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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 SX740 Selfie screen mirrors my image, how to undo this?

Since recently there is an horizontal flip on my screen when I 'switch' it to selfie mode and I can't find how to undo this.
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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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Canon 200d Automatic mode alwayes give dark picture [on hold]

I have problem with automatic mode as all picture came dark in any situation.
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Manual Mode dark in “Picture Mode” and normal in “Record Mode” [Canon T5i]

I was taking some pics with my Canon T5i + Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine and it was normal. Then, I switched to my kit lenses 18-55mm (which is a auto lens in terms of aperture). Then, I switched back to my ...
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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 there a way to get a Canon EOS T6 to auto connect to WiFi on startup?

I have a large number of cameras that I want to remotely control. Is there a way to get the camera to automatically enter WiFi connection mode on startup (once a connection has been setup)?
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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 give improvements over 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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Do speedlights emit infrared light? Is this safe for kids/babies? What external flash do you recommend? [duplicate]

for photographing kids/babies that will work very well and not be harmful compatible with a canon T6 rebel.Also do you have any suggestions on what lighting deflectors I could get to better up the ...
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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 ...
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Zoom lens moving due to gravity [duplicate]

I own a Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens. The other day I was trying to take a photo with the camera pointed directly towards the ground and mounted on a tripod. When I let go of the lens after ...
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Thoughts on using Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM for Macro photography

Is the Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM a good lens to be used for Macro photography? I mostly try to photograph flowers and also insects sometimes. I will be using it with a Canon EOS 800D and ...
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Canon EOS 800D vs 80D | Which one is better for macro photography?

I am looking to buy a new camera body primarily for Macro photography. I am currently shooting on a 2008 spec Canon EOS 450D, but want to upgrade. I have a budget of AUD$1000 and am looking at either ...
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What causes the rainbow colours on part of my LCD screen?

I have a Canon Powershot SX540. When I am taking pictures my LCD screen displays some rainbow colors. Can anyone help fix this?
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Do prime lenses still have some advantage over kit lenses when stopped down?

I understand the primary benefit of a prime lens is the fast speed that you can get from wider aperture sizes. But when stopped down (to get a deeper depth-of-view), does it matter which lens you use? ...
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Silent Shoot Mode for Canon 70D

Does my Canon 70D have capability to take silent photos so that I can take wildlife photography without disrupting the stealth shot OR am I stuck alerting the wildlife I am trying to capture in the ...
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How to tighten loose focusing ring on Canon lens?

I'm not sure if it's my particular copy of the lens, but I find the focusing ring of the Canon 24mm TS-E Mark II a bit too loose. It's too easy, in other words, to change the focus by mistake. I ...
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Will several long exposure timelapses affect sensor lifetime or performance?

I've been recording some stormy nights on my Canon EOS 80D, making use of its built-in timelapse function. Exposure settings varied between 4" f/3.5 ISO 800 and 30" f/3.5 ISO 3200. Dead time between ...
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Unable to trigger my Speedlite YN565EXIII via optical trigger using a Canon 750D (Rebel T6i)

I own a Rebel T6i and a apeedlite, a Yongnuo YN-565EX III. I've tried several times to trigger the flash off-camera (on a tripod with a softbox) and I've had some very unsatisfactory results. With ...
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Aperture control flex ribbon replacement in Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II [duplicate]

Building upon this great answer to: Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II causes Err 01 only when zoomed beyond 135mm I'm pretty sure that the ribbon controlling aperture inside my Canon EF-S 55-250mm ...
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Flash intensity levels aren't the same across consecutive photographs

I'm not sure how else to put it, but it is what it exactly sounds like. When I take consecutive pictures in Aperture priority mode, it so happens that the first image is probably brighter (high flash) ...
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How do I activate Depth of Field Preview on a Canon Eos 100?

I have searched the internet for some time now, and have found multiple mentions of a "depth of field preview" function on the Canon EOS 100 (the analog one from 1991. I have used a Canon EOS 100 for ...
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Canon EOS 4000D Hot Shoe for Sync (with Studio Flashes)

The external Flash is not showing up in the configuration Menu when using Pixel TF-321 hot shoe. Is this the wrong adapter for that camera, as there is no X connection? I want to trigger a studio ...
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How do I compensate for lack of minimum shutter speed when in Av mode with the Canon 750D (Rebel T6i)?

I'm fairly new to photography, and I own a Canon Rebel T6i. Besides manual mode I've learned about Tv and Av modes, which to be honest I really liked, mainly when I'm shooting on events with changing ...
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Why won't my dSLR take photos with my Sigma 24-70 lens?

I have been using a Canon 60D for five years and recently, only when I am using my Sigma 24-70mm lens, it does not let me take pictures. When I look into the viewfinder, it is so dark (I assume that ...
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Lens adapter for Nikkor 40mm f/2.8 AND/OR Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 manual lens that will work on Canon EOS R? [closed]

Is there an adapter that will work for either or both? I am trying to figure out if there is an adapter out there that will fit either one on the Canon EOS R. If not, which lenses are recommended ...
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How to open .NEF raw files(Nikon Raw Files) in windows 10 without lightroom?

How can I open Nikon Raw files in my windows 10 PC without any lightroom or photoshop. The files have extension .NEF I know I can open canon raw file in my windows 10 by just double clicking them.....
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Why are Nikon Cameras not widely used to shoot video as compared to Canon/Sony? [closed]

I am new to the photography, and I use a Nikon D3400 and 18-55 VR kit lens for casual photography and once in a while I shoot video in 1080 60p. But everywhere in youtube I see people saying that ...
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Canon 77D or 80D [closed]

I am new to DSLR. When I am searching for one with features and price range I found 77D and 80D. I have seen the differences in technical specifications in both the cameras from a lot of sources but ...
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How to save images in RAW+JPEG on Canon camera? [closed]

My camera used to save photos as both JPEG and CR2. Now they're being saved only in JPEG. How I can get the CR2 format back?
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is there any shortcut or any keys combination on 70d to change iso in real time?

how to change ISO while seeing from viewfinder in my camera canon 70d?
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Are Canon entry DSLRs getting worse and worse?

I noticed something in Canon's line-up of DSLRs: A few years ago they made the EOS 1300D which had WiFi, Bluetooth, and NFC. When you look at the newer EOS 4000D, they removed all of these features ...
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Windows 10 says “driver missing” for Canon EOS 550D

I have recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. The camera (Canon EOS 550D) worked fine beforehand and I can still access it nicely on the same computer when booting into Linux. Thus, the ...
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Do Nikon sensor jpegs have a very slight yellow cast to them in the image compared to Canon?

I shoot with a Nikon D3400 and I am a beginner casual photographer. I shoot in maximum quality jpeg(NOT RAW) on auto white balance. Recently my friend and I were shooting some same subjects(my friend ...
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Does anyone know what this diffuse pattern that appears to be in all my photos is and if it can be fixed?

This diffuse pattern appears in all of my recent photos. I don't know what it can be. The camera is a Canon.
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How do I prevent my Canon Selphy CP1300 from cropping my photos without getting a big border?

My smartphone takes photos with a different ratio from the one of the printer Canon Selphy CP1300 (10x15 cm). When I print the photo using the "Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY" app on my phone using the ...
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Why is my Canon 70D's liveview autofocus much worse than the viewfinder's?

First of all I came across these questions already: My viewfinder won't autofocus but live view focuses well Canon 600D Autofocus not working when using view finder but working in live-view Why is my ...
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Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III vs EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM

I'm using a Canon 75-300 III, the non-USM version, that came in a "kit" along with my Rebel T6. I like its reach, but the optical quality isn't great, even if you step it down a bit, and it takes ...
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Multiple use of Electric contacts cleaner

I have a reflex canon 77d, in one beautiful day the "ok" button stopped to work suddenly. I bought an electric contacts cleaner, i applied the spray and it returned to work normally but after 2-3 days ...
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Canon EF-S 10-18mm IS STM on a Canon 1300D

I am planning to buy the Canon EF-S 10-18mm IS STM for my Canon EOS 1300D as a better alternative to snap panorama / outdoor architecture photos. From what I've read this lens appears to be ...
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Lens recommendation for tiger photography

I am planning to take a photography tour in India to photograph tiger and other animals. What lens would be recommended for such purpose? I am canon user and have 5d mk iv with 100-400 IS I. I have ...
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What could cause this black shape on the photo?

This is the only photo that looks like this, others taken before or after look fine, so I don't think it's dust or oil in the camera or on the sensor. Photo was taken during summer months, so could it ...
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How to enable back button focus on a Canon EOS 1300D?

I have recently switched cameras to a Canon EOS 1300D and I am unable to find how to enable back button focus. Does anyone know how to enable it?
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Which lens is best for athletics?

So I am an athletics photographer, and I have a dilemma. First off, I use the 5d mark II body. Currently I own the 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 USM II and I LOVE it... except for indoor photos. Before I ...
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Canon 80D hotshoe not firing triggers consistently

I'm shooting with a practically new Canon 80D. Everything was going well and now my flashes are misfiring. I'm controlling my Flashpoint 600 with the trigger mounted on the hotshoe of the 80D. For ...