Looks good to me (on paper), but we'll see what the reviews say. For me personally, this camera does what I (personally) will need it for.
|POLL: "The new 5DMIII is:"|
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Joined May 2007
Location: Dallas, TX
Just what I wanted. Order placed...
Joined May 2009
Location: Toronto, Canada
It makes me wonder why they even released a 24-70L II without IS. If the existing 24-70 I was good enough for the old 5d2 and this one is only a slight bump in MP and the 1DX is actually less than the 5D2, why a new lens where the primary improvement is the resolving power?
Joined Nov 2009
Location: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
wow $3500 !!!!
Joined Aug 2009
Mar 02, 2012 07:23 as a reply to @ post 14005552 |
Since I mainly do portraits, I'll wait and see how it all pans out. My 5D2 is already better than I am; I can't justify the 5D3 when I have no need for the autofocus. If I need the faster/better AF, I pick up my 7D.
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Joined Mar 2010
Location: East Bethel, MN
Roroco wrote in post #14005388
At $3,500 it makes more sense for me to have a 7D and a 5Dmk2 over this beast. It is just a bit more money and it gives me the flexibility of having the best of both worlds (tech and full frame) in certain situations.
Ditto. I'm picking up a 5d2 this morning. On the other hand, the AF from the 5d3 leaves a little to be desired. I look forward to some solid reviews.
Curt Rebelein, Junior
I see no reason to upgrade...like others said 5DII version 1.5...not even 2.0 IMO
was just looking at the specs, did I read that right, 102K ISO?? Crap i've been out of the camera loop for a while. I remember when getting 6400 ISO was a big deal.
|Canon 80D|40D backup|24-105 F4/L|Sigma 70-200 F/2.8|Sigma 150-500 C|
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Location: Austin Texas - Lucca Italy
Exceeded my expectations 40 9.20%
EL_PIC - RIT BS Photo '78 - Photomask Engineering Mgr
Joined Jul 2003
Location: Rio Grande Valley, Texas
After viewing this image http://web.canon.jp …eos5dmk3/downloads/08.jpg I'm disappointed.
Ruben D. Zamora
Gallery: 6 photos
Joined Sep 2011
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Mar 02, 2012 08:08 as a reply to @ AzzKicker's post |
Looks to be about right to me, but hasn't changed my plans to keep my three month old MkII for landscape/portrait and purchase a 7D for wildlife/sports.
5D MkII Gripped | 7D MkII Gripped | 200 f/2.8L | 17-40 f/4L | Σ 24-105 OS f/4 Art | Σ 50 f/1.4 Art | Σ 150-600 OS f/5-6.3 C | 430EX II
Joined Jan 2012
Location: Issaquah, WA
Tim Mass wrote in post #14004993
I'm sorry but it just doesn't have that 500MPs. I'm gonna build my own perfect DSLR!
It's what I expected. I was kinda hoping for more fps, but whatever. Expensive? Yeah, but I'm not rushing out to order it right now. I'm gonna wait at least a year before I make a decision (if I feel I really need to upgrade from a crop to full frame body). I can be patient and see how it does in terms of performance. I'm hoping it has really good AF (with freakin' 61pts) and image quality.
I've only been in DSLR photography for a couple of years and I've spent that time slowly refining my system and lens choices to where I'm pretty happy where I am now. I DON'T "NEED" a full frame, but I'd "LIKE" one. The specs on it don't make me wanna jump over to Nikon either (I just don't wanna spend the time learning another system). Plus, I'm not printing poster-sized images, so 22mp is just fine for me (I do well enough with 18 right now anyway).