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© CANON INC. 2016
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Before Use
Basic Guide
Advanced Guide
Camera Basics
Auto Mode
Other Shooting
Modes
P Mode
Playback Mode
Setting Menu
Accessories
Appendix
Index
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  • Page 1 To jump to the beginning of a chapter, click the chapter • Store this guide safely so that you can use it in the title at right. future. From chapter title pages, you can access topics by clicking their titles. © CANON INC. 2016 CT0-D059-000-F101-B...
  • Page 2: Components View

    Before Use Package Contents Compatible Memory Cards Basic Guide Before use, make sure the following items are included in the package. The following memory cards (sold separately) can be used, regardless of Advanced Guide If anything is missing, contact your camera retailer. capacity.
  • Page 3: Preliminary Notes And Legal

    Advanced Guide • Take and review some test shots initially to make sure the images were recorded correctly. Please note that Canon Inc., its subsidiaries and Camera Basics affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including memory...
  • Page 4: Product View

    Before Use Part Names and Conventions in This Guide Basic Guide Advanced Guide Camera Basics Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes P Mode Playback Mode Screen (monitor) (Single-image erase)] button AV OUT (Audio/video output) / Movie button Setting Menu Lens Lamp DIGITAL terminal FUNC.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Before Use Table of Contents Playback Mode......54 Basic Guide Viewing ........55 Browsing and Filtering Images ..56 Advanced Guide Package Contents ......2 Auto Mode ........24 Image Viewing Options ....58 Compatible Memory Cards ....2 Camera Basics Protecting Images ......59 Shooting with Camera-Determined Preliminary Notes and Legal Settings ........25 Erasing Images...
  • Page 6: Common Camera Operations

    Before Use Common Camera Operations Focus on faces ................. 25, 37, Basic Guide Shoot Without using the flash (Flash Off) ..........32, Advanced Guide Include yourself in the shot (Self-Timer) ........31, Use camera-determined settings (Auto Mode) ........Camera Basics Add a date stamp ................. Shooting people well Auto Mode View...
  • Page 7: Safety Precautions

    Before Use Safety Precautions • If your model has a viewfinder or interchangeable lens, do not look through the viewfinder or lens at bright light sources (such as the Basic Guide sun on a clear day, or a bright artificial light source). • Before using the product, ensure that you read the safety precautions This may damage your eyesight. Advanced Guide described below. Always ensure that the product is used correctly. • The safety precautions noted here are intended to prevent you and other •...
  • Page 8 Before Use • Turn the camera off in places where camera use is prohibited. • The slideshow transition effects may cause discomfort when viewed The electromagnetic waves emitted by the camera may interfere with the for prolonged periods. Basic Guide operation of electronic instruments and other devices. Exercise adequate • When using optional lenses, lens filters, or filter adapters (if caution when using the product in places where use of electronic devices is Advanced Guide applicable), be sure to attach these accessories firmly.
  • Page 9 Before Use • Unplug any battery charger used with the product when not in use. Do not cover with a cloth or other objects when in use. Basic Guide Leaving the unit plugged in for a long period of time may cause it to overheat and distort, resulting in fire. Advanced Guide • Do not leave any dedicated battery packs near pets. Camera Basics Pets biting the battery pack could cause leakage, overheating, or explosion, resulting in product damage or fire.
  • Page 10 Before Use Before Use Basic Guide Basic Guide Basic Guide Advanced Guide Advanced Guide Camera Basics Camera Basics Auto Mode Auto Mode Basic information and instructions, from initial preparations to shooting and playback Other Shooting Other Shooting Modes Modes P Mode P Mode Playback Mode Playback Mode...
  • Page 11: Initial Preparations

    Before Use Before Use Initial Preparations Charging the Battery Pack Basic Guide Basic Guide Before use, charge the battery pack with the included charger. Be sure to Prepare for shooting as follows. Advanced Guide Advanced Guide charge the battery pack initially, because the camera is not sold with the Attaching the Strap battery pack charged.
  • Page 12: Inserting The Battery Pack And Memory Card

    Before Use Before Use Insert the battery pack. • To protect the battery pack and keep it in optimal condition, do not Basic Guide Basic Guide While pressing the battery lock in the charge it continuously for more than 24 hours. direction of the arrow, insert the battery •...
  • Page 13: Setting The Date And Time

    Before Use Before Use Set the date and time. • For guidelines on how many shots or hours of recording can be saved on one Basic Guide Basic Guide Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose an memory card, see “Number of Shots per Memory Card” 108).
  • Page 14 Before Use Before Use Display Language Changing the Date and Time Basic Guide Basic Guide Adjust the date and time as follows. Change the display language as needed. Advanced Guide Advanced Guide Access the menu screen. Enter Playback mode. Camera Basics Camera Basics Press the [ ] button. Press the [ ] button.
  • Page 15: Trying The Camera Out

    Before Use Before Use Still Images Movies Compose the shot. Trying the Camera Out Basic Guide Basic Guide To zoom in and enlarge the subject, move the zoom lever toward [ ] (telephoto), Advanced Guide Advanced Guide Follow these instructions to turn the camera on, shoot still images or and to zoom away from the subject, move movies, and then view them.
  • Page 16 Before Use Before Use Viewing Recording Movies Basic Guide Basic Guide Start recording. After shooting images or movies, you can view them on the screen as Press the movie button. The camera Advanced Guide Advanced Guide follows. beeps once as recording begins, and [ Rec] is displayed with the elapsed Camera Basics Camera Basics...
  • Page 17 Before Use Before Use Play movies. • You can choose multiple images to erase at once 62). Basic Guide Basic Guide Press the [ ] button, press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose [ ], and then press the Advanced Guide Advanced Guide [ ] button again.
  • Page 18: Advanced Guide

    Before Use Advanced Guide Basic Guide Advanced Guide Camera Basics Camera Basics Auto Mode Other Shooting Other basic operations and more ways to enjoy your camera, including shooting and playback options Modes P Mode Playback Mode Setting Menu Accessories On/Off ..............Using the FUNC. Menu ........Appendix Power-Saving Features (Auto Power Down) ..Using the Menu Screen ........Shutter Button ..........
  • Page 19: On/Off

    Before Use On/Off Power-Saving Features (Auto Power Down) Basic Guide As a way to conserve battery power, the camera automatically deactivates Shooting Mode Advanced Guide the screen (Display Off) and then turns itself off after a specific period of Press the power button to turn the inactivity. camera on and prepare for shooting. Camera Basics Power Saving in Shooting Mode To turn the camera off, press the power Auto Mode button again.
  • Page 20: Shutter Button

    Before Use Shutter Button Shooting Display Options Basic Guide To ensure your shots are in focus, always begin by holding the shutter Press the [ ] button to view other information on the screen, or to hide Advanced Guide button halfway down, and once the subject is in focus, press the button all the information.
  • Page 21: Using The Func. Menu

    Before Use Using the FUNC. Menu Finish the setup process. Basic Guide Press the [ ] button. Configure commonly used functions through the FUNC. menu as follows. The screen before you pressed the Advanced Guide Note that menu items and options vary depending on the shooting mode [ ] button in step 1 is displayed again, (= 100 –...
  • Page 22: Using The Menu Screen

    Before Use Using the Menu Screen Choose a menu item. Basic Guide Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose an Configure a variety of camera functions through the menu screen as follows. item. Advanced Guide Menu items are grouped by purpose on tabs, such as shooting [ ], playback For menu items with options not shown, ], and so on.
  • Page 23: Indicator Display

    Before Use Indicator Display Basic Guide The indicator on the back of the camera 4) blinks in green at these Advanced Guide times. - Connected to a computer Camera Basics - Display off 19, 70, 70) Auto Mode - Starting up, recording, or reading - Communicating with other devices Other Shooting - Shooting long exposures Modes...
  • Page 24: Auto Mode

    Before Use Basic Guide Auto Mode Advanced Guide Camera Basics Convenient mode for easy shots with greater control over shooting Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes P Mode Playback Mode Setting Menu Accessories Shooting with Camera-Determined Common, Convenient Features ...... Image Customization Features ....... Settings ............Appendix Zooming In Closer on Subjects (Digital Zoom) ..Changing the Number of Recording Pixels Shooting (Smart Auto) ...........
  • Page 25 Before Use Shooting with Camera-Determined Compose the shot. Basic Guide Settings To zoom in and enlarge the subject, move the zoom lever toward [ ] (telephoto), Advanced Guide For fully automatic selection of the optimal settings for specific scenes, and to zoom away from the subject, move simply let the camera determine the subject and shooting conditions. it toward [ ] (wide angle).
  • Page 26 Before Use Shoot. R esize the subject and Basic Guide recompose the shot as needed. Press the shutter button all the way down. To resize the subject, repeat the Advanced Guide operations in step 3 25). However, As the camera shoots, a shutter sound note that the sound of camera operations Camera Basics is played, and in low-light conditions, the will be recorded.
  • Page 27 Before Use Still Images/Movies Movies Basic Guide • If the camera makes no operating sounds, it may have been turned • Keep your fingers away from the Advanced Guide Microphone on while holding down the [ ] button. To activate sounds, press the microphone while recording movies. ] button, choose [Mute] on the [ ] tab, and then press the Blocking the microphone may prevent Camera Basics...
  • Page 28: Scene Icons

    Before Use Still Images Movies Still Images Movies Basic Guide Scene Icons On-Screen Frames Advanced Guide In [ ] mode, shooting scenes determined by the camera are indicated A variety of frames are displayed once the camera detects subjects you are by the icon displayed, and corresponding settings are automatically aiming the camera at.
  • Page 29 Before Use Common, Convenient Features • Moving the zoom lever will display the zoom bar (which indicates Basic Guide the zoom position). The zoom bar is color-coded to indicate the Still Images Movies zoom range. Advanced Guide Zooming In Closer on Subjects (Digital Zoom) White range: optical zoom range where the image will not appear Camera Basics grainy.
  • Page 30 Before Use Still Images • When a detected subject moves toward the edge of the screen, the camera Basic Guide Auto Zooming in Response to Subject zooms out to keep the subject on the screen. Movement (Auto Zoom) • The zoom factor cannot be changed after you press the shutter button all the Advanced Guide way down in self-timer mode 31).
  • Page 31 Before Use Still Images Movies Once you start the self-timer, the lamp Basic Guide Using the Self-Timer will blink and the camera will play a self-timer sound. Advanced Guide With the self-timer, you can include yourself in group photos or other timed Two seconds before the shot, the blinking shots.
  • Page 32 Before Use Still Images Movies Still Images Basic Guide Deactivating the Flash Customizing the Self-Timer You can specify the delay (0 – 30 seconds) and number of shots (1 – 10). Advanced Guide Prepare the camera for shooting without the flash as follows. Camera Basics Choose [ ]. Press the [ ] button several times until Following step 1 in “Using the Self-Timer”...
  • Page 33: Adding A Date Stamp

    However, note that date stamps cannot be edited or removed, so confirm Camera Basics Use camera DPOF print settings 86) to print beforehand that the date and time are correct 13). Use the software downloaded from the Canon website 79) to print Auto Mode Configure the setting. Other Shooting Press the [ ] button, choose [Date...
  • Page 34: Continuous Shooting

    Before Use Image Customization Features Still Images Basic Guide Continuous Shooting Still Images Advanced Guide Hold the shutter button all the way down to shoot continuously. Changing the Number of Recording Pixels For details on the continuous shooting speed, see “Camera” 106). (Image Size) Camera Basics Configure the setting.
  • Page 35: Operation

    Before Use Customizing Camera Operation Movies Basic Guide Changing Movie Image Quality Customize shooting functions on the [ ] tab of the menu screen as Advanced Guide Two image quality settings are available. For guidelines on the total follows. recording time for movies at each level of image quality that will fit on a For instructions on menu functions, see “Using the Menu Screen” 22).
  • Page 36: Other Shooting Modes

    Before Use Basic Guide Other Shooting Modes Advanced Guide Camera Basics Shoot more effectively in various scenes, and take shots enhanced with unique image effects or captured using special Auto Mode functions Other Shooting Modes P Mode Playback Mode Setting Menu Accessories Specific Scenes ..........Applying Special Effects ......... Special Modes for Other Purposes ....Appendix Shooting with Reduced Motion Blur (Digital IS) ..Shooting with a Fish-Eye Lens Effect Auto Shooting after Detecting New Person (Fish-Eye Effect) ...........
  • Page 37 Before Use Specific Scenes Still Images Movies Basic Guide   S hooting Fireworks (Fireworks) Choose a mode matching the shooting scene, and the camera will Advanced Guide automatically configure the settings for optimal shots. Vivid shots of fireworks. Camera Basics Choose a shooting mode. Press the [ ] button several times until Auto Mode [ ] is displayed. Other Shooting Press the [ ] button, choose [ ] in the Modes...
  • Page 38 Before Use Applying Special Effects Still Images Basic Guide Shooting with Reduced Motion Blur Add a variety of effects to images when shooting. (Digital IS) Advanced Guide Shoot with minimal camera and subject shake. In scenes where the flash Choose a shooting mode. Camera Basics is not fired, consecutive shots are combined to reduce camera shake and Follow step 1 in “Specific Scenes” noise. 37) to choose a shooting mode. Auto Mode Shoot. Other Shooting Enter [ ] mode.
  • Page 39: Miniature Effect

    Before Use Still Images Still Images Movies Basic Guide Shooting with a Fish-Eye Lens Effect Shots Resembling Miniature Models (Fish-Eye Effect) (Miniature Effect) Advanced Guide Shoot with the distorting effect of a fish-eye lens. Creates the effect of a miniature model, by blurring image areas above and Camera Basics below your selected area. You can also make movies that look like scenes in miniature models by Choose [ ].
  • Page 40: Toy Camera Effect

    Before Use Still Images Playback Speed and Estimated Playback Time Basic Guide Shooting with a Toy Camera Effect (for One-Minute Clips) (Toy Camera Effect) Advanced Guide Speed Playback Time This effect makes images resemble shots from a toy camera by vignetting Approx. 12 sec. Camera Basics (darker, blurred image corners) and changing the overall color. Approx.
  • Page 41: Purposes

    Before Use Special Modes for Other Purposes Still Images Movies Basic Guide Shooting in Monochrome Still Images Advanced Guide Shoot images in black and white, sepia, or blue and white. Auto Shooting after Detecting New Person (Face Self-Timer) Camera Basics Choose [ ]. Follow step 1 in “Specific Scenes” The camera will shoot about two seconds after detecting that the face of Auto Mode 37) and choose [ another person (such as the photographer) has entered the shooting area...
  • Page 42 Before Use Still Images Join the subjects in the Basic Guide Shooting Long Exposures (Long Shutter) shooting area and look at the camera. Advanced Guide Specify a shutter speed of 1 – 15 seconds to shoot long exposures. In this After the camera detects a new face, the case, mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to prevent lamp blinking and self-timer sound will Camera Basics camera shake.
  • Page 43: P Mode

    Before Use Basic Guide P Mode Advanced Guide Camera Basics More discerning shots, in your preferred shooting style Auto Mode • Instructions in this chapter apply to the camera when set to [ ] mode. Other Shooting • [ ]: Program AE; AE: Auto Exposure Modes •...
  • Page 44 Before Use Image Brightness (Exposure) Still Images Movies Shooting in Program AE ([P] Mode) Basic Guide Still Images Movies Advanced Guide You can customize many function settings to suit your preferred shooting Adjusting Image Brightness style. (Exposure Compensation) Camera Basics Enter [ ] mode. The standard exposure set by the camera can be adjusted in 1/3-stop Auto Mode Follow step 1 in “Specific Scenes”...
  • Page 45 Before Use Still Images Still Images Basic Guide Changing the Metering Method Changing the ISO Speed Advanced Guide Adjust the metering method (how brightness is measured) to suit shooting Set the ISO speed to [AUTO] for automatic adjustment to suit the shooting conditions as follows. mode and conditions.
  • Page 46: Adjusting White Balance

    Before Use Still Images Still Images Movies Adjusting White Balance Basic Guide Correcting Image Brightness (i-Contrast) Advanced Guide Before shooting, excessively bright or dark image areas (such as faces or By adjusting white balance (WB), you can make image colors look more backgrounds) can be detected and automatically adjusted to the optimal natural for the scene you are shooting.
  • Page 47: Shooting Range And Focusing

    Before Use Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Movies Basic Guide Custom White Balance Still Images For image colors that look natural under the light in your shot, adjust white Advanced Guide Shooting Close-Ups (Macro) balance to suit the light source where you are shooting. Set the white balance under the same light source that will illuminate your shot.
  • Page 48: Changing The Af Frame Mode

    Before Use Still Images Still Images Movies Basic Guide Shooting Distant Subjects (Infinity) Face AiAF • Detects people’s faces, and then sets the focus, exposure (evaluative Advanced Guide To restrict the focus to distant subjects, set the camera to [ ]. For details metering only), and white balance ([ ] only).
  • Page 49 Before Use Still Images Still Images Movies Basic Guide Choosing Subjects to Focus On (Tracking AF) Center Shoot after choosing a subject to focus on as follows. One AF frame is displayed in the center. Effective for reliable focusing. Advanced Guide • A yellow AF frame is displayed with [ ] if the camera cannot focus Camera Basics Choose [Tracking AF].
  • Page 50: Magnifying The Area In Focus

    Before Use Still Images • Focusing may not be possible in some shooting conditions. Basic Guide Magnifying the Area in Focus • In low-light conditions, Servo AF may not be activated (AF frames may not turn blue) when you press the shutter button halfway. In this Advanced Guide You can check the focus by pressing the shutter button halfway, which will case, the focus and exposure are set according to the specified AF...
  • Page 51: Flash

    Before Use Flash Still Images Basic Guide Changing the Focus Setting Still Images Advanced Guide You can change default camera operation of constantly focusing on Changing the Flash Mode subjects it is aimed at, even when the shutter button is not pressed. Instead, Camera Basics you can limit camera focusing to the moment you press the shutter button You can change the flash mode to match the shooting scene. For details on...
  • Page 52: Other Settings

    Before Use Other Settings [ ] Off Basic Guide For shooting without the flash. Still Images Movies Advanced Guide Displaying Grid Lines • If a blinking [ ] icon is displayed when you press the shutter button halfway in camera-shake inducing, low-light conditions, mount the Camera Basics Grid lines can be displayed on the screen for vertical and horizontal camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still.
  • Page 53: Changing The Image Display Style After Shots

    Before Use Still Images Changing the Screen Displayed after Shots Basic Guide Changing the Image Display Style after Shots Change the way images are displayed after shots as follows. Advanced Guide You can change how long images are displayed and what information is displayed immediately after shooting. Set [Display Time] to [2 sec.], Camera Basics [4 sec.], [8 sec.], or [Hold] Changing the Image Display Period after Shots...
  • Page 54: Playback Mode

    Before Use Basic Guide Playback Mode Advanced Guide Camera Basics Have fun reviewing your shots, and browse or edit them in many ways Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes • To prepare the camera for these operations, press the [ ] button to enter Playback mode. P Mode •...
  • Page 55: Viewing

    Before Use Still Images Movies Play movies. Viewing Basic Guide To start playback, press the [ ] button, press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose [ ], Advanced Guide After shooting images or movies, you can view them on the screen as and then press the [ ] button again. follows.
  • Page 56: Browsing And Filtering Images

    Before Use Browsing and Filtering Images Still Images Movies Basic Guide Switching Display Modes Still Images Movies Advanced Guide Press the [ ] button to view other information on the screen, or to hide Navigating through Images in an Index the information. For details on the information displayed, see “Playback Camera Basics (Detailed Information Display)”...
  • Page 57 Before Use Still Images Movies • To show or hide information, press the [ ] button in step 3. Basic Guide Finding Images Matching Specified • Options for viewing the images found (in step 3) include “Navigating through Conditions Images in an Index” 56), “Magnifying Images”...
  • Page 58: Image Viewing Options

    Before Use Image Viewing Options Still Images Movies Basic Guide Viewing Slideshows Still Images Advanced Guide Automatically play back images from a memory card as follows. Each Magnifying Images image is displayed for about three seconds. Camera Basics Magnify an image. Press the [ ] button, choose [ ] in the Auto Mode Moving the zoom lever toward [ ] will menu, and choose the desired option...
  • Page 59: Protecting Images

    Before Use Still Images Movies Changing Slideshow Settings Protecting Images Basic Guide You can set up slideshows to repeat, and you can change the transitions between images and the display duration of each image. Advanced Guide Protect important images to prevent accidental erasure 62). Camera Basics Access the setting screen.
  • Page 60 Before Use Using the Menu Protect the image. Basic Guide Press the [ ] button. A confirmation Access the setting screen. message is displayed. Advanced Guide Press the [ ] button and choose Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose [OK], [Protect] on the [ ] tab 22). Camera Basics and then press the [ ] button. Auto Mode Other Shooting •...
  • Page 61: Protecting All Images At Once

    Before Use Protecting All Images at Once Choose an ending image. Basic Guide Press the [ ] button to choose [Last Choose [Protect All Images]. image], and then press the [ ] button. Advanced Guide Following step 2 in “Using the Menu” 60), choose [Protect All Images] Camera Basics and press the [ ] button. Auto Mode Protect the images.
  • Page 62: Erasing Multiple Images At Once

    Before Use Erasing Multiple Images at Once Still Images Movies Erasing Images Basic Guide You can choose multiple images to erase at once. Be careful when erasing Advanced Guide images, because they cannot be recovered. However, protected images You can choose and erase unneeded images one by one. Be careful when 59) cannot be erased.
  • Page 63 Before Use Choosing Images Individually Selecting a Range Basic Guide Choose [Select]. Choose [Select Range]. Advanced Guide Following step 2 in “Choosing a Selection Following step 2 in “Choosing a Selection Method” 62), choose [Select] and Method” 62), choose [Select Camera Basics press the [ ] button. Range] and press the [ ] button. Auto Mode Choose images.
  • Page 64: Rotating Images

    Before Use Still Images Rotate the image. Rotating Images Basic Guide Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose an image. Advanced Guide Change the orientation of images and save them as follows. The image is rotated 90° each time you Camera Basics press the [ ] button. Choose [ ].
  • Page 65: Editing Still Images

    Before Use Editing Still Images Review the new image. Basic Guide Press the [ ] button. [Display new image?] is displayed. Advanced Guide • Image editing (= 65 – 66) is only available when the memory Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose [Yes], card has sufficient free space. Camera Basics and then press the [ ] button.
  • Page 66 Before Use Correct the image. Choose an option. Basic Guide Press the [ ] button. Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose an Red-eye detected by the camera is now option, and then press the [ ] button. Advanced Guide corrected, and frames are displayed Save as a new image and around corrected image areas.
  • Page 67: Setting Menu

    Before Use Basic Guide Setting Menu Advanced Guide Camera Basics Customize or adjust basic camera functions for greater convenience Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes P Mode Playback Mode Setting Menu Accessories Adjusting Basic Camera Functions ....Using Eco Mode ............ Checking Certification Logos ........ Power-Saving Adjustment ........Display Language ..........Appendix Silencing Camera Operations ....... Screen Brightness ..........
  • Page 68: Adjusting Basic Camera Functions

    Before Use Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Adjusting the Volume Basic Guide Adjust the volume of individual camera sounds as follows. Basic camera functions are configured on the [ ] tab of the MENU Advanced Guide 22). Customize commonly used functions as desired, for greater convenience. Choose [Volume], and then press the [ ] Camera Basics button.
  • Page 69: Date And Time

    Before Use Date and Time Switch to the destination time Basic Guide zone. Adjust the date and time as follows. Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose Advanced Guide World], and then press the [ Choose [Date/Time], and then press the button. Camera Basics [ ] button. [ ] is now shown on the shooting screen Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose an Auto Mode...
  • Page 70: Using Eco Mode

    Before Use Using Eco Mode Power-Saving Adjustment Basic Guide This function allows you to conserve battery power in Shooting mode. When Adjust the timing of automatic camera and screen deactivation (Auto Power Advanced Guide the camera is not in use, the screen quickly darkens to reduce battery Down and Display Off, respectively) as needed 19).
  • Page 71: Screen Brightness

    Before Use Screen Brightness Formatting Memory Cards Basic Guide Adjust screen brightness as follows. Before using a new memory card or a card formatted in another device, you Advanced Guide should format the card with this camera. Formatting erases all data on a memory card. Before formatting, copy images Choose [Disp.
  • Page 72: File Numbering

    Before Use File Numbering • The total card capacity indicated on the formatting screen may be less than Basic Guide the advertised capacity. Your shots are automatically numbered in sequential order (0001 – 9999) and Advanced Guide saved in folders that store up to 2,000 images each. You can change how the Low-Level Formatting camera assigns file numbers.
  • Page 73: Checking Certification Logos

    Before Use Date-Based Image Storage Display Language Basic Guide Instead of saving images in folders created each month, you can have the Change the display language as needed. Advanced Guide camera create folders each day you shoot to store shots taken that day. Choose [Language ], and then press Camera Basics...
  • Page 74: Restoring Default Camera Settings

    Before Use Restoring Default Camera Settings Basic Guide If you accidentally change a setting, you can restore default camera Advanced Guide settings. Camera Basics Access the [Reset All] screen. Choose [Reset All], and then press the Auto Mode [ ] button. Other Shooting Restore default settings. Modes Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose [OK], P Mode and then press the [ ] button.
  • Page 75: Accessories

    Before Use Basic Guide Accessories Advanced Guide Camera Basics Enjoy the camera in more ways with optional Canon accessories and other compatible accessories sold separately Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes P Mode Playback Mode Setting Menu Accessories System Map ............Using the Software ........... Using an Eye-Fi/FlashAir Card ......Appendix Optional Accessories........Checking Your Computer Environment ....
  • Page 76: System Map

    Included Accessories Advanced Guide 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 Camera Basics and/or explosion of a battery pack). Please note that this warranty does not apply to repairs arising out of the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories, although you...
  • Page 77: Optional Accessories

    Never use an electrical transformer designed Canon-Brand for traveling, which may damage the battery pack. PictBridge-Compatible Printers Even without using a computer, you can print images by connecting the camera directly to a printer. For details, visit your nearest Canon retailer.
  • Page 78: Using Optional Accessories

    Before Use Still Images Movies Photo and Movie Storage Using Optional Accessories Basic Guide Advanced Guide Connect Station CS100 Still Images Movies A media hub for storing camera images, Playback on a TV Camera Basics viewing on a connected TV, printing Connecting the camera to a TV with the AV Cable AVC-DC400 (sold wirelessly on a Wi-Fi-compatible printer, Auto Mode separately) enables you to view your shots on the larger screen of the TV...
  • Page 79: Using The Software

    TV before disconnecting the cable. For detailed software system requirements and compatibility information Setting Menu (including support in new operating systems), visit the Canon website. • Correct display is not possible unless the camera video output format (NTSC or PAL) matches the TV format. To change the video...
  • Page 80: Installing The Software

    Mac OS: In the [Canon Utilities] folder within the [Applications] folder, drag between the camera and computer. the folder of the software for uninstallation to the Trash, and then empty the Trash.
  • Page 81 Before Use Choose [Downloads Images From Canon • Windows 7: If the screen in step 2 is not displayed, click the [ ] icon in the Basic Guide Camera] and then click [OK]. taskbar. • Mac OS: If CameraWindow is not displayed after step 2, click the Advanced Guide [CameraWindow] icon in the Dock.
  • Page 82: Printing Images

    Choose an image. Auto Mode A Canon SELPHY CP series compact photo printer is used here for the Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose an sake of illustration. Screens displayed and available functions vary by Other Shooting image.
  • Page 83: Configuring Print Settings

    Before Use Still Images Still Images Basic Guide Configuring Print Settings Cropping Images before Printing By cropping images before printing, you can print a desired image area Advanced Guide Access the printing screen. instead of the entire image. Follow steps 1 – 6 in “Easy Print” Camera Basics 82) to access the screen at left. Choose [Cropping].
  • Page 84 Before Use Still Images Choose a layout. Basic Guide Choosing Paper Size and Layout before Printing Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose an option. Advanced Guide Choose [Paper Settings]. When choosing [N-up], press the [ ][ ] After following step 1 in “Configuring Print Camera Basics buttons to specify the number of images Settings” 83) to access the printing per sheet.
  • Page 85: Printing Movie Scenes

    Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide Printing Movie Scenes Printing ID Photos Advanced Guide Choose [ID Photo]. Access the printing screen. Following steps 1 – 4 in “Choosing Follow steps 1 – 6 in “Easy Print” Camera Basics Paper Size and Layout before Printing” 82) to choose a movie. The screen 84), choose [ID Photo] and press Auto Mode at left is displayed.
  • Page 86 Configuring Print Settings P Mode No.] at the same time. Specify the printing format, whether to add the date or file number, and • Index printing is not available on some Canon-brand PictBridge-compatible other settings as follows. These settings apply to all images in the print list. Playback Mode printers (sold separately). • The date is printed in a format matching setting details in [Date/Time] on the...
  • Page 87 Before Use Still Images Still Images Basic Guide Setting Up Printing for Individual Images Setting Up Printing for a Range of Images Advanced Guide Choose [Select Images & Qty.]. Following step 1 in “Setting Up Printing for Individual Images” 87), choose Press the [ ] button, choose Camera Basics [Select Range] and press the [ ] button. [Select Images & Qty.] on the [ ] tab, and then press the [ ] button.
  • Page 88: Adding Images To A Photobook

    Before Use Still Images • [ ] may be displayed on the camera to warn you that the memory Basic Guide Printing Images Added to the Print List (DPOF) card has print settings that were configured on another camera. Changing the print settings using this camera may overwrite all Advanced Guide When images have been added to the previous settings. print list (= 86 –...
  • Page 89: Using An Eye-Fi/Flashair Card

    Before Use Still Images Still Images Movies Using an Eye-Fi/FlashAir Card Basic Guide Adding All Images to a Photobook Advanced Guide Before using an Eye-Fi/FlashAir card, always confirm that local use is Following the procedure in “Choosing permitted. a Selection Method” 88), choose Camera Basics [Select All Images] and press the [ ] You can send images from the camera to Wi-Fi compatible smartphones, button.
  • Page 90 Before Use Connection Status Display Configuring FlashAir Transfer Basic Guide Connection status can be checked on the shooting screen (in regular Enable transfer using the FlashAir card. Advanced Guide information display mode) or playback screen (in simple information display mode). Press the [ ] button, choose Camera Basics [FlashAir] on the [...
  • Page 91 Before Use Disabling Eye-Fi Transfer Basic Guide Configure the setting as follows to disable Eye-Fi transfer by the card, if Advanced Guide necessary. Camera Basics Press the [ ] button, choose [Eye-Fi Settings] on the [ ] tab, and then Auto Mode press the [ ] button. Other Shooting Choose [Eye-Fi trans.], and then choose Modes [Disable]. P Mode Playback Mode •...
  • Page 92: Appendix

    Before Use Basic Guide Appendix Advanced Guide Camera Basics Helpful information when using the camera Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes P Mode Playback Mode Setting Menu Accessories Troubleshooting ..........Functions and Menu Tables ......Handling Precautions ........Appendix On-Screen Messages ........Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode ..Specifications ..........FUNC. Menu ............On-Screen Information ........Index Shooting Tab ..........
  • Page 93: Troubleshooting

    Before Use Troubleshooting Shooting Basic Guide If you think there is a problem with the camera, first check the following. Cannot shoot. Advanced Guide If the items below do not solve your problem, contact a Canon Customer • In Playback mode 54), press the shutter button halfway 20). Support Help Desk. Strange display on the screen under low light (= Camera Basics Power Strange display on the screen when shooting. Auto Mode Nothing happens when the power button is pressed.
  • Page 94: Shooting Movies

    Before Use No AF frames are displayed and the camera does not focus when the Subjects are affected by red-eye. shutter button is pressed halfway. Basic Guide • Set [Lamp Setting] to [On] 35) to light the red-eye reduction lamp 4) for flash shots. Note that while the red-eye reduction lamp is lit (for about one second), it • To have AF frames displayed and the camera focus correctly, try composing the is not possible to shoot, because the lamp is counteracting red-eye. For best results, Advanced Guide shot with higher-contrast subject areas centered before you press the shutter button have subjects look at the red-eye reduction lamp.
  • Page 95: On-Screen Messages

    If the same error message is displayed even after you have formatted a supported Memory Card memory card 2) and have inserted it facing the correct way 12), contact The memory card is not recognized. Appendix a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • Restart the camera, with the memory card in it 19). Insufficient space on card Index •...
  • Page 96 If this error message is displayed immediately after a shot, the image may not have been saved. Switch to Playback mode to check for the image. • Frequent display of this error message may indicate camera damage. In this case, write down the error number (Exx) and contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
  • Page 97: On-Screen Information

    Before Use On-Screen Information Shooting mode i-Contrast Eye-Fi/FlashAir Basic Guide 99), Scene connection status Grid lines icon Shooting (Information Display) AE lock Advanced Guide Flash mode Zoom bar Shutter speed 32, 51) Time zone Aperture value Camera Basics Date stamp Exposure compensation level Auto Mode ISO speed Other Shooting Modes...
  • Page 98 Before Use Playback (Detailed Information Display) Red-eye correction i-Contrast Shooting date/time Basic Guide 46, 65) Advanced Guide • Some information may not be available when using a TV as the display 78). Camera Basics Summary of Movie Control Panel in “Viewing” (= Auto Mode Exit Other Shooting Modes Play P Mode Slow Motion (Press the [ ][ ] buttons to adjust the playback speed. No sound is played.) Playback Mode Skip Backward* (To continue skipping backward, keep holding down the [...
  • Page 99: Functions And Menu Tables

    Before Use Functions and Menu Tables Basic Guide Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Advanced Guide Shooting Mode Camera Basics Function Flash 32, 51) Auto Mode – – Other Shooting – – – – Modes – – – – – – – – – – – – P Mode Screen Display Playback Mode...
  • Page 100 Before Use FUNC. Menu Basic Guide Shooting Mode Advanced Guide Function Light Metering Camera Basics – – – – – – – – – – – – – Auto Mode White Balance Other Shooting Modes – – – – – – – – – P Mode ISO Speed AUTO –...
  • Page 101 Before Use Shooting Mode Basic Guide Function Advanced Guide Recording pixels – – Camera Basics – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Auto Mode – – – – – – – Other Shooting Movie Quality Modes –...
  • Page 102: Shooting Tab

    Before Use Shooting Tab Basic Guide Shooting Mode Advanced Guide Function AF Frame Camera Basics – – – Face AiAF – – – – – – Tracking AF Auto Mode – – – Center Other Shooting Digital Zoom 29, 52) Modes – – – – – – –...
  • Page 103 Before Use Shooting Mode Basic Guide Function Advanced Guide Grid Lines – Camera Basics Date Stamp Auto Mode Other Shooting – – – – – – – – Date / Date & Time Modes – Not available. O Available or set automatically. P Mode Playback Mode Setting Menu Accessories Appendix Index...
  • Page 104: Set Up Tab

    Before Use Set Up Tab Print Tab Basic Guide Reference Reference Reference Reference Item Item Item Item Advanced Guide Page Page Page Page – Mute = 68 Format = 71 Print Select All Images = 87 Camera Basics Volume = 68 File Numbering = 72 Select Images &...
  • Page 105: Handling Precautions

    Never use cleaners containing organic solvents to clean the camera or P Mode screen. Playback Mode • Use a blower brush to remove dust from the lens. If cleaning is difficult, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Setting Menu • To prevent condensation from forming on the camera after sudden temperature changes (when the camera is transferred from cold to warm Accessories environments), put the camera in an airtight, resealable plastic bag and let it gradually adjust to the temperature before removing it from the bag.
  • Page 106: Specifications

    Before Use Specifications Continuous Shooting (CIPA compliant) Speed Basic Guide (Varies depending on the subject, Camera Advanced Guide zoom position, and other shooting factors, ....Normal Continuous Shooting in Image Sensor as well as memory card brands.) Camera Basics Auto/P modes: Camera Effective Pixels Approx.
  • Page 107 Before Use Data Type (Still Images) Number of Shots/Recording Time, Playback Time Image File Format .......Exif 2.3 (DCF 2.0) Basic Guide Image Type .......... JPEG Number of Shots (CIPA compliant) Approx. 220 shots Advanced Guide Number of Shots in Eco Mode Approx.
  • Page 108 Charging Time: Approx. 2 hours Operating Temperatures: 5 – 40 °C (41 – 104 °F) • The values in the table are based on Canon measurement conditions and may Playback Mode change depending on the subject, memory card and camera settings. • Size, weight, and number of shots available are based on measurement guidelines of Setting Menu the Camera &...
  • Page 109: Index

    Before Use Index Focusing Memory cards ........2 AF frames ........48 Recording time ......108 Basic Guide AF-point zoom ....... 50 Menu Defaults → Reset all Servo AF ........49 Advanced Guide Basic operations ......22 Digital IS (shooting mode) ....38 Focus lock ...........
  • Page 110 Before Use Basic Guide Saving images to a computer ....80 Viewing .......... 16, 55 Image search ........ 57 Screen Advanced Guide Index display ......... 56 Display language ......14 Magnified display ......58 Icons ........97, 98 Single-image display ....16, 55 Camera Basics Menu →...
  • Page 111 Information subject to change without notice, as are product specifications and appearance. • Illustrations and screenshots in this guide may differ slightly from the actual equipment. • The above items notwithstanding, Canon cannot be held liable for any loss arising from the use of this product.

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