Canon EOS 5D Mark III Pro HDSLR

March 7, 2012

Canon has announced the successor to the popular 5D Mark II SLRs that revolutionized how Hollywood shot movies. If you are looking for an inexpensive pocket camera, this isn’t the camera for you. But those who want a high-end DSLR for shooting both stills and HD video should add this camera to your short list.

This amazing new DSLR is expected to start shipping around the end of March. You can place a pre-order now for either the Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3 MP Full Frame CMOS Digital SLR Camera with EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens or Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3 MP Full Frame CMOS Digital SLR Camera (Body Only). Below are a list of some of the key features in the 5D Mark III.

  • New full frame (36x24mm), 22 megapixel CMOS sensor (5784 x 3861 pixels)
  • ISO range 100-25600, expandable to 104,200 (represents a 2-stop increase in sensitivity over previous cameras)
  • 14-bit A/D conversion (DIGIC 5+ Image Processor)
  • Shutter speeds 1/8000-30 seconds
  • New 63-zone dual layer iFCL Metering
  • Exposure compensation in +/- 5 stops in 1/3 or 1/2-stop increments
  • New 61-point high-density reticular AF with up to 41 cross-type points
  • New 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
  • 6 fps burst rate
  • HDR mode combining three exposures with adjustable settings
  • Ruggedized magnesium-alloy body, enhanced dust and weather resistance
  • New customizable controls
  • Electronic level
  • Claimed shutter durability of 150,000 cycles
  • Silent & Low vibration modes
  • Self cleaning sensor unit
  • New High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode

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