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No flash mode pictures

If you have Autofocus turned on the camera will not release the shutter until it can confirm focus. This pretty much never happens with the night sky unless the moon is in the frame. The stars are too ...
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Why won't my Canon 400D/XTi turn on/off properly?

The battery icon on the display says it all: your battery is very weak, a fully charged battery should be shown full. If this is the same battery that sat on the shelf for quite some time, try with a ...
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Why are images from FujiFilm X-T20 darker than those from Canon 400D?

In addition to all the other great answers I'd like to add that the Fuji x-trans sensor used in your cameras has been known to not really meet the ISO standard. Here is an excerpt from DPReview's ...
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Why are images from FujiFilm X-T20 darker than those from Canon 400D?

The difference you are seeing is likely caused by a combination of effects from using different bodies and lenses. To compare lenses, use the same camera body. To compare camera bodies, use the same ...
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Why are images from FujiFilm X-T20 darker than those from Canon 400D?

There are at least two likely sources that are contributing to the variation you see. The light coming in your window could be variable if the atmospheric conditions at your location are changing ...
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Why are images from FujiFilm X-T20 darker than those from Canon 400D?

Your Canon has not exactly the same configuration. I suspect it to have the auto lightning optimizer on. You have the possible magnitudes: off/low/standard/high. And by default it is on standard. Try ...
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Why are images from FujiFilm X-T20 darker than those from Canon 400D?

I'm not sure if this is actually the problem, but this is probably one thing that is affecting the brightness. Try looking at the T-stops of the lenses. (T-stop is like f-stop, but, tells how much ...
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Canon EOS 400D - Shutter Release Lock Override

For most users, the vast majority of the time the issue is focus confirmation. Turning autofocus off by sliding the AF/M switch on the lens from AF to M will allow the shutter to release without AF ...
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No flash mode pictures

You are using some automatic mode that will not allow the camera to take a picture if it will be "underexposed". Your best bet is to switch to manual mode; you might also need to use bulb ...
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Canon 40D ERR 01 lens error on manual only- is hope for the lens lost?

The Canon EF-S 17-85 USM is an old lens design and it is well known for having ribbon cable issues which cause errors like you are experiencing. The flexible ribbon cable transfers focal length and ...
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Why won't Canon EOS 400D turn on?

The blue light usually indicates file transfer so it may think that it is connected to a computer and trying to transfer files. Try plugging in a USB cable when it is on then pulling it out and see if ...
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How can I transfer pictures from my Canon Digital Rebel XTI (400D) to my Mac?

Mac comes with a program called Image Capture. Run it, select the device, and Import all. Canon EOS Utility is not necessary.
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