Canon EOS 7D Mark II Review (Photography Blog)

EOS 7D Mark II Review
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Photography Blog posted their EOS 7D Mark II review. And it is another review that highlights the killer features of the 7D2: auto-focus, high ISO performance, speed.

From the conclusion:

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is an excellent DSLR camera, with its APS-C sensor, cutting-edge auto-focusing system, fantastic viewfinder and outright speed making it a great fit for sports and wildlife, especially as it doesn’t cost the earth.

Featuring a near-identical control layout to the 5D Mark III, the EOS 7D Mark II makes the perfect partner to the 5D for the keen Canon shooter looking for an all-round kit. The new 65-point auto-focus system in particular is a big step forward, along with the excellent performance at higher ISOs, the fast 10fps continuous shooting, excellent metering system, impressive optical viewfinder with 100% coverage and a more refined movie making interface.

This is not the first review to point out how well the EOS 7D Mark II fits into a photography kit together with the EOS 5D Mark III. Having a very similar menu system and button layout, the EOS 7D Mark II complements with its full-frame sibling. It’s the extra reach (1.6 crop factor) and the advanced AF coming into play here.

Photography Blogs review comes with sample images, image quality analysis, and more. Be sure to check it out.

We had a lot of coverage of the EOS 7D Mark II here on Canon Watch. The EOS 7D Mark II is the industry leading DSLR in the APS-C world, the best possible APS-C camera for professional sport and action photographers, not to forget photojournalists. And it comes with the relatively affordable price of $1799 for the body only. You get the AF-system of the EOS-1D X, 10fps, and excellent high ISO. If you want to learn more about the 7D2 I recommend you read about the excellent weather sealing, the highly advanced AF, and the industry leading high ISO performance (have a look here too).

Photography Blog also posted a set of 26 sample images shot with the 7D2 (RAW format, original size).

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EOS 7D Mark II Review

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Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Sample Images (Photography Blog)

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8

Photography Blog posted a set of 51 samples taken with the new Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM pancake lens. A Canon EOS 7D Mark II was used to shot the samples.

The EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM was announced in September 2014. Canon’s EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM pancake lens is shipping for $149 from AmazonB&H Photo | Adorama

  • EF-S Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 38mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Optimized Lens Coatings
  • STM AF Motor Supports Movie Servo AF
  • Micro-Stepping Drive Aperture Mechanism
  • Full-Time Manual Focus Override
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm
  • Slim Design Measures Less Than 1″-Thick

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8

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