Canon RP Sports Photography Score
Canon RP has a score of 70
for Sports Photography which makes it a GOOD
candidate for this type of photography. Canon RP will satisfy most of your needs, but if you are looking for a camera that is even better suited to Sports Photography, we recommend you to check the Alternative cameras at the bottom of this page. Read our detailed Canon RP Review
Canon RP Sports Photography Detailed Analysis
Most outdoor sports games are held in all-weather, so your camera has to be ready for difficult conditions such as rain and snow. Exposure to dust and water splashes are also very common in sports. Fast Max shutter speed: 1/4000s
Canon RP's 1/4000s shutter speed is fast enough to freeze any almost all sports action and is also helpful when you use a fast lens at largest aperture under bright sunlight. 4779 Focus Points
In sports photography , you keep continuous autofocus (AFC) mode on for tracking the subject and more focus means better tracking. Good Low Light ISO
A good high ISO performance is very important in sports photography in order to have a fast shutter speed. Wireless Connection
It may not be used by everyone but pro sports photographers use Wi-fi to transfer files simultaneously without having to wait to change the memory card. Good Ergonomics&Handling
With lots of external control and a good ergonomics, Canon RP's body is very good for sports photography. Electronic Built-in Viewfinder
During a sports shoot, using a viewfinder allows the photographer to stabilize the camera and reduce the camera shake since it is closer to the body. Besides, it comes handy where LCD screens are very hard to read under bright sunlight. Anti Flicker feature
Many sporting events involve flickering lights that cause unwanted effects on the photos. Anti flicker feature reduces this effect, although generally reduces the maximum continuous shooting speed of the cameras.
Average Continuous Shooting: 5.0fps
In the world of sports photography, faster is always better.
Poor Battery Life: 250 shots
In most sports events, you shoot at high speed for a long time and this drains the battery pretty quick. With a battery life of only 250 shots per charge, you may need to change batteries very frequently in the middle of an event. No Image Stabilization
Due to the lack of sensor based Image stabilization, Canon RP users have to rely on lenses with optical IS in order to maximize the sharpness of their sports photography photos. Currently there are native Canon RF mount lenses with Image Stabilization for Canon RP.
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