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Diamond review  AFFORDABLE EXPERTISE FOR BEGINNERS

Advantages: excellent range of functions, easy to use for the beginner, ideal also for more advanced users
Disadvantages: don't be put off by the fact it's a 'proper' camera

Having read a number of ‘reviews’ by my fellow Ciao members of Digital cameras – of varying quality – it got me thinking about a cheaper alternative. A Good old fashioned REAL Camera. That is not meant to decry the fact that there are now many top qua ...

flashpointz 30.04.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EOS 50 E

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Canon can, and so can you

Advantages: Canon quality; range of lenses available; good features
Disadvantages: Film - going the way of the dinosaur

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 excell ...

a4angus 24.03.2005 · Read full review
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EOS 50e: A very capable camera

Advantages: Eye control, ease of use
Disadvantages: Fixed focal length built in flash

...I purchased my 50e new several years ago with a Canon 28-80 zoom lens as a replacement for a fully manual Practica SLR. One of the main selling points at the time was the eye controlled auto focus. This enables the camera to sense which of three focus ...

querth 12.01.2004 · Read full review
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The Ultimate Starter SLR

Advantages: Tons of features, easy operation, top quality build.
Disadvantages: Older model.

The EOS 50e, also known as the Elan IIe, is often overlooked in favor of newer models. However, after many years this camera has not even begun to show its age. Anyone considering making the leap from compact to SLR should search for this gem. The 50 ...

Vistaway 04.07.2000 · Read full review
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Advantages: Lens Backup. Build Quality. Eye Controlled Focus...
Disadvantages: C**p Evaluative metering

I have used this camera for 2 years as a semi-pro photographer. I went to a residential course last year and had perfect exposures in all 36 transparencies of 10 films (unlike some of the students with > £1000 cameras). I cannot recommend this camera en ...

glsphoto 08.08.2000 · Read full review
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