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

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3. Setting Up Your Canon EOS Rebel XSi

For an entry-level camera, the Rebel XSi has a remarkable number of options and settings you can use to customize the way your camera operates. Not only can you change shooting settings used at the time the picture is taken, but you can adjust the way your camera behaves. Indeed, if your XSi doesn’t operate in exactly the way you’d like, chances are you can make a small change in the pair of Shooting menus, the Playback menu, or three (count ’em) Set-up menus to tailor the camera to your needs. If you don’t like the organization of the menus themselves, you can collect your favorite functions into one group called My Menu.

This chapter will help you sort out the settings for all the XSi’s menus. These include ...

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