Finally ponied up for the Canon 7D recently and today I decided to try two things:
1) understand the camera better
2) decide if I will be bringing the 10-20mm with me on a backpacking trip to Asia (later this week!)
I think I understand the camera a little bit better now. For one, I was disappointed by the noise performance at ISO 100 in the shadows. I sincerely thought this was going to be THE camera. But to be 100% honest, this is my only complaint with the entire rig so far. The 8 fps shooting is unfrickingbelievable, for example.
As for the wide angle lens, I don’t think I will have the luxury to bring it with me for the 8 extra mm I would gain on the wider side. I am used to walk and travel with the 18-200mm so I guess I won’t add weight (and value!) in my backpack.
But the nice surprise came before the sun actually set. This happened: