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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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    Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

    Canonís EF-S lens mount is designed for itís 1.6x crop factor cameras and as the best of these is not aimed at true professionals, this constant aperture lens does not qualify for L class branding. We take a look at how it performs.

    • 2 Apr 2007
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    Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

    A 5.5x telephoto zoom lens for DX cameras with Vibration Reduction which starts where bundled kit lenses stop extending your range through to a super-telephoto 300mm.

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    Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 AF-S VR DX Nikkor Review

    Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 AF-S VR DX Nikkor zoom lens.

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    Ricoh GXR A16 24-85mm f/3.5 - 5.5 Review

    Joshua Waller reviews the new 16 megapixel APS-C sensor, wide angle zoom lens unit for the Ricoh GXR system, equivalent to 24-85mm. Find out how it performs in our review.

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    Pentax K-5 II vs K-5 IIs Comparison Review

    John Riley compares the Pentax K-5 II and Pentax K-5 IIs to see if the K-5 IIs is worth the additional investment.

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    Mirrorless Shootout: EP3 vs NEX5 vs GF3 vs NX11

    Mirrorless cameras tested and compared. We compare the Olympus PEN E-P3, Panasonic Lumix GF3, Samsung NX11, and Sony Alpha NEX-5.

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    CompactFlash Card Group

    A round up of memory cards

    • 20 Nov 2006
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    Fujifilm FinePix S2980 Digital Camera Review

    The Fujifilm FinePix S2980 is a bridge camera with 18x optical zoom, a 14 megapixel sensor and full manual controls. Daniel Bell reviews.

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    A4 Group

    Searching through four individual reviews before deciding what printer to buy could get a little tiresome, so we got four of the best together and tested them all at once. Saves you time, see?

    • 13 Jul 2007
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    Budget group

    It took Matt Grayson weeks of preparation like standing infront of the mirror practising jokes, hiring the tuxedo and drinking honey and lemon juice to improve his voice before being told that compering had been spelled incorrectly.

    • 12 Sep 2007
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    Pentax K20D DSLR Digital SLR Review

    In mid January, it's good to get in the sun, so when Pentax took Matt Grayson to the burning desert to test their new DSLR, he packed his SPF50 with glee. It's just a shame it was cloudy and raining all the time.

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    Nikon D60

    Nikon owners, put down your scythes and pitchforks. The Nikon D60 isn't two cameras bolted together in a Frankenstein-esque way. It's a pure Nikon DSLR with an old Canon name badge. Matt Grayson investigates.

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29 Mar 2015 11:48pm
Nikon Coolpix P900 Sample Photos
Sample photos from the new Nikon Coolpix P900 - the camera features an 83x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 24-2000mm in 35mm terms.
27 Mar 2015 7:05PM
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28 Mar 2015 5:07pm
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Lens, the new superzoom macro lens from Sigma. Review based on a pre-production sample.
18 Jun 2012 1:23PM
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28 Mar 2015 4:24pm
Personality Portraits Used To Re-Home Dogs
An American humane society is using brilliant photo booth images of dogs to help re-home them.
28 Mar 2015 12:00AM
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28 Mar 2015 3:35pm
Basic Town & City Photographic Tips
Towns are full of photographic opportunities. When are you going to take your camera to yours?
28 Mar 2015 1:00AM
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28 Mar 2015 11:29am
Tilt Lens Effect Using Photoshop
Tilt Lens Effect Using Photoshop
How to create toy model type photos using a tilt lens effect in Photoshop
31 Dec 2011 12:00AM
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27 Mar 2015 6:51pm
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM A Review
Gary Wolstenholme puts one of Sigma's top of the range lenses to the test. Read on to see how it scores.
27 Mar 2015 8:49AM
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27 Mar 2015 8:38am
Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 Sample Photos
We go hands-on with the new 42.5mm f/1.7 portrait lens from Panasonic, and post some sample photos.
22 Mar 2015 12:31PM
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27 Mar 2015 2:23am
Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G VR II Review
Gary Wolstenholme puts Nikon's new telephoto zoom lens with a collapsible design to the test.
26 Mar 2015 2:12PM
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26 Mar 2015 9:09pm
The Photography Show 2015 Show Report
We are at The Photography Show 2015, at the NEC in Birmingham, read our show report here!
23 Mar 2015 9:42AM
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26 Mar 2015 1:13pm
Macro Water Drop Image Wins March Photo Month Week 3
A macro water drop image has won this week's Photo Month prize.
25 Mar 2015 12:00PM