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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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    Sony a700 DSLR

    The largely well-received Sony a100 has a new sibling in the form of the 12Mp, big brother, a700. Duncan Evans got his hands on one for a first impressions look.

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    Sony DSLR-A700

    Next up in the autumn release schedule of DSLRs is the 12Mp offering from Sony. With its Exmor Sensor and BIONZ processor it�s considerably more advanced than Duncan Evans� feeble organic brain.

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    Sony Alpha A200

    After a successful paddle in the DSLR pool, Sony have gone to the top diving board and dive bombed everyone with three new DSLRs. Matt Grayson puts on his speedos and takes a look at the entry level Alpha A200.

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    Sony Alpha A900

    After finally getting hold of the Sony Alpha A900, Matt Grayson sees if it's just as good as everyone seems to think it is.

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    DSLR group test

    It's tiring trudging around shops and trying to find cameras navigating that pesky search option. So we've compiled the best DSLRs in the mid-range and put them here.

    • 18 Aug 2009
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    Canon EOS 40D Review

    With a chorus of choirboys singing, massed pipers piping and a hundred heralds, er heralding, it�s the shiny new semi-pro DSLR from Canon. Duncan Evans puts away the kid gloves and gets out the silk ones with gold filigree he uses for special occasions.

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    Panasonic DMC L10

    A flip-out articulating screen and a Live view, its almost like being in the pub watching football. Duncan Evans puts down his beer and picks up the new Four Thirds DSLR from Panasonic.

    • 13 Nov 2007
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    Olympus E-3 hands on first look

    Claiming the world's fastest autofocus speed, along with 1/8000sec shutter speed, 5fps and a 10mp sensor, Olympus' latest digital SLR could put the company well and truly back in the professional arena. Peter Bargh, spends a day with the camera to check out these, and an array of other demanding features, in a first look preview.

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    Olympus E-30

    Stuck in the middle: Matt Grayson looks at the Olympus E-30 prosumer DSLR.

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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