Canon in 2018: the year it took on the full-frame mirrorless brigade at its own game

Canon, rather like its longstanding main rival Nikon, has found its applecart somewhat upset in recent times by the surge in popularity of mirrorless cameras. More than ever, it seems that mirrorless is the future.

2018 saw the tenth anniversary of Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds format Lumix DMC-G1 camera, a model which broke with the SLR format that photographers had been used to for so long and ushered in the brave new world of mirrorless, with its inherent advantages of smaller, lighter, more portable cameras and lenses.

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