A very good midrange dSLR, the Canon EOS 50D is a compelling--but not necessarily a must-have--choice for Canon upgraders.
Magic Lantern is a firmware modification that gives Canon SLRs extra bells and whistles. Now, the hack can pull out RAW video from one of Canon's older models.
The transition to CMOS image sensors in professional medium-format cameras takes its second big step after Phase One's IQ250 arrived in January.
It's not the video-optimized powerhouse a lot of indie filmmakers have been hoping for, but based on our field testing of the 60D it seems like a worthwhile successor to the 50D. With T2i-quality video, updated autofocus and metering systems, and an articulated LCD, there's plenty here for prosumers to like at a decent price.
The Canon EOS 50D is a compelling--but not necessarily a must-have--midrange dSLR choice for Canon upgraders.
A discussion of the photo quality of the Canon EOS 50D with sample images.
Canon's China site appears to have leaked official specs for the upcoming Canon 50D dSLR.
I've been eying every possible upgrade to my venerable Canon Rebel XT. With the 50D's new high-sensitivity sensor, this is the first time I've been seriously tempted.
Higher resolution helps distinguish it definitively from the Rebel XSi.