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Old Sep 20, 2010, 2:22 AM   #1
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I am planning to buy Canon 7d, but I just came to know that Nikon has just released Nikon D7000.

Can i go for Canon 7D or Nikon D7000?

My subject of photography is:
1) Indoor / outdoor shoots
2) Fashion shows
3) Weddings Shoots
4) Portraits

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Old Sep 20, 2010, 2:44 AM   #2
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Either one will be just fine.

I suggest you put together a spec of a whole system, all the lenses you want, the flashguns, etc. Then cost the whole lot up and see what it comes to.

Go down to a store and handle the cameras, see which one suits you, which feels better, more intuitive.
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I think Nikon d7000 has more features over canon 7D. what you say?
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If you have a particular feature in mind that you really really need then choose that camera.

Otherwise I'd say you're worrying over nothing. In the real world the two cameras are as close to exactly the same as it's ever likely to get.

The fact that you're even asking the question makes me worry that you know very little about photography. Which suggests that you'd be much better off buying a cheaper camera and spending the difference on a good photography course.
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The 7D is Canon's top-of-the-line APS-C dSLR ($1,500), while the Nikon D7000 ($1,200) will be a mid level model, roughly equivalent to the Canon D60 ($1,100). The Nikon D7000 does not have more features than the Canon 7D.

BTW, the Nikon D7000 was just announced. It's not available yet.
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the 7D and the d300 are camera that compete against each other. These camera are excellent action camera at 7fps. The d7000 is slotted under the 7D and d300. While the d60 was downgraded to go after the d90. The 50d is the only camera in it's class. And the d7000 is a little bit better then it current.
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My guess is that the IQ of the new Nikon will be just ahead of the 7D but time will tell.
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the 7D and the d300 are camera that compete against each other. ...
That should be the 7D and the D300s.
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the 7D and the d300 are camera that compete against each other. These camera are excellent action camera at 7fps. The d7000 is slotted under the 7D and d300. While the d60 was downgraded to go after the d90. The 50d is the only camera in it's class. And the d7000 is a little bit better then it current.
The 50D can shoot up to 6.3 fps while the 60D can only go as high as 5.3, but the 60D has a 63 zone metering system (like the 7D) while the 50D has 35 zones, it has an 18MP image sensor (like the 7D) compared to the 15MP sensor in the 50D, plus it has an articluating LCD 'Live View' display and can record video.

The 60D is an upgrade from the 50D.
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I think Nikon D7000 has more features over canon 7D. what you say?
I could be wrong but I think the Canon 7D is in the Nikon D300s and Pentax K5 level,.which is more of a semi pro / advanced amateur level. Isn't the Nikon D7000 more in the consumer line ?

If you are just starting it might be an idea to check out the competitors for the D7000 in the Canon, Olympus, Pentax and Sony lines.
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