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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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22 Sep 2014 10:01pm
Canon EOS 7D Mark II Hands-On Preview
We have a hands-on look at the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II at Photokina 2014.
19 Sep 2014 3:02PM
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22 Sep 2014 8:56pm
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
Panasonic Lumix 20mm Vs 20mm II Lens Review
We compare the two Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 lenses to see if there are any additional benefits with the new version II lens.
16 Aug 2013 12:25PM
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22 Sep 2014 8:15pm
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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22 Sep 2014 6:39pm
Samsung NX1 Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new Samsung NX1, with a 28.2 megapixel APS-C sensor, 4K video and 15fps continuous shooting.
15 Sep 2014 11:00AM
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22 Sep 2014 1:07am
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Mirrorless Review
Joshua Waller tests the latest Olympus PEN camera, the Lite E-PL3, with the World's fastest auto focus and 5.5 fps shooting.
22 Aug 2011 4:06PM
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20 Sep 2014 9:15pm
Vanguard Expands Free Photo Guide Range
Vanguard has added two more photo guides which are available for download via the Vanguard website.
15 Sep 2014 9:15AM
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20 Sep 2014 8:34pm
SanDisk Announce World's Highest Capacity Card
SanDisk has announced a 512GB SD card which is currently the largest available.
12 Sep 2014 1:45PM
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20 Sep 2014 7:08pm
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan, Portraits And The OM-D EM-5
Paul Morgan shares his thoughts on the Olympus OM-D.
18 Oct 2012 12:00AM
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20 Sep 2014 5:34am
30 Must-Read Techniques To Try In September 2014
Welcome to September's Photo Month where you'll find 30 techniques, features and more.
1 Sep 2014 12:00AM
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19 Sep 2014 5:52pm
Pentax K-Mount Lens Roadmap And K-3 Gunmetal
Pentax K-Mount Lens Roadmap and K-3 Gunmetal Edition shown at Photokina 2014. Updated 18/09/2014.
18 Sep 2014 6:50PM