Canon R6

Pro-level yearbook camera

Mirrorless, Full-Frame

From its remarkable image quality to its cutting-edge autofocus system, the Canon EOS R6 is a mirrorless camera that brings unparalleled image quality and performance to the yearbook staff with a moderate budget.

This camera captures mesmerizing details and vibrant colors and is equipped with a 20.1-megapixel CMOS sensor and a state-of-the-art DIGIC X image processor. It boasts an impressive ISO range of 100-102,400, enabling exceptional low-light performance and minimal noise levels. I’ve been able to shoot at ISO 25,000 is still get great-quality images at football games.

The camera has a high-resolution sensor and powerful image processor; the R6 ensures that every shot is sharp, vivid, and full of life.

The autofocus system of the Canon EOS R6 is nothing short of extraordinary, offering unparalleled performance. With an impressive 6,072 selectable AF points and advanced subject tracking capabilities, this camera guarantees precise and accurate focus, even in the most challenging shooting conditions. The Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology further enhances autofocus speed and accuracy, making it the perfect companion for capturing your basketball, volleyball, and soccer photos.

The camera boasts a robust and weather-sealed body, offering durability and reliability in any shooting conditions. The camera is easy to use and will help your students focus on capturing the perfect shot.

The R6 provides impressive battery life to support extended shooting sessions. You can expect to capture approximately 510 shots per charge when using the electronic viewfinder and around 380 images per charge when using the rear LCD monitor. Our staff can usually photograph a football game with one or two batteries.


  • Mid-range cost
  • 20.1-megapixel sensor
  • Great photo quality
  • Easy operation
  • Medium size camera for high school students
  • The camera has been replaced with a new model, so the price has decreased.


  • In the upcoming months, it might be difficult to find this camera in new condition since it has been upgraded to the R6 Mark II.

Canon R6 sample images

Sample images from, Creative Commons License

R6 Training Tutorial

How To Set Up the R6 Camera