The English Language Canon T3 user manual / operating instructions (Canon calls it the “EOS Rebel T3 / 1100D Instruction Manual”) is now online and available for download at Canon.com (right-click and save the user guide to your hard drive).
If the download link didn’t work for you, go to the Brochures & Manuals download section for the Canon EOS Rebel T3 with 18-55mm IS II Digital SLR Kit on Canon USA and manually locate the file, titled, “EOS REBEL T3 / EOS 1100D Instruction Manual eosrt3-eos1100d-im-en.pdf”.
Unlike Nikon, Canon allows you to freely print the T3 owner’s handbook as there is no password protection built into the PDF. There is a watermark displayed on each page though, and re-saving or copying portions of the manual does require a password.
The file size of 292-page Canon T3 Adobe Acrobat PDF document is 24.3 MB (Megabytes).
The guide discusses the features of the T3 and how to use the camera.
It also describes the use of, and camera settings for several optional accessories. One example is found on Page 226: Canon EOS-dedicated, EX-Series External Speedlites.
This particular section talks about the capabilities and limitations of the various Canon Speedlite range of flash units when used with the T3.
Here’s a list of related photography tips, books, DVDs and media that you might want to refer to for a tutorial-based approach to learning how to take great digital photos with the Canon T3:
- A couple of general pointers in Photography Tips.
- Digital Photography Secrets — Starts off with a free e-course on the basics of great photography.
- Popular Canon T3 books and other printed literature and reading material in the Arts & Photography and Books section on Amazon.com.
- DVDs on Photography and Photography Tutorials.