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Testing Out Animal Eye AF on the Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera

reviews Aug 21, 2020

By Charlotte Reeves

Join me for the first few days of EOS R5 ownership, as I test out the Animal Autofocus capabilities of this revolutionary new mirrorless camera from Canon! In this video, I test out the focus and tracking features on chickens, horses and of course dogs - both for portraits and action.

The verdict? You'll have to watch to find out! Feel free to fast-track through the video using the timecodes below.


00:00 - Disclaimer/Intro

00:29 - Camera Setup

02:02 - Animal Model Intro

03:00 - Photographing Chickens with Animal AF (RF 70-200mm Lens)

04:17 - Photographing Dog Portraits with Animal AF (RF 70-200mm Lens)

05:46 - Photographing Horses with Animal AF (RF 70-200mm Lens)

11:44 - Photographing Dogs in Action with Animal AF (RF 70-200mm Lens)

17:25 - Animal AF with the EF 135mm Lens and Adapter

23:23 - Animal AF with the EF 35mm Lens and Adapter

26:12 - Final Thoughts

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