Canon EOS 40D

Announced Aug 20, 2007 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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Hello, recently I bought this canon ts-24 version 1 lens and I had trouble focussing distant objects. At first I thought that this had something to do with the tilt function but now I did some tests with tilt and shift set to zero. so it should work like a normal lens now, wouldn't it? when I focus on something 1,50 meter, the lens says it's 3 meters away when it's sharp. Also I did some test with lens focused at infinity. does anybody know what is the problem, has anybody experience with...
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By: Dgeertsema (3 weeks ago)
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Is it better to stick with my current canon 40D or upgrade to a more compact mirror less?
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I owned a 20D and dropped it in the ocean taking a pic of the milk way, then last sunday, girlfriend ran over my 40D replacement while I was loading the canoe and her parking the car.  Anyway, long story short; I realize these two cameras offer pretty different features, not the least of which FF Vs Crop.My question, if I shoot mostly landscape & wildlife (and often from the inside of a canoe in low light) what am I going to be most happy with?  My 17-55 2.8 IS was on the camera when it got...
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By: moderna (1 month ago)
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i have just bought a canon 40d,i would like to set up with wifi for my iMac? what do i need to do?and what cards do i need? thanks in advance derek.
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Hello, I have unfortunately lost all my photo gear in an accident. My gear bag containing all my equipment got crushed under the wheels of a 40t truck. :( So I am back to square 1. I used to shoot with a Pentax K5 + Pentax K20D, a DA* 50-135 f/2.8, the DA* 16-50 f/2.8 and the F 70-210 f/4-5.6. Since I have to completely rebuild my full gear on a tight budget I have been studying several options. First of all I mainly shoot Football (Soccer that is for our US friends) Rugby Union, Polo and Ice...
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Yes, I know. You get what you pay for. And yes, I know a tripod is an investment that I'll have for many years if I spend the big bucks now. BUT - I don't have (or even want) to spend $1000 on a tripod. Or even $500. I'm looking for something a bit more wallet-friendly. Here's some info, so you guys can advise me more accurately: I mostly do nature/landscape photography, and I'd really, REALLY love to take some water shots at slow shutter speeds to get that awesome "milky" water effect. But...
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Hi everyone, I have a question, I'm thinking of buying the Canon 7D MarkII. If I use this camera in combination with the Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L (original old version, not the new MarkII) lens and the Canon 1.4x (MarkII) converter, will I have autofocus? I now have a Canon 40D and it doesn't have autofocus with this combination. If autofocus does work, will the autofocus fast (enough) or will it be slower when using the 1.4x converter? Many thanks for your answers!
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Hi there,  I need a help deciding which camera and gear is better for me. Looking for camera good for pictures and video as well. I like to climb Mountains, so camera must be whether sealed. (Weight does not bother me at all). Up until now i just took pictures with a camera borrowed from a friend ( canon 40D + kit lens). On previous trips a have missed the video feature, as I would like to make documentary videos about my trips. Currently I am looking at Canon 7D + Magic Latern. In a future I...
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Looking for comparisons of sharpness and AF. Deciding if I should breakdown and get the new Sport version. I have the original 120-300/2.8 EX APO DG, since 2007. Have used with Can 40D, 50D, 7D and was always satisfied with results at night. I primarily shoot sports, mostly football and soccer at night so 2.8 and the 120-300 zoom is really a plus. Now that I have a 7D MarkII, the AF is slow and sharpness is just not as good at night. I know I need to MFA and plan too. What I really want to...
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I have playing with some software I wrote that breaks out the TIFF/EXIF/Makernotes metadata. Noticed something strange about reported black points. Some cameras report the black level in ADU in the makernotes.  The cameras I own do this (Canon 40D, Pentax *istD, Pentax K10, and Pentax K3). I have been comparing this with the average level of very dark gray patches or the masked areas.  In the case of Pentax the dark patches compare very closely to the reported black levels (127 for *istD and...
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