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This Canon EOS R Review Claims It Is A Very Good Video Camera

This Canon EOS R Review Claims It Is A Very Good Video Camera
More lenses coming for the Canon EOS R in 2019

The Canon EOS R got some bad press when it comes to video performance. Some people and sites helped a lot to this bad press.

The review posted by Imaging Resource’s Jaron Schneider does not follow the trend. On the contrary, He says the Canon EOS R is indeed a very good camera for video work. Jaron Schneider is a commercial filmmaker, so I guess he knows what he is saying.

In the conclusion he writes:

The EOS R is not the perfect camera for every situation, but it does have its place. Personally, I love it for my smaller jobs because it fits into a bag (several of them could fit in the same space a C300 would take up) and the quality of the footage is wonderful. Sure, it has problems but, when used specifically and with an understanding of its limitations, there is a lot to like about it. It’s cheaper than the 5D IV, which I actually liked using for video (you can read about that here), and as mentioned the EOS R better in every way than the 5D IV for video production.

[…] it’s not going to change the industry in any meaningful way. It’s just not that kind of a product. But it is a far, far cry from being a “bad” camera. The Canon EOS R is a very good camera with a lot of advantages that should not be overlooked. It’s not for everyone, and that’s OK. It works well for me and for those who shoot like I do.

You can read the review here, or you can watch the 12 minutes video below.

More Canon EOS R coverage here.

Canon EOS R at a glance:

  • 30.3MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • UHD 4K30 Video; C-Log & 10-Bit HDMI Out
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF, 5655 AF Points
  • 3.69m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.15″ 2.1m-Dot Swivel Touchscreen LCD
  • Expanded ISO 50-102400, 8 fps Shooting
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, SD UHS-II Card Slot
  • Multi-Function Bar, Dual Pixel RAW

Please use the links below to put your order (international shipping available).

Order the Canon EOS R in the USA: B&H Photo | Adorama | Canon USA | Amazon

Order the Canon RF mount lenses in the USA: B&H Photo | Adorama | Canon USA | Amazon

Availability should be given also at major retailers in Europe and around the world (you have to check for your country). Please use the links below.

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

Canon RF mount lenses 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

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