Conclusion: The 7D is a spectacular camera for general use, while the 7D Mark II is much, much better for sports. For nature and landscapes I'd go the extra cost for the 5D Mark II in a heartbeat, but for action in reasonable light, the 7D is an awesome camera.
Summary: The Canon EOS 7D is the manufacturer's flagship APS-C camera. Designed to rival cameras such as the , it combines a high megapixel count with a reasonable price tag. In many respects, this camera can even rival and, if you don't need a full frame camera, you'd be hard pressed to find a reason to buy...
Conclusion: The EOS 7D is the best compact-sensor Canon you can buy. It is aimed at advanced photographers, and buttons can be reassigned if you don't like their layout. Its fast continuous shooting speed of 8 fps will please action photographers, and its excellent photo quality will suit everyone.
Pros: Great image quality, Pro-grade speed and features, All-metal and weather-sealed, Fast continuous shooting
Cons: No continuous autofocus in movie mode, Only one card slot
Excerpt: With a budget to spend on a top-end Canon DSLR body you are spoilt for choice. You may decide to go full-frame and invest all of your budget in the 21-megapixel EOS 5D mkII and shoot big files for the ultimate image quality.
Conclusion: Overall, the Canon 7D should be considered, pound for pound and value for money, one of the best DSLR’s on the market. Combining such a high-resolution with a frame-rate action photographers would die for, all without compromising its low-light performance, to any noticeable degree, is a major...
Excerpt: Good reviewers are nitpicks. And it is this quality that makes us the darling of our readers, and a thorn for manufacturers, whose seemingly perfect products we take apart, and come up with a list of imperfections. As a reviewer, one must school oneself be as objective as possible, eliminating bias.
Conclusion: The Canon EOS 7D is one of the best midrange D-SLRs money can buy. But if you don't need comprehensive video recording features or ultra-high-resolution images, there are a handful of competing D-SLRs that produce comparable image quality for half the price.
Pros: Excellent still-image and HD-video quality. Fast performance. Various HD video recording options.
Cons: Pricey. Video recording is not as simple as with a dedicated camcorder.
Summary: If you can justify the price tag it's hard to fault Canon's new APS-C flagship. With class-leading image quality, fast operation and excellent handling the EOS 7D is everything a semi-pro model should be--and the excellent movie mode will be a welcome bonus to those that like their pictures to move.
Pros: Class-leading detail and resolution at base ISO, good per-pixel sharpness, Very good low-light performance, low noise levels and good retention of detail, 8 frames per second continuous shooting speed, Thanks to Dual Digic 4 processors very quick and responsive performance, Excellent build qualit...
Cons: Unreliable white balance under artificial lighting, Slight tendency to overexpose in contrasty conditions, Occasional jagged lines in 720p video, No built-in AF illuminator