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Canon EOS 5D Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
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- Autofocus: Yes
- Battery Model: Camera Specific Powerpacks
- Battery Type: Canon BP 511/512/514
- Bluetooth: No
- Built-in Flash: Yes
- CD-R / CD-RW: No
- Camera Resolution Heigth in Pixel: 2912
- Camera Resolution Width in Pixel: 4368
- Changeable Lens: Yes
- Chip Type: CMOS
- Compact Flash Card: Yes
- Depth in mm: 75
- Digital Zoom (Ratio): 1
- Effective Pixel (in Megapixel): 12.8
- Height (mm): 113
- Image Stabiliser: No
- LCD Monitor Resolution in Pixel: 230000
- LCD Monitor Size in Inch: 2.5
- Longest Shutter Speed: 30s
- Longest Shutter Speed in s: 30s
- MP3 Playback: No
- Maximum Pixel (in Megapixel): 13.3
- Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
- Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
- Memory Type: Internal + External
- Micro Drive: Yes
- Mini Secure Digital Card: No
- Movie / Voice Recording: No
- Multimedia Card: No
- PC Card: No
- Photo Resolution Height in Pixel: 2912
- Photo Resolution Heigth in Pixel: 2912
- Photo Resolution Width in Pixel: 4368
- PictBridge: Yes
- RAW Format: Yes
- Range Finder Type: Optical / Electronic Viewfinder + LCD
- Reduced Size Multimedia Card: No
- SLR / Compact: SLR
- Secure Digital Card: No
- Secure Digital High Capacity Card (SDHC): No
- Sensor Size: 35,8 x 23,9 mm
- Serial Shot Mode: Yes
- Shortest Shutter Speed: 1/8000s
- Shortest Shutter Speed in s: 1/8000s
- Size of Internal Memory in MB: unknown
- Smart Media Card: No
- Weight in Grams: 810
- WiFi Connectivity: No
- Width (mm): 152
- XD Card: No
- Zoom Type: Not Applicable
- microSD/ TransFlash Card: No
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The EOS 5D has a solid and substantial feel that complements its compact dimensions. The camera body is constructed of a magnesium-alloy known for its lightweight and ultra-rigid strength. The EOS 5D also boasts a newly developed, high-speed and durable shutter unit that was designed to meet the demanding requirements of a full frame sensor in a relatively compact body. With a top shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. and with a remarkable 100,000-cycle shutter life, it truly is a camera built to professional standards.
The EOS 5D's full-frame CMOS sensor records 4,368 x 2,912 pixels-that's 12.8 Megapixels, larger than many other companies' top-of-the-line sensors. The same size as a 35mm image on a traditional camera, the sensor operates without a conversion factor. This is perfect for taking advantage of the spectacular optics in Canon's L-series, and will be a joy for wide-angle enthusiasts who can make the most of their wide-angle lenses. This new CMOS sensor, designed in-house by Canon, provides smooth, high-resolution images similar to the EOS-1Ds Mark II but in a more compact body. Two automatic noise reduction features maximize the effectiveness of the EOS 5D's on-chip noise reduction. Noise reduction can be activated when noise is detected or it will simply come into play on any exposure of 1 second or longer.
The EOS 5D's new 12.8 Megapixel sensor is driven by the revolutionary DIGIC II Image Processor for unprecedented performance and image quality. Thanks to the DIGIC II Image Processor, the EOS 5D is capable of shooting up to 3 frames-per-second for up to 60 JPEG or 17 RAW images. The information captured by the sensor is processed and assembled into images of exceptional clarity and resolution. Photographers can expect precise, natural colors, spot-on white balance and speed in any number of lighting situations. By handling larger volumes of image data, the DIGIC II Image Processor also contributes to lower power consumption: photographers will discover that they can shoot all day with the EOS 5D without having to change the battery!
The EOS 5D has been designed to provide the photographer with instant feedback, saving valuable time when reviewing images. A new 2.5 inch LCD screen with approximately 230,000 pixels not only displays more information, it can be viewed at a far greater angle (170°) than many other conventional LCD screens. The full-featured shot information screen not only provides an RGB histogram, it displays the AF frames used. Magnification to check exposure and critical focus has never been faster. It is also simple to jump quickly in image intervals up to 100. Menus are accessed at the touch of a button, and feature larger, easier to read text than previous models. Whether changing color parameters, setting up custom functions, organizing folders, setting white balance, or any other feature, the new screen is designed with the professional in mind. Photographers get to their information quickly, so they never lose a shot.
"Picture Style" settings simulate the characteristics of different film styles, including Snapshot mode, for punchy, print-from-the-camera color, Portrait mode, for softer, more natural skin tones; Landscape, for vivid blues and greens and overall sharpness, plus Neutral, Faithful and Monochrome, which can be customized to emulate color filters with black and white film.
In addition to 9 different AF points for locking focus on subjects, even if they are not in the center of the composition, the EOS 5D features 6 Supplemental points around the center AF point which help to ensure an even greater degree of focus accuracy when tracking a moving subject. This feature is significant for sports photographers, as well as anyone who needs to keep focus locked on an unpredictable subject. The Supplemental AF points are not displayed in the viewfinder, and they cannot be manually selected. However, they are used in AI Servo AF mode when the EOS 5D is set for automatic focusing point selection, and also when the center focusing point is selected together with Custom Function 17-1.
The EOS 5D is compatible with all Canon lenses in the EF lineup (except EF-S lenses), ranging from 14mm Ultra-Wide to 600mm Super Telephoto lenses. The EF lineup employs advanced optical know-how and sub-micron precision engineering to deliver unprecedented performance in all facets of the photographic process. Aspherical optics and Fluorite elements, for example, are featured in the universally acclaimed L-series Lenses while Canon's Image Stabilization feature minimizes the effect of camera shake.
The EOS 5D features Canon's E-TTL II flash metering system introduced with the EOS-1D Mark II. E-TTL II provides consistently accurate flash exposure from shot to shot. Canon's Speedlite 580EX and 430EX are perfectly suited to the EOS 5D. They include an AF-assist Beam, which works in conjunction with the EOS 5D's focusing system, and automatically sends color temperature information to the camera when the flash fires, for more accurate color rendition with flash photography.
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Before then, I used an Canon 300D which in itself is an excellent camera but suffers by not having a full-size sensor, is lacking in a number of more advanced features and is generally quite slow.
The sensor size is the key feature (and being the most expensive part of the camera the key price component) so it is important to consider whether you want a full-size sensor or a smaller one (as may be found on the EOS 30D for example). There are two schools of thought re the sensor size. On one hand, you can multiply the focal length of your lens by 1.6 (in the case of the 30D) to get the new focal length and there is therefore no difference (an 8 megapixel image will print perfectly to A4 size and probably A3 size). The limitation here is on wide angle, where you cannot get as wide a landscape view as you would with a full-size sensor. At the high focal length (eg. wildlife / sporting events) you do not lose out, but you do not benefit either, since a larger sensor would in effect contain the image from the smaller one within its image.
If you are new to SLR photography then this may not too big an issue, as you can purchase a range of lenses to meet these needs. In such a case, the EOS 30D may well be a more suitable purchase, offering most the features of the 5D at a much lower price in part as a result of the smaller sensor.Read more ›
The 5D has astonished me from the start. Having the same layout as the 20D made it an easy transition. I think the sharpness and color rendition are more than significanly better than the 20D....having the 24-105mm L series obviously helps though.
You also appreciate the full frame sensor...especially with scenery shots....
You won't need to spend as much time on Photoshop either, perhaps just the odd tweak here and there.
This is a fantastic camera and worth every penny.
This seller had clearly super glued the mirror back on (which you are not supposed to do) and then lied about the description of the camera, detailing as used but in full working condition. This was falsely advertised as it obviously wasn't in full working condition it was just going to work long enough for him to be able to fob it off on someone.
Amazon has been extremely unhelpful in me getting a refund or replacement, purely because I didn't tell the seller it was faulty within two weeks of receiving it. This is clearly a load of rubbish as super glue IS going to hold for longer than two weeks and also it clearly states in their refund and return policy that if the item did not match the description that the seller had described then the customer qualifies for a refund or a return.
I strongly urge on one to buy from this person/company!! And to not fully trust that Amazon are going to follow through on their part of helping you. Terrible customer service!
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Excellent camera, mint conditions, very good and fast delivery...a real pleasurePublished 4 months ago by Dr. David Luigi Fuschi
Although i new this model was discontinued i did not expect it to be so old. The computer visual is so small that you have to keep looking at the photo's on your computer before... Read morePublished 23 months ago by lorraine cookson
A truly classic. Very good iamge qualituy sensor. Good low light senstivity. Recommende to any demanding amateur photographer. Very good aproach to the Full Frame WorldPublished on 30 Jan. 2013 by yuri
I broke my camera body a couple of days before the new year's eve. And was desperately looking for a new one on Amazon. There I found a perfect second-hand seller, music6233. Read morePublished on 5 Jan. 2011 by Su
Too expensive, not much better than the Canon D40 at half the price.
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