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Just bought it... 'My colours' option is not accessible.

I followed my manual but when I scroll down the left hand side icon column... it skips that option (which is set to off) my metering mode, and my flash exposure as well.
What should I do?
Thanks in advance.

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  • loa247 Jul 23, 2008

    Thank you so much! I was starting to think I got hold of a dud!

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Those options are only available when the camera is in P, Tv, Av, or Manual modes. When in the Auto mode or one of the scene modes, the camera sets these options. (See pages 206 - 209 in the manual.)

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