Canon EOS 1D Mark III Sample Pictures

Canon EOS 1D Mark III Sample Pictures
Note: The Canon EOS 1D Mark III has been replaced by the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV.
Great Egret Eating Grass Shrimp Picture Great Egret Eating Grass Shrimp Picture
A Great Egret eats a grass shrimp. This frame is from a 10 fps burst of the quickly eaten meal. The little shrimp's last moment in life is captured in the middle of the Great Egret's open bill.
 
150mm  f/8.0  1/400s  ISO 400
Blue-Eyed Girl Portrait Blue-Eyed Girl Portrait
This cute little blue-eyed girl is posing just inside an open garage door. This is one of the easiest (and inexpensive) lighting methods for great results. Stand the subject just inside an opening (behind the direct sunlight) and shoot away.
 
200mm  f/2.8  1/100s  ISO 320
Galloping Horse Picture Galloping Horse Picture
A young girl gallops her Quarter Horse past the camera. AI Servo was used to track the fast-moving subject during the 10fps burst this shot was taken from. Top-most AF point was used with very good results under warm, late day conditions.
 
300mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 200
Great Egret Preening Picture Great Egret Preening Picture
A Great Egret in breeding plumage preening. The dark legs anchor the picture. The body and neck flow around the picture into the beak cleaning a feather.
 
135mm  f/9.0  1/160s  ISO 250
Little Girl at the Mic Picture Little Girl at the Mic Picture
A little girl performs on stage with a microphone in her hands. Lighting is from the stage lights. This lens and camera combination are great for stage work.
 
200mm  f/2.8  1/125s  ISO 1000
Wave Crashing Over Rock Picture Wave Crashing Over Rock Picture
An Atlantic Ocean wave crashes over a dark rock.
 
400mm  f/5.6  1/800s  ISO 400
Attentive Quarter Horse Picture Attentive Quarter Horse Picture
A short whistle brought this quarter horse to full attention. A 500mm lens at f/4 on a 1.3x body creates a nice green blur out of the pasture background.
 
500mm  f/4.0  1/1250s  ISO 500
Girl Running with a Big Smile Picture Girl Running with a Big Smile Picture
Want to make a little kid smile? Ask them to run toward the camera as fast as they can. Shoot a few 10fps burst in AI Servo mode (in good light of course) and you get more good pictures than you know what to do with. This shot was taken late in the day as the sun was setting. Oh, hearing the 10 fps burst is going to make you smile also!
 
300mm  f/2.8  1/800s  ISO 1250
Ferry Boat Picture Ferry Boat Picture
Lots of sweeping lines go through this picture of a brightly-colored ferry boat.
 
70mm  f/10.0  1/100s  ISO 200
Flying Horse Picture Flying Horse Picture
The girl and the horse are completely airborne at this moment. AI Servo AF mode with the top-most AF point active and 10 fps drive mode were used to capture the series of shots that included this one.
 
300mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 160
Common Tern in Flight Picture Common Tern in Flight Picture
Tracking in AI Servo mode was used to capture this Common Tern in fast downwind flight. A fast-focusing lens is required to catch this type of shot.
 
400mm  f/5.6  1/1250s  ISO 640
Soccer Game Picture Soccer Game Picture
A young soccer player travels downfield with the ball while a coach watches in the background.
 
300mm  f/2.8  1/1250s  ISO 100
Great Egret Cleaning Feathers Picture Great Egret Cleaning Feathers Picture
A Great Egret in breeding plumage cleaning itself. With a subject so beautiful, it is hard to get a bad shot.
 
150mm  f/9.0  1/160s  ISO 250
Violin Performance Picture Violin Performance Picture
A young girl performs on her violin. Lighting is stage lighting only.
 
200mm  f/2.8  1/125s  ISO 1600
The Big Jump Picture The Big Jump Picture
A little girl makes a very artistic pose as she makes a big jump into the swimming pool. A 10fps burst was used for the shot - My favorite is shown.
 
170mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 100
Black-Eyed Susan Close-up Picture Black-Eyed Susan Close-up Picture
A close-up shot of a Black-Eyed Susan flower.
 
150mm  f/6.3  1/50s  ISO 400
Laughing Gull Picture Laughing Gull Picture
This bird is a Laughing Gull, but I doubt it is laughing about that extra beak. Look closely and you will see a small orange beak-like growth below the main beak.
 
300mm  f/7.1  1/100s  ISO 100
Youth Soccer Action Picture Youth Soccer Action Picture
I really like the matching colors in the ball (no, I don't have any influence over the choice).
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 100
Dance Performance Picture Dance Performance Picture
Everyone is in synch in this dance performance.
 
200mm  f/1.8  1/640s  ISO 1000
Running With Horse Picture Running With Horse Picture
A young girl runs with her Quarter Horse. Once again, AI Servo mode with a 10 fps burst gives me lots of great shots to select from.
 
300mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 160
Pennsylvania Black Bear 2 Pennsylvania Black Bear 2
A 1 year old Pennsylvania Black Bear crosses ridgetop field early in the morning.
 
340mm  f/5.6  1/200s  ISO 1000
Great Egret Portrait Great Egret Portrait
A resting Great Egret poses for a side portrait. It is certainly easier to keep the bill in focus with this pose compared to a front-on shot.
 
210mm  f/10.0  1/160s  ISO 250
Kids at the Inn Picture Kids at the Inn Picture
Three kids lounge in the room at the inn. The wide focal length makes capturing most of the room easy - even with a 1.3x body.
 
16mm  f/4.0  1/50s  ISO 1600
Painted Lady Butterfly Picture Painted Lady Butterfly Picture
A Painted Lady Butterfly fittingly feeds on a Butterfly Bush bloom.
 
150mm  f/6.3  1/250s  ISO 400
Horses in Stall Picture Horses in Stall Picture
A Quarter Horse mare stares out of its stall while its foal checks out the little girl in the background.
 
34mm  f/9.0  1/200s  ISO 1600
Running Girl Picture Running Girl Picture
Ask them to run toward you and the smiles come naturally. This running girl was shot in AI Servo AF mode and 10 fps drive mode. The top-most AF focus point was used to track the girl's face. Lighting is from a just-set sun-lit sky.
 
300mm  f/2.8  1/1000s  ISO 1600
Beach Rescue 4-Wheeler Picture Beach Rescue 4-Wheeler Picture
This 4-wheeler is highly customized - for beach rescue.
 
400mm  f/5.6  1/1000s  ISO 320
Great Egret Eating Shrimp Picture Great Egret Eating Shrimp Picture
As seen from a funny front-facing angle, a Great Egret eats a grass shrimp - which can be seen against the top of the Egret's bill. Falling water drops add to the image. 10 fps drive mode was used to catch this moment.
 
220mm  f/8.0  1/400s  ISO 400
Fence at Sunset Picture Fence at Sunset Picture
The warm light from a setting sun lights this mountaintop horse pasture fence.
 
155mm  f/2.8  1/160s  ISO 100
Shoveling the Ocean Picture Shoveling the Ocean Picture
A little girl plays with her sand shovel at the beach.
 
400mm  f/5.6  1/800s  ISO 400
Barnegat Lighthouse Picture Barnegat Lighthouse Picture
The historic Barnegat Lighthouse stands on the north end of Long Beach Island, NJ.
 
70mm  f/6.3  1/60s  ISO 100
Soccer Action Picture Soccer Action Picture
A young soccer player moves the ball against the opponent.
 
300mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 100
Dance Picture Dance Picture
Young girls show their dance moves during this performance.
 
200mm  f/1.8  1/640s  ISO 1000
Quarter Horse Foal Picture Quarter Horse Foal Picture
This young Quarter Horse foal is shedding its baby hair. Along with the hair shed can come a completely new hair color. After shedding a brown and black coat, this foal's new color appears to be solid black.
 
500mm  f/4.0  1/80s  ISO 500
Great Egret Hunting Picture Great Egret Hunting Picture
A Great Egret in its classic striking pose. Look out shrimp.
 
140mm  f/8.0  1/400s  ISO 400
Horseback Riding Action Close-up Picture Horseback Riding Action Close-up Picture
See her usually straight hair blowing around the back of her helmet? Her Quarter Horse is at a gallop. AI Servo AF using the top AF point along with 10 fps drive mode and a great lens collected a great number of great shots - even at close distances.
 
300mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 200
Jumping on the Trampoline After Sunset Picture Jumping on the Trampoline After Sunset Picture
Low noise, high ISO 3200 enables action-stopping shutter speeds on even an f/2.8 lens well after sunset.
 
155mm  f/2.8  1/1000s  ISO 3200
Sunset on the  Flowers Picture Sunset on the Flowers Picture
A setting sun casts a warm glow on these long flowers. A high contrast shaded background sets off the glow.
 
200mm  f/2.8  1/80s  ISO 100
Great Egret Swallowing Fish Picture Great Egret Swallowing Fish Picture
A Great Egret swallows a fish, stretching its throat.
 
220mm  f/8.0  1/500s  ISO 400
Palomino Foal Picture Palomino Foal Picture
A sunset picture of a palomino Quarter Horse foal. His color is changing to a darker shade as the baby hair sheds.
 
23mm  f/6.3  1/200s  ISO 400
Great Egret Preening Feathers Picture Great Egret Preening Feathers Picture
A beautiful Great Egret preens its feathers on this overcast day. The breeding plumage really sets off this bird.
 
230mm  f/11.0  1/200s  ISO 320
Leading the Horse Picture Leading the Horse Picture
A girl takes her haltered horse through the pasture. The camera settings were overkill for this shot - I was setup for shooting action.
 
34mm  f/4.0  1/1600s  ISO 400
Posing with Her Filly Picture Posing with Her Filly Picture
A young lady poses with her also-young Quarter Horse Filly.
 
50mm  f/1.2  1/4000s  ISO 100
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