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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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    Metz 64 AF-1 Flash Review

    The Metz 64 AF-1 digital flash gun is the top of the range Metz flash gun offering an impressive guide number of 64.

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    Sigma EF-500 DG ST dedicated flash gun

    The Sigma EF-500 DG ST promises to be a well equipped flashgun for the Pentax system and to find out Peter Bargh is seen flashing around Worksop.

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    Olympus SP-550UZ

    A camera with an 18x optical zoom saves walking closer to the subject and that can only be a good thing argues sloth-like Duncan Evans.

  • Thumbnail : PIXEL X800N Standard Speedlite Review

    PIXEL X800N Standard Speedlite Review

    We review the PIXEL X800N Standard Speedlite for Nikon DSLRs, it's also available as the X800C for Canon DSLRs.

  • Thumbnail : Voeloon Speedlight V760 Flashgun Review

    Voeloon Speedlight V760 Flashgun Review

    Reviewed: the Voeloon Speedlight V760 - an entry level flash gun with a bright 60GN flash rating.

    • 18 Jul 2016
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    Metz 58 AF-1

    The Metz 58 AF-1 twin-head flashgun has a GN of 58 (ISO100/metres). Priced at £267, it sits between the SB-600 and SB-900 Speedlight flashguns from Nikon and the 580 EX and 430 EX II Speedlite flashguns from Canon.

    • 3 Mar 2010
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    Nikon Speedlight SB-900

    After paving the way to new photographic standards in their recent DSLRs, can Nikon do the same with their flashguns? Matt Grayson is on hand to test the new SB-900.

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    Panasonic DMC-FX100

    With a mighty 12Mp resolution packed into a compact body, the new camera from Panasonic is the exact opposite of Duncan Evans but he takes a look anyway.

  • Thumbnail : Fujifilm FinePix T200 Digital Camera Review

    Fujifilm FinePix T200 Digital Camera Review

    Daniel Bell reviews the Fujifilm FinePix T200, a travel zoom compact camera with a 10x optical lens.

  • Thumbnail : Under 250 Christmas gift compacts

    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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    Nikon CoolPix P5000

    Stick a 10Mp CCD in a compact body full of features and the spectre of the prosumer bridge camera is back again as Duncan Evans investigates.

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    Canon Powershot S5 IS

    Like a Chinese puzzle box, getting it right with the Powershot S5 IS can produce some pretty sensational results. Luckily for Matt Grayson, the S5 doesn't allow demonic creatures to swarm through a dimensional rift inflicting pain and misery on him. Phew.

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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
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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