7 reasons I'd buy the Canon EOS R7

Canon EOS R7
(Image credit: James Artaius)

The Canon EOS R7 is a camera that has been rumored since the launch of the original Canon EOS R back in 2018 – so expectations have been high, and the standards set by other manufacturers has risen dramatically.

However, after using the Canon EOS R7 extensively prior to the official announcement, I really think it has been worth the wait. I was a big fan of the Canon EOS 90D and the Canon EOS M6 Mark II, and obviously the Canon EOS 7D Mark II was a hugely popular body. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.