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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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    Olympus E-520

    In a sector of the market that's becoming more crowded than a west end pub, Olympus introduce yet another model to its Four Thirds system. Peter Bargh drinks in the atmosphere and checks out the latest talent to see if it's a luxurious cocktail or a pint of watered down ale.

    • 27 May 2008
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    Panasonic DMC L10

    A flip-out articulating screen and a Live view, itís 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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    Elemental Genesis MK II review

    A review of Elemental's Genesis MK II Studio lighting kit.

    • 17 Nov 2010
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    Contax G2

    We take a look at the classic Contax G2 camera.

    • 21 Jul 2006
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    Minolta Dynax 7

    • 21 Feb 2001
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    Canon EOS 5D MkII Digital SLR Review

    Matt Grayson gets his hands on the much awaited Canon EOS 5D MkII.

    • 18 Sep 2008
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    Canon Powershot G11, Panasonic LX3 & Sigma DP2

    A top-end compact camera offers great picture-taking potential and could even replace your DSLR when you want to travel light. We test three popular prosumer compacts that will give your DSLR a good run for its money

    • 18 Nov 2009
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    Under £150 Tripod group test

    Tripods are an integral part of photography, but good quality doesn't have to cost the earth. Here we test three all under £150.

    • 10 Apr 2010
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    Vanguard Alta Pro 283CT

    David Clapp takes a look at Vanguard's Alta Pro 283CT tripod.

    • 9 Nov 2009
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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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    Canon IXUS 80 IS - USER REVIEW

    Phil Young was after a lightweight camera that was also needed to be fairly robust, cope with some decent temperature extremes and be simple enough to use that even a trained monkey would have a fighting chance. Here's how the Canon IXUS 80 IS coped.

    • 21 Nov 2008
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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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22 Feb 2018 2:22am
The Pentax K-1 Mark II Has Arrived & We Have Sample Photos To Share
The Pentax K-1 Mark II is the new flagship Pentax K series full-frame DSLR and with it comes 3 main upgrades.
21 Feb 2018 10:00PM
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22 Feb 2018 1:33am
The World's Most Innovative Camera Strap System?
Are you still using the strap which came with your camera? Peak design have a range of alternatives to explore.
1 Feb 2018 12:00AM
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21 Feb 2018 4:08pm
Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH Review
John Riley reviews the new Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. Micro Four Thirds lens by Panasonic.
15 Jun 2016 5:00AM
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21 Feb 2018 4:07pm
Panasonic Lumix GX9 Review
Take a look at our full review of the Panasonic Lumix GX9 - Panasonic's latest CSC camera.
13 Feb 2018 1:00PM
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21 Feb 2018 4:05pm
Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 Review
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the new Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH lens with optical image stabilisation for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
30 Mar 2015 11:23AM
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21 Feb 2018 3:03pm
Fujifilm X-H1 Hands-On Review
We've been shooting with the new Fujifilm X-H1, Fujifilm's flagship X series camera, with 5-axis Image Stabilisation, and CINE 4K video recording.
15 Feb 2018 5:00AM
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21 Feb 2018 1:27pm
Rare Russian Photosniper Rifle Camera Set Up For Auction
For the first time in a UK photographic auction, several Photosniper cameras are up for sale.
19 Feb 2018 9:16AM
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21 Feb 2018 1:18pm
3 Legged Thing Leo Equinox Tripod Review
We take a look at the 3 legged Thing Equinox Leo travel tripod with 5 leg sections and 30kg load.
20 Feb 2018 2:53PM
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20 Feb 2018 11:52pm
Panasonic Lumix TZ200 Full Review
We review the new Panasonic Lumix TZ200 with a 15x optical zoom, 4K video and fresh design.
20 Feb 2018 2:24PM
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20 Feb 2018 7:24pm
Adapting Vintage Legacy Lenses For Use On New Digital Cameras
A whole world of old lenses are out there waiting to be explored, you just have to know what you're looking for and that's what John Duder is going to help you out with.
16 Feb 2018 9:09AM