Beginner Tip: How to Use the Canon Quick Menu to Change Camera Settings

Beginner Tip: How to Use the Canon Quick Menu to Change Camera Settings

When it comes to beginner photographers, one of the first major goals is often to get off Auto. Doing so really is an important step to using your camera to the best of its capabilities. However, the concern that I hear most often from beginners in terms of stepping away from auto mode, is that it …

When it comes to beginner photographers, one of the first major goals is often to get off Auto. Doing so really is an important step to using your camera to the best of its capabilities. However, the concern that I hear most often from beginners in terms of stepping away from auto mode, is that it …

Beginner Tip: How to Use the Canon Quick Menu to Change Cacmera Settings

Beginner Tip: How to Use the Canon Quick Menu to Change Cacmera Settings

1) How to set the Canon Pixma to print grayscale instead of color for Mac. My post on Canon forum - These steps worked for my 2014 Macbook Air, OSX ver 10.8.5, current Canon drivers installed, Canon Pixma MG 6620, connected via wifi  (Canon doesn't provide this setting in the Canon Quick Menu and doesn't clarify whether Grayscale only uses black ink and not color ink).  Use the "File" - "Print" menu in TextEdit to set it globally on Mac. canongraysettings1a.png

1) How to set the Canon Pixma to print grayscale instead of color for Mac. My post on Canon forum - These steps worked for my 2014 Macbook Air, OSX ver 10.8.5, current Canon drivers installed, Canon Pixma MG 6620, connected via wifi (Canon doesn't provide this setting in the Canon Quick Menu and doesn't clarify whether Grayscale only uses black ink and not color ink). Use the "File" - "Print" menu in TextEdit to set it globally on Mac. canongraysettings1a.png

When it comes to beginner photographers, one of the first major goals is often to get off Auto. Doing so really is an important step to using your camera to the best of its capabilities. However, the concern that I hear most often from beginners in terms of stepping away from auto mode, is that it …

When it comes to beginner photographers, one of the first major goals is often to get off Auto. Doing so really is an important step to using your camera to the best of its capabilities. However, the concern that I hear most often from beginners in terms of stepping away from auto mode, is that it …

Screenshot of Canon Quick Menu on a Windows 8.1 Home Premium Laptop.  Taken on 31 May 2015.

Screenshot of Canon Quick Menu on a Windows 8.1 Home Premium Laptop. Taken on 31 May 2015.

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