Canon A3000 IS Film Camera User Manual

Camera User Guide
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Photo of PowerShot A3100 IS
• Make sure you read this guide before using the camera.
• Store this guide safely so that you can use it in the future.
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Checking the Package Contents
Check if the following items are included in your camera package. If anything
is missing, contact the retailer from which you purchased the camera.
Camera
Battery Pack NB-8L (with
Terminal Cover)
Interface Cable
IFC-400PCU
Getting Started
Wrist Strap WS-800
AV Cable
AVC-DC400
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DIGITAL CAMERA
Solution Disk
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Using the PDF Manuals
Battery Charger
CB-2LA/2LAE
Warranty
Card
“Canon Customer
Support” Leaflet
Also refer to the PDF manuals on the CD-ROM. After installation,
shortcut icons appear on the desktop. If the software installation fails,
you can find the manuals in the Readme folder on the CD-ROM.
• Camera User Guide (This Guide)
Once you have mastered the basics, use the camera’s many features to shoot
more challenging photos.
• Personal Printing Guide
Read when you want to connect the camera to a printer
(sold separately) and print.
• Software Guide
Read when you want to use the included software.
• A memory card is not included.
• Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals.
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Read This First
Test Shots and Disclaimer
Take some initial test shots and play them back to make sure the images
were recorded correctly. Please note that Canon Inc., its subsidiaries and
affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential damages
arising from any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including memory
cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recorded
in a way that is machine readable.
Warning Against Copyright Infringement
The images recorded with this camera are intended for personal use. Do not
record images that infringe upon copyright laws without the prior permission
of the copyright holder. Please be advised that in certain cases the copying
of images from performances, exhibitions, or commercial properties by
means of a camera or other device may contravene copyright or other legal
rights even if the image was shot for personal use.
Warranty Limitations
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This camera’s warranty is only effective in the country of sale. If there is a
problem with the camera while abroad, please return it to the country of sale
before proceeding with a warranty claim to a Canon Customer Support Help
Desk. For Canon Customer Support contacts, please see the customer
support list supplied with your camera.
LCD Monitor
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• The LCD monitor is produced with extremely high-precision
manufacturing techniques. More than 99.99% of the pixels operate to
specification, but occasionally non-performing pixels may appear as bright
or dark dots. This is not a malfunction and has no effect on the recorded
image.
• The LCD monitor may be covered with a thin plastic film for protection
against scratches during shipment. If so, remove the film before using the
camera.
Camera Body Temperature
Please take care when operating the camera for an extended period as the
camera body may become warm. This is not a malfunction.
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What Do You Want to Do?
Shoot
Shoot, leaving it to the camera to make settings . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Just take pictures (Easy mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Shoot to match special conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 – 57
Take good people shots
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Portraits
(p. 54)
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At night
(p. 54)
Kids and pets
(p. 54)
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At the beach
(p. 56)
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Against snow
(p. 56)
Take good landscapes
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Landscape
(p. 54)
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Foliage
(p. 56)
Shoot various other scenes
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Indoors
(p. 55)
Low light
(p. 56)
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Fireworks
(p. 56)
Focus on faces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24, 78
Shoot in places where I cannot use the flash
(turn off the flash) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Take pictures with me in them too (self-timer). . . . . . . . . . . 62, 63
Insert the date and time into my shots. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Take close-up pictures of subjects (macro shooting) . . . . . . . . 67
Add effects and shoot (Poster Effect, Super Vivid) . . . . . . . . . . 57
Take sepia toned or black and white pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Change the size of picture I want to take (recording pixels) . . . 68
Take pictures continuously . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Change the ISO speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
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What Do You Want to Do?
View
Look at my pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Automatically play back pictures (slideshow) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
Look at my pictures on a TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Look at my pictures on a computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Quickly search pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92, 93
Erase pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28, 101
Protect pictures from accidental erasure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Shoot/View Movies
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Shoot movies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
View movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33, 88
Print
Easily print pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
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Save images to a computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Other
Turn off sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Use the camera abroad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39, 120
Understand what is displayed on the screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
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Table of Contents
Chapters 1 – 3 explain the basic operations and frequently used functions of
this camera. Chapters 4 onward explain the advanced functions, letting you
learn more as you read each chapter.
Checking the Package Contents ...... 2
Read This First ................................. 3
What Do You Want to Do? ............... 4
Conventions Used in This Guide ...... 8
Safety Precautions............................ 9
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Getting Started ............. 13
Charging the Battery....................... 14
Compatible Memory Cards
(Sold Separately) ............................ 16
Inserting the Battery and Memory
Card ................................................ 16
Setting the Date and Time .............. 19
Setting the Display Language......... 21
Formatting Memory Cards .............. 22
Pressing the Shutter Button............ 23
Taking Pictures (Smart Auto).......... 24
Viewing Images .............................. 27
Erasing Images............................... 28
Shooting in Easy Mode................... 29
Viewing or Erasing in Easy Mode ... 30
Shooting Movies ............................. 31
Viewing Movies............................... 33
Transferring Images to
a Computer for Viewing .................. 34
Accessories .................................... 38
Separately Sold Accessories .......... 39
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Shooting in Special
Conditions and
Commonly Used
Functions ...................... 53
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Learning More............... 41
Components Guide......................... 42
Indicator .......................................... 43
Screen Display................................ 44
Power Saving Function
(Auto Power Down)......................... 45
FUNC. Menu – Basic Operations ... 46
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MENU – Basic Operations .............. 47
Changing the Sound Settings ......... 48
Changing the Screen Brightness .... 49
Returning the Camera to Default
Settings ........................................... 50
Low Level Memory Card
Formatting ....................................... 51
Clock Functions............................... 52
Shooting in Various Conditions ....... 54
Shooting in Special Scenes ............ 55
Turning the Flash Off ...................... 58
Zooming in Closely on Subjects
(Digital Zoom).................................. 59
Inserting the Date and Time............ 61
Using the Self-Timer ....................... 62
Using the Face Self-Timer .............. 63
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Choosing Settings
Yourself ......................... 65
Shooting in Program AE.................. 66
Adjusting the Brightness
(Exposure Compensation) .............. 66
Turning the Flash On ...................... 67
Shooting Close-ups (Macro) ........... 67
Shooting Far Away Subjects
(Infinity) ........................................... 68
Changing the Recording Pixel
Setting (Image Size)........................ 68
Changing the Compression Ratio
(Image Quality)................................ 69
Changing the ISO Speed ................ 71
Adjusting the White Balance ........... 72
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Changing the Tone of an Image
(My Colors) ..................................... 73
Continuous Shooting ...................... 74
Shooting Using the Two Second
Self-Timer ....................................... 74
Customizing the Self-Timer ............ 75
Shooting Using a TV Monitor.......... 76
Changing the Composition with
the Focus Lock ............................... 76
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Getting More Out of Your
Camera .......................... 77
Changing the AF Frame Mode ....... 78
Magnifying the Focal Point ............. 79
Choosing the Person to Focus
On (Face Select)............................. 80
Shooting with the AF Lock .............. 81
Changing the Metering Mode ......... 81
Shooting with the AE Lock .............. 82
Shooting with the FE Lock .............. 82
Shooting with Slow Synchro ........... 83
Red-Eye Correction ........................ 83
Shooting Long Exposures............... 84
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Printing ........................ 109
Printing Images ............................. 110
Choosing Images for Printing
(DPOF).......................................... 112
Printing Images with DPOF
Settings ......................................... 114
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Using Various Functions
for Shooting Movies..... 85
Changing the Image Quality ........... 86
AE Lock/Exposure Shift .................. 87
Other Shooting Functions ............... 87
Playback Functions......................... 88
Editing............................................. 89
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Viewing Images on a TV ................. 97
Protecting Images ........................... 98
Erasing All Images ........................ 101
Tagging Images as Favorites ........ 103
Organizing Images by Category
(My Category) ............................... 104
Rotating Images ............................ 105
Resizing Images............................ 106
Trimming ....................................... 107
Correcting the Red-Eye Effect ...... 108
Using Various
Playback and Editing
Functions ...................... 91
Quickly Searching Images .............. 92
Searching for Images Using
the Jump Display ............................ 93
Viewing Slideshows ........................ 94
Checking the Focus ........................ 95
Magnifying Images.......................... 96
Changing Image Transitions ........... 96
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Customizing Camera
Settings ....................... 115
Changing Camera Settings ........... 116
Changing Shooting Function
Settings ......................................... 121
Changing Playback Function
Settings ......................................... 124
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Useful Information...... 125
Using Household Power................ 126
Troubleshooting ............................ 127
List of Messages That Appear
on the Screen................................ 130
Information Displayed on
the Screen..................................... 132
Functions Available in Each
Shooting Mode .............................. 134
Menus ........................................... 136
Specifications ................................ 140
Handling Precautions .................... 143
Index ............................................. 144
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Conventions Used in This Guide
• Icons are used in the text to represent the camera buttons and the mode
dial.
• Language that displays on the screen appears inside [ ] (square
brackets).
• The directional buttons and FUNC./SET button are represented by the
following icons.
(Up button)
(FUNC./SET button)
(Right button)
(Left button)
(Down button)
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: Things you should be careful about.
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: Troubleshooting tips.
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: Hints for getting more out of your camera.
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: Supplemental information.
• (p. xx): Reference pages.“xx” stands for a page number.
• This guide assumes all functions are at their default settings.
• The various types of memory cards that can be used in this camera are
collectively referred to as memory cards in this guide.
• Functions that differ depending on the camera model are indicated with
the following icons:
: Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A3100 IS only
: Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A3000 IS only
Explanations without these icons apply to both models.
• PowerShot A3100 IS screenshots and illustrations are used for the
explanations in this guide.
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Safety Precautions
• Before using the camera, please ensure that you read the safety precautions
described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly.
• The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to prevent injuries
to yourself and other persons, or damage to the equipment.
• Be sure to also check the guides included with any separately sold accessories you use.
Warning Denotes the possibility of serious injury or death.
Caution
Denotes the possibility of injury.
Caution
Denotes the possibility of damage to the equipment.
Warning
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• Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to people’s eyes.
Exposure to the intense light produced by the flash could damage eyesight. In particular,
remain at least one meter (39 inches) away from infants when using the flash.
• Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants.
Strap: Putting the strap around a child’s neck could result in asphyxiation.
Memory card: Dangerous if swallowed. If this occurs, contact a doctor immediately.
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• Do not attempt to disassemble or alter any part of the equipment unless
expressly indicated to do so in this guide.
• To avoid the risk of injury, do not touch the interior of the camera if it has been
dropped or otherwise damaged.
• Stop operating the camera immediately if it emits smoke, a strange smell, or
otherwise behaves abnormally.
• Do not use organic solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner to clean the
equipment.
• Do not allow liquids or foreign objects to enter the camera.
The above could result in fire or electrical shock.
If liquid or foreign objects come into contact with the camera interior, immediately turn the
camera power off and remove the battery.
• Use only recommended power sources.
Using other power sources could result in fire or electrical shock.
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Safety Precautions
Battery and Battery Charger
• Use only recommended batteries.
• Do not place the battery near or in direct flame.
• Do not let the battery come into contact with water (e.g. sea water) or other
liquids.
• Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the battery.
• Avoid dropping or subjecting the battery to severe impacts.
The above may cause explosions or leaks, resulting in fire, injury and damage to the
surroundings. In the event that a battery leaks and the eyes, mouth, skin or clothing
contacts these substances, immediately flush with water and seek medical assistance.
If the battery charger becomes wet, unplug it from the outlet and consult your camera
distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
• Use only the specified battery charger to charge the battery.
• Unplug the power cord periodically and wipe away any dust and dirt that has
collected on the plug, the exterior of the power outlet, and the surrounding area.
• Do not handle the power cord with wet hands.
• Do not use the equipment in a manner that exceeds the rated capacity of the
electrical outlet or wiring accessories. Do not use if the power cord or plug are
damaged, or not fully plugged into the outlet.
• Do not allow dirt or metal objects (such as pins or keys) to contact the charger
terminals or plug.
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The above could result in fire or electrical shock.
Other Warnings
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• Do not play the supplied CD-ROM(s) in any CD player that does not support
data CD-ROMs.
It is possible to suffer hearing loss from listening with headphones to the loud sounds of
a CD-ROM played on a music CD player. Additionally, playing the CD-ROM(s) in an audio
CD player (music player) could damage the speakers.
Caution
• Be careful not to bang the camera or subject it to strong impacts or shocks
when hanging it by the strap.
• Be careful not to bump or push strongly on the lens.
This could damage the camera or lead to injury.
• Avoid using, placing or storing the camera in the following places.
- Places subject to strong sunlight.
- Places subject to temperatures above 40 °C (104 °F).
- Humid or dusty areas.
These could cause leakage, overheating or an explosion of the battery, resulting in
electrical shock, fire, burns or other injuries. High temperatures may also cause
deformation of the casing.
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Safety Precautions
• When using the flash, be careful not to cover it with your fingers or clothing.
This could result in burns or damage to the flash.
Caution
• Do not aim the camera at bright light sources (the sun, etc.).
Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the image sensor.
• When using the camera on a beach or at a windy location, be careful not to
allow dust or sand to enter the camera.
This may cause the camera to malfunction.
• In regular use, small amounts of smoke may be emitted from the flash.
This is due to the high intensity of the flash burning dust and foreign materials stuck to the
front of the unit. Please use a cotton swab to remove dirt, dust or other foreign matter from
the flash to prevent heat build-up and damage to the unit.
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• Unplug the battery charger from the power outlet after recharging is complete,
or when you are not using it.
• Do not place anything, such as cloth on top of the battery charger while it is
charging.
Leaving the unit plugged in for a long period of time may cause it to overheat and distort,
resulting in fire.
• Remove and store the battery when you are not using the camera.
If the battery is left inside the camera, damage caused by leakage may occur.
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• Before you discard batteries, cover the terminals with tape or other insulators.
Contacting other metal materials in waste containers may lead to fire or explosions.
• Do not place the battery near pets.
Pets biting the battery could cause leakage, overheating or explosion, resulting in fire or
injuries.
• Do not sit down with the camera in your pocket.
Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the screen.
• When putting the camera in your bag, ensure that hard objects do not come into
contact with the screen.
• Do not attach accessories to the strap.
Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the screen.
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Getting Started
This chapter explains preparations before shooting, how to shoot in
A mode, and then how to view and erase the images you take.
The latter part of this chapter explains how to shoot and view images
in Easy Mode, how to shoot and view movies and how to transfer
images to a computer.
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Attaching the Strap/Holding the Camera
• Be sure to attach the supplied strap to the camera and wrap it around your
wrist when shooting to avoid dropping the camera.
• Keep your arms tight against your body while holding the camera firmly by
the sides. Be sure that your fingers do not block the flash.
Strap
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Charging the Battery
Use the included charger to charge the battery. Be sure to charge the battery
as it is not charged at the time of purchase.
1 Remove the cover.
the battery.
2 Insert
● Align the S marks on the battery and
charger, then insert the battery by sliding it
in
and down
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the battery.
3 Charge
● For CB-2LA: Flip out the plug
CB-2LA
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CB-2LAE
and plug
the charger into a power outlet
.
● For CB-2LAE: Plug the power cord into the
charger, then plug the other end into a
power outlet.
X The charge lamp lights orange and charging
starts.
X The charge lamp will light green when
charging has finished. Charging takes
approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes.
the battery.
4 Remove
● Unplug the battery charger from the power
outlet, then remove the battery by sliding it
in
and up
.
To protect the battery and prolong its life, do not charge it for longer than
24 hours continuously.
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Charging the Battery
Approximate Number of Shots That Can Be Taken
Number of Shots
240
Playback Time (Hours)
230
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• The number of shots that can be taken is based on the Camera & Imaging Products
Association (CIPA) measurement standard.
• Under some shooting conditions, the number of shots that can be taken may be less
than mentioned above.
Battery Charge Indicator
An icon or message will appear on the screen indicating the battery’s charge
state.
Display
Summary
Sufficient charge.
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Slightly depleted, but sufficient.
(Blinking red) Nearly depleted. Charge the battery.
“Change the battery pack.”
Depleted. Recharge the battery.
Using the battery and charger effectively
• Charge the battery on the day, or the day before, it will be used. Charged
batteries continue to discharge naturally even if they are not used.
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Attach the cover to a charged battery
so that the S mark is visible.
• How to store the battery for long periods:
Deplete and remove the battery from the camera. Attach the terminal cover
and store the battery. Storing a battery for long periods of time (about a
year) without depleting it may shorten its life span or affect its performance.
• The battery charger can also be used when abroad.
The charger can be used in regions that have 100 – 240 V (50/60 Hz)
AC power. If the plug does not fit the outlet, use a commercially
available plug adapter. Do not use electrical transformers for foreign
travel as they will cause damage.
• The battery may develop a bulge.
This is a normal characteristic of the battery and does not indicate a
problem. However, if the battery bulges to the point where it will no longer
fit into the camera, please contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
• If the battery is quickly depleted even after charging, it has reached the
end of its life span.
Purchase a new battery.
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Compatible Memory Cards (Sold
Separately)
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SD memory cards (2 GB and less)*
SDHC memory cards (More than 2 GB, up to and including 32 GB)*
SDXC memory cards (More than 32 GB)*
MultiMediaCards
MMCplus memory cards
HC MMCplus memory cards
* This memory card complies with the SD standards. Some cards may not operate
properly depending on the brand of card used.
Depending on your computer’s OS version, SDXC memory cards may
not be recognized when using a commercially available card reader.
Check to make sure that your OS supports this function beforehand.
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Inserting the Battery and Memory Card
Insert the included battery and a memory card (sold separately).
Check the card’s write-protect tab.
1 ● If the memory card has a write-protect tab,
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you will not be able to record images if the
tab is in the locked position. Slide the tab up
until you hear a click.
the cover.
2 Open
● Slide the cover
and open it
.
the battery.
3 Insert
● Insert the battery as shown until it locks into
place with a click.
● Be sure to insert the battery in the correct
direction or it will not properly lock into
place.
Terminals
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Inserting the Battery and Memory Card
Insert the memory card.
4 ● Insert the memory card as shown until it
locks into place with a click.
● Be sure the memory card is oriented
correctly. Inserting the memory card in the
wrong direction could damage the camera.
Label
the cover.
5 Close
● Close the cover
and press downward as
you slide it until it clicks into place
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What if [Memory card locked] appears on the screen?
SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards have a write-protect tab. If this tab
is in the locked position, [Memory card locked] will appear on the screen
and you will not be able to take or erase images.
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● Removing the Battery and Memory Card
Remove the battery.
● Open the cover and press the battery lock in
the direction of the arrow.
X The battery will pop up.
Remove the memory card.
● Push the memory card in until you hear a
click, then slowly release it.
X The memory card will pop up.
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Inserting the Battery and Memory Card
Approximate Number of Shots per Memory Card
Memory Card
4 GB
16 GB
Number of Shots
1231
5042
Memory Card
4 GB
16 GB
Number of Shots
1471
6026
• Values are based on the default settings.
• The number of shots that can be taken will vary depending on camera settings, the
subject and the memory card used.
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Can you check the number of shots that can be taken?
You can check the number of shots that can be taken when the camera is
in a Shooting mode (p. 24).
Number of shots that can be taken
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Setting the Date and Time
The Date/Time settings screen will appear the first time the camera is turned
on. Since the dates and times recorded into your images are based on these
settings, be sure to set them.
on the camera.
1 Turn
● Press the power button.
X The Date/Time screen will appear.
the date and time.
2 Set
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option.
● Press the op buttons to set a value.
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the setting.
3 Complete
● Press the m button.
X Once the date and time have been set, the
Date/Time screen will close.
● Pressing the power button will turn off the
camera.
Reappearing Date/Time screen
Set the correct date and time. If you have not set the date and time, the
Date/Time screen will appear each time you turn on the camera.
Daylight saving time settings
If you choose
in Step 2 and press the op buttons to choose
you will set the time to daylight saving (1 hour ahead).
,
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Setting the Date and Time
● Changing the Date and Time
You can change the current date and time settings.
the menus.
1 Display
● Press the n button.
[Date/Time] in the 3 tab.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose the 3 tab.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Date/
Time], then press the m button.
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the date and time.
3 Change
● Follow Steps 2 and 3 on p. 19 to adjust the
setting.
● Pressing the n button will close the
menu.
Date/Time battery
• The camera has a built-in date/time battery (backup battery) that allows
the date/time settings to be retained for about three weeks after the
battery pack has been removed.
• By inserting a charged battery or connecting an AC adapter kit (sold
separately, p. 39) the date/time battery can be charged in about 4 hours
even if the camera is not turned on.
• If the date/time battery is depleted, the Date/Time menu will appear
when you turn the camera on. Follow the steps on p. 19 to set the date
and time.
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Setting the Display Language
You can change the language that displays on the screen.
Playback mode.
1 Enter
● Press the 1 button.
the settings screen.
2 Display
● Press and hold the m button, then press
the n button.
the display language.
3 Set
● Press the opqr buttons to choose a
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language, then press the m button.
X Once the display language has been set,
the settings screen will close.
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You can also change the display language by pressing the n button,
choosing the 3 tab, and choosing the [Language] menu item.
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Formatting Memory Cards
Before you use a new memory card or one that has been formatted in other
devices, you should format the card with this camera.
Formatting (initializing) a memory card erases all data on the memory card.
As you cannot retrieve the erased data, exercise adequate caution before
formatting the memory card.
the menu.
1 Display
● Press the n button.
[Format].
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose the 3 tab.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Format],
then press the m button.
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Format the memory card.
3 ● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], then
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press the m button.
X A confirmation screen will appear.
● Press the op buttons to choose [OK] and
press the m button.
X The memory card will be formatted.
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Pressing the Shutter Button
X When formatting ends, [Memory card
formatting complete] will appear on the
screen.
● Press the m button.
Formatting or erasing data on a memory card merely changes the file
management information on the card and does not ensure its contents
are completely erased. Be careful when transferring or disposing of a
memory card. When disposing of a memory card, take precautions such
as physically destroying the card to prevent personal information leaks.
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The total capacity of the memory card displayed in the formatting screen
may be less than indicated on the memory card.
Pressing the Shutter Button
To take images that are in focus, be sure to first press the shutter button
lightly (halfway) to focus, then press fully to shoot.
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halfway (lightly to focus).
1 Press
● Press lightly until the camera beeps twice
and AF frames appear where the camera
focused.
fully (all the way to shoot).
2 Press
X The camera plays the shutter sound and
takes the shot.
If you shoot without pressing the shutter button halfway, the image may
not be in focus.
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Taking Pictures (Smart Auto)
Since the camera can determine the subject and shooting conditions, you
can let it automatically select the best settings for the scene and just shoot.
The camera can also detect and focus on faces, setting the color and
brightness to optimal levels.
on the camera.
1 Turn
● Press the power button.
X The start-up screen will appear.
A mode.
2 Choose
● Set the mode dial to A.
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● When you point the camera toward the
subject, the camera will make a slight noise
as it determines the scene.
X The icon for the determined scene will
appear in the upper right of the screen.
X The camera will focus on detected faces
and display frames on them.
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the shot.
3 Compose
● Pressing the zoom button toward i will
Zoom bar
zoom in on your subject, making it appear
larger. Pressing the button toward j will
zoom out from your subject, making it
appear smaller (the zoom bar will appear).
4 Focus.
● Press the shutter button halfway to focus.
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Taking Pictures (Smart Auto)
X When the camera focuses, it will beep twice
and AF frames will appear where the
camera focuses.
Several AF frames will appear when the
camera focuses on more than one point.
AF Frame
5 Shoot.
● Press the shutter button fully.
X The camera will play the shutter sound and
shoot. The flash will automatically fire in low
light conditions.
X The image will appear on the screen for
about two seconds.
● You can take a second picture even while
an image is displayed by pressing the
shutter button again.
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● Scene Icons
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The camera displays an icon for the scene it has determined and then
automatically focuses and selects the optimum settings for subject
brightness and color.
Background
Bright
Including Blue
Skies
Dark
Sunsets
Backlit
Backlit
Subject
People
When
Using
Tripod
–
*
Landscapes
*
Close Subjects
Icon Background
Color
–
Gray
Light Blue
Orange
–
Dark Blue
* Appears when the scene is dark and the camera is attached to a tripod.
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Taking Pictures (Smart Auto)
Under certain conditions, the icon that appears may not match the actual
scene. Especially when there is an orange or blue colored background (a
wall for example),
or the “Including Blue Skies” icons may appear
and it may not be possible to shoot with the appropriate color. If this
happens, try shooting in G mode (p. 66).
What if...
• What if white and gray frames appear when you point the camera
toward a subject?
When faces are detected, a white frame appears on the face of the
main subject, while gray frames appear on other detected faces. The
frames will follow the subjects within a certain range (p. 78).
• What if a flashing
appears?
Attach the camera to a tripod so that the camera does not move and
blur the image.
• What if the camera does not play any sounds?
Pressing the l button while turning on the camera power will turn
off all sounds except for warning sounds. To turn the sounds on, press
the n button, choose the 3 tab, and then choose [Mute]. Press the
qr buttons to choose [Off].
• What if the image comes out dark even if the flash fired when
shooting?
The subject is too far away for the flash to reach. Press the zoom button
toward j and hold it until the lens stops moving. The camera will be at
its maximum wide angle setting and you can shoot within the effective
flash range of approximately 30 cm – 4.0 m (12 in. – 13.1 ft.). Press the
zoom button toward i and hold it until the lens stops moving. The
camera will be at its maximum telephoto setting and you can shoot within
the effective flash range of approximately 30 cm – 2.0 m (12 in. – 6.6 ft.).
• What if the camera beeps once when the shutter button is pressed
halfway?
Your subject may be too close. Press the zoom button toward j and hold it
until the lens stops moving. The camera will be at its maximum wide angle
setting and you will be able to focus on subjects that are approximately 3 cm
(1.2 in.) or more away from the end of the lens. Press the zoom button toward
i and hold it until the lens stops moving. The camera will be at its maximum
telephoto setting and you will be able to focus on subjects that are
approximately 30 cm (12 in.) or more away from the end of the lens.
• What if the lamp lights when the shutter button is pressed halfway?
To reduce red-eye and to assist in focusing, the lamp may light when
shooting in dark areas.
• What if the h icon blinks when you try to shoot?
The flash is charging. You can shoot when recharging ends.
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Viewing Images
You can view the images you have taken on the screen.
Playback mode.
1 Enter
● Press the 1 button.
X The last image you took will appear.
an image.
2 Choose
● Pressing the q button will cycle through the
●
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●
X
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images in the reverse order they were
taken, from the newest image to the oldest.
Pressing the r button will cycle through the
images in the order they were taken, from
oldest to newest.
The images change more quickly if you
keep the qr buttons pressed, but they will
appear coarse.
The lens will retract after approximately 1
minute elapses.
Pressing the 1 button again while the lens
is retracted will turn off the power.
●
Switching to Shooting mode
Pressing the shutter button halfway, or turning the mode dial in Playback
mode switches the camera to Shooting mode.
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Erasing Images
You can choose and erase images one at a time. Please note that erased
images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing an
image.
Playback mode.
1 Enter
● Press the 1 button.
X The last image you took will appear.
an image to erase.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to display an image to
erase.
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the image.
3 ●Erase
Press the p button.
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X [Erase?] appears on the screen.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [Erase],
then press the m button.
X The displayed image will be erased.
● To exit instead of erasing, press the qr
buttons to choose [Cancel], then press the
m button.
Shooting in Easy Mode
In Easy mode, operational instructions are displayed on the screen, and the
camera is set so that only the buttons explained on this page and the zoom
button are functional. This prevents incorrect operation of the camera,
allowing even beginners to take worry-free pictures.
9 mode.
1 Enter
● Set the mode dial to 9.
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2 Shoot.
● Follow Steps 3 – 5 on pp. 24 – 25 to shoot
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(no sound will play).
● Turning Off the Flash
Press the r button.
X The flash turns off and ! appears.
X Pressing r again displays
on the
screen, and the flash will automatically fire in
low light conditions.
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Viewing or Erasing in Easy Mode
In Easy mode, operational instructions are displayed on the screen, and the
camera is set so that only the buttons explained on this page are functional.
This prevents incorrect operation of the camera, allowing even beginners to
view and erase images without worry.
● Viewing Single Images
Choose an image.
● Press the 1 button, then press the qr
buttons to switch images.
● Viewing Slideshows
Y
P
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Start the slideshow.
C
● Erasing Images
X Press the 1 button, then press the m
button, and all the shots you have taken will
display for about 3 seconds each.
● Press the m button again to stop the
slideshow.
an image to erase.
1 Choose
● Press the 1 button, then press the qr
buttons to display the images you want to
erase.
the image.
2 Erase
● Press the p button, then press the qr
buttons to choose [Erase] and press the m
button.
X The chosen image will be erased.
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Shooting Movies
The camera can automatically select all settings so that you can shoot
movies just by pressing the shutter button.
E mode.
1 Enter
● Set the mode dial to E.
Shooting Time
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the shot.
2 Compose
● Pressing the zoom button toward i will
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zoom in on your subject, making it appear
larger. Pressing the button toward j will
zoom out from your subject, making it
appear smaller.
3 Focus.
● Press the shutter button halfway to focus.
X When the camera focuses, it will beep twice
and the indicator will light green.
4 Shoot.
● Press the shutter button fully.
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Shooting Movies
X Recording will start, and [ Rec] and the
elapsed time will appear on the screen.
● Once shooting begins, take your finger off
the shutter button.
● If you change the composition of your shot
during shooting, the focus will stay the
same, but the brightness and tone will
automatically adjust.
Elapsed Time
● Do not touch the microphone while shooting.
● Do not press any buttons other than the
shutter button while shooting. The sound the
buttons make will be recorded in the movie.
Microphone
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shooting.
5 Stop
● Press the shutter button fully again.
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X The camera will beep once and stop
shooting the movie.
X The movie will record to the memory card.
X Shooting will automatically stop when the
memory card fills.
Magnifying the subject while shooting
Pressing the zoom button toward i while shooting will zoom in on the
subject. However, operation sounds will be recorded and the movie may
appear coarse.
Estimated Shooting Times
Memory Card
4 GB
16 GB
Shooting Time
32 min. 26 sec.
2 hrs. 12 min. 50 sec.
• Shooting times are based on default settings.
• Recording will automatically stop when either the clip file size reaches 4 GB or the
recording time reaches approximately 1 hour.
• Recording may stop even if the maximum clip length has not been reached on some
memory cards. SD Speed Class 4 or higher memory cards are recommended.
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Viewing Movies
You can view the movies you have shot on the screen.
Playback mode.
1 Enter
● Press the 1 button.
X The last image you took will appear.
X
appears on movies.
a movie.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose a movie,
then press the m button.
X The movie control panel will appear.
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the movie.
3 Play
● Press the qr buttons to choose
X
●
●
X
(Play),
then press the m button.
The movie will play.
Press the m button again to pause the
movie or resume playback.
Press the op buttons to adjust the volume.
After the movie finishes,
appears.
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Transferring Images to a Computer for
Viewing
You can use the included software to transfer images you have shot with the
camera to a computer for viewing. If you are already using ZoomBrowser
EX/ImageBrowser, install the software from the included CD-ROM,
overwriting your current installation.
● System Requirements
Windows
OS
Windows 7
Windows Vista (including Service Pack 1 and 2)
Windows XP Service Pack 2, Service Pack 3
Computer model
The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in
USB ports.
CPU
Pentium 1.3 GHz or higher
RAM
Windows 7 (64 bit): 2 GB or more
Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows Vista: 1 GB or more
Windows XP: 512 MB or more
Interface
USB
Free Hard Disk
Space
ZoomBrowser EX: 200 MB or more*
PhotoStitch: 40 MB or more
Display
1,024 x 768 pixels or higher
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* For Windows XP, Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or later (max. 500MB) must be
installed. Installation may take some time depending on your computer’s capabilities.
Macintosh
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OS
Mac OS X (v10.4 – v10.6)
Computer model
The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in
USB ports.
CPU
PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel Processor
RAM
Mac OS X v10.4 – v10.5: 512 MB or more
Mac OS X v10.6: 1 GB or more
Interface
USB
Free Hard Disk
Space
ImageBrowser: 300 MB or more
PhotoStitch: 50 MB or more
Display
1,024 x 768 pixels or higher
Transferring Images to a Computer for Viewing
● Preparations
Windows Vista and Mac OS X (v10.5) are used for these explanations.
1 Install the Software.
Windows
Place the CD in the computer’s
CD-ROM drive.
● Place the supplied CD-ROM (DIGITAL
CAMERA Solution Disk) (p. 2) into the
computer’s CD-ROM drive.
Begin installation.
● Click [Easy Installation] and follow the
on-screen instructions to proceed with the
installation.
● If the [User Account Control] window
appears, follow the on-screen instructions to
proceed.
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When the install finishes, click
[Restart] or [Finish].
Remove the CD-ROM.
● Remove the CD-ROM when your desktop
screen appears.
Macintosh
Place the CD in the computer’s
CD-ROM drive.
● Place the supplied CD-ROM (DIGITAL
CAMERA Solution Disk) (p. 2) into the
computer’s CD-ROM drive.
Begin installation.
● Double-click the
on the CD.
● Click [Install], and follow the on-screen
instructions to proceed with the installation.
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Transferring Images to a Computer for Viewing
the camera to the
2 Connect
computer.
● Turn off the camera.
● Open the cover, and insert the small end of
the plug firmly into the camera terminal in
the direction shown.
● Insert the cable’s larger plug into the
computer. For connection details, refer to
the user guide provided with the computer.
on the camera.
3 Turn
● Press the 1 button to turn on the camera.
4 Open CameraWindow.
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Windows
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● Click [Downloads Images From Canon
Camera using Canon CameraWindow].
X CameraWindow will appear.
● If CameraWindow does not appear, click the
[Start] menu and choose [All Programs],
followed by [Canon Utilities],
[CameraWindow] and [CameraWindow].
Macintosh
X CameraWindow will appear when you
establish a connection between the camera
and computer.
● If CameraWindow does not appear, click the
CameraWindow icon on the Dock (the bar
which appears at the bottom of the desktop).
For Windows 7, use the following steps to display CameraWindow.
• Click
on the task bar.
• In the screen that appears, click the
link to modify the program.
• Click [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon
CameraWindow], then click [OK].
• Double click
.
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Transferring Images to a Computer for Viewing
● Transfer and View Images
● Click [Import Images from Camera], and
then click [Import Untransferred Images].
X All images not previously transferred will
transfer to the computer. Transferred
images will be sorted by date and saved in
separate folders in the Pictures folder.
● When [Image import complete.] appears,
click [OK], then click [X] to close
CameraWindow.
● Turn off the camera and unplug the cable.
● For details on how to view images using a
computer, refer to the Software Guide.
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You can transfer images without installing the included software by
simply connecting your camera to a computer. There are, however, the
following limitations.
• It may take a few minutes from when you connect the camera to the
computer until you can transfer images.
• Movies will not transfer correctly.
• Images shot in the vertical position may be transferred in the horizontal
position.
• Protection settings for images may be lost when transferred to a
computer.
• There may be problems transferring images or image information
correctly depending on the version of the operating system in use, the
file size, or the software in use.
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Accessories
Supplied with
Camera
Wrist Strap WS-800
Battery Pack NB-8L
(with Terminal Cover)*
Battery Charger
CB-2LA/2LAE*
AV Cable AVC-DC400*
DIGITAL CAMERA
Solution Disk
Interface Cable
IFC-400PCU*
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* Also available for purchase separately.
Memory Card
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Card Reader
Windows/Macintosh
Canon-Brand PictBridge Compliant Printers
Compact Photo Printers
(SELPHY series)
Inkjet Printers
(PIXMA series)
See the user guide supplied with the printer for more
information on the printer and interface cables.
TV/Video
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Separately Sold Accessories
The following camera accessories are sold separately. Some accessories
are not sold in some regions, or may no longer be available.
Power Supplies
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC60
This kit lets you power the camera using
household power. Recommended for powering
the camera for an extended period of time or
when connecting to a computer or printer.
Cannot be used to charge the battery inside the
camera.
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Battery Charger CB-2LA/2LAE
An adapter for charging Battery Pack NB-8L.
Battery Pack NB-8L
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
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CAUTION
RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE.
DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO LOCAL REGULATION.
Using accessories abroad
The battery charger and the AC adapter kit can be used in regions that
have 100 – 240 V (50/60 Hz) AC power. If the plug does not fit the outlet,
use a commercially available plug adapter. Do not use devices such as
electrical transformers for foreign travel because they will cause
malfunctions.
Flash
High-Power Flash HF-DC1
This attachable supplementary flash can
illuminate subjects that are too distant for the
light from the built-in flash to reach.
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Separately Sold Accessories
Printers
SELPHY series
Canon-Brand PictBridge Compliant
Printers
By connecting your camera to a Canon-brand
PictBridge compliant printer, you can print your
images without having to use a computer.
For more information, visit your nearest Canon
retailer.
PIXMA series
Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended.
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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). Please note that this
warranty does not apply to repairs arising out of the malfunction of non-genuine Canon
accessories, although you may request such repairs on a chargeable basis.
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Learning More
This chapter explains the parts of the camera and what appears on
the screen, as well as the basic operating instructions.
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Components Guide
Lamp (pp. 26, 62, 63, 121)
Microphone (p. 32)
Lens
Mode Dial
Shutter Button (p. 23)
Power Button
Mode Dial
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Speaker
Flash (pp. 58, 67)
Tripod Socket
DC Coupler Terminal Cover (p. 126)
Memory Card / Battery Cover (p. 16)
Strap Mount (p. 13)
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Use the mode dial to change the Shooting mode.
P Mode
Choose settings yourself
to take various types of
pictures (p. 66).
Auto Mode
You can leave it to the
camera to select settings
for fully automatic shooting
(p. 24).
Easy Mode
You can shoot just by
pressing the shutter
button (p. 29).
Movie Mode
For shooting
movies (pp. 31, 85).
Scene Mode
You can shoot with the best
settings for the scene (p. 54) or add
effects and shoot (p. 57).
If you turn the mode dial while in Playback mode, the camera will switch
to Shooting mode.
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Indicator
Screen (LCD Monitor) (pp. 44, 132)
Zoom Button
Shooting: i (Telephoto) / j (Wide
Angle) (p. 24)
Playback: k (Magnify) (p. 96) /
g (Index) (p. 92)
0 (Face Selector) Button (pp. 80, 95)
l (Display) Button (pp. 44, 95)
A / V OUT (Audio/Video Output) /
DIGITAL Terminal (pp. 36, 97, 110)
Indicator (p. 43)
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Indicator
1 (Playback) Button (p. 27)
n Button (p. 47)
e (Macro) (p. 67) / u (Infinity) (p. 68) /
q Button
b (Exposure Compensation) (p. 66) /
d (Jump) (p. 93) / o Button
m FUNC./SET (Function/Set) Button
(p. 46)
h (Flash) (pp. 58, 67) / r Button
Q (Self-Timer) (pp. 62, 74, 75) / a
(Single Image Erase) (p. 28) / p Button
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The indicator on the back of the camera (p. 43) will light or blink depending
on the camera’s status.
Color
Green
Status
Operation Status
Lights
Shooting preparation complete/Display off (p. 120)
Blinks
Recording/reading/transmitting image data
When the indicator blinks green, data is being recorded to/read from the
memory card or various information is being transmitted. Do not turn off
the power, open the memory card slot/battery cover, shake or jolt the
camera. These actions may corrupt the image data or cause the camera
or memory card to malfunction.
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Screen Display
● Switching the Display
You can change the screen display pressing the l button. Refer to
p. 132 for details on information that appears on the screen.
Shooting
Information Display
Playback
No Information
Display
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No Information Display
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Simple Information
Display
Detailed Information
Display
Focus Check
Display (p. 95)
You can also switch the display by pressing the l button while the
image displays right after shooting. However, “Simple Information” will
not display. You can change the display that appears first by pressing the
n button to choose the 4 tab, then setting [Review Info].
Screen Display in Dark Shooting Conditions
The display automatically brightens when shooting in dark conditions,
allowing you to check the composition (Night Display function). However, the
brightness of the image on the screen, and the brightness of the actual
image recorded may be different. Screen noise may appear and the
movement of the subject may appear somewhat jagged on the screen. This
has no effect on the recorded image.
Overexposure Warning during Playback
In “Detailed Information Display”, overexposed areas of the image flash on
the screen.
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Power Saving Function (Auto Power Down)
Histogram during Playback
High
Low
Dark
Bright
The graph that appears in “Detailed
Information Display” (p. 44) is called the
histogram. The histogram shows the
distribution of brightness in an image
horizontally, and the amount of brightness
vertically. When the graph approaches the
right side, the image is bright, but when it
approaches the left side, the image is dark,
and in this way you can judge the exposure.
Power Saving Function (Auto Power
Down)
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To save battery power, the camera shuts down automatically when it is not
operated for a certain time.
Power Saving during Shooting
The screen will turn off approximately 1 minute after the camera is last
operated. After about 2 more minutes, the lens will retract and the power will
turn off. When the screen has turned off but the lens has not yet retracted,
pressing the shutter button halfway (p. 23) turns on the screen and shooting
can continue.
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Power Saving during Playback
The power will turn off approximately 5 minutes after the camera is last
operated.
• You can turn off the Power Saving Function (p. 119).
• You can adjust the time before the screen turns off (p. 120).
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FUNC. Menu – Basic Operations
Commonly used shooting functions can be set with the FUNC. menu. The
menu items and options differ depending on the mode (pp. 134 – 135).
a shooting mode.
1 Choose
● Set the mode dial to the desired Shooting
mode.
the FUNC. menu.
2 Display
● Press the m button.
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a menu item.
3 Choose
● Press the op buttons to choose a menu
item.
X The available options for the menu item
appear in the lower part of the screen.
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Available Options
Menu Items
an option.
4 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option.
● You can also choose settings by pressing
the l button on options that display
.
the setting.
5 Complete
● Press the m button.
X The shooting screen will reappear and the
setting you chose will display on the screen.
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MENU – Basic Operations
Various functions can be set from the menus. The menu items are organized
under tabs, such as for shooting (4) and playback (1). The available
menu items differ depending on the mode (pp. 136 – 137).
the menu.
1 Display
● Press the n button.
a tab.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons, or press the zoom
button to choose a tab.
a menu item.
3 Choose
● Press the op buttons to choose a menu
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item.
● Some items require you to press the m
button or r button to display a submenu in
which you change the setting.
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an option.
4 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option.
the setting.
5 Complete
● Press the n button.
X The normal screen will reappear.
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Changing the Sound Settings
You can silence or adjust the volume of camera sounds.
● Muting Sounds
the menu.
1 Display
● Press the n button.
[Mute].
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose the 3 tab.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Mute],
then press the qr buttons to choose [On].
● Press the n button again to return to
the normal screen.
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● Adjusting the Volume
the menu.
1 Display
● Press the n button.
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[Volume].
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose the 3 tab.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Volume],
then press the m button.
the volume.
3 Change
● Press the op buttons to choose an item,
then press the qr buttons to adjust the
volume.
● Press the n button twice to return to
the normal screen.
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Changing the Screen Brightness
The screen brightness can be changed in two ways.
● Using the Menu
the menu.
1 Display
● Press the n button.
[LCD Brightness].
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose the 3 tab.
● Press the op buttons to choose [LCD
Brightness].
the brightness.
3 Change
● Press the qr buttons to change the
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brightness.
● Press the n button twice to return to
the normal screen.
● Using the l Button
C
● Press the l button for more than one
second.
X The screen increases to maximum
brightness regardless of the setting in the 3
tab.
● Pressing the l button again for more
than one second will return the screen to the
original brightness.
• The next time you turn on the camera, the screen will be at the
brightness setting chosen in the 3 tab.
• When you have set the brightness to its highest setting in the 3 tab,
you cannot change the brightness with the l button.
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Returning the Camera to Default
Settings
When you have mistakenly changed a setting, you can reset the camera to
the default settings.
the menu.
1 Display
● Press the n button.
[Reset All].
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose the 3 tab.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Reset
All], then press the m button.
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the settings.
3 Reset
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], then
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press the m button.
X The camera will reset to the default settings.
Are there functions that cannot be reset?
• The [Date/Time] (p. 19) in the 3 tab, [Language] (p. 21), [Video
System] (p. 97).
• The saved data for custom white balance (p. 72).
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Low Level Memory Card Formatting
Perform low level formatting when you think that the recording/reading
speed of a memory card has dropped.
Performing a low-level format on a memory card erases all data on the
memory card. As you cannot retrieve the erased data, exercise adequate
caution before performing a low-level format.
the menu.
1 Display
● Press the n button.
[Format].
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose the 3 tab.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Format],
then press the m button.
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Perform the low level format.
3 ● Press the op buttons to choose [Low
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Level Format], then press the qr buttons to
display
.
● Press the opqr buttons to choose [OK],
then press the m button.
X A confirmation screen will appear.
● Press the op buttons to choose [OK], then
press the m button.
X Low level formatting starts.
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Clock Functions
About low level formatting
If the [Memory card error] message appears, or if the camera does not
work correctly, performing a low level format may solve the problem.
Copy the images from the memory card to a computer or other device
before performing a low level format.
• Low level formatting may take longer than standard formatting, since all
recorded data are erased.
• You can stop a low level format of a memory card by choosing [Stop].
When stopping low level formatting, the data will be erased but the
memory card can be used without problem.
Clock Functions
Y
P
O
You can check the current time.
C
● Press and hold the m button.
X The current time appears.
● If you hold the camera vertically while using
the clock function, it will switch to vertical
display. Press the qr buttons to change the
display color.
● Press the m button to cancel the clock
display.
When the camera power is off, press and hold the m button, then press
the power button to display the clock.
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3
Shooting in Special
Conditions and Commonly
Used Functions
Y
P
O
This chapter explains how to shoot in different conditions, as well as
how to use common functions, such as the self-timer.
C
• When you choose a Shooting mode that matches a particular set of
conditions, the camera will automatically select any necessary settings.
All you need do is press the shutter button to take an optimized picture.
• This chapter assumes A mode is set for “Turning the Flash Off” (p. 58)
to “Using the Self-Timer” (p. 62). When shooting in a mode other than
A mode, check which functions are available in that mode (pp. 134 –
137).
• The section “Using the Face Self-Timer” (p. 63) assumes that the mode
dial is set to K mode and the camera is in ".
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Shooting in Various Conditions
The camera will select the necessary settings for the conditions in which you
wish to shoot when you choose the matching mode.
the Shooting mode.
1 Choose
● Set the mode dial to the desired Shooting
mode.
2 Shoot.
I Take portraits (Portrait)
● Produces a soft effect when photographing
people.
Y
P
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JTake landscapes (Landscape)
● Lets you shoot majestic landscapes with a
real sense of depth.
C
F Take snapshots at night
(Night Snapshot)
● Lets you take beautiful snapshots of city
nightscapes or people against night
backgrounds.
● If you hold the camera firmly, you can take
pictures with reduced camera shake, even
without a tripod.
CTake shots of kids and pets
(Kids&Pets)
● Lets you capture subjects that move around,
such as children and pets, without missing
photo opportunities.
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Shooting in Special Scenes
H Take indoor shots (Indoor)
● Lets you shoot indoors with natural colors.
In F, C or H mode, images may appear coarse because the ISO speed
(p. 71) is increased to match the shooting conditions.
Shooting in Special Scenes
The camera will select the necessary settings for the conditions in which you
wish to shoot when you choose the matching mode.
Y
P
O
K mode.
1 Enter
● Set the mode dial to K.
C
the Shooting mode.
2 Choose
● After pressing the m button, press the op
buttons to choose ", then press the qr
buttons to choose a Shooting mode.
● Press the m button.
3 Shoot.
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Shooting in Special Scenes
Take shots in low light conditions
(Low Light)
● Depending on the scene, the ISO speed will
be set higher and the shutter speed faster
than in A mode so that you can shoot in
dark places with reduced camera shake and
subject blur. Recommended for shooting in
candlelight or similarly dark scenes.
● A recording pixel setting of
will display,
and the image will be fixed at 1600 x 1200
pixels.
w Take shots of people at the beach
(Beach)
Y
P
O
● Lets you take shots of brightly lit people on
sandy beaches where the reflected sunlight
is strong.
O Take shots of foliage (Foliage)
C
● Lets you shoot trees and leaves, such as
new growth, autumn leaves or blossoms, in
vivid colors.
P Take shots of people in snow
(Snow)
● Lets you take bright, natural-colored shots of
people against snowy backgrounds.
t Take shots of fireworks
(Fireworks)
● Lets you take shots of fireworks in vivid
colors.
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Shooting in Special Scenes
In t mode, attach the camera to a tripod to prevent the camera from
moving and blurring the image. Additionally, if you attach the camera to a
tripod, you should set [IS Mode] to [Off] (p. 123).
● Adding Effects and Shooting
Shoot images with vivid colors
(Super Vivid)
● Lets you take shots with vivid, intense
colors.
Take posterized shots
(Poster Effect)
Y
P
O
● Lets you take shots that look like an old
poster or illustration.
C
Since you may not achieve the expected results with images shot in
and
, try taking some test shots first.
Modes for other scenes
In addition to the modes explained here, the following scene modes are
also available.
• " Face Self-Timer (p. 63)
• ≈ Long Shutter (p. 84)
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Turning the Flash Off
You can shoot with the flash turned off.
1 Press the r button.
!.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose !, then
press the m button.
X Once set, ! will appear on the screen.
● To turn the flash back on, follow the steps
above to return the setting to
.
C
What if a flashing
Y
P
O
appears?
When you press the shutter button halfway in low light conditions where
camera shake is likely, a flashing
will appear on the screen. Attach
the camera to a tripod to prevent it from moving.
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Zooming in Closely on Subjects
(Digital Zoom)
You can use the digital zoom to zoom up to a maximum equivalent of 16x
and capture subjects that are too far away for the optical zoom to enlarge.
The images may appear coarse, however, depending on the recording pixel
setting (p. 68) and the zoom factor used.
the zoom button toward i.
1 Press
● Hold the button until zooming stops.
X The zoom will stop when the largest
possible zoom factor without image
deterioration has been reached, and the
zoom factor will appear when you release
the zoom button.
Y
P
O
it toward i again.
2 Press
X The digital zoom will zoom in even further on
the subject.
C
What if the zoom factor appears in blue?
Images shot at zoom factors that appear in blue will be coarse.
Turning off the digital zoom
To turn off the digital zoom, press the n button, choose the 4 tab,
and choose [Digital Zoom] and the [Off] option.
The focal length when using the optical zoom is 35 – 140 mm, and the
focal length when using the digital zoom is 35 – 560 mm (35mm film
equivalent).
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Zooming in Closely on Subjects (Digital Zoom)
● Digital Tele-Converter
The focal length of the lens can be increased by an equivalent of
1.5x or 2.0x
1.4x or 2.3x. This enables a faster shutter speed and
less chance of camera shake than the zoom (including digital zoom) used by
itself at the same zoom factor.
The images may appear coarse, however, depending on the combination of
recording pixel (p. 68) and digital tele-converter settings used.
[Digital Zoom].
1 Choose
● Press the n button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose the 4 tab.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Digital
Zoom].
the setting.
2 Accept
● Press the qr buttons to choose a
C
Y
P
O
magnification.
● Pressing the n button will restore the
shooting screen.
X The view will be enlarged and the zoom
factor will appear on the screen.
● To return to standard digital zoom, choose
[Digital Zoom] and the [Standard] option.
What if the zoom factor appears in blue?
• Using
[1.5x]
[1.4x] at a recording pixel setting of
or
will cause image deterioration (the zoom factor will appear in
blue).
• Using
[2.0x]
[2.3x] at a recording pixel setting of
,
or
will cause image deterioration (the zoom factor will appear in
blue).
• The respective equivalent focal lengths when using [1.5x] and [2.0x] are
52.5 – 210 mm and 70 – 280 mm (35mm film equivalent).
• The respective equivalent focal lengths when using [1.4x] and [2.3x] are
49 – 196 mm and 80.5 – 322 mm (35mm film equivalent).
• The digital tele-converter cannot be used together with the digital zoom.
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Inserting the Date and Time
You can insert the shooting date and time in the lower right corner of an
image. Once inserted, however, they cannot be deleted. Be sure to check
beforehand that the date and time are correctly set (p. 19).
[Date Stamp].
1 Choose
● Press the n button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose the 4 tab.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Date
Stamp].
the setting.
2 Accept
● Press the qr buttons to choose [Date] or
[Date & Time].
● Pressing the n button will restore the
shooting screen.
X Once set, [DATE] will appear on the screen.
Y
P
O
3 Shoot.
X The shooting date or time will be recorded in
C
the image’s lower right corner.
● To restore to the original setting, choose
[Off] in Step 2.
You can insert and print the shooting date in images which do not have
an embedded date and time as follows. However, if you do this for
images with an embedded date and time, the date and time may be
printed twice.
• Use the DPOF print settings (p. 112) to print.
• Use the included software to print.
Refer to the Software Guide for details.
• Print using printer functions.
Refer to the Personal Printing Guide for details.
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Using the Self-Timer
The self-timer can be used to shoot a group photo that includes the
photographer. The camera will activate approximately 10 seconds after the
shutter button is pressed.
1 Press the p button.
Ò.
2 Choose
● Press the op buttons to choose Ò, then
press the m button.
X Once set, Ò will appear on the screen.
C
Y
P
O
3 Shoot.
● Press the shutter button halfway to focus on
the subject, then press it fully.
X When the self-timer starts, the lamp blinks
and the self-timer sound plays.
X Two seconds before the shutter releases,
the lamp and sound speed up (the lamp
remains lit when the flash will fire).
● To cancel shooting with the timer after
countdown has started, press the p button.
● To restore the original setting, choose
in
Step 2.
You can change the delay time and number of shots (p. 75).
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Using the Face Self-Timer
To take a photo that includes the photographer, such a group photo,
compose the shot, and press the shutter button. The camera will shoot two
seconds after you enter the shot and it detects your face (p. 78).
".
1 Choose
● Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. 55 and choose ".
the shot and press the
2 Compose
shutter button halfway.
● Make sure a green frame appears on the
face focused on and white frames appear on
other faces.
the shutter button fully.
3 Press
X The camera will enter shooting stand-by,
Y
P
O
and [Look straight at camera to start count
down] will appear on the screen.
X The lamp will blink and the self-timer sound
will play.
the subjects and look at the
4 Join
camera.
C
X When the camera detects a new face, the
lamp and sound will speed up (the lamp
remains lit when the flash will fire), and two
seconds later the shutter will release.
● To cancel the countdown after the timer has
started, press the p button.
Changing the number of shots
For the screen in Step 1, press the l button, then press the qr
buttons to change the number of shots. Press the m button to accept the
setting.
Even if your face is not detected after joining the subjects, the shutter will
release approximately 15 seconds later.
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C
64
Y
P
O
4
Choosing Settings Yourself
In this chapter you will learn how to use the various functions in G
mode to progressively advance your shooting skills.
C
Y
P
O
• This chapter assumes that the mode dial is set to G mode.
• G stands for Program AE.
• Before attempting to shoot using a function explained in this chapter in
modes other than G mode, check if the function is available in those
modes (pp. 134 – 137).
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Shooting in Program AE
You can choose the settings for various functions to suit your preferences.
AE stands for Auto Exposure.
1 Set the mode dial to G.
the settings according to
2 Adjust
your purposes (pp. 66 – 75).
3 Shoot.
What if the shutter speed and aperture value appear in
orange?
If a correct exposure cannot be obtained when pressing the shutter
button halfway, the shutter speed and aperture value are shown in
orange. Try the following settings to obtain the correct exposure.
• Turn on the flash (p. 67)
• Choose a higher ISO speed (p. 71)
Y
P
O
Adjusting the Brightness (Exposure
Compensation)
C
You can adjust the standard exposure set by the camera in 1/3-stop
increments in the range of –2 to +2.
Exposure Compensation
1 Enter
mode.
● Press the o button.
the brightness.
2 Adjust
● While watching the screen, press the qr
buttons to adjust the brightness and press
the m button.
X The exposure compensation amount will
appear on the screen.
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Turning the Flash On
You can make the flash fire every time you shoot. The flash range is
approximately 30 cm – 4.0 m (12 in. – 13.1 ft.) from the end of the lens
(when the zoom button is pressed toward j and held until the lens stops
moving, which is the maximum wide angle setting of the lens), and 30 cm –
2.0 m (12 in. – 6.6 ft.) (when the zoom button is pressed toward i and held
until the lens stops moving, which is the maximum telephoto setting of the
lens).
Choose h.
● After pressing the r button, press the qr
buttons to choose h, then press the m
button.
X Once set, h will appear on the screen.
Y
P
O
Shooting Close-ups (Macro)
You can shoot an object at a close distance or even shoot extreme closeups of it. The shooting range (focusing zone) is approximately 3 – 60 cm
(1.2 in. – 2.0 ft.) from the end of the lens (when the zoom button is pressed
toward j and held until the lens stops moving, which is the maximum wide
angle setting of the lens).
C
Choose e.
● After pressing the q button, press the qr
buttons to choose e, then press the m
button.
X Once set, e will appear on the screen.
The edges of the image may darken if the flash fires.
How can I take better close-ups?
• Try attaching the camera to a tripod and shooting in Î, to prevent the
camera from moving and blurring the image (p. 74).
• You can reduce the AF frame size when you want to focus on a specific
portion of the subject (p. 79).
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Shooting Far Away Subjects (Infinity)
When it is difficult to focus because your shot contains subjects that are both
near and far, you can change the focus range (the distance range from your
subject) to focus more reliably on far away subjects (approx. 3.0 m (9.8 ft.)
or more) only.
Choose u.
● After pressing the q button, press the qr
buttons to choose u, then press the m
button.
X Once set, u will appear on the screen.
Y
P
O
Changing the Recording Pixel Setting
(Image Size)
You can choose from six recording pixels (image size) settings.
the recording pixel
1 Choose
setting.
C
● After pressing the m button, press the op
buttons to choose
.
an option.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option,
then press the m button.
X The setting you chose will appear on the
screen.
If you choose
, you cannot use Digital Zoom (p. 59) or Digital TeleConverter (p. 60).
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Changing the Compression Ratio
(Image Quality)
You can choose from the following two levels of compression ratio (image
quality):
(Fine),
(Normal).
the compression ratio
1 Choose
setting.
● After pressing the m button, press the op
buttons to choose
, then press the l
button.
an option.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option,
then press the m button.
X The setting you chose will appear on the
screen.
Y
P
O
Approximate Values for Recording Pixels and Compression
Ratio
Recording Pixels
C
Compression
Ratio
Single Image
Data Size
(Approx. KB)
Number of Recordable Images
4 GB
16 GB
3084
1231
5042
1474
2514
10295
(Medium 1)
8 M/3264 x 2448
2060
1828
7487
980
3771
15443
(Medium 2)
5 M/2592 x 1944
1395
2681
10981
695
5247
21486
(Large)
12 M/4000 x 3000
(Medium 3)
2 M/1600 x 1200
(Small)
0.3 M/640 x 480
(Widescreen)
4000 x 2248
558
6352
26010
278
12069
49420
150
20116
82367
84
30174
123550
2311
1630
6677
1105
3352
13727
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Changing the Compression Ratio (Image Quality)
Recording Pixels
Compression
Ratio
Single Image
Data Size
(Approx. KB)
Number of Recordable Images
4 GB
16 GB
(Large)
10 M/3648 x 2736
2565
1471
6026
1226
3017
12354
(Medium 1)
6 M/2816 x 2112
1620
2320
9503
780
4641
19007
(Medium 2)
4 M/2272 x 1704
1116
3352
13727
556
6352
26010
(Medium 3)
2 M/1600 x 1200
(Small)
0.3 M/640 x 480
(Widescreen)
3648 x 2048
558
6352
26010
278
12069
49420
150
20116
82367
84
30174
123550
1920
1978
8101
918
4022
16473
Y
P
O
• The values in the table are measured according to Canon standards and may change
depending on the subject, memory card and camera settings.
C
Approximate Values for Paper Size
A2
A3
A4, Letter size
5" x 7"
Postcard size
3.5" x 5"
70
●
Suitable for sending images as e-mail
attachments.
●
For printing on wide size paper.
Changing the ISO Speed
the ISO speed.
1 Choose
● After pressing the m button, press the op
buttons to choose
.
an option.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option,
then press the m button.
X The setting you chose will display on the
screen.
Automatically adjusts the ISO speed to the Shooting mode and
shooting conditions.
Low
Y
P
O
Fine weather conditions, outdoor shooting.
Cloudy, Twilight
High Nightscapes, Dark interiors
Changing the ISO speed
C
• Lowering the ISO speed results in sharper images, but there may be an
increased chance of image blurring in certain shooting conditions.
• Raising the ISO speed results in a faster shutter speed, reducing
camera shake and letting the flash reach greater distances to the
subject. The images, however, will appear coarse.
• When the camera is set to
, you can press the shutter button
halfway to display the automatically set ISO speed.
• In
(p. 56), ISO speeds will automatically be set higher than in A
mode, depending on the scene.
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Adjusting the White Balance
The white balance (WB) function sets the optimal white balance for natural
looking colors to match the shooting conditions.
the white balance
1 Choose
function.
● After pressing the m button, press the op
buttons to choose
.
an option.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option,
then press the m button.
X The setting you chose will display on the
screen.
Auto
Y
P
O
Automatically sets the optimal white balance for the shooting
conditions.
Day Light
Fine weather conditions, outdoor shooting
Cloudy
Cloudy, shady, twilight conditions
Tungsten
Tungsten, bulb-type (3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting
Fluorescent
Warm-white fluorescent, cool-white fluorescent, warm-white-type
(3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting
Fluorescent H
Daylight fluorescent, daylight-type (3-wavelength) fluorescent
lighting
Custom
Manually sets a custom white balance.
C
● Custom White Balance
You can adjust the white balance to the light source at the shooting location.
Make sure that you set the white balance under the light source of the actual
scene you will shoot.
● In Step 2 above, choose
.
● Make sure the entire screen is filled with a
plain, white colored subject, then press the
l button.
X The tint on the screen will change after
recording the white balance data.
If you change camera settings after recording white balance data, the
tone may not turn out properly.
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Changing the Tone of an Image (My
Colors)
You can change the tone of an image to sepia or black and white when
shooting.
My Colors.
1 Choose
● After pressing the m button, press the op
buttons to choose
.
Choose an option.
2 ● Press the qr buttons to choose an option,
then press the m button.
X The setting you chose will display on the
screen.
My Colors Off
Y
P
O
—
Vivid
Emphasizes the contrast and color saturation for a vivid
impression.
Neutral
Tones down the contrast and color saturation for neutral hues.
Sepia
Sepia tones.
B/W
Black and white.
Custom Color
You can adjust contrast, sharpness, and color saturation etc. to
your preference.
C
The white balance cannot be set in the
and
modes (p. 72).
● Custom Color
The contrast, sharpness, and color saturation in an image can be chosen
and set at 5 different levels.
● Follow Step 2 above to choose
, then
press the l button.
● Press the op buttons to choose an option,
then press the qr buttons to choose a
value.
● The more to the right, the stronger/deeper
the effect gets, the more to the left, the
weaker/lighter the effect gets.
● Press the l button to accept the setting.
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Continuous Shooting
You can shoot continuously at a maximum speed of approximately 0.8
images/second while the shutter button is pressed fully and held.
a Drive mode.
1 Choose
● After pressing the m button, press the op
buttons to choose
.
an option.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose W, then
press the m button.
3 Shoot.
X As long as you hold the shutter button down,
the camera will shoot successive images.
Y
P
O
• Cannot be used with the self-timer (pp. 62, 74, 75).
• Continuous shooting speed increases in
(p. 56).
• For continuous shooting, the focus and exposure are locked when the
shutter button is pressed halfway.
• For a certain interval, images may not be recorded, and the shooting
speed for may slow down depending on the shooting conditions and the
camera settings.
• As the number of images increases, the shooting speed may slow
down.
• If the flash fires, the shooting speed may slow down.
C
Shooting Using the Two Second SelfTimer
The camera will shoot approximately two seconds after the shutter button is
pressed, avoiding any camera shake that occurs when pressing the shutter
button.
Choose Î.
● After pressing the p button, press the op
buttons to choose Î, then press the m
button.
X Once set, Î will appear on the screen.
● Follow Step 3 on p. 62 to shoot.
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Customizing the Self-Timer
You can set the time delay (0 – 30 seconds) and the number of shots (1 – 10
shots).
$.
1 Choose
● After pressing the p button, press the op
buttons to choose $, then press the n
button.
the settings.
2 Choose
● Press the op buttons to choose [Delay] or
[Shots].
● Press the qr buttons to choose a value,
then press the m button.
● Follow Step 3 on p. 62 to shoot.
Y
P
O
What if the number of shots is set to two or more shots?
C
• Exposure and white balance settings are set with the first shot.
• When you set the time delay for more than two seconds, the self-timer
lamp and sound speed up two seconds before the shutter releases
(when the flash will fire, the lamp lights).
• If the flash fires, the shooting interval may be longer.
• If you set a high number of shots, the shooting interval may be longer.
• If the memory card becomes full, shooting stops automatically.
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Shooting Using a TV Monitor
You can use a TV to display the camera screen content while shooting.
• Connect the camera to a TV as described in “Viewing Images on a TV”
(p. 97).
• Shooting procedures are the same as when using the camera screen.
Changing the Composition with the
Focus Lock
While you keep the shutter button pressed halfway, the focus and exposure
are locked. You can now recompose and shoot. This is called Focus Lock.
1 Focus.
● Center the subject you want in focus, and
Y
P
O
press the shutter button halfway.
● Confirm that the AF Frame is green.
C
2 Recompose.
● Keep the shutter button pressed halfway
and recompose the scene.
3 Shoot.
● Press the shutter button fully.
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5
Getting More Out of Your
Camera
Y
P
O
This chapter serves as the advanced version of Chapter 4 and
explains how to take pictures using various functions.
C
• This chapter assumes that the mode dial is set to G mode.
• The section “Shooting Long Exposures” (p. 84) assumes that the mode
dial is set to K mode and the camera is in ≈.
• Before attempting to shoot using a function explained in this chapter in
modes other than G mode, check if the function is available in those
modes (pp. 134 – 137).
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Changing the AF Frame Mode
You can change the AF (Auto Focus) frame mode to match the conditions
you want to shoot.
Choose [AF Frame].
● Press the n button, choose the 4 tab,
and then choose the [AF Frame] menu item.
Press the qr buttons to choose an option.
● Face AiAF
• Detects people’s faces and sets the focus, exposure (evaluative metering
only) and white balance (
only).
• When the camera is pointed at subjects, a white frame appears on the
face the camera judges to be the main subject, and gray frames (max. 2)
will appear on other faces.
• A frame will follow a detected face that is moving within a certain range.
• When the shutter button is pressed halfway, up to 9 green frames will
appear on faces on which the camera focuses.
C
Y
P
O
• If a face is not detected and only gray frames (no white frame) appear,
up to 9 green frames will appear on the areas the camera focuses on
when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
• Examples of faces that cannot be detected:
• Subjects that are far away or extremely close.
• Subjects that are dark or light.
• Faces turned to the side or at a diagonal, or faces with a portion hidden.
• The camera may mistakenly identify non-human subjects as a face.
• If the camera cannot focus when you press the shutter button halfway,
the AF frame will not appear.
● Center
The AF frame is locked to the center. This is effective for focusing on a
specific point.
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Magnifying the Focal Point
You can reduce the AF frame size
• Press the n button, choose the 4 tab, then choose the [AF
Frame Size] menu item and [Small] option.
• The setting is configured to [Normal] when the Digital Zoom (p. 59) or
Digital Tele-converter (p. 60) is used.
If the camera cannot focus when you press the shutter button halfway,
the AF frame will turn yellow and
will appear on the screen.
Magnifying the Focal Point
If you press the shutter button halfway, the AF frame will magnify and you
can check the focus.
Y
P
O
[AF-Point Zoom].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose the 4 tab,
and then choose the [AF-Point Zoom] menu
item. Press the qr buttons to choose [On].
C
the focus.
2 Check
● Press the shutter button halfway.
X In [Face AiAF] (p. 78), the face detected as
the main subject will appear magnified.
X In [Center] (p. 78), the contents of the center
AF frame will appear magnified.
What if the display does not magnify?
The display will not appear magnified in [Face AiAF] if a face cannot be
detected or is too big in relation to the screen. In [Center], it will not
appear magnified if the camera cannot focus.
The magnified display will not appear when using Digital Zoom (p. 59) or
Digital Tele-converter (p. 60) or when connected to a TV (p. 97).
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Choosing the Person to Focus On
(Face Select)
You can choose a specific person’s face to focus on and then shoot.
Face Select mode.
1 Enter
● Point the camera toward the face of the
subject and press the 0 button.
X After [Face Select : On] appears, a face
frame
will appear around the face
detected as the main subject.
● Even if the subject moves, the face frame
will follow the subject within a certain
range.
● If a face is not detected,
will not appear.
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the face on which to
2 Choose
focus.
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● If you press the 0 button, the face frame
will move to another face detected by
the camera.
● When the frame has made a full circuit of all
detected faces, [Face Select: Off] will
appear, and the AF frame mode screen will
reappear.
3 Shoot.
● Press the shutter button halfway. The face
frame of the chosen face will change into a
green
.
● Press the shutter button fully to shoot.
Confirming the number of detected faces
Keeping the 0 button pressed will display the number of faces detected
by the camera (35 at the most) (orange: main subject’s face, white:
detected face).
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Shooting with the AF Lock
The focus can be locked. After locking the focus, the focal distance will not
change even when you release your finger from the shutter button.
the focus.
1 Lock
● Keep the shutter button pressed halfway
and press the q button.
X The focus locks and % appears on the
screen.
● If you release your finger from the shutter
button and press the q button again, % will
disappear and the focus will unlock.
2 Compose the scene and shoot.
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Changing the Metering Mode
You can change the Metering mode (brightness measuring function) to
match the shooting conditions.
Choose the Metering mode.
1 ● After pressing the m button, press the op
C
buttons to choose
.
an option.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option,
then press the m button.
X The setting will appear on the screen.
Evaluative
Suitable for standard shooting conditions, including back lit
shots. Automatically adjusts the exposure to match the
shooting conditions.
Center Weighted
Avg.
Averages the light metered from the entire frame, but gives
greater weight to the center.
Spot
Only meters within the
(Spot AE Point frame).
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Shooting with the AE Lock
You can lock the exposure and shoot, or set the focus and exposure
separately to shoot.
AE stands for “Auto Exposure”.
the exposure.
1 Lock
● Point the camera toward the subject and
press the o button while pressing the
shutter button halfway.
X When & appears on the screen, the
exposure will be locked.
● If you release your finger from the shutter
button and press the o button again, &
will disappear and the AE will unlock.
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2 Compose the scene and shoot.
Shooting with the FE Lock
Just as with the AE lock, you can lock the exposure for shooting with the
flash.
FE stands for “Flash Exposure”.
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1 Choose h (p. 67).
the flash exposure.
2 Lock
● Point the camera toward the subject and
press the o button while pressing the
shutter button halfway.
X The flash will fire and when ( appears on
the screen, the flash output will be retained.
● If you release your finger from the shutter
button and press the o button again, ( will
disappear and the FE will unlock.
3 Compose the scene and shoot.
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Shooting with Slow Synchro
You can make the main subject, such as people, appear bright by having the
camera provide the appropriate illumination with the flash. At the same time,
you can use a slow shutter speed to brighten the background that the light
from the flash cannot reach.
….
1 Choose
● After pressing the r button, press the qr
buttons to choose …, then press the m
button again.
X Once set, … will appear on the screen.
2 Shoot.
● Even if the flash fires, ensure that the
subject does not move until the shutter
sound ends.
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Attach the camera to a tripod to prevent the camera from moving and
blurring the image. Additionally, if you attach the camera to a tripod, you
should set [IS Mode] to [Off] (p. 123).
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Red-Eye Correction
You can automatically correct red-eye that occurs in images taken with the
flash.
[Flash Settings].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose [Flash
Settings] from the 4 tab and press the m
button.
the setting.
2 Adjust
● Press the op buttons to choose [Red-Eye
Corr.] and press the qr buttons to choose
[On].
X Once set, Πwill appear on the screen.
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Shooting Long Exposures
Red-eye correction may be applied to areas other than red eyes. For
example, when red make-up has been used around eyes.
• You can correct recorded images (p. 108).
• You can also display the screen in Step 2 by pressing the r button,
then the n button.
Shooting Long Exposures
You can set the shutter speed to a range between 1 and 15 seconds to
shoot long exposures. However, you should attach the camera to a tripod to
prevent the camera from moving and blurring the image.
≈.
1 Choose
● Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. 55 to choose ≈.
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the shutter speed.
2 Choose
● Press the o button.
● Press the qr buttons to select the shutter
speed, then press the m button.
the exposure.
3 Confirm
● When you press the shutter button halfway,
the exposure for the chosen shutter speed
will appear on the screen.
• The brightness of the image may differ from the brightness of the
screen in Step 3 when the shutter button was pressed halfway.
• When shutter speeds of 1.3 seconds or slower are used, images are
processed to eliminate noise after being taken. A certain amount of
processing time may be needed before you can take the next shot.
• If you attach the camera to a tripod, you should set the [IS Mode] to
[Off] (p. 123).
If the flash fires, the image may be overexposed. If this happens, set the
flash to ! and shoot.
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Using Various Functions for
Shooting Movies
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This chapter provides more advanced information than the “Shooting
Movies” and “Viewing Movies” sections of Chapter 1.
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• This chapter assumes that the mode dial is set to E (Movie mode).
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Changing the Image Quality
You can choose between three image quality settings.
the image quality setting.
1 Choose
● After pressing the m button, press the op
buttons to choose
.
an option.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option,
and press the m button.
X The setting will display on the screen.
Image Quality Table
Image Quality
(Recording Pixels/Frame Rate)
Content
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640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
For shooting standard quality movies.
The image quality will appear coarse when
640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/sec. LP compared with
, but you can record
twice the length.
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320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
Estimated Shooting Time
Image Quality
Since the number of the recording pixels is
smaller, the image quality will appear
coarse when compared with
, but you
can record three times the length.
Shooting Time
4 GB
16 GB
32 min. 26 sec.
2 hrs. 12 min. 50 sec.
1 hr. 2 min. 51 sec.
4 hrs. 17 min. 23 sec.
1 hr. 31 min. 25 sec.
6 hrs. 14 min. 23 sec.
• Based on Canon’s testing standards.
• Recording will automatically stop when either the clip file size reaches 4 GB or the
recording time reaches approximately 1 hour.
• Recording may stop even if the maximum clip length has not been reached on some
memory cards. SD Speed Class 4 or higher memory cards are recommended.
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AE Lock/Exposure Shift
You can lock the exposure or change it in 1/3 steps within a range of ±2
before shooting.
1 Focus.
● Press the shutter button halfway to focus.
the exposure.
2 Lock
● After releasing the shutter button, press the
o button to lock the exposure. The
exposure shift bar appears.
● Press the o button again to release the
lock.
the exposure.
3 Change
● While watching the screen, press the qr
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buttons to adjust the brightness.
4
Shoot.
Other Shooting Functions
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The following functions can be used in the same way as for still images.
• Zooming in More Closely on Subjects (Digital Zoom) (p. 59)
You can use the digital zoom while shooting, but the optical zoom cannot be
used. If you want to shoot at the maximum zoom factor, you should adjust the
optical zoom to the maximum before shooting.
The sounds from zoom operation will be recorded.
• Using the Self-Timer (p. 62)
• Shooting Close-ups (Macro) (p. 67)
• Shooting Far Away Subjects (Infinity) (p. 68)
• Adjusting the White Balance (p. 72)
• Changing the Tone of an Image (My Colors) (p. 73)
• Shooting Using the Two Second Self-Timer (p. 74)
• Shooting Using a TV Monitor (p. 76)
• Shooting with the AF Lock (p. 81)
• Turning off the AF Assist Beam (p. 121)
• Displaying the Overlay (p. 123)
[3:2 Guide] is not available.
• Changing the IS-Mode Settings (p. 123)
You can switch between [Continuous] and [Off].
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Playback Functions
The following functions can be used in the same way as for still images.
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Erasing Images (p. 28)
Quickly Searching Images (p. 92)
Searching for Images Using the Jump Display (p. 93)
Viewing Slideshows (p. 94)
Changing Image Transitions (p. 96)
Viewing Images on a TV (p. 97)
Protecting Images (p. 98)
Erasing All Images (p. 101)
Tagging Images as Favorites (p. 103)
Organizing Images by Category (My Category) (p. 104)
Rotating Images (p. 105)
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Summary of Movie Control Panel in “Viewing Movies” (p. 33)
Ú
Exit
Playback
Slow Motion Playback (you can use the qr buttons to adjust the speed. Sound
will not play back.)
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Display the first frame
Previous frame (Rewind if you hold down the m button.)
Next frame (Fast forward if you hold down the m button.)
Display the last frame
*
Edit (p. 89)
Appears when connected to a PictBridge compliant printer (p. 110).
Refer to the Personal Printing Guide for details.
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Editing
You can trim the beginnings and ends of recorded movies in one-second
increments.
*.
1 Choose
● Follow Steps 1 – 3 on p. 33, choose * and
press the m button.
X The movie editing panel and the movie
editing bar will appear on the screen.
Movie Editing Panel
Movie Editing Bar
the editing range.
2 Set
● Press the op buttons and choose
C
or
.
● Press the qr buttons to move .
will
display at each one-second interval. If you
choose
, you can trim the beginning of
the movie from
. If you choose
, you
can trim the end of the movie from
.
X Even if you move to a point other than a
point, only the portion from the nearest
to the left will be trimmed when
is
chosen. Only the portion from the nearest
to the right will be trimmed when
is
chosen.
X The section indicated with will be the
section of the movie that remains after
editing.
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the edited movie.
3 Check
● Press the op buttons to choose
(Play), then press the m button. The edited
movie will play.
● To edit the movie again, repeat Step 2.
● To cancel editing, press the op buttons,
and choose Ú. After pressing the m
button, press the qr buttons to choose
[OK], and press the m button again.
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Editing
the edited movie.
4 Save
● Press the op buttons to choose
, then
press the m button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [New File],
then press the m button.
X The movie will be saved as a new file.
• When [Overwrite] is chosen in Step 4, the unedited movie is overwritten
with the edited movie, erasing the original.
• When there is not enough space left on the memory card, only
[Overwrite] can be chosen.
• If the battery is depleted partway through editing, the edited movie clips
may not be saved. When editing movies, you should use a fully charged
battery or the separately sold AC adapter kit (p. 39).
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Using Various Playback and
Editing Functions
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This chapter explains various ways to play back and edit images.
• Press the 1 button to enter Playback mode before operating the camera.
• It may not be possible to play back or edit images that have been edited
on a computer, had their file name changed, or have been taken on a
different camera.
• The edit function (pp. 106 – 108) cannot be used if the memory card
does not have free space available.
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Quickly Searching Images
● Searching Images Using Index Display
Displaying multiple images at a time lets you quickly find the image you
want.
the zoom button toward g.
1 Press
X Images will display in an index.
● Press the zoom button toward g to increase
the number of images. The number of images
increases each time you press the button.
● Press the zoom button toward k to reduce
the number of images. The number of images
will reduce each time you press the button.
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an image.
2 Choose
● Press the opqr buttons to choose an
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image.
X An orange frame appears on the chosen
image.
● Press the m button to display the chosen
image by itself.
Searching from a large number of images
By repeatedly pressing the zoom button toward g, you can display an
index of up to 100 images. If you press the zoom button toward g again,
an orange frame appears around all of the images and you can quickly
search by pressing the op buttons to switch between sets of 100 images.
● Searching Images by Scrolling
Pressing the qr buttons for more than one second will display images in a
line letting you quickly search them. You can also jump by the shooting date
(Scroll Display).
Choose an image.
● If you set single image playback and press
the qr buttons for more than one second,
the screen shown on the left will appear.
● If you press the op buttons, you can
search images by the shooting date.
● Pressing the m button restores single
image playback.
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Searching for Images Using the Jump Display
To turn off this effect, press the n button, then choose [Scroll
Display] in the 1 tab and choose [Off].
Searching for Images Using the Jump
Display
When there are many images on the memory card, you can search them by
a specified method or image unit.
a jump method.
1 Choose
● In Single Image Playback, press the o
button.
X The search method and the position of the
currently displayed image will appear at the
bottom of the screen.
● Press the op buttons to choose the
desired search method.
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images.
2 Switch
● Press the qr buttons.
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X The camera will use the chosen search
method to jump to an image.
● To return to Single Image Playback, press
the n button.
Position of currently
displayed image
Jump 10 Images
Jumps over 10 images at a time.
Jump 100 Images
Jumps over 100 images at a time.
Jump to My Category
Jump Shot Date
Jumps to images registered to categories (p. 104).
Jumps to the first image in each shooting date group.
Jump to first
Jumps to still images only.
Jump to Movie
Jumps to a movie.
Jump to Favorites
Jumps to images tagged as favorites only.
• The number of images matching the search filter will display on the right side of the
screen except for
and
.
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Viewing Slideshows
If there are no images matching the jump method, the qr buttons will not
function.
Viewing Slideshows
You can automatically play back images recorded to a memory card.
[Slideshow].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose
[Slideshow] from the 1 tab and press the
m button.
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the setting.
2 Make
● Press the op buttons to choose an item,
and press the qr buttons to adjust the
setting.
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Repeat
Repeats playback of images
Play Time Display time for each image
Effect
Transition effects when switching
between images
[Start].
3 Choose
● Press the op buttons to choose [Start],
then press the m button.
X The slideshow will start a few seconds after
[Loading image…] displays.
● You can pause/restart a slideshow by
pressing the m button again.
● Press the n button to stop the
slideshow.
• If you press the qr buttons during playback, the image will switch. If
you keep the qr buttons pressed, you can fast-forward through
images.
• The power saving function does not work during slideshows (p. 45).
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Checking the Focus
You can magnify the area of a recorded image that was inside the AF
Frame, or the area of a face that was detected, to check the focus.
Press the l button, and
1 switch
to the focus check display
(p. 44).
● For images with detected faces, you can
also switch to the focus check display by
pressing the 0 button.
X A white frame will appear where the AF
frame or face was when the focus was set.
X A gray frame will appear on a face detected
during playback.
X The area within the orange frame appears
magnified.
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frames.
2 Switch
● Press the zoom button toward k once.
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X The screen shown to the left will appear.
● Press the 0 button to switch between
frames on detected faces. Press the m
button to move to another frame.
the magnification level or
3 Change
location.
● Press the zoom button to change the display
size, and the opqr buttons to change the
display position while checking the focus.
● Pressing the n button resets the
display to Step 1.
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Magnifying Images
Press the zoom button toward k.
Approximate Location of
Displayed Area
● The display will zoom in on the image and
will appear on the screen. If you
continue to hold the zoom button, it will
continue to zoom in up to a maximum factor
of 10x.
● If you press the opqr buttons, you can
move the location of the displayed area.
● Press the zoom button toward g to zoom
out, or continue to hold it to return to Single
Image Playback.
● When
appears on the screen, press
the m button to switch to
. Press the
qr buttons to switch between images in the
zoomed state. Press the m button again to
return to
.
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Changing Image Transitions
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You can choose from two transition effects when switching between images
in Single Image Playback.
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Choose [Transition].
● Press the n button and choose the 1
tab, then choose [Transition] and press the
qr buttons to choose an option.
Viewing Images on a TV
Using the supplied AV Cable (p. 2), you can connect the camera to a TV to
view images you have shot.
1 Turn off the camera and TV.
the camera to the TV.
2 Connect
● Open the camera’s terminal cover and fully
insert the cable plug into the camera’s
terminal.
● Insert the cable plug fully into the video input
terminals as shown in the illustration.
White or Black
Yellow
Yellow
Black
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on the TV and switch it to the
3 Turn
input to which the cable is
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connected.
Turn on the camera.
4 ● Press the 1 button to turn on the camera.
X The image will appear on the TV (nothing
will appear on the screen of the camera).
● After you finish, turn off the camera and TV,
and unplug the cable.
What if the images don’t properly display on the TV?
Images will not display correctly if the camera’s video output setting
(NTSC/PAL) does not match the TV system. Press the n button,
choose the 3 tab and [Video System] to switch to the correct video
system.
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Protecting Images
You can protect important images so that they cannot be accidentally erased
with the camera (pp. 28, 101).
• If you format the memory card (pp. 22, 51), protected images will also
be erased.
• If you switch Shooting modes or turn off the power before performing
the operations in Step 4, images will not be protected.
Protected images cannot be erased with the camera’s erase function. To
erase an image, cancel protection first.
● Choosing Images Individually
[Protect].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose [Protect] in
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the 1 tab, and then press the m button.
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[Select].
2 Choose
● Press the op buttons to choose [Select],
and then press the m button.
an image.
3 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an image,
then press the m button.
X
will appear on the screen.
● If you press the m button again,
will
disappear.
● To protect additional images, repeat the
above procedure.
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Protecting Images
Protect images.
4 ● If you press the n button, a
confirmation screen will appear.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], then
press the m button.
X The images will be protected.
● Choose Range
[Select Range].
1 Choose
● Follow Step 2 on p. 98 to choose [Select
Range] and press the m button.
Choose the starting image.
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2 ● Press the m button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose the image
and press the m button.
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Protecting Images
the ending image.
3 Choose
● Press the r button, choose [Last image]
and press the m button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose an image,
and press the m button.
● You cannot choose images before the first
image.
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images.
4 Protect
● Press the p button, choose [Protect] and
press the m button.
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● Choose All Images
[All Images].
1 Choose
● Follow Step 2 on p. 98 to choose [All
Images] and press the m button.
Protect images.
2 ● Press the op buttons to choose [Protect]
and press the m button.
You can unlock groups of protected images if you choose [Unlock] in Step
4, while in [Select Range] or Step 2 while in [All Images].
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Erasing All Images
You can erase all images at once. Since erased images cannot be
recovered, exercise adequate caution before erasing. Protected images
(p. 98) cannot be erased.
● Choose All Images
[Erase].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose [Erase] in
the 1 tab, and press the m button.
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[All Images].
2 Choose
● Press the op buttons to choose [All
Images], then press the m button.
3 Erase.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], then
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press the m button.
X All images will be erased.
● Pressing the n button will restore the
menu screen.
[Erase all].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose [Erase all]
in the 1 tab, and press the m button.
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Erasing All Images
all images.
2 Erase
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], then
press the m button.
X All images will be erased.
● Pressing the n button will restore the
menu screen.
● Choosing Images Individually
[Select].
1 Choose
● Follow Step 2 on p. 101 to choose [Select]
and press the m button.
● Follow Step 3 on p. 98 to choose the image.
X Once set,
will appear on the screen.
● Pressing the m button once more
deselects the image, and
will disappear.
● To choose multiple images, repeat the
above operation.
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2 Erase.
● If you press the n button, a
C
confirmation screen will appear.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK] and
press the m button.
● Choose Range
[Select Range].
1 Choose
● Follow Step 2 on p. 101 to choose [Select
Range] and press the m button.
● Follow Steps 2 – 3 on pp. 99 – 100 to
choose images.
2 Erase.
● Press the p button to choose [Erase], then
press the m button.
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Tagging Images as Favorites
When you tag images as favorites, you can easily categorize just those
images. You can also filter out and display just those images for viewing
(p. 93).
[Favorites].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose the 1 tab
and [Favorites], and press the m button.
an image.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an image
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and press the m button.
X Once set,
appears on the screen.
● Press the m button again to untag an
image,
will disappear.
● To choose multiple images, repeat the
above operation.
the setting.
3 Make
● If you press the n button, a
confirmation screen will appear.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK] and
press the m button.
X The image will be tagged as a favorite.
If you switch Shooting modes or turn off the power before making the
setting, images will not be tagged as favorites.
If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista and transfer tagged images to
the computer, they will be given a star rating of 3 (★★★✩✩) (except for
movies).
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Organizing Images by Category
(My Category)
You can organize images in categories. You can register images to
categories and filter them for viewing (p. 93).
If you switch Shooting modes or turn the camera off before performing
the steps listed below, the images will not be registered to categories.
Images are automatically categorized by shooting condition as they are
shot.
: Images with detected faces, or images shot in I, C, F.
: Images detected as
,
,
in A or 9 modes, or images
shot in J or O.
: Images shot in H, t, w, P.
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● Choosing Images Individually
[My Category].
1 Choose
● Press the n button and choose the 1
C
tab, then choose [My Category] and press
the m button.
[Select].
2 Choose
● Press the op buttons to choose [Select]
and press the m button.
● Follow Step 2 on p. 98 to choose images.
● Press the op buttons, choose a category
and press the m button.
X Once set,
will appear on the screen.
● Pressing the m button again deselects the
category and
disappears.
● To choose multiple images, repeat the
above operation.
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Rotating Images
Make the setting.
3 ● If you press the n button, a
confirmation screen will appear.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK] and
press the m button.
X The image will be registered to the category.
● Choose Range
[Select Range].
1 Choose
● Follow Step 2 on p. 104 to choose [Select
Range] and press the m button.
● Follow Steps 2 – 3 on pp. 99 – 100 to
choose images.
● Press the p button, choose the item and
press the qr buttons to choose a type.
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the setting.
2 Make
● Press the p button to choose [Select] and
press the m button.
If you choose [Deselect] in Step 2, you can deselect all of the images in
the [Select Range] category.
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Rotating Images
You can change the orientation of an image and save it.
[Rotate].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose the 1 tab
and [Rotate], and press the m button.
the image.
2 Rotate
● Press the qr buttons to choose an image.
X The image will rotate 90° with each press of
the m button.
● Pressing the n button will restore the
menu screen.
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Resizing Images
You can resize images to a lower pixel setting and save the resized image
as a separate file.
[Resize].
1 Choose
● Press the n button and choose the 1
tab, then choose [Resize] and press the m
button.
an image.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose the image
and press the m button.
Choose an image size.
3 ● Press the qr buttons to choose an option,
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then press the m button.
X The [Save new image?] screen will appear.
Save the new image.
4 ● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK] and
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press the m button.
X The image will be saved as a new file.
the new image.
5 Display
● When you press the n button, the
[Display new image?] screen will appear.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [Yes], and
press the m button.
X The saved image will be displayed.
• You cannot resize an image to a larger size.
• Images recorded at a pixel setting of
(p. 69), or saved as
Step 3 cannot be edited.
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in
Trimming
You can cut out a portion of a recorded image and save it as a new image
file.
[Trimming].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose the 1 tab
and [Trimming], then press the m button.
an image.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose the image
and press the m button.
Trimming Area
the trimming area.
3 Adjust
X A frame will appear around the portion of the
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Trimming Area Display
Recorded pixels
after trimming
image to be trimmed.
X The original image will display in the upper
left and the trimmed image will display in the
lower right.
● If you press the zoom button to the left or
right, you can change the frame size.
● If you press the opqr buttons, you can
move the frame’s position.
● If you press the l button, you can
change the frame orientation.
● In an image with detected faces, gray
frames appear around the faces located in
the upper left image. The frames can be
used for trimming. You can switch between
frames by pressing the 0 button.
● Press the m button.
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as a new image and display.
4 Save
● Follow Steps 4 – 5 on p. 106.
• Images with a recording pixel setting of
or
, or images resized
as
cannot be edited.
• The width and height ratio of an image that can be changed is fixed at
4:3 (for a vertical image 3:4).
• The number of recorded pixels in a trimmed image will be smaller than
before trimming.
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Correcting the Red-Eye Effect
You can automatically correct red eyes in images and save them as new
files.
[Red-Eye Correction].
1 Choose
● Press the n button, choose the 1 tab
and [Red-Eye Correction], then press the
m button.
an image.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an image.
the image.
3 Correct
● Press the m button.
X Red-eye detected by the camera will be
corrected and a frame will appear around
the corrected portion.
● You can magnify or reduce the size of the
image using the procedures in “Magnifying
Images” (p. 96).
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as a new image and display.
4 Save
● Press the opqr buttons to choose [New
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File], and press the m button.
X The image will be saved as a new file.
● Follow Step 5 on p. 106.
• Some images may not be properly corrected.
• When [Overwrite] in Step 4 is chosen, the uncorrected image is
overwritten with the corrected data, erasing the original image.
• Protected images cannot be overwritten.
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Printing
This chapter explains how to choose images for printing, and print
using a PictBridge compliant printer (sold separately, p. 40).
Please also refer to the Personal Printing Guide.
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PIXMA series
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Printing Images
You can easily print the pictures you take by connecting the camera to a
PictBridge compliant printer using the supplied interface cable (p. 2).
1 Turn off the camera and printer.
the camera to the printer.
2 Connect
● Open the cover, and insert the small end of
the plug firmly into the camera terminal in
the direction shown.
● Insert the cable’s larger plug into the printer.
For connection details, refer to the user
guide provided with the printer.
3 Turn on the printer.
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on the camera.
4 Turn
● Press the 1 button to turn on the camera.
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X
will appear on the screen.
an image to print.
5 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an image,
then press the m button.
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Printing Images
Print images.
6 ● Press the op buttons to choose [Print] and
press the m button.
X Printing will start.
● If you want to print additional images, repeat
Steps 5 and 6 after printing has completed.
● After printing has completed, turn off the
camera and printer, and unplug the interface
cable.
• Refer to the Personal Printing Guide for details on printing.
• Refer to pp. 38, 40 for Canon-brand Pictbridge compliant printers.
• Index printing is not available with the following Canon-brand Pictbridge
compliant printers: CP710/CP510/CP500/CP400/CP330/CP300/
CP220/CP200.
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Choosing Images for Printing (DPOF)
You can choose up to 998 images on a memory card for printing and specify
settings such as the number of copies so that they can be printed together or
processed at a photo developer service. These selection methods comply
with the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) standards.
● Print Settings
You can set the print type, date and file number. These settings apply to all
images chosen for printing.
[Print Settings].
1 Choose
● Press the n button and choose the 2
tab, then choose [Print Settings] and press
the m button.
Index
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Prints both standard and index formats.
the settings.
2 Adjust
● Press the op buttons to choose a menu
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Standard
Print Type
Date
File No.
Clear DPOF
data
On
item, then press the qr buttons to choose
an option.
● Pressing the n button accepts the
settings and restores the menu screen.
Prints one image per page.
Prints several reduced size images per page.
Prints the shooting date.
Off
–
On
Prints the file number.
Off
–
On
Removes all print settings after printing.
Off
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• Some printers or photo developer services may not be able to reflect all
of the settings in the output.
•
may appear on the screen when using a memory card with print
settings set by a different camera. These settings will be overwritten
with those set by your camera.
• If [Date] is set to [On], some printers may print the date twice.
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Choosing Images for Printing (DPOF)
• With [Index] chosen, the [Date] and [File No.] options cannot be set to
[On] at the same time.
• The date will be printed in the style set in the [Date/Time] function in the
3 tab (p. 19).
● Choosing the Number of Copies
[Select Images & Qty.].
1 Choose
● Press the n button and choose the 2
tab, then choose [Select Images & Qty.] and
press the m button.
an image.
2 Choose
● Press the qr buttons to choose an image,
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then press the m button.
X You will be able to set the number of print
copies.
● If you choose [Index],
appears on the
screen. Pressing the m button again will
deselect the image and
will disappear.
the number of prints.
3 Set
● Press the op buttons to set the number of
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prints (maximum 99).
● Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to choose other
images and the number of prints for each.
● You cannot set the number of print copies
for index prints. You can only choose which
images to print in Step 2.
● Pressing the n button accepts the
settings and restores the menu screen.
● Choose Range
[Select Range].
1 Choose
● In Step 1 above to choose [Select Range],
then press the m button.
● Follow Steps 2 – 3 on pp. 99 – 100 to
choose images.
print settings.
2 Make
● Press the op buttons to choose [Order],
then press the m button.
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Printing Images with DPOF Settings
● Set All Images to Print Once
[Select All Images].
1 Choose
● In Step 1 on p. 113, choose [Select All
Images] and then press the m button.
print settings.
2 Make
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK] and
press the m button.
● Clearing All Selections
[Clear All Selections].
1 Choose
● In Step 1 on p. 113, choose [Clear All
Selections] and then press the m button.
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selections will be cleared.
2 All
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], then
press the m button.
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The following examples use the Canon SELPHY series printers.
Number of copies to print
the camera to the printer.
1 Connect
● Follow Steps 1 – 4 on p. 110.
images.
2 Print
● Press the op buttons to choose [Print
now], then press the m button.
X Printing will start.
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Customizing Camera
Settings
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You can customize various settings to suit your shooting preferences.
The first part of this chapter explains convenient and commonly used
functions. The latter part explains how to change shooting and
playback settings to suit your purposes.
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Changing Camera Settings
You can customize convenient and commonly used functions from the 3
tab (p. 47).
● Turning off Hints & Tips
When you choose an item in the FUNC. menu (p. 46) or MENU (p. 47), a
description of the function (hints and tips) is displayed. You can turn off this
function.
● Choose [Hints & Tips], then press the qr
buttons to choose [Off].
● Change Sounds
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You can change your camera’s operation sounds.
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● Choose [Sound Options], then press the m
button.
● Press the op buttons to choose a menu
item.
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option.
1
Preset sounds. (cannot be modifed)
2
Preset sounds.
You can use the included software to
change the sounds (p. 117).
Changing Camera Settings
● Changing the Start-up Screen
You can change the start-up image that appears on the screen when you
turn on the camera.
● Choose [Start-up Image], then press the m
button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose an option.
No start-up image.
1
Preset images. (cannot be modifed)
2
Preset images.
You can set recorded images, and use the
included software to change the images
(p. 117).
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● Registering the Start-up Screen
When you press the 1 button and set the camera to Playback mode, you
can register sounds and images.
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● Choose [Start-up Image], then press the m
button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [2], then
press the m button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose an image,
then press the m button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], then
press the m button to complete
registration.
Any previously registered start-up image will be overwritten when
registering a new start-up image.
Register images or sounds with the included software
You can register images or sounds to the camera using the included
software. Refer to the Software Guide for details.
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Changing Camera Settings
● Turning Off the Start-up Image
You can turn off the start-up image that displays when you turn on the
camera.
● Choose [Start-up Image], then press the qr
buttons to choose [Off].
● Changing the File Number Assignment
Images you shoot are automatically assigned file numbers in the order they
were taken, from 0001 – 9999, and saved to folders of up to 2,000 images.
You can change the file number assignment.
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● Choose [File Numbering], then press the
qr buttons to choose an option.
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Continuous
Even if you shoot using a new
memory card, the file numbers
are assigned consecutively until
an image with the number 9999
is taken/saved.
Auto Reset
If you replace the memory card
with a new one, or a new folder
is created, file numbering
begins with 0001 again.
• If you use a memory card already containing images, the newly
assigned file numbers may continue the existing numbering for both the
[Continuous] and [Auto Reset] settings. If you want to start over with file
number 0001, format the memory card before use (p. 22).
• Refer to the Software Guide for information regarding folder structure or
image types.
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Changing Camera Settings
● Creating Folders by Shooting Date
Images are saved into folders created each month, however, you can also
create folders by shooting date.
● Choose [Create Folder] and press the qr
buttons to choose [Daily].
X Images will be saved into folders created on
each shooting date.
● Changing the Lens Retract Time
For safety reasons, the lens retracts about 1 minute after pressing the 1
button when in a Shooting mode (p. 27). If you want the lens to retract
immediately when you press the 1 button, set the retract time to [0 sec.].
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● Choose [Lens Retract], then press the qr
buttons to choose [0 sec.].
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● Turning off the Power Saving Function
You can set the power saving function (p. 45) to [Off]. Setting it to [On] is
recommended to save battery power.
● Choose [Power Saving], then press the m
button.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Auto
Power Down], then press the qr buttons to
choose [Off].
● If you set the power saving function to [Off],
be sure to turn the camera off after use.
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Changing Camera Settings
● Setting the Screen Shut-Off Time
You can adjust the time the screen takes to shut off automatically (p. 45).
This also works when [Auto Power Down] is set to [Off].
● Choose [Power Saving], then press the m
button.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Display
Off], then press the qr buttons to choose a
time.
● In order to save battery power, it is
recommended to choose less than [1 min.].
● Using the World Clock
When traveling abroad, you can record images with local dates and times
simply by switching the time zone setting. If you pre-register the destination
time zones, you can enjoy the convenience of not having to switch the Date/
Time settings.
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the home time zone.
1 Set
● Choose [Time Zone] and press the m
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button.
● When setting this for the first time, check the
information that displays on the screen at
the left, and press the m button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose the home
time zone, then press the m button. To set
daylight saving time (adds 1 hour), press the
op buttons to choose
.
the world time zone.
2 Set
● Press the op buttons to choose [
World], then press the m button.
● Press the qr buttons to choose the
destination time zone, then press the m
button.
● You can also set the daylight saving time as
in Step 1.
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Changing Shooting Function Settings
Choose the world time zone.
3 ● Press the op buttons to choose [
●
World], then press the n button.
will appear in the shooting screen
(p. 132).
If you change the date or time in the
setting (p. 19), your [
time and date will automatically change.
Home]
Changing Shooting Function Settings
If you set the mode dial to G, you can change the settings in the 4 tab
(p. 47).
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Before attempting to shoot using a function explained in this chapter in
modes other than G mode, check if the function is available in those
modes (pp. 136 – 137).
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● Turning off the AF Assist Beam
The lamp will automatically light to assist focusing in low light conditions
when you press the shutter button halfway. You can turn off the lamp.
● Choose [AF-assist Beam], then press the
qr buttons to choose [Off].
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Changing Shooting Function Settings
● Turning Off the Red-Eye Reduction Function
The red-eye reduction lamp lights in order to reduce the red-eye effect that
occurs when shooting in dark conditions with the flash. You can turn off this
function.
● Choose [Flash Settings], then press the m
button.
● Press the op buttons to choose [Red-Eye
Lamp], then press the qr buttons to choose
[Off].
● Changing the Image Display Time Right After
Shooting
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You can change the length of time the images display after shooting.
● Choose [Review], then press the qr
buttons to choose an option.
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2 – 10 sec.
Displays images for the set
time.
Hold
The image displays until you
press the shutter button
halfway.
Off
No image displays.
● Changing the Way the Image Displays Right
After Shooting
You can change the way the image displays after shooting.
● Choose [Review Info], then press the qr
buttons to choose an option.
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Off
Displays the image only.
Detailed
Displays detailed information
(p. 44).
Focus Check
The area inside the AF frame
is magnified, allowing you to
check the focus. The
procedure is the same as in
“Checking the Focus” (p. 95).
Changing Shooting Function Settings
● Displaying the Overlay
You can display gridlines for vertical and horizontal guidance, or a 3:2 guide
to confirm the printable area for postcard size prints.
● Choose [Disp. Overlay], then press the qr
buttons to choose an option.
Grid Lines
A grid overlays the display.
3:2 Guide
Gray bars will appear on the top
and bottom of the display. This
area will not print when printing
on paper with a 3:2 aspect ratio.
Both
Both grid lines, and the 3:2
guide will display.
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• In
mode, you cannot set [3:2 Guide] or [Both].
• Grid Lines will not be recorded on the image.
• The gray areas displayed with [3:2 Guide] are the areas that will not be
printed. The actual image recorded will include the portion in the gray
areas.
● Changing the IS-Mode Settings
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● Choose [IS Mode], then press the qr
buttons to choose an option.
Continuous
Image stabilization is always on.
You can confirm the result
directly on the display, which
makes it easier to check the
composition or focus.
Shoot Only
Image stabilization is only active
at the moment of shooting.
Panning
Image stabilization only counters
up and down motion. This option
is recommended for shooting
objects moving horizontally.
• If camera shake is too strong, attach the camera to a tripod. If you
attach the camera to a tripod, you should set the IS Mode to [Off].
• When using [Panning], hold the camera horizontally to shoot. Image
stabilization does not work when the camera is held vertically.
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Changing Playback Function Settings
You can adjust the settings in the 1 tab by pressing the 1 button (p. 47).
● Choosing the Image that First Displays in
Playback
● Choose [Resume], then press the qr
buttons to choose an option.
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Last seen
Resumes with the image last
viewed.
Last shot
Resumes with the most recently
shot image.
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Useful Information
This chapter introduces how to use the AC adapter kit (sold
separately), troubleshooting tips, and contains lists of functions and
items that appear on the screen. The index also appears at the end.
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Using Household Power
If you use AC Adapter Kit ACK-D60 (sold separately), you can use the
camera without worrying about how much charge is left in the battery.
the coupler.
1 Insert
● Open the cover (p. 16) and insert the
coupler as shown until it locks into place
with a click.
● Close the cover (p. 16).
Terminals
the cord into the coupler.
2 Plug
● Open the cover and fully insert the plug into
the coupler.
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the power cord.
3 Connect
● Connect the power cord to the compact
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power adapter, then plug the other end into
a power outlet.
● You can turn the camera on to use it.
● After you finish, turn off the camera and
unplug the power cord from the power
outlet.
Do not unplug the plug or power cord with the camera turned on. This
could erase images you have taken or damage the camera.
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Troubleshooting
If you think there is a problem with the camera, first check the following. If
the items below do not solve your problem, contact a Canon Customer
Support Help Desk as listed on the included customer support list.
Power
You pressed the power button, but nothing happened.
•
•
•
•
Confirm that the battery is properly inserted (p. 16).
Confirm that the battery is not depleted (p. 15).
Confirm that the memory card/battery cover is securely closed (p. 17).
If the battery terminals are dirty, battery performance will decrease. Clean the
terminals with a cotton swab and re-insert the battery several times.
Battery is consumed quickly.
• Battery performance decreases at low temperatures. Warm the battery, for
example, by placing them in your pocket, taking care that the terminals do not
come into contact with any metal objects.
Lens will not retract.
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• Do not open the memory card/battery cover while the power is on. After closing
the memory card/battery cover, turn the power on then back off (p. 17).
TV output
Image is distorted or not showing on TV (p. 97).
Shooting
Cannot shoot.
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• Set the mode dial to a Shooting mode (p. 42).
• When in Playback mode (p. 27), press the shutter button halfway (p. 23).
Screen does not display properly in dark places (p. 44).
Screen does not display properly while shooting.
Please note, the following will not be recorded in still images, but will be recorded
in movies.
• When the camera is subjected to powerful light sources, the display may
darken.
• When shooting under fluorescent lighting, the screen may flicker.
• When shooting bright light sources, a bar of light (purplish red) may appear on
the screen.
The screen turns off and you cannot shoot when you press the
shutter button (p. 26).
appears when the shutter button was pressed halfway (p. 58).
•
•
•
•
Set the [IS mode] to [Continuous] (p. 123).
Set the flash to h (p. 67).
Increase the ISO speed (p. 71).
Attach the camera to a tripod.
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Troubleshooting
Image is blurred.
• Press the shutter button halfway to focus on the subject, then press fully to
shoot (p. 23).
• Shoot the subject within the focusing distance (p. 140).
• Set the [AF-assist Beam] to [On] (p. 121).
• Confirm that functions which you do not intend to use (macro, etc.) are not set.
• Shoot using the focus lock or AF lock (pp. 76, 81).
Even when you press the shutter button halfway, the AF frame
does not appear, and the camera does not focus.
• If you center on the light and dark contrasting area of the subject and push the
shutter button halfway, or repeatedly push the shutter button halfway, the frame
will appear and the camera will focus.
Subject is too dark.
• Set the flash to h (p. 67).
• Adjust the brightness with exposure compensation (p. 66).
• Use the AE lock, or spot metering to shoot (pp. 81, 82).
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Subject is too bright (overexposed).
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•
•
•
Set the flash to ! (p. 58).
Adjust the brightness with exposure compensation (p. 66).
Use the AE lock, or spot metering to shoot (pp. 81, 82).
Reduce the light illuminating the subject.
Image is dark even though the flash fired (p. 26).
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• Increase the ISO speed (p. 71).
• Shoot within an appropriate distance for flash photography (p. 67).
Image taken using the flash is too bright (overexposed).
• Shoot within an appropriate distance for flash photography (p. 67).
• Set the flash to ! (p. 58).
White dots appear on the image when shooting with the flash.
• Light from the flash has reflected off dust particles or other objects in the air.
Image appears rough or grainy.
• Shoot with the ISO speed on a lower setting (p. 71).
• Depending on the Shooting mode, when shooting in a high ISO speed the image
may appear rough or grainy (p. 55).
Eyes appear red (p. 83).
• Set the [Red-Eye Lamp] to [On] (p. 122). When shooting with the flash, the lamp
(on the front of the camera) lights (p. 42), and for approximately 1 second while
the camera is reducing red-eye, it is not possible to shoot. It is more effective if
the subject is looking directly at the lamp. Even better results can be obtained by
increasing the lighting in indoor settings or approaching closer to the subject.
Recording images to the memory card takes a long time, or
continuous shooting slows down.
• Perform a low-level format of the memory card in the camera (p. 51).
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Troubleshooting
When you can’t make settings for shooting functions or FUNC.
menu.
• The items in which settings can be made differ depending on the shooting
mode. Refer to “Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode” (pp. 134 – 135).
Cannot operate buttons.
• When the mode dial is set to 9, some buttons cannot be used (p. 29).
Shooting movies
Correct shooting time does not display, or stops.
• Format the memory card in the camera, or use a memory card capable of
recording at high speeds. Even when the shooting time does not display
properly, the recorded video will be the length that it was actually shot (pp. 22,
32).
appeared on the screen and shooting ended automatically.
The camera’s internal memory was insufficient. Try one of the following:
• Perform a low-level format of the memory card in the camera (p. 51).
• Change the image quality setting (p. 86).
• Use a memory card capable of recording at high speeds (p. 86).
Zoom does not operate.
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• You can use the digital zoom while recording, but not the optical zoom (p. 87).
Playback
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Cannot play back images or movies.
• If the file name or folder structure is changed on a computer, you may not be
able to play back images or movies. Refer to the Software Guide for information
regarding folder structure or file names.
Playback stops, or audio cuts out.
• Use a memory card that has been formatted on this camera (p. 22).
• If you copy a movie to a memory card that reads slowly, playback may interrupt
momentarily.
• Depending on its capabilities, when playing movies, the computer may drop
frames or the audio may cut out.
Cannot operate buttons.
• When the mode dial is set to 9, some buttons cannot be used (p. 30).
Computer
Cannot transfer images to a computer.
It may be possible to solve the problem when the camera is connected to the
computer via cable by reducing the transfer speed.
• Press and hold down the n button, then press and hold the o and m
buttons simultaneously. Choose [B] when it appears on the screen, then press
the m button.
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List of Messages That Appear on the
Screen
If error messages appear on the screen, try one of the following solutions.
No memory card
• The memory card is not installed in the correct direction. Install the memory card
in the correct direction (p. 16).
Memory card locked
• The SD memory card, SDHC memory card or SDXC memory card’s write
protect tab is set to “LOCK”. Unlock the write protect tab (pp. 16, 17).
Cannot record!
• You attempted to shoot an image without a memory card, or with a memory card
installed incorrectly. Install the memory card in the correct direction to shoot
(p. 16).
Memory card error (p. 52)
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• If the same message appears even when a formatted memory card is installed
in the correct direction, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
Insufficient space on card
• There is not enough free space on the memory card to shoot (pp. 24, 31, 53, 65,
77, 85) or edit images (pp. 106 – 108). Erase the images (pp. 28, 101) to open
space for new images, or insert an empty memory card (p. 16).
Change the battery pack (p. 15)
No Image.
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• There are no images recorded on the memory card that can be displayed.
Protected! (p. 98)
Unidentified Image/Incompatible JPEG/Image too large./Cannot
play back MOV/RAW
• Unsupported images, or images with corrupted data cannot be displayed.
• Images manipulated on a computer, that have had their file name changed, or
have been taken with a different camera may not display.
Cannot magnify!/Cannot rotate/Cannot modify image/Cannot
register this image!/Cannot modify/Unselectable image.
• Incompatible images cannot be magnified (p. 96), tagged as favorites (p. 103),
rotated (p. 105), edited (pp. 106 – 108), registered to the start-up screen
(p. 117), categorized (p. 104), or added to a print list (p. 112).
• Images manipulated on a computer, that have had their file name changed, or
have been taken with a different camera may not be magnified, rotated, edited,
registered to the start-up screen, categorized or added to a print list.
• Movies cannot be magnified (p. 96), edited (pp. 106 – 108), added to a print list
(p. 112), or registered to the start-up screen (p. 117).
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List of Messages That Appear on the Screen
Cannot magnify!/Cannot rotate/Cannot modify image/Unselectable
image.
• Incompatible images cannot be magnified (p. 96), rotated (p. 105), edited
(pp. 106 – 108), or added to a print list (p. 112).
• Images manipulated on a computer, that have had their file name changed, or
have been taken with a different camera may not be magnified, rotated, edited,
or added to a print list.
• Movies cannot be magnified (p. 96).
Invalid selection range
• When choosing the selection range (pp. 99, 102, 105), you tried to choose a
starting image that was after the last image or you tried to choose an ending
image that was before the starting image.
Exceeded selection limit
• You chose more than 998 images in print settings. Choose less than 998
images (p. 112).
• Print settings could not be saved correctly. Reduce the number of selected
images and try again (p. 112).
• You chose 501 or more images in Protect (p. 98), Erase (p. 101), Favorites
(p. 103) or My Category (p. 104).
Communication error
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• Images could not be transferred to the computer or printed due to the large
amount of images (approx. 1000) stored on the memory card. Use a
commercially available USB card reader to transfer the images. Insert the
memory card into the printer’s card slot to print.
Naming error!
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• The folder or image could not be created because there is an image with the
same file name as the folder or image that the camera is attempting to create, or
the highest possible file number has already been reached. In the 3 menu,
change [File Numbering] to [Auto Reset] (p. 118) or format the memory card
(p. 22).
Lens Error
• This error can occur if you hold the lens while it is in motion or when using it in a
location with excessive dust or sand in the air.
• If this error message continues to appear, contact a Canon Customer Support
Help Desk as there may be a problem with the lens.
A camera error was detected (Error number)
• If an error code appears directly after taking a picture, the shot may not have
been recorded. Check the image in Playback mode.
• If this error code reappears, note the Error number (Exx) and contact a Canon
Customer Support Help Desk as there may be a problem with the camera.
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Information Displayed on the Screen
● Shooting (Information Display)
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(p. 15)
Camera Orientation*
White Balance (p. 72)
My Colors (p. 73)
Drive Mode (p. 74)
Camera Shake Warning
(p. 26)
Metering Modes (p. 81)
Image Quality
(Compression) (p. 69) /
Recording Pixels (pp. 68,
86)
Still Images: Recordable
Shots (p. 18)
Movies: Remaining Time/
Elapsed Time (p. 32)
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Disp. Overlay (p. 123)
Digital Zoom
Magnification (p. 59) /
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Focusing Zone (pp. 67,
68), AF Lock (p. 81)
Shooting Mode
Flash Mode (pp. 58, 67,
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Red-Eye Correction
(p. 83)
Spot AE Point Frame
(p. 81)
AF Frame (p. 25)
Date Stamp (p. 61)
ISO Speed (p. 71)
AE Lock (p. 82), FE Lock
(p. 82)
Shutter Speed
Aperture Value
Exposure Compensation
(p. 66)
Zoom Bar (p. 24)
Image Stabilizer (p. 123)
Time Zone (p. 120)
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: Held vertically
When shooting, the camera detects if it is held vertically or horizontally, and adjusts
settings accordingly for the best shot. It also detects orientation during playback, so
you can hold the camera in either orientation and it will automatically rotate images for
correct viewing.
This function may not operate correctly when the camera is pointed straight up or
down.
Information Displayed on the Screen
● Playback (Detailed Information Display)
My Category (p. 104)
Shooting Mode
ISO Speed (p. 71)
Exposure Compensation
(p. 66), Exposure Shift
Amount (p. 87)
White Balance (p. 72)
Histogram (p. 45)
Compression (Image
Quality) (p. 69)
Recording Pixels (p. 68),
AVI (Movies) (p. 86)
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Focusing Zone (pp. 67,
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Movies: Movie Length
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Image Editing (pp. 106 –
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Protect (p. 98)
Tagged as favorites
(p. 103)
My Colors (p. 73)
Red-Eye Correction
(p. 108)
Shooting Date and Time
(p. 61)
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● 3 Set up Menu
Item
Ref. Page
On/Off*
p. 48
Volume
Set all operation sounds (5 levels).
p. 48
Sound Options
Set the sounds for each camera operation.
p. 116
Hints & Tips
On*/Off
LCD Brightness
Set within a range of ±2.
p. 49
Start-up Image
Add an image as start-up image.
p. 117
p. 116
Start-up Image
On*/Off
Format
Formats memory card, erasing all data
File Numbering
Continuous*/Auto Reset
p. 118
Create Folder
Monthly*/Daily
p. 119
Lens Retract
1 min.*/0 sec.
p. 119
Power Saving
Auto Power Down: On*/Off
Display Off: 10, 20 or 30 sec./1*, 2 or 3 min.
Time Zone
Date/Time
Video System
Language
Reset All
* Default setting
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Options/Summary
Mute
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pp. 45, 119
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p. 120
Date and time settings
p. 19
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p. 97
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Returns camera to default settings.
p. 50
Menus
● 1 Playback Menu
Item
Options/Summary
Ref. Page
Slideshow
Plays back images automatically.
p. 94
Erase
Erases images.
p. 101
Erase All
Erases all images.
p. 101
Protect
Protects images.
p. 98
Rotate
Rotates images.
p. 105
Favorites
Tags images as favorites.
p. 103
My Category
Categorizes images.
p. 104
Red-Eye Correction
Corrects red eyes in still images.
p. 108
Trimming
Trims portions of still images.
p. 107
Resize
Resizes and saves still images.
p. 106
Scroll Display
On*/Off
Resume
Last seen*/Last shot
p. 124
Transition
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p. 96
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p. 92
Ref. Page
Displays printing screen.
p. 110
Chooses individual images for printing.
p. 113
Chooses starting and ending images for printing.
p. 113
Select All Images
Chooses all images for printing.
p. 114
Clear All Selections
Cancels all settings for printing.
p. 114
Print Settings
Sets the printing style.
p. 112
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Specifications
Camera Effective Pixels. . . . . . . . . . . . .
Approx. 12.1 million,
Approx. 10.0
million
Image Sensor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1/2.3-inch type CCD (Total number of pixels:
Approx. 12.4 million,
Approx. 10.6
million)
Lens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.2 (W) – 24.8 (T) mm
35mm film equivalent: 35 (W) – 140 (T) mm
f/2.7 (W) – f/5.6 (T)
Zoom Factor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 4.0x (Up to approx. 16x in combination with
the optical zoom)
LCD Monitor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.7-inch type TFT LCD color monitor
Approx. 230,000 dots, Picture coverage approx. 100%
AF Frame Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Face AiAF/Center
Focusing Range (from end of lens) . . . . Auto: 3 cm (1.2 in.) – infinity (W)/30 cm (12 in.) –
infinity (T)
Normal: 5 cm (2.0 in.) – infinity (W)/30 cm (12 in.) –
infinity (T)
Macro: 3 – 60 cm (1.2 in. – 2.0 ft.) (W)
Infinity: 3.0 m (9.8 ft.) – infinity
Kids&Pets: 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) – infinity
Shutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mechanical shutter and electronic shutter used
together
Shutter Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 – 1/1600 sec.
15 – 1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Image Stabilization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lens-shift type
Metering System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Evaluative, Center-weighted average or Spot
Exposure Compensation . . . . . . . . . . . . ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO speed
(Standard Output Sensitivity,
Recommended Exposure Index) . . . . . . Auto, ISO 80
/100/200/400/800/1600
White Balance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent,
Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
* Red-eye reduction/Red-eye correction/FE lock
settings available
Built-in Flash Range. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 cm – 4.0 m (12 in. – 13.1 ft.) (W)/30 cm – 2.0 m
(12 in. – 6.6 ft.) (T)
Shooting Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . P, Auto, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot,
Kids&Pets, Indoor, SCN, Movie
SCN Mode: Face Self-Timer, Low Light, Super Vivid,
Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks,
Long Shutter
Continuous Shooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Normal: Approx. 0.8 images/sec.
Low Light: Approx. 2.6 images/sec.
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Low Light: Approx. 2.1 images/sec.
Self-timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 10-sec./Approx. 2-sec. delay, Custom Timer
Recording Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory
card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus memory card,
HC MMCplus memory card
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Specifications
File Format. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF
compliant (version 1.1)
Data Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Still images: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movies: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG, Audio data:
WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels
(Still images) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Large: 4000 x 3000 pixels
Medium 1: 3264 x 2448 pixels
Medium 2: 2592 x 1944 pixels
Medium 3: 1600 x 1200 pixels
Small: 640 x 480 pixels
Widescreen: 4000 x 2248 pixels
Large: 3648 x 2736 pixels
Medium 1: 2816 x 2112 pixels
Medium 2: 2272 x 1704 pixels
Medium 3: 1600 x 1200 pixels
Small: 640 x 480 pixels
Widescreen: 3648 x 2048 pixels
(Movies) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 640 x 480 pixels (30 frames/sec.*)
640 x 480 pixels (30 frames/sec. LP*)
320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.*)
* Actual frame rate is 29.97 frames/sec.
Compression (Still images) . . . . . . . . . . Fine, Normal
Number of Possible Shots
(CIPA compliant) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Approx. 240 images,
Approx. 230
images
Playback Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Single Image, Easy, Movie, Magnified Display, Index,
Jump, Magnified, Slideshow
Editing Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Erase, Protect, Rotate, Favorites
, My
Category
, Red-Eye Correction,
Trimming
, Resize
Direct Print Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PictBridge compliant
Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Digital input/output: Hi-Speed USB (mini-B
compatible)*
Analog audio output: Monaural*
Analog video output: NTSC/PAL selectable*
* Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of
digital, audio and video.
Communication Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . MTP, PTP
Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Battery Pack NB-8L (Rechargeable lithium-ion battery)
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC60 (sold separately)
Operating Temperatures . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 – 40 °C (32 – 104 °F)
Operating Humidity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 – 90%
Dimensions (CIPA compliant) . . . . . . . . 97.2 x 58.2 x 28.1 mm (3.83 x 2.29 x 1.11 in.)
Weight (CIPA compliant) . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 155 g (5.47 oz.) (Including the battery and
memory card)
Approx. 136 g (4.79 oz.) (Camera body only)
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Specifications
Battery Pack NB-8L
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Voltage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Charging Cycles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Operating Temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
3.6 V DC
740 mAh
Approx. 300 times
0 – 40 °C (32 – 104 °F)
35.4 x 40.4 x 5.9 mm (1.39 x 1.59 x 0.23 in.)
Approx. 17 g (0.6 oz.)
Battery Charger CB-2LA/2LAE
Rated Input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 – 240 V AC (50/60 Hz 12 VA), 0.10 A (100 V) –
0.07 A (240 V)
Rated Output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.2 V DC, 0.65 A
Charge Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 1 hour 30 min.
Operating Temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 – 40 °C (41 – 104 °F)
Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81.0 x 25.0 x 56.0 mm (3.19 x 0.98 x 2.20 in.)
Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 63 g (2.22 oz.) (CB-2LA)
Approx. 60 g (2.12 oz.) (CB-2LAE, excluding power
cord)
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• Camera specifications or appearance are subject to change without
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Handling Precautions
• This camera is a high-precision electronic device. Do not drop it or subject
it to strong impacts.
• Never place the camera close to magnets, motors or other devices that
generate strong electromagnetic fields. Exposure to strong magnetic
fields may cause malfunctions or corrupt image data.
• If water droplets have fallen onto, or dirt is stuck on the camera or screen,
wipe with a dry soft cloth or eyeglass wiper. Do not rub or apply force.
• Never use cleaners containing organic solvents to wipe the camera or
screen.
• Use a commercially available blower brush to remove dust from the lens.
For stubborn dirt contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed
on the customer support leaflet supplied with your camera.
• When you move the camera rapidly from cold to hot temperatures,
condensation may form on the internal or external surfaces of the camera.
To avoid condensation, put the camera in an airtight, resealable plastic
bag and let it adjust to temperature changes slowly before removing it
from the bag.
• If condensation has formed, stop using the camera immediately.
Continued use may damage the camera. Remove the battery and
memory card, and wait until the moisture has completely evaporated
before resuming use.
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Index
Numerics
3:2 Guide ...............................................123
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AC Adapter Kit ................................39, 126
Accessories .............................................39
AE Lock .............................................82, 87
AF Frames ...............................................25
AF J Focus
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AV Cable .............................................2, 97
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Camera Shake ................................58, 123
Center ......................................................78
Clock Function ........................................52
Components Guide ................................42
Compression Ratio (Image Quality) .....69
Continuous Shooting ..............................74
Custom White Balance ..........................72
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E
Easy Mode ........................................ 29, 30
Editing
Red-Eye Correction ...................... 108
Resizing
(Making Images Smaller) ............. 106
Trimming ........................................ 107
Equipment
Default Settings ............................... 50
Holding the Camera ........................ 13
Erasing All Images ............................... 101
Erasing Images .............................. 28, 101
Error Messages .................................... 130
Exposure
AE Lock ...................................... 82, 87
Compensation ................................. 66
FE Lock ............................................ 82
Shift .................................................. 87
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Battery Charger ............................2, 39
Charge ..............................................14
Charge Indicator ..............................15
Date/Time Battery ............................20
Power Saving ...................45, 119, 120
Beach (Scene Mode) .............................56
Black and White Images ........................73
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Digital Tele-Converter ........................... 60
Digital Zoom ........................................... 59
Display Language .................................. 21
Display Overlay .................................... 123
DPOF .................................................... 112
Date and Time
Adding to Image ...............................61
Changing ..........................................20
Date/Time Battery ............................20
Settings .............................................19
Date/Time J Date and Time
Default Settings ......................................50
Deleting J Erasing Images
DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk ...........2
F
Face AiAF ............................................... 78
Face Selection ....................................... 80
Face Self-Timer (Scene Mode) ............ 63
Factory Settings J Default Settings
Favorites ............................................... 103
FE Lock ................................................... 82
File Numbering ..................................... 118
Fireworks (Scene Mode) ....................... 56
Flash
Off ..................................................... 58
On ..................................................... 67
Slow Synchro .................................. 83
Focus
AF Frame Mode .............................. 78
AF Frames ....................................... 25
Index
AF Lock .............................................81
AF-Point Zoom .................................79
Face Selection .................................80
Focus Check ...........................................95
Focus Lock ..............................................76
Foliage (Scene Mode) ............................56
Format J Memory Cards, Formatting
Formatting (Memory Card) ..............22, 51
FUNC. Menu
Basic Operations .............................46
List ...................................................134
G
Grid Lines ..............................................123
H
Image Quality J Compression Ratio
Images
Display Time ...................................122
Erasing Images ........................28, 101
Playback J Viewing
Protect ...............................................98
Indicator ...................................................43
Indoor (Scene Mode) .............................55
Infinity .......................................................68
Interface Cable ..........................................2
ISO Speed ...............................................71
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Macro ...................................................... 67
Magnified Display .................................. 96
Memory Cards ....................................... 16
Available Shots ................... 18, 69, 70
Formatting .................................. 22, 51
Menu
Basic Operations ............................. 47
List .................................................. 136
Metering Mode ....................................... 81
Mode Dial ............................................... 42
Movies
Editing .............................................. 89
Image Quality (Frame Rate) .......... 86
Recording Pixels ............................. 86
Shooting Time ........................... 32, 86
Viewing (Playback) ................... 33, 88
MultiMediaCard/MMCplus/HC MMCplus
Memory Card J Memory Cards
My Category ......................................... 104
My Colors ............................................... 73
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Histogram ................................................45
Household Power .................................126
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Kids&Pets (Scene Mode) ......................54
L
Lamp ..................................42, 62, 121, 122
Landscape (Scene Mode) .....................54
LCD Monitor J Screen
Long Shutter (Scene Mode) ..................84
Low Light (Scene Mode) ........................56
N
Night Snapshot (Scene Mode) ............. 54
Number of Shots ........................ 15, 69, 70
P
Package Contents ................................... 2
Personal Printing Guide .......................... 2
PictBridge ............................................. 110
Playback Button ............................... 27, 43
Playback J Viewing
Playback With Transition Effects ......... 96
Portrait (Scene Mode) ........................... 54
Postcard Size ......................................... 70
Poster Effect (Scene Mode) ................. 57
Power Button .......................................... 42
Power Saving ......................... 45, 119, 120
Print Settings (DPOF) ......................... 112
Printers ............................................ 40, 110
Printing .................................................. 110
Program AE ............................................ 66
Protect ..................................................... 98
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Recording Pixels (Image Size) ..............68
Red-Eye
Auto Correction ................................83
Correction .......................................108
Reduction ........................................122
Resizing (Making Images Smaller) .....106
Rotating Images ....................................105
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SCN (Scene Mode) ................................55
Screen
Display Language ............................21
Information Display ................132, 133
Menu Operations .......................46, 47
Switching the Display ......................44
Scroll Display ..........................................92
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card J
Memory Cards
Self-Timer
10 second Self-Timer ......................62
Changing Delay and
Number of Shots ..............................75
Face Self-Timer ...............................63
Two Second Self-Timer ..................74
Sepia Tones ............................................73
Shooting Date and Time J
Date and Time
Shooting Using a TV ..............................76
Shutter Button .........................................23
Slideshow ................................................94
Snow (Scene Mode) ...............................56
Software
DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk ....2
Software Guide ..................................2
Transferring Images to
a Computer .......................................34
Sound Settings ........................................48
Strap .....................................................2, 13
Super Vivid (Scene Mode) ....................57
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Video J Movies
Viewing (Playback)
Images on a TV ............................... 97
Index Display ................................... 92
Magnified Display ........................... 96
Single Image Playback ................... 27
Slideshow ........................................ 94
Viewing Images on a TV ....................... 97
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Terminal .............................36, 97, 110, 126
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Time Zone ............................................ 120
Tone (White Balance) ........................... 72
Travel Abroad ................................. 15, 120
Trimming ............................................... 107
Troubleshooting ................................... 127
W
White Balance ........................................ 72
Widescreen
(Recording Pixels) ..................... 68, 69, 70
World Clock .......................................... 120
Wrist Strap J Strap
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Zoom ........................................... 24, 31, 59
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