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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    ...-DC11 Getting Started • 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 Guide, in PDF format (p. 26). • Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals. 2
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    ... Notes and Legal Information • Take and review some test shots initially to make sure ...of camera problems while abroad, return to the area of purchase before contacting a Canon Customer Support Help ...cases some pixels may be defective or may appear as red or black dots. This does not indicate camera...
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    ... (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 memory card". • The tabs shown above titles ...
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    Part Names and Conventions in This Guide Battery cover DC coupler terminal cover Tripod socket Screen (LCD monitor) Memory ... / Right button l (Display) / Down button FUNC./SET button n button • In this guide, icons are used to represent the corresponding camera buttons and switches on which they ...
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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 Snow (p. 81) P Smooth Skin (p. 83) Matching specific scenes Night Scenes (p. 80) Low Light (p. 81) Applying special effects Vivid Colors (p. 84) C Poster ...
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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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    ... yourself and other persons, or damage to the equipment. • Be sure to also check the guides included with any separately sold accessories you use. Warning ...the outlet and consult your camera distributor or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. C Y P O • Use only the recommended battery. • Do...
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    ...of electronic devices is restricted, such as inside airplanes and medical facilities. • Do not play the supplied CD-ROM(s) in any CD player that does not support data CD-ROMs. It is possible to suffer hearing loss from listening with headphones to the loud sounds of a CD-ROM played on an audio CD ...
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    Safety Precautions • In regular use, small amounts of smoke may be emitted from the flash. This is due to the high intensity of the flash burning dust and foreign materials stuck to the front of the unit. Please use a cotton swab to remove dirt, dust or other foreign matter from the flash to ...
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    Initial Preparations Prepare for shooting as follows. Attaching the Strap z Thread the end of the strap through the strap hole ( ), and 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...
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    Initial Preparations Charging the Battery Before use, charge the battery with the included charger. Be sure to charge the battery initially, because the camera is not sold with the battery charged. Remove the cover. Insert the battery. z After aligning the S marks on the battery and charger, ...
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    .... • For details on charging time and the number of shots and recording time possible with a fully charged battery, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. Inserting the Battery Insert the included battery. Open the cover. z Slide the cover ( ) and open it ( ). Insert the battery. C ...
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    Initial Preparations Inserting the Memory Card Insert a memory card (sold separately). Note that before using a new memory card (or a memory card formatted in another device), you should format the memory card with this camera (p. 164). Open the cover. z Slide the cover ( ) and open it ( ). ...
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    Initial Preparations Removing the Memory Card z Open the cover and push the memory card in until it clicks, and then slowly release the memory card. X The memory card will pop up. Setting the Date and Time A screen for setting the date and time is displayed the first time you turn the camera on. ...
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    Initial Preparations Set the local time zone. z Press the qr buttons to choose your local time zone. Finish the setup process. z Press the m button when finished. After a confirmation message, the setting screen is no longer displayed. z To turn off the camera, press the power button. • Unless...
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    Initial Preparations Changing the Date and Time Adjust the date and time as follows. Access the camera menu. z Press the n button. Choose [Date/Time]. z Move the zoom lever to choose the 3 tab. z Press the op buttons to choose [Date/ Time], and then press the m button. Change the date and time....
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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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    Still Images Movies Trying the Camera Out Follow these instructions to turn the camera on, shoot still images or movies, and then view them. Shooting (Smart Auto) For fully automatic selection of the optimal settings for specific scenes, simply let the camera determine the subject and shooting ...
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    Trying the Camera Out Shoot. Shooting Still Images Focus. z Press the shutter button lightly, halfway down. The camera beeps twice after focusing, and AF frames are displayed to indicate image areas in focus. AF Frames Shoot. z Press the shutter button all the way down. X As the camera shoots, ...
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    Trying the Camera Out Shooting Movies Start shooting. z Press 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 the screen indicate image areas not recorded. X Frames displayed around ...
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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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    ... and PDF manuals on the included CD-ROM are introduced below, with instructions for installation, saving images to a computer, and using the PDF manuals. Features of the Included Software After installing... your camera, the ImageBrowser EX User Guide may not be accessible from the Help function...
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    Included Software, PDF Manuals System Requirements The included software can be used on the following .... Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals. Windows Windows 7 SP1 Operating System ... • Check the Canon website for the latest system requirements, including supported OS versions. 27
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    Included Software, PDF Manuals Installing the Software and PDF Manuals Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6 are used here for the ... installation. z Click [Easy Installation] and follow the on- C screen instructions to complete the installation process. Y P O When a message is displayed prompting you to ...
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    ... 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 installation process. X The software will connect to the Internet to update to the latest ...
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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 sake of illustration. Connect the camera to the computer. z Follow step 3 on p. 28 to connect the camera to a computer. Turn the camera on to access CameraWindow. z Press the 1 button to ...
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    ... 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 ... Image protection settings may be cleared from images saved to a computer. - Some problems may occur when saving images or image information, depending on...
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    Included Software, PDF Manuals Using the PDF Manuals Use the included CD-ROM to ... desktop. Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals. • It may not be possible to install the software and... not meet the system requirements (p. 27). To view the manuals on these computers, copy the PDF files in...
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    ...High-Power Flash HF-DC2*2 Waterproof Case WP-DC340L *1 Also available for purchase separately. *2 High-Power Flash HF-DC1 also supported. Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall...
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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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    On/Off Shooting Mode z Press the power button to turn the camera on and prepare for shooting. z To turn the camera off, press the power button again. Playback Mode z Press the 1 button to turn the camera on and view your shots. z To turn the camera off, press the 1 button again. • To switch to...
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    ...focus, always press the shutter button lightly (halfway) initially. Once the subject is in focus, press the button all the way down to shoot. In this manual, shutter button operations are described as pressing the button halfway or all the way down. Press halfway. (Press lightly to focus.) z Press...
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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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    FUNC. Menu Configure commonly used functions through the FUNC. menu as follows. Note that menu items and options vary depending on the shooting mode (pp. 206 - 207) or playback mode (p. 211). Access the FUNC. menu. z Press the m button. Choose a menu item. z Press the op buttons to choose a menu ...
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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), and so on. Note that available settings vary depending on the selected shooting or playback mode (pp. 208 - 211). Access the menu. z Press ...
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    Indicator Display The indicator on the top of the camera (p. 4) lights up or blinks depending on the camera status. Color Indicator Status On Green Blinking Camera Status Connected to a computer (p. 28), or display off Starting up, recording/reading/transmitting images, or shooting long exposures ...
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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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    Still Images Movies Shooting in Smart Auto Mode For fully automatic selection at optimal settings for specific scenes, simply let the camera determine the subject and shooting conditions. Turn the camera on. z Press the power button. X The startup screen is displayed. Enter A mode. z Set the ...
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    Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Shoot. Shooting Still Images Focus. z Press the shutter button halfway. The camera beeps twice after focusing, and AF frames are displayed to indicate image areas in focus. z Several AF frames are displayed when multiple areas are in focus. AF Frames z Press the ...
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    Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Shooting Movies Start shooting. z Press the movie button. The camera beeps Elapsed Time 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 indicate image areas not recorded. X Frames...
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    ...on the flash range, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. • The subject may be too close if the camera ... (shooting range), see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. • To reduce red-eye and to assist in focusing, the lamp may be activated when shooting in low-light conditions...
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    Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Movies • The camera may become warm when shooting movies repeatedly over an extended period. This does not indicate damage. Microphone • Keep your fingers away from the microphone while shooting movies. Blocking the microphone may prevent audio from being recorded ...
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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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    Shooting in Smart Auto Mode • The background color of , , , , and is dark blue, and the background color of is orange. • When shooting movies, only People, Other Subjects, and At Close Range icons will be displayed. • When shooting with the self-timer, People (In Motion), Smiling, Sleeping, ...
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    Shooting in Smart Auto Mode • In some scenes, expected images may not be saved, and images may not look as expected. • Focus, image brightness, and color are determined by the first shot. • When you want to shoot single images only, press the m button, choose in the menu, and then choose . ...
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    Shooting in Smart Auto Mode On-Screen Frames A variety of frames are displayed once the camera detects subjects you are aiming the camera at. • A white frame is displayed around the subject (or person's face) determined by the camera to be the main subject, and gray frames are displayed around ...
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    Common, Convenient Features Still Images Movies Zooming In Closer on Subjects (Digital Zoom) When distant subjects are too far away to enlarge using the optical zoom, use digital zoom for up to about 48x enlargement. Move the zoom lever toward i. z Hold the lever until zooming stops. X Zooming ...
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    Common, Convenient Features Still Images Movies Using the Self-Timer 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. Configure the setting. z Press the m button, choose in the menu, ...
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    Common, Convenient Features Using the Self-Timer to Avoid Camera Shake This option delays shutter release until about two seconds after you have pressed the shutter button. If the camera is unsteady while you are pressing the shutter button, it will not affect your shot. Configure the setting. z ...
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    Common, Convenient Features • When you specify multiple shots, image brightness and white balance are determined by the first shot. More time is required between shots when the flash fires or when you have specified to take many shots. Shooting will stop automatically when the memory card ...
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    ... However, adding the date and time to images that already have this information may cause it to be printed twice. - Use camera DPOF print settings (p. 187) to print - Use the included software to print For details, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide. - Print using printer functions (p. 180) 57
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    Common, Convenient Features Still Images Choosing Subjects to Focus On (Tracking AF) Shoot after choosing a subject to focus on as follows. Specify Tracking AF. z Press the o button. X is displayed in the center of the screen. Choose a subject to focus on. z Aim the camera so that is on the ...
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    Still Images Using Face ID If you register a person ahead of time, the camera will detect that person's face, and prioritize focus, brightness, and color for that person when shooting. In A mode, the camera can detect babies and children based on registered birthdays and optimize settings for them...
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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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    Using Face ID X The [Edit Profile] screen 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 ...
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    Using Face ID Continue registering face information. z To register up to 4 more points of face information (expressions or angles), repeat steps 2 - 3. z Registered faces are more easily recognized if you add a variety of face information. In addition to a head-on angle, add a slight side angle, a...
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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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    Using Face ID Changing the Name or Birthday Access the [Edit Profile] screen. z Following steps 1 - 3 on p. 63, choose [Edit Profile] and press the m button. Input changes. z Press the op buttons to choose an item, and follow steps 4 - 5 on p. 61 to input changes. • Even if you change names in...
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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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    Image Customization Features Still Images Changing the Aspect Ratio Change the image aspect ratio (ratio of width to height) as follows. Configure the setting. z Press the m button, choose in the menu, and choose the desired option (p. 39). X Once the setting is complete, the screen aspect ratio ...
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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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    Image Customization Features Still Images Red-Eye Correction Red-eye that occurs in the flash photography ..., and then press the m button (p. 40). z Choose [Red-Eye Corr.], and then choose [... process but choose [Off]. C Configure the setting. Y P O • Red-eye correction may be applied to image ...
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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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    .... For guidelines on the maximum movie length at each level of image quality 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 the desired option (p. 39). X The option you configured is now ...
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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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    Helpful Shooting Features Still Images Magnifying the Area in Focus You can check the focus by pressing the shutter button halfway to enlarge the image area in the AF frame. Configure the setting. z Press the n button, choose [AF-Point Zoom] on the 4 tab, and then choose [On] (p. 40). Check the...
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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 choose . in the menu, . z Press the m button, choose z Press the n button, choose [Blink C Configure the setting. Detection] on the 4 tab, ...
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    ... Customize shooting functions on the 4 tab of the menu as follows. For instructions on menu functions, see "n Menu" (p. 40)....setting, repeat this process but choose [On]. Deactivating the Red-Eye Reduction Lamp You can ..., choose [Flash Configure the setting. z Choose [Red-Eye Lamp], and then choose ...
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    ...displayed after shots as follows. Configure the setting. z Press the n button, choose [Review] on the 4 tab, and then choose the desired option (p. 40). z...way images are displayed after shots as follows. z Press the n button, choose [Review Info] on the 4 tab, and then choose the desired option (p....
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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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    Still 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. z Set the mode switch to 4. Choose a shooting mode. z Press the m button, choose G in the menu, and then choose a shooting ...
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    Specific Scenes Still Images Shoot under low light (Low Light) z Shoot with minimal camera shake and subject blur even in low-light conditions. Still Images Movies S Shoot under water (Underwater) z Natural-colored shots of sea life and underwater scenery, when you use an optional waterproof ...
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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, press the qr buttons to choose an effect level, ...
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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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    Applying Special Effects Playback Speed and Estimated Playback Time (for One-Minute Clips) Speed Playback Time Approx. 12 sec. Approx. 6 sec. Approx. 3 sec. • The zoom is not available when shooting movies. Be sure to set the zoom before shooting. • To switch the orientation of the frame to ...
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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 cooler tone than with [Standard]. Still Images Shooting With a Soft Focus Effect This function allows you to shoot images as if a soft focus filter is ...
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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 steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 and choose Choose a color tone. z Press the p button, press the qr buttons to choose a color tone, and then press the m ...
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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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    Special Modes for Other Purposes Still Images Movies Auto Clip Recording (Movie Digest) You can make a short movie of a day just by shooting still images. Before each shot, the camera will automatically record a movie clip of the scene. Each clip recorded that day is combined into a single file. ...
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    Special Modes for Other Purposes Still Images Auto Shooting After Face Detection (Smart Shutter) Auto Shooting After Smile Detection The camera shoots automatically after detecting a smile, even without you pressing the shutter button. Choose . z Follow steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 and choose , and ...
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    Special Modes for Other Purposes Still Images Using the Wink Self-Timer Aim the camera at a person and press the shutter button all the way down. The camera will shoot about two seconds after a wink is detected. Choose . , , and z Follow steps 1 - 2 on p. 80 and choose and then press the p ...
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    Special Modes for Other Purposes Still Images Using the Face Self-Timer The camera will shoot about two seconds after detecting that the face of another person (such as the photographer) has entered the shooting area (p. 115). This is useful when including yourself in group photos or similar ...
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    Special Modes for Other Purposes • Even if your face is not detected after you join the others in the shooting area, the camera will shoot about 15 seconds later. • To change the number of shots, press the op buttons after choosing in step 1. [Blink Detection] (p. 76) is only available for the...
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    ... rapid succession by holding the shutter button all the way down. For details 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 shutter button all the way down to shoot continuously. • The ...
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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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    ... second shot. C Y P O Finish 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 ...
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    ...color are determined when you press the movie button. • The movie will be played back in 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
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    Shooting Various Movies Shooting iFrame Movies Shoot movies that can be edited with iFrame-compatible 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...
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    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 chapter in modes other than G, make sure the...
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    ...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
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    Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) Still Images Movies 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 to +2. z Press the o button. As you watch the screen, z When shooting movies, shoot with...
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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. •...
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    ...) 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
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    Color and Continuous Shooting Custom White Balance For image colors that look natural under the light in your shot, adjust white balance to suit the light source where you are shooting. Set the white balance under the same light source that will illuminate your shot. z Follow the steps in "...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 109
    ... Skin Tone Vivid Blue Vivid Green Vivid Red Custom Color - Emphasizes contrast and color saturation,... of Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, and Vivid Red to produce intense yet natural-looking colors resembling ... other green subjects more vivid. Emphasizes reds in images. Makes red subjects more vivid. Adjust ...
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    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 ...
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    ...81) or AF lock (p. 120), is changed to . * For details on the 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] (p. 76). • During continuous shooting, focus and exposure are locked at the ...
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    ...For details on the focusing range, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. z Press the q button, press the qr buttons to X Once the ...For details on the focusing range, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. C Y P O Still Images z Press the q button, press the qr buttons to...
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    Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Movies Digital Tele-Converter The focal length of the lens can be increased by approximately 1.4x or 2.3x. This can reduce camera shake because the shutter speed is faster than it would be if you zoomed (including using digital zoom) in to the same zoom ...
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    Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Movies Changing the AF Frame Mode Change the AF (auto focus) frame mode to suit the shooting conditions as follows. z Press the n button, choose [AF Frame] on the 4 tab, and then choose the desired option (p. 40). Still Images Movies Face Detect • ...
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    Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Choosing Subjects to Focus On (Tracking AF) Shoot after choosing a subject to focus on as follows. Choose [Tracking AF]. z Follow the steps in "Changing the AF Frame X Mode" (p. 115) to choose [Tracking AF]. is displayed in the center of the screen. ...
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    Shooting Range and Focusing • [Servo AF] (p. 118) is set to [On] and cannot be changed. • Tracking may not be possible when subjects are too small or move too rapidly, or when subject color or brightness matches that of the background too closely. • [AF-Point Zoom] on the 4 tab is not ...
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    Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Recomposing Shots While the Focus is Locked As long as you keep the shutter button pressed halfway, the focus and exposure are locked. You can recompose shots as needed before shooting. This feature is called Focus Lock. Focus. z Aim the camera so that ...
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    Shooting Range and Focusing • Focusing may not be possible in some shooting conditions. • In low-light conditions, Servo AF may not be activated (AF frames may not turn blue) when you press the shutter button halfway. In this case, the focus and exposure are set according to the specified AF ...
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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 ...
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    ... flash range, see "Flash Range" (see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide). z Press the r button, press the qr buttons to X Once the setting... flash range, see "Flash Range" (see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide). C Configure the setting. choose Z, and then press the m button....
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    Flash Shooting with the FE Lock Just as 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...
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    ...: (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 ...
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    Other Settings • If image stabilization cannot prevent camera shake, mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to hold it still. In this case, set [IS Mode] to [Off]. Movies Deactivating Powered IS Powered IS reduces slow camera shake that may occur when recording telephoto movies. ...
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    5 Playback 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. • It may not be possible to play back or edit images that were renamed or already edited on a computer, or images from ...
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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 ...
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    Viewing Play movies. z To start playback, press the m button, press the op buttons to choose press the m button again. , and then Adjust the volume. z Press the op buttons to adjust the volume. Pause playback. z To pause playback, press the m button. The movie control panel is displayed. To ...
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    ..., 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 ...
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    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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    Browsing and Filtering Images Choose a search condition. z Press the m button, choose and choose a condition (p. 39). in the menu, View the image search results. z Choose the type of images to view by pressing the opqr buttons, and then press the m button. (Except when searching images by .) X ...
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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 ...
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    Image Viewing Options Still Images Movies Viewing Slideshows Automatically play back images from a memory card as follows. Each image is displayed for about three seconds. Choose a slideshow transition and start playback. z Press the m button, choose . in the menu, and choose the desired option...
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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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    Image Viewing Options Still Images Auto Playback of Similar Images (Smart Shuffle) Based on the current image, the camera offers four images similar to it that you may wish to view. After you choose to view one of those images, the camera offers four more images. This is an enjoyable way to play ...
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    Still 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 menu (p. 39). [Protected] is displayed. z To cancel protection, repeat this process and choose : again, and then press the m button...
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    Protecting Images Choosing Images Individually Choose [Select]. z Following step 2 on p. 139, choose [Select] and press the m button. Choose an image. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image, and then press the m button. is displayed. z To cancel protection, press the m button again. is no ...
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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, and then choose [Off] (p. 40)....
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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), ...
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    Image Categories Finish the setup process. z Press the n button. A confirmation message is displayed. z Press the 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 ...
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    Image Categories Finish the setup process. z Press the n button. A confirmation message is displayed. z Press the 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...
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    Image Categories Choose a category. z Press the op buttons to choose a category, and then press the m button. is displayed. z To cancel selection, press the m button again. is no longer displayed. z Repeat this process to choose additional images. Finish the setup process. z Press the n button. A...
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    ...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 ...
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    ... 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...
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    ...]. z Press the n button, and then choose [Red-Eye Correction] on the 1 tab (p. 40). Choose an... an image. Correct the image. z Press the m button. X Red-eye detected by the camera is now corrected,... the m button. C Save as a new image and review. Y P O z Follow step 5 on p. 152. • Some images ...
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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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    Editing Movies Save the edited movie. z Press the op buttons to choose , and then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose [New File], and then press the m button. X The movie is now saved as a new file. • To overwrite the original movie with the cut one, choose [Overwrite] in step ...
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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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    Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Functions can be configured on the 3 tab. Customize commonly used functions as desired, for greater convenience (p. 40). Silencing Camera Operations Silence camera sounds and movies as follows. z Choose [Mute], and then choose [On]. • Operation can also be ...
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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 Brightness], and then press the qr buttons to adjust the brightness. • For maximum brightness, press and hold the p button for at least one second when the shooting screen is displayed or when...
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    ... [OK], and then press the m button. • The previous start-up setting is overwritten when you assign a new start-up image. • 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 a computer, or take other ...
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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 reading/writing is slower, continuous shooting is slower, or movie recording suddenly stops. Low-level formatting ...
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    ... memory cards. To start saving shots from 0001, use an empty (or formatted (p. 164)) memory card. • Refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide for information on the card folder structure and image formats. Date-Based Image Storage Instead of saving images in folders created each month, you can have...
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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, respectively) as needed (p. 36). Access the [Power Saving] screen. z Choose [Power Saving], and then press the m button. Configure the settings...
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    ... travel abroad, simply register the destination in advance and switch to 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. 17) and your home time zone. Specify your destination. z...
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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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    Tips on Using Included Accessories Effective Battery and Charger Use • Charge the battery on (or immediately before) the day of use Charged batteries gradually lose their charge, even when they are not used. • Long-term battery storage After using up all remaining battery power, remove the ...
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    Optional Accessories The following camera accessories are sold separately. Note that availability varies by area, and some accessories may no longer be available. Power Supplies Battery Pack NB-9L z Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Battery Charger CB-2LB/2LBE z Charger for Battery Pack NB-9L AC ...
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    Optional Accessories Other Accessories Waterproof Case WP-DC340L z For underwater photography at depths of up to 3 meters (9.8 ft.). Also useful for shooting in the rain, at the beach, or on ski slopes. Stereo AV Cable AVC-DC400ST z Connect the camera to a TV to enjoy playback on the larger TV ...
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    ...For details on connection or how to switch inputs, refer to the TV manual. • Some information may not be displayed when ... sure the camera and TV are off. Yellow Yellow White Red Connect the camera to the TV. Red White C z On the TV, insert the cable plugs fully into the video inputs as shown. ...
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    Using Optional Accessories Turn the camera on. z Press the 1 button to turn the camera on. on the TV. (Nothing is displayed on the camera screen.) z When finished, turn off the camera and TV before disconnecting the cable. • Correct display is not possible unless the camera video output format (...
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    ... (including slideshow playback) using the TV remote control. In this case, you will 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] (p. 40). Y P O Connect the ...
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    Using Optional Accessories Control the camera with the TV remote. z Press the qr buttons on the remote to browse images. z To display the camera control panel, press the OK/Select button. Select control panel items by pressing the qr buttons to choose an item, and then pressing the OK/Select ...
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    Using Optional Accessories Powering the Camera with Household Power Powering the camera with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC70 (sold separately) eliminates the need to monitor the remaining battery level. Make sure the camera is off. Insert the coupler. z Follow step 1 on p. 15 to open the cover. z Insert ...
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    ... images to set up batch printing, prepare orders for photo development services, and prepare or print images for photobooks. A Canon SELPHY CP ... plug to the printer. For 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 ...
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    Printing Images Access the printing screen. z Press the m button, choose c, and press the m button again. Print the image. z Press the op buttons to choose [Print], and X Printing now begins. printing is finished. then press the m button. z To print other images, repeat steps 5 - 6 after z When ...
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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 ...
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    Printing Images Movies Printing Movie Scenes Access the printing screen. z Follow steps 1 - 6 on pp. 180 - 181 to choose a movie. The screen at left is displayed. Choose a printing method. z Press the op buttons to choose , and then press the qr buttons to choose the printing method. Print the ...
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    Printing Images Still Images Adding Images to the Print List (DPOF) Batch printing (p. 190) 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 settings, such as the number of copies, as follows. The ...
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    ... after printing. - File No. Clear DPOF data • Not all of your DPOF settings 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 print settings that were configured on another camera. ...
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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 ...
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    Printing Images Setting Up Printing for All Images Choose [Select All Images]. z Following step 1 on p. 189, choose [Select All Images] and press the m button. Configure the print settings. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], and then press the m button. Clearing All Images from the Print ...
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    .... • 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, choose [Select] and ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 191
    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...
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    8 Appendix Helpful information when using the camera C Y P O 193
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 193
    Troubleshooting If you think there is a problem with the camera, first check the following. If ... from fitting in the camera, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Display on a TV Shooting... on the screen when shooting. Note that the following display problems are not recorded in still images but...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 194
    Troubleshooting is displayed when the shutter button is pressed halfway (p. 56). Set [IS mode] to [Continuous] (p. 123). Set the flash mode ...47). • Shoot within flash range (see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide). • Increase the ISO speed (p. 106). Subjects in flash shots look too...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 195
    Troubleshooting Subjects are affected by red-eye (p. 70). • Set [Red-Eye Lamp] to [On] (p. 77) to activate the red-eye ... 72). • Switch to a memory card that supports high-speed recording (see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide). C Y P O Subjects look distorted. • Subjects that ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 196
    ... to clean 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 transferred from cold to warm ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 197
    ...card error (p. 165) • If the same error message is displayed 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 card • There is not enough free space on the memory card to shoot (pp. 43, 79, 103) ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 198
    ... camera damage. In this case, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. A camera error was detected (... number (Exx) and contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. C Y P O File Error • It may not... Ink absorber full • Contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk to request assistance with ink ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 199
    ... (p. 53), Digital tele-converter (p. 114) Shooting mode (p. 204), Scene icon (p. 49) Focusing range (p. 113), AF lock (p. 120) Flash mode (pp. 56, 121) Red-eye correction (p. 70) AF frame (p. 115) Spot AE point frame (p. 106) Date stamp (p. 57) ISO speed (p. 106) AE lock (p. 105), FE lock (p. 122) ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 200
    ...up or down. Battery Level An on-screen icon or message indicates the battery charge level. Display Sufficient charge Slightly depleted, but sufficient (Blinking red) [Change the battery pack.] Nearly depleted - charge the battery soon Depleted - charge the battery immediately Details C Y P O 201
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 201
    ... 113) File size Still images: Resolution Movies: Movie length Protection (p. 139) Favorite (p. 148) My Colors (pp. 110, 154) Mercury lamp correction (p. 71) Red-eye correction (pp. 70, 156) Shooting date/time (p. 17) • Some information may not be displayed when viewing images on a TV (p. 175). ...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 202
    On-Screen Information Summary of Movie Control Panel in "Viewing" (p. 126) Exit Play Slow Motion (Press the qr buttons to adjust the playback speed. No sound is played.) Skip Backward* (To continue skipping backward, keep holding down the m button.) Previous Frame (For fast-rewind, keep holding ...
  • 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 ...
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    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
    ... 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 Off Detailed/...) Hg Lamp Corr. (p. 71) Wind Filter (p. 73) Review (p. 78) Review Info (p. 78) Blink Detection (p. 76) Grid ...
  • 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
    .... 36, 167 p. 168 p. 19 p. 176 p. 177 p. 20 p. 170 1 Playback 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 P O Item Trimming Resize My Colors Face ID Info Scroll Display Group Images Auto ...
  • 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
    ...) ...21, 44 AV cable ...175 Digital zoom...53 Display language...20 DPOF ...187 E Editing Cropping ...153 i-Contrast ...155 My Colors ...154 Red-eye correction ...156 Resizing images ...152 Erasing ...143 Erasing all...143 Error messages ...198 Exposure AE lock ...105 Compensation ...105 FE lock......
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 212
    ... Interface cable ...2, 180 ISO speed...106 L Lamp...77 Language display ...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 Resolution (image size) ...69 Rotating ...146 S Macro (focus mode...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 213
    ... mode)...95 World clock...168 Wrist strap J Strap T Terminal ...175, 176, 179, 180 Toy camera effect (shooting mode)...87 Tracking AF ...58, 116 Traveling with the camera ...168, 172 Troubleshooting...194 TV display...175 U Underwater (shooting mode)...81 C Y P O Z Zoom ...21, 44, 53 214
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    MEMO C Y P O 215
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 215
    USA and Canada only: The Lithium ion/polymer battery that powers the product is recyclable. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery. For CA, USA only Included lithium battery contains Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply. See www.dtsc.ca.gov/...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 216
    ...frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, ... not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual. If such changes or modifications should be made, you...
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS | User Guide - Page 217
    Battery Charger CB-2LB IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONSSAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. DANGER-TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, CAREFULLY ... • Reprinting, transmitting, or storing in a retrieval system any part of this guide without the permission of Canon is prohibited. • Canon reserves the ...



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