Introducing EOS R3 and more to the Canon Family
Today, Canon is excited to announce the following new camera, lenses and accessories to the Canon family.
Canon EOS R3 Body
EOS R3 – a powerhouse for sports photography and reportage. Blending tradition with cutting edge technology, the EOS R3 offers the familiarity and speed of Canon’s renowned EOS-1 series, with the innovation and versatility of the pioneering EOS R System.
Designed using feedback from the most demanding professional press and sports photographers, the EOS R3 features many improvements upon Canon’s mirrorless and DSLR models. The result is a camera that dramatically streamlines workflows and takes the connection between camera and photographer to new levels for incredible speed and responsiveness. With a brand new, innovative 24.1 megapixel sensor, the EOS R3 gives the optimal balance of performance, resolution and speed to offer news and sports photographers a camera to outperform and outpace their competition.
The future is fast. Leveraging the ground-breaking new 24.1 megapixels back-illuminated stacked CMOS sensor, the EOS R3 offers lightning-fast image capture and enhanced responsiveness. The robust sensor almost eliminates rolling shutter distortion. With a rapid shutter speed, offering a range of 30 seconds to 1/64000th of a second, it helps sports photographers freeze the fastest of subjects. When using the electronic shutter, photographers can shoot up to 30fps with AE and AF tracking even when shooting RAW files and options for shooting at 15fps and 3fps. The electronic shutter can also be used with both Canon and third-party flashes for the first time.
Removing the traditional weaknesses of electronic shutters, Canon has introduced Flicker detection and a High Frequency anti-flicker shooting mode to detect and correct flickering light sources and reduce banding or colour and exposure issues. The EOS R3’s high speed performance does not stop at the frames per second, it extends to the focusing as well. Capable of focusing in 0.03 seconds, the EOS R3 is the fastest EOS R series camera yet – perfect for capturing the unpredictable action of sport and reportage. Powered by Dual Pixel CMOS AF II, the EOS R3 features an improved Deep Learning algorithm, offering AF tracking including human and animal eye, body, and face detection as well as head detection for humans in both stills and videos.
Designed with motorsports photographers in mind, Canon has also introduced a vehicle tracking function, to expertly track motorbikes, open cockpit Formula cars as well as GT and rally cars – with the ability to prioritise the vehicle or the driver’s helmet. Eye, face, head and body detection are now available in all AF modes, as well as a new Flexible Zone allowing users to select the size and shape of the Zone AF area. The EOS R3 sets a new standard for its ability to focus in lighting conditions as low as -7.5 EV - making this one of the most capable low light cameras available.
To maximise control over all these AF options the EOS R3 offers three different ways to select the AF points: the quick smart controller, the precise multi-controller and the instinctive Eye Control AF. Eye control AF provides a more natural connection between the camera and the photographer. This intuitive and pioneering AF point selection method moves the focus point to where the photographer looks. In situations where the story can quickly unfold, this allows photographers to instinctively focus on the action with just a look.
Enhancing the ability for handheld shooting and steady movie production on the move, the 5-axis InBody Image Stabilizer can combine with optical Image Stabilizer in selected RF lenses and offers industry-leading performance with up to 8-stops. Outpace your peers For professional photographers shooting in the field, it’s not just about the speed of capturing a moment but also the speed of getting it to the news desks and editors that matters.
With a number of professional connectivity options including built-in version 5.0 Bluetooth and 5 GHz Wi-Fi, the EOS R3 streamlines workflows and simplifies the connection to a smartphone or Wi-Fi network. Ideal for sports arenas, the built-in Gigabit Ethernet port enables a high speed wired connection. And, for when speed really matters, photographers can transmit images to clients via FTP. For existing EOS R5 and EOS-1D X Mark III users, network settings can be shared between the three cameras. Users can remotely control the camera from a mobile device using the Canon’s Camera Connect App or using the Browser Remote function via an ethernet connection. A popular feature from the EOS-1D X Mark III, the Browser Remote function also enables users and head offices to remotely change metadata, browse and download images. Users will also be able to use Canon’s Mobile File Transfer (MFT) app - a mobile application for professional photographers that transfers images over a mobile device to an FTP/FTPS/SFTP server. Future enhancements of the app will include text conversion of the voice memos, enhancing the ease of use for professionals. A new smartphone holder accessory for the EOS R3, the Smartphone Link AD-P1, allows users to mount their Android™ device on top of the Multi-Function Shoe Adapter and easily transmit images via the new MFT app.
The Canon Camera Connect app now enables the EOS R3 firmware to be updated via your phone - a first for an EOS camera. Incredible video capabilities As with the EOS R5, the EOS R3 takes Canon’s hybrid offering to the next level – meeting the demand for photographers to capture the action in both high-quality stills, and impressive high-resolution video. It offers powerful video capability, capturing 6K 60p RAW resolution footage, which offers 50 per cent more detail than 4K. With 6K CRM RAW files, exposure and white balance can be corrected post capture to ensure stunning image reproduction. 4K footage up to 60p is oversampled from 6K guaranteeing the highest possible 4K movie quality.
Great for high speed and dynamic sports, the EOS R3 captures 4K 120p footage for stunning 4K resolution slow motion. It’s now possible to record up to six hours of regular video or 1.5 hours at high 119.88/100p frame rates . At its core, the EOS R3 is designed to help photographers outpace their competitors – and the same is true for video. To reduce the file size and speed up video workflows, CRM light or MP4 footage can be recorded in All-I, IPB or the smaller IPB light option, allowing users to select from a range of bit rates to meet their needs and storage requirements.
Dual card slots, including a UHS-II SD card slot and the ultrahigh-speed CFexpress, make shooting 6K RAW video possible and support simultaneous recording to both cards in MP4, providing a fail-safe backup of vital footage. Canon’s renowned Canon LOG 3 enables 10- bit internal recording, to achieve a greater dynamic range or 10bit HDR PQ which minimises the need for editing or grading footage in post-production.
Excellent for roving reporters, the EOS R3 features Canon’s new Multi-Function Shoe and is compatible with the new Directional Stereo Microphone DM-E1D - a camera-powered directional stereo microphone using digital processing - and the TEAC Tascam CAXLR2d-C XLR adapter which enables two-channel recording with professional XLR microphones. Instinctive shooting experience Offering all the speed and familiarity of the EOS-1 series, Canon’s latest mirrorless employs a new Canon developed blackout-free, high-quality 5.76 million dot electronic viewfinder with low lag and refresh rate of up to 120 fps at full resolution for a viewing experience that rivals an optical viewfinder. Along with the newly introduced OVF simulation View Assist, the viewfinder offers richer tones and greater dynamic range. The shutter lag can be reduced to an astonishing 20ms for near instant capture when the shutter release is pressed.
The new high resolution Vari-Angle 4.1-million dot touch screen provides more detail than ever before and offers greater flexibility of shooting angles thanks to its ability to tilt and rotate into a range of positions.
Combining existing EOS ergonomics with new controls and a number of new customisation options for users, including shutter sounds with volume control, the EOS R3 provides familiar, yet advanced control. To save time when moving between camera bodies, photographers can easily copy and save personalised settings to memory cards.
Using the same LP-E19 battery as the EOS1D X Mark II and EOS-1D X Mark III, the EOS R3 enables extended shooting and greater compatibility with existing DSLRs.
The EOS R3 employs a new lightweight, dust and water-resistant magnesium body for use in many harsh conditions. Weather resistance can be also maintained when using existing Speedlites, by connecting them to the newly announced Multi-Function Shoe Adapter AD-E1.
The EOS R3 also powers the new, compact Speedlite Transmitter ST-E10 through the Multi-Function Shoe, which gives photographers the ability to remotely control multiple radio Speedlites. The EOS R3 is an ultra-fast, highly responsive camera that gives sports and news photographers the competitive advantage they need to get the winning shot.
RF 16mm f2.8 STM
An ultra wide-angle fixed focal length lens
The first ultra wide fixed focal length RF lens
Enjoy shooting at ultra wide 16mm, perfect for landscape
photography, and photographing smaller interiors. It’s also
great for social media shots and video, enabling a 110 degree
view in shot.
Wide angle lens perfect for group photos
The RF 16mm f/2.8 STM wide angle range is great for taking
group photos or selfies. The lens only weighs approx. 165g,
making it an easy lens to use with a tripod or handheld.
Bright f2.8 aperture
The RF 16mm f/2.8 STM lens has a large, bright aperture of
f/2.8, allowing you to shoot superb wide angle shots in
low light, including at night and while shooting astro.
Lightweight and compact design
The RF 16mm f/2.8 STM lens is light and compact, being
only 40.2mm long. It utilises a dual-action control ring, and
can toggle between control ring functions or manual
RF 100-400mm f5.6-8 IS USM
A Compact and Lightweight Telephoto Zoom Lens
RF 1.4x and RF 2x extender support
Enjoy shooting even further when pairing the RF 100-400mm
f/5.6-8 IS USM lens with the RF 1.4x and RF 2x extenders,
allowing you to shoot up to 800mm on the compact and light
Take big photos of small plants and animals
The RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM has a maximum
magnification of 0.41x (at 400mm) allowing you to shoot
small details from afar, utilising the compression effect of
Stable images even with handheld shooting
The 5.5-stop in built Image Stabiliser within the lens
reduces camera shake and allows you to take sharp
images with hand-held shooting, even at 400mm.
Fast and quiet autofocus
The RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM is equipped with a
quiet and high-speed Nano USM. Its smooth and accurate
auto focus capabilities makes tracking moving subjects
easy - especially when capturing videos.
Canon Directional Stereo Microphone
NEW MULTI-SHOE POWER SUPPLY
The Canon DM-E1D is powered by your camera through the new multi-shoe adapter. When
used with your R3, enjoy crisp audio without the need for wires or worry about battery
CRISP DIGITAL AUDIO
The DM-E1D allows you to shoot in a noisy environment without recording much ambient
noise. The microphone structure blocks entry of noise interference caused by external
sources, capturing sharp digital audio even in louder environments.
With 3 types of directivity - Shotgun, 90˚ and 120˚, there's a setting for most environments. This
allows you to capture rich audio without the hassle of using multiple microphones.
EASY TO USE DESIGN
The Canon DM-E1D only has one button at the back of the unit, allowing all settings to be easily
managed from the camera screen.
Multi-function Shoe Adapter AD-E1
The new multi-shoe adapter allows you to use existing accessories on your R3 that have a conventional hot shoe connection.
Canon Speedlite Transmitter
NEW MULTI-SHOE CONNECTION
The ST-E10 speedlite transmitter is equipped a new 21 pin multi-accessory shoe connection, which
suits the R3.
COMPACT, BATTERY FREE DESIGN
Compact in size, the ST-E10 does not have an LCD screen or use batteries. All power is sourced
through the camera, and all settings can be adjusted on the camera screen with ease.
SET THROUGH YOUR CAMERA OR SMARTPHONE
You can adjust settings of multiple flash units through the camera, or connect your smartphone with
the Canon Camera Connect app.
RELIABLE AND FAST TRANSMISSION
The ST-E10 speedlite transmitter takes advantage of radio transmission, making it less susceptible
to interference from obstacles at up to 30m away.
DUST AND DRIP PROOF
The ST-E10 speedlite transmitter is dust and drip proof, making it a great addition to our already
rugged cameras and accessories.
SMART POWER SAVING
The transmitter has a smart power saving where if there is no usage for 5 minutes, power will
automatically turn off so your battery power can be saved.
Built for speed, versatility, and reliability, the Canon EOS R3 combines the technology from their mirrorless EOS R system with the robustness...
A versatile telephoto-zoom with a portable form factor, the Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM is a nimble lens perfect for wildlife,...
Ultra-wide field of view mixed with a compact and portable design, the Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM is a sleek everyday wide-angle...