Canon 7D Mark II: The Best DSLR For Sports and Wildlife, But That's All

When the Canon 7D came out in 2009, it soon became one of the most popular DSLRs ever. It was fast, rugged, with great video features, all for a whole lot cheaper than the more pro-oriented 5D Mark II. Five years later, the 7D Mark II makes its debut with plenty of powerful specs, yet it's not likely to be the same… » 10/20/14 2:00pm 10/20/14 2:00pm

Taking the Canon 7D Mark II For a Walk (With Test Shots)

Canon 7D Mark II: The Longed-Awaited Successor to a Classic DSLR Is Here

Oh my god, it's finally here. The Canon 7D Mark II, probably the most anticipated, rumored, speculated-about camera in years, is ready to make its debut. It's been five years since the original 7D hit shelves in 2009, so you better believe the expectations are high for the Mark II to be the messiah of mid-range DSLRs. » 9/15/14 8:20am 9/15/14 8:20am

The Best Deals in Tech

The holidays are approaching fast, and it's time to start picking up some gifts: for friends, family, even yourself. But when you're picking out what to go with, it's sometimes wise to stay away from the absolute best. Sometimes you just want the best value—something that's worth every shiny, hard-earned penny. » 12/04/12 12:30pm 12/04/12 12:30pm

The Beauty of Surfing at 1000fps

How do you make surfing on Oahu's North Shore an even more stunning balance of grace and power? YouTuber Devin Graham did it by capturing boards and bodies in motion at 1000fps with an 800mm lens on a Canon 7D. Can someone go back in time and reshoot Point Break like this? Please? [The High Definite] » 3/24/11 3:20pm 3/24/11 3:20pm

The Difference Between a Full-Frame Sensor and the Tinier One Inside…

Only the most expensive DSLRs use full-frame sensors—one that's about the same size as a 35mm frame of film. More typical DSLRs, like the Nikon D7000 or Canon T2i use smaller sensors. This video shows what that means. » 10/04/10 2:40pm 10/04/10 2:40pm

DSLR-Equipped R/C Helicopter Captures HD Video From the Skies

Well, this is sweet. It's a remote-controlled helicopter with a Canon 7D strapped on board, allowing creator Eric Austin to capture some downright-badass pics and video. I want one, badly. [DIY Photography via Make] » 4/26/10 6:40pm 4/26/10 6:40pm

The First Clips Shot on the Canon T2i Look As Good as the 7D

The Canon T2i dSLR sounded extremely exciting, as it promised to bring 1080P video (with decent frame rates) to Canon's sub-$1000 dSLR line. Photographer Dan Chung was among the first to test it out, and the results look fantastic. » 2/26/10 2:00pm 2/26/10 2:00pm

Canon 7D Loaded With $6 DIY Follow Focus

In film and video, if you want to rack focus, a "follow focus" makes the job a lot easier. Attaching to the focus ring, a follow focus can be as simple as a stick or as complicated as a gearbox. » 1/22/10 11:00am 1/22/10 11:00am

A Voyeuristic Peek Outside Skywalker Ranch

You should watch this video for two reasons. One, it's gorgeous, filmed on the Canon 5D/7D dSLRs at 1080p. Two, it gives you a peek outside George Lucas' famed workshop, like a more romantic, landscape-focused version of Cribs. [PhilipBloom/Planet5D] » 12/12/09 10:00am 12/12/09 10:00am

The Four DSLR Cameras for Every Budget

We're in kind of a golden age of DSLR cameras. They're cheaper than ever, so they're affordable, and they do more stuff than ever, so the time's right to jump in. Here's our DSLR picks for every (non-pro) budget. » 11/26/09 9:00am 11/26/09 9:00am

The First Movie Shot on a Canon 7D? It's About Zombies, Of Course!

Click to viewBoy have zombies made a comeback lately, right along with teenage vampires. Regardless, indie zombie flick Dead Season is the self-proclaimed first film shooting on the $1700 Canon 7D. (Warning, gore ahead.) » 11/12/09 11:20am 11/12/09 11:20am

Canon 7D Review

For a long time with Canon, if you weren't dropping nearly three grand on a 5D, you were stuck with a vastly lesser DSLR. The $1700 7D is Canon's first semi-pro DSLR, and actually it's my favorite yet. » 11/10/09 10:00am 11/10/09 10:00am

Video: Extreme Hang Gliding with the Nikon D300s

This isn't the first time Nikon has teamed up with sports photographers to showcase the D300s' new 720p video capabilities, but this footage of the world's top hang glider surfing Australia's mysterious "Morning Glory" wave-cloud phenomenon, is just as spectacular. » 10/19/09 11:25am 10/19/09 11:25am

Canon 7D DSLR First Hands On: 18 Megapixels, 24FPS Full HD Video for…

Yep, it's real. The Canon 7D is an 18-megapixel semi-pro DSLR that shoots 1080p video in 24—or 30—glorious frames per second for $1899, kicking Nikon's previously unchallenged D300s where it hurts. But it's also an odd little beast. » 9/01/09 12:00am 9/01/09 12:00am

Canon EOS 7D Specs Leak: More Megapixels!

We saw the poster and possible lenses for Canon's EOS 7D yesterday, and now it looks like the floodgates are open. A photography forum has most of the details you'll need, except the exact price and release date. » 8/29/09 9:30pm 8/29/09 9:30pm

Canon EOS 7D Glimpse, Details Leaked

What's $2700, has built-in flash, and comes with an EF 28-135mm lens for an extra $200? According to Best Buy inventory system and this image leaked in a forum, it's the new Canon EOS 7D. [Canon Rumors and DPReview] » 8/19/09 12:20pm 8/19/09 12:20pm