Canon IXUS 300 HS User Guide

Shooting with the AE Lock, Shooting with the FE Lock

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You can lock the exposure and shoot, or set the focus and exposure 
separately to shoot. AE stands for “Auto Exposure”

Lock the exposure.

Point the camera toward the subject and 
press the 

o button while pressing the 

shutter button halfway.

 

When 

& appears, the exposure will be 

set.

If you release your finger from the shutter 
button and press the 

o button, & will 

disappear and the AE will unlock.

Compose the scene and shoot.

Just as with the AE lock, you can lock the exposure for shooting with the flash.
FE stands for “Flash Exposure”.

Choose 

(p. 71)

.

Lock the flash exposure.

Point the camera toward the subject and 
press the 

o button while pressing the 

shutter button halfway.

 

The flash will fire and when 

( appears, 

the flash output will be retained.

If you release your finger from the shutter 
button and press the 

o button, ( will 

disappear and the FE will unlock.

Compose the scene and shoot.

Shooting with the AE Lock

Shooting with the FE Lock