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.

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…

Sony has announced the FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS, a weather-sealed standard zoom that it claims is the lightest in its class, at 663g. It promises high image quality due…

What is the Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE? The Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE is an autofocus fast prime for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras that costs around £450. With a…

Sony FE 100-400mm

What is the Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS? The Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS is an optically stabilised long-telephoto zoom, designed to work with the firm’s full-frame E-mount…