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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 200d/SL2 real time metering

The light meter only updates after pressing the shutter button half way. Is it possible to show it before the shutter is half way pressed.
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Filter holder adaptor with Canon's EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM lens

I'm interested about using ND filters with the Canon 8-15mm fisheye, but I'm not finding information about which alternatives are available. Are Format or Lee sw150 compatible with such lens? If ...
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What is the difference between the various image-stabilized Canon 18-55mm lenses? [duplicate]

I'm looking at buying a new 18-55mm lens as the one that came with my 4000D doesn't have image stabilisation, which I really need. It seems like canon have made many EF-S lenses over time that all ...
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Can you turn a 60mm macro lens into a 100mm macro lens?

I have a Canon EF-S 60mm Macro lens. Can I add an extension tube or teleconverter to emulate a 100mm Macro? If not, is there a solution?
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What enables the Canon RF 70-200 f/2.8 to be much smaller than the EF version?

Canon announced the RF 70-200 f/2.8L in February 2019. This is notable for being much smaller than the equivalent EF lens, being perhaps two thirds of the length, yet maintaining the speed of the EF ...
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Use Canon AE-1 lenses on a Sony Alpha a6000 [duplicate]

I have found that my father had an old Canon AE-1 film camera, and I'm about to buy a Sony Alpha a6000 camera. The old AE-1 camera has a good 80mm lens that I'd love to use on my Sony camera, even if ...
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autofocus point not visible canon EOS m50

Earlier the focus points would show red square on preview mode. But I am not sure I juggled with some settings, I am unable to see the focus square now. Still the focus point is enable in my preview ...
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Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 III IS vs Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens [closed]

I own canon 80D and have plans to upgrade to either DSLR or mirrorless after few years.Now,I m planning to buy Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 III IS . Will it be worth to invest in Canon EF lenses as I can see ...
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Canon EOS 6D mark II with Sigma Lens looks weird on LCD Monitor

All the photos in my camera looks like a fish eye or something, maybe I'm some configuration there, any help? this is how all the photos looks like:
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Can I take pictures on a Canon T6i with no lens fitted?

Currently I am trying James Millar's method of transferring old Super 8 movies by DSLR 1080p video of film in projector gate: https://vimeo.com/20950590 With projector lens still in place, Canon DSLR ...
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Physical button reset Canon M50

I want to know if there's a physical button somewhere on the Canon M50 to reset the device, like many routers have. This is now critical for me, because of my previous question, where many of the ...
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Canon M50 Firmware buggy?

I upgraded to the Canon M50 firmware 1.0.2 two weeks ago. Since yesterday, here are what challenges I'm facing: Can't switch from Manual or any other mode to Video mode. Video mode is activated ...
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Travelling, Need a new lens [closed]

I am travelling at the end of this year so I want to use this time to save for a lens. I have the Canon 5D MKIII and when I stopped photography for a while due to other commitments I sold my other ...
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How to fix memory card error on Canon camera?

I have a Canon EOS 550D and cannot get two different memory cards to work. The first one is SanDisk Extreeme, microSDXC 1, 64 GB and the second is a Verbatim SDHC class 4, 8GB. The situation with the ...
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Is Canon 50mm f/1.2 with Canon EOS 80D suitable for portraits, landscapes, travel/nightlife photography?

I'm purchasing my first DSLR camera (Canon 80D) in a few weeks. I want to use it mostly for portraits, landscapes, travel/nightlife shots. I've come across the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L, and wanted to know ...
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Canon 17-55 f2.8 lens with Sony Alpha via adapter Will IS work?

Canon 17-55 f2.8 lens + Camera Sony Alpha 6400 (or similar APSC) Will image stabiliser and autofocus work properly ? Thank you
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Canon Rebel T5 for sale [duplicate]

Question, is a Canon Rebel T5 worth purchasing these days and if so how much should I pay? This will be my first DSLR and I have not been into photography before so I will be learning.
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Rebel T6 EOS LCD Screen completely blank

The LCD screen on my Rebel T6 is completely blank. I have tried all suggestions listed of similar questions to no avail. Battery is fully charged, I have taken battery out and replaced, clicked the on ...
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Looking for a travel lens for Canon 5D MKIII [closed]

I've decided to change my style of photography and I'm more interested in doing travel photography and landscape. Im stuck between getting the 16-35 f4 IS and the 24-70 F2.8 MKII. Which one should I ...
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Why does Canon 7D exist? [closed]

When I think about prosumer cameras the first thing that comes to my mind is the full frame sensor. As far as my knowledge goes. The best lenses are made for the full frame cameras [which can work ...
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add or edit gps data to a picture

I want to add/edit GPS (location) data to some picture. i used Geosetter software and could do it but when yo right click on picture and give properties the decimal number of location numbers is very ...
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What is the things on front of the Canon 600EX RT? [closed]

There are two things on the front. An hole with a metal rod in it [perhaps a connection for something] A red piece of glass with something in it. [stupid guess says it's an charging indicator.] ...
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Can I use the Canon 55-250mm lens on my Nikon D5200 body? [duplicate]

Can I use the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens on my Nikon D5200 body?
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Manual settings on Canon EOS 450D not writing

I'm struggling to work out what is going on. Photos "taken" using any of the manual settings on my Canon EOS 450D result in a delay (as though I have set the timer) and then no image is written to the ...
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Does Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II work with Canon 200D? [duplicate]

I want to buy a Canon EF 50 mm f/1.8 II. Does the Canon lens EF 50 mm f/1.8 II work Canon EOS 200D?
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Yonguno YN600EX-RT and Canon T6 High Speed sync issue: Horizontal lighter band in picture

I am able to get HHS working on the Canon T6 with the Yonguno flash, but when I go to 1/4000, ISO 100, and f1.8, the picture comes out with a horizontal band that is lighter than the rest of the ...
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Yongnuo YN622C-TX + Canon 580 EX will not operate in Manual Mode

Equipment: Canon 5D Mark II, Yongnuo YN622C-TX with 622 transceivers, Canon 580 EX I'm having some issues with the Yongnuo equipment. It seems to work fine in E-TTL using 580 EX flashes. HOWEVER, ...
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Would a 50mm lens on a Canon APS-C crop produce the exact same image as an 80mm lens on a full frame camera?

Scenario: I put a 80mm lens on a FF camera and take a picture I put a 50mm lens on a Canon APS-C crop camera (1.6x crop) and take a picture Going by the 1.6x crop, I understand the fields of view of ...
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How to decide between 28/1.8 non-IS and 35/2 IS to complement 50/1.8 non-IS on Canon DSLR?

I have a Canon EOS 2000D DSLR (crop factor approximately 1.6). As the lenses, I have 18-55 mm IS zoom (f/3.5-5.6) and 50mm non-IS fixed focal length (f/1.8), and have ordered a 55-250 mm IS zoom which ...
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Why can't I see changed depth of field on LCD preview on my 2000D after changing aperture?

I have a Canon EOS 2000D camera with Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 lens that can achieve shallow depth of field. If I adjust the aperture settings of the lens on the camera, I'm not seeing any change of depth ...
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How to choose between Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM and EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM

I'm looking for a macro lens for my Canon 80D. The two crop-specific offerings from Canon are the EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM and EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM. They're both on the affordable end of the ...
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Want to upgrade Canon T6i and need guidance

I have a Canon T6i and mainly use a Sigma 18-250 lens. I photograph lots of stuff (landscapes, my kids, sports, architecture, wildlife, etc). I have a good wide angle lens for the landscapes. I want ...
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Using Android phone as wireless viewfinder for my Canon DSLR?

I am thinking about buying a 1300D and taking some photos with it. I am thinking of climbing to the Mount Sipylus and taking photos of myself just like the expedition photos of history (which always ...
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Replace Canon 600D with Canon 80D? [closed]

I have a Canon 600D which has served me well over the years. Now I would like to create more video content, but the 600D has this 12min video length limit. The result is quite often that the camera ...
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Have I damaged my camera's sensor? [duplicate]

Excuse the image of the random cat, but I noticed these random purple spots/lines in all the pictures I've taken today. They're in the same location and in the same shape so have I damaged the sensor?
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Did Canon remove the possibility to read the shuttercount?

So, I just saw this question and it got me thinking of something I stumbled upon recently. Whenever I get a Canon camera in my hands, I read out its shuttercount using gphoto2 on Linux. What I do is ...
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Canon EOS 2000D shutter counter

Does anyone know of a program to obtain shutter count for a Canon EOS 2000D (Rebel T7)? Many other applications were already used with no results.
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Canon FT QL Light Meter problem

I recently got my hands on a Canon FT QL and I think the light meter might be broken, but I'm not 100% sure if that's the case and, if it is, exactly what is wrong with it. Behaviour: so, when I don'...
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Will these particles on the sensor affect image quality?

I have a Canon Rebel T6. I'm really newbie and know very little about photography. I think I made and big mistake and accidentally let dust enter the sensor area and the mirror area. To visualize the ...
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Entry-level Linux compatible DSLR

Does anyone know of an entry level DSLR camera that is Linux compatible? Entry level as in under $1000. I've visited the Canon, Sony, Nikon and Panasonic websites and every camera I can afford ...
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which is better for makeup videos and portrait; canon 50mm f/1.8 or a 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 , and why?

I make makeup videos for youtube and recently got the canon rebel T5i as well as the 50mm f/1.8 and 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses. I am not sure which is better for taking photos and which is better for ...
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Can I get a manual focus lens for my Canon PowerShot camera?

I have recently bought myself a camera, a Canon PowerShot SX530, and I noticed that the focus on this camera is difficult to adjust and clarify. I am looking to buy a low priced manual focus lens, I ...
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Why do images taken with my DSLR end up half black and half bright purple?

I use a Canon Rebel T6, and it worked great for about a year and a half until the other week when I'd take a picture and look at it, it would be a half black, half purple screen. Videos work perfectly ...
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Is it possible to make the shutter speed slower than 30 seconds on the Canon 4000D? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 4000D and I would like to take some long exposure photography. It only allows shutter speeds up to 30 seconds and I would prefer to have the ability to take shots that are exposed for 1 ...
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Will a full frame camera reduce noise vs. my Canon T7i for high school wrestling and football?

I’m looking to get my first Canon full frame. I mostly take photos of high school wrestling and night football. I would like to stay around $1000. Currently I have a T7i. Is there any advice as to ...
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Have a canon T6 rebel? what extra equipment should i get if i want to get more professional photos? [closed]

could you please provide actual equipment for for example flash diffusrs, or sppedlights, etc, this would be to end up photographing kids, newborns, couples in a mini studio and also outside ...
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Filter for Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera Kit w/EF-M15-45mm Lens [duplicate]

Recently i purchased a Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera Kit w/EF-M15-45mm Len. i'm a beginner in photography. kindly advise me to find a proper filter for my lens. how can calculate or find the filter ...
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My camera keeps getting the static effect and it shows in all of the photos.. What is the problem?

Canon g12, it really is annoying when it is like that and I'm thinking of sending it to the camera shop but worth asking then me going to pay for someone right
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Does EOS utility fully work with other (non canon) lenses?

I only used canon lenses with EOS Utility before and now I'm looking to buy a new sigma lens. My question is: would fine focus adjustments when shooting tethered still work with other lenses? Edit: ...
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Use Canon DPP only to correct lens for my Powershot G7X Mark II and export RAW [duplicate]

I recently bought a Canon Powershot G7X Mark II. I am using Linux and I found darktable to be a decent photo editor. However, my RAW pictures come with a distortion which darkens the corners and ...