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Unable to update firmware for Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L

Though following the instructions carefully, I have been unsuccessful in updating the firmware for my new RF 70-200mm f/2.8 L (from 1.1.0 to 1.1.4) on my EOS R (1.8.0). Have I bumped into an incompatibility with firmware given the R's paucity of upda...

Lens Recommendations for Cat Close-ups

Two or three years ago I bought a new digital Canon camera. It's an EOSRebelT5 and came with an EFs 18-55 macro0.25/0.8ft which didn't focus closely enough to photograph my cat. I want to be able to do close-up portraits of her and I was directed to ...

carousel by Apprentice
  • 6 replies

DSLR portrait lens EOS 60D

Looking for some advice in lens buying for a canon DSLR!I'm looking at getting a portrait lens but I don't know much about finding one compatible with my camera and the canon site is quite hard to understand in terms of this. I'm also unsure whether ...

mitch221 by Apprentice
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Canon 24-70mm f2.8 Version 1 worth it in 2022?

Hey guys, Im going to be working my way back into photography as a hobby and have a chance to pick up a used 24-70 f2.8 . I know that theres a version two out that everybody raves about but its still out of my price range. They've also since released...

For the Photographer that has everything

Ken Rockwell is reporting that you can now get a 60mm Holga lens in Canon EF mount.Just don't come complaining to us that you can't take sharp images with it!It is available from B&H, and possibly others.(Sorry, I can't really link to it.) 

Repair 100mm f2.8L Barrel

Good MorningI have a 100mm f2.8 that has a crack in view lens barrel. I found replacement barrels online and want to make the repair myself. I do have a set of spanner tools. What are your thoughts and instructions or a schematic?

aventur1 by Apprentice
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Resolved! Carepak question: on lens

Does anyone have this Carepak service for their lens? NOT camera. Information is a bit lagging for lens. I get if damaged, etc. but what about servicing the lens annually? Checking I see it's a very rudimentary service, for lens. Tighten some screws,...

bmitra by Contributor
  • 9 replies

RF 100-500 Lens with 1.4 or 2X Extender

Wondering to get either a 1.4 or a 2X extender with the Rf 100-500 lens. Two concerns, one is a lot of wildlife photography is in lower lighting conditions and the 2X drops it to 11/14. Also, was surprised to see that the extender only works 300-500m...

waldojess by Contributor
  • 13 replies

Resolved! Good Overall Lens for EOS Rebel T6

Hi new here!I’m planning a trip to Dubai and envisioning wonderful photo opportunities. I have a Canon T6 but I wanted to know what would be a good all around lens? I will be traveling with children so I don’t think I will be switching out lenses lik...

RaeDr by Apprentice
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EFS 18-135 lens not detaching from EOS 77D

My EFS 17-135mm lens is functioning perfectly. When I press the release button it also smoothly rotates and you feel a slight 'release' when it hits its end - but the lens itself will not detach from the camera body.As the camera and lens work, I don...

Wedding Shoot lens advice

Hello! I'm shooting a wedding in January. I shoot events and general journalistic style shots for my day job, and am shooting this wedding as a side gig. I am not a full-time professional wedding photographer. I primarily shoot the Canon R6 with a 24...

mstu33 by Contributor
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Terrible Rubbing Noise Inside Tamron Lens

I just purchased a Tamron 24 to 70mm Gen 2 lens with an EF mount. I own a Mark IV and an EOS R6. When I use my EF to RF adapter with this lens on my R6 there’s a terrible rubbing noise and it’s constantly searching on how near or far to focus (goes b...

Getting started

New to the community? Here's some information to help you get acquainted:

01/18/2023: New firmware version 1.1.1 is available for EOS R6 Mark II
01/09/2023: Help ensure your autofocus is properly aligned with a Canon Precision Alignment
01/03/2023: Welcome to CES 2023!
12/08/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS C70
12/07/2022: New firmware version 1.7.0 is available for EOS R5
12/07/2022: New firmware version 1.7.0 is available for EOS R6
11/22/2022: New firmware available for EOS R3, EOS R7 and EOS R10
11/16/2022: We're thrilled to be ranked among the Best Employers for Veterans in 2022 by Forbes.
08/31/2022: New firmware version 1.1.1 is available for RF 70-200mm L IS USM
08/09/2022: New firmware version 1.2.0 is available for CR-N 300
08/09/2022: New firmware version 1.2.0 is available for CR-N 500
07/14/2022: New firmware version 1.0.1 is available for CR-X300
06/10/2022: Service Notice:UPDATE: Canon Inkjet Printer continuous reboot loop or powering down
06/07/2022: New firmware version 1.3.2 is available for PowerShot G7 X Mark III
05/31/2022: Did someone SAY Badges?
05/26/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS-C500 Mark II
05/26/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS-C300 Mark III
05/10/2022: Keep your Canon gear in optimal condition with a Canon Maintenance Service
05/05/2022: We are excited to announce that we have refreshed the ranking scale within the community!
04/26/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS R5 C
03/23/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS-C70
02/09/2022: Share Your Photos is back!
02/07/2022: New firmware version 1.6.1 is available for EOS-1DX Mark III
01/13/2022: Community Update. We will be retiring the legacy profile avatars on 01/20/2022. Click this link to read more.