Andy Westlake

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…

Using classic lenses

It’s now easier than ever to use old manual-focus lenses on your camera. Andy Westlake talks you through how to get the most out of them, from shooting to image…

Sirui W-1204 tripod

Andy Westlake tests a versatile, full-sized, carbon-fibre tripod with waterproof legs

Lens mount adapters

Lens mount adapters allow you to use alternative lenses on your camera. Andy Westlake takes a look at the various options available