A Review of the New Canon EOS R8 Mirrorless Camera

The Canon EOS R8 is here. Here is what you can expect.

Coming to you from Gordon Laing, this great video review takes a look at the new Canon EOS R8 mirrorless camera. The EOS R8 brings full frame performance and a variety of advanced features, including: 

  • 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor (the same sensor found in the EOS R6 Mark II)
  • DIGIC X processor
  • 4K 60p 10-bit video
  • Native ISO range of 100-102,400 (expandable to 204,800)
  • Full-width 4K 60p video oversampled from 6K
  • 1080p video at up to 180 fps
  • 4:2:2 10-bit recording
  • Up to two hours of recording at 29.97 fps for long-form projects
  • Up to 40 fps continuous shooting speed
  • 0.5 seconds of pre-shooting to help ensure you get the shot
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF II
  • 1,053 automatic autofocus points covering the entire sensor
  • Autofocus down to -6.5 EV
  • HDR PQ and Canon Log 3
  • Vertical movie mode
  • Full HD livestreaming ability 
  • Digital IS for movie mode
  • 2.36-million-dot electronic viewfinder with 120 fps refresh rate
  • Vari-Angle touchscreen LCD
  • USB-C, micro-HDMI, microphone input, and headphone jack
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Multi-function hotshoe

Check out the video above for Laing's full thoughts. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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