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Best superzoom compact camera: 6 top models tested and rated


This test compares six compact cameras that give you the extended reach of a superzoom in a pocket-friendly box. Camera and lenses on white Canon PowerShot SX710 HS £217/$329The SX710 HS is especially easy to use thanks to decent ergonomics, unusually large buttons and an excellent three-inch, 922k-dot LCD screen. ...

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3DR SOLO Review


3DR SOLO Review Multirotors (drones) are this years big imaging buzz, enabling you to capture shots that would otherwise be impossible. The 3DR SOLO – price £1358 | $1399 – is one of only a few serious imaging multirotors available at present as most others are really designed for RC ...

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Fuji X-Pro2 Review


A long-awaited update to the popular X-Pro1, the Fuji X-Pro2 addresses many of its predecessor’s issues and debuts a handful of brand new technologies. Fuji’s X-Pro1 was a camera that appealed to many, with its classic styling, flexible hybrid optical/electronic viewfinder and unique X-Trans sensor technology setting it apart from ...

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Tamron SP 35mm & 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD review


At last, it’s prime time for Tamron as the lensmaker enters the fray with a brand new pair of fast, up-market lenses. Find out how they perform in our Tamron SP 35mm and 45mm f/1.8 review. Tamron 35mm lens They’re a bit like buses – you wait ages for a ...

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Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS review


Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS review Released too late for our major group test of macro lenses in issue 171, Sony’s new offering is now present, and looks very much correct. It’s a full-frame format E-mount optic that’s ideally suited to the Alpha 7 series of camera bodies, further extending the ...

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Which Sony E-mount lens should you buy?


There are some starring attractions in Sony’s line-up of E-mount full-frame lenses. We pick out six of the best. Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS (SEL1535Z), £1,080/$1,350Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS (SEL2470Z), £805/$1,200Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA (SEL35F14Z), £1,350/$1,600Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ...

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Best multi-rotor drones for photographers


Multi-rotor drones are the latest imaging buzz, enabling photographers to capture stunning aerial scenes. We put four of the top models through their paces… 3DR Solo www.3drobotics.com£1,358/$1,399 inc gimbal3D Robotics has taken multi- rotor design to another level with the Solo drone. The very sleek, no-fuss design has been refined ...

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Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT review


Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT review The latest Mark III edition of Canon’s top-selling flashgun is full of new tricks, adding radio triggering and intuitive controls. We put the Canon Speedlite 430E`X III-RT to the test… Nearly eight years have passed since Canon’s popular 430EX was updated to the Mk II ...

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Nikon AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR


Nikon AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR Big, butch and surprisingly affordable, this lens puts the ‘super’ into super-telephoto. Get our verdict as we put the Nikon AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR through its paces. Current Nikon super-telephoto zooms run up to the 400mm mark, like the 80-400mm VR and top-flight ...

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Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR review


Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR review Bigger, better, faster, more. The Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR is anything but a standard zoom, and we put it through its paces to see how it performs. Price: £1850, $2400  Nikon’s classic 24-70mm f/2.8 standard zoom has been replaced by a new model. ...

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