Canonical tags or 301 redirect ? what should i use?

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I have a photo sharing site Zoomin photography club . When I submitted my site urls (https and http) on google search console, I saw duplicate content warning. After a long research I used canonical tag on header section.But the problem did not solved. Than I used 301 redirect ( http to https )and canonical tag both. the problem got more complex. Finally I removed the canonical tags from my site but kept 301 redirect…Am I right ?? any further suggestion ??

My current Index coverage are as follows

Submitted URL not selected as canonical -151 pages

Duplicate page without canonical tag -21 pages

Alternate page with proper canonical tag -17

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