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Questions tagged [canon]

Canon Inc. is a prominent manufacturer of cameras and lenses including EOS DSLRs and PowerShot compact cameras.

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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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Canon EOS 4000D with Apeman SL 450C Speed Light - Photographs Dark

I have just bought a new Canon EOS 4000D with an Apeman SL 450C speed light. When I take a photograph with the speed light switched off the photographs are a decent brightness. When I switch the speed ...
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color to black & white photo…back to color mishap

What do you think I pushed to make my Canon 6D take black and white photos? Initially, I was taking colored photos. About 12 pictures were converted in gray and then I continued to take colored ...
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Why does the chart for my Canon 77D show more photos saved with RAW + JPEG than it does for RAW alone?

so since my camera saves my photos automatically in JPEG and since I wanted to have a RAW version of them I looked for some info about this topic and how it works on my DSLR, Canon 77D. I stumbled ...
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What file system does the Canon VIXIA HG21's internal hard drive use?

I have a Canon VIXIA HG21 that fell partway into the water at the beach. It was ruined by the salt water and sand, but the internal hard drive appears to have been protected. I removed the drive, ...
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Canon built-in intervalometer and image preview

I'm using the built-in intervalometer on my Canon 77D camera to shoot timelapses. I'd like to be able to asses the images by checking out the histogram on the preview (so I can adjust exposure ...
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(Used) DSLR for around $250 [closed]

As a student my budget is pretty limited, but I would like to get into photography as a hobby. I've used a Canon EOS1300d of a relative for some time and had great fun with it. I would not consider ...
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Change exposure settings while shooting with intervalometer

I own a Canon 77D camera with built-in intervalometer. I can set the interval in seconds between shots and set it to either shoot indefinitely or a fixed amount of shots. When I shoot the sunrise or ...
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Canon lens 24-105mm macro error, please help

the body is great with 50mm lens but, when I change the lens 105mm len,( 7 years old ) it have motor noise when attach to the body, take photo will be error and hangs. lens do not works, no focus, ...
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How to continuously store Canon EOS 80D images on a computer over WiFi

The EOS Utility for Canon cameras allows the transfer of images stored in the Camera to a computer running the EOS Utility over WiFi. And this EOS Utility can be configured to transfer only those ...
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What to when EOS 600D won't turn on after overheating?

I had this camera for about four years. As usual, I place my charged battery when I want to use it. I did my normal checks, and switch it off. About 30 mins later, when I wanted to use it, the body ...
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Are there autofocus-enabled adapters for Olympus lenses on Canon EOS cameras?

Fairly new to photography so forgive my foolishness before calling me out, I already know. I bought a Olympus 50mm F1.8 lens thinking it was a manual focus but when I received it I realized I misread ...
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Canon EOS 5D Mark II Lens

I am using a Canon EOS 600D with a EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens - by far the best lens I ever owned. Since I am in the process of switching to a 5D Mark II, which lens would be the equivalent ...
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Why don't my Canon EOS 600D vs 5D Mark II comparisons meet my expectations?

I had a Canon EOS 600D for 6 years but switched now to a Canon EOS 5D Mark II because I faced the limit of my camera. I do a lot of HDR photography and felt kind of limited after all these years. I ...
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why is the subject blurry and the back ground clear [duplicate]

I was practicing with my daughter and most of the pics came out good but some really good ones, or what could have been really good, her face was blurred but the background was clear.
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Would upgrading to a full frame Camera be worthwhile with just one lens?

I'm in the Canon system. Would you buy an entry level full frame camera like 6D II having only one FF lens (50 1.8 prime)? I don't have money to buy both the body and the lens at the same time, but ...
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What can I do when I suddenly cannot view older photos taken with my camera while on vacation?

So I am currently on vacation and taking photos as usual and all of a sudden my camera is not showing my old photos (from the current trip) and when I try to scroll back it just gets stuck on busy. ...
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Canon 430EX II flash: Displaying aperture rather than maximum range?

I have several Canon 430EX II flash units. Using the custom function menu, I can change the display on the back of the flash to show the aperture value the camera is set to, rather than the maximum ...
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Canon Wireless Flash Options

I recently changed cameras from 7D to 5DM4 and the only real disappointment is the absence of wireless flash control. This was great on the 7D and allowed me to communicate with my 420EX Speedlite off-...
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How can I fix a Canon lens with sand in the aperture diaphragm?

I have a 17-85mm Canon lens which I was using at the beach the other day. A sudden hard blow of wind caused sand to be thrown on me and my camera. Afterwards, the camera would give the Error 01 code ...
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Why are subject's eyes out of focus with EF 28-70mm F2.8 L?

I purchased an older 28-70mm F2.8 L Series lens. I'm trying to use it to take portraits on a Canon 5D Mark III. However, when I use autofocus at 70mm, the eyes are not in focus and the face seems ...
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How can I automaticaly download images from a SD/CF card on a Macbook Pro? [closed]

Yesterday I bought the new 2018 15" MacBook Pro (until then I was a Windows user for more than 20+ years) and installed all the software from Canon's EOS Solution Disk (downloaded from Canon's webpage)...
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Can I use lenses from a Canon Rebel XS on a Canon EOS 80D? [duplicate]

So I’m thinking to buy a Canon EOS 80D camera. I already have some lenses for the Canon that I have, and I’m not sure if the lenses that I own will fit the Canon EOS 80D. Will they fit or not? The ...
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Can I adjust the autofocusing of my Canon 6D Mk II myself?

So I took my 6D II into CPS for service. It was front focusing pretty hard and I couldn't get it micro adjusted. Canon sent an invoice stating exactly "focus points are off, unit is front focusing, ...
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What is this odd brushstroke-like blur with my Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II?

I am shooting a lot of low light sports up in the north and I have noticed a lot of back focusing issues that I mostly blamed on myself with a 5D Mark IV and EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II. But ...
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How can difficulty removing lenses from a Canon Rebel T5 be fixed?

I recently noticed that it's becoming difficult to remove lenses. The lens release button is difficult to depress. I have to press it hard and move my thumb around to get it to release.  The cameras ...
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What filter size for a Canon PowerShot SX430 IS?

What size lens filter do I need for a Canon PowerShot SX430 IS? I have a 40.5mm UV filter, but it does not fit.
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Can I power my PowerShot A710 with an AC adapter?

Can I power my Canon PowerShot A710 with an AC adapter? I found out that there are adapters for other Canon cameras that allow you to use electricity and not batteries. Does anyone know what the name ...
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Can Magic Lantern provide AFMA on an EOS 77D?

I want to upgrade my Canon DSLR to either an 80D or 77D. The only thing that I find really lacking in the 77D is AFMA, but there is free Magic Lantern software. Can I safely assume, in practical terms,...
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How to set “release priority” rather than “focus priority” on Canon DSLR?

FujiFilm X-Series cameras can be set for focus priority or release priority. This controls the camera behavior when AF cannot lock. On focus priority, the shutter will not release. On release priority,...
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Lens upgrade for Canon EOS 1100D [closed]

I have 18-55mm kit lens as well as 55-250mm, 50mm/f1.8 and 24mm/f2.8 lenses. What lenses should be required for upgrade in future?
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Can different ISO settings be preserved when switching between different Exposure Modes on Canon DSLRs?

Aperture settings are independent in Manual (M) and Aperture (Av) mode on a Canon body, meaning if we set the aperture to F/1.8 in Av mode, M exposure mode wouldn't copy the same aperture ...
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DSLR cannot focus after short drop

Have an old Canon 300D which suffered a drop onto hard floor from less than half a metre. It was in a bag, with a lens attached, and there is no visible damage. However, it seems to have lost the ...
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Picture quality when posting pictures on social media

I've been taking pictures of my self or my family with my camera for quite a while now, and i normally use those pics on social media, but the thing is... the pics are so heavy that it takes too long ...
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My Canon DSLR is showing “Err 01” — should I send my camera for service? [duplicate]

My camera is showing: Err 01 Communications between that camera and lens is faulty. Clean the lens contacts. I have been using this camera for a while and when this text first started showing,...
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Advantages of Canon-style lens contact pins

I've wondered about this for some time. There are essentially two way the electric pins frm the camera body to the lens can be configured: either pointing forward like in the Canon bodies, or pointing ...
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Magic lantern vs. tragic lantern. Any differences?

What is the differences between the two? Is it model dependent?
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Can the EOS-M cameras use a wired remote and\or programmed wifi remote?

I'm looking for the lightest Mirrorless around (for a skydiving helmet). It must have a wired remote since it is inaccessible in freefall. According to Wikipedia, the original 2012 EOS M model is the ...
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Canon TS-E 50mm f/2.8 L Macro vs TS-E 45mm f/2.8

I'm interested about 50mm range tilt shift lens. I have not found any comparison between the new 50mm and the old 45mm. In my case, I use mostly the shift function and I'm not interested about ...
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What features should I look for in a filter system to avoid buying duplicates later [duplicate]

I’m looking to buy some kind of filter system. What features in a filter system should I as a begginer look for so that I will not have to replace everything (or buy duplicates in other sizesk) down ...
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Canon EOS 1100D not turning on [closed]

I am capturing some models today when my Canon 1100D suddenly switched off. I tried all I could, re-inserting the battery and memory card, recharging the battery, re-attach the lens. But all to no ...
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Entry Level for landscapes: Canon 200D or 1300D + another lens

I'm thinking about buying a camera, I want to bring it with my while hiking/camping to photograph nice landscapes (mostly) since my phone camera does not satisfy me anymore. I was thinking DSLR ...
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What is the difference between these Canon full frame cameras? [closed]

I am about to buy a Canon full frame camera. I wonder which one to buy. Is there any visible different between the photos from these cameras: Canon 6D Mark II Canon 5D Mark III Canon 5D Mark IV I ...
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Why are images from my brand-new Canon camera numbered starting in the 9000s instead of from 0001?

I just bought the brand-new Canon 80D from Amazon, along with new memory card 64GB. When I took the first few pictures, I see that the file names start from "IMG_9545.jpg", "IMG_9546.jpg" and so on ......
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How much does the Canon EF 1.4x III Extender affect image quality on an APS-C sensor?

To be more specific I am interested in buying the Canon EF 1.4x III Extender to use it on my Canon EF 70-200 f2.8L IS II USM mounted on my Canon 7D Mark II. I know that when using the extender the ...
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Focus box on the screen turning red on my canon 800D

I'm very new to photography, I have a EOS 800D. Sometimes I try to take a picture, noticing the focus box on the screen is red not green which won't let me take a picture. Why is that?
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Can I use a Speedbooster with a Canon EF-S DSLR?

Could you please give me some advice about a speed booster? I have a Canon EOS 750D. Lately I have been taking quite a few night event photos. I do not have a fast lens (and can't afford one) and my ...
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Why do pictures taken with my Canon DLSR turn out extremely dark when using the viewfinder?

Warning Amateur photographer. When I take pictures with my Canon DSLR in the viewfinder the shutterspeed is much quicker and the pictures come out very dark. When I use the screen instead, the ...
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Is it normal for focus to “drift” in timelapse mode?

I use a Canon 77D with a 24mm 2.8 STM lens. If I set the camera to back-button focusing, focus, then take a short series of shots, everything looks fine. But if I leave the camera in timelapse mode (...
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Why doesn't the focus stay intact after I change the lens setting to manual on my Canon 77D?

My Canon 77D exhibits a strange behaviour with any lens: I half press the shutter button to trigger auto-focus I then change the lens switch from Auto to Manual, while holding the trigger button ...