Questions tagged [canon]

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

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Why do I have to press the shutter button twice on my Canon 6d Mark II? [duplicate]

I am new to photography and trying to learn everyday. I've noticed when shooting in manual mode and using the Viewfinder like most professionals use, when I press the shutter button down you have to ...
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What speedlites can work with the Canon EOS 4000D's non-standard hotshoe?

I was wondering if someone can help me out in finding which speedlites I can use on a Canon 4000D, as this camera does not have a centre connection on it.
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Is the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens parfocal or not?

I read a review of the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens. It said: Focus shifts while zooming. Zoom before you focus. Surprised by this (I don't recall ever seeing the focus scale shift while ...
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Are Canon EW-83J and EW-83H lens hoods mount mechanisms compatible?

I have a Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens and its hood EW-83H. I also have an EW-83J lens hood intended for EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM. I don't have a full frame camera; my camera is a crop sensor ...
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using my canon rebel t5 for video and fb live [on hold]

Is there a way to do Facebook live and record on my canon rebel t5 and somehow connect to my iPhone 8splus or my iPad ?
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Canon Rebel T6 won't autofocus after taking photo

I'm trying to repair a Rebel T6 with a strange problem. All settings are stock, AF One Shot, center point selection. I've tested with 3 lenses including the 18-55 kit lens. After turning the camera ...
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How to take photos with a yellowish tone and point-and-shoot film camera look?

I have a Canon EOS Rebel T6 and want to emulate the look of these pictures with my flash. The photographer is astrortiz on Instagram. He also uses a Canon DSLR. Most were taken with flash. They have ...
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Can you use Canon 200D's STM lens on Canon 3000D/1500D?

What I understand is that STM is a part of lens, not camera. Canon 3000D or 1500D makes noise while focusing. So if we buy a Canon EF-S STM lens, which is used on 200D, will it be compatible and ...
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Buying used Canon 600D with 18-135 IS [closed]

I am in need of a canon 18-135 lens but don't want to go for a new one. Recently I saw an ad on a used stuff website for a canon 600d with 18-135 IS version selling for 200 euros. I am planning to buy ...
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Is it possible to increase a camera's burst shooting FPS through software changes?

The Canon 77D has a burst shooting rate of 6fps and Canon 80D, 7 fps. Knowing fully well the fps is dependent on the camera body, is it possible to increase the fps at least by a single point by ...
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Canon ftb shutter sticking and not returning, but returns when I loosen the lens

I have an old film Canon ftb. It was working fine but suddenly after taking a picture, the shutter fails to "spring back" and the viewfinder remains black. For a while I could give the camera a little ...
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What makes RF lenses better than Canon's EF lenses?

So Canon finally got into the mirrorless league — but they also made a new lens mount for their mirrorless cameras! Is there anything better in RF lens mount or lenses that makes them better than ...
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Error E5 and E4 on Canon Autoboy ZoomSuper keeps Appearing

So I got this old film camera: the Canon Autoboy Zoom Super that was given to me. I bought a fresh pack of batteries and a roll of film to try it out. But after every click, error E8 flashes, then I ...
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EF lens on an EF-S body [duplicate]

I have an EOS Rebel T7i and am wondering if I can put an EF 75mm-300mm lens on it. Thanks and have a great day!
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Entry level camera vs phone camera?

I would like to start my photographic journey, just don't know which camera to buy for beginners. I was looking at Canon Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, but I wonder how much of an upgrade is it on ...
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Err 01 after cleaning lens

I recently cleaned my Canon 50mm f/1.8 STM lens using eyeglasses cleaner and a microfiber cloth. A few minutes afterward, I noticed condensation inside the lens, so I placed it in a safe place and let ...
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Can Tamron Tap-in Console solve focal length problems in metadata?

I recently found some issues on my Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 G2 (A032) lens for Canon. The first issue is about the focal length in the EXIF data. While the lens works well in autofocusing, I found the ...
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Are there newer models which will still fit my Canon XTi underwater housing?

I want to upgrade my canon XTi with a newer Canon model that will fit into my DX400D Sea and Sea underwater housing. I would like a "newer" Canon model that... Has the same button layout on the back ...
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How can connect an Yongnuo YN 600 EX RT flash as master with an Yongnuo YN 560 IV as receiver mode

I want to connect my Yongnuo YN 600 EX RT flash so it works as master flash with an Yongnuo YN 560 IV flash as receiver.
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Remote video shooting to conserve battery [closed]

I had just recently learned how to remote shoot videos using my Canon 6D with the EOS Utility 3.0. It turned out to be very convenient to shoot videos this way because it allowed me: 1) To use my ...
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Can a DSLR take a better photo (less blurry and less noisy) of artworks than a Point and Shoot Camera (Nikon B500)?

These photos are taken from my Nikon B500 Point and Shoot camera. See the Orange marks here. The area nearby these marks is not well photographed. I guess you might not see much difference but as I ...
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Why did some of my 35mm film pictures turn out foggy/ hazy/ dull?

This is my first time ever shooting with film so I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. Many of the photos in the roll are super crisp and clear but some have this kind of foggy haze, especially all the ...
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Is USM lens suitable for static photos on canon 550d?

I am looking to upgrade the lens on my canon 550d. An EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 seems to be an all rounder for my needs. But i am thinking if there is any compatibility issue or such with a USM compared ...
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Can my Canon 600EX II-RT on-camera flash trigger a 430EX-II off-camera flash, or do I need tranceiver(s) as well?

I am a beginning wedding photographer using off camera flash for the first time during a wedding reception. It will be outdoors in a big white tent. I plan to mount my Canon 600EX II-RT on-camera to ...
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Canon 70D often overexposing or underexposing shots

It really started to bother me, I don't know what it is, is it difficult lighting conditions for the camera is it my settings, but I very often get incorrectly exposed pictures with my 70D. Here are ...
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Why does Canon have Two Kinds of Nanotech Lens Coatings?

Nikon has a single Nano Crystal Coating, while Canon has not only an equivalent coating (Sub Wavelength Coating), but they also have an Air Sphere coating which seems to do much the same thing. Why ...
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EOS 400d: won't turn on?

I have the EOS 400d - also known as EOS Digital Rebel XTi, or Kiss Digital X in Japan - and as of tonight, it stopped working. It won't do anything, with or without batteries or a CF card, except ...
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Can I get an adapter to use a Fuji X mount lens on my Canon DSLR?

Can I get an adapter for my Canon 1300D to use a Fuji X mount lens on my canon? The reason for the adapter is the Fuji lens has infinity focus and my Canon lens doesn’t. It’s takes me along long time ...
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Can I trigger the Yongnuo YN-600EX RT Il with the YN-622C?

I own a YN656EXIII that I trigger with a YN622C. I'm interested in adding two YN-600EX RT II to my kit. I was expecting to be able to use the following setup: One YN622C on my camera. One YN622c on ...
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Photos taken with Canon ef2 24mm lens on a Canon 200D are incredibly noisy

I Just purchased a canon 24mm lens that i am using on my Canon 200D. The first few test shots I took came out full of noise. I just assumed that this was a lighting issue (dimly lit room) but after ...
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Why was my Canon Speedlite 600EX triggering other flashes?

Hi: I second shot a wedding reception last Saturday and my on-camera Canon Speedlite 600EX flash (on a Canon 5DM3) was triggering the lead photographer's two Godox off camera flashes (she had a Nikon ...
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Can I reattatch the parts of my Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens which broke in a fall, without further disassembly?

The upper part of my Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens is separated from the lens body due to a fall. One of its 4 lugs has broken off. Can I still attach the upper and the lower parts without ...
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Canon 70-200 f2.8 III IS vs Canon RF 70-200 f2.8 (trombone style) [closed]

Is it worth purchasing a "trombone" style Canon RF telephoto vs purchasing a Canon EF telephoto that does not like the 70-200 f2.8 III IS. The up and coming Canon RF 70-200 is much smaller than the ...
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New camera won't focus while zoomed in, old one focuses perfectly. Why? [duplicate]

I take photos of computer hardware for sale on ebay. I had been borrowing a camera for photos (Olympus SZ-16) and the camera will be able to focus while very zoomed in to a device while relatively ...
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Why do I need to turn off image stabilizer to film a video? [closed]

I have a Canon Rebel T6 that I'm going to use to film a video for a class, and when looking up instructions, a website recommended that I turn off auto-focus and image stabilizer. I know auto-focus ...
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Avoiding borders when printing on Canon Pro-10 with matte ink

The Canon Pro 10 uses two types of black ink - the PGI-72PBK for glossy paper and the PGI-72MBK for matte paper types. Unfortunately the driver only uses the matte ink if fine art paper is selected - ...
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Transferred files from Canon camera, now files are corrupted (?)

I recently transferred some photos from the sd card inside my canon camera (by cutting and pasting into a usb file) and for some reason, some files have been cut (like some blocks of the image are ...
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All-round budget lens upgrade [duplicate]

I'm looking for a decent all-purpose lens to replace the 18-55mm kit lens on my Canon EOS Rebel XTi (400D). I'd like to keep the price as low as possible but something with a half-decent zoom and IS. ...
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Canon flash plus Canon trigger on Nikon body will it work? [duplicate]

I was Canon user before but now I bought Nikon body . I have a third party flash along with dedicated Canon trigger and receiver and I want to use that flash remotely with those trigger can sync cable ...
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Canon AE-1 lever stuck

My Canon AE-1 film advance lever won't budge. The camera hasn't been used in awhile, but I know of no damage that might have caused this. Afraid to force it for fear of breaking something.
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How to stop Canon 5D Mk IV from switching to SD card automatically when CF card is removed?

I have both a CF and an SD card in a 5D Mk IV when shooting. "Record func+card/folder sel." is set to "Standard" and the camera is set to use the CF card. However, whenever I turn off the camera and ...
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Canon EOS film camera stopped working after trying to use flash

I have a Canon EOS 500N camera (known as the Rebel G in America and the New EOS Kiss in Japan) that worked fine up until just now, when I tried to use the flash. The flash has worked before and I was ...
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How to shoot nice shots in indoor nightclub?

Using an EOS80D with an 18-35 2.8 Sigma lens I recently shot at a nightclub and had done some research first. I wanted to create shutter drag with my flash and shutter speed. That kind of worked, but ...
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What to do with my collection of old third-party Pentax zooms with Canon camera?

I just dug 4 lenses out of the closet with my old film Pentax. I have the following: Quantaray 35-80mm f4-5.6 Quantaray 70-210mm f4-5.5 Albinar Macro Zoom 80-200mm f3.9 Promaster AF 100-400mm f4.5-6....
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Why is there difference in white balance between Canon and Nikon even in RAW files?

I have Nikon and Canon codec installed in windows 10 so I can open images directly. I also have lightroom for comparing images. When I open the same image shot on Nikon D3400 and Canon 200D on auto ...
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Canon 50mm 1.8 lens not autofocusing on *one* camera

I have a Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens than when attached to my 100d doesn't autofocus. I presumed the motor had gone on the lens, as it had previously worked fine A friend has recently let me ...
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Canon 7D MkII versus SL3 [duplicate]

After the news about the release of the new entry-level SL3, I got to wondering in which cases would someone go for the twice the price 7DmkII? As far as I can tell, the 7D can burst faster (10 x 5 ...
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STM Lenses working for Canon Rebel T7/ Canon 2000D?

I want to buy a lens for my new camera and everyone says that STM or USM Lenses are the best choices but also they said STM and USM lenses will not work for Canon Rebel T7/ 2000D ! is this correct?
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Canon 6D and GPS week roll over

On April 6th there was the GPS week roll over, which was paired with an update of the time format from 10 bit to 13 bit. Today I have tried to get a connection to a GPS satellite using the internal ...
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Canon Digic 6 and Digic 7 [duplicate]

Canon 80 D with DIGIC 6 was released in Feb 2016. Canon 77D with DIGIC 7 was released in Feb 2017.Does that make the canon 77D better than canon 80 D eventhough 80D has better features and is more ...