Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV offers full-frame DSLR enthusiasts with a wide assortment of cutting-edge features in a mid-sized body that should make it very friendly to hold, but without casting doubt as to its premium build. This substantially revved up 5D scores high for the quality of its build, screen and viewfinder rating, ergonomics and handling, low light performance, overall performance, and enhanced features.
The Mark IV is not a fully-professional DSLR camera; that distinction is best reserved to the EOS 1D, 1DS, and 1D X. But this doesn’t mean the 5D is of mediocre quality. For those who know their DSLRs, the 5D, 6D, and 7D series in Canon’s EOS line are considered to be semi-professional, high-end prosumer cameras that feature exceptional weather-sealing and tougher construction than enthusiast models.
Powered by the DIGIC 6+ processor, the Mark IV comes with a 30.4-megapixel CMOS 36×24 mm full-frame sensor offering a maximum resolution of 6720×4480. The all-new sensor is also fully capable of delivering an ISO range that has been expanded up to a dizzying 50-102,400, although it sticks to its standard ISO range of 100-32,000.
The onboard Dual Pixel AF allows for more responsive face detection as well as superb image focusing in both the live view mode and the movie mode. For fans of the viewfinder, however, the 61-point AF system of the Mark IV should allow for greater precision shots. Forty-one of these AF points are of the cross-type, allowing for greater vertical focus.
Shooting videos in either MPEG-4 or Motion JPEG is made ridiculously smooth in stunning 4K at 24p or 30p. Stills with 8.8-megapixel resolutions can also be extracted from these video clips.
The EOS 5D Mark IV is a no-nonsense camera for both enthusiasts and professionals. It’s a great tool for DSLR cinematographers, too.
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