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    IIII I IIIIII CDI-E353 C&flOfl |T_I_ _wer_hot _D790 I;,'US 90 IS Di G ITJ_.L (E_LPH Camera User Guide I-" C&flOfl ¢) CDI-E353-010 XXXXXXX © CANON INC. 2008 PRINTED IN JAPAN _I_ _i._i ¸ E_f_A_ PRIN_ _,l IjT _r_o...

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    L4,.J (Connecting the camera to a computer) • "Canon Customer Support" Leaflet • "Use of Genuine Canon Accessories Recommended" Leaflet http:/ I See the PDF manuals available on the Canon website. ZoomBrowser EX]lmageBrowser Software User Guide You may not be able to achieve...

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    Let's Get Started! Let's Get Started! This guide is divided into the following two sections. _p. 7 This section explains how to prepare the camera for use and the basics of shooting, viewing and printing images. Star out by familiarizing yourself with the camera and mastering the basics. ÷...

  • 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 ([_ Auto Mode) ....Viewing Still Images ........ Erasing .......... Printing .......... Embedding the Date in the Image Data ....

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    Table of Contents Changing the Compression (Still Images) ....Setting the Image Stabilizer Function ....Adjusting the ISO Speed ......Various Shooting Methods Shooting in Modes for Special Conditions ....Shooting in Manual Mode ......Continuous Shooting ......Setting the Flash ........',_, Movie Shooting ........

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    Table of Contents Automated Playback (Slide Shows) ....Red-Eye Correction Function ....... Adding Effects with the My Colors Function .... Resizing Images ......... Attaching Sound Memos to Images ....Sound-Only Recording (Sound Recorder) ..... Protecting Images ........ Erasing All Images ....... Registering Functions to the [] Button ....

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    Table of Contents Index _r Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode • Symbol Conventions in this Guide -- Mode switch position k® Usthg the Set_TIme_ [][]_ Modes • Shooting Movies ([_) 10_, _Ter_r_ 10se_0_s a_ you_e_ _ _:_eer • Special Scene (_) •...

  • Page 8: Please Read

    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 or domestic copyright laws and regulations. Please be advised...

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    Getting Started ®Shooting Still Images ®Viewing Still Images ®Embedding the Date in the Image Data ®Shooting Movies ®Viewing Movies ®Downloading Images to a Computer ®System ili!i! !! You can use SD memory cards, SDHC (SD High Capacity) memory cards, MultiMediaCards, m_'_ MMCplus cards and HC MMCplus cards in this camera.

  • Page 10: Preparations

    I Preparations i Charging Battery "!. Insert the battery into the battery charger. Align these symbols 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 i Installing the Battery and Memory Card Slide the cover and open it out (_). 2, Insert the battery. • It will lock into place with a click. Insert the memory card until it clicks into place. (OnlySD memory cards) unlocked (only SD and SDHC memory cards).

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    I Preparations Close the cover (_, Remove Battery Press the battery lock in the direction of the arrow (_)) and pull the battery out ® (®). Remove Memory Card Use a finger or the toggle on the wrist strap to push the memory card in until you hear a click, then release it.

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    Preparations I 11 Attaching the Wrist Strap Use the wrist strap when using the camera to prevent yourself from accidentally dropping the camera. Toggle You can change its position on the strap. toggle can be used to open the AN OUT and DIGITAL terminal...

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    12 I Preparations t Setting Date Time The Date/Time settings menu will appear the first time the power is turned on. value. Press the _ button. To Change a Previously Set Date/Time Use the following procedures to display the Date/Time settings window, and then perform Steps 2 and 3 above.

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

  • Page 16: Shooting Still Images

    14 I Shooting Still Images '1 mPress 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. Select a shooting mode. 1.

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    Shooting Still Images I 15 Without changing anything else, press the shutter button all the way (press fully) to shoot. • The shutter sound will play once and the image will record. • Recorded images are displayed on the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds immediately alter shooting (Rec.

  • Page 18: Viewing Still Images

    16 I Viewing Still Images '1, Press the [] (Playback) button. Use the <. or "I, button to display the image you wish to view. • Use the 4- button to move to the previous image and the 'l, button to move to the next image.

  • Page 19: Erasing

    I 17 Erasing "1, Press the [] (Playback) button. Use the ÷ or ._ button to select an image to erase press the ,_ button. • You can select images by turning the control dial. Confirm that [Erase] is selected and press the _ button.

  • Page 20: Printing

    • See the printer's user guide for connection instructions. • Printing is also possible using a non-Canon-brand printer provided the printer is PictBridge compliant.

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    [Cancel] using the 4" or 4" button, then press the FUNC./SET button. Printing Images in a Print List This explanation is based on the use of a Canon SELPHY ES series or SELPHY CP series printer. . Connect the camera to your printer. 2, Print images. Number...

  • Page 22: Embedding The Date In The Image Data

    Embedding the Date in the Image Data Mode This section explains how to embed date information on images as they are recorded (Date Stamp). • The date stamp cannot be deleted from the image data once it has been embedded. Ensure that the camera's date/time is set correctly beforehand (p.

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    I 21 Embedding the Date in the Image Data Select [Date Stamp]. 1. Press the _ button. 2. Use the ,1_or _1, button to select 3. Use the 4- or "k button to select • The area which will not be printed will appear gray.

  • Page 24: Shooting Movies (1_3 Standard Mode)

    22 I Shooting Movies Press the power button. Select a shooting mode. 1. Set the mode switch to =m (Movie). 2. Turn the control dial to select [] (Standard). Aim the camera at the subject. • Do not touch the microphone while recording.

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    I 23 Shooting Movies Press the shutter button lightly (press halfway) to set the focus. • An electronic beep will 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 26: Viewing Movies

    24 I Viewing Movies '1, Press the [] (Playback) button. Use the ÷ or ._ button to display a movie and press button. • Images with a !_'_ icon are movies. • You can switch between images by turning the control dial. :3.

  • Page 27: Downloading 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 l Preparing to Download Images "1. Installing the software. Windows 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer's CD-ROM drive. 2. Click [Easy Installation]. • Follow the onscreen messages to proceed with the installation. 3. •installationClick...

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    I 27 Downloading images to a Computer Connecting the camera to a computer. 1. Connect the supplied interface cable to the computer's port and to the camera's NV OUT and DIGITAL terminal. • Hook your fingernail or the wrist strap toggle under the bottom edge of the camera's terminal cover to open it, then insert the interface cable all the way into the connector.

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    Downloading Images to a Computer Displaying CameraWindow. Windows 1. Select [Canon CameraWindow] click [OK]. If this event dialog does not appear, click the [Start] menu and select [All Programs] or [Programs], followed by [cano n Utilities], [CameraWind0w] , [CameraWind0 w] and [CameraWindow].

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    I 29 Downloading images to a Computer Downloading Images Using the Camera (Direct Transfer) Use this method to download images using camera operations (except Windows 2000). Confirm that the Direct Transfer menu is displayed the camera's LCD monitor. • The _, button wilI light blue.

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    Downloading Images to a Computer You can also use the following options in the Direct Transfer menu to set the method for downloading images. All Images Transfers and saves all images to the computer. images that have not been previously transferred. New Images Transfers and saves to the computer only the Di_ I DPOF Trans.

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    I 31 Downloading images to a Computer Use the ÷ or ._ button to select images to download and press r_._ button. • The images will download. The _,,v button will blink blue while downloading is in progress. Press the MENU button after downloading finishes.

  • Page 34: System Map

    I System Map Battery Pack NB-5L.1 (with Terminal Cover) Memory Card 132MB) AwDA : Battery Charger CB_2LX/CB_2LXE.1 Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 DC Coupler_ DR-30 Power Cord Waterproof Case WP-DC24 Compact Power Adapter CA-DCI0 High-Power Flash...

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    System I 33 Canon Direct Print Direct Interface Cable _ _c°mpatible Printers (SELPHY Series) I Compact Photo Printers .2.3 PCMCIA Adapter (PIXMA series) Windows/Macintosh SD Memory Card .5 - SDC-128M Video IN Terminal - SDC-512MSH Audio IN Terminal TVNideo ..

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    • Other Accessories • SD Memory Card SD memory cards are used to store images recorded by the camera. Canon brand memory 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*.

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    • Compact Photo Printers (SELPHY series) • Bubble Jet Printers (PiXMA series) For more information, visit your nearest Canon retailer. Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories.

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    iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Learning More...

  • Page 40: Components Guide

    • Front View Wrist Strap Mount (p. 11) (_ AF-assist Beam (p. 53) Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (p. 77) (_ Self-Timer Lamp (p. 66) Microphone (p. 22) ® Flash (p. 64) Lens...

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    • Back View (_ LCD Monitor (pp. 48, 58) (_ Terminal Cover (p. 11) (_ A/V OUT (Audio/Video output) and DIGITAL Terminal (p. 176) Tripod Socket (_ DC Coupler Terminal Cover (p. 202) ® Memory Card Slot/Battery Cover (p. 9) protection against scratches during shipment.

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    • Controls Control Dial (_ Power Button (p. 12) (_ShutterButton(p. (_Zoom Lever(pp. 60,114) Shooting: (Wide Angle)/E03 (Telephoto) Playback: [] (Index)/O, (Magnify) (Print/Share) Button (p. 112) Mode Switch (pp. 14, 43) ® [] (Playback) Button (p. 42) Indicator (p. 44) FUNC./$ET Button (p.

  • Page 43: Control Dial

    i Control Dial Turning the control dial counterclockwise performs the same function as pressing the ÷ button, and turning the control dial clockwise performs the same function as the .). button (depending on the function, the control dial may also perform the same functions as the ÷...

  • Page 44: Using The [] Button

    42 I i Using the [] Button The [] button can turn the camera on/off and switch between the Shooting and Playback modes, tn addition, you can register slideshow or sound recorder functions to the [] button (p. 155). Shutter Button Button Shooting...

  • Page 45: How To Use The Mode Switch

    i How to Use the Mode Switch Slide the switch to the mode you wish to use. Movie Mode Shooting Mode Special Scene Mode Shooting Mode [_J: Digital Macro (p. 63) Color Accent (p. 105) I_: Auto (p. 14) r"_: Manual Mode (p. 76) Color Swap (p.

  • Page 46: Indicator

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

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

  • Page 48: Basic Operations

    I Menus 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, Menu (_ Button) This menu sets many of the common shooting functions.

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    Rec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera Menus (MENU Button) Convenient settings for shooting, playback or printing can be set with these menus. Shooting Mode (Auto) Playback Mode You can switch between menus with the ÷ or ,_ button. This example shows the Rec.

  • Page 50: Information Displayed On The Lcd Monitor And Menus

    Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor and Menus p. 222 m,_,P.m[m+.._,[,t,,u=t,mm[omm+._ _ Shooting Mode Remaining battery charge will display Camera Shake Warning (Stills) 182) Remaining Time/Elapsed Time (Movies) Shutter Speed and Aperture Value, _ _AF Frame Setting Method Display Content MENU Button (Set up Menu) (9 ITime Zone (Home/World I;'_)

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    (_ Red-Eye Correction Function ([_J) MENUFlash Settings])Butt°n (Rec. Menu (_ Drive Mode (b=lm[_m[j) i_/_) Button IAuto Rotate ([] [] _1_) MENU Button (Set up Menu) @ Shooting Mode Mode Switch/Control Dial @ AE Lock (Ul)/FE Lock (r',J) Button @ AF Lock (_) _/dl, Button Create Folder (11])

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    Playback Mode (Detailed) Remaining battery charge display number/ Total number of images Number information displayed Histogram Images) Shooting Date/Time Movie Length (Movies) Setting Method Display Content _,_, or MENU Button (Print Menu) @ Print List MENU Button @ Auto Category/My Category (Shooting/Playback Menu) FUNC./SET Button @ Compression (Still Images), Recording...

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    display correctly. • Information forimages shot onother cameras may n ot • Overexposure Warning Inthe following cases, overexposed portions ofthe image blink. -When r eviewing animage right after s hooting inthe LCD _; 0 monitor (Detailed Display) "_ -When u sing t he Detailed Display mode ofthe Playback mode Histogram...

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    Shooting Mode Menu Item Options Page Movie I []1_1!_ I_ _ FUNC. Menu Menu Item Page Options m---m Exposure >.97 Compensation []...n_ Long Shutter Mode _.99 White Balance _.100 mm_lmmmmm_lmmBi My Colors >.103 mHim Metering Mode _.98 melt1 Compression _.69 Shooting Interval _.83 selected>...

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    Rec. Menu * Default setting Menu Item Options Page AF Frame Face Detect*/AiAF/Center ). 89 AF Frame Size Normal*/Small p. 91 AF-Point Zoom On/Oft* p. 86 Digital Zoom (Still image) Standard*/Off/1.4x!2.3x ). 60 (Movie) Standard*/Off I(ln Standard Movie mode only) Flash settings ..............

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    Play Menu Menu Item Page Menu Item Page Slide Show ). 144 p. 131 Sound Memo ). 146 My Category p. 120 Sound Recorder Erase ). 129 p. 151 Rotate Protect ). 163 p. 147 Transfer Order ). 155 Red-Eye Correction p.

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    up Menu * Defaultsetting Menu Item Options Page/Topic Mute On/Off* Set to [On] to silence all sounds*. • Except for when the memory card slotJbattery cover is opened during recording. Volume Off/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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    Menu Item Options Page/Topic Power Saving Auto Power On*/Off Down p. 165 Display Off 10 sec./20 secJ 30 secJ1 min.*/ 2 minJ3 min. Time Zone Home*/Wodd p. 166 Date/Time p. 12 Clock Display 0-5"-10 secJ p. 45 20 secJ30 secJ 1 minJ2 minJ 3 min.

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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.

  • Page 60: Using The Lcd Monitor

    i Using the LCD Monitor Switching Information Displays You can switch the LCD monitor information display each time you press the DISP. button. See Information Displayed on the L CD Monitor and Menus for details (p. 48). (The following are the screens that display when shooting in [] mode.) •...

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    ..........;inm:zMTmTBT o o eTi eE oniio 'is Information View. • The LCD monitor will not switch to the Detailed Display or Focus Check Display while in the Magnified Display (p. 114) or Index Playback mode (p. 115). Changing Monitor Brightness...

  • Page 62: Commonly Used Shooting Functions

    You can also use the control dial to select shooting modes or FUNC. menu options. See p. 41. [] E0]Shooting with the Optical Zoom The zoom can be adjusted from 35 mm - 105 mm (focal length) in 35mm film equivalent terms. _ Using the Digital Zoom/Digital Tele-...

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    Safety Zoom Zone This camera is equipped with a Safety Zoom feature that shifts from optical zoom to digital zoom without pausing until image quality is lost at any given recording pixet setting. The [] icon will display at the maximum zoom setting before image quality is lost and you can advance the zoom further by pressing the zoom lever toward the [3!3 icon again.

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

  • Page 65: Magnified Close-up Shooting (digital Macro)

    Adjust angie of View ........w,th zoom lever shoot. and the zoom factor will appear ° on the LCD monitor. The image may appear coarse _J___ depending upon the selected recording pixels (the [] icon and the " Magnified Close-Up Shooting (Digital Macro)

  • Page 66: Using The Flash

    64 I Using the Flash ;'+.,*=.m,,]_mt,,.,_,m..m,Hm_,,+,,m+._ _ p. 222 You are recommended to shoot with the camera attached to a tripod or other device if the camera shake warning icon [] appears. & Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shot :'+.,*=.;.=l,,]_:.m,,.,1,[ez.m,t.m_m_m+._ )_ p. 222 You can shoot close-ups or infinity shots.

  • Page 68: Using The Self-timer

    66 I Using the Self-Timer 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. • 2 seconds before the shutter releases, the self-timer lamp and sound speed up.

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    Setting Delay Time Number of Shots (BI) [Delay] or [Shots] and change the settings with the + or 4, button. 2. Press the _ button. 3. Press the MENU button. Occurs. f the [Shots] option is set to 2 or more shots, the following - The exposure and white balance are locked at the settings selected for the first shot.

  • Page 70: Changing The Recording Pixels (still Images)

    68 I hanging the Recording Pixels (Still Images) _.v_.P,m_me,.1.[.t.mmm_et,m+._ p. 222 1. Press the _ button. 2. Use the ,IF or ,I, button to select [] and the ÷ or "k button to change the option. 3. Press the @ button.

  • Page 71: Changing The Compression (still Images)

    Printing on wide s ize p aper (you c an check the composition ata16:9 [] (Widescreen) 3648 x2048 a spect ratio. Areas that will n ot b e recorded appear onthe LCD mon tor as a back border.) Approximate number of recording pixels.

  • Page 72: Setting The Image Stabilizer Function

    70 I _ Setting the Image Stabilizer Function The Image Stabilizer function allows you to minimize the camera shake effect (blurred images) when you shoot distant subjects that have been magnified or when you shoot in dark conditions without a flash. You can check the effect of the IS mode on image blur on the LCD monitor since the IS mode runs continually.

  • Page 73: I_ Adjusting The Iso Speed

    • Camera shake may not be fully corrected when shooting with slow shutter speeds, such as with evening shots, Use a tripod to shoot. • If camera shake is too strong, it may not be fully corrected. • Hold the camera horizontally while [Panning] (stabilization does not work when the camera is held vertically).

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    • [] can be set (p. 75). • The camera automatically applies noise reduction processing when you shoot at a high ISO speed. • If the camera is set at [] or [], the ISO speed automatically set by the camera will be displayed when pressing the shutter button halfway or in playback information.

  • Page 75: Various Shooting Methods

    l Shooting in Modes for Special Conditions ........>>p222 S(ZN (Special Scene) < When a shooting mode appropriate for the shooting conditions selected, the camera automatically adjusts settings for optimal shooting. _1. Set the mode switch to $CN. _" 2. Turn the control dial to select a shooting mode.

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    Indoor Prevents camera shake and maintains the subject's true color when shooting under fluorescent or tungsten lighting. Sunset Allows you to shoot sunsets in vibrant colors. Foliage Shoots trees and leaves--such as new growth, autumn leaves or blossoms--in vivid colors. Snow Shoots without a blue tinge and without making people appear dark against a snowy background.

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    [] Aquarium Selects the optimal ISO speed, white balance color balance tocapture fish and other items inan indoor aquarium..........2_..Underwater < shooting images with Waterproof Case WP-DC24 (sold separately). This mode uses _" an optimal white balance setting to reduce bluish tones and record images with a natural hue.

  • Page 78: Shooting In Manual Mode

    (p. 168) is conducted immediately before shooting. vary according to the subject and shooting conditions. - This reflects standard shooting criteria established by Canon. Actual results may - Even if continuous shooting suddenly stops, the memory card may not be full.

  • Page 79: Setting The Flash

    The camera will continue to record successive images while ° the shutter button is held down....aec°!d!n w!! c ease w hethS"u!!e bu o ! !e!eased .... To Cancel Continuous Shooting Follow Step 1 to display il. memory of the camera fills. _"...

  • Page 81: , Movie Shooting

    i ',m,Movie Shooting p. 222 m,_.mm_mt,,.,_,m..m,Hm_.;,,m+._ _ The following movie modes are available. The recording time will vary according to the capacity of the memory card you use (p. 212). Standard You can select the recording pixels and record until the memory card _"...

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    • You are recommended to use a memory card that has been formatted in your camera to shoot movies (p. 168). The memory card supplied with the camera may be used without further formatting. • Be careful of the following while recording. - Do not touch the microphone (p.

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    shooting. • In [] (Standard) mode, the digital zoom can be used during • Adjust the zoom before shooting. The zoom factor of the combined optical zoom and digital zoom display on the LCD monitor. When the zoom factor displays in blue, the image will deteriorate.

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    Changing Recording Pixels/Frame Rates You can change the recording pixets when the movie mode is set to (Standard), (Color Accent) or [] (Color Swap). The frame rate can be set depending on the recording pixels..1 Seiect t henumber of ....

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    Changing Shooting Interval Time Lapse) Select a shooting interval. 1. Press the _ button. AC adapter since the recording period may be lengthy. • You are recommended to use a fully charged battery or an • The power saving setting (p. 165) will determine whether or not the LCD monitor shuts off.

  • Page 86: Shooting Panoramic Images (stitch Assist)

    84 I hooting Panoramic Images (Stitch Assist) _.v_.P,m_me,.1.[.t.mmm_et,m+._ p. 222 Stitch Assist can be used to shoot overlapping images that can later be merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image on a computer. The overlapping seams of several adjacent images can be joined into a single panoramic...

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    < £ • You cannot display the images on a TV when shoot ng n _" Stitch Assist mode. • The settings for the first image are applied to the second image onward, images on a computer. se PhotoStitch, a supptied software program, to merge...

  • Page 88: (focus Check)

    86 I hecking the Focus and Peoples' Expressions (Focus Check) _.v_.P,m[me,.1.[.t.mmm_et,m+._ p. 222 You can zoom the display of the AF frame to check focus when shooting or right after taking a shot. Zooming Frame Shooting When [AF Frame] is set to [Face Detect] or [Center], the AF frame area can be zoomed to check focus while shooting.

  • Page 89: Checking The Focus And Peoples' Expressions

    - When [Face Detect] is selected, but no face is detected, or n the following cases the focus point will not display magnified: when the face is too large retative to the entire screen. - When the subject is out of focus. - When using the digitat zoom.

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    To Cancel Checking the Focus Press the shutter button halfway. erase the image (p. 17). However, when the bottom right of • Pressing the /_ button while the image is displayed will the image is enlarged, pressing the /_ button will not delete the image.

  • Page 91: Switching Between Focusing Modes

    i Switching between Focusing Modes m,_.mm_mt_,.,_,tot°m=JRm_o+,_m+._ >> p. 222 The AF frame indicates the area of the composition on which the camera focuses. You can have the camera automatically detect the position of a face and use this data to set the focus, exposure .I and white balance .2 while shooting.

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    pressed halfway. he AF frame appears as follows when the shutter button is - Green : In focus - Yellow : Focusing difficulty (AF frame set to [Center]) - No AF frame : Focusing difficulty (AF frame set to [Face Detect] or [AiAF]) Face Detect Feature...

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    Changin 9 the AF Frame Size When the [AF Frame] is set to [Center], the AF frame can be resized to correspond to the subject. Select [Small] to constrict the focal frame to suit a small subject or to focus on a particular area of a subject.

  • Page 94: Selecting The Face To Focus On (face Select And Track)

    92 I electing the Face to Focus (Face Select and Track) ;vP.,P.m_me,.1,[.t.mmm_et,m._ _)_,p. 222 Once the focus is fixed to a subject's face, the frame can be set to follow the subject within a certain range. o use the Face Select and Track function, first configure th e following settings.

  • Page 95

    3. Press the _.M button again. • The camera exits Face Select mode, and the face frame (_ _) of the main subject will change to white. The frame will continue to follow the subject within a certain range. . Press the shutter button halfway. The face frame (_ _) of the main subject will change into [--I.

  • Page 96: Shooting Hard-to-focus Subjects (focus Lock, Af Lock)

    94 I hooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects (Focus Lock, AF Lock) It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects. • Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings • Scenes with a mixture of near and far subjects •...

  • Page 97: Locking The Exposure Setting (ae Lock)

    To Cancel the AF Lock Press the _/=& button..........the focus iock or ..makes easier since the Frame] [Center] (p. 89) shooting camera focuses using the center AF frame only. • The AF lock is convenient because you can let go of the shutter button to compose the image.

  • Page 98: Locking The Flash Exposure Setting (fe Lock)

    96 I Locking the Flash Exposure Setting (FE Lock) _.v_.mm_me,.1.[.t.mmm_et,m+._ p. 222 You can lock the flash exposure so that the exposure settings are correctly set regardless of the composition of your subject. To Cancel the FE Lock Press the _ button.

  • Page 99: Adjusting The Exposure Compensation

    i Adjusting Exposure Compensation Adjust the exposure compensation to a positive value to avoid making the subject too dark when it is backlit or shot against a bright background. Adjust the exposure compensation to a negative value to avoid making the subject too bright in night shots or when shot against a dark background.

  • Page 100: Switching Between Metering Modes

    98 I i Switching between Metering Modes Appropriate for standard shooting conditions, including backlit scenes. The camera divides images into several zones for metering. It evaluates complex lighting conditions, such as Evaluative the position of the subject, the brightness, the direct light, and the backlighting, and adjusts the settings to the correct exposure for the main subject.

  • Page 101: Setting The Shutter Speed (long Shutter Mode)

    etting the Shutter Speed (Long Shutter Mode) _.v_.;.:..,]_mm,[.t.mmm_et,m+._ p. 222 You can set the shutter speed to a slow setting to make dark subjects appear brighter. < • The brightness of the image appearing on the LCD monitor and the recorded image may differ. •...

  • Page 102: Adjusting The Tone (white Balance)

    1001 at the desired brightness. • Use the LCD monitor to confirm that the image was recorded • Please note that camera shake becomes a factor at low shutter speeds. Shoot with the camera attached to a tripod. • Use of the flash may result in an over-exposed image.

  • Page 103

    I101 .._ seieci a whiie b alance ..... setting. _ 1. Press the O button. 2. Use the 4" or 4, button to select [] and the 4" or 4' button to change the option...._-]_ The white balance setting cannot be adjusted when [] or [] is selected for My Colors.

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    1021 and the exposure compensation setting to [+0] before • You are recommended to set the shooting mode to [] setting a custom white balance. The correct white balance may not be obtained when the exposure setting is incorrect (image appears completely black or white).

  • Page 105: Shooting In A My Colors Mode

    I103 i Shooting in a My Colors Mode '.vP.,P.im_me.1,tezelo,Hm_ez_m._ )_ p. 222 You can change the look of an image when shooting. My Colors Off Records normally with this setting. Vivid Emphasizes the contrast and color saturation to < record bold colors. Tones down the contrast and color saturation to Neutral record neutral hues.

  • Page 106

    1041 In mmmmmmmmmmm 1. Press the _ button. 2. Use the ,1_or 41,button to select [] and the ÷ or "I, button to change the option. In [] (Setting Custom Color Mode)

  • Page 107: Changing Colors

    i Changing Colors '.v_,mm_=ae.1,tezem,Hm_ez_._ )_ p. 222 You can shoot images with the original colors transformed. This can be performed on movies as well as still images, allowing you to enjoy photographing with image or movie effects. However, depending on the shooting conditions, the images may appear rough or you may not get the expected color.

  • Page 108

    1061 When shooting movies: 1. Set the mode switch to _m. 2. Turn the control dial to select I_. • You may not obtain the expected results if you use the flash. • The default color accent is green. • The specified color accent and color range is retained even if the camera's power is turned off.

  • Page 109

    I107 Shooting in the Color Swap Mode < ,,I, .5" Original Color Desired Color (Before Swapping) (After Swapping)

  • Page 110

    1081 white. • The default setting for Color Swap mode changes green into • You may not obtain the expected results if you use the flash. • The colors specified in the Color Swap mode and the color range are retained even if the camera's power is turned off.

  • Page 111

    I109 Changing Save Method for the Original Image When shooting still images in the Color Accent or Color Swap mode, you can set whether or not to save the original image as well as the transformed one. Select [Save Original]. 1.

  • Page 112: Setting The Display Overlays

    1101 i Setting the Display Overlays You can display vertical and horizontal grid lines, a 3:2 print area guide, or both on the LCD monitor while shooting to help check the position of your subject. Grid Lines Displays grid lines to divide the screen into 9 parts. Helps confirm the vertical and horizontal positioning of the subject.

  • Page 113: Categorizing Images Automatically (auto Category)

    Illl ategorizing Images Automatically (Auto Category) _.v_.;.:..,]_mm,[.t.mmm_et,m+._ p. 222 If you set Auto Category to [On], images are automatically sorted into preset categories as they are recorded. People For images shot in [], or [] mode, or images with faces detected when [AF Frame] is set to [Face Detect]. Scenery For images shot in [] or []...

  • Page 114: , Registering Settings To The Print/share Button

    1121 _N Registering Settings to the Print/Share Button _.v_.mm_me,.1.[.t.mmm_et,m+._ p. 222 You can register a function that you often use when shooting with the button. The following functions can be registered. Menu Item Page Menu Item Page Digital Tele-converter p. 62 Not Assigned p.

  • Page 115

    To Cancel the Shortcut Button Select [] in Step 2. Using Button ..Press ........ and I_: Switches the settings each time the _._ • button is pressed. . [], and II_l: Displays the corresponding setup screen. < Records the white balance data each time the [_.v button is pressed.

  • Page 116: Playback/erasing

    1141 Also refer to Viewing Still Images (p. 16). i 0, Viewing Magnified Images To Cancel the Magnified Display Press the zoom lever toward =-:. (You can also cancel it immediately by pressing the MENU button.) Movie frames and index playback images cannot be magnified.

  • Page 117: Viewing Images In Sets Of Nine (index Playback)

    _ _:Viewing Images in Sets of Nine (Index Playback) _ P,ess thezoom ieve, seiecie_ image ..toward :-:, _. up to n,ne imaoes can be v iewed at_1 • once. Use the "IF, 4,, 4" or ,_ button or turn the control dial to change the image selection.

  • Page 118: Checking The Focus And Peoples' Expressions (focus Check Display)

    1161 _ Checking Focus Peoples' Expressions (Focus Check Display) Focus Check display allows you to check the focus of images taken. Moreover, as you can change the display size and switch images, you can easily check facial expressions and whether a subject's eyes are closed.

  • Page 120: Jumping To Images

    1181 i _Jumping to Images When you have many images recorded onto a memory card, it is handy to use the search keys below to jump over images to find the object of your search. Jumps to the first image of each shooting Jump Shot Date date.

  • Page 121

    ,.< following circumstances. he Defined Playback mode will be canceled under the - Changing categories (while using My Category to define images) - When selecting images in a range - When displaying images not supported in defined playback - When newly saving images that have effects added or are edited - When images are deleted using [Erase] from the ID] menu...

  • Page 122: Organizing Images By Category (my Category)

    1201 rganizing Images by Category (My Category) You can organize images into prepared categories. The following operations can be performed if the images are sorted into categories. • Image searches (p. 118) • Erase (p. 151) • Slide Show (p. 131) •...

  • Page 123

    [Select] 1. Use the ÷ or + button to select images to categorize. 2. Use the ÷ or 4, button to select a category. 3. Press the @ button. "O • Pressing the FUNO./$ET button again cancels the setting. ,< •...

  • Page 124

    1221 Seiect last image, ................1. Use the ._ button to select [Last Image]. 2. Press the _ button. 3. Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select the last image_to categorize. 4. Press the (_\'_)_ button. • An image with a lower number than the first image cannot be selected as the last image.

  • Page 125: Trimming A Portion Of An Image

    Portion i Trimming an Image You can trim a required portion of a recorded image and save it as a new image file. ¢9...

  • Page 126

    1241 • Movies, _'-'-_, [ ] or [] images cannot be trimmed. • You may not be able to trim mages recorded by a different camera. • The aspect ratio for images which can be trimmed will be fixed to 4:3 (or 3:4 if the image is vertically oriented). •...

  • Page 127: Viewing Movies

    i Viewing Movies...

  • Page 128

    1261 Operating Movie Control Panel Use the ÷ or ._ button to select a control and press the FUNC./SET button. Ends playback and returns to single image Exit playback. An icon will display when a printer is connected. Print See the Direct Print User Guide for details. Play Starts playback.

  • Page 129: Editing Movies

    i Editing Movies You can delete portions of recorded movies. Movies 1 second or longer before editing can be edited in 1- second increments, but those that are protected or less than ! second long ([] of 15 sec. .1 or 30 sec. .2) cannot be edited. "1 When the shooting interval...

  • Page 130

    1281 • To continue editing, repeat Step 2. • Selecting [] (Exit) cancels the edit and restores the movie control panel. save an edited movie. If the battery runs out of charge partway epending on the movie's file size, it may take some time to through, edited movie clips cannot be saved.

  • Page 131: Rotating Images In The Display

    in the i Rotating Images Display be rotatedclockwise 90° or 270 ° in the Images can display. 270 ° Original 90 ° hen images are downloaded to a computer, the orientation of images rotated by the camera wi!l depend upon the so.are used to download the images.

  • Page 132: Playback With Transition Effects

    1301 i Playback with Transition Effects You can select the transition effect displayed when switching between images. No transition effect. IThe displayed image darkens and the next image gradually brightens until it is displayed. I_ I Press the ÷ button to have the previous image display from the left land the ,_ button to have the next image display from the right.

  • Page 133: Automated Playback (slide Shows)

    i Automated Playback (Slide Shows) Automated playback of images on the memory card. Image settings for slide shows are based on the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) standard. All Images Plays all images on a memory card in order. Date Plays images bearing a specified date in order.

  • Page 134

    132J 1. Press the 41. button. 2. Use the 4" or ,_ button to select [Start]. 3. Press the @ button. • The following functions are available during slide shows. - Pausing/resuming: Press the FUNC./SET button. - Fast forwarding/rewinding: Press the ÷ or 4, button (continue to hold the button to switch between images more rapidly).

  • Page 135

    Select a Date/Category/Folder to Play Back back, 1. Use the ,1_ or 41,button to select a date, category or folder to play back. 2. Press the O button. • A ,/will appear on selected images. • To cancel the selection: Press the FUNC./SET button again.

  • Page 136

    1341 Selecting Images Playback (H-H) Select only the images that you wish to play back and save them as a slide show (Custom 1, 2 or 3). Up to 998 images can be selected. They will be played back in their order of selection. method, 1.

  • Page 137

    Adjusting Play Time Repeat Settings Play Time Sets the duration that each image displays. Choose between 3-10 seconds, 15 seconds and 30 seconds. Displaying time can vary slightly depending on the image. Repeat Sets whether the slide show stops when all the slides have been Select [Set up].

  • Page 138: Red-eye Correction Function

    1361 i Red-Eye Correction Function You can correct red eyes in recorded images. Red eyes may not be automatically detected in some images or the results may not turn out as you intended. We recommend that you use [New File] tc save corrected images.

  • Page 139

    "0 ¢') • Red-eye correction cannot be performed on movies. • Overwriting cannot be performed on protected images.

  • Page 140

    1381 red-eye correction cannot be performed. • When there is not enough space left on the memory card, • Although you can apply red-eye correction any number of times to an image, the image quality will gradually deteriorate with each application. •...

  • Page 141

    i_To correctly perform red-eye correction, take n ote ofthe following (refer tothe image inStep 2 onpage 1 38): Adjust the correction frame s ize sothat i tonly s urrounds thered-eye portion tobecorrected. When there a re several subjects with red-eYe, besure to add one correction frame p er s ubject.

  • Page 142: Adding Effects With The My Colors Function


  • Page 143

    _1. Use the 4" or ,). button to select the My Colors type. • The image with the added My Colors • effects displays. You can press the zoom lever _ _'J /'_ S_ _'_ toward O, to check the image at a higher magnification.

  • Page 144: Resizing Images

    1421 the My Colors effects cannot be added. • When there is not enough space left on the memory card, • Although My Colors effects can be added any number of times to an image, the image quality will gradually deteriorate with each application and the intended colors may not be achieved.

  • Page 145

    "O Movies and images shot in [] canno! b e resizedl...

  • Page 146: Attaching Sound Memos To Images

    1441 i Attaching Sound Memos to Images In Playback mode, you can attach sound memos (up to 1 min.) to an ima( e. The sound data is saved in the WAVE format.

  • Page 147

    Sound Memo Panel Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select an option and press the FUNC.ISET button. Exit Ends the operation. Record Starts recording. Pause Stops recording or playback. Play Plays back. "O Erases sound memos. (Select [Erase] and in the Erase confirmation screen press the FMNO.ISET button.) •...

  • Page 148: Sound-only Recording (sound Recorder)

    1461 i Sound-Only Recording (Sound Recorder) You can record a continuous sound memo for up to approximately hours without taking a picture. Sound Recorder Panel Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select an option and press the FUNC./SET button. I Exit Returns to the menu screen.

  • Page 149: Protecting Images

    Holding down the FUNC.ISET button rewinds. The Rewind sound cannot be heard while rewinding. Fast Holding down the FUNC./SET button fast forwards. The Forward sound cannot be heard while fast forwarding. Erase Select [Erase] or [Erase all] in the confirmation screen and press the FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 150

    1481 Choose a seiection method............... 1. Use the ÷ or 41,button to choose a selection method. • Pressing the MENU button returns to the prior screen. 2. Press the _ button. [Select] repeat the procedure. Protection icon • This also can be set in the Index Playback mode. •...

  • Page 151


  • Page 152

    [Select by Date]/[Select by Category]/[Select Folder] [All Images] Protect images. 1. Use the 4" or ,I, button to select [Protect]. button. 2. Press the @ • Returns to the selection method screen. • Selecting [Unlock] removes protection for alI the images. •...

  • Page 153: Erasing All Images

    i Erasing Images You can erase images from a memory card. Select Erases images after selecting them one at a time. For picking a first and last image and erasing all the Select Range images in the range. Select by Date Erases images corresponding to the selected date.

  • Page 154

    [Select] [Select Range]...

  • Page 155


  • Page 156

    [Select by Date]/[Select by Category]/[Select Folder] [All Images] 1. Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select [OK]. 2. Press the @ button. • Selecting [Cancel] cancels the operation and returns to Step 2.

  • Page 157: Registering Functions To The [] Button

    J155 cancels the procedure. • Pressing the FUNC./SET button while erasing is in progress • Please format the memory card when you want to erase not only image data but also all the data contained on the memory card (p. 168). _ Registering Functions to the [_ Button...

  • Page 158

    1 61 Using Button the camera to Playback mode. When it is pressed again, the • When you press the [] button in Shooting mode, it switches registered function is called up. • If functions other than [] are registered, the [] button cannot be used to turn offthe power.

  • Page 159: Print Settings/transfer Settings

    the DPOF Print Settings _ Setting You can select images on a memory card for printing and specify the number of print copies in advance using the camera. The settings used on the camera comply with the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) standards.

  • Page 160

    Type as follows. • The Date and File No. settings change according to the Print - [Index] [Date] and [File No.] cannot be set to [On] at the same time. - [Standard] or [Both] [Date] and [File No.] can be set to [On] at the same time, however, the printable information may vary between printers.

  • Page 161

    Select a Print Settings Method Configures print settings for single images as you Select Images & Qty. view them. For picking a first and last image and printing all Select Range the images in the range. Configures print settings for images Select by Date corresponding to the selected date.

  • Page 162

    16ol [Select Images & Qty.] [Select Range] • Turn the control dial to change the first or last image. 1. Press the _ button.

  • Page 163

    2.Use the4,or,).button toselect the first i mage inthe print range. 3. Press the _u_c_button. Select last image. 1. Use the ._ button to select [Last Image]. 2. Press the @ button. 3. Use the ÷ or "I, button to select the last image in the range.

  • Page 164

    1621 [Select by Date]/[Select by Category]/[Select Folder] SeieCt images. 1. Use the ÷ or ,!, button to select a date, category or folder to print. 2. Press the 0 button. A ,/will appear on selected images. • Pressing the FUNC./SET button •...

  • Page 165: Setting The Dpof Transfer Settings

    [Clear All Selections] 1. Use the ÷ or 4. button to select [OK]. 2. Press the @ button. • The screen will return to the selection method screen. "O • A maximum of 998 images can be selected. • Images are printed in order according to the file number. •...

  • Page 166

    1641 [Order] 1. Use the _, or ,_ button to select images to transfer. 2. Press the @ button. • Pressing the FMNC./SET button again desetects the setting. • This also can be set in the Index Playback mode. • Press the MENU button to end the set up. [Mark all] •...

  • Page 167: Configuring The Camera

    _ Setting the Power Saving Function This camera is equipped with a power saving function, which can automatically turn off the power or LCD monitor. When [Auto Power Down] is set to [On], the camera power turns off in the following situations. Pressing the power Auto Power button restores camera power.

  • Page 168: Setting The World Clock

    1661 The power saving function will not activate during el slide sh0w or while the camera is connected to a computer. I Setting the 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.

  • Page 169

    Switching to the Destination Time Zone...

  • Page 170: Formatting Memory Cards

    1681 selected, the Home date and time will also change f you change the date and time when the World option is automatically. 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.

  • Page 171

    We recommend you select [Low Level Format] when you think Low Level Format 5" that the recording/reading speed of a memory card has • dropped. A low level format may require 2 to 3 minutes with some memory cards.

  • Page 172: Resetting The File Number

    1701 i Resetting the File Number The images you shoot are automatically assigned file numbers. You can select how the file number is assigned. A number one higher than the last one recorded is assigned to the next image. This is convenient for managing all your images together on a computer because you avoid file Continuous name duplication when changing folders or memory cards.*...

  • Page 173

    File Folder Numbers Recorded images are assigned consecutive file numbers starting with 0001 and ranging up to 9999, while folders are assigned numbers starting with 100 and ranging up to 999. Up to 2000 images can be saved into a single folder. Memory Card Exchanged for New Folder Created Another...

  • Page 174: Creating An Image Destination (folder)

    1721 Creating an Image Destination (Folder) You can create a new folder at any time and the recorded images will be automatically saved to that folder. Create New Creates a new folder the next time you shoot images. To Folder create an additional folder, insert the check mark again.

  • Page 175

    will automatically be created when you record more than 2000 Up to 2000 images can be saved into one folder. A new folder images even if you are not creating new folders.

  • Page 176: Setting The Auto Rotate Function

    1741 i Setting Auto Rotate Function Your camera is equipped with an Intelligent Orientation sensor that detects the orientation of an image shot with the camera held vertically and automatically rotates it to the correct orientation when viewing it in the LCD monitor.

  • Page 177: Resetting Settings To Their Default Values

    _ Resetting Settings to Their Default Values • Settings cannot be reset when the camera is connected to a computer or to a printer. • The following cannot be reset. - Shooting mode - The [Time Zone], [Date/Time], [Language] and [Video System] options in the [] menu (p.

  • Page 178: Connecting To A Tv

    1761 Shooting/Playback Using a TV You can use the supplied AV cable to shoot or playback images using a TV. accommodate different regional standards (p. 56). The • The video output signal can be switched (NTSC or PAL) to default setting varies between regions. - NTSC: Japan, U.S.A., Canada, Taiwan and others - PAL: Europe, Asia (excluding Taiwan), Oceania and others...

  • Page 179: Customizing The Camera (my Camera Settings)

    My Camera allows you tocustomize the start-up image and start-up, operation, self-timer and shutter sounds. You can change and register these settings, enabling you to customize the camera to suit your own tastes, Changing My Camera Settings 1_Seieci a menu iiem; _1.

  • Page 180: Registering My Camera Settings

    1781 Camera i Registering Settings Images recorded onto the memory card and newly recorded sounds can be added as My Camera settings to the [] and [] menu items. You can also use the supplied software to upload your computer's images and sounds to the camera.

  • Page 181

    [Start-up Sound]/[Operation Sound]/[Selftimer Sound]/ [Shutter Sound]: 1. Use the 4. or "l_ button to select (Record). 2. Press the @ button. 3. After recording, use the ÷ or "I_ button to select [] (Register). 4. Press the @ button. • Recording will automatically stop when the recording time elapses.

  • Page 182: Troubleshooting

    1801 Camera (p. 180) When the power is turned on (p. 181) LCD monitor (p. 181) Shooting (p. 183) Shooting movies (p. 187) Playback (p. 188) Battery/Battery Charger (p. 189) TV monitor output (p. 189) Printing with a direct print compatible printer (p.

  • Page 183

    The SD memory card's or ®When recording to, e rasing from or SDHC m emory card's write formatting the memory card, slide t he protect tab isset t o"Write write protect tab upward (p.200). protect". The built-in rechargeabte ®Recharge the built-in battery lithium b attery charge is immediately (p.13).

  • Page 184

    1821 The image in the LCD ® This is a normal occurrence monitor will darken in strong devices containing CCDs and does sunlight or bright light, not constitute a malfunction. This image will not be recorded when shooting still photos, but it will be recorded when shooting movies.

  • Page 185

    ® Format the memory card (p. 168). formatted correctly. ® tf reformatting does not work, the memory card logic circuits may be damaged. Consult the nearest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. SD memory card or SDHC ® Slide the write protect tab upward memory card is write (p.

  • Page 186

    1841 The camera moves when ® Confirm the procedures the shutter button is "[] appears" (p. 162). pressed. AF-assist Beam is set to ® tn dark places where it is difficult for [Off]. the camera to focus, the AF-assist Beam will emit to assist focusing. As the AF-assist Beam will not function when turned off, set it [On] to activate it (p.

  • Page 187

    Subject istoo close, making ® Shoot with the subject within the the flash too strong, correct flash r ange w hen u sing t he built-in flash (p. 2 07). The subject isoverexposed ®Set the exposure compensation because the surroundings n egative (-)setting (p.97).

  • Page 188

    1861 Light is reflected back from ® Shoot with the [Red-Eye Lamp] in the the eyes when the flash is [Flash Settings] set to [On] (p. 77). used in dark areas. For this mode to be effective, the subject must be looking right at the red-eye reduction lamp.

  • Page 189

    The following types of ® Although the recording time may n ot memory cards are used. display properly during shooting, - Slow recording memory movie will b erecorded correctly on cards, the memory card. Recording time w ill - Memory cards formatteddisplay properly ifyou format the onadifferent camera or a memory card inthis camera computer.

  • Page 190

    1881 You attempted to play back ÷ Computer images that cannot be images shot with another played back may play back if they are camera or images edited added to the camera using the with a computer, supplied software program ZoomBrowser EX or ImageBrowser.

  • Page 191

    Battery is not being used to ® See Battery Handling Precautions its full capacity. (p. 198). Battery life exceeded if ® Rep ace the battery w th a new one battery loses its charge (p. 9). quickly at normal temperature (23 °C/73 °F).

  • Page 192: List Of Messages

    (p. 168). However, if this error message appears even when using the supplied memory card, contact your Canon Customer Support Help Desk as there may be a problem with the camera. Memory card is full of images and no more can be recorded or saved.

  • Page 193

    The filename could n ot b ecreated because there i sanimage with the same n ame as the folder that the camera isattempting tocreate, orthe highest possible filenumber has already been r eached. Inthe Set u pmenu, set[File N umbering] to[Auto R eset];...

  • Page 194

    1921 A sound memo cannot be added to this image since the data type of the existing sound memo is incorrect. In addition, sound cannot be played back. You attempted to register an image recorded in a different camera or a movie as a start-up image. You attempted to add effects using My Colors, perform red-eye correction, resize or trim movies or images recorded on another camera.

  • Page 195

    Try turning the power back on, and resume shooting or playback. If this message continues to display, contact your Canon Customer Support Help Desk as there may be a problem with the tens. (xx: number) Camera detected error. Turn the power off and then back on, then shoot or play back.

  • Page 196: Appendix

    1941 • Before using the camera, please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly. • The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to instruct you in the safe and correct operation of the camera and its accessories to prevent injuries or damage to yourself, other persons and equipment.

  • Page 197

    Please consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • Do not use organic solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner to clean the equipment.

  • Page 198

    1961 • Disconnect the battery charger and compact power adapter from both the camera and the power outlet after recharging or when they are not in use to avoid fire and other hazards. • Do not place anything, such as tablecloths, carpets, bedding or cushions, on top of the battery charger while it is charging.

  • Page 199

    Equipment • Do not sit with the camera in your back pocket. Doing so may cause malfunction or damage the LCD monitor. • Be careful not to bang the camera or subject it to strong impacts or shocks when wearing or holding it by the strap.

  • Page 200: Handling Precautions

    1981 Flash • Do not operate the flash with dirt, dust or other items stuck to the surface of the flash. • Be careful not to cover the flash with your fingers or clothing when shooting. The flash may be damaged and emit smoke or noise. The resulting heat build-up could damage the flash.

  • Page 201

    • At low temperatures, battery performance may be reduced and the remaining battery charge icon [] (blinks red) may appear earlier than usual. Under these conditions, revive the battery by warming it in a pocket immediately before use. • However, ensure that there are no metallic items in the pocket that could cause a short circuit, such as a key ring, etc.

  • Page 202

    • It takes approximately 2 hours S minutes to fully charge the battery from a depleted state (based on Canon's testing standards). • Charging it within a temperature range of 5 - 40 °C (41 - 104 °F) is recommended.

  • Page 203

    • When the camera is malfunctioning, a corrupted memory card might be the cause. Reformatting the memory card may solve the problem. • When a non-Canon brand memory card is maIfunctioning, reformatting it may solve the problem. • Memory cards formatted in other cameras, computers, peripheral devices may not operate correctly in this camera.

  • Page 205: Using An Externally Mounted Flash (sold Separately)

    sing an Externally Mounted Flash (Sold Separately) High-Power Flash HF-DC1 This flash is used to supplement the camera's built-in flash when the subject is too far away for proper illumination. Use the following procedures to affix the camera and High-Power Flash to the supporting bracket.

  • Page 206

    2041 lithium battery (CR123A or DL123) is installed. • Before attaching the bracket to the flash, check that the • To illuminate the subjects properly, install the flash so that it is up against the side of the camera and parallel with the camera's front panel.

  • Page 207: Camera Care And Maintenance

    If dirt remains, contact the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed on the customer support !ist supplied with your camera.

  • Page 208: Specifications

    2061 _ Specifications All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice. PowerShot 8D790 IS DIGITAL ELPH/DIGITAL IXUS 90 IS (W): Max. wide angle (T): Max. telephoto Camera Effective Pixels : Approx. 10.0 million Image Sensor : 1/2.3-inch type CCD (Total number of pixels:...

  • Page 209

    Metering System : Evaluative .1, Center-weighted average, Spot*2 "1 Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect *2 Fixed to center. Exposure Compensation : +2 stops in 1/3-stop increments ISO speed : Auto .1, High ISO Auto .2, ISO 80/100/200/400/ 800/1600 (Standard Output Sensitivity, Recommended...

  • Page 210

    2081 Data Type : Still images: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)* : Movies: AVl (image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (monaural)) : Sound Memo and Sound Recorder: WAVE (monaural) * This digital camera supports Exif 2.2 (also called "Exif Print"). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between digital cameras and printers.

  • Page 211

    1 min.), Sound Recorder (up to 2 hours sound-only recording/playback possible) or Protect. Direct Print : PictBridge compliant, and Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible My Camera Settings : Start-up image, start-up sound, operation sound, self-timer sound, and shutter sound.

  • Page 212

    Power is left off for a sufficient amount of time*, then the power is turned back on and the testing procedure is repeated. • A Canon-brand memory card is used. * Until the battery returns to normal...

  • Page 213

    • Capable of smooth continuous shooting (p. 76) when the memory card has been formatted with a low level format. • This reflects standard shooting criteria established by Canon. Actual results may vary according to the subject and shooting conditions.

  • Page 214

    2121 Movie I_1: Memory card includedwith the camera Recording Pixels/ 32MB SDC- SDC- Frame Rate 128M 512MSH 640 x 480 pixels 14 sec. 1 min. 3 min. 30 frames/sec. 1 sec. 57 sec. Standard 640 x 480 pixels 1 min. 7 min.

  • Page 215

    Image Data Sizes (Estimated) Compression Recording Pixels m 3648 x 2736 pixels 4332 KB 2565 KB 1226 KB 2816 x 2112 pixels 2720 KB 1620 KB 780 KB 2272 x 1704 pixels 2002 KB 1116 KB 556 KB 1600 x 1200 pixels 1002 KB 558 KB 278 KB...

  • Page 216

    2141 SD Memory Card Interface Compatible with SD memory card standards Dimensions 32.0 x 24.0 x 2.1 mm (1.26 x 0.94 x 0.08 in.) Weight Approx. 2 g (9.07 oz.) MultiMediaCard Interlace Compatible with MultiMediaCard standards Dimensions 32.0 x 24.0 x 1.4 mm (1.26 x 0.94 x 0.06 in.) Weight Approx.

  • Page 217

    Battery Charger CB-2LX/CB-2LXE Rated Input 100 - 240 V AC (50/60 Hz) 0.085 A (100 V) - 0.05 A (240 V) Rated Output 4.2 V DC, 0.7 A Charging Time Approx. 2 hours 5 minutes (for Battery Pack NB-5L) Operating 0-40 °C (32- 104 °F)

  • Page 218

    2161 Numerics Digital Tele-Converter ....60 Digital Zoom ......60 3:2 Guide ........ 110 Direct Transfer ......29 Downloading Images to a Computer ....... 25 A/V OUT and DIGITAL DPOF Print Settings ....157 Terminal ........39 DPOF Transfer Order ..... 163 AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 ..

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    Infinity ........Movie Interface Cable ....18, 27 Editing ......... 127 ISO Speed ........ Playback ....... 24, 125 Shooting ......22, 79 Mute ........15, 55 My Camera Settings Jump (Image Search) ..... 118 Changing My Camera Settings ....... 177 Registering My Camera Language ........

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    2181 Color Accent ....... 105 Color Swap ......107 White Balance ......100 Digital Macro ......63 Wide Angle ....... 60 Manual ........76 Wrist Strap ........ 11 Movie ......22, 79 Special Scene Mode ..... 73 Aquarium ......75 Beach ........

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    Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516) 328-5600 Canadian Radio Interference Regulations This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

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    2201 Battery Charger CB-2LX This product is not intended to be serviced. Should the product cease to function in its intended manner, it should be returned to the manufacturer or be discarded. This power unit is intended to be correctly orientated in a vertical or floor mount position.

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    United States and/or other countries. • Macintosh, the Mac logo, QuickTime and the QuickTime logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. • The SDHC logo is a trademark. Copyright © Canon Inc. 2008 All rights reserved.

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    2221 Function Long Shutter (p. gg) > White Balance Auto*l (p. 10O) Other than Auto ,',,o My Colors (p. 103) "o Number of Recording Pixels, Compression (still 0 *3 images) (pp. 68, 69) Number of 640 x 480, 30 fps/30 fps LP Recording Pixels, 640x480,1/0.5...

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    J223 Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Only functions with settings that change with the shooting mode are listed here. Referenc_ NNNm[]mNmmDmm[]NNNN P°0es p. 99 N N: N; ?-! )N: ).100 :o" ). 103 4-;= ::N: } _ ........0 *4 pp.

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    2241 Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Function Registering setUngs to the _ button (p. 112) O: Setting available or optimum value is automatically set by the camera. In the Stitch Assist mode, only the first image is available. - : Not available. "1 Set to optimum value depending on each shooting...

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    1225 Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Reterence...

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