Can You Use EF-S Lenses on a Canon 6D?

No. You cannot use Canon EF-S lenses on a Canon 6D. The Canon 6D is a full frame Canon DSLR, so it can only use lenses that are made for full frame Canon DSLRs. Canon EF-S lenses are lenses for crop sensor Canon DSLRs, so they are made to be used on Canon bodies like …

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How to Store Your Camera and Lenses at Home?

Before we start thinking about how to store your camera gear, we need to know what things are bad for your camera gear. What Things Can Damage Camera Gear? Every photographer has different environments that result in different challenges. A wildlife photographer will clearly have different things to consider compared to a food photographer shooting …

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What Is The Maximum Flash Sync Speed For Sony Alpha Cameras

In this post we will not be looking at High Speed Sync, but rather Flash Sync Speed (x-sync). The standard maximum sync speed for most DSLRs and mirrorless cameras is around 1/125th to 1/250th of a second, but in this post we will lay out the maximum sync speeds for popular Sony mirrorless camera bodies.  …

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How Can I Trigger Multiple Cameras To Fire Simultaneously?

Sometimes one camera just isn’t enough and there are special situations where you would want to trigger more than one camera at the same time. It can be complicated, but in this post we’ll describe one of the best ways to do it to avoid headaches. But first… Why Would You Want To Trigger More …

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Can I Use A Canon Speedlite Flash With A SONY A7 Series Camera

With the popularity of Sony’s mirrorless cameras, a lot of lifelong Canon users may be making the switch to Sony. If you are one of these people you may be wondering if all of your current Canon kit will function with your new Sony mirrorless cameras.  With flash units being quite an important part of …

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What Is The Difference Between E-TTL And TTL Flash?

TTL is a term which describes metering done ‘through the lens’ of the camera and different camera brands have come up with their own ways of using TTL for an automatic flash system.  In the old days of film cameras, TTL flash worked by measuring the amount of light hitting the actual film during the …

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What Is TTL In Flash Photography?

TTL stands for ‘through the lens’ and in photography it is referring to through the lens metering. Metering is basically another way of saying how the camera measures the light in a scene. So putting the two together, basically TTL metering is how your camera will measure the amount of light coming through the lens …

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Do All Flashes Work On Any Camera?

While it can be tempting to make a blanket statement and say that all cameras work on every flash, it’s not completely accurate. There are some features that you can use and some that you can’t. In this article, when we mention flashes we are talking about speedlights/speedlites like the following:  Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI Nikon …

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How Long Do DSLR Camera Bodies Last?

Do DSLR cameras wear out from normal use?  I guess the first question on your mind is probably do cameras actually wear out. After all they’re not cheap right? So surely they need to last. But exactly how long do they last and do they actually wear out? Well the short answer is;Yes, DSLR cameras …

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Nikon DX to FX Lens Conversion Chart

If you have a Nikon crop sensor camera then you might be aware that there is a crop factor applied to all the lenses that you use on it.  You can use both DX lenses as well as FX lenses on Nikon crop sensor DSLRs and the crop factor will be the same either way. …

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