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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 (T6i) Focus Is Unreliable

Camera: Canon EOS 750D (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 happening, no ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I solve the problem of Canon PowerShot SX230 HS’s monitor?

I have a Canon PowerShot SX230 HS. It works very well, but after a while, the monitor displays everything in yellow. Would you please educate me on how I can solve this problem?
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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 lenses from Chinon CS-4 on Canon DSLR?

My wife has a Canon EOS 750D. She only has 2 lenses for it and has been talking about getting more. Today, I was at my mum's place and she had these old lenses from a Chinon CS-4. Are these lenses ...
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High-tension lines degrade image quality?

Can high-tension lines degrade image quality? I've been trying to photograph foxes, there den is under many high-tension lines (about 2/3 mile upstream from a 35,600 kW power generating dam). I'm ...
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New camera body or new lenses? (Have canon 350d) [duplicate]

So I borrow this camera from my mom who likes photography, but doesnt use it anymore. Its a Canon 350d. I've just started photography and quickly realise that i cannot crop that much without ...
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Is there a valid reason not to choose C-RAW format in recent Canon cameras?

With its new cameras, Canon is introducing a C-RAW compressed RAW format. The compressed RAW files can be processed on the computer in a manner as flexible as with losslesly compressed RAW files. ...
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White photos on Canon S5 IS

I have an old CANON S5 IS camera, which I was using for half a year until it started to take completely white photos. Exposure and white balance are set to normal. ISO is also set to auto. In low-...
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Tamron EF 70-200mm f2.8 lens on Canon EOS R

a concert photography enthusiast here. Has anyone has experience with a third party EF lens, canon RF adapter, and canon EOS R body? If yes, are there issues with such a combination? I have a Tamron ...
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Is a Yongnuo YN560-TX compatible with Canon SL3 or T100?

Is a Yongnuo YN560-TX radio transmitter compatible with a Canon SL3/250D or T100/4000D?
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Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM 'Pancake' lens hood and UV filter

I was wondering how and why to use the lens hood of the Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM 'Pancake' model (ES-52, which is very small) and a UV filter. Should I use the filter after or before the lens hood?
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Rings in SOME of my canon 5D mIV shots

New camera - old lens. I shot these with the Sigma Art 35mm on my new Canon. It's not on every shot. has anyone see these before? Looks like it MIGHT be happening with shallow depth of field. ...
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Why doesn't Canon EOS 1000D “night-vision” mod work?

I modded an old Canon EOS 1000D camera, hoping to add IR 'night vision' to it but during testing I noticed that it doesn't capture the IR illumination at all despite the room being lit by two powerful ...
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What (non-OEM) brands/model of speed lights are compatible with the 2.4GHz *radio* (not optical) signal of the Canon 600EX-RT?

I have a Canon 6D with a couple flashes, the 60EX-RT and the 580EX II. I would like to add a couple flashes and would like to stay within the Canon RT system. What brands/models can I go with to ...
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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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How can I set bulb shutter setting on a Canon Powershot SX70

How can I set the shutter to bulb setting on a Canon Powershot SX70?
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Canon DPP 4 - copy/apply white balance settings

I have two shots made with automatic white balance setup (AWB) in artificial light conditions. I like how the camera evaluated the white balance in the picture with white paw, I like how green color ...
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sony a7ii vs canon t7i

I am torn between a new full frame A7ii or a Canon T7i. I currently shoot on a canon digital rebel and have some kit glass i can use if I buy the T7i. I shoot many landscapes, wildlife, scenic pics. ...
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Canon pro pixma 100s borderless prints with borders

I have bought canon pixma pro 100s and canon a4 paper. I wanted to print borderless, both with lightroom and Mac JPG app. If I go for borderless print I get a print with 2 mm borders on top and left, ...
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My 50mm lens isn’t focally fixed anymore?

I’m relatively new to photography and had recently purchased a Canon Rebel T7i. I had also purchased the Canon 50mm 1.8 lens to have at my disposal. When I first used the lens it was very “zoomed in” ...
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Is it physically possible to mount a manual EF-M lens onto a Canon DSLR without an adapter?

I'm wondering if you can mount an EF-M lens directly on a Canon DSLR body. I'm aware that electronic communication won't work, but I can use manual focus with electronic shutter. If anyone is ...
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Is my Canon setup good enough for Astrophotography [closed]

To start off I'm totally new to Astrophotography. So I got a old camera from my grandpa. its the Canon EOS 50D. with as lens the: CANON EF-S 18-200MM IS F/3.5-5.6 But I'm not sure how capable it is ...
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Canon AE-1 Shutter stays open until I pull the battery out

I have a very nice AE-1 with everything working, but the shutter stays open for seconds. Sometimes it won't close until I pull the battery out. The shutter speed setting has no effect. Any ideas? ...
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Lens keeps on zooming a tad bit and lens error

So my family got a Canon Powershot sx220 HS 9 years ago. It was a great camera and had lived that full 9 years. When we got a new camera and left the camera in its place my dad decided to give it to ...
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Which should I buy as a starting prime lens, Canon 35mm f2 or Canon 50mm f1.4?

I am pretty new to photography. I have an APS-C camera, Canon 77D with a EF-S 18-135mm kit lens. I want a prime lens for shooting nice bokeh portraits along with street and day to day life photography ...
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What covers a sensor, and what can we clean it with? [duplicate]

What can we clean camera sensors with? Generally googling returns 'ethanol'. Various people use ethanol for the job. What else can we use? Isopropyl alcohol, perhaps, eye glasses cleaner? The ...

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