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Canon EOS 5D Mark II Camera Body

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5DII body fitted with a Voigtländer 20mm f/3.5 Color Skopar lens.



Specification (in order of importance to me)

Imaging sensor size: 36mm x 24mm
Lens mount: EF
Effective pixels: 21.1 megapixels
File formats: RAW, jpeg
LCD monitor: 3" Clear View TFT, 920k dots
Live view: Yes, up to 10x magnification
Weight: 810g (without battery)
Storage: CF card

The second full frame digital SLR I've owned after the original 5D, the mark II came with a very useful hike in resolution from 12 to 21 megapixels, a larger, clearer LCD screen with 10x image magnification & live view focusing.

Although I have since bought the Canon 6D, the image quality achievable from the 5DII is as good as anything for most purposes.  In fact, it was responsible for me having to upgrade many of my lenses as it highlighted all the flaws of the zooms I'd been using with the previous version.  If it wasn't for the introduction of WiFi on the 6D, I'd be quite happy to continue using it without hesitation.