Canon PowerShot S3 IS user manual

User manual for the device Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Device: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
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Date of adding : 2014-11-10 15:15:31
Number of pages: 171
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Advanced Camera User Guide
DIGITAL CAMERA
ENGLISH
Before Using the Camera
Shooting
Using the Mode Dial
Advanced Shooting Functions
Playback/Erasing
Print Settings/Transfer Settings
Viewing Images on a TV set
Customizing the Camera
Troubleshooting/List of Messages
Appendix
Advanced
Camera User Guide
This guide explains camera features and procedures in detail.
CDI-E215-010 xxxxx © 2006 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN

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Main Features Shooting Automatically adjusts shooting settings to match particular conditions Reduces blurriness with an image stabilizer function Shoot in high-speed ISO with reduced blurriness from hand or subject movement Shoot movies in any mode by pressing the movie button Shoots movies with stereo sound Automatically detects camera orientation with an Intelligent Orientation sensor Attach the separately sold wide converter, tele-converter lens, or close-up lens to shoot Playback

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Conventions Used in this Guide Icons appearing below titles indicate the modes in which the procedure can be used. In the example below, the mode dial can be used in the following shooting modes. (Auto) (Stitch Assist) (Portrait) (Movie) (Landscape) (Program AE) (Night Scene) (Shutter-speed priority AE) (Sports) (Aperture-priority AE) (Special Scene) (Manual) Movie Shooting Shooting Mode See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 167). This mark denotes issues that may af

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Contents Items marked with a are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures. Conventions Used in this Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Handling Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Please Read . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Safety Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Shooting in the Creative Zone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Program AE Setting the Shutter Speed Setting the Aperture Manually Setting the Shutter Speed and Aperture Advanced Shooting Functions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Registering Settings to the Shortcut Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Selecting an AF Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subje

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Automated Playback (Slide Shows) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Protecting Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 Erasing All Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Print Settings/Transfer Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Setting the DPOF Print Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Setting the DPOF Tra

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Handling Precautions Please Read Test Shots Before you try to photograph important subjects, we highly recommend that you shoot several trial images to confirm that the camera is operating and being operated correctly. Please note that Canon Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including memory cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recor

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Precautions Camera Body Temperature If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the camera body may become warm. Please be aware of this and take care when operating the camera for an extended period. About the LCD Monitor and Viewfinder The LCD monitor is produced with extremely high-precision manufacturing techniques. More than 99.99% of the pixels operate to specification. Less than 0.01% of the pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as red or black dots. This has no effect on the

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Warnings Equipment Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants. Accidental damage by a child could result in serious injury. • Neck strap: Placement of the strap around the child's neck could result in asphyxiation. • Memory card: If swallowed accidentally, contact a doctor immediately. Do not attempt to disassemble or alter any part of the equipment that is not expressly described in this guide. To avoid the risk of high-voltage electrical shock, do not touch the fla

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Battery Do not place the battery near a heat source or expose it to direct flame or heat. The battery should not be immersed in water. Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the battery. Avoid dropping or subjecting the batteries to severe impacts that could damage the casing. Use only recommended batteries and accessories. Use of batteries not expressly recommended for this equipment may cause explosions or leaks, resulting in fire, injury and damage to the surroundings

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Others Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to human or animal eyes. Exposure to the intense light produced by the flash may damage eyesight. In particular, remain at least one meter (39 inches) away from infants when using the flash. Keep objects that are sensitive to magnetic fields (such as credit cards) away from the speaker of the camera. Such items may lose data or stop working. When using the optional Canon Wide Converter, Tele Converter, Close-up Lens, or Conversion Lens

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Cautions Equipment Do not get the camera caught on other objects or subject it to strong impacts or shocks when wearing or holding it by the neck strap. Doing so may result in injury or damage to the camera. Do not store the equipment in humid or dusty areas. Do not allow metal objects (such as pins or keys) or dirt to contact the charger terminals or plug. Such conditions could lead to fire, electrical shock or other damage. Avoid using, placing or storing the equipment in places subj

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Flash Do not operate the flash with dirt, dust or other items stuck to the surface of the flash. Be careful not to cover the flash with your fingers or clothing when shooting. The flash may be damaged and emit smoke or noise. The resulting heat build-up could damage the flash. Do not touch the surface of the flash after taking several pictures in rapid succession. Doing so could result in burns. Preventing Malfunctions Avoid Strong Magnetic Fields Never place the camera in close proxi

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Before Using the Camera - The Components Guide Front View ef n a b c d m g l k j i h a Neck Strap Mounts b Self-timer Lamp/Tally Lamp/Red-eye Reduction Lamp (pp. 43, 46, 28) c Flash (Basic Guide p. 11) d Microphone (R) (pp. 102, 103) e Microphone (L) (pp. 102, 103) f AF-assist Beam (p. 28) g Lens h Ring Release Button (p. 141) i Tripod Socket (p. 143) j Battery Cover (Basic Guide p. 1) k Memory Card Slot Cover (Basic Guide p. 1) l Terminal Cover m DIGITAL Terminal (Basic Guide p. 21) n DC IN Te

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Before Using the Camera - The Components Guide 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 on the other side of the camera. Avoid waving the camera about and getting it caught on other items when the camera is suspended from the strap. Attaching the Lens Cap Fit the lens cap over the lens casing so that it covers the entire lens. Always replace the lens cap after use. Attac

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Back View d c e b f g a h n m l ji k a (Flash)/ (Microphone) Button (pp. 102, 103, Basic Guide p. 11) b Mode Dial (p. 46, Basic Guide p. 8) c Shutter Button (Basic Guide p. 6) d Zoom Lever Shooting: (Telephoto)/ (Wide Angle) (p. 41, Basic Guide p. 10) Playback: (Zoom in)/ (Zoom out) (p. 92) e (Continuous)/ (Self-timer) Button (pp. 42, 43) f Power/Mode Indicator Orange: Shooting mode Green: Playback mode/Printer connection Yellow: Computer connection g OFF Button h Mode Lever (Basic Guide p.

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Before Using the Camera - The Components Guide Operation Panel ab c d e kjih g f a Diopter Adjustment Dial (p. 16) b Viewfinder (p. 16) c Movie Button (p. 46, Basic Guide p. 7) d Omni Selector (Up) (Down) (Left) (Right) e Indicator Blinking Red: Recording to memory card/Reading memory card/ Erasing from memory card/Transmitting data (during a computer connection) f MENU Button (p. 26, Basic Guide p. 16) g SET/ (AF Frame Selector) Button (p. 63, Basic Guide p. 15) h DISP. Button (p. 16) i (

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Before Using the Camera - Operations Using the LCD Monitor and the Viewfinder Pressing the DISP. button switches the display mode. The screens that are displayed are based on the [Custom Display] settings (p. 17). Also, closing the LCD monitor causes the viewfinder to display. 1 Press the DISP. button. The display mode changes as follows. Shooting Mode ( ) Playback Mode ( ) When the LCD monitor is opened. (Default setting) LCD Monitor Display No Information (No Information) *1 LCD Monitor Disp

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Before Using the Camera - Operations The LCD monitor and viewfinder display settings are remembered even after the camera power is turned off. The LCD monitor will not switch to the detailed display in the index playback mode (p. 93). Customizing Display Information You can select whether or not to display the following information on the LCD monitor and viewfinder in the current shooting mode, and switch between displays by pressing the DISP. button. Shooting info. Grid Lines * Histogr

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* * 3 [Shooting Info] /[Grid Lines] / Does not display when the * DISP. button is pressed [Histogram] . Using the , , , and buttons, select the items you wish to display on the LCD monitor or viewfinder, and press the SET button to place a mark. Display locations with no marks will not have any information displayed. Even though items that are greyed out Items with marks can be set, they will not display in this are displayed shooting mode. No Information * Default setting: , :


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