Canon EOS Rebel G / 500N 35mm SLR Film Camera Body Only Reviews

Canon EOS Rebel G / 500N 35mm SLR Film Camera Body Only

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  • If Andre Agassi can use it, so can you!

    May 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quality, ease of use, price
    Cons: None

    Summary: The Canon EOS Rebel G is one of the easiest SLR cameras to use on the market today. A few years ago, my mother-in-law told me she wanted to buy a good quality camera that would last her a lifetime. As much as I wanted to tell her about some ... read more

  • Rebel G

    Feb 21, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: automatic focus, extremely easy loading, great f-stop adjustment
    Cons: if you want to learn basics, this camera does too much for you automatically

    Summary: After owning this camera for over three years, I had the oppertunity to play around with it. I baught it owned with a nice lens from a friend for about $80. At the time I just needed a 35mm camera for a photography class so I settled for ... read more

  • A Lasting Camera for Beginners and Intermediates

    Mar 23, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great photo quality, multiple settings, durable
    Cons: None!

    Summary: The Canon Rebel G is a fantastic camera for amateurs who love to take photos and want to be able to use various settings. I received this camera over five years ago. At the beginning, I simply used it as an automatic camera. Then I started to use it ... read more

  • Rebel G--Great for Beginners Looking for a Good SLR

    Jun 4, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good for beginners, easy controls, nice pictures, decent lens.
    Cons: Slowed focus in low light

    Summary: I've had this camera, probably since it came out. And I love it. I was a little new to the world of photography then and it was worth it to learn and grow with this camera. This may be the camera for you if you are looking to go beyond the point ... read more

  • A Great Buy, and Wonderful Amateur SLR

    Oct 2, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Reasonable price, wide variety of modes, great SLR.
    Cons: Minor focusing issues for complex shots, but nothing that would stop me from buying it.

    Summary: Although I went with a Canon over a Nikon under the duress of a Canon-toting friend, I have to say I'm pleased with my purchase. I bought my Canon Rebel G in the summer of 2002, and have used it often in a handful of the modes. The LCD screen is ... read more

  • Photo enthusiast?

    Jul 24, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: +weight +ergonomical feel +easy to use +well-placed controls +compatibility with Canon line
    Cons: -built-in flash (useless) -annoying AF assist beam (especially to your subject) -plastic lens mount, etc.

    Summary: When I bought the Rebel G about a year ago, I was only beginning to feel interested in the realm of ... read more

  • Rebel offers Versatility

    Mar 11, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very easy to use, long lasting high quality
    Cons: none

    Summary: I received the Canon EOS Rebel G for Christmas five years ago and the quality of the pictures has not changed one bit, and I am a freelance photographer taking pictures constantly. Anyone can take professional looking pictures with this user ... read more

  • A Rebel with a Cause

    Jun 25, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use features and lots of 'em.
    Cons: None really

    Summary: Even though there is an updated version of the Rebel series camera with even more features on the loose. It's June 2002 and the Rebel G kit is still available new. I found this little gem on sale and I couldn't pass it up. This review is on ... read more

  • Overall good camera, but is the durability there?

    May 7, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Many custom setting; not too spendy; good battery life, pictures look great!
    Cons: Durability has issues

    Summary: Generally I really like this camera. I wish I didnt have to say the couple negative things about it that I have to. I am an picture taker of average skill I have read a bit but never had any formal training I just wanted a camera that would take very ... read more

  • Great camera

    Mar 16, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: very easy to use, just opened the package and started to take pictures.
    Cons: None at this time

    Summary: After reviewing all the postings on this site. I made the choice to buy the Rebel G camera. I found it at Sam's club for 300.00 . It came with the camera and lens along with 8 rolls of film and a camera bag to boot. I still haven't gotten my first roll ... read more

  • Rebel EOS

    Dec 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, makes excellent pictures
    Cons: not much warning when the battery runs down

    Summary: I bought this camera in late 1997 before I went to see a Professional Football game. I wanted to be able to get the photos of the players "up close and personal." I was very thrilled when I got my pictures back from the developer. They were clear, and ... read more

  • Cannon Rebel G Detailed Review

    Nov 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good price, great quality, simplicity and complexity
    Cons: slow button to shutter speed

    Summary: This Cannon Rebel G is perfect for the beginner or the pro. I am only 15 years old and started using it with only 3 months of limited point and shoot camera experience. It is offered at a relatively cheep price and offers quality superior to that ... read more

  • Rebel G

    Oct 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Ease of use and durability
    Cons: not good for fast action because of moderate film advance speeds

    Summary: I bought the Rebel G about a year and a half ago and I am totally satisfied with it. it is durable, light weight and easy to use. Its features that of an entry level slr but the photos produced look fantastic. I will use this camera for a long time to ... read more

  • My (Terrific) canon rebel G!

    Jun 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fully automatic, many modes, built-in flash, lightweight, great zoom.
    Cons: NONE!

    Summary: Oh look, another (bleep) crappy picture came out from my (Bleep) ricoh manual camera. Those were close to my words when I got my pictures back. I was very annoyed with bad pictures and having to deal with a manual Slr camera, This is one manual thing I ... read more

  • Super slick sexy silver shooter.

    Apr 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great first camera who's power grows with your experience
    Cons: None really.

    Summary: I thought Id start this review with a few words about my (photography) background, and what I use this camera for hopefully this will put what I say into context and you can compare it with your own situation. The Canon EOS Rebel 2000 QD is ... read more

  • Surprisingly usable!

    Mar 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Light and very usable. Quick AF, many exposure options incl. metered manual.
    Cons: Flimsy, plastic mount, built in flash tiny and probably too weak except as fill-in.

    Summary: Great range of exposure options like all EOS bodies including full manual metering unlike EOS 100/Elan I used to use. Very light weight and user friendly. Surprisingly bright viewfinder for such a small SLR. Very good as a second SLR body. AF is quick ... read more

  • Oh the things I can do with this...

    Mar 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Up to 9 exposure settings, good all around
    Cons: Flash not good for distance

    Summary: I bought my Rebel G about two years ago. I also purchased a Promaster lens 35-105 zoom lens. The reasons I bought this camera as well as some of the downfalls I've found are listed below. PROS I take a lot of abstract pieces ... read more

  • Easy as 123

    Mar 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: lightweight, ease of use, good picture quality, lots of pre-set programming
    Cons: flash a little weak, need external flash for serious night-time picture taking

    Summary: I'm not a professional photographer, but I want quality pictures when it comes to picture taking. None of the standard auto-focus compact cameras, or the up-and-coming digital cameras for me. I want quality, old-fashion cameras that are also easy to ... read more

  • The Rebel G captures New Zealand!

    Mar 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: cheap price, features, quality pictures, ease of use, upgradable
    Cons: minor defect on flash, stock lense isn't great for wide angle

    Summary: Let me start by saying I went to New Zealand this summer and took the Rebel G. I took pictures in a multitude of different conditions and under different modes. They all came out superb! I have memories that will last me a lifetime and I owe it to the ... read more

  • A great camera for SLR "newbies"

    Feb 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Versatile, easy to use
    Cons: Not enough features for some advanced users

    Summary: The typical buyer for the Canon EOS Rebel is someone new to single-lens reflex, or SLR, cameras. SLR cameras have many advantages over cheaper point-and-click models, including more focusing options and the ability to change lenses. For ... read more

  • No Research=No Happy

    Jan 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very easy to use. Offers manual and automatic use.
    Cons: Not a good flash. Only use Canon Lens

    Summary: Rushing caused me to waste my money. My old camera was stolen and my brother was getting married in less than a week. Me, being the resident-family-photographer HAD to have another camera. The Canon Rebel G was purchased with a 28-200 ... read more

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