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Canon® EOS Rebel XSi/450D Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Initial Setup

The initial setup of your Canon EOS Rebel XSi is fast and easy. Basically, you just need to charge the battery, attach a lens, and insert a memory card. I’ll address each of these steps separately, but if you already feel you can manage these setup tasks without further instructions, feel free to skip this section entirely. You should at least skim its contents, however, because I’m going to list a few options that you might not be aware of.

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