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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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Speck on photos - can't figure out how to clean

I bought a Canon eos 6d about 10 months ago and all my pictures have a speck on them at the top center of every photo. I looked back at a picture the seller showed me he took with it before I bought ...
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How do I set up a Godox X2Tc to control a Canon Speedlite 430 EXII

I have a Godox X2Tc and a Godox X1Rc. I want to control my Canon Speedlite 430 EXII. (I also have a Godox V1, which is a beautiful thing!) I have the Canon Speedlite attached to the Godox receiver, so ...
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What does Canon digital lens optimizer (DLO) do exactly?

Recent Canon cameras (example: EOS RP) have a function called Digital Lens Optimizer (DLO). The Canon Digital Photo Professional (DPP) software also has the same DLO feature. Apparently, DLO is ...
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How to remove bulb mode on canonet ql 19?

I was testing my canon ql19 which seems to be in perfect working order. However I pressed the safety catch and set the camera to bulb mode and I can now not turn the ring back again. How are you meant ...
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Black Object In Some Pictures

I've got a squeaky Canon AE-1 Program, and in some pictures, a black object would appear. I've emailed a CLA place near me, and he quote: " You have something floating around your film frame.....
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Remote trigger Canon 580 EX II with YNE-3 RX and YN-E3-RT?

So, I have a Canon 580 EX II and a YNE-3 RX remote trigger that I control with a YN-E3-RT transmitter. According to what I read this should work. The transmitter has the flash icon for HSS enabled, ...
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What lenses do I need for all around travel and wildlife photography? [closed]

I ordered a Canon 90D camera, body only. I am looking for suggestions on the best walk around lens for traveling. I like to take landscape and wildlife pictures. I assume I would need two lenses for ...
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Canon EOS 600D screen froze and now not starting

I was trying to use my EOS 600 D after around 6 months today. When I switched it on in the morning, it was working fine and the. The LCD screen froze. I switched off the camera but still the LCD ...
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Yongnuo YN622C II compatability with 580ex II

I have just purchased a Yongnuo YN622C II and the YN622C-TX. I want to set up my 580ex II off camera however, it doesn't seem to connect with the transceiver. The system works fine with my 430ex II ...
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Canon AE1 Program rewind crank screw hole, what size?

I have a Canon AE-1 Program with a missing rewind crank. Can't find a replacement anywhere online, thinking of trying to rig something on my own. There is a threaded hole in the center of the ASA ...
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did not allow me to use f/2 in Av mode

my camera Canon G9x Mark II goes to f/2, however on Av mode outdoors, it did not allow me to do so. why?
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Small Canon New FD lenses - correct way to adjust infinity focus?

Intent was: readjust the end of focus ring travel on a new FD 28mm f2.8 so it goes a few mm over infinity, as makes senses for use with various adapters. Plan of action was: Find the adjustable stop ...
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Flash YN968EX-RT with YN622C-TX transmiter

I bought the YN622C-TX transmiter because i was told that works with the build in reciever in my YN968EX-RT flash but I can't make it work. I read many forums but most of the problems are with flashes ...
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Why all the photo of my Canon PowerShot is overexposed?

I am using my camera since 2016. This is Canon PowerShot sx420. 1 month ago one of my friend took my camera for some photography. Now he bring this back to me. But the problem is when I taking a photo ...
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Shooting a milky way timelapse on my Canon EOS 200D Mark II

I recently got a Canon EOS 200D Mark II, it does great astro and milky way photography and I was wondering how to shoot a milky way timelapse. the timelapse settings in the camera make it so the ...
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Is there a Canon DSLR to transfer photos to a server directly?

Is there any Canon DSLR camera that can transfer photos directly from the camera to a server via FTP or to Dropbox wirelessly ? Anything like that ?
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Do Nikon cameras have a feature similar to Canon's “Exposure Safety Shift”?

Canon offers a feature called "Exposure Safety Shift" in many of its models. It appears to allow the camera to automatically adjust the aperture or shutter speed to allow an improved exposure. Does ...
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Second hand Canon 80D or newer 250D

I'm looking at getting a pretty good nick second hand 80D for £500 (body only). This is a good discount compared to a brand new 80D, but I'm wondering how it compares to a 250D. I can get this new for ...
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What lenses are compatible with older Canon EOS DSLR?

I own a Canon EOS 1100D camera that was released in 2011. What lenses are still compatible with this model?
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Doing an engagement party [duplicate]

So, I'm doing an engagement party for my sister-in-law's sister. Now, I haven't picked up my camera in probably 3 years... just kinda fell out of it. They ask me to do it as I won't really ask for ...
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Lenses to buy and their uses [closed]

I am new to all this and this website, I have just bought a Canon EOS 4000D plus five lenses, plus a load of filtery bits and cards, plus hoods and a Vanguard stand. Samyang 8mm Fish-eye Canon 18-...
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Which smart EF to E mount adapter models are true to flange distance, which are not?

Multiple EF -> E mount adapters (with electronics) I tried (Commlite and Viltrox) turned out to be unusable (or only barely usable after severe, warranty voiding modifications) due to them being 0.3-0....
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Which side of a lens-mount adapter to attach an extension tube?

I have an EF to Canon EOS-M adapter. Now I would also like to buy an extension tube to be able to focus closer. I know that this way I'm loosing a lot of light already, but let's not talk about it. ...
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Tamron 24-70mm F/2.8 battery drain issues

Ok, this is a bit of a strange thing. Bear with me please. The camera is a Canon 6D and the lens is a Tamron 24-70mm F/2.8 VC (first generation, not the G2). When I have this lens on my camera and ...
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Can the front glass on a broken lens be repaired?

I just newly broke this glass on my lens tonight. Wondering if I need to buy a new lens or if I can repair this. It is a Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM. This is my favorite lens to use for portraits!
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Why does 5DSR have a low pass filter?

I have learned it has a low pass filter cancelling filter instead of not having a low pass filter. Why add an another anti alias filter to cancel instead of simply removing it? How does the dual ...
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Canon 50 1.8 STM: AF adjustment not possible?

My 50 1.8 STM back-focuses a little when focused through OVF. I visited Canon Service in Bangalore today. The technician there outright told me that there is no adjustment possible for 50mm 1.8 stm ...
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Small spots on EOS m50 sensor [duplicate]

I had open my lens of Canon EOS m50 while I am on a ferry to a local island near by. Once I reach home I saw few spots on sensor which doesn't look like dust. I used swabs and cleaned the sensor it ...
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Why do I get so many unsharp pictures with my Canon 70-200 IS f/2.8?

Please take a look at the picture below. You can see where the focus point was thanks to a LR plugin. But the image is unsharp - again. And yes, I'm sure the dog was standing still enough for 1/250 ...
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How can I get my Canon speedlite to go off when using either a Godox XProC or Godox X2Tc?

First, I am using my Canon Camera 6Dmark2. I have a two flashes: one is the Godox V860IIC and a Canon Flash 600 EX-RT. I also have a wireless trigger Godox XProC. I can easily trigger the Godox ...
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Is there a studio flash system that supports wireless Canon E-TTL (not E-TTLII)?

I've been tasked with equipping a studio. We are using Canon EOS film cameras and Canon EOS digital cameras. The Canon EOS film cameras support E-TTL flash metering, the digital ones support E-TTLII ...
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How can I set the power of a Canon 580ex ii with a Godox x1 trigger?

I have an x1 trigger and receiver set for Canon and a 580ex ii. I don't know how to control the power of the flash through the trigger. I also have a Godox v860ii and setting its power through the ...
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My Camera responds slowly to my external Flash. How can I synchronize my Flash light response with my Canon 4000D?

I bought a speedlight for my 4000D Canon camera. A "Digitalmart" Canon flash to be precised. Fortunately, they work hand in hand, both devices interact with each other. The camera reads that a flash ...
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Does high ISO/ASA break the camera or detoriate it faster?

I don't know how strong the components are but amplifying electric signals seems like a great idea to exhaust the internals and there is also extended ISO values.. Like overcharging thin electricity ...
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How do I make my photos have more impact?

I'm a new photographer and so I decided to start out with a relatively cheap, easy to use DSLR: the canon rebel t6 (EOS 1300D). With the camera, I also have the standard 18-55 and 75-300 mm lenses; ...
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Canon A-1 (analogue) with modern speedlite/flash system

I'm the proud owner of a Canon A-1 film camera. It's really the love of my life. I love to shoot film, but while I'm thinking about shooting some studio work on film, I'm really confused about how I ...
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Why does recorded footage and photos get framed wider when you use Live View in the Canon 1300D?

I have been reading the review of the Canon EOS 1300D by The Digital Picture and I came across this As with the T5, the T6 image details in the color block comparisons are very slightly smaller ...
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How Does Noise Reduction Work In Canon EOS 1300D?

I have been reading review of the Canon EOS 1300D by The Digital Picture and I came across noise reduction. The color blocks in this tool, being evenly-colored, provide a worst case scenario for ...
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Canon EF 70-200mm 1:2.8 L IS III USM lens hood diameter?

The Canon EF 70-200mm 1:2.8 L IS III USM is specified to have a max outside diameter of 89mm, but I assume that is without the lens hood (ET-87) attached. I can't seem to find the outside diameter ...
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Film did not rewind

I have a Canon AE-1 Program. Recently, I just finished a 36-shot roll. It was done when it wouldn't advance past '36'. So I pushed the button at the bottom like you're supposed to, and I rewound it ...
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Is there a way to swap shutter speed and aperture dials functionality for Canon EOS cameras?

Is there a way to set exposure compensation with the top dial on Canon EOS (5D Mk ii) in Tv mode? It seems to me more handy that in Tv mode when I have set shutter speed I need more often to adjust ...
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Canon 6D with yongnuo yn622c-tx - Camera does not capture flash

I have a Canon 6D with a yongnuo yn622c-tx. My Canon Speedlite 430 II is installed on top of the yn622c receiver. This setup worked just fine for weeks, and now it doesn't. I don't know if its due to ...
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Which lens should I get for a Canon T7i for shooting on safari, the 70-300 or 55-250? [closed]

Haven't had a camera for years. I read great reviews on the Canon T7i EOS DSLR. My wife & I are going on a safari in South Africa and I'm thinking about buying this. I can get it with an 18-55mm ...
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How to know whether a Tamron lens is compatible with Canon EOS 60D?

I am trying to find a compatible lens for my Canon EOS 60D. A Tamron lens is my preferred option as I used to have one for my old Minolta when I used 35mm film. The motor in my EOS 60D is a USM. I ...
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How can I choose a ringlight for my girlfriend's camera as a surprise gift?

My girlfriend's birthday is coming up. I know nothing about cameras, but I'd like to surprise her with what I believe is called a "ringlight" for her camera. It is definitively a Canon camera. Are ...
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Why does ISO revert to Auto when set on 100 in manual mode on my Canon RP?

I'm new to photography and think I have a good grasp of the fundamentals of the exposure triangle. When using flash in a controlled studio environment, I want to set my ISO at 100 and compensate ...
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How to fix zoom creep in Canon EF 24-105mm F/4L IS USM lens? [duplicate]

I have the first version of the Canon EF 24-105mm F/4L IS USM lens. It has annoying zoom creep. If I walk around with this lens, with the camera hanging from my neck, occasionally the zoom ...
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Is it better, for durability, to remove card+battery or to connect to charger via USB-C?

I have a Canon camera that has USB-C port supporting both connection to computer and charging. Furthermore, the SD card and battery are removable and can be used externally. Which is a better ...
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Does EOS RP support recomposing with servo AF?

My EOS RP has two AF modes: one shot AF and servo AF. With one shot AF, the camera focuses once and allows recomposing the picture. With servo AF, the camera keeps looking at the selected AF point, ...
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After connecting EOS RP to computer, the lamp blinks green and camera doesn't work

I connected my EOS RP to a computer via: a laptop dock, an unpowered USB-C to 4x USB-A hub, a USB-A to USB-C cable. The camera was set to "off". The camera started to blink its LED green, and it ...