Canon EOS 5D – Review by Bob Atkins

Bob Atkins has posted his review on Canon EOS 5D, a 12.8 megapixel full frame Digital SLR camera with 2.5″ LCD Screen, at his website and he writes:

Canon EOS 5D

“The EOS 5D is a good compromise for a significant number of photographers. It combines high image quality with the ability to fully utilize EF series wideangle lenses (like the EF 16-35/2.8L). If 3fps is a fast enough frame rate (and for most photographers, it is) and don’t need to regularly shoot outdoors in pouring rain, at around $4200 less than it’s nearest full frame competitor (the EOS 1Ds Mk II) it’s a very attractive camera. Under most shooting circumstances it produces higher quality images than the EOS 20D and it’s undeniably a nicer camera to use with the larger viewfinder, clearer LCD screen and additional firmware functions such as the style modes and RGB histogram. There are circumstances under which it is possible for the EOS 20D to outperform the EOS 5D, specifically if the 5D image must be cropped because of the lack of a long enough lens – but obvious solution for this dilemma is of course is to buy both an EOS 5D and an EOS 20D for backup – and get the best of both worlds! That would still be about $3000 cheaper than buying an EOS 1Ds Mk II. “

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