Spent all week reading the encyclopaedic manual for this camera, it is truly astonishing the level of customisation you can perform on this machine, some of the things I wasn't happy with to start with transpired just to be the way the camera was set up, taken many shots just to get used to it and actually tried some portraits of the furbabies yesterday

Black cats are hard to get right I have concluded

Orion

Orion with 7d - a set on Flickr

Sirius

Sirius 7d - a set on Flickr