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Canon-eos-60da.33316406
7.8 out of 10

Canon EOS 60Da

Stellar Performer. For photographers who look to the sky, Canon Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EOS 60Da

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Overall 4
4.0

Amazing

Taretsky, Canon
5 November 2014
  • Conclusion: It's amazing that with all the thought in design that go into so many of Canon's products it would seem that very little has been put into this one. This camera is suppose to specialized in night sky photography, yet it's ISO range is still in the 1990's. I'm sorry I just don't understand it.
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Overall 10
10

Happy Astronomer!

J. Carter, Amazon
16 July 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Very good for what it's designed for but...

Amazon Customer, Amazon
17 October 2013
  • Summary: One may want to get a used T2i and have it modified to remove the IR filter... it would be a much less expensive way to go and get better results. This does "OK" for daytime shots but the color and white balance is off some, I can tell the difference. Maybe with an IR filter on the lens would return colors to natural, haven't tried that yet.
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Overall 6
6.0

Literature Seems to be Unclear

Theo Phann, Amazon
10 October 2013
  • Summary: It's not the capabilities of the camera that didn't sit well - it was the confusion in the description(s) about them. When I opened the box there was a little paper on top that said NOT to use this camera for "normal pictures" because of the enhanced red in the sensor would negatively affect them. My goal had been to use this camera for both astrophotography and regular pictures, but this new info was a deal-killer, especially for the price.
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Overall 6
6.0

OK, but not ideal

William "Skeptic AstroImager", Amazon
1 August 2013
  • Summary: OK, I should preface this by saying that I am an astro imager with 20 years of experience and quite a few published images and have extensive experience with real astronomical CCD cameras. I figured I would give this a try as I already have a higher-end Canon DSLR for regular photos and lots of Canon lenses.
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Overall 10
10

Night Sky Shooters Rejoice!

Larry M. Cole, Amazon
30 June 2013
  • Summary: Since I'm already familiar with Canon DSLRs, I was able to get the camera up and running in no time. Taking this to a dark site and using a 20mm prime lens, I was able to get a wonderful, long exposure, night sky panorama in the very first image that I shot. Thanks Canon, for supporting all of us night sky lovers!
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Performance 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

A Nebula Star

Loden1111, Canon
13 March 2013
  • Conclusion: I have now been using the Canon 60Da for about six months for astrophotography. I, frankly, was amazed at the quality of the photos this thing creates. Using Adobe Lightroom 4 to process, I have captured far better quality singly shot photos with the 60Da than I was able to do with my similarly priced electro-cooled CCD with filter wheel. Better, the noise level is low enough that Lightroom 4 can completely remove any noise without darks! It gets better...
  • Pros: good battery life, quiet, Nice features/settings, Quick Start-up time, excellent image quality, Superior build quality, Bright LCD, Solid Operation, Lightweight/Portable, Simple controls/menu, easy to use, excellent ha sensitivity
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Overall 10
10

A+.

S. Hunt, Amazon
16 December 2012
  • Summary: Very happy with this camera. It was purchased for a friend who is learning Astro-photography via distance education in the UK. He is really impressed with it. Prompt delivery and great packaging.
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 10
10
Overall quality 8
8.0

Canon 60 D

John, Canon
14 September 2012
  • Conclusion: I have had my new Canon 60 D since June of 2012. Have shot close to 600 pictures with a couple of lenses that I own. One of them is a EFS 18-200 mm. I am really enjoying this new camera of mine, makes my pictures look great. I consider myself an intermediate photographer. This camera allows a great deal of flexability in my shooting style. It has alot of great settings to chose from as well. I love the 5.3 fps for quick rapid shots.
  • Pros: good battery life, Nice features/settings, Quick Start-up time, excellent image quality, Superior build quality, Solid Operation, Simple controls/menu, easy to use, great choices for lenses
  • Cons: lcd should cover 100% of the image
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 10
10
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

Great buy

New, Canon
15 August 2012
  • Conclusion: I have been using this camera for about 5 months now, I like to shoot portraits, but I use it for events and street photography, its really easy to use and I can hardly think of a con to this camera, I once used it for a wedding and the video was amazing. It's worth the investment.
  • Pros: good battery life, quiet, Quick Start-up time, excellent image quality, Bright LCD, Solid Operation, Simple controls/menu, easy to use
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