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Read reviews on the latest flashguns, bags, tripods and other popular camera accessories.

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4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,137 views
Sigma USB Dock review

The new Sigma Global Vision range of lenses is taking the industry by storm, with popular models available for amateurs and professionals alike. Paul Morgan unlocks and explores the true potential of these lenses with the Sigma USB dock.

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19 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 1,633 views
DxO Optics Pro 9 review

DxO Optics Pro 9 aims to get the best out of your Raw files with a multitude of camera- and lens-specific corrections. Vincent Oliver puts it to the test.

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12 Nov 2013 | 3 Comments | 2,792 views
Domke F2 review

The Domke F2 has been around for almost forty years and has proved to be a smash with photographers. Tom Mason takes a look at whether this praise is justified.

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28 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 2,959 views
Swarovski Optik ATX/STX modular system field test

Swarovski’s Optik ATX/STX modular system is said offer all the functionality you would look for in a lightweight, reliable spotting scope. James Lees from the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) investigates how the system fares on an extensive field test in Iceland.

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15 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 1,634 views
Lensbaby Spark review

The Lensbaby Spark is a wacky little lens: no real focusing and a fixed aperture, and designed to make you think outside the box. Tom Mason takes it for a spin to see what it offers the DSLR photographer.

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6 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 6,229 views
Giottos Silk Road YTL 9353 and YTL 8384 review

The new Silk Road range of tripods from Giottos feature a clever Y-shaped centre column to reduce size and weight. Tom Mason puts two of its members to the test.

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12 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 2,023 views
Vanguard Spirit XF 8×42 binoculars review

Vanguard’s Spirit XF binoculars fall squarely into the middle of the company’s current line up, and offer a number of key features that help them stand out in a crowded sector. Paul Morgan takes them out for a spin.

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8 Aug 2013 | One Comment | 4,418 views
Lowepro Transit Sling 250 AW review

The new Lowepro Sling 250 AW is designed to take a DSLR body with one or two lenses and a flashgun, or alternatively a Compact System camera with a selection of lenses. Tim Gander takes it out for a test.

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18 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 1,732 views
StroBeam Strip Light Review

Need a new softbox but don’t want to break the bank? Steve Aves takes a closer look at the new StroBean Strip Light, a versatile softbox ideal for portraiture

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20 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | 5,475 views
Nikon TC-20E III AF-S Teleconverter Review

When an opportunity arose for a week’s bird photography in Latvia I was faced with the problem of needing to have a large telephoto reach with the minimum weight and size for air travel. Having wanted to test out the Nikon TC-20E Teleconverter III for a while, it was the perfect opportunity to put it through its paces out in the field.