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D(US B6015
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    IIII I IIIIII CDI-E366 Canon IT_,L 7_werShot -_D870 D(US B6015 IT_.L (_LPH Camera User Guide...

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    Workflow and Reference Guides following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according to the flowchart below. Guide Direct Print User GuideS°ftware Starter ZoomBrowser ImageBrowser Software User Guide • PDF manuals available on the Canon website. http:llweb.canonjpllmaginglinformation-e.html...

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    Interface Cable IFC-4OOPCU AV Cable AVC-DC300 Wrist Strap WS-DC2 Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Warranty Card You may not be able to achieve the full performance of this camera with the included memory card. You can use SD memory cards, SDHC (SD High...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents Items marked with a_" are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures. Please Read Preparations ........Shooting Still Images (r';"J Auto Mode) ....Viewing Still Images ....... Shooting Movies ([] Standard Mode) ....Viewing Movies ........

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    Table of Contents Commonly Used Shooting Functions E_)3Shooting with the Optical Zoom ....Using the Digital Zoom/Digital Tete-Converter ..Magnified Close-Up Shooting (Digital Macro) ... _- Using the Flash ........ _1, Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shot ....Using the Self-Timer ......Changing the Recording Pixels/Compression (Still Images) 75 Configuring the Postcard Mode ......

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    Table of Contents Symbol Conventions in this Guide - Mode switch position _Co_u_g P_stc_d Mode ,vailable shooting modes These modes are available cTahimSemraarkdepenra°_eeSni'Ssues that mayaffe!t the basic operating procedures. This mark denotes additional topics that complement Explanations in this guide are based on the camera's default...

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    Warning Against Copyright Infringement Please note that Canon digital cameras are intended for personal use and should never be used in a manner that infringes upon or contravenes international domestic copyright laws and regulations. Please be advised that in certain cases...

  • Page 8: Preparations

    Getting Started e Preparations o Shooting Still Images oViewing Still Images e Shooting Movies o Viewing Movies o Erasing o Printing e Downloading Images to a o System...

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    I Preparations _ Charging Battery t = Insert the battery into the battery charger. . Alignthesesymbols 2= Plug the battery charger (CB-2LX) into a power outlet, or attach the power cord to the battery charger (CB- 2LXE) and plug it into a power outlet.

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    Preparations Battery Memory i Installing Card t = Slide the cover and open it out (_, 2= Insert the battery. It wiII Iock into place with a click. 3= Insert the memory card until it clicks into place. Front Write Protect (Only SD memory...

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    10 I Preparations 4= Close the cover (_). ® • To Remove Battery Press the battery lock in the direction of ® the arrow ((_) and pull the battery oat ((_). • To Remove Memory Card Push the memory card with your finger or the toggle on the wrist strap until the memory card clicks and then release it.

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    Preparations I 11 Attaching the Wrist Strap ..the DIGITAL terminal cover and :reWt _pn°c_Sbrllldr 2 't'iriesd'!°_nngna rill It is recommended t ° use the wrist Strap to aVOid drOPping during camera use. _HiHiHiH...

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    12 I Preparations JSetting Date and Time The Date/Time settings menu will appear the first time the power is turned on. Set the date and time as shown in step 3 and 4 in the explanation below. t = Press the power button.

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    Preparations I 13 • A rechargeabte lithium battery is built into the camera to save such settings as the date/time. Insert a charged battery into the camera. Or if you use the separately sold AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30, the battery will charge in about four hours.

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    14 I Shooting Still Images PowerBu_on Indicator <./.)' Buttons Button t = Press the power button. • The start-up sound will play and the start-up image will display in the LCD monitor. • Pressing the power button again turns the power off. 2= Select a shooting mode.

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    Shooting Still Images I 15 4= Press the shutter button lightly (press halfway) to set the focus. • When the camera focuses, it beeps twice and the indicator lights green (orange when the flash fires). Complete: lights green • AF frames will display in green on the LCD monitor at the points of focus.

  • Page 17: Shooting Still Images (r';"j Auto Mode)

    16 I Shooting Images Still Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting (Rec. Review) Recorded images are displayed on the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds immediately after shooting. Shutter Button You can also use the following methods to continue displaying the image immediately after shooting so that you can check it.

  • Page 18: Viewing Still Images

    I 17 Viewing Still Images -_Button _" / "_ Buttons t = Press the button. The last recorded image will display. 2= Use the _. or .), button to display the image you wish to view. • Use the 4" button to move to the previous image and the "I) button to move to the next image.

  • Page 19: Shooting Movies ([] Standard Mode)

    I Shooting Movies Mode Switch Power Button , Indicator <./_uttons Button 1 = Press the power button. "_ Select a shooting mode. 1. Set the mode switch to _m,, (Movie). 2. Press the _) button. 3. Use the <- or "b button to select (Standard).

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    I 19 Shooting Movies 4= Press the shutter button lightly (press halfway) to set the focus. • An electronic beep wi_I sound twice and the indicator will light green when the camera focuses. • The exposure, focus and white balance are automatically set when you press the button halfway.

  • Page 21: Viewing Movies

    20 I Viewing Movies Button • @ Button i = Press the _ button. 2= Use the 4- or 4, button to display a movie and press the button. Images with a _ icon are movies. Use the 4- or 4. button to select (Playback) and press...

  • Page 22: Erasing

    I 21 Erasing Bu.o° • _ Button _"/ '_ Buttons _ Button t = Press button. 2= Use the ÷ or ÷ button to select an image to erase press the ,_ button. 3= Use the ÷ or .!, button to select [Erase] and press...

  • Page 23: 22i Printing

    Compact Photo Printers .2 Interface Cable PIXMA Series Bubble Jet Printers "1 Since this camera uses a standard protocol (PictBridge), you can use it with other Pic_Bridge-compliant printers in addition to Canon-brand printers. *2 You can also use the CP-IO/CP-IO0/CP-200/CP-300.

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    Printing I 23 24 Turn on the printer. Press the camera's button and turn on the power. • The _,,v button will light blue. • A [], or [] icon will appear in the LCD monitor if the connection is correct (the displayed icons differ according to the connected printer).

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    Images to a Computer Items to Prepare • Camera and computer • Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera • Interface cable supplied with the camera System Requirements Please install the software on a computer meeting the following minimum requirements •...

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    Images to a Computer Images i Preparing to Download 1 = Installing the software. • Windows 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer's CD-ROM drive. 2. Click [Easy Installation]. i_Mi_ Follow the onscreen messages to proceed with the installation.

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    Downloading Images to a Computer 2= Connecting the camera to a computer. 1. Connect the supplied interface cable to the computer's port and to the camera's DIGITAL terminal, • Slip a fingernail under the upper edge of the terminal cover to open it and insert the interface cable all the way into the connector.

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    Downloading Images to a Computer • Windows Select [CameraWindow] and click [OK]. lf this Events dialog does not appear, click the [Start] menu and select [All Programs] or [Programs], followed by [Canon Utilities] [CameraWindow] [CameraWndow] [CameraWindow]..CameraWindow will display.

  • Page 29: Downloading Images To A Computer

    Downloading Images to a Computer • Macintosh CameraWindow will appear when you establish a connection between the camera and computer. If it fails to appear, click the [CameraWindow] icon on the Dock (the bar which appears at the bottom of the desktop). Preparations for downloading images are now finished.

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    Downloading Images to a Computer Downloading Images Using Camera (Direct Transfer) Use this method to download images using camera operations (except Windows 2000). i_,_Button Bu_on ÷111÷1+ Buttons _Bu_on Transfers and saves all images to the All Images computer. Transfers and saves to the computer only the New Images images that have not been previously transferred.

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    I Downloading Images to a Computer ! = Confirm that the Direct Transfer menu is displayed the camera's LGD monitor. • The _,,_ button will light blue. • Press the MENU button if the Direct Transfer menu fails to appear. Direct Transfer Menu •...

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    I 31 Downloading Images to a Computer 4= Press the button after downloading finishes. You will return to the Direct Transfer menu. Only JPEG images can be downloaded as wallpaper fora computer. the camera's power is turned off. The previous setting will be in The option selected with the _,_, button is retained even when effect the next time the Direct Transfer menu is displayed.

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    32 I SystemMap •- _/ S-DC2 p (wit h Terminal Cov Mem°_card_3 AV Cable Baiter./Charger Canon 0 g ta Camera CB-2LX/CB-2LXE*' Solutio " AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 Waterproof Case DC Coupleer Power Cord WP-DCt7 DR-30 High-Power Flash Compact AP_;wceirAd apter...

  • Page 34: System Map

    System I 33 Compact Direct Interface Cable .2 Photo Printers .2 .3 (SELPHY Series) Direct Print Compatible Bubble Jet Printers (PIXMA series) SD Memory Card .5 • SDC-128M Video IN Terminal • SDC-512MSH Audio IN Terminal TVNideo "1 Also available for purchase separately.

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    34 I SystemMap J Optional Accessories The following camera accessories are sold separately. Some accessories are not sold in some regions, or may no longer be available. • Flash • High-Power Flash I-IF-DC1 This attachable supplementary flash can be used to capture photographic subjects that are too distant for the built-in flash to illuminate.

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    • SD Memory Card SD Memory Cards are used to store images recorded by the camera. Canon brand cards are available in 128 MB and 512 MB capacities. • Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Use this cable to connect the camera to a computer, Compact Photo Printer (SELPHY series), or to a Bubble Jet printer (refer to your Bubble Jet printer user guide).

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    Learning More...

  • Page 39: Components Guide

    I Components Guide • Front View (_ Terminal Cover (_ DIGITAL Terminal (pp. 22, 26) (_ AN OUT (Audio/Video output) Terminal (p. 183) (_ Microphone (_ AF-assist Beam (p. 49) (_ Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (p. 86) Self-Timer Lamp (p. 73) How to Open the Terminal Cover...

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    Components Guide • Back View (_) LCD Monitor (pp.54, 55) (_ Wrist Strap Mount (_ Memory Card Slot / Battery Cover (p. 9) (_) DC Coupler Terminal Cover (p. 210) (_) Tripod Socket protection against scratches during shipment. If so, remove the The LCD monitor may be covered with a thin plastic film for film before using the camera.

  • Page 41: Indicator

    40 I Components G uide • Controls (_ Mode Switch (pp. 14, 44) (_ Power Button (p. 14) (_ Zoom Lever (pp. 66, 130) Shooting: _ (Wide Angle)/E_ (Telephoto) Playback: :-; (Index)/ O, (Magnify) (_ Shutter Button (p. 14) (_ [] (Playback) Button (pp.

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    I 41 Components Guide I Using the Touch Control Dial • Touching Dial An enlarged icon of the touch control dial will display on the LCD monitor when you place a finger on the touch control dial and the icon of the currently selected item will be enlarged.

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    I Components Guide The following functions be operated using the touch control dial. Please note that some of the options for some functions cannot operated with it. Operable Functions Reference Page Shooting Selecting a shooting mode ). 44 Selecting options in _I_IIIAII_I_'_...)IISO PP- 71,72, 73, 85, Selecting options in the FUNC.

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    Components Guide I Using Button The [] button can turn the camera on/off and switch between the shooting/playback modes, tn addition, you can register slideshow sound recorder functions to the [] button (p. 172). Power Button Shutter Button Bu_on Shooting Mode Press the Press...

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    44 I Components G uide _How to Use Mode Switch Slide the switch to the mode you wish to use. Movie Mode Shooting Mode Special Scene Mode I_1 Shooting Mode Digital Macro (p. 70) I1_: Color Accent (p. 116) Color Swap (p. 118) [] []: Stitch Assist (p.

  • Page 46: Power Saving Function

    I 45 Components Guide I Indicator The indicator on the back of the camera lights or blinks under the following conditions. Green: Ready to shoot (camera beeps twice)*/connected to computer/display off Blinking Green: Camera starting up/Time Lapse (movie) recording/ Image recording/reading/erasing/transferring (when connected to a computer/printer) Orange:...

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    I Components G uide Using Clock You can display the current date and time for a 5-second* interval using the following two methods. * Default setting Method 1 Hold the FUNC./SET button down while turning on the power. Method 2 tn a shooting/playback mode, press the FUNC./SET button for more...

  • Page 48: Basic Operations

    I 47 Basic Operations l Menus and Settings Settings for the shooting or playback modes or such camera settings as the print settings, date/time and sounds are set using the FUNC. menu or the Rec., Play, Print, Set up or My Camera menu. FUNC.

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    48 I Operations Basic Rec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera Menus Convenient settings for shooting, playback or printing can be set with these menus. Shooting Mode (Auto) Playback Mode You can switch between menuswiththe ÷ or ÷ button. 3/41 ©@ Press...

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    I 49 Basic Operations Settings Menus Default See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). FUNC. Menu The icons shown here indicate the default settings (factory settings). Menu Item Page Menu Item Page ShootingMode p. 44 My Colors p. 114 L_lSpecial Scene Mode p.

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    I Basic Operations Menu Item Options Page/Topic Review Info O_/Detailed/Focus Check p. 95 Save Original On/Off* p. 120 Auto Category On*/Off p. 121 Disp. Overlay (Still image) Off*/Grid Lines/3 : 2 Guide/Both p. 124 (Movie) Off*/Grid Lines IS Mode (Still image) Continuous*/Shoot Only/ p.

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    Basic Operations I 51 up Menu *Default setting Menu Item Options Page/Topic Mute On/Off* Set to [On] to silence all operation sounds except for the warning sounds. Volume 0ff/1/2"/3/4/5 Adjusts the volume of the start-up sound, operation sound, self-timer sound, shutter sound and playback sound.

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    [] (Widescreen) mode at the full page setting for wide paper using a Canon SELPHY CP750/CP740/CP730/CP720/CP710/ CP510 Compact Photo Printer. Since this setting is saved even when the power is turned off, ensure that you return the setting to [Auto] to print other image sizes.

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    Basic Operations I 53 My Camera Menu *Default setting Menu Item Available Settings Page Theme Selects a common theme for each My Camera settings item. Start-up Image Sets the image displayed when the camera _ower is turned on. Start-up Sound Sets the sound played when the camera 3ower is turned on.

  • Page 55: Using The Lcd Monitor

    54 I Operations Basic i Using Monitor • The display mode changes as follows with each press. Shooting Mode Playback Mode (a, SeN or ',_,) (r-_-l) Standard Information View Detailed No Information No Information Focus Check (still images only) • The shooting information displays for approximately...

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    Basic Operations I 55 I Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor • Shooting Mode I- ] Spot AE Point Frame/_ _ Face Frame/[] AF Frame []_q[]l_il_l_[][][]mta[][]D 81,84,88 Shooting Mode r'_ r"_ [-_ _J_M m m [] pp. 14,70, Exposure Compensation []'"m p.

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    Basic Operations Flash p. 71 mmmm l Drive Mode pp. 73, 85 ® Auto Rotate p. 125 Movie Recording [o Rec.] p. 89 Low Battery p. 206 pp. 102, AE Lock/FE Lock AF Lock p. 100 ® Time Zone p. 61 Create Folder p.

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    I 57 Basic Operations m Playback Mode (Standard) E_I[] E IL/OJ L/_I_J B p. 134 (_ Defined Playback Remaining battery charge will r_"lr_l Lit p. 206 I display. number of images (_) Displayed image number/Total p. 126 __ Folder Number-File Number Brllm Compression (Still Images) Recording Pixels (Still Images)

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    I Basic Operations • Playback Mode (Detailed) Auto Category/ pp. 121,136 My Category [][][]MMWD[][] pp. 14,7g, Shooting Mode mWDmmDm[] 81,84,88 ® Metering Mode p. 108 [_B..-[_ ISO Speed p. lg4 Shutter Speed Aperture Value Shooting Interval (Movie) Wmm([]selec_d) p. 92 Recording Pixels/Frame m[][][]mm p.

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    Basic Operations I 59 m Focus Check .® (_ Displayed image number/Total number of images p. 76 ®_i, Images) [][][] p. 75 _Recording Pixels [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] The following information may also be displayed with some images. A sound file in a format other than the WAVE format is attached or the file format is not recognized.

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    60 I Operations Basic i LCD Monitor Brightness LCD Monitor Brightness Settings The brightness of the LCD monitor can be changed in the following two ways. • Changing Settings Using the Set up Menu (p. 51) • Changing Settings Using the DISP. Button (Quick-bright Function) You can set the LCD monitor to the brightest setting regardless of the option selected in the Set up menu by pressing the DISP.

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    Basic Operations I 61 I Setting World Clock When traveling abroad, you can record images with local dates and times simply by switching the time zone setting if you pre-register the destination time zones. You can enjoy the convenience of not having to switch the Date/Time settings.

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    Basic Operations 1. Use the ,Ik button to select IJ;_. 2. Press the _ button. select a destination area........HomeTime Zone 1. Use the ÷ or .1. button to select a destination time zone. 2. Press the Q button. •...

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    Basic Operations Switching to the Destination Time Zone the Home date and time will also change automatically. f you change the date and time when the World option is selected,...

  • Page 65: Resetting Settings To Their Default Values

    64 I Operations Basic i Resetting Settings to Their Default Values 1. Press the _ button. 2. Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select [ rll"d] Menu. 3. Use the ÷ or 4, button to select [Reset All]. 4. Press the _ button.

  • Page 66: Formatting Memory Cards

    i 65 Basic Operations l Formatting Memory Cards You should always format a new memory card or one from which you wish to erase all images and other data. • Please note that formatting (initializing) a memory card erases all data, including protected images and other tile types. •...

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    Commonly Used Shooting Functions You can also use the touch control dial to select shooting modes or FUNC. menu options. See p. 41. J Shooting with Optical Zoom [][][] []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). The zoom can be adjusted from 28 mm - 105 mm (focal length) in 35mm film equivalent terms.

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    Commonly Used Shooting Functions _ Using the Digital Zoom/Digital Tele-Converter See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can combine digital zoom with optical zoom when shooting. The available shooting characteristics and focal lengths (35mm film equivalent) are as follows: Selection Focal Length Shooting...

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    Commonly Used Shooting Functions 1. Use the 4- or 4, button to select [Standard]. 2. Press the _ button. Press zoom iever toward E+3 and shoot. • The combined digital and optical zoom setting will display in the LCD monitor. •...

  • Page 70: Commonly Used Shooting Functions

    Commonly Used Shooting Functions Shooting with the Digital Tele-Converter The digital tele-converter feature uses digital zoom to achieve the effects of a tele-converter (a lens used in telephoto shooting).

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    70 _ Commonly Used Shooting Functions _ Magnified Close-Up Shooting (Digital Macro) []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can shoot a subject 3 - 60 cm (1.8 in. - 2.0 fL.) from the end of the lens at the maximum wide angle setting.

  • Page 72: - Using The Flash

    I 71 Commonly Used Shooting Functions Using Flash [][] See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). ou are recommended to shoot with the camera attached to a tripod or other device if the camera shake warning icon [] appears.

  • Page 73: 1, Shooting Close-ups/infinity Shot

    72 _ Commonly Used Shooting Functions [][][] _ Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shot []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can shoot close-ups or infinity shots. Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items. Image Area at Minimum Focusing Distance from End of Lens to Subject Macro •...

  • Page 74: Using The Self-timer

    I 73 Commonly Used Shooting Functions I® Using Self-Timer [][_ See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can set the time delay and the numbers of shots you wish to take in advance. 10 sec. Self-Timer: shoots 10 seconds after you press the shutter button.

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    74 J Commonly Used Shooting Functions Changing the Delay Time and Number of Shots ([El) 1. Press the _ button. 2. In the [[_] menu, use the ÷ or 4" button to select [Self-timer]. 3. Press the _ button. 1. Use the + or 4- button to select [Delay] or [Shots] and change the settings with the + or .>.

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    I 75 Commonly Used Shooting Functions Changing Recording Pixels/ Compression (Still Images) [_[] See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). Approximate Values for Recording Pixels Purpose* Recording Pixels 3264 x 2448 High Printing to about A3-size (Large) pixels 297 x426 mm (11.7 x 16.5 in.) Printing to about A4-size 2592 x 1944...

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    76 I Commonly Used Shooting Functions 1. Press the _,_9) button. 2. Use the ÷ or _!, button to select [] and the ÷ or €, button to change the option. 3. Press the _ button. Approximate Values Compression Settings Compression Purpose Shoot higher quality images...

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    I 77 Commonly Used Shooting Functions I Configuring Postcard Mode [_[] See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can shoot images with the optimal settings for postcards by composing them inside the print area (width-to-height ratio of approximately 3:2) shown in the LCD monitor.

  • Page 79: Embedding The Date In The Image Data

    78 I Commonly Used Shooting Functions i Embedding the Date in the Image Data [][_ []See Functions Avaitable in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can embed the date in the image data when [] (Postcard) selected. 1. Press the _ button.

  • Page 80: Setting The Image Stabilizer Function

    Commonly Used Shooting Functions use the supplied software (ZoomBrowser EX or To imprint the date on images for all but postcard size images, lmageBrowser) or printer settings. For detaiIs, please see the user guide for each product. [][][] _ Setting Image Stabilizer Function...

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    Commonly Used Shooting Functions 1. Use the 4, or 4, button to select an image stabilizer option. 2. Press the _ button. • Camera shake may not be fully corrected when shooting with slow shutter speeds, such as with evening shots. Set Auto ISO Shift (p, !05) to a setting other than [off] or use a tripod to shoot.

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