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Canon Inc. is a prominent manufacturer of cameras and lenses including EOS DSLRs and PowerShot compact cameras.

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How to remove language from canon camera?

I want to remove unused languages from a Canon EOS camera. Is there any way I can do it myself?
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Firmware Update Canon EOS 80D

Following the proper instructions, I'm using a formatted SD card (64gb) with the latest firmware update (1.0.3; for the Canon EOS80D) downloaded in the root directory (I believe.) When I inset the ...
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How do I sync my Canon mirrorless camera with a Godox manual AC strobe?

I’ve just bought the Godox SK400 II strobe and I have a Canon EOS M50 camera. I bought a cable to connect them but I still can’t seem to sync them? Do you have any tips on how to sync this strobe with ...
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Setup to have photos automatically loaded to the computer

I want to have cell-phone style photo automatic backup from Canon SLR to Online or Disk This is the intended flow: Take pictures with a Canon 5d Take no other action, and continue using the SLR, ...
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Will my Canon battery charger work on 220 V power?

I bought this battery charger in the US (110 V 60 Hz) for my Canon T5 Rebel. I'm now living in Sweden (220 V 50 Hz). Will my charger work on the Swedish power grid without breaking? The issue is, ...
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Canon 600D - how to correct sensor tilt and level

I have a Canon EOS 600D which I have modified for astrophotography by replacing the stock UV/IR filter with a Baader BCF filter (this extends the spectral response to >656nm so that Hydrogen-alpha ...
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What’s wrong with my Canon EF 85mm 1.2 lens?

It squeaks when I try to focus and sounds like metal against metal. And it won’t focus on Manual mode. The outside is in great condition but the ring for focus is loose and wobble's. It’s like it is ...
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Wrong label on battery info section

I have canon 200D II camera and battery is LP-E17. When I plugged battery in the camera and checked the battery info section of settings, it shows DR-E18 instead of LP-E17. And no section of "...
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Strange pattern on a sensor

I wanted to see if there're any stains on the sensor of my Canon 5D MK3 and I took this shot of a white surface shaking the camera with a slow shutter speed. I keep getting the same image with such a ...
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EOS 750D bulb mode behaves differently depending on live-view. Is this a bug, a feature or am I missing something?

The bulb mode of my EOS 750D works as expected only when the camera is in live-view. Then, the shutter opens as long as the shutter button is pressed and closes on release of the button (see also ...
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How come I see infra-red in my photos?

So I noticed I can see infra-red color (which looks blue) in my Canon 77D photos, which made me wonder - how can that be? I mean, if invisible color becomes visible, that means the sensor is ...
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Canon 6 mark2--need help

I turned on my camera Canon 6mark2, and the screen just turn like this. And the camera is working no more. The screen continues to look like this after I turn off the power.
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40D or 1100D for low-light shooting (night landscapes)?

I've had a 40D from new, and have recently gained an 1100D. While the 1100D is entry-level, it's also 4 years newer (both are old of course). I'm planning to head out to try for some night shots ...
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Slow autofocus from Tamron 150-600 on Canon M6 Mk II

I rented a Tamron 150-600 for birding to use on my Canon M6 Mk II. It works well but the first shot when I pick it up takes forever to focus. I carry it over my shoulder turned on which means it is ...
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What adapter do I need to mount a Sigma Ashperical 24-70mm zoom lens on a Canon DSLR?

I have an EOS 4000D body and I already own a PK-EF lens adapter which I use for my Tokina lenses. I recently acquired this Sigma Aspherical Zoom lense and it doesn't mount using my current adapter. ...
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Canon 60D accessories fit to 6D mark 2?

I am a beginner of photography. I bought second hand canon 6D mark 2. I wonder if all those lenses and accessories of canon 60D are capable to use for 6D mark2? If those fits, I will buy those full ...
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How to unlock the mirror without the EOS Utility in Canon T3i

I often use EOS Utility 2 for several compositions in studio, and I block the mirror from the app. But when I disconnect the cam, the option is still on but I can't figure how to deactivate it from ...
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M50 Mounting maximum weight [duplicate]

I have a canon m50, and an adapter + 55-250 f4 lens, the total weight of the lens and adapter is 500gram, is it safe to install a tripod on the camera body, because my mount adapter is broken
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Tamron lens causing errors at extreme focal lengths

recently I've noticed an issue with my Tamron lens (at least I think it's the lens). My current set up: Canon EOS 90D Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro When taking photos at the 300mm end of ...
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Memory card becoming unreadable after setting up timelapse

I have a Canon Rebel T7 and a recently-purchased "onn."-branded MicroSD card with an adapter. I purchased this memory card in preparation for vacation, and the first time I used this card (...
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Why is my Canon dRebel not syncing with my off-camera flash when using a camera-to-remote cable?

UPDATE: Thanks to all who pointed out my folly. The shutter trigger port is NOT the flash trigger port. Even though it sorta works :( Using a Canon EOS T3 with Neewer NW-625 speedlight kit with the ...
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Why can't I fire my Canon RT speedlite with a Godox transmitter?

I have set my Godox X2T-C transmitter to Group A and channel 7 and have set my Canon 430EX III-RT with the same group and channel as a slave (by radio signal) and I am using a Canon R6 camera. The ...
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Canon AE-1 mirror stuck but can wind film and take photos

My Canon AE-1 camera's mirror is getting stuck in the up position after taking a photo. I can wind the film with the lever and the mirror goes back down but once I take a photo, the mirror stays in ...
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First lens for astrophotography [duplicate]

I'm only starting with astrophotography, and need some advice on which lens to buy for my Canon 250D (SL3). Currently i have only kit lens and Canon 50mm f1.8 stm. The idea was to start from something ...
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How can I use Qioptiq Mag.x LD Plan Apo 5x / 0.20 objective with Canon EF full frame or Lumix 5?

I would like to make macrophotography with a Qioptiq Mag.x LD Plan Apo 5x / 0.20 objective and a Canon EF full frame or Lumix GH5. Is it possible? How?
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Does the Canon Rebel T8i support saved custom shooting profiles?

What I am asking about is what many cameras have a C1 and a C2 that you can set and the camera will remember those settings the next time you return the camera to that mode. I have not been able to ...
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Aperture setting on the camera vs. the lens

I have a Canon 80D and have a question about the aperture setting on the camera vs. the lens. I know about aperture, and my understanding is it's similar to how your eye works in letting in more or ...
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Can I do in-camera double exposures on my Canon EOS 600?

I am trying to do in-camera double exposures on my (film) Canon EOS 600. Is there is a way to turn off the automatic wind on or another way to make this possible?
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Using Auto ISO when shooting

I was told it’s not good to use auto ISO. I responded that I will try to set my ISO manually in P,A,S,M Mode’s but I think I got issues. I keep seeing it in auto ISO, it’s getting me the shot even ...
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Why is my aperture locked?

I have a Canon 80D. I used the built-in pop-up flash yesterday and now when I try to change the aperture it says lock and it turns red. I’ve put the camera into P,A,S,M modes with the same results. ...
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Sharp photos with kit lens [duplicate]

Hello I have a 80D with a kit lens 18-135 IS f/3.5-5.6 I take photos of my kids indoors and it seems that I’m almost always shooting at iso 32000 and up and it seems like everything is grainy (noise) ...
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Image distorted on max zoom using filters

I have 77D and Sigma 150-600m contemporary lens. When I use any filter on the lens at 150mm I get desired outcome. But if I zoom in the image will get distorted. Is this expected or do I have faulty ...
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Dust inside lens result incomplete images

There is a peak of dust inside my lens( Canon 100-400mm 1st gen). And I can find a dot on some of my images( I have no idea why I didn't find it on other images). And is there anything that I can do ...
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Does the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L work on the Canon 250D (SL3) camera?

I'm learning the basics of photography and I am wondering if the "Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L" will fit my Canon 250D (SL3) camera? I searched online but was unable to find anything clear. My main ...
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How can I get more magnification when shooting wading birds?

I have a Canon EF 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 IS USM lens. Will all 300mm zoom/telephoto lenses give the same magnification of the subject as mine does or, to get more magnification do I need to get a zoom or ...
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Using a Tamron 70-300mm for Nikon on my Canon EOS 200D [duplicate]

Maybe a dumb question for Pros like you but I really have no idea: I got a Tamron 70-300mm F4-5.6 A005 FOR NIKON - but I have a Canon 200D (it was gift, because the person doesn't need it anymore). Is ...
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Canon Camera ELPH 180 Continuous Power

I am using a Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 and am trying to take pictures with it for several days in a row using a script. This needs continuous power so the battery will not run out of power. I could use ...
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R6 with adapted EFs lens - Any way to select to shoot full frame?

When Adapting an EF-s Lens to my R6 it automatically switches to only capturing APS-C Format on it's sensor. Is there any possibility to override this and capture the full sensor? Even though it might ...
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Unable to get good low light photos with Canon EOS R5

I'm using EOS R5 for half year now. I'm using EF and EF/S lenses, because I spent too much on camera body and can't afford to acquire better RF lenses yet. I'm unable to get good photos without ...
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Canon EOS 1100D Movie recording and manual modes are not working but auto modes are working fine

I have a Canon EOS 1100D with Class 10 32GB memory card. Everything was working fine, like auto modes and manual modes. After few weeks I switched on my camera to shoot a movie but camera is not ...
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How do I change the channel on a Yongnuo YN685C flash?

I have the Yongnuo YN685C for Canon cameras. I am using the YN622C-TX and also the YN622C. How do I change the channel on the YN685C?
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Please confirm whether the Canon 430EX can be used as off camera flash with the Canon EOS 1300d

Please confirm whether the Canon 430EX can be used as off camera flash with the Canon EOS 1300d. I have been searching online and asked different Facebook groups (which non of them answered to my ...
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What does 1: in Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS II mean? [duplicate]

I noticed that in the front of my lens (CANON ZOOM LENS EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS II) where the it's name is printed, that it contains 1:3.5-5.6 which is the widest aperture you can set at 18mm and ...
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Setting up Canon 430EX III-RT and Yongnuo YN622C-TX?

Cannot wrap my head around setting up my Canon 430EX III-RT speedlite with this Yongnuo YN622C-TX trigger: whatever I try, the flash LINK light remains red, i.e. it is not connected to the trigger. ...
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Why is changing the shutter speed while taking video an option on my DSLR and what is the point in doing it? [duplicate]

I own a Canon EOS 2000D and I noticed that when I shoot video I have the option to change the shutter speed. And I have three questions about it: Why is that an option? What does changing it do? Why ...
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FD lens aperture is slow

I bought a Canon AE-1 Program on eBay along with a 50mm f/1.4. The camera works well with other lenses, but the 50mm's aperture seems slow. Moving the bayonet (I think that's what it's called) takes ...
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Why won't my Commlite T320 triggers work as a shutter release for a second camera?

Today I got a Commlite T320 remote trigger system which I want to use to trigger my second camera that will be positioned behind a goal in football matches… I have never used a remote camera trigger ...
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How do I determine the best new equivalent model for my insurers to replace an older camera?

my ~10 yrs old Canon EOS 500D was accidentally damaged and the insurance will get us a replacement. I wonder what's the current successor model? They are pushing for the cheapest EOS 3000D but if I'm ...
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What is the cheapest solution to use rear curtain sync with Canon RT-compatible gear?

I have a Canon 5D Mark III with a Yongnuo YN600EX-RT and YN-E3-RT. I do astrophotography and I'd like to introduce people in the foreground while firing the flash on rear curtain for freezing them. It ...
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Canon 60D screen turned black when I’m at mode settings

Starting from yesterday, my canon 60D camera’s screen will turn black when I’m at mode setting screen. When I press the Q button to change the ISO or the manual focus. The screen works again. What’s ...

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