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 can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||2007|
|Nikon Z fc||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 affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|Nikon Z fc||75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"
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)
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||
5616 x 3744
|Nikon Z fc||
5568 x 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, afterward 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 support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses 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 definitely 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, or carried around, for several hours at a time.
|Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III||1385 gr
|Nikon Z fc||445 gr