Comparing Four Canon EOS R Cameras For Portrait Photography

Canon Eos R5

Ever wondered which of the Canon EOS R cameras is best suited for portrait photography? We got you covered.

Irene Rudnyk compares the Canon EOS R vs EOS RP vs EOS R5 vs EOS R6, and looks how well they work for portrait photography.

More Canon EOS R5 review stuff is listed here (many reviews), for EOS R6 review stuff see here. The EOS R5 is highly regarded as a stills camera. In particular, the EOS R5 autofocus system seems to be huge leap forwards. The official Canon EOS R5 user guide and manual are available for download: EOS R5, and for the EOS R6 too.

Canon EOS R5:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK

Canon EOS R6:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK

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Canon EOS RP Review – Still A Valuable Camera In 2021

Canon Eos Rp Review

The less expensive of Canon’s full frame mirrorless cameras gets little attention nowadays. Here is a Canon EOS RP review, and why it is still a valuable and capable camera.

At a glance:

  • 26.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • UHD 4K and Full HD 1080 Video
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3″ 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF, 4779 AF Points
  • ISO 100-40000, Up to 5 fps Shooting
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Connectivity

Jacek Sopotnicki posted a Canon EOS RP review that looks at the value this camera has in 2021. And we agree: there is plenty. The Canon EOS RP was announced in February 2019. Not even that old, but I guess two years are a lot in MILC world.

The Canon EOS RP starts at $999. More Canon EOS RP review stuff is listed here.

Canon EOS RP: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA

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Save On Refurbished Gear At Canon Store (EOS RP $688, EOS R $1223, 5Ds $883, more stuff)

Canon Eos Rp Refurbished Cameras

Big deals to dig at the Canon Direct Store. Refurbished listings have been stocked up, and there are many bargains. The EOS RP at $883!

But there is much more to explore:


Hand-picked Black Friday deals are listed here.

More Black Friday listings

LAST DAY: Save up to 50% on DxO photo editing software (Nik 3, Photolab, Filmpack, Viewpoint)

Refurbished lenses and DSLRs at Canon Store (best deals might be found here)

Get 20% off handmade Hyperion camera straps with code BlackFriday, or use BlackFridayBuy3 to buy three straps and get the forth for free.

Save $10 on Luminar 4 and/or Aurora HDR 2019 using our code “WATCH” at checkout.

Great Deal: Canon EOS RP & RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM – $999 (authorised Canon retailers)

Canon Eos Rp

We are waiting for the Black Friday galore to annoy you with plenty of deals. However, this Canon EOS RP deal is rather good and we feature it.

The Canon EOS RP kit with the RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM lens is on sale at $999 at all major and authorised US retailers: B&H Photo | Adorama | Canon Store.

At a glance:

  • 26.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • UHD 4K and Full HD 1080 Video
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder

More hand-picked deals are listed here.

Some of the best deal can be found at the Canon Store’s refurbished gear listings:

Get a handmade Hyperion camera strap with 15% discount by using our code CanonWatch.

Get DxO PhotoLab 4 with a 30% discount.

Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBayAdorama.

Save $10 on Luminar 4 and/or Aurora HDR 2019 using our code “WATCH” at checkout.

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More Canon Firmware Updates (EOS R6 , EOS R, EOS RP, EOS Ra, EOS-1D X Mark III)

Canon Firmware Eos Rp Kit

Not just the Canon EOS R5. There are more Canon firmware updates: all EOS R series cameras and the EOS-1D X Mark III.

Canon EOS R6 firmware 1.2.0 (download):

1. When using high-speed or low-speed continuous shooting modes, in Drive Mode with [High Speed Display: OFF], the visibility of the subject within the frame has been improved when shooting moving objects.* *During continuous shooting black frames will be inserted between frames in the viewfinder and live view. This will improve the visibility of moving subjects in live view and in the viewfinder.

2. Adds the [Auto] setting to the [Viewfinder brightness] menu that will brighten and dim based on ambient light conditions.

3. Enables 2nd curtain shooting sync during radio transmission wireless flash shooting when the Speedlite EL-1 flash is attached to the camera.

4. Enables manual flash output (excluding high-speed sync and optical transmission wireless flash shooting) to be selected and set up to 1/8192 from the camera menu screen when the Speedlite EL-1 flash is attached to the camera.

5. Improves compatibility of HEIF images recorded in the camera with MIAF (Multi-Image Application Format) standards. 6. Adds support for AF and release during zoom operations for some RF and EF lenses.

Canon EOS R firmware 1.8 (download):

1. Improves color balance when the RF50mm F1.8 STM lens is attached to the EOS R camera.

2. Support has been added for the following lenses*: – RF70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM – RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM *With Firmware Version 1.7.0 and later.

Canon EOS RP firmware 1.6 (download):

1. Improves color balance when the RF50mm F1.8 STM lens is attached to the EOS RP camera.

2. Support has been added for the following lenses*: – RF70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM – RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM *With Firmware Version 1.5.0 and later.

Canon EOS Ra firmware 1.8.0 (download):

1. Improves color balance when the RF50mm F1.8 STM lens is attached to the EOS Ra camera.

2. Support has been added for the following lenses*: – RF70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM – RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM *With Firmware Version 1.7.0 and later.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III firmware 1.3.0 (download):

1. Enables 2nd curtain shooting sync during radio transmission wireless flash shooting when the Speedlite EL-1 flash is attached to the camera.

2. Enables manual flash output (excluding high-speed sync and optical transmission wireless flash shooting) to be selected and set up to 1/8192 from the camera menu screen when the Speedlite EL-1 flash is attached to the camera.

3. Improves compatibility of HEIF images recorded in the camera with MIAF (Multi-Image Application Format) standards.

4. Fixes the phenomenon that may result in the occurrence of time-out under certain conditions during FTP transfer.

Deal: Refurbished Canon EOS RP & RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS – $1199 (reg. $1700)

Canon Firmware Eos Rp

The Canon Store has refurbished Canon EOS RP kits with the RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS lens on sale.

Key features:

  • 26.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • UHD 4K and Full HD 1080 Video
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder

Get the Canon EOS RP with the RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS lens on sale at $1,199. Compare at $1,700. Refurbished items from the Canon Store come with 1 year Canon USA warranty.

The refurbished listings at the Canon Store is where to look tor the best deals:

More hand-picked deals are listed here.

Get a handmade Hyperion camera strap with 15% discount by using our code CanonWatch.

Get DxO PhotoLab 4 with a 30% discount.

Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBayAdorama.

Save $10 on Luminar 4 and/or Aurora HDR 2019 using our code “WATCH” at checkout.

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