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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 Optio T30

    The latest Pentax compact features a touch-sensitive screen. We get Duncan Evans, who is also a bit sensitive, to check it out.

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    Pentax Optio S1 Preview

    Pentax product manager, Steve Sanderson treated us to a glimpse of their new slim and stylish compact digital camera, the S1.

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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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21 Apr 2015 3:12pm
Pentax HD FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 ED DC AW Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 ED DC AW telephoto zoom lens for APS-C and FF cameras.
21 Apr 2015 9:08AM
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21 Apr 2015 3:11pm
Pentax HD FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens for full-frame and APS-C cameras.
20 Apr 2015 1:12PM
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20 Apr 2015 6:29pm
OnOne Perfect Photo Suite 9.5 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the latest version of OnOne's Perfect Photo Suite, version 9.5.
20 Apr 2015 11:30AM
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20 Apr 2015 11:39am
How to Photograph Fireworks
How to Photograph Fireworks
Mark Elliott of Better Photos shares his advice on shooting fireworks.
31 Oct 2011 12:00AM
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19 Apr 2015 9:45pm
April Photo Month Winner Week 2
Portrait image of a wasp wins April Photo Month week 2.
17 Apr 2015 10:00AM
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19 Apr 2015 11:09am
Nikon D7200 DSLR Review
Read our full review of the Nikon D7200 and find out what has changed between the D7100 and D7200.
15 Apr 2015 2:43PM
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18 Apr 2015 7:03pm
Metz 64 AF-1 Flash Review
The Metz 64 AF-1 digital flash gun is the top of the range Metz flash gun offering an impressive guide number of 64.
4 Sep 2014 9:54AM
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17 Apr 2015 9:53pm
Panasonic Lumix TZ70 Review
The Panasonic Lumix TZ70 offers a 30x optical zoom lens, built-in Wi-Fi, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder as well as a lower resolution 12.1 megapixel sensor. Say what? Yes, a lower resolution sensor.
3 Mar 2015 8:44AM
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17 Apr 2015 3:16pm
Olympus Firmware Update For OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Olympus has announced a firmware update for the OM-D E-M5 Mark II with 3 main improvements.
17 Apr 2015 1:02PM
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17 Apr 2015 2:31pm
Nikon Service Advisory For 300mm f/4 Lens
Nikon has confirmed a service advisory for the 300mm f/4 lens exhibiting blur in some situations when used with D800, D800E or D810 DSLRs.
17 Apr 2015 1:34PM