Canon G11 User Manual

First published on: Thursday, 20 August 2009

The English Language Canon Powershot G11 owner’s manual / operating instructions (Canon calls it the “PowerShot G11 Camera User Guide”) is now online and available for download at (right-click and save the user guide to your hard drive).

Canon G11 Manual

If the download link didn’t work for you, go to the Brochures & Manuals download section for the G11 and manually locate the file PSG11_CUG_EN.pdf.

Download the Canon G11 Manual

Unlike with Nikon, Canon allows you to freely print the Powershot G11 owner’s handbook without building in any password protection into the PDF. There is a watermark displayed on each page though.

The file size of 196-page Canon G11 Adobe Acrobat PDF document is 5.6 MB (megabytes).

The guide discusses the features of the G11 and how to use the camera.

It also describes the use of, and camera settings for several optional accessories. The page references are:

Pages 163 and 164: Attaching the Tele-converter TC-DC58D and Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58K.

Attaching Tele-converter TC-DC58D and Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC58K, as documented on pages 163 and 164 of the Canon G11 manual

Pages 167 and 168: Using an externally mounted Canon flash.

Canon Speedlite flash units for the PowerShot G11

The manual mentions the following Speedlite flash units: 220EX, 270EX, 430EX II and 580EX II.

Using an externally mounted Canon Speedlite flash, as documented on pages 167 and 168 of the Canon G11 user manual

Here’s a list of related photography books that you might want to refer to for a tutorial-based approach to learning how to take great digital photos with the Canon G11:

  1. Digital Photography Secrets — Starts off with a free e-course on the basics of great photography.

  2. Popular Canon G11 books and other printed literature and reading material in the Arts & Photography and Books section on

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