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CanonEOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens
 
5.0

(based on 9 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (6)
  • Good image quality (6)
  • Image stabilization (5)
  • Fast shutter speed (4)
  • High ISO performance (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Weddings (6)
  • Family photos (5)
  • Landscape/scenery (5)
  • Low light (5)
  • Sports/action (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (3), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

Worth the wait!

By Connie

from Pensacola, FL

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Fast Shutter Speed
  • Good Image Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Video
    • Weddings/Events
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens:

    I have been lusting over this camera for at least a couple of years and I can honestly say it was worth the wait. I purchased the Mark III with the 24-70 lens. I was using a 7D so I am still getting used to the button placement. The quick control button, for me, is located in a much better place than the 7D. So far I have been really impressed with the quality of the photos. The color and clarity is fabulous!

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    • No

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    5.0

    Camera is something outt this world crip and clean

    By Empix

    from Dodge city, KS

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • High ISO Performance

    Cons

    • Small LCD Screen

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Video
    • Weddings/Events
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens:

    Shots taken make everything look so crisp and unique

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    • Yes

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A big leap for this former Rebel owner

    By malibugriff

    from Malibu, CA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
    • Fast Shutter Speed
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • High ISO Performance
    • Large Clear LCD

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens:

      I purchased a Rebel T1i in 2010 when I was getting into photography as a more serious hobby. While I was happy with that camera and the two Canon EF-S lenses that I purchased to go with it, I found myself frustrated with some of the results. I teach and direct theatre, and I needed a camera and lens that would serve me well under theatrical lighting, which is often dim. While I haven't had an opportunity to use the EOS 5D Mark iii under theatrical conditions yet, I have used it in low lighting at home around the Christmas tree and at a Christmas party in a dimly lit restaurant. In both cases, I've been very pleased with the result.

      The 5D Mark iii is much heavier than the Rebel T1i, but that's to be expected since this is much more substantial piece of equipment. I have a lot to learn with this new camera, but I'm excited to start exploring the various features.

      Be aware that this kit comes with the 24-70mm/f4 lens, not the24-70mm/f2.8 lens. The latter is much more expensive than the former. There is no bundle that I'm aware of that provides the f2.8, so if you're looking for that lens, you should purchase the camera body by itself and then add the lens separately.

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      • No

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      canon 5d

      By dave

      from PA

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization

      Cons

      • Compicated Instructions

      Best Uses

        Comments about Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens:

        A great camera!However, the number of new buttons and controls is daunting. The instructions are so small that I needed a magnifying glass to read.Works with all my Canon lenses.

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        • No

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        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Breathtaking

        By Juan88uy

        from Uruguay

        Comments about Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens:

        I had a 7d, the 5d was a huge leap. Excellent. 8 stars rating.

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        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Everything I expected and more

        By Photostyle1

        from Greenville, SC

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • 3 Memory Settings
        • Easy To Use
        • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
        • Fast Shutter Speed
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Great Image Qualitty
        • Has Quiet Shutter Setting
        • High ISO Performance
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Many Menu Options
        • Professional design
        • Sturdy

        Cons

        • I Haven't Found Any

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Great For All Photography
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens:

        I highly recommend both the EOS 5D Mark III camera and the 24-70mm f/4L lens, not only for the kit value but for great design, high quality and capability.
        An amazing amount of thought was put into the design of this camera which includes high resolution, fast accurate focusing, and high shutter FPS. It feels very sturdy and the controls all seem to be well placed. I think Canon must have listened to every pro for advice on what to design into this wonderful camera which allows tons of settings for those who want to control everything about the camera. You can also set it to shoot with the greatest of ease using the simplest of settings, whatever your desire.
        The 24-70 f/4L lens that came with this kit is great if you want a lightweight, less bulky, less costly, and image stabilized (IS) lens, compared to the heavier, bulkier, non-IS f2.8 lenses. It's also a great travel and on-the-go lens, f4 is plenty bright with narrow enough DOF for most situations, and has a very close Macro with hybrid IS so you don't need a tripod.

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        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Nice bundle

        By Photog

        from NYC

        Comments about Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens:

        Excellent value! Great new features and a nice multi function lens. The macro feature is a nice touch.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        EOS 5D Mark III good improvement

        By Bernie

        from Ann Arbor, MI

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel
          • Video
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife photos

          Comments about Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens:

          Faster and more accurate focusing. Display screen for both video and photo is excellent. Excellent camera for amateur photography.

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          • No

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          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Worth the price

          By Sheila G

          from Annapolis, MD

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • High ISO Performance
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Quiet

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Video
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife photos

            Comments about Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera with 24-70mm Lens:

            Love the low light details; the amazing features and flexibility and the professional quality results.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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