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Canon's 2nd generation, high-end full frame digital SLR camera, released in 2008.

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How to I enable focus indication when focusing manually?

I've read that it is possible to have a lamp lit up when your picture is in focus when you are focussing manually. How do I enable this feature on a Canon 5D MkII?
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Is there an iPad connection kit to import RAW images from a Canon DSLR?

Is there a way to connect a Canon 5d MK2 to an iPad for copying the contents of the CF card especially in Raw format?
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How do you set the Canon 5D to 16 bits vs. 8 bits…am shooting camera RAW?

Am shooting camera RAW, but for some reason can't find out where to set the camera for 16 bits vs. 8 bits...now shooting 8 bits but want to change...thanks
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How much does in-camera image processing affect noise on Canon DSLRs?

I've found out that some of photos take with my 5D MkII have more shadow noise than I like. I know there are some obvious settings that affect this, such as ISO a noise reduction settings. But there ...
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Does the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E4 II A allow backup up to an external USB hard rive?

From what I understood from the material found at http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/cameras/consumer_cameras_wft/wireless_file_transmitter_wft_e4_ii_a, this device is capable of ...
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Decrypting Canon's Nomenclature Of Cameras

I'm an avid Canon user and I haven't used any cam other than Canon's ever. Right now, I'm having a 550D with 70-200 to compliment it. My question today is, Canon has a very wide range of camera ...
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What to look for when choosing a second body or a spare body?

Unfortunately, it doesn't look like a single body will be able to fulfill all the types of photography I see myself interested in. As I said in a previous question my main interests for now are: ...
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Should I go 5D Mark II or 7D?

Today I own a Digital Rebel XSi and the only EF-S lens I have are those that came in the kit. I've been reading a lot trying to decide for my next body, but oh boy, what a tough decision! I'm ...
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Canon 5D Mark II vs NIkon D3x for studio/wedding work?

I do mostly portrait work, in a photo studio or for weddings, and need to know which camera will best serve my needs. I'm also interested in learning which lens will best support portrait photography. ...