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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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    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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    iCap 15+ laptop and notebook light tent

    The iCap is a small tent designed for a laptop that can be used to view it in bright conditions, but it also protects it from rain when you get caught in a unexpected shower, or from bird poo! Peter Bargh pops open one to test with his Apple Powerbook - watch out blackbirds!

    • 3 Jul 2008
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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Digital Camera Review

    Daniel Bell reviews the 24x optical zoom Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 which has a constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 throughout the entire focal length.

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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 D800 Digital SLR Full Review

    Nikon's D800 is the highest resolution full frame Digital SLR available and features an impressive 36.3 megapixel sensor. Find out how it performs in our full review.

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    Pentax K-5 II vs K-5 IIs Comparison Review

    John Riley compares the Pentax K-5 II and Pentax K-5 IIs to see if the K-5 IIs is worth the additional investment.

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    Bulldog 5x4 self assembly camera

    In true MFI Style, Peter Bargh dons his overalls, grabs for the glue and reaches for the drill in an attempt to build the Bulldog - a 5x4in large format camera from Camera Bellows.

    • 18 Mar 2008
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    Pentax K-1 Full Review

    Read our full review of the new full-frame 36 megapixel Pentax K-1 Digital SLR, with a weather sealed body and unique tilting screen.

    • 29 Apr 2016
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    Digital memory group test

    Matt Grayson takes a look at a variety of memory cards to see what's what.

    • 26 Mar 2009
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    Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4 G ED VRII

    A preview of Nikon's new AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4 G ED VRII, complete with a comparison with the original version. Preview by Will Cheung

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    Sigma EF-500 DG ST dedicated flash gun

    The Sigma EF-500 DG ST promises to be a well equipped flashgun for the Pentax system and to find out Peter Bargh is seen flashing around Worksop.

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    Olympus Mju 1200

    ing to avoid a paradox... ...With a futuristic exterior like something from the future sent back through time, Matt Grayson investigates the Olympus Mju1200 whilst trying to avoid a paradox... ...With a futuristic exte...

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2 May 2016 2:56pm
Lego camera going on sale
Lego camera going on sale
Digital Blue joins forces with Lego to create a colourful new line of electronic gear.
19 Jan 2009 10:27AM
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1 May 2016 8:07pm
Pentax K-1 Full Review
Read our full review of the new full-frame 36 megapixel Pentax K-1 Digital SLR, with a weather sealed body and unique tilting screen.
29 Apr 2016 1:58PM
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1 May 2016 5:29pm
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Review
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Review
The premium Sony Cyber-shot RX10 bridge camera with 1inch sensor and bright f/2.8 Carl Zeiss lens reviewed.
22 Nov 2013 1:20PM
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1 May 2016 5:18pm
Pentax K-1 Full Size Sample Photos
Full-size sample photos from the new Pentax K-1 DSLR taken with a variety of Pentax FF lenses.
28 Apr 2016 1:37PM
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1 May 2016 8:06am
Why You Need Long Valley Photography Guides
Long Valley publish fantastic photography books showing you the best photo locations in an area.
1 May 2016 12:00AM
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29 Apr 2016 1:32pm
Top 10 Best Camera Phones For Photography 2015
If you're looking for a camera phone to capture better quality images with, have a look at our top 10 best camera phones.
21 Aug 2015 10:00AM
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29 Apr 2016 12:03pm
Pictar iPhone Camera Grip Kickstarter - Update
The Kickstarter campaign for the Pictar camera grip has reached its stretch goal of 150k so a dedicated PICTAR for the 6 / 6s PLUS will be unlocked, plus a new reward for ordering the PICTAR PLUS model has been added.
28 Apr 2016 11:05AM
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29 Apr 2016 8:58am
The UK's Landscape Photographer Of The Year Competition Opens For Entries
The search is now on to find the next winner of one of the nation's most exciting photographic competitions.
28 Apr 2016 12:36PM
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28 Apr 2016 6:41pm
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?
10 Mar 2015 4:58PM
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28 Apr 2016 4:21pm
Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Review
John Riley reviews the new Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD, a full-frame portrait lens with Vibration Compensation.
20 Apr 2016 9:47AM