Canon EOS 450D user manual

User manual for the device Canon EOS 450D

Device: Canon EOS 450D
Size: 13,94 MB
Date of adding : 2013-08-27 15:15:01
Number of pages: 196
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CANON INC. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan
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H73_00.fm Page 2 Tuesday, November 13, 2007 9:35 PM Thank you for purchasing a Canon product. The EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi/EOS 450D is a high-performance, digital single-lens reflex camera with a 12.20-megapixel image sensor. The camera provides many features such as Picture Styles to expand your photographic expression, fast and high-precision 9-point autofocus for moving subjects, and diverse shooting modes for beginners as well as advanced users. It also incorporates the EOS Integrated C

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H73_00.fm Page 3 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Item Check List Before starting, check that all the following items have been included with your camera. If anything is missing, contact your dealer. Battery Pack LP-E5 Battery Charger (with protective cover) LC-E5/LC-E5E* Camera (with eyecup and body cap) Wide Strap Interface Cable Video Cable EW-100DB III IFC-200U VC-100 EOS DIGITAL Software Instruction Solution Disk Manual (1) Instruction Manual (this booklet) (2) Pocket Guide Quick s

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H73_00.fm Page 4 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Conventions Used in this Manual Icons in this Manual <6> : Indicates the Main Dial. : Indicate the cross keys. <0> : Indicates the setting button. 0, 9, 8 : Indicates that the respective function remains active for 4 sec., 6 sec., or 16 sec. respectively after you let go of the button. * In this manual, the icons and markings indicating the camera’s buttons, dials, and settings correspond to the icons and markings on the camera

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H73_00.fm Page 5 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Chapters For first-time users, chapters 1 and 2 explain the camera’s basic operations and shooting procedures. Introduction 2 Camera basics. 23 Getting Started 1 Basic Shooting and Image Playback 43 2 Fully automatic shooting for different subjects. Advanced Shooting Techniques 55 3 Basic shooting features for specific types of subjects. More Advanced Techniques 69 4 Advanced shooting techniques. Live View Shooting 95 5 Shoot while viewing t

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H73_00.fm Page 6 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Contents Introduction Item Check List.................................................................................................. 3 Conventions Used in this Manual...................................................................... 4 Chapters............................................................................................................ 5 Contents at a Glance.................................................................

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H73_00.fm Page 7 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Contents Advanced Shooting Techniques 55 3 Program AE......................................................................................................56 Changing the ISO Speed .................................................................................57 Using the Built-in Flash ....................................................................................58 Changing the AF Mode ................................................

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H73_00.fm Page 8 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Contents Handy Features 107 6 Handy Features............................................................................................. 108 Silencing the Beeper .................................................................................. 108 Card Reminder........................................................................................... 108 Setting the Image Review Time .........................................................

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H73_00.fm Page 9 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Contents Customizing the Camera 151 9 Setting Custom Functions..............................................................................152 Custom Function Settings..............................................................................154 Registering My Menu .....................................................................................160 Reference 161 10 When Autofocus Fails .................................................

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H73_00.fm Page 10 Monday, December 17, 2007 7:01 PM Contents at a Glance Shooting Shoot automatically p.43 - 52 (Basic Zone modes) Shoot continuously p.47, 50, 63 (i Continuous shooting) Take a picture of myself in a group p.53 (j Self-timer) Freeze the action Take a blurred action shot p.70 (s Shutter-priority AE) Blur the background Keep the background in sharp focus p.72 (f Aperture-priority AE) Adjust the image brightness (exposure) p.78 (Exposure compensation) Shoot

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H73_00.fm Page 11 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Focusing Change the point of focus p.61 (S AF point selection) Shoot a moving subject p.50, 60 (AI Servo AF) Playback View the images with the camera p.54 (x Playback) Search for pictures quickly p.124 (H Index display) Prevent important images from accidental deletion p.129 (K Image protect) Delete unnecessary images p.130 (L Delete) View the images on a TV set p.128 (Video OUT) Set the LCD brightness p.109 (LCD Bri

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H73_00.fm Page 12 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Handling Precautions Camera Care This camera is a precision instrument. Do not drop it or subject it to physical shock. The camera is not waterproof and cannot be used underwater. If you accidentally drop the camera into water, promptly consult your nearest Canon Service Center. Wipe off any water droplets with a dry cloth. If the camera has been exposed to salty air, wipe with a well-wrung wet cloth. Never leave the camera near anyth

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H73_00.fm Page 13 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Handling Precautions LCD Monitor Although the LCD monitor is manufactured with very high precision technology with over 99.99% effective pixels, there might be a few dead pixels among the remaining 0.01% or less pixels. Dead pixels displaying only black or red, etc., are not a malfunction. They do not affect the images recorded. If the LCD monitor is left on for a prolonged period, screen burn-in may occur where you see remnants of wh

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H73_00.fm Page 14 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Quick Start Guide Insert the battery. (p.26) To recharge the battery, see page 24. 1 Attach the lens. (p.33) For EF-S lens For EF lens 2 When attaching an EF-S lens, align it with the white index on the camera. For other lenses, align it with the red index. Set the lens focus mode switch to . (p.33) 3 Open the slot cover and insert a card. (p.31) 4 With the card’s label facing you, insert it into the slot. Set the power switch to <

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H73_00.fm Page 15 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Quick Start Guide Set the Mode Dial to <1> (Full Auto). (p.44) 6 All the necessary camera settings will be set automatically. Focus the subject. (p.37) Look through the viewfinder and aim 7 the viewfinder center over the subject. Press the shutter button halfway, and the camera will focus the subject. Take the picture. (p.37) 8 Press the shutter button completely to take the picture. Review the picture. (p.108) The captured image will

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H73_00.fm Page 16 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Nomenclature The names in bold indicate the parts explained up until the “Basic Shooting and Image Playback” section. Mode Dial (p.20) Built-in flash/AF-assist beam (p.58/116) Power switch (p.27) EF Lens mount index (p.33) EF-S Lens mount index (p.33) ISO speed set button (p.57) Flash-sync contacts <6> Main Dial Hot shoe (p.166) (p.4) Focal plane Shutter button mark (p.49) (p.37) Strap mount (p.22) Red-eye reduction/ Self-time

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H73_00.fm Page 17 Tuesday, November 13, 2007 7:29 PM Nomenclature Eyecup (p.165) Dioptric adjustment knob (p.36) Aperture/Exposure Viewfinder eyepiece compensation button (p.75/78) AE lock/ Display-off sensor (p.115) FE lock button/ Index/Reduce button (p.88/89/124/126,141) Shooting settings display/ Trimming orientation button (p.42,113/141) AF point selection/ Magnify button (p.61/126,141) Menu button (p.38) Card slot Print/Share button/ cover (p.31)

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H73_00.fm Page 18 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Nomenclature Shooting Settings Display Shutter speed Main Dial pointer (p.69) Aperture Exposure level indicator ISO speed (p.57) Exposure compensation amount (p.78) White balance (p.90) AEB range (p.80) Q Auto W Daylight Flash exposure E Shade compensation (p.79) R Cloudy Y Tungsten light Shooting mode U White fluorescent Drive mode light (p.53,63) I Flash u Single shooting O Custom i Continuous 2 White balance shooting corr

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H73_00.fm Page 19 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Nomenclature Viewfinder Information Spot metering circle AF point display indicator < > Focusing screen AF points ISO speed AE lock/ Focus AEB in-progress confirmation light Max. Burst Flash-ready Improper FE lock warning White balance correction ISO speed High-speed sync (FP flash) <0> Monochrome shooting FE lock/ FEB in-progress Exposure level indicator Exposure compensation amount Flash exposure AEB

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H73_00.fm Page 20 Monday, November 12, 2007 3:31 PM Nomenclature Mode Dial The Mode Dial has the Basic Zone modes and Creative Zone modes. Creative Zone These modes give you more control over the result. d : Program AE (p.56) s : Shutter-priority AE (p.70) f : Aperture-priority AE (p.72) a : Manual exposure (p.75) 8 : Automatic depth-of-field AE (p.76) Full Auto Basic Zone All you do is press the shutter button. Fully automatic shooting for specific kinds of subjects. 1: Full Auto (p.44)


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