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One of the things I love about outdoor photography is no two days are quite alike and every time I go out, I learn something new. This past weekend we were out in the desert shooting wildflowers, a more challenging subject than I expected. I came awa...

John_SD by Whiz
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error message on canon 1d III on sigma 500mm F4.5

Hello guys I have been getting the following error on a second hand sigma 500mm F4.5 I recently got from adorama on ebay and the seller seems to think its the lens which is faulty. I check the contacts they seem clean but the contacts on the lens loo...

Resolved! 24_70mm lens

Hello, absolutely new to full frame camera. Dont reakky understand where to use my newly bought 24-70 mm lense. Some help please. Now going on a hiking trip, will it be useful if I take jt there?

Bhakti by Apprentice
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Lens Recommendations

Hello everyone!I have a Rebel T6I and I currently own three lenses. I own the standard kit lens 18-55mm, the nifty fifty Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens and finally a Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 lens. I want to purchase a more serious lens for my kit. I am looki...

100-400 USM II artifacts

I'm a wildlife photographer with an emphasis on rare birds and other species.  Over the past 40 years, I've used Leica, Ricoh, Sony Alpha, Lumix and Nikon systems but decided to switch to Canon when I got more serious about wildlife photography. I pu...

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JeffD by Apprentice
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EF lenses

I hamm ve an EF 100-400 1:4.5-5.6 L IS lens and have been quite happy with it.  I bought it just before the version II came out.  It cannot be used in combination with a 1.4 version extender on my 70D.Doesanybody know if this lens work with a 1.4 ext...

dtcheung by Apprentice
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canon 5D lense

HIMy Canon 60D camer was drowned so I bought recently a 5D MARK II instead. BUt i just found out that some of my 60D lenses cannotbe mounted on the 5DIs there any adaptor that I could use in order to be able to use those lenses on the 5D or is it a l...

mpanol by Apprentice
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photography on a budget...

I was told by a co-worker who is very knowledgeable on Canon cameras that i should get a 24-105mm lens because it will give me a whole range of shooting options is that true? Pllus, they are almost 1000 dollars that's expensive for a beginner...Are u...

mrc1703 by Contributor
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Resolved! Affordable Wide Angle Low Light Lens

Good Morning! I am in search for a nice wide angle low light lens I can use on my 70D. I would prefer something under $500. I am looking to capture photos of the night sky and landscapes at all times of the day/night. Any suggestions would be appreci...

Tripod Collar seized on 100-400 ii

Has anyone out there had the tripod collar on the 100-400 ii seize up? Mine won't budge. I've tried everything I can think of and just wondered if anyone else has had success getting it to move. I've got a workshop coming up in 3 weeks and don't have...

ivejar by Contributor
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Trade up to a new Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS?

Gang, A brand new member here.  Thanks in advance for your opinions on this.   I have a first-generation EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS bought new in 2007.   Just back from CPS with a full clean and check.  They pronounced it in excellent shape.  There is not...

Resolved! Which hood lens should I get?

First of all, I don't know if this is the right place to post this message, if it isn't I'll be happy to post on a different forum. So I've been wanting to do awesome pictures, but lighting always seems to get in the way. I was told that a lens hood ...

Sjl755 by Contributor
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03/28/2023: New firmware version is available for EOS-R5 C
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03/02/2023: New Firmware Updates Are Available:

EOS R7 - Version 1.3.0EOS R10 - Version 1.3.0
02/24/2023: We've updated Share Your Photos

2/07/2023: New product announcements!

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01/18/2023: New firmware version 1.1.1 is available for EOS R6 Mark II
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12/08/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS C70
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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
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03/23/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS-C70
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