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Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III Instruction Manual

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Introduction
Contents at
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1
Basic
Operation
2
Advanced
Operation
3
High-Level
Functions
4
Preferences
Reference
Index
CT1-7147ZBWE-000

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    [Help] menu or click the [?] button on : Marks tips for using the software skillfully. each window and refer to the Help displayed. : Marks information that should be read before use. : Marks additional information you may find helpful. © CANON INC. 2007 CT1-7147ZBWE-000...

  • Page 2

    Agreement by destroying the SOFTWARE. This Agreement will also terminate without notice to you if you fail to comply with any of the terms of this Agreement and you must 1. LICENSE: Canon grants you the non-exclusive right to use the SOFTWARE only on a single Advanced then promptly return the SOFTWARE.

  • Page 3: System Requirements

    Introduction Introduction ZoomBrowser EX (hereinafter, “ZB”) is image viewing, organizing and System Requirements editing software for Canon digital cameras. As well as downloading, Contents at viewing and printing images you have shot with your digital camera, you Windows Vista* a Glance...

  • Page 4: Contents At A Glance

    Introduction Contents at a Glance Contents at Downloading Images to Your Computer Image Editing (Adjustment) a Glance Download images by connecting your camera and Adjust brightness/darkness p.29 computer Make the image colors more vivid p.29 Basic Download images using a card reader Operation Sharpen the modulation and contrast of colors p.29...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Basic Operation Introduction This chapter explains basic operations such as starting up ZB, downloading images from your camera to your computer, viewing, Contents at checking and printing downloaded images and exiting ZB. a Glance Starting up ZB............Basic Downloading an Image to Your Computer ....Operation Downloading Images Using Your Card Reader....

  • Page 6: Basic Operation

    ZB starts up and the main window appears. Folders] tab sheet Preferences Click Main window Reference Index When creating a folder, refer to p.22. The [CANON iMAGE GATEWAY] button may not be displayed depending on the area you are in.

  • Page 7

    “EOS Utility Instruction Manual” (PDF Basic electronic manual). Operation Advanced Operation EOS Utility starts up. High-Level Functions EOS Utility When the dialog box below appears, select [Canon EOS Utility] Preferences and then click the [OK] button. Reference Index...

  • Page 8: Downloading Images Using Your Card Reader

    Functions Downloading of images begins. The downloaded images are saved in the folder selected in step When the dialog box below appears, select [using Canon Preferences 1 and are displayed in the main window of ZB. ZoomBrowser EX] and then click the [OK] button. ZB starts up.

  • Page 9

    Introduction Start up ZB. Download images. Click the buttons [Acquire & Camera Settings] [Acquire Download images window Images from Memory Card]. Contents at a Glance Click Basic Operation Advanced Operation Download images window appears. High-Level Downloading of images begins. Functions The downloaded images are saved in the folder selected in step 1 and are displayed in the main window of ZB.

  • Page 10: Viewing An Image

    Viewing an Image Introduction Images downloaded to your computer are displayed as a thumbnails list Simple Display Function in the main window. You can double-click an image to open the viewer window and display the image at a larger size. Move the cursor over the image with the Simple display window Contents at...

  • Page 11: Enlarging A Selected Folder

    Introduction Enlarging a Selected Folder Images downloaded to your computer are displayed in folders in the main window. Double-click on an empty part of the folder you want to Contents at enlarge to zoom in and display the images inside that folder at a larger a Glance size.

  • Page 12: Changing The Display Magnification

    Introduction Changing the Display Magnification Enlarging and Viewing Images One at a Time If you have many images inside a folder and they are small and difficult Double-click an image to enlarge. to see, you can change the display magnification and display the Contents at images at a larger size.

  • Page 13: Displaying An Image Across The Whole Window (full View Display)

    Introduction Click [ ] or [ ] to switch to the image you want to Displaying an Image Across the Whole Window (Full View Display) display. Double-click on the image you want to display Viewer window across the whole window. Contents at a Glance Basic...

  • Page 14: Printing An Image

    Printing an Image Introduction This section explains how to print one image on one sheet of paper, and Display the print settings window. how to print using Easy-PhotoPrint. Click the buttons [Print & Email] [Photo Print]. Contents at a Glance Printing One Image on One Sheet of Paper You can print one image on one sheet of paper.

  • Page 15: Printing An Image Using Easy-photoprint

    [Easy-PhotoPrint]. If you have an inkjet printer that is compatible with the Easy-PhotoPrint Contents at (hereinafter, “EPP”) software for Canon printers, you can start up EPP a Glance from within ZB and easily perform high-quality photo printing. To perform this printing, it is necessary to first install EPP version 3.6 or later on your computer.

  • Page 16

    Introduction Specify the paper size and then click [Next]. Specify the layout and then click [Print]. Click to print Contents at a Glance Basic Operation Advanced Operation High-Level Functions Preferences Printing begins. Reference Index...

  • Page 17: Exiting Zb

    Exiting ZB Introduction In the main window, select the [File] menu [Exit]. Contents at a Glance Basic Operation Advanced Operation ZB exits. High-Level Functions Preferences Reference Index...

  • Page 18: Advanced Operation

    Advanced Operation Introduction This chapter explains more advanced operations such as efficiently Adjusting Sharpness........... checking, sorting and organizing images, performing general editing of Correcting Red-Eye Automatically......Contents at images and utilizing your images. a Glance Correcting Red-Eye Manually......... Utilizing Your Images..........Checking/Sorting Images .........

  • Page 19: Enlarging And Checking Images One At A Time

    Checking/Sorting Images Introduction You can enlarge images one at a time from a list in the main window and Click [ ] or [ ] to switch to the image you want to check what they look like in detail, and sort them into one of three display.

  • Page 20: Enlarging A Specific Part Of An Image

    Introduction Enlarging a Specific Part of an Image Sorting Images Enlarge an image. You can sort images into one of three groups by attaching [ ] (ratings) Contents at according to photo subject or theme. Please note that [ ] is a Glance automatically attached to images shot with your camera.

  • Page 21: Arranging Images In The Main Window

    Arranging Images in the Main Window Introduction You can arrange images in order of how many [ ] you have attached Extracting Images You Want to Display (Filter to it (ratings), or according to the image’s shooting date and time. Display) Contents at You can extract images displayed in the main window by the number of...

  • Page 22: Efficiently Checking/sorting Images

    Efficiently Checking/Sorting Images Introduction With Preview Mode that displays images as thumbnails and as single Click the [ ] or the [ ] button images in the same window, you can sort images by the number of to switch to the image you want to check, and then ] while checking efficiently.

  • Page 23: Organizing Images

    Organizing Images Introduction This section explains functions that are useful for organizing images Select the [File] menu [New Folder]. such as creating new folders for saving sorted images, moving and copying images and deleting unwanted images. Contents at a Glance Creating a Folder for Saving Images Basic You can create a folder to save sorted images.

  • Page 24: Moving Images In Folders

    Introduction Moving Images in Folders Moving Images You can move or copy folders that contain images, and organize images You can move or copy images to separate folders and organize them in folders. Contents at according to shot date or theme. a Glance Drag the folder to be moved or copied.

  • Page 25: Changing Image File Names Or Folder Names

    Introduction Changing Image File Names or Folder Names Deleting Images Please take care as deleted images cannot be recovered. Select the image whose name you want to change in Contents at the main window, or select the folder whose name a Glance Select the unwanted image in the main window.

  • Page 26: Deleting Folders

    Introduction Deleting Folders Registering Frequently-Used Folders as Favorite Folders Deleted folders cannot be recovered. Please take care as all images You can register shortcuts for frequently-used folders in the [Favorite inside folders are also deleted. Contents at Folders] tab sheet in the folder area to make images easier to find. a Glance Please note that because the [My Pictures] folder is registered as a In the folder area, select the folder you want to...

  • Page 27: Deleting Favorite Folders

    Introduction Select the [Favorite Folders] tab sheet. Deleting Favorite Folders If you no longer need a folder you have registered in the [Favorite Folders] tab sheet, you can delete it from this tab sheet. Select the registered folder to display the images Contents at Please note that as registered folders are shortcuts, the original folder a Glance...

  • Page 28: Operation

    Editing an Image Introduction If the brightness or color of images is different from what you visualized Select the buttons [Auto Adjustment] [Finish]. when you shot the photo, you can adjust an image using the editing Edit Image window functions to bring them closer to what you visualized. Contents at This section explains about automatic adjustment of images, adjustment a Glance...

  • Page 29: Advanced Operation

    Introduction Click the [Auto Adjust Image] button. Window in enlarged display Auto Adjustment window Contents at a Glance Basic Operation Advanced Operation High-Level Functions Preferences Enlargement display position The image is adjusted. Drag to move the enlargement display position Enlarge the window and check the adjustments. To revert to full view, click [ ] on the bottom left of the window.

  • Page 30: Adjusting Brightness, Color And Contrast

    Introduction Enlarge the window and check the adjustments (p.28) Adjusting Brightness, Color and Contrast You can adjust the brightness, saturation and contrast of images. Click the [Save As] button and save as a separate Contents at a Glance image (p.28) Select the image you want to edit and display the [Edit Image] window (p.27)

  • Page 31: Trimming An Image

    Introduction Click the [Trim Image] button. Trimming an Image You can trim only the part of an image you need, or change the Contents at composition of an image where an image shot horizontally becomes a Glance vertical. Select the image you want to edit and display the Basic The image is trimmed.

  • Page 32: Inserting Text Into Images

    Introduction Using the keyboard, enter the text you want to insert. Inserting Text into Images You can insert the date and time you shot an image and text into an Contents at image as text. a Glance Select the image you want to edit and display the [Edit Image] window Basic (p.27)

  • Page 33: Adjusting Sharpness

    Introduction Enlarge the window and check the adjustments (p.28) Adjusting Sharpness You can make the overall atmosphere of an image harder or softer. Click the [Save As] button and save as a separate Contents at a Glance image (p.28) Select the image you want to edit and display the [Edit Image] window (p.27) Basic...

  • Page 34: Correcting Red-eye Manually

    Introduction Correcting Red-Eye Manually Correcting Red-Eye Automatically You can manually correct red-eye that cannot be corrected automatically. You can automatically detect and correct red-eye that occurs when you Contents at photograph people using a flash. a Glance Display the [Red Eye Correction] window (Description on the left) Select the image you want to edit and display the...

  • Page 35: Utilizing Your Images

    Utilizing Your Images Introduction You can view your images as a slide show, send them in an e-mail or Set the slide show style and then click the [Finish] use them as wallpaper or screen savers for your computer. button. View as a Slide Show window Contents at a Glance...

  • Page 36: Sending An Image By E-mail

    Introduction Slide Show window Sending an Image by E-Mail You can attach a selected image to an e-mail and send it. Contents at The attached image to be sent is a copy of the original image and a Glance therefore the original image remains unaffected on your computer. Please note that the e-mail software for attaching and sending an image selected in ZB is MAPI-compatible software.

  • Page 37: Creating Wallpaper From An Image

    Introduction Select [Using the recommended settings.], and then Creating Wallpaper from an Image click the [Attach to Email] button. You can make a selected image wallpaper for your computer. Email Images window Contents at The bitmap image for the wallpaper (extension “.BMP”) is created using a Glance a copy of an image and therefore the original image remains unaffected.

  • Page 38: Creating A Screen Saver From An Image

    Introduction Specify the layout and the save destination for the Creating a Screen Saver from an Image wallpaper, and then click the [Finish] button. You can make a selected image a screen saver for your computer. Export as a Wallpaper window Contents at The data for the screen saver (extension “.SCR”) is created using a a Glance...

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    Introduction Checkmark [Include images in the screen saver] and Specify the saved screen saver on your computer. click the [Finish] button. On the desktop, right-click with the mouse and in the menu that appears, select [Properties]. Display the [Screen Saver] tab Export as a Screen Saver window Contents at sheet in the [Display Properties] dialog box.

  • Page 40: Windows Xp

    Writing Images to a CD Introduction You can write selected images to a CD. Click the buttons [Export] [Backup to CD]. This function is only compatible with a computer that has Windows Vista or Windows XP preinstalled and is equipped with a standard CD-R/RW Contents at drive.

  • Page 41

    Printing Multiple Images on One Sheet of Paper (Index Printing) Introduction You can arrange multiple images in index format and print them on one Specify settings such as the paper type and the sheet of paper. number of prints, and then click the [Print] button. Print preview Contents at Select the images.

  • Page 42

    Using High-Level Functions Introduction This chapter explains more advanced high-level functions than those Adjusting RAW Images.......... described in Chapter 2. List of RAW Image Task Main Window Functions ... Contents at a Glance White Balance Files and Tone Curve Files for the Comparing Multiple Images ........

  • Page 43: Comparing Multiple Images

    Comparing Multiple Images Introduction To compare multiple images, you can split the viewer window into two, Click [Synchronize] and then enlarge the image. three or four and display multiple images at the same time. You can also align the display position of enlarged images and compare. Contents at a Glance Click...

  • Page 44: Listing Images By Folder Level

    Listing Images by Folder Level Introduction You can switch the main window display to Scroll Mode that displays in Check the images inside the folders. folder levels and simultaneously view multiple folders and images inside Click Number of images inside the folder the folders.

  • Page 45: Changing The Levels Of The Displayed Folders

    Introduction Click the [OK] button. Changing the Levels of the Displayed Folders The main window is displayed at the folder depth you set. You can set the level to which images and folders are displayed in the Contents at Example of display when you have set the folder level setting [3] window, which makes looking for the folders and images you want a Glance easier.

  • Page 46: Viewing Shooting Information For An Image

    Viewing Shooting Information for an Image Introduction Properties window Enable Zoom Mode or Scroll Mode (p.70) (p.71) Select the image for which you want to view the Contents at a Glance information. Click [Properties]. Basic Operation Advanced Operation The [Properties] window (image information window) appears. High-Level Functions Preferences...

  • Page 47: Changing The Size And Type Of An Image And Saving

    Changing the Size and Type of an Image and Saving Introduction You can change the size of an image or convert it to a TIFF image Specify the image size, type, file name and save (extension “.TIFF”) or a bitmap image (extension “.BMP”) and save it. destination, and then click the [Finish] button.

  • Page 48: Exporting Shooting Information

    Exporting Shooting Information Introduction You can export as a text file the shooting information recorded to the Specify the export shooting information and save image. destination, and then click the [Finish] button. Contents at Select an image. a Glance Click the buttons [Export] [Export Shooting Basic Properties].

  • Page 49: High-level

    Organizing Images Using High-Level Functions Introduction You can organize images using high-level functions such as setting Entering Comments into Images keywords and entering comments, renaming multiple files in a single operation and classifying images by shot year/month/date, all of which You can enter information relating to images as comments.

  • Page 50: Saving Multiple Images With New File Names

    Introduction Checkmark [Make copies of files], enter the file name Saving Multiple Images with New File Names and then click the [Finish] button. You can copy multiple images and save them with new file names in a Contents at single operation. a Glance Select all the images you want to save with new file names...

  • Page 51: Introduction

    Introduction Specify the folder structure and save destination, Classifying Images by Shot Date and then click the [Finish] button. Multiple images can be classified into different folders according to shot Contents at date. a Glance Select all the images to be classified (p.9) Basic Operation...

  • Page 52: Searching For Images

    Searching for Images Introduction You can search for images by ratings (p.19), shot date, update, Click the [Finish] button to close the search results comments (p.48) and keywords (p.48). window. The display returns to the main window. Contents at Click the buttons [View & Classify] [Search].

  • Page 53: Performing Advanced Editing

    Performing Advanced Editing Introduction This section explains image editing using high-level functions based on Adjust the image. the assumption that you are familiar with handling standard image Drag to the left or right to adjust editing software. Contents at JPEG images deteriorate slightly when edited and saved, and the image a Glance before editing cannot be recovered.

  • Page 54: Adjusting The Brightness Level

    Introduction Adjusting the Brightness Level Adjusting the Tone Curve You can adjust the level of brightness (balance). You can adjust the brightness, contrast and color of a specific area by Contents at changing the tone curve. a Glance Select an image and display the [Edit Image] window Select an image and display the [Edit Image] window (p.27) Basic...

  • Page 55: Unsharpening An Image

    Introduction Adjust the image. Unsharpening an Image You can set amount, radius and threshold values and adjust sharpness. Contents at a Glance Select an image and display the [Edit Image] window (p.27) Basic Select [Sharpness] and then click the [Finish] button. Operation The [Sharpness] window appears.

  • Page 56: Merging Images To Create Panorama Images

    Introduction Transferring Images to Other Image Editing Software Merging Images to Create Panorama Images You can transfer images to image editing software other than ZB. You can merge up to four JPEG images to create panorama images. Contents at For merging images, start up the image-merging software “PhotoStitch” a Glance from ZB and use.

  • Page 57

    Introduction Check the arrangement of the images to be merged Click [Start] to merge. and click the [2. Merge] tab sheet. If the arrangement of the images to be merged is not correct, Contents at drag the images to rearrange them. a Glance Basic Operation...

  • Page 58: Adjusting Raw Images

    Adjusting RAW Images Introduction Check the save range and then click [Save]. You can make the same adjustments (reset processing conditions) to RAW images as the functions that are available on the camera, such as brightness and white balance adjustment. You can also convert edited Contents at RAW images to JPEG or TIFF images and save them.

  • Page 59

    Introduction Adjust the image. Specify the type for the image to be saved and the save destination, and then click the [Save] button. RAW Image Task main window Contents at a Glance Basic Operation Advanced Operation High-Level Functions Preferences The image is adjusted. For the adjustment items in the RAW Image Task main window, refer to p.59.

  • Page 60: List Of Raw Image Task Main Window Functions

    Introduction List of RAW Image Task Main Window Functions Moves the enlargement display position Zooms in Contents at Saves the image Zooms out a Glance Transfers the image to image editing software Cancels [ ], [ ] or [ Rotates the image 100% (actual pixel size) view Sets a check mark Fit-to-window view...

  • Page 61

    A Picture Style file is an extended function of Picture Style. It is a file that offers effective image characteristics for an image shot in an extremely limited scene. For more details on Picture Style files, refer to the Canon’s web site.

  • Page 62: Saving White Balance Files

    EOS-1D Series Cameras Contents at Click [ ] in [Image Quality Adjustment] and adjust White balance and tone curve (excludes EOS-1Ds Mark III and EOS-1D a Glance the tone curve. Mark III) adjustments made to RAW images of EOS-1D series cameras can be saved as a file as explained below and then registered to a Click the [Save] button to save as a tone curve file.

  • Page 63: Adding Sound To Images

    Adding Sound to Images/Playing Back Printing Using Other Printing Software Introduction You can add sound to images and play back sound which you have You can start up printing software installed on your computer from within added to images with a camera that has a sound record function. ZB and print images.

  • Page 64

    Preferences Introduction You can change any of the ZB functions in the preferences window, making them easier to use. Contents at a Glance Preferences ............. General Settings............Basic Operation Selection Settings............Rotation Settings ............Advanced Printing Settings ............Operation Shooting Information Settings ........Themes Settings............

  • Page 65: Preferences

    Preferences Introduction You can change any of the ZB functions in the preferences window. General Settings Check the settings displayed for each window before making changes. You can make settings such as adjusting the minimum size of thumbnail Contents at images that are displayed in the main window, the speed of Zoom Mode Select the [Tools] menu [Preferences].

  • Page 66: Selection Settings

    Introduction Selection Settings Rotation Settings You can make settings related to image selection. You can make settings related to image rotation. Contents at a Glance Basic Operation Advanced Operation High-Level Functions Preferences Reference Index...

  • Page 67: Printing Settings

    Introduction Printing Settings Shooting Information Settings If you are printing with the [Photo Print] window (p.13), you can set You can set the information that is displayed when you click [ Contents at whether to trim the image and print with no borders around the paper, or (shooting information display) in the viewer window (p.73).

  • Page 68: Themes Settings

    Showing/Hiding Task Buttons Introduction You can show or hide task buttons displayed on the left of the main Themes Settings window according to your requirements. Hiding buttons you do not use You can set the background color for the main window. makes operating ZB easier.

  • Page 69

    Reference Introduction This reference section has been provided to enhance your experience using ZB. Contents at It contains various troubleshooting solutions, how to delete ZB from your a Glance computer and explanations of the various windows’ functions. An Index is provided at the end of the chapter for you to easily find Basic information you are looking for.

  • Page 70: Troubleshooting

    [Administrator] privilege user setting in Windows 2000. For Select the [Start] button [All Programs] detailed information on selecting the user setting, refer to your computer User’s Manual. ([Programs] in Windows 2000) [Canon Utilities] Advanced [ZoomBrowser EX] [ZoomBrowser EX Uninstall]. Operation ZB does not work Proceed with the uninstallation as directed by the on-screen messages.

  • Page 71: List Of Main Window Functions

    Protect icon Audio recording icon Bracketing icon Number of selected images The [CANON iMAGE GATEWAY] button may not be displayed depending on the area you are in. Images in folders and folders selected here are displayed on the image display area.

  • Page 72: Scroll Mode

    Shows/hides the task buttons and folder area Number of selected images The [CANON iMAGE GATEWAY] button may not be displayed depending on the area you are in. Images in folders and folders selected here are displayed on the image display area.

  • Page 73: Preview Mode

    Shows/hides the task buttons and folder area Shows/hides the information display area The [CANON iMAGE GATEWAY] button may not be displayed depending on the area you are in. Images in folders and folders selected here are displayed on the thumbnail image display area.

  • Page 74: List Of Viewer Window Functions

    List of Viewer Window Functions Introduction Prints the image (p.13) Edits (p.27 to p.33, p.52 to p.55) Moves the enlargement display position (p.19) Shows/hides the AF point Contents at a Glance Reduction display (p.19) Shows/hides the shooting information (p.12, p.18) Enlargement display (p.19) Split displays...

  • Page 75: List Of Photo Print Window Functions

    List of Photo Print Window Functions Introduction Trims the image Inserts text Contents at a Glance Basic Operation Advanced Operation Printer selection and settings High-Level Functions Preferences Print preview Reference Index Shot date and Number of prints time printing Borderless printing Switches the printing image...

  • Page 76: List Of Index Print Window Functions

    List of Index Print Window Functions Introduction Printer selection and settings Contents at a Glance Basic Operation Advanced Operation High-Level Functions Print preview Paper orientation Preferences Layout settings Reference Print information Index settings Switches the printing page Number of prints...

  • Page 77: Reference

    Index Introduction Change Folder Name ................Adding Sound to Images..............Change the Display Magnification ............Adjust JPEG Images..............27, 52 Changing the Folder Level Settings ............ Contents at Adjust RAW Images................Changing the Size and Type of an Image and Saving ......a Glance Adjusting (JPEG or TIFF Image)...........

  • Page 78: Basic

    Introduction Full View Display................. Printing Index Printing ................Printing an Image Using Easy-PhotoPrint........General Settings (Preferences) ............Contents at Printing One Image on One Sheet of Paper ......... a Glance Printing with Printing Software other than EPP......Printing an Image Using Easy-PhotoPrint ........... Index Printing ..................

  • Page 79: About This Instruction Manual

    It is prohibited to reproduce, in whole or part, the contents of this Instruction Manual without permission. Unsharpening Mask ................Contents at Canon may change without notice the software specifications and a Glance contents of this Instruction Manual. Viewer Window ...............

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