I have had my 7D for 4 months and I am very pleased with it indeed. I also have a 5D Mk1 and a 450D. I bought the 7D for wildlife and sports photography but it does eveything that the 450D does and better. Its a wee bit heavier than the 350D and 450D but more ruggged, you will need a spare battery if you are going to use live view and you will definitely need good lenses. I recommend Warehouse Express. Good luck!