Canon 7D

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GearGuide: Digital Cameras for Bird Photographers

More and more birders are becoming interested in photography. To go beyond the limitations of digiscoping (limited low light capability, tricky auto-focus, limited panning or ability to capture action, etc.) requires a fairly serious investment in a camera body and lenses. In this section of our exclusive GearGuide we'll cover tips for what to look for in a camera body...

Adobe Camera Raw (Photoshop) and Lightroom Update for D3S, Canon 7D, S90, G11 and Others

Adobe Labs has released a beta of Camera Raw 5.6 and the equivalent module for Lightroom, adding support for a variety of cameras including the Nikon D3S, the Canon 7D, S90 and G11, as well as several new Sony models. You can download it from: http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/Camera_Raw_5.6#Release_Notes

Canon Launches Blockbuster 7D D-SLR at 18MP, 8fps, 1080p Video, all at $1699

Canon this morning introduced the much rumored Canon 7D D-SLR. Cramming 18MP into a compact (1.6x multiplier) sensor the camera can run at a brisk 8fps. It comes with an all new and massively configurable AutoFocus and metering system. Sensor technology improvements help the camera retain good high ISO performance even with the relatively tiny (hardly more than 4 microns each) pixels (photosites).

Canon 7D product shot, courtesy Canon, Inc.