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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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    Pentax Espio 160

    Pentax Espio 160 mini view

    • 25 Apr 2001
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    The great DSLR shootout

    Duncan Evans puts the Nikon D90, Canon EOS 550D and the Pentax K-7 through their paces in a head to head comparison test.

    • 16 Nov 2010
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    Budget group

    Matt Grayson gives the lowdown on a selection of budget compacts in the price range of 120 that are suitable for the happy snapper, first time buyer or as a gift.

    • 4 Sep 2008
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    DSLR group test

    It's tiring trudging around shops and trying to find cameras navigating that pesky search option. So we've compiled the best DSLRs in the mid-range and put them here.

    • 18 Aug 2009
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    Vintage 200mm Lenses Compared On Micro 4/3rds

    See how old lenses perform with a number of photos taken using old 200mm lenses on a Micro 4/3rds camera.

    • 10 Aug 2012
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    Ricoh GR Hands-On Preview

    We get a hands on look at the new Ricoh GR - the new APS-C sensor compact is the first Ricoh camera developed with Pentax.

    • 17 Apr 2013
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    Ricoh GR Review

    The Ricoh GR is the World's smallest compact with an APS-C sensor, and features a wide-angle 28mm equivalent lens. Find out how this camera performs in our review.

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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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    Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM Lens Review

    A 3.3x zoom lens covering super-telephoto focal lengths, with optical stabilisation to aid hand held shooting.

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    Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro

    Ian Andrews puts the new telephoto lens from Tamron through its paces.

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    Panasonic DMC-FX100

    With a mighty 12Mp resolution packed into a compact body, the new camera from Panasonic is the exact opposite of Duncan Evans but he takes a look anyway.

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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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30 Oct 2014 9:57am
HD PENTAX-DA 16-85mm F/3.5-5.6ED DC WR Lens
Ricoh Imaging UK has expanded the Pentax lens range with the introduction of a new zoom lens.
30 Oct 2014 8:41AM
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29 Oct 2014 2:24pm
Canon 100-400mm L IS USM
Canon 100-400mm L IS USM

14 Jun 2006 12:00AM
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29 Oct 2014 1:57pm
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL7 Full Review
Read our full review of the new Olympus PEN Lite E-PL7 with built in Wi-Fi and Selfie touch-screen.
27 Oct 2014 1:00PM
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29 Oct 2014 1:07pm
Take An Autumn Photography Walk With Your Nikon
Take An Autumn Photography Walk With Your Nikon
Head out for a walk in the crisp autumn air to get a different view.
23 Oct 2014 12:00AM
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27 Oct 2014 7:23pm
Panasonic Lumix G 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens Review
Panasonic Lumix G 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new, more compact, Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 telephoto zoom lens.
9 Aug 2013 12:41PM
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27 Oct 2014 6:04pm
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-150mm f/4-5.6 Review
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-150mm f/4-5.6 Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews this superzoom lens designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras.
20 Sep 2013 3:15PM
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27 Oct 2014 12:54pm
Leica Want You To Give Up Your DSLR
Leica Camera UK has announced a trade-in offer towards the purchase of the new Leica M-P.
27 Oct 2014 9:49AM
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27 Oct 2014 9:07am
Top 10 Best Budget Compact Digital Cameras
We take a look at 10 top compact digital cameras all available for around £100.
17 Oct 2014 12:00AM
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26 Oct 2014 1:52am
Night Photography Series Taken With The Sony A7s
Low light astrophotography sample photos taken with the Sony Alpha A7s.
24 Oct 2014 12:15AM
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25 Oct 2014 4:27pm
Wide Lenses Aren't Just For Landscapes
Wide Lenses Aren't Just For Landscapes
How to use wide-angle lens distortion creatively.
8 Oct 2014 12:15AM