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DPR Adds Studio Samples for EOS 7D Mark II

DPR Adds Studio Samples for EOS 7D Mark II

DPReview has added studio samples to their EOS 7D Mark II first impressions write-up. They samples are in both .jpg and RAW.

View Studio Samples at DPR | Canon EOS 7D Mark II $1799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon

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EOS 7D Mark II Shipping October 30, 2014

EOS 7D Mark II Shipping October 30, 2014

According to Amazon and another local retailer, we should start seeing the Canon EOS 7D Mark II shipping on October 30, 2014. If you select overnight shipping, you should have it for Hallowe’en and that’ll be a great evening to test the ISO abilities of this new APS-C camera.

B&H Photo and Adorama are still showing November for availability.

thanks Doug

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“Cello” Short Film Shot With the Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon USA has posted a short film shot entirely with the Canon EOS 7D Mark II and a bunch of different Canon EF and EF-S lenses.

There’s one feature pointed out by The Digital Picture that looks to be a great feature for videographers:

“While Movie Servo AF isn’t exactly new, the EOS 7D Mark II brings a very important feature to the party – the ability to customize focus speed and responsiveness while shooting video. Take a look at the focus pull at the 2:13 mark; it’s absolutely beautiful. The ability to slow down the camera’s focus transition allowed for a very natural-looking focus pull.”

Canon EOS 7D Mark II $1799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon

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B&H Photo Hands-On With the EOS 7D Mark II

B&H Photo has posted their hands-on video with the Canon EOS 7D Mark II. As you might expect, they’re extremely favourable of the new APS-C camera from Canon. I can’t wait to try it out.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II $1799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Camera Canada

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Scott Kelby Does a Field Report on the EOS 7D Mark II

Scott Kelby has done a field report for the Canon EOS 7D Mark II. Scott took the camera to the football field to see how it held up.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II $1799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Camera Canada

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EOS 7D Mark II: More High ISO Samples

EOS 7D Mark II: More High ISO Samples

Fotoblogia.pl has posted some sample images from the upcoming Canon EOS 7D Mark II. The images at ISO 3200 look pretty awesome to me, especially for APS-C. There’s not a lot of great imagery out there from the EOS 7D Mark II yet, so we should see even better results when the real world stuff comes out.

The initial reception to this camera based on specs was pretty tepid, which I didn’t understand. However, as the sample images and hands-on accounts have come out, there seems to be a pretty big shift to genuine excitement for the camera. I personally can’t wait to shoot some hockey with this camera come November.

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II $1799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Camera Canada

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II AF Guidebook Available for Download

Detailed explanations of how to master the 65-point cross-type AF. Download the PDF here.

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II $1799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Camera Canada

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Sample Images From the EOS 7D Mark II

Imaging Resource has posted some still life image tests from the Canon EOS 7D Mark II at various ISOs. You can easily compare results with other APS-C cameras on their web site. Below is a sample from the EOS 7D Mark II against the original EOS 7D at ISO 3200. I bet you can spot the difference.

EOS 7D  on right | EOS 7D Mark II on left | Image from Imaging Resource

EOS 7D on left | EOS 7D Mark II on right| Image from Imaging Resource

You can see all the samples over at imaging-resource.com.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II $1799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Camera Canada

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7D Mark II Video Tested By Gizmodo

Gizmodo has published a comparative video test against the EOS 5D Mark III & EOS 70D. It basically solidifies what cinematographers and videographers have been saying since the launch of the EOS 7D Mark II; it’s not a camera for them.

I’m starting to think that Canon is going to be expanding Cinema EOS to the prosumer level, and will not be developing the photographer DSLR for that market. That sort of approach could payoff, as they could focus ergonomics and software to the video segment. This could also lead to people buying multiple EOS mount products. If you can’t get new customers, at least sell more stuff to the people that are already your customer, I’m borrowing from Thom Hogan on that one.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II $1799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Camera Canada

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Chuck Westfall Talks Canon EOS 7D Mark II

DPReview had an interview with Chuck Westfall from Canon USA and they talked about the EOS 7D Mark II. This will give you a good rundown of all the features you’ll care about when making a buying decision.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II $1799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Camera Canada

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