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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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    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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    Aperture 1.0

    • 28 Mar 2006
  • Thumbnail : Vertus Fluid Mask Version 3

    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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    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.

  • Thumbnail : SpyderPRO monitor calibrator

    SpyderPRO monitor calibrator

    SpyderPRO monitor calibrator review

    • 4 Feb 2004
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    Nikon D40 - hands on

    Nikon D40 - hands on

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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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    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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    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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    Velbon CX640

    In this test, we take a look at the Velbon CX640, a lightweight yet tall tripod with a 4kg load capacity and pan handle for panning or video work.

  • Thumbnail : Sony GPS CS1KA Photo tracker

    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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24 Jul 2016 8:40pm
Mini Competition - Win Eschenbach Arena D+ 8x42 Binoculars!
You could win a pair of Eschenbach's Arena D+ 8x42 binoculars by answering a simple question.
23 Jul 2016 12:00AM
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24 Jul 2016 2:23pm
Pentax SMC DA 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 SDM Lens Review
Pentax SMC DA 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 SDM Lens Review
Gary Wolstenhome reviews the Pentax SMC DA 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 SDM lens.
7 Feb 2013 10:09AM
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23 Jul 2016 9:35pm
Win A Panasonic Lumix GX80 Kit!
This month, you have the chance to win a Panasonic Lumix GX80 kit in the 'Life on the Move' competition.
22 Jul 2016 9:30AM
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23 Jul 2016 11:15am
Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE Review
John Riley reviews the new Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 for Sony FE cameras, the AF 50mm f/1.4 is Samyang's first auto-focus lens.
21 Jul 2016 9:33AM
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22 Jul 2016 4:02pm
Panasonic Lumix FZ330 Review
We review the new Panasonic Lumix FZ330, an ultra zoom bridge camera with a constant f/2.8 zoom lens, plus 4K video recording.
18 Aug 2015 11:19AM
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22 Jul 2016 12:12pm
Top 10 Quickest SD Memory Cards Tested
We test the latest SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I and UHS-II memory cards to find out which are the quickest. Updated July 2016.
19 Jul 2016 2:30PM
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21 Jul 2016 2:32pm
DJI Phantom 4 Review
We review the DJI Phantom 4 - the top of the range consumer drone from DJI with a 12mp camera, 4K video recording, and a 3-axis gimbal for stable shooting.
15 Jul 2016 2:24PM
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21 Jul 2016 11:30am
DZOptics Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 Lens Review
John Riley reviews the new Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 manual focus lens for full-frame cameras.
4 Jul 2016 3:59PM
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20 Jul 2016 11:45pm
Panasonic Lumix GX80 Review
We review the brand new Panasonic Lumix GX80, the latest Panasonic Micro Four Thirds camera has 5-axis Image Stabilisation, 4K video and improved image quality.
5 Apr 2016 5:30AM
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20 Jul 2016 3:12pm
Nottinghamshire Police Say Taking Photos Of Women Without Consent Could Be A Hate Crime
Nottinghamshire Police has said that taking photographs of women without consent could be considered a potential hate crime.
18 Jul 2016 11:47AM