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Icons in This Guide

Main dial Indicates the Main dial.
Quick control dial 1 Indicates Quick control dial 1.
Quick control dial 2 Indicates Quick control dial 2.
Multi-controller Indicates the Multi-controller.
Control ring Indicates the lens control ring.
SET Indicates the Set button.
Timer* 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 Flexible-priority AE, Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual exposure, or Bulb mode.
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Tips Tips or advice for better shooting.
Troubleshooting 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 RF24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens attached as an example.
  • Sample photos displayed on the camera and used in this guide are for illustration only.
  • In references to using EF or EF-S lenses, it is assumed that a mount adapter is used.