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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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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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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 ...