Succeeding Canon’s renowned 5D Mark II, the Canon 5D Mark III is a full-frame digital single-lens reflex camera that features a 22.3 MP CMOS image sensor and an almost unmatched capacity for capturing still images and recording movies. It introduces the new Canon DIGIC 5+ image processor, whose technologically advanced algorithm provides superior noise reduction, higher processing speed and a shooting rate of 6 full resolution frames per second.
The Canon 5D Mark III excels in the recording of full HD videos, and can record still images at up to 6fps. Its 14 bit analog-to-digital signal processing capacity produces natural results with uncompromised quality, and also features an expanded ISO range of up to 102400 for low-light sensitivity. With a vast array of other features, listed below, this camera is sure to add both the beauty and clarity of cinema to any photographer’s production.
Additional features of the Canon 5D Mark III include:
- 61-point high-density reticular autofocus featuring a max of 41 cross-type AF points as well as 5 dual diagonal AF points
- HD recording at multiple frame rates, from 1080/30p to 720/60p
- HDR & Multiple Exposure settings for expedited post-production
- Magnesium-alloy body for durability and resistance to dust and weather
- AF system & iFCL metering for accurate exposure readings
- 1,040,000-dot 3.2″ Clear View II LCD monitor featuring high-transparency, reflection resistant image review.
- Intelligent Viewfinder provides 100% field of view with 0.71x magnification and a 34.1% degree-wide viewing angle
- iFCL metering sensor with 63 zones dual layer channels (red/green channel & blue/green channel) for diminished red light sensitivity
- Video recording automatically creates a 4GB automatic file partition for longer recording times at up to 29 minutes and 59 seconds
- Memory card slots supporting both CF and SD/SDHC/SDXC
- Shutter speed of up to 150,000 cycles
- Silent shutter mode for whisper-silent shots
- 4 exposure settings that may be integrated into a single file:
- Additive – layers each exposure, requires manual exposure compensation
- Average – layers each image and automatically compensates for the final exposure
- Bright – designed for dark environments such as studios
- Dark – designed for bright environments that feature reflections/highlights