Canon EOS Mark III: Using Picture Styles
The 5D Mark III has a number of Picture Styles that you can use to process your photos in-camera. Each predefined style has different color, saturation contrast, and sharpening settings:
|Auto||In this case, the camera applies the photo style (but not
monochrome) it thinks is appropriate to the scene. Mileage may vary
from photo to photo.
|Standard||The default setting, this option promises sharp images with
good contrast and strong colors.
|Portrait||This mode reduces sharpening slightly (compared to Standard) to
soften skin textures.
|Landscape||In a nod to traditions of landscape photography, this Picture
Style emphasizes greens and blues and amps up color saturation and
sharpness, resulting in bolder images.
|Neutral||Use the Neutral style if you want to edit your photos yourself.
The colors are subdued but natural.
|Faithful||The Faithful style is designed to render colors as closely as
possible to how your eye perceives them in the daylight.
|Monochrome||This setting produces black-and-white photos. You can also
apply four different filters (yellow, orange, red, and green) and
four different toning effects (sepia, blue, purple, and
|User defined 1–3||You have three spaces in which to save your own styles. After
you create them, select them here.