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Product Highlights

  • 22.3 MP sensor, 14-bit A/D conversion, wide ISO
  • 6 fps continuous shooting
  • HD Video manual exposure & multiple frame rates
  • 61-Point High Density Reticular AF w 41 AF points
  • Pro 32GB UHS-1 SDHC
  • IFCL Metering
  • 200EG Camera Backpack
  • Magnesium-alloy body
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Canon EOS-5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera Body, 22.3 Megapixel - USA Warranty
The Black Canon EOS-5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera Body Only is the Long-awaited successor to groundbreaking Canon 5D Mark II. It is a full frame 22.3MP DSLR featuring exceptional still image and movie recording capabilities. With Canon's new DIGIC 5+ Image Processor and 14-bit A/D conversion, this camera is able to produce detailed imagery with immense low-light sensitivity that is further aided by an extended ISO range up to 102400. Image quality is further enhanced by the new 61-point high density reticular autofocus, including up to 41 cross-type AF points and 5 dual diagonal AF points. iFCL metering works in conjunction with the AF system and uses color information from scenes to produce accurate exposure readings using a 63 zone dual-layer metering sensor. The Canon 5D Mark III is also capable of recording full HD video with manual exposure control and in multiple frame rates, including 1080/30p and 720/60p. Still images can also be recorded up to 6 fps. Image review is possible using the 1,040,000-dot 3.2" Clear View II LCD monitor, which features a high-transparency, reflection resistant multi-coating for adequate viewing under bright conditions. Dual CF / SD memory card support also increases the compatibility of the camera. Support is also provided for the optional Canon Wi-Fi Transmitter and GPS receiver for remote logging, tracking, and sending of your imagery. Offered with free shipping, in new condition only!

Product Highlights

  • 22.3 Megapixel Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 5+ Image Processor
  • 61-Point High Density Reticular AF
  • iFCL 63-Zone Dual Layer Metering Sensor
  • 3.2" Clear View II LCD Monitor
  • Rugged and Efficient Design



From the Manufacturer

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Pro HDSLR the Long-awaited successor to groundbreaking Canon 5D Mark II

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III is an HDSLR designed to build on the unprecedented success of its predecessor, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. The 5DMII broke new ground in the world of HD video, offering true high-resolution, cinema-quality video capture for the first time in a DSLR, and started a resolution in cinematography that continues to this day. The 22-megapixel Canon EOS 5D Mark III offers new autofocusing, metering and sensor technology and incorporates feedback from professional users to take this legacy to an entirely new level.

Key features:
• Full frame 36x24mm, 22 megapixel CMOS sensor ISO range 100-25600, expandable to 104,200.
• 14-bit A/D conversion
• Shutter speeds 1/8000-30 seconds
• 63-zone dual layer iFCL Metering
• Exposure compensation in +/- 5 stops in 1/3 or 1/2-stop increments
• 61-point high-density reticular AF with up to 41 cross-type points
• 3.2-inch LCD finder with 1.04 million dot resolution
• 1080p HD video capture in AVI, RAW, H.265, MOV and MPEG-4
• Manual exposure control and multiple frame rates in videos
• CF and SD card slots
• 6fps burst rate HDR mode Magnesium-alloy body,
• enhanced dust and weather resistance
• New customizable controls
• Electronic level
• Claimed shutter durability of 150,000 cycles
• Slilent & Low vibration modes

New sensor, focusing and metering systems
The Canon EOS 5D Mark III is built around a new 22.3 megapixel full-frame, self-cleaning CMOS sensor and promises high perforance and claims improved noise reduction at higher ISOs with its DIGIC 5+ sensor and up to 6 frames per second burst rate in RAW and JPEG. Additional technological advancements include an Intelligent Viewfinder, Canon's advanced iFCL metering system, High Dynamic Range (HDR), and Multiple Exposure mode.

A newly-designed 61-Point High-Density Reticular AF system is said to be Canon's most sophisticated AF to date, featuring multi-zonewide-area AF for better tracking. A new dedicated AF menu tab saves users from digging through menu functions. A new Multi-layer iFCL (intelligent Focus Color Luminance) metering system takes color and luminosity surrounding chosen AF points into account, whichCanon says will provide new levels of accuracy in fast-changing, tricky light.

Another new feature is High Dynamic Range (HDR); the Canon EOS 5D Mark III can merge 3 images at different exposures to create a final image with a broad range of shadow and highlight detail. In-camera HDR can cover a range up to +/- 3 stops in five different settings. The camera's control layout has been changed, with Canon adding more customizable controls and a new ergonomic design. A new "intelligent viewfinder" includes 100% coverage and a dual-axis electronic level indicator.

Improvements in video capture
The video and cinema industries have been eagerly anticipating the Canon EOS 5D Mark III for improvements over its groundbreaking predecessor. Canon claims the 5D Mark III can capture HD video with a level of sophistication on par with professional movie camerasoffering phenomenal performance on a DSLR. It offers both All-I and IPB compression, supports H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile, and automatically splits files greater than 4GB (FAT specifications) for extended recording without interruption.

The Canon 5D Mark III offers the option of timecoding during recording only (Rec Run) or at all times (Free Run), useful for multi-camera shoots. It also features improved sound recording adjustment capabilities, offering 64-step volume control accessible through the Quick Control screen during video shooting, plus a dedicated headphone jack for convenience in shooting. The CMOS sensor's new drive system is said to significantly increas image processor performance, reducing color artifacts and moiré (a commonproblem that occurs in scenes with horizontal lines), and ensures that the EOS 5D Mark III can record at a number of frame rates up to ISO 25600 in H mode.

Canon 5D Mark III Features

  • Adorama Camera Valuable Bundle. Kit Includes.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body, Eyecup Eb, Wide Neck Strap EW-EOS5DMKIII, Camera Cover R-F-3, Stereo Video Cable, USB Interface Cable IFC-200U, Battery Charger LC-E6, Battery Pack LP-E6, EOS Digital Solution Disk, Software Instruction Manual, Canon 1 Year Warranty.
  • 32GB Class 10, Professional 400x SDHC UHS-I Memory Card.
  • Deluxe Photo Backpack 200EG, Black with Olive.

Canon 5D Mark III Specifications

Exposure Simulation
Possible
Type
Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera
Recording Media
CF Card Type I and II
Compatible with UDMA CF cards
SD, SDHC, and SDXC Memory Cards
Image Sensor Size
36.0mm x 24.0mm (35mm Full-frame)
Compatible Lenses
Canon EF Lenses (excluding EF-S Lenses)
Lens Mount
Canon EF mount
Image Sensor Type
High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Pixels
Effective pixels: Approx. 22.3 megapixels
Total Pixels
Total pixels: Approx. 23.4 megapixels
Aspect Ratio
3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Pixel Unit
6.25 m square
Color Filter System
RGB primary color filters
Low-pass Filter
Fixed position in front of the image sensor
Dust Deletion feature (1)
Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
Automatic Sensor Cleaning
Removes dust adhering to the infrared- and ultraviolet-blocking glass.
Self-cleaning executed automatically when power is turned on or off. Manual execution also possible.
Low-pass filter has a fluorine coating.
Dust Deletion Feature (2)
Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
The coordinates of the dust adhering to the infrared- and ultraviolet-blocking glass are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images.
The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots.
Dust Deletion Feature (3)
Manual cleaning
Recording Format
Design Rule for Camera File System 2.0 and EXIF 2.3
Image Type
Still Image: JPEG, RAW (14-bit Canon Original), M-RAW, S-RAW, RAW+JPEG, M-RAW+JPEG, S-RAW+JPEG
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM)
Simultaneous Recording
The image-recording quality can be selected in any combination of the three RAW and eight JPEG recording quality settings.
File Size
(1) Large: Approx. 22.10 Megapixels (5760 x 3840)
(2) Medium: Approx. 9.80 Megapixels (3840 x 2560)
(3) S1 (Small 1): Approx. 5.50 Megapixels (2880 x 1920)
(4) S2 (Small 2): Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1920 x 1280)
(5) S3 (Small 3): Approx. 350,000 Pixels (720 x 480)
(6) RAW: Approx. 22.10 Megapixels (5760 x 3840)
(7) M-RAW: Approx. 10.50 Megapixels (3960 x 2640)
(8) S-RAW: Approx. 5.50 Megapixels (2880 x 1920) Exact file sizes depend the subject, ISO speed, Picture style et
File Numbering
The following three types of file numbers can be set:
(1) Continuous numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
Backup Recording
Enabled with WFT-E4A attached
Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style
Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3
Auto White Balance
Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation
Blue/amber bias: ±9 levels
Magenta/green bias: ±9 levels
* Corrected in reference to the current WB mode's color temperature
Color Temperature Info Transmission
Provided
Viewfinder Type
Eye-level pentaprism
Viewfinder Coverage
Approx. 100% vertically and horizontally (At approx. 21mm eyepoint)
Viewfinder Magnification
Approx. 0.71x (-1m-1 with 50mm lens at infinity)
Viewfinder Eyepoint
Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens center)
Built-in Dioptric Adjustment
-3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)
Focusing Screen
Fixed
Viewfinder Mirror
Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60,
Viewfinder Information
AF information (AF point, focus confirmation, AF status indicator)
Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level, exposure warning)
Flash information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light)
Image information (Highlight tone priority (D+), maximum burst (2-digit display), card information)
Battery check
Composition information
Warning symbol
Depth-of-Field Preview
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Autofocus Type
TTL Secondary image registration, phase detection
AF Points
61-point AF (up to 41 cross-type points)
AF Working Range
EV -2 - 18 (at 73°F/23°C and ISO 100)
Focusing Modes
Auto, One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual focusing (MF)
AF Point Selection
1. Single-point AF (Manual selection)
2. Auto selection 61-Point AF
3. Single-point Spot AF (Manual selection)
4. AF point expansion (Manual selection, 4 points: Up, down, left, and right)
5. AF point expansion (Manual selection, surrounding 8 points)
6. Zone AF (Manual zone selection)
Selected AF Point Display
Displayed in viewfinder with transparent LCD and on LCD panel
AF-assist Beam
(1) Enable
With an EOS-dedicated Speedlite, AF-assist beam is emitted automatically when necessary.
(2) Disable
(3) IR AF assist beam only
* No AF-assist beam with flash bursts.
AF Area and AF Point Selection
AF area used in horizontal/vertical (grip up or down) shooting and the manually-selected AF point position can be set separately
Metering Range
EV 1-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control
(1) Scene Intelligent Auto
(2) Program AE (shiftable)
(3) Shutter-priority AE (Safety shift possible)
(4) Aperture-priority AE (Safety shift possible)
(5) Manual exposure
* The metering mode can be specified with a Custom Function.
(6) Bulb
(7) E-TTL II autoflash program AE
* Evaluative metering, Averaged metering
ISO Speed (Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 100-25600 (in 1/3-stop or whole-stop increments)
ISO speed expansion possible to ISO 50, 51200, and 102400.
For [Highlight tone priority], the settable ISO speed range will be 200-25600.
ISO speed safety shift possible with Custom Function.
Exposure Compensation
Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AEB: ±3 stops in 1/3 or 1/2-stop increments
AE Lock
(1) Auto AE lock
In the One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering, AE lock takes effect when focus is achieved.
(2) Manual AE lock
With AE lock button. (AE lock is updated each time you press the button.) Enabled in all metering modes.
Shutter Type
Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled
Shutter Speeds
1/8000 to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec.
1/8000 to 30 sec., bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.)
Shutter speed's control range can be set with a Custom Function.
Shutter Release
Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self-timer
10-sec. or 2-sec. delay
Shutter Lag Time
1) During SW-1 ON, time lag between SW-2 ON and start of exposure:
Approx. 0.059 sec.
2) Time lag between simultaneous SW-1/SW-2 ON and start of exposure:
Approx. 0.2 sec
Compatible Flash
E-TTL II autoflash with all EX Series Speedlites
Zooming to Match Focal Length
Provided
Flash Exposure Compensation
±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
FE Lock
Provided
External Flash Settings
The camera can set the following with Speedlite 600EX-RT, 580EX II, 430EX II, 320EX, 270EX II, or 270EX:
(1) External flash control
(2) Flash Custom Function setting
Drive Modes
Single, High-speed continuous, Low-speed continuous, Silent Single Shooting and Self-timer (10 sec. self-timer/remote control, or 2-sec. self-timer/remote control)
Continuous Shooting Speed
High-speed: Maximum approx. 6.0 shots/sec.
Low-speed: Maximum approx. 3.0 shots/sec.
Silent continuous shooting: Maximum approx. 3.0 shots/sec.
Maximum Burst
JPEG Large/Fine: Approx. 65 shots (approx. 16270 shots)
RAW: Approx. 13 shots (approx. 18 shots)
RAW+JPEG Large/Fine: Approx. 7 shots (approx. 7 shots
Shooting Modes
Still photo shooting and video shooting
Focusing
(1) Autofocus (One-Shot AF) - Live mode (One-point, contrast AF. Switching to another AF point possible.)- Face detection Live mode (Face detection, contrast AF. Face selectable.) - Quick mode (61-point, phase-difference AF, same as normal shooting.)
(2) Manual focus
Metering Modes
Real-time Evaluative metering with the image sensor
Grid Display
Three grid display provided
Silent Shooting
Provided (Mode 1 and 2)
LCD Monitor Type
TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size
3.2 in.
Monitor Dots
Approx. 1.04 million dots
Monitor Coverage
Approx. 100% (viewing angle: approx. 170°)
Brightness Adjustment
Auto: Brightness adjusted automatically by the light sensor
* Adjustable to one of three levels: Darker, Standard, Brighter
Manual: Adjustable to one of seven brightness levels
Interface Languages
25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, 15/15 Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
Tilt Display - On LCD Monitor
Electronic level indicates up to 360° roll and ±10° pitch in 1° increments.
Tilt Display - In Viewfinder
The AF point display is used to indicate up to ±6° horizontal tilt and ±4° vertical tilt in 1° increments (During vertical shooting, up to ±1 ° horizontal tilt and ±6° vertical tilt).
Video - File Format
MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Variable (averaged) bit rate
Video - File Size
Recording Sizes: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 1280 x 720 and 640 x 480
Video - Frame Rates
[1920 x 1080]: 30 fps / 25 fps / 24 fps - [1280 x 720]: 60 fps / 50 fps - [640 x 480]: 30 fps / 25 fps
Video - ISO Range
P, Av, and Bulb: Automatically set within ISO 100 - 12800, expandable to H (equivalent to ISO 25600) - A+ and Tv: Automatically set within ISO 100 - 12800, - M: Auto ISO (automatically set within ISO 100 - 12800), ISO 100 - 12800 set manually (in 1/3- or whole-stop increments), expandable to H (equivalent to ISO 16000/20000/25600)
Video - Focusing
Same as focusing with Live View shooting
video - Exposure Control
(1) Program AE for movie shooting (2) Manual exposure
Video - Exposure Compensation
Up to ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Display Format
Single image, Single image + Image-recording quality/shooting information, histogram, 4- or 9-image index, magnified view (approx. 1.5x-10x), rotated image (auto/manual), image jump (by 10/100 images, index screen, by shooting date, by folder), two-image comparative display, slide show (all images/selected by date/folder), star rating
Highlight Alert
With single-image display (Info.) and single-image display, overexposed highlight areas will blink
Quick Control Function
The following functions can be set: Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, AF point selection (including AF area selection modes), Picture Style, White Balance, WB Correction, metering mode, Auto Lighting Optimizer, recording function switching, image-recording quality, AF mode, drive mode, and Custom Controls (camera controls/buttons customization).
Image Protection
Erase protection can be applied or canceled for a single image, all images in a folder or all images in the card
Image Erase
Erase a single image, selected images, all images in a folder, all images in a card or erase only unprotected images
Compatible Printers
PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable Images
RAW and JPEG images complying to Design rule for Camera File System
Custom Functions
13 Custom Functions settable with the camera
Camera User Settings
Current camera settings can be registered to C1, C2 and C3 on the Mode Dial (Automatic registration update is possible)
My Menu Registration
Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered
USB Terminal
For personal computer communication and direct printing (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
Audio/Video OUT Terminal
(1) Video OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable
(2) mini-HDMI OUT terminal
Extension System Terminal
For connection to WFT-E7A (WFT) and GP-E2 (GPS)
Gigabit-Ethernet
The RJ-45 jack is not built-in and is only available via the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7A
Battery
One Battery Pack LP-E6
AC power can be supplied with the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6
Battery Check
Automatic battery check when the power switch is turned on: Displayed in 6 levels:
Power Saving
Power turns off after the set time (1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30 minutes) of non-operation elapses.
Startup Time
Approx. 0.1 sec
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in. (152.0 x 116.4 x 76.4 mm)
Weight
Approx. 33.5 oz. / 950g (Based on CIPA standards)
Approx. 30.3 oz./ 860g (Body only)
Mfr #
5260B002 A
SKU
ICA5DM3A

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4.7

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love this camera...

By

Love this camera but I have a lot to learn about using the video features.

 
1.0

Don't Buy "Open Box"!

By

I purchased a Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Body "Open Box" this week. I had the shipping expedited for a few shoots at the end of the week. When it arrived, I was dismayed to find that there was a scratch on the LCD, the sensor was filthy, and the CF Slot didn't work. The SD Slot seemed fine, but I was very hesitant to trust it given the other signs of misuse. I called Adorama and the most they were willing to do was a 15.00 credit. Meanwhile, I had bought new CF and SD media to test both slots, jumped through hoops and called in favors to get a loaner 5D body for my shoots (I live in New Mexico - you can't just go around the corner). The lesson here: don't buy "open box." I expected light use - this thing was put through the ringer.

 
5.0

Fantastic camera

By

I have the Canon EOS 7D since it first came out and decided it was time for an upgrade. Wanted Full Frame. The specs of the Canon 5D MKIII with the high ISO for low-light shooting really got my attention. My 7D did fairly well at ISO 1600 but the 5D MKIII blows it away at ISO 12800. Bought this camera with a bundle that included a video cable, 3-year warranty, camera bag, spare green battery, battery grip, SanDisk CF 32GB card, LCD Screen Protectors and SD Card holder. The camera bag is TOO small and can barely hold the camera and 28-135 lens. Forget if I had the battery grip attached. Will use the bag to carry incidentals. SD card case is nice but they bundle a CF card that doesn't fit in the case. Battery grip failed right out of the box. Contacted customer service and am waiting for the replacement. 3-yr warranty just came with it. Video cable nice touch. Spare battery on backorder - still waiting for it. I gave 5 stars for the camera because it deserves it. It is a fine camera and really love the full frame.

 
4.0

Upgrade to FF!

By

I upgraded from a Nikon crop (D7000) to a Canon full frame body for several reasons: Low light in weddings required a FF, the color of Nikon never lived up to the Canon SOOC color (in my opinion), and I had all Canon friends, so sharing was not an option unless I switched brands. The very first image I took with the new body literally made me say WOW out loud! On a rainy day, on a covered porch, the Mark 5D III had no problem capturing all the details of my low lit subject. Color was PERfect SOOC - I almost cried with joy! Even non photographer friends & family have noticed a major difference in the quality of my images, so I know it's not just me. The ONLY drawbacks I have, and they're big ones for me, is the ease of changing the settings on camera and the lack of Custom User Settings. Coming from the Nikon D7000, where the major settings were changed on camera very quickly, the Canon has disappointed me in how much longer it takes. The ISO, for instance, is very awkward to change on camera, with the wheel being right next to the button. I'm still researching ways to change around the button functions and fix the ones I can. The ability to save 2 custom settings on the D7000 saved me a TON of time over the day shooting a wedding. I shot my first wedding without that ability last week and wanted to call Canon to complain so badly! I wish I could talk to the developers and tell them to LOOK AT THE NIKON D7000'S FUNCTIONS! That said, my only regret is that I waited so long to upgrade, or that I didn't start with the Mark 5D line from the beginning. Definitely worth the purchase!

 
5.0

This Camera is simply amazing!

By

The Canon 5D Mark 3 exceeds my expectations.

 
4.0

Great

By

Great Camera to use at anytime of the day!

 
5.0

Amazing camera! Upgraded from Canon 6D - no regrets

By

First of all, this camera was an "open box" item, so I should address any concerns there - the camera inside was brand new, packaged like new and everything was included that was promised. The box it came in was excellent, no concerns there. I'm a professional photographer and videographer - and have been a long-time user of Canon products. I've shot with a 7D for a few years and most recently, a 6D for the last two years. Once you go full-frame, you'll never want to use a crop sensor again. The colors are very rich and low light capabilities are remarkable. The biggest advantage of the 5D Mark III over the 6D (and the reason I upgraded) is definitely the focusing capabilities. If you shoot anything with fast or unpredictable movement, you'll want the AF speed of the 5D for stills. The 5D weighs slightly more than the 6D, and the small increase in size is actually preferable, because it fits my hands better. I shoot a weekly broadcast television program with this camera and also portraits and landscape photography. It suits all of these needs perfectly.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

T2i Upgrade - Wow!

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I purchased a T2i about 5 years ago as my first DSLR. I really enjoyed the heck out of it and it opened up a new hobby/passion that should last a lifetime. Fast-forward 5 years later; I'm ready to step-up my game. I now know enough to know why I am missing shots and what I really need to take this to the next level. I read all the reviews, changed my mind at least 3-4 times and then pulled the trigger on the 5DMII and the 24-70M/L Lens. I just got back from a week in Alaska and I can honestly say I am so happy to have made this upgrade. The picture quality, focusing, and rapid fire helped me pull out some very difficult nature shots that otherwise wouldn't have been possible.

 
5.0

My 2nd 5dmark 3

By

Always a pleasure to buy from Adorama, this was my 2nd Canon 5d mark 3. Mostly use it for weddings. Very happy with it.

 
5.0

great buy and excellent camera

By

Bought it for my brother who is semi professional upgraded from 6d and he loves it.

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John C  i REALLY want to buy this camera. i wanna know though, is it worth it?? help??
NICHOLAS L  I replaced my old advanced model camera (20d) with the 5d mark iii. I use my 5d mark iii for wildlife, events, & weddings. I shoot in 22m RAW file and use fast cards (95MB/s or better). I love the micro adjustments for my lens. The custom controls for buttons. The AF tracking menu & AF 61 points is great. The low noise at high ISO. The quite mode for the shutter.I do not use the video mode. I'm working to be a semi-pro photographer and I love photography. Do you want a toy or tool? Toys are a waste of money.
John C  i REALLY want to buy this camera. i wanna know though, is it worth it?? help??
NICHOLAS L  I replaced my old advanced model camera (20d) with the 5d mark iii. I use my 5d mark iii for wildlife, events, & weddings. I shoot in 22m RAW file and use fast cards (95MB/s or better). I love the micro adjustments for my lens. The custom controls for buttons. The AF tracking menu & AF 61 points is great. The low noise at high ISO. The quite mode for the shutter.I do not use the video mode. I'm working to be a semi-pro photographer and I love photography. Do you want a toy or tool? Toys are a waste of money.
John C  i REALLY want to buy this camera. i wanna know though, is it worth it?? help??
NICHOLAS L  I replaced my old advanced model camera (20d) with the 5d mark iii. I use my 5d mark iii for wildlife, events, & weddings. I shoot in 22m RAW file and use fast cards (95MB/s or better). I love the micro adjustments for my lens. The custom controls for buttons. The AF tracking menu & AF 61 points is great. The low noise at high ISO. The quite mode for the shutter.I do not use the video mode. I'm working to be a semi-pro photographer and I love photography. Do you want a toy or tool? Toys are a waste of money.
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Freeze motion with Doug McKinlay. AdoramaTV presents, Stay Focused, a new photography tutorial series hosted by Doug McKinlay. In this episode of Stay Focused, Doug demonstrates methods to achieve stop action photography: i.e. using fast shutter speeds.  

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Why I Switched from DSLR to Rangefinder: Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace

AdoramaTV presents Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace. Discover why Mark Wallace made the switch to Leica M Rangefinder.Here he explains why the Leica is the right tool for his travel photography needs .Learn how the smaller camera helps with size, weight, security, and more earnin...Read More

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