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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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    Aperture 1.0

    • 28 Mar 2006
  • Thumbnail : Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2

    Adobe strengthen their brand with an update to the popular importing tool. Matt Grayson takes a look at Lightroom 2.

    • 21 Aug 2008
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    Vertus Fluid Mask Version 3

    Vertus release the third version of Fluid Mask, a fast way of masking your images for merging together. Matt Grayson takes some pictures to see if Fluid Mask 3 can keep them out of the Recycle bin.

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    Shortcut PhotoStudio 9 Professional

    Matt Grayson investigates PhotoStudio 9 Professional from Shortcut Software. An All-In-One editing and tagging program

    • 2 Apr 2008
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    SpyderPRO monitor calibrator

    SpyderPRO monitor calibrator review

    • 4 Feb 2004
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    Arcadia PhotoPerfect

    Arcadia Software can make even Matt Grayson's pictures PhotoPerfect. In the words of Wedge Antilles: That's impossible, even for a computer.

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    Nikon D40 - hands on

    Nikon D40 - hands on

  • Thumbnail : OnOne PhotoTune 2

    OnOne PhotoTune 2

    Matt Grayson tests PhotoTune 2 from OnOne software. A program designed to tell you that you've been colour blind all these years.

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    Epson Stylus Pro 3800

    When asked for two words that describe the Pro3800, most popular were big and square. Thats two things it has in common with Matt Grayson then.

    • 5 Jul 2007
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    Sony GPS CS1KA Photo tracker

    Conspiracy theorists will be irked to know that the Sony GPS CS1KA tracking unit can now log wherever you are on the planet. With this in mind, Matt Grayson tries to get lost. Something his friends have been telling him to do for years.

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    Canon EOS 450D

    Eos was the Greek goddess of dawn which is why Canon cameras now bear her name. Matt Grayson takes a look at the 450D to see if it's a legend or a fairy tale.

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    FreeLoader Globetrotter

    Matt Grayson is always on the lookout for ways to get to sit in the sun. The FreeLoader Globetrotter uses solar energy to recharge dead cameras. It uses artificial light too, but he forgot to mention that.

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25 Feb 2017 2:29pm
Leica Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Review
John Riley reviews the new Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Micro Four Thirds lens.
15 Feb 2017 8:30AM
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24 Feb 2017 9:44pm
Pentax Lens Roadmap Reveals New 50mm & 85mm Lenses
A new Pentax K-Mount lens roadmap has been published and on it are two new lenses.
24 Feb 2017 1:06PM
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24 Feb 2017 9:57am
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Expert Review
We review the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, with 60fps continuous shooting at 20mp, 18fps C-AF raw shooting, CINE 4K video, 5-axis IS and more.
6 Jan 2017 2:55PM
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24 Feb 2017 9:20am
Panasonic Lumix FZ82 Sample Photos
We have a hands-on look at the new Panasonic Lumix FZ82, with 4K video recording, and have posted full-size sample photos.
24 Feb 2017 8:27AM
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24 Feb 2017 6:15am
Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII
Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII
A super wide-angle zoom aimed primarily at landscape and architecture photographers with a more affordable price and a slightly wider range than the camera makers' own models...is there a catch? We aim to find out.
3 Aug 2009 11:34AM
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24 Feb 2017 3:46am
10 Quick Tips On Photographing Garden Birds
Here are 10 basic but essential tips on photographing garden birds.
13 Jan 2017 12:10AM
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23 Feb 2017 11:30pm
Learn About The Common Redshank
Spotting and photographing the Common Redshank with the help of Eschenbach.
23 Feb 2017 4:00PM
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23 Feb 2017 6:45pm
Meike 25mm f/0.95 Lens Review
John Riley reviews the ultra-bright Meike 25mm f/0.95 prime lens for Micro Four Thirds and APS-C mirrorless cameras.
6 Jul 2016 10:48AM
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23 Feb 2017 5:32pm
Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2 PRO Lens Review
John Riley reviews the ultra-bright Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2 PRO prime lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
22 Feb 2017 10:24AM
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23 Feb 2017 2:37pm
5 Grey Day Photography Projects To Try
If the weather's not playing ball here are a few photography ideas to keep you busy.
23 Feb 2017 12:10AM