Canon PowerShot A580 2463B020 User Guide (en)

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Shooting Still Images
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Getting Started
Shooting Still Images 
1.
Press the power button.
• The start-up sound will play and the start-up image will display in 
the LCD monitor.
• Pressing the power button again turns the power off.
2.
Select a shooting mode.
1. Set the mode switch to 
 
(shooting).
2. Set the mode dial to 
.
3.
Aim the camera at the subject.
4.
Press the shutter button lightly (halfway) to focus.
• When the camera focuses, it beeps twice and the indicator lights.
Avoiding Camera Shake
Keep your arms tight against your body 
while holding the camera firmly by the 
sides. Using a tripod is also effective.
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Mode)
Shutter Button
Power Button
Mode Dial
 Button
Mode Switch
Indicators