About Sansmirror

Welcome to sansmirror, everyone. 

I've been on the Internet pretty much from day one, and have had an active Web site—bythom.com—for over two decades now. As part of making sense of my sprawling Web presence, I launched this second site, dedicated to the so-called mirrorless cameras, in 2011. 

These small, sophisticated mirrorless cameras have come to supplement the larger DSLRs that I've been primarily writing about for many years. One of the things that was happening on my old site was that it was trying to do too much in one place. That was also holding back a significant site-redevelopment project, too, as the constant adding of more compact and mirrorless camera information to an already huge site was resulting in more things needing to be done on a new site design faster than I could deal with them.

No longer. Sansmirror was my announcement that I had split the byThom Web site into more manageable chunks. In the case of this particular site, specifically those cameras with no good name. Call them mirrorless, call them SILC (small interchangeable lens camera), call them EVIL (electronic viewfinder interchangeable lens), call them...well, you get the idea: they still don't yet have a great name that's standardized in everyone's minds, even nearly ten years after appearing. The camera makers don't always seem to be in agreement on what to call them. Some makers call them compact system cameras.

You’ll find that I moved articles off bythom.com and onto this site, as appropriate. I’ve also added much more info about mirrorless cameras than was on the previous all-in-one site. As always, I use a tab-based menu system to help you navigate all the content. You'll find that menu system right up at the top of the display.

Other things you should take note of are the integrated RSS (on the News/Views page) and social media support. The site is also fully responsive, meaning that it will adapt to the size of the device/screen/window you view it on. 

I hope you enjoy this site, and let me know how I’m doing from time to time.

Help me improve this site! If you find incorrect or incomplete information, be sure to let me know. Just email me using the link at the bottom of every page and let me know what you found.


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