Canon EOS 50D

Announced Aug 26, 2008 •
15 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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Greetings need your expert opinion on taking photo in low light/indoor photography. i'm using Canon 50D, Canon 16-35mm f4 lens for indoor photo and i'm not happy with the results, don't know how to improve. Due to low light indoor, with flash (430II),  i was able to get photo with manual setting of  ISO 1600/3200, f13, 1/80, partial meter.  i'm getting images with lots of noise (understand it is due to high ISO setting), but images are not clear and sharp...  i was hoping to get good image...
By: DaisyDoo (5 days ago)
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Hi, I am a novice. I have not had a lot to do with cameras since developing film in a darkroom from an old pentax at high school .. quite a few years ago :) .. my question is I am interested in a Canon eos 50D with a Tamron 18-250mm lens. I have researched and then hit a wall when one site said they were completely incompatible :/ .. I am wanting to take photos of kids and plants/flowers. I would be very thankful of any advice. ps, I am able to purchase for $430 but not sure now if I should...
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So, I thought I had a faulty card, as my EOS 50D kept saying 'card not formatted' whenever I tried to use it. Now that card does work, but using one of my cards (pretty sure it's another), I had the same error intermittently. Made me worried when I tried to extract images and it came up 'not formatted'!! Simply taking the card out and putting it back in fixed it. So anyway, what's the likely cause? Camera? Or could it just be that old CF cards are starting to fail?
By: kxm25 (2 weeks ago)
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Hi! So I'm an amateur photographer in high school (15 years old) and I'm very wanting to learn nature/wildlife videography. Sadly I own a Canon 50D, which doesn't have a video feature, and I'm not willing to install Magic Lantern by any chance.. Anyways, I wanted a small camera that I can casually carry around and also use for video. I would be making videos for a class in a small art school that I'm planning to apply to, plus I am a complete novice in this area. I have about $300-350 to...
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Hi From various forums I heard that the Canon 75-300mm kit lens is one of the worst lenses ever produced, so I think I should upgrade out of that. I am personally very disappointed with its image quality, but I also don't want to spend more than $200 on an upgrade so L lenses are out of the question.  I was considering either a Sigma 70-300mm APO or Tamron 70-300mm to replace the Canon kit lens. Both seem pretty well made, I am just curious which has the best optical quality. The Sigma costs...
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Hi I currently have the Canon SL1, and have found it to be quite a disappointment with the dynamic range and image quality. I am looking to upgrade to either a 50D or a 7D, and I wanted to know how the image quality would be effected and what real benefits does a 7D have over a 50D? I don't have a very large budget at all and I know these cameras are outdated, but I want something that produces better images than that of my SL1. Thank you
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Hello all and thank you for any responses: I currently own the 50D and don't plan on upgrading to full frame in the next 10 years. I own the 10-18 stm, have the 18-135mm IS but plan swapping out for the tamron 17-50 XR di II f/2.8, have the 55-250 stm, and the 50mm f/1.8, and I do have a macro extension tube set. I am mostly interested in people (portraits), landscape, low-light (indoor sports/shows/parties), macro, and wildlife. I currently use the 50mm f/1.8 for portraits and any low-light...
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I see that our neighbours to the south have nice rebates on the 7D Mark II ($300 on the body) but no such love in Canada.  Questions: Anyone know if Canon Canada has any plans on offering the same rebates? Could these rebates be a result of Americans purchasing in Canada because of the value of our dollar? Any substance to the rumour that prices in Canada are going up April 1st as a result again of our crappy dollar? Any insight appreciated...  :)  As it stands now there is no way I am...
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Hi !  Long time reader, 1st time poster.  I'm having some trouble making the transition from high school soccer to high school hoops.  Over half my pictures are blurry.  Ugghh.  I'm shooting with a Canon 50D, 70-200 2.8mm, in Av, at ISO 2000, with a single focus center point.  I've played with the AF button on the back, but it seems that every time I catch a great action shot, I wind up with too much motion blur.  Would appreciate any/all suggestions or advice.  Thanks !!  And happy New Year.
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I have and love a canon 50d with various lenses.  Lately I don;t use it as much and grab my G11 because of the weight of the 50d.  There is a black friday deal Canon has for a Rebel T5 for $199, with the 18-55mm lens(  not important to me since i have one)  The weight of the T5 is significantly less than the 50d   and would make walking around with m favorite zoom lens easier.   Of course I would still have the 50d.  I had thought of moving to the 70d, but the price of the T5 is very...
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