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Wide angle lens rental recommendation for t5

Hi,  I'm a newbie with t5 kit  and 50 mm lens.  Leaving in 7 days for a 2-week va-k in Barcelona and Paris.  I live in NYC and am hoping that I can rent a wide angle lens before my trip.  Any suggestions as to which rental company and lens I should g...

EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM

Hi.  I am considering purchasing either the Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM lens or the Sigma 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM lens.   I'm looking for anyone that can tell me more about either of these lenses & their own personal experience with t...

Resolved! Lenses for my eos 1000f

I was given an EOS 1000f film camera a few years ago and I'm currently trying to get a portrait/normal lens for it. I've been scouring the internet without much success in terms of finding out if new lenses are compatible with this old camera. Everyw...

Rhl94 by Apprentice
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Lens Repair

Hello all.  My issue is that I stupidly left one of my lenses (50mm 1.4) outside and it got rained on.  We sent it to Canon for a repair estimate and were told $150 to get to a certain point and only then would they know if something additional neede...

OATT by Apprentice
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Resolved! Opinions on Extenders, please?

Extender EF 2x III - or the EF 1.4x III.  Same price.  Other than the obvious, why one over the other?  Are the optics equal? Thanks!

Adapter for my lens

Hi folks.First fo all, I'm Italian so do not pay attention to my bad english Just want to ask you, how (and if) can I adapt this lens ---> Sony 18-70mm f/3.5 (it's from a SONY A100 dslr)to my EOS 1200d ? this lens have the "type A" (alpha), and I thi...

Resolved! lens same after repair

I recently purchased a refurbished rebel t5 with the 18-55mm kit lens, as well as the 55-250 IS and 10-18mm IS lens. Everything has been fine with all my equipment except for the 18-55mm lens. When turning the lens to zoom in or out, there was a noti...

Resolved! Distance Index & Scale on 100mm f/2.8L

When manually focusing the EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM macro lens (or any lens, for that matter), is best practice to align the distance index | with the periods on the distance scale (e.g. 0.30 m) or with the magnification ratios' central colons (e.g. 1:...

lwalker by Apprentice
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Sharpness issues with 16-35mm lens

I am using 16-35mm 1:2.8 Canon EF lens. Being wide angle I have noticed the far left and right sides of the images are not sharp. Using auto focus around F11. Does anyone have an explanation. 

Richard3 by Apprentice
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Just got a Canon 100mm IS L macro. Now what?

It is winter so bugs are in short supply. I have a good tripod. I have only played a bit with it but it has fantastic bokeh for my girls' birthday cake in front of our Christmas tree.  :).  Any my suggestions on how to dive in? 

ScottyP by Authority
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Resolved! Is there an aperture difference between lenses?

Happy Holidays. I've been thinking too much again.  Let me start with what is probably a false assumption.  Suppose I have a lens that uses a 58mm filter, and another that uses a 77mm filter.  For argument's sake, I'm assuming that the lens elements ...

Two extremes?

Shot these the other day with a Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Lens on my Caon EOS 1D Mk IIn.  This lens and camera have been discontinued but both can be found on the used market at steep discounts.  Everybody knows the ruggedness of build in...

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ebiggs1 by Legend
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