An ode to the Canon EOS 77D: a little DSLR that still kicks a lot of ass

Canon EOS 77D product imagery
(Image credit: Canon)

I've always had a soft spot for the Canon EOS 77D, though it always felt lost in the shuffle of Canon's cluttered late-2010s product lineup. 

Whatever else it may have done, the EOS R system did a wonderful job of abolishing Canon's incredibly confused and overlapping catalog of DSLR bodies. Still, it was this slightly schizophrenic catalog that led to me picking up the Canon EOS 77D for the first time. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.