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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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    Pentax K100D Review

    Pentax K100D Digital SLR Review

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    Pentax K100D Super Review

    Can you make a camera better by adding the word Super on the end? Duncan Evans investigates what else is new about this entry-level DSLR from Pentax.

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    Pentax K200D Review

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the K200D DSLR from Pentax. A camera suitable for newcomers to photography and users upgrading from compact cameras.

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    SMC Pentax-DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL IF DC WR

    John Riley reviews the SMC Pentax-DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] DC, a weather resistant, compact lens.

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    Pentax K10D - Hands on preview

    Pentax K10D - Hands on preview

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    Pentax K10D DSLR Review

    Ian Andrews reviews the Pentax K10D Digital SLR.

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    Pentax SMC DA* 55mm f/1.4 SDM review

    Does this wide aperture short telephoto lens for Pentax DSLRs justify the high price tag? Gary Wolstenholme investigates.

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    Budget group

    It took Matt Grayson weeks of preparation like standing infront of the mirror practising jokes, hiring the tuxedo and drinking honey and lemon juice to improve his voice before being told that compering had been spelled incorrectly.

    • 12 Sep 2007
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    Sony Alpha A100 Digital SLR Review

    Sony Alpha A100 Digital SLR Review, the first ever Digital SLR from Sony.

    • 31 Jul 2006
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    ATP Pro Max CF and SDHC cards

    Duncan Evans looks at a brace of high speed memory cards, plus an accompanying USB2.0 card reader from ATP.

    • 19 Sep 2007
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    Canon EOS 400D

    Being the market leader in the fastest growing sector of the photographic market is a tough title to hold on to, especially with most major camera manufacturers announcing new entry-level products this year. Can Canon's latest entry-level offering, the EOS 400D, retain this position in the face of such fierce competition? In this review Gary Wolstenholme takes a look whether if anyone can, Canon can.

    • 20 Nov 2006
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    Samsung DigiMax i7

    A camera that plays Girls Aloud while taking pictures? It's a dream come true for Duncan Evans whose taste in cameras is a lot better than his taste in music. Thankfully.

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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