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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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    Tokina AF 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 PRO DX Review

    Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Tokina AF 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 PRO DX, a fast wide-angle lens.

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    Photo Trigger Review

    We take a look at the Photo Trigger - an audio, light and motion camera trigger system with built in intervalometer.

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    Nero Trigger Review

    We test the totally redesigned Nero Trigger, and have a party popping a few balloons in the process. Find out if we're still in party spirit at the end of the review.

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    Sony Cybershot QX100 Review

    Daniel Bell reviews the Sony Cybershot QX100 a camera which is designed to work with a smartphone using Wi-Fi. It has a 20.2 megapixel sensor and 3.6x optical zoom.

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    Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Review

    Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD lens for full-frame Digital SLRs.

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    Lastolite Softcube

    Peter Bargh looks at the Lastolite Softcube - a light tent designed to help you shoot better product photography.

    • 25 Apr 2002
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    Minolta Dimage 7

    Peter Bargh gets the first look at the eagerly awaited Minolta Dimage 7

    • 24 May 2001
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    Albumprinter Hardback Photobook Review

    Want to create a book of photos, a calendar, flip-book, softback or hardback? Duncan Evans assesses the online service that provides the technology behind Tesco’s branding.

    • 17 Dec 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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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

    Get a normal sized compact, stick a grip on it and an oversized lens and what have you got? The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28-simple. Just like Matt Grayson.

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    Canon IXUS 980IS

    It's a politically correct world we live in, so it's nice to see the Canon IXUS 980IS with its well-rounded design. Secretly, Matt Grayson thinks it's fat.

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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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26 May 2017 11:43am
Top 11 Best Travel Zoom Lenses For Micro Four Thirds Cameras 2017
We round-up the best Micro Four Thirds zoom lenses that are currently available and perfect for travel.
25 May 2017 1:00PM
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26 May 2017 1:12am
Build Your Own Transparent Camera With This DIY Camera Kit
You can now assemble your own compact camera that's see-through and captures 5MP images.
22 May 2017 2:40PM
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25 May 2017 8:36pm
Still life photography
Still life photography
Gary Hickin Shows you how to set up and shoot a still life.
5 Dec 2010 12:01AM
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25 May 2017 2:15pm
Third May Photo Month Winner Revealed
It's time to announce the third May Photo Month winner who gets a year's Plus membership.
25 May 2017 1:28PM
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24 May 2017 9:48pm
Soligor 400mm f/6.3 T2 Lens Review
John Riley has a look at this classic telephoto lens, the Soligor 400mm f/6.3 T2.
16 May 2017 9:00AM
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24 May 2017 3:50am
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 Asph Review
John Riley reviews the new wide-angle zoom from Panasonic, the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 Asph for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
26 Apr 2017 11:32AM
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24 May 2017 3:43am
Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 Lumix G Vario Lens Review
Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 Lumix G Vario Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the ultra-wide Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 Lumix G Vario Micro Four Thirds lens.
8 Mar 2012 8:09AM
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24 May 2017 3:39am
Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Review
John Riley reviews the new Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF G Master OSS portrait lens for Sony E mount cameras.
16 May 2017 1:53PM
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19 May 2017 6:54am
7 Essential Zoo Photography Tips
Take your camera along to the zoo for some close-up animal photography.
19 May 2017 12:10AM
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18 May 2017 5:31pm
Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD Review
John Riley reviews the new Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD lens for Nikon and Canon APS-C DSLR cameras.
28 Feb 2017 3:38PM