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10-18 or 18-55?

Looking for opinions about which lens to get. I have a 60D and just sold the kit lens that came with it, I currently have the 75-300, which I am also selling, and the 50mm f/1.8 prime (which I will be keeping forever). I am trying to decide between t...

ravenina by Apprentice
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Canon 50mm F/1 on eBay

I can't link, but Ken Rockwell says that there is one of these currently on eBay for $3360. They don't get much faster than that.

solar eclipse

going to be directly in the path of the total solar eclipse in Aug.  shooting with a 500f4 lens.  will Baader film taped to the hood, be strong enough to shoot partial> full eclipse without harming the lens?

Solar filter

Does anyone know where I can buy I good solar filter for the eclipse this close to the date1000 oaks are out of stockI have a 100-400L version 1A threaded filter is the best but I can't find any one that has 77mms in stockSo if anyone knows the circu...

55-250mm STM Lens goes to Sleep

FYI... While recently shooting a bicycle race with a 70D and 55-250mm STM, I noticed that when switching the lens to manual focus, pre-focusing at a specific place on the course, and waiting for a cyclist to pop into my composition... apparently this...

Calsal by Contributor
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Resolved! EF 17-40mm f/4 L - Keep or sell?

I haven't used this lens much so am thinking of selling. However, not sure if I'm 'missing' something about the lens that would make keeping it bea better decision. I have a Sigma 24mm/f 1.4, Sigma 50 mm/f1.4, Canon 24-105mm/f4L, and Canon 70-200mm/f...

Telephoto lens too tight

I purchased a canon 1300d the other day and with it came a ultimaxx 2.2 telephoto lens, I screwed it on to the end of my 18-55mm lens, and it is too tight and will not come off, I want it off before I go on holiday, how can I get this off?

First third-party lens

I am thinking about purchasing the Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro HSM lens.This would be my first third-party lens purchase. It would obviously be used as a walking-around lens. If I buy it, I'll likely buy directly from Sigma.  A couple of questio...

John_SD by Whiz
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Focusing Problem 70-200mm

Recently my 70-200mm lens  has had an issue with focusing on the right hand side. Photos come out like it has motion blur, and I can see it through the lens. Photo is attached to show what is happening (girl in purple). Any ideas on why? And if I can...

Lindall by Contributor
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Canon T3i + EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM Lens?

I am a young photographer who currently owns the T3i Costco kit (Comes with the 18-55 IS II and 55-250 IS II). I am very interested in buying the EF 70-200 f/4 L IS USM lens, because I love doing up-close photos. Would the lens work well with the T3i...

Resolved! Lens filter for EF 50mm 1:1.4 lens?

Every time I shoot (video mode) with a 58mm lens filter of any type on my EF 50mm 1:1.4 lens, there is a noticable reflection in view. But I can't shoot without a filter (I always use polarized) because I can't get them to look that good in an editin...

New to lenses

I have a rebel t6i with, I believe the lenses is a 55mm, I have a small telephoto and a wide angle lens as well. I actually have a couple questions...1. My kit came with a couple rings I can screw onto the lens, but I'm not sure what they're for. The...

Xain by Contributor
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Re: Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon Rebel t2i

I am looking to purchase a telephoto lens for an upcoming safari trip. I'm a beginner photography and don't really what to spend tons of money. I'm looking for guidance as to which lens would be best, 300MM or 400MM and does anyone have any recommend...

roz by Apprentice
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Solar eclipse Use 2x II or III

Going to see the solar eclipse. Taking my 5D III and my trusty 11 year old 100-400L. I know that having a full size sensor and at 400, I won't get much. However this is just a one off trip for me, so not wanting to break the bank for it. Just wanting...

Robinpow by Contributor
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