Canon EOS 20D

Announced Aug 19, 2004 •
8 megapixels | 1.8 screen | APS-C sensor

An outstanding camera. I bought mine in 2014. The controls are consistent across the entire Canon range so moving from a EOS 650 to a PowerShot A530 to a EOS 20D was not difficult. Fortunately the EF 35-105 mm lens was still compatible even though it was bought back in 1988. lmage quality is excellent and it is so much fun to be able to press the shoot button and have the camera take the image without any delay.  It's so much easier to capture a momentary smile. What you're missing from a ...

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I have rated this in regards to its age, and the 20D for its age its still great. I love it, its fast, acurate and strong. I have a 30D as well which builds on the 20D i call it a 20D mark 2. The 20D images are clean and low light perormance is good too. Now days i would advice someone getting if they looking for a great bargin or starter camera or backup and dont have much money. Its a great learning camera as theres no live view, no hight tech menus no movie mode so no distractions. Its a ...

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Alexandru Stavrica
 

Canon 20D has good image quality and very solid construction. Problems: The display has only 1.8 inch

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Travixarama
 

I have been usingn the 20d for around 4 years now and found it far more than satisifactory and given the fact that a lot of new models have been released i now obviously cant rate it as high now compared to when it was new. The camera produces brilliant consistant shots after another and especially when using prime lenses. I use the 50mm f1.8 ( upgrading to f1.4 soon) and 100 f2. Using these lenses the images are mind blowing providing perfect metering etc..Ive seen images from the 40d and ...

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Lupti
 

This camera is an absolute classic but still excellent. Very solid and well built. IQ is excellent, 8MP is enough resolution and noise is pretty good under control. Fast and accurate AF. 5fps is fun. I´ve got mine used for 300 € which isn´t so much money for such a good camera. I use it together with an 30D. Love the 8MP CMOS sensor. Problems: No spot metering - don´t know why. AF has some difficulties in darkness without AF assist lamp. I would recommend using an external flash with an AF ...

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PHOTOFORUM 1
 

I've been shooting with the 20D going on four years and couldn't be more pleased with it. It's fast accurate and has great IQ. Problems: None.

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Fred Wild
 

I enjoy the 20D very much. I've used it in a variety of photography settings, from portriats to landscapes. Right out of the box, I found that a few things needed to be adjusted to my preferences, including the exposure level offered by the metering (which I corrected to be a little brighter), and the ISO applied in creative modes - b.t.w. full auto won't push the ISO beyond 400 regardless of the ISO setting in creative modes. I found that fact by reading the manual... which by the way I ...

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Joehic1991
 

First off, I'll start with my Reasons for Ratings: Construction - 4.5 - Very solid built, kit lens - despite being a plastic mount seems solid enough for everyday use although my day to day use includes it being in a camera bag 24/7... The CF card door seems sub standard compared to the body, however - if it was on any other camera i'd say it was solid enough for a hell of a lot of use... [its just plastic where as the majority of the body is magnesium. Features - 5.0 - Just fantastic - ...

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gburgos
 

If you touch mine I will physically asault you! Love it! Problems: I cant think of a single one.

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geo444
 

very good image quality for the money very low noise, even at iso 1600 Problems: tiny LCD monitor and viewfinder (APS sensor) somtimes needs 3 EV bracketting

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