MPB Wise Buys: Canon EOS R with a 50mm f/1.2 lens

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Just like a craftsman is only as good as his tools, a camera is only as good as its lenses. So if you’re looking to make a Wise Buy, you need to consider the optics as well as the body – but you also need to consider exactly what you want your setup to do.

There are plenty of specialist systems on the market, from the high-resolution Sony A7R series to the video-oriented Panasonic GH5. However, if you’re looking for a real Swiss Army knife that can shoot anything and everything, it doesn’t get much better than the Canon EOS R paired with the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

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