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Canon has updated the firmware for the 1Ds Mark III to Version 1.1.2.

This firmware update (Version 1.1.2) incorporates the following improvements.

  1. Includes the following new features that were frequently requested by customers to the new firmware.
    1. Direct selection of AF points by the Multi-controller is added to C.Fn III-9.
    2. Alternate access to Exposure compensation is added to C.Fn IV-3.
  2. Improves the stability of AF accuracy in AI servo AF when shooting extremely low-contrast subjects.

The Version 1.1.2 firmware being released this time is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.0.6. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.1.2, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

To download the updated firmware visit the official Canon site here.

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Let’s Go Digital has posted a full review of the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III.

Canon started from scratch with the Mark III. And that is obvious with the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III. It is much more than a Mark II with a new image sensor. There has been thorough thought about the whole camera and the entire structure has been altered without making the photographer used to working with a Canon EOS-1 lose his way.

For the latest news and reviews, be sure to visit Photography Bay’s Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III Reviews and Resources page.

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PopPhoto has posted a camera test of the 21.1 megapixel Canon 1Ds Mark III.

Color accuracy on the 1Ds Mark III also lands in the top tier, with an Excellent rating based on an average Delta E of 6.98 (compared with 7.3 on the 1D Mark III and 7.28 on the Nikon D3, also Excellent ratings.) The color accuracy remained similarly high all the way up through ISO 1600, while resolution dropped only 15 percent when we applied full noise reduction at ISO 1600 and 3200 in Canon’s sophisticated (and included) Digital Photo Professional software. (Read more . . . )

Keep up with the latest news and reviews on the Canon 1Ds Mark III page.

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