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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-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.

    • 27 May 2008
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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.

    • 7 Nov 2007
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    Olympus E-420

    Olympus have done it again. They've released a successor to a previous DSLR that looks the same but has changed enough for Matt Grayson to not be able to copy and paste.

    • 9 Jun 2008
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    Under 250 Christmas gift compacts

    Christmas is coming! We test three great value for money, feature-rich compacts that make for perfect presents.

    • 8 Dec 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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    Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Full Review

    Joshua Waller reviews the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II, with improved IS, 40 megapixel mode, and overhauled camera design, is the Mark II enough of an update to justify buying?

    • 10 Mar 2015
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    Olympus Mju 820

    Matt Grayson takes a look at yet another sleek model from Olympus. Can the Mju 820 hold its own against its brethren?

    • 9 Jan 2008
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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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    Olympus Mju 1200

    ing to avoid a paradox... ...With a futuristic exterior like something from the future sent back through time, Matt Grayson investigates the Olympus Mju1200 whilst trying to avoid a paradox... ...With a futuristic exte...

    • 26 Nov 2007
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    Olympus SP-550UZ

    A camera with an 18x optical zoom saves walking closer to the subject and that can only be a good thing argues sloth-like Duncan Evans.

    • 3 Aug 2007
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    Kodak EasyShare Z1285

    After reviewing the Z885 from Kodak, Matt Grayson takes a look at the Z1285. From Kodak.

    • 28 Apr 2008
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    GE E840s

    Matt Grayson takes a look at another credit crunch busting compact, this time from GE.

    • 4 Feb 2009
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Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Review
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Sony has announced the Cyber-shot RX100 VI and we've got hands-on with the compact camera, with sample photos and video.
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Samyang AF 24mm f/2.8 FE Review
John Riley reviews the Samyang AF 24mm f/2.8 FE full-frame auto-focus lens for Sony E mount cameras.
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