Canon EOS 40D SLR Review

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Canon EOS 40D

Playback Features

Playback Menu

  • Protect: Protect (or unprotect) images from being deleted. Note that it does not prevent them from being erased if the card is formatted

  • Rotate: Rotate image 90° or 270° clockwise

  • Erase Images: Erase selected images or all images on memory card

  • Print Order: Specify images to be printed

  • Transfer Order: Select images to be transferred to personal computer

  • Highlight alert: When enabled highlight areas will blink in the display

  • AF point disp. : Displays AF points in shooting information screen

  • Histogram display: Brightness or RGB channels

  • Auto play: Playback images on CF card as slide show

Canon EOS 40D

Press the Playback button and the last image captured will display on the LCD. You can scroll through the images stored on the memory card using the Quick Control dial.

Canon EOS 40D

Pressing the Info button during playback changes the info display format on the LCD. First is the Single image display, then the Image-recording quality data is added. A third press of the info button adds the Histogram display and finally a fourth press adds the Shooting information display.

Canon EOS 40D

During image playback just press the Enlarge button to magnify the image on the LCD. Further presses of the button magnify the image up to 10x. Use the Multi-controller joystick to move around the image. When you're finished just press the Reduce button.

Canon EOS 40D

While in Playback mode you can change the view to a 4 up index display by pressing the Index (checker board) button. Pressing the button again changes to a 9 up index display. The currently selected image is highlighted with a blue box, and you can navigate through the images using the Quick Control dial.

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