Summary Canon 1Ds Mark I

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Body only
Unknown
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Full frame 35.8x23.8mm
Screen resolution
Help 120k dots
Megapixels
Help 11 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,250 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Replacement

Canon has replaced the EOS 1Ds Mark I with the 1Ds Mark II.

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II announced August 2004
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Battery life Longer battery life
True resolution Higher true resolution

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Pros

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The Canon 1Ds Mark I vs other recent DSLRs

Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.70x
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%

Cons

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The Canon 1Ds Mark I vs other recent DSLRs

Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.3 EV
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
December 2002
Size Quite large Help
Large (156×158×80 mm)
Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
1
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Weight Very heavy Help
1,600 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Canon 1Ds Mark I vs other recent pro DSLRs

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
1,480 ISO
Color depth Less color depth Help
23.3 bits
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
120k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
11 MP
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
0
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Light sensitivity (boost) Low boost light sensitivity Help
1,250 ISO
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
74.0
Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Very small screen Help
2"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,250 ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
600 shots
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
45
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post

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