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Canon EOS 250D lens help

I've decided I'm going to purchase the Canon EOS 250d and it comes with the EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens. This seems fine for me as I'm a beginner. However, I was thinking of also purchasing the 50mm f/1.8 STM lens. I know it's a cheap option but...

Which lens to buy?

Hi All, I am starting to look at lenses for birds photography. Below is what I am thinking of: 1. 300mm f2.8 IS mark 1 and 2x converter2. 400mm f2.8 IS mark 1 and 1.4 converter3. 500mm f4 IS and 1.4 converter The reason I mentioned the 300 and 400 ar...

limvo05 by Rising Star
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Lens, Meet Mirror

I'm back in the camera pool after 20 years of hating digital. I love my EOS 7T (baby steps) and enjoy using Takumar and other M42 lenses with it. Does anyone know which old lenses have a problem with rear element intrusion? Takumars and their M42 clo...

Quiet by Enthusiast
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EOS 7D Error code 01 when using EF 24-105mm lens

I recently acquired a Canon EOS 7D and two lenses, an EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM and an EF 50mm f/1.8 II. When I try to use the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM, it constantly gives me error code 01, that the contacts on the lens need to be cleaned, even r...

Essential Lenses?

I’m curious as to what people would consider an “essential lens”. I currently have the 70-200 4.0 and the 18-55. I mainly shoot wildlife and landscapes but want to open up what i can shoot with different lenses. What are some suggestions? 

Canon 70-200 lens wont lock

Hey guys,So, my Canon 70-200 2.8 was latching on the camera body just fine until last week. It seems like the pin is not going up on the locking hole of the lens, causing the lens to not lock and move freely. I took out the metal plate from the lens ...

jav818 by Apprentice
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Wide Angle Zoom for Canon EOS R

As the title suggests I’m looking for a UW angle zoom for my eos R for landscape photography. I have the 24-70 2.8 MKii that use about 75% of the time and the 70-200 F4 original that I use the other part. I’m looking to get some more wide angle shots...

Canon EFS 18-55 mm lens not functioning properly

Hello!I have a Canon Rebel XS camera with a EFS 18-55 mm lens on it which has worked great up until recently.  A few days ago whenever I would try taking a picture with this lens the Error 01 message would come up saying that the connection between t...

nried001 by Apprentice
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Stacking 2.0 & 1.4 Teleconvertor with 12mm ext tube

I have an EOS7dii, with my 100-400mm canon lens I attached a 2.0 tc with a 12mm lens tube to a 1.4 tc.  The first time, no problem, second time lens doesn't seem to focus at in manual focus.  The lens & teleconvertors are all Canon gear. Any suggesti...

LarryS1 by Apprentice
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Canon 17-85 IS USM Making rattling noise

Hello everyone! I bought an old, second-hand, Canon 17-85 IS USM lens, that has been sitting on my shelf until recently. After a serious test, that unfortunately I did not have the opportunity to perform upon buying said lens, I discovered the follow...

sfsmmq by Apprentice
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Resolved! 5D Mark 3 auto focus problem.

I probably shudl post my question on lens section but i cant find the section anywhere. Here is the thing , I bought a used 24-70 2.8L USM online, tne seller claimed that he tested the functionality and no problem upon mailing the lens.However I run ...

Nikkor 35mm 1.8G DX for Canon EF

Hello, I just switched ecosystems from Nikon to Canon. I absolutely loved my Nikkor AF-S 35mm 1.8G DX lens, particularly the sharpness. What lens for Canon EF would be most similar to the Nikkor? I have a T7i.Thanks,Jimmy

Extension Tube for 5Ds

Hello, Can anyone here give me some advice on which extension tube to buy? I thought I would play around with Macro since we are in a lockdown with COVID19. Thanks!

limvo05 by Rising Star
  • 6 replies
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