MORE DELAYS as Canon EOS R8 becomes another victim of nuts and bolts shortage

Canon EOS R8 Camera
(Image credit: Gareth Bevan)

New camera, same old story. Freshly announced cameras mean fresh delays – and the Canon EOS R8, as has been the case for other recent EOS R releases, is not immune. 

So if the new Canon EOS R8 is your dream camera and you can't wait to get your hands on it, well you're in for some bad news I'm afraid; in an official statement, Canon Japan says:

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Product nameAbout supply
Canon EOS R6 Mark IIWe are planning to ship in order, but it may take longer than usual to deliver.
Canon EOS R8Row 1 - Cell 1
Canon EOS R7Row 2 - Cell 1
RF 135mm F1.8L IS USMRow 3 - Cell 1
RF 400mm F2.8L IS USMRow 4 - Cell 1
RF 800mm F5.6L IS USMRow 5 - Cell 1
Speedlite EL-5Row 6 - Cell 1

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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.