Setting Up Your Digital Camera


We highly recommend that you either read your camera manual from cover to cover before proceeding or have it within reach as you dive into this chapter.

The path to a camera's menu system differs from one camera to the next. With some, such as the Canon EOS 10D, you may be able to access it by simply pressing a Menu button on the back of the camera. With others, you might have to rotate a dial to a special position before you can bring up the menus. Some cameras, such as those in Nikon's Coolpix line, separate the menus into two sections: one for overall setup configuration that you access via a dial, and another with options that are available in the shooting modes and that you access with a button. Depending ...

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