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EOS REBEL T6 (W)
EOS 1300D (W)
Instruction Manual
Instruction manuals (PDF files) and software can be downloaded
from the Canon Web site (p.4, 315).
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www.canon.com/icpd

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  • Page 1 EOS REBEL T6 (W) EOS 1300D (W) Instruction Manual Instruction manuals (PDF files) and software can be downloaded from the Canon Web site (p.4, 315). www.canon.com/icpd...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction The EOS REBEL T6 (W) or EOS 1300D (W) is a digital single-lens reflex camera featuring a fine-detail CMOS sensor with approx. 18.0 effective megapixels, DIGIC 4+, high-precision and high-speed 9-point AF, approx. 3.0 fps continuous shooting, Live View shooting, Full High- Definition (Full HD) movie shooting, and wireless functions (Wi-Fi/NFC).
  • Page 3: Item Check List

    Be careful not to lose any of the above items.  When you need Lens Instruction Manuals, download them from the Canon Web site (p.4). The lens instruction manuals (PDF) are for lenses sold individually. Note that when purchasing the Lens Kit, some of the accessories included with...
  • Page 4: Instruction Manuals

    Canon Web site. Downloading and Viewing the Instruction Manuals (PDF Files) Download the Instruction Manuals (PDF files). Connect to the Internet and access the following Canon Web site.  www.canon.com/icpd Select your country or region of residence and download the ...
  • Page 5: Compatible Cards

    Compatible Cards The following cards can be used with the camera regardless of capacity: If the card is new or was previously formatted by another camera or computer, it is recommended that you format the card with this camera (p.52). •...
  • Page 6: Quick Start Guide

    Quick Start Guide Insert the battery (p.36). To charge the battery, see page 34. Insert the card (p.36). With the card’s label facing toward the back of the camera, insert it into the card slot. Attach the lens (p.44). White index Red index Align the lens’s white or red mount index with the camera’s mount index...
  • Page 7 Quick Start Guide Set the Mode Dial to <A> (Scene Intelligent Auto) (p.58) All the necessary camera settings will be set automatically. Focus on the subject (p.47). Look through the viewfinder and aim the viewfinder center over the subject. Press the shutter button halfway, and the camera will focus on the subject.
  • Page 8: Conventions Used In This Manual

    Conventions Used in this Manual Icons in this Manual <6> : Indicates the Main Dial. <W><X><Y><Z> : Indicates the <S> cross keys on the top, bottom, left, and right. <0> : Indicates the Setting button. : Indicates that each function remains active for 0, 9, 7, 8 approx.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Chapters For first-time DSLR users, Chapters 1 and 2 explain the camera’s basic operations and shooting procedures. Introduction Getting Started Basic Shooting and Image Playback Creative Shooting Advanced Shooting Shooting with the LCD Monitor (Live View Shooting) Shooting Movies Handy Features Image Playback Post-Processing Images Printing Images...
  • Page 10: Contents At A Glance

    Contents at a Glance Shooting Shoot automatically  p.57-82  (Basic Zone modes) Shoot continuously  p.102  (i Continuous shooting) Take a picture of yourself in a group p.103   (j Self-timer) Freeze the action p.108   (s Shutter-priority AE) Blur the action ...
  • Page 11 Take many pictures  p.88  (7a, 8a, b, c) Focusing Change the point of focus  p.99  (S AF point selection) Shoot a moving subject  p.70, 98  (AI Servo AF) Playback View the images on the camera p.83 ...
  • Page 12: Index To Features

    Index to Features Power Image Quality Image-recording quality  p.88 Battery • Charging p.34  Picture Style  p.95 • Installing/Removing  p.36 White balance  p.131 • Battery level  p.40 Color space p.137  Household power outlet  p.270 Image enhancement features Auto power off...
  • Page 13 Index to Features Exposure Image browsing (Jump display)  p.209 Exposure compensation  p.116 Magnified view  p.210  p.118 AEB Image rotate  p.211 AE lock  p.120  p.212 Rating Flash Movie playback  p.218 Built-in flash  p.104 Editing out movie’s •...
  • Page 14 Contents Introduction Item Check List................. 3 Instruction Manuals ................4 Compatible Cards................5 Quick Start Guide ................6 Conventions Used in this Manual............. 8 Chapters................... 9 Contents at a Glance..............10 Index to Features ................12 Safety Precautions ................. 20 Handling Precautions ..............
  • Page 15 Contents Basic Shooting and Image Playback A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto) ....58 A Full Auto Techniques (Scene Intelligent Auto)......61 7 Disabling Flash ................. 63 C Creative Auto Shooting.............64 2 Shooting Portraits ..............67 3 Shooting Landscapes ............... 68 4 Shooting Close-ups..............69 5 Shooting Moving Subjects ............
  • Page 16 Contents Advanced Shooting s: Conveying the Subject’s Movement ........108 f: Changing the Depth of Field ..........110 Depth-of-Field Preview ...............112 a: Manual Exposure ..............113 q Changing the Metering Mode ..........115 Setting Exposure Compensation ...........116 Auto Exposure Bracketing.............118 A Locking the Exposure ............. 120 A Locking the Flash Exposure............
  • Page 17 Contents Shooting Movies k Shooting Movies ..............160 Autoexposure Shooting ..............160 Manual Exposure Shooting ............162 Shooting Function Settings ............167 Setting the Movie Recording Size..........168 Shooting Video Snapshots............170 Menu Function Settings ..............176 Handy Features Handy Features ................184 Disabling the Beeper ..............184 Card Reminder ................
  • Page 18 Contents Image Playback x Searching for Images Quickly ..........208 u/y Magnified View ..............210 b Rotating the Image ..............211 Setting Ratings ................212 Q Quick Control for Playback ............. 214 k Enjoying Movies ..............216 k Playing Back Movies .............. 218 X Editing a Movie’s First and Last Scenes .........
  • Page 19 Contents Customizing the Camera Setting Custom Functions............. 258 Custom Function Settings............. 260 C.Fn I: Exposure ................ 260 C.Fn II: Image ................262 C.Fn III: Autofocus/Drive ............264 C.Fn IV: Operation/Others............265 Registering My Menu ..............267 Reference Using a Household Power Outlet..........270 F Using a Remote Switch.............
  • Page 20: Safety Precautions

    Make sure to thoroughly understand and follow these precautions before using the product. If you experience any malfunctions, problems, or damage to the product, contact the nearest Canon Service Center or the dealer from whom you purchased the product. Follow the warnings below. Otherwise, death or Warnings: serious injuries may result.
  • Page 21 Safety Precautions When the camera or accessories are not in use, make sure to remove the battery,  and disconnect the power plug and connecting cables from the equipment before storing. This is to prevent electrical shock, excessive heat, fire, and corrosion. Do not use the equipment where there is flammable gas.
  • Page 22 Safety Precautions Follow the cautions below. Otherwise, physical injury Cautions: or property damage may result. Do not use or store the product in a high-temperature location such as inside a car  under the hot sun. The product may become hot and cause burns. Doing so may also cause battery leakage or explosion, which will degrade the performance or shorten the life of the product.
  • Page 23: Handling Precautions

    The camera is not waterproof and cannot be used underwater. If you  accidentally drop the camera into water, promptly consult the nearest Canon Service Center. Wipe off any water droplets with a dry and clean cloth. If the camera has been exposed to salty air, wipe it with a well-wrung wet cloth.
  • Page 24: Lcd Monitor

    If you have not used the camera for some time or if there is an important shoot such as a foreign trip coming up, have the camera checked by your nearest Canon Service Center or check the camera yourself and make sure it is working properly.
  • Page 25 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. If visible spots remain on the image, having the sensor cleaned by a Canon Service Center is recommended.
  • Page 26: Nomenclature

    Nomenclature Mode Dial (p.30) Built-in flash/AF-assist beam emitter (p.104/100) Power switch (p.39) EF Lens mount index (p.44) <D> Flash button EF-S Lens mount index (p.44) (p.104) Flash sync contacts <6> Main Dial Hot shoe (p.272) Microphone Shutter button (p.160, 178) (p.47) <V>...
  • Page 27 Nomenclature <A> Live View shooting/ <B> Display button Movie shooting button (p.140/160) (p.54, 83, 142, 164, 193) Dioptric adjustment knob (p.46) <A/Hy> AE lock/ FE lock button/Index/ Eyecup (p.271) Reduce button (p.120/121/208/210, 249) Viewfinder eyepiece <S/u> AF point selection button/ Magnify button (p.99/210, 249) LCD monitor...
  • Page 28 Nomenclature Shooting Function Settings (in Creative Zone modes, p.30) c Main Dial pointer (p.107) Shutter speed Shooting mode Aperture Exposure level indicator Auto Lighting Optimizer (p.123) Exposure ISO speed (p.92) compensation amount (p.116) Highlight tone priority AEB range (p.118) (p.263) Picture Style (p.95) y Flash exposure compensation (p.117)
  • Page 29: Viewfinder Information

    Nomenclature Viewfinder Information AF point activation indicator <•> Focusing screen AF point <i> ISO speed <u> White balance correction <A> AE lock/ <o> Focus indicator AEB in-progress Maximum burst <D> Flash-ready <0> Monochrome Improper FE lock shooting warning ISO speed <e>...
  • Page 30 Nomenclature Mode Dial The Mode Dial includes the Basic Zone modes, Creative Zone modes, and the Movie shooting mode. Creative Zone These modes give you more control for shooting various subjects as desired. : Program AE (p.86) s : Shutter-priority AE (p.108) f : Aperture-priority AE (p.110) : Manual exposure (p.113) Basic Zone...
  • Page 31 Nomenclature Battery Charger LC-E10 Charger for Battery Pack LP-E10 (p.34) Power plug Charge lamp Full-charge lamp Battery pack slot IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS-SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. DANGER-TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS. For connection to a supply not in the U.S.A., use an attachment plug adapter of the proper configuration for the power outlet, if needed.
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  • Page 33: Getting Started

    Getting Started This chapter explains preparatory steps before you start shooting and basic camera operations. Attaching the Strap 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.
  • Page 34: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery Remove the protective cover. Detach the protective cover provided  with the battery. Attach the battery. As shown in the illustration, attach the  battery securely to the charger. To detach the battery, follow the  above procedure in reverse. LC-E10 Recharge the battery.
  • Page 35 3 sec. Do not charge any battery other than a Battery Pack LP-E10.  Battery Pack LP-E10 is dedicated to Canon products only. Using it with  an incompatible battery charger or product may result in malfunction or...
  • Page 36: Installing And Removing The Battery And Card

    Installing and Removing the Battery and Card Load a fully charged Battery Pack LP-E10 into the camera. You can use an SD, SDHC, or SDXC memory card (sold separately) with the camera. The captured images are recorded onto the card. Make sure the card’s write-protect switch is set upward to enable writing and erasing.
  • Page 37: Remove The Battery

    Installing and Removing the Battery and Card After opening the card slot/battery compartment cover, be careful not to forcefully swing it back further. Otherwise, the hinge may break. The number of possible shots depends on the remaining capacity of the ...
  • Page 38 Installing and Removing the Battery and Card When the access lamp is lit or blinking, it indicates that images are  being written to, read from, or erased from the card, or data is being transferred. Do not open the card slot/battery compartment cover. Also, never do any of the following while the access lamp is lit or blinking.
  • Page 39: Turning On The Power

    Turning on the Power If you turn on the power and the date/time/zone setting screen appears, see page 41 to set the date/time/zone. <1> : The camera turns on. <2> : The camera is turned off and does not function. Set to this position when not using the camera.
  • Page 40: Battery Level Indicator

    Turning on the Power z Battery Level Indicator When the power is turned on, the battery level will be indicated in one of the four levels. z : Battery level is sufficient. x : Battery level is low, but the camera can still be used.
  • Page 41: Setting The Date, Time, And Zone

    Setting the Date, Time, and Zone When you turn on the power for the first time or if the date/time/zone have been reset, the date/time/zone setting screen will appear. Follow the steps below to set the time zone first. Set the camera to the time zone in which you currently live so that, when you travel, you can simply change the setting to the correct time zone for your destination, and the camera will automatically adjust the date/time.
  • Page 42: Set The Date And Time

    3 Setting the Date, Time, and Zone Set the date and time. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select  the number. Press <0> so <a> is displayed.  Press the <W> <X> keys to set the  number, then press <0>. (Returns to <b>.) Set the daylight saving time.
  • Page 43: Selecting The Interface Language

    Selecting the Interface Language Display the menu screen. Press the <M> button to display  the menu screen. Under the [52] tab, select [LanguageK]. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select  the [52] tab. Press the <W> <X> keys to select ...
  • Page 44: Attaching And Detaching A Lens

    Attaching and Detaching a Lens The camera is compatible with all Canon EF and EF-S lenses. The camera cannot be used with EF-M lenses. Attaching a Lens Remove the caps. Remove the rear lens cap and the  body cap by turning them as shown by the arrows.
  • Page 45: Zoom 

    Attaching and Detaching a Lens Zooming Turn the zoom ring on the lens with your fingers. If you want to zoom, do it before  focusing. Turning the zoom ring after achieving focus may throw off the focus. Detaching the Lens While pressing the lens release button, turn the lens as shown by the arrow.
  • Page 46: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Adjusting the Viewfinder Clarity Turn the dioptric adjustment knob. Turn the knob left or right so that the  AF points (nine boxes) in the viewfinder look the sharpest. If the knob is difficult to turn, remove  the eyecup (p.271).
  • Page 47: Shutter Button

    Basic Operation Shutter Button The shutter button has two steps. You can press the shutter button halfway. Then you can further press the shutter button completely. Pressing Halfway This activates autofocusing and the automatic exposure system that sets the shutter speed and aperture. The exposure setting (shutter speed and aperture) is displayed in the viewfinder (0).
  • Page 48: Q Quick Control For Shooting Functions

    Q Quick Control for Shooting Functions You can directly select and set the shooting functions displayed on the LCD monitor. This is called Quick Control. Press the <Q> button.  The Quick Control screen will appear (7). Set the desired function. Press the <S>...
  • Page 49 Q Quick Control for Shooting Functions Sample Quick Control Screen Shutter speed (p.108) Aperture (p.110) Highlight tone priority* (p.263) Shooting mode* (p.30) ISO speed (p.92) Flash exposure Exposure compensation/ compensation (p.117) AEB setting (p.116, 118) Raise built-in flash Picture Style (p.95) Auto Lighting Optimizer AF operation (p.97) (p.123)
  • Page 50: Menu Operations

    Menu Operations You can set various settings with the menus such as the image- recording quality, date and time, etc. <0> button <S> cross keys LCD monitor <M> button Menu Screen The menu tabs and items displayed will differ depending on the shooting mode.
  • Page 51 3 Menu Operations Menu Setting Procedure Display the menu screen. Press the <M> button to display  the menu screen. Select a tab. Press the <Y> <Z> cross keys to  select a tab (group of functions). For example, in this manual, “the [z3] ...
  • Page 52: Formatting The Card

    Formatting the Card If the card is new or was previously formatted by another camera or computer, format the card with this camera. When the card is formatted, all images and data on the card will be erased. Even protected images will be erased, so make sure there is nothing you need to keep.
  • Page 53 3 Formatting the Card Format the card in the following cases: The card is new.  The card was formatted by a different camera or a computer.  The card is full with images or data.  A card-related error is displayed (p.298). ...
  • Page 54: Switching The Lcd Monitor Display

    Switching the LCD Monitor Display The LCD monitor can display the shooting settings screen, menu screen, captured images, etc. Shooting Function Settings When you turn on the power, the  shooting settings will be displayed. When you press the shutter button ...
  • Page 55: Feature Guide

    Feature Guide The Feature guide appears when you change the shooting mode or set a shooting function, Live View shooting, movie shooting, or Quick Control for playback, and displays a brief description of that mode, function or option. It also displays a description when you select a function or option with the Quick Control.
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  • Page 57: Basic Shooting And Image Playback

    Basic Shooting and Image Playback This chapter explains how to use the Basic Zone modes on the Mode Dial for best results and how to play back images. With Basic Zone modes, all you do is point and shoot while the camera sets everything automatically (p.75, 276).
  • Page 58: A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto)

    A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto) <A> is a fully automatic mode. The camera analyzes the scene and sets the optimum settings automatically. It also adjusts focus automatically by detecting whether the subject is still or moving (p.61). Set the Mode Dial to <A>. Aim any AF point over the AF point subject.
  • Page 59 A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto) Take the picture. Press the shutter button completely to  take the picture.  The captured image will be displayed for approx. 2 sec. on the LCD monitor. After you finish shooting, push down ...
  • Page 60 A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto) The flash fired even though it was daylight.  For a backlit subject, the flash may fire to help lighten the subject’s dark areas. If you do not want the flash to fire, use the Flash off mode (p.63).
  • Page 61: A Full Auto Techniques (Scene Intelligent Auto)

    A Full Auto Techniques (Scene Intelligent Auto) Recomposing the Shot Depending on the scene, position the subject toward the left or right to create a balanced background and good perspective. In the <A> mode, pressing the shutter button halfway to focus on a still subject will lock the focus on that subject.
  • Page 62: A Live View Shooting

    A Full Auto Techniques (Scene Intelligent Auto) A Live View Shooting You can shoot while viewing the image on the LCD monitor. This is called “Live View shooting”. For details, see page 139. Display the Live View image on the LCD monitor. Press the <A>...
  • Page 63: Disabling Flash

    7 Disabling Flash The camera analyzes the scene and sets the optimum settings automatically. In places where flash photography is prohibited such as in a museum or an aquarium, use the <7> (Flash Off) mode. This mode is also effective for capturing the particular ambience of a scene, such as candlelight scenes.
  • Page 64: C Creative Auto Shooting

    C Creative Auto Shooting In the <C> mode, you can easily change the depth of field, drive/self- timer, and flash firing. You can also select and shoot with the ambience you want to convey in your images. The default settings are the same as the <A>...
  • Page 65 C Creative Auto Shooting Shutter speed Aperture ISO speed Battery level Possible shots Image-recording quality Pressing the <Q> button enables you to set the following: (1) Ambience-based shots You can select and shoot with the ambience you want to convey in your images.
  • Page 66 C Creative Auto Shooting (3) Drive/self-timer: Press <0> and set it with the <Y> <Z> keys or <6> dial. <u> Single shooting: Shoot one image at a time. <i> Continuous shooting: While you hold down the shutter button completely, shots will be taken continuously.
  • Page 67: Shooting Portraits

    2 Shooting Portraits The <2> (Portrait) mode blurs the background to make the human subject stand out. It also makes skin tones and hair look softer. Shooting Tips Select the location where the distance between the subject and  the background is the farthest. The further the distance between the subject and background, the more blurred the background will look.
  • Page 68: Shooting Landscapes

    3 Shooting Landscapes Use the <3> (Landscape) mode for wide scenery or to have everything in focus from near to far. For vivid blues and greens, and very sharp and crisp images. Shooting Tips With a zoom lens, use the wide-angle end. ...
  • Page 69: Shooting Close-Ups

    4 Shooting Close-ups When you want to shoot flowers or small things up close, use the <4> (Close-up) mode. To make small things appear much larger, use a macro lens (sold separately). Shooting Tips Use a simple background.  A simple background makes small objects such as flowers stand out better.
  • Page 70: Shooting Moving Subjects

    5 Shooting Moving Subjects Use the <5> (Sports) mode to shoot a moving subject, such as a running person or a moving vehicle. Shooting Tips Use a telephoto lens.  The use of a telephoto lens is recommended for shooting from a distance.
  • Page 71: P Shooting Food

    P Shooting Food When shooting food, use <P> (Food). The photo will look bright and appetizing. Also, depending on the light source, the reddish tinge will be suppressed in the pictures taken under tungsten lights, etc. Shooting Tips Change the color tone. ...
  • Page 72: Shooting Night Portraits

    6 Shooting Night Portraits To shoot people at night and obtain a natural-looking night scene in the background, use the <6> (Night Portrait) mode. Using a tripod is recommended. Shooting Tips Use a wide-angle lens and a tripod.  When using a zoom lens, use the wide-angle end to obtain a wide night view.
  • Page 73 6 Shooting Night Portraits During Live View shooting, it may be difficult to focus on dots of light such as in a night scene. In such a case, it is recommended that you set the AF method to [Quick mode] and shoot. If it is still difficult to focus, set the lens’s focus mode switch to <MF>...
  • Page 74: Q Quick Control

    Q Quick Control In Basic Zone modes, when the shooting function settings are displayed, you can press the <Q> button to display the Quick Control screen. The tables on the next page show the functions that can be set with the Quick Control screen in each Basic Zone mode. Set the Mode Dial to a Basic Zone mode.
  • Page 75 Q Quick Control Settable Functions in Basic Zone Modes o: Default setting k: User selectable : Not selectable Function A 7 C u: Single shooting i: Continuous Drive/ shooting self-timer j: 10 sec. (p.102-103) q: Continuous shooting* a: Automatic firing Built-in flash D: Flash on (Fires at firing...
  • Page 76: Shooting With Ambience Selection

    Shooting with Ambience Selection Except in the <A> and <7> Basic Zone modes, you can select the ambience for shooting. Ambience Ambience Effect A 7 C 2 3 4 5 P 6 k k k k k k k (1) Standard setting No setting k k k k k (2) Vivid...
  • Page 77 Shooting with Ambience Selection Set the ambience effect. Press the <W> <X> keys to select  the effect so that [Effect] appears at the bottom. Press the <Y> <Z> keys or turn the  <6> dial to select the desired effect.
  • Page 78 Shooting with Ambience Selection Ambience Settings (1) Standard setting Standard image characteristics for the respective shooting mode. Note that <2> has image characteristics geared for portraits and <3> is geared for landscapes. Each ambience is a modification of the respective shooting mode’s image characteristics. (2) Vivid The subject will look sharp and vivid.
  • Page 79 Shooting with Ambience Selection (7) Brighter The picture will look brighter. (8) Darker The picture will look darker. (9) Monochrome The picture will be monochrome. You can select the monochrome color to be blue, black and white, or sepia. When [Monochrome] is selected, <0>...
  • Page 80: Shooting By Lighting Or Scene Type

    Shooting by Lighting or Scene Type In the <2>, <3>, <4>, and <5> Basic Zone modes, you can shoot with the settings matching the lighting or scene type. Normally, [Default setting] is adequate, but if the settings match the lighting condition or scene, the picture will look more accurate to your eyes.
  • Page 81 Shooting by Lighting or Scene Type With Quick Control, select the lighting or scene type. Press the <Q> button (7).  Press the <W> <X> keys to select  [Default setting]. [Light/scene- based shots] will appear on the screen. Press the <Y> <Z> keys or turn the ...
  • Page 82 Shooting by Lighting or Scene Type Lighting or Scene Type Settings (1) Default setting Default setting suited for most subjects. (2) Daylight For subjects under sunlight. Gives more natural-looking blue skies and greenery and reproduces light-colored flowers better. (3) Shade For subjects in the shade.
  • Page 83: Image Playback

    x Image Playback The easiest way to play back images is explained below. For more details on the playback procedure, see page 207. Play back the image. Press the <x> button.   The last image captured or played back will appear. Select an image.
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  • Page 85: Creative Shooting

    Creative Shooting In the Basic Zone modes, to prevent spoiled shots, most advanced functions are set automatically and cannot be changed. In the <d> (Program AE) mode, you can set various functions and be more creative. In the <d> mode, the camera sets the shutter speed and ...
  • Page 86: D: Program Ae

    d: Program AE The camera automatically sets the shutter speed and aperture to suit the subject’s brightness. This is called Program AE. * <d> stands for Program. * AE stands for Auto Exposure. Set the Mode Dial to <d>. Focus on the subject. Look through the viewfinder and aim ...
  • Page 87 d: Program AE Shooting Tips Change the ISO speed. Use the built-in flash.  To match the subject and ambient lighting level, you can change the ISO speed (p.92) or use the built-in flash (p.104). In the <d> mode, the built-in flash will not fire automatically. When indoors or during low light shooting, it is recommended that you press the <I>...
  • Page 88: Setting The Image-Recording Quality

    Setting the Image-Recording Quality You can select the pixel count and the image quality. Ten image- recording quality settings are provided: 73, 83, 74, 84, 7a, 8a, b, c, 1+73, 1. Select the image-recording quality. Under the [z1] tab, select [Image ...
  • Page 89 24.5 * The file size, possible shots, and maximum burst during continuous shooting are based on Canon’s testing standards (3:2 aspect ratio, ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style) using an 8 GB card. These figures will vary by the subject, card brand, aspect ratio, ISO speed, Picture Style, Custom Functions, and other settings.
  • Page 90 3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality I want to select the image-recording quality matching the paper  size for printing. Refer to the diagram on the left when Paper size choosing the image-recording quality. If A2 (59.4x42 cm/23.4x16.5 in.) you want to crop the image, selecting a higher quality (more pixels) such as 73, A3 (42x29.7 cm/ 83, 1+73, or 1 is recommended.
  • Page 91  with this camera. If a previous version of DPP Ver.4.x is installed on your computer, obtain and install the latest version of DPP from the Canon Web site to update it (p.315). (The previous version will be overwritten.) Note that DPP Ver.3.x or earlier cannot process RAW images taken with this camera.
  • Page 92: I: Changing The Iso Speed To Suit The Light Level

    i: Changing the ISO Speed to Suit the Light LevelN Set the ISO speed (image sensor’s sensitivity to light) to suit the ambient light level. In Basic Zone modes, the ISO speed is set automatically (p.93). Press the <Wi> button. ...
  • Page 93 i: Changing the ISO Speed to Suit the Light LevelN When you shoot at high ISO speeds, noise (such as dots of light and  banding) may become noticeable. If you use a high ISO speed and flash to shoot a close subject, ...
  • Page 94 i: Changing the ISO Speed to Suit the Light LevelN Shooting Mode ISO Speed Setting Automatically set within ISO 100 - ISO 3200 A/7/C/3/4/5/P/6 Automatically set within ISO 100 - ISO 6400 d/s/f/a ISO 100 *2*3*4*5 With flash ISO 800 With bulb exposures ISO 800 *1: Depends on the maximum ISO speed limit set.
  • Page 95: A Selecting Optimal Image Characteristics For The Subject (Picture Style)

    A Selecting Optimal Image Characteristics for the SubjectN By selecting a Picture Style, you can obtain image characteristics matching your photographic expression or the subject. In Basic Zone modes, you cannot select the Picture Style. Select [Picture Style]. Under the [z2] tab, select [Picture ...
  • Page 96 A Selecting Optimal Image Characteristics for the SubjectN R Landscape For vivid blues and greens, and very sharp and crisp images. Effective for impressive landscapes. S Neutral This Picture Style is for users who prefer to process images with their computer. For natural colors and subdued images with modest brightness and color saturation.
  • Page 97: F: Changing The Autofocus Operation (Af Operation)

    f: Changing the Autofocus OperationN You can select the AF (autofocus) operation characteristics suiting the shooting conditions or subject. In Basic Zone modes, the optimum AF operation is set automatically for the respective shooting mode. Set the lens’s focus mode switch to <AF>.
  • Page 98: Ai Servo Af For Moving Subjects

    f: Changing the Autofocus OperationN If focus cannot be achieved, the focus indicator <o> in the viewfinder  will blink. If this occurs, the picture cannot be taken even if the shutter button is pressed completely. Recompose the shot and try to focus again, or see “Subjects Difficult to Focus on”...
  • Page 99: S Selecting The Af Point

    S Selecting the AF PointN In Basic Zone modes, the camera will normally focus on the closest subject automatically. Therefore, it may not always focus on your target subject. In the <d>, <s>, <f>, and <a> modes, you can select one AF point and focus only on the area covered by that AF point.
  • Page 100 S Selecting the AF PointN Shooting Tips When shooting a portrait up close, use One-Shot AF and focus  on the eyes. If you focus on the eyes first, you can then recompose and the face will remain sharp. If it is difficult to focus, select and use the center AF point. ...
  • Page 101: Subjects Difficult To Focus On

    Subjects Difficult to Focus on Autofocus can fail to achieve focus (viewfinder’s focus indicator <o> blinks) with certain subjects such as the following: Subjects with very low contrast  (Example: Blue skies, solid-color flat surfaces, etc.) Subjects in very low light ...
  • Page 102: Continuous Shooting

    i Continuous ShootingN You can shoot up to approx. 3 shots per second. This is effective for shooting a child running toward you or capturing different facial expressions. Press the <Yij> button. Select <i>. Press the <Y> <Z> keys or turn the ...
  • Page 103: Using The Self-Timer

    j Using the Self-timer Press the <Yij> button. Select the self-timer. Press the <Y> <Z> keys or turn the  <6> dial to select the self-timer, then press <0>. j : Shoot in approx. 10 sec. l: Shoot in approx. 2 sec.N q: Take the set number of shots continuously in approx.
  • Page 104: D Using The Built-In Flash

    D Using the Built-in Flash In indoor, low light or backlit conditions in daylight, just raise the built-in flash and press the shutter button to take flash pictures. In the <d> mode, the shutter speed (1/60 sec. - 1/200 sec.) will be set automatically to prevent camera shake.
  • Page 105 D Using the Built-in Flash Effective Range of Built-in Flash (Approx. in meters / feet) EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II ISO Speed Wide Angle Telephoto (p.92) f/3.5 f/5.6 ISO 100 1 - 2.6 / 3.3 - 8.5 1 - 1.6 / 3.3 - 5.2 ISO 400 1 - 5.3 / 3.3 - 17.4 1 - 3.3 / 3.3 - 10.8...
  • Page 106 D Using the Built-in Flash 3 Red-eye Reduction Using the red-eye reduction lamp before taking a flash picture can reduce red eye. Red-eye reduction will function in any shooting mode except <7>, <3>, <5>, or <k>. Under the [z1] tab, select [Red-eye ...
  • Page 107: Advanced Shooting

    Advanced Shooting This chapter builds on Chapter 3 and introduces more ways to shoot creatively. The first half of this chapter explains how to use the <s>,  <f>, and <a> modes on the Mode Dial. All the functions explained in Chapter 3 can also be used in ...
  • Page 108: S: Conveying The Subject's Movement

    s: Conveying the Subject’s Movement You can either freeze the action or create motion blur with the <s> (Shutter-priority AE) mode on the Mode Dial. * <s> stands for Time value. Blurred motion Frozen motion (Slow shutter speed: 1/30 sec.) (Fast shutter speed: 1/2000 sec.) Set the Mode Dial to <s>.
  • Page 109: Flash Exposure

    s: Conveying the Subject’s Movement Shooting Tips To freeze the motion of a fast-moving subject  Use a fast shutter speed such as 1/4000 sec. to 1/500 sec. To blur a running child or animal and convey an impression of ...
  • Page 110: F: Changing The Depth Of Field

    f: Changing the Depth of Field To blur the background or to make everything near and far look sharp, set the Mode Dial to <f> (Aperture-priority AE) to adjust the depth of field (range of acceptable focus). * <f> stands for Aperture value, which is the size of the diaphragm hole inside the lens.
  • Page 111 f: Changing the Depth of Field Shooting Tips When using an aperture with a high f/number or shooting in low  light scenes, note that camera shake can occur. A higher aperture f/number 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.
  • Page 112: Using Built-In Flash

    f: Changing the Depth of Field D Using the Built-in Flash To obtain a correct flash exposure, the flash output will be set automatically to match the set aperture (autoflash exposure). The shutter speed will be set automatically between 1/200 sec. - 30 sec. to suit the scene’s brightness.
  • Page 113: A: Manual Exposure

    a: Manual Exposure You can set both the shutter speed and aperture manually as desired. While referring to the exposure level indicator in the viewfinder, you can set the exposure as desired. This method is called manual exposure. * <a> stands for Manual. Set the Mode Dial to <a>.
  • Page 114: Bulb 

    a: Manual Exposure I Using the Built-in Flash To obtain a correct flash exposure, the flash output will be set automatically (autoflash exposure) to match the manually-set aperture. The shutter speed can be set from 1/200 sec. to 30 sec. or to bulb. BULB: Bulb Exposures A bulb exposure keeps the shutter open for as long as you hold down the shutter...
  • Page 115: Changing The Metering Mode

    q Changing the Metering ModeN Three methods (metering modes) to measure the subject’s brightness are provided. Normally, evaluative metering is recommended. In Basic Zone modes, metering mode is set automatically. Select [Metering mode]. Under the [z2] tab, select [Metering  mode], then press <0>.
  • Page 116: Setting Exposure Compensation

    Setting Exposure CompensationN O Setting Exposure Compensation Set exposure compensation if the exposure (without flash) does not come out as desired. This feature can be used in Creative Zone modes (except <a>). You can set the exposure compensation up to ±5 stops in 1/3-stop increments.
  • Page 117 Setting Exposure CompensationN y Setting Flash Exposure Compensation Set flash exposure compensation if the flash exposure of the subject does not come out as desired. You can set the flash exposure compensation up to ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments. Press the < >...
  • Page 118: Auto Exposure Bracketing

    Auto Exposure BracketingN This feature takes exposure compensation a step further by varying the exposure automatically (up to ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments) with three shots as shown below. You can then choose the best exposure. This is called AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing). Darker exposure Brighter exposure Standard exposure...
  • Page 119: Canceling Aeb

    3 Auto Exposure BracketingN Canceling AEB Follow steps 1 and 2 to turn off the AEB range display.  The AEB setting will also be canceled automatically if the power  switch is set to <2>, flash recycling is completed, etc. Shooting Tips Using AEB with continuous shooting ...
  • Page 120: A Locking The Exposure

    A Locking the ExposureN You can lock the exposure when the area of focus is to be different from the exposure metering area or when you want to take multiple shots at the same exposure setting. Press the <A> button to lock the exposure, then recompose and take the picture.
  • Page 121: A Locking The Flash Exposure

    Use FE lock in such a case. After setting the proper flash exposure for the subject, you can recompose (put the subject toward the side) and shoot. This feature can also be used with a Canon EX-series Speedlite. * FE stands for Flash Exposure.
  • Page 122 A Locking the Flash ExposureN If the subject is too far away and beyond the effective range of the flash,  the <D> icon will blink. Move closer to the subject and repeat steps 2 to 4. FE lock is not possible during Live View shooting. ...
  • Page 123: Auto Correction Of Brightness And Contrast (Auto Lighting Optimizer)

    Auto Correction of Brightness and ContrastN If the image comes out dark or the contrast is low, the brightness and contrast can be corrected automatically. This function is called Auto Lighting Optimizer. The default setting is [Standard]. With JPEG images, the correction is applied when the image is captured. In Basic Zone modes, [Standard] is set automatically.
  • Page 124: Correcting The Image's Dark Corners

    Correcting the Image’s Dark Corners Due to the lens characteristics, the four corners of the picture may look darker. This phenomenon is called lens light fall-off or drop in peripheral illumination and can be corrected. The default setting is [Enable]. With JPEG images, the correction is applied when the image is captured.
  • Page 125 Depending on shooting conditions, noise may appear on the image  periphery. When using a non-Canon lens, setting the corrections to [Disable] is  recommended, even if [Correction data available] is displayed. If you use the magnified view during Live View shooting, the peripheral ...
  • Page 126: A Customizing Image Characteristics (Picture Style)

    A Customizing Image CharacteristicsN You can customize a Picture Style by adjusting individual parameters such as [Sharpness] and [Contrast] from the default. To see the resulting effects, take test shots. To customize [Monochrome], see page 128. Select [Picture Style]. Under the [z2] tab, select [Picture ...
  • Page 127 A Customizing Image CharacteristicsN Parameter Settings and Effects Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the subject. To make it less sharp, set it toward the E end. The closer it is to E, the softer the image will look. To make it sharper, set it toward the F end. The closer it is to F, the sharper the image will look.
  • Page 128 A Customizing Image CharacteristicsN V Monochrome Adjustment For Monochrome, you can also set [Filter effect] and [Toning effect] in addition to [Sharpness] and [Contrast] explained on the preceding page. kFilter Effect With a filter effect applied to a monochrome image, you can make white clouds or green trees stand out more.
  • Page 129: A Registering Preferred Image Characteristics (Picture Style)

    A Registering Preferred Image CharacteristicsN You can select a base Picture Style such as [Portrait] or [Landscape], adjust its parameters as desired and register it under [User Def. 1], [User Def. 2], or [User Def. 3]. You can create multiple Picture Styles with different settings for parameters such as sharpness and contrast.
  • Page 130 A Registering Preferred Image CharacteristicsN Select a parameter. Select a parameter such as  [Sharpness], then press <0>. Set the parameter. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to adjust  the parameter as desired, then press <0>. For details, see “Customizing Image Characteristics”...
  • Page 131: B: Matching The Light Source (White Balance)

    B: Matching the Light SourceN The function adjusting the color tone so that white objects look white in the picture is called white balance (WB). Normally, the Auto [Q] (Ambience priority) or [Qw] (White priority) setting will obtain the correct white balance. If natural-looking colors cannot be obtained with Auto, you can select the white balance to match the light source or set it manually by shooting a white object.
  • Page 132 B: Matching the Light SourceN Q Setting the Auto White Balance With [Q] (Ambience priority), you can increase the intensity of the image’s warm color cast when shooting a tungsten-light scene. If you select [Qw] (White priority), you can reduce the intensity of the image’s warm color cast.
  • Page 133: O Custom White Balance

    B: Matching the Light SourceN O Custom White Balance Custom white balance enables you to manually set the white balance for a specific light source. Make sure to perform this procedure under the light source at the actual location of the shoot. Shoot a white object.
  • Page 134 B: Matching the Light SourceN Select [O (Custom)]. Press the <XB> button.  Select [O (Custom)], then press  <0>. If the exposure obtained in step 1 differs greatly from the standard  exposure, a correct white balance may not be obtained. In step 3, the following images cannot be selected: Images captured with ...
  • Page 135: Adjusting The Color Tone For The Light Source

    u Adjusting the Color Tone for the Light SourceN You can correct the white balance that is set. This adjustment will have the same effect as using a commercially-available color temperature conversion filter or color compensating filter. Each color can be corrected to one of nine levels.
  • Page 136: White Balance Auto Bracketing

    u Adjusting the Color Tone for the Light SourceN White Balance Auto Bracketing With just one shot, three images with different color tones can be recorded simultaneously. Based on the color temperature of the current white balance setting, the image will be bracketed with a blue/amber bias or magenta/ green bias.
  • Page 137: Setting The Color Reproduction Range (Color Space)

    Setting the Color Reproduction RangeN The range of reproducible colors is called “color space”. With this camera, you can set the color space for captured images to sRGB or Adobe RGB. For normal shooting, sRGB is recommended. In Basic Zone modes, sRGB is set automatically. Select [Color space].
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  • Page 139: Shooting With The Lcd Monitor

    Shooting with the LCD Monitor (Live View Shooting) You can shoot while viewing the picture on the camera’s LCD monitor. This is called “Live View shooting”. Live View shooting is effective for still subjects which do not move. If you handhold the camera and shoot while viewing the LCD monitor, camera shake can cause blurred images.
  • Page 140: Shooting

    A Shooting with the LCD Monitor Display the Live View image. Press the <A> button.   The Live View image will appear on the LCD monitor. The Live View image will closely  reflect the brightness level of the actual image you capture.
  • Page 141 A Shooting with the LCD Monitor Enabling Live View Shooting Set [Live View shoot.] to [Enable]. In Basic Zone modes, the Live View menu options will be displayed under [z2], and in Creative Zone modes, they will be displayed under [z4]. Number of Possible Shots with Live View Shooting (Approx.
  • Page 142: Compensation 

    A Shooting with the LCD Monitor Information Display Each time you press the <B> button, the information display will  change. AF method AF point (Quick mode) • d : FlexiZone - Single Magnifying frame • c : u Live mode •...
  • Page 143 A Shooting with the LCD Monitor Final Image Simulation Final image simulation is a function that shows the Live View image as it will look with the current settings for Picture Style, white balance, and other shooting functions applied. During shooting, the Live View image will automatically reflect the function settings listed below.
  • Page 144: Shooting Function Settings

    Shooting Function Settings Function settings particular to Live View shooting are explained here. Q Quick Control If you press the <Q> button while the image is displayed on the LCD monitor in a Creative Zone mode, you can set any of the following: AF method, Drive/self-timer, White balance, Picture Style, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Image-recording quality, and ISO speed.
  • Page 145: Menu Function Settings

    Menu Function Settings The menu options displayed are as follows. The settable functions on this menu screen apply only to Live View shooting. They do not work with viewfinder shooting (settings are disabled). In Basic Zone modes, the Live View menu options will be displayed under [z2], and in Creative Zone modes, they will be displayed under [z4].
  • Page 146: Aspect Ratio 

    Menu Function Settings Aspect ratioN  The image’s aspect ratio can be set to [3:2], [4:3], [16:9], or [1:1]. The area surrounding the Live View image is masked in black when the following aspect ratios are set: [4:3] [16:9] [1:1]. JPEG images will be saved with the set aspect ratio.
  • Page 147 Menu Function Settings Metering timerN  You can change how long the exposure setting is displayed (AE lock time). In Basic Zone modes, metering timer is fixed at 8 sec. Any of the following operations will stop Live View shooting. To start Live View shooting again, press the <A>...
  • Page 148: Using Af To Focus (Af Method)

    Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Selecting the AF Method You can select an AF method to suit the shooting conditions and your subject. The following AF methods are provided: [FlexiZone - Single], [u Live mode] (face detection, p.149), and [Quick mode] (p.154). If you want to achieve precise focus, set the lens’s focus mode switch to <MF>, magnify the image, and focus manually (p.156).
  • Page 149 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Focus on the subject. Aim the AF point over the subject and  press the shutter button halfway.  When focus is achieved, the AF point will turn green and the beeper will sound. ...
  • Page 150 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Focus on the subject. Press the shutter button halfway and  the camera will focus on the face covered by the <p> frame.  When focus is achieved, the AF point will turn green and the beeper will sound.
  • Page 151: Magnified View

    Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Notes for [FlexiZone - Single] and [u Live mode] AF Operation Focusing will take longer than with [Quick mode].  Even when focus is achieved, pressing the shutter button halfway  will focus again. You cannot focus on a moving subject continuously.
  • Page 152 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Shooting Conditions that Make Focusing Difficult Low-contrast subjects such as the blue sky, solid-color flat surfaces  or when highlight or shadow details are lost. Subjects in low light.  Stripes and other patterns where there is contrast only in the ...
  • Page 153 EF50mm f/1.4 USM, EF50mm f/1.8 II, EF50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro, EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM, EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 III, EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM For information on other lenses, refer to the Canon Web site. If you shoot a peripheral subject and it is slightly out of focus, aim the ...
  • Page 154 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Quick Mode: f The dedicated AF sensor is used to focus in One-Shot AF (p.97), using the same AF method as with viewfinder shooting. Although you can focus on the target subject quickly, the Live View image will be interrupted momentarily during the AF operation.
  • Page 155 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Focus on the subject. Aim the AF point over the subject and  press the shutter button halfway.  The Live View image will turn off, the reflex mirror will go back down, and AF will be executed.
  • Page 156: Mf: Focusing Manually

    MF: Focusing Manually You can magnify the image and focus precisely with manual focus. Set the lens’s focus mode switch to <MF>. Turn the lens focusing ring to focus  roughly. Move the magnifying frame. Press the <S> cross keys to move ...
  • Page 157 General Live View Shooting Cautions Image Quality When you shoot at high ISO speeds, noise (such as dots of light and  banding) may become noticeable. Shooting in high temperatures may cause noise and irregular colors in  the image. If Live View shooting is used continuously for a prolonged period, the ...
  • Page 158 General Live View Shooting Cautions Live View Image Under low- or bright-light conditions, the Live View image may not reflect  the brightness of the captured image. Even if a low ISO speed is set, noise may be noticeable in the displayed ...
  • Page 159: Shooting Movies

    Shooting Movies Movie shooting is enabled by setting the Mode Dial to < >. The movie recording format will be MOV. For cards that can record movies, see page 5.  Full HD 1080 Full HD 1080 indicates compatibility with High- Definition featuring 1080 vertical pixels (scanning lines).
  • Page 160: Shooting Movies

    k Shooting Movies Connecting the camera to a TV set is recommended to play back the movies shot (p.226). Autoexposure Shooting Set the Mode Dial to <k>.  The reflex mirror will make a sound, then the image will appear on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 161 k Shooting Movies General Movie Shooting Cautions are on pages 181-182.  If necessary, also read General Live View Shooting Cautions on  pages 157-158. The ISO speed (ISO 100 - ISO 6400), shutter speed, and aperture are  set automatically. You can press the <A>...
  • Page 162: Manual Exposure Shooting

    k Shooting Movies Manual Exposure Shooting You can manually set the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO speed for movie shooting. Using manual exposure to shoot movies is for advanced users. Set the Mode Dial to <k>.  The reflex mirror will make a sound, then the image will appear on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 163 k Shooting Movies Focus and shoot the movie. The procedure is the same as steps 2  and 3 for “Autoexposure Shooting” (p.160). ISO Speed During Manual Exposure Shooting With [Auto], the ISO speed will be set automatically within ISO 100 - ...
  • Page 164: Information Display

    k Shooting Movies Information Display Each time you press the <B> button, the information display will  change. AF method • d : FlexiZone - Single • c : u Live mode Picture Style • f : Quick mode Movie shooting remaining time / Elapsed time Movie shooting mode AF point (Quick mode) Recording movie...
  • Page 165 k Shooting Movies Notes for Movie Shooting Do not hold the camera in the same position for long periods of time. Even if the camera does not feel too hot, prolonged contact with the same body part may cause skin redness or blistering due to low-temperature contact burns.
  • Page 166: Still Photo Shooting

    k Shooting Movies Movie-related settings are under the [k1], [k2], and [k3] tabs  (p.176). A movie file is recorded each time you shoot a movie (p.169).  The movie image’s field of view is approx. 100% (with movie recording ...
  • Page 167: Shooting Function Settings

    Shooting Function Settings Function settings particular to movie shooting are explained here. Q Quick Control If you press the <Q> button while the image is displayed on the LCD monitor, you can set any of the following: AF method, White balance, Picture Style, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Movie-recording size, and Video snapshot.
  • Page 168: Setting The Movie Recording Size

    Setting the Movie Recording Size The menu option [k2: Movie rec. size] enables you to select the movie’s image size [****x****] and frame rate [9] (frames recorded per second). The 9 (frame rate) switches automatically depending on the [k2: Video system] setting.
  • Page 169 3 Setting the Movie Recording Size Total Movie Recording Time and File Size Per Minute (Approx.) Total Recording Time on Card Movie recording File Size Size 4 GB 16 GB 64 GB [1920x1080] 11 min. 44 min. 2 hr. 59 min. 340 MB/min.
  • Page 170: Shooting Video Snapshots

    Shooting Video Snapshots You can shoot a series of short movie clips lasting approx. 2 sec., 4 sec., or 8 sec. called video snapshots. The video snapshots can be joined together into a single movie called a video snapshot album. You can thereby show quick highlights of a trip or event.
  • Page 171 3 Shooting Video Snapshots Creating a Video Snapshot Album Shoot the first video snapshot. Press the < > button, then shoot.   The blue bar indicating the shooting duration will gradually decrease. After the set shooting duration elapses, the shooting stops automatically.
  • Page 172: Function Description

    3 Shooting Video Snapshots Options in Steps 4 and 5 Function Description J Save as album The movie clip will be saved as the video snapshot (Step 4) album’s first video snapshot. J Add to album The video snapshot just recorded will be added to (Step 5) the album recorded immediately before.
  • Page 173 3 Shooting Video Snapshots Cautions for Shooting Video Snapshots You can add to an album only video snapshots with the same duration  (approx. 2 sec., 4 sec., or 8 sec. each). Note that if you do any of the following while shooting video snapshots, a ...
  • Page 174 3 Shooting Video Snapshots Playing back an Album You can play back a video snapshot album in the same way as a normal movie (p.218). Play back the movie. Press the <x> button to display an  image. Select the album. In the single-image display, the ...
  • Page 175 3 Shooting Video Snapshots Background Music You can play background music when you play back albums, normal  movies, and slide shows on the camera (p.174, 219). To play background music, you must first copy the background music to the card using EOS Utility (EOS software).
  • Page 176: Menu Function Settings

    Menu Function Settings Menu options under the [k1], [k2], and [k3] tabs are explained below. [k1] Movie exposure  Normally, set this to [Auto]. Setting it to [Manual] will enable you to manually set the ISO speed, shutter speed, and aperture for movie shooting (p.162). AF method ...
  • Page 177 3 Menu Function Settings kShutter/AE lock button  You can change the function assigned to the shutter button’s halfway position and to the AE lock button. • AF/AE lock: Normal function. Press the shutter button halfway to execute AF. Press the <A> button for AE lock. •...
  • Page 178: Sound Recording 

    3 Menu Function Settings [k2] Movie recording size  You can set the movie recording size (image size and frame rate). For details, see page 168. Sound recording  Sound will be recorded by the built-in monaural microphone. An external microphone cannot be used.
  • Page 179: Grid 

    3 Menu Function Settings [Wind filter] When set to [Enable], it reduces wind noise when there is wind outdoors. Note that [Enable] will also reduce low bass sounds, so set this function to [Disable] when there is no wind. It will record a more natural sound than with [Enable].
  • Page 180 3 Menu Function Settings [k3] Exposure compensation  The exposure compensation amount can be set up to ±3 stops. Auto Lighting Optimizer  The Auto Lighting Optimizer can be set as explained on page 123. If the [k1] menu tab’s [kHighlight tone priority] is set to [Enable], the Auto Lighting Optimizer will be set automatically to [Disable] and cannot be changed.
  • Page 181 General Movie Shooting Cautions Red <E> Internal Temperature Warning Icon If the camera’s internal temperature increases due to prolonged movie  shooting or under a high ambient temperature, a red <E> icon will appear. The red <E> icon indicates that movie shooting will soon be terminated ...
  • Page 182 General Movie Shooting Cautions Recording and Image Quality If you use a card with a slow writing speed, a five-level  indicator may appear on the right of the screen during movie shooting. It indicates how much data has not yet been written to the card (remaining capacity of the internal buffer memory).
  • Page 183: Handy Features

    Handy Features Disabling the Beeper (p.184)  Card Reminder (p.184)  Setting the Image Review Time (p.184)  Setting the Auto Power-off Time (p.185)  Adjusting the LCD Monitor Brightness (p.185)  Creating and Selecting a Folder (p.186)  File Numbering Methods (p.188) ...
  • Page 184: Handy Features

    Handy Features 3 Disabling the Beeper You can prevent the beeper from sounding when focus is achieved or during self-timer operation. Under the [z1] tab, select [Beep], then press <0>. Select [Disable], then press <0>. 3 Card Reminder This setting prevents shooting if there is no card in the camera. Under the [z1] tab, select [Release shutter without card], then press <0>.
  • Page 185: Setting The Auto Power-Off Time

    Handy Features 3 Setting the Auto Power-off 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 turn it on again by pressing the shutter button halfway or pressing any of the following buttons: <M>, <B>, <x>, <A>, etc.
  • Page 186: Creating And Selecting A Folder

    Handy Features 3 Creating and Selecting a Folder You can freely create and select the folder where the captured images are to be saved. This operation is optional since a folder will be created automatically for saving captured images. Creating a Folder Select [Select folder].
  • Page 187: Selecting A Folder

    Handy Features Selecting a Folder With the folder selection screen  Lowest file number displayed, select a folder and press Number of images in folder <0>.  The folder where the captured images will be saved is selected. Subsequent captured images will be ...
  • Page 188: File Numbering Methods

    Handy Features 3 File Numbering Methods The image files will be numbered from 0001 to 9999 in the order the images are taken, then saved in a folder. You can change how the file number is assigned. The file number will appear on your computer in this format: IMG_0001.JPG.
  • Page 189 Handy Features [Auto reset]: The file numbering restarts from 0001 each time  the card is replaced or a new folder is created. When you replace the card or create a folder, the file numbering restarts from 0001 for the new images saved. This is useful if you want to organize images by cards or folders.
  • Page 190: Setting Copyright Information

    Handy Features 3 Setting Copyright InformationN When you set the copyright information, it will be appended to the image as Exif information. Select [Copyright information]. Under the [53] tab, select [Copyright  information], then press <0>. Select the option to be set. Select [Enter author’s name] or ...
  • Page 191 Handy Features Text Entry Procedure Changing the entry area  Press the <Q> button to toggle between the top and bottom entry areas. Moving the cursor  Press the <Y> <Z> keys to move the cursor. Entering text  In the bottom area, press the <S> cross keys or turn the <6> dial to select a character, then press <0>...
  • Page 192: Auto Rotation Of Vertical Images

    Handy Features 3 Auto Rotation of Vertical Images Vertical images are rotated automatically so they are displayed vertically on the camera’s LCD monitor and on the computer instead of horizontally. You can change the setting for this feature. Under the [51] tab, select [Auto rotate], then press <0>.
  • Page 193: Checking Camera Settings

    Handy Features B Checking Camera Settings While the menu is displayed, press the <B> button to display the camera’s major function settings. While the menu is displayed, press  the <B> button to display the settings. Press the <B> button again to ...
  • Page 194: Reverting The Camera To The Default Settings

    Handy Features 3 Reverting the Camera to the Default SettingsN The camera’s shooting function settings and menu settings can be reverted to their defaults. This option is available in Creative Zone modes. Select [Clear settings]. Under the [53] tab, select [Clear ...
  • Page 195 Handy Features Shooting Function Settings Image Recording Settings AF operation One-Shot AF Image quality Picture Style Auto Automatic AF point selection selection Auto Lighting Standard Optimizer u (Single Drive/self-timer shooting) Peripheral Enable / illumination Correction q (Evaluative Metering mode correction data retained metering) ISO speed...
  • Page 196 Handy Features Camera Settings Live View Shooting Settings Auto power off 30 sec. Live View shooting Enable Beep Enable AF method FlexiZone - Single Grid display Hide Release shutter Enable without card Aspect ratio Image review 2 sec. Metering timer 8 sec.
  • Page 197: Turning The Lcd Monitor Off/On

    Handy Features 3 Turning the LCD Monitor Off/On You can set the camera so that the shooting function settings display (p.54) does not turn off and on as you press the shutter button halfway (or press the <A> button). Under the [52] tab, select [LCD off/on btn], then press <0>.
  • Page 198: Setting The Flash

    Setting the FlashN The built-in flash and external Speedlite settings can be set with the camera’s menu. You can use the camera’s menu to set the external Speedlite function settings only if an EX-series Speedlite compatible with this function is attached. The setting procedure is the same as when setting a camera menu function.
  • Page 199 3 Setting the FlashN [Built-in flash func. setting] and [External flash func. setting] With [Built-in flash func. setting] and [External flash func. setting], you can set the functions in the table below. The functions displayed under [External flash func. setting] vary depending on the Speedlite model.
  • Page 200 3 Setting the FlashN Flash mode  When using an external Speedlite, you can select the flash mode to suit your desired flash shooting. [E-TTL II] is the standard mode of  EX-series Speedlites for automatic flash shooting. [Manual flash] enables you to set the ...
  • Page 201 3 Setting the FlashN Clear flash settings  On the [External flash func. setting] screen, press the <B> button to display the screen to clear the flash settings. When you select [OK], the settings for the built-in flash and external Speedlite will be cleared.
  • Page 202: Appending Dust Delete Data

    Appending Dust Delete DataN Dust entering the camera can adhere to the image sensor and cause dust spots to be visible on the captured images. To erase these dust spots, you can append the Dust Delete Data to the images. The Dust Delete Data is used by Digital Photo Professional (EOS software, p.314) to erase the dust spots automatically.
  • Page 203: Dust Delete Data

    3 Appending Dust Delete DataN Shoot a solid-white object. At a distance of 20 cm - 30 cm (0.7 ft. -  1.0 ft.), fill the viewfinder with a patternless, solid-white object and take a picture.  The picture will be taken in aperture- priority AE mode at an aperture of f/22.
  • Page 204: Manual Sensor Cleaning

    Before cleaning the sensor, detach the lens from the camera. The image sensor is extremely delicate. If the sensor needs to be cleaned directly, having it done by a Canon Service Center is recommended. Select [Clean manually].
  • Page 205 If the battery level becomes low while cleaning the sensor, the beeper  will sound as a warning. Stop cleaning the sensor. If a smudge that cannot be removed with a blower remains, having the  sensor cleaned by a Canon Service Center is recommended.
  • Page 206 MEMO...
  • Page 207: Image Playback

    Image Playback This chapter explains functions related to viewing photos and movies, with more advanced uses than in Chapter 2 “Basic Shooting and Image Playback”. Here you will find explanations of how to play back and erase photos and movies with the camera and view them on a TV set.
  • Page 208: Searching For Images Quickly

    x Searching for Images Quickly H Displaying Multiple Images on One Screen (Index Display) Search for images quickly with the index display showing four or nine images on one screen. Play back the image. When you press the <x> button, the ...
  • Page 209 x Searching for Images Quickly Jumping through Images (Jump Display) In the single-image display, you can turn the <6> dial to jump through the images forward or backward according to the jump method set. Select [Image jump w/6]. Under the [x2] tab, select [Image ...
  • Page 210: U/Y Magnified View

    u/y Magnified View You can magnify a captured image by approx. 1.5x to 10x on the LCD monitor. Magnify the image. Press the <u> button during image  playback.  The image will be magnified. If you hold down the <u> button, the ...
  • Page 211: Rotating The Image

    b Rotating the Image You can rotate the displayed image to the desired orientation. Select [Rotate image]. Under the [x1] tab, select [Rotate  image], then press <0>. Select an image. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select  the image to be rotated. You can also select an image in the ...
  • Page 212: Setting Ratings

    Setting Ratings You can rate images (still photos and movies) with one of five rating marks: l/m/n/o/p. This function is called rating. Select [Rating]. Under the [x2] tab, select [Rating],  then press <0>. Select an image. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select a ...
  • Page 213 3 Setting Ratings A total of up to 999 images of a given rating can be displayed. If there are more than 999 images with a given rating, [###] will be displayed. Taking Advantage of Ratings With [x2: Image jump w/6], you can display only images having the ...
  • Page 214: Q Quick Control For Playback

    Q Quick Control for Playback During playback, you can press the <Q> button to set any of the following: [J: Protect images], [b: Rotate image], [9: Rating], [U: Creative filters], [S: Resize (JPEG images only)], and [e: Image jump w/6]. For movies, only the functions in bold above can be set.
  • Page 215 Q Quick Control for Playback To rotate an image, set [51: Auto rotate] to [OnzD]. If [51: Auto rotate] is set to [OnD] or [Off], the [b Rotate image] setting will be recorded to the image, but the camera will not rotate the image for display. Pressing the <Q>...
  • Page 216: Enjoying Movies

    k Enjoying Movies You can play back movies in the following three ways: Playback on a TV Set (p.226) An HDMI cable (sold separately) is necessary to connect the camera to a TV set. Also, an HDMI terminal on a TV set is required.
  • Page 217 k Enjoying Movies Playback on the Camera’s LCD Monitor (p.218-225) You can play back movies on the camera’s LCD monitor. You can also edit out the movie’s first and last scenes, and play back the still photos and movies on the card in an automatic slide show.
  • Page 218: Playing Back Movies

    k Playing Back Movies Play back the image. Press the <x> button to display an  image. Select a movie. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select a  movie. In the single-image display, the  <1s> icon displayed on the upper left of the screen indicates a movie.
  • Page 219 k Playing Back Movies Movie Playback Panel Operation Playback Description 2 Exit Returns to the single-image display. 7 Play Pressing <0> toggles between play and stop. Adjust the slow motion speed by pressing the <Y> 8 Slow motion <Z> keys. The slow motion speed is indicated on the upper right of the screen.
  • Page 220: Editing A Movie's First And Last Scenes

    X Editing a Movie’s First and Last Scenes You can edit out the first and last scenes of a movie in approx. 1-sec. increments. On the movie playback screen, select [X].  The editing screen will be displayed. Specify the part to be edited out. Select either [ ] (Cut beginning) or ...
  • Page 221 X Editing a Movie’s First and Last Scenes Save the edited movie. Select [ ], then press <0>.   The save screen will appear. To save it as a new movie, select  [New file]. To save it and overwrite the original movie file, select [Overwrite], then press <0>.
  • Page 222: Slide Show (Auto Playback)

    Slide Show (Auto Playback) You can play back the images on the card as an automatic slide show. Select [Slide show]. Under the [x2] tab, select [Slide  show], then press <0>. Select the images to be played Number of images to be played back back.
  • Page 223 3 Slide Show (Auto Playback) Item Playback Description All the still photos and movies on the card will be played jAll images back. Still photos and movies taken on the selected shooting date iDate will be played back. Still photos and movies in the selected folder will be played nFolder back.
  • Page 224: Start The Slide Show

    3 Slide Show (Auto Playback) [Transition effect] [Background music] Start the slide show. Press the <W><X> keys to select  [Start], then press <0>.  After [Loading image...] is displayed, the slide show will start. Exit the slide show. To exit the slide show and return to ...
  • Page 225 3 Slide Show (Auto Playback) Selecting the Background Music After you use EOS Utility (EOS software) to copy background music to the card, you can play background music together with the slide show. Select [Background music]. Set [Background music] to [On], ...
  • Page 226: Viewing Images On A Tv Set

    Viewing Images on a TV Set You can play back still photos and movies on a TV set. An HDMI cable (sold separately) is necessary to connect the camera to a TV set. Also, an HDMI terminal on a TV set is required. If [53: Wi-Fi/NFC] is set to [Enable], the camera cannot be connected to a TV set.
  • Page 227 Viewing Images on a TV Set Press the <x> button.  The image will appear on the TV screen. (Nothing will be displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor.) The images will automatically be  displayed at the optimum resolution of the TV set. By pressing the <B>...
  • Page 228: K Protecting Images

    K Protecting Images You can set protections to prevent the precious images from being erased accidentally. 3 Protecting a Single Image Select [Protect images]. Under the [x1] tab, select [Protect  images], then press <0>.  The protect setting screen will appear.
  • Page 229 K Protecting Images 3 Protecting All Images in a Folder or on a Card You can protect all the images in a folder or on a card at one time. When you select [All images in folder] or [All images on card] in [x1: Protect images], all the images in the folder or on the card will be protected.
  • Page 230: L Erasing Images

    L Erasing Images You can either select and erase unnecessary images one by one or erase them in one batch. Protected images (p.228) will not be erased. Once an image is erased, it cannot be recovered. Make sure you no longer need the image before erasing it.
  • Page 231 L Erasing Images Select [Select and erase images]. Select [Select and erase images],  then press <0>.  An image will be displayed. To display the three-image display,  press the <Hy> button. To return to the single-image display, press the <u>...
  • Page 232: B Shooting Information Display

    B Shooting Information Display Sample Still Photo Taken in a Creative Zone Mode Exposure compensation amount Protect images Flash exposure Rating compensation amount Folder number - File number Aperture Histogram Shutter speed (Brightness/RGB) Picture Style/Settings Metering mode Shooting mode ISO speed Highlight tone priority White balance Image-recording...
  • Page 233 B Shooting Information Display Sample Still Photo Taken in a Basic Zone Mode Ambience and Shooting mode ambience effects Lighting or scene * With images taken in a Basic Zone mode, the information displayed will differ depending on the shooting mode. Sample Movie Information Display Shooting duration Movie/Playback...
  • Page 234: Highlight Alert

    B Shooting Information Display Highlight Alert  When the shooting information is displayed, any overexposed areas of the image will blink. To obtain more image detail in the overexposed, blinking areas, set the exposure compensation to a negative amount and shoot again. Histogram ...
  • Page 235: Post-Processing Images

    Post-Processing Images After taking a picture, you can apply a Creative filter or resize the JPEG image (reduce the number of pixels). The camera may not be able to process images taken with  another camera. Post-processing images as described in this chapter is not ...
  • Page 236: U Applying Creative Filters

    U Applying Creative Filters You can apply the following Creative filters to an image and save it as a new image: Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Toy camera effect, and Miniature effect. Select [Creative filters]. Under the [x1] tab, select [Creative ...
  • Page 237 U Applying Creative Filters Save the image. Select [OK] to save the image.  Check the destination folder and  image file number, then select [OK]. To apply a filter to another image,  repeat steps 2 to 5. To return to the menu, press the ...
  • Page 238 U Applying Creative Filters Creative Filter Characteristics V Grainy B/W  Creates a grainy black-and-white photo. You can change the black- and-white effect by adjusting the contrast. W Soft focus  Gives the image a soft look. You can change the degree of softness by adjusting the blur.
  • Page 239: S Resizing Jpeg Images

    S Resizing JPEG Images You can resize a JPEG image to make the pixel count lower and save it as a new image. Resizing an image is possible only with JPEG 3/4/a/ b images. JPEG c and RAW images cannot be resized. Select [Resize].
  • Page 240 S Resizing JPEG Images Resize Options by Original Image Size Available Resize Settings Original Image Size Image Sizes The image sizes displayed in step 3 on the preceding page, such as [***M ****x****], have a 3:2 aspect ratio. The image sizes by aspect ratios are shown in the table below.
  • Page 241: Printing Images

    Printing Images Printing (p.242)  You can connect the camera directly to a printer and print out the images on the card. The camera is compliant with “wPictBridge”, which is the standard for direct printing. Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) (p.251) ...
  • Page 242: Preparing To Print

    Preparing to Print The direct printing procedure can be performed entirely with the camera while looking at the setting screens on camera’s LCD monitor. Connecting the Camera to a Printer Set the camera’s power switch to <2>. Set up the printer. For details, refer to the printer’s ...
  • Page 243 Preparing to Print Play back the image. Press the < > button.   The image will appear with the <w> icon on the upper left of the screen to indicate that the camera is connected to a printer. Before using the printer, make sure it has a PictBridge connection port. ...
  • Page 244: Printing

    w Printing The screen display and setting options will differ depending on the printer. Some settings may not be available. For details, refer to the printer’s instruction manual. Printer-connected icon Select the image to be printed. Check that the <w> icon is ...
  • Page 245 w Printing QSetting the Paper Size Select the size of the paper loaded in  the printer, then press <0>.  The paper type screen will appear. YSetting the Paper Type Select the type of the paper loaded in  the printer, then press <0>.
  • Page 246 w Printing Set the printing effects (image optimization). Set them if necessary. If you do not  need to set any printing effects, go to step 5. Contents displayed on the screen  vary depending on the printer. Select the option, then press <0>. ...
  • Page 247 w Printing Set the date and file number imprinting. Set them if necessary.  Select < >, then press <0>.  Set the print settings as desired, then  press <0>. Set the number of copies. Set it if necessary. ...
  • Page 248 w Printing e Adjusting Printing Effects In step 4 on page 246, select the printing effect. When the <e> icon is displayed brightly next to <z>, you can press the <B> button to adjust the printing effect. What can be adjusted or what is displayed will depend on the selection made in step 4.
  • Page 249: Cropping The Image

    w Printing Cropping the Image You can crop the image and print only an Tilt correction enlarged version of the cropped portion, as if the image is recomposed. Set the cropping right before printing. If you change the print settings after setting the cropping, you may have to set the cropping again before printing.
  • Page 250: Error Messages

    w Printing Depending on the printer, the cropped image area may not be printed as  you specified. The smaller you make the cropping frame, the grainier the picture will  look in the print. Check the camera’s LCD monitor while cropping the image. If you look at ...
  • Page 251: W Digital Print Order Format (Dpof)

    W Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) You can set the print type, date imprinting, and file number imprinting. The print settings will be applied to all print-ordered images. (They cannot be set individually for each image.) Setting the Printing Options Select [Print order].
  • Page 252 W Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) K Standard Prints one image on one sheet. Multiple thumbnail images are printed on L Index Print type one sheet. Both Prints both the standard and index prints. Date [On] imprints the recorded date on the print. File number [On] imprints the file number on the print.
  • Page 253: Print Ordering

    W Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Print Ordering Sel.Image  Select and order images one by one. To display the three-image display, press the <Hy> button. To return to the single-image display, press the <u> button. Press the <M> button to save the print order to the card.
  • Page 254: Wdirect Printing Of Print-Ordered Images

    WDirect Printing of Print-Ordered Images With a PictBridge printer, you can easily print images with DPOF. Prepare to print. See page 242.  Follow the “Connecting the Camera to a Printer” procedure up to step 5. Under the [x1] tab, select [Print order]. Select [Print].
  • Page 255: Specifying Images For A Photobook

    p Specifying Images for a Photobook You can specify up to 998 images to be printed in a photobook. When you use EOS Utility (EOS software) to transfer images to a computer, the specified images will be copied into a dedicated folder. This function is useful for ordering photobooks online and for printing photobooks on a printer.
  • Page 256 p Specifying Images for a Photobook Specifying All Images in a Folder or on a Card You can specify all the images in a folder or on a card at once. When [x1: Photobook Set-up] is set to [All images in folder] or [All images on card], all the images in the folder or on the card will be specified.
  • Page 257: Customizing The Camera

    Customizing the Camera You can make fine adjustments to various camera functions to suit your picture-taking preferences with Custom Functions. Custom Functions can be set and used only in Creative Zone modes.
  • Page 258: Setting Custom Functions

    Setting Custom FunctionsN Select [Custom Functions (C.Fn)]. Under the [53] tab, select [Custom  Functions (C.Fn)], then press <0>. Select the Custom Function Custom Function number number. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select  the Custom Function number, then press <0>.
  • Page 259: Custom Functions

    3 Setting Custom FunctionsN Custom Functions C.Fn I: Exposure ALV Shooting Exposure level increments p.260 ISO expansion Flash synchronization speed in Av mode p.261 C.Fn II: Image Long exposure noise reduction p.262 High ISO speed noise reduction p.263 Highlight tone priority C.Fn III: Autofocus/Drive AF-assist beam firing p.264...
  • Page 260: Custom Function Settings

    Custom Function SettingsN Custom Functions are organized into four groups based on the function type: C.Fn I: Exposure, C.Fn II: Image, C.Fn III: Autofocus/Drive, C.Fn IV: Operation/Others. C.Fn I: Exposure C.Fn-1 Exposure level increments 0: 1/3-stop 1: 1/2-stop Sets 1/2-stop increments for the shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, etc.
  • Page 261 3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn-3 Flash Synchronization Speed in Av Mode You can set the flash-sync speed for flash photography in the aperture-priority AE <f> mode. 0: Auto The flash sync speed is set automatically within a range of 1/200 sec.
  • Page 262: C.fn Ii: Image

    3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn II: Image C.Fn-4 Long Exposure Noise Reduction 0: Off 1: Auto For exposures of 1 sec. or longer, 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.
  • Page 263: Continuous Shooting 

    3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn-5 High ISO speed noise reduction This function 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 darker parts of the image (shadow areas) is further reduced.
  • Page 264: C.fn Iii: Autofocus/Drive

    3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn III: Autofocus/Drive C.Fn-7 AF-assist beam firing Enables or disables the built-in flash’s AF-assist beam or the EOS- dedicated external Speedlite’s AF-assist beam. 0: Enable The AF-assist beam will be emitted when necessary. 1: Disable The AF-assist beam will not be emitted. This prevents the AF- assist beam from disturbing others.
  • Page 265: C.fn Iv: Operation/Others

    3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn IV: Operation/Others C.Fn-8 Shutter/AE lock button 0: AF/AE lock 1: AE lock/AF This is convenient when you want to focus and meter separately. Press the <A> button to autofocus, and press the shutter button halfway to apply AE lock. 2: AF/AF lock, no AE lock During AI Servo AF, you can press the <A>...
  • Page 266 3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn-9 Assign SET button You can assign a frequently-used function to <0>. When the camera is ready to shoot, pressing the <0> button will display the respective function setting screen. 0: Normal (disabled) 1: Image quality The image quality setting screen will appear.
  • Page 267: Registering My Menu

    Registering My MenuN Under the My Menu tab, you can register up to six menu options and Custom Functions whose settings you change frequently. Select [My Menu settings]. Under the [9] tab, select [My Menu  settings], then press <0>. Select [Register to My Menu].
  • Page 268 MEMO...
  • Page 269: Reference

    Reference This chapter provides reference information for camera features, system accessories, etc. Certification Logo Under the [53] tab, if you select [Certification Logo Display] and press <0>, some of the logos of the camera’s certifications will appear. Other certification logos can be found in this Instruction Manual, on the camera body, and on the camera’s package.
  • Page 270: Using A Household Power Outlet

    Using a Household Power Outlet You can power the camera with a household power outlet by using the DC Coupler DR-E10 and Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (both sold separately). Connect the DC coupler. Connect the DC cord’s plug to the DC ...
  • Page 271: F Using A Remote Switch

    F Using a Remote Switch Remote Switch RS-60E3 (sold separately) comes with an approx. 60 cm/ 2.0 ft cord. When connected to the camera’s remote control terminal, it can be pressed halfway and completely, just like the shutter button. Remote Controller RC-6, RC-1, and RC-5 (all sold separately) cannot be used with this camera.
  • Page 272: External Speedlites

    External Speedlites EOS-dedicated, EX-series 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.
  • Page 273 Using Non-Canon Flash Units Sync Speed The camera can synchronize with compact, non-Canon flash units at 1/200 sec. or slower shutter speeds. Use a sync speed slower than 1/200 sec. Be sure to test the flash unit beforehand to make sure it synchronizes properly with the camera.
  • Page 274: H Using Eye-Fi Cards

    H Using Eye-Fi Cards With a commercially-available Eye-Fi card already set up, you can automatically transfer captured images to a computer or upload them to an online service via a wireless LAN. The image transfer is a function of the Eye-Fi card. For instructions on how to set up and use the Eye-Fi card or to troubleshoot any image transfer problems, refer to the Eye-Fi card’s instruction manual or contact the card manufacturer.
  • Page 275 H Using Eye-Fi Cards Check the [Access point SSID:]. Check that an access point is  displayed for [Access point SSID:]. You can also check the Eye-Fi card’s  MAC address and firmware version. Press the <M> button three times ...
  • Page 276: Function Availability Table By Shooting Mode

    Function Availability Table by Shooting Mode o: Set automatically k: User selectable : Not selectable/Disabled Basic Zone Creative Zone Mode Dial A 7 C 2 3 4 5 P 6 d s f a All image quality settings k k k k k k k k k k k k k selectable Automatically set/ o o o o o o o o o k k k k k...
  • Page 277 Function Availability Table by Shooting Mode Basic Zone Creative Zone Mode Dial A 7 C 2 3 4 5 P 6 d s f a k k k k AF point selection o o k k k k AF-assist beam o o o o o o o o o k k k k Evaluative metering Metering...
  • Page 278: System Map

    System Map Macro Ring Lite Macro Twin Lite ST-E2 ST-E3-RT 270EX II 430EX III-RT/ 600EX-RT/ MR-14EX II MT-24EX 430EX III 600EX Bundled Magnifier MG-Ef Accessories Eyepiece Extender Eyecup Ef EP-EX15II Rubber Frame Ef Strap E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lenses Angle Finder C Semi Hard Case Battery Pack Battery Charger...
  • Page 279 System Map GPS Receiver Remote Switch Timer Remote GP-E2 RS-60E3 Controller TC-80N3 EF lenses EF-S lenses Remote Controller Adapter RA-E3 HDMI Cable HTC-100 (2.9 m/9.5 ft.) TV set/Video Connect Station CS100 PictBridge-compatible printer Interface Cable (1.3 m/4.3 ft.) Interface Cable IFC-200U/500U (1.9 m/6.2 ft.) / (4.7 m/15.4 ft.) USB port SD/SDHC/SDXC...
  • Page 280: Menu Settings

    Menu Settings Viewfinder Shooting and Live View Shooting J Shooting 1 (Red) Page 73 / 83 / 74 / 84 / 7a / 8a / b / c / Image quality 1+73 / 1 Beep Enable / Disable Release shutter Enable / Disable without card Image review...
  • Page 281 3 Menu Settings L Shooting 3 (Red) Page Dust Delete Data Obtains data to be used to erase dust spots Max.:400 / Max.:800 / Max.:1600 / Max.:3200 / ISO Auto Max.:6400 M Shooting 4* (Red) Live View shooting Enable / Disable AF method FlexiZone - Single / Live mode / Quick mode...
  • Page 282 3 Menu Settings 2 Playback 2 (Blue) Page Histogram display Brightness / RGB 1 image / 10 images / 100 images / Date / Image jump w/6 Folder / Movies / Stills / Rating Playback description / Display time / Repeat / Slide show Transition effect / Background music Rating...
  • Page 283: Software

    3 Menu Settings 7 Set-up 3 (Yellow) Page Disable / Enable Wi-Fi/NFC Allow NFC connections Wi-Fi function Connect to smartphone / Upload to Web service Certification Logo Displays some of the logos of the camera’s Display certifications Custom Functions (C.Fn ) Customize camera functions as desired Display copyright information / Copyright information Enter author’s name / Enter copyright details /...
  • Page 284: Movie Shooting

    3 Menu Settings k Movie Shooting a Movie 1 (Red) Page Movie exposure Auto / Manual FlexiZone - Single / uLive mode / AF method Quick mode AF with shutter button Disable / Enable during movie recording AF/AE lock / AE lock/AF / kShutter button/ AF/AF lock, no AE lock / AE lock button...
  • Page 285 3 Menu Settings d Movie 3(Red) Page Exposure 1/3-stop increments, ±3 stops compensation Auto Lighting Disable / Low / Standard / High Optimizer Custom White Balance Manual setting of white balance DAuto / PStandard / QPortrait / Picture Style RLandscape / SNeutral / UFaithful / VMonochrome / WUser Def.
  • Page 286: Troubleshooting Guide

    Guide. If this Troubleshooting Guide does not resolve the problem, contact your dealer or nearest Canon Service Center. Power-Related Problems The battery does not recharge. Do not use any battery other than a genuine Canon Battery Pack  LP-E10. The battery charger’s lamp blinks.
  • Page 287 Troubleshooting Guide The battery becomes exhausted quickly. Use a fully-charged battery (p.34).  The rechargeable battery performance will degrade over repeated  use. Purchase a new one. The number of possible shots will decrease with any of the following  operations: •...
  • Page 288: The Image Is Out Of Focus

    Troubleshooting Guide No images can be shot or recorded. Make sure the card is properly inserted (p.36).  Slide the card’s write-protect switch to the write/erase position (p.36).  If the card is full, replace the card or delete unnecessary images to ...
  • Page 289 Troubleshooting Guide Horizontal stripes appear, or the exposure or color tone look strange. Horizontal stripes (noise) or irregular exposures can be caused by  fluorescent lighting, LED lighting, or other light sources during viewfinder or Live View shooting. Also, the exposure or color tone may not come out right.
  • Page 290 Troubleshooting Guide ISO 100 cannot be set. Under [53: Custom Functions (C.Fn)], if [6: Highlight tone priority]  is set to [1: Enable], ISO 100 cannot be set. If [0: Disable] is set, ISO 100 can be set (p.263). This also applies to movie shooting (p.177). ISO speed [H] (equivalent to ISO 12800) cannot be set.
  • Page 291 Troubleshooting Guide When I use the <f> mode with flash, the shutter speed becomes slow. If you shoot at night when the background is dark, the shutter speed  automatically becomes slow (slow-sync shooting) so that both the subject and background are properly exposed. To prevent a slow shutter speed, under [53: Custom Functions (C.Fn)], set [3: Flash sync.
  • Page 292 Troubleshooting Guide High-speed sync cannot be set in the <f> mode. Under [53: Custom Functions (C.Fn)], set [3: Flash sync. speed in  Av mode] to [0: Auto] (p.261). The camera makes a noise when it is shaken. The built-in flash’s pop-up mechanism moves slightly. This is normal ...
  • Page 293 Troubleshooting Guide The ISO speed cannot be set for movie shooting. If [k1: Movie exposure] is set to [Auto], the ISO speed will be set  automatically. If [Manual] is set, you can set the ISO speed manually (p.162). The exposure changes during movie shooting. If you change the shutter speed or aperture during movie shooting, the ...
  • Page 294 Troubleshooting Guide Display Problems The menu screen shows fewer tabs and options. In Basic Zone modes and in movie shooting mode, certain tabs and  menu options are not displayed. Set the shooting mode to a Creative Zone mode (p.50). The file name’s first character is an underscore (“_”).
  • Page 295 Troubleshooting Guide The LCD monitor does not display a clear image. If the LCD monitor is dirty, use a soft cloth to clean it.  In low or high temperatures, the LCD monitor display may seem slow  or may look black. It will return to normal at room temperature. [Eye-Fi settings] does not appear.
  • Page 296 Troubleshooting Guide The movie has still moments. During autoexposure movie shooting, if there is a drastic change in the  exposure level, the recording will stop momentarily until the brightness stabilizes. In such cases, shoot movies with manual exposure (p.162). I cannot connect the camera to my TV set.
  • Page 297: Software

    Troubleshooting Guide Printing-Related Problems I cannot connect the camera to my printer. If [53: Wi-Fi/NFC] is set to [Enable], the camera cannot be connected  to a printer. Set [Wi-Fi/NFC] to [Disable], then reconnect the camera to a printer with an interface cable. There are fewer printing effects than listed in the instruction manual.
  • Page 298: Error Codes

    50, 60 Operate the power switch, remove and install the battery again, or  70, 80 use a Canon lens (p.36, 39). * If the error still persists, write down the error number and contact your nearest Canon Service Center.
  • Page 299: Specifications

    SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card Image sensor size: Approx. 22.3 x 14.9 mm Compatible lenses: Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) * Excluding EF-M lenses (35mm-equivalent angle of view is that of a lens with approx. 1.6x the focal length indicated.)
  • Page 300 Specifications Noise reduction: Applicable to long exposures and high ISO speed shots Automatic image Auto Lighting Optimizer brightness correction: Highlight tone priority: Provided Lens peripheral Provided illumination correction: • Viewfinder Type: Eye-level pentamirror Coverage: Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95% (with eyepoint approx. 21 mm) Magnification: Approx.
  • Page 301 Continuous shooting Max. approx. 3.0 shots/sec. speed: Max. burst (Approx.): JPEG Large/Fine: 1110 shots RAW: 6 shots RAW+JPEG Large/Fine: 5 shots * Figures are based on Canon’s testing standards (ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style) using an 8 GB card.
  • Page 302 Specifications • Live View Shooting Aspect ratio: 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 1:1 Focus methods: Contrast detection (FlexiZone-Single, Face detection Live mode), Phase-difference detection (Quick mode) Manual focus (approx. 5x / 10x magnification possible) Focusing brightness range:EV 1 - 18 (at room temperature, ISO 100) Metering mode: Real-time metering with image sensor Metering brightness...
  • Page 303 Specifications • LCD Monitor Type: TFT color liquid-crystal monitor Monitor size and dots: Approx. 7.5 cm (3.0 in.) (4:3) with approx. 920,000 dots Brightness adjustment: Manual (7 levels) Interface languages: Feature guide: Displayable • Playback Image display format: Basic info, basic info + image quality/playback number, shooting info.
  • Page 304 Specifications • Interface Digital terminal: Hi-Speed USB equivalent: Computer communication, Direct printing, GPS Receiver GP-E2, Connect Station CS100 connection HDMI mini OUT Type C (Auto switching of resolution) terminal: Remote control terminal:For Remote Switch RS-60E3 Eye-Fi card: Compatible • Power Battery: Battery Pack LP-E10 (Quantity 1) * AC power can be supplied via household power outlet...
  • Page 305 Dimensions (W x H x D):Approx. 67.0 x 30.5 x 87.5 mm / 2.6 x 1.2 x 3.4 in. Weight: Approx. 82 g / 2.9 oz. (excluding power cord) All the data above is based on Canon’s testing standards and CIPA (Camera &  Imaging Products Association) testing standards and guidelines.
  • Page 306 Trademarks Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.  Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft  Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and ...
  • Page 307 This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents such as fire, etc., caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e.g., a leakage and/or explosion of a battery pack). Please note that this...
  • Page 308 If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Park, Melville, NY 11747, U.S.A. Tel No. 1-800-OK-CANON (1-800-652-2666) CAN ICES-3 (B) / NMB-3 (B)
  • Page 309 USA and Canada only: The Lithium ion/polymer battery that powers the product is recyclable. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery. For CA, USA only Included lithium battery contains Perchlorate Material – special handling may apply. See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate/ for details.
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  • Page 313: Software Start Guide

    Software Start Guide / Downloading Images to a Computer This chapter explains the following: Overview of the software for EOS DIGITAL cameras  How to download and install the software on a computer  How to download and view the Software Instruction ...
  • Page 314: Software Start Guide

    Software Start Guide Software Overview This section explains an overview of various software applications for EOS DIGITAL cameras. Internet connection is required to download and install the software. Download and installation are not possible in environments with no Internet connection. EOS Utility With the camera connected to a computer, EOS Utility enables you to transfer still photos and movies shot with the camera to the computer.
  • Page 315 (The previous version will be overwritten.) Download the software. Connect to the Internet from a computer and access the following  Canon Web site. www.canon.com/icpd Select your country or region of residence and download the  software.
  • Page 316: Downloading And Viewing The Software Instruction Manuals (Pdf Files)

    Manuals (PDF files). Download is not possible in environments with no Internet connection. Download the Software Instruction Manuals (PDF files). Connect to the Internet and access the following Canon Web site.  www.canon.com/icpd Select your country or region of residence and download the ...
  • Page 317: Downloading Images To A Computer

    Downloading Images to a Computer You can use the EOS software to download the images in the camera to a computer. There are two ways to do this. Downloading by Connecting the Camera to the Computer Install the software (p.315) Use the provided interface cable to connect the camera to a computer.
  • Page 318: Downloading Images With A Card Reader

    Downloading Images to a Computer Downloading Images with a Card Reader You can also use a card reader to download images to a computer. Install the software (p.315) Insert the card into the card reader. Use Digital Photo Professional to download the images.
  • Page 319: Index

    Index Numerics Black-and-white images ... 76, 96, 128 Bracketing ......118, 136 10- or 2-sec. self-timer ....103 Brightness (exposure) ....116 1280x720 (movie) ......168 Auto exposure bracketing 1920x1080 (movie) .......168 (AEB) ....... 118, 260 640x480 (movie) ......168 Autoexposure lock (AE lock)..120 9-point AF auto selection ....99 Exposure compensation ..
  • Page 320 Index Color temperature......131 Color tone .......71, 127 Faithful ........... 96 Continuous file numbering ....188 FE lock ......... 121 Continuous shooting .....102 Feature guide ......... 55 Contrast ........127 FEB ..........199 Copyright information....190 File extension ....... 189 Creative Auto ........64 File name ........188 Creative filters.......236 File size ......
  • Page 321 Index AF-assist beam....100, 264 Images Beeper ........184 Auto playback ......222 Difficult subjects for AF ..101, 152 Auto rotation......192 Manual focusing ....101, 156 Erasing........230 Out of focus ....46, 101, 152 Highlight alert ......234 Recomposing......61 Histogram......... 234 Image characteristics Focusing point (AF point)....99 (Picture Style).....
  • Page 322 High ISO speed ....... 263 My Menu........267 Long exposures ....... 262 Setting procedure .......51 Settings ........280 Nomenclature......... 26 3 icon .........8 Non-Canon flash units....273 Metering mode......115 Normal (image-recording quality)... 28 Metering timer.......147, 179 NTSC ........168, 284 MF (manual focusing) ...101, 156...
  • Page 323 Index Quick Control........74 Quick mode ........154 ONE SHOT (One-Shot AF).....97 Rating mark ........212 P (Program AE).......86 RAW ........28, 89, 91 PAL ........168, 284 RAW+JPEG......28, 89, 91 Paper settings (printing)....244 Recharging ........34 Partial metering......115 Red-eye reduction ......106 Peripheral illumination correction ...124 Release shutter without card..
  • Page 324 Index Shutter button .........47 Shutter synchronization White balance (WB) ..... 131 (1st/2nd curtain)......200 Ambience priority (Q).... 132 Shutter-priority AE ......108 Bracketing........ 136 Correction ........ 135 Single shooting .......66, 277 Custom ........133 Single-image display.......83 Personal........134 Single-point AF .......99 White priority (Qw)....132 Slide show ........222 Wi-Fi/NFC ........
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  • Page 326 The descriptions in this Instruction Manual are current as of December 2015. For information on the compatibility with any products introduced after this date, contact any Canon Service Center. For the latest version Instruction Manual, refer to the Canon Web site.

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