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Canon EOS 450D (EOS Rebel XSi / EOS Kiss X2)

Announced Jan 24, 2008 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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Hi there! I was happily using my old Canon 430 EX II flash in manual mode, off camera using Cactus v6 transceivers. Bought a Nissin i40 for TTL functionality, but alas, it doesn't work on the Cactus v6 transceivers, since apparently, the pin on the new Sony MIS hotshoe flash falls short by 2 or 3mm as compared to the 'standard' Canon/Nikon style Cactus v6 shoe. There is a hard stop on the Nisson i40 shoe, so it cannot be pushed further to get the pin make contact with the center terminal on...
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Hi, I'm still looking for a camera which I will use for making artistic short films/Time lapses/Photography/UltraWide Photography and video (I'm a complete beginner) At first I was thinking about canon 70d, but people are saying to get something else. So what is a best choice? I remind: 4k is not necessary, all i need is SHARP SHARP image/video quality, I will focus manually and I want to use my old canon lens that i have used on my 450d by the way I find canon lens to be the cheapest and...
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Hi, I'm still looking for a camera which I will use for making artistic short films/Time lapses/Photography/UltraWide Photography and video (I'm a complete beginner) At first I was thinking about canon 70d, but people are saying to get something else. So what is a best choice? I remind: 4k is not necessary, all i need is SHARP SHARP image/video quality, I will focus manually and I want to use my old canon lens that i have used on my 450d As i said 70D was my biggest wish, but people are...
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Hi all,Relative novice here, but I am interested in getting a new lens, preferably a prime to be used primarily for portraiture / street photography.I'm looking for something that is as wide in focal length as possible and really wide in aperture, for lots of nice bokeh.I've had a little look around and quite like the look of the Canon 28mm 1.8. But as I am using an APS-C camera, it's going to be far more cropped than I really want. (This is assuming I am understanding the cropping issue...
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Just spent the best part of 2 hours trying to help someone use their Canon 450d in Live View mode. It would autofocus fine when using the optical viewfinder after half pressing the shutter, but not in Live View. Eventually I found that the FE, or asterisk button (zoom out in playback button) enabled the focusing. Is this the only way it works? --Steve
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When the Speedlite EX550 is attached to the EOS 7D and powered up the camera fails to show that flash is available and the external flash menu settings report that the flash unit is either incompatible or not powered up. On a different camera (EOS 450D) the camera display shows flash available and the external flash menu settings are available.  On both cameras the flash does fire when the shutter is activated. Have I got a setting wrong on the EOS 7D or is it broken?
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at moment i have canon 450d and was thinking of getting a better lens up to 800£ for indoor sports, like 135L f2 or 70-200 f2.8 as i heard yesterday of new rx10 mark 2, could that be an alternative, with its 2.8 lens? Is af fast enough for sports ( indoor gymnastics) and quality good as 450d? ta
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I used to have a Canon 450D and I must say that it was a great camera. I have upgraded by buying a used Canon 650D which I sold 2 days later for some reason the camera was overexposing in Auto, P and AV mode Shooting through liveview was OK... but through viewfinder the result was very dissapointing. I was getting overexposed photos and I had to give -2 in exposure compensation in order to get a close must of a well exposed photo I searched the internet and show that for 650D this is kind of...
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I own a Canon EOS 450D (Rebel Xsi) and an EOS M. The latter is by now suffering from a significant amount of dust/spots on the sensor, the former seems to have none, although the EOS M has seen a lot less use. In that context, I noticed something odd when removing the lens from either camera: On the EOS M, the sensor is fully "exposed" (and of course close to the lens mount). On the 450D when "manually" flipping up the mirror (using my finger while camera is turned off), the shutter seems to...
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I received the Sony 50-210mm f/4.5-6.3 (SEL55210) in the mail today and I thought everything was perfect until I saw this: Look at where the 2's would intersect if lines were drawn through them and you'll see the spot. (Taken with a dying compact.) (Taken with a 450D) It's definitely on the inside and it doesn't belong there, obviously. I'm sure everyone's first thought is 'dust' but it doesn't look like dust to me. Any ideas what it might be? How bad is it?
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