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Yes, it can - the option you're after is "auto exposure bracketing" (AEB), which can most easily be configured from the quick menu - select the meter (the -3 to +3 scale), press "SET", then turn the control wheel. At this point, the little indicator marker should split into three, which will mean that the next three shots the camera takes will have normal ...


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You need to keep the button half pressed. The setting is not locked when you push half way. If you let go, the system believes you decided not to take the photo or the lock was no good (maybe it focused on the wrong thing). When you release the button, the settings are also released. You need to press half way and keep the button half pressed after the ...


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I don't know why you think you get more natural colours in Av mode. Back in the film days, people would underexpose for that purpose, but as long as you don't overexpose, colours will be fine. If you have a preference for shutter speed, then Tv mode is just for you. If you want to get underexposed pictures (for whatever reason), then there is exposure ...


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There's a tiny switch inside the hotshoe (if I remember correctly, on the side below one of the "rails"). If this switch is stuck the camera will think an external flash is mounted.


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No sadly it isn't. I had a 40D and sold it when I upgraded it to the 60D. Strange how it still doesn't feel like an upgrade lol :)


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In addition to Philip Kendall's answer, the document you've found advising that the Canon 600D can't take multiple exposures, is referring to the ability to shoot more than one exposure and combine them in camera to produce a single image. For info on that technique see this question How can multiple exposure be achieved with a digital camera? and ...


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The EOS utility can only adjust the focus on your camera when the lens is set to AF (as it needs to use the motors in the lens to move the elements). If your lens is set to AF you should be able to adjust the focus in EOS Utility using this area: Note the arrow buttons in particular, these can be used for adjusting the focus remotely by eye However, as ...


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The camera will not take a picture if the lens does not have focus lock. When you put it in manual focus, the camera will take photos whether there is focus lock or not. In live mode the camera will take a photo even if not in focus, because autofocus does not operate in live view mode, since the autofocus detector is no longer in the light path. This is ...


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Actually, the most problematic part of your equation here is the 380EX. It doesn't do Canon's wireless eTTL slave mode, which is probably why you're looking for triggers, but it has no manual power control setting capability, so even if you can get it to fire off-camera, you can't control the output and it can only fire at full power. And if you get ...


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The four-thirds Olympus/Panasonic "RC" wireless system is completely incompatible with Canon's wireless eTTL. Them's just the breaks. The hotshoe communication protocols that are used to perform TTL, HSS, and wireless firing are all proprietary and brand-specific, just like lens/body electronic communication is. (Well, except in the case of micro ...


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If you are on a really tight budget, you can download and print a pattern to make a hood for your lens out of stiff paper or cardboard. This site has patterns for many popular lenses.


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If your lens is the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, the official lens hood is specified as ET-65B on the Canon website. If you search "ET-65B hood" on Google or eBay et al, you'll get lots of options to purchase an official Canon one or a third-party imitation.


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A number of Leica lenses have a "focusing tab" on them, it lets an experienced user know the focus distance setting by feel - and gives the finger something to hold on to for adjusting the focus as well. Could it be something along those lines? Granted, it wouldn't be as useful on an SLR as on a rangefinder...


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As far as I'm aware the contents of the Quick Control Screen can't be customised. I assume by colour trim you mean the WB SHIFT/BKT menu option? The Quick Control Screen will show a WM +/- icon when this is option is adjusted away from 0, but you can't access the setting from that screen. If you need convenient access to this setting, I think think the ...


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Yes. I looked it up to be sure. To be clear, EF lenses fit on a camera that uses EF-S. EF-S sticks farther into the camera. Look for the white alignment mark to tell if they will physically mount on your camera.


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One likely possibility is that the adapter ring you're using doesn't have a pin to hold the DoF preview lever on the lens in place, so that the lens actually stops down, and despite setting the aperture with the lens's aperture ring, you're still shooting wide open. You may need to hold the DoF preview button down while you take the shot to get the aperture ...


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There are several methods you can use to fire the 430EX remotely, and while most require additional equipment, not all of them do. Canon wireless e-TTL (IR) Canon has two built-in wireless systems for remotely firing flashes with its cameras: a radio system and an infrared system. None of your units speak the radio system, but the 430EX can be used as a ...



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