The EOS R5: Canon game changing new 8K mirrorless camera. Canon shook the ground today by officially announcing the development of its new full-frame EOS R5 mirrorless camera, which will be the first of its kind to shoot 8K video. But while the current drip feed of information regarding stills capabilities is interesting in itself, the real headline here is that the EOS R5 will be able to shoot 8K video footage.
A resolution that gave tangible benefits in terms of deriving a true 4K image after debayering had taken place, yet not requiring the sheer processing overhead on your edit machine as 8K. But after this latest announcement from Canon it appears the cat is now well and truly out of the bag, and it difficult to see how rivals will be able to resist the numbers game when faced….