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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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    optikVerve virtualPhotographer plug-in

    Matt Grayson takes a look at optikVerve's virtualPhotographer, a fast, free effects-adding plug-in.

    • 5 May 2009
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    Epson Stylus Photo R2880

    With a name sounding like a pirate confirming the focal length of his lens, you'll be pleased to know that the Epson Stylus Photo R2880 is far more serious than this intro. Matt Grayson investigates.

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    ePHOTOzine's photo course diary

    Two ePz staff members have joined the Photography Institute and you can follow their progress here.

    • 24 Dec 2010
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    Prosumer camera Group test

    Nearly every photographer has a prosumer model to back them up. Either as a camera to take on a day out or for if a full system is just too much to cope with. Now Matt Grayson takes four of the best and pits them against each other.

    • 25 Sep 2008
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    The great DSLR shootout

    Duncan Evans puts the Nikon D90, Canon EOS 550D and the Pentax K-7 through their paces in a head to head comparison test.

    • 16 Nov 2010
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    Fujifilm Finepix F300EXR review

    ePHOTOzine member John Riley reviews the Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR which hosts a 12Mp sensor and a 15x optical zoom lens.

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    Canon Powershot S95 Review

    Duncan Evans reviews the Canon Powershot S95, with a 10Mp sensor and a 3.8x optical zoom.

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    Oloneo PhotoEngine

    We put the beta release of Oloneo's HDR PhotoEngine to test

    • 17 Jul 2010
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    VueScan

    Unhappy with your scans? If your whites are coming out of the scanner a dirty grey then you need the ultimate in scanning software. Duncan Evans reveals the industry’s best kept secret.

    • 26 Oct 2007
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    Olympus E-P1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

    FourThirds Showdown: Micro FourThirds has been welcomed by enthusiasts due to its compact build and DSLR sensor. The Olympus E-P1 and Panasonic GF1 are two retro looking models that offer many artistic features.

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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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    Nikon D3100 Digital SLR Review

    Here we test the new D3100 entry-level Nikon DSLR with a new 14.2 megapixel sensor, Live View and a full HD 1920x1080 / 1080p, 24fps video recording.

sidorwan and 6 others commented on this.
9 Feb 2016 8:40pm
Mitakon Speedmaster 25mm f/0.95 Review
John Riley reviews the Zhongyi Optics Mitakon Speedmaster 25mm f/0.95 bright prime lens.
5 Nov 2015 3:50PM
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9 Feb 2016 8:31pm
Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G VR II Review
Gary Wolstenholme puts Nikon's new telephoto zoom lens with a collapsible design to the test.
26 Mar 2015 2:12PM
JimL and 1 other commented on this.
9 Feb 2016 9:42am
ePz Member Wins IGPOTY Capability Brown Today Special Award
ePHOTOzine member DalesLass has been crowned winner of IGPOTY's Capability Brown Today special award.
8 Feb 2016 11:20AM
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8 Feb 2016 4:37pm
Trek-Tech TrekPod XL and MagMount Pro
Trek-Tech TrekPod XL and MagMount Pro
Two new products to help you with your photography are now available from JP Distribution.
5 Jan 2009 4:44PM
mstaffo and 6 others commented on this.
8 Feb 2016 5:03am
Olympus PEN-F Hands-On Preview
We got the chance to get hands-on with the new, retro-inspired PEN-F to see if its stats impress as much as the way it looks. Updated sample photos added.
27 Jan 2016 3:23PM
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8 Feb 2016 2:42am
Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD lens for full-frame Digital SLRs.
25 Sep 2014 11:48AM
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7 Feb 2016 10:30am
How To Find The Rare Bittern Bird
The rare Bittern is a rather photogenic bird but as it lives in dense reeds found in lonely waters, they've mastered a few tricks to avoid detection so here's a few tips to help you spot this elusive creature.
5 Feb 2016 10:05AM
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6 Feb 2016 7:02pm
Nikon Coolpix S33 Review
Ben Andrews reviews the Nikon Coolpix S33 - a budget waterproof camera that is easy to use.
1 Apr 2015 3:32PM
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6 Feb 2016 1:09pm
Create a golden Autumn in Photoshop
Create a golden Autumn in Photoshop
David Clapp shares an alternative technique for creating Autumn shades in Photoshop.
27 Oct 2010 12:01AM
phiggy and 4 others commented on this.
6 Feb 2016 8:04am
Fujifilm X-A2 Review
Fujifilm's entry level mirrorless camera has been updated to join the "Selfie" generation, with a new tilting screen and additional upgrades, but how does the X-A2 perform?
9 Apr 2015 2:09PM