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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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    Olympus E-3 hands on first look

    Claiming the world's fastest autofocus speed, along with 1/8000sec shutter speed, 5fps and a 10mp sensor, Olympus' latest digital SLR could put the company well and truly back in the professional arena. Peter Bargh, spends a day with the camera to check out these, and an array of other demanding features, in a first look preview.

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    Olympus E-30

    Stuck in the middle: Matt Grayson looks at the Olympus E-30 prosumer DSLR.

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    Olympus E-P1

    Olympus step into the Micro Four Thirds world with the E-P1. Matt Grayson met with Olympus to give his thoughts.

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    Olympus E-620

    The new E-620 from Olympus could just well be the most perfect camera ever made. Matt Grayson gives his thoughts.

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    Olympus E-520

    In a sector of the market that's becoming more crowded than a west end pub, Olympus introduce yet another model to its Four Thirds system. Peter Bargh drinks in the atmosphere and checks out the latest talent to see if it's a luxurious cocktail or a pint of watered down ale.

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    Olympus E-450

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the new Olympus E-450 to see if it gets his coveted nod of approval.

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    Olympus Zuiko Digital 14-54mm f/2.8-3.5 II

    A standard zoom for Four Thirds digital SLRs with a relatively bright maximum aperture.

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    Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 50-200mm 1:2.8-3.5 SWD

    Gary Wolstenholme tests the Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 50-200mm lens which features a relatively bright maximum aperture and also has a silent SWD focusing motor.

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    Olympus E-P1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

    FourThirds Showdown: Micro FourThirds has been welcomed by enthusiasts due to its compact build and DSLR sensor. The Olympus E-P1 and Panasonic GF1 are two retro looking models that offer many artistic features.

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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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    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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    Olympus PEN E-P3 M43rds Review

    Joshua Waller reviews the new Olympus PEN E-P3 - the E-P3 is the top of the range PEN camera from Olympus and promises the World's Fastest Auto Focus - but does it deliver?

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27 Mar 2015 8:53pm
Nikon Coolpix P900 Sample Photos
Sample photos from the new Nikon Coolpix P900 - the camera features an 83x optical zoom lens, equivalent to 24-2000mm in 35mm terms.
27 Mar 2015 7:05PM
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27 Mar 2015 6:51pm
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM A Review
Gary Wolstenholme puts one of Sigma's top of the range lenses to the test. Read on to see how it scores.
27 Mar 2015 8:49AM
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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