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“Fantastic Images”

Written on: 23/03/2012 by CPhotography (1 review written)

I'm a professional photographer & have had many camers I still work with the EOS 500 with several lenses to produce amazing black & white images, modelling portraits art images, always prefered SLR to DSLR though I have both, I always shoot on manual settings on all cameras perfect for events also with speedlite, love it I'm old school :)… Read Full Review

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Boatjude88's Response to CPhotography's Review

Written on: 22/10/2012

I have the same camera but am failing to find batteries for it, even Jessops are struggling. Can I ask please where you get yours from.

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“Do you want to win a prize for 'photograph of the...”

Written on: 19/09/2009

Do you want to win a prize for 'photograph of the year' or sell a photo for thousands of pounds, or maybe you want to capture a moment in high quality and be proud of what you've taken?. The EOS500 does the latter, very, very easily. The Canon EOS500 is intuitive, easy to handle, fits nicely in the hand (albeit you get finger nail marks on the body!) and feels like it means business, and it does. I have used the in-built flash, but like most in-builts it's good for about 3 metres, but… Read Full Review

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Written on: 26/01/2010

The reference to HD video tells me this guy is referring to the EOS 500D
<br/>as opposed to the EOS500, which is a 35mm film camera!

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“The Cannon EOS 500 is simple to use and cheap to run....”

Written on: 21/05/2009

The Cannon EOS 500 is simple to use and cheap to run. Though battery may run out quick. Good all around camera… Read Full Review

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“Very good SLR, now replaced by EOS 300, have made lots...”

Written on: 24/03/2003 by yo. (1 review written)

Very good SLR, now replaced by EOS 300, have made lots of picture sales from this camera, (provided lenses are good quality too!). Have replaced it with EOS 50 but preferred the lighter 500, easier to conceal when backpacking and less value to worry about. Performed great in all weathers and temperatures, will buy EOS 300 next, good enough for prof. sales… Read Full Review

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“I use the Canon EOS 500 35mm SLR camera for copy...”

Written on: 10/05/2002 by Frances. (1 review written)

I use the Canon EOS 500 35mm SLR camera for copy photography and have found that using a 50 mm micro lens coupled with a life converter and using 100 asa film I am able to produce excellent copies of old photographs.
This camera also doubles as my general camera and using the lens supplied when I purchased the camera, I am getting the results I am very happy with. This is in all conditions… Read Full Review

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“The Canon EOS 500 35mm SLR camera does everything I...”

Written on: 09/05/2002 by Andrew Higginbottom. (1 review written)

The Canon EOS 500 35mm SLR camera does everything I want without a huge price tag.
If i smashed it tommorrow, i'd be back out to get another.
As it's my first SLR i cannot compare it to any other, so i don't think the star ratings are appliccable but they have to be filled in… Read Full Review

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“Not to hard to master, great for both manual and...”

Written on: 08/10/2001 by Jim siemens. (1 review written)

Not to hard to master, great for both manual and automatic operation.
can achieve some very professional photos… Read Full Review

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Antti.'s Response to 4706_Jim siemens.'s Review

Written on: 26/01/2003

Hello,
I got this camera from my brother-in-law who passed away a year ago. He lived in Australia and had thrown away the manual. Does anybody know if it's possible to get it from somewhere? If you do, please contact me at antti.vihla@luukku.com. It's a pity to have such a good camera and not know how to use it!

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