Canon EOS 5D MKIII
The Canon EOS 5D Mark III is a best-selling professional grade full frame DSLR with an extensive yet highly practical range of capabilities. This battle-tested workhorse is the pragmatic go-to Canon camera for many expert shooters. It's an extremely well made tool with robust construction meant for demanding pro use. With ample resolution, excellent high ISO performance, HDR options, fast 6fps shooting, reliable intelligent metering, and Full HD 30p video capture, the 5D Mark III is a solid choice for pros and serious enthusiasts doing any type of photography. Canon has introduced a fourth generation EOS 5D Mark IV with upgraded video capabilities and third more megapixels but the trusty Mark III remains an outstanding value delivering top-tier images thanks to a thoroughly mature feature set and proven workflows.
With supercharged performance and stunning full frame, high-resolution image capture, the EOS 5D Mark III is designed to produce. Technological advances like the 61-Point High Density Reticular AF and an extended ISO range of 100-25,600 (expandable to 50 (L), 51,200 (H1) and 102,400 (H2) make the EOS 5D Mark III ideal for shooting everything from field work like special events & weddings, to studio work or portraiture. Professional-level high definition video capabilities (that includes a host of industry-standard recording protocols) make it possible to capture beautiful cinematic movies in EOS HD quality. The 22.3 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, and DIGIC 5+ Image Processor provide exceptional definition and continuous still shooting at up to 6.0 fps. Additional amenities include an Intelligent Viewfinder with 100% frame coverage, Canon's advanced iFCL metering system, High Dynamic Range (HDR), and a Multiple Exposure mode — all of which that help make the EOS 5D Mark III a perfect multimedia tool.
The EOS 5D Mark III not only offers 14-bit signal processing for excellent image gradation, it delivers higher standard and expanded ISOs, and a score of new options to enhance shooting in varied and fast-changing lighting situations. With a standard range of ISO 100-25600, the EOS 5D Mark III represents a 2-stop increase in sensitivity over previous cameras. Thanks to the improved signal-to-noise ratio of the new sensor and powerful noise reduction, the EOS 5D Mark III can shoot at expanded sensitivities down to ISO 50 (L) and up to 51200 (H1), and even 102400 (H2)! Beyond the obvious advantages of its wide ISO range, the EOS 5D Mark III has automatic ISO settings, found on the dedicated ISO menu. Minimum and maximum ISO settings can be specified, as can a user-defined range, plus full auto and manual.