Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Sony loses FF mirrorless market share

Once top of the tree, Sony is predictably losing market share to its new Japanese rivals.

Close encounter with a fat llama

Keith rented his Canon gear through Fat Lama and the renter did a runner. But all was not lost as Mike finds out.

RP meets Canon-P, the original popular camera

Canon has resurrected the "P" for popular in the new EOS RP. I have fond memories of my original "popular" Canon, the Canon-P

What’s in a name: P for Pro or P for Pop?

Canon resurrects its P-for-popular designation. Where does this leave the P-for-professional market?

Is full-frame digital about to take over the world?

The full-frame mirrorless market is undergoing a revolution. Nikon and Canon are bringing their big guns to bear on little old Sony while Panasonic is also said to be entering what is fast becoming an overcrowded sector.

Canon EOS M: Time to put your toe in the water

Canon came late to the APS-C mirrorless party in mid 2012.  Its entrant, the EOS M, is an attractive and well-built...

Ten best enthusiast cameras of 2018 (including 2½ Leicas)

At last, a ten-best list that includes a Leica — not to mention some other cameras that are on Mike's radar. Read on....

Canon EOS M and Leica Lenses: Samples gallery

This gallery is work in progress. I am planning to review the Canon EOS M, not as an overpriced £800 mirrorless wannabe but as a cheap and very cheerful £199 APS-C camera that is actually very competent. The EOS was damned by reports of slow autofocus. But is a solid camera, built in Japan, and performs well. The touch-screen interface is one of the best. Even the autofocus actually isn't all that bad after the latest firmware update.

Canon at last getting serious about mirrorless

Why is it that neither Canon nor Nikon has made a serious attempts to take on the mirrorless kings, Fuji and Sony? There are now signs that Canon, at least is coming out to play....

Custom Cameras: The Imperial Canon

Bernard on his customised "Imperial Canon":These old Canon Rangefinders are like tanks –pun accordingly I guess. The Canon rangefinders of this era...