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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

Where Science Meets Society

Core Facilities

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR CameraThe EOS 5D Mark II, a 21.1-megapixel SLR camera with a 25mm x 35mm CMOS sensor with a ISO Range of 100-6400 is capable of shooting 30 minutes of HD video in addition to still shots.  The Camera has 3 lenses, a 24-105mm f/4 zoom, a 70-200mm f/4 zoom, and a 65mm 1 to 5X macro lens.  A tripod, light kit, and background are also available. A copy stand in the image analysis room (5 IGB) is setup for macro shots. A card reader is also available for use on the Zion computer (5 IGB).

  • Manufacturer: Canon
  • Equipment Model: EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Camera
  • Location:  123, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
  • Contact Person: Austin Cyphersmith, 217-244-9654

*To reserve this camera, please go to the reservations calendar and sign up for the time you need. You will need to fill out an equipment loan form and have one of the Core Facilities staff sign this form before you can check the camera out.

Training Materials:

Examples of Still shots

EOS still shot sample image of lab equipment.EOS still shot sample image of IGB Gatehouse main entry.

EOS still shot sample image of IGB Gatehouse exterior.

Examples of plant photos

Example plant photo from EOS camera.Example plant photo #2 from EOS camera.

Examples using the Macro Lens

Sample EOS macro image of a penny.Sample EOS macro image close up.

Sample EOS macro image of a bolt.Sample EOS macro image of a ruler.