Rear of The Camera - Part 2

The four buttons grouped around the Set button are collectively referred to ass cross keys. The fuctionality of the keys changes depending on whether you're playing back omages, navigating camera menus, or changing exposure settings. Also you can adjust the setting designated by the key only P, Tv, Av, M, and A-DEP modes. in automatic modes such as Portrait and Landscape, only some of the keys are available. For example, in Portrait shooting mode, you can press the Drive mode key to select some of the drive modes.

During images playback, the left and right cross keys move backward and forward through the images stored on the memory car. On the camera menus, press the up and down cross keys to move among options.

Here is a summary of the cross key and Set button functions:

  • AF mode button. Press this button to choose one of the three autofocus modes: One-shot AF (also know as Al Focus) for still subjects, Al Focus AF for subjects that may start to move or move unpredictably such as children and wildlife, or Al Servo AF for tracking focus of moving subjects.
  • Picture Style button. Press the button to display the Picture Style screen where you can choose the look of images in term of contrast, color rendition, saturation, and sharpness. In P, Tv, Av, M, and A-DEP shooting modes, you can choose Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, or Monochrome Picture Style, and you can create up to three of you own Picture Style.
  • White Balance button. Press this button to display the White Balance screen where you can choose among seven present White Balance option, or choose Custom White Balance in P, Tv, Av, M, and A-DEP shooting modes. In automatic modes such as Portrait and Landscape, you can choose a similar adjustment called Lighting or Scene Type.
  • Drive mode button. Press this button to set the Drive mode in P, Tv, Av, M, and A-DEP shooting modes and in some automatic modes. Depending on the shooting mode, you can choose to shoot one picture at a time, to shoot continuously at 3.7 frames per second (fps), or to shoot in one of the Self-timer/Remote control modes. The maximum burst during continuous shooting is approximately 34 Large/Fine JPEG images or 6 RAW images. During image playback, press this button to move a previous image.
  • Set button. Press this button to confirm changes you make on the camera menus, and to display submenus.


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