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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 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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    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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    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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    Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4 G ED VRII

    Nikon's flagship super-telephoto zoom now sports the latest generation Vibration Reduction system and Nikon's Nano Crystal lens coating. Here Gary Wolstenholme puts it through its paces.

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    Fujifilm X-E2 Review

    We have a look at the new Fujifilm X-E2 with built in Wi-Fi and improved handling. Find out how it performs in our full review.

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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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    Fujifilm FinePix F60fd

    The Fujifilm FinePix F60fd has advanced face detection technology. Perfect for Matt Grayson who looks like someone's paid a visit with the ugly stick.

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    Sony Alpha A900

    After finally getting hold of the Sony Alpha A900, Matt Grayson sees if it's just as good as everyone seems to think it is.

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    Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd

    Close your bedroom curtains! Matt Grayson is testing the Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd with 18x optical zoom.

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    Fujifilm FinePix Z10fd Review

    Gwyneth Paltrow once led a mirrored existence in Sliding Doors. Matt Grayson would like to point out the Fujifilm FinePix Z10fd also features a sliding door but doesn't have Joey Boswell from Bread directing it.

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    Pentax Optio A40

    Matt Grayson gets to grips with the Pentax Optio A40. A camera with a name like a stretch of road that goes from Oxford to Haverfordwest.

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23 Sep 2014 6:53pm
ePHOTOzine Chats To Dave Kai-Piper
ePHOTOzine Chats To Dave Kai-Piper
Dave Kai-Piper is a Pentax Ricoh photographer that shoots everything from models to weddings and gig photography.
21 Nov 2013 4:01PM
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23 Sep 2014 12:13pm
Photographing Water In The Landscape
Learn how to take top images of watery themed landscapes with our essential tips.
22 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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23 Sep 2014 11:38am
Kipon HandeVision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 Hands-On Preview
We have a hands-on look at the Kipon HandeVision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 lens, as well as the Kipon HandeVision 12mm f/2.8 lens for mirrorless cameras.
20 Sep 2014 9:21PM
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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