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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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    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 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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    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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2 Sep 2014 8:37pm
Fujifilm X30 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Fujifilm X30 - the new serious compact camera from Fujifilm features an electronic viewfinder, a tilting screen and built in Wi-Fi.
26 Aug 2014 5:00AM
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2 Sep 2014 12:42pm
E-Mount Full Frame ZEISS Lenses Announced
ZEISS introduce two manual focus lenses for the E-mount full frame market.
2 Sep 2014 11:33AM
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1 Sep 2014 4:54pm
Nissin i40 Now Available In 4/3 And Sony Fit
Nissin has announced that the i40 flash is now available for Micro 4/3 and Sony mounts.
1 Sep 2014 11:08AM
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1 Sep 2014 3:49pm
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
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1 Sep 2014 11:13am
5 Easy Ways To Prevent Camera Shake
Here are five simple ways you can stop camera shake spoiling your shots.
1 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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31 Aug 2014 9:55pm
Pentax Release New DSLR With 'Innovative Illuminated Body'
Pentax has today released a new digital SLR camera, available in 12 fashionable colour variations.
27 Aug 2014 11:15PM
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31 Aug 2014 9:42pm
MPB Bring Canon EF 1200mm Lens To London
MPB Photographic recently bought the super rare canon EF 1200mm lens to London.
30 Aug 2014 6:00AM
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31 Aug 2014 4:05pm
What To Photograph On Day-Trips To Picturesque Villages
Take a trip to your nearest village as there's usually plenty of photographically friendly subjects to shoot.
25 Aug 2014 12:00AM
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29 Aug 2014 5:29pm
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens Review
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
13 Aug 2012 8:42AM
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29 Aug 2014 11:42am
Portrait Professional 12 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the latest version of PortraitPro v12 - the advanced portrait retouching software.
27 Aug 2014 10:01AM