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CanonEOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens
 
4.7

(based on 61 reviews)

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Pros

  • Simple controls (24)
  • Short lag time (20)
  • Large clear LCD (19)
  • Quiet (13)
  • Strong construction (13)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Fun (29)
    • Travel (22)
    • Art (16)
    • Photojournalism (14)
    • Documentary (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (11), Beginner (9), Casual user (9), Semi-professional (3)

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    4.0

    Enough good for me for years

    By Janbro

    from Poznan/Poland

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Bright LCD
    • Comfortable Controls
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Art
      • Documentary
      • Fun
      • Photojournalism
      • Travel

      Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

      It is my second Digital camera after Nikon D70 - and I am happy to have it. It is enough good for me as the advanced amateur.

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      5.0

      Awesome Camera!

      By Matt Van Ness

      from Meriden, Connecticut

      About Me Semi-Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Bright LCD
      • Comfortable Controls
      • Easy To Use
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Art
        • Documentary

        Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

        I use this product for my video production company. It suites the purposes of photographing around the editing studio as well as other needs.
        Great size body, very light, sleek looking.

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        4.0

        All purpose camera

        By Flavioacm

        from Rio de Janeiro, RJ

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Affordable
        • Easy to use and learn

        Cons

        • Complicated controls

        Best Uses

        • ANYTHING
        • Fun
        • Travel

        Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

        i don´t yet had time to test all functions. Despite this it meets my needs perfectly (for amateur photographer !!). Some controls could be simplified. But the learning is very fast.

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        5.0

        Canon is number one in cameras!

        By Bigg D

        from Atlanta, GA

        About Me Semi-Professional

        Pros

        • Battery Life
        • Comfortable Controls
        • Flash
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Art
          • Fun
          • Sporting events
          • Weddings

          Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

          although i purchased this camera right before it discontinued, i find that is one of the most reliable cameras around. pictures are awesome, compatible with just about all canon lenses and stabilization is wonderful.

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          4.0

          Excellent camera!

          By Erin

          from Stratford Ontario

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Pros

          • CLEAR CRISP PHOTOS

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Art
            • Photojournalism

            Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

            I use this with 55mm and 300mm lens, it is absolutely a wonderful camera and I do capture some amazing photos with it..

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            5.0

            Practice , easy. & with high level

            By Emanuelle Vanderlei

            from Maceió, Alagoas. Brazil.

            About Me Getting started

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Controls
            • Small Lag Time

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Fun
              • Photojournalism
              • Travel

              Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

              Was very good for me acquire the Tube EOS Rebel XT. I am journalist & I am beginning the me interest more by area of the photojournalism. By it I find interesting have a piece of equipment what in spite of be light & easy of how to handle tem level professional. The camera corresponding the all my expectations , me by allowing have the tranqüilidade of not to lose the winks "moments clear ", while I am learning.

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              5.0

              I would buy this product again

              By Tag Team Photography

              from Stroud, OK

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable Controls
              • Quiet

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fun
                • Photojournalism

                Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                I am fairly new to digital photography. This is my first SLR digital camera and I love it. The quality of the pictures are great. I would highly recommend this camera for others that are just starting out with digital photography. I have taken pictures of 3 ball teams this summer and they have all loved their pictures and thats what really counts.

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                5.0

                Great camera at a great price

                By Val

                from Utah

                About Me Casual user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Bright LCD
                • Comfortable Controls
                • Small Lag Time
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Art
                  • Documentary
                  • Fun
                  • Photojournalism
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                  This was exactly what I was looking for in a camera. I could have spent twice as much for a larger LCD or more megapixels, but I don't need those extras. It is the perfect camera for someone just getting into photography. B & H had the best price by far. I love that it takes the picture right when I push the button...no lag time at all, and I can capture the perfect picture.

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                  5.0

                  Great Camera for the Price

                  By stevo

                  from Saskatoon, SK

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Bright LCD
                  • Comfortable Controls
                  • Quiet
                  • Small Lag Time

                  Cons

                  • Not Weather-Sealed

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                    Meters pretty well, it gives me good results whether I shoot with it or my film camera. I'd say that it's probably the best choice of Canon's Digital Rebels. I love being able to refer to important information without having to consume lots of battery power with the main LCD.

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                    5.0

                    Great Camera, Great Price

                    By sam_007

                    from Boston, MA

                    About Me Casual user

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Battery Life
                    • Bright LCD
                    • Comfortable Controls
                    • Compact Size
                    • Tons of features

                    Cons

                    • None yet

                    Best Uses

                    • Art
                    • Photojournalism

                    Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                    In an attempt to step up from point & shoot cameras I got a lot of advice and read a few reviews and settled on the EOS rebel. I didn't need 10+ Megapixels as I'm not trying to print billboards but I wanted something that I could grow with as I got better. It's a great deal of fun and quite educational learning about the effects of aperture size and ISO speed. A lot of trial and error and many modes to play with. [...]

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                    4.0

                    Great Camera to Start With

                    By ConEsosOjitos

                    from Spain

                    About Me Getting started

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Fun
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                        Its a great camera with powerfull functions perfect to start with digital SLR camera.

                        The 18-55 is a fair lens, not too good but its ok to start with.

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                        5.0

                        I feel like a professional and its easy!

                        By Debbie

                        from Lynden, WA

                        About Me Getting started

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable Controls
                        • Quiet
                        • Small Lag Time

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Fun
                          • Kids Sports
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                          Have several big events this year where I needed a camera that would take quality pictures and I found it! Main use has been outdoor sporting events and the ease of taking action photos is phenomenal. At first reading the manual was a bit overwhelming since I've always had a Point & Shoot digital but after focusing on the basic uses and finding a friend with experience, I'm catching on very quickly. A great camera! Only negative is the LCD is a little dark to see when outside in the sun.

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                          5.0

                          Second Rebel XT in 4 months.Great Camera

                          By HBKrysin

                          from Huntington Beach, ca

                          About Me Casual user

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Small Lag Time

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Fun
                            • Travel

                            Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                            This is my first SLR camera and I glad I paid a few extra bucks instead of buying another point and shoot. You don't to be a professional photographer to operate this unit but it does provide options for a newbie to photography. I have a 2 year old and the point and shoot cameras couldn't keep up with her. This camera in auto mode rarely misses this hard to capture moments.

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                            5.0

                            Excelent

                            By d. Oliveira

                            from Sao Carlos, Brazil

                            About Me Casual user

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable Controls
                            • Small Lag Time

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Photojournalism

                              Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                              It´s a great camera, with excelent features and makes wondefoul photos.

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                              5.0

                              Excellent Camera at an even better price

                              By CourtBro

                              from Gheens, LA

                              About Me Getting started

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Bright LCD
                              • Comfortable Controls
                              • Quiet
                              • Small Lag Time
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Fun

                                Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                                This camera is very easy to use, being my first digital SLR, I found that the instructions are very clear and the camera is very easy to operate. BH was very helpful in determinining the type of camera I should get to photograph my 2 yr old and were not pushy at all. I would highly recommend this company to anyone in need of camera equipment.

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                                5.0

                                Fantastic quality at a low price

                                By Chris

                                from Moses Lake, WA

                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable Controls
                                • Price
                                • Pro Features
                                • Small Lag Time

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Art
                                  • Fun

                                  Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                                  This is a fantastic camera and a great price! I've been doing a lot of still life, studio, and nature photography with and the images are just stunning. The kit lens is nothing special and I haven't used it much but it's nice for general photography, most of my nice stuff is taken with really old all manual prime lenses which would be a lot harder to use on more spontaneous stuff, like people.

                                  I was surprised at how low the noise was at higher ISO compared to similarly priced Nikon cameras, the noise at 1600 obvious but images taken at 800 and below look great.

                                  Being able to set the camera to Adobe RGB is great and the RAW images are wonderful for Photoshop users.

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                                  4.0

                                  Works Great For Me

                                  By First Timer

                                  from White Plains, NY

                                  About Me Getting started

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Light weight
                                  • Quick start up
                                  • Small Lag Time

                                  Cons

                                  • Cheap lens
                                  • Shaky Operation

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Fun
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                                  This is my first DSLR and it's been a great experience so far. I just love that I can read books on digital photography where they talk about a certain setting or feature and this camera has it! I have noticed that some pictures aren't very sharp, but that's probably due to me getting the settings wrong or my shaky hands. I just bought a tripod and it's made my pictures sharper for the most part. Bottom line, it took me a few years to drop the cash on a DSLR, but I'm glad that I did. This is a great price for this camera.

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                                  5.0

                                  Very easy to use

                                  By Pix 4 fun

                                  from Topeka, KS

                                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Bright LCD
                                  • Comfortable Controls

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Fun
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                                    Currently using the camera to take shots of my 1 year old, her cousins and friends.

                                    I'm still in the learning phase as I've only had the camera for 2 weeks, but so far I love it. I have experience with a 35mm Canon Rebel, so some of the basic features did transfer. I read some reviews that the grip was poor, however I haven't had any issues with this (I do have smaller hands though). I have noticed that the use of a tripod is required when shooting with some of the advanced settings, but really that's to be expected. The software that came with the camera is ok for basic use, but doesn't have all of the edit features I'd like for professional use. I'll probably be investing in a different editing software in the near future.

                                    The camera itself gets 5 stars from me, but the support website is barely a 1 star. I find it hard to navigate and I have yet to get anything useful from it. Hopefully that comes with practice!

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                                    4.0

                                    Great Camera!

                                    By Ezra

                                    from Jackson, Wyoming

                                    About Me Casual user

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Bright LCD
                                    • Quiet
                                    • Small Lag Time

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Photojournalism
                                      • Wildlife Photography

                                      Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                                      Wildilfe photography, scenic photography.
                                      The Shutter speed is perfect for moving shots, depending on the size / format of pictures.

                                      the camera body is small, so it's not real friendly for large handed people.

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                                      5.0

                                      Great quality/price

                                      By king t

                                      from atlanta, ga

                                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Art
                                          • Documentary
                                          • Fun
                                          • Travel

                                          Comments about Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital Camera (Black) with 18-55mm EF-S Lens:

                                          Great pictures, lightweight camera, but fairly slow processor.

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