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Hire Canon EOS R8

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'At Hireacamera, we're thrilled to offer the Canon EOS R8 for hire, an exceptional camera that's certain to breathe new life into your photography and videography endeavours. Here, we appreciate what makes for a great camera and the Canon EOS R8 is undoubtedly one such model. It strikes a perfect balance between detailed imaging, impressive speed, and commendable low-light performance – all wrapped in a lightweight and compact body. The Canon EOS R8 is more than just a camera, it’s a creative partner that caters to a wide range of shooting scenarios from portrait photography to expansive landscapes. Whether you're a seasoned professional or an aspiring artist, this camera is designed to foster your creativity and elevate your output to new heights. '  



Key Features of the Canon EOS R8

• Powerful 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor: the EOS R8 boasts a 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor that delivers superb photos, offering sensational image quality and beautiful bokeh.

• Impressive 4K/60p video: this camera isn't just for stills, it's a hybrid shooter that's equally adept in video, offering high-quality 4K 60p video, achieved by 6K oversampling.

• Exceptional low-light performance: the EOS R8 continues to deliver high-quality output even in low-light conditions. The large full-frame sensor helps to reduce digital noise, enabling the camera to shoot at up to ISO 102,400 (extendable to ISO 204,800).

• Innovative Dual Pixel CMOS AF II technology: this technology identifies, recognises, and tracks subjects across the frame, ensuring sharp images whether you're shooting photos or video.

• Ultrafast 40fps electronic shutter for moving subjects: the EOS R8 can shoot continuously at a blistering 40 fps using its electronic shutter. This means you won’t miss a beat, or a shot.

• Smart connectivity: this camera has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity, enabling you to share photos and movies and control the camera remotely from your smartphone.

The Canon EOS R8 in Detail

The Canon EOS R8 is a mid-range mirrorless camera that has been designed to meet the needs of diverse creative endeavours. It's a fantastic upgrade for those seeking to experiment with a full-frame camera, without compromising on weight or ease of use.

At the heart of the EOS R8 is a 24.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor. This large sensor capturesan impressive dynamic range, ensuring every detail is captured – from the brightest highlights to the darkest shadows.

With the EOS R8, Canon has seamlessly integrated stills and video capabilities. The camera’s 4K 60p video mode is achieved by 6K oversampling, providing a level of detail and clarity that takes your videography to the next level. In addition to this, the camera boasts Canon’s renowned Dual Pixel CMOS AF II technology. This feature recognises and tracks subjects across the frame, ensuring sharp, focused photos and videos, even when your subject is in motion.

Weighing just 461g, the EOS R8 is incredibly portable. It's perfect for on-the-go shooting, whether you're capturing an event, exploring the great outdoors, or documenting life's everyday moments. The dedicated switch to swap between photo and video modes, retaining settings in each one, is a user-friendly feature we absolutely adore. It ensures a seamless transition between modes without breaking your creative flow.

Moreover, the EOS R8 features a vari-angle screen which makes shooting from unconventional angles a breeze, while the built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity enable you to share your creativity with the world in real-time. You can even control the camera remotely from your smartphone, process RAW files in the cloud, and use it as a high-quality webcam, making this an incredibly versatile tool for both photography and videography.

When it comes to action, the EOS R8 doesn’t falter. With its ultra-fast 40fps electronic shutter and a 30fps Raw burst mode, you can capture every moment in stunning detail. Impressively, the burst mode can even capture frames up to 0.5 sec before you press the shutter release, ensuring you never miss that perfect shot.


The Canon EOS R8 - Make the Leap

Description Quantity
iM2100 Black Flight Case1
LP-E17 Battery2
LC-E17E Battery Charger1
Mains Lead (for Battery Charger)1
Extreme Pro UHS-II USB-C Reader1
EOS R8 Strap1
Extreme Pro 32GB SDHC UHS-II 300MB/s (in camera)1
RF Mount Body Cap1

AD-E1 adapter required for many flashguns and accessories, if you are not sure as to whether or not you require it, feel free to get in touch.

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