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.

Andy Westlake takes a detailed look at Leica’s latest black & white-only rangefinder

Leica SL2

Leica’s high-end full-frame mirrorless model has a lot in common with the Panasonic S1R, but is the £2000 premium worth paying? Andy Westlake investigates.

Sony Alpha 6600

Sony’s flagship APS-C mirrorless camera boasts the firm’s latest autofocus technology and in-body stabilisation, but in an ageing body design. Andy Westlake takes a critical look

Olympus EM5 III

Andy Westlake examines whether Olympus’s updated compact, lightweight but fully-featured Micro Four Thirds model can hold its own against strong APS-C competition

Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 FE

Andy Westlake tries out a lovely standard prime for Sony full-frame mirrorless that offers fantastic value for money

second-hand film cameras

Despite the convenience of digital, shooting with film cameras can still be rewarding. Andy Westlake takes you through some of his favourites

Sony Cybershot RX100 VII review

Sony’s pocket travel zoom gains the latest autofocus technology, says Andy Westlake, but fixes none of the line’s glaring faults

Sony FE 35mm F1.8

Andy Westlake examines a lightweight prime that fills a gap in Sony’s lens range for full-frame mirrorless, in our Sony FE 35mm F1.8 review

Canon EOS M6 II

Canon EOS M6 Mark II: At a glance £869.99 body only £1199.99 with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens and EVF-DC2 32.5MP APS-C sensor 14fps continuous shooting 30fps raw burst…

With the 102-million-pixel GFX100, Fujifilm has made the most practical ultra-high-resolution camera yet, but it's let down by flawed handling

Tripods explained

Choosing the right support for your needs doesn't have to be difficult. Andy Westlake talks you through the options

Panasonic S1 review

Panasonic’s general-purpose full-frame mirrorless camera is very capable, but bulkier and less refined than its competitors