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15-55 or 18-135?

Hello, I just bought my first camera so I’m very new to the photography/videography world (canon 850d btw) and I’m confused about which lens to buy. I heard that the 15-55mm doesn’t bring out the camera’s full potential but at the same time the 18-13...

abbeb by Apprentice
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EF lens video autofocus on EOS R8

Hello experts. I want to film with the R8 and was considering using the EF 70-200 2.8 ...I know I will have to use an adapter...but my question is ... Will that lens auto focus for video? I didn't know if the EF lineup works in auto focus when using ...

skilled by Contributor
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No 3rd party RF Lenses...

This is a Deal Breaker for me. I am still using DSLR and it will still be a little while before I get a mirrorless camera because of budget. This news is going to make me look into getting Nikon or Sony, if when I go to a mirrorless camera, if I can'...

Resolved! EF Lens Compatibility with EOS R6 Mark II

Hello,I am looking to upgrade my Canon Rebel t3i DSLR camera to a Canon mirrorless R6 mk II, I have an older sense from when I invested in the Rebel t3i back in 2011/2012. My lenses are still good, and was wondering if the lenses back then are compat...


RF mount inconsistent manual focus

I'm finding the "focus by wire" manual focus on Canon RF mount lenses inconsistent. Meaning, I mark with tape completely out of focus and pull back to just shy of infinity. But if I pull back and forth from these physical positions with the manual fo...

TS-E 17mm and Extender EF 1.4x not working on EOS R

Hi everyone. I have a problem trying to used mi Ts-e 17mm lens on a Canon R body (not RP). I been used this lens for a long time on a Canon 6D without any problems but in the Canon R I have the "f00" error message. I already tried the Canon R adaptor...

Sojora by Contributor
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EF 70-200 2.8 L IS II USM focus not working

Hi, I have a 13 year old EF 70-200 2.8 L IS II USM that I haven't used for years.  Just got it out, and the focus is not working. Manual or AF.  When I press the shutter release partly, it makes a whirring sound that makes me think that it's spinning...

beas3010 by Apprentice
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Canon R Mount - Lack of Third Party Lenses

I am shooting with Canon cameras for decades. I once owned the original EOS 1 SLR and the EOS 3 classic film cameras. I have a photography business and five canon bodies sitting here. I have plenty of original canon gear that I accumulated over the y...

EOS M10 lens recommendation: EF-M lens or adapted EF lens?

Yet another EF-M lens questionHello, 6-7 months ago my friend gifted me his old Canon m10 camera with a Helios 44m-7 lens. I loved this camera because of its compactness and picture quality. After using it for quite a while now im ready to buy a new ...

rarac by Apprentice
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Resolved! Sports lens recommendation for R6 Mark II

Hi, I am looking for recommendation on the “best” sports lens for a newbie who just splurged on an EOS R6 Mark II RF24-105mm F4-7.1.  I am trying not to break the bank with my new hobby but I also trying to balance technology, compatibility and learn...

FotoFun by Apprentice
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Future end of mirrorless compatibility with EF lenses?

At what point do you believe mirrorless cameras will no longer be compatible with EF lenses? Or do you believe that all future canon mirrorless cameras will continue to be compatible with EF lenses?I believe that at some point Canon will decide that ...

dpsaiz by Enthusiast
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RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM compatibility with EOS R

Is the new (RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM) lens compatible with an EOS R body?  Canon advertises the 10-18mm for the APS-C camera, but gives no additional insight if that discounts the use of a non-APS-C camera.  Or as usual, am I reading too much into...

Marry your lenses? EF vs RF

I'm looking to get back into photography a bit more and I'm split between sticking with my old T3i, or going to mirrorless. It seems that EF mounts are no longer being invested into by the manufacturer. What's your perspective on whether the old adag...

farcas by Apprentice
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