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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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Which lens is best for athletics?

So I am an athletics photographer, and I have a dilemma. First off, I use the 5d mark II body. Currently I own the 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 USM II and I LOVE it... except for indoor photos. Before I ...
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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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Why do I get white images with black vertical stripes?

Apparently my 3 year old Canon EOS 550D is fed up with my style of photography and decided to explore abstract arts instead. All it shows on the LCD and stores on the SD card is this: When I attempt ...
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How do I prevent my Canon Selphy CP1300 from cropping my photos without getting a big border?

My smartphone takes photos with a different ratio from the one of the printer Canon Selphy CP1300 (10x15 cm). When I print the photo using the "Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY" app on my phone using the ...
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Unable to trigger my Speedlite YN565EXIII via optical trigger using a Canon 750D (Rebel T6i)

I own a Rebel T6i and a apeedlite, a Yongnuo YN-565EX III. I've tried several times to trigger the flash off-camera (on a tripod with a softbox) and I've had some very unsatisfactory results. With ...
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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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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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Camera showing incorrect used focal length in EXIF data

Using a Canon 5D Mk2 with a 17-40mm f/4L lens. Everything seems to work just fine, except no matter how i shoot, the EXIF-data will show 40mm as the used focal length, even if I know the image is ...
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Lens recommendation for tiger photography

I am planning to take a photography tour in India to photograph tiger and other animals. What lens would be recommended for such purpose? I am canon user and have 5d mk iv with 100-400 IS I. I have ...
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Canon wireless control with running intervalometer

Does anyone know if there is an iOS app (or mac os app) with what I can achieve the following: Be able to wirelessly connect to my 77D camera (either wifi or bluetooth is fine) Start 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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Taking pictures of glass for a local Glass Gallery

I am currently trying to take pictures of a variety of high end pipes for a local glass gallery and am having a tough time getting full white accent lights from top to bottom, the light is either to ...
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Enable TIFF compression in Canon Digital Photo Professional 4

I can't find a way to enable TIFF compression in the files produced by batch export in Canon Digital Photo Professional (currently version 4.2). This means that the generated TIFF files are far larger ...
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A battery pin in my Canon 1300D looks bent, is it damaged?

One of the pins in the battery slot of my new Canon 1300d appears to be bent/damaged. I'm pretty sure that I did not damage the pins by inserting the battery in the wrong way. I've also inserted and ...
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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 is the file system used on the Canon VIXIA HG21's internal hard drive?

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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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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How can I automaticaly download images from a SD/CF card on a Macbook Pro?

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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TTL is inconsistent when shooting OCF with YN622 trigger system

During my wedding receptions I like to set up 1-3 flashes in manual power mode around the room. I'd also like to have a flash in TTL mode "on camera" set to -2 or -3 exposure compensation for some ...
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Canon 80D hotshoe not firing triggers consistently

I'm shooting with a practically new Canon 80D. Everything was going well and now my flashes are misfiring. I'm controlling my Flashpoint 600 with the trigger mounted on the hotshoe of the 80D. For ...
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Any fix for poor lens clip on Canon on the 600 mm f4 lens hood

I've spent £10,000 on a lens and Canon use a bit of rubbish to fix the lens hood onto the body! First time I sent the hood to be repaired and it set me back about £80. Since then I've repaired it ...
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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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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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Lens Error on a Powershot sx30 IS

I have a Canon Powershot SX30IS and I keep getting a lens error. I was taking pics outside on a clear cold day in wintertime and my camera just displayed that message and shut down. I powered my ...
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Is there a meaningful image quality difference between the Canon Powershot SX410 vs SX510?

Can you show me a picture difference between the Canon Powershot SX410 and the Powershot SX510? Is there a noticeable difference between 12 megapixel and 20 megapixel here? I want to buy one of these ...
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Manual and Autofocus not working on near field with Canon Rebel T3

I dropped my camera on a tile floor the other day and everything appeared fine. My wife tried to take some close up pictures of a gift today and found that the Auto Focus wouldn't work on close field ...
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Is it normal for the Canon 6D to exhibit more color noise compared to a 50D?

My first day with 6D, upgraded from a 50D. Wouldn't be pixel-peeping but something unusual caught my eye when I opened photos in Lightroom this morning. The color noise pattern is completely different ...
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Why does our Canon PowerShot A1400 keep resetting to “L” resolution?

We have three Canon PowerShot A1400 cameras. Resolution on all of them has been set to S. Two of them hold this, but the third one resets itself to L every time we turn the camera off and on again. ...
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Is there a way to get a Canon EOS T6 to auto connect to WiFi on startup?

I have a large number of cameras that I want to remotely control. Is there a way to get the camera to automatically enter WiFi connection mode on startup (once a connection has been setup)?
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Will several long exposure timelapses affect sensor lifetime or performance?

I've been recording some stormy nights on my Canon EOS 80D, making use of its built-in timelapse function. Exposure settings varied between 4" f/3.5 ISO 800 and 30" f/3.5 ISO 3200. Dead time between ...