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

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Live View Function Settings

Here is where you adjust the EOS 40D’s Live View functions, which enable you to work with a real-time LCD display as you preview and compose your image. I’m going to provide detailed instructions for using Live View in Chapter 5, as some functions are controlled here, and some are set in the Custom Functions menus (described later in this chapter). You’ll want to review the Live View section of Chapter 5 for detailed information on how to use the four settings you can make from this menu entry.

  • Live View shooting. Activates Live View. Choose Disable to turn the feature off; select Enable and Live View will be activated when you press the Set button.

  • Grid Display. Overlays a “rule of thirds” grid on the LCD to help ...

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