Why I think $11,000 for the Canon C300 Mark III isn't worth it

Canon EOS C300 Mark III
(Image credit: Canon)

The Canon C300 Mark III is a great camera, no doubt. It is cable of producing a 4K image and features a Super 35mm Dual Gain sensor, which has  up to 16 stops of dynamic range, capable of HDR recording along with low noise. 

It also features an EF lens mount that offers compatibility not only with Canon's broad range of DSLR lenses, but also its line cinema primes, zooms, and even 2.0 and 1.33 anamorphic lenses – and the mount is also interchangeable with a PL mount. Which all sounds amazing… so why don’t I think the Canon C300 Mark III is worth it?

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.