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Re: 7D to 5D III upgrade..worth it?
« Reply #30 on: September 10, 2012, 09:50:53 PM »
I just sold and shipped off my 7d today, 5d3 will be arriving monday next week. The wait is killing me already!

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« Reply #31 on: September 10, 2012, 10:23:38 PM »
I just sold and shipped off my 7d today, 5d3 will be arriving monday next week. The wait is killing me already!

Love it. I made my 7D sale 5 day handling time to allow for the Mk3 to get here from B&H after Paypal funds clear. Since it's my only digital body I can't be without it for more than a day!

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Re: 7D to 5D III upgrade..worth it?
« Reply #32 on: September 10, 2012, 11:54:32 PM »
7D and 5DIII are a good working pair of cameras IMHO
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Re: 7D to 5D III upgrade..worth it?
« Reply #33 on: September 11, 2012, 01:10:12 AM »
Hello,

I think maybe this questions has been put out there before,..so I apologize if it has…Just wondering if there are any thoughts out there on upgrading from a 7D to a 5D III.  I’m looking for better IQ at low ISOs.  Low ISO noise from the 7D has really annoyed me at times.   I like to shoot landscapes, HDRs, and some people/portrait and macro work.  Thanks for any opinions!

Definitely worth upgrading. Or wait for the 6D to hit the market.

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« Reply #34 on: September 11, 2012, 07:23:57 AM »
Everyones reply is great, thanks to all.This is some great info.  May have to sell the 7D to fund the 5D III, however it would be a nice backup and good to keep around for the reach. Have to save the pennies!

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Re: 7D to 5D III upgrade..worth it?
« Reply #35 on: September 11, 2012, 09:30:32 AM »
Everyones reply is great, thanks to all.This is some great info.  May have to sell the 7D to fund the 5D III, however it would be a nice backup and good to keep around for the reach. Have to save the pennies!

My 2 cents: I wouldn't keep 7d around if budget is an issue. Sell it now and buy 100-400 whenever you ready for extra reach. I would rather to have more lenses than body, plus body seems to loose value faster than lens.
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Re: 7D to 5D III upgrade..worth it?
« Reply #36 on: September 11, 2012, 12:34:07 PM »
7D to 5D3 worth it?  Uh, yeah, in every way, shape, and form.
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Re: 7D to 5D III upgrade..worth it?
« Reply #37 on: September 11, 2012, 06:11:04 PM »
Like a few people by the look of it; I've just gone 7 to 5d3, it should be arriving any time over the next few days.
I'll be using both bodies with a black rapid dual strap and a 70-200 is ii on one of them. (thinking I can cancel my gym membership then  :o )
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Re: 7D to 5D III upgrade..worth it?
« Reply #38 on: September 11, 2012, 07:35:26 PM »
Every once in a while I will shoot daylight sports video (something I can't enlarge) along with stills. The extra reach from the crop is very helpful. I was scared off from buying a 5D III after reading reports of better nikon IQ at normal iso levels.  I'm waiting for a new canon FF sensor, hopefully it will have good iso, high megapixal count and cost less than 4 grand.

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Re: 7D to 5D III upgrade..worth it?
« Reply #39 on: September 11, 2012, 07:43:51 PM »
Everyones reply is great, thanks to all.This is some great info.  May have to sell the 7D to fund the 5D III, however it would be a nice backup and good to keep around for the reach. Have to save the pennies!

My 2 cents: I wouldn't keep 7d around if budget is an issue. Sell it now and buy 100-400 whenever you ready for extra reach. I would rather to have more lenses than body, plus body seems to loose value faster than lens.

That's interesting. I own and use both the 7D and 5D3 and the 7D is used most frequently with the 100-400 on a monopod. It all depends on how much reach is required. But, yes, bodies seem to lose values faster than lenses.

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Re: 7D to 5D III upgrade..worth it?
« Reply #40 on: September 18, 2012, 12:45:02 PM »
This thread was basically what I was looking for.  I have a 60D and 5DmkII, and was considering a 7D upgrade for the crop.

The only thing I could really find that the MKII had that the MKIII doesn't is stereo mics . . .

So there's no real advantage (other than having a backup body) if I get the MKIII --- right?
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« Reply #40 on: September 18, 2012, 12:45:02 PM »