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David Busch’s Canon® EOS 50D Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Chapter 3. Customizing with the Shooting and Playback Menus

The Canon EOS 50D is undoubtedly the most customizable, tweakable, fine-tunable camera Canon has offered non-professional users. In fact, this versatility has made the 50D surprisingly popular among professional photographers as well. If your camera doesn’t behave in exactly the way you’d like, chances are you can make a small change in the Shooting, Playback, Set-up, and Custom menus that will tailor the 50D to your needs. In fact, if you don’t like the menus, you can create your own using the clever My Menu system.

This chapter and the next will help you sort out the settings you can make to customize how your Canon EOS 50D uses its features, shoots photos, displays images, and processes ...

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