Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Sony loses FF mirrorless market share

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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?

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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.

10 Best Camera Lists (click bait)

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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……

Ten best enthusiast cameras of 2018 (including 2½ Leicas)

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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 at last getting serious about mirrorless

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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....

Camera Gear: Out with the old, in with the new

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One man's Odyssey through a collection of pinholes and a bunch of cameras leads to an unexpected cup of T. Stephen explains...

Viewfinder Design: The good, the bad and the ugly

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Why has Leica abandoned the art of good viewfinder design. In the past an accessory viewfinder used to be an enhancement. The latest Visoflex is not an attractive piece of work. Could it be that Canon is showing the way?

David Lewis-Baker: Street photography in Bath and London

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Make the mistake of carrying around a Leica and Mike will come up and talk with you. He is brazen about it. But look who he met on a casual saunter through the Georgian splendours of Bath.

Why Canon’s EOS M5 really should have been the M6

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Canon omitted the EOS M4 from the succession and went straight to the M5 because four is an unlucky number in Japan. Should they have considered the fate of the Leica M5?

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

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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.