Canon EOS 3 User Manual (en)

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In-focus indicator
Area AF ellipse
Quick Start With Program AE
While pressing the <
>
button, turn the <
> dial to <P>.
After <P> appears on the LCD
panel, release the <
>
button.
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Look through the viewfinder and
cover the area AF ellipse over the
subject. Then press the shutter
button halfway.
• The focusing point which achieves focus
flashes in red briefly.
At the same time, the in-focus indicator in
the viewfinder lights in green 
●.
• If the in-focus indicator in the viewfinder
blinks, the shutter will lock and a picture
cannot be taken. See “Manual Focusing”
on page 52.
• The shutter speed and aperture will be
displayed on the LCD panel and in the
viewfinder.
• Do not touch the part of the lens which
moves while it autofocuses.
Make sure the shutter speed and
aperture are not blinking, then
press the shutter button completely
to take the picture.
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Focusing point
Shutter speed
Aperture
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The focusing point which achieves focus flashes in red briefly. If the focusing point
has been selected manually (see page 38), it lights dimly while it is active for (
).
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