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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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How can I tell if a Godox flash or trigger is compatible with my gear?

I'm looking for a flash trigger for my Canon M50 Mark II that I can connect to a Godox AD600 Pro. I checked some triggers, but the descriptions do not mention if they fit or not. Someone recommended ...
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Is Neewer flash gear just rebranded Godox gear? Are they compatible with each other?

I've read that Neewer and Godox are the same thing, and that a lot of Chinese flash gear is rebranded. The Neewer Q3 looks like it's the same as an AD200 Pro. I'm curious: is this just the same stuff? ...
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Can I use a hotshoe sync adapter with the Canon multifunction hotshoe?

A long time ago I used a Canon 400D together with Nikon Speedlights SB-25 and SB-24. To trigger them, I used this device in the screenshot to connect via cable. Many years later (today) I tried this ...
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Is a Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8f F-mount lens compatible with Nikon F55 or Nikon F80 film SLRs?

I have a Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8N (AF/MF) lens that I use with my Nikon D5600 DSLR (aps-c). I'd like to buy a Nikon SLR film camera, an F55 or F80, and use it with this Yongnuo lens. What issues will I ...
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How can I tell what trigger will fire my third-party flash off-camera without an additional trigger?

I’m looking for a wireless trigger that can be used off-camera without additional wireless triggers. I’m looking at my Sunpak flash DF4000U setting. It has ch 1-4, ratio A B C and multi-mode has 1-...
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Why are my Neewer flash and trigger not working together?

My Neewer NW-910 speedlight and Neewer Q-N transmitter are not working on my Nikon D3100. Can you help me?
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Can I still use my YN-600EX-RT with a Godox X1R-C/X1T-C triggers if I switch from Canon to Sony?

I'm switching from a Canon camera to a new Sony α6400. I would like to know if I have to change the flash that I have or just the triggers? And also if you recommend any special trigger to work with ...
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Is this lens compatible? [duplicate]

Will a Vivitar 75-205mm 1:3.8 MC Lens fit my Canon Rebel t7i or do I need some type of connector?
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Is there an adapter to get a 3rd-party flash to work on my Canon 4000D (T100)?

I just bought a Canon 4000D, which came with an external flash. However, the camera doesn't come with the center hotshoe contact and the flash only works with the center contact. Is there an adapter ...
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Are there any 3rd-party TTL Leica flash options?

For Leica TTL flash, are there any third-party options? I can't find any, so I'm assuming not. It seems if you own Leica gear and want TTL, you use Leica flashes and nothing else. Does anyone know ...
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Can I use a Canon Powershot to wirelessly fire a Canon 430EX II?

I'm trying to get to a definitive answer here and wondering if anyone knows for sure. I have an old Canon 430EX II flash I'd like to fire as a slave from my Powershot G7X Mk II. Whilst it is ...
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Is a Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G lens compatible with a Nikon D3100?

Can I use autofocus in Nikon D3100 body with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G lens? If possible then how? I have recently bought one but can't use autofocus. The camera is showing me lens is not attached....
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Why can't I fire my Canon RT speedlite with a Godox transmitter?

I have set my Godox X2T-C transmitter to Group A and channel 7 and have set my Canon 430EX III-RT with the same group and channel as a slave (by radio signal) and I am using a Canon R6 camera. The ...
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Do Program and Shutter priority modes work on a Nikon N90s with a Series E lens?

I have a Nikon N90s camera body. Will a Series E 1.8 Nikon lens work on this body in the P and S modes? If so are there any restrictions and if so in what mode?
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How do I tell if a lens is compatible with a given camera body?

I'm about to buy a Pentax K-x camera with a Pentax 18-55 lens for 50€. I also found a few lenses, quite cheap, but I don't know if they are compatible. What should I look for to see if they are ...
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Older Nikon body won't work with AF-P lens

I just bought my first camera, a Nikon D50, and the auto mode won't work with my lens. I have a brand new lens, a AF-P NIKKOR 18-55MM DX VR. The only mode that works is M. Any help would be awsome.
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What hotshoe flashes are compatible with my Canon EF film camera?

I'm looking for a hot shoe flash for my old Canon EF analog film camera from the 70s. Any ideas? Is there anything I should specifically look at to make sure it's compatible? 1973 Canon EF film camera
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Will a Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm 1: 1.8 G lens work on my Nikon D3100 series camera? [duplicate]

Will an AF-S Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8G work well with my with Nikon D3100?
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Am I or am I not able to use a non-AI lens on a Nikon d5000?

I recently purchased a Nikon D5000 body for use in a very specific application. I am trying to find an inexpensive 35mm or 50mm lens for it. I do NOT require any functionality beyond that provided by ...
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Are lens caps compatible between Nikon/Canon?

I need a 52 mm lens cap for Nikon 35mm lens. When I checked the store for 52 mm diameter lens caps, the Nikon lens cap costs twice as much as the Canon lens cap, but they look roughly the same. They ...
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Can I used a Yongnuo YN-E3-RT to trigger a Shanny SN600EX-RF?

I bought these ages ago for different reasons and am hoping they will work together, but I think the Shanny is a bit "Dumber" I've searched and searched, so now I'll show my ignorance and just ask. ...
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What aperture is selected when I use a Nikon N2000 with a G lens?

I started using a Nikon N2000 and I inserted a Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8G (https://www.adorama.com/images/Large/nk5018gu.jpg) Since there is not any setting of the aperture (which may be from f1.8 to f.16), ...
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Will the Neewer TT560 speedlite work with my camera? [duplicate]

I am looking into getting the Neewer TT560 speedlite for my Olympus E-PL5, since it has a transmitter/receiver combination that works with it. Is this a viable solution?
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What lenses are compatible with older Canon EOS DSLR?

I own a Canon EOS 1100D camera that was released in 2011. What lenses are still compatible with this model?
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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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Is Canon 540ez or 550ez compatible with Canon EOS 5D

I have a Canon EOS 5D can I use the Speedlite 540ez or the 550ez with it, either auto or manual
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STM Lenses working for Canon Rebel T7/ Canon 2000D?

I want to buy a lens for my new camera and everyone says that STM or USM Lenses are the best choices but also they said STM and USM lenses will not work for Canon Rebel T7/ 2000D ! is this correct?
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Can I use Sony lenses on a Nikon camera? [duplicate]

I was searching on the internet but I can't find any result, even saying that I can't use it. I have the following cameras: a Sony a7R II and a Nikon D610. I'm able to find adapters to use my Nikon's ...
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Is the Sony "NEX-F3" compatible with "NEX 3" lenses?

Are lenses labeled "Nex3" compatible with my Sony "NEX-F3" camera? I ask because I can't find any third party lenses for my camera. I'm looking for fixed lens 50mm with a wide aperture and I'd like ...
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I have a Canon 1000D — will a lens compatible with a list of other cameras including the 100D, 700D, 1100D and others fit my camera? [closed]

I need a telephoto lens compatible with my Canon EOS 1000D. Online shopping, I found an offer for a lens for "Canon Digital EOS Rebel SL1 (100D), T5i (700D), T4i (650D), T3 (1100D), T3i (600D), T1i (...
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Can I use the Canon 55-250mm lens on my Nikon D5200 body? [duplicate]

Can I use the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens on my Nikon D5200 body?
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Will a Vivitar 75-205mm 1:3.8 be compatible with my Nikon DSLR?

I have a Vivitar 75-205mm 1:3.8 close focusing auto zoom. I'm not a photographer and I would like to know if it can work with a Nikon D3100. On the ring (bottom) it's written "patents applied for N/Ai ...
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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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Is flash brand X compatible with camera brand Y?

I have flash brand X and would like to know whether it will work with camera brand Y. What do I need to consider to determine whether the combination will work? Other questions of relevance: What ...
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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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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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