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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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Buzzing Noise and error 01 canon camera

Hi I have a canon rebel T3 have a canon 75-300 mm lens. When i lock the lens in and turn on it starts to make a buzzing noise and I get error 01 when I try to take a picture. I try to take pictures ...
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Are RCR123A batteries safe to use with an EOS 30?

I've bought some rechargeable batteries for my Canon EOS 30, but I've noticed that their voltage when fully charged is 4.2 V, rather than the 3.5-3.7 V of a regular CR123A battery. Does anyone know if ...
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Sigma lens with Sigma teleconverter or Canon teleconverter

I am in need of a longer focal length and I can't currently buy a +400mm lens so I have decided to purchase an extender/teleconverter for now. I have two lenses on which I will use the TC. The first ...
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Canon AE-1 Aperture Lever in camera sticking

The lens I have confirmed to work on my back other A-1 but for some reason this camera body isn’t allowing the aperture diaphragm to fully close. It’s working from f1.4 to f5.6 but anything more it ...
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Which JPG settings are NOT applied to the back of camera screen of RAW?

I’d like to compare Canon t2i jpg to raw on the screen of the camera. It looks about the same. Is every setting applied the same way before it is displayed? Of course it is permanently applied to jpg,...
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Image is Blurry, but Viewfinder is sharp

I recently bought a Canon 550D. The problems is when I take a picture through the ViewFinder, the image gets blurry and out of focus. But when I use Live Mode, the image is sharp and in focus. What ...
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Why does a CR3 black and white image is displayed with colors when opening it on the PC? [duplicate]

Using a Canon camera, I took an image in black & white, and saved it as RAW. When I'm opening the image on my PC with, it displays in black & white as expected, and 2 seconds after in colors, ...
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The pics taken from my canon 18-135 mm zoom lens are blurred

When ever I take photos in my canon lens during zoomed out they are of good quality and sharp but when ever I take photos that are far or somewhat near to me i find them to be blurred and lack of ...
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Why is my EL-100 not firing on my T7/2000D with a sync contact on the hotshoe?

I’m having a similar issue, I bought the EOS 2000d from Canon recently with an EL-100 speedlite. I can not get the speedlite to flash. My camera does have the sync connector on the hotshoe.
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How can I choose a lens to improve my landscape and portrait photography?

I have an entry level DSLR ( Canon EOS 2000D). I would like to buy a lens for my camera to complement my current 18-55mm kit lens. In particular, I am interested in landscape and portrait photography. ...
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What are ideal conditions to store undeveloped film in?

A few years back as a birthday present to myself a buddy of mine and i went to go get film developed. With me I had brought 20 odd rolls of undeveloped film taken on a hardly tattered, untested T70 ...
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ND filter installation with RF STM Lenses

I’d like to know if there is a chance of throwing a lens out of focus when mounting either screw in or 100mm square nd filter systems. I recently switched to Canon RF with 35/50/85 prime lenses, which ...
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How to fix stuck cocking lever on Canon AE-1

The film advance lever on my Canon AE-1 is stuck. It will move half way and won’t advance. Battery is still charged and I am half way through a roll of film. Any ideas on what to do to get it unstuck. ...
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Why is my Canon camera not turning on?

If I turn on my Canon camera a red light blinks but my camera is not turning on. There is no clicking sound and if I press any buttons nothing happens. What is wrong with the camera? The battery is ...
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What differentiates Canon EF(S), EF-M, and RF despite flange distance and pins?

I understand that EF is for full-frame SLR, EF-S is for APS-C, RF is for R series mirrorless camera, and EF-M is sort of a failed (or at least, not as successful) transition between the 2 above. They ...
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Should I get my Canon DLSR serviced?

I got my Canon EOS 7D in India in 2011 and have clicked some great snaps with it. And to be fair, it hasn't given me any trouble since purchase. So much so that I never had to take the camera for ...
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Image blurred at edges when zoomed in too 55mm lens 18-55mm canon

I teach photography and one of my students images, all shot at 55mm (18-55mm canon kit lens) have a blurred vignette. Any advice? I have attached the images and the metadata enter image description ...
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Tethered shooting with gphoto2 works, but darktable does not find camera

I want to use my Canon 1300D and darktable 3.2.1 for my tethered photoshooting. I checked everything with gphoto2 on my Linux Mint Notebook, everything works fine, I can capture photos, but darktable ...
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Canon PowerShot SX410IS

When you first turn the camera on it does not focus properly and is blurred. When the lens is fully extended the lens then retracts itself and switch's off it.
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Focussing issue with Canon 90D and Tamron 24-70

A few weeks ago, I took wedding photos for a friend of a friend. A problem I had been having lately suddenly became very apparent: a lot of photos I take are not in focus. The focus indicators of my ...
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Interpreting EXIF GPSYaw values

I have been extracting the geographic information from a number of photographs. This spatial information is stored in the photograph's exif data. Part of the data I am extracting is the GPSRoll, ...
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Flash not firing during live view

Canon camera (6DII in my case) won't fire flash in live view mode (normal works fine) also not when using the canon connect app. I saw answers saying 'Disable silent LV shooting in the menu. There is &...
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Blinking orange camera on canon Sx420 IS

I have a Canon SX420 IS camera. And I've looked everywhere on what this symbol might mean, but can't seem to find it. It blinks when I hold the button half way to focus before taking the picture.Can ...
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Canon M50 showing aperture f22 using Sigma 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 [duplicate]

EDIT: not sure how to delete my post but I just realized the numbers represent the minimum f number, so this makes sense! I recently purchased both a Canon M50 and Sigma 18-300m f3.6-6.3 I understood ...
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EOS RP at freezing temperature [duplicate]

I'm going to Alaska next week and plan to bring my Canon RP with me to take pictures. It will be quite cold there (my weather says around 0°F-10°F for next week). Will this type of temperature wreck ...
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Can I use a Canon Powershot to wirelessly fire a Canon 430EX II?

I'm trying to get to a definitive answer here and wondering if anyone knows for sure. I have an old Canon 430EX II flash I'd like to fire as a slave from my Powershot G7X Mk II. Whilst it is ...
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In shutter priority mode, does the camera increase aperture or ISO first?

Assuming the camera is in "auto-iso" mode with a range of say 100-6400, and set to shutter priority with a shutter speed of 1/500, when the meter detects that the scene is "too dark&...
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Can the Canon R6 self-timer influence exposure level in these two images?

Below are two night sky images taken with what appear to me to be identical camera settings: f/4.0, 8s shutter speed, ISO 800, focal length 93mm. The only difference I can spot in the EXIF information ...
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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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