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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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Canon EOS 750D (EOS REBEL T6i) Focus Is Unreliable

Camera: Canon EOS 750D (EOS REBEL T6i) Lens: Canon EF 50MM F1.8 STM Issue: Focus is unreliable Settings Used: Manual 200 shutter F1.8 100 ISO Correctly exposed every time This all just started ...
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Charging a Canon G7X Mark II with USB, special cable really needed?

The Canon G7X Mark II manual and website mentions that one can charge the camera through USB by using a special interface cable, Canon IFC-600PCU. The cable is even listed under Supplies and ...
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Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM for night landscapes and possible astrophotography

Does anyone have any experience with the Canon 10-18 used specifically for night landscapes or for doubling in Astro photography? I already understand it is a slow lens, and obviously not the first ...
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Can I use my Canon Pixma AiO printer for scanning film?

I would like start scanning 120 and 35mm films, but my flatbed scanner (Canon Pixma 9155 AiO printer) doesn't officially support this. It doesn't come with a film holder, the software doesn't support ...
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What part of Canon 50mm f1.4 is responsible for failure to autofocus?

I have the Canon 50mm f1.4 which had the common focus issue due to deformed inner focus ring. I have straightened the ring and the lens now had full range of manual focus, but Autofocus cannot find a ...
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Canon lens hood will not lock (brand new)

I have a Canon 7D Mark II with the standard kit lens (EF-S 18-135 mm). I bought the EW-73D hood for it and it slots in to the bayonet mount but will not turn and lock no matter what I do. I don't want ...
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Canon WFT-E7B II Wireless File Transmitter and Canon 5D Mk III

Does the Canon WFT-E7B Mk II Wireless File Transmitter works with the Canon 5D Mk III? The Canon website cryptically states the Canon WFT-E7B Mk II has "guaranteed compatibility" with the 5D ...
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How do I check if a Canon IIIa is still in working condition?

I've never used a film camera before and don't know much about cameras in general so I wouldn't know how to check or anything.
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Why is my 5D Mark IV suddenly taking extra time while turning on?

I have a Canon 5D mark IV. It was working fine till a few days back. Suddenly it has started taking around 5-8 seconds to turn on. I can't figure out why this is happening. Does anyone have a clue ...
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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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Magic Lantern in 2020 or native specs [closed]

I am photographer and videographer and my main subject is product photography (antiques, watches, jewelry,...) and one of my biggest issue is poor sharpness and bad looking video from my Canon 77D. I ...
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Camera suddenly sees much less than usual

I've been out taking pictures all day without any real problems. After getting home I wanted to take one last quick shot, in that moment I realized my camera was struggling to turn on, after a while ...
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Does either the Nikon Z vs Cannon R UI offer quick switching for storage folders?

I'm considering a new Camera body and am looking at Nikon Z50/Z6 series and the Cannon R/RP. It seems like both the Cannon and Nikon UI support having multiple storage folders to select from, to make ...
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My Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is asking if the inserted battery is original or not. What are the implications of my answer?

I bought my Canon 5D Mark II used, and there were two 3rd party batteries included. Recently I got the 5D Mark IV, and I do not want to throw away all the batteries I own. The 3rd party batteries ...
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Can I use the lens from Canon AE-1 on a Canon EOS DSLR, with an adaptor maybe?

I have a Canon AE-1 (film) and I bought a digital slr camera Canon EOS 60D. I have lenses from the AE-1 camera, but I don't know if there are some adaptors to use so they fit in the 60D camera... any ...
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Should I use a lens hood for my EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM?

I have a Canon EOS Rebel T7, with a EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM. I plan to use this lens for mainly outdoor use. I was wondering if I should use a lens hood with this lens. If I should, do you recommend a ...
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Shutter count for canon eos 250D [duplicate]

I searched all over the internet to find a (free) way to get the shutter count of my Canon EOS 250D. I found various apps that failed to work for my camera model.. Does anyone have an idea or figured ...
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When setting my Canon camera on a timer, how do I force it to focus at the time the shot is taken instead of when the timer is set?

Here's a typical situation during vacations: I set my Canon 77D on a tripod I change the shooting setting to "timed series" (2-10 shots after a 10-second delay) I go stand in front of the camera ...
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upgrading 4000d kit lens to what? [duplicate]

I'm thinking about upgrading my lens. I am currently using a canon 4000d with its kit lens 18mm - 55mm, as I don't have the money at the minute to upgrade both (want to upgrade to a full frame in the ...
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How do I set up a Godox X2Tc to control a Canon Speedlite 430 EXII

I have a Godox X2Tc and a Godox X1Rc. I want to control my Canon Speedlite 430 EXII. (I also have a Godox V1, which is a beautiful thing!) I have the Canon Speedlite attached to the Godox receiver, so ...
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Weird problem with Canon AE-1, the shutter curtain goes up after advancing the lever

When I advance the lever the shutter curtain opens by itself without pressing the shutter button. The weird thing is that the shutter still fires and the curtain closes after that certain time. This ...
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Remove focus rectangle on M6 Mark II during clean HDMI out to Elgato Cam Link with autofocus enabled?

I have a Canon M6 Mark II camera, and recently purchased an Elgato Cam Link so I can use it as a very high quality webcam during social distancing. I got it working pretty quickly, however even with "...
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Dark Photos in Canon EOS 7D? Please help!

I'm new here and had a question about my Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera. I've been using it to photograph wildlife for a few months now, and it's given me some great results, but today something was off. ...
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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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Can I trigger the Yongnuo YN-600EX RT Il with the YN-622C?

I own a YN656EXIII that I trigger with a YN622C. I'm interested in adding two YN-600EX RT II to my kit. I was expecting to be able to use the following setup: One YN622C on my camera. One YN622c on ...
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Canon eos rebel sl3 lens adapter

I am very new to photography so forgive me if I don’t use correct terminology. I just got a Canon EOS Rebel SL3. A friend of mine gifted me some vintage lenses. But I can’t figure out which adapter I ...
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An older Canon AT-1, is there any special cleaning kits or products that are recommended?

I am looking to clean up the body, lenses and the inner part of the camera. Does it matter if the camera is older for which products I use to clean it?
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Bird Photography lens recommendations on a Canon 7D Mk I

On my off days I sometimes go to the nearby creek to take pictures of these water fowl that are usually chill about getting their picture taken. Stills are nice, but I wanted to use my 7D to it's full ...
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Canon EOS 50D forgets date every time battery is changed

Every time I remove the battery of a Canon 50D, even if it's just for a second, the camera forgets the current date and when turning it back on after the battery change I have to set the date again. ...
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Weird little flap on the side of a Canon EOS Rebel T6?

I have been an owner of a Canon EOS Rebel T6 for around 3 years now, and now I've gotten around to looking into a peculiar thing. On the side of my camera, I see this little tiny black flap, (opposite ...
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Zoom lenses for wildlife at 600 meters

I spend alot of time driving back roads for work I just got a rebel 7 and I'm trying to find a lense for taking picture of bears and other animals from about 600 meters and have a fairly close up ...
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Can I take the 4 second photo delay off my Canon 600D?

I'm very new to photography so this is probably going to be a dumb question, but I'm interested in taking photos of the surf in my local area and the waves. I've got a Canon 600D, and when I click 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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Canon 50 1.8 STM: AF adjustment not possible?

My 50 1.8 STM back-focuses a little when focused through OVF. I visited Canon Service in Bangalore today. The technician there outright told me that there is no adjustment possible for 50mm 1.8 stm ...
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Canon 1Ds Mk II's scratched Low Pass filter. Now what?

Besides our workhorses (Canon 5D3 and 60D), we have an old camera - Canon 1Ds Mk II which has its OLPF scratched. That is, the camera works (ok, more or less because the signs of time are present on ...
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Shooting a milky way timelapse on my Canon EOS 200D Mark II

I recently got a Canon EOS 200D Mark II, it does great astro and milky way photography and I was wondering how to shoot a milky way timelapse. the timelapse settings in the camera make it so the ...
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Why won't my camera fire the off-camera flashes even when the trigger button will?

I have a Canon 80D and I use 3 yongnuo triggers to trigger off-camera flashes. But even though the trigger on the camera will flash when I press the trigger button, it will not flash when I press the ...
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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 a time lapse video? I'm fine using an Android app for this if required.
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How can I see the number of shutter actuations for my Canon EOS 350D?

I have a Canon Digital Rebel XT (otherwise known as the EOS 350D). I'd like to find the number of shutter actuations. I have tried ExifTool, and the ShutterCount is not part Exif information for a ...
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Are Canon EW-83J and EW-83H lens hoods mount mechanisms compatible?

I have a Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens and its hood EW-83H. I also have an EW-83J lens hood intended for EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM. I don't have a full frame camera; my camera is a crop sensor ...
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Sweet Spot on Zoom Lenses on APS-C CMOS sensors?

I have made the conscious decision not to go full-frame on my camera body purchase but to spend the money on top quality 'L' lenses for my Canon 80D. More explicitly, I have the 24-105mm f/4 L and 70-...
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Canon 80D - mirror lockup problem

I have a Canon 80. Bought last August, still in warranty. Never dropped it, was never exposed to high humidity / cold / heat / dust. I always treated it with great care. Yesterday I used it for quite ...
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EOS-M4/3 Adapter stuck on Sigma Lens?

So I have just bought a new Canon camera and figured my Sigma 24mm 2.8 Superwide lens would be compatible with it, as it is an EF mount. The lens itself was given to me second hand and I had just been ...
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Why did the AF Assist Beam on my Godox X1T-C stop working after a firmware update?

Recently I updated firmware of my Godox X1T-C remote trigger to be able to use it with Canon EOS400D which have trimmed down flashlight hotshoe (trigger pin is missing). Now the trigger is working and ...
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Canon EOS Rebel t3i has developed weird settings seemingly over night?

I've had this T3i for possibly 2 years now and it's worked fine fo this whole time, I took it out to film for the day, and the next day it was acting a little different. Some of the main things I ...
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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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Why does ISO revert to Auto when set on 100 in manual mode on my Canon RP?

I'm new to photography and think I have a good grasp of the fundamentals of the exposure triangle. When using flash in a controlled studio environment, I want to set my ISO at 100 and compensate ...
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The CR2 photos I take on my Canon will not save as an image file. How can I fix this?

I copy and pasted my photos from my Canon Rebel SL1 straight to My Pictures on my computer. They appear to be image files, but the file type is "CR2". When I try to post them on Facebook, image ...
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What non-AF, old lenses are adaptable to my EOS 550D EF-S mount? [duplicate]

I have a Canon EOS 550D and would like to use old, cheap but good lenses on it. I don't care about autofocus for this and am aware that there will be a cropping effect (therefore mainly looking for 24-...
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How to use focus points in manual focus mode on Canon EOS 6D?

I just got my first DSLR, a Canon EOS 6D with 50mm f1.8 lens. I'm tring to learn by watching YouTube, but have some questions. When I use the lens on MF and the body on MF, I can't focus using the ...

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