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c'reful, belore uslng your It is imponant to read these instructions consisl of the folowrng irur sections: camera.The instruclions

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A n e x p l a n a t i o n o f t h e p r e p a r a t i o n sy o u s h o u l d c a r r y o u t belore beginningto take photographs. An explanationo{ lhe basic ways of taking photographs. An explanationof differentways of taking photographsusing the camera's various functions.





An explanation oi the basic needs for photography and an to introduction some ol the accessoriesthat are available. After reading the instructionson how to use your camera you will find the informationin this section useful to refer back to once you begin using the camera.


o Your new EOS camera can be used with any Canon EF lens These instructionsinclude an explanaiion ol how to attach EF lenses. b O T h e - O s v m b o l i n t h i s i n s t r u c t i o n o o k i n d i c a l e su s e f u l h i n t s i n d i c a t e ss i t u a t i o n s w h e n * u s i n gt h e c a m e r a . T h e I s y m b o l where care should be taken to avoid possible problems a This instructionmanual is for use with both the Rebel X S and t h e R e b e l X . H o w e v e r , i n s t r u c t i o n sm a r k e d w i t h a n $ a r e X applicableonly to the ReLrel S model (with built-inflash) For more informationregardingthe I mark, see page 4.


IMPORTANT INFOBMATION This camera will give optimum performancetogether with specially designed Canon EF lenses, Ilash units and other Canon brand accessories. lt is possible thal the use of incompatible perfotr lenses or other accessoriesmay result in unsatisfactory mance or damage to your camera. We therelore suggest the use of Canon EF lenses and accessories. D3mage to your improper connecCanon camera as a result of malfuncliol' cr tions caused by the use of incompatible' roducts may void its warranty. ,ON



Precautions..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E x t e r n a l C D P a n e.l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4 L TakingPhotographs Straight Away...........5 Viewfinder lnternalInformation Display. ..9 Nomenclature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .C. o7 m a n D i a | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0. . . . . . . . . .m d 1. A t t a c h i ntg e S t r a p . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1. .How to1 h . . . . . . . . Attachand Remove Lenses........13 BatteryLoadingand CheckingBattery Buttonand Autofocus. Shutter ................1 4 g Leve|............... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L.o a d i n g n d R e m o v i n F i 1 m . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 11 a 5 Taking Photographs on Taking PhotographsPortrait in Mode( qr ) ...21 t h e F u l lA u t o m a t iM o d e( t f ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Taking Photographs c .17 ( LightEmiter...........18L a n d s c a pM o d e . t ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2 in e 3 The AF Auxiliary c . .....1 I A u t o m a t iF l a s h . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .I. . .Taking Photographs i n C l o s e - u p o d e( l ? ) . . . " . " . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3 M I Red-eyeReduction w h e nU s i n g h e F l a s h... . . . . . . . . . .. . . ... . . 1 9Taking Photographs t Focussing Subjects the Edge on at inSportsMode(q) ..........24 o f t h e V i e w f i n d e r . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ . . . 2 0

1) This camera is not resistant to water and should not be used outdoorp in snow or rain. lf accidentally dropped in water, contact an authorizedCanon service facility. Keep the camera out of salt spray and protect it from excessivehumidity.lf used at the beach, clean il thoroughlyafterwardwith a dry cloth. 2) Do not attemptto disassemblethe camera yourself.Always take it to an authorizedCanon servicefacilityfor repair. 3) Remove the battery if you do not expect to use the camera for about threeweeksor longer. 4) When storingthe camera,wrap it in a clean,soft cloth and place it in a cool, dry, dust-free place. Be sure to keep the camera out of direct sunlight,and away from "hot spots" such as the trunk or rear window shelf of a car. Avoid placeswhere moth balls are used, and in extreme humidity, a desiccant. use 5) Carefullycheckthe camera'soperationafter lengthystorage. 6) The battery may explode or cause burns if disassembled, recharged, shorted,exposedto high temperatures, disposedof in fire. or 7) Film passing through X-ray examinations airportsmay be exposed at and ruined even if loaded in the camera. Requesta hand-checked inspection avoiddamage. to 8) Aerosolspray dust removersare not recommended the shuttercurfor tain. 9) Condensation a problemwhen bringing is cold equipment into a warm room. lf the autofocus optics cloud over, accuracy may be seriously affected.Beforeenteringa warm room, put equipment in a plasticbag so that condensation forms on the outsideof the bag. lO)Colorreproduction may be adverselyaffectedif film is left in the camera for a long time. Always developexposedfilm promptly. . Please page58 forcamera see careinformation.

Meaningof the I mark in this instruction book I Indicates functionsavailableonly on the RebelX S. 3 IndicatesRebel X S functionswhich are also availableon the Rebel X with an externalflash.


Taking Photographs Straight Away
1. Loadthe batteries. I n s e r t w o l i t h i u m a t t e r i e( C R 1 2 g A / b s DL123A) thecamera indicated. into as

2. Attach the lens. Align the red marks on the camera and lens, and turn the lens clockwiseuntil it stops and lockswith a clicr.

3. Set the command dialto E.

4. Load the film. Align the film tip with the orange mark and close the back cover until it clicks securelyshut. o The film will wind forward to the first frame.

Focusthe camera. AF C l " . P " t " t h e s u b i e c tw i t h i nt h e the press shutter ti" [ ] ) andlightly to button focus.


6. Take the PhotograPh' presi the shutterbuttondown to take the plcture.

Removing {ilm. of film Wn"n tn""futt pictureon a roll taken,the film will rewind frrr n""" openthe Whencomplete' automaticalfy. back cover ind removethe iilm'

Self-timerButton (see page 46) Button Film Rewind (see page 49) LCD Panel (see page 9) I Flash Button (see page 35) 3 Red-eyeReduction Mode Button(seepage19) Electronic InputDial

5 Flash(seepage 19) Accessory Shoe (see page 40) . Forattaching CanonSpeedlite flashesand otheroptional accessones. Command Dial (seepage 10)

Strap Fixture (seepage1 1)

ShutterButton (seepage14) Back Cover Latch (seepage15)

Gripi Battery Housing (seepagell) AF Auxiliary LightEmiter (seepage18) I Red-eyeReduction Lamp (seepage19)

Lens ReleaseButton (seepage 13) FocusMode Switch (seepage 13) Zoom Ring ManualFocussing Ring
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/ PartialMetering AE Lock Button (see page 39) Exposure Compensation Button (seepage41) ManualAPerture SettingButton (seepage31) FilmCheck

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Eye CuP

Back Cover


/ "o"n", Grip Extension

Latch Cover Battery page 1) 1 (see

RemoteControl Jack (see Page56) . For connecllon to the optional Remote Switch RS-60E3.

Nomenclature ExternalLCD Panel Thefollowing items all indicated thefigure are in below.
ISO Film Speed Shutter Speed Setting Indicates ISO Film Speed/Calculated Value MeteredManual Exposure Indicator Battery Indicator lndicates Level Exposure Indicator ExposureLevel Compensation Indicator ExposureLevel Exposure LevelMark $ Red-eyeReduction Lampon Indicator ApertureSetting/Calculated Vaiue Multiple-exposure Operation Indicator $ Red-eyeReductionIndicator Sound Setting Self-timer Indicator Numberol Remaining Framesof Film Multiple-exposure Number Sound SeVOff Indicator Film SettingCompleted Indicator Film RewindCompleted Indicator Self-timerOperation Indicator (Count-down)

Indicales Whetheror Not Film is Loaded

Viewfinderlnternal InformationDisplay Thefollowing items all indicated thefigure are in below

Partial Metering CenterAF WideAF Metered Manual Exposure Indicator AE Lock Indicator

Exposurelndicator Exposure Compensation Level Indicator ExposureLevel Scale ExposureLevel Mark I Red-eyeReduction Lampon Indicator In-focus Lamp (Whenusingautofocus, lamplightswhen focussing completed. tocussing not is lf is possible lampblinksat a rateof twiceper the second.Whenusingmanualfocus, lamp the Iightswhen focussing completed, is but remainsoff untilfocussing completed.) is

I Red-eyeReductionIndicator Flash Indicator ShutterSDeedIndicator Aperture Value




Dial Command
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The settingson the command dial are situatedaround the tr lock (OFF) position.




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--iiornr(oFF)Posr(The camerawill not operatewhen the dial is set to this position.)

IMAGE ZONE ,{1 : Sports (see page 24) (see page23) r? : Close-up r : Landscape (see page 22) (see page21) \1 :Portrait (see page17) o : FullAutomatic

IMAGEZONE CREATIVE ZONE (seepage25) P : Program AE (see page27) AE rv : Shutter-priority Av : Aperture-priority AE (see page29) (see page31) nrt: ManualExposure AE r.o:r Automatic Depth-of-field : (seepage33) FUNCTION ZONE .ttl : SoundMode (see page48) rso: ManualISO Speed (see page47) os: To RewindFilm beforeEnd of Roll (see page49)

tr : Lock/(OFF)

When the camera js not.ii] use, please set the command dial to [l . When the camera is placed in a bag, this prevent"s the-Ps$lili{ of objects hitting the shutter button, continually activatingthe shutter and dralnindMe battery.

An explanationof preparations which must be carried out before taking photographs and of the ofierationof the shutterbutton.

Thread the ends of the neckstrap throughthe insideof the strapfixtureas s h o w n . B e f o r e u s i n g ,t u g t h e s t r a p t o ensurethat it is firmlysecuredto the fixIUre.

(CR123fuDL123A). The camerausestwo lithium batteries 1. Slide the batterycover latch in the directionindicatedso that the battery coveropens.

2. Insertthe batteries with the + and p t e r m i n a l s o i n t i n gi n t h e c o r r e c t directionas indicatedon the batterv cover. 3. Closethe battery cover.

1. Set the commanddial to any setting in the imagezone or creativezone, releasino lock. the 2 . T h e b a t t e r yc h e c k s y m b o lw i l l b e d i s p l a y e d n t h e L C D p a n e l .T h e o b a t t e r yc h e c k s y m b o l i n d i c a t i o n s havethe follows meanings: power sufiicient. : Thebattery is poweris low. Please : Battery have newbatteries ready CI : Replace both batteries with new ones. br : Please page see 58. c= cE



o T h e c o m m a n dd i a l l o c k m u s t b e releasedbefore a battervcheck can be carried out.

o Life of two lithiumCR123A/DL123A batteries(numberof rolls of film that can be taken).
Temperature Normal(+20"C) Low (-10 "C) WithoutFlash 60 Rolls 35 Rolls With50% Flash 25 Rolls '15 Rolls All Flash 1 2R o l l s 7 Rolls

*Tesls are based on new batteries,using the EF35-80mm tl4-5.6 ll Lens and Data basedon Canon'sStandard Test Method. * The shootingcapacitywill be reducedif the autofocus shutteris used with no film in the or camera.

oll there is nolhing at all displayedon the LCD panel,check to see if the batteries are insertedupsidedown. Re-insert batteries correct the the way up. .Always checkthe batterylevelbeforeusingthe camera. oRememberthat batteries can sometimesbe difficult obtainin certainareas. Be sure to to have an adequatesupplywhen traveling overseas when you expectto take iarge or numbersof photographs.


1. Removethe rear lenscap by turning it in the direction the arrow. of 2. Alignthe red markson the lens and c a m e r a ,a n d t u r n t h e l e n s i n t h e directionof the arrow until it clicks.

3. Set the focus mode switch on the lens to AF. . lf the switch is set to M, the autofocus can nol be used. o W h e n u s i n gt h e a u t o f o c u s d o n o t , touch the rotatingpad of the lens. 4. Remove the front lens cao.

T o r e m o v et h e l e n s , t u r n t h e l e n s i n the directionof the arrow on the lens while pressing the lens releasebutton untilit stoos.


The EOS shutterbutton has two stages.The first stage is reachedby pressinglightlyon the shutterbutton,and the secondstage by pressing as The tfrebuttondown completelv. shutterbuttonoperates follows. Pressingthe shutter button halfway o This initiates (One-shot autofocussing you are or Servo)and,oncewhatever shooting(the subject)is in focus, a beepingsound is short intermittent e m i t t e da n d a g r e e n l i g h t i n t h e (the viewfinder focuslamp)lightsup. o At the same time,the shutterspeed (the combination expoand aperture s u r e ) i s s e t . T h e v a l u e sa r e d i s playedon the LCD paneland in the viewfinder. Pressingthe shutter button down completely e The shutter is released,the photographtakenand the filmwindson one frame.




this is calledcamera lf the cameramovesat the same momentas the shutteris released, In shake and can result in blurringof the entire photograph. order to obtainsharp photwo points: pleasetake care of the following tographs, .Avoid movingthe camerawhiletakinga photograph. pointbeforetakingphotographs. oAlwaysholdthe shutterbuttonal the half-way




Loading Removing and Film
How to Load Film When a film is loaded,it is woundcompletely the end. Then as each to photographis taken, the film rewindsframe by frame. The numberof photographs remaining of the totalon the rollof film is continually out displayed. The film has a DX code attachedto, allowing the film speedto be set automatically. r lf yourfilmhasno DXcodeon it,thefilm speed mustbe setmanually. Please read " t h e s e c t i o n C h a n g i ntg e F i l mS p e e d h Setting" page on 47.


1. Releasethe commanddial lock by settingto any positionotherthan tr . 2. Open the back cover by raisingthe back cover latch. 3. Insertthe film as shown in the oicture,placing one end in first.

The shuttercurtainis an extremely high precision mechanism and must never be touched. W h e n l o a d i n gf i l m , b e c a r e f u l n o t t o a l l o w your fingersor the tip of the lilm to come in contact with the shutter this can causeoamage.

4. Align the tip of the film with the orange marK. o To ensure that the film lies flat. oress lightlyon the film cartridge. . ll too much film is protruding, rewind the film cartridge slightly.

5. Ensurethat the film is alignedwith the orangemark beforeclosingthe back cover. The film will then beginto wind forward, and the number of available frameswill beginto rise.When this you will hear a has beencompleted, click like that of the shutter release, and the film-loaded ark(@) and m the numberof available frames will appearon the LCD panel. o lf the number available of frames does thatthe film not appear, this means hasnotbeenloaded correctlv" Re-load thefilmcorrectly. R e m o v i n gt h e F i l m Afterthe last frame on the film has been taken,the film will automatically beginrewinding. When the film has finishedrewinding, the film mark only will appear on the LCD panel.Afterchecking the display, open the back cover and remove the film.


Herewe.explain simpre.ygy takingphotographs a ot usingthe image zoneon the command Using settings the imagelone, dial. the in wh6n the shutter burton pressed camera is the takesover,setiingeverything automatically yourphotograph. various for The automatic possi seitings "Listof Functions ble are shownon page54 in the section thai cin be Used Together''. Notethatnotallcombinations possible. are

rgkils photographs the fulr automatic on mode ailowsyou to take shots of all kinds of subjects with no fuss.As rongas the subiectis coveredby the AF frame,anyonecan obtaingood results with ease. 1. Set the command dialto n

2 . L o o k t h r o u g ht h e v i e w f i n d e r n d a cover the subjectwith the Wide AF Frame. o lf you wishto focuson a subiect outs i d e t h e W i d e A F F r a m e ,l e e t h e s e c t i o n" F o c u s s i n g n S u b j e c t sa t o the Edge of the Viewfinder,, page on 20.
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P r e s s t h e s h u t t e rb u t t o n h a l f w a y . T h e s u b j e c ti s b r o u g h ti n t o f o c u s , and the shutterspeed and aperture are sel. . A g r e e nl a m pi n t h e v i e w f i n d e t h e (r lamp) lights up. focus . Theshutter value andapedure speed both are displayed on the LCDpanel andintheviewiinder.
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4. Pressthe shutterbuttonall the way downto take the Dicture.

.Blinking shutter speed (camera shake warning) In the image zone, if there is a danger of a slow shutterspeed resultingin camera will on shake,the shutterspeed indicated the LCD paneland in the viewfinder blink.lf this occurs althoughyou have been holdingthe camerasteadilyand taking care how usinga tripod.(Evenwhen usinga tripod, you pressthe shutterbutton,we recommend is still possiblefor the shutterspeedto blink if there is a dangerof camera shake.) .Blinking focus lamp Pleasesee page 52. When the focus lamp blinks,the shuttercannotbe released.

l a W h e n f o c u s s i n gc o n d i t i o n s r e d i f f i c u l tt,h e A F a u x i l i a r y i g h t e m i t t e r easier' making focussing the to comeson automatically illuminate subject,
r The AF auxiliarylight emittercan operatein both the image zone and the creative zone.


g When the command dial is set to E , a1 , $ in the imagezone,the flash will automatically up and fire if the subjectis darkoi in back-lit pop conditionswherethe background too brightagainst subject. is the
.r!;v: It you wish to take a photograph withoutusing the frash,such as in praceswhere flash photography forbidden for indoorshotswhere you wish to make use of the available is or lighting, simplypressthe shutterbuttonhalfway,then push the builfin flash down genfly to retract. You can then take your photograph withoutthe flash.

In photographs peopletaken usinga flashat nightor in poorly-lit of interiors,the sublect's eyes may appearred.This is due to lightreflected from "red the retina, and the phenomena called is eve,,. when taking a flash shot with the camera sbt to the red-eyereduction {unction, red-eyereduction the lamplightsup, gentlyilluminaiing subthe ject'seyes momentarily, reducing size of the pupilsand redicingthe the chanceof the red-eye phenomena occurring. when usingthe imagezone,the red-evereduction function can be set in the following way. 1 . P r e s s t h e r e d - e y er e d u c t i o n o d e m button(theflashbutton). r T h e L C Dp a n e w i l ld i s p l a yh e@ l t m a r kt o i n d i c a t eh a t t h e r e d - e y e t reduction been has set.


2 . T o s w i t c h t h e r e d - e y er e d u c t i o n functionoff, press the flash button one moretime. r The@ markon the LCDpanel oo will out, indicating the red-eye that redlLtionfunction beenswitched has off.


.when the red-eye reductionlamp is on, the shutterwill be releasedabout 1 second presseddown. afterthe shltter buttonis completely will indicatethis .when the red-eyereductionlamp is on, the displayin the viewfinder with the O mark.

The red-eyereductionlamp is effectivewhen the subjectis lookingtowardsit, however can the levelof effectiveness vary from personlo person

where the subiectis outsidethe centerfocus When taking photographs way: focus in the following markin the viewfinder, 1. Coverthe subjectyou wish to have in focuswith the AF frame and pressthe shutterbuttonhalfwaY.

2. Keepingthe shutterbuttonpressed the halfway, recompose Picture. 3. Press the shutterbuttonall the way downto take the picture.

Portrait lMode qr } {
Use this setting when you wish to take a photograph with the subject in the foreground clearly emphasized against a blurred background. . By pressingthe shutter button down and ' holdingit, continuous shootingis possible. E l f t h e s u b j e c t a p p e a r sd a r k a g a i n s t a bright background, flash will fire autothe matically. Set the command dial to q1 .

olf the subiect's head and shouldersfill up most of the center of the viewfinder, an effective background blur can be achieved. In addition,a better effect can be achieved with the subject as lar away from the backgroundas possible. oA more elfectivebackground blur can be achieved when usinga telephoto lens.lf using a zoom lens, set the lens to the telephoto setting (gomm in the case of a 35_g0mm lens). 3 tt t otint<s the viewfinder, in attachan external flash unit and use flash when takinothe Dicture.

, F o r e x p a n s i v el a n d s c a P e ss u n s e l p shots dnd night-time hotograpns' settlng' pleaseusethe landscaPe

as This settingis indicated a on the dial. command

.xsetting (35 mm in the case of a 35W h e n u s i n gY o u rz o o m l e n s , use the wide-angle and add depth to your phol e n s ) .T h i s w i l l c r e a t e a teefing of expinsiveness SOmm tographs.

-r pressthe flashgently dialto ' {lashpops up when you set the command S lf the built-in be able to take the pictureas you it retractsnetore sno6ting You will not down until see it if the flash is left on' of camerashake' so be sure to .lf the shutterspeed indicatorblinks'there is a danger shutter button Otherwisewe steady ano tiii" "it" no* Voupreis the hold the camera however'it is still possiblefor using a tripod tEu"n *n"n usinga tripod' recommend otiit' it tn"'" is a dansero{ camerashake') ft;ii;il; $;;ito



Use the macrofunctionbuilt in to your l e n s f o r c l o s e - u pp h o t o g r a p h y h e n w you want to take photographs plants of and insects maximum in maonification. E lf the subject darkor bacl-litby, tne is built-in willfireautomaticallV. flash

Set the command dialto ,ll,.

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.Take your photograph from as closeto the subjectas your lens permits. .When usinga zoom lens,you can achievea higherlevelof magnification your photoin graphby setting the lensto telephoto. .For full-scale macrophotography, recommend optionalmacro lensesand ML-3 we our macroring llght. lf t blinksin the viewfinder, atlachan external flash unit and use flashwhen takinothe picture.


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Pleaseuse this settingwhen you wish suchas subjects, to freezefast-moving and soofisactivities events. o lf you keepthe shutter pressed button p ca d o w n . o n t i n u o u sh o t o g r a p h s n b e c taken.

dialto 4.. Set the command

-v.We recommend that you use film with a speedof ISO 400 or over. , . W e a l s o r e c o m m e n d e l e p h o t ol e n s e sf o r s p o r t s p h o t o g r a p h ys u c h a s t h e E F 8 0 t 200mm74.5 - 5.6 USM, EF75 - 300mmV4 - 5.6 USM,etc.

dial to (, pressthe flash genflash pops up when you set the command E lf the built-in You will not be able to take the pictureas you tly down until it retractsbeforeshooting. see it if the flash is lefl on. .lf the shutterspeed indicator blinks,there is a dangerof camerashake,so be sure to we hold the camerasteadyand take care how you pressthe shutterbutton.Otherwise recommendusing a tripod. (Even when usinga tripod,however,it is still possiblefor the shutterspeedto blinkif there is a dangerof camerashake)


Herewe will explainhow to use the wide rangeof functions builtintothe camerawhen the command dial is set to the creative zone.The functions available the creativezone settingallow you to precisely on determine you want to achieve. the results

S e t t i n gt h e c a m e r at o t h i s s e t t i n gi s as JUSI easy as settingto the (o ) full auto mark.The camerasets bothshutter speedand aperture utomatically a to matchthe brightness the subject. of This function calledProoram is AE.

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when usingthe creativezone,the LCD panel and the viewfinder displaythe shuiler will speed,the exposurelevel scale as well as the exposurelevel mark. The exposurelevel m a r k i n d i c a t e s h e e x p o s u r el e v e l w h e n u s i n g t h e e x p o s u r ec o m p e n s a t i o n r w h e n t o s e l e c t i ntg e e x p o s u r e a n u a l l y . h m


2. Press the shutterbuttonhalfwayto focuson the subject. . Theshutter will speed aperture be and andin the indicated the LCDpanel on viewfinder.

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3 . C h e c k t h e s h u t t e rs p e e d a n d t h e and takethe photograPh. aperture

set AE In Program mode,the automatically shutterspeedand aperture g c c o m b i n a t i o n a n b e c h a n g e dw h i l e m a i n t a i n i n t h e s a m e e x p o s u r e . Shift. is This function calledProgram To shift the program,press the shutterbutton halfwayand turn the electronicinput dial to select the desiredshutterspeed or aperture value. . Aftertakinga photograph Program and ofl Shiftswitches automatically the program. returns theoriginal to r Program is notpossible when using flash. a Shift

it Even if you releasethe shutterbuttonafter pressing down halfway, and in the exposuredata (shutterspeed and aperture) the viewfinder LCD panelappearfor aboutsix seconds.

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At the shutter-priority setting,the camera automaticallysets the aperture value for the lightingconditions. This is calledShutter-priority AE. Faster shutterspeeds allow you to take photographs that freeze moving s u b j e c t s ,w h i l e w i t h s l o w e r s h u t t e r speeds you can captureobjectswith a feelingof motion.
Fast shuttersoeed

-x. ;\|]/-lf you set the shutterspeed at 1/15 sec you can take clear picturesof your television set screen. .When taking a photographof a TV screen, be sure to hold the cameravery steady, or use a triDod.

Slow shuttersoeed

1. Set the command dialto rv

2. Turn the electronic inputdial to the desiredshutterspeedsetting.


Press the shutterbuttonhalfwavto focuson the subject. o Theshutter speed aperlure be and will indicated the LCDpanel on andin the viewfinder.

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4 . C h e c k t h e s h u t t e rs p e e d a n d t h e aperture and take the photograph.

olf the smallestaperturevalue (i.e.maximrim aperture) the lens blinksin the viewfindof er, reducethe shutterspeedby turningthe electronic inputdial untilthe blinking stops.

'lf the largestaperturevalue (i.e.minimum aperture) the lens blinksin.theviewfinder, of increase shutterspeedby turningthe electronic the inputdial untilthe blinking stops.


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When you set the aperture, the cam_ era automatically selects the correct shutterspeed to suit the lightingcondi_ tions aroundthe subject. ihis is called Aperture-priority AE. A s m a l l e ra p e r t u r ev a l u e ( i . e . l a r g e r aperture)is suitablefor takingbeautiful portrait photographs, with effectively graduatedof blurred backgrounds-. However,with a small apertule value, landscapes blur. will A larger aperture value (i.e. smaller aper,ture) gives a greaterdepth-of{ield s u i t a b l e f o r c l e a r p h o t o g r a p h so f expansive landscapes, where every_ thing from nearby objects to back_ grounddetailsare sharplyin focus.

1. Set the command dialto av .

2. Turn the electronicinput dial to the desiredaperturevalue.

3. Press the shutterbutton halfwayto focuson the subject. will . Theshutter and speed aperture be andin the on indicated theLCDpanel viewfinder.


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4 . C h e c k t h e s h u t t e rs P e e d a n d t h e and take the PhotograPn' aperture

lf the S h u t t e r S p e e d b l i n k s a t 3 0 , ' , t u r n t h e e | e c t r o n i c i n p u t d i a | t o r e d u c e t h e a p e r t u r e stoPs. v a l u e untilthe blinking


the inputdialto increase apenure .ll the shutterspeedblinksat 2000,turn the electronic s l v a l u eu n t i t h e b l i n k i n g t o p s .



everything the camera, modeailows take to rhis you l:l$l [T]g"u'lS anrslc.pnotographsselecting shutter by the speedand aperture value yourself' can checkthatthe combination shutter You oi ip""o "no "p"rturevalueis suitabre checking exposure bv the rever mait< tdJp;on surelevel scale.
1. Set the command dialro rvr

2. Turn the electronic input dial to sel the desired shutter speeo. 3. While pressing the manualaperture s e t t i n g b u t t o n ,t u r n t h e e l e c t r o n i c inputdial to set the desired aperture vatue.

Press the shutterbuttonhalfwavto focuson the subiect. o Theshutter speed aperture be and will indicated theLCDpanel in the on and viewfrnder.

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5. Adjust the exposure according to the exposure level mark' Correct exposure:This is the meterecl which will set the exposure' standard Select a faster shutter Overexposure: speed or adjustthe apertureuntil correct exposureis obtained. Select a slower shutter Underexposure: 'speed oi adlustthe apertureuntilcorrect exposureis obtained.







6. When correctexposureis obtained, take the PhotograPn.

you Thissetting allows to takephotographs automatically everything the forewith from ground background sharp to in focus, such photograph as a souvenir whereyou want boththe groupin the foreground the and background be in focus. to Everything be placed focusfromthe will in subject within AF frame objects the the to in fardistance. 'l . Set the command dialto A.DEP.

2. Press the shutterbuttonhalfwavto focuson the subject. o Theshutter speed aperture be and will indicated the LCDpanel in the on and viewfinder.
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C h e c k t h e s h u t t e rs p e e d a n d t h e apefture and take the photograph.


. lf the aperturevalue flashes,the exposure level is coriect but the desired deoth of focuscan not be obtained. Use a wide-angle lensor move backfrom the subiect. .Not all changesin combination shutterspeed and aperturevalue are possible. of This setting is designed to select a slower shufler speed, so it is importantto hold the camera steadywhen takingthe photograph use a tripod. or . Usingthe flashwith the commanddial set to P will achievethe same results. . lf the tocus mode switchof the lens is set to M, photographs can not be taken on the A.DEP setting.


The built-inflash can be used at any time in the creativezone. Use the flash when the subjectis heavily shaded or when You wish to h i g h l i g h tp e o p l e ' sf a c e s . U s i n g t h e b u i l t - i nf l a s h y o u c a n o b t a i n P h o tographswhere both the subjectand have a naturalfeel. the background When the flash is used,the shutter speed will be at or below 1/90sec. 1 . P r e s s t h e f l a s h b u t t o nt o r a i s et h e flash. o Pushtheflashgently to down retract.

2. Press the shutterbuttonhalfwayto focuson the subject. 3 . C h e c k t h a t t h e t s y m b o li n t h e v i e w f i n d e ri s o n b e f o r et a k i n gt h e photograph.


.lf the built-in flash is used when a lens hood is attached, hood can causeshadingof the the flashlight. The lens hood must be removedbeforeusingthe built_in flash. .An external flashcannotbe usedtogether with the built-in fl;sn. 'Light from the built-inflash may be blockedwhen using the followinglenses.when usingsuch a lens we recommend usinga dedicated external flashunit. . Largeaperturelensessuch as the EF 20-35mm ilZ.gLandEF2g-7Ommfl2.8L. . Super-telephoto lensessuch as the EF 300mmilZ.BLand EF 600mm74L. oThe built-inflash cannot be used when a specialflash or the accessory shoe cover is attached the accessory to shoe. .When usingan externalflash,pushthe built-in flashdownto rerracr.


When the red-eyereductionfunctionis set when taking flash shots in conditions wherered-eyeis likely, the red-eye reduction lamp lightsup to reduce chances the phenomena the of fromoccurnno. 1. When the flash is raised,press the flash button (the red-eyereduction modebutton) one moretime. . T h e L C Dp a n e w i l ld i s p t a t h e@ l y m a r kt o i n d i c a t eh a t t h e r e d - e v e t reduction beenset. has 2 . T o s w i t c h t h e r e d - e y er e d u c t i o n functionoff, press the flash button one morettme. o T h e@ m a r ko n t h e L C Dp a n e w i l l l g o o u t , i n d i c a t i nt h a tt h e r e d - e y e g reduction function beenswitched has

lf the red-eyereduclionfunctionis cancelledin the creativezone, the red-evereduction function in the imagezone will also be cancelled. set


When takingshotsof sunsetsor nighttime shots of people againsta background, set the commanddial to Av ( A p e r t u r e - p r i o r i tA E ) . W h e n t a k i n g y flash pictureswith the aperturevalue the on a lowersetting, flashilluminates is the subjects,while the background also capturedclearly becauseof the slow shutterspeed.This is calledSlow Syncro Photography. X, Withthe Rebel the sametypeof tlash photography possible an external is with

Whentakinga slowsyncroshot,pleaseuse a tripodto avoidcamerashake.


Distance Range FlashShooting Built-in (when the mm ll) using EF35-80 f/4-5.6 35 mm 80 mm
Film Slide NegativeFilm Film Slide

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Film Negative

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0.7-6m ft. 2.3- 19.7

0.5- 2.1m - fr. 1.6 6.9
1-4.2m ft. 3.3- 13.8


Checkingexposure display informationwhen using flash
Mode Shooting WarningDisplaY The maximum valuelor aperture the lensbeing usedblinks. T h em i n i m u m valuetor aperture the lensbeing usedblinks. The 1/90sec speed shutter blinks. The 30" shutter speedblinks. Condition
The background ls overexposed.


Tv AE) (Shutterpriority

The background ls underexposed.

The subjectis correctlY exposeo.

The background ls overexposeo.

Av (Aperture-priority AE)

is The background underexposed.

The subjectis correctlyexposed.lf the valuels aperture the changed, shutter speedmay lightuP.

the flash Checkingthe shutter speed and aperturevalue when using
mode Shooting P AE) (Program Shutterspeed set AutomaticallY to 1 / 9 0s e c . set Manually to any desiredshutter speedof 1/90sec. ( or slower '). set AutomaticallY between30" and 1i90 sec. according to the set aperture value and existing lighting. Manuallyset to any desiredshutter speedof 1/90 sec. or slower(-). value Aperture set valueautomatically Flashaperture and TTL prolighting to according existing gram. to set valueaulomatically according ADerture lighting' the sel shutterspeedand existing

Tv AE) (Shutter-priority

Av AE) (Aperture-priorily

set Manually to any desiredapedurevalue

M (Manual)

|ower Wi|| the that1/90Sec., camera automatica||y it to 1/90Sec laster is (-) |f theShutter Speed setto a va|ue

I n a s c e n e w i t h h i g h c o n t r a s tb e t w e e nt h e s u b j e c ta n d b a c k g r o u n d , to area to the centerof the switchto partialmetering limitthe metering frame. This allows accuratemeteringof the subjectwithout influence from the background. Partialmeteringoperationlocks in the exposure point. (AE lock)and focusesthe subject usingthe centerfocusing 1) Set the commanddial to a creative zone mode.compose the scene, p r e s s t h e s h u t t e rb u t t o n h a l f w a y , then let uo on the shutter button. . lf you do not remove yourfinger from the shutter once, the * button button willnotlunction even oressed. if 2 ) C o v e r t h e m a i n s u b j e c tw i t h t h e viewfinder's centralpartialmetering mark,then pressthe {< button. . "* " appears theviewfinder in display andthe exposure^is locked the AE by (*Q)). lock function . Keepthe * button pressed untilyou takethepicture. 3)While holding the {< buttonpressed, press the shutterbuttonhalfwayto focusthe subiect. . "O" appears theviewfinder in display and the subject focus^ed the is with point focusing (+(a). central 4) Recompose he sceneas de$ired t and take the picture.

Partialmetering mark(2

Pressthe partialmeteringbutton and/orthe shutterbutton within six secondsafter the is in ll exposure displayed the viewfinder. more than 6 secondselapse,start the procedureagainfrom step 1.

r;lash Photograprhy witft tfie Speedf,ite ZCIil"lb; be ar,raiEable$snnea!'ea$} in {nnay eptionallyr
When the " t " indicator blinksin the viewfinder, attachthe Speedlite 200E t o t h e a c c e s s o r y h o e b e f o r et a k i n g s oictures. o Afterattaching Speedlite the 200Eto the accessory shoe,slidethe lockswitch in the direction the arrowto secure of the flashto thecamera. r The" t " indicator notblink credoes in ative zonemodes. 1 . S e t t h e S o e e d l i t e2 0 0 E ' s m a i n switchto "t". The ready lamp lights up when flash chargingis completeo. " o Theviewfinder'sI " indicatoralso l i g h t su p w h e n f l a s h c h a r g i n gi s completed. 2. Composethe pictureand pressthe shutter buttonto take the oicture. o F o rf l a s hp i c t u r e s ,o n o t p r e s s h e d t s h u t t e r u t t o nc o m p l e t e lu n t i lt h e b y flash unit's ready lamp lights up.
* F o r d e t a i l s ,r e f e r t o t h e i n s t r u c t i o n s r o v i d e d p with the Speedlite 200E.

Flash Head

AF Auxiliary L i g h tE m i t t e r


Exposure Compensation

Deliberately changingthe exposurewhen taking a photographis cailed exposurecompensation. The compensation range is up to +i_2 steps in half-stepincrements. 1 . S e t t h e c o m m a n dd i a l t o t h e c r e ativezone. L. , /,-t 4 ur1 v;F 2. Press the shutter button halfwav to focus on the subject. . Theshutter speed aperture be and will indicated the LCDpanel on andin the viewfinder.

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3. While pressingthe exposurecompensationbutton,turn the electronic i n p u t d i a l u n t i l t h e e x p o s u r el e v e l mark is set to the desiredexoosure compensation amount. -2.1.O.1 .2+
+ l -____> "+" r will increase the exposurelevel,,,-' will reduceit. o To cancelexposurecompensation, set the exposurelevel mark on the exposure level mark scaleto O.

lf the command dial is set to rhe the exposure comlSgS*gIe, pensation be canceled. will

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4. Take the photograph.

When using a shutterspeed of 1/'125 sec., and an aperturevalue of 5.6, compensating the exposure level scale by one incrementwill change the value of the exposure reading on the displayas follows.
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Shutler Speed




Aperture Value

easier by using the releaselock laue;. lunction the remoteswitch on RS_60E3. 1 . S e t t h e c o m m a n d i a lt o M . d

a or it other steady sur_ ,1T:S"?lf"^y:^9y can be made irJ."S tripod ptacingonsome tjuto pnorograpny

In bulbphotography, shutter the remains open as rongas the shutter but_ ton is held down' when you rereasethe shutter but-ton, t'" ir'rit", *il, close.Use this function when rongexposures required, are suchas when shooting nightshots or fireworkslMake sure the cameradoes not move

2 . T u r n t h e e l e c t r o n i cn p u t d i a l u n t i l i the shutter speedis set to buib (after 30").

3 . S e t t h e d e s i r e da p e r t u r ev a l u e b v turningthe electronic inputdial while p r e s s i n gt h e e x p o s u r ec o m p e n s a _ tion button.

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4. Compose the photograph and take the picture. The shutter will remain open as tong as the shutter button is held down. r T h e b u i bi n d i c a t o r n t h e d i s p l a v o will blik whitethe bulbphotograph being is taken. . When using new batteries, about six hours of bulb photography can be car_ ned out. . Bulb photography an be combined c withthe multiple-exposure function.


y W i t h m u l t i p l e - e x p o s u rp h o t o g r a p h y o u c a n r e l e a s et h e s h u t t e rt o e e x p o s et h e s a m e f r a m e o f f i l m t w o o r m o r e t i m e s t o o b t a i n s p e c i a effects" 1 . S e t t h e c o m m a n dd i a l t o t h e c r e ativezone.

a 2 . P r e s st h e p a r t i a lm e t e r i n g n d t h e buttonsat exposurecompensation the same time.The[lsymbol will appearon the display.

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3. While holding down both the partial metering and the exposure compensation buttons,set the number of m u l t i p l e - e x p o s u r e sr e q u i r e d u s i n g the electronicinout dial. o The numberof multiple-exposures will appearon the film counterof the LCD oanel. o The numberof multiple-exposures can be set up to L o To cancelthe multiple-exposure funct i o n , r e s e tt h e n u m b e ro f m u l t i p l e exDosures 1. to


4. Compose the photograph and take the picture. o lf you press the shutterbuttonhalfwav after takingthe first frame,the E svm_ bol will blink on the displaypanei to confirmthat multiple_exposure photog_ raphyis in progress. o When the pre_set numberof multiole_ exposureshave been taken, the film will automatically wind on to the next frame and the multiple_exposure func_ tionwillbe cancelled. o To cancel the multiple_exposure function in the middleof shooting, resetthe n u m b e ro f r e m a i n i n g r a m e s o n t h e f displayas above. ->k;vwhen superimposing multiple exposures a singleframe,it is necessary compensate on to f o r t h e e x p o s u r ev a r u e f r o m i h e v e r y o e g i n n i " i n g . He;c'ih" "".tion on,,Exposure Compensation" page41. on The forrowing tabrewit arsoserveas a guiderine determining required for the compensating level. Numberof multiple-exposures Compensation level -1.0


,1:.,:^"Tf"l:ition..vatues given here are intended as a rough guidetine.As the requrred compensation varuescan change accordingro actuarcondirions, obtainthe required photographic data beforehand.

zone' can The self-timer be used in the imagezoneand the creative use a tripodwhen takingself{imershots Please 1. Pressthe self{imerbutton. . T h eS m a r kw i l la p p e a i n t h e L C D r
panel. . ll the self-timer button is pressed a g a i n , i h e s e l f - t i m e rw i l l b e c a n c e l l e d .



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2 . P r e s s t h e s h u t t e rb u t t o n d o w n halfwayto set the focus and check t h e s h u t t e rs p e e d a n d a p e r t u r e value. n



oStanding in front of the camera when pressingthe shutter button can resultin oufotjocus Pictures. .To cancelthe self-timer halfway, press the self-timer button again.

3. Composethe pictureand press the shutterbuttondown fully while lookA ing throughthe viewfinder. beeper tone soundsto monitorthe 1O-second countdown. F o r t h e f i r s t e i g h t s e c o n d s ,t h e b e e p e rs o u n d s s l o w l Ya t a r a t e o f t w i c e p e r s e c o n d .W h e n o n l Y t w o seconds are left, the rate increases to eighttimesPersecono.

on is the owhen usingthe self-iimer, count-down displayed the LCD panelin secondsto the momentthe shutteris released. functionis set, the with a flash shot, if the red-eyereduction S Wn"n u"ing the self-timer lampwill come on two secondsbeforethe shutteris released. reJuction red_eve

When using non-Dx codedfilm, or when you wish to set the film speed (lSO number)yourself,the film speed can be selectedmanuallyin the following way.The rangeof possible settings from ISO 6-6400. is 1. Set the command dialto lso. . Theletter andthefilmsoeed lso numpanel. berwillappear thedisplay on

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Turn the electronic input dial to set film soeed. the desired Resetthe command dial backto the desiredphotographic mode.

Thefilm speedsettingwill remainat the previousset value untila DX codedlilm is loaded intothe cameraor untilthe film soeed is reset.

afterFocussing off Shutting the Beeper
In certaincircumstances, electronicbeeper could be undesirable, the Therefore,when taking dependingon where you are taking photographs. picturesin the creativezone, the beepercan be switchedoff. 1. Set the command dialto .r[ .

input dial to the 2.Turn the electronic l e f t u n t i l t h e f i l m c o u n t e rd i s p l a y s '0". o The.t[ symbolon the display panel willgo off.When focussing, beeper the willnotsound. . To reset beeper the original the to setting,repeatthe abovestepsand set to thefilmcounter "1".



3. Resetthe commanddial back to the mode. desiredphotographic

Removing before Endof the Roll Film the
lf you want to removethe film from the camera beforethe end of the roll. rewind film and removeit in the following the way 1. Set the command dialto @:: .


2. Press the film rewindbutton(the s e l f - t i m e r u t t o n )a n d k e e p i t h e l d b down for at leastone second. . The filmwill begin rewind, as to and soonas winding completed, will is you heara soundlikethatof the shutter release. film-load The rnark onlvwill appear thedisplay on panel. 3. Open the back coverand remove t h ef i l m .

lf you removea film beforethe end of the roll withoutusingthe film rewindfunction, the nextfilm loadedwill continueto wind back into the film cartridge. preventthis, ilose To the backcoveronce and pressthe shurterbuttondown fully beforeloading new film. the


The followingsectioncontainsdata designedto help you get the best from you camera. lt containsan explanationof the basic terms used in photography, some tips on how to use the camera'svariousfunctions to whenlaking pictures,and an introduction some of the acceSsories available.

the in The shutterintegrated the camerabody regulates lengthof time that the film open is calledthe to is exposed light.The lengthof time that the shutterremains speedon the LCD paneland in the the ihe cameradisplays shutter speed. shutter in viewfinder, a range from 2000 (1/2000thof a second)to 30" (30 seconds),and bulb.

is into Integrated the lens,the aperture an o p e n i n gw h i c h c a n b e w i d e n e da n d n a r r o w e d t o r e g u l a t et h e a m o u n t o f l i g h t The sizeoi the to allowed enterthe camera. v i o p e n i n g s c a l l e dt h e a p e r t u r e a l u e .T h e value on the the aperture cameradisplays in LCD paneland in the viewfinder a range t from 1.0to 32, although his may vary on depending the lensused.


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The film speed is a value which indicates the levelof the film'ssensitivity light,as to set by the ISO (lnternational Standardization Organization). cameradisplays film The the panelin a rangefrom speed on the display 6-6400. The higherthe ISO number, the higherthe film's sensitivity light.While film with a to higher sensitivity more suitable lowis for light situations. The higherthe film speed film,the lowerthe levelof lightrequired for photography, and so picturescan even be takenin darkplaces.

Depth-of-field the areathat is in focusin frontof and behind subject is the whichis alsoin focus.Whenthe aperture smaller(i.e.whenthe aperture is valueis larger), the area in focusis moreextensive, this is calleda deepdepth-of-field. and when the aperture larger(i.e.when the apedurevalue is smaller), Conversely, is thedepth-of{ield becomes shallower. properties. Depth-ofJield the following has (1)The larger aperture the value,the deeper depth-of-field. the ...increase aperture the valueto createa feeling depth. of (2)With the same aperture value,a greaterdepth-of-field be obtained will usinga lenswitha shorter focallength. ...using wide-angle a lensor the wide anglesetting your zoom lenswill creon ate a feeling expansiveness depth. of and (3)With the same aperturevalue, a greaterdepth-of-field be achievedthe furcan therawaythe mainsubject focusis. in (4)lf the subject focusis in the center in field,the depth-ofJield be shallower. will Injocus range


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wrongwith your Beforeyou startthinkingthat there mightbe something lf checklist. this doesn't camera,pleasecheckthe pointson the following pleasetake the camerato your nearest Canonservice solvethe problem, (theseare listedat the back). facility
Problem Cause Are the batteriesexhausted? 1 . N o d i s p l a yo n panel Are the batteries the wrong way round? Solution Replacethe batteries Beload the batteriescorrectly.
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ls the film loaded correctly? (ls Reload the film cotrectly the film counteron the display biank?) Check that there is no rewound Replacethe film film in the camera. (Have you checked that the film counter on the display is blank?) ls the camera focussed? (ls the Press the shutter button halfway f o c u s l a m p i n t h e v i e w f i n d e r again. lf it still does not focus, set the focus mode switch to M blinking?) (manual)and focus manually. ls the focus mode switch on lvl Reset the tocus mode switch to (manual)? AF (Auto{ocus). Did you move your hands when shooting? The batteriesare very low Press the shutter button steadily, without shaking the camera. Replace the batteries. You can c o n t i n u et a k i n g p h o t o g r a p h s when the bc indicator goes off and the battery lamp comes on. l f , w h e n t h e s h u t t e rb u t t o n i s pressed halfway, the bd indicator goes off and the battery mark comes on, photographs can be t a k e nn o r m a l l y . . lf after doing the above t h e b c i n d i c a t o rd o e s n o t g o out, there may be a problem with the camera. Please take it to your nearest Canon service facility.


2. The shutter doesn't

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3. Photographs come ouI blurred.





The bc indicator on the display panel is lit.

There may be some other reason to consider as to why the camera is not operating correctly.

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C o m m a n dd i a l mark

Warning display (Flashing)

Meaning Subjectis too dark

Notes Use flash.

Shutter speed30" and minimum apenurevalueof lhe lensin useShutter speed 20OO maxiand mumapenure valueof lhe lensin use.

Subjectis too bright

Use an ND filter

Subjectwill be underexposed.

Turnthe electronic input dialto a slowershutter speed.

Subjectwill be overexposed. Turnthe electronic input dialto a fastershufler speed. Subjectwill be underexposed. Turnthe electronic input dialto a smaller apetr IUrevaiue.


Shutterspeed30" Subjectwill be overexposed Turnthe electronic input dralto a largeraperture value. 1) l\4ove fartheraway from the subjectand try again. 2) When usinga zoom lens,set to the wideanglepositjon. Useflash

Desired depth-of -fjeld cannol be obtained.

CalcuJated aperlure value

Subjectis too dark

Shutter speed30' and minimum apenurevalueof the lensin use. Subjectrs too bright. Use an ND filter

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Shutter speed2000and maximum aperture valueof the lensin use.

Autotocus Command dial One-shot Al Focus


Metering method
Evalualive melering Cenler weighted average metering

flash Built-in lvlanual

Partial metering


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buttonis pressed. metering whenthe partial is (') Partial metering only possible

One-shot:The exposureis set at the same time as the camera iocusses on the untilfocussingis complete. The shuttercan not be released subject. to Al Focus:When a subjecttaken using the One-shotautofocuscontinues move. and the Al Servo autofocusautothe movementof the subiect is determined adjusts. matically on Al Servo:This allow you to focus continuously a movingsubject.The exposure beforethe shutteris released. will be set immediately will Whenthe shutteris helddown,one lrameper second be shooting: Continuous takencontinuously. for This sets a suitableexposure shots wherethere is a large metering: Evaluative betweenthe lightlevel of the subjectand that of the background' difJerence Partialmetering:This ensures correct exposure01 the area within the partia rangemarkin the viewfinder. metering This providesmeteringbasedon valuesof the averagemetering: center-weighted averagedout for the entirephotograph. centerof the viewfinder

INFORMATION IV. OTHER A[: tulode and Film Winding
F i l mw i n d i n g One-shot The picturecan not be taken until is Setting the focussing complete. are made at the sametime as the focus. Exposure determined evaluis by (The exposure ativemetering. rn valueis calculated advance) shotsare taken under Continuous the sameconditions above. as (About1 frameper second). Al Servo This allowsthe camerato continuouslyfocuson a movingobject. The exposure set whenthe is shutteris released.


Continuous photography

as The same conditions above shots. applyto continuous is Focussing carriedout during photography the (at continuous rateof aboutone frameper second).

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ti)atrlor,: IitF ] i:1l;ilt+o F-:.1s.;ihesr {,i ['a \I) li-$.o[ 5e pi,] ie l] flashesincludethe powerful Speedlite 430E2 zoom flash, which clips on to the accessoryshoe and has a maxi(m/ft)at mum guide numberol 431141 whichhas a maxISO 100,the 30OEZ, imum guide numberof 30/98 (m/ft)at l s o 1 0 0 , a n d t h e 2 0 0 E ,w h i c h h a s a (m/ft) guidenumberof 20166 maximum a t I S O1 0 0 .

f t I t i s r e c o m m e n d e dh a t y o u u s e C a n o n S p e e d l i t e l a s h e sw i t h y o u r E O S c a m e r a . care must be laken with flash units designedlor use with cameras of other Particular llashes and wilh high-current (suchas those with a hot shoe connection) manutacturers flashunits,etc. whichcouldcausedamageto your camera. and auxiliary

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T h e r e m o t es w i t c h R 5 - 6 0 E 3 i s a t tached to the camera'sremote control jack and is intended use when takfor i n g m a c r o o r l o n g e x p o s u r es h o t s ( s u c ha s b u l b s h o t s )u s i n ga t r i p o d . The specialcable releaseavoidsshaking the camera. 5 ExtenderEP-EX1 Eye-piece e T h e e y e - p i e c e x t e n d e rE P - E X 1 5 by the extends EOSviewfinder 15 mm. Attachingthe extenderincreasesthe o m a g n i f i c a t i o n f t h e v i e w f i n d e rb y about0.5.

lV. OTHER it'lFORMATI0f{ ,;:'rpGH-80TP The grip GR-80TP, which has a hand strap attachedto it, greatlyincreases t h e s i z e o f g r i p m a k i n gt h e c a m e r a easier to hold. The grip is also equipped with a simpletripodfor micro photography self-timer and shots.


(-:amera Case EH8-L(LL)

The specialcameracase can hold the camerawith the lens left on, ensurino that yourcamerais well protected. o Case EF35-S0 f/4-5.6 L: mm ll, EF35- mmfA.5-5.6 105 USM Case EF28-80 f/3.5-5.6USM, LL: mm il EF80-200 f/4.5-5.6 mm USM Dit:ptricAdjustment Lenses

The dioptric adjustment lensesE allow n e a r o r l o n g - s i g h t e d e o p l et o t a k e p p h o t o g r a p h s i t h o u th a v i n gt o u s e w their eyeglasses. hile the camera W i t s e l f h a s a - ' l d i o p t e r ,t h e r e a r e 1 0 i n t e r c h a n g e a b l e o l . r e c t i o ne n s e s c l a v a i l a b l e .S e l e c tt h e c o r r e c to n e f o r yourselfby tryingit out on the viewfinder. r Thenumerical values printed thediopon triclenses indicate dioptric the value when a t t a c h e d o t h e c a m e r aT h i s n u m b e r t . doesnot indicate dioptric the valueof the dioptric adjustment itself. lens



for Keep your camera in top conditionby followingthese suggestions s periodic leaning. ee the precautionon page4 for otherimportant S c information. 1. Cleaning lenssurfacethe with Blowoff dust with a blowerbrushand gentlywipethe lenssurface papermoistened with lens cleaner. Cleanin a a pieceof lens cleaning spiral motionfromthe centeroutwards. mirrorand focusing screen2. Cleaning Use a blower brush reserved for this purpose only. lf more cleanTake the camerato ing is necessary not attemptto do it yourself. do facility. an authorized Canonservice the 3. Cleaning film chamberfilm dust particlesthat Use a blower brush to remove accumulated curtain. mightscratch film.Be carefulnotto touchthe shutter the plateand filmguiderails4. Cleaning film pressure the papermoistened Lightly wipe the sudacewith a pieceof lens cleaning curtain. fluid.Be carefulnotto touchthe shutter with lenscleaning o Useof aerosol is spray dustremovers notrecommended.

1) LCD Information After information. The LCD paneluses liquidcrystalto show exposure a b o u t f i v e y e a r s , t h e d i s p l a y m a y b e c o m ed i f f i c u l t o r e a d . l f t h i s C o c c u r s , h a v e i t r e p l a c e da t a n a u t h o r i z e d a n o n s e r v i c ef a c i l i t y . Replacement at the owner'sexpense. is below slowlyin temperatures Liquidcrystalmay also respondrelatively of 0'C. lt may also darken in temperatures around 60'C. The LCD returns normal. to oanelwill returnwhen the temperature 2) When bc IndicatorAppears in LCD Panel w T h e r e a r e t w o s i t u a t i o n si n w h i c h t h e b c i n d i c a t o r i l l a p p e a r i n o a t h e L C D p a n e l :( 1 ) w h e n t h e b a t t e r i e s r e n e a r l ye x h a u s t e d r ( 2 ) w h e n t h e c a m e r a ' ss e l f - t e s tp r o c e s dd e t e c t sa n i n t e r n a lm a l f u n c p o a t i o n . l f t h e b c i n d i c a t o r p p e a r s , e r l o r mt h e f o l l o w i n g p e r a t i o n s :



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and reloadthem. wipe the batteryterminals 1. Removethe batteries, still appears,replace again.lf the bc indicator Check the batteries with new ones. the batteries once. the 2. Release shutter and you can goes out, the problemis corrected lf the br indicator continueusing the camera normally.lf the br indicatordoes not Canonserby stop,the cameraneedsto be examined an authorized vicefacility. 3) Lithium Battery Information times: at Alwayscheckthe batteries the following new batteries 1. When loading 2. After lengthystorage will 3. lf the shutter not release 4. In coldweather assignment shooting 5. Beforean imporlant Battery Use lnformation . Wipethe battery with a clean,dry clothto ensureproperconterminals tact. recharged, . The batteries may explodeor causeburnsif disassembled, of or shorted,exposedto high temperatures, disposed in fire. Be sure indicatedon the batterypackage'Always to observe all precautions keeoit out of the reachof children. below 0"C' . Batiery performance slightlyin temperatures deteriorates closeto your body or a Keep the cameraand especially spare battery in an insidepocketto keepit warm untiluse. . Removethe batteriesif you do not expect to use the camerafor more thanthreeweeks. 4) Camera Operation with Low Batteries a E v e n i f t h e b c i n d i c a t o r p p e a r si n t h e L C D p a n e l d u r i n g b a t t e r y check, exposurewill be okay as long as the shutter releases.Film battery power. advance and rewind will be impaired by insufficient with new ones. the reolace batteries Please


35 mm focal plane shutterAF/AE single-lensreilex flash camerawith built-inauto film winder (built-in provided RebelX S onlY). on CanonEF lenssertes signaltransfersystem) Canon EF mount(electronic coverage. 90% verticaland horizontal x 0.7 (50 mm lenson infinitY) -1 diopter (eyebond 18.5mm) Comoletematte screenwith fixed, AF frame, partial mark. meterino (D Manual (D Automaticdepth-of-field AE AE €) Aperture-prioritY (4 Shutter-priority AE (5) ProgramAE (withprogramshift) G) Full auto lmageControl(fourtypes) 0) Programmed (0 FlashAE (A-TTLwith the built-inflashor A-TTL flash AE with a Speedlite) or TTL program Operatesin full auto and in image zones. Shutter speed blinksas a warningwhen automatically-set shutter speed becomes 0-0 5 stops slower than "1llocallengthof the lens in use". 50mm f/1 4 lens at EV 2-20 (at normaltemperature,

lenses Usable Lens mounl Viewfinder Magnification Standarddiopter screen Focussing Shootingmodes


range Metering Film speed setting compensatlon Exposure res Multiple-exposu

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to set ISO 6-6400,automatically according DX code' flso 25-5000) Manualsetting+/- two stops in 1/2-stopincrements' (Cannot alsobe usedin imagezone). can be preset.Automatically Up to nine exposure clearson comPletion.


AF controlsystem

range AF working light AF auxiliarY Shutter Shutterspeed Self-timer FilmLoading

or o C One-shotautofocus/stops n completlon on release completion Possible. switchesautomatiautofocus, e) Al Focus/One-shot callyto Al Servo. O Ma;ua/Withthe iocus mode switchon M, manual is focussing Possible. chart) EV t .S-te (at ISO 100standard emitted. AutomaticallY focal plane shutterwith all speeds Vertical-travel, controlled. electronicallY on sec. t/ZOOO-SO and bulb.X-synchro 1/90sec' settingspossible). (1/2 increment controlled. Electronically (withabout10 seconddelaY) Tuiomattc After fllm loadingand back cover closure' windsto the end of the roll and the film automatically stops. filnr Automatic wind: (D Singleshot. shooting(up to a maximumof aboul [D Coritinuous one framePer second). nrtomatic rewind.Rewindin mid roll possible' flash housedin pentype TTL automatic Retractable system. control Bypass taprism. r 1 G u i d en u m b e / 1 2 ( l S O1 0 0m ) (D Recycling time approx.2 sec. iO f tasncoverageangle:coverthe angleo{ view of a 28mmlens.


Rewind flash I Built-in

ffiynccontact,whichconnectsdirect|ytotheaccesI sorvshoe.
Batteries capacitycheck Battery Size Weight batteries CR123A/DL123A 2 lithium Can be checkedby settingthe commanddial io any settingoutsidethe specialtod" tones. 1 4 5( W )x e 2 ( H ) x 6 1 . 9( D )m m flash (Body About 315 g, or 350 g with the built-in batlithium two CR123A/DL123A and excluding only teries)"


Lens Angleof View Diaqonal Vertical Horizontal OoticalConstruction Minimumaperture Shootinodistance Maximummagnification

EF35 80 v4 - 5.6ll 63'- 30'
38" - 17' 54" - 25" in I elements 8 groups

EF80- 200 V4.5- 5.6 USM

30"- 12'
25" - 10 in 10elements 7 qroups

22-32 0 . 3 8 m- 35 mm ( 2 1 2x 3 2 8 m m ) O.12 80 mm 0.25 P7 x 144 mm)

1 . 5 m- B0 mm 0.065(366 x 546 mm) 200 mm ( 0 . 1 5 6 1 5 3x 2 2 6 m m ) 52 mm, 1 78.5x 69 mm

Diameterand numberof liltersusable x diameter Lenoth maximum Weight

52 mm, 1 6 1x 6 5 m m 1 7 0g


of The specifications this productas well as some externalfeaturesare subject Test Method) Standard to changewithoutnotice.(All data basedon CAnon's


This device complieswith Part 15 of the FCC Rules.Operationis (1) two to subject the following conditions: This devicemay not cause and (2) this device must accept any interferharmfulinterference, operthat interference may causeundesired including ence received, ation. to Do not make any changesor modifications the equipmentsunless lf otherwisespecifiedin the instructions. such changes or modifications should be made, you could be requiredto stop operationof the equipments. have been tested and found to complywith the These equipments limits for a class B digitaldevice, pursuantto part 15 of the FCC protection Rules.These limits are designedto providereasonable Theseequipinstallation. in harmfulinterference a residential against generate,use and can radiate radio frequencyenergy and, if m-ents may cause with the instructions, not installedand used in accordance to harmfulinterference radiocommunications. will not occur in a However,there is no guaranteethat interference particularinstallation. these equipmentsdo cause harmfulinterferlf by which can determined turnreception, ence to radioor television to off ing the equipments and on, the user is encouraged try to corby rect the interference one or more of the followingmeasures: r Reorient relocate receiving antenna. the or . Increasethe separation and receiver. betweenthe equipments . Consult dealeror an experienced for radioffVtechnician help. the

does not exceedthe Class B limitsfor radio This digitalapparatus as from digitalapparatus set out in the interferencenoiseemissions "Digital of ICES-003 Apparatus", entitled standard causingequipment Canada. and Science the Industrv


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