Canon Rebel Proficiency Test

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Answers may be found in the Canon Rebel XT / XSi Operating Guide and Canon Rebel T1i/T2i Operating Guide. Complete this written portion and bring it with you to your scheduled operational proficiency. Call 867-6253 if you have any questions. Good luck!

  1. How do you set the shutter speed and where will you view the shutter speed settings?
  2. How do you connect the camera to a computer via USB?
  3. What is the icon for Aperture Priority?
  4. When setting the Mode Dial to Full Auto, what three exposure variables are set?
  5. Should you shoot B&W with a Rebel?
  6. When should you change the white balance settings; and with regards to this, what should you remember when returning the camera to Media Loan?
  7. What should you do if the LCD panel does not display a clear image?
  8. Name three things that might permanently damage this camera.
  9. If you check out a camera and it is lost, stolen or damaged, who is 100% responsible for the replacement costs of it?


To be done during your scheduled proficiency.

  • Remove the camera from the case and identify all controls and parts.
  • Correctly identify the memory card.
  • Set camera on tripod correctly and use the camera to record a couple of still images.
  • Playback the still images.
  • Describe the use of the menu button.
  • Set camera to manual focusing.
  • Demonstrate how to change the image resolution.
  • Set up a battery to be charged.
  • Pack the camera back in its case.