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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 EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Review

    John Riley reviews the new Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM and Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1.

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    Kodak EasyShare M893 IS

    Matt Grayson takes a look at the EasyShare M893 IS from Kodak. A small, slim digital compact available in selected colours.

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    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?

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    Fujifilm W1 Real 3D

    Fujifilm take photography one step further with the most realistic 3D images available.

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    A3 Group

    Matt Grayson wanted some photos printing and there's more chance of him plaiting fog than paying for it. So instead, we got some A3 printers in and he thinly veiled his intentions behind a group test.

    • 15 Oct 2007
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    Sony DSC T70

    Matt Grayson gets his mitts on another Sony T range camera. This time, it's the DSC T70.

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    Epson Stylus Photo R1900

    Walking around taking photos with a fancy camera is one thing. But then to go home and print your pictures on a dot matrix printer is plain silly. Matt Grayson takes a look at a decent replacement for his.

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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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    Sony NEX-3 Review and NEX-5 Preview

    The latest arrival on the system camera scene is the Sony NEX-3. It is on test here with Will Cheung.

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    Pentax K-m DSLR Review

    Matt Grayson tests the K-m from Pentax. The newest entry class DSLR to hit the streets.

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    Nokia PureView 808 41mp Hands-On Review

    We take a detailed hands-on look at the Nokia PureView 808, with 41 megapixel sensor and Carl Zeiss optics, could this be your next camera?

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    Budget group

    It took Matt Grayson weeks of preparation like standing infront of the mirror practising jokes, hiring the tuxedo and drinking honey and lemon juice to improve his voice before being told that compering had been spelled incorrectly.

    • 12 Sep 2007
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25 Feb 2017 2:29pm
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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24 Feb 2017 9:44pm
Pentax Lens Roadmap Reveals New 50mm & 85mm Lenses
A new Pentax K-Mount lens roadmap has been published and on it are two new lenses.
24 Feb 2017 1:06PM
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24 Feb 2017 9:57am
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Expert Review
We review the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, with 60fps continuous shooting at 20mp, 18fps C-AF raw shooting, CINE 4K video, 5-axis IS and more.
6 Jan 2017 2:55PM
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24 Feb 2017 9:20am
Panasonic Lumix FZ82 Sample Photos
We have a hands-on look at the new Panasonic Lumix FZ82, with 4K video recording, and have posted full-size sample photos.
24 Feb 2017 8:27AM
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24 Feb 2017 6:15am
Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII
Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII
A super wide-angle zoom aimed primarily at landscape and architecture photographers with a more affordable price and a slightly wider range than the camera makers' own models...is there a catch? We aim to find out.
3 Aug 2009 11:34AM
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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
smoothmoose and 4 others commented on this.
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