I just got my refurbished R6 in the mail yesterday and while taking some test shots of low light settings I noticed a lot of black banding across my photos. These photos were taken with multiple light sources, and NO flash.
The banding is consistent with the camera orientation. So when i hold my camera in landscape the black banding is horizontal, when I turn it to portrait the banding is vertical. Does this look like a shutter issue I should RMA for?
R6 body (canon online store)
Canon EF>RF adapter with control ring
EF 85mm L ii lens
Need to research. I thought I read something about this somewhere. Might be mistaken though.
Can happen in video... still looking for confirmation in stills:
***Ernie's suggestion of a settings reset is where I would start.
Your issue does not look like banding. Flicker as John mentions seems more likely. Your issues looks like downright shadows, so I would test in daylight. If you are using electronic shutter, change to mechanical.
Other test scenarios:
Shoot in RAW, Daylight. Set ISO to 100 and test. Do you see banding or shadows?
Now change ISO to 200 and perform the same test. Is banding/shadow still present?
Don't worry if there is an issue. Canon will make it right. I've bought plenty of refurb gear and all has been well.
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