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Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D Digital SLRs

5 star rating
                      5 / 5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $919.00
LCD : 3 in. Display | Max. ISO : Auto 

Product Description

The Canon EOS Rebel T3i – or outside the US, the 600D – is a lot more than the entry-level digital SLR it appears to be. It has the same 18-megapixel CMOS sensor and 1080p HD video as the EOS 60D and EOS 7D and like the 60D, it also has a handy tilt-swivel LCD. It offers full manual exposure control for those who want it, as well as user-friendly scene modes for photographers with less experience.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Raman Brar

Date Reviewed: July 22, 2013

Strengths:    Amazing 1080 video quality
Multi angle screen
Image stabilization
Wireless flash
Quick auto focus

Weaknesses:    Auto focus on video not quite on par with similar cameras

Bottom Line:   
I began using the Canon Rebel t3i for my photobooth photo booth rental business in Vancouver, Sparks Photo Booth, and the image quality has been magnificant. In all our rentals our customers have raved about the high quality. Whichi in turn has helped us broaden our customer base and offer better deals and better rates. I've since upgraded but still use this for stills. Amazing camera for everyday shooting.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Anthony Reiss a Professional

Date Reviewed: October 8, 2011

Strengths:    Incomparable entry level DSLR. Nothing like it.

The price offering is just unbelievable.

Value for money.

Comes with FREE wireless transmitter.

Slightly larger ergonomics and shape than the sister 550D making it better to hold

Weaknesses:    The focusing points on the viewfinder look like dirt spots.
There is this thin square line which is the AF sensor, then a dirt spot in the middle.
All nine of them.
Whoever conceived of using this dirt spot as a focusing point for Canon cameras should be fired by Canon.
It is so annoying, it looks like a mold spot on an old moldy lens.

Bottom Line:   
One of the most value for money DSLRs to come in a long time.
To those who know what they are after in a DSLR, what they want out of a DSLR, this model has a lot to offer, and is a refreshing solution to their needs.
I will not repeat what has been said or what you can learn from information out there, rather, I will spell out what really gets me excited about this new model.

1. It has the same sensor as the 7D and the 60D.
To a lot of experienced photographers, that's what counts the most, only followed by the bells and whistles that are thrown in.
2. Articulated screen. For someone like me, who has been in the video and film movie industry for over 20 years, an articulated screen means a lot. It makes the ergonomics of this model closer to the feel of a pro video cam.
3. Full manual control of exposures in movie mode. That's Hollywood style.
4. Built in Wireless Flash trigger. It's like having a FREE wireless trigger inside the camera worth $250 to $300 dollars. You may not use it frequently, but it's always there.
5. Choice of Widescreen and Regular screen ratio with choices of Frame Rates for movies. Wow.
6. Ability to recognize the attached lens and compensate the lens errors. Yippee.
7. Entry level has never been like this. While other manufacturers "strip" cameras of features, Canon just keeps on improving this genre!

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $784.00

Purchased At:   Canon Dealer

Similar Products Used:   5D

Type of photography:   Fine Art

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