Canon power shot S51S user manual

User manual for the device Canon power shot S51S

Device: Canon power shot S51S
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Date of adding : 2013-08-21 15:15:17
Number of pages: 35
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The Components Guide
Menus and Settings
Downloading Images
to a Computer
Camera User Guide
Please Read This First
This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features.
CDI-E274-010 xxxxxxx © 2007 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN

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Flowchart and Reference Guides The following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according to the flowchart below. For information on included items System Map and items sold separately The Components Guide Preparations • Installing the batteries and memory card • Opening the LCD monitor Basic Camera User • Setting the date, time and language Guide (This Guide) • Read this first. Shooting Playback/Erasing Menus and Settings Handling precautions, references Advanced Camera User

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The Components Guide The Components Guide Front View aZoom Lever (p. 14, Advanced Guide pp. 104, 105) Shooting: (Telephoto) / (Wide Angle) Playback: (Magnify) / (Index) bShutter Button (p. 9) c (Continuous) / (Self-Timer) Button (Advanced Guide p. 46, Basic Guide p. 18) dNeck Strap Mount ePower/Mode Indicator (p. 4) fSelf-Timer Lamp/Red-Eye Reduction Lamp/Tally Lamp (p. 18, Advanced Guide pp. 42, 51) gFlash (p. 14) hMicrophone (Advanced Guide pp. 119, 121) iAF-assist Beam (Advanced Guide

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Back View aLCD Monitor (Advanced Guide p. 13) bViewfinder (Advanced Guide p. 13) cDC IN (Power input) Terminal (Advanced Guide p. 166) dTerminal Cover eA/V OUT (Audio/Video output) Terminal (Advanced Guide p. 130) fDIGITAL Terminal (p. 28) gMemory Card Slot/Battery Cover (p. 5) hMemory Card Slot/Battery Cover Lock (p. 5) iTripod Socket Attaching the Neck Strap Attach the strap as illustrated. Check that the strap does not come loose from the strap mount when pulled. Perform the same steps o

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The Components Guide Controls a (Print/Share) / (Shortcut) (p. 23, Advanced Guide p. 98) b (Flash) / (Microphone) Button (p. 14, Advanced Guide pp. 119, 121) cDiopter Adjustment Dial (Advanced Guide p. 14) dHot Shoe (Advanced Guide p. 172) eMovie Button (p. 10, Advanced Guide p. 50) fMode Dial (pp. 9, 11) gOFF Button hMode Lever (p. 7) iOmni Selector (Up) / (Exposure) Button (Advanced Guide p. 83) (Down) Button (Left) Button (Right) Button jSET/ (AF Frame Selector) Button (p. 21, Advance

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Attaching/Removing the Lens Cap Squeeze both sides of the lens cap (a), and remove (b). Always replace the lens cap after use. • Attach the lens cap cord to the strap. • Remove the lens cap before turning on the camera’s power. Indicators The camera indicators will light or blink under the following conditions. Never do the following while the indicator blinks red. These actions may corrupt image data. - Shake or jolt the camera - Shut off the power, or open the memory card slot/battery cov

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Preparations Preparations 1. Installing the batteries. 1. Slide the memory card slot/battery cover lock (a) and open the cover (b). 2. Insert the 4 supplied AA-size alkaline batteries, or separately sold AA-size NiMH batteries. Memory card slot/battery cover lock See the Advanced Guide: Battery Handling (p. 159). 2. Inserting the memory card. 1. Insert the memory card until it clicks into place. 2. Close the memory card slot/battery cover (a), pressing down and sliding it until it clicks in

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To Remove the Memory Card Push the memory card with your finger until the memory card clicks and then release it. You can use SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards and MultiMediaCards with this camera. These cards are collectively called memory cards in this guide. Opening the LCD Monitor You can position the LCD monitor in the following ways. 1. Move it right or left 180 degrees. 2. Tilt it forward 180 degrees toward the lens or backward 90 degrees. When the LCD monitor is tilted 180 degr

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Preparations 3. Fold the LCD monitor back against the camera body until it clicks into place. When the LCD monitor clicks into place, the image will display normally (not reversed). See the Advanced Guide: Using the LCD Monitor and the Viewfinder (p. 13). Always keep the LCD monitor closed with the display facing the camera body when the camera is not in use. When you push the LCD monitor until you hear the clicking sound, the LCD monitor will automatically turn off, and the image will

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First Time Settings Setting the Date/Time 1. Turn the camera on (a) in Shooting mode ( ) or Playback mode ( ). 2. Select the item you wish to set using the or button and set its value using the or button (b). To set daylight saving time, select and set it with the or button. 3. Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the SET button (c). The date/time can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 22). When you turn on the camera the first time, or when the lithium date bat

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Shooting Shooting Shooting (Still Images) 1. Turn the camera on in Shooting mode ( ) (p. 7). The start-up sound will play and the start-up image will display on the LCD monitor. However, when starting with the viewfinder display, the start-up image is not displayed and there is no start-up sound. • When you hold down the button while turning on the camera, the mute setting is [On]. All sounds except for warning sounds will be disabled. See the Advanced Guide: Using the LCD Monitor and th

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2. Press the shutter button fully (all the way) to shoot. The shutter sound will play, and the image will record. The indicator will blink red while the image is recorded to the memory card. See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 11). See Indicators (p. 4). See the Advanced Guide to verify the advanced shooting method. Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting After a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds. You can continue to display images regardles

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Shooting Selecting a Shooting Mode 1. Set the mode dial to the desired mode (a). In the modes, use the or button to select a shooting mode (b). Creative Zone Auto Image Zone Shooting Modes Auto The camera automatically selects settings. When a shooting mode appropriate for the shooting conditions is selected, the camera automatically adjusts settings for optimal shooting. Portrait Landscape Produces a soft Optimized for effect when shooting photographing landscape people. scenes which

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(Special Scene) You can shoot with the most appropriate settings for the scene. Night Scene Allows you to capture human subjects against the backdrop of an evening sky or night scene. The flash is directed at the person and the shutter speed is slow, so both the person and the background can be beautifully shot. Indoor Foliage Prevents Shoots trees camera shake and leaves - and maintains such as new the subject’s growth, true color when shooting under autumn leaves or blossoms - in fluo

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Shooting Stitch Assist Allows you to shoot overlapping images that can later be merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image on a computer. See the Advanced Guide (p. 57). Image Movie Zone No matter what position the mode dial is in, you can select from 4 different recording pixels/frame rate settings and shoot movies. When the mode dial is set to , you can set AE lock and exposure shift before shooting. The following movie modes are available: Color Accent (for shooting in black and

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Using the Zoom 1. Press the zoom lever toward or . The zoom can be adjusted from 36 – 432 mm (focal length) in 35mm film equivalent terms. While adjusting the zoom, a distance representing the focus range (rough guide) for AF (auto focus) appears below the zoom bar. • Zooming speed can be controlled with the zoom lever. Pressing the zoom lever fully left or right zooms quickly, while pressing lightly zooms slowly. Zoom Bar Focus range (rough guide) Wide Angle: Zooms out from the subject

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Shooting * Auto The flash fires automatically. * Flash on The flash always fires. Flash off The flash will not fire. * When red-eye reduction is enabled (Advanced Guide p. 42), the red-eye reduction lamp lights when the flash fires. Red-eye reduction: This feature reduces the effect of light reflecting back from the eyes and making them appear red. 3. When you are not using the flash, lower the flash until it closes. appears in the LCD monitor (or viewfinder). See the Advanced Guide: Sett

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Shooting Close-ups (Macro/Super Macro) Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items. This mode allows even closer shooting of the subject than Macro mode, magnifying the subject further. In addition, the background can be shot with different effects than when shooting in macro shooting mode. 1. Press the button. • Press and hold this button for more than one second for Super Macro mode ( appears on the LCD monitor). Focus range Zoom range for (rough guide) Macro shooting Out o

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Shooting • You cannot use the zoom in Super Macro mode (the zoom level is fixed at maximum wide angle). To cancel the macro mode, press button to display . Focusing distance and image area when shooting as close to the subject as possible When shooting as close to the subject as possible Focusing Zoom level Distance distance Image area between front of lens and subject Maximum wide 10 – 50 cm 118 × 87 mm 10 cm (3.9 in.) angle (3.9 in. – 1.6 ft.) (4.6 × 3.4 in.) Maximum wide 0 – 10 cm 22

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Using the Self-Timer 1. Press the / button (a) and use the or button to cycle through self-timer settings (b). • When the shutter button is pressed fully, the self-timer lamp will blink (when setting the red-eye reduction function, the self-timer lamp will blink and then stay lit for the last 2 seconds). To cancel the self-timer, press / button to display . 10 sec. delay: The shutter releases 10 seconds after the shutter button is pressed. 1 • 2 sec. before the shutter releases, the self-

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