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.

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

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

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....

10 Best Camera Lists (click bait)

Generally speaking, I have a love-hate relationship with these lists — you know the sort, the ten-best corkscrews ever invented, the 20 best nail clippers to let loose on your toes. But sometimes I do click to see what’s up……

Travel: Deciding what photographic gear to pack

When travelling it is always difficult to decide what photographic gear to pack. The more cameras you own, the worse the...

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...

Canon EOS M and Leica lenses: More mischief afoot

This morning I received an interesting little gadget, an M adapter for the Canon EOS M no less. This turns my bargain...

Canon SLR arises from the depths in cockle-warming exploit

Photo by Marcus Thompson Photos - Google+ Marcus Thompson was scuba diving off Vancouver when he found this decidedly dead bit of technology lurking in the...

Sony loses FF mirrorless market share

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

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.