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I'm Getting Antsy

Peter Dexter

Well-known member
For a number of years now I've been using a Canon 7D ll for my bird photography with a Canon 400 5.6 (I would consider popping for much more expensive glass if it met one criteria: as light or lighter than my current lens but not available to my knowledge.) I was delighted by the announcement of Canon's new duo and thought well lets go, lighter weight and higher pixel count. But then I looked around on some forums and was told no, not a good idea. Wait for a Canon 7D lll. The new duo don't have the same or better focusing ability as the 7D ll. Any thoughts on this?

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
To me, what counts the most, to justify the camera is lightweight long-reach telephoto lenses!

Yes, the pro bodies, DSLR or mirrorless provide more advanced AF, but the 7DII is already stellar.

Otherwise your camera is perfect!