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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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Godox x1r x1t and canon speedlite 430exii [duplicate]

I was waiting for your kind reply on how to synchronise the godox x1r x1t & canon speedlite 430exii.. Thank you
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Synch eos rp and flash speedlite 430exII, godox x1t 2.4g

I have canon eos rp and flash speedlite 430exII, ive purchased godox x1t 2.4g but not able to synchronise the flashing, pls help.. can anybody help me to sort it out pls
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Canon FD lens mount adapter for Olympus Pen E-PL1

First time poster in this forum, and I want to ask this before I spend money. My parents were avid photographers, and both had Canon AE-1 Cameras. I have an Olympus Pen E-PL1. I have a few lenses ...
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Recording a movie larger than 4GB on Canon 7D

I have a Canon 7D (original model). I have a 16GB and 64GB CF Card formatted in FAT32 format. When I attempt to record a movie, I see that the maximum allowed time is 29:59, per US import restrictions....
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Go between recording video and take still image with BR-E1 on Canon EOS M50 without touching the camera

I am about to use a keying technique called "difference matte", which works by first taking a photo of your background and then you sit in front of the camera and shoot video. I have a Canon ...
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Image rejected by Shutterstock because the main subject is out of focus and it contains noise

I am a student learning doing photography as a hobby, I came across shutterstock and heard it is a way of making money by contributing and selling your images. My first image was rejected with reasons ...
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Canon 5D Mark III - Printing at 40 x 30 inches help

I took a photograph and would like to print it at 40x30 inches. I have RAW files - what PPI/resolution should I import this image in? I am slightly confused by it. These images should be crisp! Thank ...
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Why am I sometimes having “doubled image” and soft photos with my Tamron 100-400mm

I sometimes get unsharp results out of my Tamron 100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD, with a "doubled image effect", especially visible in the out-of-focus area (bokeh). But the rest of the time, ...
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DCIM folder: Can cameras read media in random locations?

My kids have been using many cameras over the past, all of which come with what I see as a limitation: they can only read photos located in the camera OS DCIM\xxx folders. My problem with this is that ...
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How can I tether my Canon 5D (original) to an Apple computer running the High Sierra OS?

I hope you are having a good time during coronavirus. I am in Scotland. I think it is alright. I am writing to ask if anyone knows how to tether an original Canon 5D (colloquially known as a Mark I) ...
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Should I turn off image stabilization when I am taking a landscape shot?

Should I turn off image stabilization when I am taking a landscape shot with a tripod? I would like to mention that I’m shootings with a Canon crop sensor, and one of the lenses listed at bottom might ...
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Mounting large format lens on PB-4 Bellows

I have a PB-4 bellows. I want to mount a large format lens on the bellows so it can focus to infinity and I will have a very versatile tilt/shift bellows. So I am just wondering if there are any ...
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I get a black strip when taking pictures with Canon EOS 760D. How can I fix it?

I was taking photos and suddenly a black strip appears on the pictures. Then I realized that something was wrong with the camera, some mechanism was not working. There is something stuck when the ...
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What mount is this 1.5 inch Taylor & Hobson Super Comat f1.9 16mm movie lens?

I bought this lens described as C mount and I bought a C to EOS M adapter, but the screw mount is too small for the inner diameter of the adapter as pictured here. Can you please help me identify this ...
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Use of AF button and AF Mode in Canon DSLR?

In Canon 1300D DSLR with Telephoto Lens, I have the doubt on the use of, the AF switch on the lens and Auto Mode in the Camera Mode Dial. When to use either of this, or is the AF/MF switch something ...
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Can the canon r5 and r6 connect to a phone without that phone disconnecting from the internet

Using som old cameras I hade to connect to the cameras built in wifi network to remote control it and download images to my smartphone. This the resulted in my smartphone loosing internet access until ...
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Canon 6D Mark-ii + Kenko C-AF 1.4x Teleplus pro 300 + Kenko 1.4x teleplus HD shows Error

Since 2 year i have canon 6d mark-ii camera but since that time kenko lens were not working and yesterday i tried with USA friend they had the same camera and lens but those are working with mark-ii ...
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Scratch on front element causes flare; how to minimize? [duplicate]

I bought a used Canon 28-135mm USM lens for cheap as a YOLO moment. The lens is lovely in all respects except for a few slight scuffs on the front element I have indeed seen the lens rentals blog ...
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How can I get sharp bird photos when the bird is further away?

I have Canon 1200D. I use the 55-250mm kit lens for bird photography. Laughing Dove ISO 400, 1/100, 250mm, cropped, shot late in day in overcast conditions, brightness increased in post processing ...
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Canon M50 lens recommendation for landscape photography

I'm a newbie in the photographic universe and I bought a canon m50 with the 15-45mm lens. However, I would like to buy a better lens for photographing landscapes, as cheaply as possible. It's just for ...
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Built-in Canon R5 intervalometer not triggering with back button focus

I was trying to use the built-in intervalometer on the Canon R5 last night, and at first set-up the shutter wasn't being triggered. I played around with settings for a bit, flipped the lens to Manual ...
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Canon 18-55mm lens giving err01 after it fell down

Sometime back I accidentally dropped my canon EFS 18-55mm lens (open caps); I cleaned the contact areas and any kind of dirt I could see on it. After that it was a bit jittery whenever I zoomed, but ...
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Focussing on a star with wide angle 14mm lens

Has anyone discovered a better way than trial and error to focus on a star - (for Milky Way Astrophotography)? I am using a Canon 5D Mk2 with a 14-40mm lens at 14mm. My Settings are ISO 12800 and ...
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Which lens hood should I use for EF-S 18-55mm III kit lens?

I've just bought a Canon EOS 4000D which shipped with a EF-S 18-55m 1:3.5-5.6 III kit lens. Which lens hood should I purchase that is compatible with this lens? Any resources on how to know which lens ...
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Can I simultaneously Charge and use Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

I am planning to buy Canon PowerShot SX740 HS, heard the battery can only last less than an hour. I would like to shoot a 4k 30fps tabletop videos for 2hours. Will it work with external power ...
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What is a better lens for Mirrorless camera? EF-M 55-200 mm vs EF-S 55-250 mm with adapter

I just ordered the EF-M 55-200 mm. I was looking only for lens directly for M, but after I made the order I also checked the EF-S / EF lenses and I found that they are probably better like 55-250 mm, ...
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On shutter priority mode and the Fstop won’t change and constantly getting dark pictures

So I’m using canon 5d Mark 2 with 50mm lens and just taking pictures on the different modes, while on shutter priority mode, I understand you control the speed and iso but the fstop remains at 1.8 all ...
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Will Canon's EF-EOS R adapter work with the new EOS R5 or will I need something else?

If I were to purchase the (newly-announced) Canon EOS R5 and wanted to use one of my existing EF-mount lenses, can I use it with the EF-EOS R adapter or do I need to purchase a different adapter? The ...
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Canon WFT-E7B II Wireless File Transmitter and Canon 5D Mk III

Does the Canon WFT-E7B Mk II Wireless File Transmitter works with the Canon 5D Mk III? The Canon website cryptically states the Canon WFT-E7B Mk II has "guaranteed compatibility" with the 5D ...
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Canon lens hood will not lock (brand new)

I have a Canon 7D Mark II with the standard kit lens (EF-S 18-135 mm). I bought the EW-73D hood for it and it slots in to the bayonet mount but will not turn and lock no matter what I do. I don't want ...
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How do I check if a Canon IIIa is still in working condition?

I've never used a film camera before and don't know much about cameras in general so I wouldn't know how to check or anything.
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Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM for night landscapes and possible astrophotography

Does anyone have any experience with the Canon 10-18 used specifically for night landscapes or for doubling in Astro photography? I already understand it is a slow lens, and obviously not the first ...
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Does either the Nikon Z vs Cannon R UI offer quick switching for storage folders?

I'm considering a new Camera body and am looking at Nikon Z50/Z6 series and the Cannon R/RP. It seems like both the Cannon and Nikon UI support having multiple storage folders to select from, to make ...
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Should I use a lens hood for my EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM?

I have a Canon EOS Rebel T7, with a EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM. I plan to use this lens for mainly outdoor use. I was wondering if I should use a lens hood with this lens. If I should, do you recommend a ...
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Camera suddenly sees much less than usual

I've been out taking pictures all day without any real problems. After getting home I wanted to take one last quick shot, in that moment I realized my camera was struggling to turn on, after a while ...
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upgrading 4000d kit lens to what? [duplicate]

I'm thinking about upgrading my lens. I am currently using a canon 4000d with its kit lens 18mm - 55mm, as I don't have the money at the minute to upgrade both (want to upgrade to a full frame in the ...
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Dark Photos in Canon EOS 7D? Please help!

I'm new here and had a question about my Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera. I've been using it to photograph wildlife for a few months now, and it's given me some great results, but today something was off. ...
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Canon eos rebel sl3 lens adapter

I am very new to photography so forgive me if I don’t use correct terminology. I just got a Canon EOS Rebel SL3. A friend of mine gifted me some vintage lenses. But I can’t figure out which adapter I ...
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Canon EOS 50D forgets date every time battery is changed

Every time I remove the battery of a Canon 50D, even if it's just for a second, the camera forgets the current date and when turning it back on after the battery change I have to set the date again. ...
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Can I use my Canon Pixma AiO printer for scanning film?

I would like start scanning 120 and 35mm films, but my flatbed scanner (Canon Pixma 9155 AiO printer) doesn't officially support this. It doesn't come with a film holder, the software doesn't support ...
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Zoom lenses for wildlife at 600 meters

I spend alot of time driving back roads for work I just got a rebel 7 and I'm trying to find a lense for taking picture of bears and other animals from about 600 meters and have a fairly close up ...
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Weird little flap on the side of a Canon EOS Rebel T6?

I have been an owner of a Canon EOS Rebel T6 for around 3 years now, and now I've gotten around to looking into a peculiar thing. On the side of my camera, I see this little tiny black flap, (opposite ...
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What part of Canon 50mm f1.4 is responsible for failure to autofocus?

I have the Canon 50mm f1.4 which had the common focus issue due to deformed inner focus ring. I have straightened the ring and the lens now had full range of manual focus, but Autofocus cannot find a ...
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Why won't my camera fire the off-camera flashes even when the trigger button will?

I have a Canon 80D and I use 3 yongnuo triggers to trigger off-camera flashes. But even though the trigger on the camera will flash when I press the trigger button, it will not flash when I press the ...
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Sweet Spot on Zoom Lenses on APS-C CMOS sensors?

I have made the conscious decision not to go full-frame on my camera body purchase but to spend the money on top quality 'L' lenses for my Canon 80D. More explicitly, I have the 24-105mm f/4 L and 70-...
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Weird problem with Canon AE-1, the shutter curtain goes up after advancing the lever

When I advance the lever the shutter curtain opens by itself without pressing the shutter button. The weird thing is that the shutter still fires and the curtain closes after that certain time. This ...
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Canon 80D - mirror lockup problem

I have a Canon 80. Bought last August, still in warranty. Never dropped it, was never exposed to high humidity / cold / heat / dust. I always treated it with great care. Yesterday I used it for quite ...
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EOS-M4/3 Adapter stuck on Sigma Lens?

So I have just bought a new Canon camera and figured my Sigma 24mm 2.8 Superwide lens would be compatible with it, as it is an EF mount. The lens itself was given to me second hand and I had just been ...
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Bird Photography lens recommendations on a Canon 7D Mk I

On my off days I sometimes go to the nearby creek to take pictures of these water fowl that are usually chill about getting their picture taken. Stills are nice, but I wanted to use my 7D to it's full ...
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An older Canon AT-1, is there any special cleaning kits or products that are recommended?

I am looking to clean up the body, lenses and the inner part of the camera. Does it matter if the camera is older for which products I use to clean it?

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