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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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If I adapt an EF circular fisheye lens to EF-M mount, will the image be cropped?

I cannot find a circular fisheye lens with an Canon EF-M mount. Is there one? There are a couple of regular fisheye lenses, but no circular fisheye with equisolid angle projection. If I use an EF-M/EF ...
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What do I need to shoot sharp high school baseball photographs on a budget? [duplicate]

I need a zoom lens ASAP for high school baseball. (And then hopefully in 2020 college baseball.) This is only to take pictures of my son — for now high school and travel baseball. I have older Canon ...
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Does the black ink in Dye Based Printers always smudge or will a more expensive one not cause this issue…?

I recently purchased a Hp Envy 5540 printer with original inks and noticed that none of the colours smudge when I run my fingers across them apart from the black ink on the page which smudges very ...
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Using vintage lens for Canon EOS 450D [duplicate]

I would like to ask for a help. I've recently fell in love with analog photography. My grandfather gave me these cameras: Werra with Tessar (2,8/50) Lens and Praktica PL nova 1 with Oreston 1,8/50 ...
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Canon T5i, takes blank pictures after focusing

I've used manual mode with the exact same setting 100's of times taking pictures of the moon. Setting of ISO 100, f/11 at 1/500. Everytime it's come out perfect but tonight it will focus perfectly, ...
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What is the best setup to take skulls / bones pictures?

I need to take pictures of bones (about 40cm) for my study in anthropology but I have too much shadows under the bones, what is for you the best way to take this kind of pictures? I have a DSLR ...
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What are some good resources for getting started with a large roll printer?

I’m an enthusiast-level photographer with a little disposable income, a big empty space in my apartment, and a huge appreciation for making prints, so I’ve decided to take the leap into a large-format ...
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What Canon lens would be good for shooting high school/college sports? [duplicate]

I take a lot of pictures of my sons playing High school baseball (and at times lacrosse and soccer). And a lot of my sons' travel baseball games. I have a Canon Rebel EOS XSi (450D) which of course ...
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Need an alternative to the Canon 5D Mark IV [closed]

As a film student that is graduating soon, the 5D Mark IV seems like the perfect DSLR to get my photography/cinematography business started. I primarily plan on doing lifestyle, business and event ...
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The combination of transmitters to fire AND control Canon 430EX III-RT and Yongnuo YN-560 IV

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to expand my flash system which is currently very modest - it only consists of Canon 430EX III-RT flash. I'm planning to buy 2 Yongnuo YN-560 IV flashes and ...
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Is a Canon 1300D with 18-55mm lens good for portrait shots? [duplicate]

I want to shoot amazing portraits like the ones I see in magazines or model shots. Can it be done with my EF-S 18-55mm IS 2? If not, please give names of affordable cheap lenses I can buy for this.
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Crop Factor in real world, Sigma 150-600mm C on Canon 1300D [duplicate]

After I bought Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 Contemporary DG OS HSM Lens I ran some tests. This test was to see the difference in focal length compared to a crop sensor lens vs this full frame lens on a same ...
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Is Sigma 150-600mm f 5-6.3 contemporary “F4-5.6” on Crop Sensor?

I bought Sigma 150-600mm f5-6.3 Contemporary DG OS HSM Lens for my Crop Sensor Canon 1300D. What I've noticed is that it gives me max aperture of f5.6 at 600MM instead of f6.3 and f4.5 at 150mm on my ...
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What can I use to trigger an unmounted 430EXIII-RT?

I have a Canon EOS 6D and a Canon 430EX III-RT flash. I want to sync my flash to my camera unmounted (which doesn't have a built in flash for me to use as a master). Yet I don't want to spend around $...
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Canon 45 point autofocus with different lenses

I have been looking into the Canon t7i autofocus system. Apparently (based on information I found in a canon promotional video), all 45 of these focus points are crosstype, most of the time. Whether ...
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Does processor affect auto-focus precision?

I am considering purchasing a Canon sl2. I notice that it has the same 9 point 1 cross type auto focus system that has been used for many many years. My current Canon t3 uses this auto-focus system. ...
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Query on focal length of Canon SX520HS [duplicate]

I was checking specification of Canon SX520HS and this is what i found regarding focal length: Focal Length 4.3 – 180.6 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 1008 mm) Now to get 35mm equivalent focal length,...
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How do I force my Canon dSLR (800D) to take a photo?

I noticed when I went out early in the morning to take some landscape photography that sometimes when the image was "dark", the camera would not attempt to take the photo. I tried changing from a ...
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Pink and green lines on shots

I got a canon eos 6D 2 days ago for a low price, took a few shots yesterday and suddenly green and pink lines appeared all over the pictures as can be seen in the link. I would like to know what ...
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How to get Canon 1200D quantum efficency plot?

I've searched quantum efficency of Canon 1200D and I found some images like here: http://www.deep-sky.co.uk/imaging/dslr/dslr.htm . How these people get quantum efficency plots for mentioned Canon 40D?...
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Top lens for kitesurfing [duplicate]

What is the best lens for kitesurfing photography? A similar question was asked before, but I need a bit more clarity if possible. I'm hesitating between the Canon 500mm f4 II vs Canon 400mm f2.8 or ...
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How to copy images without losing their size? [closed]

For a project it has been specified that my images need to be at least 6MB. However, whenever I copy or move them around they dramatically decrease in size - and that is even before I have edited them ...
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Is the Canon 650D still a good choice? [duplicate]

I am planning on getting my first DSLR soon. I'm torn between the 1300D and 650D because they are about the same price right now. I love the fact that the 650D has a movable touchscreen and a mic ...
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Is an 18-55 mm kit lens enough for a beginner? [duplicate]

I just bought a Canon EOS 200d or sl2 with single kit STM lens (18-55mm) . Is it enough for a beginner? Or should I also a buy 55-250mm lens now? If yes, then shall I buy IS ii lens or STM? I want ...
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Does Magic Lantern support the Canon 80D? [duplicate]

It seems that Magic Lantern has several features that is very handy for a photographer, i.e. Focus Peaking and Zebra (which Canon sadly left out in its latest mid-range DSLR) but after searching for ...
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How do I get a black background with flash? [duplicate]

I have a Canon EOS Rebel T5. How can I achieve this using flash? Anytime I take pictures with flash, the background also gets brighter. I really want to put emphasis on the subject and have a dark/...
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Is ISO 800 too less for taking pictures in a room with lights on?

This question is related to this camera (Point and shoot): Canon SX 430 IS It looks good for me but many of my friends are saying it's good for only day light photographs. I want to shoot in day ...
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Is there an alternative insert to the built in wide panel for the Canon 430 EX ii speedlite?

I recently purchased the 430 ex II speedlite second hand. I have come to notice that the wide panel is missing and as such I cannot alter the zoom on the speedlite unless there is something ...
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Are third-party lenses compatible with Dual Pixel Autofocus (DPAF) on a Canon 80D?

Do third-party lens manufacturers (i.e. Tamron, Sigma) support Dual Pixel Autofocus (DPAF)?
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Is it necessary to have more AF points

I am upgrading my camera from a compact point and shoot to a DSLR. I am struggling to choose between the Canon 200D and the Nikon D5600. The Canon 200D is a good all rounder with the dual pixel AF, ...
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How to remove embedded sand from low pass/anti aliasing filter?

I have a canon 50d with obstructions on the sensor. Before any cleaning: I have tried to clean the filter with this kit. After cleaning with a blower (All shots at F36, ISO 100, 135MM, of a white ...
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CHDK: No official builds are available for this camera

I tried to find a matching CHDK version for my Canon PowerShot SX540 HS. The tool ACID tells me: No official builds are available for this camera See What could I do to get CHDK working on this ...
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Is there a simple way to create a time lapse video with Canon Powershot?

I have a canon Powershot SX 540 HS. Is there a (simple) way to create time lapse video? I'm fine using an android app for this if required.
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Canon T3i / 600EX II-RT / E3-RT [duplicate]

Using a T3i as the body and just one 600EX II-RT / ST-E3-RT as a Transmitter will I be missing any functions since I am not using a group flash? With the 2012 cutoff for RT function
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Does my Canon dRebel fully support the 600EX II-RT and ST-E3-RT?

Will using a Canon T3i as a body with the 600EX II-RT & ST-E3-RT limit the transmitter or speedlite from full potential use? Does this body fully support the external equipment?
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editing cr2 files

I'm having trouble with some of my images. some of them wont upload to pixieset. and I have these xmp files on my cameras memory card. none of the platforms i use to upload will support the files. ...
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what adapter will work for a canon 70-200mm to nikon dslr? [duplicate]

I have a 70-200 canon lens that I would like to put on a 3200 dslr. Can someone please advise me of an adapter that would work?Thanks!
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How to fire an external flash in Liveview mode on a Canon 77D?

I've bought a non-TTL Yongnuo flash (YN-560 IV) for my Canon 77D and it works fine when shooting through the viewfinder. However switching to Liveview mode, I found out that it annoyingly stops ...
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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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At which shutter speeds does the Long Exposure Noise Reduction make sense to use?

There is Long Exposure Noise Reduction function on Canon cameras that supposedly reduces the noise during long exposures. However it's not clear to me at which exposure lengths is the function most ...
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How can I interrupt a long exposure on a Canon camera?

Let's say I've started a 30-second exposure and I would like to interrupt it. What is the recommended way of doing so? Opening the battery compartment or the memory card compartment does work, but I'm ...
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How do I set up my Flashpoint/Godox triggers to use an AD200 with my OEM hotshoe flash?

Can anyone please tell me the steps for setting up Flashpoint R2 E-TTL 2.4G Wireless Flash Trigger Receiver For Canon (Godox X1R-C) triggers with a Canon Speedlite 430EX, AD200, and a Canon 80D? I ...
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If a Canon 200d is better than a 700d, why is it priced the same?

I am a beginner in photography. I want to buy a dSLR. After a lot of googling, I found that the newly launched Canon 200D/SL2 is better than the 700D/T5i. Is this really so? I am confused, because if ...
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Canon Rebel t4i shutter stuck

I have a Canon Rebel T4i. The last two photo shoots, the shutter almost sounds stuck. It goes off very very slowly. The battery is fully charged. Any thoughts? Thanks!
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Solid greenish horizontal line is showing on all the pictures captured from canon eos 1100d

How can I get rid of that line? Do I need to send it to service center? Can I use some canon software to manually remove those lines from pictures? This is my first DSLR and it's out of warranty! ...
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Canon G9x hasn't saved images

I bought the camera about a month ago but the card is quite old. I took a bunch of photos today and when I came home they were all gone... Tried to take new pictures, it works fine. The pictures I ...
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Is there any reason to choose the Canon 18-55 over the 18-135?

My first Canon DSLR came with a kit 18-55 IS STM lens and it's okay for the price. However I've been checking out DxOMark's scores and it seems that the 18-55 is not particularly sharper than the 18-...
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Battery life of Canon 800D with 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM lens

I'm wondering if it's worth upgrading to a battery grip or not, basically with a standard canon 800D battery, how many images should I expect to take using this lens with IS turned on and how many ...
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What makes the shutter/mirror louder on a Canon 77D than on a 200D/SL2?

I've just upgraded from a Canon 200D to a 77D and immediately noticed how the shutter is much louder. At first I've thought my model is defective, but the sound recordings from The-digital-picture.com ...
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Filter for Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C lens

I have bought a Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C lens for my Canon 70D. Is it okay for bird photography? Also kindly suggest a filter for the same.