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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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    Canon Powershot SX100 IS

    The SX100 sounds like a hot list for people in South East England, but is in fact a new bridge style camera from Canon. Matt "Sharon" Grayson puts on his white stilettos and affects a comedy John Wayne walk. Well, it is the weekend.

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    Under 250 Christmas gift compacts

    Christmas is coming! We test three great value for money, feature-rich compacts that make for perfect presents.

    • 8 Dec 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.

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    Ricoh R10

    Thanks to the brand new Ricoh R10 looking old is in, explains a grateful Matt Grayson.

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    Sony DSC-T100

    Fashionable, chic, hot. All words that don't describe Matt Grayson. So who better to take a look at Sony's new super model.

    • 17 Jul 2007
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    Canon EOS 450D

    Eos was the Greek goddess of dawn which is why Canon cameras now bear her name. Matt Grayson takes a look at the 450D to see if it's a legend or a fairy tale.

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    Ricoh GXR, 50mm & 24-72mm

    Ricoh have taken a totally new and radical approach to the design of their GXR: the digital sensor is built into the lens. Very innovative indeed but is it any good, and more importantly who is going to buy it?

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    Samsung WB5000

    Samsung head up the superzoom arena with the WB5000, a 24x optical zoom compact with Raw recording, HD video and face recognition.

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    Samsung GX20 review

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the Samsung GX20 flagship DSLR from the largest electronics company in the world.

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

    Get a normal sized compact, stick a grip on it and an oversized lens and what have you got? The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28-simple. Just like Matt Grayson.

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    Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Review

    Joshua Waller reviews the new Nikon D5100 Digital SLR - fresh design by Nikon enables a smaller body.

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    Vixen Polarie Star Tracker Review

    We test the Vixen Polarie Star Tracker to see how accurate this tracking device is.

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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