Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS User Guide

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS Manual

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    Camera User Guide • Before use, be sure to read this guide, including the safety precautions. • This guide will familiarize you with how to use the camera correctly. • Keep the guide handy for future reference. C Y P O ENGLISH
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    ...dealer. Camera Battery Pack NB-9L (with terminal cover) Battery Charger CB-2LB/2LBE Interface Cable IFC-... • A memory card is not included (p. 3). PDF Manuals C DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk Y P O Warranty Card For information about the included software, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User ...
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    ...warranty is valid only in the area of purchase. In case of camera problems while abroad, return to the area of purchase before contacting a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • Although the LCD monitor is produced under extremely high-precision manufacturing ...
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    ...• (p. xx): Pages with related information (in this example, "xx" represents a page number) • Instructions in this guide apply to the camera under default settings. • For convenience, all supported memory cards are simply referred to as "the ...
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    Part Names and Conventions in This Guide Battery cover DC coupler terminal cover ... terminal AV OUT (Audio/video output) / DIGITAL terminal C Y P O Movie button b (Exposure compensation) ...FUNC./SET button n button • In this guide, icons are used to represent the corresponding camera buttons and ...
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    Contents 8 Appendix...193 Troubleshooting ...194 Handling Precautions...197 On-Screen Messages...198 On-Screen Information ...200 Functions and Menu Tables ...204 Index...212 C Y P O 7
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    Contents: Basic Operations 4 Shoot z Use camera-determined settings (Auto Mode) ...44 Shooting people well Portraits (p. 80) I Against ... 81) S Fireworks (p. 81) t Fish-Eye Effect (p. 85) Miniature Effect (p. 86) Toy Camera Effect (p. 87) Monochrome (p. 89) z Focus on faces ...44, 80, 115 z ...
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    Contents: Basic Operations 1 View z View images (Playback Mode) ...126 z Automatic playback (Slideshow)...136 z On a TV ...175 z On a computer...27 z Browse through images quickly...130 z Erase images...143 E Shoot/View Movies z Shoot movies...44, 101 z View movies ...126 z Fast-moving subjects, ...
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    ...with the camera interior, immediately turn the camera off and remove the battery. If the battery charger becomes wet, unplug it from the outlet and consult your camera distributor or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. C Y P O • Use only the recommended battery. • Do not...
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    ... battery, resulting in electrical shock, fire, burns or other injuries. High temperatures may cause deformation of the camera or battery charger casing. • Viewing images on the camera screen for prolonged periods may cause discomfort. Caution Denotes the possibility ...
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    ... Remove and store the battery when you are not using the camera. If the battery is left inside ... may lead to fire or explosions. • Unplug the battery charger from the power outlet after charging ...not place anything, such as cloth, on top of the battery charger while it is charging. Leaving the unit ...
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    ...then pull the other end of the strap through the loop on the threaded end ( ). Holding the Camera z Place the strap around your wrist. z When shooting, keep your arms close to your body and hold the camera securely to prevent it from moving. Do not rest your fingers on the flash. ...
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    ..., charge the battery with the included charger. Be sure to charge the battery initially, because the camera is not...: Plug the power cord into the charger, then plug the other end into a power...-2LBE Remove the battery. z After unplugging the battery charger, remove the battery by pushing it in ( ) and...
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    ... it continuously for more than 24 hours. • For battery chargers that use a power cord, do ... "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. Inserting the Battery Insert the included battery. Open the cover... into the correct position. Always confirm that the battery is facing the right way and locks...
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    ... device), you should format the memory card with this camera (p. 164). Open the cover. z Slide the cover ...cards facing the wrong way may damage the camera. Close the cover. Y P O ) and hold it down ... it until it clicks into the closed position ( ). Removing the Battery z Open the cover and press ...
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    ... screen for setting the date and time is displayed the first time you turn the camera on. Be sure to specify the date and time, which is the basis for dates and times added to your images. Turn the camera on. z Press the power button. X The [Date/Time] screen is displayed. C Set the...
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    ... confirmation message, the setting screen is no longer displayed. z To turn off the camera, press the power button. • Unless you set the date, time,... the [Date/Time] screen will be displayed each time you turn the camera on. Specify the correct information. • To set daylight saving time (1 hour ...
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    ...in about 4 hours once you insert a charged battery or connect the camera to an AC adapter kit (sold separately, p. 173), even if the camera is left off. • Once the date/time battery is depleted, the [Date/Time] screen will be displayed when you turn the camera on. Follow the steps on ...
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    Initial Preparations Display Language The display language can be changed as needed. Enter Playback mode. z Press the 1 button. Access the setting screen. z Press and hold the m button, and then immediately press the n button. Set the display language. z Press the opqr buttons to choose a ...
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    ... Trying the Camera Out Follow these instructions to turn the camera on, shoot still images or movies, and then view them. Shooting (Smart Auto) ... of the optimal settings for specific scenes, simply let the camera determine the subject and shooting conditions. Turn the ...
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    ...z Press the shutter button lightly, halfway down. The camera beeps twice after focusing, and AF... Press the shutter button all the way down. X As the camera shoots, a shutter sound is played, and in...-light conditions, the flash fires automatically. X Keep the camera still until the shutter sound ends. ...
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    ...the movie button. The camera beeps once as recording begins, and [ Rec] is displayed with the elapsed time. X Black bars displayed on the top and bottom edges of ...Time z Press the movie button again to stop shooting. The camera beeps twice as recording stops. X Recording will stop...
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    Trying the Camera Out Viewing After shooting images or movies, you can view them on the screen as follows. Enter Playback mode. z Press the 1 button. X Your last shot is displayed. Browse through your images. z To view the previous image, press the q button. To view the next image, press the r ...
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    Trying the Camera Out Play movies. z Press the m button, press the op buttons to choose , and then press the m button again. z Playback now begins, and after the movie is finished, is displayed. z To adjust the volume, press the op buttons during playback. • To switch to Shooting mode from ...
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    ...CD-ROM will also install the following PDF manuals on your computer. Camera User Guide Once you are familiar with the information in Getting Started, refer to ... country or region where you purchased your camera, the ImageBrowser EX User Guide may not be accessible from the Help ...
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    ... (movies) 1 GB or more (still images), 2 GB or more (movies) USB 550 MB or more 1024 x 768 resolution or higher • Check the Canon website for the latest system requirements, including supported OS versions. 27
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    ... Software, PDF Manuals Installing the Software and PDF Manuals Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6 are used here for the sake of ... an Internet connection. Insert the CD-ROM in the computer's CD-ROM drive. z Insert the included CD-ROM (DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk) (p. 2) in the computer's CD-ROM drive. z ...
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    ... about USB connections on the computer, refer to the computer user manual. Install the files. z Turn the camera on, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the...be installed, so it may take a few minutes until camera images are accessible. • If you have several cameras ...
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    Included Software, PDF Manuals Saving Images to a Computer Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6 are used here for the ... the steps introduced below. z In the screen that displays, click the link to modify the program. z Choose [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow] and then click [OK]....
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    ... camera off, and unplug the cable. z For instructions on viewing images on a computer, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide. • In Windows 7, if the ... CameraWindow in Windows Vista or XP, click [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow] on the screen displayed when you turn the...
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    Included Software, PDF Manuals Using the PDF Manuals Use the included CD-ROM to install the PDF manuals, and a shortcut for the camera manual will be created on the desktop. Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals. • It may not be possible to install the software and PDF ...
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    Accessories Included Accessories Wrist Strap WS-DC11 Battery Pack NB-9L*1 (with terminal cover) Battery Charger CB-2LB/2LBE*1 DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk Interface Cable IFC-400PCU*1 Memory Card Card Reader Windows/ Macintosh Computer ...
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    C Y P O 34
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    1 Camera Basics Basic camera operations and features C Y P O 35
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    ...again. Playback Mode z Press the 1 button to turn the camera on and view your shots. z To turn ...Auto Power Down) As a way to conserve battery power, the camera automatically deactivates the screen and ... (p. 37). C Y P O Power Saving in Playback Mode The camera turns itself off automatically after...
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    ... the button all the way down to shoot. In this manual, shutter button operations are described as pressing... to focus.) z Press the shutter button halfway. The camera beeps twice, and AF frames.... (From the halfway position, press fully to shoot.) X The camera shoots, as a shutter sound is played. ends...
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    Shooting Display Options Press the p button to view other information on the screen, or to hide the information. For details on the information displayed, see p. 200. Information is displayed No information is displayed • Screen brightness is automatically increased by the night display ...
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    ... by pressing the n button. Y P O Finish the setup process. z Press the m button. X The screen before you pressed the m button in step 1 is displayed again, showing the option you configured. • To undo any accidental setting changes, you can restore the camera's default settings (p. 170). 39
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    n Menu Configure a variety of camera functions through other menus as follows. Menu items are grouped by purpose on tabs, such as shooting (4), playback (1), ... you pressed the n button in step 1. • To undo any accidental setting changes, you can restore the camera's default settings (p. 170). 40
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    .... Color Indicator Status On Green Blinking Camera Status Connected to a computer (p. 28), or display ..., open the memory card or battery cover, or shake or jolt the camera, which may corrupt... the m button again to cancel the clock display. Y P O • When the camera is off, press and hold the m button...
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    C Y P O 42
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    2 Smart Auto Mode Convenient mode for easy shots with greater control over shooting C Y P O 43
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    ... automatic selection at optimal settings for specific scenes, simply let the camera determine the subject and shooting conditions. Turn the camera ...displayed. Enter A mode. z Set the mode switch to A. z Aim the camera at the subject. The camera will make a slight clicking noise as it determines the...
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    ... Images Focus. z Press the shutter button halfway. The camera beeps twice after focusing, and AF...Press the shutter button all the way down. C X As the camera shoots, a shutter sound is played, and ...light conditions, the flash fires automatically. z Keep the camera still until the shutter sound ends....
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    ... once as recording begins, and [ Rec] is displayed with the elapsed time. X Black bars displayed on the top and bottom edges of the screen ..., do the same thing as in step 3 on p. 44. However, note that the sound of camera operations will be recorded. z When you recompose shots, the focus, brightness...
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    ... it (by holding the p button down while turning the camera on), press the n button and choose [Mute] ..." in the Getting Started guide. • The subject may be too close if the camera only beeps .... • The flash firing during shots indicates that the camera has automatically attempted to ensure optimal ...
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    Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Movies • The camera may become warm when shooting movies ... the recording to sound muffled. • Avoid touching camera controls other than the movie button when shooting movies, because sounds made by the camera will be recorded. • To correct suboptimal image color ...
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    Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Scene Icons In A mode, shooting scenes determined by the camera are indicated by the icon displayed, and corresponding settings are automatically selected for optimal focusing, subject brightness, and color. Depending on the scene, continuous images may be shot (p. 50). ...
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    ...: Consecutive images are captured, and the camera analyzes details such as facial expressions to save the image determined to be the best. : Beautiful shots of sleeping faces, created by combining consecutive shots to reduce camera shake and image noise. The AF assist beam will ...
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    ... Image stabilization for movies, reducing strong camera shake, as when shooting while walking (Dynamic..., image stabilization only counteracts vertical camera shake, and horizontal stabilization stops..., image stabilization only counteracts horizontal camera shake. • To cancel image stabilization, set...
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    ...displayed around the subject (or person's face) determined by the camera to be the main subject, and gray frames ...range to keep them in focus. However, if the camera detects subject movement, only the white ... are pressing the shutter button halfway and the camera detects subject movement, a blue frame...
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    ... Still Images Movies Zooming In Closer on Subjects (Digital Zoom) When distant subjects are too far away ... image will not appear grainy. - Yellow range: digital zoom range where the image is not noticeably ... step 1. • Focal length when optical and digital zoom are combined is as follows (35mm film ...
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    ... With the self-timer, you can include yourself in group photos or other timed shots. The camera will shoot about 10 seconds after you press the shutter button....X Once you start the self-timer, the lamp will blink and the camera will play a self-timer sound. X Two seconds before the ...
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    ... Convenient Features Using the Self-Timer to Avoid Camera Shake This option delays shutter release ... you have pressed the shutter button. If the camera is unsteady while you are pressing the shutter ... delay (0 - 30 seconds) and number of shots (1 - 10). Choose $. z Follow step 1 on p. 54, choose $,...
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    ...lit in case the flash fires.) Still Images Deactivating the Flash Prepare the camera for shooting without the flash as follows. Configure the setting. z Press the... you press the shutter button halfway in low-light conditions, mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still. 56
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    ...complete, [DATE] is C Shoot. X As you take shots, the camera adds the shooting date or time to the lower-...information may cause it to be printed twice. - Use camera DPOF print settings (p. 187) to print ... to print For details, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide. - Print using printer functions...
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    ... is displayed in the center of the screen. Choose a subject to focus on. z Aim the camera so that is on the desired subject, and then press the shutter button halfway. X A blue frame is displayed, and the camera will keep the subject in focus and image brightness adjusted (Servo AF)....
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    ... with Face ID, and personal information (name, birthday) will be saved on the camera. Additionally, when registered people are detected, their names will be ... images. When using the Face ID function, be careful when sharing the camera or images with others, and when posting images online where many ...
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    Using Face ID z Choose [Add to Registry], and then choose [Add a New Face]. Register face information. z Aim the camera so that the face of the person you want to register is inside the gray frame at the center of the screen. z A white frame on the person's face indicates that the face is ...
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    ... is displayed. Enter a name. z Press the m button. z Press the opqr buttons to choose a character, and then press the m button to enter it. z Up to 10 characters can be used. z Choose or and press the m button to move the cursor. z Choose and press the m button to delete the previous character. z ...
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    ... 64). Shooting If you register a person ahead of time, the camera will prioritize that person as the main subject, and optimize focus, brightness, and color for that person when shooting. C Y P O X When you point the camera toward a subject, the names of up to 3 registered people will be ...
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    Using Face ID • Registered people may not be correctly detected if the captured image or scene differs drastically from the registered face information. • If a registered face is not detected, or not easily detected, overwrite registered information with new face info. Registering face info ...
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    ...3. • You can use the included software to edit registered names. Some characters entered with the included software may not display on the camera, but will be correctly recorded in images. C Y P O Overwriting and Adding Face Information You can overwrite existing face information with new face ...
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    Using Face ID Choose the name of the person to overwrite. z Press the opqr buttons to choose the name of a person to overwrite, and then press the m button. z If 4 or less face information slots are registered, follow step 5 on p. 65 to add more face info. Access the face info screen. z Read the ...
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    Using Face ID Erasing Face Information Access the [Check/Edit Info] screen. z Following step 1 on p. 59, choose [Check/ Edit Info] and press the m button. Choose the name of the person whose face info you want to erase. z Press the opqr buttons to choose the name of the person whose face info you...
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    Using Face ID Erasing Registered Information You can erase information (face info, name, birthday) registered to Face ID. However, names recorded in previously shot images will not be erased. Access the [Erase Info] screen. z Follow step 1 on p. 59 and choose [Erase Info]. Choose the name of the...
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    ... printing images at 5 x 7-inch or postcard sizes. Native aspect ratio of the camera screen, used for printing images at 3.5 x 5-inch or A-series sizes. Square aspect ratio. • At aspect ratios other than Zoom] is set to [Off]). , digital zoom (p. 53) is not available ([Digital C Y P O 68...
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    ...resolution, as follows. For guidelines on how many shots at each resolution setting can fit on a memory card, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. Configure the setting. z Press the m button, choose in the menu, and choose the desired option (p. 39). X The option you configured is now...
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    ...z To restore the original setting, repeat this process but choose [Off]. C Configure the setting. Y P O • Red-eye correction may be applied to image areas other than eyes (if the camera misinterprets red eye makeup as red pupils, for example). • You ...
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    Image Customization Features Still Images Correcting Greenish Image Areas from Mercury Lamps In shots of evening scenes with subjects illuminated by mercury lamps, the subjects or background may appear to have a greenish tinge. This greenish tinge can be corrected automatically when shooting, ...
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    ...that will fit on a memory card, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. Configure the setting. z Press the m button, choose in the menu, and choose...in HD For shooting in standard definition 30 fps • In and modes, black bars displayed on the top and bottom edges of the screen indicate ...
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    Image Customization Features Movies Using the Wind Filter Distorted audio caused by recording when the wind is strong can be reduced. However, the recording may sound unnatural when this option is used when there is no wind. Configure the setting. z Press the n button, choose [Wind Filter] on ...
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    Helpful Shooting Features Still Images Movies Displaying Grid Lines Grid lines can be displayed on the screen for vertical and horizontal reference while shooting. Configure the setting. z Press the n button, choose [Grid Lines] X Once the setting is complete, grid lines are displayed on the ...
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    ... will not magnify if a face was not detected, or if the person is too close to the camera and their face is too large for the screen. • The magnified display will not appear when using the digital zoom (p. 53), digital tele-converter (p. 114), Tracking AF (p. 116), Servo AF ...
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    Helpful Shooting Features Still Images Checking for Closed Eyes is displayed when the camera detects that people may have closed their eyes. Choose... and then choose [On] (p. 40). Y P O Shoot. X A frame, accompanied by , is displayed when the camera detects a person whose eyes are closed. z To ...
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    Still Images Customizing Camera Operation Customize shooting functions on the 4 tab of the menu as follows. For instructions on menu functions, see "n Menu" (p. 40). Deactivating the AF Assist Beam You can deactivate the lamp that normally lights up to help you focus when you press the...
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    Customizing Camera Operation Changing the Image Display Period After Shots Change how long ... follows. Configure the setting. z Press the n button, choose [Review] on the 4 tab, and then choose the desired ... shots as follows. z Press the n button, choose [Review Info] on the 4 tab, and then choose ...
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    3 Other Shooting Modes Shoot more effectively in various scenes, and take shots enhanced with unique image effects or captured using special functions C Y P O 79
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    ...Images Movies Specific Scenes Choose a mode matching the shooting scene, and the camera will automatically configure the settings for optimal shots. Enter 4 mode. ... shots of evening scenes, created by combining consecutive shots to reduce camera shake and image noise. z When using a tripod, shoot ...
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    ... low light (Low Light) z Shoot with minimal camera shake and subject blur even ... (Fireworks) z Vivid shots of fireworks. • Because the camera will shoot continuously in mode, hold it steady ... to obtain the expected results. • In t mode, mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep ...
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    ...changed. Still Images Movies Correcting White Balance White balance can be manually corrected in S mode (p. 81). This adjustment can match the effect of using... • B represents blue and A, amber. • White balance can also be manually corrected by recording custom white balance data (p. 109) before ...
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    Specific Scenes Still Images Making Skin Look Smoother (Smooth Skin) You can apply a smoothening effect when shooting images of people. The effect level and color ([Lighter Skin Tone], [Darker Skin Tone]) can be chosen as follows. Choose . . z Follow steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 and choose Access the...
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    Still Images Movies Applying Special Effects Add a variety of effects to images when shooting. Choose a shooting mode. z Follow steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 to choose a shooting mode. Shoot. • In , , , , , and modes, try taking some test shots first, to make sure you obtain the desired results. ...
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    Applying Special Effects Still Images Shooting with a Fish-Eye Lens Effect (Fish-eye Effect) Shoot with the distorting effect of a fish-eye lens. Choose . . z Follow steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 and choose Choose an effect level. z Press the p button,...
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    Applying Special Effects Still Images Movies Shots Resembling Miniature Models (Miniature Effect) Creates the effect of a miniature model, by blurring image areas above and below your selected area. You can also make movies that look like scenes in miniature models by choosing the playback speed...
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    ... the frame to horizontal orientation, press the op buttons. • Holding the camera vertically will change the orientation of the frame. • Movie image quality is at...Camera Effect) This effect makes images resemble shots from a toy camera by vignetting (darker, blurred image corners) and changing the...
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    Applying Special Effects Standard Warm Cool Shots resemble toy camera images. Images have a warmer tone than with [Standard]. Images have a ... This function allows you to shoot images as if a soft focus filter is attached to the camera. You can adjust the effect level as desired. Choose . . z ...
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    Applying Special Effects Still Images Movies Shooting in Monochrome Shoot images in black and white, sepia, or blue and white. Choose . . z Follow ... shown of how your shot will look with the effect applied. Shoot. B/W Sepia Blue Black and white shots. Sepia tone shots. Blue and white shots. ...
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    Applying Special Effects Still Images Movies Shooting with Color Accent Choose a single image color to keep and change other colors to black and white. Choose T. z Follow steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 and choose T. Access the setting screen. z Press the p button. X The original image and the Color ...
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    Applying Special Effects Still Images Movies Shooting with Color Swap You can replace one image color with another before shooting. Note that only one color can be replaced. Choose Y. z Follow steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 and choose Y. Access the setting screen. z Press the p button. X The original ...
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    Applying Special Effects Specify the new color. z Position the center frame over the new color, X The specified color is recorded. and then press the r button. Specify the range of colors to replace. z Press the op buttons to adjust the range. z To replace only your specified color, choose a ...
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    ... just by shooting still images. Before each shot, the camera will automatically record a movie clip of the scene. Each clip ... turning the camera on, choosing mode, or operating the camera in other ways. • Battery life is shorter in this mode than in A mode, because clips are recorded for each shot....
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    ... Shutter) Auto Shooting After Smile Detection The camera shoots automatically after detecting a smile, ...Switch to another mode when you finish shooting, or the camera will continue shooting each time a smile ... shoot as usual by pressing the shutter button. • The camera can detect smiles more easily ...
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    ...Press the shutter button all the way down. C X The camera now enters shooting standby mode,...detected as a wink. If winking is not detected, the camera will shoot about 15 seconds later. To change ...shutter button is pressed all the way down, the camera will shoot after a person enters the shooting...
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    ... Still Images Using the Face Self-Timer The camera will shoot about two seconds after detecting that ... on and white frames around other faces. X The camera now enters shooting standby mode, ... lamp will remain lit.) About two seconds later, the camera will shoot. z To cancel shooting after you have ...
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    ...after you join the others in the shooting area, the camera will shoot about 15 seconds later. • To change ... to shoot long exposures. In this case, mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to prevent ...delay before you can shoot again, as the camera processes images to reduce noise. • Set...
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    ... on the continuous shooting speed, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. Choose Shoot. . . z Follow steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 and choose X Hold the ... or continuous shooting may slow down depending on shooting conditions, camera settings, and the zoom position. • As more shots are taken, ...
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    Special Modes for Other Purposes • Grouped images can be played back individually (p. 132) and ungrouped (p. 133). • Protecting (p. 139) a grouped image will protect all images in the group. • Grouped images can be viewed individually when played back using Image Search (p. 130) or Smart ...
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    ... shooting. z Press the m button. Use the software to combine the images. z For instructions on merging images, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide. • This function is not available when using a TV as a display while shooting (p. 176)....
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    ... slow motion when you follow steps 1 - 3 on pp. 126 - 127. • You can change the playback speed of movies shot in mode by using the included software. For details, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide. 101
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 101
    ... software or devices. You can quickly edit, save, and manage iFrame movies using the included software. Choose . . z Follow steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 and choose X Black bars displayed on the top and bottom edges of the screen indicate image areas not recorded. Shoot. z Press the movie button. z To ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 102
    4 G mode More discerning shots, in your preferred shooting style C Y P O • Instructions in this chapter apply to the camera in G mode, with the mode switch set to 4. • G: Program AE; AE: Auto Exposure • Before using a function introduced in this ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 103
    ...a higher ISO speed (p. 106) • Movies can be recorded in G mode as well, by pressing the movie button. However, some H and n settings may be automatically adjusted for movie recording. • For details on the shooting range in G mode, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. C Y P O 104
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 104
    ...Adjusting Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) The standard exposure set by the camera can be adjusted in 1/3-stop increments, in a range of -2 ... P O Set the flash to ! (p. 56). Lock the exposure. z Aim the camera at the subject to shoot with the exposure locked. With the shutter button pressed ...
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    Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) Still Images Changing the Metering Method Adjust the metering method (how brightness is measured) to suit shooting conditions as follows. z Press the m button, choose in the menu, and choose the desired option (p. 39). X The option you configured is now ...
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    Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) • To view the automatically set ISO speed when the camera is set to , press the shutter button halfway. • Although choosing a lower ISO speed may reduce image graininess, there may be a greater risk of subject blurriness in some shooting conditions. • ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 107
    ...) lighting and similarly colored fluorescent lighting. For shooting under warm-white, cool-white, and similarly colored fluorescent lighting. For shooting under daylight fluorescent and similarly colored fluorescent lighting. For manually setting a custom white balance (p. 109). C Y P O 108
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 108
    .... z Follow the steps in "Adjusting White Balance" (p. 108) to choose . z Aim the camera at a plain white subject, so that the entire screen is white. Press the n ... data has been recorded. • Colors may look unnatural if you change camera settings after recording white balance data. C Y P O 109
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 109
    ... color tones as desired, such as converting images to sepia or black and white. z Press the m button, choose in the...Skin Tone Vivid Blue Vivid Green Vivid Red Custom Color - Emphasizes contrast and color ... images. Creates sepia tone images. Creates black and white images. Combines the effects of ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 110
    Color and Continuous Shooting Custom Color Choose the desired level of image contrast, sharpness, color saturation, red, green, blue, and skin tones in a range of 1 - 5. Access the setting screen. z Follow the steps in "Changing Image Color Tones (My Colors)" (p. 110) to choose and then press the ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 111
    ...continuous shooting speed in each mode, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. • Cannot be used with the self-timer (p. 54) or [Blink Detection]... or continuous shooting may slow down depending on shooting conditions, camera settings, and the zoom position. • As more shots are taken, ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 112
    ... at close range, set the camera to e. For details on the focusing range, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. z Press the q button...to distant subjects, set the camera to u. For details on the focusing range, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. C Y P O Still Images z ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 113
    ...Focusing Still Images Movies Digital Tele-Converter The focal length of the lens can be increased ... at a resolution of L (p. 69) when you use a 2.3x digital tele-converter. In this case, the zoom factor ...53) and AF-point zoom (p. 75). • The digital tele-converter is only available when the aspect...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 114
    ...frames are displayed around other detected faces. • When the camera detects movement, frames will follow moving... - Faces in profile, at an angle, or partly hidden • The camera may misinterpret non-human subjects.... • No AF frames are displayed if the camera cannot focus when you press the shutter...
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    ... of the screen. Choose a subject to focus on. z Aim the camera so that is on the desired subject, and then ... is displayed. Even if the subject moves, the camera will continue to track the subject within a certain... after your shot, is still displayed and the camera continues to track the subject. 116...
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    ... tab is not available. • e and u are not available. • The camera can detect subjects even if ... focusing. • A yellow AF frame is displayed with if the camera cannot focus when you press the shutter ... size is set to [Normal] when you use the digital zoom (p. 53) or digital tele-converter (p. 114)....
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    ... is called Focus Lock. Focus. z Aim the camera so that the subject is centered, and then ... the shutter button pressed halfway, move the camera to recompose the shot. Shoot. z Press the shutter ... missing shots of subjects in motion, because the camera continues to focus on the subject and adjust the...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 118
    ... Focus Setting You can change default camera operation of constantly focusing on subjects it is aimed at...avoid missing sudden photo opportunities, because the camera constantly focuses on subjects until you press the shutter button halfway. Conserves battery power, because the camera does not focus ...
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    Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Movies Shooting with the AF Lock The focus can be locked. After you lock the focus, the focal position will not change even when you release your finger from the shutter button. Lock the focus. z With the shutter button pressed halfway, X The focus is ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 120
    ... brightness of the main subject (such as people) while the camera shoots at a slow shutter speed to increase ... the shutter sound is finished playing. • Mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still and prevent camera shake. In this case, set [IS Mode] to [Off] (p. 123). 121
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    ...with the AE lock (p. 105), you can lock the exposure for the flash shots. Set the flash to h (p. 121). Lock the flash exposure. z Aim the camera at the subject to shoot with the exposure locked. With the shutter button pressed halfway, press the o button. X The flash fires, and when ( is displayed,...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 122
    ...: (Super Fine), (Fine). For guidelines on how many shots at each compression ratio can fit on a memory card, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. Configure the setting. z Press the m button, choose in the menu, and choose the desired option (p. 39). X The option you configured is now ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 123
    ...If image stabilization cannot prevent camera shake, mount the camera on a tripod or take other... Deactivating Powered IS Powered IS reduces slow camera shake that may occur when recording telephoto... produce the expected results when used for the stronger camera shake that may occur when shooting while...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 124
    ... Mode Have fun reviewing your shots, and browse or edit them in many ways • To prepare the camera for these operations, press the 1 button to enter Playback mode....to play back or edit images that were renamed or already edited on a computer, or images from other cameras. C Y P O 125
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    Still Images Movies Viewing After shooting images or movies, you can view them on the screen as follows. Enter Playback mode. z Press the 1 button. X Your last shot is displayed. Browse through your images. z To view the previous image, press the q button. To view the next image, press the r ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 126
    ... button, choose [Transition] on the 1 tab, and then press the qr buttons to choose the effect. Checking People Detected in Face ID If you switch the camera to simple information display mode (p. 128), the names of up to five detected people registered in Face ID (p. 59) will be displayed. C Y P O...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 127
    ..., while your shot is displayed. However, simple information display is not available. To change the initial display mode, press the n button and choose [Review Info] on the 4 tab (p. 78). Overexposure Warning (for Image Highlights) Washed-out highlights in the image flash on the screen in detailed ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 128
    Viewing Still Images Checking the Focus To check the focus of your shots, you can magnify the area of the image that was in the AF frame at the time of shooting. Access Focus Check. z Press the p button (p. 128). X A white frame is displayed where the AF frame was when the focus was set. X Gray...
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    Browsing and Filtering Images Still Images Movies Navigating Through Images in an Index By displaying multiple images in an index, you can quickly find the images you are looking for. Display images in an index. z Move the zoom lever toward g to display images in an index. Moving the lever again ...
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    ... conditions will display inside a yellow frame. z Press the qr buttons to view image search results. z Choose in step 1 to cancel image search. • When the camera has found no corresponding images for a search condition, those search conditions will not be available. • Options for viewing images ...
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    Browsing and Filtering Images Movies Viewing Movie Digest Movies Movies created in mode (p. 93) can be viewed by date. Choose a movie. z Press the m button, choose and choose the date (p. 39). in the menu, Play the movie. z Press the m button to start playback. Still Images Viewing Individual ...
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    Editing Face ID Information View individual images in the group. z Pressing the qr buttons will display only images in the group. z To cancel group playback, press the m button, choose in the menu, and press the m button again (p. 39). • During group playback (step 3), you can use the menu ...
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    Editing Face ID Information Choose an image. z Follow the procedure on p. 126 to choose an z An orange frame is displayed around the selected face. When multiple names are displayed in an image, press the qr buttons to choose the name to change, and press the m button. image, and then press the m ...
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    Image Viewing Options Still Images Magnifying Images Magnify an image. z Moving the zoom lever toward k will zoom in and magnify the image, and is displayed. You can magnify images up to about 10x by continuing to hold the zoom lever. z To zoom out, move the zoom lever toward g. You can return to ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 135
    ...the desired option (p. 39). X The slideshow will start a few seconds after [Loading image...] is displayed. z Press the n button to stop the slideshow. • The camera's power-saving functions (p. 36) are deactivated during slideshows. • To pause or resume slideshows, press the m button. • You ...
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    Image Viewing Options Changing Slideshow Settings You can set up slideshows to repeat, and you can change the transitions between images and the display duration of each image. Choose from six transition effects between images. Access the setting screen. z Press the n button and choose [Slideshow...
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    ... (Smart Shuffle) Based on the current image, the camera offers four images similar to it that you ...you choose to view one of those images, the camera offers four more images. This is an enjoyable ... are less than 50 shots taken with this camera - An unsupported image is currently displayed - When using...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 138
    ... Images Movies Protecting Images Protect important images to prevent accidental erasure by the camera (p. 143). z Press the m button, and then choose : in the ...the card (pp. 164, 165). • Protected images cannot be erased by the camera. To erase them, cancel protection settings first. Using the ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 139
    .... Protect the image. z Press the n button. A confirmation message is displayed. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], and • Images will not be protected if you switch to Shooting mode or turn the camera off before finishing the setup process in step 3. C then press the m button. Y P O 140
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    Protecting Images Selecting a Range Choose [Select Range]. z Following step 2 on p. 139, choose [Select Range] and press the m button. Choose a starting image. z Press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image, and then press the m button. C Choose an ending image. and then press...
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    Protecting Images Protect the images. z Press the p button to choose [Protect], and then press the m button. Specifying All Images at Once Choose [Select All Images]. z Following step 2 on p. 139, choose [Select All Images] and press the m button. Protect the images. z Press the op buttons to ...
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    Still Images Movies Erasing Images You can choose and erase unneeded images one by one. Be careful when erasing images, because they cannot be recovered. Choose an image to erase. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. Erase the images. z Press the m button, and then choose a in the menu ...
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    Erasing Images Choosing Images Individually Choose [Select]. z Following step 2 on p. 143, choose [Select] and press the m button. Choose an image. z Once you follow step 2 on p. 140 to choose an image, again. is displayed. is no longer displayed. z To cancel erasure, press the m button z Repeat...
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    Erasing Images Specifying All Images at Once Choose [Select All Images]. z Following step 2 on p. 143, choose [Select All Images] and press the m button. Erase the images. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], and then press the m button. C Y P O 145
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    Still Images Movies Rotating Images Change the orientation of images and save them as follows. Choose \. z Press the m button, and then choose \ in the menu (p. 39). Rotate the image. z Press the q or r button, depending on the desired direction. Each time you press the button, the image is ...
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    Rotating Images Deactivating Auto Rotation Follow these steps to deactivate automatic rotation by the camera, which rotates images shot in vertical orientation so they are displayed vertically on the camera. z Press the n button, choose [Auto Rotate] on the 1 tab, ...
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    Still Images Movies Image Categories You can tag images as favorites and assign them to My Category (p. 149). By choosing a category in image search, you can restrict the following operations to all of those images. • Viewing (p. 126), Viewing Slideshows (p. 136), Protecting Images (p. 139), ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 148
    ...qr buttons to choose [OK], and then press the m button. • Images will not be tagged as favorites if you switch to Shooting mode or turn the camera off before finishing the setup process in step 3. • Favorite images will have a three-star rating ( ) when transferred to computers running Windows ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 149
    ... qr buttons to choose [OK], and then press the m button. • Images will not be assigned to a category if you switch to Shooting mode or turn the camera off before finishing the setup process in step 3. Using the Menu Access the setting screen. z Press the n button, and then choose [My Category] ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 150
    ... qr buttons to choose [OK], and then press the m button. • Images will not be assigned to a category if you switch to Shooting mode or turn the camera off before finishing the setup process in step 4. Selecting a Range C Choose [Select Range]. Range] and press the m button. z Following step 2...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 151
    ...C Y P O Save the new image. then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], and X The image is now saved as a new file. Review the new image. z Press the n button. [Display new image?] is displayed. z Press the qr buttons to choose [Yes], and X The saved image is now displayed. ...
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    ... of the image as cropped is shown in the lower right. z To resize the frame, move the zoom lever. z To move the frame, press the opqr buttons. z To change the frame orientation, press the m button. z Press the n button. Y P O Save as a new image and review. z Follow steps 4 - 5 on p. 152. 153
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    ... possible for images shot at a resolution of resized to (p. 152). (p. 69) or • Images supported for cropping will have the same aspect ratio after cropping. •... m button. Choose an option. Y P O Save as a new image and review. z Follow steps 4 - 5 on p. 152. • Image quality of pictures you ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 154
    ... m button. Choose an option. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option, and then press the m button. C Save as a new image and review. z Follow steps 4 - 5 on p. 152. Y P O • For some images, correction may be inaccurate or may cause images to appear grainy. • Images may look grainy after...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 155
    ... choose an image. Correct the image. z Press the m button. X Red-eye detected by the camera is now corrected, and frames are displayed around corrected image areas. z ...and then press the m button. C Save as a new image and review. Y P O z Follow step 5 on p. 152. • Some images may not ...
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    ... a mark, choosing will only cut the portion from the nearest to the left, and choosing will cut the portion from the nearest to the right. Movie Editing Bar C Y P O Review the edited movie. z Press the op buttons to choose , and then press the m button. The edited movie is now played. z To edit ...
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    ...only available when memory cards lack sufficient free space. • Movies may not be saved if the battery runs out while saving is in progress. • When editing movies, you should use a fully charged battery or an AC adapter kit (sold separately, p. 173). C Y P O 158
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    6 Setting Menu Customize or adjust basic camera functions for greater convenience C Y P O 159
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    ..., for greater convenience (p. 40). Silencing Camera Operations Silence camera sounds and movies ... by holding down the p button as you turn the camera on. • Sound is not played during movies .... Adjusting the Volume Adjust the volume of individual camera sounds as follows. z Choose [Volume], and ...
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Customizing Sounds Customize camera operating sounds as follows. z Choose [Sound Options], and then press the z Choose an item, and then press the qr buttons to choose an option. 1 Preset sounds (cannot be modified) Preset sounds Can be changed by using the ...
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Screen Brightness Adjust screen brightness as follows. z Choose [LCD ... the p button again for at least one second or restart the camera. Start-up Screen Customize the start-up screen shown after you turn the camera on as follows. z Choose [Start-up Image], and ...
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Customizing the Start-up Screen Access the [Start-up Image] screen in Playback mode. z Press ... • You can assign the operating sounds and start-up images for your camera from the included software. For details, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide. C Y P O 163
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Formatting Memory Cards Before using a new memory card or a card formatted in another device, you should format the card with this camera. Formatting erases all data on a memory card. Before formatting, copy images on the memory card to...
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Low-Level Formatting Perform low-level formatting in these cases: [Memory card error] is displayed, the camera is not working correctly, card image ...to 2,000 images each. You can change how the camera assigns file numbers. z Choose [File Numbering],...
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions • Regardless of the option selected in this setting, shots may be numbered ...(p. 164)) memory card. • Refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide for information on the card folder structure and ... created each month, you can have the camera create folders each day you ...
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Power-Saving Adjustment Adjust the timing of automatic camera and screen deactivation (Auto Power Down and Display Off, .... z After choosing an item, press the qr buttons to adjust it as needed. • To conserve battery power, you should normally choose [On] for [Auto ...
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions World Clock To ensure that your shots will have the correct local date and time when you travel ... that time zone. This convenient feature eliminates the need to change the Date/ Time setting manually. Before using the world clock, be sure to set the date and time (p....
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Date and Time Adjust the date and time as follows. Access the [Date/Time] screen. z Choose [Date/Time], and then press the m button. Configure the setting. z Press the qr buttons to choose an item, and then press the op buttons to adjust the setting. Display ...
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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Restoring Defaults If you accidentally change a setting, you can restore default camera settings. Access the [Reset All] screen. z Choose [Reset All], and then press the m button. Restore default settings. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], and X Default ...
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    7 Accessories Use included accessories effectively and enjoy the camera in more ways with optional Canon accessories and other compatible accessories sold separately C Y P O 171
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    ... Charge the battery on (or immediately before) the day of use Charged batteries gradually lose their charge, even when they ... battery over extended periods (about a year) may shorten its life or affect performance. • Using the battery charger abroad The charger can be used in areas with 100 - 240 V...
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    ... available. Power Supplies Battery Pack NB-9L z Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Battery Charger CB-2LB/2LBE z Charger for Battery ... the camera to a printer or computer. Cannot be used to charge the camera battery. • The battery charger and AC adapter kit can be used in areas with 100 - 240 V AC ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 173
    ...Stereo AV Cable AVC-DC400ST z Connect the camera to a TV to enjoy playback on the larger TV ...TV. Printers SELPHY Series PIXMA Series Canon PictBridge-Compatible Printers z Printing images without a computer is possible by connecting the camera to a Canon PictBridge-compatible printer. For details...
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    ... on connection or how to switch inputs, refer to the TV manual. • Some information may not be displayed ...off. Yellow Yellow White Red Connect the camera to the TV. Red White C z On the TV, insert ... fully into the video inputs as shown. Y P O z On the camera, open the terminal cover and insert ...
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    ... button and choose [Video System] on the 3 tab. • When the camera and TV are connected, you can ... displayed Playback on a High-Definition TV Connecting the camera to an HDTV with the HDMI Cable HTC-100 (...plug fully into the HDMI input as shown. z On the camera, open the terminal cover and insert ...
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    ... time as an HDMI Cable HTC-100. Forcing the cables into the camera at the same time may damage the camera or cables...need to adjust some TV settings. For details, refer to the TV user manual. Configure the setting. C z Press the n button, choose [Ctrl via HDMI] on the 3 tab, and then choose [Enable...
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    ... qr buttons on the remote to browse images. z To display the camera control panel, press the OK/Select button... then pressing the OK/Select button again. Camera Control Panel Options Shown on the TV Return... until you return to single-image display. • The camera may not always respond correctly even...
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    ...eliminates the need to monitor the remaining battery level. Make sure the camera is off. Insert the coupler....other end into a power outlet. z Turn the camera on and use it as desired. z When finished, turn ... the adapter or unplug the power cord while the camera is still on. This may erase your shots ...
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    ... prepare orders for photo development services, and prepare or print images for photobooks. A Canon SELPHY CP series compact photo printer ...other connection details, refer to the printer manual. C Y P O Turn the printer on. Turn the camera on. z Press the 1 button to turn the ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 180
    ... m button. z To print other images, repeat steps 5 - 6 after z When you are finished printing, turn the camera and printer off and disconnect the interface cable. • For Canon PictBridge-compatible printers (sold separately), see p. 174. C Y P O 181
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    ... choose an option. Default Date File No. Both Off Default Off On Red-Eye 1 No. of Copies Trimming Paper Settings - - Matches current printer ... information from the time of shooting to print under optimal settings. Corrects red-eye. Choose the number of copies to print. Specify a desired image area ...
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    Printing Images Cropping Images Before Printing (Trimming) By cropping images before printing, you can print a desired image area instead of the entire image. Choose [Trimming]. z After following step 1 on p. 182 to access the printing screen, choose [Trimming] and press the m button. X A ...
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    Printing Images Choosing Paper Size and Layout Before Printing Choose [Paper Settings]. z After following step 1 on p. 182 to access the printing screen, choose [Paper Settings] and press the m button. Choose a paper size. z Press the op buttons to choose an option, and then press the m button. ...
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    Printing Images Available Layout Options Default Bordered Borderless N-up ID Photo Fixed Size Matches current printer settings. Prints with blank space around the image. Borderless, edge-to-edge printing. Choose how many images to print per sheet. Prints images for identification purposes. Only ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 185
    ... print the folder number, file number, and elapsed time for the frame by setting [Caption] to [On]. • To cancel printing in progress, press the m button. • [ID Photo] and [Sequence] are not available with Canon PictBridge-compatible printer models earlier than CP720 and CP730. C Y P O 186
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 186
    ...) and ordering prints from a photo development service can be set up on the camera. Choose up to 998 images on a memory card and configure relevant ... The printing information you prepare this way will conform to DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) standards. Adding Images to ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 187
    ... may be applied in printing by the printer or photo development service, in some cases. • may be displayed on the camera to warn you that the memory card has ... the n button (p. 19). • Index printing is not available on some Canon PictBridge-compatible printers (sold separately). C Y P O 188
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    Printing Images Setting Up Printing for Individual Images Choose [Select Images & Qty.]. z Press the n button, choose [Select Images & Qty.] on the 2 tab, and then press the m button. Choose an image. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image, X You can now specify the number of copies. and then ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 189
    ... Print List (DPOF) z When images have been added to the print list (pp. 187 - 190), the screen at left is displayed after you connect the camera to a PictBridge-compatible printer. Press the op buttons to choose [Print now], and then simply press the m button to print the images in the print list. z...
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    ... all previous settings. • After importing images to your computer, also refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide and the printer manual for further information. C Y P O Adding Images Individually Choose [Select]. z Following the previous procedure, ...
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    Printing Images Choose an image. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image, X and then press the m button. is displayed. z To remove the image from the photobook, press the m button again. is no longer displayed. z Repeat this process to specify other images. z When finished, press the n button to...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 192
    8 Appendix Helpful information when using the camera C Y P O 193
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 193
    ... and does not pose any safety concerns. However, if battery swelling prevents the battery from fitting in the camera, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Display on a TV Shooting Cannot shoot. C Y P O Camera images look distorted or not displayed ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 194
    ...(p. 121). Increase the ISO speed (p. 106). Mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it ..., 120). No AF frames are displayed and the camera does not focus when the shutter button is ... halfway. • To have AF frames displayed and the camera focus correctly, try composing the shot with...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 195
    ... results, have subjects look at the red-eye reduction lamp. Also try increasing ..." in the Getting Started guide). C Y P O Subjects look distorted. • Subjects that pass in front of the camera quickly... the folder structure. Refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide for details on folder structure and...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 196
    ... the camera or screen. • Use a blower brush to remove dust from the lens. If cleaning is difficult, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • To prevent condensation from forming on the camera after sudden temperature changes (when the camera is ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 197
    ...even when you have inserted a formatted memory card facing the correct way, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk (p. 16). Insufficient space on ...renamed or already edited on a computer, or images shot with another camera. Note that starred (*) functions are not available for movies...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 198
    ...dusty or sandy locations. • Frequent display of this error message may indicate camera damage. In this case, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. A camera error was detected (error number) • If this error message is displayed immediately after a ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 199
    On-Screen Information Shooting (Information Display) Battery level (p. 201) Camera orientation* White balance (p. ... Self-timer (p. 54) Movie quality (p. 72) Remaining time Digital zoom magnification (p. 53), Digital tele-converter (p. 114) Shooting mode (p. 204), Scene icon (p. 49) Focusing range ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 200
    On-Screen Information * : Regular orientation, : Held vertically The camera detects the shooting orientation and adjusts settings for optimal shots. .... However, the orientation may not be detected correctly when the camera is pointed straight up or down. Battery Level An on-screen icon or message ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 201
    ... Compression ratio (image quality) (p. 123) Resolution (pp. 69, 72), MOV (movies) Battery level (p. 201) Metering method (p. 106) Folder number - File number (p. 165) ... (p. 148) My Colors (pp. 110, 154) Mercury lamp correction (p. 71) Red-eye correction (pp. 70, 156) Shooting date/time (p. 17) • ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 202
    ...-forward, keep holding down the m button.) Skip Forward* (To continue skipping forward, keep holding down the m button.) * c Edit (p. 157) Shown when the camera is connected to a PictBridge-compatible printer (p. 180). * Displays the frame approx. 4 sec. before or after the current frame. • To ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 203
    Functions and Menu Tables Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Shooting Mode A 4 G I Function Exposure Compensation (p. 105) AE Lock/FE Lock*1 (pp. 105, 122) Focusing Range (p. 113) Tracking AF (p. 58) h Z ! AF Lock (p. 120) Screen Display (p. 38) No Information Display Information ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 204
    Functions and Menu Tables 4 TY S P t N 3 { { { { xv C Y P O { Available or set automatically. - Not available. 205
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 205
    ...P O Resolution (p. 69) Compression (p. 123) Movie Quality (p. 72) *1 White balance is not available. *2 Set in a range of 1 - 5: contrast, sharpness, color saturation, red, green, blue, and skin tone. *3 Not available in x or v. *4 Cannot be set to 0 seconds in modes without selection of the ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 206
    Functions and Menu Tables 4 TY 7 8 *8 S P t N xv C Y P O *7 Only and are available. { Available or set automatically. - Not available. *8 Synchronizes with the aspect ratio setting and is automatically set (p. 87). 207
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 207
    ... Tracking AF Center Normal Small Standard Off Digital Tele-converter (1.4x/2.3x) On Off On Off*4 On Off On Off On Red-Eye Corr. Off On Red-Eye Lamp Off Auto Off On/Off On/Off Off/2 - 10 sec./Hold... On Powered IS Off Off Date / Date & Time { *2 Digital Zoom (p. 53) AF-Point Zoom (p. ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 208
    Functions and Menu Tables 4 TY S P t N xv C Y P O { Available or set automatically. - Not available. - When using [Face ID] (p. 59) to shoot, names will not be displayed in , , , x, or v, but they will be recorded in still images. - Setting available, but when using [Face...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 209
    ... p. 161 p. 161 p. 162 p. 162 pp. 164, 165 p. 165 p. 166 Item Lens Retract Power Saving Time Zone Date/Time Video System Ctrl via HDMI Language ... Menu Item Slideshow Erase Protect Rotate Favorites My Category Photobook Set-up i-Contrast Red-Eye Correction Ref. Page p. 136 p. 143 p. 139 p. 146 C Y ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 210
    Functions and Menu Tables 2 Print Menu Item Print Select Images & Qty. Select Range Ref. Page - p. 189 p. 189 Item Select All Images Clear All Selections Print Settings Ref. Page p. 190 p. 190 p. 187 Playback Mode FUNC. Menu Item Rotate Print List Protect Favorites Erase Group Playback Ref. Page ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 211
    ... mode) ...21, 44 AV cable ...175 Digital zoom...53 Display language...20 DPOF ...14 Level ...201 Power saving ...36 Battery charger...173 Black and white images...110 Blink detection ...76 C Camera Reset ... ...179 Defaults J Reset all DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk ...2 Digital tele-converter ...114 Face...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 212
    ... mode) ...80 Poster effect (shooting mode) ...84 Powered IS ...124 Power J Battery, AC adapter kit Power saving ...36 Printing ...180 Program AE ...20 Long shutter (shooting mode)...97 Low-light (shooting mode) ...81 M C Y P O R Red-eye correction ...70, 156 Reset all...170 Resizing images ...152 ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 213
    Index Snow (shooting mode) ...81 Soft focus (shooting mode) ...88 Software DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk ...2 Installation ...28 Sounds ...160 Stitch ...shooting mode)...87 Tracking AF ...58, 116 Traveling with the camera ...168, 172 Troubleshooting...194 TV display...175 U Underwater ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 214
    MEMO C Y P O 215
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 215
    ... and Canada only: The Lithium ion/polymer battery that powers the product is recyclable. Please call 1-.... For CA, USA only Included lithium battery contains Perchlorate Material - special handling .../ for details. CAUTION RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. DISPOSE OF USED ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 216
    FCC Notice (Digital Camera, Model PC1736 systems) This device complies with Part 15 ... for help. The cable with the ferrite core provided with the digital camera must be used with this equipment in order ... be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success,...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 217
    Battery Charger CB-2LB IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONSSAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. DANGER-TO REDUCE THE...proper configuration for the power outlet, if needed. Battery Charger CB-2LBE The adapter can ... system any part of this guide without the permission of Canon is prohibited. • Canon reserves the right ...



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