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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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Help! How can I fix my Canon Sureshot that keeps rewinding?

extremely new to film photography, picked up this camera from a thrift, was working fine (for context I had no film in). I was testing all the features, flash, etc. And it was working perfectly, ...
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False SD card lock with Canon Powershot G7X Mark 3

When turned on, camera says card write set to lock even though it is not. I've bought new SD cards for it too and it doesn't work. What is the problem?
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Mounting Canon focus by wire lens (EF 50mm f1.8 STM) to EOS 300

I recently got a Canon EOS 300 (the film version, not digital) and would like to buy a faster lens in addition to the kit lens which I received with it. I see that the 50mm f1.8 STM is still in ...
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Is this the right way to shoot in the style of a Hollywood silent movie?

I need to shoot a silent movie on a digital camera. I have a Canon EOS 77D, which has an APS-C sensor (22.3 × 14.9mm). David Mullen, a cinematographer, said here that early Hollywood silent movies ...
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What are the dimensions of the Canon BG-E6 Battery Grip

What are the dimensions of the Canon BG-E6 Battery Grip for the Canon 5D Mark II? I would like the height excluding the part that inserts into the camera. I looked online (I don't have it) but couldn'...
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I have a Canon EOS 50D, and my lens (EFS 18-200 mm) just broke. What should I replace?

I'm not sure how much the body of a camera impacts the quality of a photo. I'm not new to photography but I am very new to photography gear. Replacing the lens is about 150 on ebay. Is it worth it to ...
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Seeking lens recommendation [closed]

For a starter DSLR, I got the Canon Rebel T7. It came with a 75-300 Zoom lens, but I quickly realized that it does not bring subjects close enough. What do you recommend for a cost-effective and not-...
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What is the maximum size SD card supported by the Canon IXUS 50?

Am using a 2GB SD-card with a Canon IXUS 50/SD400 Digital ELPH. I tried a 4GB card but got an error saying the card is "locked". The card is not write protected, and works fine in a couple ...
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Can Adobe Lightroom reproduce vibrant Canon colors?

I understand that Canon cameras typically create very vibrant colors. I can observe these vibrant colors in the JPEG pictures my EOS RP and R6 creates. I can also observe these vibrant colors when I ...
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What to look for when renting a lens for the solar eclispe

I'm doing research on renting a lens for my camera, it's a Canon Rebel T4i for the solar eclipse. What do I look for to see if a lens can be mounted to my camera. I'm thinking of getting a Canon 100-...
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Why won't my Canon Powershot take a photo when the flash is on?

I have a Canon Powershot SD4500 IS. It takes photos normally when flash is set to off, or when it’s light enough in Auto mode for it not to be necessary, but the camera will not take a photo when the ...
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Wide Angle Lens confusion

I was researching for a lens specially for architectural and interior shots including full room for real estate photography. My camera is a canon Eos 1200D and was advised to get Sigma 50mm f1.4 EX DG ...
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Why can't I trigger my Visico strobe and AD600 together with a Godox XPro-C and X1R receiver?

I am using the Godox XPro-C transmitter and can trigger my AD600BM without any problems. But when I want to trigger my second stribe, a Visico head, cabled to a Godox X1R receiver, there's a problem. ...
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On A+ mode not accessible to single point focus using canon 5D Mark iii

I’m using canon 5D Mark iii , when I select mode A+ then I’m not able to access single point AF
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Is it physically possible to mount a manual EF-M or RF lens onto a Canon EF mount DSLR without an adapter? [duplicate]

I don't care about the electronic communication between the lens and camera. I have a Canon Rebel T7i, and planning to to buy 7artisans 35mm f/0.95 but this is only available in EF-M mount or RF mount....
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What is the value of EF 50mm f1.8 STM? [closed]

Given that virtually all people say it's a great value with respect to the market price, then what is the actual value of Canon EF 50mm f1.8 STM? People say the brand new price is cheap, a bargain. If ...
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Does an Canon Ef S lens goes on a Aps C sony body? [duplicate]

I have few EF-S lens from my Canon 450D. And I'm planing to buy a Sony with Aps c frame. Is it compatible?
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What adapter do I need to fit a Vivitar lens to a Canon 4000D? [duplicate]

I’m looking for an adapter that will fit a Vivitar F/8.0 multi coated telephoto lens to my Canon EOS 4000D.
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EF-EOS M adapter+Canon 18-135mm IS Nano USM not focusing

I've just got EF-EOS M adapter and Canon 18-135mm IS Nano USM to use with my M50 and focus is not working at all In the menu at lens aberation correction all are on except Digital Lens Optimizer where ...
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Focusing screen for Canon EOS 3/EOS 1V

I'm looking for an alternative to the native Canon EC series focusing screens, more specifically to the EC-A, EC-B, EC-D, EC-L. Due to some circumstances the only marketplace available to me is ...
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Giant bright spot on right of image in all photos?

I've had a Canon G1X (mk 1) in an outdoor enclosure for the last 2 years taking a timelapse (6 images every 10 minutes). Recently all the images have a giant bright spot on the right side of each ...
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Sports photography lens for m50 [duplicate]

I have a canon eos m50, I need to shoot indoor wrestling photos from a distance. I will also shoot high school football from the stands. I want the least expensive options that will still give me a ...
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How can I remove an N3 type connector from a Canon 7D Mark II?

I have a Canon 7D Mark II and I bought a corded shutter remote button from Amazon in the beginning of 2023, I just recently plugged the N3 plug up to the camera to test it. Works fine but I can not ...
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What USB cable do i need to my EOS 550D Canon camera to connect the camera to my laptop?

what exactly type of cable do i need and is there any quality different between cables? and i need a long cable. long i mean to be able to put the camera outside my car on a stand and still to be able ...
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No flash mode pictures

OK so I'm an absolute beginner when it comes to photography. But here's the thing when I try to Take a picture in the no flash mode in the dark it won't take a picture but if I go into some light ...
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Forcing flash on canon Ixus 240?

Bought a canon ixus 240 off ebay a few months back and I cannot for the life of me figure out how to force flash on. The two settings that are available to me are either no flash or auto flash which ...
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No release shutter w/o lens option Rebel t7

I just got a 500-1000mm lens by Opteka and it came with a T-Mount but whenever I put it on it says “No Lens Attached” and I googled the problem and it said I had to enable “Release shutter w/o lens” ...
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Canon LP-E6NH battery moisture

i recently purchased a brand new Eos R with the included LP-E6nh battery. After hours of shooting i charge my battery, when its done charging i see some liquid on the ports/terminal of the battery, ...
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I own canon powershot camera A150. It seems the AA bateries I put in it won't seem to power it, what batteries does it need?

I own a Canon Power shot A 150 camera and every time I load AA batteries now, they don't seem to power the camera anymore. I was thinking it was the batteries, but maybe they're the wrong type of ...
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I accidentally opened the back of my camera after taking 9 pictures. The count now says zero and the camera is stuck. What should I do?

I accidentally pressed the button to open the back of my camera but held the cover so it didn't open and no light got inside. It winds automatically and I could hear the sound of film winding but not ...
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Which of these lenses to choose for a studio project?

I'm preparing for my first professional studio photography project and am seeking advice on the best lens to use for portraits, including full-body shots and headshots. I have a Canon EOS RP with an ...
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Canon 50mm f1.8 VS EF-M 15-45 mm

How much of a difference in IQ of the nifty-fifty against the EOS M 15-45mm kit lens? I personally have found the kit lens sharp and image looks a bit modern (or not? compared to EF 100-300mm I owned)....
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Is converting CR3 raw images (Canon EOS R6) to adobes DNG for usage in Photoshop CS6 lossless and otherwise unobjectionable

I replaced my old camera with CR2 raw format a while ago with a new one (Canon EOS R6) with CR3. As soon as I shot the first pictures with it I had the problem that they could not be opened in ...
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What glue should I use to fix a broken USB port cover on a Canon G7X?

Someone tried to open the USB port cover on my Canon G7X from the wrong side, and partially separated the two pieces: I also made a short videos that better show the properties of the materials: ...
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Canon EF 40mm f2.8 consistently sharp across the frame?

Does the EF 40mm f/2.8 lens give sharpness not just at the center but also to the periphery most of the time..? In comparison with the 50mm f/1.8 STM which only very sharp at the center..? I have done ...
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Is it possible to find year of manufacturing for Canon 77D camera from its serial number?

Planning to buy a Canon 77D from mpb.de website. I know the serial number of camera. Can I approximately find the year of manufacturing from the serial number?
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Canon SL3 and Godox V1

I have searched to find an answer for one of my students and need help. Will the Godox V1 and Godox trigger work with the Canon SL3. Nikon is
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How can i produce sharper photos? [duplicate]

I am a relatively new photographer and I just purchased a Canon R7 and the Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 DI USD lens. 1. I have read that the lens I am using is super sharp and have seen photos of it that look ...
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Is the Canon EOS 30 considered a good camera in 2023?

I'm planning to buy a new SLR camera for my next trip and I saw some pictures taken with a Canon EOS 30 that I really liked but they were all taken with a Canon EF USM lens. Do you think the camera ...
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Why is my 77-55 step down adapter on Canon RF-S 18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM lens not fitting?

I've bought a CPL lens 77mm and a 77-55 step down adapter, but the problem is the step-down adapter is not fitting on the lens. The CPL fits fine on the step down but the step-down is not fitting on ...
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How can I make the milky way more apparent in my photos?

I was using 6400 ISO with a f2.8, 28 mill lens with a .46 adaptor on a canon m50 for about 15" for this photo. I tried a 1.8 50 mill, 28 mill w/o adaptor, longer exposure, shorter exposure, ...
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Canon PowerShot A810 lens error

I have a Canon PowerShot A810. I don't know what happened to it, but when I turn it off, the lens doesn't close completely, starts buzzing, and after a few seconds, it says "Lens Error". It ...
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Upgrade advice from Canon 7D II to R7 or R6 II

I have been a Canon DSLR user for many years and I am thinking of upgrading to mirrorless, mainly to take advantage of the lighter lenses. The AF eye tracking is also very attractive to me. We live in ...
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Shutter Priority Mode - Purple Photos

When taking photos using a Canon Digital Rebel XS in shutter-priority mode and experimenting with very fast shutter speeds, the photos are usually dark as I expect, but occasionally the photos will ...
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Converting .CR2 raws to non-raw image format with ImageMagick mogrify makes images warm

ImageMagick's mogrify seems to be making my images warm-colored when I convert them to a non-raw format. Why is this? I've tried this with .jpg, .png, and .jxl. I converted the same image with ufraw ...
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Which pin of canon SL3 hot shoe triggers the flash?

I tried several flashes on my Canon EOS Rebel SL3, but it didn't work. I'm wondering which pin on hot shoe triggers the flash?
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What can cause double-vision effect in slightly out of focus areas?

I have an issue with my Canon 70-200 F/4L USM. It is less sharp at 200mm than at shorter range and the objects that are slightly out of focus are rendered twice with horizontal offset. The shutter ...
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Is it possible to combine a backpack clips with a plate from tripod?

I'm thinking about buying a clip to mount my camera (Canon EOS R) to my backpack (Deuter Transalpine). My first thought was to buy Peak Design Capture. But I'm not sure if I can combine this clip with ...
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What does Canon's Brightness Histogram actually show?

Canon cameras can show a histogram of the images (either in live view or in the preview). There are two modes: an RGB histogram and a "brightness" histogram. While the RGB histograms can ...
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Flash and camera shutter not in time

I’ve searched far and wide but cannot find an answer. I recently purchased godox ct-16 to trigger my flash off the camera (canon a1). It worked perfectly on my digital camera and I copied the manual ...
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