Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

FORUMS Gear Reviews Camera Reviews 
Thread started 17 Jun 2017 (Saturday) 09:04
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)
Overall Rating9
Overall Image Quality8.5
Value for Money10
Must Have9
Suitability to Intended Use10
Got What I Expected10
AF Performance8.5
Handling and Ergonomics10
Ownership Status: "own"

Click here for sample photos and more info.
Click ratings to see total averages and rating distributions.
List all reviews of Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5, reviewed by CH_Devin

Senior Member
671 posts
Gallery: 12 photos
Likes: 106
Joined Sep 2009
Location: San Francisco, CA
Jun 17, 2017 09:04 |  #1

In between getting the Hasselbald H6D fixed and wanting an old Canon 1D Mark IV, I picked up a Canon M5 from a local, trustworthy, Best Buy. The M5 produces work quality images from 20+ megapixels, which means you get images large enough to use on any of your computer screens.

This camera, however, is not usable at high ISO speed files. Anything above ISO 3200 speed, the camera will give you a noisy fuzz that is not removable with software editing.

The M5 gives a fundamentally simple user interface, with buttons in an easy-to-navigate map, each with purposes without having to press buttons.

With the adaptability of EF-mount lenses, this camera, in its - no more than 3in x 5in structural frame - performs as good as a good percentage of older generation cameras that cost twice or three times as much. Its autofocus system is better than any of the previous generation cameras, and nearly matching the flagship Canon brand 1D series cameras in preciseness and speed.

The EOS M5, with its modern day sensor and Canon computers, generates a wonderful, accurate real world color, similar to the top tier 1D-x Mark II, and top mid level 5D Mark IV. 

The M5 packs a heavy punch, with images usable for quick work, such as sports photography, travel, landscape, and portraits. 

This review was based on the use of the EOS M5 with a 50mm 1.2L lens. 

sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

1,960 views & 0 likes for this thread
Canon EOS M5, reviewed by CH_Devin
FORUMS Gear Reviews Camera Reviews 
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!

COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.

POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©

Latest registered member is Stoney100
854 guests, 304 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 15144, that happened on Nov 22, 2018 Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.