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Photography Equipment Reviews

Buying the right camera, lens, accessory or software to suit your photography is really important. Our product reviews offer independent views with hands-on opinion and honest verdicts aimed to give you all the important information you need to make the best buying decisions.

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  • Thumbnail : Manfrotto 190CX Pro4 & 486RC2 head

    Manfrotto 190CX Pro4 & 486RC2 head

    After winning a trophy using the Manfrotto 190CX Pro4 tripod, award winning technical writer Matt Grayson gives his review.

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    CBL colour balance lens

    Roses are red and violets are blue. At least they should be and that's where the CBL comes in. Gary Wolstenholme takes a balanced look.

  • Thumbnail : KATA R-103

    KATA R-103

    The KATA R-103 is a bag created from the minds of tough soldier types. Matt Grayson laughs in the face of danger and gives it an honest review.

  • Thumbnail : Cameramac

    Cameramac

    With thoughts of toffee-flavoured white chocolate coursing through his mind, Gary Wolstenholme wasn't disappointed at all when he found that the Cameramac is actually a rain cover. He prefers proper white chocolate anyway.

    • 1 Jul 2008
  • Thumbnail : Crumpler Le Royale 17in Laptop case

    Crumpler Le Royale 17in Laptop case

    Holy Cow Batman! Gary Wolstenholme investigates whether parking your Macbook in the Crumpler Le Royale is like valet parking for your Bentley or a Batcave type affair.

  • Thumbnail : Manfrotto 322RC2 ball head

    Manfrotto 322RC2 ball head

    John Hancox takes a look at the Manfrotto 322RC2 ball head

  • Thumbnail : Hoodman Hoodloupe

    Hoodman Hoodloupe

    Seeing as the Hoodman Hoodloupe is in his hood, Gary Wolstenholme felt it appropriate to mosey on down and check it out for his homies.

  • Thumbnail : Tamrac Express 3

    Tamrac Express 3

    Tamrac's Express Case 3 is apparently made from 'Ultra Suede'. In this review, Gary Wolstenholme tries to fathom whether that's a type of leather, or whether it has something to do with Brett Anderson and some kind of experiment in robotics.

  • Thumbnail : Using Flash and Using Natural light on Location DVDs

    Using Flash and Using Natural light on Location DVDs

    Peter Bargh points his remote at the DVD player to view Damien Lovegrove's two portraiture DVDs - Using Flash on Location and Using Natural light on Location.

  • Thumbnail : Giottos AEGIS LCD screen protector

    Giottos AEGIS LCD screen protector

    One downside of having an LCD viewfinder on your camera is it easily gets marked or, worse still, scratched. Peter Bargh rubs nose with a solution the new Giottos glass LCD screen protector.

  • Thumbnail : Lexar Professional Camera strap

    Lexar Professional Camera strap

    Matt Grayson takes a look at a Camera strap from the Lexar Professional series.

  • Thumbnail : Gossen Starlite

    Gossen Starlite

    Although it sounds like a German musical, this little device is less about prima donna melodramatics and more about measuring light accurately as Duncan Evans discovers.

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21 Apr 2015 6:10pm
Pentax HD FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens for full-frame and APS-C cameras.
20 Apr 2015 1:12PM
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21 Apr 2015 3:12pm
Pentax HD FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 ED DC AW Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 ED DC AW telephoto zoom lens for APS-C and FF cameras.
21 Apr 2015 9:08AM
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20 Apr 2015 6:29pm
OnOne Perfect Photo Suite 9.5 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the latest version of OnOne's Perfect Photo Suite, version 9.5.
20 Apr 2015 11:30AM
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20 Apr 2015 11:39am
How to Photograph Fireworks
How to Photograph Fireworks
Mark Elliott of Better Photos shares his advice on shooting fireworks.
31 Oct 2011 12:00AM
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19 Apr 2015 9:45pm
April Photo Month Winner Week 2
Portrait image of a wasp wins April Photo Month week 2.
17 Apr 2015 10:00AM
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19 Apr 2015 11:09am
Nikon D7200 DSLR Review
Read our full review of the Nikon D7200 and find out what has changed between the D7100 and D7200.
15 Apr 2015 2:43PM
Paul Morgan and 1 other commented on this.
18 Apr 2015 7:03pm
Metz 64 AF-1 Flash Review
The Metz 64 AF-1 digital flash gun is the top of the range Metz flash gun offering an impressive guide number of 64.
4 Sep 2014 9:54AM
Kawika and 7 others commented on this.
17 Apr 2015 9:53pm
Panasonic Lumix TZ70 Review
The Panasonic Lumix TZ70 offers a 30x optical zoom lens, built-in Wi-Fi, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder as well as a lower resolution 12.1 megapixel sensor. Say what? Yes, a lower resolution sensor.
3 Mar 2015 8:44AM
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17 Apr 2015 3:16pm
Olympus Firmware Update For OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Olympus has announced a firmware update for the OM-D E-M5 Mark II with 3 main improvements.
17 Apr 2015 1:02PM
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17 Apr 2015 2:31pm
Nikon Service Advisory For 300mm f/4 Lens
Nikon has confirmed a service advisory for the 300mm f/4 lens exhibiting blur in some situations when used with D800, D800E or D810 DSLRs.
17 Apr 2015 1:34PM