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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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    Sigma SD14 reviewed

    After more than three years of rumours and promises, Sigma�s latest digital SLR camera, the SD14, sporting an improved Foveon X3 sensor, became available in April. Ian Andrews has had his hands on one for a trial.

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    Casio Exilim EX-V7

    Opposites attract, they say. But will Matt Grayson like the slim, good looking Casio Exilim EX-V7? More appropriately, will it like him back?

    • 3 Jul 2007
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    Olympus Mju 790 SW

    "They don't make them like they used to", Matt Grayson's dad used to say. Showing him the Olympus Mju 790 SW with waterproofing to 3m and Shockproofing from 1.5m soon shut him up.

    • 10 Sep 2007
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    Canon IXUS 860 IS

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the new Canon IXUS 860IS. A small, slick compact with image stabiliser and a wide angle lens.

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    Canon Powershot G9

    The Canon Powershot G9 is a bridge camera spanning the distance between compacts and DSLRs. This one practically comes with a Billy goat, complains troll-like Matt Grayson.

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    BenQ DC C1050 Compact Camera Review

    Have BenQ finally conquered the world of digital imaging with the DC C1050? Rebecca Bradley investigates.

    • 21 Apr 2008
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    Kodak EasyShare Z1285

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

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    Olympus Mju 840

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the pink version of the Olympus Mju 840 digital compact. A camera full of features including a shiny screen on the back for checking his lippy.

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    Vivitar Vivicam 8370

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the Vivicam 8370, a snappers delight from Vivitar.

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

    Matt Grayson looks at the brand spanking new DMC-LX3 from Panasonic.

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    Ricoh GRD II

    Matt Grayson looks at the second generation of Ricoh's digital GR range. The imaginatively entitled GRD II.

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    Canon Powershot SX110 IS

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the remake of the SX100 IS. Imaginatively entitled the SX110 IS.

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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