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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Sep 2014 1:59pm
2 Spaces Left On Dorset Landscape Workshop
A workshop taking place in Dorset tomorrow currently has 2 places left for landscape fans.
30 Sep 2014 11:45AM
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30 Sep 2014 10:39am
Essential Tips For Capturing Landscapes In Fog & Mist
Here are a few tips to help you capture outdoor shots on mist days.
23 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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29 Sep 2014 7:15pm
Lytro Illum Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Lytro Illum, the new professional light field camera.
24 Sep 2014 10:36AM
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29 Sep 2014 2:50pm
Pompidoo Announce Camera Bag For Men
Pompidoo have announced a new camera bag, aimed at male photographers.
27 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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29 Sep 2014 8:21am
Arboretum Photography Tips
Here are a few tips on photography in an Arboretum.
29 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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28 Sep 2014 11:37pm
Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
26 Sep 2014 11:05AM
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28 Sep 2014 6:53am
How To Shoot Sunbeams Through Trees
Learn how to capture beams of light bursting through trees.
28 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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26 Sep 2014 11:24pm
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens Review
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the brand new pancake lens from Canon, the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM lens.
19 Jun 2012 12:00AM
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26 Sep 2014 8:57pm
10 Reasons Why A Tripod Is An Essential Tool For Landscape Photographers
See why we believe a tripod is an essential tool for photographers shooting landscapes.
26 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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26 Sep 2014 6:32pm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 Review
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 Review
Daniel Bell reviews the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60, a compact premium camera with 30x optical zoom and an 18.1 megapixel MOS sensor.
5 Feb 2014 6:25PM