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The Top 5 Digital Cameras

This article first appeared in the Nov/Dec 2001 issue of Photo Techniquesmagazine. It has been edited slightly for style from its original form. All equipment photographs are courtesy of their respective manufacturers.

Please note that this review is based on cameras that were generally available in the third quarter of 2001. Given the rapid rate of change in this industry it will undoubtedly become dated very quickly.

The following digital cameras are the ones that I believe offer the best image quality, greatest versatility or highest value in their category. But, of all the photographic products being offered today digital cameras are the most changeable, with new models appearing monthly. These five cameras are "best of breed" for 2001.

Canon EOS D30

When Canon's first digital SLR appeared in the fall of 2000 it more than satisfied the pent-up desires of Canon owners. Finally they had a digital camera worthy of their lenses. The D...

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