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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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Girl With Raven Wins Photo Of The Week Accolade
An atmospheric portrait of a girl and a raven has been awarded Photo of the Week this week.
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Photographers Merge Reality & Film To Create Interesting Imagery Of Famous Film Locations
Three Finnish girls, one tiny car and several photos later have lead to a rather quirky collection of film inspired imagery.
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28 May 2015 3:56pm
Sneak Peek At A New Lightroom CC Tool
New technology is coming to Lightroom CC and Adobe have released a sneak peek of it.
28 May 2015 11:56AM
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28 May 2015 9:25am
Join Panasonic For A Free Photo Walk
Panasonic and The National Trust will be holding a series of photo walks around the UK where photographers can try out Panasonic's latest 4K cameras.
27 May 2015 11:14AM
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27 May 2015 9:24pm
5 Top Transport Photography Techniques
Here are five tutorials that'll help you take better shots of cars, boats, trains and other transport.
5 May 2015 12:10AM
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27 May 2015 8:47pm
365-Gigapixel Pano Takes World's Largest Photo Crown
A panorama captured at 3500m of Mon Blanc is now the largest photo in the world.
26 May 2015 9:54AM
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27 May 2015 7:18pm
Top Tree And Leaf Photography Tips
Trees looks great in Autumn but you don't have to wait until then to photograph them.
22 May 2015 12:10AM
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27 May 2015 7:12pm
How To Create Dramatic Seascapes In Tonality
How to give your coastal shots more impact by converting them to moody monochrome.
27 May 2015 3:45PM
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27 May 2015 5:10pm
Rollei Releases Four New Selfie Sticks
Rollei has announced four new selfie sticks, all with different features.
5 May 2015 11:15AM
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27 May 2015 3:56pm
Samsung NX500 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the new Samsung NX500 - with a 28.2 megapixel APS-C BSI CMOS sensor, and 4K video recording, could this be the bargain mirrorless camera of the year?
7 Apr 2015 2:24PM