Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III vs Nikon Z fc
ManufacturingCanon EOS 1Ds Mark III were released 2007 and Nikon Z fc was released 2021. That is a 14 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||Canon||2007|
|Nikon Z fc||Nikon||2021|
Type of camera
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III is a DSLR camera while Nikon Z fc is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III has a "FF"-sensor while Nikon Z fc has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
|Nikon Z fc||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||21,1 MP||21026304||5616||3744|
|Nikon Z fc||21 MP||20668416||5568||3712|
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III has a 2 % larger resolution than Nikon Z fc. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||50-3200|
|Nikon Z fc||100-51200|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z fc
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Nikon Z fc can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||5|
|Nikon Z fc||11|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||1385 gr||3,05 lb|
|Nikon Z fc||445 gr||0,98 lb|