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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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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
ThomasT and 6 others commented on this.
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
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15 May 2017 9:50pm
7 Free Ebook for Photographers To Get Inspired
PhotoWhoa have 7 free photography eBooks photographers can download and they focus on a variety of photographic subjects.
1 Mar 2017 3:34PM
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15 May 2017 6:40pm
Artistic Pelican Image Awarded POTW Accolade
Beautiful artistic pelican image awarded Photo of the Week accolade.
15 May 2017 11:21AM
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15 May 2017 4:15pm
3 Basic Techniques For Lighting Anything
Here are 3 great lighting techniques you can use to light almost anything.
11 May 2017 10:00AM