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Did anyone think it was it possible to improve on the Canon EOS 5D? Well the answer is yes, it was possible because in fact that improvement has been achieved. How? Quite simply the Mark II version of the 5D has had its resolution increased by virtually 40% thus providing an awesome photo output of 21.1 Megapixels, which is huge by anyone’s standards. The Mark II also allows you to record full motion HD video with sound, shoots at 30 frames-per-second, has improved battery life and has an ISO range from 50 to 25600. It also has a 3” LCD screen with a CMOS sensor that produces amazing image quality and color accuracy. Image processing and reaction time is fantastic too thanks to DIGIC 4 technology. All round the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is simply superb.The Canon EOS 5D Mark II (Body) improves upon the EOS 5D by increasing the resolution by about 40% to 21.1 megapixels and adds a Live View feature that allows users to preview shots on the camera's high resolution 3.0" LCD display. It even incorporates the ability to record full motion HD Video with sound so you can capture the action as well as superb images. The camera's 21.1MP full-frame 35mm-format (24x36mm) CMOS sensor captures image files with incredible image quality and color accuracy as either JPEG RAW and RAW+JPEG files. The camera also incorporates Canon's acclaimed DIGIC 4 imaging processor that works in concert with a high-speed DDR-SDRAM buffer to ensure quick performance and fast image processing times. Performance enhancements enabled by the DIGIC 4 processor include an incredibly fast full-resolution frame rate of up to 3.9 fps improved battery life noticeably improved image quality at all ISO sensitivities fast start-up and reaction times and improved noise suppression at ISO sensitivities ranging from ISO 100 to ISO 6400 plus the camera's sensitivity is further expandable to a range of ISO 50 to ISO 25600. The Canon EOS 5D Mark II incorporates a high-fidelity (920 000 dot) 3" LCD screen and includes a 'Live View' feature that permits the user to frame their shots on the LCD display and adds framing functions that are not possible with a traditional SLR viewfinder including the ability to zoom in and navigate the preview image to ensure proper focus and a grid overlay to assist in proper composition. The Live View focusing system also enables focus modes such as Quick mode Live mode and Face Detection Live mode. Furthermore the Live View Feature enables HD video recording that can capture true HD-quality (1080p) video at a frame rate of 30 fps with Face Detection and sound. The magnesium-alloy chassis of the EOS 5D Mark II ensures the durability Read Less