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Although it is hard to tell for certain from the included image, it looks like the only thing broken is a filter placed on the end of the lens. The first element of the EF 85mm f/1.8 lens itself is just past the ring of baffles below your broken filter. Remove the filter ring, clean off any remaining pieces of the filter being careful not to scratch your ...


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I own a Canon EOS 1100D camera that was released in 2011. What lenses are still compatible with this model? Canon EF lenses: All of them. Every single one made since 1987 when the EF mount was introduced. Canon EF-S lenses: All of them. Every single one made since 2004 when EF-S lenses were introduced along with the EOS 20D. Other lenses made by third ...


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There's something in your camera's light box fairly close in front of the film plane. Just because it is intermittent doesn't mean it isn't there. In fact, intermittent obstructions indicate that it is almost certainly something to do with the parts that move every time you shoot a frame: the shutter assembly and the mirror assembly. I certainly don't ...


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At the most basic level, one can surmise that Canon chose to include a low pass filter in the EOS 5Ds while also offering the EOS 5Ds R without¹ a low pass filter because they felt there was enough demand for both options in the marketplace to generate a worthwhile return on the additional investment during product developments as well as the additional ...


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You don't really say, but it seems you have an EF lens and an EOS M camera? They have different diameters, so does it make any difference if I put it between lens and adapter or between adapter and camera? You can do either. You can use EF-M extension tubes with the smaller diameter mount between the camera and the adapter. You can use EF extension ...


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Consider supporting your local economy by purchasing a lens at a local camera store. Someone should be happy to assist you. Lenses are often organized by mount, so all lenses of interest should be located together. You can try them in store to ensure they work with your camera. When searching online, look for lenses that specifically state they are for Canon ...


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Pretty much all of the 1-series have an ethernet port that allows FTP over ethernet. The two most recent models are the EOS 1D X Mark II and the EOS 1D X. But that requires a wired connection to a network host. There are plenty of recent Canon models in several classes and price ranges that have WiFi capability. Some require an external WiFi adapter. Others ...


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You bought a lot ... and it depends what you need. For butterflies you need mostly a fast (zoom) lens, for landscape you can use most normal lenses. First try without extensions, and if you buy them and you want to get more serious, buy extensions which forward the camera (focus) commands to the attached lens, otherwise it's quite a poor man's solution. ...


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Congratulations for having bought a more-than-complete set of equipment to get started. Your most common lenses would be: Canon 18-55mm Canon 55-250mm Telephoto They already cover most use cases. For landscapes you should use the Canon 18-55mm and the ultra wide, Canon 10-18mm. For macros (insects, flowers, etc.), the Tamron 90mm is a good choice. In my ...


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If you plan on using your dslr as a glorified point and shoot, go with the 250D. If you plan on learning to shoot, using M Av or Tv modes, plan on using more than the center AF point, get the 80D. Among other things, the rear dial and joystick are THE features that I can’t live without. And, if you need to switch settings on the fly, they’re ...


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The best general-purpose lens to start with would cover a "normal" focal length. Your camera has a crop sensor, so normal is about 28-35mm. Some recommendations: Resist the temptation to sacrifice image quality or fast apertures for increased focal-length range in zooms. If you don't want to try random lenses during the next several decades while searching ...


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Does it use just some generic manufacturing info or can it take into account some programmed calibration data stored in the lens, as predicted by Roger Cicala in “This Lens Is Soft” and Other Facts? Yes. It uses both. In comments to some of his more recent blog posts Roger has discussed what happens after a lens' optical alignment is adjusted as part of a ...


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This is an image of a series i took way back in ancient times with an instamatic film camera. There was a loose covering inside, which i only noticed after half a month of traveling portugal. The piece shows up differently on each photo and not at all on some of them. But finding and fixing this was pretty easy once i noticed, as it was fairly obvious when ...


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Just like your Canon 430EX II, the 580EX II is fully compatible with the YN622C system. If the flash works on the camera, it will work with the YN622C system. Double check to make sure the flash is in normal ETTL mode, and the YN622C receiver is is set to the correct group and channel. There could also be a connection issue with the YN622C receiver. Early ...


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You should be able to find multiple listings for the part if you search your favorite auction site for "Canon rewind". Parts for the AE-1 appear to be fairly expensive, so it might be cheaper to purchase a broken camera. The rewind crank from another model may be compatible, since many of them look the same. Some camera stores have junk piles you can look ...


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The most likely reason is that even using the camera's lowest ISO available and the camera's shortest exposure time (a/k/a the "fastest" shutter speed) available, the conditions under which you are shooting are too bright to get a proper exposure using f/2. So the camera limits you to the widest aperture that will allow good exposure for the light in which ...


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What does it do at that Av setting indoors? Shade? Reduced lighting? My questions are based on the idea that, under your stated conditions (outdoors assuming bright daylight), the camera may not be able to adjust shutter and/or ISO sufficiently to give you a proper exposure. You know — protect you from yourself. If the camera allows f/2 indoors/shade/...


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Is the workshop/factory way to adjust that actually in how much you pre-loosen the outer helicoid? No. The "correct" way is what you state you are "not talking about", which is to loosen the set screws to align the focusing ring. Is there an official/correct way to adjust the infinity stop back? Realign the helicoid. Before separating parts, you ...


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The YN968EX-RT uses the Canon RT radio protocol. The Yongnuo YN968EX-RT is not compatible with the YN622C protocol. It's also not compatible with the different YN560/RF603/RF605 protocol used by Yongnuo for manual only flashes. Your confusion about the YN968EX-RT compatibility with the YN622C-TX probably stems from the fact that the Nikon version of the ...


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Another solution is to use a SD card with built-in Wifi (works in about any camera that takes SD cards). Some can upload images to the cloud. See here for some options.


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See this comparison. The time between releases does somewhat compensate the technology gap, but that's not the only difference, the xxD (expert) series are also better built (dust/moisture resistant) and have a much better viewfinder. They also have features that may not be found in the entry-level cameras (integrated level, microfocus adjustment...).


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In practice, aside from the potentially "strange" appearance, there's unlikely to be a significant difference between placing an extension tube between the body and adapter or between the adapter and lens. However, there are a few potential differences: The way light reflects and scatters inside the adapter and tube would be different. One setup might ...


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I recommend adding a third lens to your arsenal, a $100-$150 "nifty fifty", 50mm f/1.8. None of the lenses you have is ideal for a photo booth. The "nifty fifty" used at a wide aperture allows you to have a shallow depth of field, so that the background becomes very soft indeed. I would use the "nifty fifty" stopped down one or two third-stops from its wide-...


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8 mm I have a hard time seeing a 8 mm being used to take photos of (living) butterflies. 8 mm is usually known as a fisheye lens and the use cases are generally limited. I would even go as far as saying it's a gimmik focal lenght. Very rarely do I see images at 8 mm that is appealing. 18-55 It's the kit lens. It's a good start. You get good images at a ...


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It appears to be a known problem between the lens and some recent Canon bodies: Flickr: Tamron 24-70 drains my battery Someone in that discussion says that Tamron has a fix, so get in touch with Tamron service.


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Artifacts such as a moiré (more-ay) are repeating maze-like patterns, with or without color. Artifacts are a fact of life because the digital camera uses an array of primary colors to fracture the projected image from the lens into three juxtaposed images. This technique allows color photography by recording three images simultaneously. Image inaccuracy ...


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I'm sure you've moved on with your life but this question saved me time on my search for the exact same fix. (Namely, the answer that there isn't one.) BUT, I've just discovered that the camera has a tiny black button that tells it if there's an external flash plugged in. (Literally like a mini version of the button on your refrigerator that lets you turn ...


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Yes, it is possible with Tornado EOS. I removed the language restriction from my 6D with Tornado EOS. If you are familiar with programming you can also do it yourself. I don't know for 6D, but for 550D the property variable to change is 0x01000012. 0=JapanLimited, -1=NoRestriction.


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NO. Manual focus will NOT be available with a Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 that is reverse mounted to the camera body. Reverse mounting attaches the filter threads, and all the glass elements of the lens, directly to the camera body. When you turn the focus ring the body of the lens will move back and forth but it will not move the glass elements. The only way to ...


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