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Custom Functions

The 20 custom functions on the EOS 60D are split into four logical categories - each has its own menu and is identified using a roman numeral (I, II, III and IV). There's slightly less in here than seen on the 7D (or for that matter the 50D).

C.Fn I: Exposure

I-1: Exposure level increments 0: 1/3 stop
1: 1/2 stop
I-2: ISO speed setting increments 0: 1/3 stop
1: 1 stop
I-3: ISO expansion 0: Off
1: On (enables H ISO mode - equivalent to ISO 12,800)
I-4: Bracketing auto cancel 0: On
1: Off
I-5: Exposure Bracketing sequence 0: 0, -, +
1: -, 0, +
I-6: Exposure Safety shift 0: Disable
1: Enable (Tv/Av)
I-7: Exposure flash sync speed in Av mode 0: Auto
1: 1/250 - 1/60 sec auto
2: 1/250 sec (fixed)

C.Fn II: Image

II-1: Long exp. noise reduction 0: Off
1: Auto
2: On
II-2: High ISO speed noise reduction 0: Standard
1: Low
2: Strong
3: Disable
II-3: Highlight tone priority 0: Disable
1: Enable

C.Fn III: Auto focus / Drive

III-1: Lens drive when AF impossible 0: Continue Focus search
1: Stop Focus search
III-2: AF point selection method 0: AF point button: Activate AF Sel; Rear dial: Select AF points
1: AF point button: Auto selection; Rear dial: Manual selection
III-3:Superimposed Display 0: On
1: Off
III-4: AF-assist beam firing 0: Enable
1: Disable
2: Enable external flash only
3: IR AF assist beam only
III-5: Mirror lockup 0: Disable
1: Enable

C.Fn IV: Operation / Others

IV-1:AF and metering buttons Allows you to define functions of shutter release, AF-ON and * buttons in 10 permutations to control:
• Metering start
• Meter & AF Start
• AE Lock
• AF Stop
• No function 
IV-2: Assign SET Button 0: Default (no func)
1: Image Quality
2: Picture Style
3: White Balance
4: Flash Exp. comp.
5: Viewfinder leveling gauge (virtual horizon)
IV-3: Dial direction during Tv/Av 0: Normal
1: Reverse direction
IV-4: Focusing Screen 0: Ef-A
1: Ef-D
2: Ed-S
IV-5: Add image verification data 0: Disable
1: Enable

My Menu

The 'My Menu' feature on the EOS 60D allows you to produce your own custom menu made up of any of the cameras menu options (including custom functions). This means that previously buried but useful options can be added to a top level menu.
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60D seems a real hybrid and hails the videographers mostly. IQ as good as 7D and video is near the level of 5D mark II at 100-1600 iso range. That is a bargain combo for amateurs and pro-sumers alike.It is necesarry to use it with fast primes to get the most of from the sensor.Still I do not like the motion jpeg compression and so does the video quality of nikons.If You have money to invest some superior Canon primes and wish to get best of both worlds (video&stills;) without bankrupt it seems 60D is the right decisio?n to go for..

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To my mind Canon EOS 60D is great for the ambitious amateur or dedicated professional, this Canon DSLR camera makes it a snap to produce high-quality pictures and movies. The included UD zoom lens provides a high-resolution photo with reduced chromatic aberration and its refined image stabilization technology steadies the shot and reduces blur, resulting in a sharp and clear picture.

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