Canon R3 can now remember FACES, as it gets incredible autofocus upgrade

Canon EOS R3 being held by a photographer
(Image credit: Future)

In the latest Canon firmware update the Canon EOS R3 gets some notable upgrades to really help professionals get the shots that really pay the bills. 

Those who have either a profession need for or interest in the best cameras for sports photography will be delighted as with firmware v1.40, the Canon R3 raises the bar when it comes to action photography and implements a new Panning Assist function that is unique to Canon, that allows image stabilization and subject blur correction to be applied during your exposures.

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.


He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 


He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.