70D and 7Dmk2 is coming what to expect?

Started Feb 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
Wyville
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Re: 70D and 7Dmk2 is coming what to expect?
In reply to MAC, Mar 4, 2013

MAC wrote:

agree, these 4/3 systems are starting to play bigger for:

being smaller systems and still great IQ

in body IS

but, the focus speeds and big buffers are lacking for action, so Canon and Nikon dominate when there is movement that must be captured to earn $

Yes, Olympus could do a lot there. If they can get the high speed performance to a level comparable to Canon and Nikon, it would offer a great alternative for sport/wildlife photographers.

I would certainly consider it if I were in the market for a longer lens. With Canon, going beyond 400mm is extremely expensive. Olympus is not necessarily cheaper, their 300/2.8 being similar in price to the Canon version, but with a 2x TC and the crop factor Olympus does offer more reach in a more compact package.

If Canon doesn't come up with a 7DmkII, and Olympus does come up with a high performance E-7 (and I think they should be capable of that), then it might become something to consider as well.

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