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SLR 18MP 5.6x Jun 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Waterproof Optical Zoom Release Date
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Canon EOS 7D Review

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Eight Industry Awards

This camera has received eight awards from digital camera experts.

The reviewers at two expert review sites both decided that this digital camera was very good. PhotographyBlog.com gave this Canon digital camera a "Highly Recommended" award and it received an "Excellence Award" from Dv.com.

This Canon digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" from Parentesis.com who decided that this camera was brilliant.

Stuff.tv gave this camera a "Hot Buy" award, Magnus.de gave it a "Test Winner" award and EISA.eu gave it an "EISA Best Product" award.

This Canon camera received an "Awesome Award" from Maclife.com and it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Photo Radar and wired.com this camera has an average expert rating of 90 out of 100. Experts think this digital camera is one of the very best waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years.

User Reviews Are Excellent

This Canon digital camera has an excellent average user rating based on 975 user reviews. This digital camera in the top 10% of all the cameras of a comparable spec and age when ranked by user rating.

Good Size

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Five years ago Brainleek007 rated it 5 stars and said in their review of the Canon EOS 7D “It's a hell of an upgrade!The body feels solid”. Carenza mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The 7D is a great crop body camera though”. Six years ago John he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The magnesium body feels good in the hand”.

Some Canon EOS 7D reviewers who reviewed it thought it was heavy and bulky. Alex Thorn wrote “Basically dont get this if you dont want a heavy and complicated camera” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Andrew Johnston mentioned on Amazon “Rubber isn't very heavy” in his review nonetheless he only gave the Canon EOS 7D a score of 3 stars. Three years ago Dave said “The supplied kit zoom gave up the ghost after a couple of years of not particularly heavy use” in his review of this digital camera.

Some Canon EOS 7D reviewers agreed that it was a good weight. J Simpson rated the product 5 stars and wrote “This is an upgrade from my 40d which is now my second camera.I love the weight and feel of the camera”. N. Bell wrote on Amazon five years ago “Not only is it solid and a good weight to handle whether you have a short prime lens or a long zoom attached.” and rated the product as very good.

Several Canon EOS 7D owners who bought this digital camera wrote that it was compact. Five years ago expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Below it sit the compact forms of the EOS 1100D, EOS 600D”.

A number of Canon EOS 7D owners said that it was heavy. Nilz wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 7D “WOW! Speed, build quality and image quality are superb!I'm slowly learning the ins and outs of manual modes and then I want to heavily invest in some decent lens” and gave the Canon EOS 7D an excellent rating.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Canon EOS 7D reviewers concluded that it had a good battery life. Brainleek007 wrote on Amazon “Battery life is superb” in their review of the Canon EOS 7D. S. Foreman rated the product as excellent and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Battery life is good and you can add a grip that takes two batteries if you're doing portrait work or need that extra battery life.I've used the camera extensively”. Timbo wrote “I used it in the studio and was very happy with the results, I shot over 800 images and 5 minutes of video and the battery was still going strong” in their Canon EOS 7D review.

Easy to Use

Several Canon EOS 7D reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Andrew Johnston wrote in his review on Amazon “What's the point of this? If you're such a klutz you can't pick up a camera without randomly twiddling the controls then maybe a high-end Canon isn't for you”. Andrew Mills wrote on Amazon “The 7D can pump through a very good 8FPS (Frames Per Second), which is handy for sports” in his review of this digital camera. Antoine he wrote on Amazon “Additional enhanced features include faster scrolling of magnified images, quick control during playback, in-camera RAW image processing, JPEG image resizing”.

Some people considered that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Andrew Mills said in his review of the Canon EOS 7D “Personally, whilst using the camera, I find it easier to hold steady with the extra weight.”. Andrew Mills also wrote “Being larger, I find the 7D easier to hold, especially with my chubby fingers”. Dan said “As of this evening, I'm comfortable with about three quarters of the available options” in his review of the Canon EOS 7D and rated it as excellent.

Nine people who bought it agreed that it was easy to use the menus. A. Wood wrote “There are numerous menu options, some more useful to me than others.”. Abdul N Quraishi mentioned on Amazon “Once you have figured out the best settings for your work, WOW!I no longer miss a shot! Being very critical of my work, I always blow up to full”. Andrew Johnston said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon six years ago “No other controls? It doesn't even lock the RCD fully - the latter can still be used in the menus”.

Some customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good experience. Abdul N Quraishi said in his Canon EOS 7D review three years ago “I bought the 7D in March 2012, so have had some good experience using it” and rated it 5 stars. Sawmal mentioned “I quickly realised with my experience that I would never be fully satisfied with one of these” in their review.

Several people thought it was easy to setup. Blank wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It makes setting up a shot much easier”. Ziggysheppard wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 7D “The Custom functions allow you to set up your favourite shooting modes so that you're ready to go at short notice” and gave the Canon EOS 7D a score of 5 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Some Canon EOS 7D owners who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was good quality. Alex Thorn mentioned on Amazon “If you want a real step up in quality get a 5D mark iii or a mark ii” in his Canon EOS 7D review. Antoine said two years ago “The EOS 7D was the first camera using phase rather than contrast detection ✓ Outstanding image quality ✓ Robust magnesium weatherproof body” in his review of this digital camera. Antony mentioned on Amazon “Stick an L lens on front and the quality is outstanding” in his review of the Canon EOS 7D.

Good Technical Features

Several people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had good features. Allen F. Putzig rated this digital camera 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “That being said, within a couple of days of learning all the AMAZING new features, I'm taking pictures my XTi never dreamed of” in his review. Brainleek007 wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 7D on Amazon “There are some amazing features in there” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. Brian Hamilton mentioned in his review of this digital camera “So, what are the standout features of the 7D”.

Nice Design

Nine Canon EOS 7D owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Chris said in his review on Amazon four years ago “It's a pretty advanced camera”. Chris Schieritz mentioned on Amazon last year “It's a beautiful camera, incredibly fast”. Dan mentioned on Amazon six years ago “Yet are still pretty to look at with very little noise visible” in his review of the Canon EOS 7D and rated it 5 stars.

Some Canon EOS 7D reviewers considered that the Canon EOS 7D was ergonomic. Andrew Johnston mentioned “Its offences are against ergonomics and design purity” in his review of the Canon EOS 7D. Db100 said on Amazon “Good ergonomics” in their review of this digital camera. Julesdive mentioned “One or two button acccess to nearly every important feature is impressive ergonomics - truly a photographer's camera.I have been using with image stabilised lens(es)” in their review of the Canon EOS 7D.

Several people who reviewed the product wrote that it was smooth. J. Rafferty said on Amazon “Another aspect that really took me by surprise was how smooth looking the images are” in their review of this digital camera. J. Rafferty also wrote “What really impressed me the most was how smooth and accurate looking the skins tones are when you shoot portraits”. Neil Bailey mentioned in his review of the Canon EOS 7D “Have found the transition smooth.”.

One Canon EOS 7D reviewer who bought it said that it had a good case. Three years ago H Scott wrote on Amazon “Wildlife photography by providing lots of essential features all contained in a solid and weather sealed casing” in their Canon EOS 7D review.

One person who bought it wrote that it was a good design. Sproggit said in their review of the Canon EOS 7D on Amazon “This has an intuitive design and most users will get comfortable with operating it very quickly” but despite that they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Eight customers who purchased the product thought it was noisy. Alex Turton mentioned on Amazon “With the right lens on, crisp sharp images with low noise” in his review of this digital camera and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Six years ago Andrew Johnston said “Will take some juggling to get a good balance between noise and sharpness”. Chris said on Amazon four years ago “My last point is that noise is quite noticeable on this camera at even moderate ISO levels, depending on the scene, anything above ISO200 can be pretty grainy” in his review of the Canon EOS 7D.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was quiet. Brian Hamilton wrote in his review of the Canon EOS 7D on Amazon “After an extensive play with the 7D I was very impressed with how quiet it is in operation”. Private Custard said “Combined with the 100-400 L, focusing was fast, quiet and accurate” in their review of the Canon EOS 7D.

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Robust

Thirty-nine customers reckoned that this digital camera was well made. A. Wood mentioned “The camera feels solid and substantial and the shutter has a satisfying 'clunk”. Alex Thorn said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “It feels very solid and now my 500d i upgraded from feels really small”. Brian Hamilton mentioned on Amazon “I will list what makes it good for me.- Build quality, professional grade, simple as that, top class engineering” and rated the Canon EOS 7D as very good.

A few people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Alex Turton mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “This is a brilliantly sturdy camera, I've dropped my several times” and rated it as very good. Three years ago Gaming and Internet Use mentioned on Amazon “Its robust, much better exposure + dynamic range than my old 450d” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 80 out of 100. Prencorp rated the Canon EOS 7D as excellent and mentioned in their Canon EOS 7D review “It was a tough choice between this”.

A number of people who bought this digital camera considered that it was reliable. Andrew Johnston wrote “I've just replaced my trusty Canon 40D” but even so he gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Paganwanderer mentioned on Amazon “I was upgrading from my trusty 500D and wanted something more pro like” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of Canon EOS 7D owners said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Andrew Johnston said in his Canon EOS 7D review “The 7D produces good pictures” but he gave it a rating of 3 stars. B. Smith wrote on Amazon “Have taken some stunning pictures, as well as some pretty bad ones”. B. Smith also said “Wow! My primary interest is aviation photography, I'm off to Duxford in 2 weeks, where I look forwards to road testing it out”.

Eighteen customers who reviewed the product said that it had a good picture resolution. Andrew Mills mentioned on Amazon “The only downside is that while the AF system is very advanced and has varying options for shooting scenarios”. Antoine wrote “A higher maximum burst rate for continuous shooting, definable maximum limit for ISO Auto, compatibility with the Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2” . Brainleek007 said on Amazon “The high resolution screen on the 7d is also a huge upgrade from what I'm used to”.

A number of customers said in their reviews that the product had a good ISO range. Andrew Johnston said in his Canon EOS 7D review six years ago “ISO 1600 shots will clean up well” . Dave wrote on Amazon three years ago “The high iso performance is noticeably better than on the 450d” in his review of the Canon EOS 7D and gave the Canon EOS 7D an excellent review. Kilrymont said on Amazon in the same month “Provided you don't go mad with high iso shooting” in their review of the Canon EOS 7D and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

Eight Canon EOS 7D reviewers who bought the Canon EOS 7D considered that it had a good image sensor. Andrew Mills said in his review of the Canon EOS 7D “One of the best "crop sensor" DSLRs around” and scored the product 5 stars. Brian Hamilton gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this digital camera “The King of Crop Sensor DSLR's”. Three years ago Rozzid mentioned “Do I invest heavily in a replacement full frame Canon, or shall I go for a cheaper cropped sensor body”.

A number of Canon EOS 7D reviewers said in their reviews that the Canon EOS 7D was good in low light. Carenza wrote on Amazon “It also will have better low light performance - at greater cost” in their review of the Canon EOS 7D. Four years ago Chris mentioned in his review on Amazon “Despite suffering in low light, I love this camera!”. Dan wrote on Amazon six years ago “Low light performance is stunning in comparison”.

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Good Quality Lens

Several Canon EOS 7D owners mentioned that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Andrew Johnston mentioned on Amazon “I have great hopes for the advanced auto-focus, although I haven't yet found anything to really test that” in his Canon EOS 7D review. Andrew Mills gave it an excellent review score and he mentioned in his review of the Canon EOS 7D on Amazon “The autofocus is perhaps the best in Canon's range for a recent non full-frame DSLR (mainly the 5D MK3”. Carenza mentioned on Amazon “The 650D apparently has no problem with focusing and filming” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens. A. Wood wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 7D “My photographic results from the camera and a Sigma 17-50 lens are a joy” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Abdul N Quraishi said three years ago “As a result, you cannot make the most of the true Lens focal lengths” in his review. Abdul N Quraishi also wrote “On the flip side, with a good Lens, you can compensate by going for a wider lens”.

One customer wrote that it had a good zoom.

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Good Video Capture

Thirteen Canon EOS 7D reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon EOS 7D was good for video recording. Alex Thorn mentioned in his review of the Canon EOS 7D “This is a very capable camera in video as well”. Brian Hamilton gave the product a very good rating and he said in his review of this digital camera “Come on, we have been waiting for this on a Canon SLR forever - 8fps in RAW, like, wow! - Full HD video, eats the memory”. Greg said “Image quality on both stills and HD video are spot on” and rated it 5 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good screen. Two years ago Blank said on Amazon “The "Q" button brings up the Quick Control screen” in their review of this digital camera and scored this digital camera very highly. Blank also said “The Live View function, where you can shoot while viewing on the LCD screen is perfect for close-up work”. Brainleek007 mentioned on Amazon “The 7d's screen is infinitely better” in their review of the Canon EOS 7D.

A few Canon EOS 7D owners concluded that the product had a good viewfinder. Alex Thorn mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Biggest thing i noticed over my rebel is how huge the viewfinder is! This is a huge improvement”. Dave said “The viewfinder is large and bright” in his Canon EOS 7D review and rated it 5 stars. Ian of Bristol wrote in his Canon EOS 7D review “The first thing to notice is the bigger viewfinder, which is a great improvement, (as an unexpected bonus this results in far less "nose" marks on the LCD screen”.

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Good Support

A number of customers who bought this digital camera considered that it had good technical guidance. J. Spavins mentioned on Amazon “Once you're comfortable to go fully manual it'll happily let you explore some more creative techniques”. Julesdive wrote in their review of the Canon EOS 7D “So if you're considering a fast DLSR which will help you extend your ability, you've probably found it with the Eos 7D”. N. Oughton wrote on Amazon five years ago “The instruction book is easy to follow”.

Good Flash

Several people who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it had a good flash. Five years ago K. J. Walker said in their review on Amazon “I love the remote flash control and the menus are very clear” and gave the Canon EOS 7D a score of 5 stars. This year Nick W wrote “Great in good light or flash”.

Canon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average Canon waterproof cameras have good ratings compared to other brands as do all digital cameras produced by Canon.

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Good Connectivity

One Canon EOS 7D owner who reviewed the Canon EOS 7D concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Hexadec mentioned on Amazon “A simple internet search will show that this is available for less than £550”.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 1.8" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". At 3 inches, the Canon EOS 7D has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 7D.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon EOS 7D supports video capability, unlike most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 7D which do not support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Canon EOS 7D has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 7D.

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Waterproof

The Canon EOS 7D is waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 7D also are waterproof.

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Fairly High Megapixel

Digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the EOS 7D have megapixels of between 5MP and 21MP. With a megapixel of 18 megapixels, the Canon EOS 7D has one of the higher megapixels amongst digital cameras of this age.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Canon EOS 7D is more than most waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Canon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this type and age. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 38, the Canon EOS 7D has one of the smallest maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. The biggest maximum aperture number of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the EOS 7D is 2.7, the smallest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.3.

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Very Wide Field of View

At 160 percent, the Canon EOS 7D has a very wide field of view compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago. Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS 7D the field of views range from 96% to 170%.

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800 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Canon EOS 7D is a camera that takes 800 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Has One White Balance

The Canon EOS 7D has a greater number of white balance modes than most waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Canon camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 7D.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The average slowest camera shutter speed of waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 9.7s. The Canon EOS 7D has one of the longer slowest camera shutter speeds (30 seconds) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Canon EOS 7D has a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than the ±1EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction found on most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. Digital cameras of this spec and age flash exposure corrections range from ±3EV (1/3 EV step) to ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

At 12,800, the Canon EOS 7D has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. Across all the waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 7D the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 200 to 52,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 7,300.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

Comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have total megapixelss of between 5MP and 21MP, and the average total megapixels is 15MP. The Canon EOS 7D has one of the more total megapixelss (19 megapixels) amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Canon EOS 7D has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (920,000 pixels) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this age and type have display resolution (numeric)s of between 150,000 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Canon EOS 7D supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 7D. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Canon digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 7D.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Very Short Start-Up Time

The Canon EOS 7D has a quite short start-up time (only 100 milliseconds) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 7D. The average start-up time of cameras of a similar spec and age to the EOS 7D is 1,000ms, and the start-up times range from 2ms to 2,000ms.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Canon EOS 7D is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EOS 7D.

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Very Short Flash Recharging Time

The Canon EOS 7D has a fairly short flash recharging time (only 3 seconds) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 7D. The flash recharging times of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 7D range from 3s to 4s.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon EOS 7D has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 17 millimeters) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 7D. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 7D is 4.5mm, the longest is 35mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 25mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 7D have an image stabilizer, however the Canon EOS 7D does not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon EOS 7D does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS 7D, the Canon EOS 7D does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

Most waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 7D are not 3D. The Canon EOS 7D is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the EOS 7D, the Canon EOS 7D does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 55 millimeters, the Canon EOS 7D has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Digital cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 7D have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 4mm and 270mm.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon EOS 7D is more than most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 7D. The flash modes "Manual" is also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Features One Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Canon EOS 7D is more than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Spot Auto Focus are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The Canon EOS 7D has a quite low motion JPEG frame rate (only 29.97 frames per second) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 7D. Across all the cameras of this type and age the motion JPEG frame rates range from 25fps to 240fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 48fps.

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Only Has Five Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Canon EOS 7D is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 7D. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Only Has One Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Canon EOS 7D is more than most cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most commonly found photo effects is Negative film, but this photo effects is not found on this camera. The photo effectss Positive film are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Only 1280x720@50fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Canon EOS 7D has a higher resolution at capture speeds than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Canon camera has a 1280x720@50fps resolution at capture speed, whereas most waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed. In addition, this Canon digital camera have resolution at capture speeds of 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps and 1920x1080@25fps and 640x480@60fps.

This digital camera's resolution at capture speeds (1280x720@50fps) is actually the worst resolution at capture speeds across all waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 7D.

The best resolution at capture speeds across comparable types of digital camera is 1920x1080@30fps.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 820 grams, the Canon EOS 7D is one of the heavier digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS 7D amongst cameras of this age. The average weight of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS 7D is 250g.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

Cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 7D have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 0.7m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.16m. At 0.35 meters, the Canon EOS 7D has a quite large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the EOS 7D.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 7D

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Canon released the EOS 7D.

CF+ Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports a CF compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Material
Dustproof
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Dioptre Correction
Custom Colour
Image Quality Adjustment
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Start-Up Time
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported
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 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Interface
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Compatible Operating Systems
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
On/off Switch
Camera Shutter Speed
Video Memory Capacity
Lens System
Digital SLR
Technical Details
Image Processor
Compatibility

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13 December 2014

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30 September 2013

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 part, is that you get it. This is a classy feature-rich DSLR that has a...

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21 December 2011

The excellent Nikon D300S looms large over the 7D and matches it in virtually every way. The Nikon's build quality is superlative, its continuous mode performance is just about the same, and...

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User Reviews

(774)
Reviewed 4 February 2010 by Anonymous

I have been waiting about 7 years for a camera like this and I have been without a camera for almost 5 months with just my point and shoot, waiting for its release. This camera is almost idiot... Read more…

Reviewed 14 June 2010 by Jonnnnnnnnnn
Jonnnnnnnnnn would recommend the Canon EOS 7D

I purchased my 7D seven months ago and I still get thrills when I use this camera. I am a professional photographer and I typically use the 5D mark II for wedding and portrait work. I purchased... Read more…

Reviewed 10 February 2014 by Birdwatcher
Birdwatcher would recommend the Canon EOS 7D (Verified Purchase)

I mostly do bird photography. This is a replacement of my old D7, because i fell headlong into a stream while trying to take a picture. I felt totally bereft without. it is the best camera in... Read more…

Reviewed 22 October 2009 by Ian
Ian would recommend the Canon EOS 7D (Verified Purchase)

I have used a Canon Rebel XT for a few years, and it was a great camera, but I came across many features that were lacking. Despite having researched the 7D before it was even available, I still... Read more…

Reviewed 19 October 2009 by Andrew H.

RAW Implementation is of newer revision then prior cameras and currently not supported by 3rd party software (such as Adobe Photoshop) -yet This is unfortunate as RAW offers AMAZING improvements... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers eos7d1585, 3814b029aa, 3814b028aa, eos7d1585mm, eos7d1585is, canon w70300, canon p212360, canon w70300m, eos7dmkii1755, canon w70300mm, canon 3814b028, canon 3814b010, canon p212360p, canon 3814b028a, canon 6536089031, canon 3814b028aa
Barcodes 00006536089031, 00013803117493, 00013803117530, 00013803117554, 00013803117561, 00019532456520, 00138031174930, 00138031175302, 00138031175548, 00178291602675, 00496099965458, 00520361640856, 00652977129781, 00714574542577, 00714574542690, 00813789300663, 02900109000087, 02900109000094, 02900109000100, 03610170010128, 03610170017097, 04054842130940, 04054842130957, 04054842130964, 04250371301381, 04960999654485, 04960999654522, 04960999654546, 04960999654584, 04960999654621

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