Camera User Guide

• Make sure you read this guide, including the “Safety Precautions” section, before using the camera. • Reading this guide will help you learn to use the camera properly. • 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 where you purchased the camera.

Camera

Battery Pack NB-8L (with Terminal Cover)

Battery Charger CB-2LA/CB-2LAE

Interface Cable IFC-400PCU

Wrist Strap WS-800

A3300 IS A3200 IS

AV Cable AVC-DC400

A2200

AV Cable AVC-DC300

Getting Started

DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk

Warranty System Booklet

Using the Manuals
Also refer to the manuals on DIGITAL CAMERA Manuals Disk. • Camera User Guide (This Guide) Once you have mastered the basics, use the camera’s many features to shoot more challenging photos. • 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. Microsoft Word/ Word Viewer can be installed to view the Word manuals (required only for manuals for the Middle East).

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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
For information on your camera's warranty, please refer to the Canon Warranty System Booklet supplied with your camera. For Canon Customer Support contacts, please see the Warranty System Booklet.

LCD Monitor (Screen)
• 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

z Shoot, leaving it to the camera to make settings .........................24 z Just take pictures (Easy mode)....................................................29
Take good people shots
Portraits (p. 68)

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Kids and pets (p. 69)

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At the beach (p. 69)

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Against snow (p. 70)

Shoot various other scenes

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Landscape (p. 69)

Low Light (p. 69)

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Foliage (p. 69)

Fireworks (p. 70)

Shoot with special effects
Fish-eye Effect (p. 73) Miniature Effect (p. 74) Toy Camera Effect (p. 75)

Monochrome (p. 76)

Super vivid colors (p. 73)

Poster Effect (p. 73)

z Shoot in Discreet mode................................................................72 z Adjust image settings when shooting (Live View Control) ...........71 z Focus on faces ..................................................................24, 68, 98 z Shoot in places where I cannot use the flash
(turn off the flash) .........................................................................56

z Take pictures with me in them too (self-timer) .................60, 62, 80 z Insert the date and time into my shots .........................................59

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What Do You Want to Do?

View

z Look at my pictures ......................................................................27 z Easy playback (Easy Mode).........................................................29 z Automatically play back pictures (slideshow).............................116 z Look at my pictures on a TV ......................................................120 z Look at my pictures on a computer. .............................................34 z Quickly search pictures ......................................................114, 115 z Erase pictures ......................................................................28, 125

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Shoot/View Movies

z Shoot movies ...............................................................................30 z View movies .................................................................................32

Print

z Easily print pictures ....................................................................138

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Save
z Save images to a computer .........................................................34

Other

z Turn off sounds ............................................................................50 z Use the camera abroad........................................................39, 155 z Understand what is displayed on the screen .............................171

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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 Table of Contents ..............................6 Conventions Used in This Guide .......9 Safety Precautions...........................10 MENU – Basic Operations .............. 49 Changing the Sound Settings ......... 50 Adjusting the Screen Brightness ..... 52 Returning the Camera to Default Settings ......................................... 53 Power Saving Function (Auto Power Down)....................... 54 Clock Functions............................... 54

1 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 or Viewing Images in Easy Mode.....................................29 Shooting Movies ..............................30 Viewing Movies................................32 Transferring Images to a Computer for Viewing.....................................34 Accessories .....................................38 Separately Sold Accessories ...........39

3 Shooting with Commonly Used Functions .................55
Turning the Flash Off ...................... 56 Zooming in More Closely on Subjects (Digital Zoom)................. 57 Inserting the Date and Time............ 59 Using the Self-Timer ....................... 60 Changing the Recording Pixel Setting (Image Size) ..................... 63 Changing the Compression Ratio (Image Quality) .................... 63

4 Adding Effects and Shooting in Various Conditions .......67
Shooting in Various Conditions ....... 68 Easily Changing the Brightness and Color When Shooting (Live View Control)........................ 71 Shooting in Discreet Mode .............. 72 Adding Effects and Shooting (Creative Filters) ........................... 72 Detecting a Face and Shooting (Smart Shutter) ............................. 77 Shooting Long Exposures ............... 81

2 Learning More ................... 41
Components Guide..........................42 Screen Display.................................46 Indicator ...........................................47 FUNC. Menu – Basic Operations ....48

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Table of Contents

5 Choosing Settings Yourself..............................83
Shooting in Program AE ................. 84 Adjusting the Brightness (Exposure Compensation) ............ 85 Turning the Flash On ...................... 85 Adjusting the White Balance ........... 86 Changing the ISO Speed ................ 87 Correcting the Brightness and Shooting (i-Contrast)..................... 88 Continuous Shooting....................... 89 Changing the Tone of an Image (My Colors) ................................... 90 Shooting Close-ups (Macro) ........... 91 Shooting Far Away Subjects (Infinity) ......................................... 91 Changing the AF Frame Mode........ 92 Choosing the Subject to Focus On (Tracking AF) ................................ 94 Magnifying the Focal Point.............. 95 Shooting with the AF Lock .............. 96 Shooting with Servo AF .................. 97 Choosing the Person to Focus On (Face Select) ................................ 98 Changing the Metering Method....... 99 Shooting with the AE Lock ............ 100 Shooting with the FE Lock ............ 100 Shooting with Slow Synchro ......... 101 Red-Eye Correction ...................... 102 Checking for Shut Eyes ................ 103 Shooting Using a TV as the Display .................................. 103

Shoot Movies That Look Like a Miniature Model (Miniature Effect)......................... 106 Changing the Image Quality.......... 108 AE Lock/Exposure Shift................. 109 Other Shooting Functions.............. 110 Editing ........................................... 111

7 Using Various Playback and Editing Functions ........... 113
Quickly Searching Images............. 114 Searching for Images Using the Jump Display............................... 115 Viewing Slideshows....................... 116 Checking the Focus....................... 117 Magnifying Images ........................ 118 Displaying Various Images (Smart Shuffle) ............................ 119 Changing Image Transitions ......... 120 Viewing Images on a TV ............... 120 Protecting Images ......................... 122 Erasing All Images ........................ 125 Tagging Images as Favorites ........ 127 Organizing Images by Category (My Category) ............................. 128 Rotating Images ............................ 130 Resizing Images............................ 131 Trimming ....................................... 132 Correcting the Brightness (i-Contrast) .................................. 134 Correcting the Red-Eye Effect....... 135

8 Printing ............................ 137
Printing Images ............................. 138 Choosing Images for Printing (DPOF)........................................ 145

6 Using Various Functions for Shooting Movies .............105
Changing the Movie Mode ............ 106

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9 Customizing Camera Settings............................ 149
Changing Camera Settings............150 Changing Shooting Function Settings........................................157 Changing Playback Function Settings........................................161

10 Useful Information .......... 163
Using Household Power ................164 Troubleshooting .............................165

List of Messages That Appear on the Screen.............................. 169 Information Displayed on the Screen.............................. 171 Handling Precautions .................... 175 Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode............................ 176 Menus ........................................... 184 Specifications ................................ 194 Index ............................................. 198

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Conventions Used in This Guide • Icons are used in the text to represent the camera buttons and dials./SET button Right button Down button • : Things you should be careful about • : Troubleshooting tips • : Hints for getting more out of your camera • : Supplemental information • (p. • Functions that differ depending on the camera model are indicated with the following icons: A3300 IS Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A3300 and A3350 IS only. • The directional buttons and FUNC. Up button Left button FUNC. Explanations without these icons apply to all three models. • Language that displays on the screen appears inside [ ] (square brackets). xx): Reference pages (“xx” stands for a page number) • This guide assumes all functions are at their default settings. A2200 Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A2200 only. 9 . • The various types of memory cards that can be used in this camera are collectively referred to as memory cards in this guide./SET button are represented by the following icons. • PowerShot A3300 IS screenshots and illustrations are used for the explanations in this guide. A3200 IS Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A3200 IS only.

• The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to prevent injuries to yourself and other persons.g. • Do not handle the power cord with wet hands. • Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants.Safety Precautions • Before using the product. immediately flush with water. skin or clothing. Strap: Putting the strap around a child’s neck could result in asphyxiation. Warning Denotes the possibility of serious injury or death. 10 . Exposure to the intense light produced by the flash could damage eyesight. mouth. wipe away any dust and dirt that has collected on the plug. unplug it from the outlet and consult your camera distributor or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. alter or apply heat to the product. This could result in electrical shock or fire. To avoid the risk of injury. Avoid dropping or subjecting the product to severe impacts. If the battery charger becomes wet. • Do not allow dirt or metal objects (such as pins or keys) to contact the terminals or plug. resulting in electrical shock or fire. and using a dry cloth. benzine. sea water) or other liquids. the exterior of the power outlet. • Do not let the product come into contact with water (e. Do not use if the power cord or plug are damaged. please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below. • Do not allow liquids or foreign objects to enter the camera. Do not attempt to disassemble. • Do not place the battery near or in direct flame. In the event that a battery leaks and the battery acid contacts eyes. • Unplug the power cord periodically. remain at least one meter (39 inches) away from infants when using the flash. • Do not use organic solvents such as alcohol. If liquids or foreign objects come into contact with the camera interior. Always ensure that the product is used correctly. or thinner to clean the equipment. • Use only the recommended battery. • Stop using the product immediately if it emits smoke. or otherwise behaves abnormally. a strange smell. do not touch the interior of the product if it has been dropped or otherwise damaged. or damage to the equipment. • Do not use the equipment in a manner that exceeds the rated capacity of the electrical outlet or wiring accessories. • Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to people’s eyes. and the surrounding area. This could cause injury and damage the surroundings. • Be sure to also check the guides included with any separately sold accessories you use. • • • • Use only recommended power sources. or not fully plugged into the outlet. In particular. The battery may explode or leak. immediately turn the camera power off and remove the battery.

This may cause the product to malfunction. Please use a cotton swab to remove dirt. • When using the flash. • The slideshow transition effects may cause discomfort when viewed for prolonged periods. • Avoid using. placing or storing the product in the following places: . • Do not play the supplied CD-ROM(s) in any CD player that does not support data CD-ROMs. This is due to the high intensity of the flash burning dust and foreign materials stuck to the front of the unit. Caution Denotes the possibility of injury. Exercise adequate caution when using the camera in places where use of electronic devices is restricted. burns or other injuries. Additionally. resulting in electrical shock.Humid or dusty areas These could cause leakage. • When using the camera on a beach or at a windy location. • Be careful not to bang the camera or subject it to strong impacts or shocks when hanging it by the strap. This could result in burns or damage to the flash.Safety Precautions • Turn the camera off in places where camera use is prohibited. • Be careful not to bump or push strongly on the lens. playing the CD-ROM(s) in an audio CD player (music player) could damage the speakers. The electromagnetic waves emitted by the camera may interfere with the operation of electronic instruments and other devices. • In regular use. fire. dust or other foreign matter from the flash to prevent heat build-up and damage to the unit.Places subject to temperatures above 40 °C (104 °F) . be careful not to allow dust or sand to enter the camera. be careful not to cover it with your fingers or clothing. • Do not aim the camera at bright light sources (such as the sun on a clear day). Doing so may damage the image sensor. overheating or an explosion of the battery. This could lead to injury or damage the camera. 11 .Places subject to strong sunlight . such as inside airplanes and medical facilities. small amounts of smoke may be emitted from the flash. 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. Caution Denotes the possibility of damage to the equipment.

Safety Precautions • Remove and store the battery when you are not using the camera. ensure that hard objects do not come into contact with the screen. Contacting other metal materials may lead to fire or explosions. Pets biting the battery could cause leakage. • When putting the camera in your bag. If the battery is left inside the camera. Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the screen. or when you are not using it. • Do not place anything. such as cloth on top of the battery charger while it is charging. resulting in fire or damage. overheating or explosion. resulting in fire. Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the screen. damage caused by leakage may occur. • Before you discard the battery. Leaving the unit plugged in for a long period of time may cause it to overheat and distort. cover the terminals with tape or other insulators. 12 . • Unplug the battery charger from the power outlet after charging is complete. • Do not place the battery near pets. • Do not attach any hard objects to the camera. • Do not sit down with the camera in your pocket.

and then how to view and erase the images you take. how to shoot in A mode. Be sure that your fingers do not block the flash. and how to transfer images to a computer. how to shoot and view movies. Strap 13 . The latter part of this chapter explains how to shoot and view images in Easy mode. • Keep your arms tight against your body while holding the camera firmly by the sides when shooting. Attaching the Strap/Holding the Camera • Attach the included strap and wrap it around your wrist to avoid dropping the camera during use.1 Getting Started This chapter explains preparations before shooting.

z For CB-2LAE: Plug the power cord into the charger. then plug the other end into a power outlet. Remove the battery. z For CB-2LA: Flip out the plug ( CB-2LA CB-2LAE ) and plug the charger into a power outlet ( ). Remove the cover. X The charge lamp will light green when charging has finished. Be sure to charge the battery as it is not charged at the time of purchase.Charging the Battery Use the included charger to charge the battery. Charging takes approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes. then insert the battery by sliding it in ( ) and down ( ). Insert the battery. then remove the battery by sliding it in ( ) and up ( ). z Unplug the battery charger from the power outlet. To protect the battery and prolong its life. 14 . do not charge it for longer than 24 hours continuously. Charge the battery. z Align the o marks on the battery and charger. X The charge lamp lights orange and charging starts.

the number of shots that can be taken may be less than mentioned above. Recharge the battery. 230 Approx. if the battery bulges to the point where it will no longer fit into the camera. please contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Battery Charge Indicator An icon or message will appear on the screen indicating the battery’s charge state. • The battery charger can also be used when abroad. it will be used. or the day before. The charger can be used in regions that have 100 – 240 V (50/60 Hz) AC power. 250 Approx. use a commercially available plug adapter. Purchase a new battery. 280 Approx. If the plug does not fit the outlet. it has reached the end of its life span. Depleted. Storing a battery for long periods of time (about a year) without depleting it may shorten its life span or affect its performance. • If the battery is quickly depleted even after charging. Attach the cover to a charged battery so that the o mark is visible. Slightly depleted. Charge the battery. Attach the terminal cover and store the battery. Charged batteries continue to discharge naturally even if they are not used. Do not use electrical transformers for foreign travel as they will cause damage. This is a normal characteristic of the battery and does not indicate a problem. • How to store the battery for long periods: Deplete and remove the battery from the camera. 6 hours Playback Time • The number of shots that can be taken is based on the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) measurement standard. 6 hours Approx. 5 hours Approx. Summary Using the battery and charger effectively • Charge the battery on the day.” Nearly depleted. but sufficient. • Under some shooting conditions. However. • The battery may develop a bulge. Display Sufficient charge.Charging the Battery Number of Possible Shots A3300 IS A3200 IS A2200 Number of Shots Approx. (Blinking red) “Change the battery pack. 15 .

Depending on your computer’s OS version.Compatible Memory Cards (Sold Separately) The cards below can be used without restrictions on their capacities. Insert the battery. Inserting the Battery and Memory Card Insert the included battery and a memory card (sold separately). you will not be able to record images if the tab is in the locked position. Check to make sure that your OS supports SDXC memory cards beforehand. z If the memory card has a write-protect tab. z Be sure to insert the battery in the correct direction or it will not properly lock into place. z Slide the cover ( ) and open it ( ). Open the cover. • SD memory cards* • SDHC memory cards* • SDXC memory cards* • 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. Check the card’s write-protect tab. SDXC memory cards may not be recognized even when using a commercially available card reader. z Insert the battery as shown until it locks into place with a click. 16 . Slide the tab up until you hear a click.

and press downward as you slide it until it clicks into place ( ). SDHC and SDXC memory cards have a write-protect tab. 17 . Inserting the memory card in the wrong direction could damage the camera. z Be sure the memory card is oriented correctly. A2200 Terminal Label Close the cover.Inserting the Battery and Memory Card A3300 IS A3200 IS Insert the memory card. z Insert the memory card as shown until it locks into place with a click. z Close the cover ( ). What if [Memory card locked] appears on the screen? SD. 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.

Remove the memory card. 935 A3300 IS Approx. X The battery will pop up. then slowly release it. 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. 3830 A3300 IS Approx. 4334 A3200 IS Approx. 24). z Open the cover and press the battery lock in the direction of the arrow. the subject and the memory card used. X The memory card will pop up. Number of Shots per Memory Card Memory Card Number of Shots 4 GB Approx. 1058 A2200 16 GB Approx. Number of shots that can be taken 18 . 4334 A2200 • Values are based on the default settings.Inserting the Battery and Memory Card Removing the Battery and Memory Card Remove the battery. • The number of shots that can be taken will vary depending on camera settings. 1058 A3200 IS Approx. z Push the memory card in until you hear a click.

you will set 19 . Complete the setting. Turn on the camera. Reappearing Date/Time screen Set the correct date and time. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. X Once the date and time have been set. z Press the ON/OFF button.Setting the Date and Time The Date/Time settings screen will appear the first time the camera is turned on. the Date/Time screen will close. be sure to set them. the Date/Time screen will appear each time you turn on the camera. X The Date/Time screen will appear. z Press the op buttons to set a value. Set the date and time. Daylight saving time settings If you choose in Step 2 and press the op buttons to choose the time to daylight saving (1 hour ahead). . Since the dates and times recorded into your images are based on these settings. z Press the m button. If you have not set the date and time. z Pressing the ON/OFF button will turn off the camera.

39) the date/time battery can be charged in about 4 hours even if the camera is not turned on. 20 . 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. • If the date/time battery is depleted. then press the m button. z Follow Steps 2 and 3 on p. z Press the n button to close the menu. Display the menu. 19 to set the date and time. z Press the op buttons to choose [Date/Time]. Change the date and time. 19 to adjust the setting. Choose [Date/Time] from the 3 tab. z Move the zoom lever to choose the 3 tab.Setting the Date and Time Changing the Date and Time You can change the current date and time settings. • By inserting a charged battery or connecting an AC adapter kit (sold separately. Follow the steps on p. z Press the n button. p. the Date/Time screen will appear when you turn the camera on.

the settings screen will close. press the m button to remove the clock and repeat Step 2. 21 . language. z Press and hold the m button. What if the clock appears when the m button is pressed? The clock will appear if too much time passes between pressing the m button and the n button in Step 2. then immediately press the n button. Enter Playback mode. Set the display language. z Press the opqr buttons to choose a X Once the display language has been set. Display the settings screen.Setting the Display Language You can change the language that displays on the screen. You can also change the display language by pressing the n button to choose [Language] from the 3 tab. then press the m button. If the clock appears. z Press the 1 button.

z Press the n button. then press the m button.Formatting Memory Cards Before you use a new memory card or one that has been formatted in other devices. Display the menu. you should format the card with this camera. X The memory card will be formatted. z Press the op buttons to choose [Format]. Choose [Format]. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. then press the m button. z Press the op buttons to choose [OK]. 22 . Format the memory card. Formatting (initializing) a memory card erases all data on the memory card. z Move the zoom lever to choose the 3 tab. As you cannot retrieve the erased data. exercise adequate caution before formatting the memory card. Choose [OK]. then press the m button.

• The total capacity of the memory card displayed in the formatting screen may be less than indicated on the memory card. X The camera plays the shutter sound and takes the shot. be sure to first press the shutter button lightly (halfway) to focus. when continuous shooting speed slows down. the image may not be in focus. [Memory card formatting complete] will appear on the screen. If you shoot without pressing the shutter button halfway. or when movie recording stops suddenly. Pressing the Shutter Button To take images that are in focus. take precautions such as physically destroying the card to prevent personal information leaks. X When formatting ends. z Press lightly until the camera beeps twice and AF frames appear where the camera focused. Press fully (Press fully to shoot). When disposing of a memory card. then press fully to shoot. 23 . the recording/reading speed of a memory card has dropped. 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. • Perform a low-level format (p.Pressing the Shutter Button Complete formatting. 151) of the memory card when the camera does not operate properly. Press halfway (Press lightly to focus). z Press the m button.

24 . z Press the ON/OFF button.Taking Pictures (Smart Auto) Since the camera can determine the subject and shooting conditions. Enter A mode. (The zoom bar showing the zoom position appears on the screen. Turn on the camera. the camera will make a slight noise as it determines the scene. Compose the shot. X The start-up screen will appear. z When you point the camera toward the subject. X The icon for the determined scene will appear in the upper right of the screen. X The camera will focus on detected subjects and display frames on them. you can let it automatically select the best settings for the scene and just shoot. Moving the lever toward j (wide angle) will zoom out from your subject.) Focus. The camera can also detect and focus on faces. z Press the shutter button halfway to focus. z Set the mode dial to A. setting the color and brightness to optimal levels. z Moving the zoom lever toward i (telephoto) will zoom in on your subject. making it appear larger. making it appear smaller.

172) that appears on the screen may not match the actual scene. The flash will automatically fire in low light conditions. the focus and exposure will continuously adjust (Servo AF). • What if a blue frame appears when you press the shutter button halfway? A blue frame appears when a moving subject is detected. X The image will appear on the screen for approximately two seconds. 92). • What if a frame does not appear on the subject you want to shoot? The subject may not be detected. try shooting in G mode (p. it will beep twice and AF frames will appear where the camera focused.. 25 . leaving only the white frame. the gray frames will disappear. and frames may appear on the background. z Press the shutter button fully to shoot.. however. What if. try shooting in G mode (p. • What if white and gray frames appear when you point the camera toward a subject? A white frame appears on the face or subject that the camera detected as the main subject. 83). while gray frames appear on other detected faces. z You can take a second picture even while an image is displayed by pressing the shutter button again. 83). AF Frame Shoot. If the subject moves. The frames will follow the subjects within a certain range (p. If this happens.Taking Pictures (Smart Auto) X When the camera focuses. Several AF frames will appear when the camera focuses on more than one point. If this happens. • What if the color and brightness of the images do not turn out as expected? The scene icon (p. X The camera will play the shutter sound and shoot.

You can shoot when recharging ends.) or more A2200 . • What if the lamp lights when the shutter button is pressed halfway? To reduce red-eye and to assist in focusing. The effective flash range is approximately 30 cm – 4. – 13 ft.0 cm (1. 172).2 in.6 – 6.) or more. press the n button to choose [Mute] from the 3 tab. and approximately 80 cm (2.) or more A3300 IS A3200 IS . To turn the sounds on. When at maximum telephoto (i): Approximately 90 cm (3. • What if the camera beeps once when the shutter button is pressed halfway? Your subject may be too close.0 m (12 in. For details on the icons that appear. then press the qr buttons to choose [Off].Taking Pictures (Smart Auto) • What if a flashing appears? Attach the camera to a tripod so that the camera does not move and blur the image.0 m (1. Move the following distances away from your subject and shoot: When at maximum wide angle (j): Approximately 3. the lamp may light when shooting in dark areas.0 ft. • What if the camera does not play any sounds? Pressing the l button while turning on the camera power will turn off all sounds. Press and hold the shutter button halfway to display a blue frame where focus and exposure will be maintained (Servo AF). • What if the h icon blinks when you try to shoot? The flash is charging. and approximately 50 cm – 2. Press the shutter button fully to shoot.) at maximum wide angle (j). What if an icon appears in the upper right of the screen? The icon for the determined scene will appear in the upper right of the screen. Choosing the subject to focus on (Tracking AF) After pressing the o button and displaying .6 ft) at maximum telephoto (i). point the camera so that is on the subject you want to focus on. 26 . see “Scene Icons” (p. • 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.6 ft.

Viewing Images You can view the images you have taken on the screen. Choose an image. z Press the 1 button. z Pressing the q button will cycle through the images from newest to oldest. Enter Playback mode. z Pressing the 1 button again while the lens is retracted will turn off the power. Switching to Shooting mode Pressing the shutter button halfway. but they will appear coarse. or turning the mode dial in Playback mode switches the camera to Shooting mode. X The last image you took will appear. 27 . z The images change more quickly if you keep the qr buttons pressed. z Pressing the r button will cycle through the images from oldest to newest. z The lens will retract after approximately 1 minute elapses.

X [Erase?] appears on the screen. z Press the qr buttons to choose [Erase]. z To exit instead of erasing. then press the m button. then press the m button. press the qr buttons to choose [Cancel]. Erase the image. 28 . z Press the qr buttons to display an image to erase. z Press the p button.Erasing Images You can choose and erase images one at a time. X The displayed image will be erased. X The last image you took will appear. z Press the 1 button. Exercise adequate caution before erasing an image. Enter Playback mode. Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Choose an image to erase.

Pressing the r button again turns on the flash and appears on the screen. then press the m button. Press the m button again to stop the slideshow. Viewing z Press the 1 button. z Press the r button to turn off the flash. z To erase images. follow the steps on p. then press the qr buttons to switch images. ! will appear on the screen. 24 – 25 to shoot (no sound will play). z Press the 1 button. operational instructions are displayed on the screen. 29 . This prevents incorrect operation of the camera. Shooting z Set the mode dial to 9. z Follow Steps 3 – 5 on pp. and all the shots you have taken will display for about 3 seconds each. The flash will automatically fire in low light conditions. and the camera is set so that only the buttons and the zoom lever explained on this page are functional. 28. allowing even beginners to take worry-free pictures.Shooting or Viewing Images in Easy Mode In Easy mode.

Moving the lever toward j will zoom out from your subject. z Moving the zoom lever toward i will zoom in on your subject. Focus. z Press the shutter button halfway to focus. 30 . X When the camera focuses. z Set the mode dial to E. making it appear larger. z Press the shutter button fully.Shooting Movies The camera can automatically select all settings so that you can shoot movies just by pressing the shutter button. Shoot. making it appear smaller. it will beep twice. Enter E mode. Remaining Time Compose the shot.

take your finger off the shutter button. 31 . However. z Do not press any buttons other than the shutter button while shooting. and [ Rec] and the elapsed time will appear on the screen. Operation sounds will be recorded. A3300 IS A3200 IS z Do not touch the microphone while shooting. X Shooting will automatically stop when the memory card fills. The sound the buttons make will be recorded in the movie. Microphone A2200 Microphone Stop shooting. X The movie will record to the memory card. z Once shooting begins. X The camera will beep once and stop shooting the movie.Shooting Movies Elapsed Time X Recording will start. z If you change the composition of your shot during shooting. Zooming while shooting Pressing the zoom lever while shooting will zoom in on or out from the subject. z Press the shutter button fully again. but the brightness and tone will automatically adjust. the focus will stay the same. movies shot at zoom factors that appear in blue will be coarse.

22 min. z Press the qr buttons to choose a movie. • Recording may stop even if the maximum clip length has not been reached on some memory cards. X The last image you took will appear. 10 minutes.Viewing Movies Shooting Time Memory Card Shooting Time 4 GB Approx. 32 . Choose a movie. 5 sec. 30 sec. • Maximum clip length is approx. z The movie control panel will appear. Viewing Movies You can view the movies you have shot on the screen. • Shooting times are based on default settings. z Press the 1 button. then press the m button. 30 min. 1 hr. 16 GB Approx. X appears on movies. SD Speed Class 4 or higher memory cards are recommended. Enter Playback mode.

35).Viewing Movies Play the movie. • If you use the supplied software to copy the movie back onto the memory card. z If you press the m button. How can I play back movies on a computer? Install the included software (p. For enhanced playback you can also connect the camera to a TV. 33 . (Play). and the audio may stop suddenly depending on the computer’s capabilities. • When watching a movie on a computer. X After the movie finishes. appears. frames may drop. z Press the op buttons to adjust the volume. it may not play smoothly. you can pause or resume playback. then press the m button. you can play back the movie smoothly with the camera. z Press the qr buttons to choose X The movie will play.

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. overwriting your current installation. System Requirements Windows OS Windows 7 Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and 2 Windows XP Service Pack 3 The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports. Macintosh OS Computer model CPU RAM Mac OS X (v10.3 GHz or higher (still images). Core Duo 1. Pentium 1. Intel Processor (still images).NET Framework 3.024 x 768 pixels or higher Computer model CPU RAM Interface Free Hard Disk Space Display * For Windows XP. Core2 Duo 1. 32 bit): 1 GB or more Windows XP: 512 MB or more (still images).6: 1 GB or more Mac OS X v10.66 GHz or higher (movies) Windows 7 (64 bit): 2 GB or more Windows 7 (32 bit).024 x 768 pixels or higher Interface Free Hard Disk Space Display 34 .6) The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports. Microsoft .5: 512 MB or more (still images). Installation may take some time depending on your computer’s capabilities. 500 MB) must be installed.0 or later (max.5 – v10. If you are already using software included with another Canon-brand compact digital camera. install the software from the included CD-ROM. 1 GB or more (movies) USB ZoomBrowser EX: 200 MB or more CameraWindow: 150 MB or more* Movie Uploader for YouTube: 30 MB or more PhotoStitch: 40 MB or more 1. Windows Vista (64 bit. 1 GB or more (movies) USB ImageBrowser: 250 MB or more CameraWindow: 150 MB or more Movie Uploader for YouTube: 30 MB or more PhotoStitch: 50 MB or more 1.66 GHz or higher (movies) Mac OS X v10.

click [Restart] or [Finish].5) are used for these explanations. Begin installation. z If the [User Account Control] window appears. z Click [Easy Installation] and follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the installation. and follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the installation. Remove the CD-ROM. When the installation finishes. Begin installation. z Remove the CD-ROM when your desktop screen appears. z Click [Install]. 2) into the computer’s CD-ROM drive. z Place the supplied CD-ROM (DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk) (p. Install the Software.Transferring Images to a Computer for Viewing Preparations Windows Vista and Mac OS X (v10. Windows Place the CD in the computer’s CDROM drive. follow the on-screen instructions to proceed. 2) into the computer’s CD-ROM drive. Macintosh Place the CD in the computer’s CDROM drive. 35 . z Double-click the on the CD. z Place the supplied CD-ROM (DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk) (p.

36 . Windows z Click [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow]. z Press the 1 button to turn on the camera. A2200 Turn on the camera. click the CameraWindow icon on the Dock (the bar which appears at the bottom of the desktop). 2) firmly into the camera terminal in the direction shown. refer to the user guide provided with the computer. Open CameraWindow. z If CameraWindow does not appear. [CameraWindow] and [CameraWindow]. z Turn off the camera. Macintosh X CameraWindow will appear when you establish a connection between the camera and computer. For connection details. z Insert the interface cable’s larger plug into the computer. X CameraWindow will appear. z Open the cover and insert the included interface cable’s smaller plug (p. click the [Start] menu and choose [All Programs]. z If CameraWindow does not appear.Transferring Images to a Computer for Viewing A3300 IS A3200 IS Connect the camera to the computer. followed by [Canon Utilities].

• Protection settings for images may be lost when transferred to a computer. z Close CameraWindow when image transfer is complete. • It may take a few minutes from when you connect the camera to the computer until you can transfer images.Transferring Images to a Computer for Viewing For Windows 7. click the link to modify the program. Choose [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow] and click [OK]. Double click . and then click [Import Untransferred Images]. or the software in use. Transferred images will be sorted by date and saved in separate folders in the Pictures folder. and transferring images to the camera. z For details on how to view images using a computer. z Turn off the camera and unplug the cable. 37 . however. There are. X All images not previously transferred will transfer to the computer. Click on the task bar. • Some functions in the included software may not be available. the file size. • There may be problems transferring images or image information correctly depending on the version of the operating system in use. • Images shot in the vertical orientation may be transferred in the horizontal orientation. Transfer and View Images z Click [Import Images from Camera]. You can transfer images even without using the image transfer function in the included software by simply connecting your camera to a computer. In the screen that appears. refer to the Software Guide. such as editing movies. the following limitations. use the following steps to display CameraWindow.

Accessories Supplied with Camera A3300 IS A3200 IS Wrist Strap WS-800 Battery Pack NB-8L with Terminal Cover* AV Cable AVC-DC400* A2200 AV Cable AVC-DC300* Battery Charger CB-2LA/CB-2LAE* Interface Cable IFC-400PCU* DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk *Also available for purchase separately. Memory Card USB card reader Windows/Macintosh Canon-Brand PictBridge Compliant Printers TV 38 .

Separately Sold Accessories The following camera accessories are sold separately. use a commercially available plug adapter. Power Supplies Battery Charger CB-2LA/2LAE z A charger for charging Battery Pack NB-8L. Cannot be used to charge the camera battery. 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. or may no longer be available. If the plug does not fit the outlet. Do not use electrical transformers for foreign travel as they will cause damage. 39 . DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO LOCAL REGULATION. CAUTION RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. Recommended for powering the camera for an extended period of time or when connecting to a computer or printer. Some accessories are not sold in some regions. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC60 z This kit lets you power the camera using household power. Battery Pack NB-8L z Rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Flash High-Power Flash HF-DC1 z This externally mounted flash can be used to capture photographic subjects that are too distant for the built-in flash to illuminate.

For more information. although you may request such repairs on a chargeable basis.. 40 . you can print your images without having to use a computer. visit your nearest Canon retailer. caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e. Please note that this warranty does not apply to repairs arising out of the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories.g. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories.Separately Sold Accessories Printers Canon-Brand PictBridge Compliant Printers z By connecting your camera to a Canonbrand PictBridge compliant printer. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents such as fire. a leakage and/or explosion of a battery pack). etc.. SELPHY series Inkjet Printers Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended.

as well as the basic operating instructions. 41 .2 Learning More This chapter explains the parts of the camera and what appears on the screen.

24. 62. 60.Components Guide A3300 IS A3200 IS Lens Mode Dial Zoom Lever Shooting: i (Telephoto) / j (Wide Angle) (pp. 164) Memory Card / Battery Cover (p. 31) Flash (pp. 30. 13) A/V OUT (Audio/Video Output) / DIGITAL Terminal (pp. 16) Strap Mount (p. 57) Playback: k (Magnify) / g (Index) (pp. 19) Microphone (p. 23) ON/OFF Button (p. 36. 85) Lamp (pp. 61. 120. 157) Tripod Socket DC Coupler Terminal Cover (p. 114. 56. 80. 118) Shutter Button (p. 138) 42 .

118) Shutter Button (p. 13) 43 .Components Guide A2200 Lens Mode Dial Zoom Lever Shooting: i (Telephoto) / j (Wide Angle) (pp. 16) A/V OUT (Audio/Video Output) Terminal (p. 60. 80. 114. 62. 19) Microphone (p. 157) Tripod Socket DC Coupler Terminal Cover (p. 36. 24. 57) Playback: k (Magnify) / g (Index) (pp. 30. 31) Flash (pp. 164) Memory Card / Battery Cover (p. 23) ON/OFF Button (p. 120) DIGITAL Terminal (pp. 56. 61. 138) Strap Mount (p. 85) Lamp (pp.

the camera will switch to Shooting mode. 108). 30. Live View Control Mode The brightness and color can be easily set to your preferences for shooting (p. Movie Mode For shooting movies (pp. Easy Mode You can shoot just by pressing the shutter button (p. 72). 71). Creative Filters Mode You can add various effects to images when shooting (p. 44 . Auto Mode You can leave it to the camera to select settings for fully automatic shooting (p. 24). 29). You can use the largest possible portion of the screen to shoot movies (p. Special Scene Mode You can shoot with the optimum settings for the scene (p. If you turn the mode dial while in Playback mode.Components Guide Mode Dial Use the mode dial to change the Shooting mode. 72). 84). 105). P Mode Choose settings yourself to take various types of pictures (p. Discreet Mode You can shoot with the flash disabled and all camera sounds muted (p. 68).

46) n Button (p. 98) 1 (Playback) Button (pp. 171. 62) / a (Single Image Erase) (p. 47) l (Display) Button (p. 27. 115) / o Button e (Macro) (p. 113) Indicator (p. 85. 61./SET Button (p. 48) h (Flash) (pp. 49) b (Exposure Compensation) (p. 46. 28) / p Button 45 . 91) / q Button m FUNC. 101) / r Button Q (Self-Timer) (pp. 173) Speaker 0 (Face Selector) Button (p. 60. 85) / d (Jump) (p.Components Guide A3300 IS A3200 IS A2200 Screen (LCD Monitor) (pp.

Screen Display
Switching the Display
You can change the screen display using the l button. Refer to p. 171 for details on information that appears on the screen.

Shooting

Information Display

No Information Display

Playback

No Information Display

Simple Information Display

Detailed Information Display

Focus Check Display (p. 117)

You can also switch the display by pressing the l button while the image displays right after shooting. However, Simple Information Display is not available. You can change the display that appears first by pressing the n button, then choosing [Review info] from the 4 tab (p. 158).

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Indicator

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 (p. 46), overexposed areas of the image flash on the screen.

Histogram during Playback
High

z The graph that appears in Detailed
Information Display (p. 173) 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.

Low Dark Bright

Indicator
The indicator on the back of the camera (p. 45) will light or blink depending on the camera’s status.
Colors Green Status Lights Blinks Operation Status When connected to a computer (p. 36), display off (p. 155) During camera start-up, recording/reading/transmitting image data, when shooting long exposures (p. 81)

When the indicator blinks green, 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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FUNC. Menu – Basic Operations
You can set commonly used shooting functions using the FUNC. menu. The menu items and options differ depending on the Shooting mode (pp. 176 – 183).

Display the FUNC. menu.
z Press the m button.

Choose a menu item.
z 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.

z Choosing some menu items changes the
screen to display further menu options.
Available Options Menu Items

Choose an option.
z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. z You can also choose settings by pressing
the l button on options that display .

Complete the setting.
z 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 options differ depending on the Shooting mode and the Playback mode (pp. 184 – 193).

Display the menu.
z Press the n button.

Choose a tab.
z Move the zoom lever or press the qr
buttons to choose a tab.

Choose an item.
z Press the op buttons to choose an item. z Some items require you to press the m or
r button to display a submenu in which you change the setting.

Choose an option.
z Press the qr buttons to choose an option.

Complete the setting.
z Press the n button to restore the
normal screen.

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the sound will play back. Muting Sounds Display the menu. • If you mute camera sounds. z Press the n button. • You can also mute camera sounds by holding down the l button and turning on the power. z Press the n button to restore the normal screen. z Press the op buttons to choose [Mute]. If you press the o button while playing back a movie. and you can adjust the volume with the op buttons. 50 . 32). • You cannot change the sound settings in .Changing the Sound Settings You can silence or adjust the volume of camera sounds. then press the qr buttons to choose [On]. z Move the zoom lever to choose the 3 tab. the sound will also be muted when playing back movies (p. Choose [Mute].

z Press the n button.Changing the Sound Settings Adjusting the Volume Display the menu. then press the m button. z Move the zoom lever to choose the 3 tab. Change the volume. z Press the op buttons to choose an item. Choose [Volume]. z Press the op buttons to choose [Volume]. 51 . z Press the n button twice to restore the normal screen. then press the qr buttons to adjust the volume.

z Press the n button. 52 . z Move the zoom lever to choose the 3 tab. z Press the op buttons to choose [LCD Brightness].Adjusting the Screen Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the screen. Choose [LCD Brightness]. Display the menu. z Press the n button twice to restore the normal screen. Adjust the brightness. z Press the qr buttons to adjust the brightness.

• The recorded custom white balance data (p.Returning the Camera to Default Settings When you have mistakenly changed a setting. Are there functions that cannot be reset? • The [Date/Time] (p. 53 . 68) or (p. 86). and the image registered in [Start-up Image] (p. 21). press the m button. • The Movie mode (p. Reset the settings. 30). [Video System] (p. 72). 120). [Language] (p. you can reset the camera to the default settings. then X The camera will reset to the default settings. • The shooting mode chosen in K (p. z Press the n button. 152) in the 3 tab. 155). Choose [Reset All]. then press the m button. z Move the zoom lever to choose the 3 tab. 20). [Time Zone] (p. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. z Press the op buttons to choose [Reset All]. Display the menu.

54 . pressing the shutter button halfway (p. Press the qr buttons to change the display color. 155). When the screen has turned off but the lens has not yet retracted. the screen turns off. press and hold the m button. 154). and the camera shuts down automatically when it is not operated for a certain time. Power Saving during Playback The power will turn off approximately 5 minutes after you stop operating the camera. z If you hold the camera vertically while using the clock function.Power Saving Function (Auto Power Down) To save battery power. X The current time appears. After about 2 more minutes. • You can turn off the power saving function (p. z Press and hold the m button. z Press the m button again to cancel the clock display. • You can adjust the time before the screen turns off (p. When the camera power is off. it will switch to vertical display. then press the ON/OFF button to display the clock. Power Saving during Shooting The screen will turn off approximately 1 minute after you stop operating the camera. Clock Functions You can check the current time. 23) turns on the screen and shooting can continue. the lens will retract and the power will turn off.

such as the selftimer. When shooting in another mode. • This chapter assumes that the camera is set to A mode.3 Shooting with Commonly Used Functions This chapter explains how to use common functions. 176 – 183). 55 . and how to turn off the flash. check which functions are available in that mode (pp.

56 . ! will appear on the screen. Choose !. Press the r button. z To turn the flash back on. then X Once set.Turning the Flash Off You can shoot with the flash turned off. z Press the qr buttons to choose !. a flashing will appear on the screen. press the m button. Attach the camera to a tripod to prevent it from moving. follow the steps What if a flashing appears? When you press the shutter button halfway in low light conditions where camera shake is likely. above to choose .

The focal lengths when using the optical zoom and digital zoom together are as follows (all focal lengths are 35mm film equivalent): Approximately 28 – 560 mm (28 – 140 mm when using the optical zoom alone) A3300 IS A3200 IS Approximately 28 – 448 mm (28 – 112 mm when using the optical zoom alone) A2200 57 . The zoom factor will appear on the screen when you release the zoom lever. However. and approximately 16x maximum A2200 and capture subjects that are too far away for the optical zoom to enlarge. 63) and zoom factor. Turning off the digital zoom To turn off the digital zoom. depending on the recording pixel setting (p. X The digital zoom will zoom in even further on the subject. the images may appear coarse (the zoom factor will appear in blue). X Zooming stops at the largest possible zoom factor without image deterioration. Zoom Factor Move it toward i again.Zooming in More Closely on Subjects (Digital Zoom) You can use the digital zoom to zoom up to to approximately 20x maximum A3300 IS A3200 IS . z Hold the lever until zooming stops. Move the zoom lever toward i. press the n button to choose [Digital Zoom] from the 4 tab. then choose [Off].

Choose [Digital Zoom].6x or approximately 2. 57. 58 .6 – 238 mm when using [1.7x].7x]. z To return to standard digital zoom.1x] A2200 • The digital tele-converter cannot be used together with the digital zoom.8 – 235 mm when using [2. and approximately 56. • The shutter speeds may be the same when at maximum telephoto (i). Choose the setting.8 – 294 mm when using [2. choose [Digital Zoom] and the [Standard] option. Display the menu.7x or approximately 2.0x] A3300 IS Approximately 47.0x A3300 IS Approximately 1. a recording pixel setting (p. z Press the op buttons to choose [Digital Zoom]. A2200 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. z Press the n button.Zooming in More Closely on Subjects (Digital Zoom) Digital Tele-Converter The focal length of the lens can be set as follows: Approximately 1. • The focal lengths are as follows (35mm film equivalent): Approximately 44.6 – 190 mm when using [1. and approximately 58. However. z Press the n button to complete the setting and restore the shooting screen.6x].0 – 280 mm when using [2.1x A3200 IS . z Press the qr buttons to choose a magnification.1x] A3200 IS Approximately 47.8 – 224 mm when using [1. X The view will be enlarged and the zoom factor will appear on the screen. z Move the zoom lever to choose the 4 tab. and when zoomed in on the subject using Step 2 on p. 63) of or will cause images to appear coarse (the zoom factor will appear in blue). and approximately 58.

X Once set. Shoot. z Press the qr buttons to choose [Date] or [Date & Time]. 59 . however. 19). z Press the n button to complete the setting and restore the shooting screen.Inserting the Date and Time You can insert the shooting date and time in the lower right corner of an image. z Move the zoom lever to choose the 4 tab. choose [Off] in Step 3. Choose [Date Stamp]. X The shooting date or time will be recorded in the image’s lower right corner. z To restore to the original setting. Display the menu. Be sure to check beforehand that the date and time are correctly set (p. z Press the op buttons to choose [Date Stamp]. they cannot be deleted. [DATE] will appear on the screen. Once inserted. Choose the setting. z Press the n button.

the date and time may be printed twice. Refer to the Software Guide for details. However. • Use the included software to print. z Press the op buttons to choose Ò. 60 . Choose Ò. Ò will appear on the screen. The camera will shoot approximately 10 seconds after the shutter button is pressed. 140). if you do this for images with an embedded date and time. Using the Self-Timer The self-timer can be used to shoot a group photo that includes the photographer. then X Once set. Press the p button. 145) to print. press the m button.Using the Self-Timer You can insert and print the shooting date in images which do not have an embedded date and time as follows. • Print using printer functions (p. • Use the DPOF print settings (p.

the lamp blinks and the self-timer sound plays. Choose Î. 62). 60 to choose Î. z To restore the original setting. the lamp and sound speed up (the lamp remains lit when the flash will fire). z Follow Step 2 on p. X When the self-timer starts. You can change the delay and number of shots (p. X Two seconds before the shutter releases. z To cancel shooting with the self-timer after the countdown has started. z Press the shutter button halfway to focus on the subject. 61 . Î will appear on the screen. press the p button. Using the Self-Timer to Prevent Camera Shake The camera will shoot approximately 2 seconds after the shutter button is pressed. X Once set. then press it fully. z Follow Step 3 above to shoot. choose in Step 2.Using the Self-Timer Shoot. preventing any camera shake that occurs when pressing the shutter button.

Choose the settings. then press the m button. X Once set. the lamp and self-timer sound speed up 2 seconds before the shutter releases (the lamp remains lit when the flash will fire). z Follow Step 3 on p. Choose $. z Press the op buttons to choose [Delay] or [Shots]. shooting stops automatically. When you set the delay for more than 2 seconds. z Follow Step 2 on p. • If the flash fires or you set a high number of shots. 62 . • If the memory card fills. $ will appear on the screen. What if the number of shots is set to two or more shots? • Exposure and white balance settings are set with the first shot.Using the Self-Timer Customizing the Self-Timer You can set the delay (0 – 30 seconds) and the number of shots (1 – 10 shots). z Press the qr buttons to choose a value. 60 to choose $. 61 to shoot. then press the n button immediately. the shooting interval may take longer than usual.

z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. 58).Changing the Recording Pixel Setting (Image Size) You can choose from 5 recording pixel settings. Changing the Compression Ratio (Image Quality) You can choose from the following 2 compression ratios (image quality): (Fine). press the op buttons to choose . choose in Steps 1 – 2. X The setting will appear on the screen. Choose an option. 57) or digital teleconverter (p. Choose an option. (Normal). X The setting will appear on the screen. If you choose . z To restore the original setting. z To restore the original setting. choose in Steps 1 – 2. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. z After pressing the m button. Choose the recording pixel setting. you cannot use the digital zoom (p. press the op buttons to choose . then press the m button. then press the m button. 63 . z After pressing the m button. Choose the compression ratio setting.

KB) 4093 1956 2060 980 558 278 150 84 3069 1467 Number of Shots per Memory Card (Approx. memory card and camera settings. 64 .3M/640x480 (Widescreen) 4320x2432 • The values in the table are measured according to Canon standards and may change depending on the subject. shots) 4 GB (Large) 16M/4608x3456 (Medium 1) 8M/3264x2448 (Medium 2) 2M/1600x1200 (Small) 0. shots) 4 GB 16 GB 4334 8985 8101 16473 26010 49420 82367 123550 5746 11766 1058 2194 1978 4022 6352 12069 20116 30174 1403 2873 Recording Pixels (Large) 14M/4320x3240 (Medium 1) 7M/3072x2304 (Medium 2) 2M/1600x1200 (Small) 0.Changing the Compression Ratio (Image Quality) Approximate Values for Recording Pixels and Compression Ratio A3300 IS Recording Pixels Compression Ratio Single Image Data Size (Approx.3M/640x480 (Widescreen) 4608x2592 935 1915 1828 3771 6352 12069 20116 30174 1243 2567 16 GB 3830 7844 7487 15443 26010 49420 82367 123550 5094 10514 • The values in the table are measured according to Canon standards and may change depending on the subject. KB) 3597 1719 1897 902 558 278 150 84 2700 1291 Number of Shots per Memory Card (Approx. A3200 IS A2200 Compression Ratio Single Image Data Size (Approx. memory card and camera settings.

4in.5 x 23.7 x 16. Postcard size 3.) 5 x 7in. 65 .3in. z For displaying on wide-screen HD TVs with an aspect ratio of 16:9.8 x 8. z For sending images as e-mail attachments.Changing the Compression Ratio (Image Quality) Approximate Values for Paper Size A2 (16.5 x 5in.) A3 – A5 (11.5 – 5.

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67 .4 Adding Effects and Shooting in Various Conditions This chapter explains how to add effects and how to shoot in various conditions.

Enter K mode. I Take portraits (Portrait) z Produces a soft effect when photographing people. then press the m button.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. press the op buttons to choose the following: I A3300 IS A3200 IS A2200 z Press the qr buttons to choose a Shooting mode. 68 . z Set the mode dial to K. Choose a Shooting mode. Shoot. Take shots with reduced blur (Blur Reduction) A2200 z Lets you shoot with reduced camera shake and subject blur. z After pressing the m button.

w Take shots of people at the beach (Beach) z Lets you take shots of brightly lit people on sandy beaches where the reflected sunlight is strong.3 ft. autumn leaves or blossoms. O Take shots of foliage (Foliage) z Lets you shoot trees and leaves. in vivid colors.Shooting in Various Conditions JTake landscapes (Landscape) z Lets you shoot majestic landscapes with a real sense of depth.) or more away from your subject and shoot. without missing photo opportunities. z Move approximately 1 m (3. such as new growth. 69 . V Take shots of kids and pets (Kids&Pets) z Lets you capture subjects that move around. such as children and pets. Take shots in low light conditions (Low Light) z Lets you take shots in dark places with reduced camera shake and subject blur.

images may appear coarse because the ISO speed (p. 87) is increased to match the shooting conditions. Additionally. t Take shots of fireworks (Fireworks) z Lets you take shots of fireworks in vivid colors. natural-colored shots of people against snowy backgrounds.Shooting in Various Conditions P Take shots of people in snow (Snow) z Lets you take bright. 70 . A3300 IS A3200 IS • The recording pixel setting is fixed in the following modes: : (2304 x 1728 pixels) A3300 IS A2200 (2144 x 1608 pixels) A3200 IS : (2144 x 1608 pixels) A2200 • In V mode. 160). you should set [IS Mode] to [Off] when shooting with a tripod (p. In t mode. attach the camera to a tripod to prevent the camera from moving and blurring the image.

z Press the m button. the brighter the image gets. 71 . the stronger the warm red tones get. then press the qr buttons while watching the screen to adjust the setting.The more to the right. Shoot. the darker the image gets. The more to the right. the more to the left. X The setting screen will appear. You can change the color of the image. the more neutral the image gets. mode. Adjust the setting. the the stronger the cool blue tones get. the more to the left.Easily Changing the Brightness and Color When Shooting (Live View Control) You can easily change the brightness. You can adjust the tone of the image. the more to the left. z Press the op buttons to choose an option. Brightness Color Tone You can adjust the brightness of the image. the more vivid the image gets. Press the m button. color and tone to match your preferences when shooting. The more to the right. Set the camera to z Set the mode dial to .

. mode. Shooting mode. lights and flash are not permitted. Use this mode in areas where camera sounds. When the camera is set to mode. try taking some test shots first. . Set the camera to z Set the mode dial to . Operation sounds will be muted. and audio will not play back when viewing movies. Shoot. Since you may not achieve the expected results with images shot in . mode. Choose a Shooting mode. Set the camera to z Set the mode dial to . sounds will remain muted even when in Playback mode. and . Adding Effects and Shooting (Creative Filters) You can add various effects to images when shooting. then press the m button. z After pressing the m button.Shooting in Discreet Mode You can shoot with camera sounds muted. press the z Press the qr buttons to choose a op buttons to choose . Shoot. 72 . and the flash and lamp deactivated.

intense colors. Shoot with the Effects of a Fish-Eye Lens (Fisheye Effect) Lets you shoot with the distorting effect of a fish-eye lens. z Press the l button. X [Effect Level] will appear on the screen. z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. . 73 . z Press the qr buttons to choose an effect X You can check the effect on the screen. Choose . Take posterized shots (Poster Effect) z Lets you take shots that look like an old poster or illustration.Adding Effects and Shooting (Creative Filters) Shoot images with vivid colors (Super Vivid) z Lets you take shots with vivid. 72 to choose Choose an effect level. level. Shoot. then press the l button.

• If you press the m button in Step 2. then press the l button. z Move the zoom lever to change the frame size. 72 to choose X A white frame (the area that will not be blurred) appears on the screen. z Press the l button. . 74 .Adding Effects and Shooting (Creative Filters) Take Shots That Look Like a Miniature Model (Miniature Effect) Blurs chosen portions in the top and bottom of an image to produce the effect of a miniature model. Choose the area to keep in focus. z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. and press the op buttons to change the frame position. Choose . • Holding the camera vertically will change the orientation of the frame. the horizontal/vertical orientation of the frame will switch. Shoot. and you can press the qr buttons to change the frame position when it is displayed vertically.

Gives images a warmer tone than [Standard].Adding Effects and Shooting (Creative Filters) Shoot with the Effects of a Toy Camera (Toy Camera Effect) This effect darkens and blurs the corners of the image. and changes the overall color so that it looks like an image shot with a toy camera. Gives images a cooler tone than [Standard]. tone. 72 to choose Choose a color tone. Shoot. . X [Color Tone] will appear on the screen. Standard Warm Cool Images will look like they were shot with a toy camera. z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. then press the l button. 75 . z Press the l button. Choose . z Press the qr buttons to choose a color X You can check the color tone on the screen.

z Press the l button. z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. Shoot.Adding Effects and Shooting (Creative Filters) Shooting in Monochrome You can shoot images in black and white. Lets you shoot blue and white images. Choose . z Press the qr buttons to choose a color X You can check the color tone on the screen. B/W Sepia Blue Lets you shoot black and white images. . Lets you shoot sepia toned images. sepia or blue and white. X [Color Tone] will appear on the screen. 76 . then press the l button. 72 to choose Choose a color tone. tone.

and opens their mouth enough to show some teeth when smiling. . z Each time the camera detects a smile it will shoot after the lamp lights. 77 . and [Smile Detection on] will appear on the screen. z Press the p button to pause smile detection. Point the camera at a person. • You should switch to another mode when you finish shooting. or the camera will continue taking shots each time the camera detects a smile. even without pressing the shutter button. 68 to choose then press the l button. What if a smile is not detected? Smiles are easier to detect if the subject faces the camera. Choose .Detecting a Face and Shooting (Smart Shutter) Detecting a Smile and Shooting The camera will shoot. then z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. Changing the number of shots After choosing in Step 1. when it detects a smile. X The camera will enter shooting stand-by. • You can also shoot by pressing the shutter button. z Press the qr buttons to choose press the l button. Press the p button again to resume smile detection. . press the op buttons.

Press the shutter button fully. press the p button. Compose the shot and press the shutter button halfway. z Confirm that a green frame appears around the face of the person who will wink. 78 . Face the camera and wink. 68 to choose then press the l button. and [Wink to take picture] will appear on the screen. X The camera will enter shooting stand-by. X The lamp will blink and the self-timer sound will play. . . z To cancel the countdown. X The shutter will release approximately 2 seconds after a wink is detected from the person inside the frame. The camera will shoot approximately two seconds after it detects a wink. Choose . then z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. z Press the qr buttons to choose press the l button.Detecting a Face and Shooting (Smart Shutter) Using the Wink Self-Timer Point the camera at a person and press the shutter button fully.

• A wink may not be detected if eyes are covered by hair or a hat.Detecting a Face and Shooting (Smart Shutter) What if a wink is not detected? • Wink a bit slowly. the shutter will release approximately 15 seconds later. • If a wink is not detected. 79 . press the op buttons. • Shutting both eyes will also be detected as a wink. • If there are no people in the shot when the shutter button is pressed fully. Changing the number of shots After choosing in Step 1. the camera will shoot after a person enters the shot and winks. or when wearing glasses.

X When the camera detects a new face. the lamp and self-timer sound will speed up (the lamp remains lit when the flash will fire). X The lamp will blink and the self-timer sound will play. 80 . 92). and [Look straight at camera to start count down] will appear on the screen. Join the subjects and look at the camera. Compose the shot and press the shutter button halfway. press the p button. You can use this when the photographer wants to be in the image. Choose . . z Make sure a green frame appears on the face focused on and white frames appear on other faces. and two seconds later the shutter will release. press the op buttons. z Press the qr buttons to choose press the l button.Detecting a Face and Shooting (Smart Shutter) Using the Face Self-Timer The shutter will release approximately two seconds after the camera detects a new face (p. then z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. such as a group photo. X The camera will enter shooting stand-by. z To cancel shooting with the timer after countdown has started. Press the shutter button fully. . Changing the number of shots After choosing in Step 1. 68 to choose then press the l button.

81 .Shooting Long Exposures Even if your face is not detected after joining the subjects. the exposure for the chosen shutter speed will appear on the screen. the image may be overexposed. z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. • When shutter speeds of 1. 68 to choose ≈. A3300 IS A3200 IS • The indicator blinks green while the camera prepares to shoot. Shooting Long Exposures You can set the shutter speed to a range between 1 and 15 seconds to shoot long exposures. set the flash to ! and shoot. • The brightness of the image may differ from the brightness of the screen in Step 3 when the shutter button was pressed halfway. If this happens. 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 the flash fires. then press the m button. you should attach the camera to a tripod to prevent the camera from moving and blurring the image.3 seconds or slower are used. • You should set the [IS Mode] to [Off] when shooting with a tripod (p. 160). Confirm the exposure. z When you press the shutter button halfway. z Press the o button. the shutter will release approximately 15 seconds later. Choose the shutter speed. z Press the qr buttons to choose the shutter speed. Choose ≈. However.

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• Before attempting to shoot using a function explained in this chapter in modes other than G mode. • This chapter assumes that you have set the mode dial to G mode. check if the function is available in those modes (pp. 83 . 176 – 191). • G stands for Program AE.5 Choosing Settings Yourself In this chapter you will learn how to use the various functions in G mode to progressively advance your shooting skills.

85) • Choose a higher ISO speed (p. 85 – 103). Adjust the settings according to your purposes (pp. The focusing range is as follows: At maximum wide angle (j): approximately 5. • Turn on the flash (p.) – infinity A3300 IS A3200 IS . What if the shutter speed and aperture value appear in orange? If a correct exposure cannot be obtained when pressing the shutter button halfway. 87) 84 . At maximum telephoto (i): approximately 90 cm (3. Try the following settings to obtain the correct exposure. Enter G mode.0 ft. the shutter speed and aperture value appear in orange.6 ft.0 in. z Set the mode dial to G. Shoot.Shooting in Program AE You can choose the settings for various functions to suit your preferences.0 cm (2.) – infinity A2200 . and approximately 80 cm (2.) – infinity. AE stands for Auto Exposure.

press the qr buttons to adjust the brightness.0 m (1.Adjusting the Brightness (Exposure Compensation) You can adjust the standard exposure set by the camera in 1/3-stop increments in the range of -2 to +2.6 – 6. z Press the o button. then press the m button. The effective flash range is approximately 30 cm – 4. Adjust the brightness. X The exposure compensation amount will appear on the screen. and approximately 50 cm – 2. h will appear on the screen. z After pressing the r button. Enter Exposure Compensation mode.6 ft. – 13 ft.) at maximum telephoto (i). z While watching the screen. press the qr buttons to choose h. then press the m button.0 m (12 in.) at maximum wide angle (j). X Once set. 85 . Turning the Flash On You can make the flash fire every time you shoot. Choose h.

86 . then press the m button. For manually setting a custom white balance. Choose the white balance function. For shooting under warm-white fluorescent. then press the l button. X The tint on the screen will change when white balance data is set. Auto Day Light Cloudy Tungsten Fluorescent Fluorescent H Custom Automatically sets the optimal white balance for the shooting conditions. Make sure that you set the white balance under the light source of the actual scene you will shoot. X The setting will appear on the screen. For shooting in cloudy. the tone may not turn out properly. white colored subject. choose . For shooting under daylight fluorescent and daylight-type (3wavelength) fluorescent lighting. z After pressing the m button. If you change camera settings after recording white balance data. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. For shooting outdoors. Choose an option. cool-white fluorescent and warm-white-type (3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting. press the op buttons to choose . shady or twilight conditions. Custom White Balance You can adjust the white balance to match the light source at the shooting location. in fine weather conditions.Adjusting the White Balance The white balance (WB) function sets the optimal white balance for natural looking colors to match the shooting conditions. For shooting under tungsten and bulb-type (3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting. z Make sure the entire screen is filled with a plain. z In Step 2 above.

For shooting nightscapes. Changing the ISO speed • Lowering the ISO speed results in sharper images. you can press the shutter button halfway to display the automatically set ISO speed.Changing the ISO Speed Choose the ISO speed. in fine weather conditions. reducing image blurring and letting the flash reach greater distances to the subject. will appear coarse. then press the m button. Automatically adjusts the ISO speed to the Shooting mode and shooting conditions. Low High For shooting outdoors. or twilight conditions. • Raising the ISO speed results in a faster shutter speed. When the camera is set to . z After pressing the m button. 87 . X The setting will appear on the screen. Choose an option. The images. press the op buttons to choose . or in dark interiors. but there may be an increased chance of image blurring in certain shooting conditions. however. For shooting in cloudy. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option.

that are too bright or dark and automatically adjust them to the optimum brightness when shooting. z Press the n button to choose [i-Contrast] from the 4 tab. X Once set. the camera will automatically correct the image for a sharper impression when shooting. then press the qr buttons to choose [Auto]. 134). • Under some conditions. @ will appear on the screen. Also.Correcting the Brightness and Shooting (i-Contrast) The camera can detect areas in the scene. such as faces or backgrounds. 88 . the image may appear coarse or may not be corrected properly. • You can correct recorded images (p. when the overall image is lacking in contrast. Choose [i-Contrast].

• Cannot be used with the self-timer (pp. • For continuous shooting. the camera will shoot successive images. Choose an option. z Press the qr buttons to choose W. the shooting speed may slow down. press the op buttons to choose . the camera may stop shooting momentarily.8 images/second A3300 IS . or the shooting speed may slow down. 60. • If the flash fires. • As the number of images increases. X As long as you hold the shutter button down. and 0. continuous shooting speed increases.Continuous Shooting You can shoot continuously at a maximum speed of approximately 0. the focus and exposure are locked when the shutter button is pressed halfway. 62). 69) modes. W will appear on the screen. Choose a Drive mode. 68) A2200 and (p. z After pressing the m button. 61. press the m button. Shoot. • In (p. then z Once set. 89 . the shooting speed may slow down. • Depending on the shooting conditions and the camera settings.9 images/second A3200 IS A2200 while the shutter button is pressed fully and held.

press the op buttons to choose . then press the m button. Tones down the contrast and color saturation for neutral hues. and color saturation in an image can be chosen and set at 5 different levels. 90 . 86). the weaker/lighter the effect gets. then press the qr buttons to choose a value. Choose an option. The white balance cannot be set in and (p. the stronger/deeper the effect gets. Custom Color The contrast. z Press the op buttons to choose an option. You can adjust contrast.Changing the Tone of an Image (My Colors) You can change the tone of an image. z After pressing the m button. to your Custom Color preference. when shooting. for example to sepia or black and white. X The setting will appear on the screen. the more to the left. Changes the image to sepia tones. sharpness. then press the l button. z Press the l button to complete the setting. z The more to the right. My Colors Off Vivid Neutral Sepia B/W — Emphasizes the contrast and color saturation for a vivid impression. Choose My Colors. sharpness. z Follow Step 2 above to choose . and color saturation etc. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. Changes the image to black and white.

z After pressing the q button. 91 .8 ft. The edges of the image may darken if the flash fires. then press the m button. z After pressing the q button. you can change the focusing range to focus more reliably on far away subjects (approx. Shooting Far Away Subjects (Infinity) When it is difficult to focus because your shot contains subjects that are both near and far. 61). 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. press the qr buttons to choose u. press the qr buttons to choose e. 3.6 ft. X Once set.) from the end of the lens at maximum wide angle (j). – 1. u will appear on the screen.0 m (9.) or more from the camera) only. e will turn gray in the area that displays in the yellow bar underneath the zoom bar. Choose e.0 – 50 cm (1. The focusing range is approximately 3.2 in.Shooting Close-ups (Macro) You can shoot an object at a close distance or even shoot extreme close-ups of it. and the camera will not focus. then press the m button. Choose u. e will appear on the screen. X Once set.

• A frame will follow a moving subject within a certain range. 2) will appear on other faces. up to 9 green frames will appear on faces that the camera focuses on. 97) is set to [On]. up to 9 green frames will appear on the areas the camera focuses on when the shutter button is pressed halfway. then press the qr buttons to choose an option. or faces with a portion hidden • The camera may mistakenly identify non-human subjects as a face.Subjects that are far away or extremely close . 92 . z Press the n button to choose [AF Frame] from the 4 tab. the AF frame will not appear. the AF frame will appear in the center of the screen when you press the shutter button halfway. a white frame appears on the face the camera judges to be the main subject. and gray frames (max. • When the camera is pointed at subjects.Faces turned to the side or at an angle. or only gray frames (no white frame) appear. Choose [AF Frame].Changing the AF Frame Mode You can change the AF (Auto Focus) frame mode to match the scene you want to shoot. Face AiAF • Detects people’s faces and sets the focus. • Examples of faces that cannot be detected: .Subjects that are dark or light . • If a face is not detected. • If a face is not detected when Servo AF (p. • If the camera cannot focus when you press the shutter button halfway. • When the shutter button is pressed halfway. exposure (evaluative metering only) and white balance ( only).

If the camera cannot focus when you press the shutter button halfway. 57) or digital tele-converter (p. Center The AF frame is locked to the center. z Press the shutter button fully. z Confirm that the AF frame on the subject is green. You can reduce the AF frame size • Press the n button to choose [AF Frame Size] from the 4 tab.Changing the AF Frame Mode Tracking AF You can choose the subject you want to focus on and shoot (p. then choose [Small]. This is called Focus Lock. and press the shutter button halfway. 93 . z Keep the shutter button pressed halfway and move the camera to recompose the scene. • The AF frame is set to [Normal] when using the digital zoom (p. You can now recompose and shoot. 94). Focus. the AF frame will turn yellow and will appear. Shoot. Recompose. 58). the focus and exposure are locked. Changing the Composition with the Focus Lock While you keep the shutter button pressed halfway. This is effective for focusing on a specific point. z Center the subject you want in focus.

z Press the n button to choose [AF Frame] from the 4 tab. will change into a blue which will follow the subject while the camera continues to adjust the focus and exposure (Servo AF) (p. Shoot. X If the camera does not detect the subject. then press the qr buttons to choose [Tracking AF]. z Press the shutter button halfway.Choosing the Subject to Focus On (Tracking AF) You can choose the subject you want to focus on and shoot. z To cancel tracking. Choose [Tracking AF]. 97). will appear. and the camera will continue to track the subject. will appear on the screen. X The camera will beep and will appear when a subject is detected. X Even after shooting completes. The camera will continue to track the subject within a certain range even if the subject moves. X will appear in the center of the screen. z Press the shutter button fully to shoot. 94 . z Point the camera so that is on the subject you want to focus on and press the q button. Choose the subject to focus on. press the q button again.

Magnifying the Focal Point If you press the shutter button halfway. • Not available in e or u. will appear in the center of the screen. 57). 93). In [Center]. • Servo AF (p. 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. 103). the contents of the center AF frame will appear magnified. The magnified display will not appear when using the digital zoom (p. Check the focus. 92).Magnifying the Focal Point • The camera will detect a subject even if you press the shutter button half way without pressing the q button. moves too quickly or if the contrast between the subject and the background is too low. then press the qr buttons to choose [On]. 97) is fixed to [On]. 58). Servo AF (p. the AF frame will magnify and you can check the focus. Tracking AF (p. Choose [AF-Point Zoom]. 97) or when using a TV as a display (p. • The camera may not be able to track the subject if the subject is too small. 93). z Press the shutter button halfway. X In [Face AiAF] (p. X In [Center] (p. When shooting completes. 95 . the face detected as the main subject will appear magnified. digital tele-converter (p. it will not appear magnified if the camera cannot focus. z Press the n button to choose [AFPoint Zoom] from the 4 tab.

the focal distance will not change even when you release your finger from the shutter button. and press the q button.Shooting with the AF Lock The focus can be locked. % will disappear and the focus will unlock. Compose the scene and shoot. z If you release your finger from the shutter button and press the q button again. After locking the focus. z Keep the shutter button pressed halfway X The focus locks and % appears on the screen. 96 . Lock the focus.

you can set the focus and exposure with the AF frame setting. 62). • The [AF-Point Zoom] option in the 4 tab is not available in Servo AF mode. In this case. allowing you to take pictures of moving subjects without missing a shot. z Press the n button to choose [Servo AF] from the 4 tab. 97 . 60. • In low light conditions. • If a correct exposure cannot be obtained. • The camera may not be able to focus in some conditions. then press it again halfway. then press the qr buttons to choose [On]. z The focus and exposure will be maintained where the blue AF frame appears while you press the shutter button halfway. Release your finger from the shutter button. • You cannot shoot with the AF lock in this mode. the shutter speed and aperture value appear in orange. • Not available when using the self-timer (pp. Choose [Servo AF].Shooting with Servo AF While the shutter button is pressed halfway. AF frames may not turn blue even after pressing the shutter button halfway. 61. Focus. the focus and exposure will continue to adjust.

[Face Select : Off] will appear. 98 . the face frame will move to another face detected by the camera. will not appear. the face frame will follow the subject within a certain range. z If a face is not detected. When the camera focuses.Choosing the Person to Focus On (Face Select) You can choose a specific person’s face to focus on and then shoot. Shoot. will change into . z Point the camera toward the face of the X After [Face Select : On] appears. z Even if the subject moves. subject and press the 0 button. z If you press the 0 button. z Press the shutter button halfway. Choose the face to focus on. a face frame will appear around the face detected as the main subject. and the AF frame mode screen will reappear. z Press the shutter button fully to shoot. Enter Face Select mode. z When the frame has made a full circuit of all detected faces.

but gives greater Weighted Avg.Changing the Metering Method You can change the metering method (brightness measuring function) to match the shooting conditions. weight to the center. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. (Spot AE Point frame) that appears at 99 . then press the m button. Automatically adjusts the exposure to match the shooting conditions. Choose the metering method. Spot Only meters within the the center of the screen. z After pressing the m button. Evaluative For standard shooting conditions. X The setting will appear on the screen. Center Averages the light metered from the entire frame. including back lit shots. press the op buttons to choose . Choose an option.

X The flash will fire and when ( appears.Shooting with the AE Lock You can lock the exposure and shoot. 85). z If you release your finger from the shutter button and press the o button again. Shooting with the FE Lock Just as with the AE lock. ( will disappear and FE will unlock. Lock the exposure. FE stands for “Flash Exposure”. 100 . you can lock the exposure for shooting with the flash. 56). Choose h (p. & will disappear and AE will unlock. the flash output will be retained. z If you release your finger from the shutter button and press the o button again. or set the focus and exposure separately to shoot. Compose the scene and shoot. AE stands for “Auto Exposure”. Choose ! (p. the exposure will be locked. z Point the camera toward the subject and press the o button while pressing the shutter button halfway. z Point the camera toward the subject and press the o button while pressing the shutter button halfway. X When & appears. Compose the scene and shoot. Lock the flash exposure.

z Even if the flash fires. Shoot. … will appear on the screen.Shooting with Slow Synchro You can make the main subject. then press the m button. you can use a slow shutter speed to brighten the background that the light from the flash cannot reach. you should set the [IS Mode] to [Off] when shooting with a tripod (p. appear bright by having the camera provide the appropriate illumination with the flash. At the same time. A3300 IS A3200 IS 101 . Additionally. ensure that the main subject does not move until the shutter sound ends. press the qr buttons to choose …. 160). Choose …. z After pressing the r button. Attach the camera to a tripod to prevent the camera from moving and blurring the image. such as people. X Once set.

Red-Eye Correction
You can automatically correct red-eye that occurs in images taken with the flash.

Choose [Flash Settings].
z Press the n button to choose [Flash
Settings] from the 4 tab, then press the m button.

Choose the setting.
z Press the op buttons to choose [RedEye Corr.], then press the qr buttons to choose [On]. X Once set, Πwill appear on the screen.

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 also correct recorded images (p. 134). • You can also display the screen in Step 2 by pressing the r button, then the n button.

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Checking for Shut Eyes
When the camera detects the possibility that people have their eyes shut, appears on the screen.

Choose [Blink Detection].
z Press the n button to choose [Blink
Detection] from the 4 tab, then press the qr buttons to choose [On].

Shoot.
X When a person with shut eyes is detected,
a frame and appear on the screen.
• This function is only available for the last image shot when you have set the camera to 2 or more shots in or $ mode. • Not available in W mode.

Shooting Using a TV as the Display
You can use a TV to display the camera screen content while shooting. • To connect the camera to a TV, follow the Steps in “Viewing Images on a TV” (p. 120). • Shooting procedures are the same as when using the camera screen.

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Using Various Functions for Shooting Movies
This chapter serves as a more advanced version of the “Shooting Movies” and “Viewing Movies” sections in Chapter 1, and explains how to use various functions for shooting and viewing movies.

• This chapter assumes that you have set the mode dial to E. • The latter half of the chapter explaining movie playback and editing assumes that you have pressed the 1 button to enter Playback mode.

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Changing the Movie Mode You can choose among 2 different Movie modes. . E Standard Miniature Effect For shooting standard movies. 106 . then press the m button. and the playback speed. which makes people and objects in the scene move quickly during playback. z After pressing the m button. op buttons to choose E. z Press the l button. Choose . 106). z Follow the steps above to choose blurred) appears on the screen. and press the op buttons to change the frame position. z Move the zoom lever to change the frame size. You create the miniature model effect by choosing the upper and lower portions of the scene that will be blurred. You can shoot movies that look like a miniature model (p. press the z Press the qr buttons to choose a Movie mode. Choose a Movie mode. X A white frame (the area that will not be Choose the area to keep in focus. Shoot Movies That Look Like a Miniature Model (Miniature Effect) You can shoot movies that look like moving miniature models. Audio will not be recorded.

z Press the qr buttons to choose a playback speed. try taking some test shots first. z Press the n button to complete the setting and restore the shooting screen. Approx. 12 sec. • If you press the m button in Step 2. the horizontal/vertical orientation of the frame will switch. • Since you may not achieve the expected results depending on the shooting conditions. 6 sec. Clips) Speed Playback Time Approx. Approx. 3 sec. z Press the n button. and you can press the qr buttons to change the frame position when it is displayed vertically.Shoot Movies That Look Like a Miniature Model (Miniature Effect) Choose a playback speed. Playback Speeds and Estimated Playback Times (for 1 Min. Shoot. 107 . • Holding the camera vertically will change the orientation of the frame.

Approx. 16 GB Approx. Approx. but 3 hr. 47 sec. be shorter. The image quality will be higher when Approx. • Based on Canon’s testing standards. 108 . Since the file size is small. 3 hr. and approximately 1 hour when shooting in or . 30 sec. • Recording may stop even if the maximum clip length has not been reached on some memory cards. high-definition movies.Changing the Image Quality You can choose among 3 different image quality settings. 54 sec. SD Speed Class 4 or higher memory cards are recommended. compared with . For shooting 30 frames/sec. 1 hr. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. 28 min. 22 min. 50 min. z After pressing the m button. 1280 x 720 pixels. 640 x 480 pixels. 320 x 240 pixels. 5 sec. Quality Frame Rate Content Memory Card Capacity 4 GB Approx. but the image quality will decrease. or when the recording time reaches approximately 10 minutes when shooting in . 30 min. then press the m button. 30 frames/sec. press the op buttons to choose . 30 frames/sec. 2 min. Approx. 52 sec. Choose an option. 12 hr. Choose the image quality setting. the recording time will 25 min. 17 sec. shooting time will increase. X The option you set will appear on the screen. • Recording will automatically stop when the clip file size reaches 4 GB. Image Quality and Shooting Time per Memory Card Image Recording Pixels.

z Press the o button again to release the lock. z Press the shutter button halfway to focus. The exposure shift bar appears. 109 . press the o button to lock the exposure. z While watching the screen. Focus. Shoot. Change the exposure. press the qr buttons to adjust the exposure. Lock the exposure. z After releasing the shutter button.AE Lock/Exposure Shift You can lock the exposure or change it in 1/3 steps within a range of ±2 before shooting.

91) • Shooting with the AF Lock (p. 157) • Displaying the Overlay (p. • Adjusting the White Balance (p. 91) • Shooting Far Away Subjects (Infinity) (p. 60) The number of shots cannot be set. may not be available depending on the Shooting mode. however. 159) • Changing the IS-Mode Settings (p. 103) • Turning Off the AF Assist Beam (p. 90) • Shooting Close-ups (Macro) (p. Some functions. Refer to “Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode” and “Shooting Menu” (pp. 86) • Changing the Tone of an Image (My Colors) (p. Be sure to set the optical zoom before shooting. 96) • Shooting Using a TV as the Display (p. • Zooming in More Closely On Subjects The optical zoom is not available while shooting. • Using the Self-Timer (p.Other Shooting Functions The following functions can be used in the same way as for still images. 160) A3300 IS A3200 IS 110 . 176 – 191).

press the op buttons to choose . z Even if you move to a point other than a . will appear at points where the movie can be edited. you can trim the beginning of the movie from . then press the m button. After pressing the m button. you can trim the end of the movie from . Only the portion from the nearest to the right will be trimmed when is chosen. Movie Editing Bar Check the edited movie. z To edit the movie again. z To cancel editing. press the qr buttons to choose [OK].Editing You can trim the beginnings and ends of recorded movies. z If you press the qr buttons to move . If you choose . Movie Editing Panel then press the m button. X The movie editing panel and the movie editing bar will appear. repeat Step 2. z Press the op buttons and choose or . z Follow Steps 1 – 3 on p. The edited movie will play. z Press the op buttons to choose (Play). 111 . If you choose . 32 to choose *. only the portion from the nearest to the left will be trimmed when is chosen. Set the editing range. then press the m button again. Choose *.

then press the m button. X The movie will be saved as a new file. z Press the qr buttons to choose [New File]. • When editing movies. • When [Overwrite] is chosen in Step 4.Editing Save the edited movie. the edited movie clips may not be saved. only [Overwrite] can be chosen. • When there is not enough space left on the memory card. • If the battery is depleted partway through saving. or an AC adapter kit (sold separately) (p. the unedited movie is overwritten with the edited movie. 39). erasing the original. you should use a fully charged battery. 112 . then press the m button. z Press the op buttons to choose .

• 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.7 Using Various Playback and Editing Functions This chapter explains various ways to play back and edit images. have had their file names changed. 113 . 131 – 135) cannot be used if the memory card does not have enough free space available. • The edit function (pp. or have been taken on a different camera.

z Press the opqr buttons to choose an image. then choose [Off]. z If you set the camera to single image playback and press the qr buttons for more than 1 second. 114 . Choose an image. z Press the m button to display the chosen image by itself. You can also jump by the shooting date (Scroll Display). Press the qr buttons to choose an image. z Press the op buttons during scroll display to search images by the shooting date. the screen at the left will appear. z Press the m button to restore single image playback. Searching Images by Scrolling Pressing the qr buttons for more than 1 second will display images in a line letting you quickly search them. X Images will display in an index. Move the zoom lever toward g. z The number of images increase each time z The number of images decrease each time you move the lever toward k. To turn off this effect.Quickly Searching Images Searching Images Using Index Display Displaying multiple images at the same time lets you quickly find the image you want. X An orange frame appears on the chosen image. you move the lever toward g. Choose an image. press the n button to choose [Scroll Display] from the 1 tab.

the qr buttons will not function.Searching for Images Using the Jump Display When there are many images on the memory card. Position of currently displayed image X Images will switch according to the chosen jump method. z In single image playback. Jump to Favorites Jump 10 Images Jump 100 Images Jump Shot Date — Jump to My Category Jump to first Jump to Movie • The number of images matching the jump method will display on the right side of the screen except for and . Jumps over 10 images at a time. press the o button. z Press the qr buttons. Displays the images tagged as favorites (p. z To return to single image playback. z Press the op buttons to choose the desired jump method. Jumps over 100 images at a time. Jumps to movies only. press the n button. 127). Displays images in each category (p. Jumps to still images only. Jumps to the first image in each shooting date group. Choose a jump method. Switch images. X The jump method and the position of the currently displayed image will appear at the bottom of the screen. you can search them by a specified method or image unit. 115 . If there are no images matching the jump method. 128).

116 . then press the qr buttons to choose an option. z Press the n button to choose [Slideshow] from the 1 tab.Viewing Slideshows You can automatically play back images recorded to a memory card. • You cannot change [Play Time] if [Bubble] is chosen in [Effect]. z Press the op buttons to choose [Start]. X The slideshow will start a few seconds after [Loading image. then press the m button. pressing the m button again. • The power saving function (p. z Press the op buttons to choose a menu item.. you can fast-forward through images. the image will switch. • If you press the qr buttons during playback.] displays. Repeat Play Time Effect Repeats playback of images Display time for each image Transition effects when switching between images Choose [Start].. Choose a setting. If you keep the qr buttons pressed. then press the m button. z You can pause/restart a slideshow by z Press the n button to stop the slideshow. Choose [Slideshow]. 54) does not work during slideshows.

z Press the n button to reset the display to Step 1. 117 . X A gray frame will appear on a face detected during playback. z Use the zoom lever to change the display size.Checking the Focus You can magnify the area of a recorded image that was inside the AF Frame to check the focus. Switch frames. z Press the 0 button to switch between frames on detected faces. X The screen shown on the left will appear. X A white frame will appear where the AF frame was when the focus was set. The focus check display is not available for movies. Change the magnification level or location. Press the m button to move to other frames. and the opqr buttons to change the display position while checking the focus. 46). z For images with detected faces. z Move the zoom lever toward k once. you can also switch to the focus check display by pressing the 0 button. Press the l button to switch to the focus check display (p. X The area within the orange frame appears magnified.

Magnifying Images Move the zoom lever toward k. it will zoom in up to a maximum factor of approximately 10x. or continue to hold it to return to single image playback. z Move the zoom lever toward g to zoom out. you can move the location of the displayed area. • Movies cannot be magnified. Approximate Location of Displayed Area • In magnified display. 118 . If you continue to hold the zoom lever. press the m button to switch to . pressing the n button restores single image playback. z When appears on the screen. Press the qr buttons to switch between images while zoomed. z If you press the opqr buttons. z The display will zoom in on the image and will appear. Press the m button again to return to the original setting.

During filtered playback 119 . then press the m button. • Only still images shot with this camera will play back in Smart Shuffle. • Smart Shuffle is not available in the following situations: . z Press the opqr buttons to choose the image you want to view next. If you choose one of those images. the camera will select four more images letting you enjoy playing back images in an unexpected order. z Press the n button to choose [Smart Shuffle] from the 1 tab. Press the m button again to restore the original display. Choose an image.If there are less than 50 images taken with this camera on the memory card . z Press the n button to restore single image playback.Displaying Various Images (Smart Shuffle) The camera will choose four images based on the displayed image. X Four images will appear as possibilities. Choose [Smart Shuffle]. This will work best if you take many shots of various scenes. and the next four possibilities will appear. z Press the m button to display the middle image at full size.If you play back images not supported by Smart Shuffle . X The chosen image will be displayed in the middle.

z Open the camera’s terminal cover and fully insert the cable plug into the camera’s terminal. then press the qr buttons to choose a transition effect. 2). Turn off the camera and TV. Choose [Transition]. A3300 IS A3200 IS Connect the camera to the TV. A2200 White or black Yellow Yellow Black z Insert the cable plug fully into the video input terminals as shown in the illustration.Changing Image Transitions You can choose from 3 transition effects when switching between images in single image playback. 120 . z Press the n button to choose [Transition] from the 1 tab. Viewing Images on a TV Using the supplied AV cable (p. you can connect the camera to a TV to view images you have shot.

121 . and unplug the cable. X The image will appear on the TV (nothing will appear on the screen of the camera).Viewing Images on a TV Turn on the TV and switch it to the input the cable is connected to. Press the n button and choose [Video System] from the 3 tab to switch to the correct video system. z Press the 1 button to turn on the camera. A3300 IS A3200 IS Turn on the camera. z After you finish. turn off the camera and A2200 TV. What if the images don’t display correctly on the TV? Images will not display correctly if the camera’s video output setting (NTSC/PAL) does not match the TV system.

Choose images. then press the m button. To erase an image. Choose a selection method. Protected images cannot be erased with the camera’s erase function.Protecting Images You can protect important images so that they cannot be accidentally erased with the camera (pp. Choosing Images Individually Choose [Select]. z Press the m button again to deselect the image. z Press the n button to complete the setting and restore the menu screen. z Press the op buttons to choose a selection method. 125). z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. z Follow Step 2 above to choose [Select]. Choose a selection method Choose [Protect]. then press the m button. 151). z To choose additional images. If you format the memory card (pp. 28. cancel protection settings first. then press the m button. 22. X 122 . will disappear. protected images will also be erased. z Press the n button to choose [Protect] from the 1 tab. then press the m button. will appear on the screen. repeat the above procedure.

z Press the m button. 122 to choose [Select Range]. If you switch to Shooting mode or turn off the power before performing the operations in Step 3. images will not be protected. Select Range Choose [Select Range]. Choose a starting image. z Follow Step 2 on p. then press the m button. then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. z If you press the n button.Protecting Images Protect the image. a confirmation screen will appear. 123 .

Protecting Images Choose an ending image. z You cannot choose images before the first image. You can unlock groups of protected images if you choose [Unlock] in Step 4. 124 . Protect images. then press the m button. then press the m button. then press the m button. then press the m button. z Follow Step 2 on p. z Press the p button to choose [Protect]. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. Choose All Images Choose [All Images]. while in [Select Range] or Step 2 while in [All Images]. z Press the op buttons to choose [Protect]. z Press the r button to choose [Last image]. then press the m button. Protect images. 122 to choose [All Images].

z To choose additional images. will disappear. then press the m button. 122) cannot be erased. Choose an image. Protected images (p. z Press the m button again to deselect the image. Since erased images cannot be recovered. repeat the above procedure. z will appear on the screen. z Press the op buttons to choose a selection method. 125 . z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. z Press the n button to restore the menu screen. then press the m button. z Press the n button to choose [Erase] from the 1 tab. Choose a selection method Choose [Erase]. exercise adequate caution before erasing. z Follow Step 2 above to choose [Select]. then press the m button. Choosing Images Individually Choose [Select]. Choose a selection method. then press the m button.Erasing All Images You can erase all images at once.

then press the m button. Erase. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. then press the m button. a confirmation screen will appear.Erasing All Images Erase. then press the m button. z If you press the n button. z Follow Steps 2 and 3 on p. Erase. z Follow Step 2 on p. then press the m button. Choose images. then press the m button. z Follow Step 2 on p. Select Range Choose [Select Range]. 123 to choose images. 125 to choose [Select Range]. z Press the p button to choose [Erase]. 125 to choose [All Images]. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. Choose All Images Choose [All Images]. 126 .

then press the m button. then press the m button. z Press the n button to choose [Favorites] from the 1 tab. Choose an image. Choose [Favorites]. images will not be tagged as favorites. 127 . z If you press the n button. then press the m button. you can easily categorize just those images. repeat the above procedure. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. 115). a confirmation screen will appear. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista and transfer tagged images to the computer.Tagging Images as Favorites When you tag images as favorites. X Complete the setting. If you switch to Shooting mode or turn off the power before completing the setting in Step 3. You can also filter out just those images for viewing (p. z To choose additional images. they will be given a star rating of 3 ( ) (except for movies). will appear on the screen. disappears. z Press the m button again to untag the image.

Choose an image. then choose the categories to filter and play back (p. z Press the op buttons to choose a category. Choosing Images Individually Choose [Select]. P or t. 115). or images shot in Jor O. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. z Press the op buttons to choose a selection method. then press the m button. 128 . then press the m button. Choosing a Selection Method Choose [My Category]. Choose a category. z Press the n button to restore the menu screen. : Images with detected faces. then press the m button. then press the m button. z Press the n button to choose [My Category] from the 1 tab. : Images detected as . Images are automatically categorized by shooting condition as they are shot. : Images shot in w. or images shot in I or V. z Follow Step 2 above to choose [Select]. Choose a selection method. or in A or 9 modes.Organizing Images by Category (My Category) You can organize images into categories.

Complete the setting. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. you can deselect all of the images in the [Select Range] category. then press the m button. If you choose [Deselect] in Step 4. z Press the p button to choose [Select]. 123 to choose images. z Press the p button to choose an item. image. 129 . Complete the setting. images will not be tagged as My Category. a confirmation screen will appear. repeat the above procedure. z If you press the n button. Choose a category. then press the m button. Choose images. then press the m button. z Follow Step 2 on p. If you switch to Shooting mode or turn off the power before completing the setting in Step 4.Organizing Images by Category (My Category) X will appear on the screen. z Press the m button again to deselect the z To choose additional images. then press the qr buttons to choose a category. will disappear. z Follow Steps 2 and 3 on p. Select Range Choose [Select Range]. 128 to choose [Select Range].

Choose [Rotate].Rotating Images You can change the orientation of an image and save it. menu screen. 161). z Press the n button to restore the 130 . • Movies with an image quality setting of cannot be rotated. X The image will rotate 90° with each press of the m button. Rotate the image. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. then press the m button. z Press the n button to choose [Rotate] from the 1 tab. • Images cannot be rotated if [Auto Rotate] is set to [Off] (p.

Choose [Resize]. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option.Resizing Images You can resize images to a lower pixel setting and save the resized image as a separate file. z When you press the n button. Save the new image. then press the m button. Choose an image. 64). [Display new image?] will appear on the screen. in Step 131 . z Press the qr buttons to choose [Yes]. or saved as 3 cannot be edited. Display the new image. Choose an image size. then X The image will be saved as a new file. then press the m button. • Movies cannot be edited. press the m button. then press the m button. • Images recorded at a pixel setting of (p. X The saved image will be displayed. then press the m button. • You cannot resize an image to a larger size. X [Save new image?] will appear on the screen. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. z Press the n button to choose [Resize] from the 1 tab. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK].

then press the m button. z Press the n button to choose [Trimming] from the 1 tab. gray frames appear around the faces located in the upper left image. then press the m button again. z If you move the zoom lever to the left or right. The frames can be used for trimming. X A frame will appear around the portion of the image to be trimmed.Trimming You can cut out a portion of a recorded image and save it as a new image file. z After pressing the m button. z If you press the opqr buttons. Choose an image. z If you press the l button. 131. you can move the frame. you can change the frame size. z In an image with detected faces. you can change the frame orientation. 132 . You can switch between frames by pressing the 0 button. z Follow Steps 4 and 5 on p. Trimming Area Display Recorded pixels after trimming Save as a new image and display. then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. Trimming Area Adjust the trimming area. X The original image will display in the upper left and the trimmed image will display in the lower right. Choose [Trimming].

64). • The width and height ratio of an image that can be trimmed is fixed at 4:3. 133 . 131) cannot be edited. or images resized to (p.Trimming • Images recorded at a pixel setting of or (p. • Movies cannot be edited. • The number of recorded pixels in a trimmed image will be smaller than before trimming.

[Medium] or [High] and adjust the image. the image may appear coarse or not be corrected properly. 134 . Also. 131. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. What if the image wasn’t corrected by the [Auto] option as well as you would like? Choose [Low]. • Under some conditions. Choose [i-Contrast]. z Follow Steps 4 and 5 on p. z Press the n button to choose [i-Contrast] from the 1 tab. Choose an option.Correcting the Brightness (i-Contrast) The camera can detect areas in an image. Save as a new image and display. and save the image as a new file. then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. then press the m button. the camera will automatically correct the image for a sharper impression. Movies cannot be corrected. • Repeatedly adjusting the same image may cause it to become coarse. such as faces or backgrounds. You can choose from 4 levels of correction. Choose an image. when the overall image is lacking in contrast. then press the m button. that are too dark and automatically adjust them to the optimum brightness.

• Protected images cannot be overwritten. File]. z Follow Step 5 on p. then press the m button. then press the m button. • When [Overwrite] in Step 4 is chosen. Choose an image. z Press the n button to choose [RedEye Correction] from the 1 tab. 131. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. z Press the opqr buttons to choose [New X The image will be saved as a new file. Correct the image. erasing the original image. 135 . 118). X Red-eye detected by the camera will be corrected and a frame will appear around the corrected portion. the uncorrected image is overwritten with the corrected data. z Press the m button. Movies cannot be corrected. • Some images may not be corrected properly. Choose [Red-Eye Correction].Correcting the Red-Eye Effect You can automatically correct red eyes in images and save them as new files. z You can magnify or reduce the size of the image using the procedures in “Magnifying Images” (p. Save as a new image and display.

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and print using a Canon-brand PictBridge compliant printer (sold separately). Canon-Brand PictBridge Compliant Printers This chapter uses Canon-brand SELPHY CP series printers in the explanations. The displayed screens and available functions will differ depending on the printer. Please also refer to the Printer User Guide. 137 .8 Printing This chapter explains how to choose images for printing.

z Open the cover and insert the cable’s small plug firmly into the camera terminal in the direction shown.Printing Images Easy Print You can easily print the pictures you take by connecting the camera to a PictBridge compliant printer (sold separately) using the supplied interface cable (p. A2200 z Insert the cable’s large plug into the printer. 2). Turn on the printer. A3300 IS A3200 IS Connect the camera to the printer. A3300 IS A3200 IS Turn on the camera. 138 . For connection details. Turn off the camera and printer. refer to the user guide provided with the printer. z Press the 1 button to turn on the camera.

139 . and unplug the interface cable. z If you want to print additional images. • Index printing is not available on certain Canon-brand PictBridge compliant printers (sold separately). z After printing has completed. Print images. • Refer to p. z Press the op buttons to choose [Print]. turn off the camera and printer. then press the m button. repeat Steps 5 and 6 after printing has completed. X Printing will start. then press the m button. Choose an image. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. 40 for Canon-brand PictBridge compliant printers (sold separately).Printing Images A2200 X will appear on the screen.

] and [Red-Eye1] to correct the Follows the printer's settings. 140 . Prints the date. Choose a menu option. Reduces image noise. Choose the option settings. Default Date File No. Uses both [Vivid] and [NR] to correct the image. Choose the area for printing. [Face image. Prints the file number. Prints both the date and file no. and blues in the sky and ocean are enhanced to be more vivid. No. z Press the op buttons to choose an option. Sets the paper size and layout. — Follows the printer's settings. Trimming Paper Settings — — * Only appears when connected to Inkjet printers. Greens in trees. of Copies Choose the number of copies.such as in backlit shots. Corrects brightness for dark faces. Both Off Default Off On Red-Eye1 Red-Eye2* Vivid* NR* Vivid+NR* Face * Corrects red-eye. z Follow Steps 1 – 5 on p. z Press the qr buttons to choose the option setting. 138 to display the screen on the left. — Uses shooting information to optimize print settings.Printing Images Making Print Settings Connect the camera to the printer. Uses [NR].

[Trimming]. • Trimming photos with embedded dates may not show the dates properly. 141 . Choose [Trimming]. Choose the trimming area. z Follow Step 6 on p. z Press the m button to complete the setting.Printing Images Trimming and Printing (Trimming) You can cut out a portion of an image for printing. or if they are too small. then press the m button. z Press the l button to rotate the frame. Print. • You may not be able to trim images depending on the aspect ratio. z Move the zoom lever to can change the frame size. z Press the opqr buttons to change the frame position. 140 to choose X A frame will appear around the portion of the image to be trimmed. z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. 139 to print.

z Follow Steps 1 – 2 on p. z Press the op buttons to choose a layout. then press the m button. Choose a paper type.Printing Images Choosing the Paper Size and Layout for Printing Choose [Paper Settings]. z Press the op buttons to choose an option. Choose a paper size. then press the m button. Choose a layout. 140 to choose [Paper Settings]. z Press the qr buttons to set the number of prints when [N-up] is chosen. 142 . then press the m button. Print. z Press the op buttons to choose an option. then press the m button.

Prints ID photos. z Follow Step 2 on p. Choose from 3. Choose the length of the long side and short side. then press the m button. Choose the printing area. Print.. Printing ID Photos Choose [ID Photo].Printing Images Available Layout Options Default Bordered Borderless N-up ID Photo Fixed Size Follows the printer's settings. Prints with a border. Prints without a border. Only images with the same resolution as the camera's L (Large) recording pixel setting can be chosen. then press the m button. 141 to choose the printing area. z Press the qr buttons to choose the length. 142 to choose [ID Photo]. postcard and wide sized prints. z Follow Steps 1 – 4 on p. z Press the op buttons to choose an item. Choose how many copies of an image are printed on a sheet.5 x 5 in. 143 . Choose the print size.

z Press the qr buttons to choose 2. z Press the op buttons to choose . 144 . • [ID Photo] and [Sequence] cannot be chosen on Canon-brand PictBridge compliant printers from CP720/CP730 and earlier models. you can print the folder number. Prints a sequence of images from a specified scene on a single sheet of paper. and the elapsed time for the frame at the same time. Choose a printing method. then press the m button to display the screen on the left. file number. z Follow Steps 1 – 5 on p. Sequence • Pressing the m button during printing will cancel printing. Printing methods for movies Single Prints currently displayed scene as a still image. then press the qr buttons to choose a printing method. Print. 138 to choose a movie.Printing Images Printing Movies Connect the camera to the printer. If [Caption] is set to [On].

date and file number. Prints several reduced size images per page. Print Settings You can set the print type. then press the qr buttons to choose an option. — 145 . Prints both standard and index formats. z Press the n button to choose [Print Settings] from the 2 tab. z Press the n button to complete the setting and restore the menu screen. Movies cannot be chosen. — Prints 1 image per page. Prints the shooting date. These selection methods comply with the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) standards. These settings apply to all images chosen for printing. — Removes all print settings after printing.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 (p. Choose [Print Settings]. then press the m button. Standard Print Type Index Both Date File No. z Press the op buttons to choose a menu item. 148) or processed at a photo developer service. Clear DPOF data On Off On Off On Off Prints the file number. Adjust the settings.

X You will be able to set the number of print copies. Choosing the Number of Copies Choose [Select Images & Qty. then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image.].] options cannot be set to [On] at the same time. appears on the screen. Set the number of prints. some printers may print the date twice. z Press the n button to complete the setting and restore the menu screen. • If [Date] is set to [On]. Press the m button again to deselect the image. • With [Index] chosen. These settings will be overwritten with those set by your camera. which can be chosen after you press the n button (p. z You cannot set the number of copies for index prints. will disappear. z If you choose images in [Index]. 19). z Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to choose other images and the number of prints for each. z Press the n button to choose [Select Images & Qty. z Press the op buttons to set the number of prints (maximum 99). then press the m button. the [Date] and [File No.] from the 2 tab. You can only choose which images to print (as shown in Step 2).Choosing Images for Printing (DPOF) • Some printers or photo developer services may not be able to reflect all of the settings in the prints. • may appear when using a memory card with print settings set by a different camera. • The date will be printed in the style set in the [Date/Time] function in the 3 tab. 146 . Choose an image.

z Follow Step 1 on p. Make print settings. 146 to choose [Select Range]. Clearing All Selections Choose [Clear All Selections]. z Press the op buttons to choose [Order]. All selections will be cleared. z Follow Step 1 on p. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. then press the m button. 146 to choose [Clear All Selections]. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. z Follow Step 1 on p. then press the m button. 123 to choose images. then press the m button. 146 to choose [Select All Images].Choosing Images for Printing (DPOF) Select Range Choose [Select Range]. 147 . Make print settings. Choose images. then press the m button. then press the m button. Set All Images to Print Once Choose [Select All Images]. then press the m button. z Follow Steps 2 and 3 on p.

• If you stop the printer during printing and start again. 145 – 147). Press the op buttons to choose [Print now].Choosing Images for Printing (DPOF) Printing chosen images (DPOF) • When there are images added to the print list (pp. then press the m button to easily print images added to the print list. the screen on the left will appear when you connect the camera to a PictBridge compliant printer. it will start from the next print. 148 .

9 Customizing Camera Settings You can customize various settings to suit your shooting preferences. 149 . 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.

m button. z Choose [Sound Options]. 2). a description of the function (hints and tips) is displayed. 48) or MENU (p. 1 2 Preset sounds (cannot be modified) Preset sounds You can use the included software to change the sounds (p. z Press the opqr buttons to choose an option. 49). You cannot change the sound settings in .Changing Camera Settings You can customize convenient and commonly used functions from the 3 tab (p. 49). then press the qr buttons to choose [Off]. 150 . Turning Off Hints & Tips When you choose an item in the FUNC. Changing Sounds You can change each of the camera’s operation sounds. menu (p. then press the z Press the op buttons to choose a menu item. You can turn off this function. z Choose [Hints & Tips].

[Memory card formatting complete] will appear on the screen. then press the m button. then press the m button. you think that the recording/reading speed of a memory card has dropped. then press the qr buttons to display . z Press the op buttons to choose [OK]. • Low level formatting may take longer than standard formatting (p. the camera does not operate properly.Changing Camera Settings Low Level Memory Card Formatting Perform low level formatting when [Memory card error] appears. z Press the m button. z Press the op buttons to choose [Low Level Format]. then press the m button. exercise adequate caution before formatting the memory card. since all recorded data is erased. X When low level formatting ends. • You can stop a low level format of a memory card by choosing [Stop]. Start the low level format. or recording suddenly stops while shooting a movie. 22). z Press the opqr buttons to choose [OK]. When stopping low level formatting. X Low level formatting starts. the data will be erased but the memory card can be used without problem. As you cannot retrieve the erased data. Complete the low level format. Choose [Low Level Format]. 151 . z Choose [Format].

z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. and use the included software to change the images. then press the m button.Changing Camera Settings Changing the Start-up Screen You can change the start-up screen that appears when you turn on the camera. Registering Recorded Images as the Start-up Screen When you press the 1 button and set the camera to Playback mode. then press the z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. z Choose [Start-up Image]. No start-up image 1 2 Preset images (cannot be modified) Preset images You can set recorded images. then press the m button. m button. you can register an image. m button. 152 . z Choose [Start-up Image]. Any previously registered start-up image will be overwritten when registering a new start-up image. then press the z Press the qr buttons to choose [2]. then press the m button to complete registration. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image.

the file numbers are assigned consecutively until an image with the number 9999 is taken/saved. Refer to the Software Guide for details.Changing Camera Settings Register the start-up image or sounds with the included software The dedicated operation sounds and start-up images on the included software can be registered to the camera. If you want to start over with file number 0001. file numbering begins with 0001 again. z Choose [File Numbering].000 images. or a new folder is created. Even if you shoot using a new memory card. the newly assigned file numbers may continue the existing numbering for both [Continuous] and [Auto Reset]. If you replace the memory card with a new one. and saved to folders of up to 2. Continuous Auto Reset • If you use a memory card already containing images. then press the qr buttons to choose an option. 22). Changing the File Number Assignment Images you shoot are automatically assigned file numbers in the order they were taken. • Refer to the Software Guide for information regarding folder structure or image types. You can change the file number assignment. 153 . from 0001 – 9999. format the memory card before use (p.

27). then press the qr buttons to choose [0 sec. 154 . z Press the op buttons to choose [Auto Power Down]. 54) to [Off]. then press the m button. however. z Choose [Power Saving]. be sure to turn the camera off after use. z Choose [Lens Retract]. then press the qr buttons to choose [Off]. the lens retracts about 1 minute after pressing the 1 button when in a Shooting mode (p. z Choose [Create Folder].Changing Camera Settings Creating Folders by Shooting Date Images are saved into folders created each month. Setting it to [On] is recommended to save battery power. Changing the Lens Retract Time For safety reasons. Turning Off the Power Saving Function You can set the power saving function (p. If you want the lens to retract immediately when you press the 1 button. qr buttons to choose [Daily].]. set the retract time to [0 sec.]. you can also create folders by shooting date. z If you set the power saving function to [Off]. then press the z Images will be saved into folders created on each shooting date.

Changing Camera Settings Setting the Screen Shut-Off Time You can adjust the time the screen takes to shut off automatically (p. then press the m button. you should choose less than [1 min. z When setting this for the first time. 155 . z Choose [Time Zone]. then use the qr buttons to choose a time. z To set daylight saving time (adds 1 hour). 54). z Press the m button. Using the World Clock When traveling abroad. z In order to save battery power. you can enjoy the convenience of not having to switch the Date/ Time settings.]. then press the m button. you can record images with local dates and times simply by switching the time zone setting. check the information that displays on the screen at the left. then press the m button. press the op buttons to choose . z Choose [Power Saving]. z Press the qr buttons to choose the home time zone. This also works when [Auto Power Down] is set to [Off]. If you pre-register the destination time zones. z Press the op buttons to choose [Display Off]. Set the home time zone.

Home] 156 . z Press the qr buttons to choose the world z You can also set the daylight saving time as in Step 1. z Press the m button. Choose the world time zone. then press the m button. z Press the op buttons to choose [ X World]. will appear on the shooting screen (p. z Press the op buttons to choose [ time zone. 171). your [ time and date will automatically change.Changing Camera Settings Set the world time zone. World]. 19). If you change the date or time in the setting (p. then press the n button.

Eye Lamp]. z Choose [Flash Settings]. 157 . then press the qr buttons to choose [Off]. 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. check if the function is available in those modes (pp. then press the qr buttons to choose [Off]. then press the z Press the op buttons to choose [Redm button. you can change the settings in the 4 tab (p. 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. 176 – 191). z Choose [AF-assist Beam]. You can turn off the lamp. Before attempting to shoot using a function explained in this section in modes other than G. You can turn off this function. 49).Changing Shooting Function Settings If you set the mode dial to G.

117).Changing Shooting Function Settings Changing the Image Display Time Right After Shooting You can change the length of time the images display right after shooting. then press the qr buttons to choose an option. Images will not display. 173). allowing you to check Focus Check the focus. z Choose [Review]. The procedure is the same as in “Checking the Focus” (p. The image displays until you press the shutter button halfway. The area inside the AF frame is magnified. z Choose [Review Info]. Hold Off Displays images for the set time. 158 . then press the qr buttons to choose an option. 2 – 10 sec. Off Detailed Displays the image only. Changing the Way the Image Displays Right After Shooting You can change the way the image displays right after shooting. Displays detailed information (p.

Changing Shooting Function Settings Displaying the Overlay You can display grid lines for vertical and horizontal guidance. Gray bars appear on the top and bottom of the screen. Both • In . • Grid lines will not be recorded on the image. 159 . • The gray areas displayed with [3:2 Guide] are the areas that will not be printed. Overlay]. Both grid lines. z Choose [Disp. This area will not print when printing on paper with a 3:2 aspect ratio. and the 3:2 guide appear. then press the qr buttons to choose an option. or a 3:2 guide to confirm the printable area for 3. The actual image recorded will include the portion in the gray areas.5" x 5" and postcard size prints. you cannot set [3:2 Guide] or [Both]. Off Grid Lines 3:2 Guide – A grid overlays the screen.

the camera also reduces strong camera shake. for example when walking (Dynamic mode). then press the qr buttons to choose an option. 160 . • If camera shake is too strong. Image stabilization only counters up and down motion. Image stabilization does not work when the camera is held vertically. Image stabilization is always on. Continuous Off Shoot Only* Panning* * Setting changes to [Continuous] when shooting movies. This option is recommended for shooting objects moving horizontally. – Image stabilization is only active at the moment of shooting. You should also set the IS Mode to [Off] when the camera is attached to a tripod. hold the camera horizontally to shoot. which makes it easier to check the composition or focus. • When using [Panning].Changing Shooting Function Settings Changing the IS-Mode Settings A3300 IS A3200 IS z Choose [IS Mode]. You can confirm the effects directly on the display. attach the camera to a tripod. When shooting movies.

119). 130) if you have set [Auto Rotate] to [Off]. Choosing the Image that First Displays in Playback z Choose [Resume]. 49). Turning off the Auto Rotate Function When you play back images on the camera. 161 . Rotated images will also appear in their original orientation. while rotated images will appear in their rotated orientation. images taken vertically will be displayed vertically. • Images cannot be rotated (p.Changing Playback Function Settings You can adjust the settings in the 1 tab by pressing the 1 button (p. even if [Auto Rotate] is set to [Off]. then press the qr buttons to select [Off]. z Select [Auto Rotate]. images shot in vertical orientation automatically rotate and display vertically. • In Smart Shuffle (p. then press the qr buttons to choose an option. Last seen Last shot Resumes with the image last viewed. You can turn off this function. Resumes with the most recently shot image.

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and contains lists of functions and items that appear on the screen. 163 . troubleshooting tips.10 Useful Information This chapter introduces how to use the AC adapter kit (sold separately).

Terminals Plug the cord into the coupler. Connect the power cord. turn off the camera and unplug the power cord from the power outlet.Using Household Power If you use AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC60 (sold separately). z Follow Step 2 on p. Turn off the camera. z Follow Step 5 on p. then plug the other end into a power outlet. z Turn the camera on to use it. 17 to close the cover. 16 to open the cover. then insert the coupler as shown until it locks into place with a click. z Connect the power cord to the compact power adapter. This could erase images you have taken or damage the camera. Do not unplug the plug or power cord with the camera turned on. z After you finish. 164 . you can use the camera without worrying about how much charge is left in the battery. Insert the coupler. z Open the cover and fully insert the plug into the coupler.

Troubleshooting If you think there is a problem with the camera. • Battery performance decreases at low temperatures. 160). 121). 21). 23). 15). the screen may flicker. 165 . • When shooting bright light sources. 17). Additionally. 16). TV output Image is distorted or not showing on TV (p. • • • • Set the [IS mode] to [Continuous] (p. • When the camera is subjected to powerful light sources. A3300 IS A3200 IS Set the flash to h (p. A3300 IS A3200 IS appears when the shutter button is pressed halfway (p. but nothing happened. If the battery terminals are dirty. • When shooting under fluorescent or LED lighting. 87). but will be recorded in movies. a bar of light (purplish red) may appear on the screen. • • • • Confirm that the battery is the correct type. 26). Clean the terminals with a cotton swab and re-insert the battery several times. A flashing h appears on the screen and the shot cannot be taken even though the shutter button was pressed fully (p. • Set the mode dial to a Shooting mode (p. for example. 160). 47). 56). If the items below do not solve your problem. Lens will not retract. press the shutter button halfway (p. Battery is consumed quickly. you should set the [IS Mode] to [Off] when shooting with a tripod (p. turn the power on then back off (p. • When in Playback mode (p. by placing it in your pocket with the terminal cover on. 44). Shooting Cannot shoot. After closing the memory card/battery cover. • Do not open the memory card/battery cover while the power is on. Confirm that the memory card/battery cover is securely closed (p. contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed on the included customer support list. 17). Increase the ISO speed (p. Confirm that the battery is properly inserted (p. Please note. Attach the camera to a tripod. battery performance will decrease. Warm the battery. first check the following. the following will not be recorded in still images. 85). the display may darken. and is not depleted (p. Power You pressed the ON/OFF button. Screen does not display properly in dark places (p. Screen does not display properly while shooting.

194). 88. when shooting in a high ISO speed the image may appear rough or grainy (pp. 99. 85). • Light from the flash has reflected off dust particles or other objects in the air. Subject is too dark. 87). 85). 26). • • • • • • • • Set the flash to h (p. Shoot using the focus lock or AF lock (pp. • Set the [Red-Eye Lamp] to [On] (p. 70). Set the flash to ! (p. 100). Image taken using the flash is too bright (overexposed). the AF frame will appear and the camera will focus. then press fully to shoot (p. White dots appear on the image when shooting with the flash. • Shoot within an appropriate distance for flash photography (p. or repeatedly push the shutter button halfway. Correct the brightness with exposure compensation (p. 85). • Shoot with the ISO speed on a lower setting (p. 99. Confirm that functions which you do not intend to use (macro. 157). • • • • • Press the shutter button halfway to focus on the subject. Reduce the light illuminating the subject. 87). 100). • Correct images with red-eye correction (p. and the camera does not focus. 93. Shoot the subject within the focusing distance (p. Correct the brightness with exposure compensation (p. • Increase the ISO speed (p. Use spot metering or AE Lock to shoot (pp. Use spot metering or AE Lock to shoot (pp. • If you center on the light and dark contrasting area of the subject and push the shutter button halfway. Adjust the image with i-Contrast (pp. It is more effective if the subject is looking directly at the lamp. it is not possible to shoot. 56). Even when you press the shutter button halfway. the lamp (on the front of the camera) lights (p. the AF frame does not appear. • Set the flash to ! (p. 56).Troubleshooting Image is blurred. 166 . 96). Set the [AF-assist Beam] to [On] (p. When shooting with the flash. 157). • Depending on the Shooting mode. 85). Image is dark even though the flash fired (p. 69. 135). 23). Image appears rough or grainy. Subject is too bright (overexposed). Even better results can be obtained by increasing the lighting in indoor settings or approaching closer to the subject. Eyes appear red (p. 42). 85). • Shoot within an appropriate distance for flash photography (p. 102). 134). etc.) are not set. and for approximately 1 second while the camera is reducing red-eye.

some buttons cannot be used (p. menu. • Depending on its capabilities. Cannot make settings for shooting functions or FUNC. • If you copy a movie to a memory card that reads slowly. The camera’s internal memory was insufficient. 110). 151). some buttons cannot be used (p. or continuous shooting slows down. Try one of the following: • Perform a low-level format of the memory card in the camera (p. the recorded video will be the length that it was actually shot (pp. • The items in which settings can be made differ depending on the shooting mode. Even when the shooting time does not display properly. • If the file name or folder structure is changed on a computer. 151). 108). 17). Cannot operate buttons. 167 . 29). 29).Troubleshooting Recording images to the memory card takes a long time. Refer to “Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode” and “Shooting Menu” (pp. Refer to the Software Guide for information regarding folder structure or file names. Cannot operate buttons. or audio cuts out. or stops. playback may interrupt momentarily. Shooting movies Correct shooting time does not display. 176 – 191). appeared on the screen and shooting ended automatically. frames may drop or the audio may cut out. 151). turn the camera off then on again (p. Memory Card Memory card not recognized. when playing movies on a computer. • When the mode dial is set to 9. • Use a memory card that has had a low-level format performed on it with this camera (p. • Leaving the card in the camera. 108). • Format the memory card in the camera. or use a memory card capable of recording at high speeds. you may not be able to play back images or movies. • Perform a low-level format of the memory card in the camera (p. 32). Playback stops. • Change the image quality setting (p. Zoom does not operate (p. • When the mode dial is set to 9. 22. • Use a memory card capable of recording at high speeds (p. Playback Cannot play back images or movies.

Then press and hold the n button and press the o and m buttons together. It may be possible to solve the problem when the camera is connected to a computer via cable by reducing the transfer speed.Troubleshooting Computer Cannot transfer images to a computer. • Press the 1 button to enter Playback mode. press the qr buttons to choose [B] and press the m button. 168 . In the screen that appears.

No memory card • The memory card is not installed in the correct direction. 17). Cannot record! • You attempted to shoot an image without a memory card. 118). Change the battery pack. or registered to the start-up screen (p. Memory card error (p. 24. SDHC memory card or SDXC memory card’s write protect tab is set to “LOCK”. 118). 131 – 135). 16. 17). 131 – 135). 125) to open space for new images. 83) or edit images (pp. 30. or have been taken with a different camera may not display. Memory card locked • The SD memory card. rotated (p. 128). contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk (p. edited. 17). or insert an empty memory card (p. Erase the images (pp. categorized (p. 145). 29. or added to a print list (p. Cannot magnify!/Cannot play back this content in Smart Shuffle/Cannot rotate/Cannot modify image/Cannot register this image!/Cannot modify/ Cannot assign to category/Unselectable image. Unlock the write protect tab (pp. 131 – 135). try one of the following solutions./Cannot play back AVI/RAW • Unsupported images. 17). or added to a print list. that have had their file name changed. rotated. Protected! (p. played back in Smart Shuffle (p.List of Messages That Appear on the Screen If error messages appear on the screen. 127). 122) Unidentified Image/Incompatible JPEG/Image too large. 151) • If the same message appears even when a formatted memory card is installed in the correct direction. registered to the start-up screen. 119). 169 . (p. 152). or have been taken with a different camera may not be magnified. that have had their file name changed. • Images manipulated on a computer. tagged as favorites. or images with corrupted data cannot be displayed. 28. • Images manipulated on a computer. Insufficient space on card • There is not enough free space on the memory card to shoot (pp. • There are no images recorded on the memory card that can be displayed. Install the memory card in the correct direction (p. added to a print list (p. played back in Smart Shuffle (p. 145). 152). 55. tagged as favorites (p. played back in Smart Shuffle. edited (pp. 16) No Image. edited (pp. • Incompatible images cannot be magnified (p. registered to the start-up screen (p. 130). 17). • Movies cannot be magnified (p. categorized. Install the memory card in the correct direction to shoot (p. 119).

Communication error • Images could not be transferred to the computer or printed due to the large amount of images (approx. Favorites (p. 126. 123.List of Messages That Appear on the Screen Invalid selection range • When choosing the selection range (pp. File Error • Photos from other cameras or images that have been altered using computer software may not be printable. • If this error code reappears. • You chose 501 or more images in Protect (p. Use a commercially available USB card reader to transfer the images. or the highest possible file number has already been reached. 147). If this message appears when the settings are correct. My Category (p. 146). change [File Numbering] to [Auto Reset] (p. Exceeded selection limit • You chose more than 998 images in print settings. 22). turn the printer off and back on. 1000) stored on the memory card. 170 . In the 3 menu. then make the settings again. Print error • Check the paper size settings. A camera error was detected (Error number) • If an error code appears directly after taking a picture. 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. the shot may not have been recorded. Reduce the number of selected images and try again (p. Naming error! • 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. 153) or format the memory card (p. 127). Erase (p. note the Error number (Exx) and contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk as there may be a problem with the camera. 128) or Print Settings (p. Ink absorber full • Contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk for an ink absorber replacement. • If this error message continues to appear. contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk as there may be a problem with the lens. Choose less than 998 images (p. Insert the memory card into the printer’s card slot to print. 129. 145). 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. 146). • Print settings could not be saved correctly. 125). Check the image in Playback mode. 122).

FE Lock (p. 108) Still Images: Recordable Shots (p. 63. Scene Icon (p. 159) AE Lock (p.Information Displayed on the Screen Shooting (Information Display) Battery Charge Indicator (p. 92) Spot AE Point Frame (p. 101) Red-Eye Correction (p. 60. 109) Zoom Bar (p. 85. 108) * Self-Timer (pp. 86) My Colors (p. so you can hold the camera in either orientation and it will automatically rotate images for correct viewing. 56. 88) Exposure Shift Bar (p. This function may not operate correctly when the camera is pointed straight up or down. 63) / Recording Pixels (pp. 87) Grid Lines (p. 159) i-Contrast (p. 57) / Digital Tele-converter (p. 58) Focusing Range (p. 89) Camera Shake Warning (p. 100) Shutter Speed Aperture Value Exposure Compensation Amount (p. It also detects orientation during playback. 135) Date Stamp (p. 61. 172) Flash Mode (pp. 15) Camera Orientation* White Balance (p. 59) ISO Speed (p. 62) AF Frame (p. 176). and adjusts settings accordingly for the best shot. 160) A3300 IS A3200 IS Time Zone (p. 26) Metering Method (p. 24) Blink Detection (p. AF Lock (p. : Held vertically When shooting. 96) Shooting Mode (p. 64) Movies: Remaining Time (p. 85) 3:2 Guide (p. the camera detects if it is held vertically or horizontally. 155) : Standard. 103) Image Stabilizer (p. 90) Drive Mode (p. 171 . 99) Digital Zoom Magnification (p. 99) Compression (Image Quality) (p. 91). 100).

172 . Subject People When Moving Background Bright Gray Backlit Including Blue Skies Backlit Sunsets Spotlights Dark When Using Tripod * — * — Dark Blue — — — Orange — With Strong Facial Shadows Non-Human Subjects When Moving When Close Icon Background Color Light Blue * Appears when the scene is dark and the camera is attached to a tripod. 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.Information Displayed on the Screen Scene Icons In A mode.

87) Exposure Compensation Amount (p. 153) Displayed image number / Total number of images Shutter Speed Aperture Value. 102. 108) Still Images: Recording Pixels (p. 108). Image Quality (Movies) (p. 63) Movies: Movie Length (p. 122) Favorites (p.Information Displayed on the Screen Playback (Detailed Information Display) My Category (p. 127) My Colors (p. 85) i-Contrast (pp. 135) Shooting Date and Time (p. 90) Red-Eye Correction (pp. 63) / Recording Pixels (pp. 15) Metering Method (p. 64. 85). 47) Compression (Image Quality) (p. 131 – 135) Protect (p. 99) Folder Number – File Number (p. 176) ISO Speed (p. 134) Focusing Range (p. 86) Histogram (p. MOV (Movies) Battery Charge Indicator (p. 63. 109) White Balance (p. Exposure Shift Amount (p. 108) Image Editing (pp. 108) Flash (p. 128) Shooting Mode (p. 19) 173 . 88. 91) File Size (pp.

before or after the current frame. Sound will not play back.) Skip backward* (Continues to skip backward if button is held. 4 sec. 111) Appears when connected to a PictBridge compliant printer (p.Information Displayed on the Screen Summary of Movie Control Panel in “Viewing Movies” (p.) * Edit (p. 174 .) Skip forward* (Continues to skip forward if button is held.) Previous frame (Rewind if you hold down the m button. * Displays the frame of approx. 32) Exit Playback Slow motion playback (You can use the qr buttons to adjust the speed. 138).) Next frame (Fast forward if you hold down the m button. You can skip forward and skip backward during movie playback by pressing the qr buttons.

Do not rub or apply force. • If water droplets or dirt become stuck on the camera or screen. wipe with a dry soft cloth or eyeglass wiper. Remove the battery and memory card. • If condensation has formed on the camera. 175 . condensation may form on the internal or external surfaces of the camera. To avoid condensation. Exposure to strong magnetic fields may cause malfunctions or corrupt image data. and wait until the moisture has completely evaporated before resuming use. resealable plastic bag and let it adjust to temperature changes slowly before removing it from the bag. stop using it immediately.Handling Precautions • This camera is a high-precision electronic device. as continued use may damage the camera. For stubborn dirt contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed in your Warranty System Booklet. • Use a commercially available blower brush to remove dust from the lens. • Never use cleaners containing organic solvents to wipe the camera or screen. motors or other devices that generate strong electromagnetic fields. Do not drop it or subject it to strong impacts. • When you move the camera rapidly from cold to hot temperatures. put the camera in an airtight. • Never place the camera close to magnets.

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sharpness and color saturation can be set in 5 levels. 89) W Metering Method (p. 63) Image Quality (Movies) (p. 178 . Menu Shooting modes G Function { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { — { — — { — — — — — { — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { — { — — { — — — — — { — — — — A 9 I { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — K J { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — V { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — ISO Speed (p. 108) *7 White balance is not selectable. *8 Contrast.Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode FUNC. 63) Compression Ratio (Image Quality) (p. 90) *7 *7 *8 Drive Mode (p. 87) White Balance (p. 99) Recording Pixels (p. 86) My Colors (p.

or set automatically.Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode FUNC. 179 . – Not selectable. Menu K w { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { — — — — — { { { — — — — — { — — { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — O { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — P { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — t { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — ≈ — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { — — — — — { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { — — — — — { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { — — — — — { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — E E { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { — — { — — — — — — — — — — { { { { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — — { — — — — — — — — — — { { — { Selectable.

Cannot be set. 101) h … ! AE Lock (p. Cannot be set to 0 seconds when in modes where the number of shots cannot be set. 61. 56. Fixed to 1 shot when in modes where the number of shots cannot be set. 85. 46) *1 *2 *3 *4 *5 *6 { — — — { — — { { { { — — — { — — — — { { — — — { { { { { { e u No Information Display Information Display { { { { { Set in [Dark] and [Light].Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode A2200 Shooting modes G Function Exposure Compensation (p. 109) AF Lock (p. FE Lock not available when set to !. 100)/FE Lock *6 (p. 100) AE Lock/Exposure Shift (Movies) (p. 180 . 62) Flash (pp. 91) Face Select (p. but switches to … depending on the circumstances. 96) Focusing Range (p. 98) Screen Display (p. 85) K A 9 *1 I { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { { { { J { { { { { { { { { *5 V { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { — { { { { { { { — *4 — { — — — — — { — *4 { { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { { { Self-Timer (pp. 60. Cannot be set. 62) Ò Î $ Delay *2 Shots *3 Custom Timer (p. but switches to … when the flash fires.

Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode K w { { — — — — — { { — { — — — { — — { — { { { — — — — — { { — { — — — { — — { — { { { — — — — — { { — { — — — { — — { — { { { { { { { { { — — { — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { { { { O { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { { { { P { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { { { { t { { { { { { { — — — { — — — { — — — { { ≈ — { { { { { { — { *5 E E { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { — — { { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { — — { { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { — { — — — { { { { { { { { — — — — — — — — { — — — { { { { { { — { { { { { — — — — — — { { { { { — { { — { { { { { — — — — — — — — { { { — — { { — — { { { { { { { { Selectable. – Not selectable. or set automatically. 181 .

89) W Metering Method (p. 90) *7 *7 *8 Drive Mode (p. 63) Compression Ratio (Image Quality) (p. sharpness and color saturation can be set in 5 levels. 108) *7 White balance is not selectable.Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode FUNC. 182 . 63) Image Quality (Movies) (p. Menu Shooting modes G Function { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { — { — — { — — — — — { — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { — { — — { — — — — — { — — — — { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { — — — — — { { { — — — — — { — — { { — — — A 9 K I { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — J { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — V { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — ISO Speed (p. 99) Recording Pixels (p. 86) My Colors (p. *8 Contrast. 87) White Balance (p.

Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode FUNC. or set automatically. Menu K w { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { — — — — — { { { — — — — — { — — { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — O { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — P { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — t { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — ≈ — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { — — — — — { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { — — — — — { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { — — — — — { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — — { { { — { { { { — — — E E { — — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — — — — — — — — — { { { { — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — — — { — { — — — — — — — — — — { { — { Selectable. 183 . – Not selectable.

103) *1 *2 *3 *4 *5 *6 K A 9 { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { *2 I { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { J { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { V { { { { { { { { — { { — { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { On Off On Off Flash Settings (pp.0x. 158) 2 sec. Hold Off Review Info (p. 157) i-Contrast (p. 158) Detailed Focus Check Blink Detection (p. [On] when the flash is set to . Only available by pressing o button (p. 184 .7x/2. Available when the AF frame is set to [Center]. 26). 95) Servo AF (p. 157) On Off On Off *5 On Off Red-Eye Corr. 102. A3200 IS :1. 97) AF-assist Beam (p. 57) Off Digital Tele-converter *4 AF-Point Zoom (p. – 10 sec. Red-Eye Lamp Auto Off Off Review (p. 88) On Off { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — — — { { { { { — { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { — — — — { — — — { — { *6 — — { { — { — — { — — { — — — { Operation differs depending on the shooting mode when faces are not detected.1x [On] when moving people are detected in A. 92) Tracking AF Center AF Frame Size (p. A3300 IS :1.Menus 4 Shooting Menu A3300 IS A3200 IS Shooting Modes G Function Face AiAF *1 AF Frame (p. 93) *3 Normal Small Standard Digital Zoom (p.6x/2.

– Not selectable.Menus K w { — — — — { { { { { — { { — { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { — — — — { { { { { — { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { — — — — { { { { { — { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { O { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { P { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { t — — { { — { { { — { — { — { — — — — — { { { { { { { { — { ≈ { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { — { — — { { — — { — — { — { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { — { — — — — — — { — — { — { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { — { { — { { { — { — — { — { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { E E { — — — — { { — — { — { { { — — — — — — — — — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — { — { { { — — — — — — — — — — — — — — { { Selectable. or set automatically. 185 .

160) Continuous Shoot Only Panning Off Date Stamp (p. 159) Grid Lines 3:2 Guide Both Off IS Mode (p. 59) Date Date & Time Shooting Modes A 9 { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { { — — — — { — — { — — I { { { { { { { { { { { J { { { { { { { { { { { V { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { 186 .Menus K G Function Off Disp. Overlay (p.

187 .Menus K w { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { { { { { { { O { { { { { { { { { { { P { { { { { { { { { { { t { { { { { { { { { { { ≈ { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { { { { { { { E E { { — — { { — — { — — { { — — { { — — { — — { Selectable. – Not selectable. or set automatically.

Red-Eye Lamp Auto Off Off Review (p. [On] when moving people are detected in A.1x AF-Point Zoom (p. Hold Off Review Info (p. 88) On Off { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — — — { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { — — — — { — — — — { — { *5 — — { { — { — — { — — { — — — { Operation differs depending on the shooting mode when faces are not detected.7x 2. 97) AF-assist Beam (p. 158) Detailed Focus Check Blink Detection (p. 26). – 10 sec. 92) Face AiAF *1 Tracking AF Center AF Frame Size (p. [On] when the flash is set to . 57) Off 1. Available when the AF frame is set to [Center]. 95) Servo AF (p. 188 . 103) *1 *2 *3 *4 *5 K A 9 { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { *2 I { { { { { — { — — { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { J { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { V { { { { { { { { { — { { — { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { On Off On Off Flash Settings (pp. 102. 158) 2 sec. 93) *3 Normal Small Standard Digital Zoom (p.Menus A2200 Shooting Modes G Function AF Frame (p. 157) On Off *4 On Off On Off Red-Eye Corr. 157) i-Contrast (p. Only available by pressing o button (p.

or set automatically.Menus K w { — — — — { { { { { { — { { — { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { — — — — { { { { { { — { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { — — — — { { { { { { — { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { O { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { P { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { t — — { { — { { { { — { — { — { — — — — — { { { { { { { { — { ≈ { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { — { — — { { — — { — — — { — { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { — { — — — — — — { — — — { — { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { — { { — { { { — { — — — { — { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { { { — { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — { — — — — — { { { { { { { { { { E E { — — — — { { — — — { — { { { — — — — — — — — — — — — — — { — — — — — — { — — — { — { { { — — — — — — — — — — — — — — { { Selectable. 189 . – Not selectable.

59) Date Date & Time Shooting Modes A 9 { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — — — { — — { { { { { { { I { { { { { { { J { { { { { { { V { { { { { { { { { { { { { { 190 .Menus K G Function Off Disp. Overlay (p. 159) Grid Lines 3:2 Guide Both Off Date Stamp (p.

– Not selectable. 191 .Menus K w { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { { { O { { { { { { { P { { { { { { { t { { { { { { { ≈ { { { { { { { { { { { { — — { { { { { — — { { { { { — — { { { { { — — { { { { { — — { { { { { — — { { { { { { { E E { { — — { — — { { — — { — — { Selectable. or set automatically.

155 p. 22. 51 p. 50 p. 155 p. 20 p. 152 pp. 151 p.Menus 3 Set up Menu Item Mute Volume Sound Options Hints & Tips LCD Brightness Start-up Image Format File Numbering Create Folder Lens Retract Power Saving Time Zone Date/Time Video System Language Reset All * Default setting On/Off* Set all operation sounds (5 levels). Home*/World Date and time settings NTSC/PAL Choose display language. 52 p. 154 pp. 154. 121 p. 2 or 3 min. 153 p. Content Ref.*/0 sec./1*. 20 or 30 sec. Returns camera to default settings. 54. 53 192 . 154 p. erasing all data Continuous*/Auto Reset Monthly*/Daily 1 min. 150 p. 150 p. 21 p. Add an image as a start-up image. Page p. Set the sounds for each camera operation. Formats memory card. On*/Off Sets screen brightness (5 levels). Auto Power Down: On*/Off Display Off: 10.

Plays back images automatically. 161 p. 131 p. 125 p. Select Range. 146 p. Resizes and saves still images. 135 p. Select Range. 114 p. Corrects dark portions and contrast in still images. 147 p. 147 p. Tags or untags images as favorites. Chooses all images for printing. Categorizes images (Select. 145 193 . 119 p. All Images).Menus 1 Playback Menu Item Smart Shuffle Slideshow Erase Protect Rotate Favorites My Category i-Contrast Red-Eye Correction Trimming Resize Scroll Display Auto Rotate Resume Transition * Default setting Content Starts Smart Shuffle. Chooses individual images for printing. Select Range Select All Images Clear All Selections Print Settings Content Displays printing screen (When connected to a printer). 132 p. 147 p. Sets the printing style. Rotates images. 116 p. 130 p. On*/Off On*/Off Last seen*/Last shot Fade*/Scroll/Slide/Off Ref. 127 p. Corrects red eyes in still images. 122 p. Page — p. 161 p. 120 2 Print Menu Item Print Select Images & Qty. Protects images (Select. Page p. Trims portions of still images. 128 p. 134 p. Chooses starting and ending images for printing. Select Range). Ref. Cancels all settings for printing. All Images). Erases images (Select.

...............0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent : 28 (W) – 112 (T) mm) Focusing Range.... Custom Shutter Speed .000 dots Aspect Ratio.8 cm (2..7 in.... Tracking AF..... Auto. Auto............0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent : 28 (W) – 140 (T) mm) A2200 4x zoom: 5......................... Continuous.....7 in...................... 90 cm (3............................ Cloudy......2 in..............6 ft.........2 in.....................0 (W) – 20..) – infinity (W)...... DIGIC 4 LCD Monitor Type ....) A2200 6.......... 1 – 1/1600 sec................ Spot Exposure Compensation (Still Images)/ Exposure Shift (Movies) ...5 cm (3... A3300 IS A3200 IS Approx...................0 cm (1... Fluorescent H.......... A3300 IS A3200 IS 5x zoom: 5...... – 1....) A3200 IS 6. Day Light...... (Total shutter speed range) 194 ................... 15 – 1/1600 sec.............2 in........... TFT color (wide viewing angle type) Size ...........0 (W) – 25... Autofocus: Single (Continuous in Auto mode)...........) – infinity (T) • Macro 3...... ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 White Balance ... 4:3 Features................... (W)) Image Stabilizer System ....0 in.......7 cm (2. 14...... Lens-shift type A3300 IS A3200 IS Imaging Processor ....... A3300 IS 7... 80 cm (2.. Brightness adjustment (5 levels) Focus Control System .0 – 50 cm (W) (1.............. A3300 IS A3200 IS 3...... ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments ISO Speed (Standard Output Sensitivity....... Fluorescent. Evaluative.............0 ft......... 230............ Center Metering System .....................) Effective Pixels........ 16......0 cm (1....... Center-weighted average..0 million pixels A2200 Approx...... Servo AF (Servo AE) AF Frame ..... Tungsten............................... Face AiAF.... Approx.... Recommended Exposure Index)........1 million pixels Lens Focal Length ..Specifications Image Sensor Camera Effective Pixels........................) – infinity (T) A2200 3....6 ft.......) – infinity (W)..

9 / f/17 (T) Flash Modes ...... – 13 ft.....1) compliant 195 . Miniature Effect *4 Smile. 50 cm – 2..........9 shots/sec......... Monochrome........7 shots/sec...... Poster Effect *3 Standard..... (In P mode) Approx............0x (up to approx. Slow Synchro.......... Off Range.............8 / f/8...... 0..........9 / f/18 (T) A2200 f/2. DPOF (Version 1.. 2................8 shots/sec. Easy. HC MMCplus card File Format .. 20x A3300 IS A3200 IS ...... Beach....................................... Low Light..... Miniature Effect.................. Creative Filters*2...6 ft.......0 m (W)............. (In Low Light mode) A2200 Approx. Landscape....... 0... Portrait....... 1.... 230 images Approx...... Auto...... A3300 IS A3200 IS f/2.......30 cm – 4....8 shots/sec...... (In Low Light mode) A3200 IS Approx........9 shots/sec... (W)........ 16x A2200 in combination with the optical zoom) Safety Zoom.......... Face Self-timer Digital Zoom .... Fireworks........ Toy Camera Effect.. Kids&Pets.......Auto.... Foliage. SCN*1...........0 (W).... SDXC memory card.. Discreet...... (In P mode) Approx.......... 280 images Recording Media .6 – 6.... MMCplus card. Smart Shutter*4... Snow....8 / f/8.....Normal Speed (Normal). f/5........ Movie*3 *1 Blur Reduction A2200 .........Circular (Used together with ND filter) f/number ......... SDHC memory card... 2.Specifications Aperture Type ...... Digital tele-converter Continuous Shooting Mode .... Wink Self-timer.. Live View Control. Super Vivid...... f/5....P.Still images/Movies: Approx..... Long Shutter *2 Fish-eye Effect..... 0.SD memory card..............5 shots/sec..............0 (W)............... 4.. 250 images Approx. A3300 IS A3200 IS A2200 Approx...Design rule for Camera File system...... (T)) Shooting Modes. A3300 IS Approx. On.......0 m (T) (12 in..... (In Low Light mode) Number of Shots (Approximate) (CIPA compliant) ..... MultiMediaCard... 2.. (In P mode) Approx..

..... A3300 IS Large: 4608 x 3456... Battery Pack NB-8L AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC60 Dimensions (CIPA compliant) ...........60 oz.) (camera body only) 196 ....) 95. 115 g (4..97 fps *2 Shooting: 6 fps. MOV (Image data: H.........76 oz.. 1..............3 (JPEG) Movies..........06 oz. Playback: 30 fps*1 Interface .....) Weight (CIPA compliant) ....2 x 23...... 320 x 240 (30 fps*1) Miniature Effect: 1280 x 720*2................. Small: 640 x 480.... Hi-Speed USB Analog audio output (monaural) Analog video output (NTSC/PAL) Direct Print Standard ..... 640 x 480 (30 fps*1).....93 in.....264........) (Including the battery and memory card) Approx... Medium 2: 1600 x 1200. Exif 2........... A3300 IS A3200 IS A2200 95..25 x 0...7 x 23.74 x 2..) 93....................... Audio data: Linear PCM (monaural)) Number of Recording Pixels Still Images ......... Widescreen: 4320 x 2432 • Fixed to 2144 x 1608 when in Low Light mode Movies.23 x 0............. 3 fps...........) (camera body only) A2200 Approx.... A3300 IS A3200 IS Approx... Medium 1: 3072 x 2304..........94 in...... 130 g (4.1 x 56...7 x 24........ 640 x 480*2 *1 Actual frame rate is 29.. 149 g (5.9 mm (3...... 135 g (4.......5 fps...... PictBridge Power Source... Small: 640 x 480........6 mm (3.......96 in......1 x 56........2 x 57.Specifications Data Type Still Images ............25 oz.. Medium 2: 1600 x 1200...67 x 2. Widescreen: 4608 x 2592 • Fixed to 2304 x 1728 when in Low Light mode A3200 IS A2200 Large: 4320 x 3240............23 x 0......) (Including the battery and memory card) Approx.... Medium 1: 3264 x 2448...3 mm (3........... Standard: 1280 x 720 (30 fps*1)....74 x 2...........

....4 x 40..........) Weight ........) Weight .4 x 5........740 mAh Charging Cycles ................................0 x 81..0 – 40 °C (32 – 104 °F) Dimensions............ 65 g (2.................35......65 A Charge Time.........98 in..........................Approx.................9 mm (1...............) Battery Charger CB-2LA/2LAE Rated Input .19 x 0...........20 x 3........0 x 25...0 mm (2........56..... 1 hour 30 min.................Approx..... 197 .100 – 240 V AC (50/60 Hz.................... 63 g (2..23 in..........................Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Voltage ..22 oz........) (CB-2LA) Approx.......... 0....... 17 g (0.....Approx.3.1 A (100 V) – 0......................) (CB-2LAE................... 300 times Operating Temperature .29 oz....... • Camera specifications or appearance are subject to change without notice...........Approx..39 x 1.Specifications Battery Pack NB-8L Type........6 V DC Capacity....... 12 VA).........................07 A (240 V) Rated Output .........2 V DC..................................6 oz....................59 x 0..5 – 40 °C (41 – 104 °F) Dimensions.................................................... excluding power cord) • All data is based on tests by Canon.......4..... Operating Temperature ... 0..........................

................................. 131 Trimming...... 96 AF-Point Zoom .................... 85 FE Lock ............................................... 134 Red-Eye Correction ........... 25....................... 159 Changing ............ 90 Blink Detection .... 93 Clock Functions....... 120 E Easy (Shooting/Playback Mode) .................... 160 Center (AF Frame Mode) . 109 B Batteries Power Saving ...................... 58 Digital Zoom .... 95 AUTO Mode (Shooting Mode)........................... 109 AF Frames..... 100 Shift .................................................. 92 AF J Focus AF Lock ........... 20 Setting ........................ 96............. 59 198 ........................ 89 Creative Filters (Shooting Mode)..... 164 Accessories ........ 154.............................................................................. 109 Correction ....................................................... 44 AV Cable ...... 53 Holding the Camera....... 13 Camera Shake ..................................... 154....... 28.. 56................................................ 145 Drive Mode ............. 103 Blur Reduction (Shooting Mode) A2200 .. 132 Erasing All Images ............. 29 Editing i-Contrast ........................................ 100............................. 19 World Clock ................... 57 Discreet (Shooting Mode)........................................... 155 Battery Charge Indicator .................. 15 Power Saving ................... 125 Erasing Images ................. 101 Focus AF Frames........................ 2 Digital Tele-Converter ...... 26.......................................... 69 Black and White Images......................................... 98 Face Self-Timer (Shooting Mode) ....................... 2................................ 92 AF Lock .............................. 100. 42 Compression Ratio (Image Quality) . 72 Custom White Balance............................................. 135 Resizing (Making Images Smaller)...................................... 155 Recharge ................ 92 Face Select ............................................................................ 24........................... 70 Fish-eye Effect (Shooting Mode)................. 171 File Numbering .............. 72 Display Language....................................................... 153 Fireworks (Shooting Mode) . 95 D Date and Time J Date/Time Date/Time Adding to Image ...................... 85 Slow Synchro............................... 171 AF-Point Zoom ............... 155 Default Settings .......................... 53 DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk .................................................................. 100...................................................................................................................................... 86 F Face AiAF (AF Frame Mode) ................................................................... 56 On....................... 63 Continuous Shooting . 68 C Camera Default Settings .................... 54............................................... 125 Error Messages ... 14 Beach (Shooting Mode)............. 169 Exposure AE Lock ........................................................................ 54 Components Guide ................................ 39 AE Lock ........... 89 A AC Adapter Kit.................... 21 DPOF .... 80 Factory Settings J Default Settings FE Lock ................... 25.............. 54..... 73 Flash Off.............Index Numerics 3:2 Guide..................................................................................................................................................................................................................

. 88.................... 106 Shooting Time................................. 118 Memory Cards Available Shots .... 151 Shooting Time.............. 98 Servo AF.......................... 159... 76 Movies Editing......................... 91 Macro........ 68 Poster Effect (Shooting Mode) ........................... 63 Red-Eye Correction ... 40....................... 158 Editing J Editing Erasing Images................ 91 Foliage (Shooting Mode) .......................... 138 Program AE (Shooting Mode) ....... 22.......................................... 120 Portrait (Shooting Mode) ............. 69 M Macro (Focus Mode) ............................................. 81 Low Light (Shooting Mode).... 97 Focus Check........ 18........................... 49 List ............................. 138 ISO Speed .. Formatting Formatting (Memory Card) .................................................................... 91 Magnified Display ......................... 69 Format J Memory Cards............................................. 69 L Lamp........ 115 K Kids&Pets (Shooting Mode) ..Index Face Select....... 122 J Jump Display ........... 155 Printing .. 128 My Colors (Shooting)....................................... 106 Monochrome (Shooting Mode) ...... 108 Modes .. AC Adapter Kit Power Saving ...... Battery...... 32 MENU Basic Operations ..... 71 Long Shutter (Shooting Mode) .............................. 36.......................... 154............ 157 Landscape (Shooting Mode) ................................................. 74............. 134 Image Quality J Compression Ratio Images Display Time ..................................................................................................... 171 H Household Power ........ 22...... 135 199 ............... 32 Viewing (Playback) ........................................................................................................................................ 176 Live View Control (Shooting Mode) .................................. 32 MultiMediaCard/MMCplus J Memory Cards My Category .............. 48 List ............ 47 Infinity (Focus Mode) ....................................................................... 93 Focusing Range Infinity ..... 73 Power J Batteries... 42....................... 28............... 184 Metering Method.............................. 69 LCD Monitor J Screen R Recording Pixels (Image Size) ............................. 90 G Grid Lines ........... 151 FUNC. 84 Protect .............. Menu Basic Operations ............................. 91 Interface Cable ...................................................... 84 PictBridge .......... 2............ 125 Playback J Viewing Protect ...... 122 Included Items J Accessories Indicator..................... 117 Focus Lock ............................................ 164 I i-Contrast .......................... 111 Image Quality (Recording Pixels/ Frame Rate)........................ 45................................................................................ 54...... 43................ 102................. 87.............................................................................. 99 Miniature Effect (Shooting Mode) .......................................... 138 Playback J Viewing Playback With Transition Effects .................................................... 171 P P (Shooting mode).................... 64 Formatting.........

............ 173 Menu J FUNC................................................................... 119 Viewing Images on a TV .... 34 Sound Settings ......................................... 78 Sepia Tones .......... 75 Tracking AF ...... 164 200 .................................................... 120. 63.......................... 90 Servo AF ...................... 21 Information Display...................................................... 138........................................................................... 131 Rotate................. 24................ 118 Scroll Display................. 15........... 116 Smart Shuffle.............. 36......................Index Resizing (Making Images Smaller)......... 130 Toy Camera Effect (Shooting Mode). 61 Wink Self-Timer (Shooting Mode) ............................. 50 Strap............... 27 Slideshow ................... 132 Troubleshooting............................................................................... 70 Software DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk ... 127 Terminal ....... 114 Single Image Playback .............. 155 Wrist Strap J Strap Z Zoom ......... 64 Wink Self-Timer (Shooting Mode) ............................................................................................................................................... 60 Changing Delay and Number of Shots ... 46 SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card J Memory Cards Self-Timer 10 Second Self-Timer..... 13 Super Vivid (Shooting Mode) ................ 77 Snow (Shooting Mode).................... 26......... 165 S Screen Display Language........ 97 Shooting Display Overlay ......... 73 V Video J Movies Viewing Images on a TV ................................................ 62 Face Self-Timer (Shooting Mode) ................ 116 Smart Shuffle......................................... 171 Shooting Time ............. 57 T Tag Images as Favorites. 120 W White Balance ............................................................................................ 80 Two Second Self-Timer ......... 15............................... 171........................................................ Menu Switching the Display ...... Menu..................... 39.................................................................. 32 Shooting Using a TV ........... 120 Index Display ................... 2 Installation .... 30...... 18....... 78 World Clock ...................... 159 Number of Shots.... 94 Travel Abroad....................... 2 Transferring Images to a Computer for Viewing..... 114 Jump Display ............................................... 77 Smile (Shooting Mode)....... 86 Wide (Recording Pixels)........ 115 Magnified Display ............................ 155 Trimming ........ 35 Software Guide............ 119 Smart Shutter (Shooting Mode)....... 103 Slideshow.......................................................... 64 Shooting Date and Time J Date/Time Shooting Info ..............

2011 .Disclaimer • Reprinting. • The above items notwithstanding. or storing in a retrieval system any part of this guide without the permission of Canon is prohibited. Canon accepts no liability for damages due to mistaken operation of the products. transmitting. • Illustrations and screenshots in this guide may differ slightly from the actual equipment. • Canon reserves the right to change the contents of this guide at any time without prior notice. CEL-SQ8XA210 © CANON INC.

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