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CanonEOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens
 
4.8

(based on 554 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (461)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (83)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good image quality (485)
  • Fast shutter speed (386)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (378)
  • Large clear LCD (376)
  • Easy to use (361)

Cons

  • Noisy at high ISO (48)
  • Short battery life (25)
  • Poor in low light (17)
  • Heavy (9)
  • Heavy bulky (8)

Best Uses

  • Sports/action (351)
  • Landscape/scenery (322)
  • Wildlife (281)
  • Travel (278)
  • Video (273)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (211), Semi-pro photographer (183), Pro photographer (67), Casual photographer (50), Photography student (13)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (344), Yes (26)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

AWESOME CANON 7D

The image quality of this camera is awesome. I have photographed things with an ISO of 1600 and the clarity is awesome with very minimal grain detectable. The speed of the continuous focus is...Read complete review

The image quality of this camera is awesome. I have photographed things with an ISO of 1600 and the clarity is awesome with very minimal grain detectable. The speed of the continuous focus is stellar and playing around with its video capabilities has definately made me more interested in seeing what I can produce via film. I normally shoot with all Nikon products, however I am now happy to own both Nikon and Canon equipment.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great Camera to add to your gear!

I just purchased this camera to shoot for my work as a web blogger and as supplementary to my 4x5 camera, which is my main piece of equipment. While the quality is not as...Read complete review

I just purchased this camera to shoot for my work as a web blogger and as supplementary to my 4x5 camera, which is my main piece of equipment. While the quality is not as good as a Mark II or 4x5, it is a decent piece of equipment for the money. The camera is fast and sharp and good in low light. This kit lens is suitable for detail shots and portrait work---if you are shooting architecture you might want to purchase additional lenses.

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5.0

Excellent camera but you knew that

By Bill

from Tallahassee, FL

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Fast Shutter Speed
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Quiet

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

    This takes my nature photography to the next level. Coupled with my Canon 100-400mm L lens, I realize I have missed so many good shots in the past few years.

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    • No

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    5.0

    I'm like a kid in a candy store!

    By Beth

    from Prescott Valley, AZ

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
    • Fast Shutter Speed
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • High ISO Performance
    • Large Clear LCD

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action

      Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

      Just opened a family, senior, pet, sport photo biz and I love this camera. It's versitile enough for portraits but quick enough for sports. SO HAPPY. The sensor isn't the 7D mark ii but it works for me!

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      • No

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      5.0

      A Dependable Work Horse

      By Paul

      from Sheboygan Falls WI

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
      • Good Image Quality
      • Large Clear LCD

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Sports/Action
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

        I have been looking to upgrade and have found my new ride. The proven yet simple operation of the Canon 7D has been very pleasing. Not low end or High end but just right, the perfect combination of tools I needed to take quality high end pictures. Good feel and easy to access controls make this camera a wonderful addition to my tool box.. Ease of operation along with a reputation to stand behind a great product.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Good value for the $

        By rocklimbr

        from NY

        Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

        Overall product performance is excellent for my level of photography experience, which isn't much. This is my first DSLR and I have been using / learning this camera for a little over a month now and functionally it works brilliantly. My only negative comment would be that the lense creeps. Apparrently, this is normal and to be expected (as researched on other forums) but can be remedied with a simple fix. Layout of menus and buttons make practical sense as I gain more experience with it. The ability to customize buttons is huge as well. The quality is robust and it has handled well under differing conditions. The flexibility of some of the options is appreciated as well. Well worth the year of saving and looking forward to many more years of use. Good overall camera and good value compared to other canon models.

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        5.0

        Fast great camera

        By Kushal

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
        • Fast Shutter Speed
        • Good Image Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel

          Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

          use this camera for family photography.really enjoy the images it produced.bought is as a kit with 28-135mm lens for a good price.thanks

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          • No

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          4.0

          Best experience ever!

          By Altan IV Video

          from Ottawa, Canada

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • Quiet

          Cons

          • Short Battery Life
          • Small LCD Screen

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Video

          Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

          I recently purchased a Canon 7D for shooting short interviews at the Slovak Embassy in Ottawa. The camera was a bundled deal with the Canon 18-105/f4 lens which was exactly what I was looking for. The price was right and the service was excellent. I had a very positive experience at B&H and would definitely return for more deals.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Fantastic Camera and lens

          By Al

          from Asheville, NC

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Quiet

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

              Really great body with super functionality and like all EOS bodiea, all buttons are in the same place so nothing to learn. Great prosumer camera. The 28-135 lens is a great everyday 'go to' lens and an all round great package at a fantastic price

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              4.0

              Great Camera

              By iamconnor

              from Brooklyn, NY

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast Shutter Speed
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • High ISO Performance
              • Large Clear LCD

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Sports/Action
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                I used the camera to film sketches and a friends wedding, as well as general pictures at family gatherings. It is all purpose.

                A half hour with the manual and figuring out the settings will tell you all you need to know for different light settings. Menus and presets are east to navigate.

                Only downside is when filming video there is no headphone jack to listen to what is being recorded. I use a rode mic, and it can take time to find good manual audio settings for different environments, or you can leave on automatic and deal as best you can when editing.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera

                By Cindy

                from Gladstone

                Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                I really like the camera and lens combination and it was excellent value for the price of the package.

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                5.0

                Great Equipment from B & H

                By video

                from conroe tx

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                • Fast Shutter Speed
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • High ISO Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Weddings/Events

                  Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                  I use this product for photography and videography.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great Camera - Lens Pairing.

                  By terryberryster

                  from Bellevue, Wa

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                  • Fast Shutter Speed
                  • Good Image Quality
                  • High ISO Performance

                  Cons

                  • Noisy At High ISO

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Wildlife photos

                  Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                  I love this camera's ability to "get the shot". I shoot all year round in the Pacific Northwest where we have difficult low light conditions that can really challenge you. I also do jobs at live shows and it can be difficult to get a decent shot with all the gels and spots creating shadows and washing out all the color. Not to mention all that dancing around.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  excellent product

                  By maggie

                  from tennessee

                  About Me Photography Student

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Image Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Wildlife photos

                    Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                    I purchased for wildlife photography. Very pleased.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    So far a great fit for me

                    By Maria

                    from New York, NY

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Image Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                        So far I'm only using my 7D for photography as I explore different types of photography. Potentially thinking of getting into portraits and it has been good for that so far. I really chose this for its film functionality as well but haven't tested it out much yet.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Great SLR Camera owner

                        By Hai Hoang

                        from Annandale, VA

                        About Me Photography Student

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                        • Fast Shutter Speed
                        • Good Image Quality
                        • Good Image Stabilization
                        • Quiet

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Indoors/Low Light
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Travel
                          • Weddings/Events
                          • Wildlife photos

                          Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                          become a professional photographer, easy to use with excellent images. I loved this Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens. Best gift for me.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great camera

                          By BUNKSA

                          from San Angelo, Texas

                          Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                          I have waited a long time to have a camera that fits my photography needs like this Canon 7D. High quality photos are easily achieved with this product and it's user friendly setups.
                          I would recommend this piece if equipment to anyone thinking of enjoying the art of photography.

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                          5.0

                          Fast shutter for less money

                          By HJB Productions LLC

                          from Sayreville NJ

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Fast Shutter Speed
                          • Good Image Quality
                          • Great Overall Value

                          Cons

                          • No swivel screen

                          Best Uses

                          • Video
                          • Weddings/Events
                          • Wildlife photos

                          Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                          Wanted this camera to shoot live event and mostly candid photos. For the money this is a great value.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          First DSLR, excellent choice

                          By MW

                          from Point Pleasant, NJ

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                          • Good Image Quality
                          • Good Image Stabilization
                          • High ISO Performance
                          • Large Clear LCD

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Family Photos
                            • Indoors/Low Light
                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Sports/Action
                            • Travel
                            • Weddings/Events
                            • Wildlife photos

                            Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                            I am an amateur photo enthusiast and was looking for a quality DSLR that would not break the bank. It lived up to its CNET review, excellent and easy to navigate

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Canon 7D Camera

                            By Yazzman

                            from Minneapolis, MN

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                            • Fast Shutter Speed
                            • Good Image Quality
                            • Good Image Stabilization
                            • High ISO Performance
                            • Large Clear LCD
                            • Quiet

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Family Photos
                              • Indoors/Low Light
                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Sports/Action
                              • Travel
                              • Video
                              • Weddings/Events
                              • Wildlife photos

                              Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                              I buy all my camera gear from B&H photo. I purchased my 2 canon 20D's and my other Canon 7D from B&H photo. You can really trust them because they have great customer service. I really enjoy how fast the auto focus is on the 7D. The images are great. It works wonderful for sports action photography too. I know they are coming out with a Canon7D MKII , but my original trusty Canon 7D has never ever let me down and when I saw the price reduction the temptation, to purchase another one was just too great. I believe this is an awesome deal worth investing in. You will be glad you did.

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                              • Yes

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                              5.0

                              Awesome camera

                              By Chino

                              from Plains, GA

                              Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                              I just used my camera to take pictures for several high school upcoming graduates. Amazing pictures and great clarity. Totally recommended Canon cameras.

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                              5.0

                              NONE STOP BUYING CANON...

                              By Leo

                              from city by the bay, ca

                              About Me Casual Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                              • Fast Shutter Speed
                              • Good Image Quality
                              • Good Image Stabilization
                              • High ISO Performance
                              • Large Clear LCD
                              • Quiet

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Sports/Action
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens:

                                Over heat on recording video, if you buy it for photo shooting it's ok.

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                                • Yes

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