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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III Digital Camera

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SLR 21MP 8x CMOS Jun 2010
Camera Type Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Frame 21 Megapixel Full Sensor CMOSSensor CMOS full frame Le of the EOS - 1Ds Mark III provides a huge megapixel 21 retail - exceeding the quality standard required by the main photo agencies.... More
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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III First Hands-on Review DigitalRev.com
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Canon digital camera received an "Excellent" award from Letsgodigital.org/nl/.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review site letsgodigital.org/nl/ scored this Canon camera 82 out of 100.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Canon SLR digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Canon is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EOS 1Ds Mark III has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1Ds Mark III also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Sony NEX-6 ($1,081.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC memory card, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you want a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might want to look at the Sony NEX-6 ($1,081.99) (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this digital camera. The image formats JPEG,DPOF,JPEG,RAW,sRAW,JPEG,DPOF,JPEG,DPOF,WAV are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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5616 X 3744 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The EOS 1Ds Mark III has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Canon digital camera has a 5616 x 3744 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of this age and type have a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all cameras that are a comparable age to the EOS 1Ds Mark III is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has One Light Exposure Mode

The Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of this age and type. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this camera. The light exposure modes aperture priority AE,auto,shutter priority AE are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Six ISO Speeds

The EOS 1Ds Mark III has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Canon digital camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the EOS 1Ds Mark III. The ISO speeds "200", "400", "800", "1600" and "3200" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the EOS 1Ds Mark III is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 1Ds Mark III. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus" is also featured on this Canon camera.

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Features One Light Metering Mode

The number of light metering modes featured on the EOS 1Ds Mark III is more than most cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly featured light metering mode is Centre-weighted, but this light metering mode is not featured on this Canon camera. The light metering modes Spot are also featured on this camera.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has Auto / Manual, Manual, Manual, Auto / Manual and Auto focus, which is the most commonly found focus on SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the EOS 1Ds Mark III support Full HD video, however the EOS 1Ds Mark III does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support Full HD video which you might want to look at including the Sony NEX-6 ($1,081.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years support video recording, however the EOS 1Ds Mark III does not support video recording.

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Not 3D Compatible

The EOS 1Ds Mark III is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III does not have a GPS.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 1Ds Mark III also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not Waterproof

Most similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 1Ds Mark III are not waterproof. The EOS 1Ds Mark III is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras of this age and type, the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III does not have an image stabiliser.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 2.5 times zoom factor, the EOS 1Ds Mark III has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago. SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have digital zooms of between 0.71x and 14x.

If this SLR digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Sony NEX-6 ($1,081.99) (14x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 1GB to 64GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 25GB. The EOS 1Ds Mark III has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 1 gigabyte) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The EOS 1Ds Mark III has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 1Ds Mark III. The flash modes "manual", "second curtain synchro" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Very Low Display Resolution

At only 230,000 pixels, the EOS 1Ds Mark III has a fairly low display resolution compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The lowest display resolution of SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 1Ds Mark III is 1 pixels and the highest is 2,400,000 pixels.

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Heavy

Across all the digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the EOS 1Ds Mark III the weights range from 230g to 1.5kg. The Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III is fairly heavy (1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the EOS 1Ds Mark III.

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Very Tall

The heights of comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 1Ds Mark III range from 34mm to 160mm. When compared to other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 1Ds Mark III, the height of the EOS 1Ds Mark III of 159.6 millimeters is one of the tallest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the EOS 1Ds Mark III.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 21 megapixels, the EOS 1Ds Mark III has a fairly standard megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the EOS 1Ds Mark III.

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Released Over Six Years Ago

It was over six years ago when this Canon camera was released.

MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think the Sony NEX-6 ($1,081.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Shutter
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Lock
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Live View
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Maximum Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Compatible
Minimum System Requirements for Mac
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Interface
Operating System
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Power Source
Digital SLR

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Expert Reviews

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Letsgodigital.org/nl/

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III digitale SLR cameraBij de Mark III is Canon helemaal van voren af aan begonnen. En dat merk je heel goed bij de Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III. Hij is veel meer dan een Mark II met... Read more…

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Meter often underexposes
Slow continuous autofocus
1125 flash sync speed Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Softening at higher ISOs

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