The EOS 5D Mark III, benefit from the specifications improvement such as autofocus sensor and shooting rate, and enjoy one of the best digital SLR ever made.


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Canon EOS 5D Mark III rental at Aimimage. Benefit from a EOS performance and a remarkable full-frame and high resolution image capture.


The Canon EOS 5D Mark III has a standard ISO range of 100-25,600 with its full-frame 22.3MP sensor thanks to Canon’s DIGIC 5 processor.

Regarding the autofocus feature, it is different regarding which lens is mounted, however, reviews put the Canon EOS 5D Mark III among the top AF performers;

This camera has improved 3.2” multi coated and reflection resistant rear LCD, a dedicated 63-ZONE ,metering sensor, dual CF/SDHC memory card slots and a superimposed display intelligent viewfinder.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III has also an auto ISO improvements, a user-friendly menu layout and in-camera HDR options;
The video features got the standard 1080/30p and can record at 720/60p, improved All i-frame and IPB compression option. The maximum clip length to 29min59s without overheating. Also, the image sensor and processor combine to help minimize the rolling shutter effect.

This camera also bring a great quality sound. It records digital stereo sound at 48KHz  and manual control over audio level. There is possibility of using thirs-party microphones thanks to a 3.5mm mic socket. You can monitoring while recording with a headphone socket.  




Model number, 5D Mark III

Camera Format, Pro SLR

Weight, 33.5 oz (950 g) includes batteries

Size, 6.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 in. (152 x 116 x 76 mm)

Waterproof, No

Waterproof Depth, n/a

Image sensor,

Sensor Type, CMOS

Sensor Manufacturer, Canon

Effective Megapixels, 22.3

Sensor Format, 35mm

Sensor size, 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)

Approximate Pixel Pitch, 6.25 microns

Focal Length Multiplier, 1.0x

Aspect Ratio, 3:2

Color Filter Type, RGBG

Anti Aliasing Filter, Fixed

Self-Cleaning, Yes

Sensor shift image stabilization, No

On-Sensor Phase Detect, No

DxO Sensor Score, 81
DxO Color Depth Score (bits), 24.0

DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs), 11.7

DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso), 2.293

Image Capture,

Image Resolution, 5760 x 3840 (22.1 MP/3:2)
,3840 x 2560 (9.8 MP / 3:2)
,2880 x 1920 (5.5 MP /3:2)
,1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP/ 3:2)
,720 x 480 (0.3 MP /3:2)

Image File Format, JPEG (EXIF v2.3)/ RAW/ M-RAW (10.5MP) / S-RAW (5.5MP)/ 14-bit CR2

Continuous-mode frames/second, 6.0

Video Capture,

Movie Resolution, 920×1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280×720 (60p/50p)
640×480 (30p/25p)

Movie File Format, .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) / ALL-I and IPB modes

Composite Video Out, Yes

NTSC/PAL Switchable Video, Yes

HD Video Out, Yes

HD Video Connection, HDMI

Lens & Optics,

Lens Mount, Canon EF

Lens, n/a

Integrated ND Filter, no

Filter Thread, n/a

Thread Type, n/a

Optical Image Stabilization, no

Auto Focus,

Auto Focus, Yes

Auto Focus Type, Phase Detect : 61-point (up to 41 cross-type points); One to five cross-type AF points at f/2.8 / 10 to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4 / and 15 to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6

Auto Focus Assist Light, no

Manual Focus, yes


Viewfinder, SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism / 100% coverage / 0.71x magnification/ 21mm eyepoint/ -3 to 1 diopter/ fixed focusing screen/ on demand grid

Focus Peaking, No

EVF Resolution, n/a

Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent), 0.71x

Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed), 0.71x


Eye-level Viewfinder, Yes

Rear Display, Yes

Rear Display Size (inches), 3.2

Rear Display Resolution, 1.044.000 dots (348.000 px)

Touchscreen, No

Articulating Screen, No

Tilt Swivel Screen, No

Selfie Screen, No

Max Playback Zoom, 10.0x

Top Deck Display, Yes


Maximum ISO (native), 25600

Minimum ISO (native), 100

ISO Settings, Auto / 100-25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps /  expandable to 50 (L) / 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)

Auto ISO Mode, Yes

White Balance Settings, Auto /Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Tungsten/  White Fluorescent/ Flash/ Custom / Color Temperature

Shutter Speed Range, 30 – 1/8000

Bulb Mode, Yes

Exposure Compensation, /- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps

Metering Modes, 63-zone Evaluative/ Center-weighted/ Partial (center/7.2%) / Spot (center/ 1.5%)

Program Auto Exposure, Yes

Aperture Priority, Yes

Shutter Priority, Yes

Full Manual Exposure, Yes

Creative Exposure Modes, n/a

Self Timer, 2-10 secs

High Resolution Composite, No


Built-in Flash, No

Flash Modes, n/a

Flash Guide Number (ISO 100), n/a

Flash Range Description, n/a

Max Flash Sync, 1/200

Flash Exposure Compensation, /- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps

External Flash Connection, Hot Shoe / PC Sync

Built-In Wireless Flash Control, No

Image Storage,

Usable Memory Types, CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC

UHS Support, No UHS support

Other Memory, UDMA7 compliant

Dual Card Slots, Yes

RAW Capture Support, Yes

Uncompressed Format, RAW/ M-RAW (10.5MP)/ S-RAW (5.5MP); 14-bit CR2

Included Memory, No memory included


Built-In Wi-Fi, No


Bluetooth, No

Built-In GPS, No

Microphone Jack, Yes

Headphone Jack, Yes

External Connections, USB 2.0 High Speed

PictBridge Compliant, Yes

DPOF Compliant, Yes

Remote Control, Yes

Remote Control Type, Optional Wired or Wireless

Connections (extended), Mini HDMI (Type C)/ Remote Jack/  Stereo Mic Jack/ Stereo Monitor Jack/ PC-Sync Terminal

Performance Timing,

Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame/ max resolution), <0.3

Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame), <0.3

Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames), Unlimited

Cycle time for RAW JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot), <0.3

Camera penalizes early shutter press, No

JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps / max resolution), 6.0

Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames/ max resolution), 63

RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps), 6.0

Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames), 18

RAW JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps), 6.0

Buffer Size for RAW JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames), 7

Shutter lag (full AF/ wide/mid), 0.12 seconds

Shutter lag (full AF/ live view – DSLR), 0.78 seconds

Shutter Lag (manual focus), 0.095 seconds

Shutter Lag (prefocused), 0.061 seconds

Shutter Lag (notes), Optical Viewfinder: Full AF shutter lag /  wide-area mode: 0.142s Live View: Full AF shutter lag/ phase-detect: 0.823s Full AF shutter lag/ contrast-detect: 0.780s Prefocused: 0.060

Startup Time, 0.5 seconds

Play -> Record Time, 0.2 seconds


Battery Life – Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View), 200 shots

Battery Life – Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF), 950 shots

Battery Form Factor, Proprietary LP-E6

Usable Battery Types, Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E11 battery grip

Batteries Included, 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable

Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter), Yes

Dedicated Battery Charger Included, Yes

Internal Charging Supported, No


Included Software, Canon EOS Digital Solution Disc

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