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Why Canon is Winning Full-Frame Mirrorless

When the mirrorless race began in earnest at the end of 2018, nobody knew who would come out on top. Three years and more than 10 full-frame mirrorless camera bodies later, the answer is obvious: Canon is winning big, and they've done it by going "all in" on the RF Mount.

Canon EOS R5 vs EOS R: Image Quality Comparison

Wedding and portrait photographer Alex Barrera recently conducted a side-by-side comparison between the new 45MP Canon EOS R5 and the two-year-old 30MP Canon EOS R. Setting aside video performance, he wanted to see how these two camera stack up when it comes to pure image quality.

Can You Even See the Difference Between 1080 and 8K?

YouTuber Matti Haapoja decided to put himself, and his viewers, to the test: can you tell the difference between shots taken in 1080p and those taken in 8K from the Canon EOS R5? He edited several clips back to back in a mix of 1080p and 8K to see if the average person watching on YouTube can tell which is which.

This Simple Canon EOS R5 Thermal Mod Enables Unlimited 8K Recording

After making a fairly straightforward thermal modification to his new Canon EOS R5, maker/tinkerer Yifan Gu was able to get the camera to record unlimited 8K without having to resort to various timer resetting "hacks." All he had to do was swap out the thermal pads and add a couple more.

Sigma Shares Caveats for Using Its EF Lenses on the Canon EOS R5

Sigma has been looking into whether its EF lenses play nicely on Canon's R System of mirrorless cameras, specifically the R5, and the company has just reported its findings. While modern Sigma lenses generally play nicely with the R line, there are a few caveats customers may want to be aware of.

Canon EOS R5 Underwater Photo and Video Review

The summer 2020 release of the Canon EOS R5 made one thing clear - Canon has decided to set the photographic standard for this decade. Without a doubt, the EOS R5 is the top image maker of 2020 and could potentially go unmatched in the camera world for another few years.

CFexpress: A Real-World Performance Comparison

The newest, best cameras coming on the market use a new kind of memory card called CFexpress Type B. They’re fast, but they’re new, so users don’t really have an impression of which ones might be better to buy. This review shows tests from the better of the ones available and presents the results so that readers can use the factors most important to them to choose the best card for themselves.

Canon EOS R5 vs R6 Astrophotography and High ISO Comparison

Photographer Brent Hall recently went out to shoot a comparison video that a lot of Canon shooters are eager to see: the brand new EOS R5 vs the EOS R6, for astrophotography, at high ISO. Does the lower resolution sensor of the R6 give it a low-light advantage?

Lensrentals Did a Proper Heat Emission Test on the Canon EOS R5

Roger Cicala and the team at Lensrentals recently decided to do a proper heat emission test on the Canon EOS R5. After all the debates in the comments, amateur teardowns published to Weibo, and a whole lot of speculation, LR wanted to answer a basic question well: how does heat get out of this camera... or does it at all?

Lensrentals Breaks Open the EOS R5, Finds Exceptional Weather Sealing

Roger Cicala and the crew at Lensrentals finally got the chance to do a proper teardown of the Canon EOS R5, and what they found is an exceptionally well-sealed camera that's packed full of the latest tech. That's both a huge pro and, if you're thinking in terms of heat dissipation, a potential con.

Canon is Already Testing an EOS ‘R5s’ with 90MP Sensor: Report

The highest resolution Canon cameras ever released are still the 5Ds and 5DsR DSLRs, but that may change in the not-so-distant future. Reports indicate that Canon already has some prototypes of an EOS 'R5s' full-frame mirrorless camera out in the wild, and that this camera could sport a whopping 90MP image sensor.

Field Test: One Week in the Lofoten Islands with the Canon EOS R5

I was one of the lucky ones who got their hands on the Canon EOS R5 early in August of 2020. The camera arrived in the morning, just before my flight to the Lofoten Islands. Here's a summary of my experience climbing to 7 summits in 7 days with Canon's new flagship mirrorless camera.

Canon Unveils EOS R5 Firmware 1.1, Improves Overheating Times

Most regular consumers haven't even received their Canon EOS R5 pre-order yet, but the company has already released a major firmware update for the camera. And while Canon doesn't actually SAY it in the documentation, this update does improve both the base overheating and the recovery times.

Simple Hack ‘Proves’ Canon EOS R5 Overheating Limit is Artificial

After a DPReview forum user suggested that the controversial overheating and recovery time limits on the new Canon EOS R5 may not be based on temperature at all, several people have tried various "hacks" that seem to prove him right. Based on these tests there is an artificial timer built into the camera's firmware, which can be reset.

Canon EOS R5 vs Sony a7R IV: A High-Res Shootout for Photographers

Over the past few weeks, a ton of reviewers have been comparing the new Canon EOS R5 against the new Sony a7S III, but for stills shooters this is the wrong comparison. That's why photographer Matt Granger decided to compare the 45MP R5 against its most obvious high-res stills competitor: the 61MP Sony a7R IV.

Removing the Memory Cards ‘Fixes’ EOS R5 Overheating Over HDMI

The plot thickens... in a pair of videos released this week, YouTuber and Twitch streamer Wayne from No Life Digital shows how simply removing the memory cards from the Canon EOS R5 basically "fixes" the camera's overhearing problems when shooting to an external recorder.

Forget Video: A Review of the Canon EOS R5 for Stills Photographers

Given all of the overheating controversy and the intense focus on the camera's 8K and 4K video capabilities, you'd be forgiven for forgetting that the Canon EOS R5 is also a stills camera. But Gordon Laing at Cameralabs didn't forget, and he's reviewed this camera specifically for stills photographers.

DPReview: Canon EOS R5 Overheating is a Problem in Real World Use

When Canon released the EOS R5 and EOS R6, they made it clear right away that both cameras were thermally limited when shooting 8K (R5) or oversampled 4K (both) video. But what does this mean for real world use? DPReview has now tested both cameras, and their conclusion is unfortunate for Canon fans who hoped that overheating concerns were made up or overblown.

Canon Responds: There is No Delay in EOS R5 Shipments

Following yesterday's reports from Canon Rumors and EOSHD about delays in shipping of the EOS R5 to retailers, Canon has released a statement to set the record straight. There is no delay, says Canon. The first shipment is going out this week, as promised.

Sony a7S III Overheats Faster than EOS R5 in Some Cases: Report

During the a7S III announcement, Sony made much of the heat dissipation technology that allegedly allows the camera to record 4K/60p video internally for over one hour. The implication was clear: "our camera doesn't overheat." But at least a couple of reviewers have had a different experience...

Sony a7S III Hands-On Review Round-Up: Everything You Need to Know

Yesterday, Sony finally revealed the long-awaited and much-anticipated Sony a7S III. So far, the initial reviews are extremely positive, with only a few complaints between them. But don't take our word for it! We've put together a round-up that covers some of the best hands-on previews that we've seen so far.