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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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    Prosumer camera Group test

    Nearly every photographer has a prosumer model to back them up. Either as a camera to take on a day out or for if a full system is just too much to cope with. Now Matt Grayson takes four of the best and pits them against each other.

    • 25 Sep 2008
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    Leica M Monochrom Review

    The Leica M Monochrom is not only unique in the digital camera world as one of only a few digital rangefinders, but also the world's only black and white only digital camera.

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    Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Vs Sony Cyber-shot R1

    We travel back through time to take a look at the original large sensor bridge camera, the Sony Cyber-shot R1, and compare it to the new RX10.

    • 30 Dec 2013
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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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    Leica X1 Hands-On Preview

    The Leica X1 is a top-end compact camera with an APS-C sized sensor. Here is a preview of this 1395 compact.

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    Canon Powershot G11, Panasonic LX3 & Sigma DP2

    A top-end compact camera offers great picture-taking potential and could even replace your DSLR when you want to travel light. We test three popular prosumer compacts that will give your DSLR a good run for its money

    • 18 Nov 2009
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    Leica M9 Digital Rangefinder Review

    Leica once again come up smelling of roses with the M9. A full-frame rangefinder that even they thought couldn't be built.

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    Canon EOS 50D vs Pentax K-7

    When you're choosing a mid-level DSLR, should you go for the practical Canon EOS 50D or the fun Pentax K-7? With 120 price difference, is it worth the money to get all those features or is picture quality all you need?

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    Samsung Galaxy NX CSC Review

    The Samsung Galaxy NX is the only mirrorless camera running Android, but how does it perform and is the price justified? Find out in our review.

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    Samsung WB5000

    Samsung head up the superzoom arena with the WB5000, a 24x optical zoom compact with Raw recording, HD video and face recognition.

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    Ricoh GXR, 50mm & 24-72mm

    Ricoh have taken a totally new and radical approach to the design of their GXR: the digital sensor is built into the lens. Very innovative indeed but is it any good, and more importantly who is going to buy it?

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    Nikon D3S Digital SLR Review

    The Nikon D3S is arguably one of the most exciting DSLRs launched in 2009 with an incredible ISO range, fast shooting speed and everything else you would expect from a pro-spec Nikon DSLR.

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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