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You can explore our most popular cameras here, including the Canon EOS 5D IV, the EOS RP and the 6D Mark II, the Sony A7R IV, A7 III and A9 II, the Nikon D850, Z6, Z7 and Z50, the Panasonic Lumix G9, GH5 and S1, and the Fujifilm X-T3 and X-T30.

 

Wacom Cintiq 27QHD – the ultimate creative editing tool?

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The Wacom Cintiq 27QHD is a high-res pen display, for people who want maximum control over their creations. Matt G explores its capabilities Read More

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Canon EOS 80D – First-Look Review [Video]

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Jon Devo heads to Canon HQ to discuss the brand new EOS 80D, a replacement to the 70D that sits in the middle of Canon’s DSLR lineup. Read More

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Pentax K-1 Hands-on Review

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Matt Golowczynski got to spend some time with a pre-production sample of the full-frame Pentax K-1 – here’s what he made of it. Read More

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Canon EOS 1D X Mark II | Hands-on first look

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Canon’s follow up to its press and sports photography titan features a new 20.2 MP sensor and in-camera 4K-video recording. Jon Devo gets his hands on the Canon 1D X Mark II (and doesn’t want to let g Read More

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Hands on with the Nikon D500

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The new Nikon D500 is likely to be one of the most popular cameras for few years to come, thanks to its impressive specs. Matt Golowczynski runs through some of its key features. Read More

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Olympus 300mm f/4 M.Zuiko IS PRO lens review

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Could this be a landmark moment for mirrorless compact system cameras? The Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 300mm f4 IS PRO lens brings professional prime telephoto quality to the Micro Four Thirds system. Read More

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Fujifilm X-Pro2 Hands-on Review

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Our resident Fuji expert David Cleland was one of the first photographers to get his hands on the X-Pro2. See his images and read about his time with this highly-anticipated camera Read More

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The new Nikon D5 review: what you need to know

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Nikon has launched the new Nikon D5 flagship DSLR at CES in Las Vegas. Let’s take a look at the camera’s key features … Read More

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Manfrotto MT290XTC3 tripod – One of the best all-round affordable tripods

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Suitable for enthusiasts and pros alike, the Manfrotto MT290XTC3 has carbon composite legs and a magnesium casting, making it solid without being too heavy, at just over 2kg, including a head. Read More

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Macphun Aurora HDR Pro Review

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Is Aurora HDR Pro the all-in-one solution HDR photographers have been looking for? Jimmy Cheng digs deeper to find out… Read More

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DxO One Review

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The DxO One camera tethers to an iPhone, boasts a large sensor and supports Raw capture, but does it do enough? Matt Golowczynski finds out Read More

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Petzval lens review – The Christmas edition

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At a time of year when pretty lights are everywhere, there’s one piece of kit that can really make the most of them. All Jimmy Cheng wants for Christmas is the Lomography Petzval lens. Read More

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Lowepro Whistler BP 350 AW Review

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The Lowepro Whistler BP 350 AW is billed as a tough, spacious backpack for the trekking photographer, but is it all it claims to be? Justin Minns investigates in his full review Read More

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Soon after we got our hands on the Sony A7R II, Zeiss announced a new series of lenses that got us absolutely excited, the Zeiss Batis range. Here’s our verdict Read More

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Sony Alpha A7S II First Look Review

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The Sony alpha A7S II combines some of the company’s pro video excellence and impressive stills capabilities. Our very own Stuart Dennis takes a look at some of this camera’s features Read More

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Canon EOS 5DS R Review

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The 50.6MP Canon EOS 5DS R promises maximum resolution for those who need it, but how does it fare out in the field? Matt Golowczynski takes it for a test drive in our review Read More

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DxO Optics Pro Review

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DxO’s latest software promises powerful Raw image correction, but does it deliver? Jimmy Cheng fires it up to find out Read More

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Ricoh GR II Review

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You certainly can’t accuse Ricoh of rushing the GR II, with fans of the original compact waiting two years for an update. Matt Golowczynski finds out if the wait was worth it… Read More

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SnapShots: Nikon 1 J5

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Jon takes a quick look at the Nikon 1 J5 CSC, which boasts a new back-illuminated CX-format sensor and an EXPEED 5A processor to capture 20.8-megapixel stills and ultra-sharp 4K video footage. Read More

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What You Need to Know: Ricoh GR II

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Matt Golowczynski takes you through everything you need to know about the Ricoh GR II, the high-res compact ideal for travel and street photography. Read More

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