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THE CANON EOS M100 is the latest mirrorless model in the EOS M range and is aimed at photo novices looking for a small, easy to use and affordable camera. It boasts a 24.2- million pixel APS- C CMOS sensor, a DIGIC 7 image processor, Dual Pixel AF, integral flash, Full HD video and both Wi- Fi and Bluetooth. The 3in 1,040,000- dot LCD monitor can be tilted upwards by 180° and has a touchscreen facility. There is a wide range of exposure modes including several scene modes, as well as four metering patterns and a set of creative filters. Considering it costs only £ 450 body- only (£ 570 with 15- 45mm lens), it offers an excellent range of features.
Also announced are four EF lenses designed for the EOS range of DSLRS, all due to be on sale in November. Portrait users will be attracted by the (£ 1,570) EF 85mm f/ 1.4L IS USM prime, designed to give ultra- sharp portraits with attractive bokeh. It boasts 14 elements in ten groups and a four- stop image stabiliser. A trio of tilt & shift lenses priced at £ 2,500 was also announced: the TS- E 50mm f/ 2.8L MACRO, (£ 3,500) TS- E 90mm f/ 2.8L MACRO and TS- E 135mm f/ 4L MACRO.
Close- up photographers looking for a highpowered macro- light will need to start saving up for the (£ 1,080) MT- 26EX- RT, released in November. This twin- light model has movable flash tubes, clip- on diffusers ad adjustable power settings. It features a hotshoe- mounted control unit and sports a radio wireless facility that allows it to control up to 15 other flash units in five groups. www. canon. co. uk