, or damage to the equipment.

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    If the battery charger becomes wet, unplug it from the outlet and consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Use only the specified battery charger to charge the battery. Unplug the power...

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    Safety Precautions When using the flash, be careful not to cover it with your fingers or clothing. This could result in burns or damage to the flash. Do not aim the camera at bright light sources (the sun, etc.). Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the image sensor. allow dust or sand to enter the camera.

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    Getting Started This chapter explains preparations before shooting, how to shoot in mode, and then how to view and erase the images you take. The latter part of this chapter explains how to shoot and view images in Easy Mode, how to shoot and view movies and how to transfer images to a computer.

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    _Charging Battery Use the included charger to charge the battery. Be sure to charge the battery as it is not charged at the time of purchase.............._ Remove the cover..........................insert the battery. _, Align the A marks on the battery and charger, then insert the battery by sliding it in (_ and down _.

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    This is a normal characteristic of the battery and does not indicate a problem. However, if the battery bulges to the point where it will no longer fit into the camera, please contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. If the battery is quickly depleted even after charging, it has reached the end of its life span.

  • Page 16: Sold Separately

    Compatible Memory Cards (Sold Separately) ..SD memory cards (2 GB and less)* ..SDHC memory cards (More than 2 GB, up to and including 32 GB)* ..SDXC memory cards (More than 32 GB)* 5",_'_ ..MultiMediaCards ..MMCplus memory cards ..HC MMCplus memory cards * This memory card complies with the SD standards.

  • Page 17: Inserting The Battery And Memory

    inserting the Battery and Memory Card insert the memory card. _, Insert the memory card as shown until it locks into place with a click. _, Be sure the memory card is oriented correctly, inserting the memory card in the wrong direction could damage the camera.

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    Memory Card 4 GB 16 GB Number of Shots 1471 6026 Values are based on the default settings. The number of shots that can be taken will vary depending on camera settings, the subject and the memory card used. Can you check the number of shots...

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    _Setting Date Time The Date/Time settings screen will appear the first time the camera is turned on. Since the dates and times recorded into your images are based on these settings, be sure to set them. Turn on the camera. _ Press the power button.

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    Setting the Date and Time @Changing the Date and Time You can change the current date and time settings................® Press theMENU button.DisplaY menus. Choose [Date/Time] in the _1' tab. _ Press the 4F buttons to choose tile _'T tab. ®...

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    _Setting Disp|ay Language You can change the language that displays on the screen. Enter Playback mode. Press the [] button. Display the settings screen. _, Press and hold the @ button, then press the MENU button. Set the display language. _, Press the .,L'_4)' buttons to choose a language, then press the @ button.

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    Formatting Memory Cards ... Before you use a new memory card or one that has been formatted in other devices, you should format the card with this camera. Formatting (initializing) a memory card erases all data on the memory card. As you cannot retrieve the erased data, exercise...

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    Pressing the Shutter Button _. When formatting ends, [Memory card formatting complete] will appear on the screen. @ Press the @ button. Th e total capacity Of the memory card displayed inth e formatting screen may b e ess tha n nd cated on the memory Cardr Pressing Shutter Button...

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    Taking Pictures {Smart Auto) Since the camera can determine the subject and shooting conditions, can let it automatically select the best settings for the scene and just shoot. The camera can also detect and focus on faces, setting the color and brightness to optimal levels.

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    Taking Pictures (Smart Auto) _, When the camera focuses, it will beep twice and AF frames will appear where the camera focuses. Several AF frames will appear when the camera focuses on more than one point. AF Frame Shoot. @ Press the shutter button fully. _, The camera will play the shutter sound and shoot.

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    Taking Pictures (Smart Auto) What if... What if white and gray frames appear when you point the camera toward a subject? When faces are detected, a white frame appears on the face of the main subject, while gray frames appear on other detected faces. The frames will follow the subjects within a certain range (p.

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    Viewing images You can view the images you have taken on the screen. Enter Playback mode. Press the [] button. °°0 _" /_ The last image you took will appear. Choose an image. _> Pressing the _ button will cycle through the images in the reverse order they were taken, from the newest image to the oldest.

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    Erasing images You can choose and erase images one at a time. Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing Enter Playback mode. @ Press the [] button. The last image you took will appear. Choose an image to erase.

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    Shooting in Easy Mode In Easy mode, operational instructions are displayed on the screen, and the camera is set so that only the buttons explained on this page and the zoom button are functional. This prevents incorrect operation of the camera, allowing even beginners to take worry-free...

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    _Viewing or Erasing in Easy Mode In Easy mode, operational instructions are displayed on the screen, and the camera is set so that only the buttons explained on this page are functional. This prevents incorrect operation of the camera, allowing even beginners view and erase images without...

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    Shooting Movies The camera can automatically select all settings so that you can shoot movies just by pressing the shutter button.........................._ Enter _,_,mode. _ Set the mode dial to =,_,. Shooting Time Compose the shot. _, Pressing the zoom button toward F_'] will zoom in on your subject, making it appear larger.

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    Shooting Movies _. Recording will start, and [Q Rec] and the Elapsed Time elapsed time will appear on the screen. @ Once shooting begins, take your finger off the shutter button. @ If you change the composition of your shot during shooting, the focus will stay the same, but the brightness and tone will...

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    Viewing Movies You can view the movies you have shot on the screen. Playback mode............................... @ Pressthe[_button.Enter ;!_> The last image you took will appear. /!*>_L_, appears on movies. Choose a movie. _> Press the 4_' buttons to choose a movie, then press the @ button.

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    Transferring images to a Computer Viewi.g You can use the included software to transfer images you have shot with the camera to a computer for viewing. If you are already using ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, install the software from the included CD-ROM, overwriting your current installation.

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    Transferring images to a Computer for Viewing @ Preparations Windows Vista and Mac OS X (v10.5) are used for these explanations. Install the Software..Windows Place the CD in the computer's CD=ROM drive. @ Place the supplied CD-ROM (DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk) (p.

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    7, Use the following Steps to display cameraWindow C!ick _ 9n the task bar. . In the screen that appears, Click the _; link to modify the program: Click [Down!cads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWind0w], then click [OK]. _ D0uble Click _i...

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    Transferring images to a Computer for Viewing @ TraMsfer View |rnages _, Click [import Images from Camera], then click [Import Untransferred Images]. _. All images not previously transferred will transfer to the computer. Transferred images will be sorted by date and saved in separate folders in the Pictures folder.

  • Page 38: Wrist Strap Ws

    _Accessories ....Battery Pack NB-8L Wrist Strap WS-8OO (with Terminal Cover)* Battery Charger CB-2LAJ2LAE* AV Cabie AVC-DC400* DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk IFC-4OOPCU* * Also available for purchase separately. Windows/Macintosh TV/Video...

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    Separately So|d Accessories The following camera accessories are sold separately. Some accessories are not sold in some regions, or may no longer be available. Power Supplies AC Adapter Kit ACK=DC60 This kit lets you power the camera using household power. Recommended for powering the camera for an extended...

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    Separately Sold Accessories Printers Canon-Brand PictBridge Compliant Printers By connecting your camera to a Canon-brand PictBridge compliant printer, you can print your SELPHY series images without having to use a computer. For more information, visit your nearest Canon retailer. PIXMA series...

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    Learning More This chapter explains the parts of the camera and what appears on the screen, as well as the basic operating instructions.

  • Page 42: Pressing The Shutter Button

    Cot.portents Guide (_ Lamp (pp. 26, 62, 63, 121) (_ Speaker C2_Microphone (p. 32) C8_ Flash (pp. 58, 67) ® Lens _9_ Tripod Socket Mode Dial d_ DC Coupler Terminal Cover (p. 126) Cs_ Shutter Button (p. 23) @ Memory Card / Battery Cover (p.

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    indicator C7) [] (Playback) Button (p. 27) Screen (LCD Monitor) (pp. 44, 132) @ Zoom Button (_ MENU Button (p. 47) Shooting: E_3(Telephoto) / [] (Wide ® _ (Macro) (p. 67) / _, (infinity) (p. 68) / Angle) (p. 24) 4 Button Playback: Q, (Magnify) (p.

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    Screen Oisp|ay ® Switching Display DISP, You can change the screen display pressing button. Refer to p. 132 for details on information that appears on the screen. Shooting No Information Display Information Display Playback No Information Simple Information Detailed Information Focus Check Display Display...

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    Power Saving Function (Auto Power Down) Histogram during Playback The graph that appears in "Detailed High Information Display" (p. 44) is called the histogram. The histogram shows the distribution of brightness in an image horizontally, and the amount of brightness Dark _ Bright vertically.

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    _FUNC. Menu - Basic Operations Commonly used shooting functions can be set with the FUNC. menu. The menu items and options differ depending on the mode (pp. 134 - 135)...................... _ Choose a shooting mode. mode. _, Set the mode dial to the desired Shooting Display the FUNC.

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    MENU - Basic Operations Various functions can be set from the menus. The menu items are organized under tabs, such as for shooting (11_) and playback (i-¢3). The available menu items differ depending on the mode (pp. 136 - 137). Display the menu.

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    Changing Sound Settings You can silence or adjust the volume of camera sounds. @ Muting Sounds Display the menu. _ Press the MENU button. Choose [Mute]. _ Press the _F buttons to choose the _'T tab. _, Press the Av buttons to choose [Mute], then press the 4F buttons to choose [On].

  • Page 49: Changing The Screen Brightness

    Changing Screen Brightness The screen brightness can be changed in two ways. @ Using Menu Display the menu. _ Press the MENU button. Choose [LCD Brightness]. _ Press the _F buttons to choose the _'T tab. ¢, Press the A',P" buttons to choose [LCD Brightness].

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    Returning Camera to Default Settings When you have mistakenly changed a setting, you can reset the camera the default settings. Display the menu. @ Press the MENU button. Choose [Reset All]. _ Press the _F buttons to choose the _I' tab. _, Press the A',P"...

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    _Low Level Memory Card Formatting ..Perform low level formatting when you think that the recording/reading speed of a memory card has dropped. Performing a low-level format on a memory card erases all data on the memory card. As you cannot retrieve the erased data, exercise...

  • Page 52: Clock Functions

    Clock Functions About l ow evel f o.,..tti, g If the [Memory card error] message appears, or if the camera does not Copy the images from the memory card to a computer or other device ! work correctly, performing a low level format may solve the problem. before performing a low level format.

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    Shooting in Specia| Conditions Commonly Used Functions This chapter explains how to shoot in different conditions, as well as how to use common functions, such as the self-timer. When you choose a Shooting mode that matches a particular set of conditions, the camera will automatically...

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    _Take landscapes (Landscape) _, Lets you shoot majestic landscapes with a real sense of depth. Take snapshots at night (Night Snapshot) _, Lets you take beautiful snapshots of city nightscapes or people against night backgrounds. @ If you hold the camera firmly, you can take pictures with reduced camera shake, even without a tripod.

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    Shooting in Special Scenes _ Take indoor shots (indoor) _ Lets you shoot indoors with natural colors. !n F_, =% O r _ mode; images may appear €oarse because the ISO speed (p, 7!)s nc[eased t0 match the sh00t ng cond t 0ns, Shooting in Special Scenes...

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    Shooting in Special Scenes "_=_ Take shots in low light conditions (Low Light) _, Depending on the scene, the ISO speed will be set higher and the shutter speed faster than in _ mode so that you can shoot in dark places with reduced camera shake and subject blur.

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    Shooting in Special Scenes @ Adding Effects Shooting Shoot images with vivid colors (Super Vivid) _, Lets you take shots with vivid, intense colors. F Take posterized shots (Poster Effect) _ Lets you take shots that look like an old poster or illustration.

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    Turning F|ash You can shoot with the flash turned off.........................._ Press the _ button. 2 Choose (_. _, Press the _F buttons to choose _, then press the @ button. ;!_ Once set, _ will appear on the screen. _, To turn the flash back on, follow the steps above to return the setting to _A When you press the shutter button halfway in low light conditions where...

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    Zooming in C|oseJy on Subjects {Digita| Zoom) You can use the digital zoom to zoom up to a maximum equivalent of 16x and capture subjects that are too far away for the optical zoom to enlarge. The images may appear coarse, however, depending...

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    Zooming in Closely on Subjects (Digital Zoom) @ Digita! Te|e-Converter The focal length of the lens can be increased by an equivalent 1 .Sx or 2.Ox _1.4x or 2.3x. This enables a faster shutter speed less chance of camera shake than the zoom (including digital zoom) used by itself at the same zoom factor.

  • Page 61: Print

    inserting Date and Time You can insert the shooting date and time in the lower right corner of an image. Once inserted, however, they cannot be deleted. Be sure to check beforehand that the date and time are correctly set (p. 19). Choose [Date Stamp].

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    _Using Self-Timer The self-timer can be used to shoot a group photo that includes photographer. The camera will activate approximately 10 seconds after the shutter button is pressed. Press the v button. Choose d_). @ Press the Av buttons to choose ¢i_),then press the Q button.

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    Using Face Se|f-Timer To take a photo that includes the photographer, such a group photo, compose the shot, and press the shutter button. The camera will shoot two seconds after you enter the shot and it detects your face (p. 78). Choose ""...

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    Choosing Settings Yourse|f in this chapter you wiii learn how to use the various functions in p mode to progressively advance your shooting skills. This chapter assumes that the mode dial is set to P mode. stands for Program Before attempting to shoot using a function explained...

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    Shooting in Program You can choose the settings for various functions to suit your preferences. AE stands for Auto Exposure. Set the mode dial to Adjust the settings according to your purposes (pp. 66 - 75). Shoot. What if the shutter speed and aperture value...

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    Turning Flash You can make the flash fire every time you shoot. The flash range is approximately 30 cm - 4.0 m (12 in. - 13.1 ft.) from the end of the lens (when the zoom button is pressed toward [] and held until the lens stops moving, which is the maximum...

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    |Shooting Far Away Subjects {infinity) When it is difficult to focus because your shot contains subjects that are both near and far, you can change the focus range (the distance range from your subject) to focus more reliably on far away subjects (approx.

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    _Changing Compressio. Ratio {image Quality) You can choose from the following two levels of compression ratio (image quality): ,d (Fine), (Normal). Choose the compression ratio setting. _, After pressing the @ button, press the .A'v- buttons to choose .4L, then press the DISP. button.

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    12069 49420 3648 x 2048 The values in the table are measured according to Canon standards and may change depending on the subject, memory card and camera settings. Approximate Values for Paper Size S Suitable for sending images as e-mail attachments.

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    _Changing |SO Speed Choose the ISO speed. @ After pressing the @ button, press the ,Av buttons to choose _. Choose an option. @ Press the 4_ buttons to choose an option, then press the @ button. _. The setting you chose will display on the screen.

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    Adjusting White Ba|ance The white balance (WB) function sets the optimal white balance for natural looking colors to match the shooting conditions. Choose the white balance function. _, After pressing the @ button, press the ,Av buttons to choose AWB. Choose an option.

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    Changing the Tone of an image Co|ors) You can change the tone of an image to sepia or black and white when shooting. 0_ Choose My Colors. _, After pressing the @ button, press the ,Av buttons to choose _F}:. Choose an option.

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    Continuous Shooting You can shoot continuously at a maximum speed of approximately images/second while the shutter button is pressed fully and held. Choose a Drive mode. _, After pressing the @ button, press the ,Av buttons to choose E]. Choose an option. _ Press the _F buttons to choose _J, then press the @ button.

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    _Custornizing Self-Timer You can set the time delay (0 - 30 seconds) and the number of shots (1 - 10 shots). Choose 17. _> After pressing the v button, press the .,Lv buttons to choose _, then press the MENU button.

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    _Shooting Using a TV Monitor You can use a TV to display the camera screen content while shooting. Connect the camera to a TV as described in "Viewing Images on a TV" (p. 97). Shooting procedures are the same as when using the camera screen.

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    Getting More Out of Your Camera This chapter serves as the advanced version of Chapter 4 and explains how to take pictures using various functions. This chapter assumes that the mode dial is set to P mode. The section "Shooting Long Exposures"...

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    _Changing AF Frame Mode You can change the AF (Auto Focus) frame mode to match the conditions you want to shoot. Choose [AF Frame]. _, Press the MENU button, choose the 0 tab, and then choose the [AF Frame] menu item. Press the _b' buttons to choose an option.

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    Magnifying the Focal Point reduce the AF frame size Press the MENU button, choose the O tab, then choose the [AF ® Frame Size] menu item and [Small] option. The setting is configured to [Normal] when the Digital Zoom (p. 59) or Digital Tele-converter (p.

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    Choosing Person to Focus {Face Se|ect) You can choose a specific person's face to focus on and then shoot. Enter Face Select mode. _, Point tile camera toward the face of the subject and press the ,%_, b utton. _. After [Face Select : On] appears, a face frame _ _ will appear around the face detected as the main subject.

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    _Shooting with AF Lock The focus can be locked. After locking the focus, the focal distance will not change even when you release your finger from the shutter button. Lock the focus. _> Keep tile shutter button pressed halfway and press the 4 button. _.

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    _Shooting with AE Lock You can lock the exposure and shoot, or set the focus and exposure separately to shoot. AE stands for "Auto Exposure". Lock the exposure. _, Point the camera toward the subject and press the A button while pressing the shutter button halfway.

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    _Shooting with Slow Synchro You can make the main subject, such as people, appear bright by having the camera provide the appropriate illumination with the flash. At the same time, you can use a slow shutter speed to brighten the background that the light from the flash cannot reach.

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    Shooting Long Exposures _ you Can Correct recorded images (p. ! 08)_ _ you Can also display th e Screen in Step 2 bY press !ng tile button, then the MFNU button. |Shooting Long Exposures ....You can set the shutter speed to a range between 1 and 15 seconds shoot long exposures.

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    Using Various Functions Shooting Movies This chapter provides more advanced information than the "Shooting Movies" and "Viewing Movies" sections of Chapter 1. This chapter assumes that the mode dial is set to ,IB (Movie mode).

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    Time @ ..ii ..l_i3im_2_sec_ !i ¸ ¸¸ 6hrs_4m;_23sec_ Based on Canon's testing standards. Recording will automatically stop when either the clip file size reaches 4 GB or the recording time reaches approximately 1 hour. Recording may stop even if the maximum clip length has not been reached on some...

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    _AW= Loc_Exposure Shift ... You can lock the exposure or change it in 1/3 steps within a range of +2 before shooting. Focus. @ Press the shutter button halfway to focus. Lock the exposure. _, After releasing the shutter button, press the A button to lock the exposure.

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    P|ayback Functions The following functions can be used in the same way as for still images. Erasing images (p. 28) Quickly Searching images (p. 92) Searching for images Using the Jump Display (p. 93) Viewing Slideshows (p. 94) Changing image Transitions (p.

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    Editing You can trim the beginnings and ends of recorded movies in one-second increments. choose_-. _, Follow Steps 1 - 3 on p. 33, choose _ and press the @ button. /_ The movie editing panel and the movie editing bar will appear on the screen. Movie Editing Panel...

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    Ed=ting Save the edited movie. _, Press the .,Lv buttons to choose [_, then press the @ button. _, Press the 4)' buttons to choose [New File], then press the @ button. ;!_ The movie will be saved as a new file.

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    Playback Editing Functions This chapter exp,ains various ways to p,ay back and edit images..Press the [] button to enter Playback mode before operating the camera.

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    _Quickly Searching images @ Searching images Using index Display Displaying multiple images at a time lets you quickly find the image you want. Press the zoom button toward _. _, Images will display in an index. @ Press the zoom button toward _ to increase the number of images.

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    Searching for images Using the Jump Display i_ _ To turn offthis effect Press the MENU button then choose [Scroll Disp aY] n the r_ tab and Ch00se [Off]_ Searching for images Using Jump Display When there are many images on the memory card, you can search them by a specified...

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    Viewing $1ideshows If there are no mages matching !he Jump metb0d , th e _ _ buttons wi!l n0 t funct on. Viewing S|ideshows You can automatically play back images recorded to a memory card. Choose [Slideshow]. _ Press the MENU button, choose [Slideshow] from the [] tab and press the...

  • Page 95

    _Checking Focus You can magnify the area of a recorded image that was inside the AF Frame, or the area of a face that was detected, to check the focus. DISR Press the button, and switch to the focus check display (p.

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    Magnifying images Press the zoom button toward 0,. _, The display will zoom in on tile image and will appear on the screen. If you continue to hold the zoom button, it will continue to zoom in up to a maximum factor of 10x.

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    Viewing Images on a TV Using the supplied AV Cable (p. 2), you can connect the camera to a TV to view images you have shot. Turn off the camera and TV. @ Connect the camera to the TV. _, Open the camera's terminal cover and fully insert the cable plug into the camera's terminal.

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    |Protecting images You can protect important images so that they cannot be accidentally erased with the camera (pp. 28, 101). Protected images cannot be erased with the Camera: s erase function erase an mage, cance protect on f rst. @ Choosing images individually Choose [Protect].

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    Protecting images @ Protect images. _, If you press the MENU button, a confirmation screen will appear. ¢, Press the _ buttons to choose [OK], then press the @ button. _:_The images will be protected. @ Choose Range Choose [Select Range]. _, Follow Step 2 on p.

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    Protecting images Choose the ending image. _, Press the )' button, choose [Last image] and press the @ button. _, Press the 4_ buttons to choose an image, and press the @ button. _, You cannot choose images before the first image.

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    Erasing All images You can erase all images at once. Since erased images cannot be recovered, exercise adequate caution before erasing. Protected images (p. 98) cannot be erased. @ Choose A|J |mages Choose [Erase]. _, Press the MENU button, choose [Erase] in the [] tab, and press the @ button.

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    Erasing All images Erase all images. _ Press the _F buttons to choose [OK], then press the @ button. ;!_ All images will be erased. _, Pressing the MENU button will restore the menu screen. ® Choosing images Individually Choose [Select]. _, Follow Step 2 on p.

  • Page 103

    _Tagging images as Favorites When you tag images as favorites, you can easily categorize just those images. You can also filter out and display just those images for viewing (p. 93). Choose [Favorites]. _, Press the MENU button, choose the [] and [Favorites], and press the @ button.

  • Page 104

    _Organizing images by Category {My Category) You can organize images in categories. You can register images to categories and filter them for viewing (p. 93). Images are automatica!lY categorized by shooting condition as they are Shot. _'_: Images with detected faces, or images Shot in _;_, Images detected as _i in _...

  • Page 105

    Rotating images Make the setting. _, If you press the MENU button, a confirmation screen will appear. @ Press the ,_I_ buttons to choose [OK] and press the @ button. The image will be registered to the category. ® Choose Ranse Choose [Select Range].

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    Resizing images You can resize images to a lower pixel setting and save the resized image as a separate file. Choose [Resize]. _, Press the MENU button and choose the [] tab, then choose [Resize] and press the @ button. Choose an image.

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    Trimming You can cut out a portion of a recorded image and save it as a new image file. Choose [Trimming]. _ Press the MENU button, choose the [] and [Trimming], then press the @ button. Choose an image. _, Press the _ buttons to choose tbe image and press the @ button.

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    Correcting Red-Eye Effect You can automatically correct red eyes in images and save them as new files. Choose [Red=Eye Correction]. _, Press the MENU button, choose the [] and [Red-Eye Correction], then press the @ button. Choose an image. _ Press the _b' buttons to choose an image. Correct the image.

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    Printing This chapter explains how to choose images for printing, and print using a PictBridge compliant printer (sold separately, p. 40). Please also refer to the Personal Printing Guide. Canon=Brand PictBridge Compliant Printers PIXMAseries SELPHY series...

  • Page 110

    |Printing Images You can easily print the pictures you take by connecting the camera to a PictBridge compliant printer using the supplied interface cable (p, 2), Turn off the camera and printer. _ ......................... Connect the camera to the printer. _"...

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    _ Refer to th e Rersonai Printing GUide fo[ details en printing, Refer [0 PP: 38, 40 for Canombrand PiCtbridge Compliant printe[s, _ Index printing is not available With the following Canon-brand Pictbridge Compliant printers: CP710!CP5101CP5001CP400tCP330tCP300t ..CP220/CP200.

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    _Choosing Images for Printing (DPOF) You can choose up to 998 images on a memory card for printing and specify settings such as the number of copies so that they can be printed together processed at a photo developer service. These selection methods...

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    Choosing images for Printing (DPOF) _ With [index] chosen, the [Date] and [File No ] options Cannot be set to ion] at the sarne time: _ The date will be printed in the style set in the [Date/Time] function in the tTtab(p....

  • Page 114

    Images with DPOF Settings The following examples use the Canon SELPHY series printers. _ Connect the camera to the printer, Number of copies to print _ Follow Steps 1 - 4 on p. 110. _, Press the _.._v buttons to choose [Print now], then press the @ button.

  • Page 115: Commonly Used Functions, Camera

    Customizing Camera Settings You can customize various settings to suit your shooting preferences. The first part of this chapter explains convenient and commonly used functions. The latter part explains how to change shooting and playback settings to suit your purposes.

  • Page 116

    _Char|ging Camera Settings You can customize convenient and commonly used functions from the _1' tab (p. 47). @ Turning off Hints & Tips & When you choose an item in the FUNC. menu (p. 46) or MENU (p. 47), a description of the function (hints and tips) is displayed.

  • Page 117

    Changing Camera Settings @ Changing Star@up Screen You can change the start-up image that appears on the screen when you turn on the camera. _, Choose [Start-up Image], then press the @ button. _, Press the 4)' buttons to choose an option. Preset images.

  • Page 118

    Changing Camera Settings @ Turning Off the Start-up image You can turn off the start-up image that displays when you turn on the camera. @ Choose [Start-up Image], then press the 4)' buttons to choose [Off]. @ Changing File Number Assignment Images you shoot...

  • Page 119

    Changing Camera Settings @ Creating Folders by Shooting Date Images are saved into folders created each month, however, you can also create folders by shooting date. _, Choose [Create Folder] and press the 4_ buttons to choose [Daily]. _. Images will be saved into folders created on each shooting date.

  • Page 120

    Changing Camera Settings @ Setting Screen Shut-Off Time You can adjust the time the screen takes to shut off automatically (p. 45). This also works when [Auto Power Down] is set to [Off]. _, Choose [Power Saving], then press the @ button.

  • Page 121

    Changing Shooting Function Settings o_ Choose the world time zone. _ Press the Av buttons to choose [ _, World], then press the MENU button. @ _, will appear in the shooting screen (p. 132). If Y0u change tbe date or time in the _set!ing(# !9),Y0U r [_ Hom e] time and date will automatically...

  • Page 122

    Changing Shooting Function Settings @Turning Off the Red-Eye Reduction Function The red-eye reduction lamp lights in order to reduce the red-eye effect that occurs when shooting in dark conditions with the flash. You can turn off this function. @ Choose [Flash Settings], then press the @ button.

  • Page 123

    Changing Shooting Function Settings @Displaying the Overlay _JJJJJJ,_ You can display gridlines for vertical and horizontal guidance, or a 3:2 guide to confirm the printable area for postcard size prints. @ Choose [Disp. Overlay], then press the 4_ buttons to choose an option. Grid Lines A grid overlays the display.

  • Page 124

    _Changing P|ayback Function Settings You can adjust the settings in the [] tab by pressing the [] button (p. 47). @ Choosing image that First Displays Playback _ Choose [Resume], then press the 4F buttons to choose an option. Resumes with the image last Last seen viewed.

  • Page 125

    Useful |.formatio. This chapter introduces how to use the AC adapter kit (sold separately), troubleshooting tips, and contains lists of functions and items that appear on the screen. The index also appears at the end.

  • Page 126

    _Using Household Power If you use AC Adapter Kit ACK-D60 (sold separately), you can use the camera without worrying about how much charge is left in the battery. insert the coupler. _, Open the cover (p. 16) and insert the coupler as shown until it locks into place with a click.

  • Page 127

    Troubleshooting If you think there is a problem with the camera, first check the following. the items below do not solve your problem, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed on the included customer support list. Power pressed...

  • Page 128

    Troubleshooting image is blurred. Press the shutter button halfway to focus on the subject, then press fully to shoot (p. 23). Shoot the subject within the focusing distance (p. 140). Set the [AF-assist Beam] to [On] (p. 121 ). Confirm that functions which you do not intend to use (macro, etc.) are not set. Shoot using the focus lock or AF lock (pp.

  • Page 129

    Troubleshooting When can't make settings for shooting functions or FUNC. menu. The items in which settings can be made differ depending on the shooting mode. Refer to "Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode" (pp. 134 - 135). Cannot operate buttons. When the mode dial is set to [_3, some buttons cannot be used (p.

  • Page 130

    (p. 52) If the same message appears even when a formatted memory card is installed in the correct direction, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Insufficient space on card There is not enough free space on the memory card to shoot (pp. 24, 31,53, 65, 77, 85) or edit images (pp.

  • Page 131

    If an error code appears directly after taking a picture, tile shot may not have been recorded. Check the image in Playback mode. If this error code reappears, note the Error number (Exx) and contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk as there may be a problem with the camera.

  • Page 132: Red-eye Correction

    _|nformation Disp|ayed on the Screen @Shooting (information Display) ........® ®@l Battery Charge Indicator Self-Timer (pp. 62, 74, @ Spot AE Point Frame (p. 15) (p. 81) @ Camera Orientation* Disp. Overlay (p. 123) @ AF Frame (p. 25) White Balance (p. 72) Digital Zoom Date Stamp (p.

  • Page 133

    information Displayed on the Screen @Playback (Detailed information Display) (_ My Category (p. 104) 1@Metering Modes (p. 81) 48} Still Images: Recording _D Folder Number - File Pixels (p. 69) 6) Shooting Mode Number (p. 118) Movies: Movie Length 1@ISO Speed (p. 71) @ Displayed image (p.

  • Page 134

    _Functions Avaiiab|e in Each Shooting Mode Func. Menu "1 Slow Synchro when the flash fires. *2 Possible settings: 0 - 30 seconds in [Delay], and 1 - 10 shots in [Shots]. *3 Recording pixels fixed at L, compression ratio (image quality) fixed at d • *4 A recording pixel setting of M will display, the image will be fixed at 1600 x 1200 pixels.

  • Page 135

    Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode o ii 0 Selectable, or set automatically. -- Not selectable...

  • Page 136

    Menus Shooting Me.u "1 AiAF *2 Fixed to [On]. *3 Fixed to [Off]. *4 Fixed to 2 sec. *5 Fixed to [Off].

  • Page 137

    Menus 0 Selectable, or set automatically. -- Not selectable...

  • Page 138

    Menus ® _'T Set up Menu ........item OptionslSummary Ref. Page Volume _Set all operation sounds (5 levels), p. 48 Set the sounds for each camera operation. Create Folder Monthly*/Daily p. f 19 Power Saving pp. 45, 119 Time Zone Home/World $ p.

  • Page 139

    Menus ® [] Playback Menu item Options/Summary Ref. Page Siideshow ............Plays back images automatically................... E,ases ,ma es: ....... Erase All Erases all images. _ p. 101 Protect ......... Rotate p. 105 .._ie_oi_ ............_te_oiizes ............. Red-Eye Correction Corrects red eyes in still images, p.

  • Page 140

    Specifications Camera Effective Pixels ..... Approx. 12.1 million, Approx. 10.0 million Image Sensor ..... 1/2.3-inch type CCD (Total number of pixels: Approx. 12.4 million, Approx. 10.6 million) Lens ......6.2 (W) - 24.8 (T) mm 85ram film equivalent: 85 (W) - 140 (T) mm f/Z7 (W) - f/5.6 (T) Zoom Factor ......

  • Page 141: Playback Functions, Editing

    Specifications File Format ....... Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF compliant (version 1.1) Data Type ....... Still images: Exif 2.2 (JPEG) Movies: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG, Audio data: WAVE (Monaural)) Number of Recording Pixels (Still images) ..... Large: 4000 x 3000 pixels Medium 1:3264...

  • Page 142

    81.0 x 25.0 x 56.0 mm (3.19 x 0.98 x 2.20 in.) Weight ......Approx. 63 g (2.22 oz.) (CB-2LA) Approx. 60 g (2.12 oz.) (CB-2LAE, excluding power cord) All data is based on tests by Canon. Camera specifications or appearance are subject to change without notice.

  • Page 143

    Use a commercially available blower brush to remove dust from the lens. For stubborn dirt contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed on the customer support leaflet supplied with your camera. When you move the camera...

  • Page 144: Erasing All Images

    _lndex Numerics Digital Tele-Converter ......Digital Zoom ........... 3:2 Guide ..........123 Display Language ........Display Overlay ........DPOF ............ AC Adapter Kit ........ 39, 126 Accessories ..........39 AE Lock ..........82, 87 Easy Mode ........29, 30 AF Frames ..........25 Editing AF ->...

  • Page 145

    index AF Lock ..........AF-Point Zoom ......... Macro ............Face Selection ......... Magnified Display ........Focus Check ........... Memory Cards ........Focus Lock ..........Available Shots ....18, 69, 70 Foliage (Scene Mode) ......Formatting ........22, 51 Format -> Memory Cards, Formatting Menu...

  • Page 146: Rotating Images, Trimming, Troubleshooting, Menus, Index

    Index Time Zone ..........Tone (White Balance) ......Recording Pixels (Image Size) ....Travel Abroad ......... 15, 120 Red-Eye Trimming ..........Auto Correction ........ Troubleshooting ........Correction ........Reduction ........Resizing (Making Images Smaller) ..106 Video e Movies Rotating Images ........

  • Page 147

    MEMO...

  • Page 148

    Canon customer service center indicated on the customer support list included with the product. • The above items notwithstanding, Canon accepts no liability for damages due to mistaken operation of the products. CDP-E091-010 © CANON INC. 2010...

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