When selecting optics for cameras Canon eos 500D is necessary to take into account crop factor – in other words, to determine the real value of the zoom range lens, the focal lengths must be multiplied by 1.6. Model is compatible with all lenses Canon ef, but it is more preferable to use optical series EF-S, the focal lengths of which are shifted to wide-area, and design allows for smaller size and regular structure of light detectors. Moreover, with similar optical characteristics, EF-S lenses easier and cheaper counterparts, fired from the expectation of full kadr. Despite their belonging to the amateur class, Canon eos 500D has an excellent feature that, coupled with excellent features, it allows you to use this camera for professional photography. On the other hand, ease of management and intelligent automation makes the model an excellent choice for beginners who buy a camera "for growth".
Focusing System Canon eos 500D provides nine located in the diamond-shaped points Focus, which covers a large part of the frame. Traditionally for the eos af system is available in one of three modes: single-frame, witness, or intellectually. The model is able to maintain autofocus in face priority mode, as well as the model 450D, is able to operate in direct sight picture through the monitor (Live View). Measuring the exposure occurs on 35-zonnomu spc. In the evaluative metering by conjugation zone metering with the focus point, which increases measurement accuracy. It is also possible to select center-weighted and partial (4% or 9% of frame) measurement methods.
Exposure can occur in one of the scene modes (Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, video), or in creative zone modes (Program ae, Shutter Shutter-priority, Shutter-priority ae, manual mode, auto exposure control depth of field). If necessary, the photographer can use the correction and exposure bracketing. White balance can installed either automatically or manually: Preset or through customization. Ability to set color temperature values directly in degrees Kelvin is missing, but it partially offset by the presence of the model features a color shift in the areas from blue to amber and from crimson to green. It is also possible White Balance Bracketing. The model is equipped with built-in flash and has the possibility of joining the outside. You can sync at 1 / 200 sec., Wireless control group of flashes, and second curtain sync. It is also possible correction and bracketing power impulsa. can be recorded in raw or jpeg. If desired, images can be "set" styles, which accentuate the character of the image (portrait, landscape, etc.). Greatly simplify the work of the photographer user settings (up to 39 settings of 13 functions). Despite the large matrix resolution, the camera has a high rate – 3.4 frames / sec. with a maximum length series of 170 shots (JPEG). Video recording is carried out in the H.264 format with a maximum 1920×1080 resolution at a frequency of 20 frames / sec. or a lower resolution at 30 frames / sec. Record in the H.264 format provides a minimum file size while preserving superior image quality.