Photography News issue 25

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Stirring stuff Salgado documents coffee growers, page 16


Camera Club of the Year winners Meet the reigning champions on page 24

OM-D E-M10 Mark II Olympus’s latest medal contender? Page 36

Samsung memory duo Enter the competition on page 58

Classy G compacts fromCanon

The PowerShot G5 X and G9 X are priced at £629.99 and £399.99 respectively and bothwill be available from this November. The 20.2-megapixel G5 X has a one-inch back-illuminated CMOS sensor and DIGIC 6 processor and is aimed at keen photographers which explains its uncompact-like body shape and control layout. It has the profile of a scaled-down DSLR and while thatmight lookunusual, hands- on experience showed that it handled really nicely. The integral zoom lens is a 4.2x f/1.8 zoom giving a focal length range of 24-100mm. The G9 X is a slimline, easily pocketable premium compact with a three-inch touchscreen. It uses the same sensor as the G5 X, while the integrated lens is a 28-84mm f/2-4.9 optical zoom. Canon also added to its EOS M CSC range. The EOS M10 is an entry- level model with an APS-C sized 18-megapixel sensor working with Canon’s PowerShot family of high-end G-series compacts has gained two new members, the G5 X and G9 X

Speedy, manual and nicely priced Samyang introduces fast-aperture21mmand 50mm lenses for photo and video shooters Continue reading on page 5

a DIGIC 6 processor. Autofocus is handled by a Hybrid CMOS II sensor with 49 focusing points and the three- inch touchscreen offers fast handling. Launched alongside the M10 is a new standard zoom for the EOS M

system. This is an EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM, a lightweight, collapsible lens with STM technology for smooth and near-silent AF.

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