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Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 70D
The inspiration for this updated top ten and Canon's latest 5-star snapper - the Canon EOS 70D is Canon’s top enthusiast level camera of the moment. If you want more from a DSLR, you’re probably a professional. It's a terrific mid-level DSLR camera. It has a solid, usable design, a lifetime of guides and features to explore and captures wonderful colour photographs at even low light levels.
Key features: A newly designed 20.2-megapixel APS-C sized sensor, a superb 3-inch LCD screen.
Perfect for: Anyone who’s really keen to push their abilities with some challenging features that guarantee great results.
Guide price: From £970
I've had a Graflex with a magnesium flash since the late 30's. My grandfather passed it on to me, no fancy buttons or acronyms attributed to it at all. Only problems are, when abroad, whilst your head is under the black hood whilst taking a photo, your wallet may be stolen from your pocket, it's not very compact and takes up all of your hand luggage allowance but worst of all, customs don't take kindly to anyone taking magnesium flash powder on a plane.
If you want a entry level DSLR at an affordable price, forget buying brand new, go second hand where you can pick up a very entry level Canon EOS 350D, stick on the custom firmware and away you go all for around £115 off of eBay with a lens and memory card usually included.
Or you could go for the Canon 450D that uses SD card, with lens for around £200 second hand.
They will still produce some fantastic images, with pretty much the same level of technology (even though its slightly older), might be missing a few tricks here and there, but nothing that will stop you learning the ropes of a DSLR before upgrading to a professional job at a later date. and far cheaper than the camera's on offer in this article.
Looks like they have just copied some web output for the camera specs and little else.
I've always used Nikon SLRs from the F2 onwards, which still work superbly and a D3200 teamed with a D800, both of which are great cameras although the 800 like many of the higher end DSLRs does weigh a bit. For a "pocket camera" I have a Canon G1X, while good is a little slow to record the shot.
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