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A high-end full-frame DSLR from Canon, released in 2012.

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Canon 5d III: no button works in manual modes

Something weird is happening with my 5D III, I'll try to explain. In manual modes (M, AV, Tv, P) I can't change any option or adjustments (aperture, iso...) shutter is fixed at 50 and nothing happens ...
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Magenta noise on images?

Does anyone know why I'm getting magenta noise on my images. It's very inconsistent when it happens, and I'm having a hard time figuring out what's causing it. I'm seeing the 'noise' predominantly ...
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How big can you print a canon 5d iii Image? [duplicate]

I am new into photography as a business, one of my customers have asked if they could get an A2 size print. My question is, will an A2 size print be clear enough from a canon 5d iii image (No Crop).
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upgrade to full frame camera [closed]

I own a canon 750d (t6i) and have a 50mm f1.8 along with the 18-55 kit lens. I like to shoot landscape and portraits, but I am thinking to jump into doing some event photography as a secondary income ...
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My 5D III's LCD does not darken when using viewfinder and it stopped providing information, too

I own an EOS 5D Mark III with firmware 1.3.5. Lately, something went wrong with my settings and I cannot find the solution. First problem: The LCD screen does not turn off when I look through the ...
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How to copy Images Back To DSLR from computer?

I'm looking to solve this issue of trying to get my DSLR read images to put on the memory card from the computer. Here are the steps to reproduce the issue: You click a photo Transfer it to your ...
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Why is aperture stuck at F1.8 on Yongnuo 50mm for Canon EF?

I recently bought a Yongnuo 50mm for my Canon 5D MkIII. I'm having problems adjusting the aperture, it seems like it always shoots at ƒ/1.8. I adjust the aperture in the camera up to ƒ/22 but it ...
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What is the PC port amperage trigger limit for a Canon DLSR?

I want to use my Graflite flash bulb flash on my Canon 5D Mk III. I know that modern DLSRs have a limit to the voltage and current that a flash can use when triggering, before it damages the camera. ...
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5D Mk III Viewfinder Issue - How do I get a completely clean viewfinder and remove the dashed circle?

Upgraded to 5D Mk III recently, since I have really good vision and shoot and focus manually, I have no use for auto-focus points or anything else other than the bottom row of info. I've managed to ...
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Glitching Autofocus on Sigma Lens

I have a Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 which I am very happy with. I have a Canon 5D MkIII body. The lens will focus normally, then after a certain amount of time will stop focusing. To force it to start ...
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What is the shutter release delay for a 5D Mark III?

I want to build a sensor for my Canon EOS 5D III that automatically takes a picture whenever a lightning strikes. I know that you can as well simply keep the shutter open and set the aperture etc ...
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Canon 5DS only focusing on center focus point

I just received my Canon 5DS (the international version) in the mail today. I upgraded from a 6D, and the first thing I noticed is that the default setting on the 5DS was to only display 1 focus point,...
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Is a 5DMkIII shutter replacement possible and likely to cost less than £700?

I'm interested in purchasing a Canon 5D Mk III. I have two options: new and used. The used option saves up to £700 if I buy a well-used camera (a camera that has an over 100k+ shutter count). Now, ...
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Canon 5D Mark II vs Canon 1200D on 50mm Prime Lens [duplicate]

I have a Canon 1200D and 50mm f1.8 Prime Lens, I have shot some pretty awesome pictures with this combo. Now that I am planning for a High End DSLR, I just want to know what will be the exact ...
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Wi-Fi settings for W-E1

Basically when I got in the menu/settings "Wi-Fi/NFC Disable" and "Wi-Fi Function" are in grey, not white like the others, and I can't select them. What do I do? I have this problem with my Canon 5D3....
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Canon 5D mkIII: Preview initially look underexposed when shooting flash

I was shooting today using two off-camera speedlites fired using radio-triggers. Images were captured in RAW. Mode was AV. I have the camera set to display the captured image for a few seconds ...
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Can I set a button to a particular focus distance on 5DIII (and ML)?

Can I, by simply pressing a button, set the autofocus to a precise, pre-registered distance value ? ( and then, I guess, lock AF ). The goal is simple: Hyperfocal - On my zoom lens, there are no ...
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Canon 5D mk IV how short of a battery life is expected?

I had the 5D mk III and its battery life was incredible. I'd leave it around for a couple weeks between hikes or events and it would still have juice for yet another event. I'm talking casual events ...
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How do I stack different brand flash controllers on my Canon 5D Mark III and still have full TTL and power control?

I am trying to control two off-camera flashes with my Canon 5D Mark III. The first flash is a Profoto B1. The other flash is a YN600EX-RT speedlight mounted on a Yongnuo YN622C II transceiver unit. ...
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What is the best focus setting for a group photo in manual mode?

I have a Canon 5D Mark III. I understand the depth of field issues taking group photographs at a wedding, but I am concerned the guests at the extremities might be less in focus than the centre if I ...
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How Does A 5D Mk3 Generate The Histogram It Displays In Live View?

What is happening under the hood when a 5D Mk3 displays a histogram (luminance or RGB)? What exactly is the data it uses (raw sensor data, jpeg or something else)?
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Quickly Move A Circular Polariser Between Lenses

I have sausage fingers and often shoot in cold and wind. I have a 77mm circular polariser and rings that I leave on my lenses that step them up to 77mm. I find screwing and unscrewing the polariser an ...
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Does Canon 5D Mark III support 256GB MicroSD?

I'm currently thinking about getting a 256GB MicroSD card to use with a Canon 5D Mark III DSLR camera, and am wondering what the maximum MicroSD card capacity is supported by the camera. Does anyone ...
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What is the fastest way to transfer photos from a Canon 5D III to your computer?

I'm currently using the popular Lexar CF and SD reader that a lot of my fellow photographers use. I've recently seen someone with an ethernet contraption on the bottom of their camera, and it didn't ...
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Focus Issues With L-Series Lens

I have a really frustrating issue with a Canon 24-70 ƒ4 L Series Lens. I noticed that it was unable to focus at or near infinity except at the wide end (when used with my 5D Mk3). When focused ...
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What's the Purpose of the TIFF image stored inside Canon CR2 Raw file?

The CR2 files from my Canon 5D Mk III contain three preview or thumbnail images: Preview 1: image/jpeg, 160x120 pixels, 17837 bytes Preview 2: image/tiff, 592x395 pixels, 1403040 bytes Preview 3: ...
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Underexposed image with Canon 5D III and flash

Just started using my Mark III with flash (Neewer TT560 Speedlite). And I'm getting strange results. At first I thought it was a battery issue and another set of batteries seemed to have fixed the ...
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Self-timer on Canon 5d Mark III? [closed]

How do I use the self-timer on the Canon 5D Mark III?
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Canon 5D - Focus viewfinder indicators in Manual focus mode

On a Canon 5D MkIII, is there anyway to see the autofocus lock boxes on screen while manually focusing (showing the areas the camera detects as in focus)? This might just be an insane product of my ...
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5D Autofocus - disable tracking after lock?

I recently got a 5Dmk3 and it's been a really fun toy so far. I'm coming from a Canon 7D, so I'm trying to adjust to the much more complicated autofocus system. I've read the manual and looked around ...
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Canon 5D MKIII - how to view the photos of the full card? [duplicate]

I have an SD and a CF card in my camera. Once the CF card is full, it switches to the SD card. But when I try to view the photos taken, it shows only those on the SD card once the CF is full. How can ...
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Is there a flash system that will work with for both Canon 5DMKIII and Sony A7MKII?

I have the following two new cameras: Canon 5D-MKIII & Sony A7-MKII I'm looking to see if I can avoid buying 2 different flash systems, will any of the new Yongnuo flashes (or other flash ...
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Why Isn't This Photograph Pin Sharp?

I Have Been Trying Out My New Canon EF 24-70mm and I'm pretty underwhelmed by its sharpness. Here is a RAW file shot from a solid tripod on an (almost) windless day using a remote. Obviously it isn'...
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How Do I Restore Aspect Ratio In Adobe Camera Raw

I have a stack of RAW photos shot using the in-camera crop on the 5d Mk3 at 1:1 aspect ratio. When I open them in ACR, I am unable to open out the crop to the native (3:2) aspect ratio. The image ...
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Canon speedlites not firing when in Live View

I am having difficulty getting my Canon speedlites (600ex master and two 430ex slaves) to fire when using Live View on my 5D Mark III. I have no triggering problems except when using Live View. I was ...
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Stopping down in manual mode with automatic ISO?

I am using a Canon 5D MKIII. I take a lot of low-light fotos and want to achieve low DOF while keeping the photos sharp with fast-moving subjects (musicians), using a 5mm 1.4 lens. So far, I always ...
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Why can't I access Single Point Spot AF even when it is enabled on my 5D Mark III?

I have been using Canon 5D Mark III since long but somehow never been able to get across this thing. With the advanced 61 point focus system which the Mark III has, I have always missed the ability to ...
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Timelapse with Magic Lantern and Canon 5D mark III

My hardware timer/remote release was not available today and I recalled Magic Lantern can do timelapses, so I downloaded it and ran it. When ran I can only see some extra stuff in video mode and I ...
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What is the Base ISO of a Canon 5D MK III?

Can anyone tell me what the base ISO is of a Canon 5D MK III? I was reading this great piece on ETTR (1) and (2) and it repeatedly mentions how important shooting at Base ISO is when using ETTR. I ...
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Why is there a line in the center of freelensing photos taken with a Canon 5D mkIII?

I have been doing a day of free-lensing shooting with a Canon 5D mkIII, and on both my photos and videos, there is a perfectly vertical line splitting the picture into two parts, with a small exposure ...
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What are meaningful deciding factors when deciding between Canon 5D mark III vs mark II? [duplicate]

I am intermediate student on photography. I am intending to buy a full format Canon camera and I am between Canon 5D mark III and mark II. I would like to be able using ISO numbers of 800 or 1600 or ...
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Canon 5D Mark III + Multiple shots in single shutter release?

I have gotten hold of Canon 5D Mark III and trying to use AEB. I would like to know if camera can take multiple shots with just one single press of shutter release instead of pressing multiple times ...
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How does using a 2x teleconverter with 70-200 f/2.8 affect use?

I recently acquired the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens and I love it. However the other weekend I went to Heathrow to do some aviation photography. Whilst it is great for aircraft near to you,...
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What Canon full-frame lens should I get for product photography, toddler portraiture and travel photography?

I have a Canon 5D Mark III and am looking for a lens for product photography,portrait for toddler and regular travel use. There are too many lens options in the market, so I need some direction to ...
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Lightroom: Rate all images on import without losing the rating set in camera

I would like to rate all my images to 1 star on import in Lightroom. Not after import (Mark all, Rate, 1 Star) but rather during import. The important thing would be not to lose the rating from the ...
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How to compare two different cameras in regard to a low light performance?

I am making a research to buy my first full-frame camera and I have 2 options, one Canon and other Nikon. Talking about the comparison in-between the d800 and the 5d mark III for example, the low ...
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How long batteries last with 5DMIII off?

I have a 5DMIII with genuine Canon batteries and genuine battery grip. With the camera turned off, I found that two batteries (in the grip) last for about 10 days, maybe more but I never tested. Did ...
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Should the INFO display show the status of both batteries in a Canon battery grip?

I have a 5DMIII with battery grip by canon. By pressing the INFO button, I can only see the status of one battery. Am I not supposed to be able to see the status of both batteries in the grip?
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Why is my Canon 5DMIII draining batteries overnight?

I have a 5DMIII with battery grip (by Canon) and Canon batteries. Since a few days ago, I noticed that, all of the sudden, if I leave the camera unused for, say, one day and turned off, when I turn ...
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5D Mark III or 6D [closed]

I'm thinking about getting a new dslr these days. I'm (still) a hobby photographer with high ambitions. Most of the time I take my camera (50D) on my travels all over the world and use it mainly for ...