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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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Canon TS-E 50mm f/2.8 L Macro vs TS-E 45mm f/2.8

I'm interested about 50mm range tilt shift lens. I have not found any comparison between the new 50mm and the old 45mm. In my case, I use mostly the shift function and I'm not interested about ...
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Which cameras can shoot how many AEB frames?

I have always liked photography and have recently acquired a Rebel T6 as my first DLSR. I have always been interested in HDR photography and have been experimenting with it for the past couple of ...
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What features should I look for in a filter system to avoid buying duplicates later [duplicate]

I’m looking to buy some kind of filter system. What features in a filter system should I as a begginer look for so that I will not have to replace everything (or buy duplicates in other sizesk) down ...
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Canon EOS 1100D not turning on

I am capturing some models today when my Canon 1100D suddenly switched off. I tried all I could, re-inserting the battery and memory card, recharging the battery, re-attach the lens. But all to no ...
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Entry Level for landscapes: Canon 200D or 1300D + another lens

I'm thinking about buying a camera, I want to bring it with my while hiking/camping to photograph nice landscapes (mostly) since my phone camera does not satisfy me anymore. I was thinking DSLR ...
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What is the difference between these Canon full frame cameras?

I am about to buy a Canon full frame camera. I wonder which one to buy. Is there any visible different between the photos from these cameras: Canon 6D Mark II Canon 5D Mark III Canon 5D Mark IV I ...
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I want to get high quality photos from Canon 70D [duplicate]

I have a canon 70D with lense EF-S 18-135 mm which I don't think it is a good lens. I find that the photos taken by the full frame 5D mark iii are so beautiful and their colors are special and quality ...
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Why are images from my brand-new Canon camera numbered starting in the 9000s instead of from 0001?

I just bought the brand-new Canon 80D from Amazon, along with new memory card 64GB. When I took the first few pictures, I see that the file names start from "IMG_9545.jpg", "IMG_9546.jpg" and so on ......
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How much does the Canon EF 1.4x III Extender affect image quality on an APS-C sensor?

To be more specific I am interested in buying the Canon EF 1.4x III Extender to use it on my Canon EF 70-200 f2.8L IS II USM mounted on my Canon 7D Mark II. I know that when using the extender the ...
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Focus box on the screen turning red on my canon 800D

I'm very new to photography, I have a EOS 800D. Sometimes I try to take a picture, noticing the focus box on the screen is red not green which won't let me take a picture. Why is that?
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Can I use a Speedbooster with a Canon EF-S DSLR?

Could you please give me some advice about a speed booster? I have a Canon EOS 750D. Lately I have been taking quite a few night event photos. I do not have a fast lens (and can't afford one) and my ...
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Why do pictures taken with my Canon DLSR turn out extremely dark when using the viewfinder?

Warning Amateur photographer. When I take pictures with my Canon DSLR in the viewfinder the shutterspeed is much quicker and the pictures come out very dark. When I use the screen instead, the ...
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Is it normal for focus to “drift” in timelapse mode?

I use a Canon 77D with a 24mm 2.8 STM lens. If I set the camera to back-button focusing, focus, then take a short series of shots, everything looks fine. But if I leave the camera in timelapse mode (...
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Why doesn't the focus stay intact after I change the lens setting to manual on my Canon 77D?

My Canon 77D exhibits a strange behaviour with any lens: I half press the shutter button to trigger auto-focus I then change the lens switch from Auto to Manual, while holding the trigger button ...
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Inherited Canon lenses and ring flash — will this work with a new camera body?

Part of my dad's inheritance was a Canon 60D with a fair number of decent macro lenses. Since I've been slack trying to use it (it's been a year) my dear old mum is hinting that she might want it back....
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Can I power Canon 77D with an external power supply other than the official AC-E6N?

The official power supply for the 77D is the AC-E6N. Unfortunately it is out of stock on all websites that I've checked, so I'm struggling to find an alternative solution. Is there another adapter I ...
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Why does my canon 500d kit lens keep going out focus point [duplicate]

Portrait picture I took with the canon 500d 18"55 kit lens Which is blurry
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Sigma DC 18-250mm Macro HSM Lens Autofocus not locking to let me click the picture

I was travelling on a trip with my camera. One day I was using my Sigma DC 18-250mm Macro HSM lens on Canon 70D in autofocus mode to take a picture. When I pressed my shutter button halfway to focus ...
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Canon 1500D vs Sony Mirrorless A6000 [duplicate]

I want to buy DSLR camera. Canon 1500D is in my wish list but today I checked Sony DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The mirrorless looks like a Point-n-Shoot type of camera and I am confused whether to ...
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What gear do I need for Portrait and Landscape photography, Canon 700D? [duplicate]

From several years ago I bought Canon 700D, due to some acts in my country I lost the interest in photography. Now I am having the comfortable environment to start all over. My question is: What ...
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Why is my Canon 500D able to autofocus only after I manually focus it to the shortest focus distance?

While on holiday, my Canon 500D with EF-S 18-55mm lens stopped autofocusing at all. After fiddling, I’ve discovered that it only focuses when I manually turn the focus to as close up as possible, ...
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What would be causing a thick black diagonal line in front of my camera's sensor?

I have a Canon XTi. On every photo I take I have a thick diagonal black line appear on the photograph. See an example picture: My next discovery came when I selected Sensor Cleaning: Manual in the ...
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What's more important for video recording - STM or IS? [migrated]

As I can see Canon currently lacks native wide (assuming crop sensor) fast prime lenses adopted for video recording that have built-in image stabilization at the same time. As an example, you can ...
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iPhone vs DSLR for point and shoot

Photography is only a hobby for me. I prefer to focus on the composition, lighting, finding a unique point of view, etc, rather than fiddling with manual settings, lenses and post-editing. Moreover, I ...
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Does the Metabones adapter have light leaks during long exposures?

I'm interested in tilt-shift lenses for use with a Sony a7RIII in long exposure mode. I typically do 5/6 minute long exposure and I'm worried about light leaks while using Metabones adapter. I'd ...
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Does the Canon 800D (automatically) crop images made with in-camera HDR?

I made some HDR images with the Canon D800, and it seems that they are cropped relative to an image made without HDR (same view, shot from the same place). Does anyone have experience with this ...
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Canon eos rebel t3i “error 70” [duplicate]

I’m new to this but I’m having issues with my camera, a canon rebel eos t3i, sadly it got splashed by saltwater (not even fully submerged) but it wouldn’t turn on for a few days. I read that the ...
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How to zoom with Canon 77D with Canon 50mm 1.4 lens

I've just bought this camera and the lens, and I feel so silly; I don't know how to zoom. Do you know how? When I turn it on it seems to be zoomed and I would like to zoom out.
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Why did my fireworks photo turn out as “pegs”?

I was trying to take a photo of some fireworks, but it turned out like "pegs". I’m not sure what happened - this was my first time using manual on my Canon Rebel t6 and I was hoping they turned out ...
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Is there any adapter to mount older Canon EF lenses on a newer Nikon DSLR? [duplicate]

Before the question, here’s some background story: My uncle just brought me his old Canon EOS 100 that he cannot use anymore because there is nowhere where he can develop photos. I am not going to use ...
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Indoor office pictures Canon 100D

I took a number of pictures inside my office (without flash and with tripod) and depending on my position in respect to the large windows, picture luminosity varies a lot. Before publishing them, ...
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How does the built-in external off-camera flash control work with the Canon EOS M6?

I am trying to understand how wireless external flash works with Canon EOS M6. Manual didn't help, and the specifications just say "wireless multi-flash support". What does that mean? As far as I ...
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Why does a point and shoot with the same aperture and focal length as a more expensive full sensor lens seems to have a deeper depth of field? [duplicate]

So I’m in the market for my first real camera and a few lenses. One thing I can’t seem to wrap my mind around is as follows: I own a G7X. It has a max aperture of f/1.8 and max focal length of 35mm (...
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Upgrading Nkon D3200 to Canon 600D

Currently I am using Nikon d3200, and I am thinking to upgrade my camera to Canon 600D/ Rebel T3i. Is it a better idea to upgrade from Nikon to Canon. Though I can spend on some new lens for my Nikon, ...
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700D live view depth of field not accurate

I shoot with a Canon 700D and I've just bought myself a Sigma 105mm 2.8 Macro lens. I've been loving the new lens but one issue I have is that the depth of field in the live view on the camera's ...
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Why is this smartphone picture better than this dedicated camera picture?

The other day I went hiking through a mountain in west Tokyo to take wilderness pictures for reference for the new videogame I'm working on. For the past few years, I've only relied on my smartphone ...
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Autofocus not working on Canon 20D

i have a Canon 20D and i cannot get the autofocus to function correctly. Whenever i try to autofocus the lens will go to the closest focus and stay there. If i press the shutter button again it will ...
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Why am I able to set wider aperture than my lens technically allows? [duplicate]

I'm practicing with Sigma 28 - 300mm f/3.5 - 6.3 Macro lens. And the thing I've noticed is that at 300mm focal length my aperture can be set to as wide as f/5.6. And EXIF data confirms it: I'm ...
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DIY Canon GPS Receiver with Arduino

I would like to geotag my photos taking on a Canon EOS Rebel T4i. However, I would like to avoid paying $300+ for the Canon GPS receiver, so I thought maybe I would use an Arduino and a GPS module (eg....
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Why are my photographs on Kodak Portra 400 coming out hazy and gray? Am I getting the exposure wrong?

I'm pretty new to film photography and photography in general. I've been taking my cameras (Canon A-1 or Pentax ME super, portra 400 film) with me to most places and trying to gain as much experience ...
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Wired Flash Trigger Speedlite 470ex-ai 5D mark iv

I was interested in getting a flash for my 5D Mark iv, specifically the Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI, however, I currently use a top handle on camera since I also do a decent amount of videography. I was ...
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Camera battery door [closed]

Were you ever able to fix the door to your camera battery? I am having the same issue. I unfortunately dropped my camera and the door popped right off and flew off into the unknown abyss known as my ...
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Can’t set manual focus on distant objects at night [duplicate]

I’m taking night pictures with Canon EFS 18-135mm STM lens and EOS 450D body. I’ve noticed that when I’m trying to shoot distant objects and there is enough light for the AF to work the pictures come ...
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Canon 50mm f1.8 vs sigma 17-50mm f2.8 [closed]

I wish to buy a second lens. which one should I buy? I was thinking to buy a canon 50mm f1.8 as suggested by many youtube videos but then I thought why not take a zoom lens (a sigma 17-50mm f2.8?) by ...
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Aperture priority on Canon EOS 55 shows underexposured [duplicate]

I must be misunderstanding something here. I'm consistently reading an underexposure when I use aperture priority mode. So here I'm in manual mode, f2.5, 1/20s and the camera says the exposure is ...
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Why is my Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens making a ticking noise?

My Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens is making a noise I never heard before. It takes pictures and focus as usual but produces a constant ticking noise when the image stabiliser is turned on.
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What is the meaning of the small blinking camera symbol in my Canon 70D viewfinder?

I am using Canon 70d and there is a small camera symbol in my viewfinder. I dont know what that is or what it's showing. When I click the AF button, it's started blinking.
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Can this image be fixed? and why has this happened? [duplicate]

I took this photo and it was fine I looked at it a few times on the camera on my way back home and it was fine but then I got home looked at it on the camera again and it was fine for a second then ...
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Why do batteries lose charge when ejected from the charger? [duplicate]

I use a Canon 60D with original grip and two genuine batteries. Twice now in the past couple months, after I charge the batteries until they are fully charged and go outside for a photo session, I am ...
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Is the Canon EOS 7D II a significant upgrade over the 7D?

I am considering purchasing a DSRL for bird photos. Do you think the Canon EOS 7Dll a significant upgrade over the Canon EOS 7D, particularly the consistency of sharp photos?