Canon PowerShot SD850 IS user manual

User manual for the device Canon PowerShot SD850 IS

Device: Canon PowerShot SD850 IS
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Date of adding : 2013-08-20 15:16:00
Number of pages: 163
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Advanced Camera User Guide
DIGITAL CAMERA
Cov-Advanced-E.fm Page 1 Friday, February 23, 2007 4:47 PM
ENGLISH
Before Using the Camera
Shooting
Playback/Erasing
Print/Transfer Settings
Customizing the Camera
Troubleshooting
List of Messages
Appendix
Advanced
Camera User Guide
This guide explains camera features and procedures in detail.
CDI-E307-010 XX07XXX © 2007 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN

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Main Features Shooting Automatically adjusts shooting settings to match particular conditions (Special Scene mode) Reduces image blur with the IS Mode Avoid the effects of camera shake or blurry subjects when shooting by using High ISO Auto and Auto ISO Shift Face Detect AF ideal for photographing images of people Automatically detects camera orientation with an Intelligent Orientation sensor Playback Organizes Images by Category Plays movies with sound Auto plays slideshows Edit

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Conventions Used in this Guide Icons appearing below titles indicate the modes in which the procedure can be used. Mode Dial Postcard Mode • Unavailable shooting modes are shown grayed out. • and are both indicated by . See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 160). In this guide, the Basic Camera User Guide is referred to as the Basic Guide, and the Advanced Camera User Guide is referred to as the Advanced Guide. This mark denotes issues that may affect the camera’s operation. Thi

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Table of 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Preventing Malfunctions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects (Focus Lock, AF Lock) . . 51 Locking the Exposure Setting (AE Lock). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Locking the Flash Exposure Setting (FE Lock). . . . . . . . . . . 54 Switching between Metering Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Adjusting the Exposure Compensation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Setting the Shutter Speed (Long Shutter Mode). . . . . . . . . . 57 Adjusting the Tone (White Balance) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

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Customizing the Camera (My Camera Settings) . . . . . . . 113 Changing My Camera Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Registering My Camera Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Camera. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 When the power is turned on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 LCD monitor . . . . . . .

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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 reco

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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 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 recorded image and does n

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Warnings Equipment Do not point the camera directly at the sun or bright light sources. • Doing so could damage the camera's CCD or your eyesight. Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants. • Wrist strap: Placement of the strap around the child's neck could result in asphyxiation. • Memory card: Dangerous if accidentally swallowed. If this occurs, contact a doctor immediately. Do not attempt to disassemble or alter any part of the equipment that is not expressly desc

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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 or sea water. Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the battery. Avoid dropping or subjecting the battery to severe impacts that could damage the casing. Use only recommended battery and accessories. Use of battery not expressly recommended for this equipment may cause explosions or leaks, resulting in fire, injury and damage to the surro

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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. Cautions Equipment Be careful not to bang the camera or subject it to strong impacts or shocks w

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Equipment Do not connect compact power adapters or battery chargers to devices such as electrical transformers for foreign travel because it may lead to malfunctions, excessive heat generation, fire, electric shock or injury. 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 damag

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Preventing Malfunctions Avoid Strong Magnetic Fields Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other equipment generating strong electromagnetic fields. Exposure to strong magnetic fields may cause malfunctions or corrupt image data. Avoid Condensation Related Problems When moving the equipment rapidly from a cold place to a hot place, you can avoid condensation by placing the equipment in an airtight, resealable plastic bag and letting it adjust to temperature chan

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Before Using the Camera—Basic Operations Using the LCD Monitor 1Press . The display mode changes as follows with each press. Shooting Mode Playback Mode ( , , or ) ( ) Standard No Information (No Information) Detailed Standard (Information View) Off Detailed The shooting information displays for approximately 6 sec. when a setting is changed, regardless of the selected display mode. The LCD monitor on or off setting is retained even after the camera power is turned off. The LCD monito

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Before Using the Camera—Basic Operations Using the Clock You can display the current date and time for a 5-second* interval using the following two methods. * Default setting Method 1 Hold the FUNC./SET button down while turning on the power. Method 2 In a shooting/playback mode, press the FUNC./SET button for more than one second. If you hold the camera horizontally, it displays the time. If you hold it vertically, the time and date display. However, if you hold the camera vertically and u

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LCD Monitor Brightness LCD Monitor Brightness Settings The brightness of the LCD monitor can be changed in the following two ways. Changing Settings Using the Set up Menu (p. 26) Changing Settings Using the DISP. Button (Quick-bright LCD Function) You can set the LCD monitor to the brightest setting regardless of the option selected in the Set up menu by pressing the DISP. button for more than one second.* - To restore the previous brightness setting, press the DISP. button for more than o

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Before Using the Camera—Basic Operations Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor Shooting Information (Shooting mode) Digital Tele-converter/Zoom Magnification/Safety Zoom (p. 33) Macro/Infinity (Basic Guide p. 15) Spot Frame AF Frame (p. 49) ... 1 ( )* ISO Speed (p. 69) Flash (Basic Guide p. 14) Shooting Method (p. 37, Basic p. 16) Auto Rotate (p. 73) Rec. Movie Recording (p. 42) Low Battery (p. 130) IS Mode (p. 32) 1 1 * / Shutter speed* / AE Lock (p. 53) 1 Aperture Setting* FE Lock (p.

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If the indicator blinks orange and the camera shake icon displays, it indicates there is insufficient illumination and a slow shutter speed will be selected. Shoot using the following methods. - Set the IS mode to a setting other than [Off] (p. 32). - Raise the ISO speed (p. 69). - Set the Auto ISO Shift to [On] (p. 70). - Select a setting other than (flash off) (Basic Guide p. 14). - Attach the camera to a tripod or other device. Playback Information (Playback Mode) Standard Defined Playb

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Before Using the Camera—Basic Operations Detailed My Category (p. 82) ... Exposure Compensation (p. 56) Flash (Basic Guide p. 14) Histogram (p. 18) Macro/Infinity (Basic Guide p. 15) My Colors (Shooting) (p. 62), Color Accent /Color Swap (p. 64) Shooting Mode (pp. 35, 42, 47, 64, 66, Basic Guide pp. 11 – 13) My Colors (Playback) (p. 92) Metering Mode (p. 55) Image with Red-Eye Correction ... ISO Speed (p. 69) (p. 89)/My Colors effect (p. 92) Recording Pixels/Frame Rate White Balance (p. 59)

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Histogram Function The histogram is a graph that allows you to check the brightness of the image. The greater the bias toward the left in the graph, the darker the image. The greater the bias toward the right, the brighter the image. If the image is too dark, adjust the exposure compensation to a positive value. Similarly, adjust the exposure compensation to a negative value if the image is too bright (p. 56). Sample Histograms Dark Image Balanced Image Bright Image Using the Viewfinder Th


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