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Lens Rentals Podcast

If you are into podcasts, you might want to add the LensRental Podcast to your list. Two pieces of advice from them that will ring true for our members here:If you want to shoot video, get a video camera!Salt water is death to electronics. They have ...

Resolved! Can´t remove UV filter from lens

I am using a UV filter made by Zeikos on my Canon lens, but I cannot remove this (it has become stuck on the lens). I am worried about forcing it due to the risk to the lens. Can you recommend a product that can be used to help loosen the UV filter? ...

mjroberts by Apprentice
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Tamron 1.4x teleconverter problems

Hello y'all. I have a Tamron 1.4x teleconverter that I used back in San Francisco during America's Cup (2011-2013) with some success, then with a 7D. I used that with a 100-400 L IS and later in 2013 with the same 7D with a Tamron 150-600. Soon after...

EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM internal problem?

I'm thankful to find this forum! I have had the original version of this EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens for a while, used mostly for wildlife trips. My 70-200mm f/2.8L II has been living on my camera  I am completely obsessed with birds and wild...

35mm for 70d!!

hi this is both a question and asking for recommendations. i have a 70D with a 50mm 1.4. i heard that the 70D is an APSC camera which means if i buy the wrong lens, the view could be narrower than intended.do i have to specially look out for APSC len...

Are lenses changing overtime?

I'm sure that sounds like an obvious answer but have lenses changed overtime? I puchased a Rebel T3 bundle 9 years ago. If I buy the newest Rebel today, sould the lens kit be the same? Or have they changed?

cebulas by Apprentice
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State your favorite canon lenses and why.

What's your favorite canon lens and why? It would be good if you stated what kind of photography you generally do.If you have more than one, then please rank them. But try to keep the list short. Perhaps limit to top 3.

Lens upgrade?

Good day, Canon community. This is my first post. I am upgrading some equipment and would like some suggestions on lenses. I shoot some sports, wildlife and an occasional event. Although I have been paid for a few shots, I am an not a professional. I...

Lens 55-250 Zoom Ring is stuck????

I recently just got another 55-250 lens because the first one I got had a problem with auto focus. I dont remember clearly but I'm pretty sure the zoom ring was moving freely when I first received this new lens. I didnt touch it again for the next tw...

laknee by Contributor
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Auto-focus problem

my Canon 70-200mm F2.8 USM lens and the lens wont auto focus. It focus for the first shot and then struggles to focus ...When I hold the shoot button half way, the lens is just focusing back and forth, and not finding anything to focus on.Manual focu...

tsingi by Apprentice
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100mm macro f/2.8 broken?

Hi. Just looking for some opinions.I bought a used 100mm lens (non stabilized version). It seemed to work great at first when I took about 30 shots to test it. When I picked it up a day or 2 later, it started making a horrible sound when in auto focu...

Resolved! Auto Focus Not working with 55-250 EF-S IS Zoom Lens

This was really dumb of me as a beginner photographer, so bear with me. I just got this zoom lens for my 100D canon camera. I put it in auto focus and press the shutter button and i can hear and see the focus part moving, but it is not focusing. I wa...

laknee by Contributor
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Canon: “No new lenses.”

Digital Camera World: Canon announcement (01/06/20): “Our focus is on RF,’ says Canon: no new EF lenses unless the “market demands it.”  Canon confirms to focus development on RF-mount optics for the Canon EOS R family of lenses." "Canon has confirme...

How to wipe of rain from Lens

Hello - How do most of you wipe of rain or water droplets from the front of your lens and do you typically use a UV filter for added protection?  Secondary to this I have a wide angle 17-40mm however the lens hood does not cover much of the lens as a...

xzebra by Contributor
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