Conventions Used in this Manual

Icons in this Manual

<6> : Indicates the Main Dial.

<V> <U> : Indicate the <S> cross keys.

<0> : Indicates the setting button.

0, 9, 8 : Indicates that the respective function remains active for 4 sec., 6 sec., or 16 sec. respectively after you let go of the button.

*In this manual, the icons and markings indicating the camera’s buttons, dials, and settings correspond to the icons and markings on the camera and on the LCD monitor.

3: Indicates a function which can be changed by pressing the <M> button and changing the setting.

M: When shown on the upper right of the page, it indicates that the function is available only in the Creative Zone modes (p.20).

(p.**) : Reference page numbers for more information.

: Tip or advice for better shooting.

: Problem-solving advice.

: Warning to prevent shooting problems. : Supplemental information.

Basic Assumptions

All operations explained in this manual assume that the power switch is already set to <1>.

It is assumed that all the menu settings and Custom Functions are set to the default.

For explanatory purposes, the instructions show the camera attached with an EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens.