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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 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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    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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    Budget group

    Matt Grayson gives the lowdown on a selection of budget compacts in the price range of 120 that are suitable for the happy snapper, first time buyer or as a gift.

    • 4 Sep 2008
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    The joy of travel - bag choices

    David Clapp shows us how to pack, what to pack and how to stay safe while travelling with our kit.

    • 8 May 2009
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    Olympus PEN E-PL2 Review

    John Riley takes a look at the PEN E-PL2, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera from Olympus.

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    Olympus XZ-1 Review

    John Riley reviews the Olympus XZ-1, with an ultra bright 4x optical zoom lens and 10Mp sensor.

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    Huawei P9 Smart Phone Camera Review

    Are Huawei really reinventing smartphone photography with the introduction of the Huawei P9? We put it to the test to find out.

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    Kodak Easyshare V705

    • 20 Feb 2007
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    Panasonic DMC-FZ18

    A camera with a zoom so large you dont even have to get out of bed to photograph landscapes is reviewed by torpid Duncan Evans.

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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.

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    Canon EOS 5D MkII Digital SLR Review

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

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    Olympus E-P2 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

    The Panasonic GF1 is the current champion of retro-looking Micro FourThirds cameras. Olympus want to challenge that title with the brand new E-P2 digital Pen. Sporting new Art filters, i-Enhance system and AF tracking, we find out if the extra 200 is well spent.

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24 Feb 2017 3:46am
10 Quick Tips On Photographing Garden Birds
Here are 10 basic but essential tips on photographing garden birds.
13 Jan 2017 12:10AM
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23 Feb 2017 11:30pm
Learn About The Common Redshank
Spotting and photographing the Common Redshank with the help of Eschenbach.
23 Feb 2017 4:00PM
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23 Feb 2017 6:45pm
Meike 25mm f/0.95 Lens Review
John Riley reviews the ultra-bright Meike 25mm f/0.95 prime lens for Micro Four Thirds and APS-C mirrorless cameras.
6 Jul 2016 10:48AM
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23 Feb 2017 5:32pm
Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2 PRO Lens Review
John Riley reviews the ultra-bright Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2 PRO prime lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
22 Feb 2017 10:24AM
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23 Feb 2017 2:37pm
5 Grey Day Photography Projects To Try
If the weather's not playing ball here are a few photography ideas to keep you busy.
23 Feb 2017 12:10AM
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23 Feb 2017 11:03am
Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 Sample Photos
Sample photos from the new Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 E-Mount lens - an affordable prime lens for Sony cameras.
16 Feb 2017 8:00AM
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23 Feb 2017 10:11am
Leica Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Review
John Riley reviews the new Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Micro Four Thirds lens.
15 Feb 2017 8:30AM
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22 Feb 2017 6:02pm
Sony Launch SD Card With Write Speeds Up To 299MB/s
Sony has introduced a new SD card to its memory line-up that offers quicker read and write speeds and is available in 3 sizes.
22 Feb 2017 10:15AM
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22 Feb 2017 4:21pm
Tips On Shooting HDR Images
Learn how to shoot HDR images manually and with a built-in HDR mode.
21 Feb 2017 12:10AM
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22 Feb 2017 1:01pm
Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF G Master OSS Sample Photos
We go hands-on with the new Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF G Master OSS lens and post full-size sample photos.
16 Feb 2017 8:00AM