I have updated the wiki with the layout of the out-of-vac optical tables: Updated optical tables
I used the new camera to take pictures.
Lesson learnt after the update:
To use the new canon to take better pictures of optics tables; set the camera to manual mode; no flash and iso at around 800 or higher if you can hold the camera still for that long. The autofocus works beautifully...so you will not need any minor tweaking of lens to take pictures.