In 2007 we were asked to provide a photo of to the Guinness Book of World Records. The photo appears in the lower left hand corner of the spread.
Coming from an XTi, the image quality is immediately noticed. Crop ’til you drop because the physical image size is giant. If your composition is a bit off, you can crop it and still have enough for a 13″x19″ print. I own the and it is capable of amazing results in combination with the 7D.
My first Canon video camera was an . I still have it to this day. It still works. I still think it has amazing color for the age of the technology. In short, that’s what you get with Canon. Spectacular technology that will endure long after the product is discontinued. (By comparison, I once owned a Sony Handicam similar to . That piece of trash crapped out just over a year after owning it. The heads went on it! One of the most expensive repairs on that type of camera. I did not repair it.)
Back to the 7D. The ability to shoot 24, 30 and 60 frames per second is incredible. It’s possible to produce Blu-ray quality video.