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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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    Adobe Photoshop CS4

    After being blown away by the mind-boggling feature-set of Adobe Photoshop CS4, Matt Grayson takes a look himself.

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    Canon Powershot S90

    Back to the Future: Canon astound everyone by relaunching the once popular Powershot S series with a tidy 318 10Mp model with an f/2 lens and Raw recording.

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    Adobe Photoshop CS5

    An in-depth look at the new features of Photoshop CS5 - the image editing program part of the new Adobe CS5 Creative Suite.

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    Adobe Lightroom 3 Beta

    A comparison between the highly acclaimed Lightroom 2.6 and the new incarnation of this award winning Raw processor. With new features and functionality, as well as some comprehensive updates, will Lightroom 3 entice new users into the Adobe arena, or is it simply stretching the monopoly with unnecessary features?

    • 2 Apr 2010
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    Adobe Photoshop Touch For iPad App Review

    Adobe Photoshop have launched an app for the iPad, offering many of the features of Photoshop, Daniel Bell gives us his verdict.

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    Leica V-Lux 30 Digital Camera Review

    Daniel Bell reviews the Leica V-Lux 30, a premium compact camera with 16x optical zoom.

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    Olympus E-P2 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

    The Panasonic GF1 is the current champion of retro-looking Micro FourThirds cameras. Olympus want to challenge that title with the brand new E-P2 digital Pen. Sporting new Art filters, i-Enhance system and AF tracking, we find out if the extra 200 is well spent.

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    SilkyPix Developer Studio 3.0

    Despite attempts to worm out of doing anything, Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at this Silky black little number for you.

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    Capture One LE

    Shooting in RAW opens up new possibilities for digital photographers. It allows complete control over colour balance, tone and contrast. Because the information in the original RAW file is never altered, it is a also completely non-destructive process.

    • 7 Apr 2006
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    Capture One PRO

    Having already taken a look at Phase One's budget RAW processing solution, Capture One LE, Gary Wolstenholme turns his attention to Capture One PRO to see if the extra cost is justified by the additional features.

    • 11 Apr 2006
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    Pentax Q-S1 Review

    Reviewed, the new compact and stylish Pentax Q-S1, with 12 megapixel BSI sensor and a redesigned camera body available in a number of colours.

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    Apple Aperture 1.1

    • 20 Jun 2006
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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