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Canon Rebel XS preview

Mark Peters
Photokina report
Thursday 19th, June 2008
Posted by: Mark Peters

Not entirely unexpectedly, Canon announced a new digital SLR camera; the Canon Rebel XS (Europe model name: Canon EOS 1000D). In addition to the fact that this is a new DSLR, Canon introduce a new segment at the same time; that of the absolute entry level camera class. This means we have finally reached the thousand so we will find a sequence row from 1000 to singular figures. Introducing this new segment, Canon create space for their assortment, which was considered somewhat tight over the last few years.

Canon Rebel XS

Digital SLR camera market
The digital SLR camera market is fully in the spotlight and with it, digital photography. Personally I consider this interest absolutely positive and it returns the value to photography, which it truly deserves. Although the current compact cameras quite often obtain good results, nothing beats a real reflex camera for the photographer. And with the current pricing developments, the DSLR cameras get closer to the consumer that is still faithful to his compact camera but would like to make the step digital SLR photography. The many photography classes offered nowadays make it clear that the DSLR is in the spotlight. Nearly every renowned photo camera brand is offering training, giving the consumer the opportunity to learn more about the possibilities of their purchased camera and of digital SLR photography. It is an extremely promising photo season..

Canon Rebel XS

Canon Digital Rebel XS
The new Canon Rebel XS will soon be available, but for now has only a pre-production status. Therefore, it is not possible to publish pictures taken with the camera, despite the fact they already circulate in several European countries, accompanied by the simple yet clear statement that the image quality cannot be judged since it is only a pre-production camera. Read the full Canon Rebel XS hands-on review at LetsGoDigital.

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