Cheat Sheet

Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D For Dummies Cheat Sheet

From Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D For Dummies

By Julie Adair King, Robert Correll

Your T3/1100D is packed with so many features that it can be difficult to remember what each control does, especially if you’re new to digital SLR photography. To help you sort everything out, this Cheat Sheet provides a quick-reference guide to the external controls and exposure modes on your camera. Print it out, tuck it in your camera bag, and get a head start on taking great shots!

The Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D Digital Camera Layout

Here’s a guide to the buttons, dials, and other external controls on your Digital Rebel T3/1100D. The lens shown in the digital camera below is the Canon EF-S 18-55 IS (Image Stabilization) model sold with the Rebel; other lenses may vary.


Exposure Mode Quick Guide for Your Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D Digital Camera

Your T3/1100D offers the following exposure modes, which you select via the Mode dial on top of the camera. Your choice is important because it determines how much control you have over picture-taking settings. Note: Modes described as automatic scene modes in this table offer fully automatic photography but enable you to alter color and exposure slightly through the Shoot by Ambience and Shoot by Lighting or Scene Type features.