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Old Jun 11, 2010, 1:31 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Ishay View Post
I still fail to understand how the 500D is superior to the 1000D, and 450D.
  1. Higher resolution image sensor.
  2. Higher maximum ISO setting of 12,800.
  3. Faster AF system for tracking moving subjects.
Then there's that whole 'Video' thing.
  • The lens is the thing.
  • 'Full Frame' is the new 'Medium Format'.
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Old Jun 11, 2010, 4:26 PM   #12
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It has high iso capability, as the 450 and 1000 limit you to 1600iso, the 450 shoot well at 1600iso, But if the light drop, you may need 3200iso to keep your shutter speed up to avoid motion blurr.

Also the 500D as a bit more update AF algorithm making it a bit better to track action then the 450D and 1000D.
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