Canon EOS R3’s Eye Control AF could be the future of autofocus, but it needs work

On the subject of autofocus precision, Sony reigned supreme for years… till Canon caught up with the competitors in 2020 with the launch of the EOS 1D X Mark III. That, nonetheless, is an expert sports activities and photojournalism digicam and it’s to be anticipated that the AF system is prime precedence. 

However Canon shortly adopted it up with the identical very good AF system within the EOS R5 and R6 our bodies, opening it as much as the prosumer and fanatic markets as effectively. This re-established Canon’s fame within the mirrorless world as a significant participant, following the uninspiring authentic EOS R.

Canon didn’t cease there, including one other layer of autofocus prowess within the type of Eye Management AF within the EOS R3. We are saying ‘layer’ as a result of utilizing it’s elective and it really works in tandem with the present AF system. 

The Eye Control Autofocus of the Canon EOS R3 in action

(Picture credit score: Canon)

So if there’s already a tried-and-tested AF system that’s virtually good, do we actually want one other? Maybe not, particularly since most professional photographers are set of their methods and adjusting to a brand new system might be quite irritating, resulting in missed photograph alternatives.

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