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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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  • Thumbnail : Trek-Tech Optera 460

    Trek-Tech Optera 460

    Matt Grayson gets to look at the Optera 460 from Trek-Tech. Something else with ridiculously bandy legs.

  • Thumbnail : Manfrotto 055CX Pro3

    Manfrotto 055CX Pro3

    Manfrotto increase the range of Carbon Fibre units adding to the popular 055 range. Matt Grayson is on hand to give support.

  • Thumbnail : FocusFX.nl Gray Card

    FocusFX.nl Gray Card

    Grey cards and colour meters have been the secret weapon of pro photographers for years, Peter Bargh checks out the Gray Card from FocusFX.nl

    • 15 Oct 2008
  • Thumbnail : The Wildlife Studio - Delux Beanbag

    The Wildlife Studio - Delux Beanbag

    Peter Bargh looks for a camera support for use on a family holiday and finds the Wildlife Studio's Delux Beanbag is an unusual alternative to a tripod.

  • Thumbnail : Portrait Photography tutorial DVD with Monte Zucker

    Portrait Photography tutorial DVD with Monte Zucker

    The only other DVD Gary Wolstenholme had seen before with a Monty in it was the full one. Here he takes a look at whether this offering should leave its hat on.

  • Thumbnail : FreeLoader Globetrotter

    FreeLoader Globetrotter

    Matt Grayson is always on the lookout for ways to get to sit in the sun. The FreeLoader Globetrotter uses solar energy to recharge dead cameras. It uses artificial light too, but he forgot to mention that.

  • Thumbnail : Camlink Sigma portable power pack

    Camlink Sigma portable power pack

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the Camlink Sigma Power pack and Charger to see if he can keep going and going and going... etc.

    • 18 Jul 2008
  • Thumbnail : Manfrotto 190CX Pro4 & 486RC2 head

    Manfrotto 190CX Pro4 & 486RC2 head

    After winning a trophy using the Manfrotto 190CX Pro4 tripod, award winning technical writer Matt Grayson gives his review.

  • Thumbnail : CBL colour balance lens

    CBL colour balance lens

    Roses are red and violets are blue. At least they should be and that's where the CBL comes in. Gary Wolstenholme takes a balanced look.

  • Thumbnail : KATA R-103

    KATA R-103

    The KATA R-103 is a bag created from the minds of tough soldier types. Matt Grayson laughs in the face of danger and gives it an honest review.

  • Thumbnail : Cameramac

    Cameramac

    With thoughts of toffee-flavoured white chocolate coursing through his mind, Gary Wolstenholme wasn't disappointed at all when he found that the Cameramac is actually a rain cover. He prefers proper white chocolate anyway.

    • 1 Jul 2008
  • Thumbnail : Crumpler Le Royale 17in Laptop case

    Crumpler Le Royale 17in Laptop case

    Holy Cow Batman! Gary Wolstenholme investigates whether parking your Macbook in the Crumpler Le Royale is like valet parking for your Bentley or a Batcave type affair.

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28 Aug 2015 12:40pm
Tips On Photographing Storms
Here's some top tips on photographing stormy weather.
28 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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27 Aug 2015 10:39pm
Photographing Canals
Spend an hour or two with your camera at the side of a canal and you'll soon have plenty of images.
27 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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27 Aug 2015 6:12pm
Canon EOS 5DS R Review
The Canon EOS 5DS R offers a 50.6 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor along with low-pass cancellation filter for improved resolution and detail in photos.
25 Aug 2015 8:41AM
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27 Aug 2015 5:44pm
Leica S (Typ 007) Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new 37.5 megapixel Leica S (Type 007) and post a number of sample photos taken with the medium format DSLR.
25 Aug 2015 2:00PM
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27 Aug 2015 5:28pm
Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT Lens Video Review
Find out what David Thorpe thinks of the Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7ASPH lens designed for MFT cameras.
27 Aug 2015 1:56PM
joshwa and 2 others commented on this.
27 Aug 2015 9:28am
Filter Comparison Review
We compare a number of filters to see if it is worth paying more, or whether you can save money by buying cheap on eBay.
21 Aug 2015 1:54PM
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27 Aug 2015 12:17am
Corel PaintShop Pro X8 Review
We look at the latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro X8 with new tools and enhanced features.
19 Aug 2015 2:28PM
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26 Aug 2015 11:20pm
Win An ExpoImaging Rogue FlashBender 2 Portable Lighting Kit
We've teamed up with ExpoImaging to offer you the chance to win the new and improved Rogue FlashBender 2 portable lighting kit!
20 Aug 2015 8:52AM
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26 Aug 2015 6:34pm
Modulo Camera Will Never Overexpose An Image
MIT has developed a camera that won't overexpose an image called the Modulo.
19 Aug 2015 11:35AM
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26 Aug 2015 6:23pm
Learn Posing Techniques With The Help Of A Professional Model
Hiring a professional model for a photography shoot has many benefits but have you ever thought by doing so, they could actually help teach you a thing or two you might not know about portrait photography?
20 Aug 2015 1:00PM