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5d mark ii vs 7d

 
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Apr 14, 2010 15:55 |  #46

Dj R wrote in post #9995226 (external link)
touche. I hear ya brother.

just got a PM from a guy on this board. found him b/c he was looking to sell his 7d. I asked him why he was selling. he wanted to upgrade to the 5dii. after a few months, this is his direct cut/pasted feedback...

i had a 7D for three months and i sold it to buy a 5D2. but i honestly miss my 7D and really enjoyed using it even more so than my 5D2. The 7D really is a great camera and even though the 5D2 has a small IQ advantage over the 7D.... the 7D is just a pleasure to use and an all around better camera IMO.

no I'm not basing my decision on 1 man's opinion. and yes I really do want to go ff.
I will be going to lunch tomorrow with a 5dii owner. so I'll play around with it and report back.

FYI: Just noticed your avatar. Ill be at the Devils vs Flyers game tonight. Got a good deal on club tickets! Hoping they dont hastle me at the prudential center with my 7D!


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Apr 14, 2010 16:00 |  #47

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FYI: Just noticed your avatar. Ill be at the Devils vs Flyers game tonight. Got a good deal on club tickets! Hoping they dont hastle me at the prudential center with my 7D!

they won't. I've been to 10 arenas. 1 body and a lens that is no longer than 6" or so is fine. have fun.


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Apr 14, 2010 16:09 as a reply to  @ Dj R's post |  #48

Full frame sensor for video on the 5d. No contest for me. Getting a 7 for backup




  
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Apr 14, 2010 16:34 |  #49

Dj R wrote in post #9995226 (external link)
touche. I hear ya brother.

just got a PM from a guy on this board. found him b/c he was looking to sell his 7d. I asked him why he was selling. he wanted to upgrade to the 5dii. after a few months, this is his direct cut/pasted feedback...

i had a 7D for three months and i sold it to buy a 5D2. but i honestly miss my 7D and really enjoyed using it even more so than my 5D2. The 7D really is a great camera and even though the 5D2 has a small IQ advantage over the 7D.... the 7D is just a pleasure to use and an all around better camera IMO.

no I'm not basing my decision on 1 man's opinion. and yes I really do want to go ff.
I will be going to lunch tomorrow with a 5dii owner. so I'll play around with it and report back.

thats the best course of action Dj R..... test out the 5D2 and see how you like it.... different boats for different folks!


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Apr 14, 2010 17:48 |  #50

IMO and many others, they are both great camera. you can't really compare them because they fit different needs. after the 7d vs 5d mkII, then you will start having the 7d vs the 1d mkV (i see this is a better throw down.)

let not take them as if they are FF or not (since there are soooo many great photos from a crop body), but look at just their ability. I see 7d is a better all around camera, because it covers everybody daily needs. high MP, fast fps, low noise, fast AF at a great affordable price. where the 5d mkII have a better edge at a even higher Mp for greater detail, lower noise at high iso for that particular reason. and the only reason that 7d process faster mainly due to it newer dual digi4, which it is the advantage of 7d because it develop after the 5d mkII. if the 5d mkII comes with the dual digi4, I bet you guys is going to have a bigger headache...hahaha

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Apr 14, 2010 18:03 |  #51

picking either one is like choosing a car for your need. when you want speed, you will need a sport car. when you have kids, then suv or mini van is probably your choice. when you are lazy, you hire a driver. etc...you know what I mean.

if you know and understand what you need, then there is no need for compare. for me, I'm still shooting my 40d and loving it when i shoot badminton on my off time (waiting for my turn to play ^_^). now I enjoy and finding portrait is something I want to learn, therefore, to purchase a 5dmkII will probably suit me better due to the room that I can work with in the 5d.

so...choose your weapon.

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Apr 14, 2010 18:59 as a reply to  @ post 9976188 |  #52

I like 7D because of the dual DIGIC 4 processors. I am waiting for the 5D MK III with dual DIGIC processors to come out. Has to bring the 7D technology into the FF. Then, my MK IV will be junk . . . NOT!


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Apr 15, 2010 13:46 |  #53

I played with the 5d2 last night at a pool hall/bar. 28-105 (wow) and 17-34 IIRC. Great body. SS was faster than I expected only b/c of what I have read, it's not BAD. It's good. It's just not amazing. didn't do any pp or even look at the pics on a computer. I'll do that this weekend. but it is a sick camera.

I need to find a 7D now to play with. I will not make a purchase without test driving both!


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Apr 15, 2010 13:49 |  #54

Dj R wrote in post #10001234 (external link)
I played with the 5d2 last night at a pool hall/bar. 28-105 (wow) and 17-34 IIRC. Great body. SS was faster than I expected only b/c of what I have read, it's not BAD. It's good. It's just not amazing. didn't do any pp or even look at the pics on a computer. I'll do that this weekend. but it is a sick camera.

I need to find a 7D now to play with. I will not make a purchase without test driving both!

Well, to make a fair comparison you need a really bad ass lens on the 7D because the 7D costs $800 less than a 5D2, so 5D2 + 24-105 = $3100 about? (5D2 + 24-70 is what you tested if I read correctly)

7D (body is) $1400 about... $3100-$1400 = $1700 lens to make an accurate test :p

My point is at the end of the day, the 7D leaves you with more money to buy another lens!


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Apr 15, 2010 14:07 |  #55

madman: agree on how u end up save in that way...

or just buy both if you have to money....wahahaha
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Apr 15, 2010 14:27 |  #56

TOTALLY understand what I need to do for proper comparison.

I do have the 17-55 2.8IS, which isn't L but not a slouch. I can also get the 28-105 to put on the 7D. And I'm factoring in cost for sure.


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Apr 15, 2010 14:35 |  #57

tamko wrote in post #10001359 (external link)
madman: agree on how u end up save in that way...

or just buy both if you have to money....wahahaha
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Apr 15, 2010 14:43 |  #58

I wanted both and got the 1Dmk3 instead.... Just throwing that out there


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Apr 15, 2010 14:45 |  #59

Both are great units


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Apr 15, 2010 16:20 |  #60

If one can afford both bodies and share lenses between the 7D and 5D2, sounds like you'd have everything one could ever ask for in almost any camera/situation that might arise.



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