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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 EOS 400D

    Being the market leader in the fastest growing sector of the photographic market is a tough title to hold on to, especially with most major camera manufacturers announcing new entry-level products this year. Can Canon's latest entry-level offering, the EOS 400D, retain this position in the face of such fierce competition? In this review Gary Wolstenholme takes a look whether if anyone can, Canon can.

    • 20 Nov 2006
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    Canon EOS 400D preview - Hands on

    Our first preview of the Canon EOS 400D

    • 24 Aug 2006
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    Budget group

    It took Matt Grayson weeks of preparation like standing infront of the mirror practising jokes, hiring the tuxedo and drinking honey and lemon juice to improve his voice before being told that compering had been spelled incorrectly.

    • 12 Sep 2007
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    Canon EOS 1000D

    With the recent announcement of the Canon EOS 1000D, Matt Grayson takes a look at the specification to see what it will be capable of.

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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.

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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.

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    Understanding your Digital EOS with Brian Hall

    Understanding Your Digital EOS is one of a series of courses held by Experience Seminars, and is specifically structured around the Canon EOS system to cover all the basics of SLR photography.

    • 13 Jun 2007
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    Canon IXUS 950 IS

    Rebecca Bradley reviews the Canon IXUS 950 IS - proof that good things come in small packages.

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    Olympus E-410 DSLR Review

    A scant seven months after the release of the E-400, Olympus have replaced it with the E-410. Duncan Evans tried to substitute four words in his original review and post that but was caught out. For his penance, here's the all-new review.

    • 13 Jul 2007
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    Nikon D60

    Nikon owners, put down your scythes and pitchforks. The Nikon D60 isn't two cameras bolted together in a Frankenstein-esque way. It's a pure Nikon DSLR with an old Canon name badge. Matt Grayson investigates.

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    Nikon D40x Digital SLR Review

    With no little haste, Nikon has updated the D40 with a bigger sensor and user friendly interface. Duncan Evans checks it out.

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    DSLR group test

    It's tiring trudging around shops and trying to find cameras navigating that pesky search option. So we've compiled the best DSLRs in the mid-range and put them here.

    • 18 Aug 2009
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30 Aug 2015 4:55pm
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Lens, the new superzoom macro lens from Sigma. Review based on a pre-production sample.
18 Jun 2012 1:23PM
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30 Aug 2015 9:48am
Photographing Canals
Spend an hour or two with your camera at the side of a canal and you'll soon have plenty of images.
27 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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29 Aug 2015 8:22am
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Vs Olympus OM-D E-M10
We compare the new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II with the OM-D E-M10 to see what new features the OM-D E-M10 II brings to the MFT Olympus line-up.
25 Aug 2015 2:01PM
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28 Aug 2015 12:40pm
Tips On Photographing Storms
Here's some top tips on photographing stormy weather.
28 Aug 2015 12:10AM
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27 Aug 2015 6:12pm
Canon EOS 5DS R Review
The Canon EOS 5DS R offers a 50.6 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor along with low-pass cancellation filter for improved resolution and detail in photos.
25 Aug 2015 8:41AM
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27 Aug 2015 5:44pm
Leica S (Typ 007) Hands-On Preview
We go hands-on with the new 37.5 megapixel Leica S (Type 007) and post a number of sample photos taken with the medium format DSLR.
25 Aug 2015 2:00PM
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27 Aug 2015 5:28pm
Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH MFT Lens Video Review
Find out what David Thorpe thinks of the Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7ASPH lens designed for MFT cameras.
27 Aug 2015 1:56PM
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27 Aug 2015 9:28am
Filter Comparison Review
We compare a number of filters to see if it is worth paying more, or whether you can save money by buying cheap on eBay.
21 Aug 2015 1:54PM
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27 Aug 2015 12:17am
Corel PaintShop Pro X8 Review
We look at the latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro X8 with new tools and enhanced features.
19 Aug 2015 2:28PM
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26 Aug 2015 11:20pm
Win An ExpoImaging Rogue FlashBender 2 Portable Lighting Kit
We've teamed up with ExpoImaging to offer you the chance to win the new and improved Rogue FlashBender 2 portable lighting kit!
20 Aug 2015 8:52AM