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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 DPP 4 - copy/apply white balance settings

I have two shots made with automatic white balance setup (AWB) in artificial light conditions. I like how the camera evaluated the white balance in the picture with white paw, I like how green color ...
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How do you make a sequence of photos into a video?

I am a photographer for my school newspaper The Montage, and I took a sequence of softball pictures and I wanted to make them into a video that loops. I follow a photographer named Koolmac on ...
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sony a7ii vs canon t7i

I am torn between a new full frame A7ii or a Canon T7i. I currently shoot on a canon digital rebel and have some kit glass i can use if I buy the T7i. I shoot many landscapes, wildlife, scenic pics. ...
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Can't change aperture on my 77D

I'm trying to change the aperture mode with the gear shown in orange: while shooting in Manual "M" mode. The lock switch is not active (down). I can change the shutter speed with the top gear, ...
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Canon pro pixma 100s borderless prints with borders

I have bought canon pixma pro 100s and canon a4 paper. I wanted to print borderless, both with lightroom and Mac JPG app. If I go for borderless print I get a print with 2 mm borders on top and left, ...
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My 50mm lens isn’t focally fixed anymore?

I’m relatively new to photography and had recently purchased a canon rebel t7i. I had also purchased the canon 50mm 1.8 lens to have at my disposal. When I first used the lens it was very “zoomed in” ...
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Is it physically possible to mount a manual EF-M lens onto a Canon DSLR without an adapter?

I'm wondering if you can mount an EF-M lens directly on a Canon DSLR body. I'm aware that electronic communication won't work, but I can use manual focus with electronic shutter. If anyone is ...
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Use Canon IXUS 40 as webcam for PC [closed]

Would like to use my Canon IXUS 40 as a webcam for my computer. Does this camera allow that? If so, how could I do that?
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Is my Canon setup good enough for Astrophotography [closed]

To start off I'm totally new to Astrophotography. So I got a old camera from my grandpa. its the Canon EOS 50D. with as lens the: CANON EF-S 18-200MM IS F/3.5-5.6 But I'm not sure how capable it is ...
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Canon AE-1 Shutter stays open until I pull the battery out

I have a very nice AE-1 with everything working, but the shutter stays open for seconds. Sometimes it won't close until I pull the battery out. The shutter speed setting has no effect. Any ideas? ...
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Lens keeps on zooming a tad bit and lens error

So my family got a Canon Powershot sx220 HS 9 years ago. It was a great camera and had lived that full 9 years. When we got a new camera and left the camera in its place my dad decided to give it to ...
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Which should I buy as a starting prime lens, Canon 35mm f2 or Canon 50mm f1.4?

I am pretty new to photography. I have an APS-C camera, Canon 77D with a EF-S 18-135mm kit lens. I want a prime lens for shooting nice bokeh portraits along with street and day to day life photography ...
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What covers a sensor, and what can we clean it with? [duplicate]

What can we clean camera sensors with? Generally googling returns 'ethanol'. Various people use ethanol for the job. What else can we use? Isopropyl alcohol, perhaps, eye glasses cleaner? The ...
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Why Does the Point and Shoot Have a Greater FOV than the Canon EOS 350D?

I believe a smaller sensor gives a 'cropped' effect so that a scene viewed from a full frame camera will have only a 'cropped' portion photographed by a smaller sensor camera located at the same ...
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Canon T7i focus indicator misbehaving [duplicate]

On my Canon T7i, in the viewfinder, there is a circle that shows up when focus has been achieved. That is not functioning correctly now. I am using it with a 24mm f2.8 Canon lens. The focus ...
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Is there any camera that can autoupload photos to a android device?

We are trying to build multiple Photobooths next to each other, which are equipped with a tablet that has a UI to select and upload certain photos in a folder. Right now we use canon 700d/750d (which ...
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How to charge canon eos 7D mkii using laptop and usb cable,charging the camera?

How to charge canon eos 7D mkii using laptop and usb cable port.. ,how will I know if it is charging the camera?
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Why can't I shoot tethered with my camera while connected to the computer?

I am trying to take photos while the camera is connected to the computer. As soon as the camera is connected to to PC the camera changes its mode to busy. Actually, the camera is treated as a USB ...
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Which image stabilization lens to get to replace canon kit lens?

I came into a Canon Rebel T7 with the 18-55mm kit lens without image stabilization. Many of the photos I take are indoors with low light (museums, indoor architecture) and often with my earlier ...
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Calibrating a lens…is auto focus less reliable when zoomed?

So, I'm calibrating my lenses to a new camera body, a 5D Mark IV. When calibrating my 70-200 ƒ2.8 (version 1), I found that the focus was accurate at 70mm. However, when I calibrated it at the 200mm ...
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What is the mount on this Beston lens?

Bought this lens cheap at an estate sale, but now I'm trying to figure out the adapter I need to get it to fit my Rebel XS body. I've looked at dozens of pictures on the internet, but cannot narrow ...
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What are the differences between these lenses and how will they affect a beginner?

My father is giving me his Canon 50D and Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens. I noticed that most kits on the market come with the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and I'm considering it instead of ...
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Why am I getting half black photos when using shutter speed faster than 1/250? (No flash)

When attempting to take photos in manual mode, if I use a shutter speed faster than 1/250 I get half black photos. Body: Canon 6D Mark ii Lens: Canon EF 50mm 1.8 It's also worth noting that i'm not ...
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Is a Canon EOS 50D a viable starting point for a photographer in 2020?

I found an old Canon EOS 50D of my father. There aren't any lenses at all for this camera, but I am wondering if this body is still good for investing money for buying lenses for it. In my company I ...
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Focus confirmation on a Canon 7D Mark II with a Canon 2X Extender?

I have a Canon 7D Mark II and the Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II. I also have the canon EF 1.4X extender and I can get autofocus with this combo with the center point plus 4 surround points. ...
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How can I fix my Canon 600D's mode dial?

My Canon 600D's mode dial can't be used to enter video mode. When I try to turn the dial to video, the onscreen display stops at sports. It never goes beyond that. And I have used the video mode many ...
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Can not open the RAW files of my new Canon 800D (t7i)

A copule of months ago I got a new camera the canon 800D (t7i), and windows can not open the raw files (.CR2) from the camera, I've tried installing the official canon raw codec and windows still can'...
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Fisheye image circle close to border of image

I'm using a Canon 8-15mm fisheye with a sony alpha 7R3 and a sigma adapter. I just noticed that at 8mm the circle of the image is not exactly centered; it is close to the top border of the image. ...
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How to turn off Magic Lantern info in Live View?

This is annoying. I need to see the whole frame in Live View, including borders, to check the composition. So I try to turn off the all info in Live View by pressing the INFO. button. But when usual ...
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Can I use APS-C Pentax K mount lenses on Canon EOS 90D?

I currently own seven Pentax K mount lenses which I'm very attached to and spend lot of money on. They been used with Pentax K20D, and now I'm looking to upgrade cameras. I like the idea of the new ...
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Switching gear from Canon to Sony [closed]

I been on Canon gear for more that 5+ year and mostly shoot with 5DIII, got wide range of Canon lenses. Thinking of switching to mirrorless camera and been reading a lot on Sony and using Canon ...
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Is there a way to work both with DNG's and XMP sidecar files?

I'm looking into converting my Canon RAW files (CR2) to lossy DNG purely due to storage limitations. I only shoot RAW and in my country storage (physical or cloud) can still be pretty expensive. I ...
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Can tethered shooting be dangerous to my camera?

I own a T6i and a 6D. I'm interested in tethered shooting for studio scenarios. However I've heard from a friend that if I tether my camera to my laptop and I a power surge happens in the USB port, ...
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Controller/Transmitter for Canon 580EXII + Godox AD200

Is there one transmitter like Godox XProC (for Canon 5D MarkIV) to control Canon 580EXII and Godox AD200? If not what is the best way to do it?
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How long would a camera battery last unused?

I discovered an old camera (canon powershot a3300 is if it helps) that i stopped using about 8-10 years ago. I lost the battery charger but found one online that i could buy. Just wanted to know if ...
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How do I change the ISO and shutter speed settings in Aperture Priority mode on a Canon DSLR?

I am looking to change the ISO settings and shutter speed during the Aperture Mode in my Canon 77D. I am not able to see this screen on my camera.  Can someone help me with this?
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Can a Godox XPro transmitter for one brand fire a legacy flash for a different brand + X1R in TTL?

I have recently moved from Canon to a Sony A7R IV and want to fire my Canon flash (600EX-RT) mounted on a X1R-C while using a XPro-S on camera. I can successfully use this combination in manual mode, ...
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Canon EOS R recording time [closed]

I’m looking at buying the Canon EOS R. I’ll want to use it for recording stage shows, which will last longer than 29:59 minutes long. Is it possible to record on this camera longer than 29:59 in one ...
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Both my camera (Canon 6D mkII) and my raw processing app (Lightroom) can do “Lens aberration correction”. Which should I use?

I mostly take pictures in RAW with a Canon 6D Mk II before processing them into Adobe Lightroom. I've historically always used Adobe's "Lens Correction" feature to automatically detect the lens/camera ...
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How does Dual Pixel Raw work

My Canon EOS R has a feature called Dual Pixel Raw. From my understanding, each pixel on the sensor is split in two and the stored as two parallel Raw files in one "physical" file. Specialized ...
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Why can't I shoot with a fast shutter speed with my continuous light at max power?

I would like to ensure a sharp focus of my object when shooting overhead (both object and background in focus). However, when shooting in manual at f/8.0 and ISO100 my shutter speed has to be 1/4 for ...
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Why did the AF Assist Beam on my Godox X1T-C stop working after a firmware update?

Recently I updated firmware of my Godox X1T-C remote trigger to be able to use it with Canon EOS400D which have trimmed down flashlight hotshoe (trigger pin is missing). Now the trigger is working and ...
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Canon EF-S 55-250 IS STM or EF 70-300 IS II USM for trip to South Africa [closed]

I'm off to South Africa in a couple of weeks. It's a family holiday but we'll be on safari for a few days. I have a Canon 550D with an 18-135 lens. I am tempted by both the 55-250 and the 70-300. I ...
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I dropped my 15-45 mm lens [closed]

I own a Canon Eos m3 with a 15-45 mm lens. Yesterday, when I was changing the lenses for the first time, I accidentally dropped the lens. From around 1 meter, on stone tiles. :( I checked it and it ...
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What Canon mirrorless Camera would suit for product photography? [closed]

In our Company we have a special tool for making product photos. The tool consists of lightbox and turntable in it. It all connects to a PC where special software controls light intensity, turns the ...
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Are electronically parfocal RF lenses parfocal enough for fireworks photography with zoom?

Within a month or so, it's the first time I'll see fireworks as an owner of a good camera and naturally I'm planning to take photographs of them. By researching various fireworks photography sources, ...
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Why Image and video taken is half black, but see with eyefinder is not?

when I saw with the eyefinder nothing was wrong, but the results were half black. view from liveview and record video is the same, half black. When i see image in computer is same
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Is there any test data available that characterizes performance of Canon's “AI Servo AutoFocus”?

After trying numerous recommendations for setting Canon's AI Servo AF, I am getting only the rare in-focus picture of small birds in flight in their native environment. Based on this I have formed an ...
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What is Canon RF control ring?

Canon RF lenses have a new feature: a control ring. What is the control ring and what can be done with it?
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Canon 100mm f/2.8L with raynox 250 diopter or canon 65mm mp-e?

I am having trouble deciding between these two lenses for insect photography. Please help me decide! Edit: I’ll be taking pictures of live insects using a flash with a soft light diffuser. I probably ...

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