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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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    Ricoh WG-4 GPS Review

    The Ricoh WG-4 is the tough, waterproof, compact camera from Ricoh and features a 4x optical zoom lens as well as built in GPS.

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    Olympus PEN E-PL2 Review

    John Riley takes a look at the PEN E-PL2, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera from Olympus.

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    Nikon D5000 Digital SLR Review

    After retiring the D40, Nikon have replaced it with the D5000. What does the new model do that the other didn't and is it worth upgrading?

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    Pentax WG-3 Review

    The Pentax WG-3 is waterproof to 14m, shock resistant to 2m and freeze resistant to -10°C. Daniel Bell reviews.

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    Casio EX-F1

    Sit down Hamilton. On your bike, Coulthard. Matt Grayson is here with the Casio EX-F1, a camera so fast it makes your back hurt.

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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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    Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye

    We take a look at the circular fisheye lens from Sigma - the world’s only 8mm lens with full autofocus capability.

    • 11 Sep 2006
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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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    Kodak EasyShare M863

    Matt Grayson has a butchers at the EasyShare M863 from Kodak. A small, cheerful camera for the happy snapper crowd.

    • 25 Apr 2008
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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Review

    Micro Four Thirds is proving itself a worthy adversary to APS-C sensor DSLRs and Panasonic are still on the offensive with the Lumix DMC-G10.

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    Contax G2

    We take a look at the classic Contax G2 camera.

    • 21 Jul 2006
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    Olympus FE-290

    Like Danny DeVito, the Olympus FE-290 is small and wide. Matt Grayson wonders whether it will also be able to forge a successful career in comedy acting without actually being funny.

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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
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20 Sep 2014 7:08pm
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan shares his thoughts on the Olympus OM-D.
18 Oct 2012 12:00AM
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20 Sep 2014 5:34am
30 Must-Read Techniques To Try In September 2014
Welcome to September's Photo Month where you'll find 30 techniques, features and more.
1 Sep 2014 12:00AM