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A midrange digital SLR camera from Canon, released in 2010 and having an APS-C sensor. It was replaced in 2013 by the 70D.

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I left my Camera unused for 4 years

I have Cannon 60D camera, I stopped using it for 5 years long, do you think It could be working? I’ve been charging the battery for hours but it’s not full yet, and every time I put it in, the camera ...
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How to increase photo file size without resizing?

I shot a biometric photo at a studio and that photo doesn't meet government photo requirements. They tried but failed. The photograph must be a color photograph and unedited The size of a document ...
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Help! Sigma Lens won’t manually focus

I have a Canon EOS 60D and a Sigma DG 150-500mm zoom lens that I absolutely love using for bird pictures, I’ve had it for a few years now and have never had an issue with the manual focus. It’s just ...
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Canon 60D accessories fit to 6D mark 2?

I am a beginner of photography. I bought second hand canon 6D mark 2. I wonder if all those lenses and accessories of canon 60D are capable to use for 6D mark2? If those fits, I will buy those full ...
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Unable to Eject USB Drive [closed]

So I have some photos I took from my camera's SD card stored onto a spare USB drive that I have (cause my laptop doesn't have a SD card reader so I just use a roommate's laptop that does and transfer ...
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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 can't I get my Canon 60D to connect to EOS Utility 2?

So I've spent the entire afternoon trying to get EOS Utility to detect my 60D without breakthrough and I'm desperate for help! What I have done so far: Updated anything that could be updated on my ...
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Shutter stucks on manual mode [closed]

I bought a camera 60 d with only 1000 shutters. In the beginning i am having some issues with battery timing. Now i am facing another problem that on manual mode my shutter stucks in upward direction. ...
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Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 compatibility with Canon 800D(t7i)

I have bought a new Canon 800d/T7i(APSC) DSLR Camera body. I haven't opted for the Kit Lens. Now I am planning to buy Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 lens for my daily photography. But I have gone through some ...
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Beginner DSLR decisions [closed]

I need your help/ expertise... I want to get a DSLR so I can practice my photography I love taking pictures for family and when I travel (maybe for vlogging too), and eventually do engagement ...
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Can a image's zoomed-in view on the LCD screen be saved on a Canon 60D?

After taking a picture, I zoomed in on the LCD screen. Can I save this zoomed-in view? I tried to save using raw mode, but cannot seem to do.
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What kind of lens will be best for photograping cake toppers with a midrange Canon DSLR?

I'm a super novice photographer, but I own an online store and I want to give my photos more oomph. I own a Canon EOS 60D, with a EF-S 18-55mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 lens. I will be making myself a light box. I ...
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Why I can't control the the amount of light from an off-camera flash with a YN-560-TX transmitter and RF-605c trigger?

I use a Canon 60D and am trying to connect my new YN-560-TX as a transmitter to an RF-605c as a receiver attached to my off-camera flash. It fires the light which confirms that they are connecting, ...
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Canon Remote Switch RS60 E3 not working as expected

Canon Remote Switch RS60 E3 is not working as expected on my Canon 60D when I try to take a long exposure shot. Here is what is happening- I set the camera to bulb mode and lock the remote to start ...
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Why won't my Canon 60D take more than one photo with the internal flash, without closing it manually?

If the internal flash is raised, when I try to take a photo nothing happens; the shutter do not open and the focus too do not change while half-pressing the button. No error is displayed when this ...
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maximizing print size over 300dpi [duplicate]

i usually shot portraits with my 60D and tamron 17-50mm f2.8 using maximum resolution JPEG + RAW @ 5184 x 3456 pixels. after recent photoshoot, i tried to print an 8R using this particular setting and ...
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There are many red and black spots in my photos,what are those? [duplicate]

I am using canon 60d for more than 1year.few months ago i suddenly saw these dots were appeared in my photos.i have tried manual sensor cleaning several number of times,but this didn't work for me....
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Do I lose dynamic range or detail when converting from CR2 to DNG? [duplicate]

I have CS5.1 which does not support Canons RAW format using Camera RAW on a 60D, so I must change to DNG format before using CS5.1 Do I lose any quality or dynamic range from this conversion?
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Major differences to note when upgrading from Canon 60D to 6D

Aside from obviously the the 60D and 6D being APS-C and Full Frame respectively, What are the main features or new controls that must be learnt about when using the canon 6D to truly master the ...
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Why can't I change Aperture? Canon 60D

I am in manual mode (M on the top left scroll wheel above the on button) using a sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 and then I spin the scroll wheel (which has a "set" button in the middle) below the 'q' button, ...
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Canon 60D shutter speed problem [duplicate]

I have a Canon 60D EOS. I can not change the shutter speed higher than 1/250. I updated the firmware to 1.1.1 but nothing changed. Also I updated the Magic Lantern firmware but still I see the same ...
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Why does my remote automatically trigger the self-timer on EOS60D?

I have purchased a Chinese remote control. While setting it to interval shooting for time-lapse, it automatically runs the self-timer for 2 seconds, which is unnecessary and eats up the battery. How ...
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How do I determine the shutter count on a EOS 60D body?

I'm selling a 60D body, and I want to check the reported shutter-release count. But I can't find it on the menu anywhere. Does someone know how to find it? Note that the next assigned filename is not ...
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What can I do to improve the sharpness from my Canon 60D for stock photography?

I recently started getting into stock photography and submitted some images to Shutterstock. I was rejected for various issues like noise and focus. I was surprised at how high their standards were ...
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Why isn't my Canon 60D saving images to SD with pics taken using swivel screen/viewer?

My Canon 60D does not save photos to the SD card when I take photos while using the swivel screen/viewer. It happens with different SD cards, so I don't think it is caused by a defective SD card.
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Canon 60d Wireless Remote

I am looking at getting a wireless remote as a Christmas gift for my wife. She has a Canon 60d. Would this remote work for her ? Any help would be greatly appreciated, photography is totally not my ...
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Will a charger for Canon 60D batteries work on 40D batteries?

I know that the batteries for 60D and 40D are not the same, but is the charger compatible?
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How well will a Canon 2x extender work with a 60D and 100-400mm L? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 60D (APS-C) body and I want to use a Canon 100-400mm L lens with the Canon 2.0x extender. I want to know if this combination will work well or not? I read that extenders have some ...
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Lens recommendation for upcoming NYC trip? [duplicate]

I'm just a photo enthusiast knowing just the basics so far. My dad used to work with a film SLR and taught me a few things. I currently own a Canon 60D with the 18-135mm kit lens. I originally wanted ...
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Speedlite 430EX II & Canon 60D

I have a Canon 60D and a Speedlite 430EX II. Does anyone know if I can fire the speedlite remotely without firing the built in flash as well? So far I have only been able to fire them both.
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Focusing Screen for a Canon 60D using an 85mm f1.2 lens

I've recently bought an 85mm f1.2 lens, which is absolutely amazing, but I noticed after my day out playing with it, that lots of my photos were out of focus, even though they appeared sharp in the ...
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Do I need a filter to use my Canon EOS 60Da for daylight photography?

Which filter do I need for the 60Da to use it in normal daytime use? Apparently I need a IR filter. Could someone please explain exactly which one I need and perhaps a link to a place I can buy one? ...
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Canon 60D - exposure compensation with auto ISO in Manual mode [duplicate]

I'm sure someone will be able to answer this conclusively fairly quickly, but as per the thread title, is there a way to set exposure compensation when using M mode but with the ISO set to automatic? ...
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I can't get my new 580ex ll external flash unit to work on my 60D

I cant get my new 580ex ll external flash unit to work on my 60D. The flash connects properly, contacts are clean etc... The flash recognizes changes that I make to exposure compensation and zoom ( ...
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Flash not firing when in live view [duplicate]

I have a Canon 60D and a Yongnuo YN560-III flash, everything works fine normally, but when i go in live view mode the flash doesn't fire Why is that?
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Why is Canon 60D considered 'better' than Canon 700D?

So Canon 60D is considered a semi-pro machine, but it's like 3 years old, while the 700D is a year old and can pack the same punch it seems from the specs. Does the 60D have anything that the 700D ...
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Taking a portrait with both the sun and model visible. How to use my flash? [duplicate]

I want to make a portrait with the sun to the side or behind the model. I have set the shutter speed to 1/4000. If I take the photo without flash, the model's face won't be bright. But the built in ...
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How do I get my Canon 60D to use short shutter speeds with flash in Av mode? [duplicate]

Last night I tried to get some club shots with my 60D (with the 16-35 2.8L lens) at ISO 1600. I had about ¹⁄₁₅ — ¹⁄₂₀ seconds at f/2.8, all in Av mode. When I raised the pop-up flash, I hoped that ...
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What is causing the strange lighter circles in images taken with my Canon 15-85?

I took these pictures with my Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens this morning: Would somebody please tell me that what is that white part in the lower right corner of the picture? EXIF info: F/...
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How to set continuous shooting on Canon 60D while using Canon remote RC-6?

I am interested in photographing some star trails and have read many articles that say that I should use continuous shooting mode instead of Bulb mode. I tried this last night with my RC-6 Canon ...
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Canon 60D flash problem in low light

I have bought Canon 60D two days ago . My problem is... I have to press forced flash button before capturing first photo in low light . But the thing I dont understand is .. From flash setting if ...
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What are the heaviest parts of modern DSLR bodies?

60D = 755g 600D = 560g Both are built on an aluminium chassis. The only difference I can think of is a pentaprism. Is it really that heavy? Almost + 200g What are the other heavy parts?
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Is trading Canon 18-135mm + 24mm lenses for a 17-40mm L or 70-200mm f/4 L a good decision?

I currently have a Canon 60D with an 18-135 lens and a 24 mm f/2.8 lens I hardly use. I really fancy the 24-105L IS (colour, sharpness, etc) and the 100-400L for the length (Freud would have something ...
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Is the 7d truly the successor to the 50d?

I have seen in several locations the statement that the Canon 7d is the true successor to the 50d despite the different places that they occupy in the lineup. Is this an accurate statement, and why? ...
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How do I activate wireless flash control with a Canon 60D?

I recently purchased a 430EX II for my 60D. When trying to set up the wireless flash control, I don't have "Flash Control" as an option in my menu. Do I need to perform a software update?
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What pros and cons of 6D vs 60D vs 650D? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the major differences between these camera series by Canon? What should I look for when shopping for a DSLR? Are there disadvantages to a prosumer camera for a ...
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Canon 60D Menu button starts recording video?

Just bought a used (9 months old) Canon 60d. I noticed that when I'm in video mode, when I hit the Menu button, the camera starts recording. Very problematic. When I go the the quick view of the ...
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Can I cut up a 15x20cm Novoflex Graycard without ruining its properties?

I purchased a graycard, specifically a Novoflex 15x20cm (~ 6x8") card that is white on one side and 18%? gray on the other side. However, it's a bit too large to comfortably fit into jacket pocket or ...
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Does the Canon 60Da offer significant advantage over 60D with infrared filter for astrophotography?

I am looking to buy a new camera to upgrade from my 1000D. I found the 60D to meet most of my needs but came across the 60Da variant when trying to make a decision. The price difference is ...
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EOS 60D manual focus/exposure selection only after half press

The 60D only lets you select exposure compensation (with the round wheel on the camera back) and AF point (using the 8-way button or the AF point selection button, depending on your settings) only ...
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