The Canon EOS R3 is at the Olympics! See real first shots from the field

The Canon EOS R3 is at the Olympics – first real shots from the field!
(Image credit: Jeff Cable Photography)

Canon is still being coy with the public, but the Canon EOS R3 is now being used by a cadre of pro photographers around the globe – and particularly in Tokyo, where the R3 has made its debut at the 2020 (yes, it's still called that!) Olympic Games. 

One of those pros is veteran shooter Jeff Cable, a Team USA photographer who has covered seven Olympic Games. Not only is he using a pre-production Canon EOS R3 (along with a pair of Canon EOS R5s and a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III as his backup body), but he's blogging his experiences and sharing all the kit in his Olympic camera bag

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a 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 like 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, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. 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.