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Lens question settled. Got a WA.

OK. I just bought the 16-35 f/2.8 III at a real life camera store in Cleveland. (No camera stores in Pittsburgh.). Took it straight to the Cleveland zoo, as payback for the family for a nearly 2-hour drive to Cleveland. I was going back and forth bet...

ScottyP by Authority
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Photos Completely Out of Focus

I have a 7D Mark ii mounted with a Tamron 70-200 f2.8 VC DI USD (That I just purchased). I took about 50-75 test shots yesterday and EVERY shot (except the one I manual focused on) were out of focus! I was shooting out doors so my ISO was at 100 Shut...

New Canon EF-S 35mm/F2.8 lens

https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/products/details/lenses/ef/macro/ef-s-35mm-f-2-8-macro-is-stm You must have to be *really* close for 1:1! But it does have a built in Macro light. Which might be why they want it so close!

Canon 100d lens upgrade

I have a Canon 100d with a 18-55mm lens. I recently got into photography and started taking classes. As a beginner, I quickly realized what I have is not ideal for my needs. I am especially interested in blog and product photography. I need a longer ...

Alpkan by Apprentice
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Resolved! Teleconverter Pros and Cons

I have a Canon Eos 80D and a Canon 100 - 400 mm F4.5 - 5.6 L IS USM lens and use them mostly for bird photography.  I think the 400 mm is not enough to capture small birds that tend to be skittish of humans.  Admittedly, I have lens envy when I see b...

Pol. filter PLUS lens hood?

If I use a poloriszer filter do I also need to use a lens hood also?  Would it not be difficult to turn the filter with the hood on?

Eos rebel xti

I have xti with EF 75-300mm lens. Looking to get more "zoom" will a teleconverter work with my camera/lens combo? If so please recommend one for me. Or is there another way to accomplish this without spending 1000's of $$? Wildlife/birding photograph...

Elev8or12 by Contributor
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One of the things I love about outdoor photography is no two days are quite alike and every time I go out, I learn something new. This past weekend we were out in the desert shooting wildflowers, a more challenging subject than I expected. I came awa...

John_SD by Whiz
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error message on canon 1d III on sigma 500mm F4.5

Hello guys I have been getting the following error on a second hand sigma 500mm F4.5 I recently got from adorama on ebay and the seller seems to think its the lens which is faulty. I check the contacts they seem clean but the contacts on the lens loo...

Resolved! 24_70mm lens

Hello, absolutely new to full frame camera. Dont reakky understand where to use my newly bought 24-70 mm lense. Some help please. Now going on a hiking trip, will it be useful if I take jt there?

Bhakti by Apprentice
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Lens Recommendations

Hello everyone!I have a Rebel T6I and I currently own three lenses. I own the standard kit lens 18-55mm, the nifty fifty Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens and finally a Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 lens. I want to purchase a more serious lens for my kit. I am looki...

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