Canon’s Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera System is Here

Canon’s first mirrorless full-frame camera has landed, and it appears to have a lot going for it on paper. The internet has been awash with leaks and rumours about this camera for the past two weeks, and just about the only thing not to have leaked was the price. It’s all very well having a complete list of camera specifications, but without the price, it’s hard to pass much judgement. Today we found out that the EOS R will be $2299 when it hits stores in October, and I think that price will surprise a few people. This places the …

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Canon Launches 4 New RF Lenses for Full-Frame Mirrorless!

The newly announced RF mount is the future of Canon cameras, and they are kicking things off with a bang! While the 24-105mm and the 35mm lens are relatively standard, the other two lenses in the initial lineup are not. The huge RF 28-70mm f/2 L is the first f/2 Canon zoom lens, and the RF 50mm f/1.2 L joins just a handful of other lenses on the market that have an aperture as wide as f/1.2. Make no mistake, these two lenses are here to show off what the new RF mount is capable of! Those of you who …

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EOS R Adapters for EF Lenses

Alongside the launch of the new EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera, Canon also unveiled a trio of EF lens adapters. These adapters will allow users of the 150 million EF and EF-S lenses in existence to attach them to the upcoming EOS R, and any future RF mount cameras without losing any functionality. Note that EF-S lenses are compatible with the adapters, but using one will put the EOS R camera automatically into a cropped mode to prevent vignetting from the small image circle of a lens that’s designed for APS-C and not full-frame. Mount adapters are nothing new for mirrorless …

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Canon Launches New 400mm f/2.8 III and 600mm f/4 III Super Telephoto Lenses With Huge Weight Savings

As well as unveiling their new full-frame mirrorless EOS R system, Canon also proved that there’s still life yet in the EF system if you’re a professional sports or wildlife photographer. New Mark III versions of the 400mm f/2.8 L IS and 600mm f/4 L IS are due to ship this December with added lens coatings, totally reworked optical designs and significantly reduced weights compared to their predecessors. 5-stop Image stabilization (up from 4-stops on the II versions) Huge weight savings (25% on the 400mm, 20% on the 60mm) New electronic focus-by-wire system Adjustable focus speed in three steps New …

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How to Set up Double Back Button AF on Canon Cameras to Get Both Servo and One-Shot Af

Camera Compatibility At the time of writing this, the following tutorial applies to the Canon 7D Mark II, the Canon 5D Mark IV and the 1D X Mark II. It’s quite likely that it works on the 1D X as well, and will almost certainly work with future versions of these cameras. 7D Mark III, 5D Mark V and 1D X Mark III etc. If you have managed to get this working on other cameras, please leave a comment at the bottom so that I can update this tutorial. Thanks 🙂 Confirmed: Canon 80D cannot do double back button AF. …

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Canon Vs. Nikon – Here’s How to Make Your Choice!

The Canon Vs. Nikon debate has raged for decades and whilst you could probably argue that it has now become Canon Vs. Nikon Vs. Sony, I don’t think I’m quite ready to tackle that broader argument. However, this week I have finally decided to write something about the longer standing traditional match up because I’ve finally reached some sort of zen-like clarity about it. I’m a Canon user myself and I have been all my career, but to put Nikon users at ease that this isn’t going to be an unfair fight, I’ll preface this by saying that Canon’s recent …

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