Real World Use of Canon EOS R3, Photographing Olympics With Jeff Cable

Here is an excellent interview about Canon’s latest powerhouse. A real world use of the Canon EOS R3..

Behind The Shot interviewed sports photographer Jeff Cable. The talk is entirely about the Canon EOS R3 and Mr. Cable’s real world experience at this year’s Olympics with a pre-production EOS R3.

technical brochure about the EOS R3 is available. The Canon EOS R3 is scheduled to start shipping on November 30, 2021, and it is expected to be one of the best selling mirrorless cameras among the professional photographers and photojournalists in 2021.

So, if you are interested or want to get as far to the front of the list as you can, you should probably go ahead and pre-order now.

The US price for Canon EOS R3 is $5999 and available at Amazon | B&H Photo |Adorama.

Here are some hands-on review videos of  Canon EOS R3. You can also see our free Canon EOS R3 in Stock Tracker and watch official Canon EOS R3 sample images.

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First Footage From Canon RF 5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens

Canon shows first footage from its unusual RF 5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye lens. The new Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens is the world’s first digital interchangeable lens that captures stereoscopic 180° images onto a single image sensor for processing in virtual reality (VR) software.

The RF 5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens will be available in early 2022 for $1,999 at B&HAdorama.

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Canon EOS R3 Specs Explained By A Canon Tech Specialist

We continue to talk more about the brand new Canon EOS R3. Here are the specifications told and explained by an expert.

Canon technology specialist Dave Parry talks about the Canon EOS R3 specifications. The setting is the Photography Show in UK and the video comes from Clifton Cameras. Continue reading “Canon EOS R3 Specs Explained By A Canon Tech Specialist”

Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens in Short Supply

Canon adds the new Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens to its list of products with a supply issue.

Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens: $1,999 at B&HAdorama.

[Applicable products]

・ RF 5.2mm F2.8 L DUAL FISHEYE

・ RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 IS USM

・ RF 100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM

・ RF 400mm F2.8 L IS USM

・ RF 600mm F4 L IS USM

・ Ring type tripod mount E (B)

・ RF 14-35mm F4 L IS USM

・ EOS R3

・ Eye cup ER-h

・ Eye cup ER-hE

・ Strap ER-L1

・ RF100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM

・ RF16mm F2.8 STM

・ Lens hood EW-65C

・ Multi-accessory shoe adapter AD-E1

・ Speedlight transmitter ST-E10

・ Multi-accessory shoe directional stereo microphone DM-E1D

・ Multi-accessory shoe Smartphone link adapter AD-P1

Canon RF-S 18-45mm f/4.5-6.3 Lens Patent

There is a new Canon patent filed and it is related to the RF-S 18-45mm f/4.5-6.3 Lens. As you might guess this lens will be designed for APS-C mirrorless cameras. See the patent details below.

[Publication number] JP 2021-162822 (P2021-162822A)
[Publication date] October 11, 2021
[Patent application title] Optical system and imaging device

Embodiment 1

  • Focal length: 18.53-43.65
  • F value: 4.54-6.50
  • Half angle of view: 33.78-17.38
  • Image height: 12.40-13.66
  • Overall length: 92.00-83.05
  • Back focus: 30.20-51.20

Embodiment 2

  • Focal length: 20.01-43.64
  • F value: 4.60-6.50
  • Half angle of view: 31.79-17.38
  • Image height: 12.40-13.66
  • Overall length: 90.65-80.61
  • Back focus: 32.94-50.55

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Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens now Available for Pre-order

The new Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. The US price is $1,999.

Pre-order links:

Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens: $1,999 at B&HAdorama.

Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens Key Features:

  • Dual Fisheye lenses for 180° VR stereoscopic capture and 190-degree field of view
  • Compact, lightweight design with f/2.8 aperture
  • Two UD elements per lens
  • Subwavelength Structure Coating (SWC)
  • Precisely synchronised and controlled EMD units

Key features EOS VR SYSTEM:

  • Simplified 180° VR setup and capture in a compact form
  • Professional grade image quality, with 8K file size output
  • A single image file enables an efficient workflow in post-production
  • EOS VR Utility3,4 simplifies image conversion
  • EOS VR Plug-in3,4 integrates with Adobe Premiere Pro


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New Canon Patent : RF 28-70mm f/2.8L Lens

A new Canon patent application spotted by asobinet.com that discusses optical formulas for a RF 28-70mm f/2.8L lens. The Canon RF Lens is a RF 28-70mm f/2.8L with inner focusing and that does not extend might be in the works.

The lens is indeed described to be shorter at the telephoto end (emphasis mine) in both embodiment:

  • Wide-angle intermediate telephoto
  • Focal length 28.84 36.81 67.90
  • F number 2.91 2.91 2.91
  • Half angle of view (°) 32.68 29.23 17.67
  • Image height 18.50 20.60 21.64
  • Lens total length 117.09 109.31 101.58
  • BF 9.99 13.47 21.59
  • Focal length 28.84 37.17 67.90
  • F number 2.91 2.91 2.91
  • Half angle of view (°) 32.65 28.90 17.67
  • Image height 21.64 21.64 21.64
  • Lens total length 132.62 122.81 111.18
  • BF 21.92 26.79 39.84

Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens Announced : Price $1,999

Canon today officially announced the new Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens. The US price is $1,999 and it will be released in late December 2021.

Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens Key Features:

  • Dual Fisheye lenses for 180° VR stereoscopic capture and 190-degree field of view
  • Compact, lightweight design with f/2.8 aperture
  • Two UD elements per lens
  • Subwavelength Structure Coating (SWC)
  • Precisely synchronised and controlled EMD units

Key features EOS VR SYSTEM:

  • Simplified 180° VR setup and capture in a compact form
  • Professional grade image quality, with 8K file size output
  • A single image file enables an efficient workflow in post-production
  • EOS VR Utility3,4 simplifies image conversion
  • EOS VR Plug-in3,4 integrates with Adobe Premiere Pro

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Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L USM Lens Coming Next

It is now confirmed by Nokishita that the next RF Lens coming from Canon will be the RF 5.2mm f/2.8L USM Lens. The details and announcement date is still unknown at the time of writing.

At the moment we only know that the Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L lens will be a dual fisheye VR lens (for virtual reality).

The full lens moniker is Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye.

It seems that Canon is entering VR with the EOS R system and this is definitely an interesting development for RF lenses.

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Canon BSI APS-C EOS R Camera Coming in the Second Half of 2022

According to latest rumors, Canon is working on a new APS-C RF mount camera which is expected to be released in the second half of 2022.

Canon APS-C EOS R mirrorless camera will feature a backside-illuminated sensor. The resolution of this APS-c sensor is unknown at this time, but we expect it to have 28MP-32MP. This new BSI APS-C RF mount camera will probably be the long-awaited Canon EOS R7.

See also : Rumors About Canon EOS R7, EOS R8 & EOS R9 APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

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