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David Busch’s Canon® EOS M Guide to Digital Photography by Lee Sheldon

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Anatomy of the EOS M’s Menus

If you have jumped directly to the Canon EOS M from some earlier EOS models, you’re in for a pleasant surprise from a menu perspective. Like all recent EOS cameras, this camera abandons the time-consuming scrolling through one endless menu in favor of 11 individually tabbed menus (in PSAM exposure modes), each with a single screen of options (so you won’t need to scroll within a menu to see all the entries). The menus are much cleaner, too.

If you’ve used another EOS model, you’ll find the EOS M’s menu system familiar, but with a more attractive look that includes “shaded” menu tabs (see Figure 8.1). Some menu items have been moved around and/or renamed. With the current system, just press the MENU button, spin the ...

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