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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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    Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro Review

    The latest incarnation of the SuperCCD DSLR from Fuji is put to the test by Duncan Evans.

    • 23 Apr 2007
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    Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Ultimate Review

    We look at the latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Ultimate with HDR merge and Dual Monitor support.

  • Thumbnail : DxO Optics Pro 9 Software Review

    DxO Optics Pro 9 Software Review

    Chris Frankland takes a look at DxO's Optics Pro 9 software.

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    Manfrotto 055x Pro & 804 RC2 head

    With an adjustable centre column and three way head, the Manfrotto 055x ProB & 804 RC2 head are a combination as flexible as a boneless gymnast. Matt Grayson dons his tights to take a look.

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    Samsung Pro 815 Review

    Samsung have a history of producing feature packed compact digital cameras at a reasonable price. In this review we take a look at the Pro 815 which is their first foray into the higher end of the digital camera market.

    • 22 Dec 2005
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    Capture One PRO

    Having already taken a look at Phase One's budget RAW processing solution, Capture One LE, Gary Wolstenholme turns his attention to Capture One PRO to see if the extra cost is justified by the additional features.

    • 11 Apr 2006
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    Epson Stylus Pro 3800

    When asked for two words that describe the Pro3800, most popular were big and square. Thats two things it has in common with Matt Grayson then.

    • 5 Jul 2007
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    Camera Bags Review

    Rebecca Bradley reviews the latest camera bags on the market from the leading manufacturers.

    • 6 Sep 2007
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    Build Your Own Camera - Lomo Konstruktor

    Stuart Fawcett goes hands-on with the new Lomography Konstruktor, the new DIY film SLR camera.

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    Sony Cyber-shot HX5

    With a back-illuminated sensor, GPS, a compass and 10x optical zoom the Sony Cyber-shot HX5 could be the most feature-laden camera they've produced.

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    Kodak Easyshare Z980

    With a huge 24x optical zoom, Raw recording and a portrait shutter release, is the Kodak Easyshare Z980 a suitable second camera for DSLR users?

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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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29 Mar 2015 11:48pm
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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28 Mar 2015 5:07pm
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Lens, the new superzoom macro lens from Sigma. Review based on a pre-production sample.
18 Jun 2012 1:23PM
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28 Mar 2015 4:24pm
Personality Portraits Used To Re-Home Dogs
An American humane society is using brilliant photo booth images of dogs to help re-home them.
28 Mar 2015 12:00AM
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28 Mar 2015 3:35pm
Basic Town & City Photographic Tips
Towns are full of photographic opportunities. When are you going to take your camera to yours?
28 Mar 2015 1:00AM
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28 Mar 2015 11:29am
Tilt Lens Effect Using Photoshop
Tilt Lens Effect Using Photoshop
How to create toy model type photos using a tilt lens effect in Photoshop
31 Dec 2011 12:00AM
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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