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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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    BenQ DC T700

    With a 3in touchscreen, slim design and Pentax SMC lens, the BenQ DC T700 is a camera to look at and touch. Matt Grayson defies his parents and looks with his eyes and his hands.

    • 30 Jul 2007
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    Canon EOS 40D Review

    With a chorus of choirboys singing, massed pipers piping and a hundred heralds, er heralding, it�s the shiny new semi-pro DSLR from Canon. Duncan Evans puts away the kid gloves and gets out the silk ones with gold filigree he uses for special occasions.

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    Olympus SP-560UZ

    Two cameras with an 18x zoom arrive in the same week. Truly, the photographically lazy shall inherit the earth. Duncan Evans reports.

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    Casio Exilim EX-Z75

    SNAP SHOT REVIEW - Matt Grayson sees if the Casio Exilim EX-Z75 will be any good for you.

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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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    Olympus E-520

    In a sector of the market that's becoming more crowded than a west end pub, Olympus introduce yet another model to its Four Thirds system. Peter Bargh drinks in the atmosphere and checks out the latest talent to see if it's a luxurious cocktail or a pint of watered down ale.

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    Manfrotto 190CX Pro4 & 486RC2 head

    After winning a trophy using the Manfrotto 190CX Pro4 tripod, award winning technical writer Matt Grayson gives his review.

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    SilkyPix Developer Studio 3.0

    Despite attempts to worm out of doing anything, Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at this Silky black little number for you.

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    Arcadia PhotoPerfect

    Arcadia Software can make even Matt Grayson's pictures PhotoPerfect. In the words of Wedge Antilles: That's impossible, even for a computer.

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    Canon Powershot SX10 digital camera review

    The Canon Powershot SX10 is an advanced, super zoom camera. It has a wide angle, 20x optical zoom lens and an impressive set of controls, including manual exposure and focusing. It also has a custom mode, flip out and twist LCD screen, hot shoe and image stabilisation. David Tymon from Cameras.co.uk has reviewed.

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    Olympus E-30

    Stuck in the middle: Matt Grayson looks at the Olympus E-30 prosumer DSLR.

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    The joy of travel - bag choices

    David Clapp shows us how to pack, what to pack and how to stay safe while travelling with our kit.

    • 8 May 2009
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2 Sep 2015 7:06pm
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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2 Sep 2015 6:24pm
Sony Alpha A7R Mark II Sample Photos
Sample JPEG and RAW images from the new Sony Alpha A7R Mark II, with a 42.4 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor.
28 Aug 2015 11:59AM
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2 Sep 2015 5:47pm
Why You Should Always Read Photo Contest Rules
The photographer who managed to win, and then lose the National Geographic photo contest in the blink of an eye.
26 Aug 2015 8:45AM
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2 Sep 2015 5:36pm
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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2 Sep 2015 5:31pm
Tamron Announce Two Fast Fixed Focal Length Lens
Tamron SP 35mm and 45mm fixed focal length lenses feature new external lens appearance, branding, and f/1.8 aperture.
2 Sep 2015 10:04AM
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2 Sep 2015 4:56pm
Panasonic Lumix GX8 Vs GX7 Vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 II
We compare the new Panasonic Lumix GX8 to the GX7 and Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II.
16 Jul 2015 5:30AM
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2 Sep 2015 2:28pm
Foxes, Nellie Bell And The Honor 7 Smartphone
Stuart Fawcett went along to the launch party for the Honor 7 Smartphone. Here, he tells us all about the evening.
2 Sep 2015 1:17PM
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2 Sep 2015 10:58am
Panasonic GH4R Has Unlimited 4K Recording
Panasonic has announced an advanced version of the Lumix GH4 and a comprehensive update for existing GH4 users.
1 Sep 2015 3:01PM
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2 Sep 2015 9:23am
Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS Lens Review
Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS Lens Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS ultra wide-angle lens with Nano Coating System.
14 May 2014 1:13PM
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2 Sep 2015 9:21am
Basic Butterfly Photography Advice
Here we have a few tips to aid you in your pursuit of the perfect butterfly image.
26 Aug 2015 12:10AM