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Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D
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1,000 Reviews + 7 Awards
81
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
60
Value for Money
Good
63
Age
9 Years Old
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 820g camera, good for landscape photography. It does not have an image stabiliser, has a built-in flash, is dustproof and supports Full HD video. Reviews indicate that this camera has an excellent autofocus, it produces very good images and superb for video recording.
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Canon EOS 7D number 104 in best selling cameras and number 373 across all digital cameras.

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95
Reviews
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Features
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Popularity
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Value for Money
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77
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

customers report that it has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received seven awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Photozone.de.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The EOS 7D has some great features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Beyond the still
Telephoto zoom lens EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

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The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for landscape photography. It is also good for everyday photography.
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4.7 stars (1,000 reviews)

78%

of Customers Would Recommend
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2 Highly Recommended Awards

It's received a Highly Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs.
Highly Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended from Camera Labs

2 Test Winner Awards

The Canon EOS 7D has received a Test Winner Award from expert review sites computerbild.de and Magnus.de.
Test Winner from computerbild.de Test Winner from Magnus.de

3 Further Awards

It's received an Award from expert review sites dv.com, photozone.de and tipa.com.
Excellence Award from dv.com Recommended from photozone.de Technical Image Press Association Award from tipa.com

What Are People Saying About the Canon EOS 7D?

Picture Quality
322
58
Lens System
133
24
Video Capability
107
22
Viewfinder / Screen
49
8
Features
73
13
Ease of Use
127
6
Size and Weight
81
44
Price
58
20
Design
64
7
Flash
20
4
Robustness
63
4
Sports Photography
21
2
Noise Level
31
23
Wildlife Photography
10
1
Battery
16
1
Landscape Photography
6
0
Product Quality
1
0
Portrait Photography
2
0
Exposure Controls
1
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Support
2
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Environmental Considerations
1
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Capacity
1
0
More Than 70 People Thought it Had a Good Price
  • ... very capable stills camera the 50D. At $3499, the 7D is midway in price between these two excellent cameras. Does it perform well enough to carve out its ...
    pcauthority.com.au 15 Dec 2009
  • ... angles and to put the tools through real practical testin... A giant leap forward in inexpensive, high-quality, film-like HD video...Amazing picture, great ...
    dv.com 19 May 2010
  • ... you may sacrifice a few meg... It is a expensive DSLR so you would be perfectly entitled to expect a great deal for your money. The good news, in the most ...
    technave.sg 29 Sep 2013
  • ... models. Way to go Canon. Thank you B&H for the best price in town with the added assurance of your quality in business. There are a lot of would be scams ...
    Treasure hunter - Bhphotovideo.com 27 Feb 2012
  • One Person Thought it Was of a Good Quality
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    Over 90 People Thought it Was Solidly Made

    More than 40 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D was very well made and over 30 people thought that it was also strong and durable. Nine people also thought that it was very reliable.

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    Very Well Made
    49 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... operation including burst mode of up to eight frames per second (JPEG). It is well made and rugged, with extensive sealing against dust and moist... Canon ...
    smh.com.au 12 Nov 2009
  • ... operation including burst mode of up to eight frames per second (JPEG). It is well made and rugged, with extensive sealing against dust and moisture. There ...
    stuff.co.nz 18 Nov 2009
  • ... Quality. High ISO Performance. Large Clear LCD. Quiet. Weather sealed. Well built quality.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Jan 2011
  • ... so big and heavy. It fills fabulous in one's hand and the rubber outer case feels very well made. It's a rugged beauty; no doubts! Easy To Use. Fast Accurate ...
    Scb222 - Bhphotovideo.com 30 Aug 2011
  • View All Reviews About Well Built
    Strong and Durable
    36 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Really Reliable
    9 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the Canon EOS 7D Had a Good Battery Life

    More than 20 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D had an excellent battery life.

  • ... shooting better and it shoots sharper pics than the mark2. Better battery life than the mark2 also... Easy To Use. Fast Accurate Auto-Focus. Fast Shutter ...
    Johnbo - Bhphotovideo.com 16 Jul 2015
  • ... focus is quite good and usually accurate. Movie mode is excellent. Battery life is excellent. Weight is not to bad, balances well with my 70-300mm IS USM. ...
    Robbdl - Bhphotovideo.com 1 Jul 2010
  • ... using the camera for Scenery, wildlife and sports photography. Battery life is excellent. The 7d is a little pricy for the hobbyist, but well worth it. ...
    Habumach - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Mar 2013
  • ... sports. The autofocus is great, burst mode is crazy fast, and battery life was excellent. For the three day tournament, I didn't have to change the battery ...
    I <3 photography - Bhphotovideo.com 1 Nov 2012
  • Most People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Over 70 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D was a good body shape and over 10 people thought that it was also really lightweight. Several people also thought that it was a good size, really wasn't heavy and bulky and was a very big size.

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    A Good Body Shape
    76 people agree
    7 people disagree
  • ... performer and aren’t too concerned with going full-frame, this is currently the best body around.Ca...As soon as you pick it up, its clear that the Canon ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 19 Jan 2010
  • ... $2700 [body] Brilliant This 18-megapixel DSLR camera has dual image processors for fast operation including burst mode of up to eight frames per second (JPEG). ...
    smh.com.au 12 Nov 2009
  • ... part, is that you get it. This is a classy feature-rich DSLR that has a reassuringly robust body so should easily withstand even se...
    technave.sg 29 Sep 2013
  • ... pleased with the 7D. Would highly recommend this camera for people wanting a high quality body without an insane price tag attached... Easy To Use. Fast ...
    PPM - Bhphotovideo.com 29 Jul 2015
  • View All Reviews About Body
    Very Lightweight
    13 people agree
    4 people disagree
    A Good Size
    9 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Not {More} Heavy and Bulky
    7 people agree
    50 people disagree
    A Really Big Size
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Compact
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 80 People Thought it Was Well Designed

    More than 40 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D was really good-looking and over 20 people thought that it was also very ergonomic. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that several people thought that it was really well designed, was smooth and had a good case.

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    Really Good-Looking
    49 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • ... to Nikon’s D300s. The company has taken a good long look at the areas where Nikon always had the edge over models like the EOS 40D and 50D, and addressed ...
    Camera Labs 1 Nov 2009
  • ... was a Canon XH-A1. The footage from the 7D was cleaner and overall had a much better look to it. I was able to edit the clips in both Final Cut Express ...
    Michael David - Bhphotovideo.com 5 Sep 2010
  • ... 7D, I'm getting shots I was sometimes missing on the T1i, and all shots look better than ever... Easy To Use. Fast Accurate Auto-Focus. Fast Shutter Speed. ...
    Rcr - Bhphotovideo.com 19 Jan 2012
  • I use this camera for wedding and lifestyle photography. I love the beautiful, clear images and the video is UNREAL! Easy To Use. Fast Accurate Auto-Focus. ...
    JSP - Bhphotovideo.com 23 Aug 2010
  • View All Reviews About Pretty
    Very Ergonomic
    23 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Very Well Designed
    11 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Smooth
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Good Case
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought the Canon EOS 7D Was Easy to Use

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D was very easy to use and more than 40 people thought that it also had outstanding controls. Several people also thought that it had a brilliant interface, was very easy to handle and was really comfortable and easy to hold.

    View All Reviews About Ease of Use
    Really Easy to Use
    107 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • ... thorough as possible to consider all the angles and to put the tools through real practical testin... A giant leap forward in inexpensive, high-quality, ...
    dv.com 19 May 2010
  • ... Full HD video with either a 24p or 30p frame rate, it has a good set of manual controls that are easy to use, and it offered very good overall video perf...
    camcorderinfo.com 16 Dec 2009
  • Loved ease of use out of the box. This model has many of the buttons (iso, drive, etc) broken out from previous Canons and it makes for too many buttons ...
    MKP AZ - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Dec 2009
  • ... film, but to sketch things out compositionally. I love the ease of use paired with a high degree of customization and manual features. I had first considered ...
    Y'ael O'Arrow - Bhphotovideo.com 20 Feb 2012
  • View All Reviews About Easy to Use
    Has Superb Controls
    47 people agree
    14 people disagree
    Has an Excellent Interface
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Very Easy to Handle
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    Really Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    Over 90 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D had excellent features and three people thought that it also had a powerful motor.

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    Has Outstanding Features
    99 people agree
    15 people disagree
  • ... “prosumer” model in Canon’s DSLR camera range, delivering impressive features like 1080p video, 8fps continuous shooting and an 18.1-megapixel sensor ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 19 Jan 2010
  • ... EOS 7D is an incredibly versatile camera. Its rich feature set make it one of the most complete DSLRs available. Given its high-resolution sensor, wide ...
    Neocamera.com 28 Oct 2009
  • The Canon EOS-7D ($1699, body only) is a midrange digital SLR that offers some pretty high-end features. Some of the highlights include an 18 Megapixel ...
    dcresource.com 22 Dec 2009
  • ... Canon EOS 30D's to two 7D's, and I'm so excited! It's easy to use, has FANTASTIC features, larger LCD screen and the picture quality is amazing! Even in ...
    E3 in LV - Bhphotovideo.com 7 Mar 2011
  • View All Reviews About Features
    Has a Powerful Motor
    3 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Some Customers Thought it Did Not Have Good Connectivity

    Two people thought that the Canon EOS 7D didn't have gps.

  • ... this feature. HD Video looks great down to very low light levels. No GPS location tagging. No Integrated Wireless file Transfer system. Doesn't co.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 10 Nov 2009
  • ... this feature. HD Video looks great down to very low light levels. No GPS location tagging. No Integrated Wireless file Transfer system. Doesn't come with ...
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 18 Oct 2009
  • The Majority of Owners Thought it Was Bad When it Came to Technical Guidance

    Three people thought that the Canon EOS 7D had bad technical guidance.

  • ... videos on CANON LIFE LEARNING are a great help... Great AF fast. Instruction manual hard t.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Nov 2009
  • ... SCREEN AND MOVIE MODE. POP UP FLASH. ALL CONTROLS IN RIGHT PLACE. POOR INSTRUCTION MANUAL. Top of the line. Preferred the option of wide or macro lens. ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 12 Nov 2009
  • ... LCD. None at this time. Quiet. Easy To Use. Good Image Stabilization. Vague Instructions. Tilt Swivel LCD.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Jan 2010
  • One Owner Thought the Canon EOS 7D Had an Environmentally Responsible Design
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    Most People Thought the Canon EOS 7D Did Not Have an OK Noise Level

    More than 40 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D was noisy and five people thought that it also wasn't quiet.

    View All Reviews About Noise Level
    Noisy
    48 people agree
    30 people disagree
  • ... best camera I have ever owned. It's loaded with features and noise is excellent up to ISO 1600. Not great at 6400, but who cares? It feels good in my hands. ...
    Photo Guy in the Park - Bhphotovideo.com 20 Jan 2012
  • ... the preformance of the 7D, definitely a nice upgrade. Could be a little better with noise at High ISO, but not bad; just slightly better than the 40D. ...
    Gigsman - Bhphotovideo.com 31 Jan 2012
  • I've had this camera for less than a month, but I couldn't be happier with it. Easy to use, and it takes some really awesome pictures... Easy To Use. Fast ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Dec 2010
  • ... Good Image Quality. Great Video. High ISO Performance. Large Clear LCD. Loud shutter. Noisy At High ISO. Poor In Low Light.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 1 Jan 2010
  • View All Reviews About Noise
    Not {More} Quiet
    5 people agree
    14 people disagree
    One Person Thought the Canon EOS 7D Had a Big Capacity
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    More Than 200 People Thought the Canon EOS 7D Had a Lens That Was Good

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D had a very good autofocus and more than 40 people thought that it also had a very good lens. Three people also thought that it had a good image stabiliser.

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    Has a Superb Autofocus
    190 people agree
    73 people disagree
  • ... quality. It turns out that it also has several improved user interface features that I wish I had on my 5D - like better auto-focus. Maybe there will be ...
    Daniel - Bhphotovideo.com 17 Jan 2011
  • ... system on the 7D is very user friendly and accurate, giving perfect focus no matter what you are doing. Excellent expansion mode for fast sports. Automatically ...
    Paparazzi Uncle - Bhphotovideo.com 23 Aug 2010
  • If you are looking for an excellent digital slr camera that offers superb autofocus, real life colors, weather sealing, great image quality you have found ...
    Alex - Bhphotovideo.com 18 Jun 2012
  • ... 5DmkII and the 7D. I bought the 7D for it's way faster frame rate and better autofocus points. The crop sensor brings my tele-subject much closer and the ...
    Ed - Bhphotovideo.com 19 Dec 2011
  • View All Reviews About Focus
    Has an Outstanding Lens
    42 people agree
    16 people disagree
    Has a Good Image Stabiliser
    3 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Over 90 People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Over 40 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D had a superb screen and viewfinder.

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    Has an Outstanding Screen
    52 people agree
    19 people disagree
  • ... superb photo quality, great build quality, super-fast continuous shooting, a nice LCD and optical viewfinder, Full HD mo...Very good photo quality, with ...
    dcresource.com 22 Dec 2009
  • ... 920,000-dot LCD screen 1920x1080p (Full HD) video recording at 30fps Wireless flash control Street price approx £1,699 When I first received Canon’s press release for the EOS 7D...
    amateurphotographer.co.uk 1 Jan 2010
  • ... that stand out over my trustworthy 40D is the high resolution and...excellent screen detail. There us lot to learn on the 7D and I'm looking forward to ...
    Silver Eagle - Bhphotovideo.com 22 Dec 2010
  • ... hatchback, to driving a luxury German sedan. A beautiful clear viewfinder, awesome screen, controls which are logically placed, and allow you to change ...
    Camerasaurus Rex - Bhphotovideo.com 10 Dec 2010
  • View All Reviews About Screen
    Has an Excellent Viewfinder
    44 people agree
    4 people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Took Good Quality Photos

    More than 200 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D was very able to produce good images and over 100 people thought that it also had a very good picture resolution. Over 50 people also thought that it had a good ISO range and more than 30 people thought that it was also superb in low light and had an excellent picture quality. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that over 20 people thought that it had a good image sensor and several people thought that it was also very able to produce clear pictures, was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures and in terms of colour rendition.

    View All Reviews About Picture Quality
    Very Able to Produce Good Images
    256 people agree
    42 people disagree
  • ... fits between the EOS-50D and the full-frame EOS-5D Mark II. It offers superb photo quality, great build quality, super-fast continuous shooting, a nice ...
    dcresource.com 22 Dec 2009
  • Canon EOS 7D digital SLR is Canon's latest entry into the advanced amateur/pro photography market. It features an all-new 18.0 Megapixel APS-C size CMOS ...
    electronicsme.com 17 Mar 2010
  • ... DSLRs can perform not only the capture of large, high quality still images in the ultimate RAW format but some models can now also record Full High Definition ...
    digital-photography-school.com 18 May 2014
  • ... $2700 [body] Brilliant This 18-megapixel DSLR camera has dual image processors for fast operation including burst mode of up to eight frames per second (JPEG). ...
    smh.com.au 12 Nov 2009
  • View All Reviews About Images
    Has a Very Good Picture Resolution
    101 people agree
    16 people disagree
    Has a Good ISO Range
    59 people agree
    32 people disagree
    Outstanding in Low Light
    45 people agree
    10 people disagree
    Has a Very Good Picture Quality
    44 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    28 people agree
    21 people disagree
    Very Able to Produce Clear Pictures
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good At Handing Highlights and Shadows in Pictures
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good in Terms of Colour Rendition
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    7 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Recorded Good Videos

    Over 100 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D was very good for video recording.

  • ... EOS 7D offers awesome continuous-shooting speeds, an excellent HD movie mode with full manual controls, class-leading resolution, excellent high-ISO performance, ...
    CNET.co.uk 9 Nov 2009
  • ... additions to the feature set and advanced HD video capabilities mean you do get an awful lot of camera for your money. The handling is classy too...
    practicalphotography.com 1 Jan 2009
  • In Conclusion The 7D brings to the table some of the best video from a DSLR we have seen to date. It has the benefits of shooting video with 35mm lenses, ...
    videomaker.com 10 Feb 2010
  • In Conclusion The 7D brings to the table some of the best video from a DSLR we have seen to date. It has the benefits of shooting video with 35mm lenses, ...
    videomaker.com 10 Feb 2010
  • 7 Out of 10 Owners Thought the Canon EOS 7D Had a Good Flash

    Over 30 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D had an excellent flash.

  • AF is awesome, 8fps is awesome, 18mpx is awesome, wireless flash is awesome, 1080p @ 24fps is awesome, this camera is awesome!!
    Jehuty03 - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Oct 2009
  • ... issues at all, yet... AF improvement. Extended diopter adjust. Flash control wout ST- 2. Low light improvement. Resolution. Vert grip has AF-ON.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 21 Oct 2009
  • ... misbehaves. Wide open viewfinder. Complicated. Heavy. Tough body. Wireless flash functions. Awesome. Excellent camera. Feels great in the hand. Great image ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Nov 2010
  • ... flash misbehaves. Wide open viewfinder. Complicated. Heavy. Tough body. Wireless flash functions. Awesome. Excellent camera. Feels great in the hand. Great ...
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Nov 2010
  • Some People Thought it Had Good Exposure Controls

    Two people thought that the Canon EOS 7D had good exposure controls.

  • ... exposure control in the automatic, manual and various apeture and exposure settings are terrific. Have transitioned from a Canon 35mm film camera to my ...
    Saltmarshart - Bhphotovideo.com 8 Apr 2010
  • ... Light. Plus 1080p video. Great resolution. High-speed frame rates. Superior exposure control. Tilt Swivel LCD.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Feb 2010
  • Six People Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Several people thought that the Canon EOS 7D good for landscape photography and was good for macro photography.

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    Good for Landscape Photography
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... all types of applications. I've done portraits, weddings, landscapes etc with excellent results. It is light and easy to use and handle. The quickness ...
    Double D - Bhphotovideo.com 7 Oct 2015
  • It is good for landscapes and close up shots. ever sence I started taking pictures I have used canon with film and now digital I still like the way prints ...
    Joe - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Oct 2011
  • ... II. Most of my studio shooting and detailed landscapes are done with the 5D to get the most resolution for big prints. For general photography and/or wading ...
    Dennis Sargent - Bhphotovideo.com 30 Mar 2011
  • ... photograph mainly wildlife, both at longer-distances and as macros, plus natural landscapes. About five years ago, I traded-in frequent-flyer bonus-miles ...
    Tied - Bhphotovideo.com 10 Jan 2012
  • View All Reviews About Landscapes
    Good for Macro Photography
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Some People Thought the Canon EOS 7D is Good for Portraits

    Two people thought that the Canon EOS 7D takes good portraits.

  • Wonderful image quality Fast shooting! Wonderful for portrait photography Weatherproof... Easy To Use. Fast Accurate Auto-Focus. Fast Shutter Speed. Good ...
    Southwind - Bhphotovideo.com 23 Feb 2010
  • ... maker for Canon and an irritation to loyal clients. Overall a great camera for everyday use on portrait, sports and products... Easy To Use. Fast Accurate ...
    MKP AZ - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Dec 2009
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought the Canon EOS 7D is Good for Sports Photography

    Over 20 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D takes good sports photos.

  • ... from the xxD series. Excellent autofocus along with more autofocus options means I'm suddenly a little better sports photographer. The 18MP means I can ...
    Wheaton Photographer - Bhphotovideo.com 2 Oct 2010
  • Versatile, accurate, flexible, and a real improvement over my 20D. AF for sports is outstanding. Menu searching is quick and easy. Toggle between jpgL/RAW ...
    Gsp1946 - Bhphotovideo.com 19 Dec 2010
  • ... produce ultra sharp images much more than the Nikon or Sony. The Canon 7D is awesome for sports and anything that is fast action. You can't go wrong with ...
    Conradcjc - Bhphotovideo.com 1 Feb 2012
  • Perfect for a sports... Fast Accurate Auto-Focus. Fast Shutter Speed. Good Image Quality. Large Clear LCD. Easy To Use. Quiet.
    Lee - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Jan 2011
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought it is Good for Wildlife Photography

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon EOS 7D is good for wildlife photography.

  • ... good script... Models will smile to you. Nature will speak to you. Wildlife will follow you. Your own business with 3k. Is the End of Innocence.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Nov 2009
  • ... year, photography has become my main point of interest. I love nature/wildlife/landscape images. My Rebel XS was great to learn the ropes, but adding the ...
    Buddy Bob - Bhphotovideo.com 5 Feb 2012
  • Outstanding flexibility for wildlife action and stills. Stands up to weather and the most difficult to capture images with durability and ease of use... ...
    Fugitive - Bhphotovideo.com 15 Nov 2010
  • ... easy to use. With it shooting 8fps it is ideal for action sports, fast moving wildlife, you name it. This is truly a wonderful camera if you have the money ...
    MarkPhoto - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Sep 2010
  • How Good Are Canon Digital Cameras?

    82
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
    Higher than average megapixels
    Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
    Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
    Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
    Very short camera shutter speed
    Has a built-in flash
    Supports Full HD video
    Features multi burst mode
    Has an HDMI
    Dustproof
    Larger than average display diagonal
    Wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) depending on lens used
    Features brightness adjustment
    Higher than average display resolution
    Has a carrying case
    Features multi-shot function
    Features flash exposure compensation
    Supports live view
    Has an external flash connector
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Has a flash exposure lock
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) lock
    800 battery life
    Has a microphone in
    Very fast flash recharging time
    Supports custom colours
    Supports direct printing
    Has an orientation sensor
    Supports dioptic correction
    Has a tripod mount
    5184 x 3456 still image resolution
    Has an anti-dust function
    Has an HDMI port
    5184 x 3456 pixels image resolution
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Heavier than average
    Does not have a GPS
    Not waterproof
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Does not have a video out

    What the Reviews Say

    Over 90 people thought it was solidly made
    The vast majority of owners thought the Canon EOS 7D had a good battery life
    Most people thought it was a good size
    Over 80 people thought it was well designed
    9 out of 10 owners thought the Canon EOS 7D was easy to use
    9 out of 10 people thought it had good technical features
    More than 200 people thought the Canon EOS 7D had a lens that was good
    Over 90 people thought this digital camera had a good screen or viewfinder
    8 out of 10 people thought this digital camera took good quality photos
    7 out of 10 people thought this digital camera recorded good videos
    7 out of 10 owners thought the Canon EOS 7D had a good flash
    Some people thought it had good exposure controls
    9 out of 10 people thought it is good for wildlife photography
    Some customers thought it did not have good connectivity
    The majority of owners thought it was bad when it came to technical guidance
    Most people thought the Canon EOS 7D did not have an OK noise level
    Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
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    Canon offers over 80 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Canon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

    Higher Than Average Megapixels

    Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The Canon EOS 7D's sensor megapixels of 18MP is higher than 76% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

    This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Canon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 15,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Canon EOS 7D's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is higher than 68% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

    This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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    Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

    This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabiliser depends on the lens being used. Canon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    Across all the cameras the camera shutter speeds range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The camera shutter speed of the Canon EOS 7D of only 0.000125s is in the shortest 14% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    5184 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Canon EOS 7D has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3456 pixels. That's 13% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Canon EOS 7D has a built-in flash, as do 70% of cameras.

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    Heavier Than Average

    The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Canon EOS 7D's weight of 820g is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 96% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    The Canon EOS 7D does not have a GPS. 91% of cameras also do not have a GPS.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Canon EOS 7D supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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    Features Multi Burst Mode
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    The Canon EOS 7D features multi burst mode. 86% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Canon EOS 7D has an HDMI, unlike 63% of cameras which do not have an HDMI.

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    Dustproof
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    The Canon EOS 7D is dustproof, which is unusual. 94% of cameras are not dustproof.

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    Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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    The Canon EOS 7D's display diagonal of 3" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 75% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 6.7".

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    Not Waterproof

    The Canon EOS 7D is not waterproof, although keep in mind that 94% of digital cameras are also not waterproof.

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    Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

    This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Canon EOS 7D features brightness adjustment, unlike 82% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Higher Than Average Display Resolution

    The display resolution of the Canon EOS 7D of 920,000 pixels is higher than 71% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels.

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    Has a Carrying Case

    The Canon EOS 7D has a carrying case, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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    Features Multi-Shot Function

    The Canon EOS 7D features multi-shot function, unlike 92% of cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

    The Canon EOS 7D features flash exposure compensation. 83% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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    Supports Live View

    The Canon EOS 7D supports live view. 85% of cameras do not support live view.

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    Has an External Flash Connector

    The Canon EOS 7D has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Canon EOS 7D has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam. 71% of cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The Canon EOS 7D has an auto Exposure (AE) lock, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Has a Flash Exposure Lock

    The Canon EOS 7D has a flash exposure lock. 83% of digital cameras do not have a flash exposure lock.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The Canon EOS 7D has an Auto Focus (AF) lock, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) lock.

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    800 Battery Life

    The Canon EOS 7D is a digital camera that takes 800 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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    Has a Microphone in

    The Canon EOS 7D has a microphone in, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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    Very Fast Flash Recharging Time

    The average flash recharging time of all cameras is 5.3s, with the fastest being 1s and the slowest being 15s. The flash recharging time of the Canon EOS 7D of only 3s is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 94% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Supports Custom Colours

    The Canon EOS 7D supports custom colours. 89% of cameras do not support custom colours.

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    Does Not Have a Video Out

    The Canon EOS 7D does not have a video out. 100% of cameras also do not have a video out.

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    Supports Direct Printing

    The Canon EOS 7D supports direct printing. 89% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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    Has an Orientation Sensor

    The Canon EOS 7D has an orientation sensor. 94% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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    Supports Dioptic Correction

    The Canon EOS 7D supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Canon EOS 7D has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

    The Canon EOS 7D supports a maximum still image resolution of 5184 x 3456. That's 28% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 5184x3456, 3456x2304, 2592x1728 plus 1 more value. The worst resolution of all cameras is 4592x3064 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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    Has an Anti-Dust Function

    The Canon EOS 7D has an anti-dust function. 92% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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    Has an HDMI Port

    The Canon EOS 7D has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 74% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Canon EOS 7D has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 373 out of 511 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Canon EOS 7D (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    More than 70 people thought it had a good price
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    Canon EOS 7D Release Date

    October 2009

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    Canon EOS 7D Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Aspect Ratio
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Image Sensor Size (W X H)
    Total Megapixels
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Waterproof
    Dustproof
    Material
    Colour
    Lens System
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Lens Mount Interface
    Diaphragm Blade
    Filter Size
    Mounting Type
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Auto Focus (AF) Points
    Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
    Focus
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Camera Shutter Type
    Camera Shutter Interval
    Shutter Speed Settings
    Flash
    External Flash Connector
    Flash Exposure Compensation
    Flash Recharging Time
    Flash Modes
    Flash Guide Number
    Flash Exposure Lock
    Flash Exposure Correction
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Analog Signal Format System
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Voice Recording
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Display Aspect Ratio
    Display
    Viewfinder
    Magnification
    Viewfinder Type
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    Connection to PC
    HDMI
    Microphone in
    USB Version
    AV Output
    HDMI Connector Type
    Camera
    Image Processor
    GPS
    Compatible Products
    White Balance
    Shooting Modes
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Multi-Shot Function
    Histogram
    Maximum Playback Zoom
    Orientation Sensor
    Dioptic Correction
    Anti-Dust Function
    Custom Colours
    Image Quality Adjustment
    Image Editing
    Camera File System
    Live View
    Tripod Mount
    Multi Burst Mode
    Camera Playback
    Direct Printing
    Brightness Adjustment
    Start-Up Time
    Built-in Processor
    Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
    Scene Modes
    Languages Support
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Lens Weight
    Lens Length
    Lens Diameter
    Battery
    Power Source Type
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Life
    Battery Level Indicator
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Storage Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    System Requirements
    Mac Compatibility
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    AC Adapter Included
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
    Hand Strap
    Carrying Case
    Other Features
    Video Capability
    Built-in Flash
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Interface
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Compatible Operating Systems
    Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
    Aperture Range (F-F)
    On/off Switch
    Drive Modes
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Video Memory Capacity
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    Digital SLR
    HDMI Out
    Maximum Magnification
    Technical Details
    Compatibility

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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