The EOS 5D Mark III is designed to perform with its supercharged EOS performance and stunning full frame, high-resolution image capture. Special optical technologies like the 61-Point High Density Reticular AF and an extended ISO range of 100-25600 (expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2) make the EOS 5D Mark III ideal for shooting weddings in the studio or out in the field, and great for still photography. Advanced professional-level high definition video capabilities (that includes a host of industry-standard recording protocols and enhanced performance) make it possible to capture beautiful cinematic movies in EOS HD quality. A newly designed 22.3 Megapixel full-frame Canon CMOS sensor, Canon DIGIC 5+ Image Processor, and shooting performance up to 6.0 fps provide exceptional clarity and sharpness, even when capturing rapidly-unfolding scenes. Additional technological advancements include an Intelligent Viewfinder, Canon's advanced iFCL metering system, High Dynamic Range (HDR), and Multiple Exposure mode — all of which that help make the EOS 5D Mark III the perfect multimedia tool.Features:Newly designed 22.3 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, 14-bit A/D conversion, wide range ISO setting 100-25600 (L:50, H1: 51200, H2: 102400) for shooting from bright to dim light and next generation DIGIC 5+ Image Processor for enhanced noise reduction and exceptional processing speed.New 61-Point High Density Reticular AF including up to 41 cross-type AF points with f/4.0 lens support and 5 dual diagonal AF points (sensitive to f/2.8).iFCL Metering with 63 zone dual-layer metering sensor that utilizes AF and color information for optimizing exposure and image quality.EOS HD Video with manual exposure control and multiple frame rates (1080: 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p, 720: 60p (59.94) / 50p, 480: 30p (29.97) / 25p with 4 GB automatic file partitioning (continuous recording time 29 minutes 59 seconds), selectable "All i-frame" or IPB compressions, embedded timecode, manual audio level control while recording, and headphone terminal.Outstanding shooting performance: up to 6.0 fps continuous shooting using a UDMA CF card.Magnesium-alloy body with shutter durability tested up to 150,000 cycles, enhanced dust-and-weather resistance, and updated EOS Integrated Cleaning system for improved vibration-based dust removal.Intelligent Viewfinder with superimposed LCD display with approximately 100% field of view, wide viewing angle of 34.1°, and 0.71x magnification.3.2-inch Clear View II LCD monitor, 170° viewing angle, 1,040,000-dot VGA, reflection resistance with multi coating and high-transparency materials for bright and clear viewing.High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Multiple Exposure modes expand creative possibilities.Improved handling with the addition of new customizable controls, enhanced recording options with Dual Card Slots for CF and SD cards, Dual Axis Electronic Level, and compatibility with optional Canon Wireless File Transmitter and GPS Receiver.
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Customer Reviews for Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3Megapixel DSLR Body
Review 1 for Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3Megapixel DSLR Body
Fantastic low light shots
PostedJune 10, 2013
from Chicago Suburbs
ISO 12800, 1/80 sec, f2.8, 70mm in a dark room that had some light coming from a hallway.
I've had this camera for almost two weeks and am still experimenting with all of the features. Some of the buttons are in different locations from my Canon 7D, so I'm still fumbling a bit. It's a little annoying that you have to push a button in the center of the mode dial to change from one shooting mode to another. I used to flip from one mode to another just using my thumb, now it's a bit more tricky.
However i LOVE the quality of the photos especially in low light settings. Noise has virtually been eliminated and the photos still look sharp (not plastic with noise reduction). The ability to use a high ISO and have very little noise has eliminated a lot of editing. Now the hardest part is culling through all of the good photos and trying to select which ones are the best!
If you shoot in low light (wedding receptions), this camera will make your life much easier - it's almost like cheating.
The menu has on-screen help/explanations which is a nice feature.
Pros: Excellent Image Quality, Great for Video, Simple Controls/Menu, Sharp Tone/Color, Great Battery Life, Quick Start-up Time, Easy Computer Connectivity, Beautiful Colors/Contrast, Good Low-Light Performance