Questions tagged [canon-70d]

A midrange digital SLR camera from Canon, released in 2013 and having an APS-C sensor. It was the first Canon camera to feature "dual pixel AF" supplementing contrast detection AF when in Live View mode.

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Does canon 70D support the LC-5 trigger?

Just bough an LC-5 from eBay and did not check if the 70d is compatible. Can I use the LC-5 with the 70D? If not, what’s the equivalent trigger remote system I can buy?
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What is the meaning of the small blinking camera symbol in my Canon 70D viewfinder?

I am using Canon 70d and there is a small camera symbol in my viewfinder. I dont know what that is or what it's showing. When I click the AF button, it's started blinking.
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Canon 70D Live View stops after some time

I'm trying to set my Canon 70D up in a way where the live view stays active, but I can 't seem to get it right, even with ML installed. I've already set the power settings to never auto turn off, ...
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How to get a blurred background using a Canon 18-55 STM lens? [duplicate]

I'm totally new to photography and need your help. I've read much about ISO, Aperture and Shutter speed. I know to get a blurred backround: use a wide aperture. Also I know the distance between ...
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Canon 70D wifi cannot be enabled

I bought two Canon EOS 70D and I can enable Wifi for one of them with no problem. But for the second camera, wifi seems deactive and I cannot click on Wifi options at all as can be seen in attached ...
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The best setting for Canon 70D for my application

I'm an robotics engineer and do not have any experience in photography. For a project, I need to take some pictures of some objects and need your experience to set the optimal setting because my ...
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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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Do I need Image Stabilization for canon 35mm f/2? [duplicate]

I want to buy canon 35mm f/2 and there is one with IS and the other one without it. I am wondering if It is worth paying twice as much for IS itself. Both lenses produce the same image quality. Is the ...
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Canon 70D turns off after 30 minutes in live view

Good day! My 70D turns off after 30 minutes in live view and I can't do anything about it. I turned off Auto Power Off feature, but it still does it. Any other tips, please? Thanks!
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Will a Sigma 1.4tc teleconverter work with my Canon 70D?

I have a Canon 70D body with Sigma 150-600 lens. I am thinking of buying Sigma's teleconverter 1.4tc but I dont know if it works in canon70D.
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Is It Possible To Achieve a Time Lapse Over Several Months Using a Canon 70D Without Leaving the Camera

Do you know if it is possible to achieve a time lapse effect using the Canon 70D by just going to the same location each day/week/month and then piecing all the photos together to create a time lapse ...
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Is Canon EOS 80D worth spending $200 more over 70D when it comes to image quality?

I've been shooting with Canon EOS 1000D for 8 years. I am now looking some more advanced: with faster and more precise autofocus that can shoot better in low-light conditions Now I'm considering ...
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Which is better for Astrophotography when we compare Canon 70D and Canon 760D

I have Canon 1200D and now I am more interested towards astrophotography. I am confused between which one to go for. Canon 70D or Canon 760D. Lens I hold: 18-55mm, 50mm 1.8 STM, 55-250mm IS II ...
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Is there a focusing issue with the Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 on a Canon 70D?

I have just shot a long outdoor trip using the Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM on a Canon 70D. I've read excellent reviews of the Sigma lens but the photos didn't turn out that great. Neither the ...
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Why does my 70D give an Err01 only with my Tamron 90mm lens?

My Canon 70D gives Err01 when with a Tamron 90mm lens but works perfectly with other lenses. The same lens works fine on other bodies (1200D) I'm not sure if a specific combination is giving an error....
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How do you disconnect a Canon 70D from the EOS app on an iPhone?

I recently downloaded the EOS app for iPhone to try it out. I didn't really like it so how do I disconnect my 70D camera safely from my iPhone?
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70D not working with Wein Safe Sync

I have a canon 70D I was trying to use with a Novatron head/pack lighting kit. Attached the Wein Safe Sync to the hot shoe of the camera, plugged the PC sync cable into it and then into the pack. ...
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Why do I have to press the shutter button twice to take a photo with my Canon DSLR?

I have a problem with my DSLR, a Canon 70D. When I push the shutter button to take a photo, I need to push it once more to take a single shot. The AF mode is not on self-timer. What could be wrong?
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Canon 70D vs Canon 760D

I have been looking to buy a Canon 760D because of its amazing features that it offers in comparison to the currently available list of DSLR's out there. I have previously owned a 550D and had a great ...
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Canon 700D or 70D for a beginner [closed]

I have the opportunity to buy either a Canon 700D for about 470€ or the Canon 70D for 830€ (both are just the cameras, no lenses included). This would be my first DSLR. There's a gap of 360€ which I ...
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What could cause very underexposed photos in daylight?

I just recently started toying with the manual mode on my Canon 70D. Everything was working fine for a few shots, then all of a sudden my newer shots all appear darker under the same settings. The ...
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Can't connect Canon 70D to Android smartphone

It's about 6 months since I bought my Canon 70D and I still can't connect it to my smartphone. I'm feeling pretty stupid... Yes, I've read the instructions, watched all sorts of tutorials in Youtube ...
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How to set the viewfinder information display timer on a Canon 70D?

When I look in the viewfinder and press the shutter button halfway to autofocus on my Canon EOS 70D, information is displayed at the bottom of the viewfinder (aperture and so on). Those green numbers ...
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IR Wireless control working only from really far in Canon 70D

I have a IR wireless shutter and a Canon 70D. I set the correct Drive Mode in the camera and the remote works, but only sometimes. If I am very far away (20 feet/6 meters from the camera) it works ...
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Focus problem in viewfinder mode with the tamron 17-50 f2.8

I bought my 70d and the Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F/2.8 VC. I noticed that I don't have focus when I use the viewfinder but when I use the live view there is no problem at all. Someone might come across ...
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Is it possible to create a depth map using the EOS 70D Dual pixel AF?

I've ordered the 70D and while waiting I had a though about the Dual pixel AF sensor. My question if half out of curiosity and half out of it feeling like it might be useful. I'm thinking that using ...
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Can I make my Canon 70D focus continously when viewing through the viewfinder?

I'm a newbie in photography, so don't judge me too much, just got the canon 70d and I noticed that when viewing through view finder while in P mode the camera would not focus automatically (I would ...
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How to reset Canon 70D WiFi?

When I go to the WiFi Settings in Camera (Canon 70D) all I see is: Connection: Exit Confirm Set Error Details (greyed out) I can't recall the password or find any way to reset it. Some I found (Why ...
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Flash communicates with camera but does not fire

I have a canon 70D and a yongnuo speedlight YN568EX II. When I first unboxed it from new I was able to just slip on the hotshoe of my camera and fire away. For some reason, it stopped firing.The flash ...
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Self-timer:Continuous on Canon 70D?

I currently own a Rebel T3i and need to upgrade. The Canon 70D looks like a good option at a reasonable price. Looking over the features and youtube videos about it, it really surprised me that it ...
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Hi everyone, DAY time long exposure [duplicate]

I have a question regarding Day time long exposure: I have a canon 70d 50mm 1.8 lens and 18-135mm; when I try to shoot a long exposure during the day iso 100, f16 mode BULB.......the picture is white ...
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Difference between Small Raw, Medium Raw and Raw in Canon 70D [duplicate]

Canon 70D does provide 3 options of getting raw images - Small, Medium and Raw. I would like to know whats the difference between 3. Recently i did my tour and got some very good results from medium ...
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Will a 600rt Flash work with a 70d using radio control?

I have a 580exII and sometimes feel limited by the line of sight required to use it is a slave with the on-camera flash. Will a 600ex-rt's radio control feature work with my 70D, or will I need to ...
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Is it possible to do time lapse photography with a Canon 70D without using a laptop? [duplicate]

Canon 70D has options of using remote shutter and using apps with iPhone/Android devices. Is there any option to do timelapse photography using either of the above where I can click photos at a ...
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Solutions to Multiple 70D Connected to a single computer?

My situation is I have 3-6 70D Canon Cameras on the floor depending on the event and would like to utilise the WIFI connection on these cameras but I have tried to work out a way to have Multiple ...
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How does an L bracket on a Canon 70D limit the LCD display movement?

I am considering buying an L bracket for my Canon 70D. The camera has a vari-angle (foldable and twistable) LCD display, and the mounting of the L bracket will limit the degrees of freedom of the ...
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Which camera should I buy: 7d or 70d? [closed]

I had a Nikon D3100 camera. I want to upgrade it. Can anyone help me choose between a Canon 7d or 70d? I want it for outdoor, wedding and studio photography.
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Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Canon

not sure if this is the right place to ask but I have been on the waiting list for the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Canon lens for a while. I'm getting pretty anxious, my wife is due in 2 weeks, so I'm ...
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Tr-90 remote release

So I went in to buy a remote release for my canon 70D. I didn't have it with me, but they said that the phottix TR-90 c8 is the right one for the 70d... ha but as far as I know, that connector is ...
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Is it good to buy Canon 18-135mm lens? [closed]

I have Canon EOS 70d DSLR and I have two lenses as Canon 50mm f 1.8 and Sigma 70-300mm. I work with these lenses and it good. Now, I like to add some more lenses like some zoom lens like Canon 18-...
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Why does changing the aperture cause lag in live view and in videos?

On my Canon 70D there's a considerable lag during the change of aperture when pressing the depth of field preview button. This lag also occurs during video recording, which causes the video to halt ...
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Why doesn't wifi on canon 70D connect to my Android device?

Just this past weekend, I got a Canon 70D, and I was so excited especially because of the wifi functionality. So I got all set up on my camera, and also got the EOS remote from Google Play store. But ...
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EF vs EF-S for a Canon 70D body? [duplicate]

Stretching my budget for a new 70D body. Seems to be exactly what I'm looking for. Am I wasting my money only purchasing an EF lens to go with it? The EF-S is well out of my price range.
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How do I configure flash groups on the EOS 70D with Yongnuo YN-622C transceivers?

For a while I've been using a Yongnuo YN-622C transceiver in combination with a 430 EX II on my EOS 70D. Everything works fine so I decided to buy a second 430 EX II and another pair of YN-622Cs. This ...
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Did the Canon Raw format change in 70D?

Have there been any change in Canon's RAW (CR2) format in the Canon EOS 70D camera, comparing to older models like the EOS 60D? I could not open the 70D RAW files in Photoshop on a friend's computer, ...
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How is a Bulb mode enabled for a Canon EOS 70D?

I've owned a Canon EOS 70D for two weeks, but when I wanted to make a long exposure of the Geminid meteors I couldn't find the BULB Mode. Only a maximum of 30s shutter speed. So my question is: Is ...
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Older Lightroom and newer Camera (e.g. Lightroom 4.4 and EOS 70D) - will it work?

Currently I'm using Lightroom 4.4 and I do not plan to upgrade at the moment. But I want to buy the new EOS 70D. Today I read that Lightroom 5.2 will support the EOS 70D raw-format. So what did this ...
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Seriously considering upgrading my Rebel T2i (550D) to either a 6D, 7D or 70D

I shoot a lot of performers in low lighting conditions. Essentially I am looking for a camera that will help me reduce the noise level significantly. I find myself rarely using the kit lenses and ...