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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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Should change body or glass

ive been using a nikon d3100 body and the stock lense that came with it. ive been looking at new bodys, but ive also been looking at lenses. the body ive been looking at is 24 mp opposed to the 14 on ...
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How do I choose between 24-70 f/4 and 24-105 f/4 Canon lens?

I am getting a new medium range zoom lens for general use and occasional weddings. This new 24-70 f4 was top of my list until I watched this review: Canon 24-70 f/4 L IS vs Canon 24-105 f/4 L IS - ...
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Filter holder adaptor with Canon's EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM lens

I'm interested about using ND filters with the Canon 8-15mm fisheye, but I'm not finding information about which alternatives are available. Are Format or Lee sw150 compatible with such lens? If ...
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add or edit gps data to a picture

I want to add/edit GPS (location) data to some picture. i used Geosetter software and could do it but when yo right click on picture and give properties the decimal number of location numbers is very ...
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Canon 200d/SL2 real time metering

The light meter only updates after pressing the shutter button half way. Is it possible to show it before the shutter is half way pressed.
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Night-time football game under field lights

I am shooting a little league football game at night under the field lights for the first time amd I have a few questions to ask. I will be using the Canon EOS 60D camera with a Canon 24-70mm 1:2.8 L ...
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Can a Speedlite 430EX II be used on a Canon EOS 6D?

I recently purchased a Canon EOS 6D, but my Speedlite 430EX II is not working with it. Is this flash not compatible with the 6D? When I go to Menu --> External Speedlite Control, flash firing is ...
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What enables the Canon RF 70-200 f/2.8 to be much smaller than the EF version?

Canon announced the RF 70-200 f/2.8L in February 2019. This is notable for being much smaller than the equivalent EF lens, being perhaps two thirds of the length, yet maintaining the speed of the EF ...
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Rebel T6 EOS LCD Screen completely blank

The LCD screen on my Rebel T6 is completely blank. I have tried all suggestions listed of similar questions to no avail. Battery is fully charged, I have taken battery out and replaced, clicked the on ...
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What is the difference between the various image-stabilized Canon 18-55mm lenses? [duplicate]

I'm looking at buying a new 18-55mm lens as the one that came with my 4000D doesn't have image stabilisation, which I really need. It seems like canon have made many EF-S lenses over time that all ...
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Can you turn a 60mm macro lens into a 100mm macro lens?

I have a Canon EF-S 60mm Macro lens. Can I add an extension tube or teleconverter to emulate a 100mm Macro? If not, is there a solution?
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What is the difference between the Canon 55-250 IS II and 55-250 IS STM lenses?

I am a beginner in DSLR, and would like to purchase another lens other than the kit lens (18-55mm STM) that came with my Rebel T5i/D700. After much googling, and reading of blogs, I have decided to ...
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Use Canon AE-1 lenses on a Sony Alpha a6000 [duplicate]

I have found that my father had an old Canon AE-1 film camera, and I'm about to buy a Sony Alpha a6000 camera. The old AE-1 camera has a good 80mm lens that I'd love to use on my Sony camera, even if ...
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How to build your own External Power Supply for Canon Powershot G7?

I was reading CHDK forums and was trying to find how to build a DIY external power for my Canon powershot g7. I can't find the ACK DC20 where I live. Anybody have any guide for this?
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autofocus point not visible canon EOS m50

Earlier the focus points would show red square on preview mode. But I am not sure I juggled with some settings, I am unable to see the focus square now. Still the focus point is enable in my preview ...
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Can I take pictures on a Canon T6i with no lens fitted?

Currently I am trying James Millar's method of transferring old Super 8 movies by DSLR 1080p video of film in projector gate: https://vimeo.com/20950590 With projector lens still in place, Canon DSLR ...
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How do I keep the view finder light meter info on, on a Canon EOS1100D?

How do I keep the light meter display on in the view finder while using manual mode? I find that the display only stays on for a short while which is annoying when trying to set aperture and shutter ...
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7D Mark II or 80D

I am an enthusiasts photographer specializing in family portraits, events, and now wanting to jump into live sports shots. I'm completely stuck between the 7D Mark II and the 80D. Those are the two ...
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How to view .CR2 on windows 10 from 6D Mark II

I have acquired a canon 6d mark II and it seems that Windows 10 is not able to open the raw images in its own image viewer or display thumbnails in the file system. Is there any codec available for ...
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Why there is no image-stabilized Canon 50mm lens?

Canon's 50mm prime lenses are all non-IS (Image Stabilization) for some reason. Considering the popularity of these range primes, shouldn't Canon be interested in shipping a new, optically improved IS ...
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Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 III IS vs Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens [closed]

I own canon 80D and have plans to upgrade to either DSLR or mirrorless after few years.Now,I m planning to buy Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 III IS . Will it be worth to invest in Canon EF lenses as I can see ...
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What battery do I need for a Canon EOS 500?

I got a old Canon EOS 500 (analogic) of my girlfriend, but I need to buy batteries, but do not know what the correct battery for her, found a manual on the internet and said CR123A or DL123A, but ...
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Canon EOS 6D mark II with Sigma Lens looks weird on LCD Monitor

All the photos in my camera looks like a fish eye or something, maybe I'm some configuration there, any help? this is how all the photos looks like:
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Physical button reset Canon M50

I want to know if there's a physical button somewhere on the Canon M50 to reset the device, like many routers have. This is now critical for me, because of my previous question, where many of the ...
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Is Canon 50mm f/1.2 with Canon EOS 80D suitable for portraits, landscapes, travel/nightlife photography?

I'm purchasing my first DSLR camera (Canon 80D) in a few weeks. I want to use it mostly for portraits, landscapes, travel/nightlife shots. I've come across the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L, and wanted to know ...
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Is my Canon speedlite really dead?

My Canon 550ex wouldn't switch on yesterday. Completely dead. Changed the batteries (twice). Still nothing, no indication of life. It was fine last time I used it about a week ago. Is there anything ...
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Canon EOS 2000D shutter counter

Does anyone know of a program to obtain shutter count for a Canon EOS 2000D (Rebel T7)? Many other applications were already used with no results.
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Why is my Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens making a ticking noise?

My Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens is making a noise I never heard before. It takes pictures and focus as usual but produces a constant ticking noise when the image stabiliser is turned on.
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How do these three 100-300mm lenses for Canon EF mount compare?

I’m trying to decide on a 100-300mm constant aperture lens to complement my current kit. I am considering the following options Canon 100-300 f5.6 L Tokina 100-300 f4 Sigma 100-300 f4 Which of these ...
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Canon EOS 4000D Hot Shoe for Sync (with Studio Flashes)

The external Flash is not showing up in the configuration Menu when using Pixel TF-321 hot shoe. Is this the wrong adapter for that camera, as there is no X connection? I want to trigger a studio ...
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Would the 40mm pancake or 50mm prime be better for street photography with a Canon APS-C camera?

I have a Canon EOS 600D, and I already have 18-55mm,55-250mm. I plan to buy a new lens for street photography. I already have picked out one of the following lenses: 40mm STM(pan cake). EF 50mm f/...
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Canon M50 Firmware buggy?

I upgraded to the Canon M50 firmware 1.0.2 two weeks ago. Since yesterday, here are what challenges I'm facing: Can't switch from Manual or any other mode to Video mode. Video mode is activated ...
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Will I not be able to AF with a 2× teleconverter?

My setup is a Canon EOS 600D with a Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L (non-IS), and I really want to buy a 2× teleconverter (1.4× is too short). I have done a lot of research, but I can't wrap my head around ...
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Can you recommend a good budget prime lens for family photos (Canon mount) [closed]

I'm very new to photography. Have a Canon T3, with the standard 18-55 lens and a 75-300 mm lens. I'm looking to do a lot of family photography (wife with 2 kids less than 2 years old). Most of the ...
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Yonguno YN600EX-RT and Canon T6 High Speed sync issue: Horizontal lighter band in picture

I am able to get HHS working on the Canon T6 with the Yonguno flash, but when I go to 1/4000, ISO 100, and f1.8, the picture comes out with a horizontal band that is lighter than the rest of the ...
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Travelling, Need a new lens [closed]

I am travelling at the end of this year so I want to use this time to save for a lens. I have the Canon 5D MKIII and when I stopped photography for a while due to other commitments I sold my other ...
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How to fix memory card error on Canon camera?

I have a Canon EOS 550D and cannot get two different memory cards to work. The first one is SanDisk Extreeme, microSDXC 1, 64 GB and the second is a Verbatim SDHC class 4, 8GB. The situation with the ...
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Canon FT QL Light Meter problem

I recently got my hands on a Canon FT QL and I think the light meter might be broken, but I'm not 100% sure if that's the case and, if it is, exactly what is wrong with it. Behaviour: so, when I don'...
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Canon 17-55 f2.8 lens with Sony Alpha via adapter Will IS work?

Canon 17-55 f2.8 lens + Camera Sony Alpha 6400 (or similar APSC) Will image stabiliser and autofocus work properly ? Thank you
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Canon Rebel T5 for sale [duplicate]

Question, is a Canon Rebel T5 worth purchasing these days and if so how much should I pay? This will be my first DSLR and I have not been into photography before so I will be learning.
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Upgrading Nikon D3200 to Canon 600D

Currently I am using Nikon d3200, and I am thinking to upgrade my camera to Canon 600D/ Rebel T3i. Is it a better idea to upgrade from Nikon to Canon. Though I can spend on some new lens for my Nikon, ...
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Looking for a travel lens for Canon 5D MKIII [closed]

I've decided to change my style of photography and I'm more interested in doing travel photography and landscape. Im stuck between getting the 16-35 f4 IS and the 24-70 F2.8 MKII. Which one should I ...
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Why isn't my Canon Speedlite 580 working on my 5D Mark II?

I was shooting at night and my flash was working perfectly, all of a sudden I tried taking another picture and it stopped working. I was using it on ETTL mode, the pictures looked underexposed with no ...
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Any good yet reasonably priced tripods [closed]

I understand this is probably one of the phrases people hate most 'good but reasonably priced' because I realised that most often you get what you pay for. Nonetheless I am looking for my first tripod ...
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Want to upgrade Canon T6i and need guidance

I have a Canon T6i and mainly use a Sigma 18-250 lens. I photograph lots of stuff (landscapes, my kids, sports, architecture, wildlife, etc). I have a good wide angle lens for the landscapes. I want ...
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Why does Canon 7D exist? [closed]

When I think about prosumer cameras the first thing that comes to my mind is the full frame sensor. As far as my knowledge goes. The best lenses are made for the full frame cameras [which can work ...
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What is Error 20, “shooting is not possible due to an error”, on a Canon 700D?

I have a Canon 700d and I got an error 20 saying "shooting is not possible due to an error". I've tried multiple things: removing battery and reinstalling it removing sd card and formating it clean ...
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How can I get the shutter actuation count for Canon EOS 600D (Rebel T3i)?

How can I view the shutter count on an EOS 600D? The EOSInfo software doesn't work for me.
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Can't see the shutter count on my canon 5d mark ii

I was recently paid with a canon 5D Mark II for a job I did and I wanted to see the shutter count but I haven't found a place where I can see it online yet. I've looked on many places but I have had ...
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Canon third party lens peripheral illumination correction

Is it possible (and if so how) to add data for a third party lens (Tamron 55-200mm) to a Canon 50D for peripheral illumination correction?