Canon EOS 50 E
Camera, Analogue Cameras - SLR - 135mm - without Zoom - with Built-in Flash - with Red Eye Reduction
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Review of "Canon EOS 50 E"
The 50E is an old fashioned Single Lens Reflex camera (that's look through the lens to you and me) which has been around for 5+ years now.It is know as the Rebel in the US and other countries but is basically the same.
The camera would be an excellent budget buy for a beginner, or a good second hand buy for those wanting a cheaper option or second camera.It can come with a range of lenses - depends on package/store.
I bought this with a 35-80mm Canon USM lens and later bought a 35-300mm Tamron lens to enable all shots from one lens.
Had this for years now with not a thing wrong. Excellent build despite plastic parts in some places.
Leave it on auto and 99% of all shots will be infocus and correctly exposed. It struggles with bright backgrounds on darker subjects so you have to learn to spot this and correct manually.
Small enough to be useable by men and woman - some SLRs are heavy and too big for small hands but not this one.
The jewel is the 3 spot eye focusing feature. Basically you can set it to focus where you look. Neat and it really works.
More modern Canons have 7 or 9 focusing spots but this is enough for any amateur.
Exposure control can be left on a very competent automatic, or set to a variety of modes for portrait, landscape and action.The unit has a built in power wind which can take about a picture every 0.5 seconds, so action photos are easy.
Canon lenses can be interchanged onto the next Canon SLR you buy (film or digital).The minuses
Old tech now but should be reflected in the price. Best buy second hand.
Film - it suits me nicely with a portable digital camera along side it. The quality is better but still a hassle getting the films developed and printed.Overall
I cannot recommend Canon highly enough.
This camera was and is excellent.
Product Information : Canon EOS 50 E
Manufacturer's product descriptionCamera, Analogue Cameras - SLR - 135mm - without Zoom - with Built-in Flash - with Red Eye Reduction
EAN: 4960999123417, 4960999103372, 4960999123585, 4960999102146
Film Format: 135mm
Compact / SLR: SLR
DX Coding: with, Yes
Exposure Regulation: Program-Reflex, Program Reflex
Automatic Loading (APS): w/o autoload
Motor: without Motor, with Motor
Mini Type: no
Autofocus: with Autofocus
Built In Flash: with Built-in Flash
Bifocal / Zoom: without Zoom
Exchangable Lens: without Exchangeable Lens
Data Back: without Data Back
Red Eye Reduction: with Red Eye Reduction
Water Protection: without Water Protection
Listed on Ciao since: 07/10/2004