Canon Digital Rebel XT DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 Lens
The Canon Digital Rebel XT DSLR Camera is one of the best bargain among the successful cameras in the world. The features are outstanding considering the price and are great for advanced photographers and the user who is well equipped with the DSLR usage. The Camera has better resolution, speed, controls and improved comfort than the previous models. The ergonomics and the grip have been well thought off. Compatible with all Canon lenses, the camera is one the best DSLR camera available in the market considering the price.
The Camera has 8.0-megapixel CMOS sensor that captures the detailed and high-resolution image for photo-quality of 16 x 22-inch prints. DIGIC II Image Processor is equipped with the fast and precise processing of the image. The camera is capable of processing images at a rate of up to 3 frames per second with a maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 second. The camera starts instantaneously and has a low wake up time of 0.2 seconds. The ISO range is 100- 1600 for better focusing and performing in low light conditions. This APS-C size sensor is capable of shooting in 3:2 ratio and creates the effect of viewing. The camera process the images with outstanding clarity and resolution.
The LCD screen is fixed type screen with 115K resolution. The Optical viewfinder can give you coverage up to 95% with 0.5 magnification. The camera has a built-in flash and has the option of having extra flash if the user wants. The auto phase detection feature seems to work well with the 7 autofocus points. The camera offers a greater image buffer for when you are shooting action.
In terms of ergonomics, the camera with the lens attached maintained a decent and balanced weight. The Rebel XT offers various modes of shooting and thus it is easy for the beginner to get started and has a very little learning curve. The scene modes are also featured with the camera like portrait mode, landscape mode, sports mode and night mode. All these features are useful in reducing exposure, autofocusing on the subject and giving the best output possible.
The camera is compact, light weighted and ergonomically designed. The best part is that controls and operation are very easy. You can take photos in total dark with the amazing flash. The camera also has fast startup time and long battery life. The camera has the function of keeping the sound off when going for the pictures. Automatics modes are useful for beginners.
The LCD is dim and menu options cannot be seen in the best way in bright light. You need a bit of learning to change lenses, use filters and modify settings. You need both the hand for the perfect shot. Suitable only for still photography.
Easy to use, simplistic design, sturdy, reliable, and still produces professional quality pictures. Great DSLR camera for an entry into photography.