About This Manual
The topics in this manual are arranged in order from easy to advanced.
These chapters cover all you need to know forsimple, “point-and-shoot” photographyRead these chapters for a complete descrip-tion of all aspects of camera operationIntroduction (page 1)
Learn the names of camera parts and ready the camera for use.
Setup: Shooting, Playback, and Custom Settings (page 124)
Read this chapter for more information on Custom Settingsand on shooting and playback options.
Reference: More on Playback (page 98)
Learn more about camera playback, transferring photo-graphs to a computer, and printing photographs.
Reference: More on Photography (page 26)
Play with exposure and explore the creative possibilities of some of the camera’s more advanced settings.
Tutorial: Photography and Playback (page 17)
The basic operations involved in taking photographs and playing them back.
Technical Notes (page 173)
Read this chapter for information on camera speciﬁ cations, accessories, and trouble-shooting.
Setup: Basic Camera Settings (page 115)
Basic camera setup, including formatting memory cards and setting the cameraclock.
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