About This Guide

Icons in This Guide

Indicates the Main dial.
Indicates the Quick control dial.
Up button Down button Left button Right button Indicates the direction to press the cross keys Cross keys.
Indicates the lens control ring.
Indicates the Quick Control/Set button.
* Indicates the duration (in * seconds) of the operation for the button you pressed, as timed after you release the button.
  • In addition to the above, the icons and symbols used on the camera's buttons and displayed on the screen are also used in this guide when discussing relevant operations and functionality.
to the right of titles indicates functions only available in Creative Zone modes (Fv, P, Tv, Av, M, or B).
Links to pages with related topics.

Warning to prevent shooting problems.

Supplemental information.

Tips or advice for better shooting.
Troubleshooting advice.

Basic Assumptions for Operational Instructions and Sample Photos

  • Before following any instructions, make sure the power switch is set to Power on () and the Multi-function lock feature is off ().
  • It is assumed that all the menu settings and Custom Functions are set to their defaults.
  • Illustrations in this guide show the camera with the RF24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM lens attached as an example.
  • The sample photos displayed on the camera and used in this guide are for instructional purposes only.
  • In references to using EF or EF-S lenses, it is assumed that a mount adapter is used.