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Best Canon EOS R5 deal so far: get a free EF lens adapter worth £99

Best Canon EOS R5 deal so far: get a free EF lens adapter worth £99
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The Canon EOS R5 is the hottest camera of the year (and possibly the last decade), but it does come with a substantial £4,199 price tag. Don't expect to see price reductions any time soon but, if you're looking for the best deal, UK consumers can take advantage of a great offer on the camera. 

Pre-order the Canon EOS R5 and you can claim a free EF-EOS R mount adapter (opens in new tab) worth £99 (which enables you to seamlessly use Canon EF lenses with native performance), but you'll need to be a member of Canon Professional Services, CPS.

• Hands on: Canon EOS R5 review (opens in new tab)

CPS is free to join (opens in new tab), and gives you priority helpdesk support, with fast-track repairs and discounted maintenance for higher tiers. So it's worth signing up to for any Canon user, especially when it comes with a free EF-EOS R adapter! 

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Canon EOS R5 + free EF-EOS R adapter: £4,199 (opens in new tab)
The R5 boasts uncropped 8K video, uncropped 4K up to 120fps, a 45MP sensor for hi-res photography, and blistering 20fps electronic / 12fps mechanical burst shooting!
UK deal

As you're no doubt aware by now, the Canon EOS R5 (opens in new tab) is a monster for both video and stills, delivering uncropped 8K footage, 45MP images, 20fps burst shooting, and up to 8 stops of image stabilization.

While the original Canon EOS R (opens in new tab) kits came with an EF-EOS R mount adapter, there are no equivalent R5 bundles. However, even though the best Canon RF lenses (opens in new tab) are incredible, this adapter is invaluable as it enables you to use your existing Canon EF lenses with native performance. So getting it for free here is a brilliant bargain!

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Hands on: Canon EOS R5 review (opens in new tab)
Hands on: Canon EOS R6 review (opens in new tab)
Canon EOS R5 vs R6 (opens in new tab): What are the differences and which is best for you?

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The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a magazine and web 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 as diverse as 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, photographic and lighting tutorials, as well as industry analysis, news and rumors for publications such as Digital Camera Magazine (opens in new tab)PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine (opens in new tab)N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine (opens in new tab)Digital Photographer (opens in new tab) and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and demonstrations at The Photography Show (opens in new tab). 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.