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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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    Fujifilm FinePix S200 EXR

    Replacing the well received FinePix S100fs, comes the new Fujifilm high zoom, the S200 EXR.

    • 15 Oct 2009
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    GE E1050 TW

    Matt Grayson enjoys sticking his greasy mitts all over the GE E1050 TW touchscreen compact.

    • 2 Oct 2008
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    Ricoh GRD III

    The curse of the trilogy usually involves a decline in quality and imagination - Look at Robocop. Surely Ricoh should be worried with the GRD III?

    • 25 Aug 2009
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    Canon SX120 IS, Casio EX-H10 & Kodak Z950

    Enhance your pulling power. Here, we test three popular compact cameras with 10x optical zoom lenses selling for under 200.

    • 25 Nov 2009
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    Fujifilm FinePix J50

    With a name like a bottle of juice, will Matt Grayson drink in the features of the J50 from Fujifilm or will he need to squeeze out a decent performance?

    • 2 Oct 2008
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    Fujifilm FinePix F60fd

    The Fujifilm FinePix F60fd has advanced face detection technology. Perfect for Matt Grayson who looks like someone's paid a visit with the ugly stick.

    • 10 Dec 2008
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    Samsung WB500

    No-one knows what the WB stands for in the Samsung WB500. Matt Grayson thinks it stands for Wide Body. It's a match made in Heaven.

    • 3 Jul 2009
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    Olympus E-P2 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

    The Panasonic GF1 is the current champion of retro-looking Micro FourThirds cameras. Olympus want to challenge that title with the brand new E-P2 digital Pen. Sporting new Art filters, i-Enhance system and AF tracking, we find out if the extra 200 is well spent.

    • 11 Feb 2010
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    Kodak Easyshare C913

    In times of financial crisis, it can be a good idea to look at cameras that aren't as expensive. Matt Grayson is on hand to do all the dirty work for you.

    • 23 Jan 2009
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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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    Permajet FineArt Paper Review

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

    • 28 Jan 2016
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    Canon 1D MkIV vs Nikon D3s Battle Of The Giants

    Gary Wolstenholme compares these two heavyweights to see if either is capable of delivering a knock-out blow. In this clash of the titans he pits the top end press cameras from Canon and Nikon against each other.

    • 13 Jun 2011
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17 Mar 2018 12:19pm
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Review
John Riley reviews the new Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH. telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
14 Mar 2018 8:00AM
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16 Mar 2018 1:36pm
Top 27 Best 50mm Prime Lenses 2018
A 50mm lens is an essential piece of kit for many photographers but if you don't currently own one, here's our top 50mm lens picks to help you with your next purchase.
15 Mar 2018 9:55AM
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15 Mar 2018 4:28pm
Spring Landscape Photography Tips
Want to shoot a lasting collection of spring landscapes before summer arrives? Take a look at these tips.
15 Mar 2018 12:10AM
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15 Mar 2018 4:03am
Nikon 'Weather' Competition Winners Announced
The 5 winners of a Nikon 100th anniversary prize bundle in the February 'Weather' competition have been announced.
6 Mar 2018 10:41AM
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15 Mar 2018 3:58am
Win A Nikon COOLPIX A900 Compact Camera
Enter our March Photo Month photography competition for the chance to win a Nikon compact camera.
1 Mar 2018 7:00AM
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15 Mar 2018 12:41am
Lamb Photography Tips
Here are a few tips to help you capture shots of lambs that'll make people go 'ahh'.
12 Mar 2018 12:10AM
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14 Mar 2018 11:04pm
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Review
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus is the first camera phone with a variable aperture, and it's also the brightest lens available in any smartphone camera to date, with an f/1.5 lens. Let's find out how the camera performs, and what difference the variable aperture makes.
14 Mar 2018 3:09PM
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14 Mar 2018 2:28pm
iPhone X Vs iPhone 8 Plus: Which Apple Smartphone Should I Buy?
Which new Apple flagship smartphone should you spend money on this year? We put the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus side-by-side to find out.
14 Mar 2018 1:34PM
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13 Mar 2018 9:49pm
Photographer's Guide To The Beach
Here are some top tips, equipment and examples of top photos, to get you ready for shooting at the beach.
13 Mar 2018 9:03AM
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13 Mar 2018 2:21pm
Leica Camera Sells For Over £2.1 Million At Auction
A piece of Leica history broke an auction record last week, selling for over £2.1 million.
13 Mar 2018 12:43PM