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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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How to automatically apply a Lightroom Preset based on appropriate (Canon) Picture Style on import

Note: I do not believe this question is a duplicate of "How to emulate the in-camera processing into lightroom" (I referred to this question in my question) I just want that my monochrome images stay ...
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Which prime lens to get after the 18-55mm & 55-250mm?

I started out with the 18-55mm IS kit lens on my Canon EOS 550D over a year ago, and added the 55-250mm IS a couple of months back to augment my telephoto reach (based on the recommendations in one of ...
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Is there any test data available that characterizes performance of Canon's “AI Servo AutoFocus”?

After trying numerous recommendations for setting Canon's AI Servo AF, I am getting only the rare in-focus picture of small birds in flight in their native environment. Based on this I have formed an ...
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How much shift will I have using Canon tilt-shift lenses on a Hasselblad x1d with an adapter?

I am considering the x1d II, and already have Canon tilt shift lenses, 24 and 45mm, with image circles of 67 and 58mm, respectively. By using, say, a Novoflex adapter, how many mm of shift would I ...
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Canon EF-S 55-250 IS STM or EF 70-300 IS II USM for trip to South Africa [closed]

I'm off to South Africa in a couple of weeks. It's a family holiday but we'll be on safari for a few days. I have a Canon 550D with an 18-135 lens. I am tempted by both the 55-250 and the 70-300. I ...
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Can't connect Canon 70D to Android smartphone

It's about 6 months since I bought my Canon 70D and I still can't connect it to my smartphone. I'm feeling pretty stupid... Yes, I've read the instructions, watched all sorts of tutorials in Youtube ...
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What lens hood will fit Canon 80-200 f/4.5-5.6 (original)?

My in-law wants a lens hood for his Canon 80-200 f/4.5-5.6. This is the old version of this lens he inherited from someone, not the "II" version or USM version. I think the lens hood that will fit is ...
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Why does the mode dial on my Canon camera set the wrong mode? (Av is P, M is C2, etc.)

I've had my Canon 5D Mark iii for quite some time but I just stumbled upon this really upsetting issue. My Capturing mode wheel isn't displaying the right capture mode. When I place the dial on M, it ...
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What Canon mirrorless Camera would suit for product photography? [closed]

In our Company we have a special tool for making product photos. The tool consists of lightbox and turntable in it. It all connects to a PC where special software controls light intensity, turns the ...
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Are electronically parfocal RF lenses parfocal enough for fireworks photography with zoom?

Within a month or so, it's the first time I'll see fireworks as an owner of a good camera and naturally I'm planning to take photographs of them. By researching various fireworks photography sources, ...
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Why Image and video taken is half black, but see with eyefinder is not?

when I saw with the eyefinder nothing was wrong, but the results were half black. view from liveview and record video is the same, half black. When i see image in computer is same
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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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What is Canon RF control ring?

Canon RF lenses have a new feature: a control ring. What is the control ring and what can be done with it?
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Canon 100mm f/2.8L with raynox 250 diopter or canon 65mm mp-e?

I am having trouble deciding between these two lenses for insect photography. Please help me decide! Edit: I’ll be taking pictures of live insects using a flash with a soft light diffuser. I probably ...
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Can the Canon EF-M film SLR use the focus by wire lenses?

The old Canon film camera EF-M, not to be confused with mirrorless cameras featuring an "EF-M" lens mount, did not have auto focus ability and was manual focus only. Does it support the focus by wire ...
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Are there autofocus-enabled adapters for Olympus lenses on Canon EOS cameras?

Fairly new to photography so forgive my foolishness before calling me out, I already know. I bought a Olympus 50mm F1.8 lens thinking it was a manual focus but when I received it I realized I misread ...
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Do different microlenses on EOS R / RP affect use with EF lenses?

I have read that EOS RP uses otherwise the same sensor as the 6D Mark II. However, RF mount has a lower flange focal distance than EF mount. Therefore, Canon has adjusted the microlenses in EOS RP to ...
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Why has my Neewer NW670 suddenly stopped firing on my Canon 5D Mark II?

It has been working all these years, and now suddenly it stopped working about half an hour into the shoot. I have tried: Checking whether the flash bulb and capacitor are ok by pressing the pilot ...
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Where can you buy replacement lens caps for a Canon DSLR? [closed]

I got a second hand canon EOS 1000 and it does not have any lens caps and I was wondering where to buy some spares.
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Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens won't go down to f/1.8

Bought a 1.8 lens. Today on manual I realised it won't go down to f/1.8, the lowest is f/2.8, but on other modes it does. The camera is a Canon 5Ds. p.s - just moved to canon so is there a setting ...
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How do I choose between 24-105mm and 24-240mm zoom lenses for the Canon EOS R system? [closed]

After a couple of years with my first DSLR (a Canon T6), I’m thinking about joining the MILC world with the Canon RP (affordable, full-frame-sensor, mirrorless). I like to take pictures while ...
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Shooting a timelapse without any intervalometer?

I know that most of DSLR can shoot timelapses by using software solutions, sparing the purchase of an intervalometer. My questions: Any recommendation or suggestion about the software I could use (I'...
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Can I connect a Canon 1500D/EOS 2000D/Rebel T7 with a computer over wifi?

I want to connect a Canon 1500D DSLR with a MacBook Air using wifi in order to transfer files. Is this possible?
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Does the Canon T7i apply lens correction options to raw format images?

I've seen some conflicting information on similar questions. I'm working with Lightroom and its lens correction option - I also have the in-camera lens correction option enabled. Does the in-camera ...
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Why am I getting a lighting gradient or flickering during daytime with fast shutter speed?

While using a Canon 1Dx Mark II, I noticed there is a flicker in the light when I shoot at high shutter speed (1/4000 or faster) in burst. Basically, there is a gradient between two pictures similar ...
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How can I get my Canon speedlite to go off when using either a Godox XProC or Godox X2Tc?

First, I am using my Canon Camera 6Dmark2. I have a two flashes: one is the Godox V860IIC and a Canon Flash 600 EX-RT. I also have a wireless trigger Godox XProC. I can easily trigger the Godox ...
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How can I easily take selfies with a Canon PowerShot SX720 HS? [duplicate]

How can I take a selfie with this camera and what equipment will I need to purchase to accomplish this?
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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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Why doesn't my 1150 mAh charger successfully charge a 1500 mAh battery?

AFAIK there should be no problem using different current batteries since it only signifies the capacity of the battery. But when I put an 1500 mAh battery in the 1150 battery charger of my Canon EOS, ...
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Can a Nikon/Canon flash be used on the other brand of camera?

I was just thinking about this problem and was wondering if anyone knew if/how to use a competing flash unit (EX or SB series) on a Nikon or Canon (respectively) camera. I would assume a lot of the ...
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Is it worth upgrading 6D Mark 2 to EOS RP? [closed]

If you want to step up to the world of mirrorless cameras, is it worth to upgrade to RP. From view of specs, they are nearly the same camera.
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How can I make use of a speedlight that does not work with the non-standard hotshoe on lower-end Canon cameras?

My Canon 2000D is not firing the YN560 iv speed light. So, I learned the hard way that this flash is not compatible with the hotshoe on my camera. Is there any way I can use this camera and flash ...
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What happens when the shuttercount of my DSLR is too high? [duplicate]

Yesterday I bought my first DSLR, a used Canon EOS Rebel T5 with a lot if accessories. It has been used 15 times, and I think I’m gonna take a lot of pictures with it, but what happens when I take too ...
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How can I work around lack of support for Canon's new CR3 Raw format in the software I use?

Canon's new Cr3 file format is not able to be processed in any of the top editing software. Lightroom Classic doesn't support it, nor DX0, or Luminar/Skylum. Lightroom CC subscription will but I don't ...
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Using old FD lenses - are they better for EF mount or Micro 4/3s system?

I’m looking to buy a DSLR and I’m stuck between buying a Canon with an EF mount or a camera with Micro 4/3s. I have a good set of old Canon FD lenses (From a 28mm to a telephoto) that I’d like to use, ...
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What speedlites can work with the Canon non-standard hotshoe found on their low-end camera models?

I was wondering if someone can help me out in finding which speedlites I can use on a Canon 4000D, as this camera does not have a centre connection on it.
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Llightroom strange lens default correction profile with Canon 17-40 f/4L

When using Lightroom Classic I have discovered that the default lens correction profile used for a Canon 17-44 f/4L lens looks a bit strange compared to other lenses in my collection. By default the ...
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Entry level camera vs phone camera?

I would like to start my photographic journey, just don't know which camera to buy for beginners. I was looking at Canon Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, but I wonder how much of an upgrade is it on ...
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Nikon D3500 vs Canon EOS T7 [closed]

I'm going to buy my first DSLR camera mainly for astrophotography and some panoramic photography. I will probably buy the Nikon D3500 but I don't understand why the Canon T7 is more expensive than the ...
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How do I determine the shutter count on a EOS 60D body?

I'm selling a 60D body, and I want to check the reported shutter-release count. But I can't find it on the menu anywhere. Does someone know how to find it? Note that the next assigned filename is not ...
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Why does Canon and Nikon limit or disable autofocus beyond certain f-numbers?

One thing that I've noticed with Canon DSLR camera is they will disable or limit autofocus when the lens' maximum aperture is narrower than certain values, which are specified in my answer to What ...
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Long distance (20+ m) control options of Canon 7D Mark II with live view

I am hobby wildlife photographer and I would like to control my Canon 7D Mark II with 50 mm lens from long (at least 20 meters) distance with live view and all focusing functions. A device from which ...
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Why did my Canon 80D recommend such a fast shutter speed in near-total darkness?

This morning I went out to shoot the sunrise. I went out well before dawn, and it's one day from the new moon, so it was very dark while I was setting up. I turned the ISO up to the maximum setting ...
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Can my Canon 600EX II-RT on-camera flash trigger a 430EX-II off-camera flash, or do I need tranceiver(s) as well?

I am a beginning wedding photographer using off camera flash for the first time during a wedding reception. It will be outdoors in a big white tent. I plan to mount my Canon 600EX II-RT on-camera to ...
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Why do most Lightroom presets seem to look better if I do some basic color and light correction and then apply the preset on the exported TIFF?

I've noticed that most (if not all) presets seem to look better if I first correct the exposure on the CR2 file (I work with Canon). If I first adjust shadows, whites contrast and etc, and them when ...
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Scripting s series of camera shooting with different aperture and focal length

Is there any software, app, or any way that I can script a series of photo shooting with Canon camera with different aperture and focal length? Something like Things I tried DSLR Controller App ...
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What type of lens would I need for outdoor shots similar to the wide shots in this music video?

I am trying to find out what type of lens I need to get the shot that's in this music video. I am trying to shoot a video and I have a Canon Rebel T6i with the 18-55 kit lens. I want to be able to get ...
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Is there a list of all the EOS cameras using the T3 vertical release?

I've tried to find a complete list of all the EOS cameras using the T3 vertical release for remote shutter release. The only info I got was that EOS 3 was the first camera to use the N3 connector. ...
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Does using M or S size JPEG helps with lowering noise on High ISO?

AFAIK, image sensors use demosaicing algorithms to reconstruct virtual image pixel from different sub-pixels. Does it mean, that on some cameras it could be profitable to use lower-resolution modes to ...
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How can I prevent blurred images when using a tripod?

I'm doing panoramic HDR photography for work using one of those stupid cheap mirror balls mounted on a tripod (not my decision!) and I am noticing on my longer exposures that sometimes I'm getting ...

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