Camera Buying Guide

Here are some quick tips and helpful information to discover which Canon camera is the perfect match for you.

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Skill Level

Being comfortable with your camera is a no-brainer. Let us help you find the camera to match your skills and put you at ease.

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Style & Weight

Cameras come in all shapes and sizes and can require lenses or accessories, too. Let us help you find out how much or little you need.

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Still & Video

Looking for amazing still shots, crisp 4K /8K video, or both? Find the cameras that match your creativity.

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Price

Price is important for several reasons, and Canon will have a camera to meet your budget.

DSLR Cameras

DSLR Cameras

Our wide range of DSLR cameras are great for any kind of shooting from portraits to landscapes and everything in between. They offer optical viewfinders for superb composition, fast performance, an array of features that let you capture and expand your creativity, plus a number of lens, flash and accessory options to take your photography or video shooting wherever you want it to go.

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APS-C

More compact and lightweight than their full-frame counterparts, APS-C cameras let you seamlessly step up from a smartphone or compact camera with additional features, compatibility with the full range of Canon EF and EF-S lenses, and budget-friendly affordability.

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Full-Frame

Canon’s Full-Frame DSLR’s allow for a larger frame, giving more flexibility to crop. They also have higher resolution, less noise, higher ISO, and can shoot at wider angles. These cameras are great for advanced amateurs and professionals.

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Mirrorless Cameras

Mirrorless Cameras

Generally offering a smaller footprint than a DSLR, mirrorless cameras typically provide more comfort and convenience, are faster in terms of performance, offer an array of lens options and filters, and are ideal for video.

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EOS R Series

This full-frame mirrorless lineup features amazing optics and stunning performance, and with the innovative RF mount, allows for more compact lenses like the RF series and faster communication.

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EOS M Series

The portability of a compact camera with a feature set that's more plentiful so you can take it anywhere for casual shooting at home or abroad, and even use as a secondary camera to lessen the load. With interchangeable EF-M lens options along with compatibility for using EF and EF-S lenses with an adapter.

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Compact Cameras

Compact Cameras

Compact and lightweight so you can easily take them anywhere. Featuring a variety of families like G Series, SX Series, ELPH and more with most having built-in optical zoom lenses of various distances depending on your needs.

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PowerShot

The PowerShot line includes the pocket-friendly ELPH Series, the long range zoom SX Series, the compact but more robust G Series, and the PowerShot Zoom compact telephoto monocular so you have a bevy of choices.

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IVY

Pocket-friendly and easy to use, the super portable IVY Series lets you shoot stills, video, and in some cases even print!

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Refurbished Cameras

Refurbished Cameras

​For those on a budget, buying a Refurbished Canon Camera could be the answer for you. You can be sure you’ll be getting a camera that feels as good as new!

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