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Upgrading from a Canon EOS D60, what is comparable now?

I would like to upgrade from my Canon EOS D60, and there are so many products to look at, my head hurts. Can anyone offer some advice as to which Canon SLR I should upgrade to?

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Do you mean the 60D? If yes, that is virtually a new camera. Why do you think you need to upgrade it? What lenses are you using?

Canon only makes one other APS-C sensor camera above the 60D: the 7D. Beyond that Canon offers four full-frame sensored cameras, the 5D mkII, and the 1D mk III, mkIV, and the 1Ds mkIII. The jump in price is hundreds (to the 7D), to thousands (the least expensive full frame is $1500 more, the most expensive is $6K more).

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Or if you mean Nikon D60...

...(which would make more sense to be upgrading from) then you'd probably be looking at the Nikon D3100 or Canon T3i (600D).


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Camera selection.

Since the Canon D60 was introduced in 2002 for an MSRP of $2199, you're going to be pleasantly surprised with all the wonderful upgrades. There are a number of items to consider before deciding which camera to buy and it starts with your budget and what you plan to shoot. Brand name would also be a consideration, but since you already have a Canon, I'll stick to that brand.

If budget is not a concern and you need a pro camera, the ID Mark IV is probably your best bet.
If your main subjects are people, the 5D Mark II would be the preferred camera if your budget can handle it.
if your main subjects involve sports or fast action and the ID mark IV is not in your budget, the 7D is your best alternative, if it will fit in your budget.
If the 7D is a little too expensive for your budget, the 60D is a nice alternative.
Next up would be the 600D with it's 18megapixel sensor.

Any of these will be a tremendous upgrade for you and we don't have knowledge of your budget or the type of photography you most enjoy so it's difficult to suggest an exact model. I hope this info helps and if you want to check out the specs of the various cameras, you might try following this link: and then go to the "reviews".

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