DSLR reviews

DSLR reviews by Amateur Photographer, featuring Digital SLR tests, specifications, and sample photos from the latest DSLRs

  • Canon EOS 70D review

    Canon EOS 70D review

    With a new 20.2-million-pixel sensor, 19 cross-type AF points and an impressive 7fps shooting rate, Richard Sibley finds out whether the Canon EOS 70D is the best enthusiast DSLR on the market. Read the Canon EOS 70D review...

  • Pentax K-50 review

    Pentax K-50 review

    A tried-and-tested 16.28-million-pixel sensor, an impressive 81 weather seals and a 100% viewfinder could make the Pentax K-50 one of the best enthusiast cameras we have tested. Read the Pentax K-50 review...

  • Sony Alpha 58 review

    Sony Alpha 58 review

    Consolidating Sony’s entry-level SLT line-up, the Alpha 58 replaces both the Alpha 37 and Alpha 57. Phil Hall finds out how successful the merger has been. Read the Sony Alpha 58 review...

  • Canon EOS 100D review

    Canon EOS 100D review

    Read our Canon EOS 100D review to find out what we think of the smallest and lightest DSLR currently in production.

  • Nikon D7100 review

    Nikon D7100 review

    A 24.1-million-pixel, APS-C sensor with no anti-aliasing filter should ensure large and sharp images from Nikon's new enthusiast-level DSLR, but there's a lot more to the D7100 than that. Read the Nikon D7100 review...

  • Nikon D5200 review

    Nikon D5200 review

    It is compact and beginner-friendly, yet the Nikon D5200 has the spec of an enthusiast-level DSLR, packing a 24.1-million-pixel sensor, 39-point AF system and articulated LCD screen. Read the Nikon D5200 review...

  • Canon EOS 6D review

    Canon EOS 6D review

    Built-in Wi-Fi and GPS extend the possibilities with Canon’s ‘affordable’ 20.2-million-pixel, full-frame EOS 6D. Read the Canon EOS 6D review...

  • Pentax K-5 II review

    Pentax K-5 II review

    The Pentax K-5 is one of the best DSLRs with an APS-C-sized sensor that we have tested, so expectations are high for its K-5 II successor. Read the Pentax K-5 II review...

  • Sony Alpha 99 review

    Sony Alpha 99 review

    While Sony’s 24.3-million-pixel, full-frame Alpha 99 has a glittering specification on paper, the true test is how the camera handles a number of demanding situations in the field. Read the Sony Alpha 99 review...

  • Leica M-E review

    Leica M-E review

    Released simultaneously with the Leica M, the M-E is pitched as Leica’s entry-level rangefinder, but at £3,900 it doesn’t come cheap. Richard Sibley sees how it fits into the range. Read the Leica M-E review...

  • Nikon D600 review

    Nikon D600 review

    Nikon’s new D600 offers an appealing upgrade path for consumer users. We put it to the test to find out just how good this full-frame, entry-level model really is. Read the Nikon D600 review...

  • Canon EOS 650D review

    Canon EOS 650D review

    In addition to its proven 18-million-pixel sensor, the Canon EOS 650D is the first DSLR to feature a touchscreen and 'hybrid' AF. But how successfully has this new technology been integrated? Read the Canon EOS 650D review to find out

  • Sony Alpha 37 review

    Sony Alpha 37 review

    Sony’s latest entry-level SLT camera shows that a tight budget need not mean compromising on specification. We find out if it hits the mark. Read the Sony Alpha 37 review...

  • Pentax K-30 review

    Pentax K-30 review

    With a weather-resistant body and an impressive feature set, the Pentax K-30 is an entry-level DSLR that could just rival the big boys

  • Nikon D3200 review

    Nikon D3200 review

    It may be an entry-level camera, but the Nikon D3200 features a 24.2-million-pixel sensor that could provide the sort of image quality demanded by enthusiasts. Can the Nikon D3200 cater for all? The Nikon D3200 review find out.

  • Canon EOS 1D X review

    Canon EOS 1D X review

    The long-awaited flagship DSLR arrives just in time for the 2012 Olympic games. In our Canon EOS 1D X review we put the Canon EOS 1DX through its paces to see if it is an award-winning contender.

  • Nikon D800 review

    Nikon D800 review

    With a high-resolution, 36.3-million-pixel sensor that virtually matches those of medium-format models, the Nikon D800 may just have raised the bar for full-frame cameras. Read our Nikon D800 review...

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III review

    Canon EOS 5D Mark III review

    The Canon EOS 5D Mark II is one of the most highly regarded DSLRs of all time, so the 22.3-million-pixel Mark III upgrade has a great deal to live up to. How will it fare?

  • Nikon D4 review

    Nikon D4 review

    The 16.2-million-pixel D4 professional DSLR is Nikon’s attempt to improve upon its own D3S, one of the best cameras we have ever reviewed

  • Sony Alpha 57 review

    Sony Alpha 57 review

    With its 16.1-million-pixel sensor, 15-point AF and 10fps with continuous AF, Sony’s Alpha 57 may suit aspiring wildlife and action photographers