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27 Jul Posted by Matt in Basics, News |

Memory Card Readers: It’s just a reader, right?

Memory Card Readers: It’s just a reader, right?

Before you dismiss this post with a sigh, mumbling under your breath that as long as your card fits you couldn’t care less about your memory card reader, let me share a brief experience. A week ago my thoughts on memory card readers were, at best, apathetic. Certainly I wouldn’t have predicted writing an article...

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10 Jan Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Canon G1 X: The Best Compact Digital Camera, Ever?

Canon G1 X: The Best Compact Digital Camera, Ever?

The split between Digital SLRs and digital compact cameras has long puzzled me.  In the past, on the most part if you wanted excellent quality (especially in low-light) then you pretty much had to get a DSLR.  The tide started to turn a little with the emergence of compact system cameras, but really these too...

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07 Nov Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Nikon 1: Was it worth the wait?

Nikon 1: Was it worth the wait?

Ever since the first compact system camera, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1, was introduced back in 2008, photography enthusiasts have been falling over themselves to speculate on when one of the two big players, Nikon or Canon, would enter the market. The wait is finally over. But does the Nikon 1 series live up to the hype?...

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19 Oct Posted by Mark in News, Stuff We Like |

LYTRO: The Most Important Camera of 2012?

LYTRO: The Most Important Camera of 2012?

The revolutionary new Lytro camera went on sale today, and it might just be one of the biggest revolutions since photography went digital…

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14 Oct Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

iPhone 4S vs DSLR: Apple’s latest model takes on the big boys.

iPhone 4S vs DSLR: Apple’s latest model takes on the big boys.

The iPhone 4S has a great 8Mp camera, but can it hold it's own against an enthusiast-level DSLR? We go head to head to find out whether Apple's latest is just a great phone camera, or a great camera full stop.

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10 Oct Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

iPhone 4S: The most important camera released this year?

iPhone 4S: The most important camera released this year?

Whenever there is a new iPhone the technology world seems to go into some kind of frenzy. Last week was no exception as Apple’s new CEO, Tim Cook, took to the stage and unveiled the iPhone 4S. In all honesty, once the whooping and cheering of the event itself had died down many people felt...

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22 Sep Posted by Guest Expert in News, Reviews |

Canon PowerShot S95: A Great Fallback Camera

Canon PowerShot S95: A Great Fallback Camera

The Canon PowerShot S95 is a Great Fallback Camera By Blake Sanders, Guest Expert The Canon PowerShot S95 is a wonderful pocket camera for serious photographers who want the ability to take great pictures quickly. Its size allows it to fit easily inside a pack or purse. It is equipped with many great features that...

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08 Sep Posted by Matt in News |

iPhone 5: Evidence of a better camera?

iPhone 5: Evidence of a better camera?

You don’t have to trawl the internet for very long, or indeed speak to very many people down the pub, to find out that a lot of people think a new Apple iPhone is not very far away.  For the purposes of simplicity I’ll call it the iPhone 5. I’ll confess that as a user...

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01 Aug Posted by Matt in Guides, News |

Should I Buy a Compact System Camera Now?

Should I Buy a Compact System Camera Now?

What is a Compact System Camera? Compact system cameras are a relatively new type of camera that fill a gap between consumer point and shoot models and Digital SLRs.  They function much like DSLRs; they have interchangeable lenses, work well in low-light, and offer a much higher level of manual control than most traditional compact cameras. When...

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14 Jul Posted by Matt in News, Reviews |

Sony NEX-C3: Small but perfectly formed?

Sony NEX-C3: Small but perfectly formed?

The Sony NEX-C3 is the latest in Sony’s line of NEX cameras, following on from the NEX-3 and NEX-5 that were released a year ago. The C, apparently, stands for compact, and in the accompanying press material the NEX-C3 is described as the world’s smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with APS-C sized sensor. That’s actually quite...

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