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When Canon announced its full-frame mirrorless EOS R last year, there was so much to cover, it was a squeeze to get all the information into our six-page review (AP10 November 2018). The main talking point was its new large-diameter, short back-focus mount that has been designed to enable faster focusing and extra flexibility in lens design. Besides this, it presents quite a few other innovative ideas that have never been witnessed on a Canon EOS camera before. Examples include the M-Fn bar that allows various settings to be changed using slide or touch movements with your thumb; the customisable control ring at the front of RF mount lenses that brings aperture, shutter speed, ISO or exposure-compensation control directly to your left hand supporting the lens; and the convenience

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