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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 EOS 1000D, Nikon D3000 & Sony Alpha A230

    Bag yourself a DSLR bargain. We test three top-performing DSLRs that offer brilliant value for money at under 400 each. Our test reveals the best buy.

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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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    Epson Stylus Photo PX650

    Can a printer for 125 make prints better than lab quality? That's what we'll find out.

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ45 vs FZ100

    Daniel Bell takes a look at two 24x optical zoom cameras from Panasonic.

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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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    Epson Stylus Photo R2880

    Epson are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the EP101 printer with the release of the R2880. Matt Grayson travelled to London in the hope of getting some birthday cake. He was disappointed.

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    Under 250 Christmas gift compacts

    Christmas is coming! We test three great value for money, feature-rich compacts that make for perfect presents.

    • 8 Dec 2009
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    Noise reduction software

    Sometimes a fast film speed is necessary and the resultant noise can reduce your picture to a speckly wreck. Here we test various noise reduction programs to see which are the best.

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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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    Plustek OpticFilm 7600i SE

    The Plustek OpticFilm 7600i SE is a film scanner with 48-bit colour and 7200dpi resolution, bundled with Silverfast to deliver infrared dust and scratch removal. It's quiet, it's easy to use, but is it worth 239?

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    Ricoh CX2 vs Ricoh CX3

    With back a illuminated CMOS sensor, 10Mp resolution and ISO3200, are these main changes enough of an improvement for the Ricoh CX3?

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Today there's a photographic holiday up for grabs in the Christmas prize draw.
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SabreSwitch TriggerBeam Pro Review
Reviewed: The SabreSwitch TriggerBeam Pro TBP-1 Remote Trigger Kit - everything you need to get setup in capturing wildlife and other moving subjects.
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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G lens review
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G lens review
Gary Wolstenholme investigates Nikon's latest wide aperture 50mm lens with silent focusing.
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Free Foliopic Lite For A Year & e2 For 1 Month!
Merry Christmas! Today, everyone gets the gift of free foliopic Lite for a whole year, plus a free month of e2!
25 Dec 2014 12:00AM
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28 Dec 2014 3:30am
Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC prime lens, with a bright f/1.4 aperture, the lens is available for full-frame and APS-C cameras.
16 Oct 2014 12:00AM
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27 Dec 2014 9:03am
Fujifilm X30 Full Review
Read our full review of the new Fujifilm X30 - the serious compact camera from Fujifilm features an electronic viewfinder, a tilting screen and built in Wi-Fi.
10 Oct 2014 3:00PM
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27 Dec 2014 8:00am
10 Top Tips For Taking Better Photos With Camera Phones
Here are ten tips to help you improve your phone photography skills.
27 Dec 2014 12:00AM
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26 Dec 2014 11:46am
Win A 1-Year e2 Membership
Today you can win 1 of 20 1-year e2 memberships in the Christmas prize draw.
24 Dec 2014 12:00AM
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24 Dec 2014 11:55pm
Sigma Announce LCD Viewfinder For Quattro Cameras
Sigma has announced the release of an LCD viewfinder for its Quattro range of cameras.
22 Dec 2014 10:44AM
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23 Dec 2014 7:06pm
Win 1 Of 5 Transcend DrivePro 100 Car Video Recorders
Today we have 5 Transcend DrivePro 100 Car Video Recorders up for grabs.
23 Dec 2014 12:00AM