3 Things You (probably) Did Not Know About The Canon EOS R

Canon Eos R Firmware Update

The guys at LensVid had an interview with Canon Europe exec at Photokina 2018. Here is a short and fun follow up to the interview, with some information about the Canon EOS R you might have not known.

  1. Direct custom video settings – by pressing the video button in stills mode you can go directly into the custom video settings.
  2. Battery grip as a dual USB-charger – you can charge 2 of the camera’s batteries using USB if you have the EOS-R grip.
  3. Alway on BT – even if you turn off your camera and put it in your camera bag you can still access the images you shot from your smartphone or tablet via BT (we assume you can always choose to turn this off to save battery life).

And here is the video…

Canon EOS R world-wide order links:

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

This Is What Happened at Photokina 2018 – All The New Camera Gear

Photokina 2018

Gordon Laing posted a 16 minutes video where he’ll take you on a tour of Photokina 2018, showing you all the new camera gear that was on display.

Table of contents:
  • 1:13: Canon EOS R, SX70 HS, EF 400mm f2.8 III
  • 2:56: Nikon Z, P1000
  • 3:45: Ricoh GR III
  • 4:10: Fujifilm GFX 50R, GFX 100, SQ20
  • 5:52: Zhiyun Webill Lab, Crane 3 Lab
  • 7:30: Sigma ART 28mm ART 40mm, 70-200mm f2.8, 60-600mm, 56mm
  • 9:00: Laowa 24mm macro tube lens
  • 10:00: Tamron 15-30mm G2, 17-35mm, 24-75mm
  • 11:02: DJI Mavic 2, Ronin S 12:05: Panasonic Lumix S, 10-25mm f1.7
  • 13:00: Olympus playground
  • 13:46: Sony FE 24mm, RX100 VI, Tough SD