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Sigma 70-300mm lens problems

I have a Sigma 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 Macro Super lens with a gold ring for my Canon T5 but I recieve an Err 01 msg telling me "Communications between the camera and lens is faulty. Clean the lens contacts." This message is received on every setting includ...

sigma 35mm or 50mm Art?

Hi all,   I've been silent for almost an entire year. Thanks to ebiggs for recommending me the sigma 35mm, it's still my go to lens for sharp photos (though I did make some in camera adjustments as well in terms of picture style). Just recently, a lo...

The new 400 mm f/4 DO lens

Recently I have seen some very positive comments about the performance of this lens.  Does anyone have a reference that discusses its design in some technical detail?  The overviews for the market show a picture of what is called a diffractive optic,...

100mm 2.8 Macro Not focusing

My macro lens is constantly hunting for a focal point. It has recently started this and no matter if I'm using it for ring shots or portraits, good lighting or bad, it won't focus.It's never been dropped or damaged. I've had it for almost 5 years. 

To "L" or not to "L"

Hello! I have googled, read reviews, searched for a definitive comparison to no avail. I cannot decide between the 70-300mm f/4-5.46 IS USM or the 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM.  I no longer do freelance work. Now I just like to take my camera out for mys...

MJL by Apprentice
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Advice on a great Landscape Lens for my (old) Rebel T1i

Hi everyone, I have a Canon Rebel T1i which has seen intermittent use over the years if I'm honest. I now plan to focus on some landscape photography and I am totally confused by the lens options that would be best for this. My Rebel came with the st...

Resolved! Help With Buying Camera - Amazon Listing

What is the difference between the 18-55mm option and 18-55mm + 55-250mm option? It seems like the second option would be more expensive because it has more zoom capabilities. Am I missing something, or is it a much better deal to buy the 18-55mm + 5...

zgarrett by Apprentice
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my 15-55 mm lens

my 15-55 mm lens is hard to turn to adjust it also the auto focus isn't working  any suggestions.  Should I try to get it fixed or would it be best to just get another lense.  I saw some used ones that seem pretty reasonable

jackierh by Apprentice
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EFS 18-55mm STM IS lens won't stay in Auto Focus mode

So, I just bought a Rebel t6i video making kit and it came with the EFS 18-55mm STM IS lens.  It worked great for about a week and now it will not stay in auto focus mode.   To clarify a bit of what is happening:  The lens has AF turned ON.  On my ca...

sangelos by Apprentice
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Finite Question

I have several Canon Lenses; recently I noticed something I cannot explain due to my limitations of immediate knowledge base. I am shooting with a Canon 5DSR, I have been utilizing specifically Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM. On two occasions I neede...

Best Canon lens for under $800 that have image stabilization

I have a Canon EOS 70D and am looking for a specific type of lens. The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens for Canon is the exact type of lens I want, but it has no image stabilization! I do lots of video and find that footage is shaky without stabil...

quick9 by Apprentice
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