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Affordable full frame for all
Gret stuff for an aspiring photographer!!!
By Pebe on Adorama - Jan 31, 2013
How do they do it.
Okay first how I would ask how do they sell all this fpor [$]when the They also sell just the lens and canera for $2899? My guess is they take a small cut to get you as a life long customer. When I bought this kit it was [$] now its[$] still worth every d
By PhotosByBill on Adorama - May 9, 2012
Nice body/lens combo
Very good image quality and noise characteristics.
By Kevin on Adorama - Jul 23, 2012
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Kit
Crutchfield has collected 6 user reviews for this product with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. The most recent reviewer said, "I was having a hard time deciding between the 5D and the 7D but quickly realized that the full frame difference mattered to me. In short, I do mostly documentary work and use 30fps and love what this camera can do with natural light. It is amazing. My theory, buy it and you will not regret it. "
By on Crutchfield.com - Jan 22, 2011
Finally I got the 5D mark II which I have craved for a long time. It is felt better when I use it. Every function is perfect and the quality of the pictures is fantastic stunning!
By fish on Adorama - May 28, 2013
MADE FOR A PHOTOGRAPHER
Having spent twenty years with film and Leicas, making the change to Digital and Canon was a bit of a rethink. After trying some Rebels and D's, I decided to go with the 5D mark II. I have found the 5D to be well made with features for almost any photogra
By Chas on Adorama - May 23, 2013
After years with the rebel line of Canon camera's I finally upgraded to the 5D line. I debated if I should do the Markii or Markiii for awhile but found that for the price the Markii would be perfect. The Markiii cost a lot more and the features it added
By Boudoir Photog on Adorama - Mar 19, 2013
This is the best camera I have ever shot with.
By mstumpfphoto on Adorama - Feb 17, 2013
I love this camera!!
I am an artist and use this camera to make large-scale photographs. Other than wishing it had an on-camera flash, I have absolutely no complains against this camera. The images are crisp, the kit lens has a perfect range, and it's so easy to use! Buy it,
By Elena on Adorama - Feb 5, 2013
Big upgrade from my Nikon D200
I recently traded in my aging Nikon D200 and a bag full of Nikkor and Sigma lenses and got in return a used 5D Mark II and the 24-105mm f4 L series lens. What a huge upgrade from the D200, and the D200 was a darn good camera! Mostly I've used the camera f
By Adrian on Adorama - Dec 6, 2012
Finest Camera II have worked with
This is one heck of camera for Video once I studied the manual and used it the Mark II
By Ted on Adorama - Jul 2, 2012
Great camera and lens
Wildlife, landscapes, some action photos. Wish that the 5D had the same continuous burst shoot rate as the 7D model
By Dean on Adorama - Jun 18, 2012
Wonderful camera but some QC issues
The 5D Mark II is the culmination of nearly 40 years of Canon products ownership used both personally and in my work. From my orginal Pellix and Ftb (and 0.95 and 1.2 lenses) through the product family to today, the move to full frame always seemed just o
By Critical Mass on Adorama - May 14, 2012
I carry it every (dry) day while walking my dogs in the woods. It's a pleasure to use, and the abundance of pixels lets me crop and manipulate multiple images out of scenes of natural patterns and textures.
By Pop on Adorama - Apr 30, 2012
Sharp and clear
Fast, accurate and reliable. Extremely clear photos, very sharp detail. Will meet any photographer's needs.Easy to learn and easy to use.
By Smiles on Adorama - Apr 23, 2012
Fun camera for Family Functions
Since I bought this camera, I've taken pictures every day with it. It's so fun to use, that I keep reaching for it when a photo opp happens. I had to buy a Canon Speedlite 270EXII Flash b/c the camera lacks a pop-up flash to use in a pinch. The little 270
By Paul Racecar on Adorama - Mar 5, 2012
I Love this Camera!
I use this camera every day and now my backups are the Canon 30D and 20D, which were both great cameras, but this one has such range and scope that it is very hard to take a bad photo with it! In poor lighting conditions RAW can overcome low or even too m
By Photogirl on Adorama - Feb 27, 2012
By js261oc on Adorama - Feb 6, 2012
Canon EOS-5D Mark II Digital SLR Camera
The camera is great. I love the full frame for landscapes and panoramas. Has many features for many different applications. Unfortunately, if you don't use it often, you'll be using the field guide often when you need to change settings in the field. It
By pommbini on Adorama - Feb 4, 2012
Why did I wait this long?
Great deals on the 5DM2 and the image quality is great and will still be the same greatness when [insert new body] gets released. Really wished they included a good flash trigger/built-in flash.
By iWayne on Adorama - Jan 30, 2012
Great full frame camera
This camera has been out for several years. I've had mine for about one year, having upgraded from a Canon 50D. I still use the 50D on occasion but if I expect serious photo opportunities, I take the 5D and an L lens or two. You will note that I marked "i
By Hclarkx on Adorama - Jan 30, 2012
two is better than one
I already had a 5D mark II, but decided I wanted another one. ( It's that good.) It's as simple as that. In fact there's a good chance I'll have three of them before long. This camera is the best value in photography. Why spend twice the price for the top
By F-stop on Adorama - Jan 30, 2012
very impressed with the EOS-5D Mark II
I have been shooting since age 14 including some semi-pro work. while I've only had the 5D Mark II for a week I am very impressed with the image quality both in nature and astrophotography. Build quality is solid and fit / finish very good. If you are a s
By Lenny on Adorama - Jan 30, 2012
Everything I want in a camera!
I use this camera for weddings, landscapes, product photography, and portraits. I can't get over the ISO performance. I can easily shoot 3200 ISO in a low lit church, and still have a use-able photo with low noise.
By Rob the photo guy on Adorama - Jan 23, 2012
excellent kit, awesome combination
Great image quality, 24-105mm lens is versatile and super sharp. very good low light results. This was a great value as a kit, saved $200 over other places after comparison shopping. Only drawback is this is full size, so a bit large and heavy but worth i
By Andy on Adorama - Jan 16, 2012
I would buy this product again and again
By avraham on Adorama - Jan 16, 2012
Great pro level SLR camera
Great full frame pro level SLR camera Landscapes Portraits Wildlife
By cardman80 on Adorama - Jan 15, 2012
I recently sold my Fujifilm S5Pro and all my lens to purchase this camera, I do not regret it, this camera is the best, highly recommended. The camera is quiet, it is alittle heavy, but I like that. I bought it with the 24-105 lens and added the battery
By Bob on Adorama - Jan 11, 2012
I would buy this product again
Take pictures at weddings and sports
By Carlos on Adorama - Jan 9, 2012
I use this camera to photograph events and couldn't be happier with the quality of my images!
By Jim@Regal on Adorama - Jan 9, 2012
Happy I bought this camera!
I thought a long time before I bought this camera as it represented a huge leap in price for me over other cameras that I had used. Also I wasn't sure that I could learn to use it as it was supposed to be a camera for semi-pro or pro photographers. I have
By Sara on Adorama - Jan 9, 2012
It is better than what I thought.
I own 2 canon 50D, and I was able to notice the difference immediately. The quality in low light is amazing.
By Teresa on Adorama - Jan 8, 2012
As good as it's supposed to be!
Great camera. Built like a brick, but takes amazing photos. Certainly not one for the beginner, on either cost or ease of use grounds but once you know what you're doing great photos are easy.
By groverjones on Adorama - Dec 28, 2011
Great value and extras
This kit came at a great price considering all the accessories included with it. The camera+lens alone makes it a value.
By cheapscot on Adorama - Dec 3, 2011
Very good camera for landscape, portraits, etc. A little slow for sports. I have a 60d and a 7d also and I was very impressed with this one's performance at high ISO
By Zamacona on Adorama - Nov 22, 2011
probably the best slr lens combo period
This is actually my second 5d mark ll. This camera does what I want. That's all I ask. However I need a camera that will do that consistantly and this one will. I got the 24-105 because I already have the 24-70. I wanted the longer range and the IS for th
By f-stop on Adorama - Nov 21, 2011
Everything TheySay It Is
The reason to have this camera is the image quality for the price. I don't need rapid continuous shooting - 5D mk II is more than adequate for me in this regard. The focusing system works well for me; perhaps others have higher demands.
By Dr Dave on Adorama - Nov 21, 2011
Outstanding Camera; Great Kit Price
The 5D has a great "feel", simpler to use than some of its competition, very responsive and rugged. Use it daily for photo journalism as well as abstract compositions.
By Lloyd C on Adorama - Nov 14, 2011
i like photograph and i buy this one for myself, it's a really fantastic one and i really like it.
By yunhua on Adorama - Nov 7, 2011
Canon EOS-5D Mark II Digital SLR
great camera, not so great price
By Alex Rodrigues on Adorama - Oct 24, 2011
I would recommend this camera to buy
Take family portrait, birthday and wedding, outdoors
By Carlos on Adorama - Oct 17, 2011
Not a great combo for Landscapes
I either got a bad lens or they all are soft from 24-50mm. Soft on the edges and it had a front focusing issue. Not much, an inch or so, however I sent it back as defective. For an L lens, I was simply not impressed. For the money, I would think twice bef
By Howie on Adorama - Oct 17, 2011
A great Camera and lens combination
fantastic camera and lens combination. very clear images, versatile. got a great price from Adorama.
By Andy on Adorama - Oct 10, 2011
Pricey but worth the cash.
By Drew B on Adorama - Oct 4, 2011
Terrific combo for just about everything
This is a great combo. This is my third Canon SLR and is by far the best and easiest to use. Add the 24 - 105 lens and you've got just about the perfect travel/ every day combo.
By f-stop on Adorama - Oct 4, 2011
Very good camera
Overall it's a good camera for the price, but could be cheaper.
By Carlos on Adorama - Oct 3, 2011
Exceeded my espectations.
The camera along with the 24-105L and the additional 100-400L lens have brought home outstanding photos. From nesting and flying Eagles to High School football games, the combination of quick focus and excellent exposures have created some very high quali
By Outdoor Photos on Adorama - Sep 12, 2011
Possibly the best camera lens combo.
This is my second 5D markII. I think they're just great cameras. Although I have several other L series lenses, this is certainly close to my favorite. Especially when I can only take one lens with me. If you have to, borrow the money to get it. It's that
By f-stop on Adorama - Sep 7, 2011
I LOVE IT!
I love to use it for family pictures.
By Kopper on Adorama - Sep 5, 2011
Mostly for travel, wildlife, scenery, and family photos
By Genesis on Adorama - Jun 3, 2011
Great Full Frame Camera
Wonderful camera and incredible high ISO performance. I'd purchase again... I just wish the focus was faster. I've found it fast enough for weddings though. I usually have a 580ex2 in the shoe when it's dark, so the focus assist beam helps.
By Madumi on Adorama - Mar 18, 2011
Great Camera and System
This camera is my go to for 99% of my professional work which includes everything from sports and portraits to commercial and weddings. Very fast response, easy to adjust exposure settings means you don't have to push any additional buttons to set your ex
By wam19810 on Adorama - Mar 13, 2011
This is the camera to buy
I'm a young pro who was able to test drive the Mark II in grad school a few years ago, before buying my own. Simply put, this is the camera that is shrinking the boundary between the still and moving image. It has been used to shoot everything from birthd
By DETodd on Adorama - Mar 13, 2011
It is a great Camera
By Jake on Adorama - Mar 6, 2011
I have had Canon F-1, EOS, 20D, 50D and now the 5D II. This is the finest camera I have ever owned. The only drawback is not having a built in flash for that one or two times you need it.
By Owen on Adorama - Jul 26, 2010
Great Camera with Versatile Lens
Camera is awesome. More features and settings than my previous T1i. I cant complain. Takes great shots.
By kokes on Adorama - Jul 1, 2010
Incredible picture resolution
The cost of this equipment delayed my purchase by several months but it is proving to be well worth it. It delivers quality results beyond my expectations.
By James on Adorama - Jun 1, 2010
It is my first full frame camera. The image quality comes from this camera is amazing. The quality of the video produced by this camera is much better than the regular video camera. The EF 24-105L lens goes very well with this camera for walking around. F
By Texas Photographer on Adorama - Mar 1, 2010
This camera takes you to the top
The word good does not do justice to the image quality. I also find that it is a complicated camera, but using Canon products for most of my photography life the process is consistent.
By steelheadally on Adorama - Feb 21, 2010
Excellent equipment, good controls, fantastic images.
By JR on Adorama - Feb 21, 2010
excellent picture quality
i wanted great looking pictures and thats what this camera does.
By horsenoodles on Adorama - Feb 3, 2010
This camera is awesome
I have only had this camera a couple of weeks and there is a lot to learn about it. I have only scratched the surface, but after one Glamour photo shoot, I am impressed. I consistently get sharper images from this camera than I do with my Nikon D700 with
By Limey on Adorama - Feb 3, 2010
I am so happy that I made the decision to purchase this one. I absolutely love this camera. The camera is sturdy, easy to use, and makes me feel so much more confident shooting with it. So far the camera, coupled with a 24-105 mm L lens, does not disappoi
By MD92 on Adorama - Jan 26, 2010
Cant beleive I waited so long...
I cant believe it took me so, long...well I guess cause no clients ever complained about my R-1 images, except for me knowing that they could be better, and bigger. And I guess I had a hard time coming up with the cash all at once. I take shots now, and j
By golfshooter on Adorama - Jan 25, 2010
I used this camera on travel experiences. I took lots of pictures and all of the pictures came out with great quality. I am very happy and satisfied with my purchase. Thank you!
By Dad the Pro on Adorama - Jan 17, 2010
fantastic image quality
I shoot on manual setting only, rarely I'll use Apeture priority,adjustments are fast and easy with the exception of the custom functions,this part takes a little getting used to. great proven camera and a very nice lens. Beautiful image quality.
By cbimages on Adorama - Jan 14, 2010
slick, very slick
this camera is capable of taking your photography skill to a higher level, it will wet your creative juices.
By byrddog on Adorama - Jan 11, 2010
Shoots in the dark but af concerns
This is great for anyone who shoots on a tripod. Landscape, architecture, travel, it's astonishing how well it works in little to no light. High ISO is outstanding, 3200 is still usable. Smaller RAW file options are a nice touch for those that don't need
By Jeff McCrum on Adorama - Jan 11, 2010
Great upgrade from my old EOS-D60
It was finally time to upgrade my trusty old EOS D60 and I did a ton of research around whether to get a 5DmII or 7D. In the end I went with the 5DmII because of the full-frame sensor and therefore the ability to shoot wider angles with my existing lenses
By ambanmba on Adorama - Jan 11, 2010
Super Reliable, Pro Quality Images
Price vs. Features are a real winner with this package. I've used other brands and other models of Canon, but this is the best combination for overall use. Rarely need to change lenses, the 24-105 Zoom covers 90% of my shots. If you want to travel light a
By wam19810 on Adorama - Oct 20, 2009
Very good camera. very professional one
Most of the time I'm taking shots of portraits and landscape, and this camera and lens provide a great photos.
By Asaf E on Adorama - Oct 20, 2009
Very nice camera
I don't want to repeat the good stuff about this camera. I'm very happy with it. The photo quality is amazing. I was aware of the fact that the burst speed is slow ~3fps.
By GrrDragon on Adorama - Oct 5, 2009
Like the tonal range of the image
By gamut on Adorama - Sep 30, 2009
Everything I expected and more
I purchased this camera after buying the 300 mm f/2.8L lens, which I use to take photos of surfers. My Canon 40D didn't have the resolution to match the lens. The image quality of the 5D MkII, along with the 300mm lens is incredible. The whole photographi
By Jim on Adorama - Sep 29, 2009
An awsome SLR from canon.
Since this was my first SLR (I've done 5 years of time on my Olympus ultra zoom, pushing it to it's limits, saving money for this one), I had done quite a bit of research and comparison between the various brands with similar configuration. And I am happy
By Joe on Adorama - Sep 29, 2009
Best Camera on the Market
This is by far the best Camera on the market. Yes the price is a little much, but if you complain about the price, you shouldn't be buying this camera in the first place. First real test for this camera was a day of shooting in Death Valley and took some
By Alferd G. Packer on Adorama - Sep 28, 2009
LOVE LOVE LOVE my new camera!
I went from a Canon 5D to the 5D mark ii! The color is outstanding! Love the Large LCD. Lens is sharp! I can not believe the difference in the cameras! Shot a wedding with 6400 iso... wow!
By Cindy on Adorama - Sep 22, 2009
one of the best
great camera with new HD video feature. weather you use for landscape or wedding photographer like me. you should expecting high quality photo and speed with this camera.
By ikac on Adorama - Sep 2, 2009
This is the best..!
I just Love it...!
By allensoults on Adorama - Sep 2, 2009
Went from Nikon to Canon
I took the giant leap and went from a Nikon D300 with a couple of pro lenses and bought the Canon EOS 5D mkII with the 24-105L lens. I should have done that a long time ago! The image quality is stunning and don't need any afterwork. At low light the deta
By Jexpert on Adorama - Aug 16, 2009
a very good camera
By LINA on Adorama - Jul 22, 2009
Not quite what I expected/ hoped for
I was very hopeful with this camera. I read many many reviews and really anticipated the arrival of this 5d mark II. However I am a 5d owner already and my own tests between the two cameras did not show me enough of an improvement in image quality and esp
By Chappell Shots Photography on Adorama - Mar 30, 2009
Excellent buy for the money.
The 5D combined with a Canon "L" series lens provides an image of unsurpassed quality. The camera is easy to use and ergonomicly designed. The shutter speed and ISO range allow for every possible shooting situtation. Everything about this camera far excee
By Road Runner on Adorama - Mar 22, 2009
Great camera and lens. I own a 30D, 40D and now the 5D Mark II. Excellent pictures
By Eson on Adorama - Feb 18, 2009
I just upgraded from a Canon Digital Rebel XT and the images are incredible. I still love my Rebel and will continue to use it as a backup or second camera, but the quality of the images that the 5D Mark II produces are just amazing! It is a great deal
By PhotoLau on Adorama - Feb 11, 2009
Top notch, full featured Camera
I upgraded from a 20D and the new Canon full frame 5D Mark II is all that I had hoped for.
By PestyMan on Adorama - Jan 19, 2009
First Digital SLR
This being my first digital SLR I am just blown away; it beats film all to pieces. I was a little irritated that my old 430EZ flash that I used on my 1N wonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t work with this camera, it over exposes images by at least 2 stops, so there is a new flash in
By Scott on Adorama - Jan 9, 2009
Very confortable upgrade from 5D
I had to rent this camera for unexpected shoot and I was curious how it would compared to my Canon 5D. I rented even the same lense 24-105 as I have. To my surprise the Mark II felt exactly as my 5D and it was very easy to get use to work with it. Quick f
By Zoltan on Adorama - Dec 21, 2008
Excellent upgrade from 20D
40 years ago I started with a Speed Graphics 4x5 and Hasselblad 500. Eventually moved to 35mm and bought a 20D many years ago. Waited to a reasonably priced high quality digital. Bought the 5D II with the 24-105. Very sharp photos. This is far superior to
By Jeff on Adorama - Dec 15, 2008
Excellent Value for Money
These are my views on my first few days of use. Although there are few issues mentioned with the sensor black points but, I have not seen any though. The build quality is not convincing for $3K camera, but the pictures are excellent and the camera is an e
By Bob on Adorama - Dec 8, 2008
Pros and Cons of Canon EOS 5D Mark II Black SLR Digital Camera Kit w/ 24-105mm Lens
PROS:Advanced image sensor, Excellent low-light shooting capabilities, High-resolution output. CONS:High Price Point. REVIEW:Canon has possibly topped the digital SLR camera field with the release of the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, the successor to their highly-popular EOS 5D. The quality of the images produced by the Mark II is top-notch, even compared to those taken with high-end professional cameras...
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By intellireview.com - Aug 3, 2011
Best Semi-Professional dSLR
The Canon 5D Mark II is a great update to the innovative Canon 5D, which was the first full-framed DSLR to come in a compact body. The 5D Mark II features a high resolution 21 megapixel CMOS...
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By bestcovery.com - Feb 12, 2010
Canon EOS 5D Mark II | with EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens
Announced on September 16th 2008, the EOS 5D Mark II is Canons successor to the EOS 5D, the worlds first compact full frame digital SLR. The EOS 5D Mark II boasts a new 21MP CMOS sensor, an expanded ISO range of 50-25,600 and a wealth of improvements and new features including full 1080p HD movie recording, live view, 3.0" 920k dot LCD, DIGIC IV processor, increased battery capacity and...
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By productwiki.com - Feb 7, 2010
Best Digital Camera with Resolution Atleast 18 Megapixel For Wildlife Photography
Image is Good according to 14 Digital Camera experts. -- "excellent color reproduction"-kenrockwell.com -- "overall image quality is incredibly impressive."-cnet.com.au -- "excellent color response"-imaging-resource.com Read more to find expert opinions on more features like Video, Optics, Interface, Battery, etc.
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By reviewgist.com - Jan 8, 2010
DCRP Review: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
The Canon EOS-5D Mark II is a solid upgrade to its predecessor, and a great choice for Canon users looking to step up to a full-frame body. The Mark II has a whopping 21.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor (which isn't without a few issues), great build quality, full manual controls, HD movie recording, and more accessories than you could possibly afford. There aren't a lot of negatives, but they're all...
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By DCResource - Apr 18, 2009
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Review
Canon has been adding something special to each of their new digital SLRs, something that sets the camera apart from the pack. This time, the something special is the HD movie mode in the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. Capable of capturing 1080p movies, the new camera opens up a whole world of video opportunities for those with a selection of Canon full-frame lenses -- from capturing extreme wide angles...
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By Imaging Resource - Jan 20, 2009
Camera Labs – Canon EOS 5D Mark II review
Canon's EOS 5D Mark II is a powerful and feature-packed DSLR that represents a significant upgrade over the original 5D, and a tough rival in the growing 'affordable' full-frame market. The new Mark II may share essentially the same body and AF system as its predecessor, but almost everything else has been upgraded. The 21.1 Megapixel sensor is capable of recording a huge amount of detail given a...
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By cameralabs.com - Dec 15, 2008
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Review
Today we bring you our in-depth review of the brand new Canon 5D Mark II DSLR. This full-frame, 21 megapixel update of the popular 5D Mark I is the world's first DSLR to feature full HD 1080p video recording. The 5D Mark II also offers an extensive ISO range of 50-25600, 3 inch LCD screen with 920k dots, 3.9 fps continuous mode, Live View and built-in dust removal. Retailing for £2299 / $3499 /...
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By photographyblog.com - Dec 4, 2008
Canon EOS 5D Mark 2
Testseek.com has collected 114 expert reviews for Canon EOS 5D Mark 2 and the average expert rating is 90 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek.com to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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By testseek.com - Oct 22, 2008