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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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    Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

    Canon's EF-S lens mount is designed for it's 1.6x crop factor cameras and as the best of these is not aimed at true professionals, this constant aperture lens does not qualify for L class branding. We take a look at how it performs.

    • 2 Apr 2007
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    Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 AF-S VR DX Nikkor Review

    Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 AF-S VR DX Nikkor zoom lens.

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    Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

    A 5.5x telephoto zoom lens for DX cameras with Vibration Reduction which starts where bundled kit lenses stop extending your range through to a super-telephoto 300mm.

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    Ricoh GXR A16 24-85mm f/3.5 - 5.5 Review

    Joshua Waller reviews the new 16 megapixel APS-C sensor, wide angle zoom lens unit for the Ricoh GXR system, equivalent to 24-85mm. Find out how it performs in our review.

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    Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4 G ED VRII

    Nikon's flagship super-telephoto zoom now sports the latest generation Vibration Reduction system and Nikon's Nano Crystal lens coating. Here Gary Wolstenholme puts it through its paces.

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    Permajet FineArt Paper Review

    Brian Wadie reviews the latest range of FineArt printer paper from Permajet.

    • 28 Jan 2016
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    Fujifilm X-E2 Review

    We have a look at the new Fujifilm X-E2 with built in Wi-Fi and improved handling. Find out how it performs in our full review.

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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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    Canon EOS 1300D DSLR Review

    Reviewed, the new Canon EOS 1300D DSLR, the entry level DSLR from Canon that features built-in Wi-Fi and NFC.

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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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    Fujifilm FinePix Z10fd Review

    Gwyneth Paltrow once led a mirrored existence in Sliding Doors. Matt Grayson would like to point out the Fujifilm FinePix Z10fd also features a sliding door but doesn't have Joey Boswell from Bread directing it.

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    Pentax Optio A40

    Matt Grayson gets to grips with the Pentax Optio A40. A camera with a name like a stretch of road that goes from Oxford to Haverfordwest.

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Pentax Lens Roadmap Reveals New 50mm & 85mm Lenses
A new Pentax K-Mount lens roadmap has been published and on it are two new lenses.
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24 Feb 2017 9:57am
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Expert Review
We review the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, with 60fps continuous shooting at 20mp, 18fps C-AF raw shooting, CINE 4K video, 5-axis IS and more.
6 Jan 2017 2:55PM
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24 Feb 2017 9:20am
Panasonic Lumix FZ82 Sample Photos
We have a hands-on look at the new Panasonic Lumix FZ82, with 4K video recording, and have posted full-size sample photos.
24 Feb 2017 8:27AM
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24 Feb 2017 6:15am
Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII
Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII
A super wide-angle zoom aimed primarily at landscape and architecture photographers with a more affordable price and a slightly wider range than the camera makers' own models...is there a catch? We aim to find out.
3 Aug 2009 11:34AM
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24 Feb 2017 3:46am
10 Quick Tips On Photographing Garden Birds
Here are 10 basic but essential tips on photographing garden birds.
13 Jan 2017 12:10AM
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23 Feb 2017 11:30pm
Learn About The Common Redshank
Spotting and photographing the Common Redshank with the help of Eschenbach.
23 Feb 2017 4:00PM
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23 Feb 2017 6:45pm
Meike 25mm f/0.95 Lens Review
John Riley reviews the ultra-bright Meike 25mm f/0.95 prime lens for Micro Four Thirds and APS-C mirrorless cameras.
6 Jul 2016 10:48AM
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23 Feb 2017 5:32pm
Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2 PRO Lens Review
John Riley reviews the ultra-bright Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2 PRO prime lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
22 Feb 2017 10:24AM
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23 Feb 2017 2:37pm
5 Grey Day Photography Projects To Try
If the weather's not playing ball here are a few photography ideas to keep you busy.
23 Feb 2017 12:10AM
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23 Feb 2017 11:03am
Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 Sample Photos
Sample photos from the new Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 E-Mount lens - an affordable prime lens for Sony cameras.
16 Feb 2017 8:00AM