Chapter Eight: The Shooting Menu



There are many menus, with many different formats. That certainly provides you with significant opportunities to customize the camera to your needs and abilities. However, it also means that the user interface—which button does what within a menu—is not consistent but is adapted to the needs of each menu and its options. In many cases, the text on the menu’s screen will lead you through the sequence, but in other instances, there is little or no on-screen help. In those situations, I try to indicate the specific buttons and sequences required to effect a change on that menu.

The camera provides six unique ...

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