Liam Photography Podcast

Liam Photography Podcast


Episode 150: My Thoughts on the EOS R6

May 13, 2021

In this episode I talk about my recent purchase of the EOS R6 and my thoughts after a few weeks of shooting with this awesome new Mirrorless Full Frame camera. Specs provided by B&H.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Canon R6 Specs

Imaging

Lens Mount
Canon RF

Camera Format
Full-Frame (1x Crop Factor)

Pixels
Actual: 21.4 Megapixel
Effective: 20.1 Megapixel

Maximum Resolution
5472 x 3648

Aspect Ratio
1:1, 4:3, 16:9

Sensor Type
CMOS

Sensor Size
36 x 24 mm

Image File Format
JPEG, Raw, HEIF

Bit Depth
14-Bit

Image Stabilization
Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis

Exposure Control

ISO Sensitivity
Auto, 100 to 102400 (Extended: 100 to 204800)

Shutter Speed
Mechanical Shutter
1/8000 to 30 Seconds
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/8000 to 30 Seconds
Electronic Shutter
1/8000 to 0.5 Seconds

Metering Method
Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot

Exposure Modes
Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority

Exposure Compensation
-3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)

Metering Range
-3 to 20 EV

White Balance
Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (White), Shade, Tungsten

Continuous Shooting
Mechanical Shutter
Up to 12 fps at 20 MP for up to 1000 Frames (JPEG) / 240 Frames (Raw)
Electronic Shutter
Up to 20 fps at 20 MP for up to 1000 Frames (JPEG) / 240 Frames (Raw)

Interval Recording
Yes

Self-Timer
2/10-Second Delay

Video

Recording Modes
H.265 4:2:2 10-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.976p/29.97p/59.94p [170 to 340 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/29.97p/59.94p/119.88p [28 to 180 Mb/s]
H.264 4:2:0 8-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.976p/29.97p/59.94p [120 to 230 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/29.97p/59.94p/119.88p [12 to 120 Mb/s]

External Recording Modes
4:2:2 10-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) up to 59.94p

Recording Limit
Up to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds

Video Encoding
NTSC/PAL

Audio Recording
Built-In Microphone (Stereo)
External Microphone Input

Audio File Format
AAC, Linear PCM

Focus

Focus Type
Auto and Manual Focus

Focus Mode
Continuous-Servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-Servo AF (S)

Autofocus Points
Phase Detection: 1053

Autofocus Sensitivity
-6.5 to +20 EV

Viewfinder and Monitor

Viewfinder Type
Electronic (OLED)

Viewfinder Size
0.5″

Viewfinder Resolution
3,690,000 Dot

Viewfinder Eye Point
23 mm

Viewfinder Coverage
100%

Viewfinder Magnification
Approx. 0.76x

Diopter Adjustment
-4 to +2

Size
3″