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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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    Budget group

    Matt Grayson gives the lowdown on a selection of budget compacts in the price range of 120 that are suitable for the happy snapper, first time buyer or as a gift.

    • 4 Sep 2008
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    Bulldog 5x4 self assembly camera

    In true MFI Style, Peter Bargh dons his overalls, grabs for the glue and reaches for the drill in an attempt to build the Bulldog - a 5x4in large format camera from Camera Bellows.

    • 18 Mar 2008
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    Digital memory group test

    Matt Grayson takes a look at a variety of memory cards to see what's what.

    • 26 Mar 2009
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    Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4 G ED VRII

    A preview of Nikon's new AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4 G ED VRII, complete with a comparison with the original version. Preview by Will Cheung

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    Sigma EF-500 DG ST dedicated flash gun

    The Sigma EF-500 DG ST promises to be a well equipped flashgun for the Pentax system and to find out Peter Bargh is seen flashing around Worksop.

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    Olympus Mju 1200

    ing to avoid a paradox... ...With a futuristic exterior like something from the future sent back through time, Matt Grayson investigates the Olympus Mju1200 whilst trying to avoid a paradox... ...With a futuristic exte...

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    Serif PhotoPlus X2

    Who better to rate a program that offers twice as much as usual than Duncan Evans whose girth is equally double that of the norm.

    • 10 Dec 2007
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    Nikon D3 Review

    In August 2007, Nikon unveiled the D3 Pro DSLR. A camera so monstrous, we should technically be scared of it. Ian Andrews puts it to the test.

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    Hensel Expert Pro 500 Plus

    Jeff Cable was recently looking for a studio flash replacement, he chose the Hensel Expert Pro 500 Plus, find out why here.

    • 6 Jun 2008
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    Paper Spectrum Professional paper

    Matt Grayson takes a look at a batch of paper from Paper Spectrum designed for the professional photographer.

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    Elinchrom Ranger RX Speed

    Peter Bargh dips his toe (literally) into the water as he tests an Elinchrom Ranger battery powered studio kit on a beach in Suffolk.

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    Canon EOS 450D

    Eos was the Greek goddess of dawn which is why Canon cameras now bear her name. Matt Grayson takes a look at the 450D to see if it's a legend or a fairy tale.

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22 Sep 2014 10:01pm
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Hands-On Preview
We have a hands-on look at the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II at Photokina 2014.
19 Sep 2014 3:02PM
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22 Sep 2014 8:56pm
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
We compare the two Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 lenses to see if there are any additional benefits with the new version II lens.
16 Aug 2013 12:25PM
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22 Sep 2014 8:15pm
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens Review
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the brand new pancake lens from Canon, the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM lens.
19 Jun 2012 12:00AM
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22 Sep 2014 6:39pm
Samsung NX1 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Samsung NX1, with a 28.2 megapixel APS-C sensor, 4K video and 15fps continuous shooting.
15 Sep 2014 11:00AM
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22 Sep 2014 1:07am
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Joshua Waller tests the latest Olympus PEN camera, the Lite E-PL3, with the World's fastest auto focus and 5.5 fps shooting.
22 Aug 2011 4:06PM
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20 Sep 2014 9:15pm
Vanguard Expands Free Photo Guide Range
Vanguard has added two more photo guides which are available for download via the Vanguard website.
15 Sep 2014 9:15AM
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20 Sep 2014 8:34pm
SanDisk Announce World's Highest Capacity Card
SanDisk has announced a 512GB SD card which is currently the largest available.
12 Sep 2014 1:45PM
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20 Sep 2014 7:08pm
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan shares his thoughts on the Olympus OM-D.
18 Oct 2012 12:00AM
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20 Sep 2014 5:34am
30 Must-Read Techniques To Try In September 2014
Welcome to September's Photo Month where you'll find 30 techniques, features and more.
1 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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19 Sep 2014 5:52pm
Pentax K-Mount Lens Roadmap And K-3 Gunmetal
Pentax K-Mount Lens Roadmap and K-3 Gunmetal Edition shown at Photokina 2014. Updated 18/09/2014.
18 Sep 2014 6:50PM