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What distance should I use?

At what distance should I set up my 5D Mark IV from the Spyderlenscal? I have read all sorts of varying info. My 70-200L is a bit soft, especially at 200mm. One site says the distance you shoot at, another says 50x the focal length..should I change t...

EF 50MM F/1.8 STM LENS

Considering purchasing this lens to start a Prime collection, it seems very cheap, what will all the ramifications of using this lens on my 70D EF-s camera be?

peterl by Contributor
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iOptron 3200 SmartEQ Pro

Curious if anyone here has any experience with this unit, I am interested in astrophotograhy, although where I live there will not be any astounding milky way shots I would like to at least experiment with the genre.I have looked at several trackers ...

Canon 80D with Tamron 18-400 lens

I do mainly bird photography and like the versitiliy of this lens.  However having focus problems.   Lens does beautiful landscapes but when trying to focus on moving object not so good, even with a high shutter speed.   Anyone else using this lens a...

stargait by Apprentice
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300mm or maybe not.

A futher little test shows the Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 has serious focus breathing issues.  This is from 25 ft.The Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens first.  Now the Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 at 300mm at the same distance. You can try to decide whether the filt...

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ebiggs1 by Legend
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EOS T5 - none of the lenses focus

I have the standard T5 kit from Amazon. It worked well for a couple of years, but today I took it out and none of the lenses would focus on anything - near, far, close. Grrrrr. I tried different settings, both on the camera and on the lenses, and not...

AF microadjustment

I finally dialed in the last of my Canon lens today, a 400MM F5.6, and it was the only one that required a major compensation.  By itself -8 was needed and with the 1.4X converter in place -1 was correct.  Most of my lenses were on with little or no ...

wq9nsc by Authority
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lens

I have a EF 100-400 f 4.5-5.6 l series lens. It is suddenly having a hard time communicating with the camera. I get an error message that says clean the contacts, which I have done. The problem persists. I am in Panama, and there is an authorized Can...

Canon EF-S 55-250 mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens Problem

Hi there, So I'm getting into Photography and got my self a Canon 600d and this came with the standard kit lens and then I looked into getting a decent lens for photography and video making and saw a review on Youtube with theCanon EF-S 55-250 mm f/4...

Canon DSLR lenses

I've recently purchased a Canon 6D Mark 2 full frame. This is my first Canon acquisition and need to familiarize my selfwith their lenses. So.....what should I be looking for to ensure I'm getting a lens that will work on a full frame? I noticed the ...

thirdherd by Contributor
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Canon 55-250 mm IS STM zooming rattling sound

I just bought a new 55-250 is stm lens and everything is working fine except that when I am in video mode and I am zooming, the lens makes a rattling/clicling noise that is picked up by the on board mic when shooting in a quiet environment.The weird ...

Jérémie by Contributor
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Resolved! canon lenses help please

hello im new to this my brother has autism and he got a canon eos 1300d for xmas he has a 75 to 300mm lenshe wants a bigger in with auto focus800mm or higher ive seen some manual 800mm ones for £190 but need auto as he can do manualcan someone please...

Daniel218 by Contributor
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Resolved! Dogs photo

Hi! To my Canon EOS 1000D need new lense for photografing dogs, their portraits and activity (jumping, playing, running). Perhaps I want to much ...2 in 1... will be grateful for any recommendations, price level below 1000

Finka1 by Apprentice
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Canon EF 24 70 F2.8 manual focus slip

I want to share with you guys here a small project I have done to repair my 24 70 F2.8 (version I) which has a problem focusing manually. When I rotate the focus ring in manual mode, the ring slip at certain points and cannot achieve focusing. Auto f...

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ezpop by Rising Star
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