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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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    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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    Nikon D800 vs D800E Digital SLR Review

    The Nikon D800 offers 36.3 megapixels in a full frame Digital SLR, the D800E does as well, but offers even more detail, find out how the two cameras differ.

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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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    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.

  • Thumbnail : Nikon D3S Digital SLR Review

    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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    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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    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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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
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25 Mar 2015 9:03pm
How Do You Photograph The Moon?
Want to learn how you can capture a decent image of the moon with your kit? Have a read of this.
20 Mar 2015 1:00AM
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25 Mar 2015 8:31pm
Ten Top Tips To Teach Photography Newbies
Know someone who's new to photography? Here are ten quick tips to help them get started.
10 Mar 2015 1:00AM
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25 Mar 2015 8:17pm
Seascapes With Slow Shutter Speeds
Slow shutter speeds and seascapes go together like jam and peanut butter. Here's why and how to use them to your advantage.
22 Mar 2015 1:00AM
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25 Mar 2015 6:33pm
Sigma dp0 Quattro Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Sigma dp0 Quattro, the camera features a 14mm f/4 ultra-wide angle lens, and Sigma's unique Foveon sensor.
23 Mar 2015 9:38AM
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25 Mar 2015 3:57pm
Black And White Portrait Wins POTW
An excellently composed black and white portrait has been crowned Photo of the Week.
23 Mar 2015 12:40PM
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25 Mar 2015 3:37pm
FlashQ Q20 Flash
Indiegogo project to bring FlashQ Q20 flash unit to life.
25 Mar 2015 9:43AM