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Camera House : Better Pictures 8
8 Products Hot new gear This newcomer to the EOS line-up boasts all the bells and whistles that you have come to expect of Canon’s prosumer range. The 5D Mark III brings an updated 22.3 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor alongside the new DiG!C 5+ processor and boasts a huge 100-25600 ISO range. What does this mean for the consumer? Well, fantastic image quality for one thing and the ability to shoot in a variety of low light situations without the need for a flash or external light source. The 5D Mark III also shoots a whopping 6 frames-per-seond at full resolution and delivers in-camera HDR for instant post production of your shots. Those of you that like to shoot movies on your DSLR wll also appreciate the new inclusions such as an audio jack and in-camera levelling for more professional results. Full HD recording is offered as is the ability to shoot in RAW or JPEG. The improved 61-point wide-area AF system is also a boon, delivering outstanding focusing accuracy across the range of the frame. A lightweight magnesium body adds to the robustness of this build. Canon eoS 5D mark III It’s been a couple of years since Nikon released its D3s (a groundbreaking DSLR) and the anticipation has been building over recent months for a successor. Finally the heir-apparent to the popular pro camera has been announced, the D4. The D4 delivers a 16.2 megapixel resolution, an extended ISO (204,800 at Hi-4), and a spanking new full-frame FX-format sensor. Movie-makers will be pleased with the inclusion of 1080p movie capture and the 91,000 pixel RGB 3D Colour Matrix Meter III, which really amps up your ability to evaluate colour and brightness compared to its predecessor. You can add to this a new 51-point AF system that delivers full cross type focus and a superfast start up (you can be ready to shoot in 0.012 secs). The D4 also sports a burst mode capable of shooting a whopping 10 frames per second at full resolution. Dual card slots ensure running out of memory is a thing of the past. nIkon D4 006_Bpics8_HotGear_v4 corrected.indd 8 7/03/12 10:34 AM
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