Canon 7D User Manual (en)

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This quick guide explains basic function 
settings and how to shoot and playback images. 
You can take this guide with you for shooting. 
For detailed instructions, refer to the EOS 7D 
Instruction Manual.
For EF-S lens
For EF lens
Quick Start Guide
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Insert the battery.
Attach the lens.
When attaching an EF-S lens, 
align it with the white index on 
the camera. For other lenses, 
align it with the red index.
Set the lens focus 
mode switch to <
f>.
Open the cover 
and insert a CF 
card.
Set the Mode Dial to 
<
1> (Full Auto).
All the necessary camera 
settings will be set automatically.
Focus the subject.
Aim the viewfinder center over the 
subject and press the shutter 
button halfway to autofocus.
Take the picture. 
Press the shutter button 
completely to take the 
picture.
View the image.
The captured image will be 
displayed for about 2 sec. on 
the LCD monitor.
Set the power switch 
to <
1
>.
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9
 
The 
M on the right of the function indicates that the function is 
available only when the Mode Dial is set to 
d,s,f,a, or F.
 
Battery Life
 
 Temperature 
No Flash 
50% Flash Use
 At 23°C / 73°F 
Approx. 1000 shots 
Approx. 800 shots
Image Playback
Magnify
Select image
Shooting information
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Index
Erase
Playback
x
L
y
u
y
u
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<
M
button
LCD 
monitor
<
6> Main Dial
<
5> Quick
Control Dial
<
0> button
1. Press the <
M
> button to display the menu.
2. Turn the <
6> dial to select the tab, then turn the <5> dial 
to select the desired item.
3. Press <
0
> to display the setting.
4. After setting the item, press <
0
>.
d/s/f/a/F 
Modes
Preparation
Tab
Menu settings
Fully-Automatic 
Modes (
1/C)
Menu Operations
Menu items
 
Select [
Quality].
 
Turn the <
6> or <5> dial to select the quality and press <0>.
Image-recording Quality
Image-recording quality
Pixels
Possible shots
RAW: Turn the <
6> dial 
to select the quality.
JPEG: Turn the <
5> dial 
to select the quality.
 
Press the <
A> button.
 
Turn the <
6> or <5> dial to 
select the Picture Style.
A Picture StyleN
 
For <
S> (Neutral) and <U> (Faithful), see the 
camera’s instruction manual.
Style
P Standard
Q Portrait
R Landscape
V Monochrome
Description
Vivid colors and sharp images.
Nice skin tones and slightly sharp images.
Vivid blue skies and greenery and very sharp images.
Black-and-white images.
Q Quick Control Screen
 
Press the <
Q> button.
 
The Quick Control screen will 
appear.
Electronic Level
 
Each time you press the <
B> 
button, the screen display will 
change.
 
Display the electronic level.
Shutter speed
Aperture
ISO speed
Highlight tone priority
Shooting mode
Exposure
compensation/
AEB setting
Flash exposure 
compensation
AF area
 selection mode
Picture Style
Drive mode
White balance
Metering mode
Image-recording
quality
AF mode
Custom Controls
Auto Lighting 
Optimizer
 
Tilt the <
9
> to select the function, then turn the <
6
> or 
 
<
5
> dial to set it.
 In the 
1 (Full Auto) mode, you can select certain drive 
modes and the image-recording quality.
Custom Functions
C.Fn I: Exposure
 1  Exposure level 
increments
 2  ISO speed setting 
increments
 3  ISO expansion
 4  Bracketing auto cancel
 5  Bracketing sequence
 6  Safety shift
  7  Flash sync. speed in Av 
mode
C.Fn II: Image
 1   Long exposure noise 
reduction
 2  High ISO speed noise 
reduction
 3  Highlight tone priority
C.Fn III: Autofocus/Drive
 1  AI Servo tracking 
sensitivity
 2  AI Servo 1st/2nd image 
priority
 3  AI Servo AF tracking 
method
  4  Lens drive when AF 
impossible
 5  AF Microadjustment
  6  Select AF area selection 
mode
 7  Manual AF point 
selection pattern
  8  VF display illumination
 9  Display all AF points
 10  Focus display in AI 
SERVO/MF
 11  AF-assist  beam  firing
 12  Orientation linked AF 
point
 13  Mirror  lockup
C.Fn IV: Operation/Others
 1  Custom Controls
 2  Dial direction during 
Tv/Av
 3  Add image verification 
data
 4  Add aspect ratio 
information
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