Canon EOS 7D Review - Key features, body features

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The Canon 7D digital SLR camera is compatible with all types of photography from a wide range of goals for both the full frame sensor or not.

The respondent contests on EOS 7D comfortable and offers a wide range of controls to prevent the use of the menus. Some buttons require you to think outside the viewfinder properly, but it takes less time than using the main menu.

In terms of performance, the EOS 7D shows some very interesting issues, including low-noise images, a high definition, fast autofocus, shutter speeds. The weak point is the depth of the exposure and color JPEG files. See the full review for more information.

Competition is reduced because only the Pentax K-7 and the Nikon D300 offers the same features. The Q7 is the fastest among them, while the K-7 is the richest in terms of functionality as the internal stabilization, automatic correction of the horizon, resistance to cold, tropicalization and various other functions. The D300 is half in terms of speed, but not in terms of features. The EOS 7D + also the only one of these can record video in 1080p HD.

Canon EOS 7D introduces a new series of machines from Canon. It is the latest model with a sensor that 1.6 multiplier in cost between the model 50D and 5D Mark II full frame. The Canon 7D adds numerous features not found so far on machines outside the Canon 1D series: 100% coverage viewfinder and waterproof body. It is also the first Canon to a level indicating the slope built.

The 7D is based on a 18-megapixel sensor, capable of values between 100 and ISO 12800, 8 fps in continuous shooting mode and video recording 1080p HDTV. The whole is enclosed in a durable waterproof body pentaprism viewfinder with 100% coverage.

Key features:

18-megapixel sensor with a 1.6 X factor

ISO 100 to 12800 in automatic and manual

Shutter speeds from 1 / 8000 sec. to 30 sec. more ways lamp

Exposure compensation: -5 .. 5 EV, 1 / 2 steps or 1 / 3

3-bracketing mode images of 0.3 or 0.5 to 3 EV, depending on the increase in exposure

Metering modes: evaluative, partial (9%), spot (2.3%) and Center-weighted average

Manual mode, PASM-mode and the lamp. Three custom modes can use all the means of exposure.

Automatic mode: 6 presets, custom white balance and Kelvin

White balance bracketing 3 frames

Autofocus system to 19 points

Focus Point selection: Automatic between all these in a group automatically, manually selecting a single point

Focus modes: single shot, continuous, automatic and manual

View parameters: definition, saturation, contrast and tone, each with 8 values

Priority mode the lamps with a high ISO values from 200 to 6400

8 fps continuous shooting at up to 126 images

Timers: 10 sec. and 2 sec. Remote

JPEG, RAW (3 dimensions) and JPEG + RAW mode

30/25/24 FPS at 1920 x 1080 (1080p) HD 16:9

1280 x 720 at 60 or 50 fps (720p) HD 16:9

480 x 640 x 60 or 50 fps (480p) 4:3

Mono sound with an internal microphone, external stereo

Live View with face detection, contrast-detect AF and phase difference

Possibility of correction of vignetting on the lens directly supported on the machine

The body of the 7D has the following characteristics:

100% coverage viewfinder

LCD 3 "with 921K pixels and 160 degree side view

Viewable image tratime viewfinder and LCD

Magnification and image preview with histogram, brightness and RGB

Depth of field preview

Dual switch controls to control effectively any parameter

Auto Exposure Lock (AEL) and Auto-Focus-Start (AF-ON)

Quick Menu to directly modify the parameters on the display status

Programmable multifunction button

Built-in flash, sliding and sync for external flash

HDMI output for stereo microphone

Manually lighted display higher

Automatic dust-cleaning system of the sensor

Body tropicalized

Proprietary lithium-ion batteries

Compact Flash Memory

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