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Hello, Greetings!! I hope you are doing great.. It was great time to see your posts..it is really interesting. I own a Canon 1000D with a Sigma 70-300mm Lens and a Giottos Tripod..I am planning to do a time lapse photography. i need your valuable inputs for the following queries: 1. Can i do a Clouds and nature time lapse using Sigma 70-300mm Lens or should i want to go with 18-555mm standard lens. 2. Please tell the settings that i should do in Canon 1000D. 3.kindly provide the

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Hello, Greetings!! I hope you are doing great.. It was great time to see your posts..it is really interesting. I own a Canon 1000D with a Sigma 70-300mm Lens and a Giottos Tripod..I am planning to do a time lapse photography. i need your valuable inputs for the following queries: 1. Can i do a Clouds and nature time lapse using Sigma 70-300mm Lens or should i want to go with 18-555mm standard lens. 2. Please tell the settings that i should do in Canon 1000D. 3.kindly provide the

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I have a Canon 40D and tried to use my Sigma 28-300 1:3.5-6.3 DL Hyperzoom lens on it but the camera kept telling me that it could not communicate with the lens and that I should clean the lens contacts. I cleaned the contacts several times (which were not dirty) but still got the same results. The lens is 5 or so years old, is it possible that the lens is not compatible with the 40D?

It could be that the lens, being so old, needs a firmware update. Go to http://www.sigmaphoto.com/service-support for a service form and instructions. ... Digital Cameras

Sigma 17-35 mm AF EX f2.8-4.0 bought for EOS 50 4years ago did not work with with new Canon 400D. Sigma claimed needed new chip. Since August is now back for third time. Noisy focussing, hunting when focussing and inaccurate focussing with both camera bodies. Also does not indicate change in maximum aperture from 17mm to 35mm or indicate lens angle in digital data. Since chip change will not now focus correctly with EOS 50 body.

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I have a Canon Digital Rebel XT camera using a 75-300mm telephoto lens. My problem with the lens is that at times it is hard to adjust the focus either manually or automatically with the camera. I hear something rattling around inside the lens and at times the lens will not auto-focus and I have to remove the lens and manually twist it to get it back to some normal operation. Is this fixable or do I need a new lens?

It sounds like the lens has been dropped or knocked and is misaligned in the guides.Repair against new lewns is a difficult one as prices vary. I would perhaps consider replacing it with a used one. Before you do borrow a similar lens from some ... Canon Digital Cameras

I'm looking at buying a Canon EOS 400d and wonder if anyont can confirm whether my lens from old Canon EOS 620 film camera body will be compatible. (Unfortunately lens in storage at moment so I can't quote model numbers, but one is Canon 50 mm ultrasonic lens and other is a (I think) sigma 28 to 200 mm)

The canon lens should work fine. Some of the Sigma lenses have to be converted by Sigma to work with digital. The last one I sent to them they only charged me $10 for return shipping. You can find their address online. ... Canon Digital Cameras

I just purchased (about one month ago)a Canon 50 D with 28-135 is. Yesterday I recieved a Canon 2.8 IS L 70 -200mm. When I mount the camera to the lens ( the 70-200) I notice a little wiggle in the mount attachment. I went back and checked to see if my other canon and Sigma lenses do this on the 50 d and they do. I just seems more noticeable with the larger lens. Is this normal?

The larger lens is longer and the wiggle is the same amount of play but closer to the end of the lens it moves more due to it being longer/larger. Just insure there is no substantial movement at the actual connection or lens and body. It should lock ... Canon EOS 50D Digital Camera with 28-135mm lens

Relatively new canon eos 60d. Was taking multiple pictures in a group setting. Received an error that the lens and the camera were not connected well (I receive this from time to time, need to buy a newer lens). Usually, I just turn the camera off and then back on and it works fine. This time, the view through the viewfinder is very dark and it will take no pictures of any kind. Tried everything I know- no luck.

Hi,\015\012What lens exactly are you currently using? Have you tried cleaning the contacts on the lens as well as resetting the camera? ... Canon EOS 60D Digital Camera

Lens restart error on my Canon Powershot A460. Lens has come out and shutter cannot be closed, inspite of battery & card being removed from it. How ever many times I tried switching ON/OFF button after loading my recharged(may be partially charged) battery, it's not showing signs of recovery. Just one beep sound , a blue screen written Canon & a black screen written "Lens Restart error" comes alternatively according to the pressing of ON/OFF button.In this alternative cycle, for one cycle, a gre

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera

Hi all, I wonder if you can supply some advice regarding a Sigma17-35mm lens I purchased earlier in the year. Basically if I use the automatic or 'P' setting on my Canon EOS 30D camera the image is over exposed by 1 to 2 stops. If I use the same functions with my Canon 18 -55 kit lens the exposure is correct so I would presume the camera is not causing the problem. The only way I can get a correct exposure with the Sigma lens is to compensate manually for each shot. Please note the exposure p

Try your EOS in AV (aprature value) mode. You should be able to adjust your aperature value in 1/3 or 1/2 steps dependind how you have your Custom Functions set in your camera's menu. Possibly the lens you purchased is for an EOS 35mm. If you use a 3 ... Sigma Digital Cameras

Got error 99 on canon 1D MARK II. When I push the fire button I get the error message. I use nikon 24mm lens. I used it now for 2,5 years whitout any problem. When I remove the lens and push the fire button 1 time it works, the second time the error agian. Is it the shutter, the mirror, the lens?

HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II Digital Camera

Stabilizer Photo dummy here AGAIN....I have been reading alot about some pictures being blurry b/c of the natural shake of the human hand....with the camera I have Canon Digital Rebel XT....I only have the basic lens that came with the camera so far...in the basic zone modes...is it normal for the pictures to be blurry b/c of the natural shake in our hands...if so...then is this lens just pointless?

The lens you really need to own with the xt is the ultrasonic series which are the stabilized lenses-these lens run from 500-600 and up-not cheap. If your doing handheld telephoto w/no tripod can really make a difference-more important to spend this ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I have read a lot about chromatic abberation and softness at edges of Sigma 70-200 F2.8 lens, what is your experience. The exact lens model is "Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG Macro HSM II" Galway canon fan.

All zoom lenses have softness at the edges and all have certain apertures that are the best for sharpness. You have to experiment to find the ones for your lens. Chromatic abberation is something you would have to use a magnifying glass on your compu ... Digital Cameras

Powershot A560 I have a Canon Powershot A560 but now when I turn it on it beeps 6 times and the screen shows "canon" in blue but then goes black and says at the bottom "lens error, restart camera". Also, then lens never fully goes in or out. Help.

The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

Would this lens work with my digital canon xs?Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Macro AF zoom lens for Canon EF film cameras

HI\015\012 IF the lens has a macro switch that is fixed to the \015\012 lens by two screws it is a old type lens and will not\015\012 work on digitel and it can not be upgraded ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

My Canon Rebel XTi has repeatedly had the Err99 message pop up, and it's to the point that it happens, at minimum, every 4-5 shots I take. I've tried cleaning the camera and lens contacts multiple times, but the problem has gotten increasingly worse and refuses to be fixed. I have a 17-85mm Canon zoom lens and I'm not sure what I should do at this point.

There are several issues which may have caused this, one is the CF another are the lenses. I found the solution months ago from this ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

Every time I try to turn on my Canon PowerShot SD850 IS digital camera, the display screen states that a lens error has occurred. I checked the camera multiple times and there seems to be no problem with the lens. What can I do to solve this problem?

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera

Hi I have a Nikon d200 and with a Sigma 50mm Macro AF 2.8. The lens is a few years old. and it's the first time I tride it on the d200. I can't get the autofocus working, is the lens not compatibel withe the camera? or is there some adjustment on the camera I can do. The lens does not have internal focus motor. it's adjusted by a smal screw in the conction of the lens. Any ideas?

I'm assuming this lens worked on another Nikon camera before and that the lens mount is for Nikon cameras. Make sure the aperture ring is set to "A". Clean the contacts on the lens and camera body where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened w ... Nikon D200 Digital Camera

Lens error I keep this Elph in a tiny, padded Halliburton case because the last TWO I bought ended up with broken screens. I never had a problem, though lightly used. Last night I recharged the battery and inserted it. Immediately upon power-up, the lens went out and I got a "Lens error, restart camera" error. I turned it on and off about twenty times, left the battery out overnight: same thing. I jiggled the lens with the same result. Canon tech support told me to take the battery out a

Lens mechanism has failed and a repair/replacement is the only solution- ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera

Canon ixus 900ti lens error restart camera message coming up. Lens stuck in full out position, have tried restarting a couple of times but same thing and lens will not retract.

Canon ixus 900ti lens error ... Digital Cameras

My CANON Powershot A470 is giving me the following error message: lens error, restart camera. Ive tried multiple times. I turned it off for a few minutes, nothing happened. I removed the batteries and memory card for a few minutes, nothing happened. I shook it easily...nothing happened. I vacuumed the lens and tapped the lens...still nothing.

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

My canon powershot sd 1000's lens will not open. It says lens error restart camer. It worked the last time i used it but it wont work now. i've had this problem before but the lens has always opened a little. now it will not open at all.

Here are multilple help on dealing with this...http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

My Canon PowerShot SD850 IS has a lens that is stuck in the extended position. I get a screen that says lens error, restart camera, but when I try to connect to the software, I get a screen on the computer telling me the computer cannot detect the camera. Battery is freshly charged, and I get the little yellow bird picture on the camera when I turn it on. It beeps about 4 times, and then turns off. Is there a safe way to get the lens to retract?

Don't play around with that lens, you can do more damage to the camera and focus with some of the stuff people tell you to try. Your camera just needs to be serviced and you'll be working great again. The shop that specializes in service for the powe ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera

Have a canon DSLR EOS1000D with Sigma 70-300mm lens. When using on auto modes it will not take images and shows message camera not communicating with lens clean lens contacts. Have tried this with no success. On none outomatic modes works fine.

Have you cleaned the contacts on both the camera body and lens with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol? ... Canon Rebel XS / Eos 1000D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f& EF 75-300mm f Lens

Lens error I drop canon a 530 and now the lens will not close. Every time when I turn camera on or off, there is a message on a display:lens error, camera restart. I tried to put new bateries, but it does not work. I do not now what to do. HELP!

The E18 error is fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. ... Canon IXUS V2 Digital Camera

Lens Error I keep gettin lens error restart camera on my canon powershot sx100 and the lens wont retract. I have turned it on and off several times now. Is there anything i can do to get it working again?

Unfortunately this Canon SX100 (and the SX110 too) has a very fragile lens assembly. Once you have this lens error problem, there are only four solutions: 1) If it's under warranty, contact Canon to make it valid; 2) If not, then have a repair center ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera
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