Chapter Three: Managing Dials, Buttons, Switches, and a Joystick


When you look at the body of the EOS 5D Mk III, it’s easy to be impressed with the number of “control devices” Canon has been able to crowd onto the top, front, and back of this camera. And then you learn that several of the controls are capable of being given new personalities, greatly expanding the number of adjustments you can make to customize the camera to your own style and needs. Just don’t hand your camera off to another photographer without a warning if you’ve made changes to the default actions. At a minimum, the photographer will be frustrated because all the setup sequences ...

Get Canon EOS 5D Mark III now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.