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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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    Olympus E-3 hands on first look

    Claiming the world's fastest autofocus speed, along with 1/8000sec shutter speed, 5fps and a 10mp sensor, Olympus' latest digital SLR could put the company well and truly back in the professional arena. Peter Bargh, spends a day with the camera to check out these, and an array of other demanding features, in a first look preview.

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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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    Olympus E-620

    The new E-620 from Olympus could just well be the most perfect camera ever made. Matt Grayson gives his thoughts.

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    Olympus E-450

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the new Olympus E-450 to see if it gets his coveted nod of approval.

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    Olympus E-P1

    Olympus step into the Micro Four Thirds world with the E-P1. Matt Grayson met with Olympus to give his thoughts.

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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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    Olympus Zuiko Digital 14-54mm f/2.8-3.5 II

    A standard zoom for Four Thirds digital SLRs with a relatively bright maximum aperture.

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    Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 50-200mm 1:2.8-3.5 SWD

    Gary Wolstenholme tests the Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 50-200mm lens which features a relatively bright maximum aperture and also has a silent SWD focusing motor.

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    Olympus E-P1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

    FourThirds Showdown: Micro FourThirds has been welcomed by enthusiasts due to its compact build and DSLR sensor. The Olympus E-P1 and Panasonic GF1 are two retro looking models that offer many artistic features.

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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.

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    Olympus PEN E-PL1 Micro Four Thirds Review

    With new user friendly features, such as a dedicated video recording button and a built-in flash along with a nice 540 price tag, the Olympus E-PL1 will tempt a wider market to Micro Four Thirds.

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    Olympus E-5 Digital SLR Review

    John Riley reviews the Olympus E-5, aimed at professionals and higher end amateurs.

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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
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17 May 2017 5:50pm
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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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