Michael Topham

Michael Topham

Michael Topham is the Deputy Technical Editor

loupedeck

What is the Loupedeck? Loupedeck is an editing console designed for photographers who’d like to make light work of tweaking their photographs in Adobe Lightroom. It’s targeted not only at professional…

fujifilm xf 50mm

What is the Fujifilm XF 50mm f/2 R WR? When Fujifilm announced a smaller and lighter alternative to its XF 35mm f/1.4 R in the shape of the XF 35mm…

Canon EF 24-105mm

What is the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM? When Canon announced the EOS 5D Mark IV last year, it arrived on the scene at the same time as…

What is the Fujifilm X-E3? For those who don’t demand all the bells and whistles of Fujifilm’s top-of-the-line models, but want all the charm and charisma of the X-series, the…

What is the Nikon D850? Nikon wetted the appetite of many photographers earlier this year with news that it was working on a follow-up to its high-resolution full-frame D810 in…

Canon EF 85mm

Hands-on with Canon’s perfect prime for portraiture, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Those with some knowledge of Canon lenses will know that there are currently two 85mm prime…

Hands-on with the new go-anywhere tough compact, the Olympus TG-5 Five years since Olympus introduced its original Tough cam, the TG-1, we’re presented with the Olympus TG-5. The latest member…