• Testing Canon's Animal Eye AF on the New EOS R5

    26 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    One of the features that Canon mentioned in passing when it revealed the EOS R5 and R6 was the addition of Animal Eye AF. Combined with the new and improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF II, the feature should work pretty well, but now we have our first real-world tests that actually show it in action.
    The video clips below, uploaded by YouTube user Marcus C and shared initially by Canon Watch , show how a pre-production Canon EOS R5 performs when photographing animals using the new and improved Animal Eye AF.
    The EOS R5 press release from Canon offered the following footnote about the...
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  • Canon Explains EOS R5 Overheating, Why There's No Fan, and More

    Canon Explains EOS R5 Overheating, Why There's No Fan, and More

    26 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Canon sent out a media alert to press this morning addressing the overheating concerns that have come up regarding the new EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless camera. The statement explains why Canon didn't include a fan, when the camera will overheat, and what you can do to avoid these issues.
    The statement covers a lot of ground, explaining the steps that Canon took to avoid overheating, why the company chose not to install a fan for active cooling, an explanation of the “Overheat Control” feature, and tips for “reducing heat buildup” when shooting video. They even included a section about the...
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