Stick or twist: are Canon's dials about to become clickable?

canon camera dials
(Image credit: Canon)

Have you ever wished that the dials on your camera did more than just twist and turn? Well, this could be a potential turning point for how we use our kit.

Canon might make some of the best cameras around, but it is forever tweaking the control schemes on its bodies. From the much-maligned touch bar on the original Canon EOS R to the odd thumb stick and wheel combo on the recent Canon EOS R7 camera, the manufacturer has shown that it is not afraid to innovate, even if things don't always pan 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.