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I bought a 5D Mark III and I am...

Happy with it.
42 (93.3%)
Unhappy with it.
3 (6.7%)

Total Members Voted: 44

Voting closed: January 07, 2013, 10:28:28 AM

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ramon123

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I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« on: June 21, 2012, 11:25:54 AM »
I bought a 5D Mark III and...

* please only post if you have bought a 5D Mark III and would like to share how the last few weeks have been using it.

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I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« on: June 21, 2012, 11:25:54 AM »

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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2012, 11:43:16 AM »
I was so happy with it I bought another with the battery grip.  The IQ is awesome for what I do and the AF improvements are also awesome for what I do.  The downside was the price and at least I agree there, 2999 was more amenable.  However, the shots I'm getting are just as good and I'm getting a higher hit rate than the 5D Mark II for what I'm doing. 
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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2012, 11:58:30 AM »
Haven't we had this poll many times?  It gets repetitive after the first dozen or so.

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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2012, 11:59:45 AM »
http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php?topic=7506.0

you may want to test if your sensor has dust on it.
I am returning mine

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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2012, 01:25:12 PM »
So far I'm very happy with mine... it fixes basically everything that drove me crazy about the Mark II. The only thing I don't care for is the new Smart Viewfinder and some other small nit picky items (only USB 2.0, wish custom button configuration offered more options, and I wish it had dual CF slots vs a single CF and a single SD slot).
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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2012, 02:44:30 PM »
Haven't we had this poll many times?  It gets repetitive after the first dozen or so.

Yeah but that was 2 days ago.  Come on.
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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2012, 08:26:41 PM »
http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php?topic=7506.0

you may want to test if your sensor has dust on it.
I am returning mine

can you video the sale guys laughing their arses off at you when you tell them you want to return a camera because there is dust on the sensor?
post it on youtube. It will go viral. You will be famous
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2012, 08:26:41 PM »

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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2012, 06:00:54 PM »
lol

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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2012, 04:10:57 PM »
Poll: (so far)

I am happy with it - 40 votes
I am not happy with it - 2 votes


Interesting yet not surprising.
« Last Edit: June 25, 2012, 10:02:04 AM by ramon123 »

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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2012, 08:47:58 PM »
Got it on Friday...In LOVE with it!  Love the ISO performance and auto focus!

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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2012, 06:01:02 AM »
I love the smart viewfinder.
The grid is great for lining stuff up and making sure you have a straight horizon.

I've found it easy to use after my 60D and the IQ is fabulous.

Just wish it had a pull-out screen like the 60d.
That's about the only thing I can find against it.

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Re: I bought a 5D Mark III and...
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2012, 06:01:02 AM »