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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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    Pentax Optio E30

    Summer is upon us, holidays are around the corner and Pentax are offering the Optio E30 to relieve you stress on your jollies. Matt Grayson gives it a whirl.

    • 6 Jul 2007
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    Roxiolabs Media Ticker

    Media brain-boxes RoxioLabs have released a free download to liven up your desktop which works like a news ticker on TV and will load local digital images from your computer or RSS feeds from the interweb. Matt Grayson takes a look.

    • 10 Jul 2007
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    Casio Exilim EX-Z75

    Do thin cameras have to compromise other features to keep the size down? Matt Grayson takes a look at the Exilim EX-Z75. A camera so thin that if it stood sideways, a teacher would mark it absent.

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    Lexar Professional UDMA 300x 4Gb

    With Professionals wanting bigger and faster cards all the time, Lexar have released the fastest of them all. Matt Grayson takes a look at a card with a 300x write speed.

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    Lexar Secure II Plus 4Gb

    Those clever fellows at Lexar have released a Secure Flash drive suitable for Professional photographers to use. Matt Grayson has a look at one.

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    Manfrotto 055x Pro & 804 RC2 head

    With an adjustable centre column and three way head, the Manfrotto 055x ProB & 804 RC2 head are a combination as flexible as a boneless gymnast. Matt Grayson dons his tights to take a look.

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    Kodak easyshare G600

    It's a sharing, caring world and Matt Grayson is not one to turn his nose up at someone giving him something free. The Kodak easyshare G600 printer is designed to do that. But he has to give the printer back once he's finished.

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    Sativa Professional camera rucksack

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the Sativa Professional Camera rucksack which is made out of Hemp. He chooses his words carefully in case he upsets people and ends up getting stoned.

    • 15 Oct 2007
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    VueScan

    Unhappy with your scans? If your whites are coming out of the scanner a dirty grey then you need the ultimate in scanning software. Duncan Evans reveals the industry’s best kept secret.

    • 26 Oct 2007
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    Pentax Optio Z10

    The Pentax Optio Z10 has been designed with no moving external parts. Lethargic Matt Grayson simply decides not to use his.

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    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 review

    Sorting, selecting, correcting and churning out your images for a variety of formats is now easier than ever, as Duncan Evans investigates.

    • 29 Nov 2007
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    Canon Powershot A460

    SNAP SHOT REVIEW - Matt Grayson looks at the features of the Canon Powershot A460 and gives a definitive buying answer.

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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.
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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
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18 May 2017 2:49am
Canon EOS 800D Full Review
Read our full review of the new Canon EOS 800D Digital SLR with built-in guide mode, and faster continuous shooting.
15 May 2017 10:00AM