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Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Table of Contents Items marked with a functions or procedures. Conventions Used in this Guide Please note that Cznon Inc. 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. Continued use of the equipment may result in fire or electrical shock. Immediately turn the camera power off and remove the camera batteries or unplug the power code from the power outlet. Do not use substances containing alcohol, benzine, thinners or other flammable substances to clean or maintain the equipment. Do not cut, damage, alter or place heavy items on the power cord. Use only recommended power accessories.

Remove the power cord on a regular periodic basis and wipe away the dust and dirt that collects on the plug, the exterior of the power outlet and the surrounding area. The compact power adapter is designed for exclusive use with this equipment. Do not use it with other products. There is a risk of overheating and distortion which could result in fire or electrical shock.


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Be careful not to bang the camera or subject it to strong impacts or shocks that could lead to injury or damage the equipment when wearing or holding it by the strap. Do not store the equipment in humid or dusty areas.

Do not allow metal maanual such as pins or keys or dirt to contact the charger terminals or plug. 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 manuxl noise. The resulting heat build-up could damage the flash. If the indicator blinks orange and the camera shake warning icon displays, this indicates that a slow shutter speed may have been selected due to insufficient illumination. Raise the ISO speed p. Information for images shot on other cameras may not display correctly.

Overexposure Warning In the following cases, overexposed portions of the image blink. Power Saving Function This camera is equipped with a power saving function. The power will shut off in the following circumstances. Press the power button again to restore power. Powers down approximately 3 minutes after the last control is accessed on the camera. The following menus are available. Menu You can switch between menus with the button when this part is selected.

Shutter Volume Reference Page p. Menu Item Playback Vol.

As this setting will be stored to memory even when the power is turned off, to print using an image size other than the connection method cannot be changed while connected to a printer. Select [OK] and press When the camera is in shooting mode and the mode dial is set to C, only the settings saved for C mode will return to default settings.


Formatting Memory Cards You should always format a new memory card or one from which you wish to erase all images and other data. Please note that formatting initializing a memory card erases all data, including protected images and other file types. See Menus and Settings p. See Memory Cards and Estimated Capacities pp. Shoot higher quality images Shoot normal quality images Normal Shoot more images Purpose This enables a faster shutter PowerShot A speed and less chance of camera shake than a shot taken at the same angle of view with [Standard] or [Off].

Depending on the number of recording pixels set, image quality may deteriorate factor appear in blue. About the Digital Tele-Converter The digital tele-converter feature uses digital zoom to achieve the effects of a tele-converter a lens used in telephoto shooting.

Actual results may vary according to the subject and shooting conditions. Postcard Mode Shooting Mode You can shoot images with the optimal settings for postcards by composing them inside the print area width-to-height ratio of approximately 3: Embedding the Date in the Image Data You can embed the date in image data when mode is selected. Displays grid lines to divide the screen into 9 parts.

Grid Lines Helps confirm the vertical and horizontal positioning of the subject. Movie Shooting Shooting Mode The following movie modes are available. For information on the recording pixels and frame rate in each mode, refer to Recording Pixels and Frame Rates p. Standard You can select the recording pixels and frame rate and record until the memory card is full when a super high-speed memory card is used, such as the recommended SDCMSH.

Select a movie mode using the button. Pressing the shutter button halfway automatically sets the exposure, focus and white balance settings. Pressing the shutter button fully starts recording video and sound simultaneously.

Motion JPEG on a computer. Shooting Panoramic Images Stitch Assist Shooting Mode Stitch Assist can be used to shoot overlapping images that can later be merged stitched to create one panoramic image on a computer. The overlapping seams of several adjacent images can be joined into a single panoramic image.

Compose the second image so that it overlaps a portion of the first and shoot. A6300 can press the previously recorded canln to retake the shot. Minor discrepancies in the overlapping portions will be corrected when the images are stitched together.

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Repeat the procedure for additional images. Program AE Shooting Mode The camera automatically sets the shutter speed and aperture value to match the brightness of the subject.

When a correct exposure cannot be obtained, the shutter speed and aperture values are shown in red on the LCD monitor when cankn shutter button is pressed halfway. The aperture value and shutter speed change according to the zoom state as follows.

Setting the Aperture Shooting Mode The aperture adjusts the amount of light entering through the lens. When you set the aperture value, the camera mnaual selects a shutter speed to match the brightness. Selecting a lower aperture value opening the aperture allows you to blur the background and create a beautiful portrait.


You can set the AF frame in the following ways. Manuxl the the AF frame turns green. Depending on the shooting mode, you can switch between the following setting options by pressing the button. Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings Scenes with a mixture of near and far subjects Subjects with extremely bright objects at the center of the composition Subjects that are moving quickly Cnaon the camera so that an object at the same focal distance as the main subject is centered in the AF frame.

Press and hold q630 shutter button and press button. Shooting in Manual Focus Mode The focus can be manually set. Turn on the LCD monitor. Press the The MF indicator is displayed. This is effective when the contrast is too strong between the uswr and background or when a subject is backlit.

You must set the flash to the flash fires. Changing the shutter speed and aperture value combination The automatically selected combinations of shutter speeds and aperture values can be freely changed without altering the exposure to shoot images.

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Set the shooting mode dial to Turn on the LCD monitor. Focus on the subject on which you wish to lock the exposure. Locking the Flash Exposure Setting FE Lock Shooting Mode You can lock the flash exposure so that the exposure settings are correctly set regardless of the composition of your subject. Press the Focus on the part of the subject on which you wish to lock the flash exposure setting.

Menu See Menus and Settings p. Use the metering mode and press the FUNC.

Metering Methods Appropriate for standard shooting conditions, including backlit scenes. The camera divides images into several zones for metering. Adjusting the Exposure Compensation Shooting Mode Adjust the exposure compensation setting to avoid making the subject too dark when it is backlit or shot against a bright background or to avoid making lights appear too bright in night shots.

Press the exposure compensation bar is displayed. When the looking colors, change the white balance using a setting appropriate for the light source. For recording with the optimal white balance data Custom retained in the camera from a white-colored object, such as white paper or cloth.

The white balance setting cannot be adjusted when is selected for My Colors. Using the Custom White Balance You can set a custom white balance to obtain the optimal setting for the shooting conditions by having the camera evaluate an object, such as a piece of white paper or cloth, or Aim the camera at a piece of white paper or cloth and press If you are viewing it with the LCD monitor, ensure that the center frame is completely filled with the white image.

If you are using the optical viewfinder, ensure that the entire field is filled. Use the My Colors mode. The display will return to the shooting screen and you can shoot.