Canon EOS 5D Mark III

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a digital 22.3 - megapixel full-frame CMOS camera. It is the successor of the EOS 5D Mark II and was announced on March 2, 2012. Launch the camera was, according to Canon Germany at the end of March 2012.

Technical Features

Compared to the previous model, the resolution has been increased slightly from 21.1 to 22.3 megapixels. In the camera, the new DIGIC 5 image processor, which was introduced with the new Canon EOS -1D X works. The camera can record videos as its predecessor in 1080p at 29.97, 25, 23.976 frames / second. Likewise, 720p and VGA resolutions are available. By dividing the video into several files, each with a maximum of 4 GB limitation is maintained by the FAT file system, the recording but not terminated upon reaching 4 GB. By limiting to a maximum length of 29 minutes and 59 seconds Canon avoids taxing the 5D Mark III as a video camera.

The sensitivity of the sensor is in the default settings now ISO 100-25600 (expandable to ISO 50-102400 ).


Compared to the previous model, Canon EOS 5D Mark II, the EOS 5D Mark III, the following changes:

  • 22.3 megapixels
  • 61 point measuring fields ( such as the EOS -1D X)
  • Continuous shooting 6.0 frames per second
  • DIGIC 5 image processor
  • 8.11 -cm ( 3.2 " ) LCD display in 3:2 format with 1.0368 million pixels (720 × 480 × 3)
  • ISO 100-25600 (expandable to 50-102400 )
  • Use an SD, SDHC or SDXC memory card slot in a second independent
  • Wireless transmission of pictures with the optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT -E7
  • Viewfinder with 100 % frame
  • HDR mode
  • Firmware currently: October 23, 2013 Version 1.2.3

GPS connection

As an accessory, Canon offers the GPS receiver GP- E2. With this camera, it can be used either via the hot shoe or via the USB connection directly to the camera. A Wireless File Transmitter is no longer necessary as in the previous model, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. The determined by the GPS receiver Geo - coordinates are stored in the EXIF ​​data of the photos and videos ( Geo - Imaging). The built- in GPS receiver electronic compass to determine the direction of view, which is also stored in the EXIF ​​data of the photos.

Pictures of Canon EOS 5D Mark III