The EOS 50D features the acclaimed E-TTL II flash metering system. With any of the flashes in the EX Speedlite line, E-TTL II provides reliable flash output whether shooting fill-in flash pictures in sunlight, or using flash in total darkness. With E-TTL II, the exact same 35-zone metering sensor used for measuring ambient light is also used for flash metering–giving even finer metering command of the image area.
Featuring a large 16.2-megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, you’ll achieve beautiful image quality during both still-photo and movie shooting. Rich tonal gradation and highlight/shadow detail are assured by the BIONZ image processing engine which supports high-speed continuous shooting, advanced digital compositing, and Full HD movie recording.
The Canon EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS AF speed and accuracy is actually pretty good and the noise level during operations remains on a very low level. According to Canon the newly developed Image Stabilization system of Canon EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS is good enough for a “gain” equivalent to up to 4 f-stops.
A new idea for D-SLRs, the D90 offers a movie function, allowing you to shoot movies in three different motion JPEG formats: 320 x 216 pixels, 640 x 424 pixels and 1,280 x 720 pixels. Now you can capture life’s moving moments with added drama by using many of Nikon’s NIKKOR lenses, including the AF DX Fisheye 10.5mm f/2.8G ED and the Micro-NIKKOR lenses. The shallow depth of field can give your movies a more creative and emotional impact.
Super-sharp images come standard with Hybrid VR for image stabilization. The High Speed Continuous Shooting Mode shoots up to 5 frames in one second at full resolution capturing the best of the action and keeping the excitement rolling with the versatility of Full HD 1080p movie recording at the touch of a button. The Nikon Coolpix P500 superior tilting Vari-Angle monitor allows shooting at almost any angle or vantage point and viewing shots is easy on the 921,000-dot clear color display.