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How can I find the sensor position on my camera?

Most DSLR cameras have a sign on the top (Plimsoll mark) which looks sort of like The line indicates the position of the sensor plane. I googled for pictures of the 600D. It also has this indicator ...
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Is something wrong with my camera display?

In order to use the rear LCD to compose pictures (as opposed to using the optical viewfinder), you must put your camera into "Live View" mode. On the 600D (and all other recent Canon SLRs), this is ...
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Why does my Canon 600D take pictures in live mode but not in viewfinder mode?

It seems like you have mirror lockup enabled. The first full press of the shutter button will cause the mirror to move up (just as it does before taking a normal photo using the viewfinder) but the ...
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Can the Canon 600D take images one stop up & down for creating an HDR image?

Yes, it can - the option you're after is "auto exposure bracketing" (AEB), which can most easily be configured from the quick menu - select the meter (the -3 to +3 scale), press "SET", then turn the ...
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Why is my Canon 600D not turning on?

If I were you, I'd go ahead and buy another battery on Amazon. If a new battery fixes it, dispose of your old one, and you're good for $15. If not, it might be an internal problem and you'd probably ...
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Why don't my Canon EOS 600D vs 5D Mark II comparisons meet my expectations?

You expected it to be better because people tend to think, bigger = better. People talk about how great full frame is without understanding what is really different, and your expectations are too ...
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Can the Canon MP-E 65mm lens be used with a Canon Rebel T3?

Yes, you may use the MP-E 65mm lens on a Canon T3. No, you do not need any adapters. Just realize that the MP-E 65 is a different type of lens than what you are probably used to. Not only is it a ...
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Teleconverter for Canon EOS 600D?

Any teleconverter/extender made for the Canon EF mount will work with your camera. Your question should be, "Which teleconverter would work with my lenses." The short answer: none of them. Both of ...
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Why does my picture get cropped when viewing it on LCD screen?

It's on page 129 of the EOS Rebel T3i/600D Instruction Manual It appears your camera is currently set to 16:9. To do what you want, you need to set it to 3:2.
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Is a kit lens capable enough to take snaps at engagement event?

Yes, of course you can take pictures with them. Will the pictures be as good as a professional would get more expensive lenses? No - but then a beginner won't get as good photos even if they're given ...
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Is the Canon 5D noise at low light better than the Rebel T3i/4i/5i/6i models?

This comparison at The-Digital-Picture between the 5D at ISO 3200 and the Rebel T5i/700D at ISO 1600 looks fairly even, especially if one considers the difference in scale. (I chose the T5i because ...
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Why don't my Canon EOS 600D vs 5D Mark II comparisons meet my expectations?

You're comparing an older (2008) full-frame camera to a newer (2011) crop body, so if you expect an improvement by moving backwards a generation, you're probably in for some disappointment. If you ...
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What to when EOS 600D won't turn on after overheating?

I'd almost be willing to bet the issue is with the battery itself, particularly if it is the original battery supplied with the camera. The Rebel T3i/600D was introduced in 2011, but the LP-E8 battery ...
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What causes the focus confirmation lights to blur?

Has the diopter adjustment dial on the back of the viewfinder been moved? If everything was clear to your eyes before moving it will make everything in the viewfinder blurry to your eyes. To adjust ...
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Do I need a specific type of lens to work with my Canon T3i, or will any lens work?

You need to buy a lens that is Canon EOS compatible. Canon EF or EF-S lenses will work with your camera. Many manufacturers create compatible lenses also, Sigma makes a compatible lens with good ...
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Can I take multiple exposure shots with my Canon 600D?

It is not possible with your 600D. You have to use additional post-processing software like Photoshop, Gimp or something else. Please see here: http://support-au.canon.com.au/contents/AU/EN/...
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What is the effect of repeated sensor cleaning on the battery?

Only Canon knows for sure much current a sensor cleaning consumes, but it's going to be significantly less than what the LCD's backlight consumed while you were reviewing your last shot. If you're ...
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Canon 600 D on Adobe premiere

The Batch Capture feature in Adobe Premiere is for use with Firewire based camera control and video capture. The 600D does not have a firewire connector and thus can not be used with Premiere's batch ...
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Canon 600D Images

You can't, you can see why with a simple experiment: Walk into a very well lit room, set the camera to aperture priority (Av) and select reasonable exposure values (for example, f/5.6, ISO 400) also ...
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Suddenly my camera says "Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert/change the card or format card with camera"

We had this happen to our 6D and it was the circuit board. Sent to Canon for repair and $400 - $600 later it came back working. I believe on this occasion they should have ate the cost, but it ...
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600D heating in video mode after 30 min of continuous shooting

The heat is part of the price you pay for using a camera designed primarily for still images as a video camera. Dedicated video cameras with sensors the size of most DSLRs cost about as much as a ...
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Why can't my Canon 600D perform AEB?

Your camera is acting normally as it was designed to do. I focus, press the shutter, and only one photo is taken. I have to press the shutter 3 times, or hold it down, in order to be able to shoot ...
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Upgrading Nikon D3200 to Canon 600D

Since you should shoot in raw this color enhancement stuff is more or less pointless. It just look better on cam screen on location, but on the computer at home the raw files look nearly the same. ...
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Upgrading Nikon D3200 to Canon 600D

As others pointed out, there are a lot of subjective things here. But let's look at numbers and specification: http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon-600d-vs-Nikon-D3200/score Measurements by DXOmark ...
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Why don't my Canon EOS 600D vs 5D Mark II comparisons meet my expectations?

You're using a 50mm f/1.8 at f/1.8, which is well known to be very soft wide open. If you want to compare the resolution limits of each camera, you need to use a lens that isn't softer than what ...
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Can you recommend a good budget prime lens for family photos (Canon mount)

I will recommend a different lens than the 40mm 2.8 and 50mm 1.8 in the other answers. As you wanted to take photos indoors a 50mm or 40mm lens will requier a bit of working distance on a crop sensor ...
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Sigma 17-50 f/2.8 or Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4 (C) for Canon 600D

This really comes down to a personal choice: whether you prefer the constant aperture and slightly better center of frame sharpness of the 17-50 or the extra reach and better sharpness on the edges ...
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How can I change the display to show current shot number on my Canon 600D?

Canon has not provided a way to change the "Number of possible shots' to any other measurement. This is of course the equivalent to the number of frames remaining from a roll of film. In that ...
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Can the Canon 600D take images one stop up & down for creating an HDR image?

In addition to Philip Kendall's answer, the document you've found advising that the Canon 600D can't take multiple exposures, is referring to the ability to shoot more than one exposure and combine ...
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Can I connect my Canon Rebel T3i to laptop to keep the battery charged while making a timelapse?

Plugging your Canon T3i/600D into a laptop or other computer via USB cable will not charge the battery. The batteries for your camera can only be recharged by using a proper battery charger and the ...
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