Cheat Sheet

Canon EOS Rebel T5i/700D For Dummies Cheat Sheet

From Canon EOS Rebel T5i/700D For Dummies

By Julie Adair King, Robert Correll

Your Canon EOS Rebel T5i/700D dSLR camera has so many features that it can be difficult to remember what each control does, especially if you’re new to digital SLR photography. Develop your talents in digital photography by becoming familiar with the external controls and exposure modes on your camera. Print this out, tuck it in your camera bag, and get a head start on taking great photographs!

External Controls on the Canon Rebel T5i/700D Camera

Get help finding the buttons, dials, and other external controls on your Canon Rebel T5i/700D dSLR digital camera. Recording movies, playing back photos, and choosing shooting modes starts here. The lens shown on the digital camera below is the Canon EF-S 18—55 mm (S (Image Stabilization) model sold with the camera; other lenses may vary.

Have a look at the controls located on the top of the camera:


Here are the buttons and controls on the back of the camera:


A look at what’s on the front of your camera:


Finally, a view of the sides:


Exposure Mode Quick Guide for the Canon Rebel T5i/700D Camera

Your Canon Rebel T5i/700D offers the following exposure modes, which you select via the Mode dial on top of the camera. Shooting mode determines how much control you have over exposure, ISO, and aperture. (Modes described as automatic scene modes in the table offer fully automatic photography, but some let you alter color and exposure slightly through the Shoot by Ambience and Shoot by Lighting or Scene Type features.)