Here's why I think you should still buy the Canon EOS R in 2023

Ellis Reed shooting in Bath, UK with a Canon EOS R
(Image credit: Lauren Scott)

So, the latest reports suggest that Canon has ceased production of the original Canon EOS R camera almost five years after it was introduced as the vanguard for the company's renewed mirrorless camera ambitions.

Canon Watch's sources say that there will be no more units of the Canon EOS R produced by Canon. However, there is still a lot of remaining stock of brand-new EOS R cameras at retailers that will need to be sold before the EOS R is eventually phased out. 

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.