2018-09-05

Canon announce EOS R full-frame mirrorless system

new lens Canon have today announced their long-awaited full-frame mirrorless camera - the EOS R, featuring a new RF Mount. Canon are looking to 'unlock the future of photography', with a new RF Mount that allows exciting new lenses to be developed, including a market-first – the 28-70mm f2! 

First glance also suggests that the autofocus system will be incredible in low light - up to -6EV without hunting, according to Canon. 





Canon EOS R range and RF lenses

Canon EOS R Mirrorless Camera and Kits:



Canon EOS R (body only) - £2,349
Canon EOS R 24-105mm kit - £3,269



RF lenses:


Canon RF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM - £1,119

Canon RF 28-70mm f/2 L USM - £3049


Canon - Canon RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM - £2,349

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro Lens - £519


A new lens - the 28-70mm is a market first with a constant f/2




EOS R Mount Adapters:

The standard adapter allows the new EOS R to be fully compatible with a range of over 90 EF and EFS lenses. There are also three special adaptors, listed below:

Canon EOS R Mount adaptor for EF and EFS lenses - £99

The Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R adds a control ring like those found on RF lenses:

Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R - £199
 



The Drop in Filter Mount Adapter allows you to use either a circular polariser or a variable Neutral Density filter:




More information to follow - we'll be getting hands-on very soon, so check back for some in-depth discussion and our first impressions!

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2 comments:

Bill Nicholls said...

No good for me, the cost of the lenses counts it out for most people, I'll wait for the 90D

Ashley Luke Laurence said...

They are planning on bringing out more 'entry level' RF lenses, and you can always use EF /EF-S lenses with the adapter... but we'll be sure to bring you news on the 90D when it's out Bill!

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