The Canon 7D helps to bridge the gap between Canon’s professional cameras and their prosumer line, fitting nicely between the 50D and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. This camera works well for an experienced amateur or is a great second camera for a pro. It takes the 50D and ramps up a some of features such as the number of megapixels, frames per second, ISO rating, and number of focus points to make the 7D more robust than the 50D.
Resolution: 18.0 Megapixels
Image Processor: Dual DIGIC 4
Image Format: JPEG, RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW
Frames per Second: 8
Autofocus Points: 19
ISO Settings: 100-6400
Viewing Screen: 3” LCD
Video: Yes, 1080p
Video Speed: 24p, 25p, 30p at 1080p (50p, 60p at 720p)
Video Format: MOV
MSRP: US $1699
The 18 mega pixel sensor is more than enough to blow up an image, with a max photo size of approximately 26" x 17.25", you can probably fudge it a little bit and push the size a bit more. The increased fps is great for sports shots, or other fast moving targets, allowing you to get crisp action shots. The 8 fps is almost overkill for most situations, but can help you capture that split second where the photo is perfect.
One of the most exciting aspects of this camera is that it will film video in 1080p - if you buy nice glass, this will take great HD video in …