Ahead of the Park Cameras 2017 Canon Lens Day on 4th March in our Burgess Hill Store, where you'll be able to see every currently available Canon EF lens all in the same place, we're delighted to announce that we'll have a special guest appearance - the rare, the legendary, the huge Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM super telephoto prime lens. Here's a quick history of this significant Canon lens.


Canon have today announced the latest in their lineup of compact mirrorless cameras, the EOS M6; big brother to the EOS M3 and little brother to the EOS M5 - here's what you need to know about the main differences between the three.

Canon’s new compact mirrorless camera, the EOS M6, launched today adding to an already impressive line-up. Here are a few things you should know about.

The Canon EOS 77D and EOS 800D have just been announced alongside Canon's latest mirrorless camera, the EOS M6. You may be wondering what the difference between the EOS 77D and EOS 800D is. Under the surface, these two cameras are identical, but it's what's on the outside that makes the difference.
Canon EOS 77D vs Canon EOS 800D - Rear Differences


A term that you've probably heard and read a lot if you've been researching a new camera, or reading up on the latest tech news is "according to the CIPA standard".

We use the term 'CIPA Standard' a lot here at Park Cameras in our descriptions of new products, although it tends to be when a manufacturer is boasting about a particularly impressive statistic, feature, or function of their latest product. But have you ever wondered what the CIPA Standard actually is?

We're here to explain all.

What is the CIPA Standard?


January is over, Pancake Day and Valentines Day are just around the corner, then it's Easter, and shortly after that it's Summer... which means Summer Holidays!

Unless you're a last minute holiday shopper, there's a good chance you'll be thinking of planning your travels pretty soon, and whether you're off to Marbella, Martinique, Marrakech, Maui, Melbourne, Monaco, or Middlesbrough, having a decent camera with you to capture those memories is a holiday essential.

With that in mind, here's our roundup of our top compact digital cameras to take with you on travels or holiday for 2017.


Since November 2015, Panasonic have been introducing a revolutionary new feature on a number of their LUMIX digital cameras called ‘Post Focus’, which enables post-capture focus of images. In this article, we explain how Post Focus works and what it means for your photography moving forward.


Today, Fujifilm have announced three new cameras, the Fujifilm X-T20, the medium format mirrorless GFX 50S and this, the Fujifilm X100F.

The Fujifilm X100F brings a number of improvements over its predecessor, the X100T, which was the successor to the X100S. In this review, we're having a look at all three to see what's changed.

Fujif X100F vs X100T vs X100S Review

Today, Fujifilm have announced three new cameras, the Fujifilm X-100F, the medium format mirrorless GFX-50S and this, the Fujifilm X-T20.

The Fujifilm X-T20 makes a number of major improvements over its predecessor, the Fujifilm X-T10, so we've taken a look at some of the differences and what this means for you, the user.

What are the differences between the Fujifilm X-T20 vs X-T10?


Today in Germany, Leica Camera have announced their latest in the Leica M rangefinder series - the Leica M10; we've had a look at the main key differences between this latest Leica rangefinder and its' predecessor, the Leica M Typ 240.

Leica M10 vs Leica M Typ 240 Review

Where M is for Milestone, this iconic camera system embodies the very essence of photography, setting new standards with a perfect balance of tradition and technical innovation.


It's been 10 years since 2007 - the year the Original Apple iPhone & the final Harry Potter book were released, the year the new Wembley Stadium was completed and the year that began the global financial meltdown.

But what about technology? What's worth looking back on from 2007, and what would we rather forget?


As Winter settles in and snow begins to fall across the country, we're taking a look at how to take some great snow and winter shots, and why this time of year is perfect to get some beautiful pictures. We’ve put together this guide to give you some tips and ideas for photographing snow scenes and winter photography in general. 

A guide to Winter snow photography

There’s nothing like a fresh snowfall to make a winter landscape appear truly dramatic. Snow is an inspiring photographic subject, but it’s also a tricky one to capture well, and many photographers find that the glowing bright snowy scene in front of their lens mysteriously turns into a depressing grey photo after they take the shot.


Win a Leica Sofort Instant Camera!

Park Cameras Calendar Competition 2017

Park Cameras is delighted to announce that throughout 2017 we will be running a monthly Charity Calendar Photography Competition.

We will be producing a 2018 calendar featuring your photos – all profits from sales of the calendar will be donated to the Park Cameras’ nominated charity.

David Clapp is a professional landscape and travel photographer from England who recently took the Canon 1DX Mark II on a trip to the Lake District to see how it performs as a landscape camera.