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    The Software Start Guide is included at the end of this manual. This manual is for the EOS 7D installed with firmware version

    2.0.0 or later.

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    Thank you for purchasing a Canon product.The EOS 7D is a high-performance, digital SLR camera featuring a fine-detail CMOS sensor with about 18.0 effective megapixels, Dual DIGIC 4, approx. 100% viewfinder coverage, high-precision and high-speed 19-point AF (all cross-type), approx. 8 fps continuous shooting, Live View shooting, and Full HD (Full High-Definition) movie shooting. The camera is highly responsive to any shooting situation at anytime, provides many features for demanding shoots, and expands shooting possibilities with system accessories.

    Take a Few Test Shots to Familiarize Yourself with the CameraWith a digital camera, you can immediately view the image you have captured. While reading this manual, take a few test shots and see how they come out. You can then better understand the camera.To avoid botched pictures and accidents, first read the Safety Warnings (p.277,278) and Handling Precautions (p.12,13).

    Testing the Camera Before Using and LiabilityAfter shooting, playback and check whether the image has been properly recorded. If the camera or memory card is faulty and the images cannot be recorded or downloaded to a computer, Canon cannot be held liable for any loss or inconvenience caused.

    CopyrightsCopyright laws in your country may prohibit the use of your recorded images of people and certain subjects for anything but private enjoyment. Also be aware that certain public performances, exhibitions, etc., may prohibit photography even for private enjoyment.

    CF CardIn this manual, card refers to the CF card. The CF card (for recording images) is not included. Please purchase it separately.

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    Before starting, check that all the following items have been included with your camera. If anything is missing, contact your dealer.

    * Battery Charger LC-E6 or LC-E6E is provided. (The LC-E6E comes with a power cord.)

    If you purchased a Lens Kit, check that the lens is included.Depending on the Lens Kit type, the lens instruction manual might also be included.Be careful not to lose any of the above items.

    Item Check List

    Battery Pack LP-E6

    (with protective cover)

    Battery ChargerLC-E6/LC-E6E*

    Interface CableIFC-200U

    Stereo AV CableAVC-DC400ST

    Camera(with eyecup and

    body cap)

    Wide StrapEW-EOS7D

    EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk(Software)

    Software Instruction Manuals

    (1) Camera Instruction Manual (this booklet)(2) Pocket Guide

    (1) (2)

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    Icons in this Manual : Indicates the Main Dial. : Indicates the Quick Control Dial. : Indicates the Multi-controller. : Indicates the setting button.0, 9, 7, 8: Indicates that the respective function remains

    active for 4 sec., 6 sec., 10 sec., or 16 sec. respectively after you let go of the button.

    * In this manual, the icons and markings indicating the cameras buttons, dials, and settings correspond to the icons and markings on the camera and on the LCD monitor.

    3: Indicates a function which can be changed by pressing the button and changing the setting.

    M : When shown on the upper right of the page, it indicates that the function is available only when the Mode Dial is set to d, s, f, a, or F.* Function which cannot be used in the fully-automatic modes (1/C).

    (p.**) : Reference page numbers for more information.: Tip or advice for better shooting.: Problem-solving advice.: Warning to prevent shooting problems.: Supplemental information.

    Basic AssumptionsAll operations explained in this manual assume that the power switch is already set to (p.27). operations explained in this manual assume that the Quick Control Dial switch is already set to .It is assumed that all the menu settings and Custom Functions are set to the default.For explanatory purposes, the instructions show the camera attached with an EF-S15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens.

    Conventions Used in this Manual

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    For first-time DSLR users, Chapters 1 and 2 explain the cameras basic operations and shooting procedures.

    Chapters

    IntroductionCamera basics.

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    Getting Started 23

    Basic ShootingFully automatic shooting.

    51

    Image Settings 59

    Setting the AF and Drive Modes 87

    Advanced OperationsAdvanced shooting features.

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    Live View shootingShoot while viewing the LCD monitor.

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    Shooting Movies 153

    Image Playback 165

    Post-Processing Images 191

    Sensor Cleaning 199

    Printing Images 205

    Customizing the Camera 219

    Reference 243

    Software Start Guide 281

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    Introduction 2Item Check List.................................................................................................. 3Conventions Used in this Manual ...................................................................... 4Chapters............................................................................................................ 5Index to Features ............................................................................................ 10Handling Precautions ...................................................................................... 12Quick Start Guide ............................................................................................ 14Nomenclature .................................................................................................. 16

    Getting Started 23Charging the Battery ....................................................................................... 24Installing and Removing the Battery................................................................ 26Turning on the Power ...................................................................................... 27Installing and Removing the CF Card.............................................................. 29Attaching and Detaching a Lens ..................................................................... 31About the Lens Image Stabilizer...................................................................... 33Basic Operation............................................................................................... 34Q Using the Quick Control Screen ................................................................ 383 Menu Operations................................................................................... 40Before You Start .............................................................................................. 42

    Setting the Interface Language .................................................................... 42Setting the Date, Time, and Zone ................................................................ 43Formatting the Card ..................................................................................... 45Set the Power-off Time/Auto Power Off ....................................................... 46Reverting the Camera to the Default Settings.............................................. 47

    Displaying the Grid and Electronic Level......................................................... 49

    Basic Shooting 511 Fully Automatic Shooting .......................................................................... 521 Full Auto Techniques ................................................................................ 54C Creative Auto Shooting ............................................................................. 55

    Setting the Image Review Time ................................................................... 58

    Image Settings 59Setting the Image-recording Quality ................................................................ 60i: Setting the ISO Speed ............................................................................. 64A Selecting a Picture Style ......................................................................... 66

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    Contents

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    A Customizing a Picture Style .....................................................................68A Registering a Picture Style.......................................................................70B: Setting the White Balance .......................................................................72O Custom White Balance ...........................................................................73P Setting the Color Temperature ...............................................................74

    u White Balance Correction ...........................................................................75Auto Lighting Optimizer....................................................................................77Lens Peripheral Illumination Correction ...........................................................78Creating and Selecting a Folder.......................................................................80Changing the File Name ..................................................................................82File Numbering Methods ..................................................................................84Setting the Color Space ...................................................................................86

    Setting the AF and Drive Modes 87f: Selecting the AF Mode..............................................................................88S Selecting the AF Area ................................................................................91AF Area Selection Modes ......................................