Canon EOS 3 User Manual (en)

Autoexposure Bracketing (AEB)
Take the pictures. The current film
advance mode will be used.
• On the viewfinder’s exposure level scale,
the exposure level indicator will mark the
respective bracketing amount as each
bracketed shot is taken.
• In the continuous shooting mode, holding
down the shutter button will take all three
bracketed shots continuously. The
shooting will then stop automatically.
• When AEB is used with the self-timer, the
three bracketed shots will be taken in
succession after the 2- or 10-second self-
timer delay.
Canceling AEB
Follow steps 1 and 2 to set the AEB to
• AEB will also be canceled by changing lenses,
rewinding the film, replacing the film, setting a
bulb exposure, having a flash-ready Speedlite,
pressing the <
> button, and setting the
> switch to <
To indicate that AEB is in progress, the 
AEB icon on the LCD panel and 
indicator in the viewfinder will blink until all the bracketed shots are taken.
Custom Function CF-6 enables the AEB amount to be set in half-stop increments.
See page 112.
Custom Function CF-9 can change the bracketing sequence to underexposure,
standard exposure, and overexposure. See page 114.
Custom Function CF-9 can prevent AEB from being canceled by changing lenses,
rewinding the film, replacing the film, and setting the <
> switch to <
>. See
page 114.
• No viewfinder information will be displayed during continuous shooting of the
bracketed shots.
• After the AEB amount is set, exposure compensation can also be set to obtain
underexposed or overexposed bracketing. See “Setting Exposure Compensation”
on page 75.
• AEB cannot be used together with bulb exposures or flash.
• If mirror lockup is set with Custom Function CF-12 and AEB is used, single-frame
shooting will take effect even if the film advance mode is set to continuous
Bracketing amount set to ±1 stop.
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