Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera Instruction Manual

The EOS 5D Mark III is a digital single-lens reflex camera featuring a fine-detail, full-frame (approx. 36 x 24 mm) CMOS sensor with approx. 22.3 effective megapixels, DIGIC 5+, approx. 100% viewfinder coverage, high-precision and high-speed 61-point AF, approx. 6 fps continuous shooting, Live View shooting, and Full High-Definition (Full HD) movie shooting.


Item Check List
Conventions Used in this Manual
Index to Features
Handling Precautions
Quick Start Guide

Getting Started

Charging the Battery
Installing and Removing the Battery
Installing and Removing the Card
Turning on the Power
Setting the Date, Time, and Zone
Selecting the Interface Language
Attaching and Detaching a Lens
About the Lens Image Stabilizer
Basic Operation
Before You Start
Displaying the Grid and Electronic Level

Basic Shooting

Fully Automatic Shooting (Scene Intelligent Auto)
Full Auto Techniques (Scene Intelligent Auto)

Setting the AF and Drive Modes

AF Area Selection Modes
About the AF Sensor
Lenses and Usable AF Points
Selecting AI Servo AF Characteristics (For a Subject)
Customizing AF Functions
Fine Adjustment of AF’s Point of Focus (AF Microadjustment)
When Autofocus Fails

Image Settings

Selecting the Card for Recording and Playback
Setting the Image-Recording Quality
Correcting the Brightness and Contrast Automatically (Auto Lighting Optimizer)
Noise Reduction Settings
Highlight Tone Priority
Lens Peripheral Illumination / Chromatic Aberration Correction
Creating and Selecting a Folder
Changing the File Name
File Numbering Methods
Setting Copyright Information
Setting the Color Space

Shooting with the LCD Monitor (Live View Shooting)

Shooting with the LCD Monitor
Shooting Function Settings
Menu Function Settings
Using AF to Focus
Focusing Manually

Shooting Movies

Shooting Function Settings
Setting the Movie-Recording Size
Setting the Sound Recording
Silent Control
Setting the Time Code
Menu Function Settings

Image Playback

Setting Ratings
Slide Show (Auto Playback)
Viewing the Images on TV
Changing Image Playback Settings

Post-Processing Images

Processing RAW Images with the Camera

Sensor Cleaning

Automatic Sensor Cleaning
Appending Dust Delete Data
Manual Sensor Cleaning

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