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Canon EOS 1Ds Software Instructions

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INSTRUCTIONS
EOS DIGITAL SOLUTION DISK Ver. 4
Please read these instructions carefully before using
the EOS-1Ds software.
This guide should be kept in a safe place so that it can
be used for future reference.
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    Software Macintosh INSTRUCTIONS EOS DIGITAL SOLUTION DISK Ver. 4 Please read these instructions carefully before using the EOS-1Ds software. This guide should be kept in a safe place so that it can be used for future reference. ´ English Edition...

  • Page 2: Read Carefully Before Using

    KIND. The CD-ROM storing the SOFTWARE is warranted only against defective material under normal use for a period of ninety (90) days after purchase from an authorized Canon dealer as evidenced by your sales receipt. Your sole remedy for a defective CD-ROM shall be replacement of the same without charge when returned by you at your expense to your point of purchase and proven to be defective upon inspection.

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    Canon, its affiliated corporations and third party licensors under such laws. Nothing contained in Paragraph 1 shall be construed to give Canon any ownership rights in any images, graphics or textual material that you save in connection with the Software.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents READ CAREFULLY BEFORE USING! ... I Conventions Used in These Instructions .. IV Safety Precautions ... V Disclaimer ... V Trademark Acknowledgments ... V ImageBrowser Software User Guide ... V Software ... VI EOS DIGITAL SOLUTION DISK ... VI Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE DISK ...

  • Page 5: Conventions Used In These Instructions

    Operating the Camera from Your Computer ... 5-1 Starting RemoteCapture ... 5-2 Using RemoteCapture ... 5-5 Taking Shots from Your Computer ... 5-5 Checking Shooting Settings ... 5-6 Interval Timer Shooting ... 5-7 Timer Shooting ... 5-8 Printing Images ... 5-8 Setting RemoteCapture ...

  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    Canon. • Canon makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to a mistaken operation or malfunction of the camera, the software, the CompactFlash™ cards (CF cards), personal computers, peripheral devices, or use of non-Canon CF cards.

  • Page 7: Software

    Software This section briefly describes the main functions of the software provided on the bundled CD- ROM. ■ EOS DIGITAL SOLUTION DISK File Viewer Utility ● When you connect the camera to your computer with the interface cable, images stored on the CF card in the camera are displayed.

  • Page 8: Computer System Requirements

    Computer System Requirements Macintosh computer equipped with a FireWire (IEEE1394) port as a Computer standard feature Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 (Mac OS 9.0 or later recommended) Mac OS X (version 10.1) Power PC Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 Mac OS X Interface FireWire (IEEE1394) File Viewer Utility...

  • Page 9: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software This chapter describes the procedure for installing the software for the camera and Photoshop 5.0 LE.

  • Page 10: Installing The Software

    ● If you are using Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2, double-click the SOLUTION DISK icon s the [Mac OS 8/9] folder s the [Canon EOS Digital Installer] icon to start. ● If you are using Mac OS X, double-click the SOLUTION DISK icon s the [Mac OS X] folder s the [Canon EOS Digital Installer] icon to start.

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    Select the software to be installed. ● Click the checkboxes for the software to be installed and then click the [Install] button. Read all of the Software User License Agreement carefully. If you agree to the terms of the license, click the [Agree] button. Select the folder in which the software will be installed and then click the [Choose] button.

  • Page 12: Installing Photoshop 5.0 Le

    Installing the Software Installing Photoshop 5.0 LE ● You are required to enter the serial number during Photoshop 5.0 LE installation. The serial number is shown on the CD-ROM’s label. Load the Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 13: Getting Ready To Work With Images

    Getting Ready to Work with Images This chapter explains how to connect the camera to your computer and how to use a card reader (third-party product).

  • Page 14: Connecting The Camera To Your Computer

    Connecting the Camera to Your Computer Connect the camera to your computer with the interface cable so that they can communicate. You can connect the camera while your computer is running. ● When you connect the camera to your computer, be sure to follow the procedure below.

  • Page 15: About Backing Up (copying) Images

    About Backing up (Copying) Images ● It is recommended that you should back up (copy) the captured images into the hard disk of your computer, etc. before working with EOS DIGITAL SOLUTION DISK. ● Use only the interface cable bundled with the camera to connect the camera to your computer.

  • Page 16: Inserting A Cf Card Into Your Card Reader

    Inserting a CF Card into Your Card Reader To download images from a CF card directly onto your computer, remove the CF card from your camera and load it into a card reader (third-party product) connected to your computer. Remove the CF card from the camera. Load the card into the card reader.

  • Page 17: Working With Images In File Viewer Utility

    Working with Images in File Viewer Utility This chapter explains how to use File Viewer Utility to display and save images stored on a CF card loaded in the camera, and also explains how to perform image processing including processing RAW images and how to transfer images to the retouching software.

  • Page 18: Starting File Viewer Utility

    Double-click the [Canon File Viewer Utility] icon on the desktop to start. ● You can also start File Viewer Utility by double-clicking the [Canon Utilities] folder s the [File Viewer Utility] folder s the [File Viewer Utility] icon. File Viewer Utility starts, and the [Select model-specific processing mode] dialog box appears.

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    File Viewer Utility main window Show/Hide Thumbnail Frames button (➞3-11) Display Mode list box (➞3-8) Display Size list box (➞3-11) Status bar Image display area Comment input box (➞3-15) Show the folder tree (➞3-5) * The window above is the one on which all the information is displayed. In the actual use, only the information needed for each circumstance is displayed.

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    Starting File Viewer Utility Rotate right 90 degrees button (➞3-16) IPTC information button (➞3-29) Camera Settings button (➞4-2) Preferences button (➞3-40) Rotate left 90 degrees button (➞3-16) Enter Image Number input box (➞3-12) Select first Image button (➞3-12) Select Previous Image button (➞3-12) Select Next Image button (➞3-12)

  • Page 21: Displaying Images

    ● The following images can be displayed in File Viewer Utility. • JPEG image • RAW image shot on a Canon digital camera • TIFF image saved in File Viewer Utility (➞3-34) ● For either displaying images stored on a CF card in a third party card reader, or displaying images stored on your computer, follow the same procedure of clicking the target folder to display them.

  • Page 22: Updating Information On Main Window

    Displaying Images Updating Information on Main Window If you take shots while the File Viewer Utility main window is displayed, the displayed image and information may not be up-to-date. In such a case, update the displayed image and information in the main window. Click the [Refresh] button.

  • Page 23: Selecting The Model-specific Processing Mode

    RAW image process tool bar is grayed out and disabled. If any images (including RAW or JPEG images) that were shot on a Canon camera other than the EOS-1Ds are saved on the CF card in the connected camera or on the...

  • Page 24: Selecting The Display Mode And Display Size

    Selecting the Display Mode and Display Size The available display modes are [Thumbnail display], [Preview] and [JPEG Preview]. You can select [Large], [Middle], or [Small] as the display size for each display mode. Selecting the Display Mode Click the [Display Mode] list box and select the mode. The images are displayed in the selected display mode.

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    [Preview] The selected image is displayed as a single image. When you select the RAW+JPEG image, the RAW image is displayed. [JPEG Preview] When you select the RAW+JPEG image, the JPEG image is displayed as a single image. When you select the RAW image, the JPEG image for the thumbnail display is shown.

  • Page 26: Checking The Af Point

    Selecting the Display Mode and Display Size Checking the AF Point The AF point used when the shot was taken can be displayed. Select [Preview] or [JPEG Preview] from the [Display Mode] list box. (➞3-8) Click the [Display AF Point] button. The AF point of the camera used when the shot was taken is displayed.

  • Page 27: Showing/hiding The Information Display Frame Of Thumbnail Images

    Showing/Hiding the Information Display Frame of Thumbnail Images You can hide the information (protect mark, sound recording mark, etc.) displayed on the frame of the thumbnail images to display more images in the image display area. Select [Thumbnail display] from the [Display Mode] list box. (➞3-8) Click the [Show/Hide Thumbnail Frames] button.

  • Page 28: Selecting Images

    Selecting Images Selecting Images with the Mouse Position the mouse cursor over the image and click on it. ● To select multiple images at random, hold down the <shift> key and click the images. ● To select consecutive images, click the first image and then hold down the <option>...

  • Page 29: Working With Selected Images

    Working with Selected Images Operations that Can Be Used with Images The table below lists the operations available with File Viewer Utility. When a JPEG image is selected, the unavailable operations are shown grayed out. When operations such as [Rotate Image] are specified for a RAW image recorded in the RAW+JPEG formats, the operations are also applied to the JPEG image recorded at the same time.

  • Page 30: Protecting Images

    Working with Selected Images Protecting Images You can protect important images to prevent them from being accidentally erased. Click the [protect] button. The image is protected, and the [ ● Clicking the [Remove protect] button clears the [ ] and removes the protection.

  • Page 31: Selecting Images By Condition

    Selecting Images by Condition This feature allows you to select multiple images in a single operation using conditions, such as selecting all displayed images, or protected images only or unprotected images only. Click the [Select Image] button and select the condition from the menu that appears.

  • Page 32: Rotating Images

    Working with Selected Images Rotating Images Use the procedure below to rotate a selected image by 90-degree unit left or right. Rotate the image. ● To rotate the image right (clockwise), click the [Rotate right 90 degrees] button. ● To rotate the image left (counterclockwise), click the [Rotate left 90 degrees] button.

  • Page 33: Erasing Images

    Erasing Images Use the procedure below to erase unwanted images from a CF card or your computer. Click the [Erase image] button. An erase confirmation dialog box appears. Click the [Erase] button. The image is erased. ● Erased images cannot be restored. Check carefully before erasing images. ●...

  • Page 34: Processing Raw Images

    Processing RAW Images RAW images are processed so that they are optimized for their intended purpose. As well as providing the same color matrix and white balance settings, etc. as the camera, File Viewer Utility allows you to specify, digital exposure compensation, tone curve adjustment and white balance adjustment using click white balance as additional processing parameters.

  • Page 35: Selecting The Color Matrix

    Selecting the Color Matrix Use the procedure below to select the film-equivalent hue, chroma and color range (the range of colors that can be reproduced). Select the color matrix from the [Color Matrix] list box. The resulting image appears in Preview mode.

  • Page 36: Adjusting The Sharpness

    Processing RAW Images Adjusting the Sharpness You can adjust the sharpness of the image edge. Adjusting the Sharpness Level Select the desired level from the [Sharpness Level] list box. ● Higher values give higher levels of edge sharpening. The selected level is applied in the image.

  • Page 37: Correcting The Brightness (digital Exposure Compensation)

    Correcting the Brightness (Digital Exposure Compensation) You can correct the brightness of an image in the range of +/–2 stops in 0.1-stop increments. Click the [Digital Exposure Compensation] button. The [Digital Exposure Compensation] dialog box appears. Correct the image brightness. ●...

  • Page 38: Adjusting The Color And Brightness (adjust Tone Curve)

    Processing RAW Images Adjusting the Color and Brightness (Adjust Tone Curve) You can use the tone curve to adjust the colors and brightness. You can also save and load the adjusted tone curve on your computer as tone curve data. In addition, you can register the tone curve data saved on your computer as parameters in the camera.

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    Adjust the tone curve. ● Position the mouse cursor over one of the 4 points < > on the tone curve, and drag the point to the desired location to adjust the tone curve. Horizontal axis: Input level Vertical axis: Output level ●...

  • Page 40: Tone Curve

    Processing RAW Images Tone Curve A tone curve shows the brightness and color saturation for the original image (input) and the adjusted image (output) in the form of a line graph. You can use the tone curve to adjust the image brightness and color saturation values that were set by the camera when the shot was taken.

  • Page 41: Adjusting The White Balance

    Adjusting the White Balance You can adjust the white balance in your RAW images. You can also save the adjusted white balance on your computer as white balance data. (➞3-28) In addition, you can register the white balance data saved on your computer as personal white balance data in the camera.

  • Page 42: Setting The Color Temperature

    Processing RAW Images Setting the Color Temperature You can set the white balance color temperature to a value between 2800K and 10000K (in 100K increments). Select [color temp] from the [White Balance] list box. Enter a color temperature. ● Enter the color temperature in the [Color Temp.] input box.

  • Page 43: Click White Balance Function

    Click White Balance Function This function allows you to automatically adjust the white balance simply by clicking a point in a white part of the image. Click the [Click White Balance] button. When you move the cursor over the image, it changes to the shape of a filler.

  • Page 44: Saving The White Balance

    Processing RAW Images Saving the White Balance You can save the adjusted white balance settings on your computer as white balance data. You can then register the saved white balance data on your camera as personal white balance settings. (➞4-30) Click the [Save White Balance Settings] button.

  • Page 45: Setting The Iptc Information

    Setting the IPTC Information IPTC stands for International Press Telecommunications Council and refers to a standard for communications and information exchange tags attached to images. The standard was established by newspaper and communications companies to allow problem-free transmission of images. The IPTC tags can be attached to the RAW images taken with the camera.

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    Setting the IPTC Information [IPTC-1] tab [IPTC-2] tab ● The settings you can specify in the [IPTC-1] tab sheet are described below. Enter an image title. You can enter up to 64 characters. Enter the location from which the image is sent. You can enter up to 32 characters. Type in a number or code designated by the company sending the image.

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    ● The settings you can specify in the [IPTC-2] tab sheet are described below. Enter a service ID up to 10 characters long. Select the appropriate priority level from the list box. (1: Highest Priority, 5: Normal, or 8: Low Priority) 10 Type in any instructions required for editing.

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    Setting the IPTC Information ● The settings you can specify in the [IPTC-3] tab sheet are described below. 14 Enter the image type. Image types can be designated for each company. You can enter up to 3 characters. 15 Enter additional category details. You can enter up to 32 characters. 16 Enter a search keyword for each company.

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    ● The buttons listed below are displayed in each of the tab sheets. They function in the same way in each sheet. 20 Reads IPTC information settings saved on your computer. 21 Saves the current IPTC information settings on your computer. Select the IPTC information destination folder and then save the IPTC information.

  • Page 50: Saving Images

    Saving Images This section explains how to save images stored on a CF card in the camera via the interface cable onto your computer and how to save multiple images as an index file on your computer. Saving Images from the Camera to Your Computer You should save the images you have shot on your computer.

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    ● Select the folder that the images will be saved in and click the [Choose] button. Clicking the [New] button opens the [New Folder] dialog box. ● You can create a new folder inside the selected folder by entering the folder name and clicking the [Create] button.

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    Saving Images Save File dialog box The converted image is saved in the same folder as the displayed image. You cannot select this option for images that are saved on a CF card in the camera. This option is only available for images saved on your computer or on a CF card in a card reader.

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    Select this option when the images to be saved include RAW images. Select [Do not convert], [Exif-JPEG], [Exif-TIFF(8bit/ch)] or [TIFF(16bit/ch)]. The file extensions used for the saved files are shown below. Conversion Format Do not convert Exif-JPEG Exif-TIFF(8bit/ch) TIFF(16bit/ch) To use linear processing, specify linear processing in the [Preferences] dialog box (➞3-41) and select [TIFF(16bit/ch)] when you save the image.

  • Page 54: Saving Images As Index File

    Saving Images Saving Images as Index File You can save multiple images as an index on your computer. Select images to be saved as an index. (➞3-12) Click the [Save File] button and select [Save Index] from the menu that appears. The [Index sheet options] dialog box appears.

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    Specify the save options and click the [OK] button. The images are saved as the index in the selected folder. Save File dialog box The converted image is saved in the same folder as the displayed image. You cannot select this option for images that are saved on a CF card in the camera. This option is only available for images saved on your computer or on a CF card in a card reader.

  • Page 56: Specifying The Preferences

    Specifying the Preferences You can use the procedure below to specify the general settings for File Viewer Utility and the processing method for RAW images. Click the [Preferences] button. The [Preferences] dialog box appears. Select the [General Settings] tab or the [RAW Image Processing settings] tab.

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    RAW Image Processing settings tab sheet ● You can specify the settings shown below in the [RAW Image Processing settings] tab sheet. The settings described here are those shown when [EOS-1DS] is selected in the [Model Name] list box. Select [EOS-1DS]. * The camera models selected in [Registered model-specific processing mode] in the [General Settings] tab sheet are displayed in the model name list.

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    Specifying the Preferences ● The buttons listed below are displayed in each of the tab sheets. They function in the same way in each sheet. 11 Restores the default settings for all the parameters in the currently displayed tab sheet. 12 Discards all the settings, restores the parameters to their original values and ends the procedure.

  • Page 59: Transferring Images To Retouching Software

    Transferring Images to Retouching Software This section describes how to transfer images displayed in File Viewer Utility to the retouching software and also describes how to make settings for image transfer. ● In order to transfer images, you will need the retouching software such as Adobe Photoshop.

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    Transferring Images to Retouching Software Click the [Browse] button of [Image transfer folder]. The [Select transfer folder] dialog box appears. Select the folder for saving the transferred images and then click the [Choose] button. The folder is specified and then the [General Settings] tab sheet appears. Click the [OK] button.

  • Page 61: Transferring Images

    Transferring Images This section describes how to transfer the images displayed in File Viewer Utility to the retouching software. Although the descriptions given here show how to transfer images to the bundled application, Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE, as an example, you can also transfer images by following the same procedure even if you specify any other retouching software in “Specifying the Image Transfer”...

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    Transferring Images to Retouching Software Enter the settings and click the [OK] button. Photoshop 5.0 LE starts and the image is transferred. The transferred image is saved in the image transfer folder that you have set. ● Display an image transferred with [Single-Frame Transfer].

  • Page 63: Specifying Camera Settings From Your Computer

    Specifying Camera Settings from Your Computer This chapter describes basic settings such as Owner’s Name and Date/ Time, as well as detailed settings such as the Personal Functions, Parameters and Personal White Balance.

  • Page 64: Specifying The Camera Settings

    To display this dialog box from ImageBrowser, select the [Camera Settings] in the menu displayed by clicking the [Settings] button in the Camera window, or select the [Canon Camera] menu s [Settings] s [Camera Settings]. ● To display this dialog box from RemoteCapture, select [Camera Setting] from the [File] menu.

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    Basic Settings tab sheet Basic Settings tab sheet Applies the specified settings, closes the [Camera Settings] dialog box and ends the procedure. The battery level of the camera battery is indicated by [ or [ ]. When a household power source is used, [ ] is displayed.

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    Specifying the Camera Settings Setting the Owner’s Name, Date and Time Enter the Owner’s Name. ● Type in the name from your keyboard. You can enter up to 31 characters. Set the Date and Time. ● You can click Date or Time with the mouse and use the [▲] and [▼] buttons to set the Date and Time, or you can enter the desired date or time from the keyboard.

  • Page 67: Detailed Settings

    Detailed Settings The Detailed Settings consist of the Personal Functions, parameter settings and personal white balance settings, and allow you to apply and store highly detailed settings on the camera. You can also save and load the settings for each function on your computer. Click the [Detailed Settings] tab.

  • Page 68: Personal Function Settings

    Personal Function Settings For the EOS-1Ds, you can set up to 25 Personal Functions tailored to different types of photography and apply those function settings to the camera. The 25 Personal Functions are divided into the [Exposure Functions], [AF Functions], [Drive Functions] and [Other Functions] categories, each with their own tab sheets.

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    You can specify the Personal Function settings listed below in the different tab sheets. [Exposure Functions 1] P.Fn-01 Disables the shooting modes (➞4-9) P.Fn-02 Disables the metering modes (➞4-9) [Exposure Functions 2] P.Fn-03 Specifies the metering mode for manual exposure (➞4-10) P.Fn-04 Sets the maximum and minimum shutter speeds to be used (➞4-10) P.Fn-05...

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    Personal Function Settings Set up the Personal Function. ● Select the settings you want to set by clicking the checkboxes for the respective items. Then use the appropriate method to specify the remaining settings using the radio buttons, list boxes, checkboxes and number input boxes. Checkbox ●...

  • Page 71: Description Of Personal Functions

    Description of Personal Functions Disables the shooting modes P.Fn-01 ● Click the checkbox of the shooting modes you do not want to use. ● Unwanted shooting modes can be skipped while you are selecting the shooting mode. ● This makes selecting the desired shooting mode faster. At least one checkbox must be left unchecked.

  • Page 72: Specifies The Metering Mode For Manual Exposure

    Personal Function Settings Specifies the metering mode for manual exposure P.Fn-03 ● Click the radio button for the metering mode to be used during manual exposure. ● You can specify the metering mode to be used in the manual exposure mode. ●...

  • Page 73: Sets The Maximum And Minimum Apertures To Be Used

    Sets the maximum and minimum apertures to be used P.Fn-05 ● Select the maximum and minimum apertures from the list box. ● For example, if you set 1.4 for the largest aperture and 8.0 for the smallest aperture, the usable aperture range will be f/1.4 to f/8.0. ●...

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    Personal Function Settings Registering the Modes and Settings with the Camera ( Set the desired shooting mode and shooting mode settings (aperture setting for aperture-priority AE mode). Then set the metering mode and exposure compensation amount. Register the modes and settings. ●...

  • Page 75: Sets The Number Of Shots To Be Bracketed

    P.Fn-07 Repeats bracketing during continuous shooting ● While you hold down the shutter button, bracketing repeats continuously in the currently selected drive mode. ● This function is useful when you want to continuously repeat the bracketing sequence. Sets the number of shots to be bracketed P.Fn-08 ●...

  • Page 76: Retains The Shift Amount For Program Shift

    Personal Function Settings Retains the shift amount for program shift P.Fn-10 ● Normally, any program shift amount is canceled after you take the picture. This Personal Function retains the program shift amount. ● This function is useful when you want to shift the standard program line so that priority is given to the shutter speed or to the aperture.

  • Page 77: Disables Focus Detection (search Driving) By The Lens Drive

    Disables focus detection (search driving) by the lens drive P.Fn-14 ● Normally, when you press the shutter button halfway and focus cannot be achieved, the lens is driven to search the correct focus. This lens driving operation can be turned off. ●...

  • Page 78: Enables Automatic Shooting When Focus Is Achieved At The Fixed Point Of Focus While The Shutter Button Is Pressed Fully

    Personal Function Settings Enables automatic shooting when focus is achieved at the P.Fn-16 fixed point of focus while the shutter button is pressed fully ● This takes the picture automatically when the subject comes to the preset focusing distance. Focusing detection is performed using the selected AF point. ●...

  • Page 79: Enables Automatic Af Point Selection When C.fn-11-2 Has Been Set

    Enables automatic AF point selection when C.Fn-11-2 has P.Fn-18 been set ● Enables the standard horizonal AF point selection together with automatic AF point selection with C.Fn-11-2. ● Convenient when you want to use automatic AF point selection while C.Fn-11-2 has been set.

  • Page 80: Enables Quiet Operation When The Shutter Button Is Off After Picture-taking

    Personal Function Settings Enables quiet operation when the shutter button is OFF after P.Fn-21 picture-taking ● When single-frame shooting is selected, this function selects quiet camera operation when you release the shutter button from the fully pressed position to the half way position. ●...

  • Page 81: Illuminates The Lcd Panel During Bulb Exposures

    Illuminates the LCD panel during bulb exposures P.Fn-24 ● After the bulb exposure starts, press the <LCD panel illumination> button to illuminate the LCD panel until the bulb exposure ends. ● Convenient when you want to monitor the elapsed bulb exposure time. Taking bulb shots for long periods speeds up battery charge depletion and reduces the number of available shots.

  • Page 82: Prevents Exposure Compensation With The Quick Control Dial

    Personal Function Settings Enables the electronic dial’s function to be used in the P.Fn-27 reverse direction ● The electronic dial’s rotational function can be reversed for selecting the AF point and setting the shutter speed and aperture. ● By matching the dial’s rotation direction to the particular operation, the operation can feel more intuitive.

  • Page 83: Add Original Decision Data

    Add original decision data P.Fn-31 ● The data that shows whether or not the image is the original one can be added to the image. ● For the decision of the original image, you will need the special accessory (optional). ●...

  • Page 84: Checking, Saving, And Loading Personal Function Settings

    Personal Function Settings Checking, Saving, and Loading Personal Function Settings Use the procedure below to check the details of the Personal Functions that have been set up. You can also save the settings on your computer and then load the saved settings and apply them to the camera.

  • Page 85: Saving The Settings

    Saving the Settings Click the [Save As] button or [Save] button. The specified Personal Function settings are saved. When you click the [Save As] button, the [Save As] dialog box appears. ● Enter the file name and select the destination folder. Then click the [Save] button. To update an existing file, click the [Save] button.

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    Personal Function Settings Loading Saved Settings Open the saved settings. ● Click the [Open] button. The [Open] dialog box appears. Load the settings. ● Open the folder containing the settings, select the file and click the [Open] button. The Personal Function settings data saved in that file are loaded into the computer. Windows/Macintosh compatibility for Personal Function settings data Personal Function settings data saved on your computer is compatible between Windows and Macintosh.

  • Page 87: Setting The Parameters

    Setting the Parameters You can set the parameters for captured images on the camera. You can register up to 3 parameters on the camera, consisting of the JPEG image quality settings, the sharpness settings and the tone curve data saved during the procedure described in “Adjusting the Color and Brightness (Adjust Tone Curve)”...

  • Page 88

    Setting the Parameters Select a set to be specified in the camera. ● Select the tab sheet for a set to be specified in the camera from the [Set1] to [Set3] tab sheets. Click the [User-Defined Tone Curve] button. The [User-Defined Tone Curve] dialog box appears.

  • Page 89

    The tone curve data is loaded into the [User-Defined Tone Curve] dialog box. Check the tone curve. ● Select the tone curve colors to be displayed from the [Color Channel] list box and check the colors. ● You cannot adjust the tone curve at this point.

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    Setting the Parameters Select a tone curve. ● Select [Standard] or [User Defined] in the [Tone Curve] list box. ● When you select [Standard], the standard tone curve is set. ● When you select [User Defined], the tone curve that you have set in steps 3 through 8 is set.

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    Click the [Apply to Camera] button. The [Confirm Settings] dialog box appears. Check the settings and click the [Apply to Camera] button. The settings are registered on the camera and the [Confirm Settings] dialog box closes. Click the [Close] button. The [Parameters Settings] dialog box closes to end the procedure.

  • Page 92: Selecting The Personal White Balance

    Selecting the Personal White Balance Up to 3 personal white balance settings, consisting of the white balance data saved in the “Saving the White Balance” procedure (➞3-28), can be registered on the camera. The registered personal white balance settings are displayed on the camera’s rear LCD panel as <...

  • Page 93

    Select PC number. ● Select the PC number for the data to be registered from the [Select Personal White Balance] list. Click the [Browse] button. The [Open] dialog box appears. Load the white balance data. ● Open the folder containing the saved white balance data, select a file and click the [Open] button.

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    Selecting the Personal White Balance Click the [Apply to Camera] button. The white balance data is registered on the camera. ● To register another personal white balance setting, repeat steps 2 to 5. You can register up to 3 settings (PC1, PC2 and PC3). ●...

  • Page 95: Operating The Camera From Your Computer

    Operating the Camera from Your Computer This chapter describes the operations using the RemoteCapture software, such as remote shooting, timer shooting and interval timer shooting.

  • Page 96: Starting Remotecapture

    Starting RemoteCapture Double-click the [Canon Utilities] folder s the [RemoteCapture] folder s [RemoteCapture] to start. A message appears prompting you to connect the camera to your computer. Click the [Connect] button. The Save window and Shooting window appear. ● To exit RemoteCapture, click the [Disconnect] button and select [Exit] from the [File] menu.

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    The [RAW] symbol is displayed for RAW images. The [RAW+JPEG] symbol is Thumbnail view displayed for RAW+JPEG Displays thumbnail images. No symbol is shown images of the shots for JPEG images. taken. Image display area Displays the image selected in the thumbnail view. * The window above is the one on which all the information is displayed.

  • Page 98

    Starting RemoteCapture Shots to Go Displays the number of frames that can be saved on your computer or on the CF card in the camera. Detail setting button Displays the Detailed Settings window below the Shooting window allowing you to make various settings.

  • Page 99: Using Remotecapture

    Using RemoteCapture You can control the camera from your computer and take single-frame shots, timer shots and interval timer shots. The images are automatically saved on your computer. Shots taken with RemoteCapture and saved on your computer can be displayed and image- processed in File Viewer Utility in the same way as images shot with the camera.

  • Page 100: Checking Shooting Settings

    Using RemoteCapture Click the [Release] button. The image is saved to your computer and displayed on the screen. ● To enlarge the image for checking, select the image and click the [View] button. The image is displayed enlarged in a separate window. ●...

  • Page 101: Interval Timer Shooting

    Interval Timer Shooting This function allows you to specify the interval between shots and the number of shots. Select [Interval Timer Shooting] in the [File] menu. The Interval Timer Shooting warnings dialog box appears. Check the information in the warnings and then click the [Yes] button.

  • Page 102: Timer Shooting

    Using RemoteCapture Timer Shooting Use this function to specify the timer delay. Timer shooting shots are then taken after the specified number of seconds. Select [Timer Shooting] in the [File] menu. The [Timer Shooting] dialog box appears. Enter a number of seconds and click the [Start] button. ●...

  • Page 103: Setting Remotecapture

    Setting RemoteCapture This section describes how to make various settings for using RemoteCapture. In the settings, you can specify Default Settings to save images on your computer, and you can also specify Detailed Settings to make shooting settings from your computer remotely. Default Settings Use the procedure below to select the folder in which images will be saved and to specify the file names.

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    Setting RemoteCapture Enter the file name to be used when images are saved. ● If you enter [Capture] into [File Prefix] field, [5] into [Number of Digits], and [1] into [Start], sequential file names will be assigned automatically beginning with [Capture_00001.jpg] or [Capture_00001.tif].

  • Page 105: Detailed Settings

    Detailed Settings You can make shooting settings, such as White Balance and Exposure Compensation, from your computer remotely. Before you make detailed settings, be sure to confirm that the camera is ready for shooting. If the camera is not ready for shooting (the lens is not attached, etc.), you cannot make some of the settings.

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    Setting RemoteCapture Allows you to specify White Balance. Allows you to perform Exposure Compensation. (Valid only when Program AE/Av priority/Tv priority is specified in the shooting mode.) Allows you to specify Metering Mode. Allows you to specify ISO Speed. Allows you to specify Color Temperature. Allows you to specify Parameters.

  • Page 107: Working With Images In Imagebrowser

    Working with Images in ImageBrowser This chapter explains how to use ImageBrowser to perform a range of operations from downloading the camera’s images to printing them.

  • Page 108: Starting Imagebrowser

    Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon. ● Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop or the [Canon Utilities] folder s the [ImageBrowser] folder s the [ImageBrowser] icon. When you start ImageBrowser, the Browser window appears. Then, when the connection to the camera opens, the Camera window appears.

  • Page 109: Camera Window

    An image of the connected camera or CF card will be displayed here. Sets various camera settings. See “Specifying the Camera Settings” (➞4-2) for information on how to specify the settings. Reconnects the camera to your computer. Allows you to select all the images displayed in the Camera window at a time.

  • Page 110: Downloading And Saving Images

    Display the images. ● To display the images on the camera, click the [CANON CAMERA] button. ● When you click the [CANON CAMERA] button, the [Communication Settings] dialog box may appear. Select [IEEE1394Port] from the [Port] list box, and select [EOS- 1DS] from the [Detected Camera] list box, then click the [Set] button.

  • Page 111

    Create a new folder in which to save the images stored on the camera. ● In the Explorer View Section, choose the location where you want to create the new folder and then select [New Folder] in the [File] menu. A new folder is created.

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    Downloading and Saving Images Select the images you wish to download from the Camera window and click the [DOWNLOAD] button. ● Click a thumbnail to select the corresponding image. Downloaded images are saved to the computer and appear in the Browser area. ●...

  • Page 113: Processing Raw Images With Imagebrowser

    Processing RAW Images with ImageBrowser Use the procedure below to start File Viewer Utility from ImageBrowser and process RAW images. Select a RAW image. ● Select a RAW image from the Browser area. Click the [File] menu and select [RAW Image processing]. File Viewer Utility starts, and the thumbnail-displayed RAW image appears in the File Viewer Utility main window.

  • Page 114: Merging Panoramic Images With Photostitch

    Merging Panoramic Images with PhotoStitch You can merge a series of overlapping images into a single, seamless panorama image. Select the JPEG images in the Browser area, click the [Edit] menu and select [PhotoStitch]. PhotoStitch starts up. ● Follow the instructions in the guidance window to merge the images. ●...

  • Page 115: Printing Images

    Printing Images Select the image(s) you wish to print in the Browser area. Click the [PRINT] button and select [Layout printing] from the displayed menu. Layout Options dialog box Select a layout and click the [Next] button. ● Select the [Custom layout printing] radio button for the purposes of this example. In the next dialog box, select a paper size and click the [OK] button.

  • Page 116: Print Window

    The [Custom layout printing] radio button in the [Layout Options] dialog box allows you to freely change the size and position of the images for printing. The other options allow you to print an index or print onto Canon perforated paper (supported on Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 only).

  • Page 117: Adjusting Image Quality And Printing (exif 2.2 Compliant)

    Adjusting Image Quality and Printing (Exif 2.2 Compliant) ImageBrowser features functions that allow you to print images with image quality adjustments. ImageBrowser also supports the Exif 2.2 standard (or Exif Print). ● Images shot with cameras complying with the Exif 2.2 standard incorporate shooting settings information, such as the shooting conditions and scene mode, along with the image data.

  • Page 118

    Printing Images Select [Print] from the list box, make the settings of image quality correction, and click the [OK] button. The value is corrected and the dialog box closes. A check mark must be placed here to automatically correct the image quality. Select this option to automatically correct images shot with Exif 2.2 compliant cameras and other images.

  • Page 119: Troubleshooting And Uninstallation

    Troubleshooting and Uninstallation This chapter provides a troubleshooting manual and describes the software uninstallation procedures.

  • Page 120: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting When the “Could not complete installation correctly” or “Communication between the camera and computer failed” message appears, check the items described below. I have installed the software but the camera and computer cannot communicate. ● Are you using the following type of computer? ➞...

  • Page 121: Uninstallation Procedure

    The same procedure can be used to uninstall other software products. Display the folder containing the [File Viewer Utility] folder. ● Open the [Canon Utilities] folder. Drag the [File Viewer Utility] folder to the Trash and empty the Trash. ●...

  • Page 122: Uninstalling Imagebrowser

    Drag the [ImageBrowser] folder to the Trash and empty the Trash. Display the folder containing the [System Folder]. Double-click the [System Folder] s [Control Panels] to open. Drag the [Canon ImageBrowser Auto Launch] to the Trash and empty the Trash. Uninstalling Photoshop 5.0 LE Display the folder containing the [Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE]...

  • Page 123: Index

    Index Adjust Tone Curve ... 3-22 Adjust Tone Curve button ... 3-4, 3-22 Adjust Tone Curve dialog box ... 3-22 Camera Settings button ... 3-4, 4-2 Camera Settings dialog box Basic Settings tab sheet ... 4-3 Detailed Settings tab sheet ... 4-5 CF Card Folder Structure and File Names ...

  • Page 124

    Index Refresh button ... 3-4, 3-6 RemoteCapture ... VI RemoteCapture Save window ... 5-3 Shooting window ... 5-4 Remove protect button ... 3-4, 3-14 Rotate left 90 degrees button ... 3-4, 3-16 Rotate right 90 degrees button ... 3-4, 3-16 Save File button ...

  • Page 125: Adobe Customer Support

    Adobe Customer Support Adobe Systems Inc. technical support information is available in the PDF file format on the supplied CD-ROM. PDF File Location and Opening Instructions Place the Adobe Photoshop LE CD-ROM in the drive. The window will open automatically and show folders with language names.

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    MEMO...

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    JAPAN CANON SALES CO., INC. 12-15 Mita, 3-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8011, Japan This Instructions booklet is current as of September 2002. For information on using the camera with system accessories introduced after this date, contact your nearest Canon Service Center.

This manual also for:

Eos-1 ds digital, Eos-1ds

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