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DSLR or Point and Shoot - Which Digital Camera is Best

Digital cameras can be broadly classified into two types: DSLR (digital single lens reflex) or point and shoot. Admittedly, it can be hard to know which digital camera is best. Click here to read more .....

What to Consider When Buying a Digital SLR Camera

Here are some tips on what to consider when buying a digital SLR camera, tips to help you make the right choice. Click here to read more ....

Understanding Digital Cameras and Digital Photography

To improve your digital photography it can help if you increase your understanding of digital cameras so let’s explore some of the digital photography terms you are likely to encounter. Click here to read more .....

How to Pick a Digital Camera

When looking at how to pick a digital camera there are four main factors which need to be considered and measured against your needs as a photographer.

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Caring For Your Digital Camera

Taking time and caring for your digital camera has many paybacks: Click here to read more .....







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 The Genius of Pixel Based AF
Dual Pixel CMOS AF is a cutting-edge Canon technology, made possible by a sophisticated redesigning of the CMOS sensor. Traditionally, image sensors have one photodiode per pixel, but the CMOS sensor on the EOS 70D has two photodiodes per pixel, enabling each pixel on the sensor to both perform phase-difference detection autofocus and capture light – a first for EOS cameras. With phase-difference detection AF, autofocus is achieved quickly and easily on the camera. This unique AF system enables autofocus on 80% of the image plane, vertically and horizontally, and helps ensure virtually no loss in image quality.


  • Image Sensor: CMOS Sensor
  • LCD Monitor: Wide 3.0" Monitor (1,040,000 dots)
  • Motion Video Quality: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25fps/24fps)
  • Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264)
  • ISO Sensitivity: Manual setting range of ISO 100-12800, expansion to ISO 25600 equivalent
  • Images Per Battery Charge: Up to 1000 shots   
  • Dimensions: 5.5" W x 4.1" H x 3.1" D
  • Weight: Approx. 23.8 oz. (Body only)
  • Storage Media: SD / SDHC / SDXC

What's In the Box
  • EOS 70D Body
  • EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens
  • EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens
  • 32 GB SD Card
  • Camera Bag
  • Eyecup Eb
  • Battery Pack LP-E6
  • Battery Charger LC-E6
  • Wide Strap EW-EOS 70D
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-130U
  • EOS Digital Solution Disk & Software Instruction Manual CD
  • Camera Instruction Manual


How Does a Digital Camera Work?

Just how does a digital camera work? How can a small device with no film capture such amazing images? Click here to read more .....

How to Use a Digital Camera

You may be wondering how to use a digital camera, especially if your last camera was an Instamatic or Brownie! Click here to read more .....

How to Take Good Pictures with a Digital Camera

Here are a few relevant tips on how to take good pictures with a digital camera. Click here to read more .....

Getting the Best Photos with a Digital Camera

Here are some quick tips for getting the best photos with a digital camera: Click here to read more .....

Using an Underwater Digital Camera

With waterproof housings now available for many of the popular digital cameras, underwater photography is now a past-time available to many, but what do you need to know about using an underwater digital camera? Click here to read more .....


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Canon 70d

 Meet the New Game-Changer
Changing the way users capture still images and video with a DSLR camera, Canon proudly introduces the EOS 70D – a trailblazing powerhouse featuring a revolutionary autofocus technology that unlocks the potential of Live View: Dual Pixel CMOS AF. This game-changing technology allows the EOS 70D to capture video in Live View with smooth and precise autofocus similar to that of a camcorder, complete with the superb image quality that is a hallmark of EOS cameras. Additionally, Dual Pixel CMOS AF provides fast and accurate autofocus during Live View still image capture, enabling you to fully benefit from the freedom of angle allowed by the Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor II. Compositional options are now nearly limitless with the two real-world choices of Live View and viewfinder shooting. To further empower the photographer, Canon engineers spent months ensuring that the cutting-edge Dual Pixel CMOS AF on the EOS 70D is compatible with 103 Canon EF lenses, greatly expanding creative possibilities. Built-in wireless technology and the EOS Remote app* further enhance shooting versatility, as well as enable easy sharing. Brilliant image quality is provided by the EOS 70D’s 20.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, a first for an EOS camera with an APS-C sized sensor. A powerful DIGIC 5+ Image Processor supports continuous shooting up to 7.0 frames per second, as well as an extended ISO range of 100–12800 (H: 25600) that allows shooting in a wide variety of lighting conditions. Stunning photos can be accomplished using the remarkable 19-point all cross-type AF system with a high precision dual cross f/2.8 center point, and advanced display options available on the Intelligent Viewfinder supply exceptional control. In-camera imaging features like HDR, HDR Backlight Control, Multiple Exposure, Handheld Night Scene, and Creative Filters available in real time help turn even simple images into spectacular photos. Elevating the possibilities of creative expression to extraordinary new heights, the powerful EOS 70D with Dual Pixel CMOS AF places the ability to capture both amazing stills and video right in your hands.
As of July 2, 2013.
* This software enables you to upload images to social network services. Before uploading images, please be aware that image files may contain privacy related information such as people and places. If necessary, please delete such information. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this software.