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Questions tagged [compatibility]

Compatibility is a state in which two devices can work together. In photography compatible gear can be used together. An example of this is a lens and a camera sharing the same mount.

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Pentax DA 18-270 with K10d

I've bought a used Pentax DA 18-270 for my Pentax K10d. Unfortunately it doesn't work as expected. Focus is slow as hell (much slower then the kit lens), often fails to focus. I've upgraded K10d to ...
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Is Sigma's lens hood LH-825-03 compatible with a 18-50 2.8 EX DC HSM Macro?

I'm looking for a replacement hood for my 18-50 f/2.8 EX DC HSM Macro, but I'm not having much success. I've instead found some hoods for the 17-50 OS (stabilized) version, which also has a 72 mm ...
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Why isn't a Sigma HSM lens autofocusing with my Nikon D5600 — is there a compatibility problem?

Today I had a chance to try a Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM, a 2013 model lens, on my Nikon D5600. Everything was okay. I was able to take pictures with it. But auto focus didn't work as it should....
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Why doesn't the SB 800 fit securily on a Nikon d610 mount shoe?

SB800 speed light doesn't fit securely on my Nikon d610 mount shoe. Is there an adapter available or do I need to purchase a new flash?
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What lens filter size should I get?

I ordered a 65mm lens filter, and my camera has a 58mm lens. Would the filter fit because I ordered it online and I'm not sure if it will work with my camera?
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Does my Canon dRebel fully support the 600EX II-RT and ST-E3-RT?

Will using a Canon T3i as a body with the 600EX II-RT & ST-E3-RT limit the transmitter or speedlite from full potential use? Does this body fully support the external equipment?
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Are micro-USB intervalometers for Samsung and Sony compatible?

I have an old Samsung NX1000 that is just sitting around doing nothing. I'd like to do some timelapse photography with it -and need to get an intervalometer - looking on Amazon and eBay I can see some ...
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Can I use a Canon Speedlite 430ex II on a Nikon D7500? [duplicate]

I own a Canon Speedlite 430ex II flash. I need to know if it will work on a Nikon D7500 I plan to buy.
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Is HB-N106 the only hood suitable for Nikkor AF-P DX 18-55 VR lens?

I have AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55 mm f/3.5 - 5.6G VR lens and I am looking for a hood. From lens' official product info page, it has been noticed that the compatible hood is HB-N106 Bayonet Hood. Is this ...
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Nikon Teleconverter compatibility

From the Nikon site, AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E II [but the same caveat is on all 3 Teleconverters] Compatible with AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR lenses except AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED, 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ...
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Nikon EM and Vivitar 35-105mm 1:3:5 (auto zoom) compatibility [duplicate]

I've inherited an old Nikon EM camera and Vivitar 35-105mm f/3.5 zoom lens. I have absolutely zero experience in photography but I wanted to get into it. Would the lens that I have fit on a modern day ...
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How can I transfer photos from an old Canon Rebel EOS 350D to my computer?

I inherited an old Canon Rebel EOS 350D. I cannot get the camera to hook up to my HP computer and upload the pictures. It uses an old card that doesn't fit, but I have it hooked up with a cord that ...
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Can I use an old Nikon SB-50DX with the D5500?

I just purchased a Nikon D5500 to replace my old D100 (yes, it has been that long). I was wondering if and how I can use my SB-50DX flash with it. I'm not clear on which mode it has to be in or what ...
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How can I tell if a Yongnuo RF-603 II will work with my flash from my flash's specs?

I'm going to buy Yongnuo RF-603 II, but I'm confused. Will it work with my flash, a Shanny SN600N (specs here) or not?
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Will Photoshop run on Linux? [closed]

I have installed Photoshop on linux using wine. It's crashing again and again. Is there any way to use Photoshop on linux?
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Can I use a Nikon SB-25 on a Canon G9?

How can I use a Nikon SB-25 on a Canon G9? I know that they are not current production, but I have to use what I have.
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Having trouble figuring out what lens will fit my Nikon D3100

I've found a Nikkor 35-80mm f/4-5.6 D Macro lens for a good price, but will it fit on my Nikon D3100?
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Can the Sigma TC-1401 1.4x Teleconverter be used with Canon lenses?

Essentially the inverse of this question - can a Sigma 1.4x Teleconverter (specifically the TC-1401) be used with (actual) Canon lenses, such as the EF 70-200mm f/4? By used, I mean does it mount (I ...
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Nikon D5500 Godox V860iiN & X1N compatibility

I'm trying to find out the simplest of answers - is this a workable system? Will it do what I think it does? If I mount the X1N to the D5500 shoe & set up the two V860ii remotely on stands, do I ...
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Is the Nikon Zoom-Nikkor 35–105mm lens compatible with a D3400?

I want to buy the Nikon Zoom-Nikkor 35-105MM 1:3.5-4.5 Lens I want to know if it is compatible with the Nikon DSLR D3400 camera.
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What external flash for a Nikon D3100?

I've been considering buying a Yongnuo external flash for a Nikon D3100, but I'm a bit confused. Which of them will work with my camera, the Yn565-ex or the Yn568ex Speedlite? I'd want the best one ...
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What cameras are lenses for a Canon EOS 300 compatible with?

I'm researching various DSLRs. I've got a couple of lenses that worked with a Canon EOS 300. What cameras would these lenses be compatible with? How can I determine if they are compatible with a ...
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Extendable Nikon 18-55 mm lenses compatible with D7100?

Are the following two lenses fully compatible with the Nikon D7100? Can VR be turned on and off on the one lacking a physical switch? If they are not fully compatible, what exactly works and what ...
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Do the YN-600EX-RT flash and YN-E3-RT controller work with the Canon M5?

I use a Canon 6D and Canon EF lenses for my "main" photography. I use a couple of Yongnuo YN-600EX-RT flashes and a Yongnuo YN-E3-RT flash controller for off-camera flash portraits. All the Yongnuo ...
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Is a Nikkor 70-300mm lens compatible with a Nikon D3300?

I have just bought my first DSLR, a Nikon D3300 with an 18-55mm lens. I want to enhance my reach and purchase a higher lens. My choice is a Nikkor 70-300mm but one of my friends said that as my camera ...
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Can I use lenses from EOS-3 film camera with Canon EOS 7D? [duplicate]

Can I use lenses from EOS-3 film camera with Canon EOS 7D?
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Will this camera, lens and teleconverter combo work well?

My old Nikon D5000 finally bit the dust along with my grey market nikkor 70-300 lens. I am looking at replacing them both. The camera will be replaced by either the D5200 or D5300. The lens I am ...
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Manual external flash compatibility tests?

I recently bought a YN560 III External flash. However the listing said it was only compatible with older models of Nikon, Canon, Olympus etc. The more I think about this the less it makes sense, ...
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Will a Yongnuo YN600 EX-RT trigger a YN565-EX?

Can I trigger a YN565EX using a YN600EX-RT? Most people say that the 565EX has no built-in receiver. But I've read the instructions and there are features to set-up groups (a,b,c) - I think if the ...
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DNG Compatibility in Adobe Lightroom

In Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.3, Preferences -> File Handling -> Compatibility, I have "Camera Raw 7.1 and later" selected. After importing RAW files, for example a few Sony's ARW RAW files, via Import ->...
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Different screw/screw hole size on tripod/tripod head

Sorry if this is a stupid question. I have a tripod (cheap, Chinese, bought on Amazon) and I wanted to change the ball-head it came with to a 3-way head, so I bought a Velbon PH-157Q head. When I ...
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is the Canon 430 ex speedlite compatible with the Nikon D90? [duplicate]

Can I use a Canon 430 ex speedlite with a Nikon d90 DSLR? I want to buy a Nikon D90 and use the existing Canon 430 ex. Would it work in TTL or manual mode?
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Canon Lens Mount on other brands [duplicate]

I have a Canon T2i (2010) I am looking to upgrade. Are there any other brands of camera that my Canon lenses will fit?
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Will lenses of a different brand work on a Nikon DSLR? [duplicate]

I am new to photography and I am planning to buy a Nikon D3300 (with 18–55 mm kit lens) to start with, after reading through the reviews. But one question lingering on to my mind even after reading ...
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Youngnuo flash as a compatible slave flash [duplicate]

I have a 600EX-RT Canon flash, and am looking for a cheap Yongnuo flash to be used as a slave to the Canon. Do you know any Yongnuo than can reliably be used as a slave to my 600EXRT ?
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Does MC-DC2 release cable work with Nikon D750?

I see confusing views about the Nikon MC-DC2 remote release cord. Some people say it is compatible with the D750, and some say it is not. I am not sure if any one here has successfully used MC-DC2 ...
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Are Sony NEX and Sony Alpha lenses interchangeable?

Do most/all of the Sony NEX lenses interchange with the Sony Alpha's (A6000 specifically). I am looking at a 420-1600mm super telephoto lens. Thanks for any help you give
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Can I use lens brand X on interchangeable lens camera brand Y?

I've got some lenses of brand X, but I've just got a new camera of brand Y. How can I tell if it's possible to use my lenses on my camera? I accept that I may lose a lot of automatic functionality ...
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Which current Canon APS-C cameras can use older EOS EF lenses? [duplicate]

I have a Canon EOS 100 film camera, and I would like to change to a Canon digital, but I'm concerned that the lenses I have: 28-80mm 80-200mm 100-300mm 100mm Macro will not work on the new digital ...
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Can I use a Yongnuo RF-603II to fire a remote flash with my dSLR?

I have a Nikon D60 camera. I know that I cannot use Yongnuo RF-603II transceivers to fire this camera remotely, but can they be used to trigger the remote flash with this camera?
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Can I use old filters from SLR film cameras on newer DSLR cameras?

I have access to a vast collection of old filters from 20-30 years ago (for Canon cameras if it makes any difference). Can I use them on new DSLR cameras? I have searched a lot to find an answer for ...
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Is the Vivitar SF 4000 flash compatible with the Canon Rebel XT?

Is the Vivitar VIV-SF-4000 flash compatible with a Canon Rebel XT? It will flash but doesn't seem to sync with all the settings.
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Will any EF-lens fit on a EOS film camera?

I'm not sure if this already has been asked... Also, it's probably a stupid question. I have a Canon EOS 1000 film camera, which has an EF-mount. I want to use the Canon 50mm f/1.8 II lens, but I'm ...
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Why won't my Quantaray teleconverter, which fits my EOS3, mount on my Canon 60D?

I have a Quantary teleconverter that I can use on my Canon EOS3 film camera but it will not attach to my 60D body but it attaches to all my other Canon Lenses. I don't want to force it. It seems like ...
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EOS-1N (Film SLR) - Set aperture with modern EF lenses?

Can this camera set the aperture with modern EF lenses, or do I have to get lenses that allow me to set the aperture with a ring on the lens? And if anyone knows how this camera compares to the EOS ...
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Manual off-camera flash compatibility with multiple bodies?

I'm very new to flash photography, so I apologize for the newb question. I plan on getting a Yongnuo YN-560 III speedlite for off-camera flash, but I wanted to know how I would be able to make it work ...
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Is Nikon AF Nikkor 28-80mm Lens compatible with Nikon D5100 DSLR?

I plan to buy the Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-80mm f/3.3-5.6G lens for my Nikon D5100. I want to know compatibility, performance and quality of the lens-D5100 combo.
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Is it safe to use old Yashica Flash on a Nikon D3200?

I have a Nikon D3200 and an old Yahica Branded Flash that came with an old Zenit ET. I searched for the instructions for using old flashes with new cameras and found out that excessive voltages could ...
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Can two or more different models of Yongnuo flash work together?

I have a Yongnuo YN-568EX flash and I use it with a Nikon D7100. If I buy another two more Yongnuo flashes of any model other than a YN-568EX, in principle will they all work together using at least ...
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How to know if a Canon lens is compatible with my Nikon camera body?

I am looking at this Canon 50mm lens for my Nikon D5200. How can I be sure that this lens will fit on my Nikon D5200? The camera manual does not have a list of lenses that are compatible with the ...