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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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    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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    Nikon CoolPix S500

    Short, squat with a chubby little body. No, it isn't Duncan Evans (though it would be an easy mistake to make), it's the new compact from Nikon.

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    Panasonic DMC L10

    A flip-out articulating screen and a Live view, itís almost like being in the pub watching football. Duncan Evans puts down his beer and picks up the new Four Thirds DSLR from Panasonic.

    • 13 Nov 2007
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    Prosumer camera Group test

    Nearly every photographer has a prosumer model to back them up. Either as a camera to take on a day out or for if a full system is just too much to cope with. Now Matt Grayson takes four of the best and pits them against each other.

    • 25 Sep 2008
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    Pentax K200D Review

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the K200D DSLR from Pentax. A camera suitable for newcomers to photography and users upgrading from compact cameras.

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    Sony Alpha A900

    After finally getting hold of the Sony Alpha A900, Matt Grayson sees if it's just as good as everyone seems to think it is.

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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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    Nikon F75

    Nikon F75 test

    • 14 May 2003
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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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    Pentax K-5 II Review

    The Pentax K-5 II updates the Pentax K-5 - find out how it performs in our review by John Riley.

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    Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Full Review

    Joshua Waller reviews the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II, with improved IS, 40 megapixel mode, and overhauled camera design, is the Mark II enough of an update to justify buying?

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29 Mar 2015 10:58am
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