Author: Phil Hall

Sony Alpha A9

The Sony Alpha A9 has quite a job on its hands. While the likes of Fujifilm’s X-T2 and Sony’s own Alpha A7R II have tempted some pros, particularly studio and landscape photographers, to trade-in...

Nikon D850 review

The Nikon D850 is finally here. After months of speculation, and Nikon itself teasing us back in July that the camera actually existed and was in development, the D850 has been officially announced –...

Fujifilm X-T2

Ever since the launch of the X-Pro2 earlier this year we’ve been expecting to see a replacement for the much-loved X-T1 – and, sure enough, the X-T2 was announced back in July. With the...

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D review

The Canon EOS Rebel SL2 (EOS 200D outside the US) is one of Canon’s most compact DSLRs, designed to appeal to those who are looking for a small and unintimidating camera, but want image...

Panasonic Lumix G9 review

The Lumix G9 is Panasonic’s new flagship mirrorless camera, sitting alongside the Lumix GH5 in the range.  Despite the GH5 being the company’s most stills-orientated flagship camera so far, it’s still seen by many...

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III review

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is the latest in a long line of enthusiast-focused compact cameras, designed for photographers looking for something to complement their DSLR, or for those looking for a...

Nikon D5600

Nikon’s entry-level DSLRs can be split into two groups: the D3xxx series, epitomised by the excellent D3300, offering a very affordable way into DSLR photography; and the D5xxx range of DSLRs designed for those...

Canon EOS 6D Mark II review

We’ve been waiting quite a while for the Canon EOS 6D Mark II to arrive. In fact, it’s some five years since the original Canon EOS 6D was announced – and at the time...

Nikon D7500 review

The Nikon D7500 marks the biggest departure yet for Nikon’s D7xxx series of enthusiast-focused DSLRs, with the camera borrowing quite a bit of the tech from Nikon’s top-of-the-range DX-format DSLR, the mighty D500. Nikon...

Canon EOS M5

While Canon has, along with Nikon, long dominated the DSLR market, it has struggled to replicate that success with mirrorless cameras. The EOS M was underwhelming to say the least, with poor autofocus performance,...

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V

With smartphones pretty much destroying the low-end compact camera market, manufacturers have had to work hard to keep people’s interest in this sector.  Rather than opting to compete directly with smartphones, Sony hit on...

Fujifilm X-E3 review

The X-E3 is the latest X Series mirrorless camera from Fujifilm to get the company’s 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III sensor, and replaces the ageing X-E2S. While the likes of the X-T2 and X-T20 take...

Panasonic Lumix G9

The new Lumix G9 is Panasonic’s new flagship mirrorless camera, sitting alongside the Lumix GH5 in the range.  Despite the GH5 being the company’s most stills-orientated flagship camera, it’s still seen by many as...