• Opinion: A Used Canon 5D Mark II is the Best Camera for Beginners

    12 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Photographer and occasional PetaPixel contributor Usman Dawood has put together a video and camera showcase that seeks to prove a simple, possibly overlooked point: the best beginner camera for aspiring professionals isn't a high-end APS-C system... it's a used Canon 5D Mark II .
    The recommendation might seem absurd to some readers-the camera is a full 12 years old at this point-but its age is part of its appeal, explains Dawood.
    A used full-frame 5D Mark II can be had for around $500, and despite its older sensor and image processor, DPReview studio scene test images show that the...
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