Questions tagged [canon-m]

The Eos M is an interchangeable lens compact camera made by Canon

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How does the built-in external off-camera flash control work with the Canon EOS M6?

I am trying to understand how wireless external flash works with Canon EOS M6. Manual didn't help, and the specifications just say "wireless multi-flash support". What does that mean? As far as I ...
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Why do mirrorless cameras have shorter battery life?

I'm thinking of trading in my Canon EOS 650D (DSLR) and buying an EOS M5 (Mirrorless). But apparently mirrorless cameras don't last very long in between recharges. This would be a problem for me ...
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Why won't my EOS M5 take a photo in SCN/HDR mode with a manual lens?

Sometimes I press the shutter button of my Eos M5 and it just. won't. take. a. photo. I know there are some 'obvious' reasons for the camera to refuse taking a picture, like having not enough light ...
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What type of lens should I rent to take pictures of my newly built computer

I own a Canon EOS M3 and have an EF(-S) to EF-M adapter. Was hoping to take some pictures of the whole rig, but also some internal shots. Would appreciate any suggestions you guys may have in terms of ...
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Does the Canon EOS M5 provide focus confirmation for manual-focus lenses?

Suppose I were to mount an old, adapted, manual-focus-only lens on the Canon EOS M5. There would be no communication at all between the camera and the lens. As I adjusted the focus on the lens, would ...
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How can I enable shutter release without a lens on a Canon EOS M3?

I'm trying to use a reverse lens adapter for macro pics, but the shutter does not work. I understand the pins are not in contact. I have heard there is an option in the menu to release the shutter ...
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Do the YN-600EX-RT flash and YN-E3-RT controller work with the Canon M5?

I use a Canon 6D and Canon EF lenses for my "main" photography. I use a couple of Yongnuo YN-600EX-RT flashes and a Yongnuo YN-E3-RT flash controller for off-camera flash portraits. All the Yongnuo ...
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How can I set up a Canon EOS camera to be a webcam?

I have a Canon EOS camera. I'm accessing a website that wants to access the camera connected to my computer. Even though my Canon EOS is connected, it wasn't detected by the browser. How do I enable ...
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Canon EOS M: Do these lenses make sense together?

Today I purchased a Canon EOS M to replace my meanwhile almost 10 year old 400d. I was under the impression that I was just buying the kit with the EF lens adapter, so I also bought two lenses. It ...
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Could I use an old Canon FD lens on a new Canon EOS M3?

I am considering buying a new Canon EOS M3 to use my very old Canon FD lenses. Would they fit?
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How can I mount an EF-M lens on an EF-S camera?

How can I mount an EF-M lens (22mm, for example) on my Canon Rebel T4i EOS EF-S?
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Is there a way to improve continuous drive speed on my EOS-M?

'Nominal' continuous drive speed on the EOS-M is 4fps I normally shoot Raw + Jpeg. In this mode, I get a burst of three frames at 1.25 fps, then it oscillates between about .7 and 1.25 fps. If I ...
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Is there any alternative to the Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS M?

I wonder if there is in the market any alternative adapter to Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS M. Reliable, and cheaper, that allow you use EOS lenses on EOS-M camera.
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How do I get my EOS M to release the shutter with an adapted manual lens?

I have a Canon FD-mount lens and a Nikon pre-AI lens, with respective adapters. I attach the FD lens to my EOS M, set the camera to M or Av mode, and the aperture is fixed at 00. When I press the ...
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Does the Canon M have actual, significant deficiencies vs. the competition?

From all the reviews, articles, http://reddit.com/r/photography and other sites I've been reading, it seems the general consensus is that the Canon EOS M is something pitiful and incapable, "too ...
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What's the difference between Canon EF-S and EF-M?

What is the difference with Canon EF-S and EF-M lens?
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EOS M focal length conversion to cropped frame and full frame camera

I am thinking about EOS M .. it looks appealing to me ... especially for Hiking .. the thing i want to know is if I use my 18-55mm Canon lens (that normally come with 550D, 600D series) on EOS M with ...
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How will a Canon EOS M serve as a second/alternative body?

With the release of Canon EOS M, the only question I have in mind is how will it perform as a second/alternative/backup body for prefessional/semi-professional photographers? We can use our existing ...
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Can I use my existing Canon lenses on an EF-M camera body?

Canon recently introduced the Canon EOS M, mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. It uses a new EF-M mount and is available as a kit with an EF-M lens in some regions. I have existing EF and EF-S ...