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Thread: Proud owner of Canon 7D

  1. #1
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    Proud owner of Canon 7D

    I am so excited! I finally upgraded to a Canon 7D! I got it on Friday after getting a flyer on a great sale price. I have been saving for a while for one. I just didn't expect to get one this soon. But I am having such fun with it. I figured out the basics on Friday night so I knew how to shoot in manual and then took it for the photo walk yesterday. There's lots to learn but I am loving it! My favorite feature so far is I can crank up my ISO to 6400 if I need to. Love that!
    Jeannie
    My gear:
    Canon 7D , Canon Rebel XSi. Lens: Tamron 28-75 2.8 / Canon 50mm 1.8 /Macro 90mm 2.8 / Canon 55-250mm 4.5 / PSE 8/ Lightroom 3

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    Way to go - that's amazing news! Can't wait to see your photographs - they will be out of this world!! X
    Georgina
    My camera: Canon 5D Mark II
    Lenses: 50mm f/1.4, 85mm f/1.8
    Software: PSE 7 and Lightroom 3.7

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    Excited for you and a little jealous!! Can't wait to see what you do with it!
    Jodi
    LOVES it here!



    Camera: Canon 60d
    Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3

  4. Congratulations Jean!! Have fun with your new camera, I for one can't wait to see the amazing photos that I know are going to be gracing the gallery!!!
    Kathie

    my gallery

    Camera: Nikon D90, Nikon D50
    Lenses: Nikkor: 50 mm 1.4, 24-70 2.8, 70-200 2.8, Micro 60mm 2.8G ED, 18-200mm VR, SB-800
    Software: Adobe PSE3 and CS2
    Computer Platform: It may be a PC, but at least it's fast

  5. Win/win! You get to play with your awesome new camera, and we get to see the results in the gallery! Congrats Jean!
    Susan

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    WOW!!! I can't wait to see some fabulous photos, Jean! Congrats on your new toy!
    LoriS

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    OMGosh, I can't imagine how much more wonderful your photos can get... you're an awesome photographer already! Your new toy will take your pics to dazzling heights, I'm sure! Have fun!
    Debi

    My DD Gallery: From the Beehive
    My Camera: Canon 60D
    (Lens: 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6, 50mm f/1.8, 70-200mm f/2.8)
    My Software: Photoshop Elements 10
    My Platform: Dell PC w/Wacom "Bamboo" Tablet

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    Way to go, Jeannie -- your photography was awesome before! Can't wait to see your new treats in the gallery!
    Linda

    My gear: Nikon D700; 24-70mm 2.8; 70-200mm 2.8; 105mm 2.8; 50mm 1.4; 150-500mm 5-6.3
    My software: Photoshop CC on a PC; Lightroom 5.2; ACDSee 17


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    Oh Jeannie - that is so exciting!!! You must be thrilled! I can't wait to see some pics from your new camera. Enjoy
    Jenelle

    My Gallery


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    Yahoo!! I'm glad you had a little time to play before the photo walk. I'll be watching for those awesome shots!!
    Sharon
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    aka - justbnsharon

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    Can't wait to see what you do with that little beauty Enjoy!!!!


    My Camera - 5D Mark III and Canon 50D
    My Lenses - 50mm 1.2, 70-200mm 2.8, 24-70mm 2.8, 100mm 2.8
    My Software - Photoshop CS5, Lightroom 3


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    Yippee Jean, that is so cool. You will make that baby sing!
    Carol

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    Camera : Canon 60D and Sony a300
    Softwear : Photoshop Creative Cloud
    Fun Stuff : Wacom Bamboo



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    Quote Originally Posted by beehive50 View Post
    OMGosh, I can't imagine how much more wonderful your photos can get... you're an awesome photographer already!
    That's what I was going to say Debi - how could they be any better! Can't wait to see though .

    Have fun.
    Donna

    My Gallery

    NIKON D600, 24-70mm 2.8, 50mm 1.4, Macro 105mm 2.8, 28-300mm & FUJIFILM X-E1
    PSE 10, LR 4
    iMac & MBPro / Mavericks


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    Congrats Jeannie! (loved that cool photo of it!) So happy for you!
    Amy

    my gallery

    My stuff: Nikon D700; Nikkor f2.8 24-70mm, f2.8 105mm, and f1.4 50 mm lenses; Tamron f2.8 70-200; Photoshop CC, Lightroom, iMac, MacBook


  15. Jeannie.... have fun playing with your new toy!!!! I can't imagine that your pictures can get better.... but somehow I'm sure they will.... you take such great photos!!!
    Debbie Douglas aka Minideb

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    Nothing better than "Christmas come early." Congrats! I think we all here in the gallery benefit from you having a new toy, Jean. Have fun! :O)
    ~Kelly


    My Tools: 1 Beautiful 20" IMac, a Canon Rebel T2i,
    PSE 9 and a Bamboo Fun

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    I can't imagine that there is any room for improvement for your gorgeous photos, but can't wait to see what you'll be showing us now!

  18. #18
    Well....Merry Christmas to you! Congrats
    Pam

    My Stuff: Nikon D80, Nikkor 50 mm 1.4, Nikkor 18 - 135mm, Nikkor 80 - 200mm, Speedlight SB-600 and my gorgeous Epiphanie Lola Camera Bag!
    Software: Dell Studio XPS, PSE 11 and Bamboo Fun

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    So very exciting Jean!! Your photos were already amazing! Now they will be out of this world, knock your socks off amazing!! Congrats!!

    My Camera - Canon 5D Mark II
    My Lenses - 24-70mm f/2.8, 50 mm f/1.4, 85mm f/1.8
    My Software - Photoshop CC, Lightroom 5, ACDSee 17

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    Congratulations, Jean! Looking forward to even more amazing photos!
    Terese

  21. Oh you lucky girl! I am looking forward to seeing all of your beautiful shots!
    Sara

    My DD Gallery: sarahorton
    My Blog

  22. 6400 ISO sounds dreamy to me!! love that you got a special treat for yourself!
    heather

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    Wow, Congrats Jean!! Your photography is already amazing!! Can't wait to see what you do with this baby!!
    My hubby got me the 7D, 2 Christmases ago and I absolutely LOVE, LOVE it!! I love the 6400 iso as well AND the sooo fast continuous shoot shutter speed! That is definitely the OTHER love of my life....
    Enjoy!!

  24. #24
    I am so happy for you! You are so going to enjoy having a great camera!!
    Anke




    My gear:
    Nikon: D700, 50mm 1.4, 24-70 mm 2.8, 17-35 mm 2.8, 70-200 2.8, 85mm 1.4
    Tamron:18-270mm 3.5-6.3, 90mm 2.8,
    LR 5 (CC), CS6 on a 17" MacBookPro.
    Member NAPP
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    My gallery

  25. Congratulations! You are going to love the 7D.
    My husband surprised me with the 7D for my birthday last year and I *love* it.
    I was using the Rebel XT for 5 years and was frustrated with the ISO especially.

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