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

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LCD Brightness

Choose this menu option, the first on the second Set-up menu tab, and a thumbnail image with a grayscale strip appears on the LCD, as shown in Figure 3.24. Use the left/right cross keys to adjust the brightness to a comfortable viewing level. Brighter settings use more battery power, but can allow you to view an image on the LCD outdoors in bright sunlight. When you have the brightness you want, press the Set button to lock it in and return to the menu.

Figure 3.24. Adjust LCD brightness for easier viewing under varying ambient lighting conditions.

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