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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 AE-1 mirror stuck but can wind film and take photos

My Canon AE-1 camera's mirror is getting stuck in the up position after taking a photo. I can wind the film with the lever and the mirror goes back down but once I take a photo, the mirror stays in ...
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First lens for astrophotography [duplicate]

I'm only starting with astrophotography, and need some advice on which lens to buy for my Canon 250D (SL3). Currently i have only kit lens and Canon 50mm f1.8 stm. The idea was to start from something ...
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How can I use Qioptiq Mag.x LD Plan Apo 5x / 0.20 objective with Canon EF full frame or Lumix 5?

I would like to make macrophotography with a Qioptiq Mag.x LD Plan Apo 5x / 0.20 objective and a Canon EF full frame or Lumix GH5. Is it possible? How?
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Does the Canon Rebel T8i support saved custom shooting profiles?

What I am asking about is what many cameras have a C1 and a C2 that you can set and the camera will remember those settings the next time you return the camera to that mode. I have not been able to ...
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Aperture setting on the camera vs. the lens

I have a Canon 80D and have a question about the aperture setting on the camera vs. the lens. I know about aperture, and my understanding is it's similar to how your eye works in letting in more or ...
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Can I do in-camera double exposures on my Canon EOS 600?

I am trying to do in-camera double exposures on my (film) Canon EOS 600. Is there is a way to turn off the automatic wind on or another way to make this possible?
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Using Auto ISO when shooting

I was told it’s not good to use auto ISO. I responded that I will try to set my ISO manually in P,A,S,M Mode’s but I think I got issues. I keep seeing it in auto ISO, it’s getting me the shot even ...
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Why is my aperture locked?

I have a Canon 80D. I used the built-in pop-up flash yesterday and now when I try to change the aperture it says lock and it turns red. I’ve put the camera into P,A,S,M modes with the same results. ...
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Sharp photos with kit lens [duplicate]

Hello I have a 80D with a kit lens 18-135 IS f/3.5-5.6 I take photos of my kids indoors and it seems that I’m almost always shooting at iso 32000 and up and it seems like everything is grainy (noise) ...
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Image distorted on max zoom using filters

I have 77D and Sigma 150-600m contemporary lens. When I use any filter on the lens at 150mm I get desired outcome. But if I zoom in the image will get distorted. Is this expected or do I have faulty ...
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Dust inside lens result incomplete images

There is a peak of dust inside my lens( Canon 100-400mm 1st gen). And I can find a dot on some of my images( I have no idea why I didn't find it on other images). And is there anything that I can do ...
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Does the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L work on the Canon 250D (SL3) camera?

I'm learning the basics of photography and I am wondering if the "Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L" will fit my Canon 250D (SL3) camera? I searched online but was unable to find anything clear. My main ...
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How can I get more magnification when shooting wading birds?

I have a Canon EF 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 IS USM lens. Will all 300mm zoom/telephoto lenses give the same magnification of the subject as mine does or, to get more magnification do I need to get a zoom or ...
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Using a Tamron 70-300mm for Nikon on my Canon EOS 200D [duplicate]

Maybe a dumb question for Pros like you but I really have no idea: I got a Tamron 70-300mm F4-5.6 A005 FOR NIKON - but I have a Canon 200D (it was gift, because the person doesn't need it anymore). Is ...
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Canon Camera ELPH 180 Continuous Power

I am using a Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 and am trying to take pictures with it for several days in a row using a script. This needs continuous power so the battery will not run out of power. I could use ...
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R6 with adapted EFs lens - Any way to select to shoot full frame?

When Adapting an EF-s Lens to my R6 it automatically switches to only capturing APS-C Format on it's sensor. Is there any possibility to override this and capture the full sensor? Even though it might ...
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Unable to get good low light photos with Canon EOS R5

I'm using EOS R5 for half year now. I'm using EF and EF/S lenses, because I spent too much on camera body and can't afford to acquire better RF lenses yet. I'm unable to get good photos without ...
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Canon EOS 1100D Movie recording and manual modes are not working but auto modes are working fine

I have a Canon EOS 1100D with Class 10 32GB memory card. Everything was working fine, like auto modes and manual modes. After few weeks I switched on my camera to shoot a movie but camera is not ...
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How do I change the channel on a Yongnuo YN685C flash?

I have the Yongnuo YN685C for Canon cameras. I am using the YN622C-TX and also the YN622C. How do I change the channel on the YN685C?
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Please confirm whether the Canon 430EX can be used as off camera flash with the Canon EOS 1300d

Please confirm whether the Canon 430EX can be used as off camera flash with the Canon EOS 1300d. I have been searching online and asked different Facebook groups (which non of them answered to my ...
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What does 1: in Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS II mean? [duplicate]

I noticed that in the front of my lens (CANON ZOOM LENS EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS II) where the it's name is printed, that it contains 1:3.5-5.6 which is the widest aperture you can set at 18mm and ...
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Setting up Canon 430EX III-RT and Yongnuo YN622C-TX?

Cannot wrap my head around setting up my Canon 430EX III-RT speedlite with this Yongnuo YN622C-TX trigger: whatever I try, the flash LINK light remains red, i.e. it is not connected to the trigger. ...
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FD lens aperture is slow

I bought a Canon AE-1 Program on eBay along with a 50mm f/1.4. The camera works well with other lenses, but the 50mm's aperture seems slow. Moving the bayonet (I think that's what it's called) takes ...
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Why won't my Commlite T320 triggers work as a shutter release for a second camera?

Today I got a Commlite T320 remote trigger system which I want to use to trigger my second camera that will be positioned behind a goal in football matches… I have never used a remote camera trigger ...
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How do I determine the best new equivalent model for my insurers to replace an older camera?

my ~10 yrs old Canon EOS 500D was accidentally damaged and the insurance will get us a replacement. I wonder what's the current successor model? They are pushing for the cheapest EOS 3000D but if I'm ...
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What is the cheapest solution to use rear curtain sync with Canon RT-compatible gear?

I have a Canon 5D Mark III with a Yongnuo YN600EX-RT and YN-E3-RT. I do astrophotography and I'd like to introduce people in the foreground while firing the flash on rear curtain for freezing them. It ...
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Canon 60D screen turned black when I’m at mode settings

Starting from yesterday, my canon 60D camera’s screen will turn black when I’m at mode setting screen. When I press the Q button to change the ISO or the manual focus. The screen works again. What’s ...
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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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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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