Canon T50 Film Camera T50 user manual

User manual for the device Canon T50 Film Camera T50

Device: Canon T50 Film Camera T50
Size: 1,75 MB
Date of adding : 2013-08-20 15:16:00
Number of pages: 33
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Welcome to the world of SLR photography! Your new T50 for interesting and professional-looking photographs. The combines built-in power winding with the sophisticated T50 is truly the camera for all and everyone, regardless of electronics of Canon's programmed SLRs. It is as easy to experience. use as a compact camera, yet affords the special flexibility Before you begin, take a few minutes to read these that only SLRs give: lens interchangeability. The T50 takes instructions. They have been wri

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Table of Contents 1. Attaching the Lens 6 2. Setting the Lens for Programmed AE 8 3. Loading the Batteries 9 4. Checking the Batteries 10 5. Selector Dial 11 6. Setting the Film Speed 12 7. Loading the Film 13 8. Learning to Hold the Camera Correctly 15 9. Shooting 16 10. Continuous Shooting 18 11. The T50's Viewfinder 19 12. Focusing Aids 20 13. Viewfinder Information 21 14. Self-Timer 22 15. Rewinding the Film 23 16. Dedicated Flash Photography with the 244T 24 17. Photography with the Remote

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1. Attaching the Lens Turn the rear lens cap in the di- Remove the body cap. To reattach the rear lens cap, align it rection of the arrow until it stops. with the lens as illustrated. Then Then pull it off the lens. lightly push it in and turn it clockwise until it stops. This camera is designed for use with Fish-eye 7.5 mm f/5.6 Reflex 500 mm f/8 Canon FD lenses only. Lenses and Macrophoto 20 mm f/3.5 accessories shown below cannot be Macrophoto 35 mm f/2.8 used with the T 50. Close-up system a

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To mount the lens, first align the To dismount the lens, turn the lens Then turn the lens in the direction red positioning point on the lens of the arrow until it stops and the in the direction of the arrow while with the red dot above the camera lens release button pops out with a pressing the lens release button. mount as illustrated. click. Be sure to place the lens with its After mounting the lens, make front end down (as illustrated) to sure the lens release button has avoid damaging the pr

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2. Setting the Lens for Programmed AE Remove the front lens cap While pressing in the AE lock pin, "A" will be in line with the red dot on the camera. If you forget to do turn the aperture ring in the this, automatic exposure will be direction of the arrow until "A" impossible. Since programmed click-stops at the distance index. AE requires this setting, be sure to always check that the lens is set at "A" Note: If you disengage the aperture ring from the "A" mark, the camera's shutter speed will

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3. Loading the Batteries The T50 needs batteries to power it. Use two new penlight (size AA, 1.5V) batteries of the same brand. We recommend Alkaline-manganese (LR6) batteries for longer battery life. Carbon-zinc batteries may also be used, but their life is shorter. DO NOT use Ni-Cd batteries. Load the batteries so that their Push the battery chamber cover opening latch. The battery chamber terminals face the directions indicated on the back of the battery chamber cover will flip open. cover. T

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4. Checking the Batteries Hints: If you hear beeping sounds, you can start taking pictures. If the beeping 1. Wipe the battery terminals and the sounds are not emitted, battery camera contacts with a clean, dry power is insufficient. In this case, cloth before loading to ensure replace the batteries. (The selector proper contact. dial automatically returns to "L" when 2. When shooting in temperatures you remove your finger.) below 0°C (32°F), keep your camera and spare batteries close to your bo

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5. Selector Dial "L" locks the shutter to prevent "PROGRAM" is the picture-taking "SELF" is the position for self timer accidental shutter release. Turn the dial position. photography. to "L" when not using the camera; this conserves battery power. 11

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6. Setting the Film Speed While pressing the lock release A film's ISO/ASA number (for example, ISO/ASA 100) button, rotate the film speed dial represents its sensitivity to until the ISO/ASA of your film is light. The higher the number, aligned with the green index. This the less light needed for an is necessary for getting correct exposure. Thus, with ISO/ASA exposure. 400 film you can shoot even in dim light. (Figures in parentheses are intermediate film speeds represented by dots on the film

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7. Loading the Film The T50 uses color or black and Pull the film leader across the Pull up the rewind knob until the camera so that its tip is aligned white film (negative or slide) in back cover pops open. standard 35 mm cartridges. with the orange index in the lower right-hand side of the film Place the cartridge in the film chamber as shown. Then push chamber. If the film leader ex- tends past the orange line, the rewind knob down, turning it until it drops into its normal posi- manually win

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Keep your finger pressed on the Each time you advance the film, Turn the selector dial to shutter button until the frame the frame counter also advances “PROGRAM." counter automatically stops at to the next frame. It can count up "1." While doing this, keep an eye to 36 frames. The numbers 12, on the rewind knob. If it rotates in 20, 24, and 36 are in orange to the direction of the arrow (see call your attention to the fact that above right), the film is loaded rolls with those numbers of correc

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8. Learning to Hold the Camera Correctly Loading the Film in Low or Humid Temperatures In low temperatures, film with a long leader may become curled. Manually wind the excess leader back into the cartridge to straighten out the curl. Then pull the film back out and align its tip with the orange index. When the humidity is high, film becomes soft and easily torn. Keep the film stored in its canister until just before you load The slightest movement of your Hints: it to keep it from tearing. body

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9. Shooting Look into the viewfinder. Turn the Gently press the shutter button Make sure that the selector dial is set focusing ring until the main subject is halfway to check for correct exposure. to "PROGRAM." If a solid green "P" appears in the sharp and compose the picture. right side of the viewfinder, exposure will be correct. A slowly blinking "P" (about 2 times per second) is a camera shake warning. This means the shutter speed is 1/30 sec or slower, so it is best to use flash. If flash

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A rapidly blinking "P" (about 8 times per second) means shooting is not possible without the use of flash. See p. 24 for more on photography with the Canon Speedlite 244T. The solid line indicates the meter coupling range in programmed AE when the FD 50 mm f/1.4 is used. 17

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10. Continuous Shooting The film will be automatically ad- vanced as long as the shutter button is depressed. For a single exposure: Remove your finger from the shutter button as soon as the shutter is released. For continuous shooting: Just keep your finger on the shutter button for as many pictures as you wish to take. Continuous shooting takes place at a Press the shutter button all the way. One of the greatest features of the maximum speed of 1.4 fps (frames per The film will automatically a

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11. The T50's Viewfinder The T50's viewfinder is bright and easy to use, displaying only the necessary information through a Light-Emitting Diode (LED) system of illumination. You may have been wondering how the T50 measures lighting conditions and provides correct exposure. This is accomplished through the Center-Weighted Averaging System by way of a silicon photocell. It reads the entire viewing area with emphasis on the central portion where the subject is most likely to be placed. Canon has

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12. Focusing Aids 1. Laser Matte Screen --------When it is difficult to focus the subject, use the laser matte screen. It appears fuzzy until the subject is in focus. 2. Microprism Rangefinder ------ Shimmers when the subject is out of focus. It is clear and steady when in focus. 3. New Split Rangefinder -------- Divides the subject in half horizontally. Especially useful for Out-of-focus In-focus subjects with vertical lines. The subject is in focus when the two The focusing aids in the center

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