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Black and white EOS 400D

I just really want to be able to shoot in black and white rather than having to adjust everything once my pics are downloaded onto the computer. Please help me!!

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Hi - You can download the manual by clicking the link underlined in blue below:

EOS 400D

See page 63

Black and white EOS 400D - e7641fa.jpg

Set style to monochrome.

Please take a moment to rate this solution & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

Informatica

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

  • Greg Cann
    Greg Cann Sep 16, 2008

    Thanks for the good feedback, it makes it all worthwhile!
    Best regards,
    Informatica.


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