Richard Butler

Richard Butler

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Lives in United Kingdom Seattle, United Kingdom
Joined on Nov 7, 2007

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Blackmagic Video Assist 4K review

Looking to level up your video capture capabilities without buying a whole new camera? Blackmagic's Video Assist 4K is well worth considering, despite a few flaws and its lack of 4K/60p support.

Chances are you'll never see Dunkirk the way Christopher Nolan intended

Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk has been receiving great reviews, but it's a challenge to see it in its full glory. This handy infographic reveals the aspect ratio chaos that is wrought as the industry retreats from film.

Canon 6D Mark II dynamic range falls behind modern APS-C cameras

A close look at the EOS 6D II's Raw files suggest its dynamic range has taken a significant step backwards compared with the company's recent DSLRs. We look at how much difference this might make for your photos.

Canon EOS M6 with EF-M 22mm F2 sample gallery

The EOS M6 is one of Canon's most enthusiast-focused mirrorless cameras and, when paired with the diminutive EF-M 22mm F2, should make a convenient carry-anywhere camera. See our gallery from its travels in Paris, London, Madrid and, er, Northampton.

Leica TL2 first impressions

With its M-series rangefinders, Leica makes cameras that are traditional almost to the point of anachronism, the TL series is pretty radical. Richard Butler spent time with this smartphone-like camera and has some first impressions to share.

Travel photography and the journey towards a new review style

A recent vacation gave Richard a chance to think about the needs of travel photography – and how our reviews might recognize the perfect travel camera.

Blackmagic Design slashes Video Assist prices

Blackmagic Design has dropped the prices of its Video Assist external monitor/recorders for a limited time. Prices of the SD card-based recorders will be reduced in all markets, while supplies last.

Sony a9 Full Review: Mirrorless Redefined

With the 24MP, 20fps full-frame mirrorless a9, Sony is clearly looking to shake up the sports and action photographer market. Read our full review to find out if we think it might succeed.

Why would I want an external recorder/monitor?

Most digital cameras today can record high quality video directly to internal memory cards. So why would you want to add an off-camera monitor/recorder to your setup? We look at some compelling reasons.

Nikon D7500 vs Canon EOS 80D
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Nikon's newest D7500 gains a lot from the D500 and loses a few things compared to its predecessor, the D7200 - but Canon's got at least one model that looks pretty comparable. Let's see how they stack up.