Can a 5DMII user be happy with IQ 7D for wildlife?

Started Jul 29, 2011 | Discussions thread
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David M. Anglin
David M. Anglin Senior Member • Posts: 1,086
Can a 5DMII user be happy with IQ 7D for wildlife?

I am doing a two month trip out west with a 3 week stop in Yellowstone(starting 9/13). I am debating the purchase of a 7d for wildlife to provide a little more "reach", faster AF, and more fps. My concern is that I will not be happy with the IQ . If you have experience with a 5DMII/7d, combination, I would appreciate your thoughts. I have the following Canon lenses on the telephoto side.

70-200 f2.8 L IS II
100-400 f4.5-5.6 L IS
300 f4 L IS
1.4x TC III

I normally rent a 500mm for Yellowstone trips, but it is a little pricy to rent for two months.

Thanks for your help.


 David M. Anglin's gear list:David M. Anglin's gear list
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Canon EOS M5 Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Canon Extender EF 1.4x III +6 more
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