Thank you for purchasing a Canon product.
The EOS 50D is a high-performance, digital SLR camera featuring afine-detail CMOS sensor with 15.10 effective megapixels, DIGIC 4,high-precision and high-speed 9-point AF (all cross-type points), high-speed 6.3 fps continuous shooting, and Live View shooting.The camera is highly responsive to any shooting situation at anytime,provides many features for demanding shoots, and expands shootingpossibilities with system accessories.
Take a Few Test Shots to Familiarize Yourself with theCamera
With a digital camera, you can immediately view the image you havecaptured. While reading this manual, take a few test shots and see howthey come out. You can then better understand the camera.To avoid botched pictures and accidents, read the Safety Warnings(p.212,213) and Handling Precautions (p.12,13).
Testing the Camera Before Using and Liability
After shooting, playback and check whether the image has beenproperly recorded. If the camera or memory card is faulty and theimages cannot be recorded or downloaded to a personal computer,Canon cannot be held liable for any loss or inconvenience caused.
Copyright laws in your country may prohibit the use of your recordedimages of people and certain subjects for anything but privateenjoyment. Also be aware that certain public performances, exhibitions,etc., may prohibit photography even for private enjoyment.
In this manual, “card” refers to the CF card.
The CF card (for recording images) is not included.
Please purchase it separately.