Canon 70d after 2 weeks.

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Ikl land
Ikl land Regular Member • Posts: 204
Canon 70d after 2 weeks.
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Hi all,

I purchased a canon 70d for wildlife ( mostly bird) photography. These are my thoughts after two weeks. The lens I’m currently using is the canon 75-300m. The lens isn’t that great, but in a month and a half, I’ll be getting the sigma 150-600 contemporary.

pros of the camera. 
Good shooting speed, 7fps. 
easy to use, good dial placement
great easy to use menu system. 
good that I can use back button focusing

good autofocus. 
Autofocus is accurate, and fairly fast. ( it’ll probably be faster with the sigma.)

good shutter speed( up to 8000 for flying subjects.)

cons: depth of field preview button location  is in such a terrible spot I can’t use it, and why can’t I customize that?

Other than that, I really haven’t had any issues. The zone AF tends to jump a little, but the single point does very well. 
the iso: in good light, I won’t go past 1600. If I must, I’ll push to 6400( with noise reduction in PP). 
a few samples:

 Ikl land's gear list:Ikl land's gear list
Panasonic FZ80/FZ82 Canon EOS 70D Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 III Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 | C
Canon EOS 70D
20 megapixels • 3 screen • APS-C sensor
Announced: Jul 2, 2013
Ikl land's score
4.5
Average community score
4.2
Canon EOS 70D
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