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Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)

Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)

Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Canon EOS 5D 12.8 MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
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Features

  • Captures images on CompactFlash Type I and Type II cards, compatible with cards of 2 GB capacity and larger
  • Consecutive shooting allows the capture of 3.0 frames per second for up to 60 consecutive JPEG or 17 RAW frames in a burst
  • World's smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLR as of August 2005 the sensor operates without a conversion factor
  • 12.8-megapixel CCD captures images up to 4,368 x 2,912 pixels
  • New larger 2.5-inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles of up to 170 degrees
  • 12.8-megapixel CCD captures images up to 4,368 x 2,912 pixels
  • World's smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLR as of August 2005--the sensor operates without a conversion factor

Description

World's smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLR as of August 2005 the sensor operates without a conversion factor.New larger 2.5-inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles of up to 170 degrees.New larger 2.5-inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles of up to 170 degrees.Consecutive shooting allows the capture of 3.0 frames per second for up to 60 consecutive JPEG or 17 RAW frames in a burst.


Product Dimensions 9 x 4.4 x 6 inches


Item Weight 1.79 pounds


ASIN B0007Y791C


Item model number 0296B002


Batteries 2 Lithium ion batteries required.


Customer Reviews 4.2 out of 5 stars 241 ratings 4.2 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #90,140 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics) #541 in DSLR Cameras


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Date First Available October 2, 2001


Manufacturer Canon


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Features

  • Captures images on CompactFlash Type I and Type II cards, compatible with cards of 2 GB capacity and larger
  • Consecutive shooting allows the capture of 3.0 frames per second for up to 60 consecutive JPEG or 17 RAW frames in a burst
  • World's smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLR as of August 2005 the sensor operates without a conversion factor
  • 12.8-megapixel CCD captures images up to 4,368 x 2,912 pixels
  • New larger 2.5-inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles of up to 170 degrees
  • 12.8-megapixel CCD captures images up to 4,368 x 2,912 pixels
  • World's smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLR as of August 2005--the sensor operates without a conversion factor

Description

World's smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLR as of August 2005 the sensor operates without a conversion factor.New larger 2.5-inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles of up to 170 degrees.New larger 2.5-inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles of up to 170 degrees.Consecutive shooting allows the capture of 3.0 frames per second for up to 60 consecutive JPEG or 17 RAW frames in a burst.


Product Dimensions 9 x 4.4 x 6 inches


Item Weight 1.79 pounds


ASIN B0007Y791C


Item model number 0296B002


Batteries 2 Lithium ion batteries required.


Customer Reviews 4.2 out of 5 stars 241 ratings 4.2 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #90,140 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics) #541 in DSLR Cameras


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Date First Available October 2, 2001


Manufacturer Canon


Shipping

This product includes free shipping to all US addresses.


Delivery

Unless otherwise stated above, most products arrive within 2-3 business days. Larger items may take 6-9 business days. Tracking information will be automatically provided as soon as your order ships.


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Returns

This product can be returned within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Please visit our returns center to begin a return.

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Features

  • Captures images on CompactFlash Type I and Type II cards, compatible with cards of 2 GB capacity and larger
  • Consecutive shooting allows the capture of 3.0 frames per second for up to 60 consecutive JPEG or 17 RAW frames in a burst
  • World's smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLR as of August 2005 the sensor operates without a conversion factor
  • 12.8-megapixel CCD captures images up to 4,368 x 2,912 pixels
  • New larger 2.5-inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles of up to 170 degrees
  • 12.8-megapixel CCD captures images up to 4,368 x 2,912 pixels
  • World's smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLR as of August 2005--the sensor operates without a conversion factor

Description

World's smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLR as of August 2005 the sensor operates without a conversion factor.New larger 2.5-inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles of up to 170 degrees.New larger 2.5-inch LCD screen can be viewed even at extreme angles of up to 170 degrees.Consecutive shooting allows the capture of 3.0 frames per second for up to 60 consecutive JPEG or 17 RAW frames in a burst.


Product Dimensions 9 x 4.4 x 6 inches


Item Weight 1.79 pounds


ASIN B0007Y791C


Item model number 0296B002


Batteries 2 Lithium ion batteries required.


Customer Reviews 4.2 out of 5 stars 241 ratings 4.2 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #90,140 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics) #541 in DSLR Cameras


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Date First Available October 2, 2001


Manufacturer Canon


abunda_amazon_reviews While a lot of people might want a newer 5D for their sharpness I think the original stands out a bit more in its personality/presentation. While 12.8 MP isn't hard to beat these days a picture that gives you a genuine feeling is. Sharpness is not going to do that for you. These are the first set of pictures I took with this camera immediately after buying with a canon 50mm 1.8 If you want a camera that breathes life into you photos, I'd say this is the one.;;Reviewed in the United States on August 21, 2019;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;Great first full-frame camera;;Regi Keith;;;I really am loving this camera. It's image quality, dynamic range, and color is better than anything i have ever owned. The camera came pretty beat up but it was loved, to be expected with a camera that is 14 years old and sold used, but for $300, i would suggest this to anyone starting out, or anyone wanting to go full-frame. Sensor needs cleaned and battery was horrible, 30 min life, but KEH Camera had no problem sending me another! Buy this used 5D over a Rebel anyday!;;Reviewed in the United States on April 19, 2019;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;Amazing camera for the price! Better images than my 80D!;;tayers;;;I ordered 2 5d's form Adorama and they were both broken in some way. I went with 5 star camera and they sent me a great 5d mark i 12.8mp. I still use it to this day as a backup! Delivered me a solid camera body for a fair price.;;Reviewed in the United States on October 11, 2017;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;5 star camera sent me a great camera for a good price.;;Spicy Diarrhea;;;This is my first and only full frame camera. In 2015 it doesn't have all the bells and whistles of even $300 mirrorless cameras, but the files and color are as gorgeous as when this camera was first released. I've shot over 60,000 photos with this beauty and intend to shoot many more. If you can get this camera in your collection and have it serviced for free by Canon before September 2015 because Canon has already announced that they intend to stop service after that date as parts will no longer be available. You won't regret it. If you just want a pure photographic tool, this is it, and the prices recently are just great.;;Reviewed in the United States on August 22, 2015;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;and the prices recently are just great.;;Amazon Customer;;;If you, like me, need a bigger than aps-c optical viewfinder, full frame image caracter and don't get terrified in losing in ergonomics and camera futures, then this camera could be a good option for you. I have some experience with aps-c cameras like canon XSI, 40D, T1I, T3, nikon D7000, D3000, D300 and micro 4/3 cameras like panasonic lumix GX1 and olympus EPL1 and none of them can deliver the image character the full frame 5d can. There's obviously something in the optical performance related to the full frame thing (a real and well documented physic fact) but ther is also a digital aspect of the image that is improved or at least transformed by this canon 5d, and that is something you will notice when editing the images coming from this camera. Is not a camera for everybody and certainly not for geeks. Nor for GI joe photographers needing F15's precision speeded focus aim and machine gun shooter performance. It is, perhaps, for students, hobbyist. Characteristics: -High digital image quality even compared with today's standard. -Long lasting battery life (almost for ever). -A bit bulky and heavy. -Sensor cleaning must be performed regularly (hand sensor cleaning is the only posible option). -Mirror sound louder than aps-c cameras. -Menus and ergonomics are way behind with today Canon's offering in all of the posibles aspects.;;Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2014;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;Reliable and still competent low budget fullframe photo camera;;Leo Martínez;;;It was hard (and expensive) to go from Nikon to Canon, but worth it. I always felt my Nikon could be sharper. I went to Canon for the Lenses and I'm not disappointed, nor will you be. The D5 with the 24-105 L series lens is a beautiful setup, extremely versatile. This is not a compromise camera. Is it perfect, no, but a very, very good camera and lens. Mainly I use this camera for photographing artwork. I use strobes, and sometimes available light or the 580ex flash. So the lens is plenty fast for my purposes. In fact I try not to go below 5.6 for sharpness. Be warned, if you use the widest zoom, don't fill the frame, there is definite fall off at the corners. The color rendition is beautiful, and nearly flawless right out of the camera, very little post processing is necessary. This was the most frustrating thing about Nikon. Sitting in front of Photoshop fixing bad photos simply sucks. Then why a rating of 4 and not a 5? I would like to give it a 4.7, because it is not perfect, no camera is. I sometimes use a Hasselblad with a Phaseone digital back and that's not perfect($30,000 setup). The D5 with canon lenses is not a Hasselblad, but at a 10th the price, it is damn close. Did I want the 1ds mark iii? You bet. But for less than 1/3 the cost it is a much better value. Things I like a lot: Full frame, L series lenses, true wide angle, reasonable size body, good weight, buttons laid out well, easy menu, beautiful lens, great color, diopter adjust is great, high resolution for the price, good battery life, ergonomic, and a very reasonable price for a great camera. Things that could be better: Timer needs to be adjustable (Like a 2 second delay for tripod work), one or 2 buttons for custom settings (instead of the stupid print button). Easier white balance setup and control, confusing resolution descriptions, a pop up fill flash would be very useful in a pinch, time lapse control would be fun. Things others find missing that I don't care about (but you might): Not weatherproof, modest multiple capture speed, slow(ish) lens (F-4 isn't bad, and you can get very, very fast Canon lenses if you need them), weight of the lens, slight crop of the image in preview, no live viewing on the lcd, no fill flash, grainy at very high ISO (I found the camera quite impressive up to about 800). Things that are unacceptable: None. A word about RAW. There are many resolution settings on this camera. From medium jpeg to Raw, and Raw with jpeg. This is mainly a studio camera for me, so burst mode is not something I use often. So I won't comment on the speed of capturing multiple images. Maybe if I do portrait work, I'll be glad it's there. But I use RAW with everything I shoot, you should too. As much as possible, anyway Yes the files are larger, but so what. A $40 extreme III card can hold hundreds of images. A 500gig hard drive can hold over 30,000! Here is the upside of raw. It gets better with age. Raw processing has improved from Photoshop cs1 to 2 to 3. Old raw files I have actually look better in the new versions. So if you keep your old raw photos untouched, you may actually get better photos in the years to come. RAW allows amazing adjustment. With jpeg or even tiff, you can't go back. They are what they are. Summary: A camera cannot take good photographs, that is the photographer's job. That is why I like this camera so much, it gets out of my way easily, so I can do my part. This is a beautiful camera, with a beautiful lens at a GREAT price. Do buy a good UV filter to protect your lens, and a few CF cards and you are good to go.;;Reviewed in the United States on February 28, 2008;;4.0 out of 5 stars;;A Nikon convert;;Art Lover;;;My instructor said that I needed a full frame camera. Looked around and they are really pricey. But this is just what the doctor ordered, it wasn't out of my price range, ( i am in school) and it works like a charm. I use it more than I do my Rebel;;Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2019;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;Full Frame;;Amazon Customer

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Top Amazon Reviews


5.0 out of 5 stars
By Regi Keith - Reviewed in the United States on August 21, 2019
Great first full-frame camera
While a lot of people might want a newer 5D for their sharpness I think the original stands out a bit more in its personality/presentation. While 12.8 MP isn't hard to beat these days a picture that gives you a genuine feeling is. Sharpness is not going to do that for you. These are the first set of pictures I took with this camera immediately after buying with a canon 50mm 1.8 If you want a camera that breathes life into you photos, I'd say this is the one.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By tayers - Reviewed in the United States on April 19, 2019
Amazing camera for the price! Better images than my 80D!
I really am loving this camera. It's image quality, dynamic range, and color is better than anything i have ever owned. The camera came pretty beat up but it was loved, to be expected with a camera that is 14 years old and sold used, but for $300, i would suggest this to anyone starting out, or anyone wanting to go full-frame. Sensor needs cleaned and battery was horrible, 30 min life, but KEH Camera had no problem sending me another! Buy this used 5D over a Rebel anyday!

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Spicy Diarrhea - Reviewed in the United States on October 11, 2017
5 star camera sent me a great camera for a good price.
I ordered 2 5d's form Adorama and they were both broken in some way. I went with 5 star camera and they sent me a great 5d mark i 12.8mp. I still use it to this day as a backup! Delivered me a solid camera body for a fair price.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer - Reviewed in the United States on August 22, 2015
and the prices recently are just great.
This is my first and only full frame camera. In 2015 it doesn't have all the bells and whistles of even $300 mirrorless cameras, but the files and color are as gorgeous as when this camera was first released. I've shot over 60,000 photos with this beauty and intend to shoot many more. If you can get this camera in your collection and have it serviced for free by Canon before September 2015 because Canon has already announced that they intend to stop service after that date as parts will no longer be available. You won't regret it. If you just want a pure photographic tool, this is it, and the prices recently are just great.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Leo Martínez - Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2014
Reliable and still competent low budget fullframe photo camera
If you, like me, need a bigger than aps-c optical viewfinder, full frame image caracter and don't get terrified in losing in ergonomics and camera futures, then this camera could be a good option for you. I have some experience with aps-c cameras like canon XSI, 40D, T1I, T3, nikon D7000, D3000, D300 and micro 4/3 cameras like panasonic lumix GX1 and olympus EPL1 and none of them can deliver the image character the full frame 5d can. There's obviously something in the optical performance related to the full frame thing (a real and well documented physic fact) but ther is also a digital aspect of the image that is improved or at least transformed by this canon 5d, and that is something you will notice when editing the images coming from this camera. Is not a camera for everybody and certainly not for geeks. Nor for GI joe photographers needing F15's precision speeded focus aim and machine gun shooter performance. It is, perhaps, for students, hobbyist. Characteristics: -High digital image quality even compared with today's standard. -Long lasting battery life (almost for ever). -A bit bulky and heavy. -Sensor cleaning must be performed regularly (hand sensor cleaning is the only posible option). -Mirror sound louder than aps-c cameras. -Menus and ergonomics are way behind with today Canon's offering in all of the posibles aspects.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Art Lover - Reviewed in the United States on February 28, 2008
A Nikon convert
It was hard (and expensive) to go from Nikon to Canon, but worth it. I always felt my Nikon could be sharper. I went to Canon for the Lenses and I'm not disappointed, nor will you be. The D5 with the 24-105 L series lens is a beautiful setup, extremely versatile. This is not a compromise camera. Is it perfect, no, but a very, very good camera and lens. Mainly I use this camera for photographing artwork. I use strobes, and sometimes available light or the 580ex flash. So the lens is plenty fast for my purposes. In fact I try not to go below 5.6 for sharpness. Be warned, if you use the widest zoom, don't fill the frame, there is definite fall off at the corners. The color rendition is beautiful, and nearly flawless right out of the camera, very little post processing is necessary. This was the most frustrating thing about Nikon. Sitting in front of Photoshop fixing bad photos simply sucks. Then why a rating of 4 and not a 5? I would like to give it a 4.7, because it is not perfect, no camera is. I sometimes use a Hasselblad with a Phaseone digital back and that's not perfect($30,000 setup). The D5 with canon lenses is not a Hasselblad, but at a 10th the price, it is damn close. Did I want the 1ds mark iii? You bet. But for less than 1/3 the cost it is a much better value. Things I like a lot: Full frame, L series lenses, true wide angle, reasonable size body, good weight, buttons laid out well, easy menu, beautiful lens, great color, diopter adjust is great, high resolution for the price, good battery life, ergonomic, and a very reasonable price for a great camera. Things that could be better: Timer needs to be adjustable (Like a 2 second delay for tripod work), one or 2 buttons for custom settings (instead of the stupid print button). Easier white balance setup and control, confusing resolution descriptions, a pop up fill flash would be very useful in a pinch, time lapse control would be fun. Things others find missing that I don't care about (but you might): Not weatherproof, modest multiple capture speed, slow(ish) lens (F-4 isn't bad, and you can get very, very fast Canon lenses if you need them), weight of the lens, slight crop of the image in preview, no live viewing on the lcd, no fill flash, grainy at very high ISO (I found the camera quite impressive up to about 800). Things that are unacceptable: None. A word about RAW. There are many resolution settings on this camera. From medium jpeg to Raw, and Raw with jpeg. This is mainly a studio camera for me, so burst mode is not something I use often. So I won't comment on the speed of capturing multiple images. Maybe if I do portrait work, I'll be glad it's there. But I use RAW with everything I shoot, you should too. As much as possible, anyway Yes the files are larger, but so what. A $40 extreme III card can hold hundreds of images. A 500gig hard drive can hold over 30,000! Here is the upside of raw. It gets better with age. Raw processing has improved from Photoshop cs1 to 2 to 3. Old raw files I have actually look better in the new versions. So if you keep your old raw photos untouched, you may actually get better photos in the years to come. RAW allows amazing adjustment. With jpeg or even tiff, you can't go back. They are what they are. Summary: A camera cannot take good photographs, that is the photographer's job. That is why I like this camera so much, it gets out of my way easily, so I can do my part. This is a beautiful camera, with a beautiful lens at a GREAT price. Do buy a good UV filter to protect your lens, and a few CF cards and you are good to go.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer - Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2019
Full Frame
My instructor said that I needed a full frame camera. Looked around and they are really pricey. But this is just what the doctor ordered, it wasn't out of my price range, ( i am in school) and it works like a charm. I use it more than I do my Rebel

Recent Reviews


5.0 out of 5 stars
By Regi Keith - Reviewed in the United States on August 21, 2019
Great first full-frame camera
While a lot of people might want a newer 5D for their sharpness I think the original stands out a bit more in its personality/presentation. While 12.8 MP isn't hard to beat these days a picture that gives you a genuine feeling is. Sharpness is not going to do that for you. These are the first set of pictures I took with this camera immediately after buying with a canon 50mm 1.8 If you want a camera that breathes life into you photos, I'd say this is the one.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By tayers - Reviewed in the United States on April 19, 2019
Amazing camera for the price! Better images than my 80D!
I really am loving this camera. It's image quality, dynamic range, and color is better than anything i have ever owned. The camera came pretty beat up but it was loved, to be expected with a camera that is 14 years old and sold used, but for $300, i would suggest this to anyone starting out, or anyone wanting to go full-frame. Sensor needs cleaned and battery was horrible, 30 min life, but KEH Camera had no problem sending me another! Buy this used 5D over a Rebel anyday!

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Spicy Diarrhea - Reviewed in the United States on October 11, 2017
5 star camera sent me a great camera for a good price.
I ordered 2 5d's form Adorama and they were both broken in some way. I went with 5 star camera and they sent me a great 5d mark i 12.8mp. I still use it to this day as a backup! Delivered me a solid camera body for a fair price.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer - Reviewed in the United States on August 22, 2015
and the prices recently are just great.
This is my first and only full frame camera. In 2015 it doesn't have all the bells and whistles of even $300 mirrorless cameras, but the files and color are as gorgeous as when this camera was first released. I've shot over 60,000 photos with this beauty and intend to shoot many more. If you can get this camera in your collection and have it serviced for free by Canon before September 2015 because Canon has already announced that they intend to stop service after that date as parts will no longer be available. You won't regret it. If you just want a pure photographic tool, this is it, and the prices recently are just great.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Leo Martínez - Reviewed in the United States on August 10, 2014
Reliable and still competent low budget fullframe photo camera
If you, like me, need a bigger than aps-c optical viewfinder, full frame image caracter and don't get terrified in losing in ergonomics and camera futures, then this camera could be a good option for you. I have some experience with aps-c cameras like canon XSI, 40D, T1I, T3, nikon D7000, D3000, D300 and micro 4/3 cameras like panasonic lumix GX1 and olympus EPL1 and none of them can deliver the image character the full frame 5d can. There's obviously something in the optical performance related to the full frame thing (a real and well documented physic fact) but ther is also a digital aspect of the image that is improved or at least transformed by this canon 5d, and that is something you will notice when editing the images coming from this camera. Is not a camera for everybody and certainly not for geeks. Nor for GI joe photographers needing F15's precision speeded focus aim and machine gun shooter performance. It is, perhaps, for students, hobbyist. Characteristics: -High digital image quality even compared with today's standard. -Long lasting battery life (almost for ever). -A bit bulky and heavy. -Sensor cleaning must be performed regularly (hand sensor cleaning is the only posible option). -Mirror sound louder than aps-c cameras. -Menus and ergonomics are way behind with today Canon's offering in all of the posibles aspects.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Art Lover - Reviewed in the United States on February 28, 2008
A Nikon convert
It was hard (and expensive) to go from Nikon to Canon, but worth it. I always felt my Nikon could be sharper. I went to Canon for the Lenses and I'm not disappointed, nor will you be. The D5 with the 24-105 L series lens is a beautiful setup, extremely versatile. This is not a compromise camera. Is it perfect, no, but a very, very good camera and lens. Mainly I use this camera for photographing artwork. I use strobes, and sometimes available light or the 580ex flash. So the lens is plenty fast for my purposes. In fact I try not to go below 5.6 for sharpness. Be warned, if you use the widest zoom, don't fill the frame, there is definite fall off at the corners. The color rendition is beautiful, and nearly flawless right out of the camera, very little post processing is necessary. This was the most frustrating thing about Nikon. Sitting in front of Photoshop fixing bad photos simply sucks. Then why a rating of 4 and not a 5? I would like to give it a 4.7, because it is not perfect, no camera is. I sometimes use a Hasselblad with a Phaseone digital back and that's not perfect($30,000 setup). The D5 with canon lenses is not a Hasselblad, but at a 10th the price, it is damn close. Did I want the 1ds mark iii? You bet. But for less than 1/3 the cost it is a much better value. Things I like a lot: Full frame, L series lenses, true wide angle, reasonable size body, good weight, buttons laid out well, easy menu, beautiful lens, great color, diopter adjust is great, high resolution for the price, good battery life, ergonomic, and a very reasonable price for a great camera. Things that could be better: Timer needs to be adjustable (Like a 2 second delay for tripod work), one or 2 buttons for custom settings (instead of the stupid print button). Easier white balance setup and control, confusing resolution descriptions, a pop up fill flash would be very useful in a pinch, time lapse control would be fun. Things others find missing that I don't care about (but you might): Not weatherproof, modest multiple capture speed, slow(ish) lens (F-4 isn't bad, and you can get very, very fast Canon lenses if you need them), weight of the lens, slight crop of the image in preview, no live viewing on the lcd, no fill flash, grainy at very high ISO (I found the camera quite impressive up to about 800). Things that are unacceptable: None. A word about RAW. There are many resolution settings on this camera. From medium jpeg to Raw, and Raw with jpeg. This is mainly a studio camera for me, so burst mode is not something I use often. So I won't comment on the speed of capturing multiple images. Maybe if I do portrait work, I'll be glad it's there. But I use RAW with everything I shoot, you should too. As much as possible, anyway Yes the files are larger, but so what. A $40 extreme III card can hold hundreds of images. A 500gig hard drive can hold over 30,000! Here is the upside of raw. It gets better with age. Raw processing has improved from Photoshop cs1 to 2 to 3. Old raw files I have actually look better in the new versions. So if you keep your old raw photos untouched, you may actually get better photos in the years to come. RAW allows amazing adjustment. With jpeg or even tiff, you can't go back. They are what they are. Summary: A camera cannot take good photographs, that is the photographer's job. That is why I like this camera so much, it gets out of my way easily, so I can do my part. This is a beautiful camera, with a beautiful lens at a GREAT price. Do buy a good UV filter to protect your lens, and a few CF cards and you are good to go.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer - Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2019
Full Frame
My instructor said that I needed a full frame camera. Looked around and they are really pricey. But this is just what the doctor ordered, it wasn't out of my price range, ( i am in school) and it works like a charm. I use it more than I do my Rebel