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Anyone using 7D mk1?

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Old Wednesday 11th July 2018, 18:21   #1
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Anyone using 7D mk1?

Hi

After a long time of inactivity I have returned to photography. I am keen to get some birds and intend using my 7D mk1. I'm wondering if any of you folks still use this ancient machine? if you are, do you have any tips for me with this particular model?

If I stick with it, I will doubtless upgrade to either a MkII or D80 at some stage but in the meantime do you feel I will be greatly disadvantaged by using the older camera?

Thank you kindly for your help
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Old Thursday 12th July 2018, 14:28   #2
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At the dpreview site, the 7D1 still seems to have the status as a popular work horse.
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Old Thursday 12th July 2018, 23:09   #3
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Yes I'm sure lots do. Maybe if I chance upon a well-priced Mk II I will take it but I don't imagine the Mk1 is a bad camera for my use at all.
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Old Friday 13th July 2018, 09:29   #4
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The Mk3 should be coming soon, so hang on a while and use the good old 7D before you decide what to buy.
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