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Canon EOS 40D Guide to Digital Photography by David D. Busch

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Canon EOS 40D: Full Frontal

The front of the 40D (see Figure 2.1) is the face seen by your victims as you snap away. For the photographer, though, the front is the surface your fingers curl around as you hold the camera, and there are really only three buttons to press, all within easy reach of the fingers of your left hand, plus the shutter button and Main Dial, which are on the top/front of the handgrip. There are additional controls on the lens itself. You’ll need to look at several different views to see everything.

Figure 2.1.

Figure 2.2 shows a three-quarters view of the left side of the EOS 40D (when viewed from the front). You can ...

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