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

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Transferring Photos to Your Computer

The final step in your picture-taking session will be to transfer the photos you’ve taken to your computer for printing, further review, or image editing. Your XSi allows you to print directly to PictBridge-compatible printers and to create print orders right in the camera, plus you can select which images to transfer to your computer. I’ll outline those options in Chapter 3.

For now, you’ll probably want to transfer your images either by using a cable transfer from the camera to the computer, or by removing the memory card from the XSi and transferring the images with a card reader. The latter option is usually the best because it’s much faster and doesn’t deplete the battery of your camera. However, you ...

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