Posts Tagged ‘canon7d’

Magic Lantern Comes to the Canon 7D: Focus Peaking and a Slew of Features

After months of dedicated hacking, Magic Lantern has finally been released for the Canon 7D. The new alpha version of the firmware add-on introduces a slew of new features to the camera, including focus peaking, zebra stripes, magic zoom, spotmeter, liveview customization, image review tweaks, and much more.
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Beautiful Crystal DSLR Bookends Make Holding Up Books a Snap

Check out these beautiful crystal DSLR bookends! Created by photo accessory company Fotodiox, they’re handcrafted 2/3-scale replicas of the Canon 7D DSLR with a zoom kit lens. In addition to holding up your literature collection, they can also be a nice addition to your desk as paperweights.
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Canon 7D Firmware Update Rolls Out, Beefs Up Camera’s Features

Nikon might be releasing an entirely new camera to upgrade its Nikon 1 lineup in small ways, but Canon is going a different route with its 7D DSLR. The company has rolled out a major firmware upgrade that makes major improvements to the features of existing cameras.
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Canon 7D to Get Major Upgrade with Upcoming v2 Firmware

Earlier this month we reported on rumors of a significant Canon EOS 7D firmware update that was possibly in the works, and today that update became official. Not surprisingly, the rumors seem to have been spot on, as firmware v2 for the 7D brings many of the highly-anticipated and frequently-requested features that users of Canon’s flagship APS-C SLR have been pining for. Read more…

Canon 70D to Replace the 60D and 7D, 7D MKII To Become Entry-Level Full Frame?

According to Canon Watch, reliable unnamed sources have let a few big time rumors loose regarding upcoming DSLR releases from the Japanese camera giant. The first rumor is that the 70D, which up until now was thought to be the replacement for the 60D, might in fact be replacing both the 60D and 7D. This would bring the x0D line back up to its former glory by adding professional features, increased performance and better construction. Read more…

Rumored Firmware Update Will Bring Several New Features to the Canon 7D

Firmware updates roll out all the time, but rarely are they worthy enough to take serious notice of. A new firmware version for the Canon EOS 7D, however, may bring with it several new features that have the rumor mill spinning at the moment. According to Canon Rumors, a couple of days ago a Canon CPN site briefly posted details on firmware version 2 for the 7D before realizing their mistake and taking them down, but not before plenty of people caught a glimpse. Read more…

MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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Hardcore Durability Test Looks to See Just How Much the Canon 7D Can Take

It goes without saying that nobody should ever test their camera’s limits where durability is concerned (so please, don’t try any of this at home); but in the interest of science (or lunacy?) someone volunteered their Canon 7D and asked the folks over at DigitalRev to see just how much the camera could really take before it gave up its digital ghost.

The incredibly thing is that after they ran into it, dropped it down stairs (sort of), froze it, and set it on fire, the camera still would not quit. Of couse it was a sad, burnt shadow of what it had started out as, but to it’s credit, that 7D never stopped taking pictures.

Canon 7D – Hardcore Durability Test (via ISO1200)

Spontaneous and Creative Short Film of a Dying Dragonfly Shot with a Canon 7D

When filmmaker Paul Kroeker happened across a dragonfly that lay dying on his deck, he decided to flex his creative muscles, creating this haunting short film with his Canon 7D and Canon 100mm f/2.8L IS macro lens. Perhaps it’ll inspire you to think outside the box when thinking of things to photograph or film.

(via Boing Boing)

Film Shot with Canon 7D Bought for $4 Million, Hits Theaters Later this Month

If you decide to watch the new indie film “Like Crazy” when it hits theaters on October 28th, keep this in mind: it was shot using a Canon 7D. The movie won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival this year, which led to Paramount snapping it up for a cool $4 million — much better than $200,000 in profits using a Canon 5D, wouldn’t you say?

What do you think of the footage seen in the trailer above?


Thanks for sending in the tip, Vlad!

Buy this Canon 7D and 70-200mm Piggy Bank to Save Money

This Canon 7D and 70-200mm combo only costs $36 and helps you save money. How? Well it’s actually a fancy piggy bank! Like the Canon 350D and 24-105mm L piggy bank we shared last year, you use this one by shoving coins into the lens.
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