Today, Canon USA, Inc. announced the launch of the new EOS R6 Mark II camera body, Canon’s new hybrid full-frame camera, and the first EOS R-series full-frame mirrorless camera entering its second generation. In addition, Canon also introduced the new RF135mm F1.8 L IS USM mid-range portrait lens and Speedlite EL-5 flash.
Ideal for advanced amateurs and featuring user-friendly functions, the EOS R6 Mark II is a high-performance hybrid camera designed to capture decisive moments in both photo and video formats. video. It will cover a wide range of needs including professional production, vlogs, stills, filmmaking, etc. The camera is also well-suited to a wide variety of photographic subjects such as portraits, landscapes, sports, and animals. wild. With the EOS R6 Mark II, creativity is virtually borderless.
Market share leader in mirrorless cameras in the US through Q3 2022[i], Canon continues to strengthen its innovative EOS R lineup with the new EOS R6 Mark II. The EOS R6 Mark II offers advanced photo and video functions, such as In-body Image Stabilization, as well as specifications that can meet video production needs, such as controlled focus control.
“As a filmmaker on the go, I needed a camera that I could rely on in a variety of environments and keep up with my fast-paced shooting style, and the Canon EOS R6 Mark II did just that. .” speak Canon Co-Lab Creator, Sam Newton.
In addition to its compact size and ease of use, the EOS R6 Mark II includes:
- 24.2 megapixels, full-frame image sensor
- 4K video recording 59.94p
- External 6K RAW video recording / Internal 4K video recording oversampled from 6K
- High-speed continuous shooting
- Canon Log 3 . Maximized Dynamic Range
- Autofocus (AF): highly accurate subject detection with people, animals[ii]car and auto settings
- New horses, trains and planes can be discovered through the use of deep learning technology
- Continuous filming for more than 30 minutes
- Up to 12 frames per second mechanical shutter
- Up to 40 frames per second with electronic shutter
- Effective in-body image stabilization with shutter speeds up to 8 stops faster[iii]
Alongside the new camera body, Canon has announced a new addition to its growing line of innovative RF lenses – the RF135mm F1.8 L IS USM. This is a fixed focal length mid-telephoto portrait lens compatible with all EOS R-series cameras. The RF135mm F1.8 L IS USM achieves beautiful and generous bokeh with its large F1.8 aperture and is equipped with In-lens Image Stabilization. The coordinated control of this IS combined with the in-body IS found in the EOS R6 Mark II and other EOS R-equipped cameras with IBIS reduces camera shake and allows photographers to express their feelings. movement when shooting in dark areas with slow shutter speeds.
“The image quality and super-smooth bokeh from the new RF135mm F1.8 L IS USM is absolutely breathtaking and surpasses that of the EF version.” speak Canon Explorer of Light, Vanessa Joy.
Additionally, Canon has announced the new Speedlite EL-5 flash unit, designed for outstanding compatibility with the new EOS R6 Mark II. The Speedlite EL-5 is Canon’s first flash product compatible with the new multifunction base found in the EOS R6 Mark II, EOS R3, EOS R7 and EOS R10 cameras.
“The new Canon Speedlite EL-5 flash delivers a magical kiss of light that brings images to life and illuminates your creative vision.” speak Canon’s light explorer, Bob Davis.