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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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Why did some of my indoor event shots come out under- and overexposed?

just wondering if I can get a bit of help, please. I'm probably doing something really stupid and haven't realized. I usually shoot newborn/baby photos in a studio with flash, I have all my settings ...
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Downloading from camera to computer running Window XP

Is there a way to use my Canon EOS RP's wireless function to download images to a computer running Windows XP? Canon's Image Transfer Utility works only on Windows 7 and later, but maybe there's a way ...
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Telephoto Lens Advice for Canon

I use a Canon 600D and currently have three lenses: EFS 18-55mm A very old 50mm Pentax I use with adapter A very old (1970s?) Auto Super-Paragon 200mm f/3.3 I use with an adapter I want to get more ...
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pink/purple glare inside the viewfinder on canon eos R6

I just got brand new Canon eos R6 . Is it normal to see pink/purple glare inside the viewfinder(left side) while taking photos?
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Help! Auto-focus not working on Manual Mode but working perfectly fine on Auto Mode

I just bought and received a brand new Canon EF 24-70mm II USM lens. Already there is an issue. The autofocus works perfectly fine in Auto shooting Mode but will NOT work in Manual shooting Mode. This ...
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Canon T6i Auto focus works on Live view but stops auto focusing on view finder

I'm sure I got a setting wrong or something. So I have AI servo active. When I open the live view the camera automatically auto focuses as I move it around from object to object. But when I close the ...
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Canon 2000D has a regular hotshoe

i just switched from a eos 4000D to an eos 2000D and to my surprise, the hot shoe has a regular centre pin. I was expecting the stripped down version. I just wondered if i can therfore use a generic ...
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Why does my Canon SX260HS shut down while I am shooting?

I can take like 2 shots then it shuts down. Lens closes. I press restart and then the same thing happens. I miss a lot of shots while restarting. Anything I can do? This is the message:"A camera ...
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LCD Screen Is On While Camera Is Off

I was shooting a roll of film and was done for the day, I left the roll inside as it still has a few photos and turned off my point and shoot. But the LCD panel stays on indicating how many shots I ...
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Why is my 3rd party lens giving a Canon Error 01 (camera/lens communication fault)?

I'm using a Canon 1100D body with a Tamron 70-300mm lens, and I've recently been getting the Err 01 message. This happens on full zoom with the camera set to anything other than aperture priority. I'...
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In what dimensions can I print a photo shot on Canon EOS 2000D

In what dimensions can I print a photo shot on Canon EOS 2000D at full resolution and save the photo as JPEG in a 3:2 aspect ratio? Let's assume I want to print it with 600 dpi.
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Auto focus won’t work in viewfinder on Aperture priority mode

My camera (Canon Rebel t7i) won’t auto focus in manual or aperture priority mode in viewfinder. (It works perfectly in liveview) Maybe it’s important to say that I’ve never shot in manual mode so I ...
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Why I am unable to focus at all while using ND filters

Lately, I am unable to focus with ND8 AND ND10 filters put over the kit lenses of my Canon1300D camera. Whenever I try to focus, it allows me to only reach to a point where the subjects are only ...
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Why is my dSLR sometimes not letting me take a photo?

I’ve just gotten a Canon 800D/T7i and I'm having issues using it. Sometimes when I try and take a photo it won’t let me. Can someone tell me why? What’s the best mode to be taking photos in?
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How can I shoot a timelapse with a Canon Powershot camera?

I have a Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS. Does anyone know if there is an Android application to record a timelapse on the camera? If not, is there a compatible intervalometer?
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Did I ruin my film when I opened my Canon Sure-shot telemax film camera?

I have a Canon Sureshot Telemax point-and-shoot camera, with automatic rewind (I think it’s automatic rewind). I’m new to film cameras and accidentally opened the back after I finished the roll, and ...
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How do I avoid overexposure using a shoe-mounted flash outdoors?

I shoot with a Canon EOS 77D and have a 430EX III-RT flash. Whenever I use the flash outdoors to compensate for lighting the photo are overexposed. I shot in Av with ISO 400, then 200, 1/200 sec ...
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Error message on Canon Sureshot

I’ve just gone to use my Canon Sureshot zoom 70 for the first time, the film loaded ok and the flash seemed to be working but when I pressed the shutter button the picture didn’t take and an E came ...
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Canon EOS 800D battery problem

I would like to know if you have some experience with following problem. When I insert my fully charged original battery in Canon EOS800D the camera does not start at all. Even the indicator for ...
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What kind of lighting gear should I consider for macro shooting?

Next week I will receive a Canon EOS 6D Mark II. It's my first camera. I have also bought the Canon EF 100 f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens. I am very interested in doing macro photography. My question is ...
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What type of battery is used for the Canon EF Adapter XL for Canon XL-2 and XL-1 DV Camcorders

Please provide full battery specifications if you can for the Canon EF Adapter XL for Canon XL-2 and XL-1 DV Camcorders to mount EOS Photo Lenses BH #CAEFAXL1 • MFR #3162A002
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K&F Concept ND2-ND32 Neutral Density Filter for Canon EF 100mm

I am not quite sure whether this filter: K&F Concept ND2-ND32 Neutral Density Filter will fit this lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM The thing that I am not quite sure is here in the filter ...
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Shadow line on all my photos with Canon 70D

I am trying to figure out what could be causing this line on all my photos. It is not always dominant, but it is annoying. Can anyone recommend what is causing this? Here is an image of the sensor ...
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I have a white and pink line on my LCD screen

I was shooting a wedding video for a client and during the reception they had lasers where the DJ booth was for the dancing. As I was filming for around 25 minutes I realized that all of a sudden I ...
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Canon 16-36mm f2.8 EF manual focus not working

I bought a used Canon EF 16-35mm f2.8 where the auto focus works fine, but manual focus isn't working. The focus ring is not stuck, so that isn't the problem. Any ideas to what it can be?
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Canon 100D focusing screen

I have a canon 100D/SL1. I was swapping my lens today and when removed the lens I noticed something fell, turns out it's the focusing screen. However I powered on the camera and took some pictures and ...
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Canon EOS 2000D: Where is the built in flash?

I am planning to buy the Canon EOS 2000D camera. I know it has a built in flash but I don't know where it is (I also looked in the specifications/other sites)? Is it a pop-up flash in the top and ...
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Affordable camera for a macro photography

Which cheap camera fits better for taking a macro photos of static objects: PCB boards, electronic chips, various small hardware? Basically, the camera will be fixed on a copy stand. I'm considering ...
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T4i battery charged by USB?

I would like to charge my T4i battery in camera with a USB cable. Can I do that or do I need a special USB cable? If so is there a solar charger it can connect to? It's for a 14-day river trip.
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Taking shots of myself on a Canon 1DX Mkii

I have a Canon 1DXMkii. I'm trying to take a shot of myself, but if I use the timer and run around to the front of the camera, it doesn't refocus on me - it stays focused where it was when I press ...
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Dismissing red frame in close up [Canon EOS M50]

Is there a way to take a shot even though the red frame indicating out of focus appears? When I am trying to take a picture few inches away from something the red frame appears. Someone asked similar ...
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My Canon EOS 500 Film Camera has all of a sudden stopped working

My Canon EOS 500 camera used to be my dad's for many years before he gave it to me. I've been using it for a couple of months now and it has been working fine. Last week I went to use it again but ...
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Converting Canon 100D to WiFi

I can control my Canon 100D and store images on my laptop via a USB connection. I want to set up my camera outside and control it and see the images from inside without trailing a long cable. I have ...
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teleconverter for a Canon Powershot SX50 HS

I have a Canon Powershot SX50 HS camera and use it a lot for bird photography ( goes up to 200mm). Is it worth getting a X2 teleconverter lens or will the loss in image quality offset the ...
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My photos are fully white, how can I recover the image?

All photos I took while travelling faced the same issue: they are fully white. Why is that? And can I recover an image from this photo? I have included a sample below.
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What triggers are needed to fire a YN568ex III for canon 80D?

I have a Canon 80D and a Yongnuo 568EX III. I'm thinking to buy a remote flash trigger for the setting, but not sure what will work. I read about Yongnuo YN622N Kit, but I'm not sure it will work with ...
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Connecting my Godox SK400 II with my Godox X1R-C Receiver

Okay, so I finally want to delve into flash photography. But I'm having the hardest time connecting my Godox SK400 II with the X1R-C Receiver. According to the product features, the SK400 II has a ...
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How to efficiently stop metadata being in my photos?

For privacy reasons, I would like to ensure that any photos I publish do not have any metadata in them. At the moment, I'm deleting the EXIF data via copy-and-paste in Photoshop, which is a very ...
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Canon 70-300mm blurry wide open at infinity - stars and distant lights

I'm having a problem with Canon T1i + Canon 70-300mm USM IS lens at 300mm and wide open at f/5.6. Shutting night sky with a tripod I started noticing that the stars and planets are forming a "...
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How to avoid clogging / drying out of an inkjet printer if it is not used over a longer period of time?

I am planning to purchase an inkjet printer: either an a Canon imagePrograf Pro-1000 or an Epson SureColor SC-P900. During the first few weeks I will have some printing jobs. But then the printer will ...
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Picture looking sharp in Live View mode, then losing sharpness after picture has being taken

Since recently I am experiencing an issue with the sharpness of my images. I am using canon 70D with a macro lens for shooting jewellery and I need to have a very clear picture to capture the ...
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Analog film camera not taking multiple pictures

I have recently purchased a Canon Sure Shot AF-7 which appears to be in excellent condition. However, when I do not have film in it the shutter, flash etc. works perfectly well but after loading the ...
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Canon T7i- won’t power on

My 3 year old Canon T7i suddenly decided to stop turning on. I’ve tried everything including powering the battery fully replacing the battery twice changing the lense switching the microswitches on ...
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Why does my lens aperture stop working a few hours after attaching the lens?

I recently purchased a used Sigma 105mm f2.8 DG OS Macro lens, and when I tested it during the purchase everything worked fine. A few hours later when I tried it again, I noticed that my pictures were ...
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What speed lights are compatible with canon 2000d? I can’t find any

I’ve been looking for a speed lite compatible with my canon 2000d but I can’t seem to find any! If anyone knows of any of much appreciated It.
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Broken memory card cover Canon 7D markII, is there an override?

The memory card cover on my Canon 7D markII has broken off. I am unable to replace it at the moment but need to use my camera. Is there a way to override the automatic off setting for when the card ...
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Is there way to print 1:1 image on Canon Selphy CP820?

I have Canon Selphy CP820 (model not matter actually) and want to print image without any scaling and cropping. Original paper is proprietary 148x100mm. It prints at 300dpi. But when I trying to print ...
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Canon EOS R or R5 with EF-S lens

Next month, I will buy a canon EOS R5 for concert photography. I will be short on money for some months or even a whole year because of this investment. I have a lot of EF-S lenses and some EF lenses ...
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What hotshoe flashes are compatible with my Canon EF film camera?

I'm looking for a hot shoe flash for my old Canon EF analog film camera from the 70s. Any ideas? Is there anything I should specifically look at to make sure it's compatible? 1973 Canon EF film camera
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How do I stop my canon selphy cp1300 from printing out dull looking pictures?

The original pictures are very bright but whenever I print them out, they come out looking duller than the original. I only brought this printer last week and I was so excited to get it I do not want ...

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