7D -> 5D II... will I miss my 7D?

Started Jul 21, 2010 | Discussions thread
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Pultzar
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7D -> 5D II... will I miss my 7D?
Jul 21, 2010

I can buy a new 5D II for around $2000 which has me considering a change from my 7D.

I like the 7D and think that it takes great pictures. The ergonomics are wonderful. However I am tending to use the camera more for portraits, landscapes, and low light (think star skies) than I am for things that need long telephoto or high frame rates. I am drawn to the FF camera because of the shallower DOF and better performance at higher ISOs.

For those of you who have used both, what do you think about the camera controls and UI between the two models? Autofocus?

Whenever I come to this forum, I also see some raging about low ISO banding. Honestly I don't know if this is a defect or user error. I don't tend to push my exposures up in software so I don't know if it will be a problem for me. It has not been a problem with my 7D.

On the fence...

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