E

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nomenclature • Reference page numbers are in parentheses.20) 10 . 43.18) Back cover release lever (p. AF mode dial (p.78/29) Flash-sync contact Hot shoe (p.15.59) Lens lock pin Lens mount Body cap (p.81) Dioptric adjustment knob (p.22) Built-in flash / AF-assist beam (p.74) Remote control sensor (p. 38) **Eye Control switch (p.21) LCD panel illumination button (p.7) Lens release button (p. 48) Red-eye reduction lamp / Self-timer/ Remote control lamp (p.75) Contacts (p.12) <l> Main Dial (p.17) Mirror (p.32/33/76) LCD panel (p.20) Depth-of-field preview button (p.25) Mode Dial lock release button (p.15. • The camera controls are indicated as icons in brackets < >.14) Mode Dial (p.76) Grip / Battery compartment (p.16) Shutter button (p.15. 73) Strap mount (p. 33.14) Film advance mode lever (p.

35) <0> Function button (p.35) *<6> button (p.70) / ***FE lock / Custom Function setting button (p.36) *<7> button (p. 32.52) Film check window <u> Quick Control Dial (p.84) <3> AF point selection button (p. 80) <Z> Metering mode button (p. 68.41) <w> AE lock (p.41.Eyecup (p.18) * DATE Model only ** m Model only *** With an EX-series Speedlite. 87) Remote control terminal (p.16) Battery compartment cover release lever (p.23.16) <h> AF point selection key (p. 34) Viewfinder eyepiece *Date display panel (p. 11 .76) <6> Midroll rewind button (p.25.24) *<q> button (p. 73.36) Tripod socket Quick Control Dial switch (p. 72. 74.

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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76) Continuous (p.43) Film Advance Mode Lever Self-timer / Remote control mode (p.73) Single-frame (p.40) AI SERVO AF (p.AF Mode Dial ONE SHOT AF (p.39) Eye Control Switch (m Model only) Eye Control OFF (p.39) AI FOCUS AF (p.49) Eye Control ON (p.48) Calibration (p.33.73) 15 .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AI Servo AF for moving subjects. the AF mode 3 TurnAF mode. and 3. One Shot AF for still subjects. 2. 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 .Selecting the AF Mode★ The AF mode is the autofocusing method. The camera has three AF modes: 1. 2 Set the Mode Dial to a Creative Zone mode. 1 Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>.

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

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

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

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

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

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

If the camera does not detect your eye movement properly during the calibration. the beeper will not sound. see “Eye Control Calibration Operation Tips” (p. will stop blinking and “i” will be displayed. point. s the CAL No.5 8 7 the blinking AF 9 While looking atshutter button. 6 viewfinder 10 Check the calibration is display. press the shutter button and start from step 3.74) is set to “W”. 45 . and you can now use Eye Control (p. 11 Set the Eye Control switch to <g>. sThe AF point will blink in the following sequence: 5 → 6 → 7 → 8.46). then start over from step 3. • This completes the calibration procedure. • If you interrupt the calibration procedure. wait until the AF point in the viewfinder stops blinking. • If you do the calibration procedure only for the horizontal orientation. When the completed.48) to take pictures. • If the beeper setting (p. Eye Control during vertical picture-taking might not be so accurate. press the • Follow steps 4 to 6. • If the calibration does not go well. In such a case. the beeper will sound and the CAL No. will blink on the LCD panel. Be sure to also complete the calibration procedure for the vertical orientation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

s • Turn the <l> dial. • To cancel multiple exposures before shooting. so you can expose multiple shots on the same frame. Experiment to find the optimum compensation amount. set the number of multiple exposures to “E”.5 stop 4 exposures –2.0 stop 72 . the film advances to the next frame automatically and the multiple-exposure setting is canceled. Shoot up to nine shots on a single frame. the multiple exposures might not be precisely aligned due to the film curling.4Multiple Exposures★ The film is not advanced after each shot. • During multiple-exposure shooting. 1 Move the <7> arrow to the <4> icon. General Guide for Exposure Compensation These are only suggested exposure compensation amounts. • Since the same frame is exposed multiple times. 3 Take the picture. • Press the shutter button halfway to return to normal camera operation. exposure compensation should be set to a negative value for each shot. 2 Set the desired number of multiple exposures. follow steps 1 and 2 to set the number of multiple exposures to blank. the <7> arrow next to the <4> icon on the LCD panel will blink. Multiple Exposures Exposure Compensation Amount 2 exposures –1. The optimum amount depends on the scene. (1) will be displayed. • Look at the LCD panel and press the s “E” <0> button. • To cancel multiple exposures after shooting. If you shoot multiple exposures on the first few or last few frames of a roll.0 stop 3 exposures –1.the multiple After you take all exposures.

film 2 Set the desired dial tospeed. film set the • Turn the <l> speed. 4 fps 5 : Approx.Fn-03-1. • Press the shutter button halfway to return to normal camera operation. The manually-set film speed will be canceled if the film is taken out and DXcoded film is loaded. • The continuous shooting speed will be as follows: 4 : Approx. 3.5 fps D Setting the ISO Film Speed★ If the film is not DX-coded or if you want to set a different film speed. • To set the film advance mode. • Look at the LCD panel and press the <0> button to move the arrow. load the film in the camera and set the film speed manually as follows. you can retain the manually-set film speed even after taking out the film and loading another DX-coded roll of film. • The film advance mode takes effect in the Creative Zone modes.HSelecting the Film Advance Mode★ The film advance mode can be set to Single <J> or Continuous <H>.85) 73 . 1 Move the <7> arrow to the <D> icon. turn the film advance mode lever. (1) sThe current film speed is displayed. With C. The settable film speed range is ISO 6 to 6400. (p.

(1) 2 Set the setting to “W”. • Look at the LCD panel and press the <0> button. Turn on the illumination when it is too dark to see LCD panel. • Turn the <l> dial. “E”. If you use any button or dial for shooting while the LCD panel is illuminated. The illumination turns off automatically after the picture is taken. Press the <b> button to illuminate the LCD panel for about 5 sec. The illumination can be turned off by pressing the button again. the illumination time will be extended. bLCD Panel Illumination LCD panel illumination is provided. 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. 74 . • To enable the beeper to sound.

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

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

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

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

Fn-07-3 disables the built-in flash from firing.2 / 3.87) 79 .4 1 .5.1 / 3.13. 1/125 sec.5.Fn-06-1 enables 2nd-curtain sync with the built-in flash. (p.3 .10. detach any hood attached to the lens.7 / 3.24. Using an EOS-dedicated Speedlite is recommended.3 .4.4 1 .17.3 .4 / 3.3 .26.3 . • When using the built-in flash.Flash Distance Range (With EF28-105mm f/3. A lens hood will partially obstruct the flash coverage.5. • C.3 • Use the built-in flash at least 1 meter (3.8 [m/ft] Slide Film 1 . (p.17.4 1.0 / 3.8 / 3. the built-in flash coverage might be obstructed.3 .18. large-aperture lens is attached.3 .7. will be set automatically.2 1 .3 . push it down.86) • With C.7 / 3.8.5-4.3 .3 Slide Film 1 . • If the camera finds it difficult to focus. the flash sync speed will be fixed at 1/125 sec.4 1 . If you use a shorter wide-angle lens.9 1 .5 / 3.Fn-09-1.9. in the <E> mode.13. even if you set the shutter speed faster than 1/125 sec.86) • C.1 1 .2 90mm Negative Film 1 . (p.34.24.12.2. Closer distances may result in the flash partially obstructed by the lens barrel.9 1 .4 / 3. • The built-in flash’s flash coverage is suited for a 28mm lens.2 / 3. the AF-assist beam will fire automatically (except <I> <P>).5) ISO 100 200 400 28mm Negative Film 1 .3 .2 .18.7. • To retract the built-in flash.9 .5.3. the flash picture may look dark along the periphery.4.3 .0 / 3. • When a super telephoto lens or a fast. • In <R> or <W> mode.3 ft) away from the subject.7 / 3.

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

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

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

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

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

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

you can create a light trail following a moving subject. See page 75 to use this feature.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. Second-curtain sync can be set even with EOS-dedicated Speedlites which cannot switch the shutter curtain synchronization. and the flash from the camera and EOS-dedicated Speedlite can be enabled/disabled. The flash fires right before the shutter closes.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.Custom Function Settings C. C. 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 . C. 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.

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

Fn-13 Lens AF stop button function 0 : AF stop 1 : AF start AF operates only while the AF stop button is pressed. 2 : AE lock while metering When you press the button while metering timer is still active. In the automatic AF point selection mode. In the AI Servo AF mode. Convenient if you often use the center AF point. In the manual AF point selection mode. AE lock takes effect. The AF stop button is provided only on super telephoto lenses. the Image Stabilizer operates only while you hold down the AF stop button. holding down the button switches to One-Shot AF mode. holding down the button switches to automatic AF point selection. AF operation with the camera is disabled.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. 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. Holding down the button switches from manual AF point selection to automatic AF point selection immediately. 88 . 3 : AF point selection method switching (between automatic and manual). Convenient when you want to focus and meter separately. holding down the button switches to AI Servo AF mode. 5 : IS start With the lens’ IS switch already ON. C. 4 : AF mode switching (between One-Shot AF and AI Servo AF) In the One-Shot AF mode. 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. While you press the button.Custom Function Settings C.

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

stopping down to f/8 obtains a deeper depth of field than f/4. Depth of field Point of optimum focus 1 2 Aperture set to f/2. The smaller the aperture value (the higher the f/number). the deeper the depth of field. And the larger the aperture value (the lower the f/number).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. For example. Aperture set to f/22. (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). the shallower the depth of field. (2) A lens with a shorter focal length increases the depth of field. 90 . A wide-angle lens obtains a deeper depth of field than a telephoto lens. (3) A longer distance between the camera and subject 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.5.

Feature Availability Table : Set automatically. (p.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. Mode Dial mode One-Shot AI Servo AI Focus AF Auto AF Point Selection Manual Eye Control∗ : User-selectable/settable. 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 .

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

The arrowhead lines above the graph indicate the metering range for the respective film speed.5 lens. 93 .) and aperture value (f/5.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. 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 5.5-4. 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. Example: When the 105mm focal length is used and the subject brightness is EV 12. 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.6) which the program sets automatically.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. On the left edge and top edge of the graph.6 –1 4 –2 2.8 –3 2 –4 1.4 –5 30 15 8 4 2 1 2 4 8 15 30 60 125 250 500 1.

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

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

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

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

...............................95 Manual Focusing.............Fn ......................41 AF point selection key..71 H Handling Cautions..62 Depth-of-field .......................................................22 Film Advance Mode ............19 Close-up......................................... 34 Eyepiece Cover .............................................................................................38 AF Mode Dial .........7...........................81 Evaluative metering.... 89 ISO Speed ......................... 90 Dioptric Adjustment....................58 E E-TTL II autoflash ....26 C C.81 Eye Control ............................................................................15 AF Point ...............89 Attaching the Strap ............................................................................................................................50 Full Auto .............18 Battery Life ......................................81 Automatic Selection ................16 AF-Assist Beam ..............................................83 CAL ............................................20 D Date/Time...............52 Exposure .. 92 AEB ....................6 Holding the Camera ...........................................89 AE Lock.............................................................................................40 AI Servo AF.......89 Exposure Compensation...........................91 B Basic Photography Terms ...................................................................28 Function ........35 DEP...............................74 Lens ...........................................67 External flash ..........68 AF Mode .......14 Custom Functions .........15 Flash Exposure Compensation..............................34 F Film ................................................... 48 Eye Control Switch...........................................................................83 I Image zone .........................Index A AE .............73.74 Built-in flash .......43................................17 A-TTL/TTL autoflash ....25........................................................30 Continuous shooting ......................................................16 Major Specifications ......29 AI Focus AF ........................80 Focus confirmation light ...............52 Checking the Battery Level ....................................70........89 Basic zone..............42 Av ..78 Bulb Exposures ....73 Film advance mode lever ....60 Main Dial ........................13 Focus lock ......... 89 L Landscape.........73 Creative zone .........73..............19 Beeper.....14 ISO film speed ...........................................................30 LCD Panel...................25 M M (Manual) ..........59.....51 98 ..................14 Batteries ............................................43 Calibration Procedure ........................................43 Center-weighted averaging metering ......................................15 Eyecup .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................39 Aperture value............................. 12 LCD Panel Illumination..................................11 Function Availability Table ..............................................................................................................

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

A.W. MONTREAL BRANCH 5990. 9/F. República de Panamá CANON HONGKONG CO.. North Ryde. CENTRO DE SERVICIO Y REPARACION Apartado 2019. 79 Anson Road #09-01/06 Singapore 079906 CANON AUSTRALIA PTY. AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA ASIA OCEANIA JAPAN This Instruction booklet is current as of December 2003. The Hong Kong Club Building. Alberta T2E 7K7. Canada CANON CANADA INC. S. 28002 Madrid. LTD. b. 1180 EG Amstelveen.A. Box 2262. HEADQUARTERS 6390 Dixie Road. Via Milano 8 I-20097 San Donato Milanese. For information on using the camera with system accessories introduced after this date. DEPTO DE VENTAS 703 Waterford Way Suite 400 Miami. Austria CANON España. Lda. Akoranga Business Park. Northcote. Akoranga Drive. Canada For all inquiries concerning this camera. 41. Bovenkerkerweg 59-61.. Portugal CANON LATIN AMERICA.O. Calgary. United Kingdom CANON DEUTSCHLAND GmbH Europark Fichtenhain A10. Minato-ku.S. INC. Ontario L5T 1P7. CALGARY OFFICE 2828. 16-6.S.A. Central. 3A Chater Road.A. 2°.E. Canon U. INC. New Zealand CANON SALES CO. Inc. FL 33126 U. call toll free in Canada 1-800-OK-CANON CANON EUROPA N. Hong Kong CANON SINGAPORE PTE. Mississauga. Lake Success. CANON LATIN AMERICA. 2113.A. Spain SEQUE Soc. Canada CANON CANADA INC.S. 47807 Krefeld. Switzerland CANON G.. Italy CANON Schweiz AG Geschäftsbereich Wiederverkauf. Japan U. 2003 PRINTED IN TAIWAN . CANON U. For all inquiries concerning this camera. P. Avenue du Général de Gaulle 92257 La Garenne-Colombes Cedex. Tokyo 108-8011.S. N.CANON INC.A. Shimomaruko 3-chome. 1-800-OK-CANON or write to: Customer Relations.S. Côte-de-Liesse. Oberlaaerstrasse 233.p. Japan CANADA EUROPE.A. Zona Libre de Colón. Kohnan 2-chome.V. 1100 Wien. Industriestrasse 12. N. H. 30-2. France CANON UK LTD. One Canon Plaza. 1269-149 Lisboa. Praça da Alegria. INC. m. call toll free in the U.S. Germany CANON ITALIA S. 4th floor. 58. LTD. CT1-1265-000 © CANON INC. Montréal Québec H4T 1V7. Ohta-ku. INC. Australia CANON NEW ZEALAND LTD. 11042-1198 CANON CANADA INC. 16th Street. LTD. Milano. Woodhatch Reigate Surrey RH2 8BF.Y. Nac.. The Netherlands CANON COMMUNICATION & IMAGE FRANCE S.. 1 Thomas Holt Drive. C/Joaquín Costa. de Equip. Tokyo 146-8501. N. CH-8305 Dietlikon. 102. contact your nearest Canon Service Center. Auckland.

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