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7.7 out of 10

Canon EOS Rebel G / EOS 500N / EOS Kiss

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EOS Rebel G / EOS 500N / EOS Kiss

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Overall 8
8.0

Canon Eos Rebel G

Consumer Democracy
7 January 2002
  • Summary: The purchase price was with a trade in. Good camera, but was disappointed with it at first. Found when I read the manual, I got along with it a lot better! Really like the auto focus feature. Was reaching an age where my photos with my SLR were at times out of focus. Would really prefer like to have my Minolta XD-11 back, if it was still working! But the Rebel G is doing ok for me and as I use it more, find it to be satisfactory.
  • Pros: Simple to use
  • Cons: forget to turn it off, so waste battery power
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Overall 10
10

Canon Eos Rebel G

Consumer Democracy
7 January 2002
  • Summary: After spending years lugging heavy cameras around, this camera is fantastic. Also I often need to take a picture in a hurry, this camera's automatic features allows me to do so and, at the same time, I can also revert to manual operation for special situations. On a recent trip I found that the color accuracy of my photos was superior to those of my fellow travelers. Many photo snubs will say that this camera is inferior to much more expensive cameras.
  • Pros: It's very light weight and its multiple modes gives it great flexibility.
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Overall 10
10

I love the photos taken with my Canon EOS 500n.

gino.210444, Ebay
7 July 2012
  • Summary: I had an old Zenit E camera, bought in 1976. This is a completely manual camera, easy to use. Unfortunately, it was too old, and it was not worth repairing it, too expensive. Even though I own a small digital camera, I like to use 35mm film. I had heard of the Canon EOS 500n, as being a good reliable camera, so when I found one in ebay, I decided to buy it. I wasn't disappointed, it was exactly what I was looking for, easy to use, with great results.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Overall quality 8
8.0
Looks 10
10

A perfect camera for a photography student!

madlilner..., Ciao
9 December 2006
  • Excerpt: I'm currently studying photography AS level at Henley College, and I don't think I could find a better camera for the job! The Canon Eos 500 N was given to me second hand from a photography enthusiast, and I am very lucky to have it. Even though it came without a manual, after a only a few trial shots, I was taking perfect photographs.
  • Pros: wonderful for all aspects of photography
  • Cons: none !
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 10
10
Overall quality 10
10
Looks 10
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Interested in taking pictures.......

Dawson, Ciao
18 March 2002
  • Excerpt: A year or two ago, when I was on a family holiday, I started fooling around with my dad's old SLR (single-lens-reflex - where the viewfinder shows the actual image through the main lens, unlike 'point-and-click' cameras), and I realised how enjoyable photography is. So, after coming into a bit of cash on my 18th birthday, I went shopping for a nice camera.
  • Pros: Light, easy to use, flexible, reasonably priced
  • Cons: No fast motor drive, didn't come with a bag .
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 10
10
Overall quality 10
10
Looks 10
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How Sabine get's a free photo course

TheFist, Ciao
15 March 2002
  • Excerpt: Everytime it sounds first "sssssrrrsssrrrtt" an then "clack", if I put a new photo film into this amusingly camera, "I believe there's something broken!" "Yes, woman and technique...", I thought. But then I explained to Sabine, where this noises come from. Finally she bought these camera, because I had recommended it to here and additionally she's my sister-in-law. (Maybe I have to say that she lives in germany, as me too...
  • Pros: easy to use and it really tooks nice photos
  • Cons: I have no idea  -  for the moment
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Scrypt, Dooyoo
1 September 2001
  • Excerpt: Well, How did i end up with one of these??? Picture it in duty free, i needed a battery for my own cam... walked into dixons and came out with one of these. Have to say it cost me £300 and worth every penny. I was very lucky as i got the normal lens and a 80mm -300mm lens thrown in for free as well. Also a tripod etc as part of the kit. Having used it all over the place and seen the results i can thoroughly recommend this camera to anyone.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Nibelung, Dooyoo
24 June 2001
  • Excerpt: I bought my Canon EOS 500n about 18 months ago. It was supplied with a 28-105mm zoom lens, which is a useful enough lens in its own right, making the framing of most non-specialised photos a doddle. Being a member, however lowly, of the Canon EOS stable, the 500n has a huge range of Canon (and other people's) lenses available to it.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Overall quality 10
10
Looks 10
10

A brilliant first camara

The_wizar..., Ciao
22 March 2001
  • Excerpt: I bought one of these camera's as part of a package from dixons early last year. I choose this camera because it had many unbeatably features that could not be ignored. This camera is one of the best that a beginner or advanced photographer can buy. The camera itself has two deistint modes (for beginners/advanced) which inturn have many sub-modes to choose from.
  • Pros: a brilliant first camera
  • Cons: none
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 10
10
Overall quality 10
10
Looks 10
10

A Camera To Grow Into - UPDATED

BNibbles, Ciao
6 December 2000
  • Excerpt: THIS IS A COMPLETE RE-WRITE OF AN EARLIER, AND BY TODAY’S STANDARDS, WOEFULLY SHORT-ON-DETAIL OPINION. I bought my Canon EOS 500n about 18 months ago. It was supplied with a 28-105mm zoom lens, which is a useful enough lens in its own right, making the framing of most non-specialised photos a doddle. Being a member, however lowly, of the Canon EOS stable, the 500n has a huge range of Canon (and other people's) lenses available to it.
  • Pros: Flexible .  Versatile .  A plethora of exposure modes
  • Cons: Heavyish compared to compacts .
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