Photography News Issue 70

Nikon’s newwide Photography News Your FREE newspaper packed with the latest news, views and stories ISSUE 70 10 Sep-16 Oct Top birds / Winning images from the Bird Photographer of theYear contest Masters of street / Inspiration from the world’s best street snappers Big test: Panasonic Lumix S1 / Leading still/video hybrid camera tested Canon’s EOS range gets a boost NIKON’S Z 24MM F/1.8 S lens adds another versatile option for its full-frame mirrorless Z system.

With a minimum focus distance of 25cm and extensive weather sealing, Nikon’s new wide-angle offers real versatility. Its fast and quiet autofocus opens the lens up to film- makers, as well as still photographers, plus there’s near-silent control over aperture. Nikon promises edge-to-edge sharpness from close-up to infinity, even at the lens’s widest aperture. Image quality is topped off by a smooth bokeh and reduced lens flare thanks to an anti-reflective nano crystal coat. The Nikon Z 24mm f/1.8 S is on sale from 17 October at £1049. •

Exciting high- resolution arrivals in its DSLR and mirrorless ranges strengthens Canon’s already powerful hand

CANON’S PAIR OF new cameras, the EOS 90D and the EOS M6 Mark II, bring ultra- high resolution and high-speed shooting to the company’s APS-C DSLR and EOS M mirrorless ranges. At the heart of both of these cameras beats a brand new Canon- designed, Canon-manufactured 32.5-megapixel CMOS sensor working with the DIGIC 8 image processing machine.

The EOS 90D is a solidly built DSLR and can shoot at 10fps with autofocus tracking of 11fps in live view, making it ideally suited to wildlife and sports photographers. Its topmechanical shutter speed is 1/8000sec but for evenmore the electronic shutter has the option of 1/16,000sec. Speed is also a selling point of the new flagship of the EOSM range, with the EOSM6Mark II capable of 14fps and even 30fps in

Raw burst mode, both shooting speeds possible with AF tracking. The EOS 90D is £1209.99 body only and available now, while the EOS M6 Mark II is available from the end of September for £869.99 body only or £1119.99 with the EF-M 15-45mm IS STM lens and electronic viewfinder EVF-DC2. •


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