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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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    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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    Kodak Easyshare V705

    • 20 Feb 2007
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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-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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    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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    Canon EOS 5D MkII Digital SLR Review

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

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    Casio Exilim EX-ZR10 review

    Duncan Evans gets to grips with the hidden charms of the Casio EX-ZR10.

    • 14 Dec 2010
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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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    Superheadz And Gizmon Toy Cameras Reviewed

    The Cat Camera Is back to prove it has more than one life, it's back as a white cat and is up against the latest Toy Cameras from Japan.

    • 21 Feb 2012
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    Leica SL (Typ 601) Full Review

    Read our full review of the high-speed 24 megapixel Leica SL (Typ 601) Full-Frame mirrorless camera - Leica's replacement for the DSLR.

    • 26 Nov 2015
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1 May 2016 8:07pm
Pentax K-1 Full Review
Read our full review of the new full-frame 36 megapixel Pentax K-1 Digital SLR, with a weather sealed body and unique tilting screen.
29 Apr 2016 1:58PM
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1 May 2016 5:29pm
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Review
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 Review
The premium Sony Cyber-shot RX10 bridge camera with 1inch sensor and bright f/2.8 Carl Zeiss lens reviewed.
22 Nov 2013 1:20PM
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1 May 2016 5:18pm
Pentax K-1 Full Size Sample Photos
Full-size sample photos from the new Pentax K-1 DSLR taken with a variety of Pentax FF lenses.
28 Apr 2016 1:37PM
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1 May 2016 8:06am
Why You Need Long Valley Photography Guides
Long Valley publish fantastic photography books showing you the best photo locations in an area.
1 May 2016 12:00AM
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29 Apr 2016 1:32pm
Top 10 Best Camera Phones For Photography 2015
If you're looking for a camera phone to capture better quality images with, have a look at our top 10 best camera phones.
21 Aug 2015 10:00AM
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29 Apr 2016 12:03pm
Pictar iPhone Camera Grip Kickstarter - Update
The Kickstarter campaign for the Pictar camera grip has reached its stretch goal of 150k so a dedicated PICTAR for the 6 / 6s PLUS will be unlocked, plus a new reward for ordering the PICTAR PLUS model has been added.
28 Apr 2016 11:05AM
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29 Apr 2016 8:58am
The UK's Landscape Photographer Of The Year Competition Opens For Entries
The search is now on to find the next winner of one of the nation's most exciting photographic competitions.
28 Apr 2016 12:36PM
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28 Apr 2016 6:41pm
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Full Review
Joshua Waller reviews the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II, with improved IS, 40 megapixel mode, and overhauled camera design, is the Mark II enough of an update to justify buying?
10 Mar 2015 4:58PM
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28 Apr 2016 4:21pm
Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Review
John Riley reviews the new Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD, a full-frame portrait lens with Vibration Compensation.
20 Apr 2016 9:47AM
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28 Apr 2016 8:34am
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Full Review
The new Canon EOS-1D X Mark II shoots at 16fps and records 4K video. Find out how it performs in our full review.
21 Apr 2016 5:00AM