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Canon EOS 40D shooting in RAW

When i'm in any auto modes it seems I can't shoot in RAW. Is that right?

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You are quite correct!!! RAW only works in any of the creative/manual modes.

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Why does my brand new Canon 6D freeze when shooting in RAW


The question in the title and the first sentence imply to me that you have confused manual mode and RAW format.

Title: "Why does my brand new Canon 6D freeze when shooting in RAWD freeze when shooting in RAW"

First sentence: "My brand new Canon 6D freezes when I try to shoot in manual."

Manual mode means you are responsible for all of the settings related to exposure (aperture, ISO, and shutterspeed). RAW is a specific file format to save the photo. They are independent of each other.

My guess is that in manual mode you have the shutterspeed set to the maximum of 30 seconds. The camera isn't going to automatically adjust it for you in manual mode. If you're new to DSLRs, start with Ae (Aperture priority) or Tv (Shutter priority). In Ae mode, you control the aperture and the camera will select the shutterspeed. In Tv mode, you select the shutterspeed and the camera selects the aperture for you. Start off with Auto ISO. This will help you learn what combinations of settings work well together.

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Was shooting full length portraits and my Canon D40 seemed to randomly auto focus on various parts of the image...I would like the entire image in focus...do you think I have a setting wrong .. I am...


Hi Judee,

It is about adjusting the settings.

Click on the link below and watch the video to know more detailed information about your Camera

Click here - > Canon 40D Video

Regards,
Suhail

May 16, 2012 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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In my manual settings modes, I am asking for the center spot to be the AF focal point, but it continues to function in an auto spot mode when shooting!


Maybe you could rephrase your question. It sounds like you're just saying the same thing..."center spot to be the AF focal point" and "continues to function in a auto SPOT mode"....that's the same thing!

Oct 27, 2010 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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ISO stays on Auto. I push the ISO button to change the ISO off of Auto and it doesn't do anything on my 40D


The ISO is set to Auto and can't be changed when shooting in Basic Modes (all of the icons and the green circle). ISO can only be adjusted in Creative Modes (P, Av, Tv, A-DEP, M). If you want to adjust the ISO in Creative Mode, press the ISO button and then turn the dial next to the shutter trigger.

Apr 06, 2010 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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My canon EOS 40D with 18 - 55 IS , when continuous shooting mode is selected, slows down after taking 6 shots. However as per the spec its capable of taking 75 jpegs or 17 RAW images.Please resolve this...


Slow down after taking 6 RAW files ...
A RAW file is Approx. 12.4MB.
The memory usage is approx. 74,4 MB
The internal memory (Buffer) has a size for up to 75 JPEG compressed images.

Which size has the smallest jpg?
JPEG/Small: Approx. 1.2MB (1,936 x 1,288)
The Buffer is approx. 80 MB.

The data are calculated under Canons laboratory conditions.

The maximum Burst (the 17 shoots) means that the camera is writing to the card and the buffer is full. Than the cam will stopping taking pictures.

Which kind of Card do you use?
Check the spec for the card (write speed) and maybe buy a faster card.

Jun 07, 2009 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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Pictures taken are not sharp


If you are upgrading from a previous "point and shoot" digital camera, the pictures from your digital SLR may seem "soft" by comparison. This is simply a difference in the built-in processing performed by the camera. Most DSLRs output images with less sharpening applied. I believe the philosophy is that the sharpening algorithm causes data loss, so less of it is used on the high-end cameras with the assumption that you can apply more later on your PC.
You can try shooting a picture using the RAW capture mode, then editing it using a program on your PC. By applying sharpening to the RAW image, you will most likely be able to produce a very sharp image.
You can also take a JPEG image with the camera and apply additional sharpening on the PC, but this process is more lossy with regards to the original data.

May 20, 2009 | Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Camera Digital...

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Canon EOS 40D shoots on its own.


Sounds like a software issue, try to upgrade or reload the firmware.

I hope it helps :)

Oct 26, 2008 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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Canon EOS 40D aperature issue


Check the operators manual - you need to 'activate' the aperture control.

Jul 15, 2008 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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Canon 40D i do not know how to turn on my lcd screen so i can see through it while shooting my image, is it possible?


Hi,
Prepare to Live view shooting:
1. Set the lens focus mode (on the side of the lens) switch to <MF>
2. Set the shooting mode to a Creative Zone mode
3. In menu under the settings tab, select Live View function settings and then press <SET>
4. Turn with quick control dial to select Live View shoot and press <SET>
5. Turn with the control dial to select Enable and press <SET>

With the camera ready to shoot, press <SET> - image will appear on the screen in real-time

I hope this answered your question

May 30, 2008 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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CANON EOS 40D


check this site for specs. I believe that the Canon 40d will.
http://dpreview.com/

May 28, 2008 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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