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Canon G1X Mark III preview

16 Oct 2017 Gordon Laing

Canon's PowerShot G1X Mark III is a high-end compact sporting the same 24 Megapixel APS-C sensor as the EOS 80D. The Mark III also squeezes a 3x / 24-72mm zoom, EVF, fully-articulated touchscreen, Wifi and 1080p video into its weatherproof body. Check out my hands-on preview!

Canon EOS 6D Mark II review

09 Oct 2017 Gordon Laing

Canon's EOS 6D Mark II is an 'affordable' full-frame DSLR which upgrades the original 6D with a higher resolution 26MP sensor, improved autofocus, faster burst shooting, greater connectivity and an articulated touchscreen. Find out if it's for you in my in-depth review!

Canon EF 24-105mm STM review so far

26 Sep 2017 Gordon Laing

The Canon EF 24-105mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM is a general-purpose 4.4x zoom designed for full-frame DSLRs. It's Canon's third 24-105mm, but the first with STM motors for smooth and quiet focusing in live view and movies. With great quality at half the price of the L version, it's a bargain!

Canon EF-S 18-135mm IS USM review-so-far

08 Sep 2017 Gordon Laing

Canon's EF-S 18-135mm IS USM is a general-purpose zoom for cropped-sensor DSLRs It sports a flexible 7.5x / 29-216mm range taking you from wide to tele - ideal for travel and general use - and a new AF system that's fast for action but smooth and quiet for movies. Check out my samples!

Canon EF-S 10-18mm IS STM review-so-far

29 Aug 2017 Gordon Laing

The Canon EF-S 10-18mm IS STM is a compact and light-weight ultra-wide zoom for Canon's cropped-frame DSLRs with APSC sensors. It's smaller and more affordable than the EF-S 10-22mm USM, bringing ultra-wide photography to a wider audience. Check out my review-so-far!

Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2 review

25 Jul 2017 Gordon Laing

Canon's EOS 200D / Rebel SL2 is a compact DSLR that's a step-up from entry-level models. Available in three colours, it sports a 24MP sensor with confident movie focusing, a fully-articulated touchscreen, and Wifi with Bluetooth. Find out why it's one of the best DSLRs for the money in my review!

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS review

03 Jul 2017 Ken McMahon

The PowerShot SX730 HS is Canon's flagship pocket superzoom. Like its predecessor, it packs 20 Megapixels and a 40x / 24-960mm zoom into a pocket body, now with a tilting screen and Bluetooth. Find out how it compares to the Lumix TZ90 / ZS70 in Ken's review!

Canon EOS M5 review

20 Mar 2017 Gordon Laing

Canon's EOS M5 is a mid-range mirrorless featuring a 24 Megapixel APSC sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, built-in OLED electronic viewfinder and a tilting 3.2in touchscreen. It'll shoot at 7fps with CAF, film 1080 60p video, and offers an always-on low-power Bluetooth link. Is it the mirrorless for you? Find out in Gordon's review.

Canon EF 11-24mm f4L USM review

20 Feb 2017 Gordon Laing

The Canon EF 11-24mm f4L USM is a high-end ultra-wide zoom lens designed for Canon's full-frame EOS DSLRs. It's the World's widest rectilinear zoom lens, boasting minimal geometric distortion despite the extreme coverage. Ideal for shooting large buildings inside and out, expansive landscapes or simply very large group shots, find out how it performs in my Canon 11-24mm review!

Canon EOS M6 preview

15 Feb 2017 Gordon Laing

Canon's EOS M6 is a mid-range mirrorless camera with a 24 Megapixel APSC sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, a tilting touch-screen and 1080p video. The addition of Bluetooth maintains a connection with your phone and if you want a viewfinder, an optional accessory mounts on the hotshoe. Find out more in my hands-on Canon EOS M6 preview!

Canon EOS 77D preview

15 Feb 2017 Gordon Laing

The Canon EOS 77D is a mid-range DSLR, aimed as a step-up from entry-level models. It employs a 24 Megapixel sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF, the optical viewfinder features a new 45-point / all cross-type AF system, and there's also a fully-articulated 3in touch-screen and built-in Wifi with Bluetooth. Find out more in my Canon EOS 77D preview!

Canon EOS Rebel T7i / 800D preview

15 Feb 2017 Gordon Laing

The Canon EOS 800D, or Rebel T7i as it's known in North America, is an upper entry-level DSLR, aimed at photographers wanting a step-up from the most basic models. It features a 24 Megapixel sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF, a 45-point viewfinder AF system, and a fully-articulated touch-screen. Find out more in my EOS 800D / T7i preview!

Canon EF 50mm f1.8 STM review

06 Feb 2017 Gordon Laing

Canon's EF 50mm f1.8 STM is a low-priced standard prime lens for the EOS range of DSLRs. It's the long-awaited replacement for the EF 50mm f1.8 II, Canon's most successful lens, yet one that's 24 years old. The latest version promises smoother out-of-focus effects and a closer focusing distance. Find out why it's a no-brainer in my Canon EF 50mm…

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV review

07 Oct 2016 Gordon Laing

Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV is the long-awaited successor to the 5D Mark III, boosting the resolution to 30.4 Megapixels with a new full-frame sensor that supports Dual Pixel CMOS AF. It can film 4k movies and features built-in GPS and Wifi with NFC. Find out if it's the body you've been waiting for in one of Gordon's biggest reviews!

Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II review

24 Jul 2016 Gordon Laing

Canon's PowerShot G7X Mark II is a compact aimed at enthusiasts based around a 1in sensor and a 24-100mm f1.8-2.8 lens. The Mark II screen can now tilt down as well as up, you can de-click the front control ring for smooth adjustments, and the image processor is DIGIC 7 with timelapse movies. Find out more in Gordon's review.

Canon SX720 HS review

18 Jul 2016 Ken McMahon

The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS is an easy proposition to get your head around. It's a PowerShot SX710 HS with a longer lens. The fact that Canon has put all its efforts into that one feature tells you all you need to know - this is a pocket super-zoom for people who really want that extra reach. Don't underestimate the…

Canon EOS 80D review

27 Jun 2016 Gordon Laing

Canon's EOS 80D is an upper mid-range DSLR featuring 24 Megapixels, a 45-point AF system, 7fps bursts and 1080 / 60p video. The successor to the popular EOS 70D, the 80D sits in the middle of Canon's DSLR range, with a fully-articulated touch-screen, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and built-in Wifi. Is it the perfect DSLR for you? Find out in…

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 review

06 Jun 2016 Ken McMahon

The EOS 1300D / T6 is Canon's latest entry-level DSLR and replacment for the two year old 1200D / T5. It's a minor update which retains the older model's body, 18 Megapixel sensor and viewfinder with much the same set of stills and movie shooting modes. What's new is built-in Wifi for remote control and downloading images to a smartphone…

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