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.

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

As the tenth member of the firm’s premium G Master range, the Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS promises to produce ultra-sharp images with attractively blurred backgrounds. But in contrast…

Google Pixel 3 XL: At a glance: Android smartphone 6.3in display 12.2 MP main camera 28mm equivalent f/1.8 lens As the old adage goes, the best camera is the one…

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Our in-depth review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X: a pro-focused, fast-shooting powerhouse of a camera.

Sony A6400

Sony’s latest APS-C mirrorless features some remarkable technology, but is let down by its out-dated body design.