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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 can I fix my Canon 600D's mode dial?

My Canon 600D's mode dial is stuck and refuses 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 ...
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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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Yongnuo YN-E3-RT with Canon t6i - are they compatible? [closed]

I have a Canon t6i and just bought a used Yongnuo 600EX-RT and the controller YN-E3-Rt. However, when I put the transmitter on my camera, it won't trigger the linked flash. Is there a setting I need ...
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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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How much shift will I have using Canon tilt-shift lenses on a Hasselblad x1d with an adapter?

I am considering the x1d II, and already have Canon tilt shift lenses, 24 and 45mm, with image circles of 67 and 58mm, respectively. By using, say, a Novoflex adapter, how many mm of shift would I ...
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Where can you buy replacement lens caps for a Canon DSLR? [closed]

I got a second hand canon EOS 1000 and it does not have any lens caps and I was wondering where to buy some spares.
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Why has my Neewer NW670 suddenly stopped firing on my Canon 5D Mark II?

It has been working all these years, and now suddenly it stopped working about half an hour into the shoot. I have tried: Checking whether the flash bulb and capacitor are ok by pressing the pilot ...
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Can I connect a Canon 1500D/EOS 2000D/Rebel T7 with a computer over wifi?

I want to connect a Canon 1500D DSLR with a MacBook Air using wifi in order to transfer files. Is this possible?
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Does the Canon T7i apply lens correction options to raw format images?

I've seen some conflicting information on similar questions. I'm working with Lightroom and its lens correction option - I also have the in-camera lens correction option enabled. Does the in-camera ...
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Why doesn't my 1150 mAh charger successfully charge a 1500 mAh battery?

AFAIK there should be no problem using different current batteries since it only signifies the capacity of the battery. But when I put an 1500 mAh battery in the 1150 battery charger of my Canon EOS, ...
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Is it worth upgrading 6D Mark 2 to EOS RP? [closed]

If you want to step up to the world of mirrorless cameras, is it worth to upgrade to RP. From view of specs, they are nearly the same camera.
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How do I choose between 24-105mm and 24-240mm zoom lenses for the Canon EOS R system? [closed]

After a couple of years with my first DSLR (a Canon T6), I’m thinking about joining the MILC world with the Canon RP (affordable, full-frame-sensor, mirrorless). I like to take pictures while ...
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What happens when the shuttercount of my DSLR is too high? [duplicate]

Yesterday I bought my first DSLR, a used Canon EOS Rebel T5 with a lot if accessories. It has been used 15 times, and I think I’m gonna take a lot of pictures with it, but what happens when I take too ...
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How can I work around lack of support for Canon's new CR3 Raw format in the software I use?

Canon's new Cr3 file format is not able to be processed in any of the top editing software. Lightroom Classic doesn't support it, nor DX0, or Luminar/Skylum. Lightroom CC subscription will but I don't ...
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How can I make use of a speedlight that does not work with the non-standard hotshoe on lower-end Canon cameras?

My Canon 2000D is not firing the YN560 iv speed light. So, I learned the hard way that this flash is not compatible with the hotshoe on my camera. Is there any way I can use this camera and flash ...
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Using old FD lenses - are they better for EF mount or Micro 4/3s system?

I’m looking to buy a DSLR and I’m stuck between buying a Canon with an EF mount or a camera with Micro 4/3s. I have a good set of old Canon FD lenses (From a 28mm to a telephoto) that I’d like to use, ...
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Nikon D3500 vs Canon EOS T7 [closed]

I'm going to buy my first DSLR camera mainly for astrophotography and some panoramic photography. I will probably buy the Nikon D3500 but I don't understand why the Canon T7 is more expensive than the ...
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Should I purchase a speed booster to enlargen my kit lens's field of view, or purchase a 35mm prime?

I own a Canon Rebel T7i with only a kit lens and the APS-C sensor size is bothering me for some reason. Is it a good idea to purchase a speed booster in order to take my APS-C sensor into a full-...
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Long distance (20+ m) control options of Canon 7D Mark II with live view

I am hobby wildlife photographer and I would like to control my Canon 7D Mark II with 50 mm lens from long (at least 20 meters) distance with live view and all focusing functions. A device from which ...
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Llightroom strange lens default correction profile with Canon 17-40 f/4L

When using Lightroom Classic I have discovered that the default lens correction profile used for a Canon 17-44 f/4L lens looks a bit strange compared to other lenses in my collection. By default the ...
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Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens won't go down to f/1.8

Bought a 1.8 lens. Today on manual I realised it won't go down to f/1.8, the lowest is f/2.8, but on other modes it does. The camera is a Canon 5Ds. p.s - just moved to canon so is there a setting ...
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Why did my Canon 80D recommend such a fast shutter speed in near-total darkness?

This morning I went out to shoot the sunrise. I went out well before dawn, and it's one day from the new moon, so it was very dark while I was setting up. I turned the ISO up to the maximum setting ...
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Scripting s series of camera shooting with different aperture and focal length

Is there any software, app, or any way that I can script a series of photo shooting with Canon camera with different aperture and focal length? Something like Things I tried DSLR Controller App ...
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Why do most Lightroom presets seem to look better if I do some basic color and light correction and then apply the preset on the exported TIFF?

I've noticed that most (if not all) presets seem to look better if I first correct the exposure on the CR2 file (I work with Canon). If I first adjust shadows, whites contrast and etc, and them when ...
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What type of lens would I need for outdoor shots similar to the wide shots in this music video?

I am trying to find out what type of lens I need to get the shot that's in this music video. I am trying to shoot a video and I have a Canon Rebel T6i with the 18-55 kit lens. I want to be able to get ...
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Why RAW and JPEG look the same?

I recently bought a canon m100. I shoot both raw + jpeg but they look exactly the same. The only difference is the file size. Aren't raw photos supposed to have less contrast etc? I've tried to view ...
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Deciding between the Canon SL3 and T7i

The Canon SL3 was released this year and has a couple improvements over the T7i, but it also has some setbacks. The biggest differences that I could find are the image processor, battery life and ...
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Why is my 5D Mark IV suddenly taking extra time while turning on?

I have a Canon 5D mark IV. It was working fine till a few days back. Suddenly it has started taking around 5-8 seconds to turn on. I can't figure out why this is happening. Does anyone have a clue ...