About This Guide

Icons in This Guide

Dial Indicates the dial.
Up key
Down key
Left key
Right key
Indicates the direction to press the cross keys (Cross keys).
Control ring Indicates the lens control ring.
Quick Control/Set Indicates the Quick Control/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 Creative Zone modes (P, Tv, Av, or M).
Link Links to pages with related topics.

Warning to prevent shooting problems.

Supplemental information

Supplemental information.

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 ().
  • 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 RF-S18-45mm 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.