70d look and feel..

Started Sep 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
skanter
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Re: 70d look and feel..
In reply to Stakeouttoo, Sep 29, 2013

Stakeouttoo wrote:

skanter wrote:

I think the 70D has a slightly smaller grip than the 60D, otherwise, AFAIK, build quality is very similar.

I find 60D to be well-built, ergonomic, and light - an almost perfect balance to my lenses. I never felt it was cheaply made, to the contrary, very robust. Some think it feels cheap compared to heavier, metal-bodied models, but this is not the case. I think lighter bodies are a huge bonus, not a detriment.

I haven't held a 70D yet, I'll stop in B&H soon and compare, report back.

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Sam K., NYC

it sure does feel like a smaller grip... maybe that's why I mentioned my old Xsi and it being similar.. to me the 70d is not the same feel as my 60d..

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Ray
my Canon 60d sure beats using that ol' Petri 7s

Get a Hakuba hand grip or similar. Once you get used to it, grip size becomes almost irrelevant, as the camera is basically attached to your hand.

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Sam K., NYC

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