5D Color Bars

Click on the colour bars on the right to download the SMPTE colour bars.

The 5D seems to be more fussy than other Canon cameras when it comes to displaying jpeg files not actually shot on the camera.

These color bars were made by using the tool exiftool to copy all the metadata from a genuine 5D jpeg into the color bars jpeg.

They also work on my old Canon 400D, the 7D, so probably work on the other canons. Get back to me if they don't.





After shooting loads on 5Ds, I've also made my own colour bars. Stick them on your CF card and have a go. I bought an old small CF card just for colour bars (on ebay).

The colour bars have four sections: