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INSTRUCTIONS

English

Thank you for purchasing a Canon product.
The EOS ELAN 7NE (DATE) / ELAN 7N / 30V (DATE) / 33V is a highperformance, AF single-lens reflex camera with Eye Control∗ and seven AF points. It is suited for a wide variety of subjects and situations with fully automatic and user-controlled shooting modes. Read this instruction booklet to familiarize yourself with your new camera before taking pictures. Also read “Handling Cautions” on page 6 to prevent camera malfunction and damage. Keep this instruction booklet handy for easy reference.

Before Using Your Camera
• Before an important shoot, be sure to take test shots to make sure the camera operates properly. • EOS cameras have a lens mount for dedicated operation (autofocusing, exposure control, etc.) with Canon EF lenses. Using a non-Canon lens with an EOS camera may not result in proper camera or lens operation. Note that the warranty does not cover any camera malfunction or damage occurring with the use of non-Canon products.

Symbols
The Caution symbol alerts you to avoid shooting problems. The Note symbol gives supplemental information for basic camera operation or picture-taking tips. The Custom Function symbol indicates that there is a relevant Custom Function. For details, see “Custom Function Settings” on page 85.

∗ m Model (EOS ELAN 7NE, 30V) only

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..20 How the Shutter Button Works..................20 Detaching the Lens .............24 6Midroll Rewind .......................................................36 1 Before You Start.................31 FUsing Red-eye Reduction ..................................41 Basic Procedure for AF Point Selection...........26 3 AF Modes and Metering Modes ......37 Selecting the AF Mode ...........30 ILandscape .29 Programmed Image Control Modes..Contents Introduction Handling Cautions ............22 Checking the Film Speed ..........................35 Setting the Date and Time.....................19 Mounting and Detaching a Lens ......34 Imprinting the Date or Time ................39 AI Focus AF for Automatic AF Mode Switching .................43 Calibration Procedure......................30 U Portrait ...................20 Mounting a Lens..................42 e Eye Control Calibration..........47 gUsing Eye Control ..........30 O Close-up .................40 3Selecting an AF Point .............................................41 Automatic Selection.......36 Replacing the Date Battery .48 Eye Control Servo AF......................17 Installing the Batteries ..................................................28 AF-Assist beam with the Built-in Flash.........................16 A Night Portrait..........................................49 Turning Off Eye Control ........8 Nomenclature .49 2 Fully Automatic Shooting .........30 P Sports ........................................46 Intelligent Eye Control ....10 Conventions Used in this Instructions ................46 Deleting Eye Control Calibration Settings ........................24 Dioptric Adjustment ................21 5Loading and Unloading Film......22 Loading Film.................................31 4 .........................................................33 Using the Eyepiece Cover .........................25 Holding the Camera.....................................39 AI Servo AF for Moving Subjects .........................38 One-Shot AF for Still Subjects........42 Manual Selection......27 YFull Auto Mode ...43 Eye Control Calibration and Operation Tips .....................................6 Quick Start Guide ..23 Unloading Film ..18 Checking the Battery Level ............................32 qUsing the Self-timer .................................

...............................................81 Using an EX-series Speedlite ....................................................................................75 KWireless Remote Control.....67 LAuto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) .........59 W Manual Exposure ..................93 Troubleshooting Guide............95 Index .................89 Feature Availability Table .........81 4 User-Controlled Shooting......80 Using an EOS-dedicated Speedlite.....................98 5 .......53 S Program AE..........73 D Setting the ISO Film Speed.......85 Reference .....78 aFlash Exposure Compensation .....74 bLCD Panel Illumination...............89 Basic Photography Terms ...........92 AF Mode and Film Advance Mode Combination.....................70 Bulb Exposures..72 HSelecting the Film Advance Mode .69 jAE Lock .....76 Using the Remote Switch ...........94 Major Specifications....92 Program Line ..........Fn) ............................................58 Depth-of-field Preview .............51 ZMetering Modes.............................................78 In a Basic Zone Mode ............................................50 When Autofocus Fails (Manual Focusing) ..........................56 E Aperture-Priority AE .................................84 Custom Function Settings..........54 R Shutter-Priority AE...........74 Mirror Lockup.................60 Q Depth-of-field AE ..........62 Depth-of-field AE with a Manually-Selected AF Point .....................73 9Silencing the Beeper..........................................52 5 Flash Photography.................51 8Manual Focusing ..............................................................64 Exposure Compensation .........Focusing Off-Center Subjects.....68 Canceling AEB .........83 GSetting a Custom Function.91 AE Lock Effects ..78 In a Creative Zone Mode..................................71 4Multiple Exposures ......76 6 Custom Functions (C.......62 Depth-of-field AE with Eye Control .81 Using an EZ/E/EG/ML/TL-series Speedlite ........................77 Using the Built-in Flash........................................................

or check for yourself that the camera components are working properly. eyepiece. • The camera contains precision electronic circuitry. remove the batteries. Otherwise corrosion may develop on the contacts. cabinet. If the camera gets wet. Excessive heat can cause the camera to malfunction. • The camera is not waterproof and should not be used in wet conditions or underwater.. 6 . If small amounts of water splash onto the camera. cool. be careful not to touch the shutter curtains. press the shutter button once in a while to release the shutter a few times. resulting in improper camera operation. Never attempt to disassemble the camera. Store the camera in a well-ventilated. film compartment. have the camera checked by your Canon dealer beforehand. take it to your nearest Canon dealer as soon as possible. If the camera is exposed to salty air. wipe it with a clean dry cloth. For stubborn dirt. During storage. • If you have not used the camera for some time or if there is an important shoot. Do not drop it or subject it to physical shock. wipe it thoroughly with a slightly damp cloth. Do not clean the camera body or lens with any cleaner containing an organic solvent. dry place. focusing screen. where corrosive chemicals are present. • Do not touch the electrical contacts with your fingers. mirror. etc. The shutter curtains can be easily deformed or damaged. • Do not leave the camera in places prone to excessive heat such as in a car on a sunny day.Handling Cautions Camera Care and Storage • The camera is a precision instrument. Also. when loading and unloading film. • The shutter curtains are extremely thin. consult your nearest Canon dealer. • Use only a blower brush to blow away any dust on the lens. Be careful not to blow air too forcefully on the shutter curtains. Use only a blower to clean them. • If the camera is not to be used for an extended period. • Avoid storing the camera in a laboratory. etc.

keep spare batteries warm in a pocket. Batteries • Before installing the batteries. • Never disassemble or recharge the batteries. etc. film advance will be possible and film rewind can resume by pressing the <6> button. if the <r> icon blinks or it is not displayed. This is to prevent faulty connections and corrosion. put on the lens caps or put down the lens with the rear end up to avoid scratching the lens surface and electrical contacts. Also. never store a battery in high-temperature places or short circuit the battery contacts or toss a battery into a fire. and may appear dark at high temperatures. The display will return to normal at room temperature. In such a case. Lens Electrical Contacts After detaching the lens from the camera. when the battery level is low. battery performance may decline slightly at freezing temperatures. wipe the battery contacts to remove any fingerprints and smudges. the film advance and auto rewind might stop midway or not work at all and the <r> icon may blink on the LCD panel. Contacts 7 . • Although the batteries work well even at low temperatures. After the batteries are replaced with new ones. How Low Battery Levels Affect Camera Operation On the LCD panel. However. a proper exposure can still be obtained as long as the shutter releases.. and use and warm the batteries alternately.LCD Displays LCD displays operate more slowly at low temperatures.

20) 5 8 Load the film.22) • The film will advance to the first frame. Align the edge of the film leader with the orange mark on the camera and close the camera back until it snaps shut. (p. (p.18) 2 Attach a lens.Quick Start Guide + – 1 Install the batteries. (p. the built-in flash will pop-up and fire automatically. and insert two CR123A lithium batteries as shown. (p. Aim the AF points on the main subject and press the shutter button halfway to autofocus.78) .21) • Under low-light or backlit conditions. 6 Focus the subject. Refer to the battery orientation diagram on the battery chamber cover. (p. Align the red dots on the lens and camera and turn the lens as shown by the arrow until it snaps in place.

(p. set the focus mode switch to <AF>. Press the shutter button completely to take the picture. (p. Open the camera back to remove the film cartridge. the film rewinds automatically.21) 8 Unload the film. Keep pressing the Mode Dial’s lock button while turning the dial.20) 4 Turn the Mode Dial to <Y> (Full Auto).3 On the lens.28) 7 Take the picture. At the end of the roll.24) 9 . (p. (p.

17) Mirror (p. 48) Red-eye reduction lamp / Self-timer/ Remote control lamp (p. • The camera controls are indicated as icons in brackets < >.59) Lens lock pin Lens mount Body cap (p.25) Mode Dial lock release button (p. 33.15.16) Shutter button (p.7) Lens release button (p.74) Remote control sensor (p.20) 10 .21) LCD panel illumination button (p.15. 38) **Eye Control switch (p.75) Contacts (p.20) Depth-of-field preview button (p.15.14) Film advance mode lever (p. 73) Strap mount (p.76) Grip / Battery compartment (p.Nomenclature • Reference page numbers are in parentheses. 43.18) Back cover release lever (p.78/29) Flash-sync contact Hot shoe (p.12) <l> Main Dial (p.81) Dioptric adjustment knob (p.14) Mode Dial (p.22) Built-in flash / AF-assist beam (p. AF mode dial (p.32/33/76) LCD panel (p.

35) *<6> button (p.25.70) / ***FE lock / Custom Function setting button (p.41.36) *<7> button (p.23. 34) Viewfinder eyepiece *Date display panel (p. 11 . 72.52) Film check window <u> Quick Control Dial (p. 68. 32.36) Tripod socket Quick Control Dial switch (p.Eyecup (p.16) Battery compartment cover release lever (p. 74.76) <6> Midroll rewind button (p. 73.24) *<q> button (p. 80) <Z> Metering mode button (p.18) * DATE Model only ** m Model only *** With an EX-series Speedlite. 87) Remote control terminal (p.35) <0> Function button (p.41) <w> AE lock (p.16) <h> AF point selection key (p.84) <3> AF point selection button (p.

Nomenclature LCD Panel

<K> Remote control mark Shutter speed (D - K, y) Depth-of-field AE (r) ISO film speed (U - F) Custom Function No. (p - P) **Calibration (u) ***FE lock (o) Metering mode Z Evaluative metering X Partial metering C Center-weighted averaging metering

<V> Custom Function Aperture value (Q - V) Red-eye reduction setting (W, E) Beeper setting (W, E) AEB amount (Z - C) DEP points (E, R) Custom Function setting (W - Y) **Calibration No. (E - Y)

<D> ISO film speed <F> Red-eye reduction <9> Beeper

AF point mark Battery level mark

<4> Multiple exposures <a> Flash exposure compensation <L> AEB

<5> Film mark Exposure level indicator Exposure compensation amount AEB level Flash exposure compensation amount Red-eye reduction lamp-on indicator Film transport indicator

<7> Function pointer <8> Manual focus Frame counter (E - A) Multiple-exposure setting (E - I) Self-timer operation (O - E) Remote control operation (R - E)

** m Model only *** With an EX-series Speedlite. • The actual display will show only the applicable items.

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Viewfinder Information

AF points (Superimposed display for 7 AF points)

Focusing screen

<m> **Eye Control <j> AE lock / ***FE lock AEB in progress <M> Flash-ready ***Improper FE lock warning <N> ***High-speed sync (FP flash) <a> Flash exposure compensation Shutter speed (D∼K, y) ***FE lock (o) **Calibration indicator (g - Y, h - Y) Depth-of-field AE indicator (r E, R)

<n> Focus confirmation light

Exposure level indicator Exposure compensation amount AEB level Red-eye reduction lamp-on indicator

Aperture value (Q - V)

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Nomenclature Mode Dial
• The dial has modes in two zones. • The dial is locked when it is set to <2>. To release the lock, hold down the Mode Dial lock release button and turn the dial.
Creati ve Zo ne

Mode Dial lock release button
Custom Function Set

2OFF

Full Auto

Im a

g e Zone

on B a sic Z

e

1 Basic Zone
Fully automatic mode where the camera takes care of everything. Y : Full Auto (p.28) Basically, all you do is point and shoot.

2 Creative Zone
Semi-automatic and manual modes enable you to take control of the camera to obtain the desired result. S : Program AE (p.54) R : Shutter-priority AE (p.56) E : Aperture-priority AE (p.58) W : Manual exposure (p.60) Q : Depth-of-field AE (p.62)

Image Zone (p.30)
Fully automatic modes for a particular subject. U O P A : Portrait : Close-up : Sports : Night Portrait I : Landscape

3 Custom Function Set G : Custom Function (p.83) 4 2 : OFF

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AF Mode Dial ONE SHOT AF (p.49) Eye Control ON (p.48) Calibration (p.39) Eye Control Switch (m Model only) Eye Control OFF (p.73) 15 .40) AI SERVO AF (p.39) AI FOCUS AF (p.43) Film Advance Mode Lever Self-timer / Remote control mode (p.73) Single-frame (p.33. 76) Continuous (p.

• All the operations described in this booklet assume that the Mode Dial is not set to <2>. • The <h> icon indicates the AF point selection key. E. R.5-4. W. • The ★ symbol indicates that the respective feature can be used only in Creative Zone modes (S.5 lens is used for example purposes. Be sure it is set to <1>. Operations with the <u> dial assume that the <i> switch is already set to <1>. • The <l> icon indicates the Main Dial. turn the Mode Dial to a picture-taking mode by pressing the lock button and turning the dial. • The <u> icon indicates the Quick Control Dial. a Canon EF 28-105mm f/3. • Reference page numbers are in parentheses. Ignore those instructions if your camera EOS ELAN 7N/33V does not have Eye Control. • The <i> icon indicates the Quick Control Dial switch. Before proceeding with any operation.Conventions Used in this Instructions ∗ This instruction booklet includes Eye Control instructions. • In this instruction booklet. • The (0) and (1) icons indicate that the respective function remains in effect for 4 and 6 sec. respectively after the button is released. • The camera control icons and markings used in this booklet correspond to the actual icons and markings found on the camera. Q). 16 . • The procedures explained in this booklet assume that the Custom Functions are set to the default settings.

Before You Start This chapter explains a few preliminary steps and basic camera operations. Then pass it through the strap’s buckle as shown in the illustration. Pull the strap to make sure it does not slip out of the buckle. (p. 1 17 Attaching the Strap 2 1 Pass the end of the strap through the camera’s strap mount from the bottom. • The eyepiece cover is also attached to the strap.34) 3 4 Eyepiece cover .

The camera uses two lithium CR123A (or DL123A) batteries. the arrow and open the cover. 18 . 1 • Slide the release lever as shown by + 2 Install the batteries. Also carry spare batteries for extended shooting sessions. batteries are not included with the camera. For places where CR123A (or DL123A) batteries may not be easily available. • Press the cover until it snaps shut. -- 3 Close the battery compartment cover. contacts (+ • Make sure the battery and –) are properly oriented as shown. 2 1 Open the battery compartment cover.Installing the Batteries ∗ In the Americas. take spare batteries with you. • Do not mix old and new batteries.

• Hold down the dial’s lock release sThe button while turning the dial. rolls) 50% Flash Use 100% Flash Use 38 (33) rolls 19 (17) rolls 20 (19) rolls 10 (9) rolls • The battery life shown above is based on Canon’s testing conditions with new batteries. : The batteries will soon be completely exhausted. • When not using the camera. 19 . Take out the batteries and install correctly. Turn the Mode Dial to a shooting mode. Keep spare batteries handy. camera will then turn on and the LCD panel will display one of the following battery level mark: : Battery level OK. : Replace the batteries. • If nothing is displayed on the LCD panel. • Figures in parentheses apply when the Eye Control switch is <1>. the batteries may have been installed incorrectly.Checking the Battery Level Check the battery level after replacing the batteries and before using the camera. the battery life will be affected. : The battery level is low. set the Mode Dial to <2>. • If you often press the shutter button halfway for a prolonged period or just autofocus without taking a picture. Battery Life Temperature At 20˚C At –20˚C 0% Flash Use 125 (115) rolls 70 (65) rolls (With 24-ex.

” • An EF-S lens cannot be attached to the camera. lens.Mounting and Detaching a Lens Mounting a Lens 1 Remove the caps. turn the lens as the arrow. 1 2 1 4 Detaching the Lens 2 1 3 release 5 While pressing the lens shown by button. Red dots Mount the lens. autofocus will not operate. set 3 On the to <AF>. the focus mode switch • If the focus mode switch is set to Remove the front lens cap. 20 . cap and the • Remove the rear lens camera body cap. 2 • Align the red dots on the lens and camera and turn the lens as shown by the arrow until it snaps in place. <MF>. • Turn the lens until it stops.” and <MF> stands for “Manual Focus. • <AF> stands for “Auto Focus. then detach it. • Keep the removed caps where you will not lose them.

If an Extender (sold separately) is used and the maximum aperture (the lowest f/number) of the lens becomes smaller than f/5. it will take a moment before the picture is taken.42). sThe exposure (the combination of shutter speed and aperture value) appears on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder (0). wait a moment before pressing it completely to take the picture. autofocusing will not operate. the AF point will not flash in red.How the Shutter Button Works The shutter button has two stages.6. • Camera movement during the moment of exposure is called camera shake. then press the shutter button gently. the focus confirmation light <n> will not light. • If the AF Mode Dial has been set to <5>. The two levels of shutter button operation are as follows: When it is pressed halfway: sPressing the shutter button down halfway activates autofocusing (AF) and automatic exposure (AE) and the shutter speed and aperture value are set. • If the AF Mode Dial has been set to <5> and automatic AF point selection is set (p. When it is pressed fully: sThe shutter is released to take the picture and the film advances by one frame. You can press it down halfway or fully. Camera shake can cause blurred pictures. 21 . • After pressing the shutter button halfway. If you press the shutter button completely at one stroke or right after pressing it halfway. To prevent blurred pictures due to camera shake: · Hold the camera steady. · Use your finger tip to touch the shutter button. grasp the camera with your entire right hand.

cover. the ISO speed will be displayed on the LCD panel. s When the initial film advance ends. the <5> icon and frame counter of “E” will be displayed on the LCD panel.5Loading and Unloading Film Loading Film When you load the film. rewind it back into the film cartridge. • Hold down the dial’s lock release button while turning the dial. s While the film advances. the camera automatically sets the film’s ISO speed. • If you pull out the film leader too much. Orange mark Wrong cover. 5 Close the back cover until it snaps • Close the back shut. 3 Insert the film cartridge at a slight angle. 2 Open the back back cover release • Slide down the lever and open the back.to the on the • Hold down the film cartridge while pulling out the film leader. film will advance to frame 1 automatically. With DX-coded film. it advances automatically to the first frame. 1 Turn the Mode Dial to any setting except <2>. the edge of leader 4 Pullorange markthe filmcamera. s The 22 .

• In hot and humid environments. • Infrared film cannot be used with this camera. • Look at the LCD panel and press the <0> button to move the arrow. (p. Never touch them with your fingers. see “Setting the ISO Film Speed” on page 73. do not remove the film packaging until you are ready to load the film. When loading film. C. (1) sThe current film speed is displayed. Checking the Film Speed The camera reads the film cartridge’s DX code and sets the film speed automatically within ISO 25 . the <5> icon will blink on the LCD panel and the shutter will not work. If the film is not loaded properly. do not touch or damage the curtains with your fingers or film. If you want to set a film speed different from the DX-coded film speed or if the film cartridge is not DX-coded.85) 23 . Move the <7> arrow to the <D> icon.• The shutter curtains have been manufactured with very high precision. Reload the film properly.Fn-03-1 can prevent the film speed from being set automatically with the DX code.5000. • Set the Mode Dial to a Creative Zone mode.

5Loading and Unloading Film Unloading Film After the film’s last frame is exposed. (p.Fn-01-1 can make the film rewind faster. s During film rewind.Fn-02-1 can leave out the film leader when the film rewind ends. s The film rewind stops automatically. Press the <6> button. • Check that the <5> icon is blinking. the camera rewinds the film automatically. film rewind stops automatically. s Film s The rewind will begin.85) 24 . follow the procedure below. 6Midroll Rewind To rewind the film in midroll. • Check that the <5> icon is blinking.85) • C. pressing the <6> button toggles between high-speed and low-speed (silent) rewind. During film rewind. • C. then open the camera back and take out the film. the LCD panel will indicate the film rewinding and the frame count will count down. then open the camera back and take out the film. (p.

The camera’s adjustable dioptric range is –2. 25 .5 to +0. slide it upward to remove. If the dioptric adjustment knob still cannot make the viewfinder look clear. 1 Remove the eyecup. • Turn the knob left or right so that the AF points in the viewfinder look sharp. 2 Turn the dioptric adjustment knob.5 dpt.sides at the • While grasping both bottom of the eyecup. • The illustration shows the knob at the standard setting (–1 dpt). 3 Reattach the eyecup. use a Dioptric Adjustment Lens Ed (10 types sold separately). eyeglass wearers will not need their eyeglasses to see a sharp viewfinder image.Dioptric Adjustment By adjusting the diopter.

• Press the camera against your face and look through the viewfinder. • To maintain a stable stance. Horizontal shooting Vertical shooting • Firmly grasp the camera grip with your right hand. 26 . and press your both elbows lightly against your body.Holding the Camera To avoid taking blurred pictures. The camera automatically senses whether it is in the horizontal or vertical position. place one foot in front of the other instead of lining up both feet. The camera orientation sensor will make a small sound when you switch to vertical or horizontal shooting. hold the camera steady to minimize camera shake. • Hold the lens at the bottom with your left hand.

• The settings automatically set by the Basic Zone modes are shown in the “Feature Availability Table” on page 91. This is to prevent spoiled shots caused by accidental operation of camera controls. In these modes. n B a sic Zo e . these modes override the camera’s <l> <u> and AF Mode dials. all you do is point and shoot. Also.Fully Automatic Shooting This chapter describes how to use the camera’s Basic Zone modes <Y> <U> <I> <O> <P> <A> for quick and easy shooting. • The picture-taking procedure is the same as with the “<Y> Full Auto mode” on page 28. <U>. film advance mode lever (except <p>). or <A>. <O>. <P>. <I>. 2 27 Turn the Mode Dial to <Y>. and buttons (except <0> <6> and the shutter button).

YFull Auto Mode
All you do is point the camera and press the shutter button. Everything is automatic so it is easy to photograph any subject. With seven AF points to focus the subject, you just point and shoot.

1 Turn the Mode Dial to <Y>. 2 Aim any of the AF points on the subject.
• The main subject, as determined by
the camera, will be focused by one of the AF points. • To focus a subject not covered by any of the AF points, see “Focusing OffCenter Subjects” on page 50.
AF point

subject. 3 Focus the shutter button halfway to • Press the
focus.
s When

Shutter speed Aperture value

necessary, the built-in flash will pop up automatically. s The AF point that achieves focus will flash in red. The beeper will also sound and the focus confirmation light <n> in the viewfinder will light.

4 Check the exposure setting. The shutter speed and aperture
s

value will be set automatically and displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD panel. (0)

AF point mark

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5 Take the picture. and press the • Compose the shot
shutter button fully.

• If you want to zoom, do it before focusing. Turning the zooming ring after achieving focus may throw off the focus. • If the built-in flash’s pop-up operation is obstructed, the <r> icon will blink on the LCD panel. Press the shutter button halfway to resolve the problem. • When focus is achieved, the autofocus and auto exposure setting will also be locked. • If the focus confirmation light <n> blinks, the picture cannot be taken. (p.51) • Out of the seven AF points, the one covering the closest subject is selected automatically to achieve focus. • If multiple AF points flash in red simultaneously, it indicates that all those AF points have achieved focus. • In the Basic Zone modes (except <I> <P> ), the built-in flash will pop up and fire automatically in low-light or backlit conditions. To retract the flash, push it back down.

AF-Assist beam with the Built-in Flash
Under low-light conditions, the built-in flash fires a brief burst of flashes when you press the shutter button halfway. This is to illuminate the subject to enable easier autofocusing.

• The AF-assist beam does not function in the <I> <P> modes. • The built-in flash’s AF-assist beam is effective up to about 4 meters/13.1 feet. • In the Creative Zone modes, if the built-in flash is popped up, the AF-assist light will emitted when necessary.

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Programmed Image Control Modes
Select a shooting mode to suit the target subject, and the camera will be set to obtain the best results.

U

Portrait
This mode blurs the background to make the human subject stand out.

• Holding down the shutter button executes
continuous shooting.

• For better background blur, use a telephoto lens
and fill the frame with the subject or have the subject stand closer to the camera. s This automatically sets the AF mode to <4>, the film advance mode to <H>, and the metering mode to <Z>.

I

Landscape
This is for wide scenic views, night scenes, etc.

• Using a wide-angle lens will further enhance the
s This

depth and breadth of the picture. automatically sets the AF mode to <4>, the film advance mode to <J> (single-frame shooting), and the metering mode to <Z>.

O

Close-up
Use this mode to take close-up shots of flowers, insects, etc.

• As much as possible, focus the subject at the
lens’ closest focusing distance.

• To obtain a larger magnification, use the
telephoto end of a zoom lens.

• For serious close-up shots, optional EOSs This

dedicated macro lenses are recommended. automatically sets the AF mode to <4>, the film advance mode to <J> (single-frame shooting), and the metering mode to <Z>.

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) • In the <A> mode. and the metering mode to <Z>. (The shutter speed indicator still blinks when you use a tripod. and the metering mode to <Z>. or use a tripod. Hold the camera steady and press the shutter button smoothly. • Tell the subject to keep still even after the flash fires. the film advance mode to <J> (single-frame shooting). focusing will continue for continuous shooting. • A blinking shutter speed indicates that the shutter speed is too slow to prevent a blurred picture caused by camera shake. use the <I> mode instead. • While you hold down the shutter button. • The camera will first track the subject with the center AF point. s This automatically sets the AF mode to <4>. use a tripod to prevent camera shake. • Using a telephoto lens and ISO 400 or higher speed film is recommended. but camera shake will not be a problem. s This automatically sets the AF mode to <5>. Focus tracking will then continue with any of the seven AF points covering the subject. 31 . The flash illuminates the subject while a slow sync speed obtains a natural-looking exposure of the background. • If you want to photograph only a night scene (without people). A Night Portrait This mode is for taking pictures of people at twilight or at night. • The focus confirmation light will not light even when focus is achieved. the film advance mode to <H>.P Sports This is for fast-moving subjects when you want to freeze the action.

“Red eye” happens when the light from the flash reflects off the retina of the eyes. 32 . • Red-eye reduction will not work unless the Red-eye reduction subject looks at the red-eye reduction lamp. go to a brighter environment or move closer to the subject. the red-eye reduction lamp-on indicator will appear in viewfinder and on the LCD panel. • For maximum effectiveness. set “W” on the LCD panel. Red-eye reduction can be set in any shooting mode except <I> <P>. press the shutter button fully after the red-eye reduction lamp turns off (after 1. • The effectiveness of red-eye reduction varies depending on the subject. (1) the <l> 2 TurnLCD panel. Tell lamp-on indicator the subject to look at the lamp. the <F> icon • Look at the LCD panel and press the <0> button to move the arrow. • You can take a picture even while the red-eye reduction lamp is lit. dial to set “E” on the • Press the shutter button halfway to return to normal camera operation. the <7> arrow to 1 Moveon the LCD panel. The camera’s red-eye reduction feature turns on the red-eye reduction lamp to shine a gentle light into the subject’s eyes to narrow the pupil diameter or iris. the subject’s eyes may come out red in the photograph. A smaller pupil reduces the chances of red eye from occurring. • To cancel red-eye reduction. • When you press the shutter button halfway.FUsing Red-eye Reduction (with the built-in flash) When flash is used in a low-light environment.5 sec. • To further increase the effectiveness of red-eye reduction.).

sThe picture will be taken about 10 sec. We recommend using a tripod when you use the self-timer. the beeper beeps slowly and the red-eye reduction lamp flashes. set the film advance mode lever to <J> (single-frame shooting) or <H>.74) 33 . • The self-timer beeper can be silenced. Do not stand in front of the camera when you press the shutter button to start the self-timer. first lock the focus (p. the beeper beeps faster and the red-eye reduction lamp stays lit. later. the LCD panel counts down the seconds until the picture is taken. advance mode lever to sThe <K> icon will be displayed on the LCD panel. procedure is the • The picture-taking same as with the <Y> Full Auto mode on page 28. During the final 2 seconds.qUsing the Self-timer You can use self-timer in any Basic Zone mode or Creative Zone mode. During the first 8 seconds. Doing so prevents the camera from focusing the subject. (p. the film 1 Set<p>. 2 Take the picture. • Look through the viewfinder and press the shutter button fully to start the self-timer. • To cancel the self-timer after it starts. • When using the self-timer to take a picture of only yourself. sDuring the self-timer operation.50) on an object at the same distance where you will be in the picture.

to the • The eyepiece cover attached strap. the eyecup. • Push up both sides at the bottom of 2 Attach the eyepieceiscover.Using the Eyepiece Cover When using the self-timer or optional wireless remote control. • Slide the eyepiece cover down into the eyepiece groove to attach it. 34 . you should use the eyepiece cover (p. 1 Remove the eyecup from the eyepiece.17) to prevent stray light from entering the eyepiece and affecting the exposure reading.

24. month. year Day. 2004) (2004 Dec.Imprinting the Date or Time (DATE Model only) The camera has a date feature with an automatic calendar to 2019. day Day. sEach time the button is pressed. the imprinting format changes in the following sequence as shown on the quartz date display panel: Month. the bar <9> will blink to indicate that the date or time has been imprinted. Press the <q> button. minute Hyphens (Dec. 24) (24th 16:45) (Blank) • <W> is displayed above the month. day. hour. 35 . 2004) (24 Dec. The date or time can be imprinted in any shooting mode. year Year. • When a picture is taken. It can imprint the date or time on the photograph as shown in the left photo. month.

time you press the button. • Open the camera back and loosen the screw as shown in the illustration. contact (+) positive • The must face up. • Press the digit to be set. replace the CR2025 lithium battery as follows. Replacing the Date Battery When the date/time on the imprinted photograph looks faded. • Set the 36 . the settable digit will change as follows: Year → month → day. cover. Or hour → minute →“a” correct number. 1 Remove the battery chamber cover. • If “a” is blinking and you press <6>.Imprinting the Date or Time (DATE Model only) Setting the Date and Time date or time display. • Keep pressing the <6> button until no digits blink. 2 Take out the battery. the battery chamber 4 Reattachcorrect date and time. the seconds will be reset to 0. 3 Set thepressing the <7> button until • Keep the correct number appears. a new 3 Insertbattery’sbattery. 4 Finalize the setting. 1 Select the <q> button. 2 Select the <6> button until the • Press the s Each digit blinks. Battery life is about 3 years. • Repeat steps 2 and 3 until all the date and time digits are set correctly.

AF Modes and Metering Modes The viewfinder has seven AF points. Q). partial. and centerweighted averaging metering modes are provided. You can select the AF point closest to the subject to make it easier and faster to compose the picture. R. Set the metering mode to suit shooting conditions and obtain the desired exposure. E. 3 • The ★ symbol indicates that the respective feature can be used only in Creative Zone modes (S. W. 37 . Evaluative. You can also select the AF mode to suit the subject or shooting conditions.

One Shot AF for still subjects. 2 Set the Mode Dial to a Creative Zone mode. The camera has three AF modes: 1. 2.Selecting the AF Mode★ The AF mode is the autofocusing method. 1 Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>. and 3. AI Servo AF for moving subjects. AI Focus AF that switches automatically from One-Shot AF to AI Servo AF if the subject starts to move. dial to select the ONE SHOT : One-Shot AF AI FOCUS : AI Focus AF AI SERVO : AI Servo AF 38 . the AF mode 3 TurnAF mode.

In this case. the camera can also focus track a subject which steadily approaches or retreats from the camera. AF point which achieves focus will flash briefly and the focus confirmation light in the viewfinder will light at the same time. sThe exposure settings are set immediately before the picture is taken. sWith evaluative metering. sWith predictive AF∗.50) You can then recompose the shot while retaining the exposure setting and point of focus. 39 . Recompose the shot and try and focus again. the exposure setting (shutter speed and Focus confirmation light aperture value) will be set when focus is achieved. sThe AF point If focus has not been achieved. Also see “When Autofocus Fails” (p. (p.One-Shot AF for Still Subjects Pressing the shutter button halfway activates AF operation and achieves focus once. the focus confirmation light <n> in the viewfinder will blink. the camera focuses continuously • This AF mode suits moving subjects when the focusing distance keeps changing. AI Servo AF for Moving Subjects While you press the shutter button halfway. The exposure setting and focus will be locked as long as the shutter button is pressed halfway.51). you cannot take a picture even when you press the shutter button fully.

(p.Fn-04-2. As long as one of the AF points cover the moving subject. the camera tracks the subject and predicts the focusing distance immediately before the picture is taken. holding down the <w> button will temporarily stop the AF operation in the AI Servo AF mode. the focus confirmation light <n> in the viewfinder will not light and the beeper will not sound. the camera will detect the movement and switch automatically to AI Servo AF to focus track the subject. predictive AF will continue to track the subject as you follow it with your eye.Selecting the AF Mode★ • When focus is achieved.49) will be used. the camera first uses the center AF point to focus. If focus is achieved in the One-Shot AF mode and the subject starts to move continuously.85) AI Focus AF for Automatic AF Mode Switching The AI Focus AF mode switches automatically from One-Shot AF to AI Servo AF if the subject starts to move. With C. • If the focus confirmation light <n> in the viewfinder blinks. the selected AF point is used for predictive AF. Eye Control Servo AF (p. This is for obtaining correct focus at the moment of exposure. ∗ Predictive AF If the subject approaches or retreats from the camera at a constant rate. 40 . • Focus lock cannot be used. The active AF point will not flash in red. If the subject moves away from the center AF point. • With a manually selected AF point. it means focus has not been achieved. • When the AF point selection is automatic. focus tracking continues as long as the subject is covered by another AF point. • In the Eye Control mode.

• To return to shooting. The AF point can be selected automatically by the camera or manually by you. the <3> button. select the center AF point. • Automatic AF Point Selection The camera selects the AF point automatically to match the subject. the <h> keys on the left. the AF point can be selected either automatically or manually. top. sPress If you use an external. • Eye Control (p. • Manual AF Point Selection You can select any of the seven AF points manually. Basic Procedure for AF Point Selection 1 Set the Eye Control switch to <2>.43 .panel viewfinder LCD • Look and press the <h> key. press the shutter button halfway or press the <3> button again. EOS-dedicated Speedlite and focus cannot be achieved with the AF-assist beam. In the <S> <R> <E> <W> modes. 41 . This is best when you want to focus a particular subject. In the Basic Zone modes and <Q> mode. or bottom AF point respectively. the AF point selection is automatic only. right.3Selecting an AF Point★ The AF point is used for focusing. the 3 Selectat thedesired AForpoint. (1) 2 Presscurrent AF point will be indicated The s on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder.49) Select one of the seven AF points by looking at it. or bottom to select the left. or to compose a particular shot quickly. right. top.

(p.3Selecting an AF Point★ Automatic Selection Display all AF points in red.Fn-10-1 can disable the AF point from flashing in red. automatic focusing selection will be set. • When you try to select an AF point beyond a peripheral AF point.87) • C.Fn-11-1 enables you to select a AF point directly with the <h> keys without having to press the <3> button first.Fn-11-2 enables you to select a AF point with the <l> and <u> dials instead of the <h> keys. Manual Selection Display the desired AF point in red. the selection will start with the center AF point. (p. (p.88) 42 . • When you press the <3> button to switch from automatic AF point selection to manual AF point selection. • See the diagram on the left on how the AF point selection changes with the <3> button.87) • C.87) • C. Automatic Selection Automatic Selection Automatic Selection Center AF point selected Automatic Selection • C.Fn-12-1 can make the <3> button switch to the center AF point. (p.

25) • While calibrating the camera. look 43 . you must calibrate the camera so that it can correctly detect the movements of your eye looking through the eyepiece. the camera detects which AF point your eye is looking at. • Before starting.e Eye Control Calibration (m Model only) With Eye Control. are displayed on the LCD panel. s“u” and the CAL No. do not take your eye off the eyepiece. read “Eye Control Calibration and Operation Tips” on page 46. see “Deleting Eye Control Calibration Settings” on page 47. the camera horizontally and 3 Hold at the viewfinder. • To maximize the calibration precision. To calibrate it. Blinking number: Indicates unregistered calibration. Calibration Procedure Before using Eye Control. 2 Selecttheblinking CALselect a • Turn <l> dial to number. look at the blinking AF point. (p. The camera can save up to five calibration settings.. ∗ “e” stands for calibration. Non-blinking number: Indicates registered calibration. You must calibrate it for both the horizontal and vertical camera orientations. a No. That AF point is then selected and used to focus the subject. then press the shutter button. 1 Set the Eye Control switch to <e>. complete any necessary dioptric adjustment. • If there is no blinking CAL No.

4 . • The right-most AF point will blink first. 44 . 2 3 5 Let go of the shutter button. the camera vertically 8 Hold at the viewfinder. The beeper will sound at the same time. 7 Check the viewfinder is completed. 6 Repeat steps willand 5in the following The AF point blink s sequence: 2 → 3 → 4. pressing the shutter button completely will not take a picture. s The AF point will stop blinking and stay lit. • During this calibration procedure. and look CAL No. When the calibration s the CAL No. 4 display.e Eye Control Calibration (m Model only) AF 4 Keep looking at the blinkingpress point in the viewfinder and 1 the shutter button. press the shutter button. While looking at the blinking AF point. will stop blinking and “i” will be displayed. • Calibrate vertically under the same • You can hold the camera vertically with the grip pointing up or down.

11 Set the Eye Control switch to <g>. In such a case.74) is set to “W”. • This completes the calibration procedure. will stop blinking and “i” will be displayed. press the • Follow steps 4 to 6.46). s the CAL No. • If the calibration does not go well. point. Be sure to also complete the calibration procedure for the vertical orientation. If the camera does not detect your eye movement properly during the calibration. 45 . and you can now use Eye Control (p. When the completed. will blink on the LCD panel.5 8 7 the blinking AF 9 While looking atshutter button. wait until the AF point in the viewfinder stops blinking.48) to take pictures. the beeper will sound and the CAL No. see “Eye Control Calibration Operation Tips” (p. • If you interrupt the calibration procedure. the beeper will not sound. • If the beeper setting (p. sThe AF point will blink in the following sequence: 5 → 6 → 7 → 8. Eye Control during vertical picture-taking might not be so accurate. then start over from step 3. 6 viewfinder 10 Check the calibration is display. • If you do the calibration procedure only for the horizontal orientation. press the shutter button and start from step 3.

• Your eye is too close to the viewfinder. etc. • You wear mirror-type sunglasses or other specially-coated glasses. look through the eyepiece in the same way you did during the calibration. or at night. • Keep both eyes open while looking through the viewfinder. Intelligent Eye Control You can repeat the calibration procedure under different conditions such as when you are outdoors. keep looking (without moving your eye) at the blinking AF point until it lights and the beeper sounds.e Eye Control Calibration (m Model only) Eye Control Calibration and Operation Tips • Hold the camera as you always do while looking through the viewfinder. • Look through the viewfinder so you can see all four corners of the viewfinder. • Your eye is too far away from the eyepiece due to eyeglasses. delete the calibration settings saved under another CAL No. • When using Eye Control. • If you wear eyeglasses. Two or more users must not share the same CAL No. • Avoid squinting or blinking your eye. The camera can save these additional calibration settings under the same CAL No. If necessary. By accumulating more calibration settings.47) 46 . wear them properly without having them slide down your nose. • During the calibration procedure. indoors. the camera can provide more precise Eye Control. to store another user’s calibration settings. (p. Each user should have his or her own CAL No. Eye Control calibration and operation might not be possible in the following cases: • When you wear bifocal eyeglasses or hard contact lenses.

whose be calibration settings are to deleted. You can then do the calibration procedure and save the new calibration settings under that CAL No.Deleting Eye Control Calibration Settings If you want to save new calibration settings under a CAL No. 2 Select the CAL No. that already has calibration settings. 47 . <3> sThe CAL No. follow the procedure below to first delete the previous calibration settings. the <w> button and 3 Press button simultaneously. • Select a non-blinking CAL No. 1 Set the Eye Control switch to <e>. will start blinking to indicate that the calibration settings have been deleted.

the CAL 2 Selectthe <l> No. the AF mode 5 TurnAF mode. 3 Set the Eye Control switch to <g>. • Eye Control can be used in all shooting modes except <Y> (Full Auto).gUsing Eye Control (m Model only) With Eye Control. 1 Set the Eye Control switch to <e>. Blinking number: Indicates unregistered calibration. the • Turn Mode Dial to select desired shooting mode. dial to select the 48 . you just look at the AF point where you want to focus. a 4 Selecttheshooting mode. • In the <Y> (Full Auto) mode. Eye Control information is also added to the automatic AF point selection program for more precise automatic AF point selection. to select your dial • Turn CAL No. Non-blinking number: Indicates registered calibration.

The AF point can then be selected automatically or manually. Turning Off Eye Control Turn the Eye Control switch to <2>. If the subject focused with Eye Control starts to move. • If the camera fails to detect which AF point you are looking at. you can continue to focus-track the subject with your eye by looking at the next AF point covering the subject while holding down the shutter button halfway. • If Eye Control does not work well. This is called Eye Control Servo AF. sThe <m> icon lights in the viewfinder. Eye Control Servo AF When you use Eye Control in the AI Servo AF mode (or AI Focus AF set to AI Servo AF).the focusing 6 Keep looking atto select and point you want press the shutter button halfway. the <m> icon in the viewfinder will blink and automatic AF point selection will take effect. check if you are using the correct CAL No. sThe AF point you look at will flash in red and focus the subject. 7 Take the picture. you can focus a moving subject continuously just by looking at it. 49 . and see “Eye Control Calibration and Operation Tips” on page 46.

then point on • Aim press the shutter button halfway. 50 .” Focus lock works when the AF mode is set to One Shot AF. This is called “focus lock.Focusing Off-Center Subjects After achieving focus. Focus lock also works in the Basic Zone modes (except <P>). 1 Set the camera to a Creative Zone mode. 2 Select the desired AF point. 4 Keep pressing the shutter button halfway and recompose the picture as desired. Just start from step 3 above. 5 Take the picture. the subject. the 3 Focusthe AFsubject. you can lock the focus on a subject and recompose the shot.

8Manual Focusing 1 Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF>. 2 Focusthe lens focusing ring until the • Turn subject looks sharp. • Subjects in very low light. Example: Animal behind bars in a cage. Example: Automobile with a strong reflection. Focus ring If you hold down the shutter button halfway while focusing manually. • Extremely backlit or reflective subjects. 51 . Example: Blue sky. • Overlapping near and far objects. the subject. flat surface with a solid color. (2)Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF> and focus manually.When Autofocus Fails (Manual Focusing) Autofocus can fail to achieve focus (the focus confirmation light <n> blinks) with certain subjects such as the following: Difficult Subjects for Autofocusing • Low-contrast subjects. In such cases. the AF point achieving focus will flash in red and the focus confirmation light <n> will light. do one of the following: (1)Focus lock an object at the same distance as the subject and recompose.

mode. background. In the Creative Zone. Partial metering and FE lock can be linked to the active AF point. The Basic Zone uses evaluative metering.Fn-08-1. An area covering about 10% of the viewfinder screen at the center is used for metering. and centerweighted averaging metering. evaluative metering is based on the center AF point. • Turn • To start shooting again. Based on the subject’s position in the viewfinder. partial. the camera always calculates the proper exposure for the subject. press the shutter button halfway or press the <Z> button again.ZMetering Modes★ The camera has three metering modes: Evaluative.) 52 . (1) the metering 2 Selectthe <l> dial. any of the three modes can be selected. • If the subject brightness and background light level are very different (strong backlight or spotlight). ZEvaluative metering This is the camera’s standard metering mode suited for most shooting including backlit conditions. CCenter-weighted averaging metering The metering is weighted at the center and then averaged for the entire scene. brightness. etc. XPartial metering This is effective for backlit subjects. • During manual focusing. partial metering (X) is recommended instead. front or back lighting conditions. (See page 87 for C. The partial metering area is shown on the left.. 1 Press the <Z> button.

You take control of the camera. E. • The ★ symbol indicates that the respective feature can be used only in Creative Zone modes (S. . • The functions that can be set in Creative Zone modes are listed in the “Function Availability Table” (p. you can set the desired shutter speed or aperture value to obtain the exposure you want. turn the <i> switch to <1>. W. • Press the shutter button halfway and release. • Before proceeding.91). and the exposure setting will be displayed for approximately 4 seconds on the LCD panel and viewfinder. Q).User-Controlled Shooting Creativ e 4 53 Zo ne With Creative Zone modes. R.

AF point the subject.S Program AE Like the <Y> (Full Auto) mode. ∗ <S> stands for Program. AF point mark 54 . • If the shutter speed and aperture value do not blink. Shutter speed Aperture value 3 Check the display. ∗ “AE” stands for auto exposure. 2 Focus the AF point over the subject • Move and press the shutter button halfway. this is a general-purpose mode to make picture-taking easy. a correct exposure will be obtained.and aperture The shutter speed s value are set automatically and displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD panel. 1 Turn the Mode Dial to <S>. It sets the shutter speed and aperture value automatically to suit the subject’s brightness.

• Program shift cannot be set when the built-in flash is used. • If the “K” shutter speed and maximum aperture display blink.4 Take the picture.FEB · Depth-of-field preview . 55 .Modeling flash About Program Shift • In the Program AE mode. • To shift the program. The Difference Between <S> and <Y> • The shutter speed and aperture value are set in the same way in both modes. press the shutter button halfway and turn the <l> dial until the desired shutter speed or aperture value is displayed. it means the subject is too bright. • Program shift is canceled automatically after the picture is taken. you can freely change the shutter speed and aperture value combination (program) set by the camera while retaining the same exposure. • The following features can be used in the <S> mode. This is called program shift. but not in the <Y> mode.Flash ratio control · AE lock with the <j> button .High-speed sync (FP flash) · AEB . Use flash. Attach an ND filter (sold separately) to reduce the light entering the lens. • If the “D” shutter speed and minimum aperture display blink. · Manual AF point selection · Custom Functions · Metering mode selection · Built-in flash manual firing · Film advance mode selection · EX-series Speedlite compatibility · Program shift . it means the subject is too dark.2nd-curtain sync · Multiple exposures . and press the • Compose the shot shutter button fully.FE lock · Exposure compensation .

56 . the desired 2 Selectthe <l> dial. 1 Turn the Mode Dial to <R>. • Turn stop increments. ∗ <R> stands for Time value which is the shutter speed.shutter speed. you set the shutter speed and the camera sets the aperture value automatically to suit the subject brightness. Taken with a slow shutter speed. • The shutter speed can be set in half- shutter button 3 Press thethe subject. A fast shutter speed can freeze the motion of a fast-moving subject and a slow shutter speed can blur the subject to give the impression of motion. Taken with a fast shutter speed. 4 Check the viewfinder display and take the picture. halfway to focus s The aperture value is set automatically. • A correct exposure will be obtained as long as the aperture value display is not blinking.R Shutter-Priority AE In this mode.

and “J” indicates 15 sec.• If the maximum aperture value blinks. Shutter Speed Display The shutter speeds from “D” to “R” indicate the denominator of the fractional shutter speed. “S” indicates 1/125 sec. it indicates overexposure. For example.7 sec. Turn the <l> dial to set a slower shutter speed until the blinking stops. 57 . “H” indicates 0. • If the minimum aperture value blinks. Also. it indicates underexposure. Turn the <l> dial to set a faster shutter speed until the blinking stops.

the clearer the focus will be for both near and far objects (wider depth of field). 58 . 4 Check the viewfinder display and take the picture. you set the desired aperture value and the camera sets the shutter speed automatically to suit the subject brightness. • Turn stop increments. the desired 2 Selectthe <l> dial.E Aperture-Priority AE In this mode. • A correct exposure will be obtained as long as the shutter speed display does not blink. Taken with a large aperture. halfway to focus s The shutter speed is set automatically. • The aperture value can be set in half- shutter button 3 Press thethe subject. This effect is ideal for portraits. The smaller or darker the aperture (higher f/number). Taken with a small aperture. The larger or brighter the aperture (lower f/number) the more blurred the background will become. ∗ <E> stands for aperture value.aperture value. 1 Turn the Mode Dial to <E>.

Aperture Value Display The larger the f/number. the smaller the diaphragm will be. In such a case. turn the <l> dial to set a smaller aperture value (larger f/number) until the shutter speed display stops blinking. 59 . the exposure will also be locked (AE lock). it indicates underexposure. turn the <l> dial to set a larger aperture value (smaller f/number) until the shutter speed display stops blinking. it indicates overexposure.• If the slowest shutter speed blinks. In such a case. “Q” will be display for the aperture value. Depth-of-field Preview★ Press the depth-of-field preview button to stop down to the current aperture setting. The aperture value display will differ depending on the lens. • This feature can be used in the Creative Zone. When no lens is attached to the camera. The diaphragm in the lens will be set to the current aperture so you can check the depth of field (range of acceptable focus) through the viewfinder. • While you press the depth-of-field preview button. • If the fastest shutter speed blinks.

1 Turn the Mode Dial to <W>. the center-weighted averaging metering will be set automatically. the desired 2 Selectthe <l> dial. ∗ <W> stands for Manual. • The exposure level mark <z> indicates how close the exposure level is to the correct exposure. To determine the exposure. you set both the shutter speed and aperture as desired.W Manual Exposure In this mode. 3 Selectthe <i> switch to <1> and • Turn turn the <u> dial. This method is called manual exposure. shutter button 4 Press thethe subject. refer to the exposure level indicator in the viewfinder or use a handheld exposure meter.shutter speed. 60 . In the <W> mode. halfway to focus s The exposure setting will be displayed. • Turn the desired aperture value.

: To set it to the standard exposure level.5 Determine the exposure. Exposure level mark 6 Take the picture. 61 . If the exposure level mark <z> blinks at the <o> or <s> level. indicator • Look at the exposure level and set the shutter speed and aperture value as desired. set a faster shutter speed or a smaller aperture value (larger f/number). : To set it to the standard exposure level. set a slower shutter speed or a larger aperture value (smaller f/number). it indicates that the difference between the standard exposure exceeds +/–2 stops. Standard exposure index : This is the reference point for a standard exposure.

and shutter speed are set automatically to obtain the desired depth of field. and use • Press the <3> button the <h> keys to select the AF point. Depth-of-field AE with a Manually-Selected AF Point Mode Dial to <Q>. For DEP. ∗ <Q> stands for depth of field. Make sure it is set to <AF>. you can specify the AF points manually or with Eye Control AF. use the center AF point to focus. aperture.Q Depth-of-field AE The depth-of-field AE mode is for obtaining wide depth of field between a near and far subject. 1 Turn the mode will be set The AF s automatically to <4>. • If automatic AF point selection has been set. 3 Select the AF point. The optimum point of focus. It is effective for group shots and landscapes. • The <Q> mode cannot be used if the lens focus mode switch is set <MF>. 62 . 2 Turn the Eye Control switch to <2>.

aperture. • Repeat step 4 s“d” will be displayed. 63 . then press the shutter button. 6 Compose the picture and press the shutter button halfway. pressing the shutter button completely will not take the picture. 7 Take the picture. subject. • A correct exposure will be obtained as long as the shutter speed and aperture value displays do not blink. (0) sThe focus confirmation light <n> will light. and “s” will be displayed. • In steps 4 and 5. the display will change to “r”. • The exposure setting is set when the picture is taken. (0) sThe optimum point of focus. of field will be • The desired depth obtained as long as the aperture value display does not blink. • When you let go of the shutter button. the point on • Aim nearest subject. • Steps 4 and 5 can also be done in reverse order.the nearest 4 Focusthe selected AFsubject. 5 Focus farthest. and shutter speed to obtain the desired depth of field are set automatically.

you can easily set the desired depth of field without having to recompose so much. 2 Set the Eye Control switch to <g>. and “s” will be displayed. (p. 4 Focusinthe farthest subject you want focus. 64 . s “d” will be displayed.Q Depth-of-field AE Depth-of-field AE with Eye Control (m Model only) With Eye Control. 1 Turn the Mode Dial to <Q>.48) • Make sure the correct CAL No. has 3 Focusinthe nearest subject you want focus. • In steps 3 and 4. s The • Look at the subject and press the shutter button. been set. • Steps 3 and 4 can also be done in reverse order. (0) focus confirmation light <n> will light. • Repeat step 3. pressing the shutter button completely will not take the picture.

the display will change to “r”. • A correct exposure will be obtained as long as the shutter speed and aperture displays do not blink. • The exposure setting is set when the picture is taken. • If the “K” shutter speed and maximum aperture display blink.5 Press the shutter button halfway. The <Q> mode cannot be used. • When you let go of the shutter button. 65 . it means that the desired depth of field cannot be obtained. it means the subject is too dark. it means the subject is too bright. display does not • If the aperture value blink. Then try it again. • If the “D” shutter speed and minimum aperture display blink. • While looking at the AF point where you want the exposure to be set. aperture. Attach an ND filter (sold separately) to reduce the light entering the lens. • If the aperture display blinks. sThe optimum point of focus. press the shutter button halfway. Move further away from the subject or use the wide-angle end if you are using a zoom lens. 6 Take the picture. the desired depth of field will be obtained. and shutter speed to obtain the desired depth of field are set automatically.

set DEP points 1 and 2 and press the shutter button halfway. • To further increase the depth of field.∞.Q Depth-of-field AE • If you are using a zoom lens. 66 . The result will be the same as using the <S> mode. The result will be the same as using the <S> mode with flash. set the switch to “minimum focusing distance . • The <Q> mode cannot be used if the lens focus mode switch is set <MF>. use a tripod to prevent camera shake. Using a telephoto lens enhances this effect. • Setting DEP points 1 and 2 at the same point on the subject will make the depth of field shallow. Then press the depth-of-field preview button.” • To cancel <Q> at any time. • To check the depth of field while using depth-of-field AE. use a wide-angle lens. • If a slow shutter speed is set. turn the Mode Dial to any setting except <Q>. The foreground and background will then be blurred. do not zoom before the picture is taken. • The <Q> mode cannot be used if you use flash or remote control. making the subject stand out. • If you are using the <Q> mode with a lens that has a focus-limiting switch.

• The exposure compensation amount set is retained even after the Mode Dial is set to <2>. The exposure compensation amount can be set up to +/–2 stops in half-stop increments. • Turn the <i> switch to <1> and • To cancel the exposure compensation. to a 1 Turn the Mode Dial <W>.Creative Zone mode except exposure setting. 2 Check the shutter button halfway and • Press the check the display. • Assuming that a shutter speed of 1/125 sec.0 → → → +1 stop 60 5. turn the <u> dial. and an aperture value of f/8. set the exposure compensation amount to <b>. 3 Set the exposure compensation amount. You can make the picture look lighter (increased exposure) or darker (decreased exposure).6 67 .0 will give a correct exposure. setting the exposure compensation amount to plus or minus 1 stop will change the shutter speed or aperture value as follows: Shutter speed Aperture value –1 stop 250 11 ← ← ← 0 125 8. Increased exposure Standard exposure index Decreased exposure Decreased exposure Increased exposure Exposure level mark 4 Take the picture.Exposure Compensation★ Exposure compensation is used to alter the camera’s standard exposure setting.

s As shown on the left. increased exposure 68 . s The picture will be taken in the current film advance mode. and increased exposure. • Look at the LCD panel and press the <0> button.LAuto Exposure Bracketing (AEB)★ With AEB. 3 AEB range standard exposure Take the picture. amount. s The decreased exposure three bracketed shots will be exposed in the following sequence: standard exposure. Standard exposure (0) Decreased exposure (–1/2 stop) Increased exposure (+1/2 stop) 1 Move the <7> arrow to the <L> icon. the camera automatically changes the exposure within a set range (up to +/-2 stops in 1/2-stop increments) for three successive frames. (1) AEB amount AEB 2 Set the desired dial. the respective bracketing amount will be displayed as each bracketed shot is taken. decreased exposure. • Turn the <l> • Press the shutter button halfway to return to normal camera operation.

However. press the shutter button completely three times to take the three AEB shots. : ±1 stop AEB with –1-stop exposure compensation. • During AEB shooting. : ±1 stop AEB with –2-stop exposure compensation. the three AEB shots will be taken continuously automatically. In the <W> mode: : ±1 stop AEB with –2-stop exposure compensation. follow steps 1 and 2 to set the AEB amount to “Z”. • AEB can also be set in combination with exposure compensation. : ±1 stop AEB with over –2-stop exposure compensation. In the <J> (single frame) mode. • AEB will also be canceled automatically if the flash is ready to fire. the <j> icon will blink. • If C. AEB cannot be used with flash or bulb exposures. To cancel AEB. single-frame film advance will take effect during AEB shooting even if the continuous film advance mode has been set.5-stop exposure compensation. • In the <H> film advance mode. the exposure compensation amount will still take effect. • If you use the self-timer or remote control. : ±1 stop AEB with –1. 69 . In the viewfinder.Fn-05-1 is set (mirror lockup). the AEB setting will not be canceled automatically. If you set the exposure compensation amount beyond the displayable range. the <7> arrow will appear next to the <L> icon and the AEB level <x> will be displayed. the indicator will look as shown below.Canceling AEB • After the three bracketed shots are taken. the camera stops shooting automatically after taking the three AEB shots. In the <S> <R> <E> <Q> modes: : ±1 stop AEB.

you can recompose the shot while maintaining the desired exposure level. hold down the <j> button and press the shutter button to take another picture. 1 Focus the shutter button halfway to • Press the s The focus. For details. • Each time you press the <j> button.jAE Lock★ AE lock enables you to lock the exposure at a different spot from the point of focus. (p. • If you want to maintain the AE lock while taking more pictures. • In the One-Shot AF and AI Focus AF modes (except AI SERVO AF).92). the button. it locks the current exposure setting. see “AE Lock Effects” (p.85) 70 .Fn-04-1 enables you to apply AE lock by pressing the shutter button halfway and focus by pressing the <j> button. • AE lock works differently depending on the selected AF point and metering mode. 2 Press<j><j>will light in(0) The icon the s viewfinder to indicate that the exposure setting has been locked (AE lock). subject. exposure setting will be displayed. After locking the exposure. C. AE lock indicator 3 Compose the shot and take the picture. This feature is useful for backlit and spotlighted subjects. AE lock will take effect while you press the shutter button halfway to focus.

Bulb exposures are useful when long exposures are required for night scenes. • Bulb exposures are also possible with the Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 (sold separately). turn the • Look the LCD panel <l> dial to select “y”. the maximum bulb exposure time (at 20˚C) will be about 10 hours. To end the exposure. bulb 4 Start thethe bulbexposure. astronomical photography. • The bulb exposure continues as long as you hold down the shutter button. the exposure will start. 3 Selectthe <i> switch to <1> and • Turn turn the <u> dial. “y” During exposure. • “y” follows “K” the desired aperture value. etc. the shutter is open while you keep pressing the shutter button fully. • With a new set of batteries. s blinks on the LCD panel.Bulb Exposures★ When bulb is set. 1 Turn the Mode Dial to <W>. • Remote Switch RS-60E3 (sold separately) is convenient for bulb exposures. to 2 Set theatshutter speedand“y”. press the button again. fireworks. When you press the transmit button. 71 .

3 Take the picture. Experiment to find the optimum compensation amount. • Press the shutter button halfway to return to normal camera operation. 1 Move the <7> arrow to the <4> icon. the film advances to the next frame automatically and the multiple-exposure setting is canceled. Multiple Exposures Exposure Compensation Amount 2 exposures –1. • To cancel multiple exposures before shooting. The optimum amount depends on the scene.5 stop 4 exposures –2. Shoot up to nine shots on a single frame. 2 Set the desired number of multiple exposures. • To cancel multiple exposures after shooting. the multiple exposures might not be precisely aligned due to the film curling.4Multiple Exposures★ The film is not advanced after each shot. • Since the same frame is exposed multiple times. the <7> arrow next to the <4> icon on the LCD panel will blink. follow steps 1 and 2 to set the number of multiple exposures to blank. • During multiple-exposure shooting. If you shoot multiple exposures on the first few or last few frames of a roll. so you can expose multiple shots on the same frame.0 stop 72 .0 stop 3 exposures –1. exposure compensation should be set to a negative value for each shot. • Look at the LCD panel and press the s “E” <0> button. set the number of multiple exposures to “E”. (1) will be displayed.the multiple After you take all exposures. s • Turn the <l> dial. General Guide for Exposure Compensation These are only suggested exposure compensation amounts.

• Look at the LCD panel and press the <0> button to move the arrow. turn the film advance mode lever. The manually-set film speed will be canceled if the film is taken out and DXcoded film is loaded. • The film advance mode takes effect in the Creative Zone modes. film 2 Set the desired dial tospeed. • The continuous shooting speed will be as follows: 4 : Approx. The settable film speed range is ISO 6 to 6400. load the film in the camera and set the film speed manually as follows. (1) sThe current film speed is displayed. With C. • Press the shutter button halfway to return to normal camera operation. film set the • Turn the <l> speed.85) 73 . 4 fps 5 : Approx.5 fps D Setting the ISO Film Speed★ If the film is not DX-coded or if you want to set a different film speed.Fn-03-1. you can retain the manually-set film speed even after taking out the film and loading another DX-coded roll of film. (p.HSelecting the Film Advance Mode★ The film advance mode can be set to Single <J> or Continuous <H>. 1 Move the <7> arrow to the <D> icon. 3. • To set the film advance mode.

• Turn the <l> dial. • To enable the beeper to sound. 1 Move the <7> arrow to the <9> icon.9Silencing the Beeper The beeper can be silenced in all of the picture-taking modes. set to • Press the shutter button halfway to return to normal camera operation. The illumination can be turned off by pressing the button again. bLCD Panel Illumination LCD panel illumination is provided. Press the <b> button to illuminate the LCD panel for about 5 sec. If you use any button or dial for shooting while the LCD panel is illuminated. • Look at the LCD panel and press the <0> button. the illumination time will be extended. 74 . “E”. Turn on the illumination when it is too dark to see LCD panel. The illumination turns off automatically after the picture is taken. (1) 2 Set the setting to “W”.

take the picture promptly after the mirror goes up. 75 . • To take another shot with mirror lockup. • For mirror lockup. The will lock up. using the Remote Switch RS-60E3 or Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 (both sold separately) is recommended. Doing so may damage the shutter curtains due to the sun’s heat. • During mirror lockup. When mirror lockup is set. the camera operates as follows. sThe picture will be taken and the mirror will go back down. s sAfter 30 seconds. It is not the shutter release. there will be a shutter-release sound. the 1 Pressmirrorshutter button fully. do not point the lens toward the sun. • If mirror lockup is used with the self-timer.Mirror Lockup★ Mirror lockup is enabled with C. see “Setting a Custom Function” on page 84. self-timer + bulb exposure). 2 Press the shutter button fully again. • If you use mirror lockup with the self-timer for a bulb exposure. keep pressing the shutter button completely (10-sec. • During mirror lockup.Fn-05-1. • If you are shooting a very bright scene such as the beach or ski slope with mirror lockup. pressing the shutter button fully will lock up the mirror first and the picture will be taken 10 sec. This prevents mirror-caused vibrations which may blur the image during close-ups or when a telephoto lens is used. it will go back down automatically. If you let go of the shutter button during the self-timer. later. To set this Custom Function. start from step 1 again. the film advance mode will be Single even if it is set to <H>.

s The remote control lamp will light. • Point the signal transmitter toward the camera’s remote control sensor and press the signal button. 1 Turn the film advance mode lever to <p>. To take a picture.4 ft away from the front of the camera. press the Remote Switch’s shutter-release button. During wireless remote control. the wireless remote control mode will be canceled automatically to save battery power. Remote control sensor Certain types of fluorescent light may cause camera misoperation. Using the Remote Switch Connect the Remote Switch RS60E3’s (sold separately) plug to the camera’s remote control terminal. 2 Take the picture. wireless operation is possible up to 5 m/16. • For details on using the remote control. • If you set the film advance mode lever to <p> and do nothing for four minutes. try to keep the camera away from fluorescent light. • You can also use Remote Controller RC-5 (sold separately). and the picture will be taken. 76 .KWireless Remote Control With Remote Controller RC-1 (sold separately). s The <K> icon appears on the LCD panel. see the RC-1’s instructions.

Flash Photography With the built-in flash or EOSdedicated Speedlite. it can be used at any time. In the Basic Zone modes (except <I> <P>). you can easily take flash pictures in the same way as normal AE shooting. the built-in flash is fully automatic. In Creative Zone modes. 5 77 .

. . 1/125 sec. The flash illuminates the subject. 1/125 sec.) automatically to obtain the best exposure for the aperture you set. S : Use this mode for automatic flash photography. The subject is properly exposed with the flash and the background is exposed with the flash sync speed and aperture value you have set. R : Use this mode if you want to set the flash sync speed manually (within 30 sec. the built-in flash will pop up and fire automatically (except in <I> <P> modes). • Because automatic slow-sync shooting uses a slow shutter speed. The camera will set the flash sync speed (within 30 sec. The camera will set the flash aperture value automatically to obtain a correct flash exposure. For portraits with a night scene or dark background. Q : This mode gives the same flash result as the <S> mode. always use a tripod. E : Use this mode if you want to set the flash aperture value. a slow sync speed will be set to obtain a proper exposure for both the subject and background. or bulb) and aperture.1/125 sec) and aperture value will be set automatically as with the <Y> (Full Auto) mode. The flash sync speed (within 1/60 sec. while the background is properly exposed with a slow shutter speed. 78 .). In a Creative Zone Mode Just pop-up the built-in flash to fire the flash regardless of the ambient light level.Using the Built-in Flash In a Basic Zone Mode In low-light or backlit conditions.1/125 sec. W : Enables you to manually set the shutter speed (30 sec.

Using an EOS-dedicated Speedlite is recommended.13.9 1 .8 / 3.3 • Use the built-in flash at least 1 meter (3.5.1 / 3.0 / 3.86) • C.3.2 . • In <R> or <W> mode.18.34.7.18. (p.7.3 .3 .13.87) 79 . the AF-assist beam will fire automatically (except <I> <P>).Flash Distance Range (With EF28-105mm f/3. A lens hood will partially obstruct the flash coverage. • If the camera finds it difficult to focus. Closer distances may result in the flash partially obstructed by the lens barrel. • C.4 / 3. (p.17.86) • With C.24. the flash sync speed will be fixed at 1/125 sec. • When a super telephoto lens or a fast.2.3 .4.4 1 .3 .3 .17. • The built-in flash’s flash coverage is suited for a 28mm lens.24. even if you set the shutter speed faster than 1/125 sec.3 .26.12.Fn-07-3 disables the built-in flash from firing. the built-in flash coverage might be obstructed. (p.2 / 3. 1/125 sec.Fn-06-1 enables 2nd-curtain sync with the built-in flash.5.5.3 . will be set automatically.2 1 . the flash picture may look dark along the periphery.8 [m/ft] Slide Film 1 .0 / 3.9 1 .5 / 3. in the <E> mode.3 .7 / 3.3 .4 1 . detach any hood attached to the lens.2 90mm Negative Film 1 .9. large-aperture lens is attached. • To retract the built-in flash.3 . push it down.8.Fn-09-1.4 / 3. If you use a shorter wide-angle lens.5-4.3 ft) away from the subject.9 .7 / 3. • When using the built-in flash.3 Slide Film 1 .5) ISO 100 200 400 28mm Negative Film 1 .1 1 .5.10.4.2 / 3.4 1.3 .7 / 3.4 1 .

• Turn the <i> switch to <1> and turn the <u> dial. the <7> arrow to 1 Moveon the LCD panel. set the amount back to <c>. • Even with an EOS-dedicated Speedlite attached. • You can also set the compensation amount with the Main Dial. you can still set the flash exposure compensation with the camera as explained above. • Press the shutter button halfway to return to normal camera operation. • The flash exposure compensation amount is retained even after the Mode Dial is set to <2>. (1) 2 Set the flash exposure compensation amount. It can be set up to +/–2 stops in 1/2-stop increments. Re flash exposure index Decreased flash exposure Decreased flash Increased flash exposure exposure Flash exposure level mark 3 Take the picture. the <a> icon • Press the <0> button to move the arrow. • To cancel flash exposure Increased flash exposure compensation.Using the Built-in Flash aFlash Exposure Compensation★ Flash exposure compensation can be set in the same way as with exposure compensation. 80 .

the camera may not work properly or malfunction may result.Using an EOS-dedicated Speedlite The camera is compatible with the EX/EZ/E/EG/ML/TL-series EOSdedicated Speedlites. this is a Type A camera (compatible with E-TTL II autoflash). evaluative flash metering with preflash). retract the built-in flash. refer to the Speedlite’s instruction booklet. making it more precise than the previous E-TTL (evaluative flash metering with preflash) system. the EOS-dedicated Speedlite (one with a builtin AF-assist light) will automatically emit the AF-assist light (except in <I> <P> modes). • If focus is difficult to achieve. Using an EZ/E/EG/ML/TL-series Speedlite With A-TTL/TTL autoflash (AF point-linked. • Before attaching an external Speedlite. • If you use a flash unit (with multiple contacts) dedicated to another camera brand or a high-voltage flash. For details on operating the Speedlite. you can easily take flash pictures in the same way as normal AE shooting. you can easily take natural-looking flash pictures centering on the subject in the same way as normal AE shooting. 81 . Using an EX-series Speedlite With E-TTL II autoflash (AF point-linked. About E-TTL II Autoflash E-TTL II is a new autoflash exposure system incorporating improved flash exposure control and lens focusing distance information. off-the-film flash metering). • With regard to EOS-dedicated Speedlites. The camera can execute E-TTL II autoflash with any EX-series Speedlite.

Fn-09-1. (p. (p.86) • C. in the <E> mode.Fn-06-1 can set second-curtain flash synchronization for an EOSdedicated Speedlite.87) 82 . the flash sync speed will be fixed at 1/125 sec.Using an EOS-dedicated Speedlite • C.Fn-07-3 can disable the EOS-dedicated Speedlite from firing a flash.86) • With C. (p.

They are not applied in the Basic Zone modes. In this chapter. 6 83 • Custom Function settings are applied in the Creative Zone modes. all the Custom Functions are described in detail. In the previous text. the <V> symbol was used to point out relevant Custom Functions. .Fn) Custom Functions enable you to customize various camera features to suit your picture-taking preferences.Custom Functions (C.

• Repeat steps 2 and 3 above to set any other Custom Functions. 84 .Fn” stands for Custom Function. Custom Function Setting No. Custom Function 3 Set thethe <w> button. “C. the Custom No. Function Setting No. a shooting • Turn the Mode Dial to s The mode. setting. 4 Finalize the setting. The • Press Custom Function setting changes each time you press the button. are displayed on the LCD panel.GSetting a Custom Function 1 Turn the Mode Dial to <G>. The <V> icon and Custom s Function No. 2 Selectthe <l> dial Functionthe to select • Turn Custom Function No. • The “W” setting is the default. <V> icon remains displayed on the LCD panel and the Custom Function setting is set.

Fn-03 DX-coded film speed setting method Prevent the camera from automatically setting the ISO film speed when the film is loaded. you can press the <j> button to stop the AF operation momentarily. and AE lock with the <j> button. 1 : AF activation with the <j> button. 0 : Rewinds film leader into the cartridge 1 : Leaves film leader outside the cartridge C. and suspend AF operation with the <j> button. During AI SERVO AF. if an obstruction comes in front of the subject. The exposure is determined when the shot is taken.Fn-02 Film leader position after film rewind Prevent the film leader from being rewound in the film cartridge after film rewind. 0 : Enabled 1 : Disabled C.Fn-04 Shutter button and <j> functions 0 : AF activation with shutter button pressed halfway.Custom Function Settings C.Fn-01 Film rewind speed Increase the film rewind speed. 2 : AF activation with shutter button pressed halfway. Makes focusing and AE lock separate operations. 85 . and AE lock with shutter button pressed halfway. 0 : Normal (silent) rewind 1 : High-speed rewind C.

and the flash from the camera and EOS-dedicated Speedlite can be enabled/disabled.Fn-06 Shutter curtain sync with built-in flash/EOS-dedicated Speedlite 0 : 1st-curtain sync 1 : 2nd-curtain sync With second-curtain sync and a slow shutter speed. The Speedlite with a shutter curtain synchronization setting will override the camera’s setting.Fn-07 AF-assist beam emission / Main flash firing The AF-assist beam from the camera and the EOS-dedicated Speedlite can be enabled/disabled. The flash fires right before the shutter closes. 0 : Enable AF-assist and flash 1 : Disable AF-assist and enable flash 2 : Enable AF-assist only with EOS Speedlite and enable flash 3 : Enable AF-assist and disable flash 86 . you can create a light trail following a moving subject.Custom Function Settings C.Fn-05 Mirror lockup 0 : Disabled (Normal operation) 1 : Enabled Effective for close-up and telephoto shots to prevent camera shake caused by the mirror’s reflex action. C. Second-curtain sync can be set even with EOS-dedicated Speedlites which cannot switch the shutter curtain synchronization. See page 75 to use this feature. C.

When the AF point is selected. you can manually select the AF point with the <h> button. 2 : <3> button + <l> <u> After you press the <3> button. Effective for composing the shot.Fn-09 Flash sync speed in Av mode 0 : Auto 1 : 1/125 sec. it will still flash in red. C. the flash sync speed will be fixed at 1/125 sec. 0 : Disabled (Partial metering/FE lock linked to center AF point) 1 : Enabled C. This prevents the camera from setting a slow sync speed in low-light conditions. C. Turn the <l> dial to select a horizontal AF point or turn the <u> dial to select a vertical AF point.Fn-10 Superimposed display for focus confirmation 0 : On 1 : Off Disables the AF point from flashing in red when it achieves focus. 87 .Fn-08 Partial metering linkage with AF point/FE lock Partial metering and FE lock can be linked to the selected AF point. Convenient if you have to change the AF point often or if you want to change the AF point in the AI SERVO AF mode. (fixed) When you use flash in the aperture-priority mode (Av). turn the <l> or <u> dial to select the AF point.C.Fn-11 AF point selection method 0 : <3> button + <h> 1 : Select AF point manually with <h> or select automatically with <3> While the metering is active (0).

Fn-13 Lens AF stop button function 0 : AF stop 1 : AF start AF operates only while the AF stop button is pressed. holding down the button switches to One-Shot AF mode. the Image Stabilizer operates only while you hold down the AF stop button. 3 : AF point selection method switching (between automatic and manual). 2 : AE lock while metering When you press the button while metering timer is still active. Convenient when you are no longer able to focus track a moving subject with a manually-selected AF point in the AI Servo AF mode. holding down the button switches to automatic AF point selection. While you press the button. AE lock takes effect. 88 . Holding down the button switches from manual AF point selection to automatic AF point selection immediately.Custom Function Settings C. AF operation with the camera is disabled. In the manual AF point selection mode. Convenient when you need to keep switching between One-Shot AF and AI Servo AF for a subject that keeps moving and stopping. holding down the button selects the center AF point. In the automatic AF point selection mode. In the AI Servo AF mode. Convenient when you want to focus and meter separately. C. 5 : IS start With the lens’ IS switch already ON.Fn-12 Switch to center AF point with the <3> button 0 : Disabled 1 : Enabled Press the <3> button to immediately switch to the center AF point. 4 : AF mode switching (between One-Shot AF and AI Servo AF) In the One-Shot AF mode. Convenient if you often use the center AF point. holding down the button switches to AI Servo AF mode. The AF stop button is provided only on super telephoto lenses.

) to “K” (30 sec. Therefore. Exposure Exposure occurs when the film is exposed to light. The camera displays the shutter speed from “D” (1/4000 sec. It is used to adjust the amount of light striking the film. Correct exposure is obtained when the film is exposed to a proper amount of light in accordance with the film’s sensitivity to light. The actual aperture range displayed depends on the lens. ISO film speed The ISO film speed indicates the film’s sensitivity to light. The camera can display the ISO film speed from “U” to “F”. It is an automatic metering and exposure system that sets the optimum exposure (shutter speed and/or aperture value) based on the reading by the built-in exposure meter. The ISO film speed is set in accordance with standards set by the International Standardization Organization (ISO). The correct exposure is adjusted with the camera’s shutter speed and aperture. 89 .Reference Basic Photography Terms AE Abbreviation for auto exposure. Shutter speed The shutter speed is the length of time the camera’s shutter opens to expose the film to the light coming through the lens. The higher the film speed. Aperture value The aperture setting (f-number) indicates the size of the aperture opening in the lens. The camera can display the aperture setting from “X” to “V”.) and “y”. ISO 400 and higherspeed films are suited for low-light conditions. the more sensitive the film is.

the deeper the depth of field. the shallower the depth of field.5. For example. The smaller the aperture value (the higher the f/number). (4) The depth of field behind the point of optimum focus (2) is longer than the depth of field in front of the point of optimum focus (1). Depth of field Point of optimum focus 1 2 Aperture set to f/2. stopping down to f/8 obtains a deeper depth of field than f/4. A wide-angle lens obtains a deeper depth of field than a telephoto lens. And the larger the aperture value (the lower the f/number). (3) A longer distance between the camera and subject increases the depth of field. 90 . Aperture set to f/22.Basic Photography Terms Depth of field This is the range where acceptable focus can be achieved in front of and behind the point of focus. (2) A lens with a shorter focal length increases the depth of field. The depth of field is affected as described below: (1) A smaller aperture value (a higher f/number) increases the depth of field.

Feature Availability Table : Set automatically.48) Y U I O P A ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● S R E W Q ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ● ⃝ ● ● ● ● ⃝ ⃝ ● ⃝ ⃝ ● ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ AF-Assist beam Built-in Flash Film Advance Metering Mode Evaluative Partial Center-weighted avg. Single Continuous Self-timer Auto Firing Manual Firing Flash off ● ● ● ● ● ● ⃝ ● ⃝ ● ● ● ● ● ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ● ⃝ ⃝ ● ⃝ ⃝ ● ● ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ Exposure Compensation AE Lock ISO Speed Red-eye Reduction Functions Beeper Multiple Exposures Flash Exposure Compensation AEB Midroll Rewind Custom Functions ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ⃝ ∗ m Model only 91 . Mode Dial mode One-Shot AI Servo AI Focus AF Auto AF Point Selection Manual Eye Control∗ : User-selectable/settable. (p.

(approx. The picture cannot be taken until focus is achieved. The evaluative (Single frame) metering’s exposure setting is also locked. The exposure is set when the picture is taken. AI Focus AF Automatically switches between One Shot AF and AI Servo AF according to the subject status. AE lock is set at the center AF point. (The exposure setting is retained until the picture is taken. (approx. When focus is achieved.) The same conditions above apply during continuous shooting. ∗ If you use Eye Control AF and press the <j> button before you press the shutter button halfway. AF Mode and Film Advance Mode Combination Film Advance Mode One-Shot AF AI Servo AF The subject is focustracked for continuous autofocus.∗ C Center-weighted averaging AE lock is set at the center AF point.5 frames per sec.Fn-08-1 selected AF point.AE Lock Effects AF Point Selection Method Metering Mode Z Evaluative C. Automatic AF Point Selection AE lock is set at the AF point which achieved focus. it also locks at the same J time. AE lock is set at the C.Fn-08-0 X Partial Manual AF Point Selection / Eye Control AE lock is set at the selected AF point. 3. AE lock is set at the center AF point. 4 frames per sec. AE lock will be applied to the center AF point.) H (Continuous) The same conditions above apply during continuous shooting.) 92 .

0 1000 2000 4000 Shutter speed : At 28mm focal length : At 105mm focal length Program Line Description The bottom horizontal axis represents the shutter speed and the right vertical axis represents the aperture value.) and aperture value (f/5.5-4. Example: When the 105mm focal length is used and the subject brightness is EV 12. 93 .4 –5 30 15 8 4 2 1 2 4 8 15 30 60 125 250 500 1. the Exposure Value (EV) is indicated for the respective shutter speed and aperture value combination set by the Program AE mode and denoted by the program line.Program Line The program line below applies when the camera is used in the <S> Program AE mode with an EF 28-105mm f/3.6 –1 4 –2 2. The arrowhead lines above the graph indicate the metering range for the respective film speed. On the left edge and top edge of the graph.8 –3 2 –4 1.6) which the program sets automatically. the point where the diagonal line from EV 12 (on the top edge of the graph) intersects the program line indicates the corresponding shutter speed (1/125 sec. IS 12 25 50 10 20 40 80 16 00 32 64 6 O 6 0 0 0 0 00 00 5 4 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 f/No 32 Aperture value 22 3 16 2 11 1 8 0 5.5 lens.

51) The <r> icon blinks on the LCD panel.20) s Hold There was camera shake when the picture was taken. s Replace the batteries with new ones. (p. The lens focus mode switch is set to <MF>. s Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>. (p. (p.21) The shutter does not work. (p. the camera steady or use a faster shutter speed. The battery level is very low. (p. s Take out the film and load it correctly. s Select another AF point. consult your nearest Canon dealer. (p. the frame count is not displayed and the <5> icon blinks. Nothing is displayed on the LCD panel. (p.22) The focus confirmation light <n> in the viewfinder blinks and focus cannot be achieved.18) If the blinking <r> icon does not turn off.21) / Remove the batteries and reload it.41) If focus still cannot be achieved.Troubleshooting Guide If there is a problem. the shutter button halfway. 94 . / The batteries have been installed incorrectly. s Replace the batteries with new ones. (p. The batteries are exhausted. focus manually.18) s Press A misoperation has occurred. / Install the batteries correctly. first refer to this Troubleshooting Guide. On the LCD panel. (p.18) The picture looks blurred.

. Calibration .........Built-in flash fires intermittent burst automatically...Quick-return half mirror (Transmission:reflection ratio of 40:60.Up to five calibration settings can be stored (Intelligent feature provided).Canon EF lenses (except EF-S lenses) Lens mount .....Eye-level pentaprism Coverage.................Depth-of-field preview button • Autofocus Type........ red-eye reduction....5 mm Dioptric adjustment range ...................... FE lock...18 (at 20˚C.. ISO 100) Focusing modes ......................–2....0...Automatic selection..........AF (AF points................One-Shot AF.Major Specifications • Type Type.........35 mm AF/AE SLR camera with built-in flash Recording media ....... focus confirmation light...... exposure level............................ Eye Control∗)...............................5 meters at center.....24 x 36 mm Compatible lenses................... Approx.. 95 ....... manual selection........ 4. 4 meters at periphery......... Flash (flash ready.....7x (–1 diopter with 50mm lens at infinity) Eyepoint ...Fixed........ phase detection) AF points ....35 mm film Image size .......... • Eye Control∗ Type. Manual focusing (MF) AF point selection......19.............+0..........................90% vertical and 92% horizontal coverage Magnification ...... no mirror cut-off with EF 600mm f/4 or shorter lens) Viewfinder information.........5 diopter Focusing screen .......7 AF working range ...... AE lock).Eye position detected by IREDs.........................5 ... Effective range: Approx.. AF-assist beam . hispeed sync.............. all-matte screen Mirror........Superimposed in viewfinder and displayed on LCD panel.TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor (TTL secondary image-registration.......................Canon EF mount (electronic control) • Viewfinder Type........... manual selection with Eye Control (Eye Control AF)∗ Selected AF point display . aperture value.... Flash Exposure Compensation) Depth-of-field preview ................................ Exposure (shutter speed.....EV 1 ........... AI Servo AF........ AI Focus AF.............

Shutter release.......... 3-zone TTL autoflash Guide No.........AF point-linked.. Portrait....... aperture-priority AE.......... depth-of-field AE.... Program)... auto pop-up flash Flash metering system ...ISO 6 ........ Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 • Built-in Flash Type......Shoot after 10 sec...20 (normal temperature............ ft......... E-TTL II/A-TTL/TTL autoflash Film speeds. manual exposure.. 50mm f/1..............4. meters)... Manual AE lock: AE lock applied with AE lock button................................ Flash-ready indicator.Retractable.... 9 exposures • Shutter Type. 2 sec......Soft touch electromagnetic release Self-timer... 43 (ISO 100......... ISO 100) Exposure control .Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder Flash coverage.......Auto AE lock: In One-Shot AF mode......) Recycling time............................Major Specifications • Exposure control Exposure metering modes... Night Portrait.....28mm lens angle covered Firing preconditions.....Program AE (Full Auto. 10% of viewfinder at center) • Center-weighted average metering Metering range ..Electronically controlled focal-plane shutter Shutter speeds ..........Manual exposure compensation: ±2 stops in 1/2-stop increments (can be used with AEB) Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): ±2 stops in 1/2-stop increments AE lock .......... Red-eye Reduction................5000) Exposure compensation............13 (ISO 100.. ............. X sync at 1/125 sec.Lamp Flash exposure compensation.... AE lock applied when focus achieved..±2 stops in 1/2-stop increments...........Approx........Max.......6400 (Set automatically for DX-coded film within ISO 25 . bulb.... Sports.30 sec....... delay Remote control. Close-up...... shutter-priority AE...Remote Switch RS-60E3.......... in 1/2-stop increments. Multiple exposures ..............EV 1 ....................TTL full aperture metering with 35-zone SPC • Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point) • Partial metering (approx. Landscape..In Basic Zones (except Landscape and Sports): Auto pop-up and firing in low light and backlit conditions in daylight................... 96 .......1/4000 ......

......146.... Temperature 0% Flash Use 50% Flash Use 100% Flash Use At 20˚C 125 (115) rolls 38 (33) rolls 19 (17) rolls At –20˚C 70 (65) rolls 20 (19) rolls 10 (9) rolls • With 24-ex...............6 oz Eye Control/Non-DATE model: 580 g / 20... or blank Imprinting color...Month.........5 fps Frame counter .Auto (4-level indicator) Battery life . min. Mid-roll rewind Film rewind time .One Shot AF: Max....06 x 2............. • Asterisked items apply to Eye Control models only. day. Weight (body only) .....................13 Custom Functions with 34 settings • Power Source Battery..Automatic advance to frame 1......... LCD Panel illumination .... month.......Two CR123A (or DL123A) lithium batteries Battery check ....... 97 .Counts up Film rewind ......78 x 4.Provided • Dimensions and Weight Dimensions (W x H x D).One CR2025 lithium battery • Customize Function..... 5 sec.......Eye Control/DATE model: 585 g / 20..... Year....Automatic.......5 oz Non-Eye Control/Non-DATE model: 575 g / 20......... Day...Silent: Approx........Single-frame / continuous shooting / Self-timer/Remote control Continuous shooting speeds.... • Specifications and external appearance are subject to change without notice.. day......7 x 103 x 69 mm / 5....... year. month......72 in....• External Speedlite....3 oz • All the specifications above are based on Canon’s testing and measuring standards... Day........... High-speed: Approx.. film) • Date imprinting (DATE Mode only) Automatic dating........... film. 2019 Imprinting format ..... Film advance modes ... Figures in parentheses apply when Eye Control AF is turned on.................... year.............. 3.... (24ex.......... 31.....E-TTL II/A-TTL/TTL autoflash with EOS-dedicated Speedlites • Film transport Film loading.Orange Power source .............. hour.......... 13 sec........Up to Dec... 4 fps AI Servo AF: Max.....

.... 34 Eyepiece Cover ................22 Film Advance Mode ...........................73..25 M M (Manual) .............................6 Holding the Camera ...39 Aperture value..............19 Beeper.................81 Eye Control ...................................................71 H Handling Cautions....52 Exposure .................. 89 ISO Speed .......43 Calibration Procedure ...74 Built-in flash ........................52 Checking the Battery Level ........................89 AE Lock............................16 Major Specifications ..............95 Manual Focusing................................................35 DEP................................................................................. 89 L Landscape........30 LCD Panel...................................30 Continuous shooting .38 AF Mode Dial ....42 Av .............50 Full Auto ........................15 Flash Exposure Compensation.........Fn .........25....26 C C....................................... 48 Eye Control Switch......16 AF-Assist Beam ...................89 Basic zone............ 12 LCD Panel Illumination.....................................28 Function ............91 B Basic Photography Terms .14 Batteries .............................................................81 Automatic Selection ..................................................................................................83 CAL ...............................13 Focus lock ...................43 Center-weighted averaging metering .....................................78 Bulb Exposures .........................................................................51 98 ...........58 E E-TTL II autoflash ...............................................................7...........................34 F Film ............73 Film advance mode lever .80 Focus confirmation light ......................................29 AI Focus AF ................................................................................................14 Custom Functions ..............................................................................................................................................Index A AE ..17 A-TTL/TTL autoflash .....................89 Attaching the Strap ...............................19 Close-up......15 AF Point .....................................................70.............................................................59.......67 External flash ......................................62 Depth-of-field ...........60 Main Dial .......43..........40 AI Servo AF.....................................................................41 AF point selection key...89 Exposure Compensation.....................................................................................................................15 Eyecup .....................................................18 Battery Life .... 90 Dioptric Adjustment...........................................................................73...............83 I Image zone ............81 Evaluative metering.... 92 AEB ....................................................................................74 Lens ......................................11 Function Availability Table ..............................14 ISO film speed ...........................................20 D Date/Time......................68 AF Mode ..................................................73 Creative zone ...........................................

.24 Mirror Lockup ................75 Mode Dial .. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the instructions.................................... if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions.............................................89 Single-frame shooting ... uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and.................................. including interference that may cause undesired operation................................8 W Wireless Remote Control ........ If such changes or modifications should be made.... Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference............................21 Shutter speed.............72 R Red-eye Reduction ............54 Partial metering...32 Remote Controller .............76 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules......... 99 .......20.........................................31 Nomenclature............................. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on................ If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception...54 Program Line.......................................42 Metering Modes ......13 Q Quick Control Dial ... ICES-003 of the Industry Canada..............93 Program Shift ................................. may cause harmful interference to radio communications.....78... This equipment generates...............................56 V Viewfinder ................................................76 Remote Switch ...................................................................................... • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.......... you could be required to stop operation of the equipment..........................31 N Night Portrait ...52 Portrait......40 Program AE.................... pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules....33 Shooting modes ..................................................................73 Speedlite ..........76 Replacing the Date Battery..14 Shutter Button Halfway pressing ........................................52 MF .........................................................................21 Full pressing................ 51 Midroll Rewind.....Manual Selection...14 Multiple exposures ................. However.. 81 Sports.................................... This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device...........30 Predictive AF..................................................39 P P (Program).....................16 Quick Start Guide......55 T Tv .......10 O One-Shot AF ..................................... there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation........ These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation......36 S Self-timer..................... This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the interference-causing equipment standard entitled “Digital Apparatus”........................................................ the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna........................... and (2) this device must accept any interference received...

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