Canon Eos 500d

The CANON EOS 500D is a professional camera and is the upgraded version of the CANON EOS 450D. This camera is an awesome camera with great features. The Camera was in the market and the main rivals that this camera faced are NIKON D5000, SONY A380 and OLYUMPUS E-620. All of these are professional cameras and if you are willing to buy a new professional camera for yourself, this is a very good option. CANON EOS 500D is the fifth generation model of the Rebel series launched by CANON.

Canon Eos 500d

To look at, The CANON EOS 500D looks identical to its predecessor. The CANON EOS 500D has a 15.1 megapixel lens which delivers great outputs. It has a built in Low-pass filter with a self clearing sensor unit. It also sports an ESO integrated automatic cleaning system. The CANON EOS 500D has a DIGIC 4 image processor and the lens mounted is EF/EF-S lens and the focal length is 1.6x focal length of the lens. The Focusing type is a TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor. It also has an AF Lock which locks the image when the shutter button is half pressed. The ISO sensitivity is Automatic. And it ranges from 100 to 12800 which will give you breathtaking results in sunlight. The shutter is an electronically controlled focal plane shutter.

Canon Eos 500d

There is a pentamirror viewfinder with coverage of 95% approximately. The viewfinder informs you about AF information, AF points, Focus confirmation light, Exposure information, Shutter speed , Aperture value, ISO speed, Flash information: Flash ready, High-speed sync, FE lock, Flash exposure compensation, Red-eye reduction light, Image information: White balance correction, SD card information, Monochrome shooting, maximum burst (1 digit display)Highlight tone priority (D+).

Canon Eos 500d

The LCD screen is a 3.0 TFT screen with 920000 dots. Thus the results are very good to look in the screen. The coverage of the LCD is 100%. There is a dual anti-reflection and anti-smudge coating on the camera. The brightness can be adjusted to the required level of the available seven levels. The focal length of the built in flash is up to 17mm and the flash takes 3 seconds to get ready for another burst. The camera features red-eye reduction system. The CANON EOS 500D shooting modes are Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Movie, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual and A-DEP.

Canon Eos 500d

The drive modes are Single, Continuous and Self timer. The Continuous mode means you can click rapid pictures with no time gap. These can be between 2 and 10 pictures. The self timer is also adjusted between 2 and 10 seconds. The camera also records movies at 30fps and the images are stored in JPEG format and Video in MOV format. The battery used is rechargeable Li-Lon battery LP-E5 which a battery life of approximately 400 pictures. The memory storage card slot is a SD or SDHC card. The CANON EOS 500D dimensions are 128.8 x 97.5 x 61.9 mm and the camera weighs around 480gms.

Canon Eos 500d

Overall the camera is great to buy and the price of the camera is approximately between Rs. 45000-50000 which is not bad as compared to the features that it provides. Thus if you are looking for a new professional camera with really good features the CANON EOS 500D has all you want.

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