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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL The “Quick Reference Guide” is included at the end of this manual.
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction The EOS REBEL T5/EOS 1200D is a high-performance, digital single- lens reflex camera featuring a fine-detail CMOS sensor with approx. 18.0 effective megapixels, DIGIC 4, high-precision and high-speed 9-point AF, approx. 3.0 fps continuous shooting, Live View shooting, and Full High-Definition (Full HD) movie shooting.
  • Page 3: In The Box

    Item Check List Before starting, check that all the following items have been included with your camera. If anything is missing, contact your dealer. Battery Pack LP-E10 Battery Charger (with protective cover) LC-E10/LC-E10E* Camera (with eyecup and body cap) Wide Strap Interface Cable * Battery Charger LC-E10 or LC-E10E is provided.
  • Page 4: Instruction Manual And Cd-Roms

    Instruction Manual and CD-ROMs The instruction manual consists of a booklet and PDF manuals in electronic form (provided on the CD-ROM disc). The booklet is the Basic Instruction Manual. For more detailed instructions, see the Camera Instruction Manual on the CD-ROM disc. Camera Basic Instruction Manual Camera Instruction Manual CD-ROM...
  • Page 5: Compatible Cards

    Compatible Cards The camera can use the following cards regardless of capacity: If the card is new or was previously formatted by another camera or computer, it is recommended that you format the card with this camera (p.50). • SD memory cards •...
  • Page 6: Quick Start Guide

    Quick Start Guide Insert the battery (p.32) To charge the battery, see page 30. Insert a card (p.32) With the card’s label facing toward the back of the camera, insert it into the card slot. Attach the lens (p.40) White index Red index Align the lens’s white or red index with the camera’s index in the...
  • Page 7 Quick Start Guide Set the Mode Dial to <A> (Scene Intelligent Auto) (p.56) All the necessary camera settings will be set automatically. Focus on the subject (p.45) Look through the viewfinder and aim the viewfinder center over the subject. Press the shutter button halfway, and the camera will focus on the subject.
  • Page 8: Conventions Used In This Manual

    Conventions Used in this Manual Icons in this Manual <6> : Indicates the Main Dial. <W><X><Y><Z> : Indicates the <S> cross keys on the top, bottom, left, and right. <0> : Indicates the Setting button. 0, 9, 7, 8 : Indicates that the corresponding function remains active for 4 sec., 6 sec., 10 sec., or 16 sec.
  • Page 9: Chapters

    Chapters For first-time DSLR users, Chapters 1 and 2 explain the camera’s basic operations and shooting procedures. Introduction Getting Started Basic Shooting and Image Playback Creative Shooting Advanced Shooting Shooting with the LCD Monitor (Live View Shooting) Shooting Movies Handy Features Image Playback Post-Processing Images Printing Images...
  • Page 10: Contents At A Glance

    Contents at a Glance Shooting Shoot automatically p.55-79 (Basic Zone modes) Shoot continuously p.98 (i Continuous shooting) Take a picture of yourself in a group p.100 (j Self-timer) Freeze the action p.104 (s Shutter-priority AE) Blur the action Blur the background p.62 (C Creative Auto) Keep the background in sharp focus...
  • Page 11 Take many pictures p.84 (7a, 8a, b, c) Focusing Change the point of focus p.95 (S AF point selection) Shoot a moving subject p.68, 94 (AI Servo AF) Playback View the images on the camera p.80 (x Playback) Search for pictures quickly p.204 (H Index display) p.205...
  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Index to Features Power Image Quality Battery Image-recording quality p.84 • Charging p.30 Picture Style p.91 • Installing/Removing p.32 White balance p.127 • Battery check p.36 Color space p.131 Household power outlet p.268 Image enhancement features Auto power off p.35 •...
  • Page 13 Index to Features Exposure Adjustment Image browsing (Jump display) p.205 Exposure compensation p.112 Magnified view p.206 p.114 AE lock p.116 Image rotation p.207 Rating p.208 Flash Movie playback p.214 Built-in flash p.101 • Flash exposure Editing out movie’s compensation p.113 first/last scene p.216 •...
  • Page 14 Contents Introduction Item Check List................. 3 Instruction Manual and CD-ROMs ........... 4 Compatible Cards................5 Quick Start Guide ................6 Conventions Used in this Manual............. 8 Chapters................... 9 Contents at a Glance..............10 Index to Features ................12 Handling Precautions ..............20 Nomenclature .................
  • Page 15 Contents Basic Shooting and Image Playback A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto)....56 A Full Auto Techniques (Scene Intelligent Auto)......59 7 Disabling Flash ................. 61 C Creative Auto Shooting.............62 2 Shooting Portraits ..............65 3 Shooting Landscapes ............... 66 4 Shooting Close-ups ..............
  • Page 16 Contents Advanced Shooting s: Conveying the Subject’s Movement ........104 f: Changing the Depth of Field ..........106 Depth of Field Preview............... 108 a: Manual Exposure ..............109 q Changing the Metering Mode ..........111 Setting Exposure Compensation ..........112 Auto Exposure Bracketing............
  • Page 17 Contents Shooting Function Settings ............163 Setting the Movie Recording Size..........164 Shooting Video Snapshots............166 Menu Function Settings ..............172 Handy Features Handy Features ................180 Disabling the Beeper ..............180 Card Reminder ................180 Setting the Image Review Time ..........180 Setting the Auto Power-off Time ..........181 Adjusting the LCD Monitor Brightness ........
  • Page 18 Contents k Playing Movies ............... 214 X Editing a Movie’s First and Last Scenes ......... 216 Slide Show (Auto Playback) ............218 Playback on a High-Definition TV set........... 222 K Protecting Images..............225 L Erasing Images................ 227 B Shooting Information Display ..........229 Post-Processing Images U Applying Creative Filters............
  • Page 19 Contents Reference Using a Household Power Outlet..........268 F Using the Remote Switch............269 External Speedlites ............... 270 H Using Eye-Fi Cards ..............272 Function Availability Table According to Shooting Mode ....274 System Map .................. 276 Menu Settings ................278 Troubleshooting Guide..............284 Error Codes...................296 Specifications................297...
  • Page 20: Handling Precautions

    The camera is not waterproof and cannot be used underwater. If you accidentally drop the camera into water, promptly consult the nearest Canon Service Center. Wipe off any water droplets with a dry and clean cloth. If the camera has been exposed to salty air, wipe it with a well-wrung wet cloth.
  • Page 21 If you have not used the camera for some time or if there is an important shoot such as a foreign trip coming up, have the camera checked by your Canon dealer or check the camera yourself and make sure it is working properly.
  • Page 22: Nomenclature

    Nomenclature Mode Dial (p.26) Built-in flash/AF-assist beam (p.101/96) Power switch (p.35) EF Lens mount index (p.40) <D> Flash button EF-S Lens mount index (p.40) (p.101) Flash sync contacts <6> Main Dial Hot shoe (p.270) Microphone Shutter button (p.154, 174) (p.45) <V>...
  • Page 23 Nomenclature <A> Live View shooting/ <B> Display button Movie shooting button (p.134/154) (p.52, 80, 136, 158, 189) Dioptric adjustment knob (p.44) <A/Hy> AE lock/ FE lock button/Index/ Eyecup (p.269) Reduce button (p.116/117/204/206, 247) Viewfinder eyepiece <S/u> AF point selection button/ Magnify button (p.95/206, 247) LCD monitor...
  • Page 24 Nomenclature Shooting Settings (in Creative Zone modes, p.26) Shutter speed c Main Dial pointer (p.103) Aperture Shooting mode Auto Lighting Optimizer (p.119) Exposure level indicator Exposure ISO speed (p.88) compensation Highlight tone priority amount (p.112) (p.261) AEB range (p.114) y Flash exposure Picture Style (p.91) compensation (p.113) 0 External flash...
  • Page 25: Viewfinder Information

    Nomenclature Viewfinder Information AF point activation indicator <•> Focusing screen AF points <i> ISO speed <u> White balance correction <o> Focus <A> AE lock/ confirmation light AEB in-progress Max. burst <D> Flash-ready <0> Monochrome Improper FE lock shooting warning ISO speed <e>...
  • Page 26: Shooting Mode

    Nomenclature Mode Dial The Mode Dial includes the Basic Zone modes, Creative Zone modes, and the Movie shooting mode. Creative Zone Modes These modes give you more control for shooting various subjects. : Program AE (p.82) s : Shutter-priority AE (p.104) f : Aperture-priority AE (p.106) : Manual exposure (p.109) Basic Zone Modes...
  • Page 27 Nomenclature Lens Lens without a distance scale Focusing ring (p.97, 150) Focus mode switch (p.40) Zoom ring (p.41) Zoom position index Hood mount (p.42) Filter thread (front of lens) Image Stabilizer switch (p.43) Contacts (p.21) Lens mount index (p.40)
  • Page 28 Nomenclature Battery Charger LC-E10 Charger for Battery Pack LP-E10 (p.30). Power plug Charge lamp Full-charge lamp Battery pack slot IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS-SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. DANGER-TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS. For connection to a supply not in the U.S.A., use an attachment plug adapter of the proper configuration for the power outlet, if needed.
  • Page 29: Getting Started

    Getting Started This chapter explains preparatory steps before you start shooting and basic camera operations. Attaching the Strap Pass the end of the strap through the camera’s strap mount eyelet from the bottom. Then pass it through the strap’s buckle as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 30: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery Remove the protective cover. Detach the protective cover provided with the battery. Attach the battery. As shown in the illustration, attach the battery securely to the charger. To detach the battery, follow the above procedure in reverse. LC-E10 Recharge the battery.
  • Page 31 3 sec. Do not charge any battery other than a Battery Pack LP-E10. Battery Pack LP-E10 is dedicated to Canon products only. Using it with an incompatible battery charger or product may result in malfunction or accidents for which Canon cannot be held liable.
  • Page 32: Installing And Removing The Battery And Card

    Installing and Removing the Battery and Card Load a fully charged Battery Pack LP-E10 into the camera. The camera can use an SD, SDHC, or SDXC memory card (sold separately). The captured images are recorded onto the card. Make sure the card’s write-protect switch is set upward to enable writing/erasing.
  • Page 33: Insert A Card (P.

    Installing and Removing the Battery and Card After opening the card slot/battery compartment cover, be careful not to swing it back further. Otherwise, the hinge may break. The number of possible shots depends on the remaining capacity of the card, image-recording quality, ISO speed, etc. Setting [z1: Release shutter without card] to [Disable] will prevent you from forgetting to insert a card (p.180).
  • Page 34 Installing and Removing the Battery and Card When the access lamp is lit or blinking, it indicates that images are being written to or read by the card, being erased, or data is being transferred. Do not open the card slot/battery compartment cover. Also, never do any of the following while the access lamp is lit or blinking.
  • Page 35: Turning On The Power

    Turning on the Power If you turn on the power and the date/time/zone setting screen appears, see page 37 to set the date/time/zone. <1> : The camera turns on. <2> : The camera is turned off and does not operate. Set to this position when not using the camera.
  • Page 36: Checking The Battery Level

    Turning on the Power z Checking the Battery Level When the power is turned on, the battery level will be indicated in one of the four levels. z : Battery level is sufficient. x : Battery level is low, but the camera can still be used.
  • Page 37: Setting The Date, Time, And Zone

    Setting the Date, Time, and Zone When you turn on the power for the first time or if the date/time/zone have been reset, the date/time/zone setting screen will appear. Follow the steps below to set the time zone first. If you set the camera to the correct time zone for where you currently live, when you travel to another time zone you can simply set the camera to the correct time zone for your destination to adjust the camera’s date/time automatically.
  • Page 38: Set The Date And Time

    3 Setting the Date, Time, and Zone Set the date and time. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select the number. Press <0> so <a> is displayed. Press the <W> <X> keys to set the number, then press <0>. (Returns to <b>.) Set the daylight saving time.
  • Page 39: Selecting The Interface Language

    Selecting the Interface Language Display the menu screen. Press the <M> button to display the menu screen. Under the [52] tab, select [LanguageK]. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select the [52] tab. Press the <W> <X> keys to select [Language ], then press <0>.
  • Page 40: Attaching And Detaching A Lens

    Attaching and Detaching a Lens The camera is compatible with all Canon EF and EF-S lenses. The camera cannot be used with EF-M lenses. Attaching a Lens Remove the caps. Remove the rear lens cap and the body cap by turning them as shown by the arrows.
  • Page 41: Zoom

    Attaching and Detaching a Lens Zooming To zoom, turn the zoom ring on the lens with your fingers. If you want to zoom, do it before focusing. Turning the zoom ring after achieving focus may throw off the focus. Detaching the Lens While pressing the lens release button, turn the lens as shown by the arrows.
  • Page 42 Attaching and Detaching a Lens Attaching a Lens Hood A lens hood can block unwanted light and diminish rain, snow, dust etc. adhering to the front of the lens. Before storing the lens in a bag, etc., you can attach the hood in reverse. If there is no index mark on the lens and hood: Attach the lens hood.
  • Page 43: Lens Image Stabilizer

    Lens Image Stabilizer When you use an Image Stabilizer (IS) lens, camera shake is corrected to obtain a sharper shot. The procedure explained here is based on the EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II lens as an example. * IS stands for Image Stabilizer. Set the IS switch to <1>.
  • Page 44: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Adjusting the Viewfinder Sharpness Turn the dioptric adjustment knob. Turn the knob left or right so that the AF points (nine boxes) in the viewfinder look sharp. If the camera dioptric adjustment still cannot provide a sharp viewfinder image, using E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lenses (sold separately) is recommended.
  • Page 45: Shutter Button

    Basic Operation Shutter Button The shutter button has two steps. You can press the shutter button halfway. Then you can further press the shutter button completely. Pressing Halfway This activates autofocusing and the automatic exposure system that sets the shutter speed and aperture. The exposure setting (shutter speed and aperture) is displayed in the viewfinder (0).
  • Page 46: Q Quick Control For Shooting Functions

    Q Quick Control for Shooting Functions You can directly select and set the shooting functions displayed on the LCD monitor. This is called the Quick Control. Press the <Q> button. The Quick Control screen will appear (7). Set the desired function. Press the <S>...
  • Page 47 Q Quick Control for Shooting Functions Sample Quick Control Screen Aperture (p.106) Shutter speed (p.104) Highlight tone priority* (p.261) Shooting mode* (p.26) ISO speed (p.88) Exposure compensation/ Flash exposure AEB setting (p.112, 114) compensation (p.113) Raise built-in flash Picture Style (p.91) Image-recording quality AF operation (p.93) (p.84)
  • Page 48: Menu Operations

    Menu Operations You can set various settings with the menus such as the image- recording quality, date/time, etc. <0> button <S> cross keys LCD monitor <M> button Menu Screen The menu tabs and items displayed will differ depending on the shooting mode.
  • Page 49 3 Menu Operations Menu Setting Procedure Display the menu screen. Press the <M> button to display the menu screen. Select a tab. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select a tab (group of functions). For example, in this manual, “the [z3] tab”...
  • Page 50: Formatting The Card

    Formatting the Card If the card is new or was previously formatted by another camera or computer, format the card with the camera. When the card is formatted, all images and data in the card will be erased. Even protected images will be erased, so make sure there is nothing you need to keep.
  • Page 51 3 Formatting the Card Execute [Format card] in the following cases: The card is new. The card was formatted by a different camera or a computer. The card is full with images or data. A card-related error is displayed (p.296). Low-level Formatting Perform low-level formatting if the card’s recording or reading speed seems slow or if you want to totally erase data in the card.
  • Page 52: Switching The Lcd Monitor Display

    Switching the LCD Monitor Display The LCD monitor can display the shooting settings screen, menu screen, captured images, etc. Shooting Settings When you turn on the power, the shooting settings will be displayed. When you press the shutter button halfway, the display will turn off. And when you let go of the shutter button, the display will turn on.
  • Page 53: Feature Guide

    Feature Guide The Feature guide appears when you change the shooting mode or set a shooting function, Live View shooting, movie shooting, or Quick Control for playback, and displays a brief description of that mode, function or option. It also displays a description when you select a function or option on the Quick Control screen.
  • Page 55: Basic Shooting And Image Playback

    Basic Shooting and Image Playback This chapter explains how to use the Basic Zone modes on the Mode Dial for best results and how to play back images. With Basic Zone modes, all you do is point and shoot while the camera sets everything automatically (p.72, 274).
  • Page 56: A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto)

    A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto) <A> is a fully automatic mode. The camera analyzes the scene and sets the optimum settings automatically. It also adjusts focus automatically by detecting whether the subject is still or moving (p.59). Set the Mode Dial to <A>. Aim any AF point over the AF point subject.
  • Page 57: Take The Picture

    A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto) Take the picture. Press the shutter button completely to take the picture. The captured image will be displayed for 2 sec. on the LCD monitor. After you finish shooting, push down the built-in flash with your fingers. The <A>...
  • Page 58 A Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto) The flash fired even though it was daylight. For a backlit subject, the flash may fire to help lighten the subject’s dark areas. If you do not want the flash to fire, use the Flash off mode (p.61).
  • Page 59: A Full Auto Techniques (Scene Intelligent Auto)

    A Full Auto Techniques (Scene Intelligent Auto) Recomposing the Shot Depending on the scene, position the subject toward the left or right to create a balanced background and good perspective. In the <A> mode, while you press the shutter button halfway to focus on a still subject, the focus will be locked.
  • Page 60 A Full Auto Techniques (Scene Intelligent Auto) A Live View Shooting You can shoot while viewing the image on the LCD monitor. This is called “Live View shooting”. For details, see page 133. Display the Live View image on the LCD monitor. Press the <A>...
  • Page 61: Disabling Flash

    7 Disabling Flash The camera analyzes the scene and sets the optimum settings automatically. In places where flash photography is prohibited such as in a museum or an aquarium, use the <7> (Flash Off) mode. This mode is also effective for capturing the particular ambience of a scene, such as candlelight scenes.
  • Page 62: C Creative Auto Shooting

    C Creative Auto Shooting In the <C> mode, you can easily change the depth of field, drive/self- timer, and flash firing. You can also choose the ambience you want to convey in your images. The default settings are the same as the <A> mode.
  • Page 63: Image-Recording Quality

    C Creative Auto Shooting Shutter speed Aperture ISO speed Battery check Possible shots Image-recording quality Pressing the <Q> button enables you to set the following: (1) Ambience-based shots You can set the ambience you want to convey in your images. Press the <Y>...
  • Page 64 C Creative Auto Shooting (3) Drive/self-timer: Press <0> and set it with <Y> <Z> or the <6> dial. <u> Single shooting : Shoot one image at a time. <i> Continuous shooting: While you hold down the shutter button completely, shots will be taken continuously. You can shoot up to approx.
  • Page 65: Shooting Portraits

    2 Shooting Portraits The <2> (Portrait) mode blurs the background to make the human subject stand out. It also makes skin tones and hair look softer. Shooting Tips The further the distance between the subject and background, the better. The further the distance between the subject and background, the more blurred the background will look.
  • Page 66: Shooting Landscapes

    3 Shooting Landscapes Use the <3> (Landscape) mode for wide scenery or to have everything in focus from near to far. For vivid blues and greens, and very sharp and crisp images. Shooting Tips With a zoom lens, use the wide-angle end. When using the wide-angle end of a zoom lens, objects near and far will be in focus.
  • Page 67: Shooting Close-Ups

    4 Shooting Close-ups When you want to shoot flowers or small things up close, use the <4> (Close-up) mode. To make small things appear much larger, use a macro lens (sold separately). Shooting Tips Use a simple background. A simple background makes small objects such as flowers stand out better.
  • Page 68: Shooting Moving Subjects

    5 Shooting Moving Subjects Use the <5> (Sports) mode to shoot a moving subject, such as a running person or a moving vehicle. Shooting Tips Use a telephoto lens. The use of a telephoto lens is recommended for shooting from a distance.
  • Page 69: Shooting Night Portraits

    6 Shooting Night Portraits To shoot people at night and obtain a natural-looking night scene in the background, use the <6> (Night Portrait) mode. Using a tripod is recommended. Shooting Tips Use a wide-angle lens and a tripod. When using a zoom lens, use the wide-angle end to obtain a wide night view.
  • Page 70 6 Shooting Night Portraits During Live View shooting, it may be difficult to focus on dots of light such as in a night scene. In such a case, it is recommended that you set the AF method to [Quick mode] and shoot. If it is still difficult to focus, set the lens’s focus mode switch to <MF>...
  • Page 71: Q Quick Control

    Q Quick Control In Basic Zone modes when the shooting function settings screen is displayed, you can press the <Q> button to display the Quick Control screen. The table on the next page shows the functions that can be set with the Quick Control screen in each Basic Zone mode.
  • Page 72 Q Quick Control Settable Functions in Basic Zone Modes : Set automatically k: User selectable : Not selectable Function (p.56) (p.61) (p.62) (p.65) (p.66) (p.67) (p.68) (p.69) u: Single shooting i: Continuous shooting Drive j: 10 sec. mode Self-timer q: Continuous shooting* a: Automatic firing D: Flash on (Fires...
  • Page 73: Shoot By Ambience Selection

    Shoot by Ambience Selection Except in the <A> and <7> Basic Zone modes, you can select the ambience for shooting. A 7 C 2 3 4 5 6 Ambience Ambience Effect k k k k k (1) Standard setting No setting k k k k k (2) Vivid Low / Standard / Strong...
  • Page 74 Shoot by Ambience Selection Set the ambience effect. Press the <W> <X> keys to select the effect bar so that [Effect] appears at the bottom. Press the <Y> <Z> keys or turn the <6> dial to select the desired effect. Take the picture.
  • Page 75 Shoot by Ambience Selection Ambience Settings (1) Standard setting Standard image characteristics for the respective shooting mode. Note that <2> has image characteristics geared for portraits and <3> is geared for landscapes. Each ambience is a modification of the respective shooting mode’s image characteristics. (2) Vivid The subject is given a sharp, vivid look.
  • Page 76 Shoot by Ambience Selection (7) Brighter The picture will look brighter. (8) Darker The picture will look darker. (9) Monochrome The picture will be monochrome. You can select the monochrome color to be black and white, sepia, or blue. When [Monochrome] is selected, <0>...
  • Page 77: Shoot By Lighting Or Scene Type

    Shoot by Lighting or Scene Type In the <2>, <3>, <4>, and <5> Basic Zone modes, you can shoot with settings that match the lighting or scene type. Normally, [Default setting] is adequate, but if the settings match the lighting condition or scene type, the picture will look more accurate to your eyes.
  • Page 78 Shoot by Lighting or Scene Type On the Quick Control screen, select the lighting or scene type. Press the <Q> button (7). Press the <W> <X> keys to select [Default setting]. [Light/scene- based shots] will appear on the screen. Press the <Y> <Z> keys or turn the <6>...
  • Page 79 Shoot by Lighting or Scene Type Lighting or Scene Type Settings (1) Default setting Default setting suited for most subjects. (2) Daylight For subjects under sunlight. Gives more natural-looking blue skies and greenery, and reproduces light-colored flowers better. (3) Shade For subjects in the shade.
  • Page 80: Image Playback

    x Image Playback The easiest way to play back images is explained below. For more details on the playback procedure, see page 203. Play back the image. Press the <x> button. The last captured image or last image played back will appear. Select an image.
  • Page 81: Creative Shooting

    Creative Shooting In the Basic Zone modes, to prevent spoiled shots, most advanced functions are set automatically and cannot be changed. In the <d> (Program AE) mode, you can set various functions and be more creative. In the <d> mode, the camera sets the shutter speed and aperture automatically to obtain a standard exposure.
  • Page 82: D: Program Ae

    d: Program AE The camera automatically sets the shutter speed and aperture to suit the subject’s brightness. This is called Program AE. Set the Mode Dial to <d>. Focus on the subject. Look through the viewfinder and aim the selected AF point over the subject.
  • Page 83: D: Program Ae

    d: Program AE Shooting Tips Change the ISO speed. Use the built-in flash. To match the subject and ambient lighting level, you can change the ISO speed (p.88) or use the built-in flash (p.101). In the <d> mode, the built-in flash will not fire automatically. When indoors or during low light shooting, it is recommended that you press the <I>...
  • Page 84: Setting The Image-Recording Quality

    Setting the Image-Recording Quality You can select the pixel count and the image quality. Ten image- recording quality settings are provided: 73, 83, 74, 84, 7a, 8a, b, c, 1+73, 1. Select [Image quality]. Under the [z1] tab, select [Image quality], then press <0>.
  • Page 85 * Figures for the file size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst are based on Canon’s 8 GB test card and testing standards (3:2 aspect ratio, ISO 100, and Standard Picture Style). These figures will vary depending on the subject, card brand, aspect ratio, ISO speed, Picture Style, Custom Functions, and other settings.
  • Page 86: Maximum Burst

    3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality I want to select the image-recording quality matching the paper size for printing. Refer to the diagram on the left when Paper size choosing the image-recording quality. If A2 (59.4x42 cm/23.4x16.5 in.) you want to crop the image, selecting a higher quality (more pixels) such as 73, A3 (42x29.7 cm/ 1 73...
  • Page 87 Download a version of Digital Photo Professional compatible with this camera from the Canon Web site. Commercially-available software may not be able to display RAW images taken with this camera. For compatibility information, contact the software manufacturer.
  • Page 88: I: Changing The Iso Speed

    i: Changing the ISO SpeedN Set the ISO speed (image sensor’s sensitivity to light) to suit the ambient light level. In Basic Zone modes, the ISO speed is set automatically (p.89). Press the <Wi> button. [ISO speed] will appear. Set the ISO speed. Press the <Y>...
  • Page 89 i: Changing the ISO SpeedN When you shoot at high ISO speeds, noise (such as dots of light and banding) may become noticeable. If you use a high ISO speed and flash to shoot a close subject, overexposure may result. As “H”...
  • Page 90 i: Changing the ISO SpeedN Shooting Mode ISO Speed Setting A/7/C/3/4/5/6 Automatically set within ISO 100 - 3200 d/s/f/a Automatically set within ISO 100 - 6400 ISO 100 *3*4*5 With flash ISO 800 *1: Fixed at ISO 800 for bulb exposures. *2: Depends on the maximum ISO speed limit set.
  • Page 91: A Optimal Image Characteristics For The Subject (Picture Style)

    A Optimal Image Characteristics for the SubjectN By selecting a Picture Style, you can obtain image characteristics matching your photographic expression or the subject. In Basic Zone modes, you cannot select the Picture Style. Select [Picture Style]. Under the [z2] tab, select [Picture Style], then press <0>.
  • Page 92 A Optimal Image Characteristics for the SubjectN R Landscape For vivid blues and greens, and very sharp and crisp images. Effective for impressive landscapes. S Neutral This Picture Style is for users who prefer to process images with their computer. For natural colors and subdued images. U Faithful This Picture Style is for users who prefer to process images with their computer.
  • Page 93: F: Changing The Autofocus Operation (Af Operation)

    f: Changing the Autofocus OperationN You can select the AF (autofocus) operation characteristics suiting the shooting conditions or subject. In Basic Zone modes, the optimum AF operation is set automatically for the respective shooting mode. Set the lens’s focus mode switch to <AF>.
  • Page 94: Ai Servo Af For Moving Subjects

    f: Changing the Autofocus OperationN If focus cannot be achieved, the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder will blink. If this occurs, the picture cannot be taken even if the shutter button is pressed completely. Recompose the shot and try to focus again, or see “Subjects Difficult to Focus”...
  • Page 95: S Selecting The Af Point

    S Selecting the AF PointN In Basic Zone modes, the camera will normally focus the closest subject automatically. Therefore, it may not always focus on your target subject. In the <d>, <s>, <f>, and <a> modes, you can select the AF point and use it to focus on the target subject.
  • Page 96 S Selecting the AF PointN Shooting Tips When shooting a portrait up close, use One-Shot AF and focus on the eyes. If you focus on the eyes first, you can then recompose and the face will remain sharp. If it is difficult to focus, select and use the center AF point. The center AF point is the most sensitive among the nine AF points.
  • Page 97: Subjects Difficult To Focus

    Subjects Difficult to Focus Autofocus can fail to achieve focus (viewfinder’s focus confirmation light <o> blinks) with certain subjects such as the following: Very low-contrast subjects (Example: Blue skies, solid-color flat surfaces, etc.) Subjects in very low light Extremely backlit and reflective subjects (Example: Cars with highly reflective bodies, etc.) Near and far subjects covered by an AF point (Example: Animals in cages, etc.)
  • Page 98: Continuous Shooting

    i Continuous ShootingN You can shoot up to approx. 3 shots per second. This is effective for shooting a child running toward you or capturing different facial expressions. Press the <Yij> button. Select <i>. Press the <Y> <Z> keys or turn the <6>...
  • Page 99 i Continuous ShootingN Under [53: Custom Functions (C.Fn)], if [5: High ISO speed noise reduction] is set to [2: Strong] (p.261), the maximum burst during continuous shooting will greatly decrease. Also, the continuous shooting speed may be slower. When the battery level is low, the continuous shooting speed may become slightly slower.
  • Page 100: Using The Self-Timer

    j Using the Self-timer Press the <Yi > button. Select the self-timer. Press the <Y> <Z> keys or turn the <6> dial to select the self-timer, then press <0>. j : 10-sec. self-timer l: 2-sec. self-timerN q: 10-sec. self-timer plus continuous shots Press the <W>...
  • Page 101: D Using The Built-In Flash

    D Using the Built-in Flash Indoors, in low light, or in backlit conditions in daylight, just raise the built-in flash and press the shutter button to take flash pictures. In the <d> mode, the shutter speed (1/60 sec. - 1/200 sec.) will be set automatically to prevent camera shake.
  • Page 102: Red-Eye Reduction

    D Using the Built-in Flash Shooting Tips If the subject is far away, increase the ISO speed (p.88). By increasing the ISO speed, you can extend the flash range. In bright light, decrease the ISO speed. If the exposure setting in the viewfinder blinks, decrease the ISO speed. Detach the lens hood.
  • Page 103: Advanced Shooting

    Advanced Shooting This chapter builds on Chapter 3 and introduces more ways to shoot creatively. The first half of this chapter explains how to use the <s>, <f>, and <a> modes on the Mode Dial. All the functions explained in Chapter 3 can also be used in the <s>, <f>, and <a>...
  • Page 104: S: Conveying The Subject's Movement

    s: Conveying the Subject’s Movement You can either freeze the action or create motion blur with the <s> (Shutter-priority AE) mode on the Mode Dial. * <s> stands for Time value. Blurred motion Frozen action (Slow shutter speed: 1/30 sec.) (Fast shutter speed: 1/2000 sec.) Set the Mode Dial to <s>.
  • Page 105 s: Conveying the Subject’s Movement Shooting Tips To freeze the motion of a fast-moving subject Use a fast shutter speed such as 1/4000 sec. to 1/500 sec. To blur a running child or animal and convey an impression of motion Use a medium shutter speed such as 1/250 sec.
  • Page 106: F: Changing The Depth Of Field

    f: Changing the Depth of Field To blur the background or to make everything near and far look sharp, set the Mode Dial to <f> (Aperture-priority AE) to adjust the depth of field (range of acceptable focus). * <f> stands for Aperture value, which is the size of the diaphragm hole inside the lens.
  • Page 107 f: Changing the Depth of Field Shooting Tips When using an aperture with a high f/number or shooting in low light scenes, note that camera shake can occur. A higher aperture f/number will make the shutter speed slower. Under low light, the shutter speed can be as long as 30 sec. In such cases, increase the ISO speed and hold the camera steady or use a tripod.
  • Page 108: Using Built-In Flash

    f: Changing the Depth of Field D Using the Built-in Flash To obtain a correct flash exposure, the flash output will be set automatically to match the set aperture (autoflash exposure). The shutter speed will be set automatically between 1/200 sec. - 30 sec. to suit the scene’s brightness.
  • Page 109: A: Manual Exposure

    a: Manual Exposure You can set both the shutter speed and aperture manually as desired. While referring to the exposure level indicator in the viewfinder, you can set the exposure as desired. This method is called manual exposure. * <a> stands for Manual. Set the Mode Dial to <a>.
  • Page 110: Bulb

    a: Manual Exposure D Using the Built-in Flash To obtain a correct flash exposure, the flash output will be set automatically (autoflash exposure) to match the manually-set aperture. The shutter speed can be set from 1/200 sec. to 30 sec or bulb. BULB: Bulb Exposures A bulb exposure keeps the shutter open for as long as you hold down the shutter...
  • Page 111: Changing The Metering Mode

    q Changing the Metering ModeN Three methods (metering modes) to measure the subject’s brightness are provided. Normally, evaluative metering is recommended. In Basic Zone modes, automatic selection is set automatically. Select [Metering mode]. Under the [z2] tab, select [Metering mode], then press <0>. Set the metering mode.
  • Page 112: Setting Exposure Compensation

    Setting Exposure CompensationN O Setting Exposure Compensation Set exposure compensation if the exposure (without flash) does not come out as desired. This feature can be used in Creative Zone modes (except <a>). You can set the exposure compensation up to ±5 stops in 1/3-stop increments.
  • Page 113: Flash Exposure Compensation

    Setting Exposure CompensationN y Flash Exposure Compensation Set flash exposure compensation if the flash exposure of the subject does not come out as desired. You can set the exposure compensation up to ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments. Press the < >...
  • Page 114: Auto Exposure Bracketing

    Auto Exposure BracketingN This feature takes exposure compensation a step further by varying the exposure automatically (up to ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments) with three shots as shown below. You can then choose the best exposure. This is called AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing). Darker exposure Brighter exposure Standard exposure...
  • Page 115 3 Auto Exposure BracketingN Canceling AEB Follow steps 1 and 2 to turn off the AEB range display. The AEB setting will also be canceled automatically if the power switch is set to <2>, flash recycling is completed, etc. Shooting Tips Using AEB with continuous shooting If <i>...
  • Page 116: A Locking The Exposure

    A Locking the ExposureN You can lock the exposure when the area of focus is to be different from the exposure metering area or when you want to take multiple shots at the same exposure setting. Press the <A> button to lock the exposure, then recompose and take the shot.
  • Page 117: A Locking The Flash Exposure

    This is when FE lock is effective. After setting the proper flash exposure for the subject, you can recompose (put the subject toward the side) and shoot. This feature can also be used with a Canon EX-series Speedlite. * FE stands for Flash Exposure.
  • Page 118 A Locking the Flash ExposureN If the subject is too far away and beyond the effective range of the flash, the <D> icon will blink. Move closer to the subject and repeat steps 2 to 4. FE lock is not possible during Live View shooting.
  • Page 119: Auto Correction Of Brightness And Contrast (Auto Lighting Optimizer)

    Auto Correction of Brightness and ContrastN If the image comes out dark or the contrast is low, the brightness and contrast can be corrected automatically. This function is called Auto Lighting Optimizer. The default setting is [Standard]. With JPEG images, the correction is applied when the image is captured. In Basic Zone modes, [Standard] is set automatically.
  • Page 120: Correcting The Image's Dark Corners

    Correcting the Image’s Dark Corners Due to the lens characteristics, the four corners of the picture may look darker. This phenomenon is called lens light fall-off or drop in peripheral illumination and can be corrected. The default setting is [Enable]. With JPEG images, the correction is applied when the image is captured.
  • Page 121 Depending on shooting conditions, noise may appear on the image periphery. When using a non-Canon lens, setting the corrections to [Disable] is recommended, even if [Correction data available] is displayed. If you use the magnified view during Live View shooting, the peripheral illumination correction will not be reflected in the image shown on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 122: A Customizing Image Characteristics (Picture Style)

    A Customizing Image CharacteristicsN You can customize a Picture Style by adjusting individual parameters such as [Sharpness] and [Contrast]. To see the resulting effects, take test shots. To customize [Monochrome], see page 124. Select [Picture Style]. Under the [z2] tab, select [Picture Style], then press <0>.
  • Page 123 A Customizing Image CharacteristicsN Parameter Settings and Effects Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the image. To make it less sharp, set it toward the E end. The closer it is to E, the softer the image will look. To make it sharper, set it toward the F end. The closer it is to F, the sharper the image will look.
  • Page 124 A Customizing Image CharacteristicsN V Monochrome Adjustment For Monochrome, you can also set [Filter effect] and [Toning effect] in addition to [Sharpness] and [Contrast] explained on the preceding page. kFilter Effect With a filter effect applied to a monochrome image, you can make white clouds or green trees stand out more.
  • Page 125: A Registering Preferred Image Characteristics (Picture Style)

    A Registering Preferred Image CharacteristicsN You can select a base Picture Style such as [Portrait] or [Landscape], adjust its parameters as desired and register it under [User Def. 1], [User Def. 2], or [User Def. 3]. You can create multiple Picture Styles with different settings for parameters such as sharpness and contrast.
  • Page 126 A Registering Preferred Image CharacteristicsN Select a parameter. Select a parameter such as [Sharpness], then press <0>. Set the parameter. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to adjust the parameter as desired, then press <0>. For details, see “Customizing Image Characteristics” on pages 122-124. Press the <M>...
  • Page 127: B: Matching The Light Source (White Balance)

    B: Matching the Light SourceN The function adjusting the color tone so that white objects look white in the picture is called white balance (WB). Normally, the <Q> (Auto) setting will obtain the correct white balance. If natural-looking colors cannot be obtained with <Q>, you can select the white balance that matches the light source or set it manually by shooting a white object.
  • Page 128 B: Matching the Light SourceN Select [Custom White Balance]. Under the [z2] tab, select [Custom White Balance], then press <0>. The custom white balance selection screen will appear. Import the white balance data. Select the image that was captured in step 1, then press <0>.
  • Page 129: Adjusting The Color Tone For The Light Source

    u Adjusting the Color Tone for the Light SourceN You can correct the white balance that has been set. This adjustment will have the same effect as using a commercially-available color temperature conversion filter or color compensating filter. Each color can be corrected to one of nine levels.
  • Page 130: White Balance Auto Bracketing

    u Adjusting the Color Tone for the Light SourceN White Balance Auto Bracketing With just one shot, three images with different color tones can be recorded simultaneously. Based on the color temperature of the current white balance setting, the image will be bracketed with a blue/amber bias or magenta/green bias.
  • Page 131: Setting The Color Reproduction Range (Color Space)

    Setting the Color Reproduction RangeN The range of reproducible colors is called the color space. With this camera, you can set the color space for captured images to sRGB or Adobe RGB. For normal shooting, sRGB is recommended. In Basic Zone modes, sRGB is set automatically. Select [Color space].
  • Page 133: Shooting) With The Lcd Monitor

    Shooting with the LCD Monitor (Live View Shooting) You can shoot while viewing the picture on the camera’s LCD monitor. This is called “Live View shooting”. Live View shooting is effective for still subjects which do not move. If you handhold the camera and shoot while viewing the LCD monitor, camera shake can cause blurred images.
  • Page 134: A Shooting With The Lcd Monitor

    A Shooting with the LCD Monitor Display the Live View image. Press the <A> button. The Live View image will appear on the LCD monitor. The Live View image will closely reflect the brightness level of the actual image you capture. Focus on the subject.
  • Page 135: Enabling Live View Shooting

    A Shooting with the LCD Monitor Enabling Live View Shooting Set [Live View shoot.] to [Enable]. In Basic Zone modes, the Live View menu options will be displayed under [z2], and in Creative Zone modes, they will be displayed under [z4]. Number of Possible Shots with Live View Shooting (Approx.
  • Page 136: Information Display

    A Shooting with the LCD Monitor Information Display Each time you press the <B> button, the information display will change. AF method AF point (Quick mode) • d : FlexiZone - Single Magnifying frame • c : u Live mode •...
  • Page 137 A Shooting with the LCD Monitor Final Image Simulation The final image simulation reflects the settings of the Picture Style, white balance and other functions in the Live View image so you can see what the captured image will look like. During shooting, the Live View image will automatically reflect the function settings listed below.
  • Page 138: Shooting Function Settings

    Shooting Function Settings Function settings particular to Live View shooting are explained here. Q Quick Control If you press the <Q> button while the image is displayed on the LCD monitor in a Creative Zone mode, you can set any of the following: AF method, Drive/self-timer, White balance, Picture Style, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Image-recording quality, and ISO speed.
  • Page 139: Menu Function Settings

    Menu Function Settings The menu options displayed are as follows. The settable functions on this menu screen apply only to Live View shooting. These functions do not take effect during viewfinder shooting (settings are disabled). In Basic Zone modes, the Live View menu options will be displayed under [z2], and in Creative Zone modes, they will be displayed under [z4].
  • Page 140: Aspect Ratio

    Menu Function Settings Aspect ratioN The image’s aspect ratio can be set to [3:2], [4:3], [16:9], or [1:1]. The area surrounding the Live View image is masked in black when the following aspect ratios are set: [4:3] [16:9] [1:1]. JPEG images will be saved with the set aspect ratio. RAW images will always be saved with the [3:2] aspect ratio.
  • Page 141 Menu Function Settings Metering timerN You can change how long the exposure setting is displayed (AE lock time). In Basic Zone modes, metering timer is fixed at 8 sec. Selecting any of the following operations will stop Live View shooting. To start Live View shooting again, press the <A>...
  • Page 142: Using Af To Focus (Af Method)

    Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Selecting the AF Method You can select an AF method to suit the shooting conditions and your subject. The following AF methods are provided: [FlexiZone - Single], [uLive mode] (face detection, p.143), and [Quick mode] (p.148). If you want to achieve precise focus, set the lens’s focus mode switch to <MF>, magnify the image, and focus manually (p.150).
  • Page 143 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Focus on the subject. Aim the AF point over the subject and press the shutter button halfway. When focus is achieved, the AF point will turn green and the beeper will sound. If focus is not achieved, the AF point will turn orange.
  • Page 144 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Focus on the subject. Press the shutter button halfway and the camera will focus on the face covered by the <p> frame. When focus is achieved, the AF point will turn green and the beeper will sound.
  • Page 145 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Notes for [FlexiZone - Single] and [uLive mode] AF Operation Focusing will take longer than with [Quick mode]. Even when focus has been achieved, pressing the shutter button halfway will focus again. You cannot focus a moving subject continuously. The image brightness may change during and after the AF operation.
  • Page 146 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Shooting Conditions that Make Focusing Difficult Low-contrast subjects such as the blue sky, solid-color flat surfaces or when highlight or shadow details are lost. Subjects in low light. Stripes and other patterns where there is contrast only in the horizontal direction.
  • Page 147 EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM, EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 III, EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM For information on discontinued lenses, refer to your local Canon Web site. If you shoot a peripheral subject and it is slightly out of focus, aim the center AF point over the subject to focus, focus again and then take the picture.
  • Page 148 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Quick Mode:f The dedicated AF sensor is used to focus in One-Shot AF (p.93), using the same AF method as with viewfinder shooting. Although you can focus on the target subject quickly, the Live View image will be interrupted momentarily during the AF operation.
  • Page 149 Using AF to Focus (AF Method) Focus on the subject. Aim the AF point over the subject and press the shutter button halfway. The Live View image will turn off, the reflex mirror will go back down, and AF will be executed. (No picture is taken.) When focus is achieved, the AF point that achieved focus will turn green...
  • Page 150: Mf: Focusing Manually

    MF: Focusing Manually You can magnify the image and focus precisely with manual focus. Set the lens’s focus mode switch to <MF>. Turn the lens’s focusing ring to focus roughly. Move the magnifying frame. Press the <S> cross keys to move the magnifying frame to the position where you want to focus.
  • Page 151 Live View Shooting Cautions Image Quality When you shoot at high ISO speeds, noise (such as dots of light and banding) may become noticeable. Shooting in high temperatures may cause noise and irregular colors in the image. If Live View shooting is used continuously for a long period, the camera’s internal temperature may rise, and image quality may deteriorate.
  • Page 152 Live View Shooting Cautions Live View Image Under low- or bright-light conditions, the Live View image may not reflect the brightness of the captured image. Even if a low ISO speed is set, noise may be noticeable in the displayed Live View image under low light.
  • Page 153: Shooting Movies

    Shooting Movies Movie shooting is enabled by setting the Mode Dial to <k>. The movie recording format will be MOV. For cards that can record movies, see page 5. Full HD 1080 Full HD 1080 indicates compatibility with High- Definition featuring 1080 vertical pixels (scanning lines).
  • Page 154: Shooting Movies

    k Shooting Movies Connecting the camera to a TV set is recommended to play back the movies shot (p.222). Autoexposure Shooting Set the Mode Dial to <k>. The reflex mirror will make a sound, then the image will appear on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 155 k Shooting Movies Cautions for movie shooting are on pages 177 and 178. If necessary, also read the Live View shooting cautions on pages 151 and 152. The ISO speed (ISO 100 - ISO 6400), shutter speed, and aperture are set automatically.
  • Page 156: Manual Exposure Shooting

    k Shooting Movies Manual Exposure Shooting You can freely set the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO speed for movie shooting. Using manual exposure to shoot movies is for advanced users. Set the Mode Dial to <k>. The reflex mirror will make a sound, then the image will appear on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 157 k Shooting Movies Focus and shoot the movie. The procedure is the same as steps 2 and 3 for “Autoexposure Shooting” (p.154). ISO Speed During Manual Exposure Shooting With [Auto], the ISO speed will be set automatically within ISO 100 - ISO 6400.
  • Page 158 k Shooting Movies Information Display Each time you press the <B> button, the information display will change. AF method • d : FlexiZone - Single Picture Style • c : u Live mode • f : Quick mode Movie shooting remaining time / Elapsed time Movie shooting mode AF point (Quick mode) White balance...
  • Page 159 k Shooting Movies Notes on Movie Shooting Do not hold the camera in the same position for long periods of time. Even if the camera does not feel too hot, prolonged contact with the same body part may cause skin redness, blistering or low-temperature contact burns.
  • Page 160 k Shooting Movies Final Image Simulation The final image simulation reflects the settings of the Picture Style, white balance and other functions in the image so you can see what the captured image will look like. During movie shooting, the image displayed will automatically reflect the effects of the function settings listed below.
  • Page 161: Shooting Still Photos

    k Shooting Movies Shooting Still Photos While shooting a movie, you can also take a still photo by pressing the shutter button completely. Shooting Still Photos in the <k> Mode If you take a still photo during movie shooting, the movie will record a still moment lasting approx.
  • Page 162 k Shooting Movies When [Z1: AF w/ shutter button during k] is set to [Enable] (p.172), pressing the shutter button halfway during movie shooting will execute focusing. However, the following may occur. • Focus may become far off momentarily. • The brightness of the recorded movie may change. •...
  • Page 163: Shooting Function Settings

    Shooting Function Settings Function settings particular to movie shooting are explained here. Q Quick Control If you press the <Q> button while the image is displayed on the LCD monitor, you can set any of the following: AF method, White balance, Picture Style, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Movie-recording size, Video snapshot, and Image-recording quality (still photos).
  • Page 164: Setting The Movie Recording Size

    Setting the Movie Recording Size The menu option [Z2: Movie rec. size] enables you to select the movie’s image size [****x****] and frame rate [9] (frames recorded per second). The 9 (frame rate) switches automatically depending on the [Z2: Video system] setting.
  • Page 165 3 Setting the Movie Recording Size Total Movie Recording Time and File Size Per Minute Total Recording Time (approx.) Movie Recording File Size Size (approx.) 4 GB Card 8 GB Card 16 GB Card [1920x1080] 11 min. 22 min. 44 min. 330 MB/min.
  • Page 166: Shooting Video Snapshots

    Shooting Video Snapshots You can shoot a series of short movie clips lasting approx. 2 sec., 4 sec., or 8 sec. called video snapshots. The video snapshots can be joined together into a single movie called a video snapshot album. You can thereby show quick highlights of a trip or event.
  • Page 167 3 Shooting Video Snapshots Creating a Video Snapshot Album Shoot the first video snapshot. Press the <A> button, then shoot. The blue bar indicating the shooting duration will gradually decrease. After the set shooting duration elapses, the shooting stops automatically. The confirmation dialog will appear Shooting duration (p.168).
  • Page 168: Playback

    3 Shooting Video Snapshots Options in Steps 4 and 5 Function Description J Save as album The movie clip will be saved as the video snapshot (Step 4) album’s first video snapshot. J Save as album The video snapshot just recorded will be added to (Step 5) the album recorded immediately before.
  • Page 169: Playback

    3 Shooting Video Snapshots Cautions for Shooting Video Snapshots You can add to an album only video snapshots with the same duration (approx. 2 sec., 4 sec., or 8 sec. each). Note that if you do any of the following while shooting video snapshots, a new album will be created for subsequent video snapshots.
  • Page 170: Playback

    3 Shooting Video Snapshots Playing an Album You can play the completed video snapshot album in the same way as a normal movie (p.214). Play back the movie. Press the <x> button to display image. Select the album. In the single-image display, the s] icon displayed on the upper left of the screen indicates a video snapshot album.
  • Page 171 3 Shooting Video Snapshots Background Music You can play background music when you play back albums, normal movies, and slide shows on the camera (p.170, 215). To play background music, you must first copy the background music to the card using EOS Utility (EOS software).
  • Page 172: Menu Function Settings

    Menu Function Settings Menu options under the [Z1], [Z2], and [Z3] tabs are explained below. [Z1] Movie exposure Normally, set this to [Auto]. Setting it to [Manual] will enable you to manually set the ISO speed, shutter speed, and aperture for movie shooting (p.156). AF method The AF methods are the same as described on pages 142-149.
  • Page 173 3 Menu Function Settings kShutter/AE lock button You can change the function assigned to the shutter button’s halfway position and to the AE lock button. • AF/AE lock: Normal function. Press the shutter button halfway to execute AF. Press the <A> button for AE lock. •...
  • Page 174: Sound Recording

    3 Menu Function Settings [Z2] Movie recording size You can set the movie recording size (image size and frame rate). For details, see page 164. Sound recording Sound will be recorded by the built-in monaural microphone. An external microphone cannot be used. Level meter [Sound rec.] and [Rec.
  • Page 175: Grid Display

    3 Menu Function Settings [Wind filter] When set to [Enable], it reduces wind noise when there is wind outdoors. Note that [Enable] will also reduce low bass sounds, so set this function to [Disable] when there is no wind. It will record a more natural sound than with [Enable].
  • Page 176 3 Menu Function Settings [Z3] Exposure compensation Although exposure compensation can be set up to ±5 stops, exposure compensation for movies is restricted only up to ±3 stops. For still photos, exposure compensation may extend up to ±5 stops. Auto Lighting Optimizer The Auto Lighting Optimizer can be set as explained on page 119.
  • Page 177 Movie Shooting Cautions White <s> and Red <E> Internal Temperature Warning Icons If the camera’s internal temperature increases due to prolonged movie shooting or under a high ambient temperature, a white <s> or red <E> icon will appear. The white <s> icon indicates that the image quality of still photos will deteriorate.
  • Page 178: Playback

    Movie Shooting Cautions Recording and Image Quality If you use a card with a slow writing speed, a five-level indicator may appear on the right of the screen during movie shooting. It indicates how much data has not yet been written to the card (remaining capacity of the internal buffer memory).
  • Page 179: Handy Features

    Handy Features Disabling the Beeper (p.180) Card Reminder (p.180) Setting the Image Review Time (p.180) Setting the Auto Power-off Time (p.181) Adjusting the LCD Monitor Brightness (p.181) Creating and Selecting a Folder (p.182) File Numbering Methods (p.184) Setting Copyright Information (p.186) Auto Rotation of Vertical Images (p.188) Checking Camera Settings (p.189) Reverting the Camera to the Default Settings (p.190)
  • Page 180: Handy Features

    Handy Features 3 Disabling the Beeper You can prevent the beeper from sounding when focus is achieved or during self-timer operation. Under the [z1] tab, select [Beep], then press <0>. Select [Disable], then press <0>. 3 Card Reminder This setting prevents shooting if there is no card in the camera. Under the [z1] tab, select [Release shutter without card], then press <0>.
  • Page 181: Setting The Auto Power-Off Time

    Handy Features 3 Setting the Auto Power-off Time To save battery power, the camera turns off automatically after the set time of idle operation elapses. You can set this auto power-off time. When the camera has turned off due to auto power off, you can turn it on again by pressing the shutter button halfway or pressing any of the following buttons: <M>, <B>, <x>, <A>, etc.
  • Page 182: Creating And Selecting A Folder

    Handy Features 3 Creating and Selecting a Folder You can freely create and select the folder where the captured images are to be saved. This operation is optional since a folder will be created automatically for saving captured images. Creating a Folder Select [Select folder].
  • Page 183: Selecting A Folder

    Handy Features Selecting a Folder With the folder selection screen Lowest file number displayed, select a folder and press Number of images in folder <0>. The folder where the captured images will be saved is selected. Subsequently captured images will be recorded into the selected folder.
  • Page 184: File Numbering Methods

    Handy Features 3 File Numbering Methods The image files will be numbered from 0001 to 9999 in the order the images are taken, then saved in a folder. You can change how the file number is assigned. The file number will appear on your computer in this format: IMG_0001.JPG.
  • Page 185 Handy Features [Auto reset]: The file numbering restarts from 0001 each time the card is replaced or a new folder is created. When you replace the card or create a folder, the file numbering restarts from 0001 for the new images saved. This is convenient if you want to organize images according to cards or folders.
  • Page 186: Setting Copyright Information

    Handy Features 3 Setting Copyright InformationN When you set the copyright information, it will be appended to the image as Exif information. Select [Copyright information]. Under the [53] tab, select [Copyright information], then press <0>. Select the option to be set. Select [Enter author’s name] or [Enter copyright details], then press <0>.
  • Page 187 Handy Features Text Entry Procedure Changing the Entry Area: Press the <Q> button to toggle between the top and bottom entry areas. Moving the Cursor: Press the <Y> <Z> keys to move the cursor. Entering Text: In the bottom area, press the <S> cross keys or turn the <6> dial to select a character, then press <0>...
  • Page 188: Auto Rotation Of Vertical Images

    Handy Features 3 Auto Rotation of Vertical Images Vertical images are rotated automatically so they are displayed vertically on the camera’s LCD monitor and on the computer instead of horizontally. You can change the setting for this feature. Under the [51] tab, select [Auto rotate], then press <0>.
  • Page 189: Checking Camera Settings

    Handy Features B Checking Camera Settings While the menu is displayed, press the <B> button to display the camera’s major function settings. While the menu is displayed, press the <B> button to display the settings. Press the <B> button again to return to the menu.
  • Page 190: Reverting The Camera To The Default Settings

    Handy Features 3 Reverting the Camera to the Default SettingsN The camera’s shooting settings and menu settings can be reverted to their defaults. This option is available in Creative Zone modes. Select [Clear settings]. Under the [53] tab, select [Clear settings], then press <0>.
  • Page 191 Handy Features Shooting Settings Recording Images AF operation One-Shot AF Image quality Picture Style Auto Automatic AF point selection selection Auto Lighting Standard Optimizer Drive/self-timer (Single shooting) Peripheral Enable/ illumination Correction q (Evaluative Metering mode correction data retained metering) ISO speed AUTO (Auto) Color space sRGB...
  • Page 192: Lcd Off/On Button

    Handy Features Camera Settings Live View Shooting Auto power off 30 sec. Live View shooting Enable Beep Enable AF method FlexiZone - Single Grid display Release shutter Enable without card Aspect ratio Image review time 2 sec. Metering timer 8 sec. Histogram display Brightness Image jump with 6 e (10 images)
  • Page 193: Turning The Lcd Monitor Off/On

    Handy Features 3 Turning the LCD monitor Off/On The shooting settings display (p.52) can be turned on or off by pressing the shutter button halfway. Under the [52] tab, select [LCD off/on btn], then press <0>. The available settings are described below. Select the desired setting, then press <0>.
  • Page 194: Setting The Flash

    Setting the FlashN The built-in flash and external Speedlite settings can be set with the camera’s menu. You can use the camera’s menu to set the external Speedlite function settings only if an EX-series Speedlite compatible with this function is attached. The setting procedure is the same as when setting a camera menu function.
  • Page 195 3 Setting the FlashN [Built-in flash func. setting] and [External flash func. setting] With [Built-in flash func. setting] and [External flash func. setting], you can set the functions in the table below. The functions displayed under [External flash func. setting] will vary depending on the Speedlite model. Select [Built-in flash func.
  • Page 196 3 Setting the FlashN Flash mode When using an external Speedlite, you can select the flash mode to suit your desired flash shooting. [E-TTL II] is the standard mode of EX-series Speedlites for automatic flash shooting. [Manual flash] enables you to set the flash output yourself.
  • Page 197 3 Setting the FlashN Clear flash settings On the [External flash func. setting] screen, press the <B> button to display the screen to clear the flash settings. When you select [OK], the settings for the built-in flash and external Speedlite will be cleared. Setting the External Speedlite Custom Functions The Custom Functions displayed under [External flash C.Fn setting] will vary depending on the Speedlite model.
  • Page 198: Appending Dust Delete Data

    Appending Dust Delete DataN Dusts entering the camera can adhere to the image sensor and cause dust spots to be visible on the captured images. To erase these dust spots, you can append the Dust Delete Data to the images. The Dust Delete Data is used by Digital Photo Professional (EOS software, p.318) to erase the dust spots automatically.
  • Page 199: Dust Delete Data

    3 Appending Dust Delete DataN Shoot a solid-white object. At a distance of 20 cm - 30 cm (0.7 ft. - 1.0 ft.), fill the viewfinder with a patternless, solid-white object and take a picture. The picture will be taken in aperture- priority AE mode at an aperture of f/22.
  • Page 200: Manual Sensor Cleaning

    Before cleaning the sensor, detach the lens from the camera. The surface of the image sensor is extremely delicate. If the sensor needs to be cleaned directly, having it done by a Canon Service Center is recommended. Select [Clean manually].
  • Page 201 If the battery level becomes low while you clean the sensor, the beeper will sound as a warning. Stop cleaning the sensor. If a smudge that cannot be removed with a blower remains, having the sensor cleaned by a Canon Service Center is recommended.
  • Page 203: Image Playback

    Image Playback This chapter explains functions related to viewing photos and movies, with more detail than in Chapter 2 “Basic Shooting and Image Playback”. Here you will find explanations of how to play back and erase photos and movies with the camera and view them on a TV set. Images shot and saved with another device The camera may not be able to properly display images captured with a different camera, edited with a computer, or that have had their...
  • Page 204: H I Searching For Images Quickly

    x Searching for Images Quickly H Display Multiple Images on One Screen (Index Display) Search for images quickly with the index display showing four or nine images on one screen. Play back the image. When you press the <x> button, the last image captured will be displayed.
  • Page 205 x Searching for Images Quickly Jump through Images (Jump Display) In the single-image display, you can turn the <6> dial to jump through the images forward or backward according to the jump method set. Select [Image jump w/6]. Under the [x2] tab, select [Image jump w/6], then press <0>.
  • Page 206: U/Y Magnified View

    u/y Magnified View You can magnify a captured image by approx. 1.5x to 10x on the LCD monitor. Magnify the image. Press the <u> button during image playback. The image will be magnified. If you hold down the <u> button, the image will be magnified until it reaches the maximum magnification.
  • Page 207: Rotating The Image

    b Rotating the Image You can rotate the displayed image to the desired orientation. Select [Rotate image]. Under the [x1] tab, select [Rotate image], then press <0>. Select an image. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select the image to be rotated. You can also select an image in the index display (p.204).
  • Page 208: Setting Ratings

    Setting Ratings You can rate images (still photos and movies) with one of five rating marks: l/m/n/o/p. This function is called rating. Select [Rating]. Under the [x2] tab, select [Rating], then press <0>. Select an image. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select a still photo or movie to be rated.
  • Page 209 3 Setting Ratings The total number of images with a given rating that can be displayed is up to 999. If there are more than 999 images with a given rating, [###] will be displayed for that rating. Taking Advantage of Ratings With [x2: Image jump w/6], you can display only images with a specific rating.
  • Page 210: Q Quick Control For Playback

    Q Quick Control for Playback During single-image display, you can press the <Q> button to set any of the following: [ : Protect images], [b: Rotate image], [9: Rating], [U: Creative filters], [S: Resize (JPEG images only)], [e: Image jump w/6]. For movies, only the functions in bold above can be set.
  • Page 211 Q Quick Control for Playback To rotate an image, set [51: Auto rotate] to [OnzD]. If [51: Auto rotate] is set to [OnD] or [Off], the [b Rotate image] setting will be recorded to the image, but the camera will not rotate the image for display. Pressing the <Q>...
  • Page 212: Enjoying Movies

    k Enjoying Movies You can play back movies in the following three ways: Playback on a TV Set (p.222) An HDMI cable (sold separately) is necessary to connect the camera to a TV set. Also, an HDMI terminal on a TV set is required.
  • Page 213 k Enjoying Movies Playback on the Camera’s LCD Monitor (p.214-221) You can play back movies on the camera’s LCD monitor. You can also edit out the movie’s first and last scenes, and play back the still photos and movies on the card in an automatic slide show.
  • Page 214: Playing Movies

    k Playing Movies Play back the image. Press the <x> button to display an image. Select a movie. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select a movie. In the single-image display, the <1s> icon displayed on the upper left of the screen indicates a movie.
  • Page 215 k Playing Movies Movie Playback Panel Operation Playback Description 2 Exit Returns to the single-image display. 7 Play Pressing <0> toggles between play and stop. Adjust the slow motion speed by pressing the <Y> 8 Slow motion <Z> keys. The slow-motion speed is indicated at the upper right of the screen.
  • Page 216: Editing A Movie's First And Last Scenes

    X Editing a Movie’s First and Last Scenes You can edit out the first and last scenes of a movie in approx. 1-sec. increments. On the movie playback screen, select [X]. The editing screen will be displayed. Specify the part to be edited out. Select either [ ] (Cut beginning) or ] (Cut end), then press <0>.
  • Page 217: Save The Edited Movie

    X Editing a Movie’s First and Last Scenes Save the edited movie. Select [ ], then press <0>. The save screen will appear. To save it as a new movie, select [New file]. To save it and overwrite the original movie file, select [Overwrite], then press <0>.
  • Page 218: Slide Show (Auto Playback)

    Slide Show (Auto Playback) You can play back the images on the card as an automatic slide show. Select [Slide show]. Under the [x2] tab, select [Slide show], then press <0>. Select the images to be played. Number of images to be played Press the <W>...
  • Page 219 3 Slide Show (Auto Playback) Item Playback Description All the still photos and movies on the card will be played jAll images back. Still photos and movies taken on the selected shooting date iDate will be played back. Still photos and movies in the selected folder will be played nFolder back.
  • Page 220: Start The Slide Show

    3 Slide Show (Auto Playback) [Transition effect] [Background music] Start the slide show. Press the <W> <X> keys to select [Start], then press <0>. After [Loading image...] is displayed, the slide show will start. Exit the slide show. To exit the slide show and return to the setting screen, press the <M>...
  • Page 221 3 Slide Show (Auto Playback) Selecting the Background Music Select [Background music]. Set [Background music] to [On], then press <0>. If the card has no background music, you cannot perform step 2. Select the background music. Press the <W> <X> keys to select the desired background music, then press <0>.
  • Page 222: Playback On A High-Definition Tv Set

    Playback on a High-Definition TV set You can play back movies and still photos on a TV set. An HDMI cable (sold separately) is necessary to connect the camera to a TV set. Also, an HDMI terminal on a TV set is required. Adjust movie sound volume with the TV set.
  • Page 223 Playback on a High-Definition TV set Press the <x> button. The image will appear on the TV screen. (Nothing will be displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor.) The images will automatically be displayed at the TV set’s optimum resolution. By pressing the <B> button, you can change the display format.
  • Page 224 Playback on a High-Definition TV set Press the camera’s <x> button. An image will appear on the TV screen and you can use the TV set’s remote control to play back images. Select an image. Point the remote control toward the TV set and press the button to select an image.
  • Page 225: K Protecting Images

    K Protecting Images Protecting an image prevents it from being erased accidentally. 3 Protecting a Single Image Select [Protect images]. Under the [x1] tab, select [Protect images], then press <0>. The protect setting screen will appear. Select [Select images]. Select [Select images], then press <0>.
  • Page 226 K Protecting Images 3 Protecting All Images in a Folder or on a Card You can protect all the images in a folder or on a card at one time. When you select [All images in folder] or [All images on card] in [x1: Protect images], all the images in the folder or on the card will be protected.
  • Page 227: L Erasing Images

    L Erasing Images You can either select and erase unnecessary images one by one or erase them in one batch. Protected images (p.225) will not be erased. Once an image is erased, it cannot be recovered. Make sure you no longer need the image before erasing it. To prevent important images from being erased accidentally, protect them.
  • Page 228 L Erasing Images Select [Select and erase images]. Select [Select and erase images], then press <0>. An image will be displayed. To display the three-image display, press the <Hy> button. To return to the single-image display, press the <u> button. Select the images to be erased.
  • Page 229: B Shooting Information Display

    B Shooting Information Display Sample Still Photo Taken in a Creative Zone Mode Exposure compensation amount Protect images Flash exposure Rating compensation amount Folder number - Aperture File number Histogram Shutter speed (Brightness/RGB) Picture Style/Settings Metering mode Shooting mode ISO speed Highlight tone priority White balance Image-recording...
  • Page 230 B Shooting Information Display Sample Still Photo Taken in a Basic Zone Mode Ambience and Shooting mode ambience effects Lighting or scene * With images taken in a Basic Zone mode, the information displayed will differ depending on the shooting mode. Sample Movie Shooting duration Movie/Playback...
  • Page 231 B Shooting Information Display Highlight Alert When the shooting information is displayed, any overexposed areas of the image will blink. To obtain more image detail in the overexposed areas, set the exposure compensation to a negative amount and shoot again. Histogram The brightness histogram shows the exposure level distribution and overall brightness.
  • Page 233: Post-Processing Images

    Post-Processing Images After taking a picture, you can apply a Creative filter or resize the image (reduce the number of pixels). The camera may not be able to process images taken with another camera. Post-processing images as described in this chapter is not possible while the camera is connected to a computer via the interface cable.
  • Page 234: U Applying Creative Filters

    U Applying Creative Filters You can apply the following Creative filters to an image and save it as a new image: Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Fish-eye effect, Toy camera effect, and Miniature effect. Select [Creative filters]. Under the [x1] tab, select [Creative filters], then press <0>.
  • Page 235 U Applying Creative Filters Save the image. Select [OK] to save the image. Check the destination folder and image file number, then select [OK]. To apply filters to another image, repeat steps 2 to 5. To return to the menu, press the <M>...
  • Page 236 U Applying Creative Filters Creative Filter Characteristics Grainy B/W Creates a grainy black-and-white photo. You can change the black- and-white effect by adjusting the contrast. Soft focus Gives the image a soft look. You can change the degree of softness by adjusting the blur.
  • Page 237: S Resizing Jpeg Images

    S Resizing JPEG Images You can resize an image to make the pixel count lower and save it as a new image. Resizing an image is possible only with JPEG 3/4/a/b images. JPEG c and RAW images cannot be resized. Select [Resize].
  • Page 238 S Resizing JPEG Images Resize Options According to Original Image Size Available Resize Settings Original Image Size Image Sizes The image size displayed in step 3 on the preceding page, such as [***M ****x****], has a 3:2 aspect ratio. The image size according to aspect ratios is shown in the table below.
  • Page 239: Printing Images

    Printing Images Printing (p.240) You can connect the camera directly to a printer and print out the images on the card. The camera is compliant with “wPictBridge”, which is the standard for direct printing. Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) (p.249) DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) enables you to print images recorded on the card according to your printing instructions such as the image selection, quantity to print,...
  • Page 240: Preparing To Print

    Preparing to Print The direct printing procedure can be performed entirely with the camera while you look at the camera’s LCD monitor. Connecting the Camera to a Printer Set the camera’s power switch to <2>. Set up the printer. For details, refer to the printer’s instruction manual.
  • Page 241: Printing

    Preparing to Print Play back the image. PictBridge Press the < > button. The image will appear, with the <w> icon on the upper left of the screen to indicate that the camera is connected to a printer. Before using the printer, make sure it has a PictBridge connection port. Movies cannot be printed.
  • Page 242: Printing

    w Printing The screen display and setting options will differ depending on the printer. Some settings may not be available. For details, refer to the printer’s instruction manual. Printer-connected icon Select the image to be printed. Check that the <w> icon is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor.
  • Page 243 w Printing Q Setting the Paper Size Select the size of the paper loaded in the printer, then press <0>. The paper type screen will appear. Y Setting the Paper Type Select the type of the paper loaded in the printer, then press <0>. The page layout screen will appear.
  • Page 244 w Printing Set the printing effects (image optimization). Set them if necessary. If you do not need to set any printing effects, go to step 5. Contents displayed on the screen differ depending on the printer. Select the option, then press <0>. Select the desired printing effect, then press <0>.
  • Page 245: Start Printing

    w Printing Set the date and file number imprinting. Set them if necessary. Select < >, then press <0>. Set the print settings as desired, then press <0>. Set the number of copies. Set it if necessary. Select < >, then press <0>. Set the number of copies, then press <0>.
  • Page 246 w Printing e Adjustment of Printing Effects In step 4 on page 244, select the printing effect. When the <e> icon is displayed brightly next to <z>, you can press the <B> button. You can then adjust the printing effect. What can be adjusted or what is displayed will depend on the selection made in step 4.
  • Page 247: Cropping The Image

    w Printing Cropping the Image You can crop the image and print only an Tilt correction enlarged version of the cropped portion, as if the image had been recomposed. Set the cropping right before printing. If you change the print settings after setting the cropping, you may have to set the cropping again before printing.
  • Page 248 w Printing Depending on the printer, the cropped image area may not be printed as you specified. The smaller you make the cropping frame, the grainier the picture will look in the print. While cropping the image, look at the camera’s LCD monitor. If you look at the image on a TV screen, the cropping frame may not be displayed accurately.
  • Page 249: W Digital Print Order Format (Dpof)

    W Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) You can set the print type, date imprinting, and file number imprinting. The print settings will be applied to all print-ordered images. (They cannot be set individually for each image.) Setting the Printing Options Select [Print order].
  • Page 250 W Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Standard Prints one image on one sheet. Multiple thumbnail images are printed on Index one sheet. Print type Both Prints both the standard and index prints. Date [On] imprints the recorded date on the print. File number [On] imprints the file number on the print.
  • Page 251: Print Ordering

    W Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Print Ordering Sel.Image Select and order images one by one. To display the three-image display, press the <Hy> button. To return to the single-image display, press the <u> button. Press the <M> button to save the print order to the card.
  • Page 252: W Direct Printing Of Print-Ordered Images

    W Direct Printing of Print-Ordered Images With a PictBridge printer, you can easily print images with DPOF. Prepare to print. See page 240. Follow the “Connecting the Camera to a Printer” procedure up to step 5. Under the [x1] tab, select [Print order]. Select [Print].
  • Page 253: Specifying Images For A Photobook

    p Specifying Images for a Photobook You can specify images (up to 998) to be used in a photobook. When you use EOS Utility (EOS software) to transfer images to a computer, the specified images will be copied into a dedicated folder. This function is useful for ordering photobooks online and for printing photobooks on a printer.
  • Page 254 p Specifying Images for a Photobook Specifying All Images in a Folder or on a Card You can specify all the images in a folder or on a card at one time. When [x1: Photobook Set-up] is set to [All images in folder] or [All images on card], all the images in the folder or on the card will be specified.
  • Page 255: Customizing The Camera

    Customizing the Camera You can customize various camera functions to suit your picture-taking preferences with Custom Functions. Custom Functions can be set and used only in Creative Zone modes.
  • Page 256: Setting Custom Functions

    Setting Custom FunctionsN Select [Custom Functions (C.Fn)]. Under the [53] tab, select [Custom Functions (C.Fn)], then press <0>. Select the Custom Function Custom Function number number. Press the <Y> <Z> keys to select the Custom Function number, then press <0>. Change the setting as desired.
  • Page 257: Custom Functions

    3 Setting Custom FunctionsN Custom Functions C.Fn I: Exposure A Live View shooting Exposure level increments p.258 ISO expansion Flash sync. speed in Av mode p.259 C.Fn II: Image Long exposure noise reduction p.260 High ISO speed noise reduction p.261 Highlight tone priority C.Fn III: Autofocus/Drive k (With...
  • Page 258: Custom Function Settings

    Custom Function SettingsN Custom Functions are organized into four groups based on the function type: C.Fn I: Exposure, C.Fn II: Image, C.Fn III: Autofocus/Drive, C.Fn IV: Operation/Others. C.Fn I: Exposure C.Fn-1 Exposure level increments 0: 1/3-stop 1: 1/2-stop Sets 1/2-stop increments for the shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, etc.
  • Page 259 3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn-3 Flash sync. speed in Av mode You can set the flash sync speed for flash photography in the aperture- priority AE (f) mode. 0: Auto The flash sync speed is set automatically within a range of 1/200 sec.
  • Page 260: C.fn Ii: Image

    3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn II: Image C.Fn-4 Long exposure noise reduction 0: Off 1: Auto For 1 sec. or longer exposures, noise reduction is performed automatically if noise typical of long exposures is detected. This [Auto] setting is effective in most cases. 2: On Noise reduction is performed for all exposures of 1 sec.
  • Page 261: Highlight Tone Priority

    3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn-5 High ISO speed noise reduction Reduces the noise generated in the image. Although the noise reduction is applied at all ISO speeds, it is particularly effective at high ISO speeds. At low ISO speeds, the noise in the darker parts of the image (shadow areas) is further reduced.
  • Page 262: C.fn Iii: Autofocus/Drive

    3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn III: Autofocus/Drive C.Fn-7 AF-assist beam firing Enables or disables the AF-assist beam of the built-in flash or the EOS-dedicated external Speedlites. 0: Enable The AF-assist beam will be emitted when necessary. 1: Disable The AF-assist beam is not emitted. This prevents the AF-assist beam from disturbing others.
  • Page 263: C.fn Iv: Operation/Others

    3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn IV: Operation/Others C.Fn-8 Shutter/AE lock button 0: AF/AE lock 1: AE lock/AF This is convenient when you want to focus and meter separately. Press the <A> button to autofocus, and press the shutter button halfway to apply AE lock. 2: AF/AF lock, no AE lock In the AI Servo AF operation, you can press the <A>...
  • Page 264 3 Custom Function SettingsN C.Fn-9 Assign SET button You can assign a frequently-used function to <0>. When the camera is ready to shoot, pressing the <0> button will display the respective function setting screen. 0: Normal (disabled) 1: Image quality The Image quality setting screen will appear.
  • Page 265: Registering My Menu

    Registering My MenuN Under the My Menu tab, you can register up to six menu options and Custom Functions whose settings you change frequently. Select [My Menu settings]. Under the [9] tab, select [My Menu settings], then press <0>. Select [Register to My Menu]. Select [Register to My Menu], then press <0>.
  • Page 267: Reference

    Reference This chapter provides reference information for camera features, system accessories, etc. Certification Logo Under the [53] tab, if you select [Certification Logo Display] and press <0>, some of the logos of the camera’s certifications will appear. Other certification logos can be found in this Instruction Manual, on the camera body, and on the camera’s package.
  • Page 268: Using A Household Power Outlet

    Using a Household Power Outlet With AC Adapter Kit ACK-E10 (sold separately), you can connect the camera to a household power outlet and do not have to worry about the remaining battery level. Connect the power cord. Connect the power cord as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 269: F Using The Remote Switch

    F Using the Remote Switch Remote Switch RS-60E3 (sold separately) comes with an approx. 60 cm/ 2.0 ft cord. When connected to the camera’s remote control terminal, it can be pressed halfway and completely, just like the shutter button. Remote Controller RC-6, RC-1, and RC-5 (all sold separately) cannot be used with this camera.
  • Page 270: External Speedlites

    External Speedlites EOS-dedicated, EX-series Speedlites Basically operates like a built-in flash for easy operation. When an EX-series Speedlite (sold separately) is attached to the camera, almost all the autoflash control is done by the camera. In other words, it is like a high-output flash attached externally in place of the built-in flash.
  • Page 271 Using Non-Canon Flash Units Sync Speed The camera can synchronize with compact, non-Canon flash units at 1/200 sec. or slower shutter speeds. Use a sync speed slower than 1/200 sec. Be sure to test the flash unit beforehand to make sure it synchronizes properly with the camera.
  • Page 272: H Using Eye-Fi Cards

    H Using Eye-Fi Cards With a commercially-available Eye-Fi card already set up, you can automatically transfer captured images to a computer or upload them to an online service via a wireless LAN. The image transfer is a function of the Eye-Fi card. For instructions on how to set up and use the Eye-Fi card or to troubleshoot any image transfer problems, refer to the Eye-Fi card’s instruction manual or contact the card manufacturer.
  • Page 273 H Using Eye-Fi Cards Check the [Access point SSID:]. Check that an access point is displayed for [Access point SSID:]. You can also check the Eye-Fi card’s MAC address and firmware version. Press the <M> button three times to exit the menu. Take the picture.
  • Page 274: Function Availability Table According To Shooting Mode

    Function Availability Table According to Shooting Mode o: Set automatically k: User selectable : Not selectable/Disabled Basic Zone Creative Zone Mode Dial 2 3 4 5 6 d s f a k k k k k k k k k k k k All image quality settings selectable o o o o o o o o k k k k Automatically set/ISO Auto...
  • Page 275 Function Availability Table According to Shooting Mode Basic Zone Creative Zone Mode Dial 2 3 4 5 6 d s f a o o o o o o o o k k k k Evaluative metering Metering Metering mode mode k k k k selection Program shift...
  • Page 276: System Map

    System Map 600EX-RT/ Macro Ring Lite Macro Twin Lite ST-E2 ST-E3-RT 90EX 270EX II 320EX 430EX II MR-14EX II MT-24EX 600EX Eyepiece Extender Bundled EP-EX15II Accessories Rubber Frame Ef Eyecup Ef E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lenses Wide Strap Angle Finder C Semi Hard Case AC Adapter Kit EH22-L/EH24-L...
  • Page 277 System Map GPS Receiver Remote Switch GP-E2 RS-60E3 EF lenses EF-S lenses HDMI Cable TV/Video HTC-100 (2.9 m/9.5 ft.) TV set/Video EOS DIGITAL PictBridge-compatible printer Solution Disk Interface Cable (1.3 m/4.3 ft.) Interface Cable IFC-200U/500U (1.9 m/6.2 ft.) / (4.7 m/15.4 ft.) Computer USB port Windows 8...
  • Page 278: Menu Settings

    Menu Settings Viewfinder Shooting and Live View Shooting Shooting 1 (Red) Page 73/83/74/84/7a/8a/b/c/ Image quality 1+73/1 Beep Enable / Disable Release shutter Enable / Disable without card Image review time Off / 2 sec. / 4 sec. / 8 sec. / Hold Peripheral illumination Enable / Disable correction...
  • Page 279 3 Menu Settings Shooting 3 (Red) Page Dust Delete Data Obtains data to be used to erase dust spots Max.:400 / Max.:800 / Max.:1600 / Max.:3200 / ISO Auto Max.:6400 Shooting 4* (Red) Live View shooting Enable / Disable AF method FlexiZone - Single / Live mode / Quick mode Grid display...
  • Page 280 3 Menu Settings Playback 2 (Blue) Page Histogram display Brightness / RGB 1 image / 10 images / 100 images / Date / Image jump with 6 Folder / Movies / Stills / Rating Playback description / Display time / Repeat / Slide show Transition effect / Background music [OFF] / l / m / n / o / p...
  • Page 281: Software

    3 Menu Settings Set-up 3 (Yellow) Page Displays some of the logos of the camera’s Certification Logo Display certifications Custom Functions Customize camera functions as desired (C.Fn) Display copyright information / Enter author’s Copyright information name / Enter copyright details / Delete copyright information Clear all camera settings / Clear all Custom Clear settings...
  • Page 282: Movie Shooting

    3 Menu Settings k Movie Shooting Movie 1 (Red) Page Movie exposure Auto / Manual FlexiZone - Single / uLive mode / AF method Quick mode AF with shutter button during movie shooting Disable / Enable AF/AE lock / AE lock/AF / kShutter button / AF/AF lock, no AE lock / AE lock button...
  • Page 283 3 Menu Settings Movie 3 (Red) Page Exposure 1/3-stop increments, ±5 stops compensation Auto Lighting Disable / Low / Standard / High Optimizer Custom White Balance Manual setting of white balance DAuto / PStandard / QPortrait / RLandscape / Picture Style SNeutral / UFaithful / VMonochrome / WUser Def.
  • Page 284: Troubleshooting Guide

    Canon Service Center. Power-Related Problems The battery pack does not recharge. Do not use any battery pack other than a genuine Canon Battery Pack LP-E10. The battery charger’s lamp blinks. If the battery charger has a problem, the protection circuit will stop the charging and the charge lamp will blink in orange.
  • Page 285 Troubleshooting Guide The battery becomes exhausted quickly. Use a fully-charged battery pack (p.30) The rechargeable battery pack performance will degrade over repeated use. Purchase a new one. The number of possible shots will decrease with any of the following operations: •...
  • Page 286 Troubleshooting Guide No images can be shot or recorded. Make sure the card is properly inserted (p.32). Slide the card’s write-protect switch to the write/erase position (p.32). If the card is full, replace the card or delete unnecessary images to make space (p.32, 227).
  • Page 287 Troubleshooting Guide Horizontal stripes appear, or the exposure or color tone look strange. Horizontal stripes (noise) or irregular exposures can be caused by fluorescent light, LED bulbs, or other light sources during viewfinder or Live View shooting. Also, the exposure or color tone may not come out properly.
  • Page 288 Troubleshooting Guide ISO 100 cannot be set. Under [53: Custom Functions (C.Fn)], if [6: Highlight tone priority] is set to [1: Enable], ISO 100 cannot be set. If [0: Disable] is set, ISO 100 can be set (p.261). This also applies to movie shooting (p.173). ISO speed [H] (equivalent to ISO 12800) cannot be set.
  • Page 289 Troubleshooting Guide The built-in flash is raised by itself. In shooting modes (<A> < > <2> <4> <6>) whose default settings are < > (Auto flash), the built-in flash will rise automatically when necessary. The built-in flash does not fire. If you shoot continuously with the built-in flash at short intervals, the flash may stop firing to protect the flash unit.
  • Page 290 Troubleshooting Guide The camera makes a noise when it is shaken. The built-in flash’s pop-up mechanism moves slightly. This is normal and not a malfunction. The shutter makes two shooting sounds during Live View shooting. If you use flash, the shutter will make two sounds each time you shoot (p.135).
  • Page 291 Troubleshooting Guide The exposure changes during movie shooting. If you change the shutter speed or aperture during movie shooting, the changes in the exposure may be recorded. Zooming the lens during movie shooting can cause changes in the exposure regardless of whether the lens’ maximum aperture changes or not.
  • Page 292 Troubleshooting Guide The file name starts with “MVI_”. It is a movie file (p.185). The file numbering does not start from 0001. If the card already contains recorded images, the image number may not start from 0001 (p.184). The shooting date and time displayed is incorrect. Make sure the correct date and time has been set (p.37).
  • Page 293: Software

    Troubleshooting Guide Playback Problems Part of the image blinks in black. It is the highlight alert (p.231). Overexposed highlight areas with a loss of highlight detail will blink. The image cannot be erased. If the image is protected, it cannot be erased (p.225). The movie cannot be played back.
  • Page 294: Software

    Troubleshooting Guide No image appears on the TV screen. Make sure the HDMI cable’s plug is inserted all the way in (p.222). My card reader does not recognize the card. Depending on the card reader and computer OS used, SDXC cards may not be correctly recognized.
  • Page 295: Software

    Troubleshooting Guide Printing-Related Problems There are fewer printing effects than listed in the instruction manual. Contents displayed on the screen differ depending on the printer. This instruction manual lists all the printing effects available (p.244). Computer Connection Problems I cannot download images to a computer. Install the EOS software (EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk CD-ROM) on the computer (p.320).
  • Page 296: Error Codes

    50, 60 Operate the power switch, remove and install the battery pack 70, 80 again, or use a Canon lens (p.35, 32). * If the error still persists, write down the error number and contact your nearest Canon Service Center.
  • Page 297: Specifications

    SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card Image sensor size: Approx. 22.3 x 14.9 mm Compatible lenses: Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) * Excluding EF-M lenses (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6 times the lens focal length)
  • Page 298 Specifications • Viewfinder Type: Eye-level pentamirror Coverage: Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95% (with Eye point approx. 21 mm) Magnification: Approx. 0.8x (-1 m with 50mm lens at infinity) Eye point: Approx. 21 mm (from eyepiece lens center at -1 m Built-in dioptric adjustment: Approx. -2.5 - +0.5 m (dpt) Focusing screen: Fixed, Precision Matte...
  • Page 299 Max. burst (Approx.): JPEG Large/Fine: 69 shots RAW: 6 shots RAW+JPEG Large/Fine: 4 shots * Figures are based on Canon’s 8 GB test card and testing standards (ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style). • Live View Shooting Aspect ratio:...
  • Page 300 Specifications • Movie Shooting Recording format: Movie: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Variable (average) bit rate Audio: Linear PCM Recording size and 1920x1080 (Full HD): 30p/25p/24p frame rate: 1280x720 (HD) : 60p/50p 640x480 (SD) : 30p/25p * 30p: 29.97 fps, 25p: 25.00 fps, 24p: 23.98 fps, 60p: 59.94 fps, 50p: 50.00 fps File size: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p): Approx.
  • Page 301 Specifications • Playback Image display formats: Basic info, basic info + image quality/playback number, shooting info. display, histogram, image index (4/9) Zoom magnification: Approx. 1.5x - 10x Highlight alert: Overexposed highlights blink Image browsing Single image, jump by 10 or 100 images, by shooting methods: date, by folder, by movies, by stills, by rating Image rotation:...
  • Page 302 Specifications • Power Battery: Battery Pack LP-E10 (Quantity 1) * AC power can be supplied via AC Adapter Kit ACK-E10 Number of possible With viewfinder shooting: Approx. 500 shots at room shots: temperature (23°C/73°F), approx. 410 shots at low (Based on CIPA testing temperatures (0°C/32°F) standards) With Live View shooting: Approx.
  • Page 303 Specifications • Battery Charger LC-E10E Compatible battery: Battery Pack LP-E10 Power cord length: Approx. 1 m / 3.3 ft. Recharging time: Approx. 2 hours (at 23°C/73°F) Rated input: 100 - 240 V AC (50/60 Hz) Rated output: 8.3 V DC / 580 mA Working temperature 6°C - 40°C / 43°F - 104°F range:...
  • Page 304 ET-60 (sold separately) Case: LP1019 (sold separately) All the data above is based on Canon’s testing standards and CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards and guidelines. Dimensions, maximum diameter, length and weight listed above are based on CIPA Guidelines (except weight for camera body only).
  • Page 305 Trademarks Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Page 306 This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents such as fire, etc., caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e.g., a leakage and/or explosion of a battery pack).
  • Page 307: Safety Warnings

    Safety Warnings Follow these safeguards and use the equipment properly to prevent injury, death, and material damage. Preventing Serious Injury or Death • To prevent fire, excessive heat, chemical leakage, and explosions, follow the safeguards below: - Do not use any batteries, power sources, and accessories not specified in this booklet.
  • Page 308 • Before storing the camera or accessory when not in use, remove the battery pack and disconnect the power plug. This is to prevent electrical shock, heat generation, and fire. • Do not use the equipment where there is flammable gas. This is to prevent an explosion or fire.
  • Page 309 • Do not use paint thinner, benzene, or other organic solvents to clean the equipment. Doing so may cause fire or a health hazard. If the product does not work properly or requires repair, contact your dealer or your nearest Canon Service Center.
  • Page 310 If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Park, Melville, NY 11747, U.S.A. Tel No. 1-800-OK-CANON (1-800-652-2666) CAN ICES-3 (B) / NMB-3 (B)
  • Page 311 4. Do not expose the charger to rain or snow. 5. Use of an attachment not recommended or sold by Canon may result in fire, electric shock, or personal injury. 6. To reduce risk of damage to electric plug and cord, pull by plug rather than by cord when disconnecting charger.
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  • Page 313: Viewing The Cd-Rom Instruction Manuals

    Viewing the CD-ROM Instruction Manuals / Downloading Images to Your Computer This chapter explains how to install the Camera Instruction Manual (on the CD-ROM provided) to your computer and download images from the camera to your computer, gives an overview of the software in the EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk (CD-ROM), and explains how to install the software on your computer.
  • Page 314: Viewing The Camera Instruction Manual Cd-Rom

    Viewing the Camera Instruction Manual CD-ROM The Camera Instruction Manual CD-ROM contains the following electronic manuals (PDF): Camera Instruction Manual The manual you are reading now. Explains all of the camera’s functions and operation procedures, including basic content. Quick Reference Guide Explains basic camera functions and procedures for shooting and playback.
  • Page 315 “PDF”, la carpeta “Spanish” y, a continuación, el archivo PDF Manual de instrucciones. © CANON INC. 2014 The manual will be displayed. You can save the PDF file to your computer. All the instruction manuals (PDF files) have page links to make it quick to open the page desired.
  • Page 316: Downloading Images To A Computer

    Downloading Images to a Computer You can use the EOS software to download the images in the camera to your computer. There are two ways to do this. Downloading by Connecting the Camera to the Computer Install the software (p.320) Use the provided interface cable to connect the camera to your computer.
  • Page 317 You can also use a card reader to download images to your computer. Install the software (p.320) Insert the card into the card reader. Use Canon software to download the images. Use Digital Photo Professional. Use ImageBrowser EX. For details, refer to the Software Instruction Manual on the CD-ROM (p.321).
  • Page 318: Software Overview

    Software Overview EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk This disk contains various software for EOS DIGITAL cameras. EOS Utility With the camera connected to a computer, EOS Utility enables you to transfer still photos and movies shot with the camera to the computer. You can use this software to set various camera settings and shoot remotely with the computer connected to the camera.
  • Page 319 Software Overview ImageBrowser EX Connect to the Internet to download and install the software*. This software is recommended for users who mainly shoot JPEG images. You can easily view and play back still photos, MOV movies, and video snapshot albums and also print JPEG images. * EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk is necessary for downloading and installing ImageBrowser EX.
  • Page 320: Installing The Software

    Insert EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk (CD-ROM). For Macintosh, double-click to open the CD-ROM icon displayed on the desktop, then double-click on [Canon EOS Digital Installer]. Click [Easy Installation] and follow the on-screen instructions to install.
  • Page 321: Software Instruction Manual

    Software Instruction Manual Contains the Software Instruction Manuals. Copying and Viewing the Instruction Manual PDFs Insert the [Software INSTRUCTION MANUAL] CD-ROM into your computer. Double-click the CD-ROM icon. For Windows, the icon is displayed in [(My) Computer]. For Macintosh, the icon is displayed on the desktop. Copy the [English] folder to your computer.
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  • Page 323: Quick Reference Guide And Index

    Quick Reference Guide and Index Menu Operations..........p.324 Image-recording Quality........p.325 A Picture Style ..........p.325 Q Quick Control..........p.326 Nomenclature............ p.327 Basic Zone modes ..........p.329 D Using the Built-in Flash ......... p.329 Creative Zone modes........p.330 d: Program AE ........... p.330 s: Shutter-priority AE .......
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  • Page 336: Index

    Index Numerics Background music......221 Basic Zone modes ......26 10- or 2-sec. self-timer....100 Battery........ 30, 32, 36 1280x720 (movie) ......164 Battery check ......... 36 1920x1080 (movie) .......164 Beeper.......... 180 640x480 (movie) ......164 Black-and-white image..73, 92, 124 9-point AF auto selection ....95 Bracketing ......
  • Page 337 Index Clearing the camera settings ..190 External flash........ 270 Custom Functions ....197 Close-ups........67 Eyecup ......... 269 Color space Eye-Fi card ........272 (color reproduction range).....131 Eyepiece cover....... 29, 269 Color temperature ......127 Color tone ........123 Continuous file numbering ....184 Faithful..........
  • Page 338 Index Focus lock........59 Focus mode switch ...40, 97, 150 ICC profile ........131 Focusing Image area ........41 AF method......142, 172 Image dust prevention..198, 200 AF operation.......93 Image-recording quality....84 AF point selection.......95 Image review time ......180 AF-assist beam ....96, 262 Image Stabilizer (lens)....
  • Page 339 Index Magnified view...... 150, 206 Malfunction ........284 JPEG..........85 Manual exposure....109, 156 Jump display .........205 Manual focus (MF) ......97 Manual reset......... 185 Landscape ........66, 92 Manual selection (AF) ....95 Language selection......39 Manual white balance....127 Large (image-recording quality) ..24 Maximum burst......
  • Page 340 High ISO speed ......261 Photobook set-up..... 253 Long exposures......260 Print order (DPOF)....249 Nomenclature .........22 Printing effects ......244 Non-Canon flash units ....271 Tilt correction ......247 Normal (image-recording quality) ...24 Program AE........82 NTSC ........164, 282 Program shift ........83 Protecting images ......
  • Page 341 Index Rotation (image) ...188, 207, 247 Speaker ........214 Sports ..........68 sRGB..........131 Safety warnings ......307 Strap ..........29 Saturation........123 System map ......... 276 SD, SDHC, SDXC cards 9 Cards Second-curtain synchronization..196 Self-timer........100 Temperature warning.... 151, 177 Sensor cleaning ......200 Time zone........
  • Page 342 The lenses and accessories mentioned in this Instruction Manual are current as of January 2014. For information on the camera’s compatibility with any lenses and accessories introduced after this date, contact any Canon Service Center. CPX-E103-000 © CANON INC. 2014...

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