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CPQ-E042-000 © CANON INC. 2012
English
Quick Reference Guide
This quick reference guide explains the basic
function settings and how to shoot and play back
images. You can take this guide with you when
shooting. For detailed instructions, refer to the
EOS REBEL T4i/EOS 650D Instruction Manual.
White index Red index
Temperature No Flash 50% Flash Use
At 23°C / 73°F Approx. 550 shots Approx. 440 shots
Flip out the LCD
monitor.
Focus the subject.
Aim the viewfinder center over the
subject and press the shutter
button halfway to autofocus.
Take the picture.
Press the shutter button
completely to take the
picture.
View the image.
The captured image will be
displayed for 2 sec. on the
LCD monitor.
The M on the right of the function indicates that the function is
available only in Creative Zone modes (d,s,f,a).
Battery Life with Viewfinder Shooting
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Quick Start Guide
Insert the battery.
Insert a SD card.
Attach the lens.
Align the lens’ white or red
index with the camera’s
index in the matching color.
Set the lens focus
mode switch to <f>.
Set the power switch
to <1>, and set the
Mode Dial to <A>
(Scene Intelligent Auto).
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Image Playback
Magnify Index
B
Erase
Playback
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L
Select image
Shooting information
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<M>
button
LCD
monitor/
Touch
screen
<S>
Cross keys
<0> button
1. Press the <M> button to display the menu.
2. Press the <U> key to select a tab, then press the <V>
key to select the desired item.
3. Press <0> to display the setting.
4. After setting the item, press <0>.
Preparation
Menu Operations
Tabs
Menu settings Menu items
Creative Zone
Modes
Basic Zone Modes Movie Shooting
Select [z1: Image quality], then press <0>.
Press the <U> key to select the quality, then press <0>.
For <S> (Neutral) and <U> (Faithful), refer to the
camera’s instruction manual.
Image-Recording Quality
Image-recording quality
Recorded pixels
Possible shots
Press the <XA> button.
Press the <U> key to select the
Picture Style, then press <0>.
A Picture StyleN
Style
D Auto
P Standard
Q Portrait
R Landscape
V Monochrome
Description
Color tones optimized for the particular scene.
Vivid colors and sharp images.
Nice skin tones and slightly sharp images.
Vivid blue skies and greenery and very sharp images.
Black-and-white images.
Q Quick Control
Press the <Q> button.
The Quick Control screen will
appear.
In Basic Zone modes, the settable functions differ depending
on the shooting mode.
Press the <S> key to select a function, then turn the <6>
dial to set it.
Basic Zone Modes Creative Zone Modes
Shutter speed Aperture
Highlight tone priority
ISO speed
Picture Style
Exposure
compensation/
AEB setting
Shooting mode
Flash exposure
compensation
Built-in flash settings
White
balance
Drive mode
Return
White balance correction
Auto Lighting
Optimizer
AF operation
Metering mode
White balance bracketing
Image-recording
quality
Custom FunctionsN
C.Fn I: Exposure
1 Exposure level increments
2 ISO expansion
C.Fn II: Image
3 Highlight tone priority
C.Fn III: Autofocus/Drive
4 AF-assist beam firing
5 Mirror lockup
C.Fn IV: Operation/Others
6 Shutter/AE lock button
7 Assign SET button
8 LCD display when power ON
The LCD monitor is a
touch-sensitive panel that you
can operate with your fingers.
For information on touch screen
operations, see the camera’s
instruction manual.
Touch Screen
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Access lamp
<O> Aperture/Exposure
compensation button
<A> Live View shooting/
Movie shooting button
<S> AF point
selection button
<A> AE lock button
<0> Setting button
<S>
Cross keys
<Q> Quick Control button
Nomenclature
Focus mode switch
Shutter
button
Mode Dial Power switch
<i> ISO speed
setting button
<D> Flash
button
<6>
Main Dial
Shooting Operation
Shutter speed
ISO speed
Aperture
Shooting mode
Possible shots
Auto Lighting
Optimizer
Built-in flash
settings
Metering mode
White balance
Image-recording
quality
Exposure level
indicator
Drive mode
Battery check
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OK NG
Monochrome shooting
Flash exposure
compensation
Shutter speed
Viewfinder Information
Shooting Settings
ISO speed
AF points
AF point activation indicator <•>
Spot metering
circle
Focus
confirmation light
Aperture
Max. burst
AE lock
Flash-ready
Exposure level indicator
Picture Style
AF operation
Quick Control icon
Basic Zone Modes
If necessary, the built-in flash will be raised automatically in
low-light or backlit conditions (except in the <7> <3> <5>
<F> <G> modes).
D Using the Built-in Flash
Creative Zone Modes
Press the <D> button to raise the
built-in flash, then shoot.
A Scene Intelligent Auto
7 Flash Off
C Creative Auto
2 Portrait
3 Landscape
4 Close-up
5 Sports
6 Night Portrait
F Handheld Night Scene
G HDR Backlight Control
All the settings necessary for
shooting are set automatically.
You just press the shutter button,
and the camera does the rest.
Basic Zone Modes
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Pressing the <Q> button will display the Quick Control screen.
In the C/2/3/4/5/6/F shooting mode, press the
<V> key to select the function, then press the <U> key
or turn the <6> dial to set it as desired.
Set the Mode Dial to <d>.
You can change the camera
settings as desired to shoot in
various ways.
The camera automatically sets the shutter speed and
aperture in the same way as the <A> mode.
Creative Zone Modes
d: Program AE
Set the Mode Dial to <s>.
Turn the <6> dial to set the
desired shutter speed, then focus the
subject.
The aperture will be set automatically.
If the aperture display blinks, turn the
<6> dial until it stops blinking.
Set the Mode Dial to <f>.
Turn the <6> dial to set the desired
aperture, then focus the subject.
The shutter speed will be set
automatically.
If the shutter speed display blinks, turn
the <6> dial until it stops blinking.
s: Shutter-priority AE
f: Aperture-priority AE
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Press the <S> button.
Press the <S> key to select the
AF point.
While looking through the
viewfinder, you can select the
AF point by turning the <6>
dial until the desired AF point
flashes in red.
Pressing <0> toggles the AF
point selection between the
center AF point and automatic
AF point selection.
S AF PointN
Set the lens focus mode switch
to <f>.
Press the <Zf> button.
Press the <U> key or turn the
<6> dial to select the AF
mode, then press <0>.
X(One-Shot AF):
For still subjects
9(AI Focus AF):
Switches the AF mode
automatically
Z(AI Servo AF):
For moving subjects
f: AF OperationN
Press the <i> button.
Press the <U> key or turn the
<6> dial to select the ISO
speed, then press <0>.
When [AUTO] is selected, the
ISO speed is set automatically.
When you press the shutter
button halfway, the ISO speed
setting is displayed.
i: ISO SpeedN
Press the <YiQ> button.
Press the <U> key or turn the
<6> dial to select the drive
mode, then press <0>.
u : Single shooting
i : Continuous shooting
Q : Self-timer:10 sec./Remote
control
l : Self-timer:2 sec.
q : Self-timer:Continuous
i Drive Mode
Temperature No Flash 50% Flash Use
At 23°C / 73°F Approx. 200 shots Approx. 180 shots
Press the <A> button to display
the Live View image.
A Live View Shooting
Press the shutter button halfway
to focus.
Press the shutter button
completely to take the picture.
Battery Life with Live View Shooting
Temperature No Flash 50% Flash Use
At 23°C / 73°F Approx. 200 shots Approx. 180 shots
A Live View Shooting k Shooting Movies
Set the power switch to <k>.
Set the Mode Dial to any
shooting mode except <a>.
Press the <A> button to start
shooting a movie.
To stop movie shooting, press
the <A> button again.
Recording movie
Microphone
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