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Hi, I´m an enthusiastic photographer who is currently studying to become proffessional. I can personally say that the canon eos 1000d is one of the best cameras on the market for what it´s worth. It´s a great all-round camera that can be used by an amateur who´s never touched a camera, simply by putting it on program or auto. It´s also a very capable piece of equipment if you wish to take matters into you´re own hands and use all the manual features.
As far as the picture quality is concerned, I think that it´s 10.1 megapixel sensor is sufficient enough for anyone who wants to print anything up to medium sized posters, which for the price you pay, I think is quite impressive. If you wanted to print larger or wanted to be able to crop tighter, then you would be better off investing in a camera with a 15 or 18 megapixel sensor, which will obviously be more expensive.
The 1000d has many features such as live view mode and great white balance settings, but I´m not going to go into details because this an overall review. What I will tell you is that Live View Mode is great except for the fact that you cannot autofocus while operating on this mode, which is a bit annoying. The features also cover the basic manual aperture and shutter speed modes, that you alter with the dial on the top of body. Also, if you´re looking for a camera that can snap away at ultra high speeds, then I don´t recommend it. It takes 3fps.
I cannot stress enough how hardy this camera actually is. Now, I´m not saying that I´ve thrown it against a wall to test it, but it has had a few knocks against my tripod and i´ts been thrown about several times at airports. Yet, I´ve never had a problem with it´s performance.
In my opinion, It´s great value for money. It´s done everything I expected and more, and I have taken some very satisfactory photographs (quality wise).
Once again Canon have created the best amateur-proffessional camera on the market. If you are someone who has a passion for photography and would like to go proffessional, this is the camera for you.
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reflective and hard-coated!Transparent when the screen is switched on, mirror effect when it is switched off.Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS Mirror protective film: Fully mirrored screen protection: The highly reflective FX-Mirror mirror-effect film gives your screen a particularly elegant metallic appearance and offers an excellent alternative to a mirror. As soon as the screen is switched off, it is transformed into an ultra-stylish and extremely handy mirror.Optimal protection and an incredible effect: when the screen is switched on, it lights up and the mirror turns into a transparent protective surface!This film is dirt-repellant and extremely scratch-proof (can withstand a 4H pencil hardness at 500 g writing pressure). It is also very easy to attach and can be completely removed if required without leaving any residue.The film does not impair the operation of screens and touch screens, which remain fully functional!Dirt-repellant surface!Reduces fingerprints and repels dirt and grease.Anti-static film material!Does not attract dust as it is applied and can even be rinsed with clear water and reattached if necessary.Scope of deliveryEOS 1000D / Rebel XS Mirror protective film1 x FX-Mirror mirror-effect screen-protection film1 x illustrated installation instructions in several languages1 x cleaning cloth1 x installation tool (squeegee)Packages for devices with several screens (e.g. internal and external screens) contain a protective film for each screen.Mirror protective film Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS Screen protector - FX-Mirror with mirror effect
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of your camera from scratches, dirt, and other damages. The display protector consists of several layers, but is extremely thin and therefore hardly visible and very translucent. That way you have an unrestricted view of the display and the quality of your view is not negatively impacted.Easy use The display protector is simply mounted to the camera: After thoroughly cleaning the display, you remove the back foil. Stick the display protector on the display of your camera and lastly remove the front protective foil. If desired, the display protector can also be removed without leaving any residue.Excellent workmanship The display protective cover is extremely robust. It consists of glass with a thickness of less than 1mm and has a built-in anti-splitter layer which prevents the protective cover to break into pieces if it is damaged.