Summary Canon 1Ds Mark III

Prices Price
Body only
$6,000
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 8
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 8
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Full frame 36.0x24.0mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Megapixels
Help 21 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 3.0"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Pros

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The Canon 1Ds Mark III vs other recent DSLRs

Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.76x
Focus points Many focus points Help
45
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Full frame 36.0x24.0mm
Battery life Incredible battery life Help
1800 shots
Storage slots More storage slots Help
2
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Shutter lag Incredible shutter lag Help
69 ms shutter lag
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Cross type focus points Many cross-type focus points Help
19
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%

Cons

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The Canon 1Ds Mark III vs other recent DSLRs

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Size Quite large Help
Large 150x160x80 mm
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Thickness Thick Help
3.1"
Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
August, 2007
Weight Very heavy Help
1,385 g
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$5,999.99
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Canon 1Ds Mark III vs other recent pro DSLRs

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
1,663 ISO
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
80.0
Dynamic range Narrower dynamic range Help
12 EV
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
5 fps
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Screen size Below average sized screen Help
3.0"
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Light sensitivity (boost) Low boost light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO

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Conrad SR (10:09 PM, August 05, 2012)
All I got to say is seeing is believing! Have had fantastic  results with the Images take with my 1DS  Mark iii.
 
Avatar for RyanMarko RyanMarko (2:03 AM, October 17, 2011)
I second the first comment. All Canon 1D's are weather sealed.
 
Andari (0:50 PM, July 18, 2011)
It's an error at the top price list ... a canon 1d mark III couldn't cost just 890 € ... why are you making me so hopeful ...
 
Avatar for muhammad muhammad (11:36 PM, March 31, 2011)
1ds mark III is weathersealed, and it is safe to say has one of the best weathersealing in the market today.
Information can be found in Canon Usa website, 1ds mark III features section.

this link :
http://usa.canon.com/cusa/professional/products/professional_cameras/digital_slr_cameras/eos_1ds_mark_iii#Features