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Why Are We Here And What Are We Doing This For ?

From an article I read "Stop Taking Pictures And Start Taking Photos". "Photography Is no longer fun for me", too many equipment settings, too much time required for ...

Moire by Contributor
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Are Camera Companies Trying To Rip Us Off ?

Are camera companies trying to artificially boost sales from mirrorless camera designs that require new lenses ? Instead of making a mirrorless cameras that uses a special lens, why dont they just remove the mirror and install a electronic viewfinder...

Robodot by Enthusiast
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cannon 8800f

Hello, this is my first message so hope it all goes well.Before I retired I was a semi-profesional freelance photograher.In those days it was film only and I acumulated quite a Large stock.To ensure these photo's did not deteriorate even though they ...

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Canon CEO expects shrinking market

Just read an interesting article in Digital Camera World. Canon's CEO says that smartphones will continue to decimate the camera market and offers a bleak assessment of the future. Personally, I think he is overly optimistic. "The digital camera mark...

John_SD by Whiz
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blue ink

I installed a new blue ink cartridge three different times but my pictures don’t have blue in them. My printer did recognize a NEW CANON blue ink was installed

LiDE 220 Autoscan Crop diff on 2 identical scanners

I bought my sister a LiDE 220 identical to mine. I am testing it before giving it to her. To test it, I simply unplugged mine and plugged in hers to the same Windows 10 PC. Mine uses Autoscan to crop to the photo size. The new one scans fine but does...

JimRPh by Apprentice
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General Tripod/Monopod/Tripod Head Discussion

Feel free to discuss anything tripod, monopod, & tripod head stuff.  No third-party links please. Thanks! Anyways, I have a few questions. Does anybody prefer flip-locks or twist-locks on their tripod legs? I want to know which is easier to set up, h...

How do you back-up your photos, my hard drive crashed.

Yes, I'm one of those that worked off my laptop and my drive crashed and now will not boot up. No, I never backed anything up..... Live and learn....I have already been told, they cannot retrieve the data Lightroom catalog (photos) from the drive. I ...

ilzho by Rising Star
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Resolved! Scanner Driver

Hello! I have just bought a new scanner Lido 120 and after installing it, I have been unable able to find out how to turn it on from the manual. So I have uninstalled it, and am going to reinstall it, to see if I missed some information the first tim...

Dancet by Apprentice
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05/26/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS-C500 Mark II
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04/26/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS R5 C
03/23/2022: New firmware version is available for EOS-C70
03/22/2022: New firmware version 1.2.0 is available for PowerShot PICK
03/16/2022: New firmware version 1.5.2 is available for EOS-R5
03/16/2022: New firmware version 1.5.2 is available for EOS-R6
02/09/2022: Share Your Photos is back!
02/07/2022: New firmware version 1.1.1 is available for EOS-R3
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12/7/2021: New firmware version 1.1.1 is available for CR-N 300
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