Having problems with your Canon EOS-1D Mark II Digital Camera ?
Vignette in viewfinder
\015 When looking through the viewfinder there is vignette on the sides no matter which lens I use.The image comes out without the vignette and looks good. Its just a little distracting when focusing.\015
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