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Good: Picture quality
Comment: Love that camera!!!
Good: Great picture and video quality, Build Quality is superb, Autofocusing, Great low-light performance at high ISO, Battery Life
Bad: No dual CF slots, No 1D-level weather sealing, Incandescent WB preset still not close enough
Comment: I've had this camera for a month now after having the 30D for the past 3 years and using a 5DMk2 for a few months. This camera is a perfect blend of the x0D series and xD series of cameras. If it were a full frame camera, it would definitely be a pro grade camera.
It is easy to use, the buttons are in the right places and you can customize most of the buttons to suit your working style.
The 8 frames per second is amazing and the picture and video quality are top notch.
The biggest concern on putting 18 megapixels in an APS-C sized sensor is noise, as has happened in the 50D camera. However, rest assured that the new sensor provide great images up to ISO 800, some noise (which can be further reduced in post-production) up to 1600, then above 1600 you have to be careful about quality loss.
They have only continued 2 features that I find annoying in their cameras:
1) the location of the depth-of-field preview button at the base of the lens is hard to reach since my hand is generally holding the lens, not the base of the camera, and
2) the 6 second timeout on seeing the displayed information inside the viewfinder after you press a button. I wish it were longer.
A third thing I could add is for auto-focus during video shooting.
The bottom line is that Canon has produced a camera which is a joy to shoot with. It feels great in the hand, the features are rich, and the interface is clean (especially when you configure the 'My Menu' to show the 5 most important menu items that you regularly use). Most importantly, the photo quality is superb.
*** P.S. If you will buy this camera I suggest at: amazon.co.uk/dp/B002LSI1LO/?tag=reviews.cnet.co.uk-21
Good: Very good cam
Comment: Very good cam for sport.
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