Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Canon ups FF competition with downsize RP

The three bears competing for the camera industry's porridge: Daddy 5D, Mummy EOS-R and baby Ursus Minimus, the RP

Choosing the best camera for black-and-white photography

If you want the most satisfying experience in shooting black-and-white images, better go for a dedicated monochrome sensor. But what are the best choices outside the Leica camp?

Sigma launches new 100-400mm f/5-6.3 for L-Mount: Up to 800mm reach with teleconverters

Zoom to 400mm, 560mm ot 800mm with the new Contemporary telephoto from Sigma. It's a compact and well-priced addition to the burgeoning L-Mount Alliance lens collection.

Biggles and the Red Barons in National Waiters’ Race

When the Tray Busters met the Red Barons, a skirmish over a bottle of water

The Golden Fields of Ziro Valley

Baro and I were now on the road to Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh...

That rear screen on your camera: Is it there for composition or chimping?

To chimp or not to chimp? To view on the screen or to use exclusively your viewfinder? What should you do? Mike takes a look at the conflict...

Photokina: The week’s developments from a Leica perspective


This week has been huge for Leica, with news of L and M mounts coming thick and fast. Following the establishment of the LMA, the introduction of the L-Mount in 2015 is now on par with the launch of the M -Mount 65 years ago. Mike looks at developments…

Panasonic Lumix Road Show: Coming to a stately pile near you


This year Panasonic Lumix is touring National Trust properties in England and Wales with a photography road show. A visit to one of these venues is a must for any keen photographer.

L-Mount Alliance: The gloves are off


Yesterday was monster day for photographic news and none more important for the future of the industry than the announcement of the L-Mount Alliance backed by Leica, Panasonic and Sigma. Mike feels the tectonic plates a’twitching…..

Shooting the Kitty: Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH


The humble kit lens is often dismissed. But the weather-resistant Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-60 offers a ton of versatility and performance for very little money. Jason sets out to find out if it is up to scratch....