This ProMediaGear plate is custom made specifically for the Canon 5D Mark 3 body (without the optional battery pack/grip). The plate has been machined from solid aluminum T6061 block and black anodized for scratch resistant finish. It features a removable strap loop that can be removed if desired. The loop is mounted via stainless steel screw that also acts as a safety stop. Because it is custom designed it fits like a glove perfectly matching the camera shape, it also provides anti-rotation so that the plate won't slip or twist.