Monday, September 23, 2019

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 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.

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

EISA Awards 2019: No Leica gongs but kudos for L-mount Alliance

Panasonic S1R is the best advanced full frame camera of 2019 and Sigma pulls off two major zoom lens accolades in EISA Awards

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.

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...

Sony loses FF mirrorless market share

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

Lenses: Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

Hot on the heels of my bargain £199 Canon EOS...

Photokina 2016: Hands on with the Canon EOS M5 mirrorless camera

The EOS M mirrorless camera from Canon has never been a great success. Although it was a perfectly nice little touch-screen camera it just didn't grab the imagination as Canon imagined it would. Now comes a much more serious version, the M5.

Camara Attacks: My pictures aren’t worth a ransom, so there

Pay up or you'll lose your pictures: Hacking and ransomware comes to a camera near you....