Canon D30 summary
Canon D30 is Canon's Advanced DSLR camera originally released on October of 2000. It features a 3 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a full resolution of 2160 x 1440.
The D30 ranks at #88 out of 92 in Advanced DSLR cameras & over-all #808 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our collection. Please test our Advanced camera finder to find camera results based on your personalized requirements.
The following is a chart of specific factors used in the rating system.
Canon D30 Gallery
You can check the D30 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Canon D30 Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of upsides and downsides of the Canon D30 based on factors that are often regarded as essential in a camera.
Canon D30 Sensor details
The spec of the sensor in the Canon D30 is 22.7mm x 15.1mm (APS-C). The 343 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 2160 x 1440 pixels and aspect ratios of 3:2.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The CMOS sensor has 3MP and includes a native ISO range of 100 - 1600. RAW format is supported so the user has wider margin for error.
The picture below displays the D30's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The D30 sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is shown in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Canon D30 dimensions
Canon D30 is 1.88 lb (855 gr or 30.16 oz) & has outside size of 150mm x 107mm x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0"). The weight of average Advanced DSLR camera is 776 gr so the Canon D30 is heavier when compared to various competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The following is a visual of the Canon D30 with a soda to help you get a sense of its scale.
The top view directly below will highlight the button layout on the D30.
Canon D30 Lens specs
The D30 fits the Canon EF mount and has 306 lenses available in the market. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our collection which will work with the D30.
Canon D30 Connectivity
The D30 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras that contain NFC or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You are able to send pictures and usually adjust camera settings without connecting straight to the camera.
Some applications even allow a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not near the camera. If the camera features a HDMI port, it can be hooked up to an external display. The majority of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Canon D30 Video specs
Canon D30 does not record video. In case you are looking for a camera to take only photos, this is not a concern.
Canon D30 Weather Sealing
Canon D30 does not include environment sealing so wet conditions could damage the camera.
Canon D30 Display and Viewfinder
The Canon D30 features a 1.8" fixed screen supporting a resolution of 120k dots.
Please be aware that the screen has no touch support. The D30 also includes a Top LCD display so you can instantly checkout camera settings.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The View Finder details for Canon D30 are the following:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- Coverage 95 percent
- Magnification 0.55x
Viewfinders are pretty handy for bright outdoor situations which can easily make the camera display washed out and hard to see.
Canon D30 Shutter specs
Canon D30 continuous shooting speed is 3.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Canon D30 Flash and Hot shoe specs
Canon D30 features both integrated flash as well as external flash support. The max flash sync speed is 1/200 sec.
Canon D30 Autofocusing specs
Canon D30 features both Phase Detect Autofocus as well as Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot quicker and accurate when compared to Contrast Based focusing.
It features 3 focus points to select from. Canon D30 can use manual focusing when required for low light situations or you need more exact control on focusing.
Canon D30 Battery life
The average Advanced DSLR camera battery life is 909. Nikon D780 offers the best (2260) battery life for this range of cameras.
Below is a listing of Advanced DSLR cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Canon D30 for varying forms of photography
The following diagram provides a rundown of the Canon D30 for varying forms of photography. To learn more, go to the specific paragraph below.
Canon D30 as a Portrait photography camera
The Canon D30 gets a score of 48 which is average, meaning that it is relatively adequate to use for portrait photos. Shooting portraits leans heavily to sensor size, support for RAW photos and capability to use off-camera lighting.
Canon D30 Street photography info
Having a modest points total of 51, the Canon D30 is somewhat acceptable to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Canon D30 Sports photography information
A lousy sports photography score of 36 indicates the Canon D30 is just not appropriate for photographing sports. A camera needs to have fantastic autofocus and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon D30 Travel photography advice
Weight is pretty important when picking a camera for travel. All things considered, the Canon D30 gets a lousy 40 as a travel camera which is just not appropriate to take with you on your trips.
Canon D30 Landscape photography info
For anybody planning to choose a camera for landscape photography, the most vital aspect will be image quality. The Canon D30 and it's lousy grade of 43 as a landscape camera is just not appropriate within the current market.
Canon D30 Vlogging advice
A vlogging camera should really offer a articulating screen, microphone input and ideally IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the Canon D30 is just not appropriate for vlogging as it gets a lousy score of 9.
Canon D30 Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the D30, below is a selection of the highest ranked cameras that fall in to the class of Advanced DSLR.
The line chart underneath provides you a summary of the D30 compared to it's top scoring rivals shown above.
These are some more cameras you may regard as alternative options. To review a comprehensive comparison, click the "compare" link.