Canon is considered a leader in the semipro digital SLR camera market. This is a brand that was born in 1933 in Tokyo , although was not called Canon but Kwanon.
The name Canon was taken up in 1935 with the introduction of the Hansa Canon 35mm rangefinder. The first 35mm SLR, Canonflex was introduced in 1959 and the first professional body from Canon was launched in 1971.
In 1976 Canon introduced the AE-1, which had an integrated microprocessor.
Ten years later came the EOS autofocus SLR followed by the EOS-1 IN 1989. The first Canon digital SLR camera came in 1995, then the powershot S10 in 1999 and the EOS D30 in 2000.
Anyone can find a relevant Canon digital SLR camera. They have the professional Digital SLR cameras and the prosumer DSLRs. Prosumers include the EOS 1D Mark II & III and they also manufacture "full frame" digital SLR cameras. The EOS 20D and EOS 30D prosumer bodies have a 1.6c digital crop factor and 8MP resolution.
With so much to choose from, it is becoming increasingly difficult to make a choice amongst Canon digital SLR cameras. The high tech features offered by Canon are indeed ensuring that Canon digital SLR cameras remain at the top of the game. Let us review a few of the best Canon brands available today.
Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III Digital SLR Camera
We have already mentioned the Mark III somewhere in this website. It an amazing DSLR camera that has 21.2 mega pixels, full frame 36 x 24 mm CMOS image sensor with the best resolution ever.
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi Digital SLR Camera
The rebel has a perfect make and very easy to use. It has 10.1 mega pixel sensor, 2.5 inch, 230,000 pixel LCD with 160 degree viewing angle . It also has a dust cleaning system and is compatible with about 50 lenses, depth of 27 Large/Fine JPEGs or 10 RAW frames, Custom auto-rotation and comes with a wide array of accessories.
Canon EOS D30 Digital SLR
The Canon EOS D30 digital SLR camera comes with a 3.3 mega pixels resolution, 22.7 x 15.1 mm, 12 bit RGB CCD delivering 2226 x 1460 pixel images. It also has an effective count of 3.11 megapixels. 2:3 aspect ratio. Over and above that its interchangeable lens capability supports all Canon EF mount lenses and has a focal length multiplier of 1.6x as compared to a 35mm camera, Variable ISO (100, 200, 400, 800 and 1600). pictures can be viewed in between shots, and even if camera is showing a picture or in a menu, pressing the shutter button halfway prepares camera to take a photo immediately. It also allows for continuous Shooting mode capturing up to 8 large/fine or 17 large/normal images at up to 3 frames per second with shutter at 1/250 second or faster.