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© CANON INC. 2015
Before Use
Basic Guide
Advanced Guide
Camera Basics
Auto Mode /
Hybrid Auto Mode
Other Shooting Modes
P Mode
Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode
Playback Mode
Wi-Fi Functions
Setting Menu


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  • Page 1 Setting Menu ● Store this guide safely so that you can use it in the future. ● To jump to the beginning of a chapter, click the chapter title at right. Accessories Appendix Index ENGLISH © CANON INC. 2015 CEL-SW1FA210...
  • Page 2: Before Use Initial Information

    Compatible Memory Cards Before Use Before Use The following memory cards (sold separately) can be used, regardless of Basic Guide capacity. ● SD memory cards* Advanced Guide ● SDHC memory cards* Initial Information ● SDXC memory cards* Camera Basics Auto Mode / Package Contents Hybrid Auto Mode Cards conforming to SD standards.
  • Page 3: Preliminary Notes And Legal Information

    ● In this guide, icons are used to represent the corresponding camera were recorded correctly. Please note that Canon Inc., its subsidiaries buttons and dials on which they appear or which they resemble. and affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential Advanced Guide ●...
  • Page 4: Part Names

    Part Names Before Use ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 3 ) ( 4 ) ( 5 ) ( 6 ) ( 7 ) Basic Guide ( 7 ) ( 8 ) ( 9 ) ( 10 ) ( 11 ) ( 12 ) ( 13 ) ( 6 ) ( 14 )
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Advanced Guide Before Use Camera Basics ..............26 Basic Guide Before Use On/Off ..................26 Power-Saving Features (Auto Power Down) ......27 Advanced Guide Initial Information .............. 2 Power Saving in Shooting Mode ...........27 Package Contents ..............2 Power Saving in Playback Mode ...........27 Camera Basics Compatible Memory Cards............
  • Page 6 Helpful Shooting Features ............55 On-Screen Frames ..............41 Before Use Using the Electronic Level ............55 Common, Convenient Features ..........41 Magnifying the Area in Focus ............55 Zooming In Closer on Subjects (Digital Zoom) ......41 Basic Guide Checking for Closed Eyes ............56 Shooting at Preset Focal Lengths (Step Zoom) ......42 Changing the IS Mode Settings ..........56 Easily Reacquiring Subjects after Manual Zooming...
  • Page 7 Special Modes for Other Purposes ........67 Changing the ISO Speed ............80 Before Use Auto Shooting after Face Detection (Smart Shutter) ....67 Adjusting ISO Auto Settings ..........81 Auto Shooting after Smile Detection (Smile) ......67 Changing the Noise Reduction Level (High ISO NR) ....81 Basic Guide Auto Shooting after Wink Detection (Wink Self-Timer) ..68 Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB Shooting) .......81...
  • Page 8 On ..................93 Overexposure Warning (for Image Highlights) ....108 Before Use Slow Synchro ................94 Histogram ................108 Off ..................94 RGB Histogram, GPS Information Display ......108 Basic Guide Adjusting the Flash Exposure Compensation ......94 Viewing Short Movies Created When Shooting Still Images Shooting with the FE Lock ............95 (Digest Movies) ................109 Advanced Guide Changing the Flash Timing ............95...
  • Page 9 Sending Images to a Registered Web Service ..... 145 Editing Movies ..............128 Registering Web Services ............145 Reducing File Sizes ..............129 Setting Menu Registering CANON iMAGE GATEWAY ......146 Image Quality of Compressed Movies ........129 Registering Other Web Services .........147 Editing Digest Movies ..............129 Accessories Uploading Images to Web Services ........148...
  • Page 10 Adding Comments ..............153 Lens Retraction Timing ............163 Before Use Display Language ..............163 Sending Images Automatically (Image Sync) ....... 153 Silencing Camera Operations ..........163 Initial Preparations ..............153 Basic Guide Adjusting the Volume ...............163 Preparing the Camera ............153 Customizing Sounds ..............164 Preparing the Computer ............154 Advanced Guide Start-Up Screen ...............164 Sending Images ...............154...
  • Page 11 Appendix ................ 187 Camera Settings Available with an External Flash Before Use Troubleshooting ..............187 (Sold Separately) ..............176 On-Screen Messages............191 Using an External Microphone ..........177 Basic Guide Using Headphones (Sold Separately) ........177 On-Screen Information ............193 Using the Software ............... 178 Shooting (Information Display) ..........193 Advanced Guide Battery Level ...............193...
  • Page 12 Flash Range ................213 Before Use Shooting Range ..............213 Continuous Shooting Speed ..........213 Basic Guide Shutter Speed ..............214 Aperture ................214 Advanced Guide Battery Pack NB-10L ............214 Battery Charger CB-2LC/CB-2LCE ........214 Camera Basics Index..................215 Auto Mode / Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) Precautions ........217 Hybrid Auto Mode Radio Wave Interference Precautions ........217 Other Shooting Modes...
  • Page 13: Common Camera Operations

    Applying special effects Common Camera Operations Before Use Basic Guide Shoot Vivid Colors Poster Effect “Aged” Photos ( = 62) ( = 62) ( = 63) Advanced Guide ● Use camera-determined settings (Auto Mode, Hybrid Auto Mode) = 35, = 37 Camera Basics ●...
  • Page 14 View Use Wi-Fi Functions Before Use ● View images (Playback Mode) ● Send images to a smartphone Basic Guide = 106 = 134 ● Automatic playback (Slideshow) ● Share images online Advanced Guide = 115 = 145 ● On a TV ●...
  • Page 15: Safety Precautions

    ● Avoid contact with liquid, and do not allow liquid or foreign objects inside. Safety Precautions Before Use This could result in electrical shock or fire. If the product gets wet, or if liquid or foreign objects get inside, remove the Basic Guide battery pack/batteries or unplug immediately.
  • Page 16: Basic Guide

    ● Do not allow the camera to maintain contact with skin for extended ● On products that raise and lower the flash automatically, make sure to Before Use periods. avoid pinching your fingers with the lowering flash. Even if the camera does not feel hot, this may cause low-temperature This could result in injury.
  • Page 17 ● If your product uses multiple batteries, do not use batteries that Before Use have different levels of charge together, and do not use old and new batteries together. Do not insert the batteries with the + and – Basic Guide terminals reversed.
  • Page 18: Basic Guide

    Initial Preparations Before Use Prepare for shooting as follows. Basic Guide Attaching Accessories Advanced Guide Basic Guide Camera Basics Attach the strap. ( 5 ) ( 4 ) Attach the included strap to the camera Auto Mode / ( 3 ) as shown.
  • Page 19: Holding The Camera

    Remove the battery pack. Holding the Camera ( 1 ) Before Use After unplugging the battery charger, remove the battery pack by pushing it in Place the strap around your neck. Basic Guide (1) and up (2). When shooting, keep your arms close to ( 2 ) your body and hold the camera securely Advanced Guide...
  • Page 20: Inserting The Battery Pack And Your Memory Card

    Close the cover. Inserting the Battery Pack and Your Memory Card Before Use ( 2 ) Lower the cover (1) and hold it down as Insert the included battery pack and a memory card (sold separately). you slide the switch, until it clicks into the Basic Guide Note that before using a memory card that is new or has been formatted closed position (2).
  • Page 21: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the Date and Time Before Use ● Unless you set the date, time, and home time zone, the [Date/ Time] screen will be displayed each time you turn the camera on. Set the current date and time correctly as follows if the [Date/Time] screen Specify the correct information.
  • Page 22: Display Language

    Change the date and time. Display Language Before Use Follow step 2 in “Setting the Date and Change the display language as needed. Time” ( = 21) to adjust the settings. Basic Guide Enter Playback mode. Press the [ ] button to close the menu screen.
  • Page 23: Trying The Camera Out

    Shoot. Trying the Camera Out Before Use Shooting Still Images Still Images Movies 1) Focus. Basic Guide Follow these instructions to turn the camera on, shoot still images or Press the shutter button lightly, halfway down. The camera beeps twice after movies, and then view them.
  • Page 24: Viewing

    Viewing Recording Movies Before Use 1) Start recording. After shooting images or movies, you can view them on the screen as Press the movie button. The camera Basic Guide follows. beeps once as recording begins, and [ Rec] is displayed with the elapsed Enter Playback mode.
  • Page 25: Erasing Images

    Play movies. Erasing Images Before Use Press the [ ] button, press the [ ][ ] You can choose and erase unneeded images one by one. Be careful buttons to choose [ ], and then press the Basic Guide when erasing images, because they cannot be recovered. ] button again.
  • Page 26: Camera Basics

    On/Off Before Use Shooting Mode Basic Guide Press the ON/OFF button to turn the Advanced Guide camera on and prepare for shooting. Advanced Guide To turn the camera off, press the ON/OFF Camera Basics button again. Playback Mode Auto Mode / Camera Basics Hybrid Auto Mode Press the [...
  • Page 27: Power-Saving Features (Auto Power Down)

    Power-Saving Features (Auto Power Down) Shutter Button Before Use As a way to conserve battery power, the camera automatically deactivates To ensure your shots are in focus, always begin by holding the shutter Basic Guide the screen (Display Off) and then turns itself off after a specific period of button halfway down, and once the subject is in focus, press the button all inactivity.
  • Page 28: Shooting Modes

    Shooting Modes Adjusting the Screen Angle and Orientation Before Use Use the mode dial to access each shooting mode. You can adjust the screen angle and orientation to suit the scene or how Basic Guide you are shooting. ( 4 ) Advanced Guide Tilting the Screen Downward ( 1 )
  • Page 29: Shooting Display Options

    Shooting Display Options Before Use ● When the camera is not in use, keep the screen closed. ● Be careful not to open the screen any further than this, as it will Press the [ ] button to show or hide shooting information, grid lines, damage the camera.
  • Page 30: Using The Quick Set Menu

    Using the Quick Set Menu Before Use ● To undo any accidental setting changes, you can restore the camera’s default settings ( = 165). Configure commonly used functions in the (Quick Set) menu. ● You can also exit by choosing [ ] in the menu items and Basic Guide Note that menu items and options vary depending on the shooting mode...
  • Page 31: Using The Menu Screen

    Choose a menu item. Using the Menu Screen Before Use Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial to choose an item, and then press Configure a variety of camera functions through the menu screen as Basic Guide the [ ] button.
  • Page 32: Touch-Screen Operations

    Touch-Screen Operations On-Screen Keyboard Before Use ● To choose tabs, press the [ ] button to access the menu screen, Use the on-screen keyboard to enter information for Face ID ( = 48), Basic Guide and then touch the desired function tab and page tab. Wi-Fi connections ( = 142), and so on.
  • Page 33: Indicator Display

    Confirming Input and Returning to the Indicator Display Before Use Previous Screen The indicator on the back of the camera ( = 4) lights up or blinks Press the [ ] button. Basic Guide depending on the camera status. ● Another way to use the keyboard is by pressing the [ ][ ][ ] Advanced Guide...
  • Page 34: Clock

    Clock Before Use You can check the current time. Basic Guide Press and hold the [ ] button. Advanced Guide The current time appears. If you hold the camera vertically while using the clock function, it will switch to Camera Basics vertical display.
  • Page 35: Auto Mode / Hybrid Auto Mode

    Shooting with Camera-Determined Settings Before Use For fully automatic selection of the optimal settings for specific scenes, Basic Guide simply let the camera determine the subject and shooting conditions. Advanced Guide Shooting (Smart Auto) Camera Basics Still Images Movies Auto Mode / Auto Mode / Turn the camera on.
  • Page 36 Compose the shot. 2) Shoot. Before Use To zoom in and enlarge the subject, move Press the shutter button all the way down. the zoom lever toward [ ] (telephoto), As the camera shoots, a shutter sound is Basic Guide and to zoom away from the subject, move played, and in low-light conditions when you it toward [...
  • Page 37: Shooting In Hybrid Auto Mode

    Shoot. 3) Finish recording. Before Use Press the movie button again to stop Follow step 4 in “Shooting (Smart Auto)” ( = 35) to shoot a still image. recording. The camera beeps twice as Basic Guide recording stops. The camera records both a still image Recording will stop automatically when and movie clip.
  • Page 38: Digest Movie Playback

    Digest Movie Playback Before Use ● You can change how long images are displayed after shots ( = 58). Display a still image shot in [ ] mode to play the digest movie created Basic Guide on the same day, or specify the date of the digest movie to play ( = 109). Movies Still Images/Movies Advanced Guide...
  • Page 39: Scene Icons

    Scene Icons ● For movies, only People, Other Subjects, and Other Close-Range Before Use Subjects icons are displayed. Still Images Movies ● In [ ] mode, icons are only displayed for People, Shadows on Face, Basic Guide Other Subjects, and Other Close-Range Subjects. In [ ] and [ ] modes, shooting scenes determined by the camera...
  • Page 40: Continuous Shooting Scenes

    Image Stabilization Icons Continuous Shooting Scenes Before Use If the icon for one of the following scenes (in table’s left column) is Still Images Movies Basic Guide displayed when you shoot a still image, the camera shoots continuously. If Optimal image stabilization for the shooting conditions (Intelligent IS) is the icon for one of the following scenes (in table’s left column) is displayed automatically applied, and the following icons are displayed.
  • Page 41: On-Screen Frames

    On-Screen Frames Common, Convenient Features Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide In [ ] mode, a variety of frames are displayed once the camera Zooming In Closer on Subjects (Digital Zoom) detects subjects you are aiming the camera at. Advanced Guide ●...
  • Page 42: Shooting At Preset Focal Lengths (Step Zoom)

    Easily Reacquiring Subjects after Manual Before Use ● To deactivate digital zoom, choose MENU ( = 31) ► [ 2] tab Zooming (Framing Assist – Seek) ► [Digital Zoom] ► [Off]. Basic Guide Still Images Movies Shooting at Preset Focal Lengths (Step Zoom) If you lose track of a subject while zoomed in, you can find it more easily Advanced Guide by temporarily zooming out.
  • Page 43: Auto Zooming In Response To Subject Movement (Auto Zoom)

    Shoot. Before Use ● If you prefer to shoot at the zoom factor of the screen in step 1, Auto zooming continues even after you press the shutter button all the way down. shoot, and the frames are still displayed. ●...
  • Page 44: Adjusting The Constant Face Display Size

    Easily Reacquiring Subjects with Auto Adjusting the Constant Face Display Size Before Use Zooming (Seek Assist) When Auto is on, press the [ ][ ] Basic Guide buttons or turn the [ ] dial to choose Still Images Movies the desired option. If you lose track of a subject while zoomed in and move the camera to Advanced Guide The camera zooms automatically to keep...
  • Page 45: Using The Self-Timer

    Shoot. Before Use ● The camera does not zoom out automatically while [ ] is For Still Images: Press the shutter button displayed around a detected face, even if you move the camera. halfway to focus on the subject, and then ●...
  • Page 46: Customizing The Self-Timer

    Shooting by Touching the Screen Customizing the Self-Timer Before Use (Touch Shutter) Still Images Movies Basic Guide You can specify the delay (0 – 30 seconds) and number of shots (1 – 10). Still Images Movies With this option, instead of pressing the shutter button, you can simply Choose [ ].
  • Page 47: Continuous Shooting

    Continuous Shooting Before Use ● In [ ] mode, you can also choose items in step 1 by pressing the [ ][ ] buttons. Still Images Movies Basic Guide In [ ] mode, hold the shutter button all the way down to shoot continuously.
  • Page 48: Using Face Id

    Registering Face ID Information Using Face ID Before Use You can register information (face info, names, and birthdays) for up to 12 If you register a person ahead of time, the camera will detect that person’s Basic Guide people to use with Face ID. face, and prioritize focus, brightness, and color for that person when shooting.
  • Page 49: Shooting

    Continue registering face After [Register?] is displayed, press the Before Use information. [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial to choose [OK], and then press the [ To register up to 4 more points of face Basic Guide button.
  • Page 50: Checking And Editing Registered Information

    Checking and Editing Registered Information Before Use ● People other than those registered may be mistakenly detected as the registered person if they share similar facial features. Basic Guide Access the [Check/Edit Info] screen. Following step 1 in “Registering Face ID ●...
  • Page 51: Overwriting And Adding Face Information

    Choose the face info to overwrite. Before Use ● Even if you change names in [Edit Profile], the names recorded in Press the [ ][ ][ ][ ] buttons or turn previously shot images will remain the same. the [ ] dial to choose the face info to Basic Guide overwrite, and then press the [ ] button.
  • Page 52: Erasing Registered Information

    Erasing Registered Information Image Customization Features Before Use You can erase information (face info, names, and birthdays) registered to Basic Guide Face ID. However, names recorded in previously shot images will not be Changing the Aspect Ratio erased. Advanced Guide Access the [Erase Info] screen.
  • Page 53: Changing Image Quality

    Changing Image Quality Correcting Greenish Image Areas from Before Use Mercury Lamps Still Images Movies Basic Guide Still Images Movies Choose from 4 levels of image quality. For guidelines on how many of each kind of image can fit on a memory card, see “Number of Shots per In [ ] mode, subjects or background in shots of evening scenes Advanced Guide...
  • Page 54: Changing Movie Image Quality

    Changing Movie Image Quality For PAL Video Before Use Still Images Movies Image Number of Recording Basic Guide Frame Rate Details Quality Pixels Adjust movie image quality (image size and frame rate). The frame rate indicates how many frames are recorded per second, which is determined 1920 x 1080 50.00 fps Advanced Guide...
  • Page 55: Helpful Shooting Features

    Magnifying the Area in Focus Helpful Shooting Features Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide Using the Electronic Level You can check the focus by pressing the shutter button halfway, which will enlarge the portion of the image in focus in the AF frame. Still Images Movies Advanced Guide...
  • Page 56: Checking For Closed Eyes

    Checking for Closed Eyes Changing the IS Mode Settings Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide Deactivating Image Stabilization [ ] is displayed when the camera detects that people may have closed their eyes. Still Images Movies Advanced Guide Configure the setting. When the camera is held still (as when shooting from a tripod), you should set image stabilization to [Off] to deactivate it.
  • Page 57: Recording Movies With Subjects At The Same Size Shown Before Recording

    Recording Movies with Subjects at the Same Size Shown Customizing Camera Operation Before Use before Recording Customize shooting functions on the [ ] tab of the menu screen as Basic Guide Still Images Movies follows. Normally, once movie recording begins, the image display area changes For instructions on menu functions, see “Using the Menu Screen”...
  • Page 58: Changing The Image Display Style After Shots

    Changing the Image Display Style after Shots Changing the Screen Displayed after Shots Before Use Change the way images are displayed after shots as follows. Still Images Movies Basic Guide You can change how long images are displayed and what information is Set [Display Time] to [2 sec.], displayed immediately after shooting.
  • Page 59: Other Shooting Modes

    Enjoying a Variety of Images from Each Before Use Shot (Creative Shot) Basic Guide Still Images Movies Advanced Guide The camera determines the subject and shooting conditions, automatically applying special effects and recomposing the shot to emphasize the subject. Six still images are recorded for each shot. You can capture Camera Basics multiple still images with effects using camera-determined settings.
  • Page 60: Choosing Effects

    Choosing Effects Moving Subjects (Sports) Before Use Still Images Movies Still Images Movies Basic Guide You can choose effects for images captured in [ ] mode. Shoot continuously as the camera focuses on moving subjects. After choosing [ ] mode, turn the [ Advanced Guide Enter [ ] mode.
  • Page 61: Specific Scenes

    Shooting with Snowy Backgrounds Specific Scenes Before Use (Snow) Still Images Movies Choose a mode matching the shooting scene, and the camera will Basic Guide automatically configure the settings for optimal shots. Bright, natural-colored shots of people Advanced Guide against snowy backgrounds. Enter [ ] mode.
  • Page 62: Image Effects (Creative Filters)

    Image Effects (Creative Filters) Before Use ● You can also choose the shooting mode by accessing MENU ( = 31) ► [ 1] tab ► [Rec. Mode]. Add a variety of effects to images when shooting. Basic Guide Enter [ ] mode. Shooting High-Contrast Scenes Advanced Guide (High Dynamic Range)
  • Page 63: Adding Artistic Effects

    Shooting with Faded Colors (Nostalgic) Before Use ● If excessive camera shake interferes with shooting, mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still. Still Images Movies Additionally, you should set [IS Mode] to [Off] when using a tripod Basic Guide This effect makes colors look faded and images look weathered, as in old or other means to secure the camera ( = 56).
  • Page 64: Shooting With A Fish-Eye Lens Effect (Fish-Eye Effect)

    Shooting with a Fish-Eye Lens Effect Shots Resembling Miniature Models Before Use (Fish-Eye Effect) (Miniature Effect) Basic Guide Still Images Movies Still Images Movies Shoot with the distorting effect of a fish-eye lens. Creates the effect of a miniature model, by blurring image areas above Advanced Guide and below your selected area.
  • Page 65: Playback Speed And Estimated Playback Time (For One-Minute Clips)

    Shooting with a Toy Camera Effect Playback Speed and Estimated Playback Time Before Use (Toy Camera Effect) (for One-Minute Clips) Basic Guide Still Images Movies Speed Playback Time This effect makes images resemble shots from a toy camera by vignetting Approx.
  • Page 66: Making Subjects Stand Out (Background Defocus)

    Making Subjects Stand Out Shooting with a Soft Focus Effect Before Use (Background Defocus) Still Images Movies Basic Guide Still Images Movies This function allows you to shoot images as if a soft focus filter were attached to the camera. You can adjust the effect level as desired. You can shoot subjects so that they stand out from the background.
  • Page 67: Shooting In Monochrome

    Shooting in Monochrome Special Modes for Other Purposes Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide Shoot images in black and white, sepia, or blue and white. Auto Shooting after Face Detection (Smart Shutter) Advanced Guide Choose [ Follow steps 1 – 2 in “Image Effects Still Images Movies Camera Basics...
  • Page 68: Auto Shooting After Wink Detection (Wink Self-Timer)

    Press the shutter button all the way Before Use ● You can also shoot as usual by pressing the shutter button. down. ● The camera can detect smiles more easily when subjects face the The camera now enters shooting standby camera and open their mouth wide enough so that teeth are visible.
  • Page 69: Auto Shooting After Detecting New Person

    Join the subjects in the shooting Auto Shooting after Detecting New Person Before Use area and look at the camera. (Face Self-Timer) After the camera detects a new face, the Basic Guide Still Images Movies lamp blinking and self-timer sound will The camera will shoot about two seconds after detecting that the face of speed up.
  • Page 70: Shooting Starry Skies (Star)

    Shooting Starry Skies (Star) Before Use ● For easier viewing, try choosing MENU ► [ 2] tab ► [Night Display] ► [On] ( = 161) before shooting. ● To make stars brighter, choose MENU ( = 31) ► [ 5] tab ► Basic Guide Shooting Night Scenes under Starry Skies (Star Nightscape) [Star Emphasis] ►...
  • Page 71 Specify the duration of the shooting Shooting Movies of Star Movement (Star Time-Lapse Movie) Before Use session. Still Images Movies Turn the [ ] dial to choose the Basic Guide By recording a time-lapse movie that combines images shot at a specified shooting duration.
  • Page 72 Check the brightness. Estimated playback time based on shooting interval and frame rate Before Use (for a one-hour session) Press the shutter button all the way down to shoot a single still image. Frame Rate Basic Guide Interval between Shots Playback Time Switch to Playback mode ( = 106) and NTSC...
  • Page 73: Adjusting Colors

    Adjusting Colors Before Use ● Sound is not recorded. Still Images Movies ● For easier viewing, try choosing MENU ► [ 2] tab ► [Night Display] ► [On] ( = 161) before shooting. Basic Guide Colors can be manually adjusted in [ ] mode. ●...
  • Page 74: Shooting Still Images During Movie Recording

    Shooting Still Images during Movie Recording Recording Various Movies Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide Shoot still images during movie recording as follows. Recording Movies in [ ] Mode While shooting a movie, focus on a Advanced Guide Still Images Movies subject.
  • Page 75: Locking Or Changing Image Brightness Before Recording

    Correcting Severe Camera Shake Before Use ● During recording of [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ] or [ ] movies (with at aspect ratio of Still Images Movies 16:9), still images will have an aspect ratio of [ Basic Guide Counteract severe camera shake, such as when recording while moving.
  • Page 76: Sound Settings

    Sound Settings Using the Attenuator Before Use The attenuator can reduce audio distortion in noisy environments. Still Images Movies Basic Guide However, in quiet environments, it lowers the sound-recording level. Access the [Sound rec.] screen as Adjusting the Recording Volume Advanced Guide described in step 1 of “Adjusting the Recording Volume”...
  • Page 77: Playback Effects

    Playback Effects Before Use Record a clip that is played back in fast motion. Basic Guide Record a clip that is played back at normal speed. 1/2x Record a clip that is played back in slow motion. Advanced Guide Record a clip that is played back normally before it appears to be rewound two seconds to show a replay of the last part.
  • Page 78: Shooting In Program Ae ([P] Mode)

    Shooting in Program AE ([P] Mode) Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide You can customize many function settings to suit your preferred shooting style. Advanced Guide Enter [ ] mode. Camera Basics Set the mode dial to [ ]. Auto Mode / Customize the settings as desired P Mode...
  • Page 79: Image Brightness (Exposure)

    Image Brightness (Exposure) Before Use ● AE: Auto Exposure ● After the exposure is locked, you can adjust the combination of shutter speed and aperture value by turning the [ ] dial Basic Guide Adjusting Image Brightness (Program Shift). (Exposure Compensation) Advanced Guide Changing the Metering Method Still Images...
  • Page 80: Changing The Iso Speed

    Changing the ISO Speed Linking the Spot AE Point Frame to the AF Frame Before Use Still Images Movies Still Images Movies Basic Guide Press the [ ] button and turn the [ Set the metering method to [ dial to choose an ISO speed. Advanced Guide Follow the steps in “Changing the The option you configured is now...
  • Page 81: Adjusting Iso Auto Settings

    Changing the Noise Reduction Level Adjusting ISO Auto Settings Before Use (High ISO NR) Still Images Movies Basic Guide When the camera is set to [AUTO], maximum ISO speed can be specified You can choose from 3 levels of noise reduction: [Standard], [High], [Low]. in a range of [400] –...
  • Page 82: Dynamic Range Correction (Dr Correction)

    Configure the setting. Dynamic Range Correction (DR Correction) Before Use Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] Still Images Movies dial to adjust the setting. Basic Guide Tone down bright image areas, which might otherwise look washed out, as follows.
  • Page 83: Shadow Correction

    Shadow Correction Image Colors Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide Automatically preserve image detail in shadows as follows. Capturing Natural Colors (White Balance) Press the [ ] button, choose [ ] in the Advanced Guide ] ( = 30). menu, and then choose [ Still Images Movies...
  • Page 84: Custom White Balance

    Configure advanced settings. Custom White Balance Before Use To configure more advanced settings, Still Images Movies press the [ ] button and adjust the Basic Guide For image colors that look natural under the light in your shot, adjust white correction level by turning the [ ] or balance to suit the light source where you are shooting.
  • Page 85: Changing Image Color Tones (My Colors)

    Changing Image Color Tones (My Colors) Before Use ● White balance ( = 83) cannot be set in [ ] or [ ] modes. ● With [ ] and [ ] modes, colors other than people’s skin tone Still Images Movies may change.
  • Page 86: Shooting In Manual Focus Mode

    Shooting in Manual Focus Mode Shooting Range and Focusing Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide Shooting Close-Ups (Macro) When focusing is not possible in AF mode, use manual focus. You can specify the general focal position and then press the shutter button Advanced Guide halfway to have the camera determine the optimal focal position near the Still Images...
  • Page 87: Fine-Tuning The Focus

    Fine-Tuning the Focus Before Use ● When you focus manually, the AF method ( = 89) is [1-point AF] and AF frame size ( = 89) is [Normal], and these settings Still Images Movies cannot be changed. Basic Guide You can fine-tune the focus after autofocusing by turning the continuous ring. Focusing is possible when using the digital zoom ( = 41) or ●...
  • Page 88: Easily Identifying The Focus Area (Mf Peaking)

    Configure the setting. Easily Identifying the Focus Area (MF Peaking) Before Use Press the [ ] button, and then adjust Still Images Movies the setting by pressing the [ ][ ] buttons Basic Guide Edges of subjects in focus are displayed in color to make manual focusing or turning the [ ] dial.
  • Page 89: Digital Tele-Converter

    Digital Tele-Converter 1-point AF Before Use Still Images Movies Still Images Movies Basic Guide The camera focuses using a single AF frame. Effective for reliable The focal length of the lens can be increased by approximately 1.6x or focusing. You can also move the frame by touching the screen ( = 92). 2.0x.
  • Page 90: Tracking

    Resize the AF frame. +Tracking Before Use To reduce the AF frame size, turn the Still Images Movies [ ] ring. Turn it again to restore it to the Basic Guide original size. ● Detects people’s faces, and then sets the focus, exposure (evaluative metering only), and white balance ([ ] only).
  • Page 91: Shooting With Servo Af

    Shooting with Servo AF Changing the Focus Setting Before Use Still Images Movies Still Images Movies Basic Guide This mode helps avoid missing shots of subjects in motion, because the You can change default camera operation of constantly focusing on camera continues to focus on the subject and adjust the exposure as long subjects it is aimed at, even when the shutter button is not pressed.
  • Page 92: Choosing A Person To Focus On (Face Select)

    Choosing a Person to Focus On (Face Select) Before Use ● When [Face ID] is set to [On], only the name of the registered person chosen as the main subject is displayed, even if other Still Images Movies registered people have been detected. However, their names will Basic Guide You can shoot after choosing a specific person’s face to focus on.
  • Page 93: Changing The Flash Mode

    Flash Before Use ● If you prefer the camera not to shoot when you touch the screen, make sure [Touch Shutter] mode is deactivated. Press the ] button, choose [Touch Shutter] on the [ 2] tab, and Basic Guide then choose [Off] ( = 31). Changing the Flash Mode ●...
  • Page 94: Adjusting The Flash Exposure Compensation

    Adjusting the Flash Exposure Compensation Slow Synchro Before Use Fires to illuminate the main subject (such as people) while shooting at a Still Images Movies Basic Guide slower shutter speed to illuminate backgrounds out of flash range. Just as with regular exposure compensation ( = 79), you can adjust the flash exposure from –2 to +2 stops, in 1/3-stop increments.
  • Page 95: Shooting With The Fe Lock

    Shooting with the FE Lock Changing the Flash Timing Before Use Still Images Movies Still Images Movies Basic Guide Just as with the AE lock ( = 79), you can lock the exposure for flash Change the timing of the flash and shutter release as follows. shots.
  • Page 96: Capturing In Raw Format

    Capturing in RAW Format Other Settings Before Use The camera can capture images in JPEG and RAW format. Basic Guide Processed in the camera for optimal image quality Changing Image Quality and compressed to reduce file size. However, the Advanced Guide compression process is irreversible, and images Still Images Movies...
  • Page 97: Using The Menu

    Before Use ● For details on the relationship between the number of recording pixels and the number of shots that will fit on a card, see “Number of Shots per Memory Card” ( = 212). Basic Guide ● The file extension for JPEG images is .JPG, and the extension for RAW images is .CR2.
  • Page 98: Specific Shutter Speeds ([Tv] Mode)

    Specific Shutter Speeds ([Tv] Mode) Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide Set your preferred shutter speed before shooting as follows. The camera automatically adjusts the aperture value to suit your shutter speed. Advanced Guide For details on available shutter speeds, see “Shutter Speed” ( = 214). Camera Basics Enter [ ] mode.
  • Page 99: Specific Aperture Values ([Av] Mode)

    Specific Aperture Values ([Av] Mode) Specific Shutter Speeds and Aperture Before Use Values ([M] Mode) Still Images Movies Basic Guide Set your preferred aperture value before shooting as follows. The camera Still Images Movies automatically adjusts the shutter speed to suit your aperture value. Advanced Guide Follow these steps before shooting to set your preferred shutter speed For details on available aperture values, see “Aperture”...
  • Page 100: Shooting Long Exposures (Bulb)

    Shooting Long Exposures (Bulb) Shutter Speed (Sec.) Available ISO Speed ( = 80) Before Use [BULB], 30 – 1.3 [AUTO], [125] – [3200] With bulb exposures, shots are exposed for as long as you hold down the Basic Guide 1 – 1/2000 [AUTO], [125] –...
  • Page 101: Adjusting The Flash Output

    Adjusting the Flash Output Recording Movies at Specific Shutter Before Use Speeds and Aperture Values Still Images Movies Basic Guide Choose from the three flash levels in [ ] modes. Still Images Movies Advanced Guide Specify the flash mode. Set your preferred shutter speed, aperture value, and ISO speed. For details on available shutter speeds, aperture values, and ISO speeds, Press the [ ] button, choose [Flash...
  • Page 102: Customizing Display Information

    Customizing Controls and Display Before Use ● In [AUTO] mode, you can also adjust the exposure before recording by turning the exposure compensation dial. ● When the ISO speed is fixed, an exposure level mark based on Basic Guide Customizing Display Information your specified value is shown on the exposure level indicator for comparison to the standard exposure level.
  • Page 103: Assigning Functions To Controls

    Assigning Functions to Controls Customizing the Information Displayed Before Use Still Images Movies Follow steps 1 – 2 in “Customizing Basic Guide Display Information” ( = 102) to choose Reassign functions of the [ ] ring, [ ] dial, or [ ] dial, or assign [Custom display 1] or [Custom display 2], common functions to the [ ] button, [...
  • Page 104: Settings That Can Be Saved

    Saving Shooting Settings Before Use By assigning [ ], in [ ] mode you can [ ] ring, [ ] dial, or set the shutter speed with the [ ] dial and [ ] dial the aperture value with the [ ] dial. Still Images Movies Basic Guide...
  • Page 105: Saving Commonly Used Shooting Menu Items (My Menu)

    Rearrange menu items, as needed. Before Use ● To edit saved settings (except their shooting mode), choose [ Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] or [ ], change the settings, and then repeat steps 2 – 3. These dial to choose [Sort], and then press the setting details are not applied in other shooting modes.
  • Page 106: Playback Mode

    Viewing Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide After shooting images or movies, you can view them on the screen as follows. Advanced Guide Enter Playback mode. Camera Basics Press the [ ] button. Your last shot is displayed. Auto Mode / Playback Mode Hybrid Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes...
  • Page 107: Touch-Screen Operations

    Touch-Screen Operations Movies are identified by a [ ] icon. Before Use To play movies, go to step 3. To view the next image, drag left across Basic Guide the screen, and to view the previous image, drag right. Advanced Guide Play movies.
  • Page 108: Switching Display Modes

    Switching Display Modes Overexposure Warning (for Image Highlights) Before Use Still Images Movies Still Images Movies Basic Guide Washed-out highlights in the image flash on the screen in detailed Press the [ ] button to view other information on the screen, or information display ( = 108).
  • Page 109: Viewing By Date

    Play the digest movie. Using a smartphone connected to the Before Use camera via Wi-Fi, you can geotag images Press the [ ] button, and then choose on the camera, adding information such ] in the menu ( = 30). Basic Guide as latitude, longitude, and elevation The movie recorded automatically on the...
  • Page 110: Checking People Detected In Face Id

    Checking People Detected in Face ID Browsing and Filtering Images Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide If you switch the camera to simple information display mode ( = 108), Navigating through Images in an Index the names of up to five detected people registered in Face ID ( = 48) Advanced Guide will be displayed.
  • Page 111: Finding Images Matching Specified Conditions

    Choose the first condition. Touch-Screen Operations Before Use In single-image display, press the Pinch in to switch from single-image ] button, and then press the [ ][ ] Basic Guide display to index display. buttons to choose a display filter. To view more thumbnails per screen, When [ ] or [...
  • Page 112: Using The Front Dial To Jump Between Images

    Using the Front Dial to Jump between Images Before Use ● To hide or view other information, press the [ ] button in step 3. Still Images Movies ● Options for viewing the images found (in step 3) include Basic Guide Use the front dial to find and jump between desired images quickly by “Navigating through Images in an Index”...
  • Page 113: Viewing Individual Images In A Group

    Before Use ● Turning the [ ] dial when browsing images in index display ● During group playback (step 3), you can browse through images quickly “Navigating through Images in an Index” ( = 110) and will jump to the previous or next image according to the jump method chosen in single-image display.
  • Page 114: Changing Names

    Choose the name of the person to Editing Face ID Information Before Use overwrite with. Follow step 2 in “Overwriting and Adding If you notice that a name is incorrect during playback, you can change it Basic Guide Face Information” ( = 51) to choose or erase it.
  • Page 115: Magnifying Images

    Touch-Screen Operations Image Viewing Options Before Use Spread your fingers apart (pinch out) to Basic Guide zoom in. Magnifying Images You can magnify images up to about 10x Advanced Guide by repeating this action. Still Images Movies To move the display position, drag across Camera Basics the screen.
  • Page 116: Protecting Images

    Protecting Images Before Use ● To pause or resume slideshows, press the [ ] button. ● You can switch to other images during playback by pressing the Still Images Movies [ ][ ] buttons or turning the [ ] dial. For fast-forward or fast- Basic Guide rewind, hold the [ ][ ] buttons down.
  • Page 117: Choosing Images Individually

    Choosing Images Individually Selecting a Range Before Use Basic Guide Choose [Select]. Choose [Select Range]. Following the procedure in “Using the Following the procedure in “Using the Advanced Guide Menu” ( = 116), choose [Select] and Menu” ( = 116), choose [Select Range] press the [ ] button.
  • Page 118: Protecting All Images At Once

    Protect the images. Erasing Images Before Use Press the [ ] button to choose [Protect], and then press the [ ] button. Still Images Movies Basic Guide You can choose and erase unneeded images one by one. Be careful when erasing images, because they cannot be recovered. However, Advanced Guide protected images ( = 116) cannot be erased.
  • Page 119: Erasing Multiple Images At Once

    Erasing Multiple Images at Once Choosing Images Individually Before Use You can choose multiple images to erase at once. Be careful when Choose [Select]. Basic Guide erasing images, because they cannot be recovered. However, protected images ( = 116) cannot be erased. Following the procedure in “Choosing a Selection Method”...
  • Page 120: Selecting A Range

    Selecting a Range Rotating Images Before Use Still Images Movies Choose [Select Range]. Basic Guide Change the orientation of images and save them as follows. Following the procedure in “Choosing a Selection Method” ( = 119), choose Advanced Guide Choose [ ]. [Select Range] and press the [ ] button.
  • Page 121: Deactivating Auto Rotation

    Rotate the image. Tagging Images as Favorites Before Use Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial to choose an image. Still Images Movies Basic Guide The image is rotated 90° each time you You can organize images by tagging them as favorites. By choosing a press the [ ] button.
  • Page 122: Convenient Control: Assigned Buttons

    Finish the setup process. Convenient Control: Assigned Buttons Before Use Press the [ ] button. A confirmation message is displayed. You can quickly and easily activate functions that you assign to the [ Basic Guide Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] button.
  • Page 123: Using Touch Actions Functions

    Assign a function to a Touch Action. Convenient Control: Touch Actions Before Use Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial to choose a dragging pattern, and Still Images Movies Basic Guide then press the [ ] button.
  • Page 124: Resizing Images

    Review the new image. Editing Still Images Before Use Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial to choose [Yes], and then press the Basic Guide ] button. Image editing ( = 124 – = 127) is only available when the ●...
  • Page 125: Cropping

    Choose an image size. Preview the cropped image. Before Use Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] Turn the [ ] dial to choose [ dial to choose the size, and then press To switch display between the cropped Basic Guide the [ ] button.
  • Page 126: Correcting Image Brightness (I-Contrast)

    Changing Image Color Tones (My Colors) Before Use ● The color of images edited using this function may vary slightly from the color of images shot using My Colors ( = 85). Still Images Movies Basic Guide You can adjust image colors and then save the edited image as a separate file.
  • Page 127: Correcting Red-Eye

    Save as a new image and review. Before Use ● For some images, correction may be inaccurate or may cause Press the [ ][ ][ ][ ] buttons or turn images to appear grainy. the [ ] dial to choose [New File], and ●...
  • Page 128: Editing Movies

    Review the edited movie. Editing Movies Before Use Press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose [ ], and then press the [ ] button. The Still Images Movies Basic Guide edited movie is now played. You can remove unneeded portions from the beginning and end of movies To edit the movie again, repeat step 2.
  • Page 129: Reducing File Sizes

    Reducing File Sizes Editing Digest Movies Before Use Still Images Movies Movie file sizes can be reduced by compressing movies as follows. Basic Guide Individual chapters (clips) ( = 37) recorded in [ ] mode can be On the screen in step 2 of “Editing erased, as needed.
  • Page 130: Choosing Themes For Albums

    Choose an image. Viewing Albums (Story Highlights) Before Use Choose an image in single-image display. Still Images Movies Themes available in step 3 will vary Basic Guide depending on image shooting date and You can choose themes such as a date or person’s name to create an Face ID information.
  • Page 131: Adding Background Music To Albums

    The screen at left is displayed when you Before Use ● Albums can include following images captured by the camera. use a new or recently formatted memory Still images card. Choose [OK] (either press the Digest movies ( = 37) Basic Guide [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial), press Short clips with a playback time of two seconds or more...
  • Page 132: Creating Your Own Albums

    Choose background music. Before Use ● If you prefer not to add background music, set [Add BGM] to [No] When the screen at left is displayed, on the screen in step 3. choose [Music Settings]. Add background ● To use only background music instead of movie audio, set [Audio Basic Guide music as described in “Adding Mixer] to [BGM only] on the screen in step 3.
  • Page 133: Wi-Fi Functions

    GATEWAY online photography service or other Web services to Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode send camera images to the services. Unsent images on the camera services can also be sent to a computer or Web service via CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. Playback Mode ●...
  • Page 134: Sending Images To A Smartphone

    Camera Connect app on the smartphone. For details on this application Follow the instructions in the following section for NFC-initiated connection (supported smartphones and included functions), refer to the Canon to a camera that is off or in Shooting mode.
  • Page 135 Establish the connection. Send an image. Before Use Make sure the camera is off or in Turn the [ ] dial to choose an image to Shooting mode. send, press the [ ][ ] buttons to choose Basic Guide [Send this image], and then press the [ Touch the N-Mark ( ) on the smartphone button.
  • Page 136: Connecting Via Nfc When Camera Is In Playback Mode

    Before Use ● Connections require that a memory card be in the camera. ● If during connection a message on the camera requests you to ● You can also change the camera nickname on the screen in enter the nickname, follow step 2 in “Sending Images to an NFC- step 2 ( = 134).
  • Page 137 Choose [ ]. Choose the smartphone to connect to. Before Use Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] Choose the smartphone (either by dial to choose [ ], and then press the [ pressing the [ ][ ] buttons or by turning Basic Guide button.
  • Page 138: Adding A Smartphone Using The Wi-Fi Menu

    Adding a Smartphone Using the Wi-Fi Menu The camera’s SSID is displayed. Before Use Choose the smartphone to connect to, These steps show how to use the camera as an access point, but you can as described in steps 4 – 6 of “Sending Basic Guide also use an existing access point ( = 139).
  • Page 139: Using Another Access Point

    Using Another Access Point Before Use ● All images in the camera can be viewed from the connected smartphone when you choose [Yes] in step 5. To keep camera When connecting the camera to a smartphone with the [ ] button or images private, so that they cannot be viewed from the Basic Guide through the Wi-Fi menu, you can also use an existing access point.
  • Page 140: Preparing To Register A Computer

    For detailed system requirements and compatibility Hybrid Auto Mode “Sending to a Smartphone Assigned to the Button” ( = 136) or step 4 in information, including support in new operating systems, visit the Canon “Adding a Smartphone Using the Wi-Fi Menu” ( = 138). website.
  • Page 141: Configuring The Computer For A Wi-Fi Connection

    Utilities], and then choose the software for uninstallation. In the application that opens, follow the Mac OS: In the [Canon Utilities] folder within the [Applications] on-screen instructions and configure the folder, drag the folder of the software for uninstallation to the Playback Mode setting.
  • Page 142: Saving Images To A Connected Computer

    Saving Images to a Connected Computer Before Use ● For information on WPS compatibility and for instructions on checking settings, refer to the access point user manual. Connect to your access point via Wi-Fi as follows. ● A router is a device that creates a network (LAN) structure for Basic Guide Also refer to the access point user manual.
  • Page 143 [PBC Method], and then Display CameraWindow. Setting Menu press the [ ] button. Windows: Access CameraWindow by clicking [Downloads Images From Canon Accessories Camera]. Establish the connection. Mac OS: CameraWindow is automatically Appendix On the access point, hold down the WPS displayed when a Wi-Fi connection is connection button for a few seconds.
  • Page 144: Connecting To Listed Access Points

    Import images. Connecting to Listed Access Points Before Use Click [Import Images from Camera], and then click [Import Untransferred Images]. View the listed access points. Basic Guide Images are now saved to the Pictures View the listed networks (access points) folder on the computer, in separate Advanced Guide as described in steps 1 –...
  • Page 145: Registering Web Services

    Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode following step 4 in “Using WPS-Compatible Access Points” ( = 142). ● You must have an account with Web services other than CANON ● To connect to a device via an access point, confirm that the target iMAGE GATEWAY if you desire to use them.
  • Page 146: Registering Canon Image Gateway

    Choose [ Registering CANON iMAGE GATEWAY Before Use Press the [ ][ ][ ][ ] buttons or turn After linking the camera and CANON iMAGE GATEWAY, add CANON the [ ] dial to choose [ ], and then Basic Guide iMAGE GATEWAY as a destination Web service on the camera.
  • Page 147: Registering Other Web Services

    Registering Other Web Services Before Use complete the setup process. You can also add Web services besides CANON iMAGE GATEWAY to the Check the confirmation number on the Basic Guide camera. Note that CANON iMAGE GATEWAY must be registered on the second screen in step 6 (displayed after camera first ( = 146).
  • Page 148: Uploading Images To Web Services

    Press the [ ] button to turn the camera ● To view images uploaded to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY on a Advanced Guide smartphone, try the dedicated Canon Online Photo Album app. Download and install the Canon Online Photo Album app for Press the [ ] button.
  • Page 149: Printing Images Wirelessly From A Connected Printer

    Choose the printer. Printing Images Wirelessly from a Before Use Choose the printer name (either press the Connected Printer [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial), and Basic Guide then press the [ ] button. Connect the camera to a printer via Wi-Fi to print as follows. Advanced Guide These steps show how to use the camera as an access point, but you can also use an existing access point ( = 139).
  • Page 150: Sending Images To Another Camera

    [Send this image], and then press the [ follows. button. ● Only Canon-brand cameras equipped with a Wi-Fi function can be Advanced Guide Image transfer will begin. The screen connected to wirelessly. You cannot connect to a Canon-brand camera darkens during image transfer.
  • Page 151: Sending Multiple Images

    Choose an image. Image Sending Options Before Use Press the [ ][ ][ ][ ] buttons to choose an image to send, and then press the [ You can choose multiple images to send at once and change the image Basic Guide button.
  • Page 152: Notes On Sending Images

    Accessories ● Sending images to Web services will take less time when resending ] button to remove [ images you have already sent that are still on the CANON iMAGE After you finish choosing images, press GATEWAY server. Appendix the [ ] button.
  • Page 153: Initial Preparations

    ] button. On the screen displayed, choose Advanced Guide be sent to a computer or Web services via CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. the recording pixel setting (image size) by pressing the [ ][ ] buttons, Note that images cannot be sent only to Web services.
  • Page 154: Sending Images

    Even if images were imported to the computer through a different Index icon changes to [ method, any images not sent to the computer via CANON iMAGE GATEWAY will be sent to the computer. ● Sending is faster when the destination is a computer on the same network as the camera, because images are sent via the access point instead of CANON iMAGE GATEWAY.
  • Page 155: Viewing Images Sent Via Image Sync On A Smartphone

    Using a Smartphone to View Camera Before Use Images and Control the Camera By installing the Canon Online Photo Album (Canon OPA) app, you can Basic Guide use your smartphone to view and download images sent via Image Sync while they are stored temporarily on the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY You can do the following with the dedicated smartphone app Camera server.
  • Page 156: Shooting Remotely

    Shooting Remotely Before Use ● [ ] mode is used for shooting in modes other than [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ], and [ ]. However, some Quick Set and As you check a shooting screen on your smartphone, you can use it to MENU settings you have configured in advance may be changed Basic Guide shoot remotely.
  • Page 157: Editing Connection Information

    Editing or Erasing Wi-Fi Settings Before Use Connection Configurable Items Edit or erase Wi-Fi settings as follows. Basic Guide Services [Change Device Nickname] Editing Connection Information – ( = 157) Advanced Guide [View Settings] ( = 136) – – – –...
  • Page 158: Returning The Wi-Fi Settings To Default

    Returning the Wi-Fi Settings to Default Changing the Camera Nickname Before Use Change the camera nickname (displayed on connected devices) as Return the Wi-Fi settings to default if you transfer ownership of the Basic Guide desired. camera to another person, or dispose of it. Resetting the Wi-Fi settings will also clear all Web service settings.
  • Page 159: Date-Based Image Storage

    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Before Use MENU ( = 31) settings on the [ 1], [ 2], [ 3], and [ 4] tabs can be Basic Guide configured. Customize commonly used functions as desired, for greater convenience. Advanced Guide Date-Based Image Storage Camera Basics Instead of saving images in folders created each month, you can have the Auto Mode /...
  • Page 160: Low-Level Formatting

    Low-Level Formatting Before Use ● Regardless of the option selected in this setting, shots may be numbered consecutively after the last number of existing images Perform low-level formatting in the following cases: [Memory card error] is on newly inserted memory cards. To start saving shots from 0001, Basic Guide displayed, the camera is not working correctly, card image reading/writing use an empty (or formatted, = 160) memory card.
  • Page 161: Electronic Level Calibration

    Electronic Level Calibration Switching the Color of Screen Information Before Use Still Images Movies Calibrate the electronic level if it seems ineffective in helping you level the Basic Guide camera. Information displayed on the screen and menus can be changed to a color For greater calibration accuracy, display grid lines ( = 102) to help you suitable for shooting under low-light conditions.
  • Page 162: Power-Saving Adjustment

    Power-Saving Adjustment World Clock Before Use Adjust the timing of automatic camera and screen deactivation (Auto To ensure that your shots will have the correct local date and time when Basic Guide Power Down and Display Off, respectively) as needed ( = 27). you travel abroad, simply register the destination in advance and switch to that time zone.
  • Page 163: Silencing Camera Operations

    Changing the Date and Time Before Use ● You can also access the [Language] screen in Playback mode by pressing and holding the [ ] button and immediately pressing Adjust the date and time as follows. the [ ] button. Basic Guide Choose [Date/Time] on the [ 2] tab, and then press the [...
  • Page 164: Customizing Sounds

    Customizing Sounds Adjusting the Touch-Screen Panel Before Use Customize camera operating sounds as follows. Sensitivity of the touch-screen panel can be increased to respond to a Basic Guide lighter touch, or you can disable touch control. Choose [Sound Options] on the [ 3] tab, and then press the [ ] button.
  • Page 165: Adjusting Other Settings

    Setting Copyright Information to Record in Before Use ● The copyright info already recorded in images will not be deleted. Images Basic Guide To record the author’s name and copyright details in images, set this Adjusting Other Settings information beforehand as follows. Advanced Guide Choose [Copyright Info] on the [ 4] tab, The following settings can also be adjusted.
  • Page 166: Accessories

    This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used Basic Guide 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 Advanced Guide accessories (e.g., a leakage and/or explosion of a battery pack).
  • Page 167: System Map

    Appendix Index Also available for purchase separately. A genuine Canon accessory is also available (Interface Cable IFC-400PCU). The following accessories are also supported: Speedlite 580EX, 430EX, 270EX, and 220EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, ST-E3-RT, Speedlite Bracket SB-E2, and Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3.
  • Page 168: Flash Units

    Flash Units Optional Accessories Before Use The following camera accessories are sold separately. Note that Basic Guide Speedlite 600EX-RT/600EX/ availability varies by area, and some accessories may no longer be 580EX II/430EX II/320EX/270EX II available. Advanced Guide Shoe-mounted flash unit that enables Power Supplies many styles of flash photography.
  • Page 169: Playback On A Tv

    For details on connection or how to switch inputs, refer to the TV manual. 67 mm filter. P Mode Make sure the camera and TV are Canon Lens Filter (67 mm dia.) off. Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode Protects the lens and enables a variety of Connect the camera to the TV.
  • Page 170: Powering The Camera With Household Power

    Turn the TV on and switch to Powering the Camera with Household Power Before Use external input. Still Images Movies Switch the TV input to the external input Basic Guide you connected the cable to in step 2. Powering the camera with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80 (sold separately) eliminates the need to monitor the remaining battery level.
  • Page 171: Using Lens Filters (Sold Separately)

    Setting Menu ● We recommend the use of genuine Canon filters (67 mm dia.). Accessories ● When not using auto focus to shoot, set the manual focus option [Safety MF] to [On].
  • Page 172: Using A Lens Hood (Sold Separately)

    Using a Lens Hood (Sold Separately) Before Use ● Vignetting may occur if you use the built-in flash when the lens hood is attached. Still Images Movies Basic Guide For wide-angle shots of backlit subjects without using the flash, attach optional Lens Hood LH-DC100/Filter Adapter FA-DC67B to prevent light Using a Remote Switch (Sold Separately) Advanced Guide...
  • Page 173: Using The Hot Shoe

    Using the Hot Shoe Using an Electronic Viewfinder Before Use (Sold Separately) Still Images Movies Basic Guide Still Images Movies Use the hot shoe to attach an optional electronic viewfinder or external flash. Shooting is easier with an optional electronic viewfinder, which helps you Advanced Guide concentrate on keeping subjects in focus.
  • Page 174 Turn the camera on and switch Before Use ● Although the viewfinder is produced under extremely high- between using the screen and precision manufacturing conditions and more than 99.99% of the viewfinder as needed. pixels meet design specifications, in rare cases some pixels may Basic Guide Moving the viewfinder near your eye will be defective or may appear as red or black dots.
  • Page 175: Using An External Flash (Sold Separately)

    Press the [ ] button, choose [Flash Auto Mode / ● Non-EX series Canon flash units may not fire correctly or may not Control] on the [ 5] tab, and then press Hybrid Auto Mode fire at all, in some cases.
  • Page 176: Using Speedlite Bracket Sb-E2 (Sold Separately)

    E-TTL mode is used for the flash. Using Speedlite Bracket SB-E2 (Sold Separately) Before Use M mode is used for the flash. Still Images Movies In [ ] shooting mode, E-TTL mode is also available for the flash. In this case, when the flash fires, flash exposure compensation set on the flash is applied to Basic Guide Using the optional Speedlite Bracket SB-E2...
  • Page 177: Using An External Microphone

    Using an External Microphone Using Headphones (Sold Separately) Before Use Still Images Movies An external microphone with a mini plug (3.5 mm diameter) can be Basic Guide connected to the external microphone IN terminal ( = 4) for use in Headphones can be used to listen to audio as the camera captures it recording.
  • Page 178: Saving Images To A Computer

    For software installation instructions, see “Installing the Software” ( = 140). To utilize the features of the following software, download the software Basic Guide from the Canon website and install it on your computer. Saving Images to a Computer ●...
  • Page 179 Choose [Downloads Images From Canon Before Use ● Windows 7: If the screen in step 2 is not displayed, click the [ Camera] and then click [OK]. icon in the taskbar. ● Mac OS: If CameraWindow is not displayed after step 2, click the Basic Guide [CameraWindow] icon in the Dock.
  • Page 180: Easy Print

    Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] Camera Basics A Canon SELPHY CP series compact photo printer is used here for the dial to choose an image. sake of illustration. Screens displayed and available functions vary by Auto Mode / Access the printing screen.
  • Page 181: Configuring Print Settings

    Configuring Print Settings Cropping Images before Printing Before Use Still Images Movies Still Images Movies Basic Guide By cropping images before printing, you can print a desired image area instead of the entire image. Access the printing screen. Advanced Guide Follow steps 1 –...
  • Page 182: Choosing Paper Size And Layout Before Printing

    Choosing Paper Size and Layout before Printing Available Layout Options Before Use Still Images Movies Default Matches current printer settings. Basic Guide Bordered Prints with blank space around the image. Choose [Paper Settings]. Borderless Borderless, edge-to-edge printing. Advanced Guide After following step 1 in “Configuring Print N-up Choose how many images to print per sheet.
  • Page 183: Printing Movie Scenes

    Both standard and index formats are printed. and then press the [ ] button again. Images are printed with the shooting date. ● [ID Photo] and [Sequence] cannot be chosen on Canon-brand Index Date PictBridge-compatible printers from CP720/CP730 and earlier –...
  • Page 184: Setting Up Printing For A Range Of Images

    2. [Date] and [File No.] at the same time. Hybrid Auto Mode ● Index printing is not available on some Canon-brand PictBridge- When finished, press the [ ] button compatible printers (sold separately). to return to the menu screen.
  • Page 185: Clearing All Images From The Print List

    Clearing All Images from the Print List Choosing a Selection Method Before Use Following step 1 in “Setting Up Printing Press the [ ] button, choose Basic Guide for Individual Images” ( = 184), choose [Photobook Set-up] on the [ 4] tab, and [Clear All Selections] and press the [ then choose how you will select images.
  • Page 186: Adding All Images To A Photobook

    Adding All Images to a Photobook Before Use Still Images Movies Basic Guide Following the procedure in “Choosing a Selection Method” ( = 185), choose Advanced Guide [Select All Images] and press the [ button. Camera Basics Press the [ ][ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial to choose [OK], and then press the Auto Mode / ] button.
  • Page 187: Appendix

    Troubleshooting Before Use If you think there is a problem with the camera, first check the following. Basic Guide If the items below do not solve your problem, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Advanced Guide Power Camera Basics Nothing happens when the ON/OFF button is pressed.
  • Page 188 Subjects in shots look too dark. Shooting Before Use Raise the flash and set the flash mode to [ ] ( = 93). ● Adjust brightness by using exposure compensation ( = 79). ● Cannot shoot. ● Use AE lock or spot metering ( = 79, = 79). Basic Guide In Playback mode ( = 106), press the shutter button halfway ( = 27).
  • Page 189 The Babies or Children icon does not display. Playback stops, or audio skips. Before Use ● The Babies and Children icons will not display if the birthday is not set in face ● Switch to a memory card that you have performed low-level formatting on with the information ( = 48).
  • Page 190 Switch to single-image display and try again. Similarly, the Image Sync. ● Images are not sent to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY or other Web services if you Wi-Fi menu cannot be accessed during group playback or filtered image display Camera Basics according to specified conditions.
  • Page 191 ( = 2) and have inserted it facing the correct way ( = 185). Choose 998 images or less. Playback Mode ( = 20), contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Print List ( = 183) or Photobook Set-up ( = 185) settings could not be saved ●...
  • Page 192 2.4 GHz band. Basic Guide case, write down the error number (Exx) and contact a Canon Customer Support ● Bring the camera closer to the other device you are trying to connect to (such as Help Desk.
  • Page 193: Shooting (Information Display)

    (20) Quick Set menu ( = 30) (29) DR correction ( = 82) On-Screen Information Before Use (21) Focus range ( = 86, = 86), (30) Hybrid Auto mode ( = 37) AF lock ( = 93) (31) Touch Shutter ( = 46) Basic Guide Shooting (Information Display) (22) AF frame ( = 89), Spot AE point...
  • Page 194: Playback (Detailed Information Display)

    Playback (Detailed Information Display) (30) Compression (image quality) (31) Still images: Recording pixel Before Use ( = 96) / Recording pixel setting ( = 212) setting ( = 54), Digest movies Movies: Playback time ( = 213) ( 1 ) Basic Guide ( = 37), RAW ( = 96), MP4 ( 2 )
  • Page 195: Functions Available In Each Shooting Mode

    Drive Mode ( = 47) Functions and Menu Tables Before Use Basic Guide Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Advanced Guide Icons in black, such as , indicate that the function is available or automatically set in that shooting mode. Camera Basics Gray icons, such as , indicate that the function is unavailable in that...
  • Page 196 Flash Exposure Compensation ( = 94) AE Lock (during recording)/Exposure Compensation ( = 75) Before Use Basic Guide Flash Output Level ( = 101) ] or movie button) ( = 93) Advanced Guide AF Lock (when assigned to the [ Camera Basics Auto Mode / Av/Tv Settings ( = 98, = 99)
  • Page 197: Quick Set Menu

    Touch AF ( = 92) Quick Set Menu Before Use AF method ( = 89) Basic Guide +Tracking Face Select ( = 92) Advanced Guide Camera Basics 1-point AF Auto Mode / Touch Shutter ( = 46) Hybrid Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes Image quality Still Image Shooting When Recording Movies ( = 74)
  • Page 198 Self-Timer Settings ( = 46) Before Use Delay* Basic Guide When Set to PAL Advanced Guide Shots* Camera Basics Auto Mode / Hybrid Auto Mode ND Filter ( = 83) Other Shooting Modes P Mode Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode Playback Mode Wi-Fi Functions Still Image Aspect Ratio ( = 52)
  • Page 199 My Colors ( = 85) Before Use Basic Guide White Balance ( = 83) Advanced Guide Camera Basics Auto Mode / Hybrid Auto Mode DR Correction ( = 82) Other Shooting Modes P Mode Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode Playback Mode Wi-Fi Functions Setting Menu...
  • Page 200: Shooting Tab

    Metering Method ( = 79) Before Use Basic Guide Advanced Guide Camera Basics Auto Mode / Hybrid Auto Mode Options vary depending on the assigned shooting mode. Synchronizes with the aspect ratio setting and is automatically set ( = 65). Other Shooting Modes Cannot be set to 0 seconds in modes without selection of the number of shots.
  • Page 201 Reverse Disp. ( = 28) Before Use – On/Off Basic Guide Advanced Guide Display Mode ( = 173) Camera Basics Power Saving Auto Mode / Hybrid Auto Mode Still Image Aspect Ratio ( = 52) Other Shooting Modes For details, see “Quick Set Menu” ( = 197). Smooth Shooting information display ( = 102) P Mode...
  • Page 202 ] button Display Info Before Use Basic Guide ] button Advanced Guide Detailed Camera Basics Auto Mode / ] button Hybrid Auto Mode Touch Shutter ( = 46) Other Shooting Modes Save Settings ( = 104) P Mode Save to mode: C1 Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode Playback Mode Save to mode: C2...
  • Page 203 Lock Small Before Use Basic Guide 1.6x/2.0x Continuous AF ( = 91) Advanced Guide Camera Basics Auto Mode / AF-Point Zoom ( = 55) Hybrid Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes P Mode AF+MF ( = 87) Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode On/Off Playback Mode Wi-Fi Functions...
  • Page 204 4] Tab MF Memory Before Use MF-Point Zoom ( = 86) Basic Guide Advanced Guide Camera Basics 2x/4x Auto Mode / Hybrid Auto Mode MF Peaking Settings ( = 88) Other Shooting Modes Peaking Safety MF ( = 86) On/Off P Mode Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode Level...
  • Page 205 Before Use Basic Guide Shoot Only Advanced Guide 5] Tab Camera Basics ISO speed ( = 81) Auto Mode / Dynamic IS ISO Speed Hybrid Auto Mode For details, see “Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode” ( = 195). Other Shooting Modes ISO Auto Settings Max ISO Speed P Mode...
  • Page 206 Flash Control ( = 57, = 94, = 95, = 101) Safety FE Before Use Flash Mode Auto Basic Guide Advanced Guide Manual Camera Basics Auto Mode / Hybrid Auto Mode 6] Tab Other Shooting Modes Flash Exp. Comp For details, see “Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode” WB Correction ( = 84) ( = 195).
  • Page 207 Safety Shift ( = 99) Before Use Basic Guide Auto Zoom Advanced Guide Face/Upper Body/Whole Body/Manual/Auto Camera Basics Auto Mode / Hybrid Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes 7] Tab Blink Detection ( = 56) P Mode Stills ( = 71) Save Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode On/Off...
  • Page 208 Shot Interval Manual Before Use 15 sec./30 sec./1 min. Basic Guide Disable Advanced Guide Frame Rate Camera Basics (NTSC), (PAL) Auto Mode / Level Hybrid Auto Mode Other Shooting Modes Shooting Time 60 min./90 min./120 min./Unlimited Wind filter/Attenuator P Mode Wind Filter: Auto Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode Playback Mode...
  • Page 209: Set Up Tab

    Set Up Tab Item Reference Page Before Use = 164 Touch Operation Item Reference Page = 164 Units Basic Guide = 159 Create Folder = 133 Wi-Fi Settings Advanced Guide = 159 File Numbering = 136 Mobile Device Connect Button = 160 Format = 164...
  • Page 210: Print Tab

    Use a blower brush to remove dust from the lens. If cleaning is difficult, P Mode Scroll Display = 106 contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Group Images = 113 ● To prevent condensation from forming on the camera after sudden...
  • Page 211: Camera Specifications

    Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (version WPA2-PSK (AES/TKIP) File Format 1.1) compliant P Mode Still Images: Exif 2.3 (JPEG), RAW (CR2 (Canon Digital Zoom Focal Length (35mm equivalent) Original)) Data Type Tv, Av, M, C1, and C2 Mode Movies: MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264;...
  • Page 212: Number Of Shots/Recording Time, Playback Time

    5472x3648 Setting Menu ● Number of shots/time with a fully charged battery pack. ● The values in the table are based on Canon measurement conditions and may change depending on the subject, memory card and camera Accessories settings. Appendix Index...
  • Page 213: Recording Time Per Memory Card

    [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ● Speed when using an 16 GB UHS-I memory card specified in Canon Playback Mode ], [ ] or [ ], or approximately 1 hour when testing standards. Note that the number of shots varies depending on...
  • Page 214: Battery Charger Cb-2Lc/Cb-2Lce

    Shutter Speed Before Use ] mode, Basic Guide 1 – 1/2000 sec. automatically set range 30, 25, 20, 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, Advanced Guide 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, Available values in 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, ], [...
  • Page 215: Index

    Focus lock 89 Red-eye correction 127 Camera access point mode 140 Focus range LCD monitor 28 Resizing images 124 Camera Connect 134 Macro 86 Editing or erasing connection CameraWindow 178 Manual focus 86 information 157 CANON iMAGE GATEWAY 145 Framing assist 42...
  • Page 216 Power 168 Wink self-timer Before Use → AC adapter kit, (shooting mode) 68 M (shooting mode) 99 Terminal 169, 180 → Battery charger, Sending images 150 Macro (focus range) 86 Touch Actions 123 Basic Guide → Battery pack Sending images to another Magnified display 115 Touch AF 92 Power saving 27...
  • Page 217: Wi-Fi (Wireless Lan) Precautions

    Use of the wireless LAN function near medical equipment or other Camera Basics Note that Canon cannot be held liable for any problems arising from electronic equipment may affect operation of those devices. use in other countries and regions.
  • Page 218: Trademarks And Licensing

    If security settings have not been properly set, the following problems may Trademarks and Licensing Before Use occur. ● Transmission monitoring ● Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Basic Guide Third parties with malicious intent may monitor Wi-Fi transmissions Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 219: Disclaimer

    Illustrations and screenshots in this guide may differ slightly from the Camera Basics actual equipment. ● The above items notwithstanding, Canon cannot be held liable for any Auto Mode / loss arising from the use of this product. Hybrid Auto Mode...