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I have a Canon EOS 50D, and my lens (EFS 18-200 mm) just broke. What should I replace?

Is it worth it to get a whole new camera, considering the camera body is from 2008? My usual response here - do you understand how your camera is limiting your photography? If the answer is "no&...
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Is this the right way to shoot in the style of a Hollywood silent movie?

While lenses were on average softer in the era of silent movies than they are now, they are not soft enough to produce the effects you want, at least not the average ones. Anastigmats were readily ...
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Mounting Canon focus by wire lens (EF 50mm f1.8 STM) to EOS 300

It looks like Ken Rockwell tried it with everything up to an EOS 620. it looks like it has some quirks with certain focus settings, but if you flip the switch on the lens it should mostly just work.
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False SD card lock with Canon Powershot G7X Mark 3

The "lock" (small grey rectangle on the left side) is a mechanical slider which can be in two positions. It's not connected electrically to anything inside SD card itself. Rather it's the ...
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Is this the right way to shoot in the style of a Hollywood silent movie?

Vaseline on the filter is one of the techniques used for this. They all involve putting something in front of the lens to disturb the image.
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Is this the right way to shoot in the style of a Hollywood silent movie?

I think you can get a lot of the style just by using the correct lighting and a diffusion filter like tiffen's pro mist filters or similar by other companies. See this example: This was done with a ...
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Is this the right way to shoot in the style of a Hollywood silent movie?

I am so ignorant about the technical details of old cameras, and film formats. The only thing I can do is analyze images of old films and try to deduct things about them. My first observation is that ...
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What are the dimensions of the Canon BG-E6 Battery Grip

It adds 41mm (1.63") to the height of the camera.
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I have a Canon EOS 50D, and my lens (EFS 18-200 mm) just broke. What should I replace?

Is it worth it to get a whole new camera, considering the camera body is from 2008? Depends on what "worth it" means to you. It is likely that if you replace it, it's going to cost a whole ...
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I have a Canon EOS 50D, and my lens (EFS 18-200 mm) just broke. What should I replace?

I agree with Kendall's statement regarding changing your camera. Nothing to add to it. Regarding changing the lens: I suppose you would want to replace your 18-200 with a comparable superzoom lens. In ...
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