The Canon R1 is FINALLY Coming (and the S9, Too) | The PetaPixel Podcast

It’s been a crazy week of news in the photography world with the biggest drop likely being Canon finally coming out and saying that the R1 is indeed a real camera and will be coming soon.

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Because of Fujifilm’s massive launch last week (and Sigma dropped a new 24-70mm f/2.8, too), the PetaPixel Podcast team had to record early and release later than usual, but that also meant a lot happened that they didn’t get to talk about. That changes this week, because there was a ton to go over including Canon finally annoucning the development of the EOS R1, a camera that has been in development for at least three years. But that didn’t go as smoothly as Canon perhaps would have preferred, as Adorama published fake specifications for the camera on their website and was then forced to make a public apology.

Beyond that, Adobe announced that Firefly generative AI tools were coming to Lightroom and Ricoh’s new GRIII HDF is so popular that Japan had to resort to selling it by lottery.

This week, Panasonic announced the S9 and Chris and Jordan have some thoughts on it and also share how they think L-mount is doing now in mid 2024.

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