Canon EOS 50D: tips for using your digital camera

Canon EOS 50D: tips for using your digital camera

Are you in love with your camera but stuck in the same features and modes? As part of a new series on Digital Camera World, each weekend we’ll profile a new camera, tips for using it new ways, hidden functions you might not have known about and pictures illustrating how to do it all. Some cameras may be current models, some may be classics and others may be long out of date, but a classic to those who still use them.

Sound good? Good. Now let’s take a closer look at the Canon EOS 50D…

49 seriously good Canon DSLR tips, tricks, time savers and shortcuts

49 seriously good Canon DSLR tips, tricks, time savers and shortcuts

To help you get to the grips with your EOS camera and all the great technology therein, we’ve put together 49 essential Canon DSLR tips and tricks specifically for getting more efficient use from your Canon EOS camera.

From basic stuff, like how to shoot in raw, through to advanced shortcuts aimed at pros, you’ll find everything you need to take better shots faster, which was the whole point of buying a Canon DSLR in the first place…

Canon 650D: has Canon revealed its mirrorless technology?

Canon EOS 650D: front view

The Canon EOS 650D/Rebel 4Ti debuts a couple of new technologies for Canon that could be used in a mirrorless compact system camera (CSC).

For a start, the EOS 650D is Canon’s first DSLR to feature full-time autofocusing in Live View and video mode. Both of these modes require the reflex mirror to be lifted out of the way, so the camera in effect emulates a mirrorless model.