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Magic Lantern is a free firmware enhancement available for several of Canon's high-end DSLRs. It is not a firmware replacement, as it runs alongside the original firmware.

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Is there a way to delay shutter release when using a remote shutter, possibly with the aid of Magic Lantern?

The remote I use for my Canon 550D unfortunately doesn't have a switch permitting me to either release the shutter instantaneously or after a delay pf 2 seconds. First of all it doesn't make sense to ...
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Quickly reset EC on Canon 600D

When out shooting birds, I'll often dial in several stops of EC when the bird is backlit against the sky and then forget to change the settings for a stationary bird and end up with horribly ...
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Timelapse with Magic Lantern and Canon 5D mark III

My hardware timer/remote release was not available today and I recalled Magic Lantern can do timelapses, so I downloaded it and ran it. When ran I can only see some extra stuff in video mode and I ...
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How can I make a high resolution Slit Scan photograph with Magic Lantern

I guess the subject says it all. I've read How can I make slit-scan photographs with a dSLR? and I love messing about with slit scan with an app on my iPhone but I want to make one with my Canon 5D ...
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Is Magic lantern compatible with Canon Kiss X5 (600D)

I purchased a new Canon camera last time in Thailand, this I was told really is an EOS 600D camera, but the Japanese version (Kiss X5) which I got for a pretty nice price, Now I wonder if this camera ...
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Is Magic Lantern giving incorrect shutter counts on my Canon 500D?

I bought a new camera (500D) and have had it for about 4 days. I have installed the latest version of Magic Lantern on it to get a little boost, but when I got into shutter count it gives me 14k ...
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What are the advantages of installing Magic Lantern

I have seen questions about the risks, but what about the rewards. I have read the wiki, and I can see the features. My question is for those who have tried it out (for Photo) What benefit did you ...
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Why does a higher ISO hinder higher video bitrates in Magic Lantern? [closed]

With Magic Lantern it's possible to increase the video bitrate up to a point your memory card can no longer keep up and Magic Lantern will notify your recording has stopped. While i can understand ...
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What are the risks of using Magic Lantern?

I am looking to use our Canon 550D (T2i) more for DSLR filming by using Magic Lantern. However, I'm quite concerned about bricking the 550D, as it is the family camera and I'd be a ton of trouble if I ...
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How do I (properly) set up Magic Lantern on more SD cards?

I have successfully installed Magic Lantern on my Canon 60D without any problems at all, but I'm not sure how to deploy it to more cards. What I'm concerned the most about is the config. I need to ...
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How can I make playback zoom start in small steps rather than going to 1:1 with Magic Lantern?

I just got a brand spanking new Canon 60D with the Magic Lantern custom firmware, and I love it except for one thing: when you are looking at the images you have taken, and you press the zoom button, ...
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What will happen if I install the Magic Lantern firmware on my Canon 550D?

I have a Canon 550D, which I just start learning how to use. I have read that the Magic Lantern firmware makes the camera better in movie recording. Does Magic Lantern firmware dramatically change ...