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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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Reduced color gamut on outdoor video with Canon EOS RP

I am trying a new DSLR camera for shooting video. I set white balance to automatic and the result seems to have a poor color gamut compared to either a Nikon DSLR shot outside or to the Canon shot ...
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Why do my photos come out hazy, blurry and unfocused [duplicate]

I have a Canon AE-1 program, i have had it for a while now. I’ve taken some nice photos and some that I’m not satisfied with. Some just do not come out focused or exposed well. Any clues as to what ...
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Canon 70D max supported SD card size

I've just went through the Canon 70D manual and couldn't find any reference regarding the supported SD card sizes. Is there a max supported size limit for the 70D? I want to purchase a 256GB card and ...
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Should I keep a wrecked Canon EOS Rebel t6s (760D) as repair pieces for a 80D?

I've got a Canon EOS Rebel T6s (760D) which stopped working after its electronic start system was destroyed by a fall. It also has some dead pixels, so I decided not to fix it. I was thinking about ...
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Is the Canon EOS 7D II a significant upgrade over the 7D?

I am considering purchasing a DSRL for bird photos. Do you think the Canon EOS 7Dll a significant upgrade over the Canon EOS 7D, particularly the consistency of sharp photos?
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Is a Canon 18-200mm lens a good idea?

Currently I have a T7, and I don't like the non-versatility of the kit 18-55mm lens, i.e. I need more focal range. Is a Canon 18-200mm lens a good option for a replacement? I've seen a lot of reviews, ...
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How can connect an Yongnuo YN 600 EX RT flash as master with an Yongnuo YN 560 IV as receiver mode

I want to connect my Yongnuo YN 600 EX RT flash so it works as master flash with an Yongnuo YN 560 IV flash as receiver.
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Canon 5DS Manual Focus Assist in Live View

I know that some cameras have a type of manual focus assist where it will highlight areas that are in focus when you manually focus. I am curious to know if there is a way to do that on my Canon 5DS ...
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Which lens do you recommend for entry level bird and wildlife photography on Canon APS-C DSLRs?

My son got a EOS 800d camera for his 21st birthday. The included lens is a 18-55mm f/4.5.6 IS STM. He is finding that it does not zoom enough to take good pictures of local wildlife. We have several ...
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What makes RF lenses better than Canon's EF lenses?

So Canon finally got into the mirrorless league — but they also made a new lens mount for their mirrorless cameras! Is there anything better in RF lens mount or lenses that makes them better than ...
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Does it actually matter considering DxOMark's Perceived MPix Score for lenses?

The score of Tamron 70-200 f2.8 Di VC is higher than Canon 70-200mm f4L IS on an APS-C Canon Camera like the 550D. Does this make the lens better than an L Lens in terms of image quality? Autofocus? ...
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Should Canon 5D mk II autofocus be accurate enough for a f/1.2 lens?

What autofocus accuracy can be expected from an EOS 5DII or EOS 5DIII camera? I have an EOS 5DII with f/1.2 and f/1.4 lenses. I have a lot of problems getting consistent autofocus with these lenses. ...
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Better for portrait photography: Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM vs CANON EF50mm F1.8 STM?

I have a Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens came with my Canon EOS 6D Mark II. Would the Canon EF 50mm F1.8 STM be better for portrait pictures than my 24-105mm lens? I am new to photography and ...
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Triggering a Canon Speedlite 430 EX III RT in High-Speed Sync with a Canon 450D [duplicate]

I would like to know if a Yongnuo Speedlite Transmitter YN-E3-RT II in the hot-shoe of a reflex Canon 450D could trigger a Speedlite 430 EX III RT in High-Speed Sync mode.
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What is the meaning of the small blinking camera symbol in my Canon 70D viewfinder?

I am using Canon 70d and there is a small camera symbol in my viewfinder. I dont know what that is or what it's showing. When I click the AF button, it starts blinking.
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Canon m50 DISP icon

Please help. When I am changing settings in photo mode (ISO for example) changes don't show in the display. In the bottom right corner, there is this icon. I do not want to reset all settings, tell me ...
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Godox X1R-c connectivity [duplicate]

In the past I was using my Canon 430EXII and Godox AD200 with Godox X2T-C Trigger and it was working fine. Recently, my trigger broke and needed to buy a new one. Now I have Godox XProC, unfortunately,...
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Why is my Canon 5DMIII draining batteries overnight?

I have a 5DMIII with battery grip (by Canon) and Canon batteries. Since a few days ago, I noticed that, all of the sudden, if I leave the camera unused for, say, one day and turned off, when I turn ...
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Would the 40mm pancake or 50mm prime be better for street photography with a Canon APS-C camera?

I have a Canon EOS 600D, and I already have 18-55mm,55-250mm. I plan to buy a new lens for street photography. I already have picked out one of the following lenses: 40mm STM(pan cake). EF 50mm f/...
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Why did my film captured pictures turn out bad?

I shot some photos with an old Canon AF35M film camera using Fujifilm 400 speed and had them developed by CVS. The result are terrible and I don’t know what the cause could be. Anyone have insight ...
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How to troubleshoot Canon Speedlites that are not firing at the same time?

I'm working on some studio lighting and want to have my two Canon Speedlite 580EX IIs fire simultaneously using Canon's built-in wireless communications (i.e., I want the master to trigger the slave, ...
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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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What does “number of AF points” mean in scope of Canon's Dual Pixel AF

According to the Canon's Dual Pixel AF system paper, "EVERY pixel on the sensor can provide AF information [skipped]. Figuratively speaking, instead of hundreds of potential "focus points,&...
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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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Can the “Dust Delete Data” function on Canon DSLR be used with Lightroom?

My camera is 6 months old and I noticed there is quite a few spots on the sensor (especially when taking HDR shots of bright scenes or the sky) The hand blower does not lift these particles off the ...
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APS-C lenses on full frame Mirrorless bodies

I was wondering about the use of lenses designed for smaller sensors on full frame bodies. This originally comes up regarding a discussion of Canon EF-S lenses with adapters on full frame Mirrorless ...
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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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Dark images problem (low exposure) with canon 650d

I have a canon 650d, recently the camera is taking dark photos (low exposure) I always use good settings/standard, but somehow it started giving dark images in the picture below I was under a strong ...
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prime lens has auto focus but it has fixed “focal length” [duplicate]

I am so lost. Focal length in physics is the distance at which focus is achieved when rays are parallel. Clear! "focal length" in photography videos (shown below) always talks about sensor ...
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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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Battery is not communicating?

Main problem is that no battery percentage is showing on display? How to solve this problem?
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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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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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Why do I get the “Change the battery pack” message on startup with my Canon Powershot ELPH?

I have a Canon ELPH 300 HS, which turns off immediately (or within 10 seconds, it varies) after being turned on. The battery is fully charged and not at fault, as it was subsequently used in an ELPH ...
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White out pictures outdoors

We have a Canon Power Shot A 470,after changing the batteries all outdoor pictures are only white, some inside pictures are fine. What can we do?
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Focussing on a star with wide angle 14mm lens

Has anyone discovered a better way than trial and error to focus on a star - (for Milky Way Astrophotography)? I am using a Canon 5D Mk2 with a 14-40mm lens at 14mm. My Settings are ISO 12800 and ...
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Err 01 and no manual focus (Canon lens)

my Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM just stopped communicating with my DSLR (Canon EOS 77D). Furthermore, I can't even use manual focus anymore. Right before this happened, I tested some extension ...
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Is there some overhead to Write speeds of an SD Card?

I just bought an EOS R, and when recording 4k in all-i mode (8-bit LOG), it usually shuts down after 30 seconds or so (giving me an error, shaming me over my slow sd card). I know, though, that it ...
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How to combine an autofocus teleconverter with a manual-focus lens

I have a teleconverter (Bower MC 2x C/AFI) which has pins to connect the lens electronics to the camera body. It works well with my autofocus lenses. If I try to use the converter with a manual-focus ...
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Can “extensions” be put on a Canonet QL17?

I'm about to get into the world of film cameras and have decided on buying a Canon Canonet QL17. However, it has a fixed lens and a large part of my photography involves wide-angle and telephoto ...
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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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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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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 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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Is replacing all my Fujifilm gear with this Canon zoom lens an upgrade?

I'm a hobby photographer. I like taking portraits, which I often do at festivals and conventions. I usually take the following gear: Fujifilm X-T2 (an APS-C sensor mirrorless camera), a 16-55mm f/2.8 (...
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Mounting large format lens on PB-4 Bellows

I have a PB-4 bellows. I want to mount a large format lens on the bellows so it can focus to infinity and I will have a very versatile tilt/shift bellows. So I am just wondering if there are any ...
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Godox x1r x1t and canon speedlite 430exii [duplicate]

I was waiting for your kind reply on how to synchronise the godox x1r x1t & canon speedlite 430exii.. Thank you
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Canon 6D Mark-ii + Kenko C-AF 1.4x Teleplus pro 300 + Kenko 1.4x teleplus HD shows Error

Since 2 year i have canon 6d mark-ii camera but since that time kenko lens were not working and yesterday i tried with USA friend they had the same camera and lens but those are working with mark-ii ...
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Synch eos rp and flash speedlite 430exII, godox x1t 2.4g

I have canon eos rp and flash speedlite 430exII, ive purchased godox x1t 2.4g but not able to synchronise the flashing, pls help.. can anybody help me to sort it out pls

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