Here’s a guide to the buttons, dials, and other external controls on your Digital Rebel T1i/500D. The lens shown in the digital camera below is the Canon EF-S 18–55mm IS (Image Stabilization) model sold with the Rebel; other lenses may vary. Controls marked with an asterisk have multiple functions.

Back of the camera.
Back of the camera.
Top of the camera.
Top of the camera.
View of lens controls.
View of lens controls.