The Canon EOS 1100D is the ideal introduction to the EOS system for first-time digital SLR users. An enthusiast’s camera, it will grow with you allowing you to explore your creativity as you gain experience and confidence. Easy-to-use, compact and lightweight it delivers a host of technology, including features found on Canon’s professional models, into the hands of the photography enthusiast.
- 2.7” LCD screen for easy viewing and reviewing of shots
- 12 Megapixels capture every scene in dazzling colour and brilliant detail
- HD movies (720p) with stereo sound, Dynamic IS and HDMI
- Feature Guide describes each mode and gives onscreen help
- New HD CMOS Pro sensor
- Creative Auto and Basic+ Modes allow you to manually adjust image settings
Feature Guide - a first for EOS cameras
To get the best out of any SLR, an understanding of the camera’s features and technologies is essential. With the EOS 1100D’s new Feature Guide, newcomers to the digital SLR world are given a brief explanation of what each feature does and how you might best use it. For example, the Aperture priority AE feature is explained on the camera’s LCD screen saying “Adjust aperture to blur background (subjects stand out) or keep foreground and background in focus”. Once the feature is selected, the camera also provides onscreen help with step-by-step instructions as well as useful hints and tips.
High Definition movie-making
Boasting HD (720p) movie capability, the EOS 1100D does not just shoot video clips, it offers the enhanced image quality, smooth frame rates and adaptive exposure compensation you would normally find in a professional movie-making tool.
In addition to selectable frame rates, the EOS 1100D enables easy manual control of exposure, focus and Live View features and even allows for in-camera editing. The large APS-C CMOS sensor and compatibility with over 60 Canon lenses provides a wealth of depth-of-field options, and it's all available at the press of a dedicated Live View/Movie Recording button.
It is easy to view and share your movies and stills too, thanks to an HDMI connection which allows High Definition playback of footage and images on any HDTV.
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Experiment with Creative Filters for artistic post-production effects like Miniature Mode which transforms normal landscapes into miniature look-alikes.
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Unlock your creativity
With the new EOS 1100D creativity has never been simpler. You can add your own artistic touches and post-production effects with ease, without worrying about detailed settings or additional software. Basic+ allows you to add stunning ambience to a scene after it’s been shot. For example you can inject warmth to a sunset or brighten up your beach shots. Simply select Portrait, Landscape, Close-Up, Sport, or Night Snapshot modes to find the ambience to suit your scene.
Further creativity can be achieved using the Creative Auto Mode. This setting allows you to make image adjustments, such as aperture or shutter speed, through an easy-to-understand navigation screen on the camera's LCD menu, allowing you to 'blur backgrounds’ or make exposures 'darker' or 'brighter'. These simple image options allow photographers to experiment with image exposure options while still managing to shoot in an automatic mode.
A-DEP mode automatically sets depth of field
The different modes allow you to control the look and feel of your images
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Get more hands-on with Creative Modes
As you become more confident you can also experiment with five Creative Modes:
Av mode automatically sets the shutter speed, but allows you to control depth of field by letting you choose the aperture. By setting the extent