DPG is a comprehensive underwater photography website and community for underwater photographers. Learn underwater photography techniques for popular digital cameras and specialized professional underwater equipment (wide angle, macro, super macro, lighting and work flow). Read latest news, explore travel destinations for underwater photography. Galleries of professional and amateur underwater photography including wrecks, coral reefs, undersea creatures, fashion and surfing photography.
Dive Photo Guide

News

Canon Unveils EOS R7 32.5MP APS-C Mirrorless Camera
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, May 24, 2022 @ 02:30 AM (EST)

Canon has announced its first two RF-mount camera bodies with cropped sensors: the EOS R7, which boasts a 32.5MP APS-C sensor, and the EOS R10, which features a 24MP APS-C sensor. The new cameras complement the existing full-frame line-up—the 20MP EOS R6 and the 45MP EOS R5 as well as the EOS R3, the high-end model for fast action.

The EOS R7 can shoot continuously at up to 15fps with the mechanical shutter and up to 30fps with the electronic shutter. It can also record UHD 4K video at up to 30p as well as 4K/60p using the full sensor width (but with line skipping) and Full HD at 120p. You can capture 10-bit video in both C-Log 3 or HDR PQ.

Also on offer are image stabilization of up to seven stops and Dual Pixel AF, and the camera borrows the R3’s subject recogition capabilities, including tracking animals, people and vehicles. The R7’s viewfinder is a modest 2.36M-dot OLED affair, while the fully-articulating rear panel features a 3-inch 1.62M-dot touchscreen. There are dual UHS-II SD card slots, a USB-C port, a micro HDMI port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a 3.5mm microphone jack. The LP-E6NH battery—the same one used by the R5 and R6—gives a (CIPA-rated) 660 shots per charge through the EVF.

The EOS R7 will retail for $1,500 body-only, but you’ll have to wait till “late 2022” before the camera hits the shelves.
 



When purchasing underwater photography equipment like the products mentioned in this article, please support DPG by supporting our retail partner—Backscatter.com.



PRESS RELEASE

Time To Level Up: Canon Announces EOS R7 and EOS R10, the First EOS R-Series Cameras with APS-C Imaging Sensors
New RF-S18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM and RF-S18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM Standard Zoom Lenses Also Announced

MELVILLE, NY, May 24, 2022 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the launch of the new EOS R7 and EOS R10 camera bodies, Canon’s first EOS R-series models with smaller-size APS-C imaging sensor.

Ideal for hobbyists and general photography enthusiasts, the EOS R7 is the quintessential camera to take your photography to the next level. It is a powerful camera choice for those seeking an upgrade to their travel and vacation photos or to capture life-long family memories while opening a new world of creative and professional possibilities. The EOS R10 is perfect for content creators looking for a camera option to capture high-quality action videos and images of sports, wildlife, and motorsports.

As the market share leader for mirrorless cameras in the United States during Q1 of 20221, Canon looks to solidify their position with the addition of new offerings within the EOS R lineup. EOS R7 and EOS R10 provide enhanced video functions and accessories, such as the new multifunction shoe with EOS R7, while still maintaining a high-level ease of use. With a robust mirrorless system at their core, these cameras provide users with a powerful telephoto reach through both still image and video due to the 1.6x crop factor that comes with APS-C sensor cameras.

In addition to its compact size and ease of use, the EOS R7 and EOS R10 also feature:

  • 32 million pixels (EOS R7) and 24 million pixels (EOS R10), APS-C size image sensor
  • Autofocus (AF): subject detection inherited from EOS R3
  • Up to 15 frames per second (FPS) mechanical shutter
  • First Canon APS-C camera with up to 7.0 stops Coordinated Image Stabilization
  • Dual memory card slots (EOS R7 only)
  • Full width 4K video recording at 60p (EOS R7 only), 30p and 24p
  • Record each clip over thirty (30) minutes2
  • Up to 30FPS with electronic shutter (EOS R7 only)
  • Dust and moisture resistant (EOS R7 only)
  • In-body image stabilization (EOS R7 only)

Alongside the camera bodies, Canon will release new RF-S lenses – a series of RF-mount lenses that are optimized for the smaller APS-C sensor size of the new EOS R camera system. Marked as the RF-S18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM and RF-S18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM lenses, these will be the standard zoom lenses for the EOS R7 and EOS R10 cameras. The RF-S 18-45mm provides an 18-45mm focal length, but users will experience a field of view equivalent to 29-72mm lens coverage on a full-frame camera. The RF-S18-150mm lens is a longer-range standard zoom, equivalent to 29-240mm lens coverage on a full frame. While ideal for the new EOS R10 and EOS R7 APS-C sized sensor bodies, these lenses can be used for any R-series camera.

​​​Price & Availability

​​​​​​​The Canon EOS R10 camera body will be available for an estimated retail price of $979.993. The Canon RF-S18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM lens with the EOS R10 will have an estimated retail price of $1,099.003. The Canon RF-S18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM lens with the EOS R10 will have an estimated retail price of $1,379.003.

The Canon EOS R7 camera body will be available for an estimated retail price $1,499.003. The Canon RF-S18-150mm lens F3.5-6.3 IS STM with the EOS R7 will have an estimated retail price of $1,899.003.

The RF-S18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM lens will be available for an estimated retail price $479.003, while the RF-S18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM lens will have an estimated retail price of $299.993. All products will be available in late 2022.

For more information, please visit usa.canon.com.

1 Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service, U.S., Jan. - March 2022 combined.
2 Video may stop due to battery level, card capacity, or internal temperature.
3 Specifications, availability and prices are subject to change without notice. Actual prices are set by individual dealers and may vary.

RELATED ARTICLES

LATEST EQUIPMENT

Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Backscatter Mini Flash MF-2
Ikelite Housing for OM System OM-1
Nauticam NA-R7
Ikelite DS230
Be the first to add a comment to this article.
You must be logged in to comment.
Support Our Sponsors
Newsletter
Travel with us

Featured Photographer



Follow Us

Sponsors