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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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17 Mar 2018 5:25pm
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