Canon EOS D60 SLR Review
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Digital Features & Controls
As noted previously, the D60 is comprised of two sections, the camera with the exposure controls and the digital imaging section. Here's the color LCD and the control buttons for the digital half of the D60.
The Menu button calls up the menu which is navigated with the quick selection dial. You
accept menu selection by pressing the button in the center of the selection dial. The
On/Off switch allows the quick selection dial to be used to make changes
to the camera section options when the menu is not displayed.
MENU - Enables the onscreen menu system
INFO - In record it displays all camera and exposure settings, in playback it displays camera and exposure data at time of capture
JUMP - In playback it jumps 10 pictures ahead
- Enables thumbnail index or zoomed playback mode.
- Enables playback mode
Animated view of the entire menu system which includes:
The Custom White Balance is set by shooting a picture of a white card
that fills the center circle on the viewfinder. When you select the Custom WB option
from the menu it asks you which stored image you want to use to calibrate the color
temperature. You can keep these pictures and use them later if you work in the
same lighting conditions frequently.
If you have connected the D60 to your computer and created and saved at least one set of custom parameters to the camera - you will have this menu option available. If no parameters exist then this option doesn't show up on the menu.
You can create 3 sets of parameters with any combination of sharpness, color and
contrast adjustments and then call them up when desired. These values can be set
for Low, Normal or High.
Pressing the INFO button while in record mode brings up a screen full of settings
and parameters currently in use. One of the handiest is the amount of space (in MB)
left on the storage device - yep, there's a 1GB Microdrive in there.
The Custom Function options are:
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