Questions tagged [canon-400d]

An entry-level DSLR from Canon, released in 2006. Also known as the XTi or Kiss Digital X.

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Canon 40D ERR 01 lens error on manual only- is hope for the lens lost?

I am a high school teacher working with a donated canon 40D to loan to students for projects. A student wants to shoot manual mode on the camera, but the lens (Canon Ultrasonic EFS 17-85 mm) won't ...
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Why won't my Canon 400D/XTi turn on/off properly?

My camera is a Canon 400D (digital rebel XTi). It sat on a shelf for quite some time. When I insert a (newly charged) battery, the camera doesn't switch on. I get this screen: and switching the ...
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Why won't Canon EOS 400D turn on?

I have the Canon EOS 400D - also known as EOS Digital Rebel XTi, or Kiss Digital X in Japan - and as of tonight, it stopped working. It won't do anything, with or without batteries or a CF card, ...
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Canon DSLR photos underexposed [duplicate]

I have a canon DSLR and even in Manual mode or with proper settings, I have to bump aperture, shutter speeed AND ISO to get photos to be even CLOSE to the right exposure. Currently have my ISO set to ...
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Losing sharpness - lens AF broken? [duplicate]

I have an 10 year old camera (Canon 400D) and primarily use a fixed Canon 1.8 50mm lens. This weekend I was using it and noticed most of my photos with that lens looking blurry and unfocused. Over ...
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Why are images from FujiFilm X-T20 darker than those from Canon 400D?

I’ve just bought a mirrorless FujiFilm X-T20. In my first tests, it seem to ask for quite high ISO even in daytime indoor. So, as a test, I compared it with my previous camera, digital reflex Canon ...
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Canon EOS 400D - Shutter Release Lock Override

I recently acquired my first DSLR camera, an old Canon EOS 400D. Not the most intuitive device, but for the most part it seems like a fine camera for an amateur. The problem I have is one of missed ...
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How do I speed up button-to-picture for Canon XTi (400D)?

I'm trying to set up a fast image capture without using a strobe. The camera is connected to a shutter release device (pinewood derby timer) which triggers the camera when the first car passes the ...
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Why are my pictures so shakey?

I am new here so I am not sure what all information you will need to help me with this...but....Can anyone tell me what might be causing my camera to take pictures like this? I tested two cameras (...
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My EFS 17-85 lens doesn't focus or click a picture

I have a Canon EOS 400D with a EFS 17-85 mm lens. The camera doesn't capture a picture with this lens attached. It focusses back and forth exactly once per click. I tried with different modes and its ...
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How can I transfer pictures from my Canon Digital Rebel XTI (400D) to my Mac?

I recently bought a used Cannon EOS Digital Rebel XTI 400D. I went on a trip and took some photos that I would like to get onto my mac (A mac mini running 10.6.8). When I plugged the camera into my ...
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Is the HF-DC1 flash light a good choice for my Canon EOS 400D?

I want to buy an external flash light for my Canon EOS 400D. Is HF-DC1 good enough or is it designed for more compact cameras? Any suggestion on alternatives?
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Can I use BULB setting when taking remote pictures?

I have a Canon XTi/400D, which I connect to my Mac OS X 10.6 and am trying to take pictures when tethered to it using EOS Utility, but I am not able to use the BULB setting on my laptop. Is this ...
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Benefits of upgrade from Canon EOS 400D to 7D

I'm an amateur photographer and have been for a few years. I've had a Canon EOS 400D for a few years, and am thinking of upgrading to a 7D. I've looked at the spec sheet and on paper the 7D is just "...
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How do I clear an AE lock on my Canon XTI?

If I press the AE Lock (*) button on my Canon XTI it will lock the exposure, but how do I un-lock it? I usually just end up turning the camera off and then back on. After playing with my camera a ...
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Should auto-focus need adjusting?

I own a Canon XTI, and it always seems my shots are slightly out of focus. I usual have my camera set to the center focus point, and usually half press the shutter button to establish the focus on the ...
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Learning more about using my Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Digital Photography Tutorials Hey everyone, I aquired this camera from my dad, as he got another model, and I have some lenses and the Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi body. I ...
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