Canon 7D Listed as “Discontinued” at Amazon

Canon 7D

Amazon has listed the Canon 7D as “discontinued” on its product page. However, the camera is still available via third party sellers on Amazon.com. We have been expecting to hear more on a replacement for the camera, possibly called a 7D Mark II, and we continue to see steep discounts on the Canon 7D.

The new camera is rumored to appear just prior to Photokina in September. [Read more...]

Canon 7D Sale – up to $600 Off

Canon 7D

B&H has made a huge drop in Canon 7D prices with up to $600 off regular prices. Could this be a response to the rumored Canon 7D Mark II coming in the next couple months?

The Canon 7D body can now be had for $999 (reg. $1499) and includes a free 16GB SanDisk Extreme CF card and spare battery, along with 2% rewards and free expedited shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

The Canon 7D with the EF-S 18-135mm IS lens is $1299 (reg. $1799) and includes 2% rewards and free expedited shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Finally, the Canon 7D with the EF 28-135mm IS lens is $1099 (reg. $1699) and includes 2% rewards and free expedited shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Video Test: Panasonic GH4 Compared to GH3, Canon 5D Mark III, C100 and 7D

Panasonic-GH4-camera-screen

The guys from Hillbilly Grip Truck got their hands on a demo model of the Panasonic GH4 and put together a quick comparison video with the GH4 alongside the GH3, Canon C100, 5D Mark III and 7D.

You can see in the video below, they walk through several different shots, assigning numbers to the cameras and revealing the models at the end of the video. [Read more...]

Canon 7D Firmware Update Version 2.0.5 Now Available

Canon 7D

Canon has issued a firmware update for the Canon 7D. Firmware version 2.0.5 incorporates the following fix.

1. Fixes a phenomenon in which the image files cannot be transferred using the FTP protocol via USB cable after the EOS 7D camera has established a wireless connection to the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E5 (A/B/C/D).

You can download the firmware update here on Canon’s website.