See Also: Discontinued Canon DSLR Cameras
Canon EOS DSLR cameras have been my personal choice for over 10 years. These quality-built cameras deliver incredible image quality, are very easy to use (including great menu systems) and can be relied upon to bring home the prized picture. The huge range of compatible lenses, flashes and other accessories makes Canon a top choice of photographers ranging from mothers and fathers (and kids) up to the highest-paid professionals in the business.
Canon's support system (in the US at least) is second to none. If you have a serious repair need, or simply need help using your camera, Canon is there for you.
There is not a bad camera model in the current lineup and frequently, multiple models will do the job well for you. Read the reviews to determine where your needs fall. I'm definitely partial to Canon's full frame models and the amazing image quality they deliver.