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MANUAL INSTRUCTION

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This manual is for the EOS 5D Mark II installed with

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firmware Version 2.0.0 or later.

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Thank you for purchasing a Canon product.

The EOS 5D Mark II is a high-performance,digital SLR camera with afull-frame(approx. 36mm x 24mm) CMOS sensor with 21.10 effective megapixels. Other features include DIGIC 4,high-precisionand highspeed,9-pointAF (plus six Assist AF points); approx. 3.9 fps continuous shooting; Live View shooting; and Full HD (Full HighDefinition) movie shooting.

The camera is highly responsive to any shooting situation at anytime, provides many features for demanding shoots, and expands shooting possibilities with system accessories.

Take a Few Test Shots to Familiarize Yourself with the Camera

With a digital camera, you can immediately view the image you have captured. While reading this manual, take a few test shots and see how they come out. You can then better understand the camera.

To avoid botched picturesCOPYand accidents, read the Safety Warnings (p.242,243) and Handling Precautions (p.12,13).

Testing the Camera Before Using and Liability

After shooting, playback and check whether the image has been properly recorded. If the camera or memory card is faulty and the images cannot be recorded or downloaded to a personal computer, Canon cannot be held liable for any loss or inconvenience caused.

Copyrights

Copyright laws in your country may prohibit the use of your recorded images of people and certain subjects for anything but private enjoyment. Also be aware that certain public performances, exhibitions, etc., may prohibit photography even for private enjoyment.

CF Card

In this manual, “card” refers to the CF card. The CF card (for recording images) is not included. Please purchase it separately.

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Item Check List

Before starting, check that all the following items have been included with your camera. If anything is missing, contact your dealer.

Camera

Battery Pack LP-E6

Battery Charger

(with protective cover)

LC-E6/LC-E6E*

(with eyecup and

 

 

body cap)

 

 

Wide Strap

Interface Cable

Stereo Video Cable

EW-EOS5DMKII

IFC-200U

STV-250N

EOS DIGITAL

COPYSoftware Instruction

 

Solution Disk

Manual

 

(Software)

 

 

 

(1) Instruction Manual(this booklet)

 

(2) Pocket Guide

 

 

Quick start guide to shooting.

 

(3) CD-ROMGuide

 

 

Guide to the bundled software (EOS DIGITAL

 

Solution Disk) and Software Instruction Manuals.

* Battery Charger LC-E6orLC-E6Eis provided. (TheLC-E6Ecomes with a power cord.)

If you purchased a Lens Kit, check that the lens is included.

Depending on the Lens Kit type, the lens instruction manual might also be included.

Be careful not to lose any of the above items.

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Conventions Used in this Manual

Icons in this Manual

<6>

: Indicates the Main Dial.

<5>

: Indicates the Quick Control Dial.

<9>

: Indicates the Multi-controller.

<0>

: Indicates the setting button.

0, 9, , 8: Indicates that the respective function remains active for 4 sec., 6 sec., 10 sec., or 16 sec. respectively after you let go of the button.

*In this manual, the icons and markings indicating the camera’s buttons, dials, and settings correspond to the icons and markings on the camera and on the LCD monitor.

3: Indicates a function which can be changed by pressing the <M> button and changing the setting.

M: When shown on COPYthe right of the page, it indicates that the function is available only when the Mode Dial is set tod,s,f,a, or F.

*Function which cannot be used in the fully-automaticmodes (1/C).

: Problem-solvingadvice.

: Warning to prevent shooting problems. : Supplemental information.

Basic Assumptions

All operations explained in this manual assume that the power switch is already set to <1> or <J> (p.27).

<5> operations explained in this manual assume that the power switch is already set to <J>.

It is assumed that all the menu settings and Custom Functions are set to the default.

For explanatory purposes, the instructions show the camera attached with an EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens (or EF24-105mmf/4L IS USM).

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Chapters

For first-timeDSLR users, chapters 1 and 2 explain the camera’s basic operations and shooting procedures.

 

Introduction

2

 

 

 

 

Camera basics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Getting Started

23

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Basic Shooting

47

 

 

Fully automatic shooting.

 

 

 

3Image Settings

4

Setting the AF and Drive Modes

 

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5

Advanced Operations

Shooting features for specific types of subjects.

6

Live View Shooting

Shoot still photos while viewing the LCD monitor.

Shooting Movies

7Shoot movies while viewing the LCD monitor.

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77

87

107

125

8

Image Playback

143

 

 

 

 

 

9

Sensor Cleaning

165

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Printing Images and Transferring Images to a Computer

171

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Customizing the Camera

189

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Reference

209

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contents

 

 

Introduction

 

 

Item Check List..................................................................................................

3

 

Conventions Used in this Manual......................................................................

4

 

Chapters............................................................................................................

5

 

Index to Features ............................................................................................

10

 

Handling Precautions ......................................................................................

12

 

Quick Start Guide ............................................................................................

14

 

Nomenclature ..................................................................................................

16

1

Getting Started

23

 

Charging the Battery .......................................................................................

24

 

Installing and Removing the Battery................................................................

26

 

Turning on the Power ......................................................................................

27

 

Installing and Removing the CF Card..............................................................

29

 

Attaching and Detaching a Lens .....................................................................

31

 

Setting the Date andCOPYTime............................................................................

42

 

About the Lens Image Stabilizer......................................................................

33

 

Basic Operation...............................................................................................

34

 

9Using the Quick Control Screen ................................................................

38

 

3Menu Operations...................................................................................

40

 

Before You Start..............................................................................................

42

 

Setting the Interface Language ....................................................................

42

 

Formatting the Card .....................................................................................

43

 

Set the Power-offTime/Auto Power Off .......................................................

44

 

Reverting the Camera to the Default Settings..............................................

44

 

About Copyright Information.........................................................................

46

2

Basic Shooting

47

 

1Fully Automatic Shooting ..........................................................................

48

 

1Full Auto Techniques ................................................................................

50

 

CCreative Auto Shooting .............................................................................

51

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Contents

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Image Settings

53

 

Setting the Image-recordingQuality.................................................................

54

 

i: Setting the ISO Speed..............................................................................

57

 

ASelecting a Picture Style ..........................................................................

59

 

ACustomizing a Picture Style .....................................................................

61

 

ARegistering a Picture Style.......................................................................

63

 

B: Setting the White Balance .......................................................................

65

 

OCustom White Balance .........................................................................

66

 

PSetting the Color Temperature ...............................................................

67

 

uWhite Balance Correction ...........................................................................

68

 

Lens Peripheral Illumination Correction ...........................................................

70

 

Creating and Selecting a Folder.......................................................................

72

 

File Numbering Methods ..................................................................................

74

 

Setting the Color Space ...................................................................................

76

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Setting the AF and Drive Modes

77

 

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f: Selecting the AF Mode..............................................................................

78

 

SSelecting the AF Point ...............................................................................

81

 

When Autofocus Fails ......................................................................................

84

 

MF: Manual Focusing ...................................................................................

84

 

iSelecting the Drive Mode...........................................................................

85

 

jSelf-timerOperation....................................................................................

86

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Advanced Operations

87

 

d: Program AE................................................................................................

88

 

s:Shutter-PriorityAE ...................................................................................

90

 

f:Aperture-PriorityAE.................................................................................

92

 

Depth of Field Preview..................................................................................

93

 

a: Manual Exposure.......................................................................................

94

 

qSelecting the Metering Mode .....................................................................

95

 

Setting Exposure Compensation......................................................................

96

 

hAuto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) ..............................................................

97

 

AAE Lock ......................................................................................................

98

 

F: Bulb Exposures ..........................................................................................

99

 

Mirror Lockup .................................................................................................

101

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Contents

 

 

 

RRemote Control Shooting ...........................................................................

102

 

DFlash Photography ....................................................................................

 

103

 

Setting the Flash ...........................................................................................

 

105

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Live View Shooting (Still photo shooting with the LCD monitor)

107

 

APreparing for Live View Shooting............................................................

108

 

ALive View Shooting..................................................................................

110

 

Shooting Function Settings ...........................................................................

112

 

Menu Function Settings.................................................................................

113

 

Using AF to Focus.........................................................................................

 

115

 

Focusing Manually.........................................................................................

 

122

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Shooting Movies

 

125

 

kPreparing to Shoot Movies ......................................................................

126

 

kShooting Movies......................................................................................

 

128

 

Auto Exposure Shooting.............................................................................

128

 

 

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Shutter-priorityAE Shooting.......................................................................

129

 

Aperture-priorityAE Shooting.....................................................................

130

 

Manual Exposure Shooting ........................................................................

131

 

Shooting Function Settings ...........................................................................

137

 

Menu Function Settings.................................................................................

138

8 Image Playback

 

143

 

xImage Playback.......................................................................................

 

144

 

BShooting Information Display .............................................................

145

 

HISearching for Images Quickly .............................................................

147

 

u/yMagnified View...................................................................................

 

149

 

bRotating the Image...................................................................................

 

150

 

kEnjoying Movies ......................................................................................

 

151

 

kPlaying Movies ........................................................................................

 

153

 

Slide Show (Auto Playback) ..........................................................................

155

 

Viewing the Images on TV.............................................................................

157

 

KProtecting Images....................................................................................

 

159

 

LErasing Images.........................................................................................

 

160

 

Changing Image Playback Settings...............................................................

162

 

Adjusting the LCD Monitor Brightness .......................................................

162

 

Setting the Image Review Time .................................................................

163

 

Auto Rotation of Vertical Images ................................................................

164

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Sensor Cleaning

165

 

fAutomatic Sensor Cleaning ....................................................................

166

 

Appending Dust Delete Data..........................................................................

167

 

Manual Sensor Cleaning................................................................................

169

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Printing Images and Transferring Images to a Computer

171

 

Preparing to Print ...........................................................................................

 

172

 

wPrinting......................................................................................................

 

174

 

Trimming the Image ....................................................................................

179

 

WDigital Print Order Format (DPOF) ...........................................................

181

 

Direct Printing with DPOF ..............................................................................

184

 

dTransferring Images to a Personal Computer..........................................

185

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Customizing the Camera

189

 

Setting Custom Functions ..............................................................................

190

 

Custom Functions ..........................................................................................

 

191

 

 

 

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Custom Function Settings ..............................................................................

193

 

C.Fn I

: Exposure .....................................................................................

193

 

C.Fn II

: Image...........................................................................................

 

195

 

C.Fn III : Autofocus/Drive ...........................................................................

197

 

C.Fn IV : Operation/Others .........................................................................

201

 

Registering My Menu .....................................................................................

205

 

wRegister Camera User Settings................................................................

206

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Reference

 

209

 

BChecking Camera Settings ....................................................................

210

 

Checking the Battery Information...................................................................

212

 

Using a Household Power Outlet ...................................................................

216

 

Replacing the Date/Time Battery ...................................................................

217

 

Function Availability Table .............................................................................

218

 

Menu Settings ................................................................................................

 

220

 

Troubleshooting Guide...................................................................................

223

 

Error Codes....................................................................................................

 

231

 

System Map ...................................................................................................

 

232

 

Specifications .................................................................................................

 

234

 

Index ..............................................................................................................

 

 

254

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Index to Features

Power

 

 

 

Image improvement features

Battery

 

 

 

• Auto Lighting Optimizer

Î p.196

 

 

 

• Lens peripheral illumination

• Charging

Î p.24

correction

Î p.70

• Battery check

Î p.28

• Noise reduction

 

• Battery information check

Î p.212

 

for long exposures

Î p.195

Power outlet

Î p.216

• Noise reduction

 

Auto power off

Î p.44

 

for high ISO speeds

Î p.195

 

 

 

 

• Highlight tone priority

Î p.196

Lens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attaching/Detaching

Î p.31

 

White balance

 

Zoom

Î p.32

White balance setting

Î p.65

Image Stabilizer

Î p.33

Custom WB

Î p.66

 

 

 

 

Color temperature setting Î p.67

Basic Settings

 

 

 

 

 

 

White balance correction Î p.68

(Menu Functions)

 

 

 

Language

Î p.42

WB bracketing

Î p.69

 

 

Date/Time

Î p.42

 

AF

 

LCD brightness

 

 

 

AF mode

Î p.78

adjustment

Î p.162

AF point selection

Î p.81

Beeper

Î p.220

• Assist AF points

Î p.80

Shoot w/o card

 

 

 

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Î p.199

 

 

 

 

• AF point expansion

 

 

 

 

Manual focusing

Î p.84

Recording Images

 

 

 

Format

Î p.43

 

 

 

 

Metering

 

Create/select a folder

Î p.72

 

Metering mode

Î p.95

File No.

Î p.74

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drive

 

Image Quality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drive modes

Î p.85

Image-recordingquality

Î p.54

Maximum burst

Î p.56

ISO speed

Î p.57

 

 

Picture Style

Î p.59

Shooting

 

Color space

Î p.76

Creative Auto

Î p.51

 

 

 

 

Program AE

Î p.88

 

 

 

 

Shutter-priorityAE

Î p.90

 

 

 

 

Aperture-priorityAE

Î p.92

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