Hubby got me a 7D!

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Posted 1/27/2013 by tigermom79 in General Photography


PeaNut 450,694
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Posted: 1/27/2013 8:42:29 PM
My DH surprised me with a 7D this weekend! I currently have a Rebel XT so this is a huge jump for me! I am excited to get out and try it. If you have any suggestions or hints for me I am open to everything!

And now a brand new Canon 7D
Canon Rebel XT
Canon 18-55 kit lens
Canon 85mm 1.8
Tamron 28-75 2.8
Tamron 75-200 2.8
Tamron 75-300 5.6


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Posted: 1/27/2013 11:00:54 PM
OOOh, what a nice gift. Congratulations !!!

I don't have and tips since I don't have one, but can't wait to see what you do with it.

HHCC always welcome & appreciated !!

Canon 60D ... 30D & XT ... 24-105L f/4 IS ... 50mm f/1.8 ... 430EX ... Pocket Wizards ... PSCS6 & LR4

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Posted: 1/28/2013 6:10:44 AM
Wonderful. Enjoy your new toy. There is a bit of a learning curve with the 7D. Youtube has lots of videos

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Posted: 1/28/2013 7:33:43 AM
What a great gift. I see a lot of fun and, if you want, a lot of learning and growth in your future.

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Posted: 1/28/2013 8:32:18 AM
Congratulations on the new camera! Have fun with it!

~ Karen

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Posted: 1/28/2013 3:05:52 PM
I don't have any tips because it's really a hands on type of learning but Google became my bff when I first got mine

Have fun, you will love it!!

CC always welcome Canon 7D,85 1.2, 17-55 2.8,100mm,30 1.4,Speedlite 580EXII


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Posted: 1/28/2013 6:47:05 PM
Congratulations and Enjoy!


Nikon stuff!

The more I know, the more I realize how much I don't know!

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Posted: 1/29/2013 4:07:11 PM
you will notice a big difference in low light, less noise!


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Posted: 1/29/2013 5:17:26 PM
Lucky duck! Congrats, enjoy it!

In my Camera bag:
Canon T1I DSLR
18-55mm kit lens
55-250 IS zoom lens
50mm 1.8 lens

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Posted: 1/29/2013 6:08:18 PM
i have had mine for 2 years now, i can't imagine taking photos without it are going to love it.

i second the you tube videos....


you don't take a photograph, you make it...ansel adams

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Posted: 2/5/2013 8:23:35 AM
I am waiting to see a pic from it

I think a photography class should be a requirement in all educational programs because it makes you see the world rather than just look at it.
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