Canon 60Da summary
Canon 60Da is Canon's Advanced DSLR camera first announced on April of 2012. The camera includes a 18MP, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a max resolution of 5184 x 3456.
The 60Da is scored #36 out of 92 in Advanced DSLR cameras & over-all #177 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our list. You should check out our Smart camera search to find camera listings based on your customized criteria.
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Canon 60Da family
The Canon 60Da is part of a family of products. You can view the detailed range below.
Canon 60Da Gallery
You can see the 60Da from various angles in the gallery here.
Canon 60Da Pros and Cons
Below is a shortlist of pros and cons of the Canon 60Da based on factors that are often considered essential in a camera.
Canon 60Da Sensor info
The Canon 60Da features the Digic 4 chip. The specification of the sensor in the Canon 60Da is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 5184 x 3456 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The CMOS sensor has 18MP and features a native ISO range of 100 - 6400. This ISO can be extended digitally to a high of 12800. RAW photos are supported therefore you have wider margin for error.
The graphic below illustrates the 60Da's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The 60Da sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is pointed out in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Canon 60Da dimensions
Canon 60Da weighs about 1.66 lbs (755 grams / 26.63 oz) & has external dimensions of 145mm x 106mm x 79mm (5.7" x 4.2" x 3.1"). The weight of typical Advanced DSLR camera is 776 grams so the Canon 60Da is very much the same as compared with various competitors.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Listed below is a pic of the Canon 60Da beside a soda so you're able to get a feel for its scale.
The top view here will provide the button design on the 60Da.
Canon 60Da Lens info
The 60Da fits the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses available for purchase. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the 60Da.
Canon 60Da Connectivity
The 60Da has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that consist of NFC and Bluetooth support can easily be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily copy pictures and in some cases adjust settings with no need to connect physically to the camera.
A few applications even stream a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI port, it could be attached to an external monitor. Nearly all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Canon 60Da Video info
The max video quality in the Canon 60Da is 1920 x 1080 and you can capture in H.264 format. 1080p quality delivers a great balance in quality versus file sizes but 1080p won't give you any room to crop. While the camera has a mic socket, it is unfortunately missing a headphone socket which means you will not be able to keep an eye on your sound levels.
Canon 60Da Weather Sealing
Canon 60Da has got environment proofing which makes it a very good pick for use in tough climates. This is especially beneficial any time you are not sure about the conditions you may encounter in outdoor photography.
Canon 60Da Display and Viewfinder
The Canon 60Da includes a 3 inch fully articulated screen boasting a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.
It possesses a selfie friendly display to take self portraits and even group photos when required. Unfortunately the screen is not a touch screen. The 60Da also has a Top display allowing you to instantly see your settings.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The ViewFinder specifications for Canon 60Da are below:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- Coverage 96%
- Magnification 0.6x
Viewfinders are pretty handy in bright outdoor conditions which may make the camera display washed out and very difficult to see.
Canon 60Da Shutter info
Canon 60Da continuous shooting speed is 5.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/8000s.
Canon 60Da Flash and Hot shoe info
Canon 60Da has both inbuilt flash together with external flash support. The highest flash sync speed is 1/250s.
Canon 60Da Autofocusing info
Canon 60Da has both Phase Detect Auto Focus as well as Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker & exact compared with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera includes Face detect which can be handy for portrait photography.
It includes 9 focus points to pick from. Canon 60Da includes manual focusing in case it is required in low light or you want to have more exact control on focusing.
Canon 60Da Battery life
The battery pack (LP-E6) on the Canon 60Da is fashioned to last for 1100 photos with respect to the CIPA standards making it above average for its category. The usual Advanced DSLR camera battery life is 909. Nikon D780 features the maximum (2260) battery life in this kind of cameras.
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Canon 60Da for various types of photography
The following graph indicates a summary of the Canon 60Da for various types of photography. To read more, scroll to the specific paragraph below.
Canon 60Da as a Portrait photography camera
The Canon 60Da receives a rating of 76 which is exceptional, meaning that it is a fantastic pick for portraits. Taking portrait images favors heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support & flexibility to use external flash.
Canon 60Da Street photography details
With a above average score of 67, the Canon 60Da is a good pick for street photography. A very good street photography camera features a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Canon 60Da Sports photography details
A very good sports photography points total of 68 suggests the Canon 60Da is a very decent option for shooting sports. A camera needs very good tracking and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon 60Da Travel photography advice
Weight is pretty crucial when selecting a camera for travel. All round, the Canon 60Da gets a very good 69 as a travelling camera which is a respectable option for your journeys.
Canon 60Da Landscape photography information
For anybody who is looking to buy a digital camera for landscape photos, the most critical factor will no doubt be image quality. The Canon 60Da at it's nice score of 70 as a landscape camera is a fine pick within the current marketplace.
Canon 60Da Vlogging factors
A vlogging camera should really posses a articulating display screen, microphone input and if possible IBIS. Considering all things, the Canon 60Da is a respectable option for vlogging as it delivers a nice score of 67.
Canon 60Da Alternatives
If you need alternatives to the 60Da, below is a collection of the highest scored cameras which fall within the class of Advanced DSLR.
The diagram below shows you an overview of the 60Da compared to it's top rated competitors listed earlier.
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