Canon EOS 70D Digital SLR Camera Body Kit, with EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens, Black

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Canon EOS-70D
Changing the way users capture still images and video with a DSLR camera, Canon EOS 70D - a trailblazing powerhouse featuring a revolutionary autofocus technology that unlocks the potential of Live View: Dual Pixel CMOS AF. This game-changing technology allows the EOS 70D to capture video in Live View with smooth and precise autofocus similar to that of a camcorder, complete with the superb image quality that is a hallmark of EOS cameras. Additionally, Dual Pixel CMOS AF provides fast and accurate autofocus during Live View still image capture, enabling you to fully benefit from the freedom of angle allowed by the Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor II. Compositional options are now nearly limitless with the two real-world choices of Live View and viewfinder shooting. To further empower the photographer, Canon engineers spent months ensuring that the cutting-edge Dual Pixel CMOS AF on the EOS 70D is compatible with 103? Canon EF lenses, greatly expanding creative possibilities. Built-in wireless technology and the EOS Remote app* further enhance shooting versatility, as well as enable easy sharing. Brilliant image quality is provided by the EOS 70D's 20.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, a first for an EOS camera with an APS-C sized sensor. A powerful DIGIC 5+ Image Processor supports continuous shooting up to 7.0 frames per second, as well as an extended ISO range of 100-12800 (H: 25600) that allows shooting in a wide variety of lighting conditions. Stunning photos can be accomplished using the remarkable 19-point all cross-type AF system with a high precision dual cross f/2.8 center point, and advanced display options available on the Intelligent Viewfinder supply exceptional control. In-camera imaging features like HDR, HDR Backlight Control, Multiple Exposure, Handheld Night Scene, and Creative Filters available in real time help turn even simple images into spectacular photos. Elevating the possibilities of creative expression to extraordinary new heights, the powerful EOS 70D with Dual Pixel CMOS AF places the ability to capture both amazing stills and video right in your hands.

The Next Generation in Live View AF.
Dual Pixel CMOS AF
The Canon EOS 70D features Canon's all-new Dual Pixel CMOS AF, a revolutionary leap forward in speed and accuracy that unlocks the potential of Live View shooting. This game-changing technology will forever change what is possible with a DSLR camera

Shoot Video Like a Camcorder
The benefits of the groundbreaking Dual Pixel CMOS AF are clearly evident in video shooting, where bringing scenes and subjects into focus is a critical element of the final composition. On the EOS 70D, Dual Pixel CMOS AF helps ensure focus is achieved naturally and precisely, even when switching between subjects. And, combined with the predictive power of Movie Servo AF, subjects in motion are smoothly and consistently tracked - once the EOS 70D locks focus, it doesn't let go. Plus, with the shallow depth-of-field afforded by EOS optics, your video gains a cinematic ambience.

Shoot Video Like a Camcorder
The benefits of the groundbreaking Dual Pixel CMOS AF are clearly evident in video shooting, where bringing scenes and subjects into focus is a critical element of the final composition. On the EOS 70D, Dual Pixel CMOS AF helps ensure focus is achieved naturally and precisely, even when switching between subjects. And, combined with the predictive power of Movie Servo AF, subjects in motion are smoothly and consistently tracked - once the EOS 70D locks focus, it doesn't let go. Plus, with the shallow depth-of-field afforded by EOS optics, your video gains a cinematic ambience.

The Genius of Pixel Based AF
Dual Pixel CMOS AF is a cutting-edge Canon technology, made possible by a sophisticated redesigning of the CMOS sensor. Traditionally, image sensors have one photodiode per pixel, but the CMOS sensor on the EOS 70D has two photodiodes per pixel, enabling each pixel on the sensor to both perform phase-difference detection autofocus and capture light - a first for EOS cameras. With phase-difference detection AF, autofocus is achieved quickly and easily on the camera. This unique AF system enables autofocus on 80% of the image plane, vertically and horizontally, and helps ensure virtually no loss in image quality.

Sophisticated Wireless System.
The simplicity and convenience of wireless technology, built-in The new EOS 70D incorporates cutting edge wireless technology right into its compact design. The camera's exposure settings, such as aperture, shutter speed and ISO, focus, and shutter can be operated wirelessly using an iOS or Android smartphone* with the free Canon EOS Remote app**. Using a smartphone with the EOS Remote app** installed, you can shoot remotely from a distance, even in Live View mode, for those difficult-to-capture shots; you can also review images on the EOS 70D without having to take it out of the bag, and easily transfer and save images directly from the camera to a smartphone. Full DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) compatibility means easy sharing between the EOS 70D and other DLNA products, like HDTVs, smartphones and more. Still images can even be transferred between two wireless-enabled Canon cameras over a Local Area Network (LAN). Images and video can be uploaded instantly to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY# for easy sharing on social networking sites, and photos can even be printed on a wireless PictBridge certified printer without the need for a PC. Remarkably, the EOS 70D has all of these wireless features without the need for any additional accessories; they're built right in!

Amazing Capture and Processing Power.
20.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor Offering the highest pixel count of any APS-C sized sensor in EOS history, the EOS 70D camera's 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor records a massive 5472 x 3648 pixels, perfect for even the biggest enlargements and offering enough resolution for significant cropping while maintaining the detail and essence of the particular scene. 14-bit signal processing ensures excellent tonal gradation and a wide ISO range of 100-12800 (H: 25600) ensures excellent image capture even in dim lighting situations. The EOS 70D camera's image sensor combines with Canon's powerful DIGIC 5+ Image Processor for improved data processing speeds, greater noise reduction, and even real-time compensation for chromatic aberration.

14-bit A/D conversion
With 14-bit analog-to-digital conversion, the EOS 70D captures and records images with remarkable gradations and detail in subtle tones and colors, resulting in more realistic and detailed images. By recording up to 16,384 colors per channel, the EOS 70D ensures that the fine detail found in subjects like foliage, sky and water are preserved and recorded with a tremendous level of accuracy, ensuring gorgeous results.

ISO 100-12800 and expandable to 25600 in H mode
Thanks to its DIGIC 5+ Image Processor, the EOS 70D features an expanded ISO range of ISO 100-12800 (expandable to 25600 in H mode) that makes shooting possible in situations previously unthinkable without flash. The EOS 70D, with the DIGIC 5+ Image Processor's remarkable noise-reduction technology, performs brilliantly in low-light shooting. Used with one of Canon's EF or EF-S lenses with Optical Image Stabilizer, the EOS 70D can record beautiful images even when light sources are scarce.

High speed continuous shooting up to 7.0 fps
Capable of shooting up to 7.0 fps during continuous shooting, the EOS 70D is a perfect camera for quick action. Canon's remarkable shutter, combined with speedy, sophisticated electronics, ensures instant response and performance. A rapidly occurring scene can be captured moment by moment, second by second, so that even the briefest of opportunities are captured in perfect clarity.

EOS Full HD Movie mode with Movie Servo AF and 3-10x Digital Zoom at Full HD resolution The EOS 70D captures HD video with an impressive level of sophistication, offering phenomenal performance on a DSLR camera. It offers both All-I (UHS-I memory card is required) and IPB compression, supports H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile, and automatically splits files greater than 4GB (FAT specifications) for extended recording without interruption. It offers the option of time coding during recording only (Rec Run) or at all times (Free Run), which is useful for multi-camera shoots. It also features improved sound recording adjustment capabilities; the EOS 70D has an internal stereo microphone for enhanced audio capture and a wind filter feature to reduce wind noise when shooting outdoors. Sound recording levels can be manually (up to 64 different levels) or automatically controlled, while a built-in attenuator is also provided to reduce audio clipping. For more advanced audio recording, the EOS 70D is compatible with many third-party electret condenser microphones with a 3.5mm diameter plug.The EOS 70D also boasts the advanced Movie Digital Zoom, allowing you to magnify the center of the image by approximately 3x-10x when Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution is set.

The EOS 70D features Movie Servo AF for continuous autofocus tracking of moving subjects while recording video. Combined with the camera's Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, even fast subjects remain crisply in focus. Autofocus is smooth and continuous, and quiet when recording video using one of Canon's STM lenses. The revolutionary performance of Canon's Dual Pixel CMOS AF System, the predictive power of Movie Servo AF, and the pleasing depth-of-field provided by the EOS 70D's optics make it possible to accomplish stunning, cinematic video capture, easily.

The Canon 70D is commonly used for Family photos, Landscape/scenery, Low light, Sports/action, Travel, Video, Weddings, Wildlife and more.The Canon 70D is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Photo enthusiast among others.The Canon 70D is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 70D: Easy to use, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Fast shutter speed, Good image quality, High ISO performance, Image stabilization, Large clear LCD, Quiet and Tilt /swivel LCD

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Easy to use (80),Large clear LCD (80),Fast / accurate auto-focus (55),Good image quality (55),Quiet (52),Tilt /swivel LCD (46),Nice features/settings (44),Fast shutter speed (41),Excellent image quality (40),High ISO performance (36),Quick start-up time (36),Image stabilization (34) Solid operation (32),Good battery life (28),Simple controls/menu (27),Superior build quality (25),Lightweight/portable (23),Touch screen (3) View All
Cons:
Short battery life (10),Noisy at high ISO (7),Heavy/bulky (6),Poor image quality (6),Missing features/settings (5),Poor build quality (4),No gps (3),No image stabilization (3),Noisy (3)
Best Uses:
Landscape/scenery (45),Sports/action (39),Travel (39),Family photos (38),Video (38),Low light (35),Wildlife (34),Weddings (28)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (37),Semi-pro photographer (10),Pro photographer (9),Casual photographer (8)

Canon 70D Features

  • Shoot Video Like a Camcorder: Dual Pixel CMOS AF delivers autofocus performance that is similar to that of a camcorder - but on a DSLR camera! Focus is precise, transitions are smooth and natural and subjects in motion are tracked consistently over a large area of the frame
  • Realize the Freedom of Live View: Live View shooting, powered by Dual Pixel CMOS AF, is phenomenally accurate and faster than ever. With such advanced autofocus capabilities available when using the Vari-angle monitor, Live View is now a capable complement to traditional viewfinder shooting
  • Compatible with 103: 103 Canon EF lenses are able to fully realize the benefits of Dual Pixel CMOS AF. Compatible lenses greatly expand creative and compositional possibilities so users can enjoy a wide range of endeavors made possible through various lenses whether shooting still images or video
  • The Convenience of Built-in Wireless Technology: Wireless technology makes it easy to share your photos and video with friends and family. It also enables you to shoot remotely and control camera settings, allowing even more creative and compositional freedom
  • True HD Performance in Your Hands: The EOS 70D easily captures stunning HD video, in a number of recording sizes and frame rates, all with lifelike detail and accurate, brilliant color. And new Dual Pixel CMOS AF helps ensure your subjects are continually in pristine focus
  • Amazing Capture and Processing Power: At 20.2 Megapixels, the CMOS sensor on the EOS 70D helps ensure excellent tonal gradation and phenomenal image quality. A powerful DIGIC 5+ Image Processor improves speed, reduces noise and enables an expanded ISO range of ISO 100-12800
  • Versatile, Sharp and Clear, with Tactile Controls: The Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor II on the EOS 70D displays fine detail, features capacitive touch technology and enables comfortable shooting from a variety of angles and vantage points not possible with the viewfinder
  • The Speed You Need: Capable of shooting up to 7.0 fps during continuous shooting, the EOS 70D is a perfect camera for quick action. A rapidly occurring scene can be captured moment by moment, second by second, so that even the briefest of opportunities are captured in exquisite clarity
  • Fast, Accurate, Phenomenal AF: The EOS 70D makes use of 19 high precision cross-type AF sensors and a central f/2.8 dual cross-type sensor during viewfinder shooting to crisply focus on subjects - even if their movements are erratic or unpredictable

Canon 70D Specifications

Camera Type
Digital SLR with Interchangeable lenses
Lens Mount
Canon EF
Canon EF-S
Camera Format
APS-C (1.6x Crop Factor)
Pixels
Actual: 20.9 Megapixel
Effective: 20.2 Megapixel
Max Resolution
20MP: 5472 x 3648 at 3:2
Other Resolutions-1
11.2MP: 4104 x 2736 at 3:2
8.9MP: 3648 x 2432 at 3:2
5MP: 2736 x 1824 at 3:2
2.5MP: 1920 x 1280 at 3:2
0.35MP: 720 x 480 at 3:2
17.7MP: 4864 x 3648 at 4:3
10MP: 3648 x 2736 at 4:3
7.9MP: 3248 x 2432 at 4:3
4.4MP: 2432 x 1824 at 4:3
2.2MP: 1696 x 1280 at 4:3
0.31MP: 640 x 480 at 4:3
16.8MP: 5472 x 3072 at 16:9
9.5MP: 4104 x 2310 at 16:9
7.5MP: 3648 x 2048 at 16:9
4.2MP: 2736 x 1536 at 16:9
2.1MP: 1920 x 1080 at 16:9
0.29MP: 720 x 408 at 16:9
Other Resolutions-2
13.3MP: 3648 x 3648 at 1:1
7.5MP: 2736 x 2736 at 1:1
5.9MP: 2432 x 2432 at 1:1
3.3MP: 1824 x 1824 at 1:1
1.6MP: 1280 x 12,180 at 1:1
0.23MP: 480 x 480 at 1:1
Aspect Ratio
1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type / Size
CMOS, 22.5 x 15 mm
File Formats
Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)
Bit Depth
14-bit
Dust Reduction System
Yes
Noise Reduction
Yes
Memory Card Type
SD
SDHC
SDXC
Focus Type
Auto & Manual
Focus Mode
Single-servo AF (S), Continuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M)
Autofocus Points
19
Viewfinder Type
Pentaprism
Viewfinder Coverage
98%
Viewfinder Magnification
Approx. 0.95x
Diopter Adjustment
- 3.0 to +1.0 m
Display Screen
3" Rear Touchscreen Swivel LCD (1,040,000)
Screen Coverage
100%
Live View
Yes
ISO Sensitivity
Auto, 100-12800 (Extended Mode: 100-25600)
Shutter
Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 30 - 1/8000 sec
Metering Method
Average metering, Center-weighted average metering, Partial Metering, Spot metering
Exposure Modes
Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Bulb, Custom, Flash Off, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
Metering Range: EV 1.0 - EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
White Balance Modes
Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, Sunset, Tungsten, Twilight
Flash Modes
Modes: FE Lock
TTL Auto
Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Built-in Flash
Yes
Guide No.
39.4' (12.01 m) ISO100
Max Sync Speed
1 / 250 sec
Flash Compensation
-3 EV to +3 EV (in .1 or .5 EV steps)
Dedicated Flash System
eTTL
External Flash Connection
Hot Shoe
Video Recording
Yes, NTSC/PAL
File Size
1920 x 1080p (Full HD)
1280 x 720p (HD)
640 x 480p (SD)
Frame Rate
at 1920 x 1080: 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps
at 1280 x 720: 60 fps, 50 fps
at 640 x 480: 30 fps, 25 fps
Exposure Control
Auto: Shutter Speed
Manual: Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO
Exposure Compensation
-3 EV to +3 EV (in .3 EV steps)
Focus
Auto
Manual
Continuous Auto
Continuous Shooting Time-1
1920 x 1080 (with 8GB memory card)
at 30 fps IPB: 32 min. (235 MB / min.) / ALL-I: 11 min. (685 MB / min.)
at 25 fps IPB: 32 min. (235 MB / min.) / ALL-I: 11 min. (385 MB / min.)
at 24 fps IPB: 32 min. (235 MB / min.) / ALL-I: 11 min. (685 MB / min.)
1280 x 720 (with 8GB memory card)
at 60 fps IPB: 37 min. (205 MB / min.) / ALL-I: 12 min. (610 MB / min.)
at 50 fps IPB: 37 min. (205 MB / min.) / ALL-I: 12 min. (610 MB / min.)
Continuous Shooting Time-2
640 x 480 (with 8GB memory card)
at 30 fps IPB: 97 min. (78 MB / min.)
at 25 fps IPB: 97 min. (78 MB / min.)
Audio Recording
With Video, Stereo, Via Optional External Mic
Continuous Shooting
Up to 7 fps
Start-up Time
0.15 Seconds
Shutter Lag
0.065 Seconds
Self Timer
10 sec, 2 sec
Connectivity
1/8" Microphone, HDMI C (Mini), USB 2.0
Wi-Fi Capable
Yes
Battery
1x LP-E6 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2VDC, 1800mAh
AC Power Adapter
ACK-E6 (Optional)
Operating/Storage Temperature
32 to 104deg.F (0 to 40deg.C)
Humidity: 0 - 85%
Dimensions (WxHxD)
5.5x4.1x3.1" (139.7x104.1x78.7mm)
Weight
1.66 lbs (753g) with battery and memory card

Canon 70D Reviews

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4.6

(based on 185 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Wonderful camera!

As a Canon XSi owner, I was interested in upgrading to an advanced consumer model and decided on the 70D after reading some good reviews (especially Ken Rockwell's). After a couple weeks and a few hundred pictures, I'm amazed by the performance of this camera--it exceeds my expectations in almost every way. Here are some highlights: - The AF system is remarkable. Very fast and accurate—even with moving subjects. - Accurate exposure control. I took a couple hundred pictures of kids getting ...

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As a Canon XSi owner, I was interested in upgrading to an advanced consumer model and decided on the 70D after reading some good reviews (especially Ken Rockwell's). After a couple weeks and a few hundred pictures, I'm amazed by the performance of this camera--it exceeds my expectations in almost every way. Here are some highlights: - The AF system is remarkable. Very fast and accurate—even with moving subjects. - Accurate exposure control. I took a couple hundred pictures of kids getting pony rides at a recent community event. With bright sunshine, it was very contrasty. Yet, I only rarely had to make very minor corrections (1/8 to 1/4 stop at the most) in processing the images to get the exposure perfect. The camera just doesn't make mistakes as the XSi sometimes would. - Shutter speed (1/8000) and high-speed continuous shooting (7 frames per second) are excellent. - Exceptional low-light performance compared to the XSi. Even at ISO 12800, the noise level is substantially lower than the XSi at its highest setting of 1600. - I really like the 18-135 IS lens. The build quality, though plastic, seems much sturdier and higher quality (and heavier) than the 18-55 kit lens. The zoom range is sufficient for 99% of the photography I do (though a longer telephoto is often needed for nature photography). Sharpness is quite good. - I really like the touch screen LCD monitor and separate LCD panel. Very easy to set up the camera, review pictures and associated information, etc. The resolution of the monitor is terrific. - Though this camera is more complex than the XSi, the layout and functionality is well thought out. It doesn't take long to learn if you have some familiarity with digital SLR cameras. - Video recording seems very good, but I haven't used this feature too much. Not so great things: I haven't found any yet!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Focus problem in basic mode

I've gone through two of these cameras now and both have had the same focus problem issues. Using the basic auto mode and looking through the viewfinder yielded un-sharp photos. Apparently, the 19-point auto-focus system was flawed, not focusing on the points indicated in the viewfinder, but on something closer in the frame. For instance, focusing not on the person sitting at a table, but on the edge of the table lower in the frame. The results were fine using live-view mode. The first camera...

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I've gone through two of these cameras now and both have had the same focus problem issues. Using the basic auto mode and looking through the viewfinder yielded un-sharp photos. Apparently, the 19-point auto-focus system was flawed, not focusing on the points indicated in the viewfinder, but on something closer in the frame. For instance, focusing not on the person sitting at a table, but on the edge of the table lower in the frame. The results were fine using live-view mode. The first camera also had a flash problem in basic mode where it would often fail to flash in a low light situation. The flash was fine in the replacement camera, but besides the blurry images in basic mode, it would always choose a high ISO speed, like 1600, insuring that all the images were somewhat grainy. I'm mystified by all the positive reviews of this camera, as it appears there is a systematic focus issue problem. I'm guessing many owners don't even bother with the basic mode setting. I usually don't but my wife does and the camera was for her. The camera has many positive qualities, especially for video. And if you never use the basic mode then you'll probably love it.

Reviewed by 185 customers

 
5.0

Love It!

By

from Atlanta, GA

This is my first DSLR camera and I love it. when purchasing I have reviewed several cameras and got feedback from a lot of photographers. some of the features that the 70D has are great selling points for me. example, the Wi-Fi shooting and being able to take a picture and within a few minutes send it to my phone and post it on social media. this feature has also saved me from having to buy a remote shutter release because I can make changes and take control of the camera from the free app. the size and build of the camera are solid and perfect size for my hand. I purchased the camera to shoot photos underwater and have also purchased the housing required. Takes great photos and doubles as my walking around camera because of the high quality and ease of use. I have purchased several canon lenses now and they are all excellent quality. Great combination Canon glass with Canon camera. I am still learning to use the camera but I get better every day, love the file size of the raw format and touch screen for moving around and checking to ensure you got the shot. I will be a long time customer of Canon and I am now looking to purchase a full framed camera now that I know what I am doing.

 
4.0

GREAT camera!

By

from Wichita, KS  -  Photo Enthusiast

I sometimes think I wanted to upgrade to a FF sensor camera (Nion D750 or Canon 5dIII or 6D) but then I take this camera out, have a blast, take some great pics and time lapses, and then i question why I need a full frame. This is a great camera. Fun to use. I have never had any focus issues with it, but then again I am not a pixel peeper and have only ben at this for a year. For fun, consider getting the 10-18 mm lens made for the crop frame Cannons. Its cheap and fun to use too! Do not hesitate to buy this camera, and also give the D7100 a look. My son has one of those and loves it too.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

EOS 70D

By

from Palm Coast FL

Just got a EOS 70D replacement for my exhausted and now ancient, EOS 10D. While I knew, being many generations advanced, the 70D would be quite superior to my old camera, I am still greatly impressed with some of those changes. For one thing, I have poor eisight and I really like the new image control selection knob on the top left. The icons are clear enough for me to know what they are at a glance and I really like that it locks with the push button on top. On my old 6.3mp, 10D, I would often change the selection inadvertently. Also with the 10D's 6.3mp sensor, I used to have to carefully compose shots when I took them because cropping was very limited. Now, though I still compose carefully, the 70D's 20mp sensor allows me far more latitude in composition and I miss fewer good shots. The low light performance is excellent too and the higher ISO settings don't get nearly as grainy as my 10D did. The old 10D faithfully took nearly 150K images for me but it is now getting a much deserved rest. The 70D, is a dream machine.

 
5.0

Terrific Camera

By

from Eastern Oregon

First off, I am new to DSLR camera's but, I do have considerable experience with "point and shoot" and video camera's of various makes and models. I am impressed with the quality of this camera and the 18-135 and 50-250 IS STM lenses; along with the relative ease of learning to use these systems I have found it easy to produce wonderful, clear pictures even under the stresses of a new learning curve. I have done much research and settled on the 70D mainly for the fully articulated LCD and professional setting options as I didn't want a point and shoot version of the dslr. With less than 1000 shots taken; I am mostly on Manual controls with an occasional use of AV and TV settings. This is not to toot my own horn but to convey the ease at which this camera makes it possible to learn the concepts of photography. I love the fully articulated LCD and that it is a touch screen adds to its convenience of use. I find the over all lay out of all the function buttons convenient and easy to learn and to use. I love this camera and even with my limited experience; I can't be more pleased with the quality photos I can produce with it; and that I really didn't need to rely on the Auto function for good photos is a major plus. I think this is a terrific mid level camera for the enthusiast moving up possibly on their way to a Full Frame DSLR system. I have shot a limited amount of video; and it has very good clarity but at this point I have not shot enough to comment on this aspect of this camera.

 
5.0

I first started back in ...

By

from Northern California

I first started back in the 80's with a AE-1 as my first camera when I was in the Marine Corp. From there I became a Canon faithful. I really enjoy the EOS 70D and its easy handling. Digitial Photography is a wonderful thing to have.

 
5.0

It's a Back-up

By

from Chicagoland, Illinois  -  Photo Enthusiast

This is my second EOS 70D. I bought this body as a back-up to my first 70D. As you can gather I love the 70D cameras.

 
5.0

Canon EOS 70D

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from Glenside. PA

I purchased this camera to upgrade from a Canon Rebel XT, which i have been using for many years. I absolutely love this camera it is has almost everything i would ever want. The quality and feel of the camera is excellent and the menu functions and accessibility are very good.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

EOS 70D

By

from Norfolk,Va

I went from a t2i to a t3i and now to the 70d people it the best camera when your coming from that line up and also the price as well it preforms awesome please buy if you have the money and looking for a awesome upgrade please buy this camera you will be please I have had mine for 2 months now it awesome.

 
5.0

Why Canon?

By

from Fairfax, VA

I decided to get back into film but there was so many choices to choose from. I chose Canon. Canon offered the best in overall quality and price point. Afterall all, today's technology you really can't go wrong. I felt Canon just does it right! The EOS 70D far exceeds what I expected in a DSLR! The resolution of all my data is pro quality. I see why this is a Canon?!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I love my eos 70D

By

from Bedford, VA

This camera amazes me daily!!! & I learn something new about this camera daily!!! I am not kidding at all. I owned the 60D & loved it, but the 70D just blows it away!!! The built in wifi is a real gift for ease of sharing pictures, & one of the main reasons I wanted this camera, but I was stunned when I realized that this feature is even more awesome than I thought it would be, & I think Canon should publish this more. I ordered a book so I could learn every single feature the 70D has & just today my husband got the Canon 430EX II flash for me. I have had a Canon SLR for years & I have never been happier with Canon & my EOS 70D!!!

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