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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 70-300mm blurry wide open at infinity - stars and distant lights

I'm having a problem with Canon T1i + Canon 70-300mm USM IS lens at 300mm and wide open at f/5.6. Shutting night sky with a tripod I started noticing that the stars and planets are forming a "...
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How to avoid clogging / drying out of an inkjet printer if it is not used over a longer period of time?

I am planning to purchase an inkjet printer: either an a Canon imagePrograf Pro-1000 or an Epson SureColor SC-P900. During the first few weeks I will have some printing jobs. But then the printer will ...
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Picture looking sharp in Live View mode, then losing sharpness after picture has being taken

Since recently I am experiencing an issue with the sharpness of my images. I am using canon 70D with a macro lens for shooting jewellery and I need to have a very clear picture to capture the ...
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Analog film camera not taking multiple pictures

I have recently purchased a Canon Sure Shot AF-7 which appears to be in excellent condition. However, when I do not have film in it the shutter, flash etc. works perfectly well but after loading the ...
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Canon T7i- won’t power on

My 3 year old Canon T7i suddenly decided to stop turning on. I’ve tried everything including powering the battery fully replacing the battery twice changing the lense switching the microswitches on ...
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Why does my lens aperture stop working a few hours after attaching the lens?

I recently purchased a used Sigma 105mm f2.8 DG OS Macro lens, and when I tested it during the purchase everything worked fine. A few hours later when I tried it again, I noticed that my pictures were ...
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How to tag photos with GPS data from log files? [duplicate]

I own a Canon 77D and a Canon GP-E2, which logs GPS location (I know I can embed the GPS tagging during shooting, but I didn't do it). How do I enrich my photos (saved in RAW format) with the GPS data ...
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What speed lights are compatible with canon 2000d? I can’t find any

I’ve been looking for a speed lite compatible with my canon 2000d but I can’t seem to find any! If anyone knows of any of much appreciated It.
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Broken memory card cover Canon 7D markII, is there an override?

The memory card cover on my Canon 7D markII has broken off. I am unable to replace it at the moment but need to use my camera. Is there a way to override the automatic off setting for when the card ...
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Is there way to print 1:1 image on Canon Selphy CP820?

I have Canon Selphy CP820 (model not matter actually) and want to print image without any scaling and cropping. Original paper is proprietary 148x100mm. It prints at 300dpi. But when I trying to print ...
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Canon EOS R or R5 with EF-S lens

Next month, I will buy a canon EOS R5 for concert photography. I will be short on money for some months or even a whole year because of this investment. I have a lot of EF-S lenses and some EF lenses ...
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What hotshoe flashes are compatible with my Canon EF film camera?

I'm looking for a hot shoe flash for my old Canon EF analog film camera from the 70s. Any ideas? Is there anything I should specifically look at to make sure it's compatible? 1973 Canon EF film camera
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How do I stop my canon selphy cp1300 from printing out dull looking pictures?

The original pictures are very bright but whenever I print them out, they come out looking duller than the original. I only brought this printer last week and I was so excited to get it I do not want ...
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Recreate Canon In-Camera HDR with RAWs in Lightroom or Photoshop

as some of you might know, using the HDR mode with a canon camera results in three exposure bracketed RAW files after which the camera unavoidably creates a merged JPG on scene as well. To be fair, ...
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How do I fix “Lens error” for my Canon A430? [duplicate]

I found this camera, a Canon Powershot A430. I've been trying to fix it and I don't know how so I turn it on and it says, "lens error, restart camera". I don't know what to do. I've tried to ...
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What chemical to use to clean Canon AE-1 Program? [duplicate]

I’m usually using rubbing alcohol and I don’t know if I’m supposed to be using it and I want to be careful and know what to use instead. I’ve tried looking it up but couldn’t get a clear answer.
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Canon EOS 5D Mark 1 needs too much light?

I got a hand-me-down a while back and it is a Canon EOS 5D Mark 1 with the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM lens. I've taken a couple of photography classes but I'm no expert in cameras themselves. ...
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Reduced color gamut on outdoor video with Canon EOS RP

I am trying a new DSLR camera for shooting video. I set white balance to automatic and the result seems to have a poor color gamut compared to either a Nikon DSLR shot outside or to the Canon shot ...
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Canon 70D max supported SD card size

I've just went through the Canon 70D manual and couldn't find any reference regarding the supported SD card sizes. Is there a max supported size limit for the 70D? I want to purchase a 256GB card and ...
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Should I keep a wrecked Canon EOS Rebel t6s (760D) as repair pieces for a 80D?

I've got a Canon EOS Rebel T6s (760D) which stopped working after its electronic start system was destroyed by a fall. It also has some dead pixels, so I decided not to fix it. I was thinking about ...
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Canon 5DS Manual Focus Assist in Live View

I know that some cameras have a type of manual focus assist where it will highlight areas that are in focus when you manually focus. I am curious to know if there is a way to do that on my Canon 5DS ...
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Is a Canon 18-200mm lens a good idea?

Currently I have a T7, and I don't like the non-versatility of the kit 18-55mm lens, i.e. I need more focal range. Is a Canon 18-200mm lens a good option for a replacement? I've seen a lot of reviews, ...
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Which lens do you recommend for entry level bird and wildlife photography on Canon APS-C DSLRs?

My son got a EOS 800d camera for his 21st birthday. The included lens is a 18-55mm f/4.5.6 IS STM. He is finding that it does not zoom enough to take good pictures of local wildlife. We have several ...
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Godox X1R-c connectivity [duplicate]

In the past I was using my Canon 430EXII and Godox AD200 with Godox X2T-C Trigger and it was working fine. Recently, my trigger broke and needed to buy a new one. Now I have Godox XProC, unfortunately,...
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Canon m50 DISP icon

Please help. When I am changing settings in photo mode (ISO for example) changes don't show in the display. In the bottom right corner, there is this icon. I do not want to reset all settings, tell me ...
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Better for portrait photography: Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM vs CANON EF50mm F1.8 STM?

I have a Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens came with my Canon EOS 6D Mark II. Would the Canon EF 50mm F1.8 STM be better for portrait pictures than my 24-105mm lens? I am new to photography and ...
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Why did my film captured pictures turn out bad?

I shot some photos with an old Canon AF35M film camera using Fujifilm 400 speed and had them developed by CVS. The result are terrible and I don’t know what the cause could be. Anyone have insight ...
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What does “number of AF points” mean in scope of Canon's Dual Pixel AF

According to the Canon's Dual Pixel AF system paper, "EVERY pixel on the sensor can provide AF information [skipped]. Figuratively speaking, instead of hundreds of potential "focus points,&...
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Dark images problem (low exposure) with canon 650d

I have a canon 650d, recently the camera is taking dark photos (low exposure) I always use good settings/standard, but somehow it started giving dark images in the picture below I was under a strong ...
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APS-C lenses on full frame Mirrorless bodies

I was wondering about the use of lenses designed for smaller sensors on full frame bodies. This originally comes up regarding a discussion of Canon EF-S lenses with adapters on full frame Mirrorless ...
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Battery is not communicating?

Main problem is that no battery percentage is showing on display? How to solve this problem?
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White out pictures outdoors

We have a Canon Power Shot A 470,after changing the batteries all outdoor pictures are only white, some inside pictures are fine. What can we do?
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Err 01 and no manual focus (Canon lens)

my Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM just stopped communicating with my DSLR (Canon EOS 77D). Furthermore, I can't even use manual focus anymore. Right before this happened, I tested some extension ...
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Is there some overhead to Write speeds of an SD Card?

I just bought an EOS R, and when recording 4k in all-i mode (8-bit LOG), it usually shuts down after 30 seconds or so (giving me an error, shaming me over my slow sd card). I know, though, that it ...
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Can “extensions” be put on a Canonet QL17?

I'm about to get into the world of film cameras and have decided on buying a Canon Canonet QL17. However, it has a fixed lens and a large part of my photography involves wide-angle and telephoto ...
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How to combine an autofocus teleconverter with a manual-focus lens

I have a teleconverter (Bower MC 2x C/AFI) which has pins to connect the lens electronics to the camera body. It works well with my autofocus lenses. If I try to use the converter with a manual-focus ...
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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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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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