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Symbols and Conventions

To make it easier to find the information you need, the following symbols and conventions are used:

D This icon marks cautions; information that should be read before use to prevent damage to the camera.
A This icon marks notes; information that should be read before using the camera.
0 This icon marks references to other pages in this manual.

Menu items, options, and messages displayed in the camera monitor are shown in bold.

Camera Settings

The explanations in this manual assume that default settings are used.

Table of Contents


First Steps


Basic Photography and Playback

Guide Mode

Matching Settings to the Subject or Situation (Scene Mode)

Special Effects

More on Photography

P, S, A, and M Modes

Recording and Viewing Movies

More on Playback


Camera Menus


Technical Notes

Kit Lenses