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Old Thursday 28th May 2015, 10:29   #26
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I have not used the 1D4 as you know Tim but from everything I have read they are fairly close as far as high ISO noise levels go - somewhere between the original 7D and a full frame Cams like the 5D3.
One thing I have found with the 7D2 is that any noise there is seems to clean-up easier/better than the original 7D for some reason. Although the noise is there (if you use a high ISO and/or crop very heavily) it seems to be not as coarse as the original 7D if that makes sense.
Thanks Roy, that's good to know.
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Old Monday 15th June 2015, 20:04   #27
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Well I've had my 7D2 for a couple of weeks and I'm very happy with it. My impression is that the AF is fast and accurate and I'm getting more detailed pictures when I crop heavily. I generally use it at ISO 800 or under which is what I do with the 1D4. I really like the much quieter shutter.

Almost out of habit I bought a grip with it for balance with my long lenses and to extend shooting time. I'm surprised now to find that the 1D4 feels smaller and lighter than the 7D2 with grip so I might ditch the grip.

The 1D4 seems to be getting used more for macro and short range stuff and the 7D2 for long range and flight photography.

No science here but this are my initial impressions.
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Old Sunday 28th June 2015, 17:09   #28
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7D2 AF is brilliant

In case there was any doubt about the AF ability of this camera, photographing damselflies in flight over bright water was quite a challenge.
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Old Sunday 28th June 2015, 17:16   #29
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Very impressive!
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Very surprising! I didn't really think any pics would be in focus.
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