Canon EOS 1100D user manual

User manual for the device Canon EOS 1100D

Device: Canon EOS 1100D
Size: 15,23 MB
Date of adding : 2014-07-16 15:32:54
Number of pages: 112
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Advanced Shooting ThischapterbuitdsonChapter3and introducesmore waystoshootcreatively. Thefirsthalfofthischapterexplainshowtousethe modes on the Mode Dial. AllthefunctionsexplainedinChapter3canalsobeusedin the and modes. ToseewHchfunctionscanbeusedineachshooting mode, see page232. The # markshownonthe rightofthe pagetitle indicates thatthefunotion isavailableonlyinCreativeZone modes (p.22). Thepointericondisp,ayed togetherwith the shutter speed, aperture s

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Tv" Action Shots You can either freeze the action or create motion blur with the (Shutter-priority AE) mode on the Mode Dial. * stands for Time value. Slurred motion Frozen action (Slow shutter speed: 1/30 sec.) (Fast shutter speed: 1/2000 sec.) Set the Mode Dial to . Set the desired shutter speed. See "Shooting Tips" for advice on setting the shutter speed. Turning the <_> dial to the right sets a faster shutter speed, and turning it to the left sets a slower one. Take the pictur

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Tv: Action Shots To freeze the action or moving subject. Use a fast shutter speed such as 1/4000 sec. to 1/500 sec. To blur a running child or animal giving the impression of fast movement. Use a medium shutter speed such as 1/250 sec. to 1/30 sec. Follow the moving subject through the viewfinder and press the shutter button to take the picture. If you use a telephoto lens, hold it steady to prevent camera shake. How to blur a flowing river or water fountain. Use a slow shutter speed of 1/30 sec

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Av" Changing the Depth of Field To blur the background or to make everything near and far look sharp, set the Mode Dial to (Aperture-priority AE) to adjust the depth of field (range of acceptable focus). * standsforAperturevaluewhichisthe sizeof thediaphragmholeinsidethe lens. Blurred background Sharp foreground and background (With a low aperture f/number: f/5.6) (With a high aperture f/number: f/32) Set the Mode Dial to . Set the desired aperture. The higher the f/number, the w

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Av:Changing the Depth ofField i_,,!_ __,_,_-' _ _ ::_1_i_i, ,_ _ _,_ _ _,_;_,_,,_,_',_ _ _ __:_i_ G,i%,_7,_7,_,_,_ When using an aperture with a high f/number, note that camera shake can occur in low light scenes. A higher aperture f/number will make the shutter speed slower. Under low light, the shutter speed can be as long as 30 sec. In such cases, increase the ISO speed and hold the camera steady or use a tripod. The depth of field depends not only on the aperture, but also on the lens and on

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Av: Changing the Depth of Field To obtain a correct flash exposure, the flash output wiii be set automatically to match the set aperture (autoflash exposure). The shutter speed wiii be set automatically between 1/200 sec. - 30 sec. to suit the scene's brightness. in low light, the main subject is exposed with the automatic flash, and the background is exposed with a slow shutter speed set automatically. Both the subject and background look properly exposed (automatic slow-speed flash sync), if y

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M- Manual Exposure You can set both the shutter speed and aperture manually as desired. While referring to the exposure level indicator in the viewfinder, you can set the exposure as desired. This method is called manual exposure. * stands for Manual. Set the Mode Dial to . li Set the shutter speed and aperture. To set the shutter speed, turn the <_> <_> dial. + <_> To set the aperture, hold down the < Avr_> button and turn the <_> dial. Focus the subject. Standard exposure iodax P

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M: Manual Exposure To obtain a correct flash exposure, the flash output will be set automatically (autoflash exposure) to match the manually-set aperture. The flash sync speed can be set from 1/200 sec. to 30 sec. and bulb. A bulb exposure keeps the shutter open for as long as you hold down the shutter button, it can be used to photograph fireworks, etc. in step 2 on the preceding page, turn the <_ > dial to the left to set . The elapsed exposure time wiii be displayed on the LCD monitor.

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A-DEP: Automatic Depth=of=Field AE Objects in the foreground and background will be in focus automatically. All the AF points will function to detect the subject, and the aperture required to attain the necessary depth of field will be set automatically. * stands for Auto-Depth of field. This mode sets the depth of field automatically. Set the Mode Dial to . Focus the subject. Aim the AF points over the subjects and press the shutter button halfway ((_4). All the subjects covered b

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E_3Changing the Metering Mode _ Three methods (metering modes) to measure the subject's brightness are provided. Normally, evaluative metering is recommended. In Basic Zone modes, evaluative metering is set automatically. Select [Metering mode]. Under the [_:] tab, select [Metering mode], then press <_-_>. Set t.emetering mode. Select the desired metering mode, then press <_-_>. [_8"1 Evaluative metering This is an all-around metering mode suited for portraits and even backlit subjects. The came

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Setting Exposure Compensation _ Set exposure compensation if the exposure (without flash) does not come out as desired. This feature can be used in Creative Zone modes (except ). You can set the exposure compensation up to +5 stops in 1/3-stop increments. Making it brighter: Hold down the button and turn the <_> dial to the right. (Increased exposure) Making it darker: Hold down the button and increased exposure forabrighter image turn the <_> dial to the left. (Decreased expos

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Setting Exposure Compensation * Set flash exposure compensation if the flash exposure of the subject does not come out as desired. You can set the flash exposure compensation up to _+2stops in 1/3-stop increments. ii! Press the button. (4HO) The Quick Control screen will appear (p.40). Select [_]. Press the <_;_> key to select [8_*]. [Flash exposure comp.] will be displayed at the bottom. i: Set the flash exposure compensation amount. To make the flash exposure brighter, turn the <_> dial

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Auto Exposure Bracketing _ This feature takes exposure compensation a step further by varying the exposure automatically (up to _+2stops in 1/3-stop increments) with three shots as shown below. You can then choose the best exposure. This is called AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing). Standard exposure Darker exposure Brighter exposure (Decreased exposure) (Increased exposure) Select [Expo. comp./AEB]. Under the [t_-'] tab, select [Expo. comp./AEB], then press <_-_>. sott.oAEB omoo°t. Turn the <_> dia

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Auto Exposure Bracketing* Follow steps 1 and 2 to turn off the AEB amount display. The AEB setting will also be canceled automatically if the power switch is set to , flash recycling is completed, etc. Using AEB with continuous shooting: If continuous shooting (p.86) has been set and you press the shutter button completely, the three bracketed shots will be taken continuously in this sequence: Standard exposure, decreased exposure, and increased exposure. Using AEB with <1-3> single

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Locking the Exposure* You can lock the exposure when the area of focus is to be different from the exposure metering area or when you want to take multiple shots at the same exposure setting. Press the <=X=>button to lock the exposure, then recompose and take the shot. This is called AE (autoexposure) lock. It is effective for bacHit subjects. Focus the subject. Press the shutter button halfway. The exposure setting will be displayed. Press the < % > button. (_4) The <%> icon lights in the viewf

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=X-Locking the Flash Exposure _ If the subject is on the side of the frame and you use flash, the subject may turn out to be too bright or dark depending on the background, etc. This is when you should use FE lock. After setting the proper flash exposure for the subject, you can recompose (put the subject toward the side) and shoot. This feature can also be used with a Canon EX-series Speedlite. * FE stands for Flash Exposure. Press the < _ > button. The built-in flash will rise. Press the shutt

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Correcting theBrightness andContrast Automatically _ If the image comes out dark or the contrast is low, the brightness and contrast can be corrected automatically. This feature is called Auto Lighting Optimizer. The default setting is [Standard]. With JPEG images, the correction is done when the image is captured. For RAW images, it can be corrected with Digital Photo Professional (provided software, p.270). Select [Auto Lighting Optimizer]. Under the [t_-'] tab, select [Auto Lighting Optimizer

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Correcting the image's Dark Corners Due to the lens characteristics, the four corners of the picture might look darker. This phenomenon is called lens light faIFoff or drop in peripheral Mumination and can be corrected automatically. The defaWt setting is [Enable]. With JPEG images, the correction is done when the image is captured. For RAW images, it can be corrected with Digital Photo Professional (provided software, p.270). Se,ect [Peripher.I ,I.mi.. correct.]. Under the [t_'] tab, select [Pe

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Correcting the Image's Dark Corners The camera already contains lens peripheral illumination correction data for about 25 lenses. In step 2, if you select [Enable], the peripheral light correction will be applied automatically for any lens whose correction data has been registered in the camera. With EOS Utility (provided software, p.270), you can check which lenses have their correction data registered in the camera. You can also register the correction data for unregistered lenses. For details

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