Photography News Issue 70

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SONY DUO/ NewAPS-C flagship launched

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Canonstrengthens its APS-CDSLR andEOSMranges

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Canon is committed to catering for all levels of photographer, and the EOS 90D and the EOS M6 Mark II do just that

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Canon recently bolstered its premium Powershot compact range and its EOS R system is in its infancy, so everything is new there. Next year is Olympics year (in Tokyo, no less), so expect something very significant in the full-frame pro market as a result. This leaves only Canon’s APS-C DSLR and its EOS Mmirrorless ranges – we’ve seen little activity from both ranges recently… until now, that is!

Cue fanfare and say hello to the EOS 90D and the EOS M6 Mark II, replacing the EOS 80D and EOS M6 respectively. There have been some external developments and new features, but the big news is all about the inside. Both cameras sport a new Canon-made, Canon-designed APS-C sensor with an impressive 32.5 megapixels. Additionally, both models are equipped with Canon’s latest DIGIC 8 processor. Both cameras have very strong potential for wildlife or sports photographers. The EOS 90D shoots 10fps with autofocus tracking and 11fps in Live View, whereas the EOS M6 Mark II is capable of a 14fps continuous frame rate and impressive 30fps Raw burst, with both modes using autofocus tracking.

£1209.99 body only

The cameras’ new sensor also possesses strong low-light capabilities thanks to a high ISO of 100 to 25,600. Both can shoot 4K video, with Full HD available up to 120 fps. The EOS 90D is available now, £1209.99 body only. The EOS M6 Mark II comes out on 26 September; body is £869.99, £1119.99 with EF-M 15-45mm IS STM and EVF-DC2 finder.

In addition to the new cameras, Canon has released new glass. The RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM lenses expand Canon’s RF lens line-up for the EOS R system and they are available from September. Both of the new lenses are priced at £2329.99. canon.co.uk

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What’s inside News  page 3 Big launches from Canon, Sony and Panasonic, plus new bags, photo books and much more A Samsung 256GB EVO Plus microSDXC card to be won Clubnews page 17 If you’re thinking of joining a camera club, now’s the time at the start of a new season Wordsearch page 15

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Test: Sony A6400 page 48 Sony’s latest APS-C camera boasts a cutting-edge autofocus feature set, so how does it perform? First tests frompage 56 Lots of new kit, from lenses to bags, on test page 51 A premium compact aimed at the keen vlogger Test: CanonPowershot G7XMark III Test: Panasonic Lumix S1 page 42 With 24.2 megapixels, the Lumix S1 mirrorless aims to be a competitive photo/video hybrid

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Inspiring images from a book of the same name BirdPhotographer of the Year page 26 The stunning results from over 13,500 entries worldwide Make the switch page 31 Reader David McKibbin tells us about his experiences with a Fujifilm GFX 50R Russ EllisQ&A page 36 Views from the roadside

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