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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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    Alien Skin Software Exposure 4 Review

    The latest version of Alien Skin Software Exposure 4 has a large range of film effects and a brand new interface, Daniel Bell reviews.

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    Panasonic Lumix G5 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 Review

    We compare the latest Micro Four Thirds cameras from Olympus and Panasonic, the Panasonic Lumix G5 and Olympus OM-D E-M5.

    • 18 Jul 2012
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    Contax G2

    We take a look at the classic Contax G2 camera.

    • 21 Jul 2006
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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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    ePHOTOzine's photo course diary

    Two ePz staff members have joined the Photography Institute and you can follow their progress here.

    • 24 Dec 2010
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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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    Voigtlander Bessa R4a

    Matt Grayson using a film camera, such as the Voigtlander Bessa R4a, for the first time in 10 years is like someone returning to their home town after years away: Things haven't changed, but no-one recognises him anymore.

    • 28 Apr 2008
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    Prosumer camera Group test

    Nearly every photographer has a prosumer model to back them up. Either as a camera to take on a day out or for if a full system is just too much to cope with. Now Matt Grayson takes four of the best and pits them against each other.

    • 25 Sep 2008
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    Minolta Dynax 7

    • 21 Feb 2001
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    Fujifilm FinePix S200 EXR

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

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    Tonality Pro Review

    Duncan Evans reviews Tonality Pro, the new black and white conversion software for creative photos.

    • 7 Oct 2014
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    Pacific Image PF 3600 Pro

    Pacific's top of the range PF 3600 appears to be identical to the Microtek 3600, other than a different colour exterior. We see how it performs.

    • 17 Dec 2002
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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