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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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    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.

    • 6 Sep 2007
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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...

    • 26 Nov 2007
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    Serif PhotoPlus X2

    Who better to rate a program that offers twice as much as usual than Duncan Evans whose girth is equally double that of the norm.

    • 10 Dec 2007
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    Pentax K20D DSLR Digital SLR Review

    In mid January, it's good to get in the sun, so when Pentax took Matt Grayson to the burning desert to test their new DSLR, he packed his SPF50 with glee. It's just a shame it was cloudy and raining all the time.

    • 24 Jan 2008
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    Nikon D3 Review

    In August 2007, Nikon unveiled the D3 Pro DSLR. A camera so monstrous, we should technically be scared of it. Ian Andrews puts it to the test.

    • 31 Jan 2008
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    Hensel Expert Pro 500 Plus

    Jeff Cable was recently looking for a studio flash replacement, he chose the Hensel Expert Pro 500 Plus, find out why here.

    • 6 Jun 2008
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    Paper Spectrum Professional paper

    Matt Grayson takes a look at a batch of paper from Paper Spectrum designed for the professional photographer.

    • 14 Feb 2008
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    Elinchrom Ranger RX Speed

    Peter Bargh dips his toe (literally) into the water as he tests an Elinchrom Ranger battery powered studio kit on a beach in Suffolk.

    • 11 Mar 2008
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    Canon EOS 450D

    Eos was the Greek goddess of dawn which is why Canon cameras now bear her name. Matt Grayson takes a look at the 450D to see if it's a legend or a fairy tale.

    • 22 May 2008
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    Casio EX-F1

    Sit down Hamilton. On your bike, Coulthard. Matt Grayson is here with the Casio EX-F1, a camera so fast it makes your back hurt.

    • 27 May 2008
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    Nikon Coolpix S550

    Matt Grayson takes a look at another cool Nikon compact in the form of the S550. He knows it's cool because it says so on the front.

    • 18 Aug 2008
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    Canon EOS 1000D Review

    Matt Grayson takes a first look at the Canon EOS 1000D digital SLR. The brand new entry level model designed for beginners to photography and compact users looking to move into DSLR territory.

    • 9 Jul 2008
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22 Apr 2018 2:24pm
Asahi Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/3.5 Review
John Riley reviews the Asahi Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/3.5 lens on a 36mp Full-Frame Pentax K-1 DSLR.
18 Apr 2018 12:00PM
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22 Apr 2018 2:01pm
Sony Alpha A7 Mark III Full Review
Read our full verdict on the new Sony Alpha A7 Mark III - Sony's latest full-frame mirrorless camera, with a 24mp BSI CMOS sensor, 10fps continuous shooting, and 4K video recording.
20 Apr 2018 11:50AM
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21 Apr 2018 4:53am
Laowa Announce Four New Lenses
Venus Optics has announced four new Laowa lenses, including a 4mm f/4 Fisheye (MFT), 10-18mm f/4.5-5 FE Zoom, 100mm f/2.8 2x Macro, and 17mm f/4 GFX lens.
20 Apr 2018 5:59PM
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20 Apr 2018 10:50pm
9 Need To Know Photography Composition Rules
9 Need To Know Photography Composition Rules
Take better photos by following these basic photography rules.
30 Apr 2014 12:00AM
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20 Apr 2018 11:42am
Find Out Which Photographic Companies Have Won A 2018 TIPA World Award
The results for this year's highly acclaimed TIPA World Awards have been announced.
19 Apr 2018 10:19AM
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19 Apr 2018 2:52pm
Meike Announce New 85mm AF Lens
Meike has announced a new 85mm f/1.8 full frame lens in Canon EF mount - their first AF lens.
18 Apr 2018 2:22PM
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19 Apr 2018 2:15pm
Here Are The First Nikon Lenses You Should Buy (After The Kit Lens)
Wanting to expand your lens collection but aren't sure which lens to buy next? If you're a Nikon shooter, this guide will help you.
18 Apr 2018 1:30PM
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19 Apr 2018 8:59am
Jessops Launches 'Next Generation' Photo Stores
Jessops has announced store revamps to cater for the smartphone savvy generation.
16 Apr 2018 3:29PM
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18 Apr 2018 11:24am
21 Top Books For Learning Adobe Photoshop
Wondering what layers are? Need some help with the Lasso tool? Well, a book that talks all things Photoshop maybe just what you're looking for.
17 Apr 2018 8:00AM
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17 Apr 2018 2:44pm
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Announced
Sony has announced the new Xperia XZ2 designed for low-light photography with dual cameras.
16 Apr 2018 12:49PM