Andy Westlake

Andy Westlake

Andy Westlake is the Technical Editor of Amateur Photographer. He previously wrote for DPReview for six and a half years, writing camera and lenses reviews.

Panasonic’s latest rangefinder-style mirrorless camera ticks a lot of the right boxes and offers some unique features, but just fails to wow Andy Westlake

Whenever a new camera is announced, we like to bring you our first impressions as quickly as possible. But normally we don’t give smartphones this kind of coverage, as there’s…

Sony A7 III

Sony has unveiled the third generation in its entry-level full-frame mirrorless A7 series, with the Alpha 7 III offering a new sensor, improved speed, upgraded autofocus and impressive battery life.…

Tokina Firin 20mm F2

The Tokina 20mm f/2 MF FE might just be the ideal wideangle prime for Sony Alpha 7 users, says Andy Westlake

Leica CL

Leica finally gets mirrorless right with the Leica CL, a rangefinder-style mirrorless camera with a 24.2-million-pixel APS-C sensor and large 2.46-million-dot built-in electronic viewfinder.

Sigma 135mm

What is the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art? Since the inception of its premium Art range of lenses towards the end of 2012, Sigma has gone from strength to…

Sony’s Alpha 9 is without doubt one of the most exciting cameras of the year. It’s a high-speed, full-frame, mirrorless model that challenges, and in many ways surpasses, pro-DSLRs in…

Tamron 10-24mm

What is the Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD? The Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD is an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Canon APS-C and Nikon DX format…

Canon EF 70-300mm

What is the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM? The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM is a mid-range telephoto zoom lens for Canon’s DSLR cameras, incorporating both…