Canon T8i

Better for sports


The Canon T8i is an entry-level DSLR lineup that was released in 2017. It features a 24-megapixel sensor and a DIGIC 7 image processor.

It features a 24.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, and a DIGIC 7 image processor.

The camera’s 45-point all cross-type autofocus system is praised for its accuracy and speed, making it suitable for capturing fast-moving subjects.

The T8i uses an advanced 45-point cross-type autofocus system that will improve the number of correctly focused images at sporting events.

The camera excels with user-friendly features, image quality, and autofocus speed. The Canon T8i is a good camera for a school yearbook staff.


  • Low cost compared to mirrorless options
  • 24-megapixel sensor
  • ISO Range: 100-25600 (expandable to 51200)
  • Continuous Shooting: Up to 6 frames per second
  • LCD Screen: 3.0-inch vari-angle touchscreen
  • Battery Life: Approximately 600 shots per charge
  • The APS-C format gives a 70-200mm lens the same reach as a 112-320mm lens.


  • Compared to mirrorless options, the limited number of frames per second makes sports photography difficult.
  • APS-C format cameras have smaller sensors, collect light less efficiently, and produce less pleasing bokeh.
  • Lower resolution that than Canon 90D

Canon T8i sample images

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Canon T8i Tutorial

Canon T8i Beginners Tutorial