Win a Canon EOS 5D Mark III + a day with a pro + one of 6 PIXMA Pro-100 printers

Win a Canon EOS 5D Mark III + a day with a pro + one of 6 PIXMA Pro-100 printers

To help you to discover the power and potential of Canon’s PIXMA PRO printers, we’re giving away six PIXMA PRO-100 printers in our exclusive online competition – plus we’re offering one reader the chance to win a full-frame Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR, along with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend a one-to-one session with one of the UK’s top Canon professional photographers.

Canon suspends 5D Mark III shipments

Canon DSLRs: Canon EOS 5D Mark III review

Canon UK has said that shipping of the 5D Mark III has temporarily stopped while it investigates problems with the top LCD causing exposure issues.

The fault has been widely reported online, and appears to show the exposure value changing as a result of the top LCD plate light being activated when shooting in very dark conditions.

Canon UK has admitted the fault, and issued the following statement, “Canon has identified that when the LCD top light is switched on in very dark situations, the displayed exposure value may change on the EOS 5D Mark III. Canon is now investigating the issue and will announce further details on the Canon support page in due course.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III review

Canon DSLRs: Canon EOS 5D Mark III review

It’s here: the long-awaited Canon EOS 5D Mark III review. Our testing team has put the Canon 5D Mark III through rigorous challenges, both in the lab and out in the field. You can read all about these full scientific results over on our sister site, TechRadar. However, if you want some of the key points from the full test and the final verdict on the Canon 5D Mark III, here is what our head of testing had to say…

Canon 5D Mark III silent shooting mode vs Sleeping baby

Canon 5D Mark III silent shooting mode vs Sleeping baby

Rarely before has a camera provoked such speculation, soul-searching and anticipation as the Canon 5D Mark III. Its predecessor set the bar for all new cameras and created a generation of filmmakers.

One of the signature features of the new Canon 5D Mark III has been its silent shooting mode, which quiets the sound of the shutter down to a whisper to allow you to work without drawing attention to yourself. When the review sample came in, we thought we’d put this feature to the ultimate test. But how?

Finally, we asked ourselves: is the Canon 5D Mark III in its silent continuous shooting mode quiet enough not to wake a sleeping baby? Watch the video inside to see how it performed.