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CSAS New Equipment Training 2013. CSAS Canon EOS 5D Mark III Pelican 1650 Case Canon 50 mm f/2.5 EF Lens Canon 2x EF Extender III Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L.

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1 CSAS New Equipment Training 2013

2 CSAS Canon EOS 5D Mark III Pelican 1650 Case Canon 50 mm f/2.5 EF Lens Canon 2x EF Extender III Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L Lens Canon mm f/2.8L Lens Canon Speedlite 580 EX2

3 Upgrades in the Mark III  More focus points (61 AF) to set focus accurately within the frame  41 cross-type focus points to help grab focus in difficult situations  Approximately 10% larger screen  Higher resolution screen  Lower noise at high ISO.  In-camera HDR that combines multiple exposures.  Maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better.  Better boost ISO 102,400 ISO (2 f-stops better)  40% less shutter lag when taking photos!  Shoots 6 fps for more than 50% faster continuous shooting.  View finder coverage has been increased to 100%  Two storage slots CF and SD switch automatically when one is full.  22.1 MP resolution to capture around 10% more detail.  950 shots of battery life an increase of about 10%.

4 CSAS Kit Layout

5 Front View Comparisons Mark II Mark III Self timer lamp Depth of Field Preview Button Remote Control Sensor Self timer lamp Remote Control Sensor Mic

6 Canon EOS 5D Mark III Front View Shutter Button Self-Timer Lamp Remote Control Sensor Depth-of-Field Preview Button Contacts Mirror Microphone Lens Release Lens Lock Pin Lens Mount Lens Mount Index

7 Rear View Comparisons Mark II Mark III MENU and INFO buttons Light Sensor Zoom Lock Button Light Sensor Speaker Direct Print Direct Print/ Creative Photo Live View shooting Movie Shooting switch ON/OFF Quick Control Button

8 Canon EOS 5D Mark III Rear View Magnify /Reduce /Index Playback Erase Quick Control Dial Index/Select Image Multi controller Setting Button Info Button Menu Button Rate Button Creative Photo/Comparative Playback/Direct Print Multi Function Lock Switch Live View Shooting/Movie Shooting Switch Start/Stop AF start button Quick Control Button AE Lock Button AF Point Selection Speaker Light Sensor Touch Pad Dioptric Adjustment Knob

9 Top View Comparison's Mark II Mark III Notice On/Off switch has been moved to the top M-Fn AF Button Scene Intelligent Auto Full Auto Creative Auto ON/OFF Switch

10 Canon EOS 5D Mark III Top View Mode Dial Mode Dial Lock Release Button Hot Shoe Flash-sync Contacts Shutter Button AF Button White Balance Main Dial ISO Speed Setting LCD Panel Illumination Button LCD Display

11 Canon EOS 5D Mark III LCD Panel

12 Canon EOS 5D Mark III LCD Panel

13 Review of Mode Dial

14 Canon EOS 5D Mark III Side Views Input/output Battery Compartment Card Slots

15 Exercises  Using the Operators Manual, review the following: 1.Insert/Remove the battery 2.Install/Remove the CF cards 3.Review the Mode Dial, Main Dial and Quick Control Dial 4.Power on the camera and review the LCD panel icons such as the CF/SD card indicator, the low battery indicator, etc. 5.Set the time, date and zone 6.NOTE: To save power the camera automatically powers off after 1 min of non-operation. To turn it back on, just press the shutter button half way down. Follow the directions below to reset/disable this option. See page 55 in manual to set the desired power off time.

16 Exercises  Format a card following these directions

17 Grid Lines and Electronic Level Grid Lines and Auto Focus PointsElectronic Level

18 1.Displaying the Grid in your viewfinder To set the grid, press the menu button, and use the multi-controller to go to Set Up 2 (yellow section) Select VF grid display, and select Enable the press the, button 2.Displaying the Grid on your LCD To display a grid on your LCD, press the menu button. Ensure that Live View shooting is Enabled. (In A+ mode select Shoot Tab 2/ In Creative Modes Camera Tab 4). Select Grid Display and select. Using the Quick Control Dial select which grid you desire and select. Directions are on page 60 if you want the grid in Playback mode under Playback 3 (Blue Section) Exercises  Display Grid in the View Finder and LCD Monitor

19 Exercises  Display Electronic Level in the View Finder Set the power switch to. Press the button to display the menu screen. Press the button to select the tab, then turn the to select Turn the Quick Control dial> to [Custom Controls], then press the button. When the Custom Control Screen appears, select either the Depth of Field Preview Button or the Multi-Function (M-FN) button and press the button (This example uses the DOF button) Select the (VF electronic level), then press When the Custom Control Screen returns, confirm the setting has been changed, and press the button to return to the menu. Press the shutter button halfway and the camera will be ready. Custom Controls can also be selected from the Quick Control Screen.

20 Exercises Set the power switch to.. Press the button. Each time you press the button, the screen display will change. Display the electronic level Note: If the electronic level does not appear, set [ INFO. button display options] under [ ] tab so that the electronic level can be displayed The Horizontal and Vertical tilt are displayed in 1° increments When the red light turns green, that indicates the tilt is correct  Display Electronic Level in the LCD Monitor

21 Exercises  You can compare two images side by side in the LCD Monitor 1.Set the Two-Image display During image playback, press the button. Two images will be displayed. The current image will be highlighted in a blue frame. 2. Select the images to be compared. Pressing the Set button switches the blue frame between the two images. Turn the Quick Control Dial to select an image. Repeat step to select the other image. By pressing the Quick control button you can set the same magnification and magnified area for both images. By holding the button, you can display the image highlighted image as a single image. To return to the single-image display, press the button.

22 Understanding AF Mode  Setting the AF Mode: The 61 AF points in the viewfinder make AF shooting suitable for a wide variety of subjects and scenes. You can also select the AF mode and drive mode that best match the shooting conditions and subjects in Creative Mode. (The Lens must be set to AF)  To select the AF mode press the button giving you 6 seconds to choose which setting you want. Using the Main Dial select One-Shot: for Still subjects, AI Servo: for Moving Subjects, or AI Focus: if the after focusing the subject starts moving.  Selecting the AF Area: Depending on the lens attached you can select the suitable AF point suitable for the scene or subject.  To select the AF area Selection Mode, press the button. Look through the View Finder and press the button to select one of the 6 AF Area Modes.

23 Understanding Drive Mode  Selecting the Drive Mode: Single and Continuous Drive Modes are available.  Press the button and while looking at the LCD Panel turn the Quick Control Dial to select the mode. Single Shooting: for one short shot taken, H or High Speed Continuous shooting: 6 shots/sec., Low Speed Continuous shooting: 3 shots/sec., Silent Single Shooting: Quieter single shooting, Silent Continuous Shooting: for Quiet shooting at 3 shots/sec, 2 or 10 sec Self –timer settings: Uses the self timer or remote control.

24 Understanding Image Settings  Setting the Image-Recording Quality: You can select the pixel and image quality. There are 8 JPEG image recording quality settings and 3 RAW image quality settings.  To set the Quality, press the Menu button, scroll to the Shoot 1 tab and select Image Quality and press. Select which quality you want by using the Main Dial for RAW settings or the Quick Control Dial for the JPEG settings.  This tab is also where the Image Review time an other shooting options are set.  Setting the ISO Speed:  To set the ISO, press the button and while looking at the LCD panel or View Finder, use the Main Dial to select the ISO.  Ranges can also be set for ISO by pressing the Menu button and selecting the SHOOT 2 tab. Press and using the Quick Control Dial, select the ISO Speed Range, press and enter the Min./Max. ISO Speeds.

25 Understanding Image Settings  When both and SD and CF cards are inserted you can select recording method and select which card to use for recording and playing back images. Recording Methods are set in the Setup 1 tab and using the Quick Control Dial choose one of the following recording methods:  Standard: Uses the selected card,  Auto Switch Card: same as standard but if the chosen card becomes full it will automatically switch to the other card,  Rec. Separately: You can set the image quality on each card. Each image is recorded on both cards and you manage the quality from L to S3 (JPEG) + RAW, MRAW, or SRAW.  Rec. to Multiple: each image is recorded to both the CF and SD card at the same size either RAW or JPEG.

26 Understanding Picture Style  By selecting a Picture Style, you can obtain image characteristics matching your photographic expression or the subject.  To select a Picture Style, Press the Creative Photo Button, Select Picture Style and press. Chose which Picture style you want by turning the Quick Control Dial. Chose from o Auto: Auto Adjusted to vivid color tones o Standard: General Purpose Style o Portrait: Nice skin tones and a softer look o Landscape: Vivid Blues and Greens vary sharp, crisp images o Neutral: for Computer Image Processing o Faithful: For Computer Image Processing when the subject captured is under daylight color temps. Images will appear subdued and dull o Monochrome: for B&W images, and there are 3 Custom Settings.  There are also parameters to set for Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation, Color Tone, and in addition, there is Filter Effect, and Toning Effect available for Monochrome Settings.

27 Understanding White Balance  As We all know White Balance is used to make white areas look white. Normally the AWB will obtain the correct balance but, as earlier discussed, occasionally the white balance may need to be adjusted. On the Mark III the white balance can be set to match the light source or manually set by shooting a white object.  By pressing the button and looking at the LCD panel, you can use the Quick Control Dial to select the Lighting Mode. The WB can also be set using the Menu button and the SHOOT 2 tab.  For custom WB, select a white object and focus manually take a photo. Press the Menu button and select the SHOOT 2 tab. Select Custom White Balance and press. Select the WB Photo by using the Quick Control Dial then press. On the dialog screen select OK and the data will be imported. To use the custom WB, press the WB button, look at the LCD panel and turn the Quick Control Dial to the Custom WB icon and select.  Under the Menu, SHOOT 2 tab, select K using the Quick Control Dial and turn the Main Dial to select the desired color temp can be set ranging form 2500K to 10000K in 100K increments

28 Correcting WB and Other Settings  You can correct the White Balance that has been set, having the same effect as using commercially available color temp. conversion filter or color compensating filter. Each color can be corrected to 1 of 9 level. This correction is done by pressing Menu, SHOOT 2 tab under the WB Shift/Bkt menu.  This is also where the White Balance Auto Bracketing is done. By using this option, with just 1 shot, 3 images having a different color balance can be recorded. (Refer to pages in Users Manual)  Correcting Brightness and Contrast can be done automatically if an image comes out too dark or the contrast is low. This Function is called Auto Lighting Optimizer. (Refer to page 142 in the Users Manual)  High ISO speed noise reduction. Press the MENU button and in SHOOT 3 tab select High ISO speed NR. Turn the Quick Control Dial to the desired noise reduction setting and press. This will apply the reduction to the image. Long Exposure NR and High Tone Priority for over exposed areas follows the same procedure.

29 Flash Photography  With and EX-series Speedlite having compatible flash function settings, you can use the camera’s Menu screen to set the flash functions.  Attach the flash and turn on the Speedlite. Press Menu and under the SHOOT 1 tab select External Speedlite Control then press. Select the desired option and press again. o Flash Firing: to enable flash photography set ENABLE, for AF- assist beam set DISABLE, o E-TTL II meter.: for normal flash set the Evaluate, if AVERAGE is set, the flash exposure will be averaged for the entire metered scene o Flash Sync speed in Av Mode: sets the flash sync speed for flash photography in the Aperture Priority Mode o Flash Function Setting/Flash Function Custom Settings: Refer to Speedlite Instruction Manual. This tab is also where custom flash settings would be cleared.

30 Live View Shooting  Live View Shooting means shooting while viewing the picture on the LCD monitor.  To Enable/Disable Live Shooting, press the Menu Button, Select SHOOT 4 tab. In mode select SHOOT 2 tab, Select Live Mode Shoot, press and select Enable/Disable.  To use the Live Shooting, press the Start/Stop button.  Using Live Mode decreases battery life.  There are 3 AF modes available in Live Shooting, Live Mode, Face Detection Live Mode, and Quick Mode. Quick Mode is easier and faster for AF shooting.  You can magnify the image and focus precisely with the Manual Focus.  Set the Lens to MF, turn the focus ring to roughly focus the subject. Use the Multi function controller to move to the desired magnification area. Press the Zoom button to magnify to the desired magnification. Focus manually. Press the Zoom button again to return to normal view and take the picture.

31 Shooting Video  Movie shooting is enabled by setting the Live View shooting/Movie Shooting switch to. The movie recording format will be MOV.  When shooting movies, use a large capacity card with a fast writing/reading speed. Minimum Requirements are listed on page 217 of the Users Manual.  Four Shooting modes available for Video Shooting: Autoexposure Shooting, (,, ), Shutter-Priority AE ( ), Aperture-Priority AE ( ), Manual Exposure Shooting ( )

32 C.Fn2 Display/Operations Warnings ! In viewfinder LV shooting area display Dial direction during Tv/Av Multi Function lock Custom Controls Canon EOS 5D Mark III Custom Functions C.Fn1 Exposure Exposure level increments ISO speed setting increments Bracketing auto cancel Bracketing sequence Number of bracketed slots Safety shift C.Fn3 Others Add cropping information Default Erase Options C.Fn4 Clear Clear all Custon Functions (C.Fn)


34 Safety Warnings - General Continuous shooting, Live View shooting, or movie shooting for a prolonged period may cause the camera to become hot. Although this is not a malfunction, holding the hot camera for prolonged periods may cause slight skin burns. Do not leave in excessive heat. The equipment may become hot and cause skin burns. Do not fire flash near a person’s eyes or at someone driving a car. Do not use equipment where there is flammable gas. This is to prevent an explosion or fire. Do not look at the sun or an extremely bright source through the camera or lens. Do not use paint thinner, benzene, or other organic solvents to clean the equipment. Doing so may cause fire or a health hazard. Do not disassemble or modify the equipment or if internal parts become exposed, do not touch the internal parts due to possibility of electric shock. If water or metal fragments enter inside the camera, promptly remove the battery pack and back-up battery to prevent fire and electrical shock.

35 Safety Warnings - Batteries To prevent fire, excessive heat, chemical leakage, and explosions, follow the safeguards below: Do not use any batteries, power sources, and accessories not specified in the instruction manual Do not short-circuit, disassemble, or modify the battery pack or back-up battery Do not expose the battery pack or back-up battery to fire or water Do not install the battery pack or back-up battery in reversed polarity Do not recharge the battery pack outside the allowable ambient temperature range of 0⁰C - 40⁰C (32 ⁰F ⁰F) Do not insert any foreign metallic objects into the electrical contacts of the camera, accessories, connecting cables, etc. Before storing the camera or accessory when not in use, remove the battery pack and disconnect the power plug If battery pack or back-up battery leaks, changes color or deforms, or emits smoke or fumes, remove it immediately. Be careful not to get burned in the process. Prevent any battery leakage from contacting your eyes, skin, and clothing. If excessive heat, smoke, or fume are emitted during battery pack recharging, immediately unplug the battery charger to stop recharging and prevent fire

36 Handling & Care - Camera Do not drop or subject the camera to physical shock. Camera is not waterproof. If camera is dropped in water, wipe off droplets with a dry cloth then contact your FSR as soon as possible. If camera is exposed to salty air, wipe with a slightly damp cloth. Never leave the camera near a strong magnetic field or emitted radio waves. Do not leave in excessive heat. Do not block the mirror operations with your finger or other item. Use a blower to blow away dust on lens, mirror, viewfinder, and focusing screen. Do not use cleaners containing organic solvents to clean the body or lens. Do not touch the electrical contacts with finger to prevent corrosion.

37 Handling & Care - Camera When bringing the camera in from cold temp to a warm room, first place the camera in a sealed plastic bag and let it adjust to the room temps, this will prevent condensation. If condensation occurs, do not use the camera. Remove the lens, card and battery from the camera until the condensation has evaporated. If the camera will not be used for an extended period, remove the battery and store camera in a cool, dry, well-ventilated location. While in storage, press the shutter button occasionally to verify the camera still works. Avoid storing the camera where corrosive materials are located. If the camera has been stored for a long period of time, test all functions prior to use. See FSR to obtain Operation Checklist and Preventative Maintenance Checklist.

38 Handling & Care LCD Panel and LCD Monitor The LCD monitor is over 99.99% effective pixels, so there may be a few dead pixels in the remaining 0.01% or less. Dead pixels displaying only black, red or etc., are not a malfunction. They do not affect the imagery recorded. If the LCD is left on for an extended period of time, screen burn-in may occur where you see only remnants of what was displayed. However, this is only temporary and will disappear if the camera is left unused for a few days. In low or high temps, the LCD monitor display may seem slow or look black; it will return to normal at room temperature. Cards To protect the cards, do not drop, bend, or wet the card. Do not subject it to excessive force, physical shock, or vibration. Store card in hard case when not in use. Do not touch the card’s electronic contacts with your finger or anything metal. Do not store or use the card near anything having a strong magnetic field such as televisions, video monitors, speakers, or magnets. If at all possible avoid places prone to static electricity. Do not store the card in hot, dusty, or humid locations. Lenses After detaching the lens from the camera, attach the lens caps and put down the lens with the rear end up to avoid scratching the lens surface and electrical contacts.

39 Battery Charger and Tips 1.Remove the protective cover provided with the battery. 2.Attach the battery to the charger. 3.Insert charger into the power outlet. 4.Recharging starts automatically and the lamp blinks orange. 5.The indicator light will turn green when fully charged. 6.After disconnecting the chargers power plug, do not touch the prongs for 3 sec. 7.After charging (if storing the battery) you can attach the battery cover so the battery shaped hole is aligned over the blue sticker on the battery to show it’s charged. Do not leave the battery in the camera for prolonged periods; a small amount of power current is released resulting in shorter battery life. Store the battery in the protective cover. 8.It the battery becomes exhausted quickly, the battery may have reached the end of its service life. *It takes approximately 2.5 hours to fully charge an exhausted battery at 73 degrees. It may take longer at lower temps, up to 4 hours.

40 References Manuals: eras/eos_5d_mark_iii#BrochuresAndManuals Updates: eras/eos_5d_mark_iii#DriversAndSoftware Checklists (See FSR): Operations Preventative Maintenance

41 References Websites:

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