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    Digital Camera Operating Steps and Reference GuidesYour camera includes two manuals: the EOS D30 Camera Users Guide and the Software

    Starter Guide.

    EOS D30 Camera Users Guide (This Document)

    1 Prepare your camerafor use

    2 Start taking pictures

    3 Check your pictures

    Software Starter Guide Help

    1 Install the softwarefrom the

    Canon Digital Camera

    Solution Disk

    2 Connect your camera

    to a computer

    3 Load your images ontothe computer

    4 Process the imageswith the software

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    Introduction

    The Canon EOS D30 is a high-quality, high-precision, digital single-lens reflex camera with a

    CMOS sensor that has a total pixel count of 3.25 million pixels.

    This camera provides a full range of imaging options and functions ideal for every

    photographic use, from easy, fully automatic shots for first-time users to applications for

    experienced photographers.

    A CompactFlash card* (CF card Type1, 2) is used as the recording media.

    Before you use your EOS D30, be sure to read this users guide with your camera on hand.

    This will help you become more familiar with your camera, and learn how to operate it properly.

    * We strongly recommend that you use a Canon CF card.

    Test Shots and Warranty of Photographic ImagesBefore taking important pictures, we would strongly recommend that you first shoot several trial

    images to make sure you are operating the camera correctly. Please note that the manufactureris not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of the EOS D30

    camera or recording media (CF card) that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or

    transferred to a computer.

    Warning Against Copyright InfringementPlease note that your Canon EOS D30 camera is intended for personal use and should never

    be used in a way that infringes upon or contravenes international or domestic copyright laws

    and regulations. Please be advised that photographing performances, exhibitions, or

    commercial properties may contravene copyright or other legal rights, even if the photograph

    was taken for personal use.

    q Canon and EOS are trademarks of Canon, Inc.

    q Adobe and Photoshop are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

    q CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation.

    q IBM PC/AT series computers are trademarks or registered trademarks of International

    Business Machines Corporation (IBM) in the U.S.A.

    q Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Computers (U.S.A.), registered in the U.S.A. and other

    countries.

    q Other corporate and product names used in this document are registered trademarks or

    trademarks of their respective corporations.

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    Thank you for purchasing this Canon product

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    Before using your camera, make sure you have all the accessories shown on this and the

    following page. If any are missing, contact the store where you purchased your camera.

    Check Your Accessories

    qEOS D30 Camera

    wStrap(with eyepiece cover)

    e Battery Pack BP-511 r Compact Power Adapter

    CA-PS400

    t DC Coupler DR-400 y CompactFlash CardFC-16M

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    !1 Software Starter Guide !2Warranty

    Introduction

    5

    Check Your Accessories

    u Interface Cable

    IFC-200 PCU

    i Video Cable VC-100

    EnglishEditionINSTRUCTIONS

    CameraUsersGuide

    o Canon Digital CameraSolution Disk, AdobePhotoshop LE Disk

    !0 EOS D30 Camera Users

    Guide (this document)

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    Introduction

    Digital Camera Operating Steps and

    Reference Guides .......................................2

    Check Your Accessories.................................4

    Precautions for Handling ..............................12

    Quick Guide..................................................14

    Nomenclature................................................16

    Conventions Used in This Manual ................22

    1 Before You Begin .....................23Replacing the Backup Battery......................24

    Charging the Battery Pack............................25

    Inserting and Removing the Battery Pack ...27

    Inserting the Battery Pack ........................27Removing the Battery Pack ......................28

    Using a Household Power Supply............29

    Mounting and Detaching a Lens ..................30

    Mounting a Lens .......................................30

    Detaching a Lens......................................30

    Inserting a CF Card ......................................31

    Removing a CF Card ................................31

    File Numbering System ........................32

    Basic Operation ............................................33

    Main Switch...............................................33Shutter Button ...........................................33

    Using the Electronic Dials.........................34

    About the LCD Monitor .............................35

    Menu Functions and Settings ...................36

    Setting the Date and Time....................38

    Dioptric Adjustment in the Viewfinder...........40

    Holding the Camera......................................40

    2 Simple Picture Taking..............41Fully Automatic Picture Taking................42

    Automatic Built-in Flash ............................43

    AF-Assist Light..........................................43

    Check the Image Immediately......................44

    Check the Image in PLAY Mode .........44

    Checking the Image After it is Taken..45

    Time Images Are Displayed

    for Checking..............................................46

    Erasing a Recorded Image

    (Single Image Erase) ................................47

    Portrait Mode ...........................................48Landscape Mode ....................................49

    Close-Up Mode .......................................50

    6

    ContentsSports Mode ............................................51

    Night Scene Mode...................................52

    3 Advanced Operations ..............53Quality Selection...................................54About ISO Speed .................................55

    Selecting Parameters ...........................56

    Parameters................................................57

    AF Mode Selection ..................................58

    One-Shot AF for Still Subjects ..................59

    AI Servo AF for Moving Subjects..............60

    AI Focus AF ..............................................60

    Focusing Point Selection .......................61

    Focusing On an Off-Center Subject .............62

    Problem Subjects for Autofocusing ..............63

    Manual Focus....................................63

    INFO. Checking Camera Settings .................64

    Selecting a Metering Mode ....................65

    Metering Modes............................................66

    Selecting a Drive Mode ................................67

    Setting the White Balance ......................68

    White Balance Settings.................................69

    Custom White Balance Setting.............70

    Program AE..............................................72

    Shutter Speed-Priority AE ........................74Aperture-Priority AE .................................76

    Checking the Depth of Field.........................77

    Manual Exposure.....................................78

    Automatic Depth-of-Field AE .................80

    Setting Exposure Compensation ..................81

    Autoexposure Bracketing.....................82

    AE Lock ...................................................84

    Self-timer Operation .................................85

    Using the Eyepiece Cover........................86

    Bulb Exposures.............................................87Mirror Lockup................................................88

    4 Flash Photography ..................89Using the Built-in Flash .................................90

    Using the Built-in Flash

    in the Easy Shooting Zone........................90

    Using the Built-in Flash

    in the Creative Zone..................................90

    Built-in Flash Range..................................91

    Flash Sync Shutter Speed and

    Aperture Settings......................................91

    Red-eye Reduction ..........................93

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    FE Lock .....................................................94

    Flash Exposure Compensation...........95

    Flash Photography with the

    EOS-Dedicated 550EX Speedlite .............96

    Full Auto Flash ..........................................97

    Taking Flash Pictures in Each

    Shooting Mode ...........................................97

    High-Speed Sync (FP Flash) ....................98

    FEB (Flash Exposure Bracketing).............98

    FE Lock .....................................................99

    Flash Exposure Compensation...........99

    Modeling Flash..........................................99

    Wireless Multi-Light/E-TTL

    Autoflash Photography..............................99

    Using Non-Canon Flash Units ....................100

    5 Playing and Erasing Recorded Images ....101Viewing Recorded Images..........................102

    Viewing a Single Image.............

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