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Best Out of Box Color

byctl365 Feb 21, 2014
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros My photos always get compliments.
Cons The only thing I can think of is I wish it wasn't over $500.
Recommended it? Yes

This camera produces clear and colorful images with standard settings. It produces such great quality images you don't even need editing software, even though it is fun to play around with. It's not complicated to learn to use this camera. The settings are intuitive. I've won a variety of photo... Read full review »


Cons and Pros of Canon 550D

byasifs66 Nov 26, 2013
13 Helpfuls 14 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros ergonomics<br>FPS <br>Flash button <br>Fine quality, superb...
Cons weather proofing. <br>No revolving LCD<br>ISO limitation to...
Recommended it? Yes

When I bought this camera, I was very happy till the point I learnt about its limitations and shortcomings. The buttons are overall of very good quality. A Solid body but proves to be small for bigger hands. Leather covering on the front and bits on the back looks very stylish though.
The... Read full review »


Still a favorite, even for an "older" model

bybbpayne Oct 15, 2013
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros lightweight body, very portable, good ISO range
Cons standard kit lens is better for video than stills
Recommended it? Yes

I got the canon digital rebel T2i as a used lens/body set because it was a really good deal, and even after trying the much more expensive D series cameras, I still really like this for its portability, lightweight body, and functionality. I've tried the newer T series bodies as well, and find them... Read full review »


This Rebel is good!

bycarlam Oct 12, 2013
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to use<br>takes great photos
Cons Pricey<br>Would like more zoom, without having to purchase additional lens.
Recommended it? Yes

My husband and I have had many small digital type cameras over the years.  All adequate, and not any sort of significant investment.  This past year we found our only functional cameras were the ones on our phones!  We started researching cameras.  A friend came to an event with... Read full review »


Easy pick for everyone!

byhyunwoo217 Jul 30, 2013
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Image Quality has been outstanding, crispy clear display, high quality DSLR camera 
Cons I do not know the cons about this camera, it's just so PERFECT!!!
Recommended it? Yes

This DSLR camera from Canon is an EXCELLENT camera from begginers (like me) to experts! The battery life is excellent with around 1 1/2 months on standby from full charge, it can take more than 1000 images from full charge. This camera is actually better than T3i because this camera has higher... Read full review »


A Good First Buy

bymridula Jul 16, 2013
19 Helpfuls 20 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Overall a good camera in the price rang for beginners.
Cons Not too many really.
Recommended it? Yes

If you are thinking of buying a first SLR camera Canon 550 D is a good buy. It is easy on pocket and it has a lot of features that would keep you engaged.

I have used this for the last two years and I have been happy with the camera.

Even though I have been using a SLR since 2007 I... Read full review »


Very nice camera for beginners

bymurphys94 May 26, 2013
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Crystal-clear pictures, Auto settings, Easy to use
Cons Battery life
Recommended it? Yes

I own the Canon Rebel T2i from Walmart and it is a very nice camera for beginners when it comes to photography. I bought this camera for candid photography and daily use. It takes clear, detailed pictures and the auto settings are great for those who do not know much about lighting and focusing. It... Read full review »


Worth every penny.

byxxkellywxx May 5, 2013
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to use.<br><br>Light weight<br><br>Durable
Cons The strap can twist and unbuckle easy.<br><br>The lens cap can come off.
Recommended it? Yes

As a self taught amateur photographer I was very pleased to receive this camera a week after I have purchased it from Amazon. The postage and packaging was great, compact and easy to open. Within the box there was instructions on how to set up the camera, which settings are best for your type of... Read full review »


Good DSLR for beginners/starters

byawcmm Apr 21, 2013
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros heavy<br>recommend upgrading lens <br>not as more advance as expensive...
Cons small and durable, button layout easily accessible, good quality product by Canon, many...
Recommended it? Yes

I purchased this DSLR on sale last fall and have since used it many times. The kit lens that come with it has done its job for my pictures but i am looking to upgrade to a portrait and bigger lens because i would like to take some lanscape and close up shots. Overall this DSLR is a great starter... Read full review »


Canon T2I Rebel- Good for pictures bad for video footage!

bymatissetaylor Mar 16, 2013
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Produces excellent quality photos<br>Fast shutter speed <br>A lot of lense...
Cons Video footage sometimes pauses during recording even with fast sd card<br> Too bulky
Recommended it? No

I first purchased this camera about a year ago and I chose it over the t3I even though the t3I had a rotating lcd screen. For the price it is an excellent camera! For beginners I would recommend this camera if you are just starting out and you need to learn about DSLR cameras and want to get more... Read full review »


I LOVE this camera!

bymichelledano Feb 10, 2013
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great crisp photos, easy to use, reliable.
Cons LCD screen hard to see if using it for video.
Recommended it? Yes

I purchased this camera when it first came out and I have zero regrets. In the years since this camera came out I only had one problem, which was the flash wouldn't pop up all the time and I would get an error on the screen. I sent this back to Canon (as I still had a week left on my warranty,... Read full review »


For what it is, its GREAT

bybostonshiparty Dec 28, 2012
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros -Great value<br>-Many compatible lenses<br>-Light 
Cons Over time, you'll find yourself wanting more.
Recommended it? Yes

I started doing video reveiws on youtube and only had a sony point and shoot camera to film video. I wanted something that would give me high quality video, and at that point, I didn't know too much about dslr's. I just saw that the Canon T2i was reasonably priced and featured 1080p video along... Read full review »


canon rebel t2i /eos550d digital camera with 18-55mm lens

bywireinthewoods Nov 25, 2012
2 Helpfuls 3 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros loved the camera-took great pics -no fuss downloading .
Cons wont buy another canon product,canon should fix it ,its their product.
Recommended it? No

I bought this camera 16months ago ,and i already have a write protection card problem ,I called canon and they said I could have it fixed for 204 dollars what goes !!!!!!!!! I paid good money for this camera .it is not fair.I/work hard to save for this camera and I cant afford to get it... Read full review »


Canon EOS 550D/ REBEL T2i with 18-55mm lens

byc10do Oct 12, 2012
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros best entry level camera with all features
Cons image quality  and ISO sensitivity not as good as d3100
Recommended it? Yes

If you are dying to shift from a point and shoot camera to DSLR to learn the ropes of photography then this is the best dslr at the price point. compared to Canon's biggest competitor this camera features a better body (although a bit plasticky). EOS 550D has all the features that every student of... Read full review »


First DSLR camera

byjosh4432 Oct 7, 2012
13 Helpfuls 14 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great for beginners<br>Auto mode<br>Great price.
Cons Bad at night<br>Bad at motion shots
Recommended it? Yes

I purchased the Canon REBEL T2i / EOS because I picked up an interest in photography. I had taken some classes in school using film, but I wanted a nice DSLR for a good price. This is a great camera. It is very easy to figure out; it probably took me close to an hour to learn all of the functions... Read full review »


I loved it!

bypjstratt Sep 25, 2012
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros great picture quality
Cons not enough zoom :/

I loved everything about this camera. the pictures were really clear and great quality. it was also really easy to change the settings and get the pictures onto my computer wich made sharing them with friends and family all the easier. Read full review »



byairpline1 Sep 10, 2012
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros if your looking for one, get the 650D, But  I still recommend it
Cons Nothing here, HA! same as Pros HA!
Recommended it? Yes

The camera is simply amazing,by myself I think this is a great camera, for begginers who want to be pros, I dont see nothing wrong with it, I believe that everyone can be a proffesional.. but remember, You also need to use your intrests and Imagination.
My Experience using this, was amazing, I... Read full review »


Canon REBEL T2i

bybmontanot Aug 5, 2012
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Sharp photos, vivid colors, multiple functionalities.
Cons A little heavy.
Recommended it? Yes

I purchased this camera (Canon Rebel T2i EOS 550D with 18-55mm lens) about a year ago, as a requirement for a photography course I took, and I have used it ever since. It was my very first professional camera ever (I had only used regular point and shoot cameras before), and I thought it was an... Read full review »


Great for low budget filmmaking

bybevarg Jul 31, 2012
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great video recording capability, Great audio capturing capability, and very sturdy and...
Cons Average photo quality unless you buy additional lenses for specific purposes.
Recommended it? Yes

I bought this camera for making low budget indie films and have been very happy with my purchase. This is a great DSLR that includes very nice video/filming capabilities. It also has a great built-in mic which has the capability to record voices and sounds that are pretty far away from the camera... Read full review »


Canon T2i is great!!

bytattoojase Jul 12, 2012
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Everything!  18 megapixles, HD video, ease of use.
Cons none
Recommended it? Yes

After playing with several other brand digital SLR's, I had my heart set on a Canon T2i for many reasons, and finally I had recieved mine as a gift from my girlfriend. I had always loved the dependability of the Canon products and I had already had several EF lenses but that wasn't really a factor... Read full review »

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