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Help, EOS R with Samyang 14mm f2.8 shutter won't fire

Hi, 

 

I'm feeling really stupid, and don't seem to be able to get my nice new EOS R to work with my samyang 14mm

 

I've got the camera set to manual focus, but can't get the shutter to work

 

Andrew

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Re: Help, EOS R with Samyang 14mm f2.8 shutter won't fire

Your camera needs to be in either AV or M mode to use this lens.

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Re: Help, EOS R with Samyang 14mm f2.8 shutter won't fire

I've tried it in manual, I'll give it a go in av
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Re: Help, EOS R with Samyang 14mm f2.8 shutter won't fire

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@andrew6071 wrote:
I've tried it in manual, I'll give it a go in av

Have a go at it in the camera menus, as suggested above.  You just simply need to enable the camera to shoot without a lens.

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Re: Help, EOS R with Samyang 14mm f2.8 shutter won't fire

"...to get my nice new EOS R to work with my samyang 14mm"

 

It's a Canon camera, probably best to use Canon lenses. Remember not being a Canon lens the camera doesn't know it is there.

EOS 1DX and 1D Mk IV and several lenses!
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Re: Help, EOS R with Samyang 14mm f2.8 shutter won't fire

Switch “Release Shutter Without Lens” to ON works. Thanks!
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Re: Help, EOS R with Samyang 14mm f2.8 shutter won't fire

It only works one time and I have to set it again to shoot without the lens again??? What am I missing????

Thanks,

Patrick Morrow

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@Tvteacher60 wrote:

It only works one time and I have to set it again to shoot without the lens again??? What am I missing????

Thanks,

Patrick Morrow


What shooting mode are you using?  Custom shooting modes can be enabled to reset any settings changes you may make.

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Re: Help, EOS R with Samyang 14mm f2.8 shutter won't fire

I am in the C3 Mode

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Re: Help, EOS R with Samyang 14mm f2.8 shutter won't fire

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@Tvteacher60 wrote:

I am in the C3 Mode


Just as I suspected.  You are shooting in a custom shooting mode.  That's the problem, then.  Check the settings for your custom modes.  The settings are being reset back to the C3 defaults as soon as the [meterIing] timer expires.

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